Douglas Buell

City Council adopts code of ethics they hope they will never need

ARLINGTON – The City Council Monday formally adopted a code of ethics to guide its members in how they should conduct themselves in office, and… Continue reading

9 candidates apply to fill City Council vacancy

ARLINGTON – Nine applicants are looking to join the Arlington City Council, filling in for Josh Roundy, who resigned last month for personal reasons. Interested… Continue reading

Urban village planned on 20 acres south of Arlington Airport

ARLINGTON – Plans for a new urban village are in the works on 20 acres of farmland south of Arlington Municipal Airport and within the… Continue reading

Arlington man scores free Super Bowl tickets in Safeway shopping game

ARLINGTON – One lucky Arlington man is headed to Super Bowl LIV in Miami this weekend for free after scoring a prize package just for… Continue reading

Arlington Community Resource Center operators opt out; loss in grant funding cited

Volunteers of America tentatively agrees to run center that helps people in crisis

City awards $277,800 contract for Innovation Center renovation

ARLINGTON – The Arlington City Council awarded a $277,800 contract to Burlington-based Trico Construction to remodel a shuttered gas station downtown that fueled plenty of… Continue reading

Arlington school levies, new Post Middle School bond request go to voters

ARLINGTON – Voters in the Arlington School District in the Feb. 11 special election will be asked to approve two levy proposals and a stand-alone… Continue reading

City leaders want to redirect health district per capita funds to community resource center

ARLINGTON – The city is re-evaluating funds it gives the Snohomish Health District annually after some City Councilmembers said the money would be better spent… Continue reading

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