Douglas Buell

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

 

Vintage finish: Arlington doc, Rotarian triumphs in Peking to Paris rally; raises funds to wipe out polio

ARLINGTON – Back home after finishing the 36-day Peking to Paris Motor Challenge, an Arlington doctor and his teammate say they met their share of… Continue reading

Young Arlington author publishes spy thriller

Lavinia Dasani, 22, packs stories and a dream, moves 10,000 miles from Mauritius to Arlington

City buys use-of-force virtual training simulator for police

ARLINGTON – Police soon will start in-house training using an innovative use-of-force virtual simulator that casts them in situations almost as real as the ones… Continue reading

Levy lid lift on ballot for North County Fire & EMS

North County Fire & EMS is asking voters to increase property taxes they pay for its fire levy, restoring the rate to 2008 levels to… Continue reading

Arlington Walmart Supercenter unveils $4 million remodel

ARLINGTON – Walmart Supercenter has a new look after a $4 million remodel and more features that cater to both in-store and online shoppers. The… Continue reading

Community Resource Paramedic Program launches to reduce non-emergency calls, trips to ER

ARLINGTON – When it reaches the point where paramedics are on a first-name basis with the most frequent patients they transport for another in a… Continue reading

Tolbert, Vanney vie for Arlington mayor

ARLINGTON – Barbara Tolbert is seeking reelection to a third four-year term as mayor of a thriving, resilient Arlington, but challenger and lifelong resident Don… Continue reading

Chamber hosts ‘one-sided’ candidates forum

ARLINGTON – “Forum” was a fitting title for Tuesday’s political candidates luncheon hosted by the Stillaguamish Valley Chamber of Commerce, since the prospects for open… Continue reading

District to surplus, sell Highway 530 property once planned for high school

ARLINGTON - The Arlington School District is selling a 180-acre property on Highway 530 that at one time had been planned for a future high… Continue reading

Mayor, city council, school board hopefuls square off

MARYSVILLE – Opioid crisis response, higher wage jobs closer to home and new schools at a time when student enrollment is declining and test scores… Continue reading

Arlington Assembly opens new Kids and Teens Center

ARLINGTON – Arlington Assembly opened the doors to its newly expanded Kids and Teens Center Sunday, putting a safe place to spend time within reach… Continue reading

Historic old Arlington High School building to be put up for sale or lease

ARLINGTON – The Arlington School Board approved hiring a consultant to market one of the district’s more iconic bastions of learning that is years past… Continue reading

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