Douglas Buell

Lost and found: Family bible back in loved ones’ hands after half century

ARLINGTON – A treasured family Bible given as a wedding gift that went missing for almost 50 years is back in the hands of an… Continue reading

 

WWU students to have a go at downtown corridor plan

ARLINGTON – The city is enlisting college students to create a downtown corridor plan and bring a fresh perspective to the look and feel of… Continue reading

 

Smokey Point Walmart chosen for pollinator garden pilot project

ARLINGTON – The Smokey Point Walmart store was chosen by the company to join in a pollinator garden pilot project that will beautify the grounds… Continue reading

 

Arlington vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11; impart history with generation not yet born (slideshow)

ARLINGTON – Residents gathered at the 9/11 Memorial at Firehouse 46 to remember the innocent victims and public safety personnel who perished in the worst… Continue reading

Superheroes, lace up for 12th Annual Friendship Walk and 5K Run in Arlington

ARLINGTON – The world needs more superheroes, and you can join their ranks when you register for the 12th Annual Friendship Walk and 5K Run… Continue reading

First day of school: Excitement in air

ARLINGTON – If the smiles and loud summer vacation chatter that filled an Eagle Creek Elementary School bus for the first day of school are… Continue reading

School Board backs new buses, mountain bike trips for kids

ARLINGTON – With a nod to the community’s bicycling culture and network of trails, one school is hoping to ride into the new school year… Continue reading

Board adopts $83.4 million budget for Arlington public schools

ARLINGTON – In the Arlington Public Schools budget for the new school year, it seems everyone is getting a bite of the apple. But district… Continue reading

Fly-In wows crowds; things are looking up

ARLINGTON – Aviation fans and families got their wings and more at the annual Arlington Fly-In last weekend. From gravity-defying aerial stunt performances and military… Continue reading

Airshow stunt pilot ride-along puts reporter through the loops (video)

ARLINGTON – When I was offered a window seat to join “Rock n’ Roll Airshow Man” Will Allen in his airplane for a series of… Continue reading

Arlington craftsman keeps alive the sound of the mountain dulcimer

ARLINGTON – When John Ellis of Arlington sits in his back yard on a sunny day strumming, “When the Saints Go Marching In” on his… Continue reading

Strikerz bowling scores big at Angel of the Winds Casino

ARLINGTON – Stillaguamish Tribe families broke in the lanes Wednesday at the grand opening of Angel of the Winds Casino’s unique new spin on bowling.… Continue reading

Arlington advisory vote on fireworks ban to appear on November ballot

ARLINGTON – Arlington residents will get to have their say this fall on whether to ban all fireworks citywide. The City Council Monday voted to… Continue reading

Angel of the Winds Casino: A sneak peek at resort’s game-changing expansion

Stillaguamish Tribe rolls out “Hyperbowling,” more gaming; concert venue, upscale cuisine coming soon

Steve Powell/Staff Photos
                                The Arlington Fly-In brings all types of planes to town, above.

Arlington Fly-In brings back sky-high fun Aug. 16-18

ARLINGTON – The sound of vintage aircraft in the skies over Arlington, ground-level whir of illuminated drones in formation and colorful hot air balloons aglow… Continue reading

Steve Powell/Staff Photos
                                The Arlington Fly-In brings all types of planes to town, above.

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

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

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