Douglas Buell

31st Avenue Apartments could be trendsetter in Arlington multi-family housing

ARLINGTON – An apartment project currently under site plan review is many months away from breaking ground, but the design features provide a glimpse of… Continue reading

Conversation with cops: airport users want more interaction with police

ARLINGTON – With a rise in homelessness and increasing drug activity around Arlington Municipal Airport, the airport community wants a stronger partnership with Arlington police.… Continue reading

Virtual kidnappings: latest fear-by-phone hoax has reached Snohomish County

Everett police and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are warning the public about a “virtual kidnapping” scam that usually starts with a frantic call telling… Continue reading

County’s homeless population up 9 percent, doubling in north county

EVERETT – The number of people living homeless or without shelter rose in Snohomish County compared with last year, according to an annual survey released… Continue reading

City council discusses long-term transportation planning services, water rights

ARLINGTON – City officials hope to approve an almost $55,500 contract with Everett-based Perteet Engineering to update its long-term transportation comprehensive plan. Work entails traffic… Continue reading

Teachers attend space exploration conference, bring back lessons out of this world

ARLINGTON – Instructors use some fun ways to teach Earth-based sciences that bring out the natural curiosity in students. But take those same fields of… Continue reading

Arlington works to find solutions to homelessness

ARLINGTON – Regarding the homeless: What would you do if you were in their shoes? At a forum on homelessness in Arlington Wednesday night, a… Continue reading

9-1-1 recordings released in Arlington police shooting of teen

ARLINGTON – An officer broadcast that a woman was armed with a knife. He said she was suicidal, was trying to get into a car… Continue reading

Drum roll, please….volunteers to build stage in Legion Park

ARLINGTON – Nobody appreciates a covered outdoor stage more than performers. So much so that two musicians with roots in Arlington are volunteering their time… Continue reading

Teenage girl armed with knife shot by police after quarrel with boyfriend in Arlington

ARLINGTON – The community has been showing support for Arlington police this week after two officers shot a knife-carrying 17-year-old girl early Valentine’s Day. The… Continue reading

Arts Council public art proposal topped by international frog

ARLINGTON – What do former President Bill Clinton, former Russian President Boris Yeltsin and the city of Arlington have in common? Later this year, they… Continue reading

Obamacare key topic at Larsen’s town hall meeting

MARYSVILLE – At a town hall forum hosted by 2nd District Congressman Rick Larsen Saturday to discuss repealing the Affordable Care Act, Paula Townsell of… Continue reading

Winter’s weighed heavy on local cold weather shelters

ARLINGTON – For emergency cold weather shelters, this winter will go down as a season that broke records for overnight stays in Arlington and closed… Continue reading

Police arrest Arlington woman in meth-related van assault

ARLINGTON – An Arlington woman was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly flagged down a van, choked and hit the female driver while her 10-year-old daughter… Continue reading

First-ever Mayor’s Volunteer Award recipient honored

ARLINGTON – Thanks to Arlington volunteer Charleen O’ Neal, the library is a friendlier place for all ages, the food bank has brown bag lunches… Continue reading

Arlington council approves $160K to fund tourism-related activities

ARLINGTON - The City Council on Monday approved $160,000 for tourism-related projects that will support the annual Fly-In, enrich the arts community, keep summer music… Continue reading

GlideScopes latest technology for Arlington fire’s EMS toolbox

By Douglas Buell ARLINGTON – The Arlington Fire Department recently added new technology to its Emergency Medical Services toolbox that will help save lives.… Continue reading

The bald and the beautiful: Eagle Festival lands in Arlington Feb. 3-4

ARLINGTON – The 10th annual Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival returns to Arlington today featuring bird walks, encounters with bald eagles, river rafting, chainsaw carvers, food, music… Continue reading

Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital announces CEO

MARYSVILLE - Matt Crockett, a seasoned behavioral healthcare executive with extensive hospital management experience, has been named the new Chief Executive Officer at Smokey Point… Continue reading

City OKs install of ‘no left turn’ signs on SR 531 near Weston school, athletic club

ARLINGTON – If you’re one of many frustrated motorists caught in the traffic backup on 172nd Street NE heading home east for the day, Arlington… Continue reading