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WorkSource offers job-hunting advice at Arlington Library

ARLINGTON — Those who are looking to get hired after a stretch of unemployment, or find a new job because their current one isn't working out, don't have to go all the way to Everett or Mount Vernon to score some one-on-one face-time with the folks at WorkSource.

Arlington IT manager offers tips for information security

ARLINGTON — Bryan Terry manages the information systems and security for the city of Arlington, and he spoke the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce July 12 about how they could do the same for their businesses and households.

Marysville, Arlington warn Pokémon Go players to stay safe

With local parks and other outdoor spaces seeing a sudden rush of activity from players of the new online Pokémon Go, Marysville and Arlington welcome their citizens to take advantage of public facilities, but caution players to stay safe.

Arlington Fly-In wraps up with spectacle, focus on history

ARLINGTON — The 48th annual Fly-In at the Arlington Airport kicked off its final day July 9 with feats of motorcycling skill from the Seattle Cossacks Stunt and Drill Team.

Arlington Street Fair showcases local goods

ARLINGTON — Jeff McCloud has been building birdhouses out of recycled wood for 20 years, but it's only been in the past year or so that he's sold them as "Wooden Whatnots of Whitehorse Mountain."

Goodyear Blimp touches down twice at Arlington Airport

ARLINGTON — The Arlington Airport received a famous visitor not just once, but twice in less than a week, as the Goodyear Blimp returned to the airfield July 10, after first touching down there July 4.

Fly-In smokin’ with just plane fun

ARLINGTON — A new layout for the 48th annual Fly-In at the Arlington Airport meant those who entered from the west July 7 were greeted by an assortment of military vehicles and weapons, along with a band of Russian soldiers who looked like they'd stepped out of the last century.

City moves to upgrade the last of its old streetlights to LED

ARLINGTON — The city will finally be getting rid of the last of its High-Pressure Sodium light bulbs, and upgrading to the Light-Emitting Diode bulbs that are now standard throughout Snohomish County.

Fourth of July parades, Duck Dash and fireworks prevail against gray skies

ARLINGTON — Arlington's Fourth of July began with a dreary downpour that Monday morning, but cleared off enough to draw the usual packed crowds for its parades down Olympic Avenue that afternoon.

  • Jul 5, 2016

High school students build own airplane in Arlington

ARLINGTON — When four students from Wisconsin won the chance to build their own aircraft at Glasair Aviation in Arlington, they didn't expect to see the debut of the company's latest aircraft, much less meet U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen.

City honors McDuffy for work as superintendent, partners with school district on manufacturing training center

ARLINGTON — On the same evening that Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert honored outgoing schools superintendent Kris McDuffy, the City Council agreed to partner with the school district on the Advanced Manufacturing Training Education Center.

Arlington assistant city administrator position restored, but with one dissenting vote

ARLINGTON — Council member Mike Hopson was the lone holdout in an otherwise unanimous vote to reinstate the assistant city administrator position that Arlington eliminated two years ago.

Weston High School graduates overcome obstacles

ARLINGTON — Graduating from high school is challenging for any student, but for those at Weston High School the road has included more obstacles than most.

Arlington High School graduating class says its farewells

ARLINGTON — The farewells were even more emotional than usual during the Arlington High School class of 2016 graduation ceremony June 12 at the Xfinity Arena in Everett.

Lakewood High School graduates greet new opportunities in new commencement venue

TULALIP — Trying something new paid off for Lakewood High School, as its graduating class of 2016 enjoyed mostly sunny skies at the Tulalip Amphitheatre for its June 10 commencement.

Presidents Elementary students learn to find the ‘Leader In Me’

ARLINGTON — When Jennifer Jensen's third-grade students took scissors to magazines in her class at Presidents Elementary, they were "Thinking Win/Win."

New fire trucks ceremonially washed, pushed into bay

ARLINGTON — When the Arlington Fire Department officially presented its new 2015 Rosenbauer Commander engine and ladder trucks to the public at Station 46 June 6, fire chief Bruce Stedman warned civilians in attendance that he'd be putting them to work.

Community cleanup organizers, volunteers honored

ARLINGTON — The city honored citizens who took time to clean up their community, as Vicky McMurray and Jennifer Smith were lauded by Mayor Barbara Tolbert June 6.

Ventura named new police chief; Stedman returns to fire chief

ARLINGTON — Jonathan Ventura's promotion to chief of the Arlington Police Department June 6 came as part of a wave of promotions, hires and departures.