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Campaign kickoff, citywide garage sale, deaths

  • Aug 7, 2019

Game of Homes: Manufacturing jobs are at the gates; where do you house future wage earners?

ARLINGTON - City Council members and planning commissioners met recently for a Monopoly-style event they called the “Game of Homes.” The unusual growth-planning tabletop exercise… Continue reading

Police arrest man in Arlington kidnapping attempt; teen fought off, broke free from attacker

ARLINGTON –Police arrested a 45-year-old Arlington man Monday after he allegedly tried to kidnap a 16-year-old girl who fought off and broke free from her… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2019

Auction to help dogs this month

MARYSVILLE – The 3rd Annual Auction Fore the Mutts will take place from 2-6 p.m. Aug. 18 at Cedarcrest Golf Course. There will be games… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

City Council supports advisory vote on fireworks ban

ARLINGTON – The City Council appears ready to put an advisory vote in the hands of voters to help them decide whether to ban fireworks… Continue reading

Grove Church’s 2019 “iheart” volunteer campaign shares its love with Arlington

ARLINGTON – Each summer, Grove Church “iheart” volunteer armies for good power through a week of community service projects that started in Marysville, but is… Continue reading

Popular Marysville church, meeting place closing

MARYSVILLE – The Living Room Coffee House is closing Saturday and its related Hillside Church will have its last services Aug. 18. Kim Reynolds, wife… Continue reading

Bellingham man dies after being hit by Marysville ambulance

MARYSVILLE — A pedestrian died Saturday after being hit by a Marysville Fire District ambulance on the bridge over Steamboat Slough. Wayne D. St. John,… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Arlington’s Eagle Trail and off-leash dog area closed due to barn fire

ARLINGTON – Investigators are working to determine the cause of a Wednesday morning fire that destroyed an old barn on the city’s Stormwater Wetland property… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2019
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5 vie for Marysville council spot

MARYSVILLE – Five candidates are facing off in the Aug. 6 primary to replace City Councilman Rob Toyer, who is running for Snohomish County treasurer.… Continue reading

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Mayor’s latest honored Arlington volunteer is one for the pages

ARLINGTON – Whether waiting for a checked out book or needing help with a bake or book sale, Arlington Public Library staff know they can… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2019

3 run for Marysville School Board spot

MARYSVILLE – Kona Farry and Paul Galovin are challenging incumbent Mariana Maksimos for Marysville school board District 2. The top two vote-getters in the Aug.… Continue reading

Only election forum prior to primary Tuesday in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – The only local political forum before the Aug. 6 primary election will take place at 6:30 p.m. July 23 at the Red Curtain… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2019

Marysville council to look at beautification grants

MARYSVILLE – The City Council tonight will go over the Community Beautification Program Grant Review Committee’s recommendations. The committee recommended awarding $34,000 to the following… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2019
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                                The trees came down quickly this week at Spook Woods in Marysville.

‘Spook Woods’ become ‘Majestic’ housing development

MARYSVILLE – At least it’s got a nicer name. Dozens of 75-year-old second-growth trees came down this week at “Spook Woods.” Taking its place will… Continue reading

Steve Powell/Staff Photo 
                                The trees came down quickly this week at Spook Woods in Marysville.

Register today and open windows to the past at NW Genealogy Conference Aug. 14-17

ARLINGTON – In family stories passed down through generations, Phil Bartlow’s great-grandfather died in a circus accident that morphed into being killed by lions while… Continue reading

Randalls honored for bringing community gardening to Arlington

ARLINGTON – Arlington resident Bea Randall’s love of gardening grew at home helping her mother pull weeds and tend flower beds as a little girl,… Continue reading

Thousands attend Arlington Street Fair, enjoy Kornstalk Music Festival

ARLINGTON – Thousands of browsers snooping for antiques, collectibles and crafts visited the Arlington Street Fair downtown last weekend, while sounds from the Kornstalk Music… Continue reading

Fire destroys Marysville home

MARYSVILLE – A fire destroyed a home in the 6300 block of 35th Street NE Sunday. Marysville firefighters arrived shortly after 3 a.m. to find… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2019

AHS students’ bike racks add colorful legacy for downtown

ARLINGTON – Whenever Hunter Urionaguena passes by Arlington Hardware and Lumber store from now on where his uncle’s memorial bench sits out front, he’ll have… Continue reading