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Arlington boat company walks to stop cancer at Relay for Life

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:58PM

STANWOOD Employees of U.S. Marine in Arlington are sick and tired of losing friends and family to cancer. To prevent more, they spent the night walking around the track at Stanwood High School Stadium, May 30 and 31, at an American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

'Brooster' Bruch passes away at 56

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:58PM

ARLINGTON Bruce Bruch's battle with lung cancer came to an end on the morning of May 28, when the owner of Brooster's Cafe on Olympic Avenue passed away at 56 years old.

Pilot injured in plane crash near Arlington

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:58PM

ARLINGTON After crashing into a grassy field west of Arlington June 2, the pilot of a single-engine experimental aircraft was described as "darned lucky" by at least one eyewitness.

GeoBears brave danger to teach kids about world

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:58PM

ARLINGTON A teddy bear made the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq, as Arlington students made closer contact with the larger world than even their teachers had intended.

White Horse Tavern remodel uncovers history

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:57PM

ARLINGTON It's got a lot of history, and Barbara Jones wants the White Horse Tavern on Olympic Avenue to have a future, too.

Post earns nearly $3,000 from Safeway

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:57PM

ARLINGTON Post Middle School scored nearly $3,000 from Safeway and its shoppers this past fall, and the Post Parent Teacher Student Association commemorated this with Arlington Safeway employees, May 16.

New Thai restaurant opens at Lakewood Crossing

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:57PM

LAKEWOOD The family owners of the Mae Phim Lakewood Thai Restaurant, at 17020 Twin Lakes Ave., C106, put on a splashy grand opening April 22 with three children all dressed up in traditional clothing played traditional Thai music and a beautiful young lady in glittering gold silks danced a traditional Thai dance.

Grace Academy athlete on track with dual 1B state championships

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:17PM

Grace Academy track standout Brian Young has a long scrape down his right arm that is just beginning to heal. "I was long jumping and I wasn't doing too well during my prelim jumps, " he said. "I scraped it on the concrete in the pit." As Young and eight of his teammates travelled to Eastern Washington University to compete in the 1B state championship meet, Young went to defend his state meet record in the boys long jump and vie against league rival Jordan Smith, of Lopez Island, for the title of best high jumper. Young emerged from the meet a dual champion, winning both jumps.

Power Alley little leaguers go 2-2 in Tournament of Champions

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:17PM

Power Alley rallied against Tournament of Champions rival Pacific, but the Edmonds-area team ultimately proved to be the Bulldogs' nemesis in a May 28 rematch at Lake Stevens' Bond Field. Power Alley and Pacific found themselves locked in their second meeting in four games as the champions of their respective Little League divisions.

Riding high: Arlington eighth-grader sets new national high jump record

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:17PM

Arlington eighth-grader Max Bryson must have a spring in his step. The Post Middle School track athlete broke a 23-year-old high jump record not long after he took up the sport. But this spring, in the middle school season, Bryson took his success to new heights and what appears to be a new national record. At the season finals meet in Mount Vernon, Bryson cleared a height of 6-5 1/4.

Little league rivalries reignited in Marysville tourney

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:17PM

Recent Little League all-star alumni clashed in the NSA spring training doubleheader at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, May 29. The U12 Stilly Valley Crusaders, who are made up in large numbers by the Stilly Valley all-star team that advanced to the Little League softball regional last summer, won both of their games in the third of five tournament matches.

Marysville Parks Dept. keeping kids active with summer sports programs

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:17PM

As the school year winds down, summer sports opportunities are rising with the mercury in the thermometers. With different sports camps running from June through August, the Marysville Parks and Recreation Department provides chances for area kids to hone their athletic skills across an array of sports.

Sweet! Stilly Valley softball team wins tournament of champions

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:17PM

It took two games, but the Stilly league softball champs beat Mukilteo to win the tournament of champions. Undefeated through the tournament bracket, the Stilly Valley girls had the chance to put the Magic away in their first meeting on May 31. But Stilly Valley coach Butch Diemer prepared his team to win the championship in two games, a luxury they were afforded by their no-loss performance.

A&LSCAN

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:29PM

Marysville artist John Vistaunet is part of a group show of landscapes and figurative works in pastels at the Solovei Art Gallery June 3 - 28. Along with Vistaunet's outstanding nudes, the show also includes works by Helen Feeney, Janet Hamilton, Karla Matzke and Joe MacKechnie. An artists' reception is planned from 2-6 p.m., Saturday, June 7 at 2804 Grand Ave. in Everett. For more information call 425-501-2448.

Three choral groups offer various music

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:29PM

Three distinct groups of singers with members from Arlington and Marysville are offering an assortment of choral music this weekend the Northwest Sound Chorus, the Northern Sound Girls Choir and the Everett Chorale.

Dancers salute the movies

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:29PM

ARLINGTON Classics from the silver screen will be honored by the Star Energy Performing Company of the Arlington School of Dance at its spring recital June 6 and 7 at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center at Arlington High School.

McElroy siblings offer recitals June 8

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:29PM

Colleen McElroy, Arlington High School senior, and Eric McElroy, AHS sophomore, will each present a recital Sunday, June 8, at Arlington United Church, 338 N. McLeod Ave.

This is the season when the stars come out

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:46PM

This is the season when local newspapers bloom with photos of bright young achievers who won awards for having spent their time well. Valedictorians, scholarship winners, honors for excellence. Stars, all of them. Readers happily devour their stories, grateful for such good young people. The young winners are grateful for the parents, grandmas, grandpas, teachers, mentors, pastors and friends who helped them on their way. And we are thankful for how they shine against a societal background of violence and prejudice. Because of how they stand above rampant wrong-doing and laziness, this new crop of stars restores hope for our future.

Skin Cancer

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:46PM

Years ago, I forget how many, but at least 20, someone gave me a picture they took of me and I was surprised to notice a brown spot about the size of a quarter on my cheek. It's not that I hadn't ever noticed it before but if it was becoming significant enough to catch the eye in a photograph, I figured I should look into it. I delved into the American Medical Association's Family Medical Guide, where I learned I was sporting what's called a pre-cancerous skin spot caused by over exposure to the sun many years ago.

Changing to better serve our communities

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:46PM

This week's issues of The Arlington Times and Marysville Globe feature a number of changes some readily apparent, some not intended to help us better meet the needs of the communities we serve.

Arlington resident: Global warming supporter got his science wrong

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:40PM

In the May 21 edition of The Arlington Times, A. Michael Kundu authored an article discussing global warming and those in opposition to the concept. His claims are nonsense and at wide variation with scientific research, personnel and knowledge of the present climatic warm period, that is, the "modern warm period."

Marysville residents should get warning on enforcement of parking laws

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:40PM

On Saturday, May 24, I received a parking violation for parking my truck in the wrong direction in front of my house. Not only did I get a ticket, but two of my neighbors got tickets also. I looked up the number that was on the ticket, MMC 11-08-040 on the city of Marysville Web site but couldn't find mention of this violation.

Arlington library supporters should pony up their own cash for project

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:40PM

Mr. Stav's opinion piece was entertaining to say the least. So allow me to get up on the old soapbox and have a stab at it. Does anyone even need a reason to vote yes or no? I personally know of five voters that told me even though they were born and raised here they had never used the library, so that is their reason for a no vote. I was told by 12 people who listened to my reasons for voting no that I'd convinced them to do the same.

Lake Stevens worker Hill would have applauded African Union workers' actions

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:40PM

In that part of heaven reserved for heroes of labor, I can almost bet Joe Hill is whistling a merry tune way to go union members, way to go.

Stanwood woman: mentally ill deserve basic human rights even when imprisoned

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:40PM

The recent death of an incarcerated young man at the hands of his cellmate is a sad result of the mentally ill being incarcerated without proper treatment and care. The plight of the mentally ill cannot be ignored. Another sad fact is that a very large percentage of those incarcerated are suffering from mental illness and, as in this case, are not getting medication or therapy.

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