Briefs (Aug. 26)

Woman shot by police pleads guilty EVERETT — A young woman shot by Arlington police in 2017 was spared jail time Aug. 23 after pleading… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

PUD breaks ground on cutting-edge Arlington Microgrid and Clean Energy Technology Center

ARLINGTON – For all that Congressman Rick Larsen’s father Dick knew about power as a 30-year worker with Snohomish County PUD, the terms “microgrid” or… Continue reading

Longboard racing cruises into Arlington for Centennial Sk8 Festival (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Longboarders and skateboarders from around the globe rolled into Arlington last weekend for the 6th Annual Centennial Sk8 Festival’s two days of races.… Continue reading

Community partner helps beautify Arlington elementary school

ARLINGTON- Arlington Assembly of God church and community members spent Aug. 12 helping clean up Pioneer Elementary School. About 100 volunteers joined in to pull… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2018

Budget explanation shows why Marysville doesn’t have the money others do

MARYSVILLE – During the budget hearing at the school board meeting Monday night, finance director Mike Sullivan explained why the Marysville School District doesn’t have… Continue reading

Maud squad in Marysville helps women, children out of bad situations

MARYSVILLE – The women and children escaping abuse, addiction and other issues at the Maud House in Marysville are each other’s biggest supporters. They truly… Continue reading

Marysville teachers: ‘McCleary’s decided. The funds have been provided’

MARYSVILLE – “McCleary’s decided. The funds have been provided.” A small portion of the approximately 300 teachers at the Marysville School Board meeting Monday night… Continue reading

Briefs (Aug. 20)

Agency issues alert due to wildfire smoke The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency Monday issued an alert for Snohomish and other counties. Air pollution is… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2018

Briefs (Aug. 18)

DUI emphasis patrols OLYMPIA – Law enforcement across Washington will increase DUI (Driving Under the Influence) patrols Aug. 17 through Sept. 3 to keep drivers… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2018

Son’s death inspires Arlington woman to fight for tougher distracted driving law

ARLINGTON – When Tina Meyer’s son was killed by a distracted driver, she didn’t respond the way many people do - she became an activist… Continue reading

Advocate who works with seniors, mentally ill honored with Mayor’s volunteer award

ARLINGTON – An Arlington advocate for senior citizens, the mentally ill and homeless has been honored as the Mayor’s volunteer of the month. Anna Pritchard… Continue reading

Board adopts $75.4 million budget for Arlington public schools

ARLINGTON – The school board adopted a $75.4 million Arlington Public Schools budget for 2019 that includes across-the-board pay increases, additional staff, as well as… Continue reading

Arlington teachers union, district far apart on pay in post-McCleary contract

ARLINGTON – Teachers rallied outside the Arlington Public Schools administration building seeking a double-digit pay raise as contract negotiations with the district edge closer to… Continue reading

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                                Finance director Sandy Langdon walks out of City Hall after the vote for a new Civic Campus.

Marysville ‘excited,’ approves $32 million bond sale for Civic Campus

MARYSVILLE – It was as if the needle got stuck on an old record player with the Pointer Sisters song “I’m so excited” on. City… Continue reading

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                                Finance director Sandy Langdon walks out of City Hall after the vote for a new Civic Campus.

Trestle detour through Marysville to be maddening on 3 weekends, WSDOT warns

MARYSVILLE – While Seattle has its “Mercer Mess,” we are having the “Marysville Mess.” Highway 528 will be a mess on three upcoming weekends. The… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2018

Homeland Security copter, SAR called in to find missing Marysville boy – who was at daycare

MARYSVILLE – A Homeland Security helicopter and search and rescue were called in today to find a missing 3-year-old boy – who was at his… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

Arlington woman, 33, arrrested on sexual allegations involving 3 young neighbors

The Herald ARLINGTON — A 16-year-old Arlington boy went to police in April, and reported years of sexual abuse by a neighbor. Detectives believe they’ve… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018

City Council approves ambulance utility fee to curb mountain EMS costs, dedicate more funds to public safety needs – Updated

ARLINGTON – A $15 ambulance utility fee to slash mounting EMS costs and devote more general fund money for public safety needs was approved by… Continue reading

The man who built a better crab trap: Arlington crab pot maker gets help from Russians to keep company’s head above water

Second in a two-part series ARLINGTON - When the Alaskan crab industry shifted from a derby-style season to a quota system known as “rationalization” in… Continue reading

Remedy Tulalip cannabis shop opens: Tulalip-owned enterprise one of 1st in Indian Country in the U.S.

TULALIP – The Tulalip Tribes opened the doors to Remedy Tulalip Friday, becoming one of the first legalized marijuana dispensaries in Indian Country in the… Continue reading