Douglas Buell

Burglars break into Arlington church, steal safe, cherished books

ARLINGTON – Thieves smashed windows at an Arlington church overnight Friday and stole a safe, but it’s not money or financial documents that has parishioners… Continue reading

Opportunity knocks – again – for Arlington’s new fire chief

ARLINGTON – For Dave Kraski, his foray into firefighting began with a knock at the door. The Arlington High School graduate was working for United… Continue reading

Top 1o stories in Arlington for 2018

ARLINGTON – From breaking ground on casino expansions, kiddie splash pads and a community solar panel array to laying the groundwork for a thriving job… Continue reading

Council approves $145,000 to fund tourism-related activities

ARLINGTON – The City Council on Monday approved $145,000 for tourism-related projects that will support the annual Fly-In, enrich the arts community, expand summer music… Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office wants help ID’ing costumed man who robbed Trafton Store; may be linked to 5 robberies in past week, 2 in Arlington

ARLINGTON – A man dressed in what appeared to be a reindeer onesie costume is still on the loose after robbing the Trafton General Store… Continue reading

Arlington in Top 10 for ‘Small Business Revolution – Main Street’ show on Hulu

ARLINGTON – Arlington couldn’t have scripted it better, and just in time for the holidays. The city is among the Top 10 communities that will… Continue reading

Arlington Fire medic units now equipped with grant-funded power cots

ARLINGTON – The techniques used by paramedics and firefighters to transport patients at the scenes of accidents and emergencies save lives, but all that lifting… Continue reading

Arlington Schools Board OKs running leaner bond proposal in February for 3rd try

ARLINGTON – The Arlington School Board Monday approved running a construction and security bond measure in a February special election for a third try with… Continue reading

AHS’ DECA Club students are Santa’s Helpers keeping spirits bright for families in need

ARLINGTON – Thanks to the hard work of Santa’s Helpers, dozens of kids in need and their families in Arlington will have a happier Christmas… Continue reading

Recycling fees to rise slightly after China ban on ‘dirty’ recyclables

ARLINGTON – Not to be a Grinch, but if you’re in the habit of squeezing your gift-wrapping paper, ribbons and bows into a big ball… Continue reading

Council adopts Arlington-Marysville manufacturing industrial center plan

ARLINGTON – The City Council Monday approved the Arlington-Marysville Manufacturing Industrial Center subarea plan, a key step in the area’s goals to become a designated… Continue reading

Council public hearing Monday for manufacturing industrial center plan

ARLINGTON – The City Council set a public hearing Monday for the Arlington-Marysville Manufacturing Industrial Center (AMMIC) subarea plan and hope to adopt the area’s… Continue reading

Arlington School Board to consider third try for school bond

ARLINGTON – An Arlington Public Schools construction bond measure that failed in the general election last month could return for a third try with voters… Continue reading

Arlington to get $1.6M grant for 204th Street roundabout, problem intersection off Hwy 9

ARLINGTON – City officials learned last week that Arlington is set to be awarded a $1.6 million grant toward the cost of a roundabout at… Continue reading

Arlington goes big, shops small to kick off Hometown Holidays (slide show)

ARLINGTON - Arlington got its first snowfall for the season Saturday. OK, it came from a snow-making machine in a second-story City Hall window on… Continue reading

Arlington City Council adopts biennial budget

ARLINGTON – The City Council adopted a biennial budget Monday that will put more police and firefighters out on local streets, build and repave roads,… Continue reading

‘Know Your Schools’ field trip gives guests a seat in classroom

ARLINGTON – Adults can learn a lot on an organized field trip to Arlington schools that gives a first-hand look at life in the halls… Continue reading

Arlington pays tribute to armed forces during Veterans Day Parade (video)

ARLINGTON – For longtime resident Barbara Hemmann, this year’s Veterans Day parade Sunday along Olympic Avenue in downtown Arlington held special meaning beyond thanking veterans… Continue reading

Pilot Travel Center at Island Crossing to open in mid-December

ARLINGTON - Travelers and truckers along Interstate 5 near Arlington will have a new place to gas up and eat when the Pilot Travel Center… Continue reading

Grave of Civil War soldier re-dedicated in Arlington Pioneer Cemetery (video)

ARLINGTON – Descendants and local genealogists gathered on Veterans Day for the re-dedication of a headstone memorializing a Civil War union soldier in Arlington and… Continue reading