Douglas Buell

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

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