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Arlington pays tribute to armed forces during Veterans Day Parade (video)

ARLINGTON – For longtime resident Barbara Hemmann, this year’s Veterans Day parade Sunday along Olympic Avenue in downtown Arlington held special meaning beyond thanking veterans… Continue reading

 

School district’s Transition Program moves into support house

ARLINGTON- Arlington Public Schools’ Transition Program moved from Arlington High School to a house on the campus of the district’s Support Services building. The house… Continue reading

 

House renovation for Arlington schools Transition Program turns up a mystery wall worth reading about

ARLINGTON – If these walls could talk, they would say “read the one over there that’s wallpapered with pages from 1964 Arlington Times.” When the… Continue reading

 

Gulf War: A Veteran’s Story

ARLINGTON – Navy veteran Lindsay Dunn of Arlington will never forget the early-morning explosions that ripped through the USS Princeton during the Gulf War, just… Continue reading

Nov. 5 public hearing set for Arlington’s proposed budget that is up 21 percent

ARLINGTON – Against a backdrop of steady economic growth, the city’s proposed biennial budget is making good on goals to bolster public safety and deliver… Continue reading

iBorrow arranges $10 million loan for Arlington’s largest building

ARLINGTON - Direct lender iBorrow has arranged a $10.2 million loan for the owners of Arlington’s largest industrial and office building. The 244,590-square-foot Weiss building… Continue reading

Strawberry Festival shows off new waterfront office in #MarysvilleWa

MARYSVILLE – Marysville Strawberry Festival organizers celebrated the relocation of their new office with an open house. Maryfest President Jodi Hiatt said people shouldn’t have… Continue reading

Arlington Hometown Halloween a runaway hit with families (Slide show and video)

ARLINGTON – Pumpkins rolled to the finish line (video), while the candy crush of costumed kids filled trick-or-treat bags visiting downtown businesses during this year’s… Continue reading

Moment of Trust: Arlington Police’s embedded social worker program seeing early results getting homeless treatment, housing they need

ARLINGTON – On a recent patrol, officer Ken Thomas arranged a meal with a homeless man to get him into treatment, drove another man to… Continue reading

Backwards, forwards, time to fill out that top-heavy ballot

ARLINGTON - In a year that has seen its share of polarizing “up is down” and “down is up” political foolishness sure to add to… Continue reading

Arlington Public Schools hosting forums with families about school safety

ARLINGTON – When workers limbed up trees along 172nd Street NE at Weston High School, it wasn’t so much for maintenance purposes. Rather, it removed… Continue reading

Student Voices lunches bring out kids-eye view for schools chief

ARLINGTON – Kent Prairie Elementary School could use more money for landscape maintenance, a better traffic plan for dropping off students, smaller classroom sizes, and… Continue reading

City, school district pitch in together to create community garden

ARLINGTON – For the past 16 years, the city’s community garden across from the Arlington Public Library has done more than provide a bountiful source… Continue reading

Opportunity Zone status adds another incentive for investment, jobs in Manufacturing Industrial Center

ARLINGTON – A new federal tax incentive offers the potential to attract more private investment into Arlington’s advancing manufacturing and industrial sector. Opportunity Zones were… Continue reading

City signs final lease for Fire Station #48

ARLINGTON – The city signed what will be the last lease for Arlington Fire Station No. 48 now that the Smokey Point commercial building in… Continue reading

Pioneer Days celebrates successful event bringing Stilly Valley history to life; historians digitize The Arlington Times

Written - sort of - in the style of pioneer times ARLINGTON – Pioneer Days, arranged entirely by the men and women of the Stillaguamish… Continue reading

Over $700K in grants to bring new apparatus, power cots, more firefighters for Arlington

ARLINGTON – The Arlington Fire Department, Camano Island Fire and Rescue, and North County Fire/EMS were awarded a $770,000 FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant to… Continue reading

School board signs off on labor contracts for teachers, staff

ARLINGTON – The Arlington School Board formally approved two-year collective bargaining agreements with unions representing teachers and classified employees. Under terms of the contract voted… Continue reading

Sound H-D, Kiwanis fill rumbling appetites at annual Oyster Run Pancake Breakfast

MARYSVILLE – If the annual Oyster Run in Anacortes is the self-dubbed “Largest Motorcycle Run in the Pacific Northwest,” the annual Oyster Run Pancake Breakfast… Continue reading

Superheroes lace up for 11th Annual Friendship Walk and 5K Run in Arlington

ARLINGTON – The turnout of costumed superheroes at a fun run in downtown Arlington Saturday didn’t answer the age-old question whether Superman can outrun the… Continue reading