Douglas Buell

Plans stall for cold weather shelter in Arlington

ARLINGTON – Just when it looked like Arlington’s homeless might have a cold weather shelter after all, the idea melted away with the snow from… Continue reading

 

Arlington, Marysville, Port of Everett sign pact to grow Cascade Industrial Center together

ARLINGTON – Elected officials from the cities of Arlington, Marysville and the Port of Everett gathered at a new cider taproom in Arlington Wednesday to… Continue reading

 

Arlington moves to end court, jail services with Marysville; contract with county

ARLINGTON – When Marysville’s new municipal court and jail open next year as part of a major Civic Campus project, one neighbor city that has… Continue reading

 

City’s fire protection rating jumps; your insurance rates could drop

ARLINGTON – For the first time in over 30 years, the Arlington Fire Department received a lower protection class rating that will result in lower… Continue reading

Arlington mayor, City Council offer reflections on a breakout 2019

ARLINGTON – The mayor and City Council said they are looking back on 2019 as a banner year that laid groundwork for a diverse job-creating… Continue reading

Arlington district program finds an unsinkable way to help special needs students transition from school to work

ARLINGTON - Arlington Public Schools may have found the formula to take its school-to-work transition program for special needs students to the next level. Just… Continue reading

Marysville world champion ice sculptor carves works of art one block at a time

SEATTLE – Marysville world champion ice carver Chan Kitburi still recalls the highest compliment he received while chipping away at the abstract shape of a… Continue reading

New luxury pre-owned car dealership opens in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – North Marysville’s auto row just added a touch of luxury with its newest dealership, and it’s clear when entering the showroom that this… Continue reading

Cops team up to holiday shop with kids

ARLINGTON – Christmas came early for Sabrina Reynolds of Arlington and her two children, Dedrick and Ellie, as they stuffed their carts with toys and… Continue reading

Marysville could start new $50 million civic center next month

MARYSVILLE – For Marysville city government, the days of unpacking moving boxes from one used building to the next and knocking out walls in the… Continue reading

Mike Ferri, retired postmaster and pillar of community, dies

MARYSVILLE – Mike Ferri, a retired longtime Marysville postmaster and pillar in the community whose year-round community service with the Kiwanis Club shined brightest during… Continue reading

Same time, next Christmas: Jigsaw puzzles turn into pieceful pastime for college chums

ARLINGTON – Suzie Nelson of Arlington and Sonya Shipley of Chimacum built an “out of the box” friendship that grew piece by piece 35 years… Continue reading

Highway 530 roundabout could come around sooner for traffic relief

ARLINGTON – The Highway 530 roundabout east of Interstate 5 at Island Crossing may be coming around the bend sooner than planned. The city of… Continue reading

The Flyboys of Highland Drive: put down those drones – these planes glide through air on rubber band power

ARLINGTON – For retired Boeing Engineer Neil Knutson, he became enthralled by the wonder of flight as a boy in the late 1950s on the… Continue reading

Arlington, Port of Everett sign agreement to bring power of the port to CIC

ARLINGTON – The City of Arlington and Port of Everett signed an agreement making their partnership official to give the Cascade Industrial Center more economic… Continue reading

Ideas abound at downtown corridor plan meeting

ARLINGTON – Anne Wendt grew up in Mukilteo and moved to the Arlington area because she wanted acreage, animals and the little Trafton School for… Continue reading

Arlington adopts six-year Transportation Improvement Plan

ARLINGTON – The Arlington City Council Monday adopted the city’s six-year Transportation Improvement Program for 2020-2025. The TIP is a master transportation planning document required… Continue reading

Councilwoman rebuked for uncivil broadside of mayor

ARLINGTON – A remark by an outgoing Arlington city councilwoman in local media calling the mayor “corrupt” led City Councilmembers to explore rules for civility… Continue reading

Hands Together homeless shelter reluctantly shuts doors

ARLINGTON – The Hands Together shelter is shutting its doors this year for the first time in a decade, leaving the homeless to face cold… Continue reading

Arlington school board approves bond, levy ballot measures

ARLINGTON – The School Board voted unanimously Monday to put a bond issue, capital improvements levy and renewal of an operations levy on February’s special… Continue reading