Douglas Buell

Family of Arlington High School graduates to span four generations

ARLINGTON – When Ally Peterson graduates Thursday, she will represent the fourth generation of her family to earn her diploma from Arlington High School, dating… Continue reading

On the affordable fringe: Marysville, Arlington housing market crazy, extreme

It’s a seller’s market this spring when it comes to homes. For cities like Marysville and Arlington on the “affordable suburban fringe” for home ownership,… Continue reading

Stillaguamish Tribe to relocate Island Crossing methadone, counseling center near airport

ARLINGTON – The Stillaguamish Tribe plans to open a new methadone treatment and healing center with counseling services on 172nd Street NE south of Arlington… Continue reading

Commission gives pay raises to mayor, city council

ARLINGTON – A salary increase for the mayor and per-meeting boost in pay for City Council members will take effect June 1, based on recommendations… Continue reading

Pilot Travel Center coming to Island Crossing

ARLINGTON – A truck stop and travel center that includes a Cinnabon and Arby’s is expected to be built at Island Crossing later this year.… Continue reading

Planning commission vote on contested Stewart rezone ends in rare draw

ARLINGTON – A proposed rezone to build a multi-story apartment complex on Highland Drive on the dividing line between the “Old Town” and Kent Prairie… Continue reading

Centers host forums on elderly opioid abuse

MARYSVILLE – Snohomish County and communities across the U.S. are dealing with a devastating opioid epidemic that too often focuses attention on young people buying… Continue reading

AHS Learning Walks put parents in classroom

ARLINGTON – For parents and community members who want a look at what’s happening behind classroom doors at Arlington High School, it’s time to put… Continue reading

State of the court: efficient justice

ARLINGTON – Marysville Municipal Court is taking steps using technology to provide more-efficient justice for court users and neighboring cities such as Arlington that contract… Continue reading

Adding COPS grant police officer could jumpstart ProAct unit

ARLINGTON – If the city council adds a new police officer position in the budget through a federal Justice Department grant, Arlington’s Proactive Anti-Crime Team… Continue reading

Arlington Boys and Girls Club to open new ‘hot spot’ Teen Center

ARLINGTON – If you’re looking for the next hot spot in Arlington, direct teenagers who say there’s nothing to do drop by the Arlington Boys… Continue reading

Downtown bike center owner earns Mayor’s Volunteer Award for May

ARLINGTON – For Mark Everett, volunteering and making Arlington a better community are as second nature as riding a bike. As owner of Arlington Velo… Continue reading

Arlington woman honored for lifetime of giving

ARLINGTON – Darlene Strotz’s drive to help others has been so true-hearted there isn’t much that could slow her down. “I want you to know… Continue reading

Makerspace meeting draws ideas for place in Arlington where innovation happens

ARLINGTON – City leaders are making progress to site a makerspace in Arlington, meeting with local experts to help decide where a center for innovation… Continue reading

Arlington bike, K9 officers use element of surprise to foil overnight burglary

ARLINGTON – Arlington police bike patrol and K9 officers took three out-of-towners into custody early Monday after they allegedly broke into a fenced commercial property… Continue reading

Marysville, Arlington team up for Earth Day planting event for Edgecomb Creek

By Douglas Buell MARYSVILLE – Arlington and Marysville residents planted more than 500 trees along Edgecomb Creek at Strawberry Fields Park on Earth Day.… Continue reading

Arlington NeoBots take 4th in world robotics championship in Houston

ARLINGTON – The Arlington High School NeoBots FIRST Robotics Team 2903 came home Sunday from Houston winning 4th place at the FIRST World Championship Event… Continue reading

Arlington, Marysville team up for Earth Day planting event for Edgecomb Creek

MARYSVILLE – Arlington and Marysville residents planted more than 500 trees along Edgecomb Creek at Strawberry Fields Park on a blustery Earth Day. About 80… Continue reading

Neighbors concerned about rezone for 120 townhouses project near 167th Street, 67th Avenue NE

ARLINGTON – A rezone of mostly wooded hillside property near 172nd Street NE and 67th Avenue NE that would drop 120 townhouses between two single-family… Continue reading

Arlington high school’s first Skilled Trades Day a hands-on job fair

ARLINGTON – Arlington Public Schools instructors brought a new twist to the traditional job fair concept on Wednesday when they hosted the first Skilled Trades… Continue reading