Arlington explodes with activities on July 4

ARLINGTON – From the Pancake Breakfast at 7 a.m. to the fireworks at dusk, the Arlington Fourth of July Frontier Days is an explosion of… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2018

Arlington City Council ready to award bid for Haller Park Splash Pad

ARLINGTON – With the City Council’s anticipated awarding of a construction contract on Monday, the Haller Park Splash Pad project can move forward, and things… Continue reading

Neighborhood meeting for proposed multi-family senior housing community

ARLINGTON – A neighborhood meeting is planned to answer questions about a proposal to build a 170-unit, multi-family senior housing community in Smokey Point, a… Continue reading

Poochapalooza welcomes special guest David Frei; ‘America’s Dog Guy,’ voice and analyst for NBC’s National Dog Show

MARYSVILLE - As the co-host of NBC’s National Dog Show Presented by Purina since 2002, David Frei has been seen in homes each Thanksgiving Day… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2018

Give dogs day out they deserve at Marysville Poochapalooza festival July 7

MARYSVILLE - Give your dogs the day out they deserve at the 12th annual Marysville Poochapalooza Outdoor Dog Festival July 7. Marysville Dog Owners Group… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2018

State of the State (Avenue) not so good, but just wait

MARYSVILLE – The city wants to find out from residents the State of the State Avenue. At a public meeting Tuesday night at City Hall,… Continue reading

4th, Fly-In my favorite time of year in Arlington

As Mayor, I would like to personally invite you to join me in celebrating all the wonderful activities that happen in Arlington during our annual… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2018

Longtime Kiwanian Boulton to be honored at 4th auction

ARLINGTON – The annual Kiwanis auction to raise money for scholarships for local kids will again take place on the Fourth of July. The event… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2018

Council public hearing Monday for proposed ambulance utility fee

ARLINGTON – Facing mounting EMS costs and unmet public safety needs, the city is proposing an ambulance utility fee of $15 that would appear on… Continue reading

SWAT standoff in Marysville ends in arrest of assault suspect

MARYSVILLE – The Region 1 SWAT team deployed a pepperball into a home to end a standoff that started with a Marysville man allegedly assaulting… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2018

Marysville awards 4 beautification grants

MARYSVILLE – Four projects were awarded a total of almost $21,000 by the City Council Monday night. The council OK’d the recommendations of the Community… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2018

Community Briefs

Learn about criminal justice tax MARYSVILLE – Two information sessions are planned to talk to the public about the Criminal Justice Tax on the August… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2018

Report: School boundaries would bring Marysville neighborhoods closer together

MARYSVILLE – A house divided cannot stand. That concept was made famous by President Lincoln and in the book of Matthew in the bible. Jason… Continue reading

Arlington School Board approves 2nd try for schools bond

ARLINGTON – A school construction and district-wide safety improvements bond is going back to voters for a second try. The Arlington School Board voted 3-1… Continue reading

Arlington man booked in fatal crash

A 20-year-old Arlington man was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide and DUI after a crash near Sedro-Woolley Monday evening. The Washington State Patrol says… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2018

Marysville teachers union asks for higher wages

MARYSVILLE – Teachers still have to buy classroom supplies with their own money. They still have to keep track of how much paper they use.… Continue reading

Jam-packed weeklong Strawberry Festival ends with Twilight Grand Parade (slide show)

MARYSVILLE - A jam-packed week of activities celebrating all things strawberry culminated in the Marysville Strawberry Festival Twilight Grand Parade that had event-goers dancing along… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2018

Stillaguamish Valley Barn Quilt Trail taking shape, one barn at a time

ARLINGTON – The Stillaguamish Valley is home to a patchwork of agricultural fields and a tapestry of culture that gives the region its character. Shawna… Continue reading

Oh, the places they’ll go: To AHS grads, today was your day, your mountain is waiting, so get on your way

EVERETT – By all accounts, 2018 was an awesome year to be an Eagle. Arlington High School held its commencement exercises at Angel of the… Continue reading

Meet your hand-picked Strawberry Festival Senior Royalty for 2018

MARYSVILLE CARE CENTER ROYALTY King Dale Covert Dale Covert was born and raised in Marysville, twice married, with a son and grandson He still remembers… Continue reading