Douglas Buell

Mayor: Arlington-Darrington comes up short in ABC competition, winners all the same

ARLINGTON – When the top three prize-winning cities in the America’s Best Communities competition were announced Wednesday via live video feed to supporters gathered in… Continue reading

Arlington OKs 67th Avenue overlay project

ARLINGTON – The City Council awarded a $460,846 contract to low bidder Lakeside Industries for the 67th Avenue overlay project April 17. The pavement preservation… Continue reading

Arlington honors cold-weather shelter volunteers

ARLINGTON – The number of volunteers it takes to run the Arlington community’s emergency cold-weather shelter could fill a big room. They nearly did at… Continue reading

Easter Egg Hunt draws hundreds of kids on lookout for few good eggs (Slideshow)

ARLINGTON – Parents set their basket-toting kids scrambling in a field of thousands of eggs during Saturday’s annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Arlington Airport… Continue reading

Arlington-Darrington eyes win, millions in ‘America’s Best Communities’ competition April 19

ARLINGTON – Two years ago, Arlington and Darrington entered the “America’s Best Communities” competition still reeling from the impacts of the Oso slide that claimed… Continue reading

Snohomish County PUD to give Arlington, Oso energy boost

ARLINGTON – Arlington and Oso, you’re in line for an energy boost. The Snohomish County Public Utility District this month started moving on a two-year,… Continue reading

Highway 530 reopens after days-long closure due to slide concerns

OSO – Highway 530 near Oso reopened this afternoon following an emergency closure due to an unstable slope above the highway. This past weekend, crews… Continue reading

New Arlington High School principal named

ARLINGTON – After a long search the Arlington school board Monday night confirmed Duane Fish as the next principal of Arlington High School. Fish will… Continue reading

Lakewood schools report confirmed mumps case at high school

LAKEWOOD – The mumps outbreak in Snohomish County has touched north county after a confirmed case at Lakewood High School. The number of cases stands… Continue reading

Houston: Arlington Neobots are go

ARLINGTON - The Arlington High School Neobots FIRST Robotics Team 2903 is sending a delegation to participate at the FIRST World Championship Event in Houston,… Continue reading

Haller Park 2017 improvements start with new public restroom facility

ARLINGTON – The city installed restrooms at Haller Park, the first of many improvements planned to be done by summer. The new facility is a… Continue reading

Students learn about future careers in the trades at Trade UP event

ARLINGTON – Sometimes with so much emphasis placed on going to college, it’s easy to forget that students can learn a trade in a fraction… Continue reading

City closes Arlington Violations Bureau; lets court handle all traffic tickets

ARLINGTON - The city council on Monday voted unanimously to eliminate the city’s Traffic Violations Bureau. Now before you go tearing up that speeding ticket,… Continue reading

Arlington High’s AFJROTC cadets use IT skills during cyber defense competition

ARLINGTON- It’s only the second year they’ve competed, but the Arlington High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps has already placed third in… Continue reading

Volunteering to help others helps your own health, too

When you think about activities that contribute to a healthy lifestyle, volunteering doesn’t always crack the Top 10. However, numerous studies show that volunteers feel… Continue reading

Do spin your wheels, get healthy riding a bike

As a distance cyclist, I’m going to let you in on a little secret gleaned from personal experience and every globe-trotting adventure cycling travelogue I’ve… Continue reading

Stilly Valley Little League gets in game on new turf despite opening day rain

ARLINGTON – While heavy rain cancelled early games to dampen Stilly Valley Little League’s opening day Saturday, one afternoon game managed to play ball and… Continue reading

Arlington High School principal job narrows to two finalists

ARLINGTON – The search for the next Arlington High School prinicpal is down to two candidates after reviewing input from interviews, an online survey, a… Continue reading

Arlington pursues grant for Manufacturing Industrial Center

ARLINGTON- The city is applying for a state grant to support the proposed Arlington-Marysville Manufacturing Industrial Center. The City Council passed a resolution authorizing the… Continue reading

Arlington wants to open makerspace to bring tools of innovation to creative thinkers, inventors

ARLINGTON – Imagine if Arlington had a place where inventors, gadget geeks, artists and startup business entrepreneurs could create things through do-it-yourself approaches using the… Continue reading