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ER crusader Mary Jean Kraski to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

ARLINGTON – Arlington’s Mary Jean Kraski questioned the cramped conditions in the emergency room in Cascade Valley Hospital that lacked curtains or privacy, and caused… Continue reading

Haller Park Splash Pad taking splish-splash shape

City officials hope for Memorial Day weekend opening, if all goes well

AHS Skilled Trades Fair helps students plan careers the hands-on way

ARLINGTON- Hundreds of Arlington high school and middle school students attended the Skilled Trades Fair at AHS April 9. The fair featured over 40 companies… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2019

Arlington man reportedly said he killed his friend

An Arlington man was arrested on suspicion of murder Saturday in connection with the death of a friend, Whatcom County sheriff’s officials said. “We found… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2019

Body of missing man found east of Arlington

ARLINGTON – The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office recovered the body of a missing man off of Highway 530 east of Arlington. Around 2:30 p.m. Thursday,… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2019

Marysville’s new Civic Campus springs forward

MARYSVILLE – Out with the old, in with the new. That’s an annual theme when spring comes around. But it’s certainly true this year regarding… Continue reading

Hollywood Comedy Store regular, Pacific NW comic Davey Wester performs April 21 at the Mirkwood in Arlington

ARLINGTON – Hollywood Comedy Store blue-collar comedian Davey Wester will perform live at the Mirkwood Public House April 21. It’s a coming home of sorts… Continue reading

Marysville City Council news

MARYSVILLE – At the City Council meeting Monday: •The city OK’d almost $4.25 million for improved screening at its wastewater treatment plant. •The city OK’d… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019
The Marysville Opera House was packed with about 300 people at the Marysville Brew and Cider Fest last Saturday. (Courtesy photo)

Marysville sings praises of Opera House

MARYSVILLE – When the city bought the Opera House in 2016, it was called a “hidden jewel” and the city’s “best-kept secret.” “It’s not the… Continue reading

The Marysville Opera House was packed with about 300 people at the Marysville Brew and Cider Fest last Saturday. (Courtesy photo)

Lakewood superintendent leaving for Saudi Arabia

LAKEWOOD – Superintendent Michael Mack is retiring from the Lakewood School District at the end of the school year, but his summer vacation will be… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

Man gets almost 6 years for DV assaults, including with a plate, wrench and hammer

A 36-year-old member of the Tulalip Tribes was sentenced March 21 in U.S. District Court in Seattle to almost six years in prison in prison… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2019

Free band concert Saturday in Arlington

ARLINGTON – The North Cascades Concert Band, featuring a clarinetist with the U.S. Marine Band “The Presidents Own”, from Washington, D.C., will perform a free… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2019

Japanese students experience what it’s like to be a Haller Middle School student

ARLINGTON- Twenty-two Japanese teenagers spent March 28-29 experiencing what it’s like to be a Haller Middle School student. The kids from Kagoshima on the southernmost… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

City comprehensive plan amendment docket OKd; includes controversial proposed rezone previously denied

ARLINGTON – The City Council on Monday approved a docket containing 11 amendments to Arlington’s comprehensive plan including a controversial 2017 rezone and other requests… Continue reading

Police: Remains found in Arlington thought possibly human, aren’t

Update April 5 at 8:45 a.m. PST: Detectives have determined that the remains discovered in a wooded area in the Gleneagle neighborhood are not human.… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2019

Friendly skies: How does passenger air service at Paine Field impact Arlington Airport?

ARLINGTON – Passenger air service out of Paine Field is being hailed as an economic boon for Snohomish County since the first Alaska Airlines Boeing… Continue reading

1st St. Bypass can get going as final house vacated

MARYSVILLE – The final holdout has moved so the $12 million First Street Bypass project can continue. At Monday’s City Council work session, Chief Administrative… Continue reading

The aviator adding hangars to keep up with growing demand

ARLINGTON – If you ask pilots around Arlington Municipal Airport, Duane Wilcoxon is the local flyer who will burn through 40 gallons of fuel and… Continue reading

Marysville dangerous place for distracted drivers

MARYSVILLE – A report says Marysville has the fifth-largest problem in the state when it comes to distracted drivers. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety… Continue reading

Marysville programs help ESL student

MARYSVILLE – Six years ago, when Daira Paniagua moved with her family to Marysville from a town outside Mexico City, she didn’t understand any English.… Continue reading