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Island Crossing may go to state Supreme Court

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:27PM

ARLINGTON The 17-year land-use dispute over Island Crossing took its first steps toward the Washington State Supreme Court June 28.

State representative says U of W branch not needed

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:27PM

MARYSVILLE Even as local officials continue to lobby to bring a new branch campus of the University of Washington here, at least one state representative says the new school isnt necessarily needed.

Rotaries work to end polio

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:26PM

When the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced a $200 million program to help eradicate polio worldwide, local Rotary International members had reasons to take notice.

Passerby aids accident victims

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:26PM

STANWOOD Steve Winter was grateful for the course in hazardous work operations and emergency response he took at Fremont Maritime Nov. 14, because he was able to apply what hed learned that same day.

Focus on Farming Conference draws record turnout

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:26PM

Lynnwood All we have to do is redefine our whole system, was the message of keynote speaker Dr. Fred Kirschenmann, from Iowa State Universitys Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. He provided an inspirational speech during the exquisite lunch featuring all local products at the Snohomish Countys Fourth Annual Focus on Farming Conference Nov. 29. He started with the assumption that we have an energy crisis and a climate crisis that should inspire thinking outside the box and redefining the way we do things.

Scouts collect food

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:26PM

ARLINGTON Arlington Cub Scouts of America Pack 92 is hoping to surpass its previous years holiday collections for local families in need.

This week in history - from The Arlington Times archives

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:26PM

PUD electricity rates will go down under a proposal that will be considered by the Snohomish County PUD Board of Commissioners today. The proposed 1 percent rate reduction will be discussed in a public hearing at 9:30 a.m. and is scheduled to be acted upon by the Commission at its afternoon meeting. The rate reduction, to be effective April 1, 1997 would cut PUD customer bills by a total of $2.5 million. An average residential customer would see his or her rate drop by about $8 a year under the new rate. A large industrial customer might save nearly $8,000 a year, according to Andrew Muntz, PUD Customer and Media Relations. Kathy Vaughn, president of the PUD Commission, thanked the utilitys staff for its excellent performance over the past year. Its because of their hard work and the success PUD has had in securing lower cost power that the board, for the first time in over a decade, is able to lower electric rates for its customers, she said. The utility has been able to save money in power purchases because of the new competitive atmosphere in todays power market. We want to pass those savings on to our customers and are planning more rate reductions in the years ahead. The public hearing about the proposed rate reduction will be held at the PUD Headquarters Building.

Third Edward Jones opens in Arlington

  • Feb 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 27, 2008 at 4:26PM

After a year and a half sharing the downtown Arlington Edward Jones office with John Meno and Kathy Burkholder, Heather Hafner has moved into her own fancy, new 1,300 square-foot Edward Jones office in the Prairie Creek Development, a.k.a. the Haggen complex, south of 204th Street and west of SR 9.

PAWS conducts Spay Day Feb. 27

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:25PM

SMOKEY POINT The Progressive Animal Welfare Society is partnering with dozens of local animal organizations and veterinary clinics in the Snohomish, Island and Skagit counties to offer low-cost spaying and neutering surgeries for pets on Spay Day Feb. 27.

Sauk-Suiattle Tribe names new chairwoman

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:25PM

Janice Mabee has was selected as the new official chairwoman of the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe by the Tribal Council at its first regular meeting in January. The Tribes reservation is located northeast of Darrington, in the foothills of the Cascades.

Arlington kids clean up Terrace Park

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:25PM

ARLINGTON For Michael Luque, Beau Hamilton and several other Arlington-area children, cleaning up went from being an individual chore to being a team-building exercise in civic-mindedness Jan. 27, when they got together at Terrace Park to gather up a suburban van full of windstorm debris in garbage bags.

Local dental clinic offers free services

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:25PM

ARLINGTON Eighteen school-aged children received $11,000 worth of dental work Saturday, March 10 when Eagle Family Dental Clinics doctors and staff offered their time and talent to replace the Smilemobiles cancelled visit to Arlington last winter.

City seeks public input on crime prevention,

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:25PM

ARLINGTON The city of Arlington is requesting input from the community on two different issues at the next regularly scheduled City Council meeting Monday, March 19.

City Council approves site for new fire station

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:25PM

SMOKEY POINT The Arlington City Council approved a site at the intersection of 172nd Street and 43rd Avenue, in Smokey Point, for a new fire station that Arlington Fire Chief Jim Rankin believes will benefit both Arlington and Marysville.

AHS Respect Team stages Soul Food Sampler

  • Mar 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 27, 2008 at 4:25PM

ARLINGTON Arlington High School students ate black-eyed peas, rice, greens and cornbread, as members of the Seattle-based Life Enrichment Group performed African dances and recited original poetry to an accompaniment of drums and trumpet.

Proposed reopening of Ridge riles up community

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:24PM

ARLINGTON The surrounding community has reacted strongly to a proposal to reopen a minimum-security facility, formerly known as Indian Ridge, to house low-risk inmates, even as Snohomish County and the state of Washington are still working out the details.

This week in history - from The Arlington Times archives

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:24PM

10 Years Ago 1997

Weston teacher sends books to Africa

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:24PM

A local teacher is a heroine in eastern Africa today.

Arlington Boys & Girls Club names youths of the month

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:24PM

ARLINGTON Arlington Boys and Girls Club selects a boy and girl Youth of the Month every month, and the winners for December are Jake Curtis and Jaina Harris and for January the winners are Raleigh Stahl and Blake Fisher.

Nauert receives leadership award

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:24PM

Lakewood High School Teacher Jon Nauert will be recognized at the annual Washington Association of School Administrators Region 109 Luncheon at the Everett Golf and Country Club on May 17.

AHS Air Force JROTC holds first awards banquet

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:24PM

ARLINGTON The Arlington High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program reflected on its first school year with an awards banquet May 11.

MOMS Club raises money for Cocoon House

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 27, 2008 at 4:24PM

ARLINGTON The Arlington Cocoon House got a boost from the MOMS Club of Arlington and Stanwood May 8, as nearly two-dozen parents took part in the first of what they hope might become a series of Wheel-A-Thons.

Tae Kwon Do Academy starts summer membership special in Arlington

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:23PM

ARLINGTON Tae Kwon Do instructor D. Ross Mulrine III was introduced to martial arts in an easygoing but disciplined atmosphere, and hes strived to emulate that style in his own teaching ever since.

Johnstone is Arlingtons newest police officer

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:23PM

ARLINGTON Ron Johnstone was sworn in as the city of Arlingtons newest police officer April 16, but hes been a familiar face to the community for quite a while longer.

Street project impacts Arlington Festival

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 4:23PM

ARLINGTON Three events are cancelled in this years Arlington Festival schedule due to the reconstruction of North Olympic Avenue, but the festival will go on, nonetheless.

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