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Pioneer reunion honors history, looks ahead

ARLINGTON — The Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Association celebrated their 96th annual reunion in the Pioneer Hall, Aug. 17, by memorializing their past and planning for their future.

Arlington police take part in ‘National Night Out’

ARLINGTON — In conjunction with the National Association of Town Watch, the city of Arlington Police Department took part in the National Night Out, Aug. 5, at the Arlington Police Station.

Two new businesses: Andrew’s Playroom, Instant Colour

ARLINGTON — Whether you’re raising children or growing gardens, downtown Arlington has something to offer.

Overpass to be renamed for Oliver ‘Punks’ Smith

SMOKEY POINT — On July 16, a measure to establish a memorial honoring the late Arlington-born civic leader Oliver “Punks” Smith was finally passed.

Kiddies’ Parade keep kids hopping over weekend

ARLINGTON — Heroes of American history and movies were among those who appeared at Arlington’s annual Kiddies’ Parade June 28.

Meridian ‘goes green’ by offering vanpools

ARLINGTON — With gas prices more than $4 a gallon, it’s more expensive than ever to drive to work, but employers like Meridian Yachts in Arlington are aiming to ease the burden on both the environment and their employees’ wallets.

Students explore ‘ecology experience’

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS — Haller Middle School students got a first-hand lesson, literally, in environmental stewardship at River Meadows County Park, June 11.

Peiffle named ‘Super Lawyer’

ARLINGTON — Arlington and Marysville’s city attorneys have both been named “Washington Super Lawyers” for 2008.

‘Brooster’ Bruch passes away at 56

ARLINGTON — Bruce Bruch’s battle with lung cancer came to an end on the morning of May 28, when the owner of Brooster’s Cafe on Olympic Avenue passed away at 56 years old.

Local boy throws out first pitch for Mariners’ Autism Awareness Night

SEATTLE — Arlington’s James Wilson literally stood out from the crowd in Safeco Field, May 7, but his parents say he’s just like any other 14-year-old boy.