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Western Heritage Center opened for the state fair

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:26PM

One of the fairs newest features on the fairgrounds in the Western Heritage Center located next to the Dairy Barn in the southeast corner of the park. A longtime dream of Executive Director, Jerry Senner, this building showcases the living history of the Snohomish River Valleys.

Fair looking for Donkey calf ropers

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:26PM

The Evergreen State Fairgrounds is looking for a few good ropers for the second annual Evergreen State Fair and Rodeo Donkey Calf Roping event. The event is slated for Sept. 1, beginning at 2 p.m., in the area during the Pro-West Rodeo Show at the Evergreen Equestrian Park.

Fair honors military, EMS with free admission on Aug. 31

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:26PM

On Friday, Aug. 31, the fair will honor the men and women of the Military.

Its the Return of the Monsters Part IV

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:26PM

The Monsters of Destruction are back for another round of flying, crushing, landing and pushing their own limits to win the competition each night of Monster Madness Show. The better they score, the higher the purse, and the more cash they win.

Locals work at restoring a stream to life

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:26PM

ARLINGTON Some new farmers in town are working to restore a creek that runs along the edge of their property.

City gets stormwater grant, advertises for wastewater treatment plant system

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 27, 2008 at 5:26PM

ARLINGTON The city of Arlingtons Utilities Department is moving forward with two programs that Utilities Manager Jim Kelly believes will help the city become a better steward of the environment.

Oso Fire Dept. gets new tender truck

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:25PM

OSO The firefighters in Oso have been pretty excited lately. After six years of fundraising they got a new tender truck for hauling water. The truck cost $147,000 not including sales tax, and $26,000 of that was raised through local fundraisers and donations.

Trafton Fair draws crowds, supports school

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:25PM

ARLINGTON The Trafton Fair has been benefiting Trafton Elementary School since its inception in 1954, but according to Trafton Parent-Teacher Club President Kelly Roundy, the event is as big as ever, offering activities for attendees of all ages.

Arlington fire department rescues man caught in industrial equipment

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:25PM

ARLINGTON A 19-year-old man suffered an industrial accident at National Foods Corporation, located at 16900 51st Ave. NE in Arlington, Oct. 5.

Masons give out CHIP kits for all ages

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:25PM

SMOKEY POINT While CHIP stands for Child Identification Program, the elderly are also eligible to receive CHIP kits, since Arlington Masonic Lodge 129 is inviting all ages to have CHIP kits done Oct. 13 at the Ancient Arts Family Karate Academy in Smokey Point.

Ellis, Marsh, Ericson honored for work on Olympic Avenue

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:25PM

ARLINGTON Paul Ellis, Terry Marsh and Vic Ericson were honored at the Oct. 1 Arlington City Council meeting for their work on the North Olympic Avenue Reconstruction Project.

Proposed preliminary draft 2008 budget submitted to City Council

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:25PM

ARLINGTON The proposed preliminary draft 2008 budget for the city of Arlington was submitted to the City Council Oct. 1, but Arlington City Administrator Allen Johnson explained that the document represented nearly a years worth of work.

Bassham celebrates 100th birthday

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:25PM

ARLINGTON So many people have asked me what advice Id give, because of my age, said Warren Bassham, who turned 100 years old Oct. 5. I guess Id just say to love one another. Ive reached the age where Im at peace with the Lord and mankind.

Bingo for scholars

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:25PM

From right to left, John Billdt, Sharon Billdt, Bob McClure and Wendy McClure and friends play Bingo to benefit scholarships for Arlington students Saturday, Sept. 29, in the fifth annual Bingo for Scholars presented by the Arlington branch of the national Dollars for Scholars program. Organizer George Boulton said that approximately $1,200 was raised from admission with Bingo cards and concessions in this effort to raise money for students of Arlington School District including Weston High and Stilly Valley School as well as Arlington High School grads. All the prizes were restaurant certificates donated by Arlington area restaurant owners.

Centennial Park hosts domestic violence vigil

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:24PM

ARLINGTON Centennial Park will host a candlelight vigil Oct. 15 at 6 p.m., one of several throughout Snohomish County in recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

This week in history - from The Arlington Times archives

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:24PM

10 Years Ago 1997

Arlington Curves funds house for African war widow

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:24PM

ARLINGTON Asenata Nkenguburundi is a survivor of ethnic cleansing in the African nation of Burundi, and Arlington resident Carol Sluys wants to build her a house.

Big hopes for Arlington in 2008

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:24PM

ARLINGTON Seeking input from community members on the communitys needs, priorities and preferred directions, the city of Arlington has invited members of all its boards and commissions to attend a workshop Thursday evening, Jan. 10.

This week in history - from The Arlington Times archives

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:24PM

10 years ago 1998

First baby of 2008 worth the wait

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:24PM

ARLINGTON The first baby born in 2008 at Cascade Valley Hospital was a relatively late New Years baby, since he wasnt born until 6:13 p.m. Jan. 2, but Marysville residents Dennis and Mindy Capiendo consider their new son, Jaden Matthew Capiendo, well worth the wait.

Library bids farewell to winter

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:24PM

ARLINGTON The Arlington Library bid farewell to the holiday season with a series of programs for children on winter break, but branch manager Kathy Bullene explained that January still holds plenty of programs for kids and adults alike.

Lakewood schools send levies to voters

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:24PM

MARYSVILLE Lakewood School Superintendent Larry Francois said his district would need to make some $3 million to $4 million in budget cuts should voters ultimately decide against renewal of an existing maintenance and operating levy.

Food, toy drives are great success

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:24PM

The Cascade Valley Hospital, Support 46, and Fire District 19 Food and Toy Drive was a big success, reports firefighter and emergency medical technician Tori McBride, who also volunteers with Support 46. The collaboration of efforts resulted in 375 pounds of food, 34 items of clothing, 287 toys, 29 baby items, 52 stuffed animals and 57 miscellaneous items. All this came from the drive at the hospital, McBride said, while thanking everyone who donated, especially the Arlington Fire Department and its Santa Run, the North County Fire and EMS Food & Toy Drive, Support 46 Food & Toy Drive and firefighter Chris Meshke for sitting in for Santa. She also thanked Wellers Family Restaurant and OBriens Turkey House as well as the entire community for its support.

Don Regan passes away, honored for lifetime of service

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:24PM

ARLINGTON Longtime Arlington resident James Donald Regan passed away Dec. 26 at the age of 83, but he lives on in the memories of his family, friends and community.

This week in history - from The Arlington Times archives

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 5:23PM

10 years ago 1998

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