Lauren Salcedo

Hands Together helps those in need

Six years ago, Pastor Deena Jones of Arlington United Church was approached by a homeless person looking for help. It wasn’t the first time that someone in need had turned to the church for assistance during cold winter nights, but that didn’t make it any easier to turn him away.


LWSD candidates prepare for Nov. 5 election

The Nov. 5 general election is only three weeks away, and Snohomish County voters should soon be receiving their ballots.


Arlington volleyball battles against Knights

The Lady Eagles volleyball team faced a tough opponent in Kamiak on Tuesday, Oct. 8, but proved they were up for the challenge.


Eagles fall to Panthers, 6-1

The Eagles’ tennis team faced the Snohomish Panthers in an away match on Wednesday, Oct. 8, losing overall 6-1 to Snohomish.

Love of reading inspires Al Lehman to build free book exchanges

Those who drive past the Windermere Real Estate office in downtown Arlington may have noticed what looks like a smaller version of the building on a post near the street. It is not a tiny real estate agency, but a Little Free Library.

Arlington pummels Cascade, 9-0 | SLIDESHOW

The Lady Eagles dominated Cascade in a home match on Tuesday, Oct. 1, with a 9-0 shutout.

Everett hosts Eagle cross country

The Eagles cross country team warmed up for the Twilight Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 5, when they swept a meet at Everett Memorial Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 3.

Eagles host Mariner, Shorewood at River Meadows

ARLINGTON — The Eagles cross country team hosted Shorewood and Mariner at River Meadows Park on Wednesday, Sept. 25 — a successful meet following their near sweep of the South Whidbey invite on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Arlington tennis tops Bearcats, 5-2

The Eagles hosted the Bearcats on Thursday, Sept. 19, winning 5-2 and showing that No. 1 singles player — senior Trent Sarver — will be tough to beat this season.

Cougars remain undefeated | SLIDESHOW

The Lady Cougars had two Cascade Conference victories early in the season and remained undefeated after sweeping Granite Falls at home on Thursday, Sept. 19, 3-0.

Stilly Cup Champs — Eagles defeat Spartans

The Arlington Eagles defeated the Stanwood Spartans in the Stilly Cup on Friday, Sept. 20, in an energetic rivalry game ending in a 34-21 victory for Arlington.

Lady Eagles win season opener against Redmond

The Lady Eagles won their first match of the season on Monday, Sept. 16, in a non-league competition against Redmond.

Lady Eagles volleyball back on the court

It’s time for the Eagles’ volleyball season to begin and with a number of returning varsity athletes plus a crop of talented newcomers, expectations are set high for this season.

Arlington students return to school | SLIDESHOW

Thousands of students, teachers and staff returned to school campuses across Arlington on Sept. 4 for the first day of classes for the 2013-14 school year.

Lakewood/Arlington bikers host Sept. 15 ride

It is Washington’s fourth year offering mountain biking to high school and middle school students and while the season doesn’t start until January, local student riders are already gearing up for the 2014 mountain bike season by getting involved in community events, trail work and, of course, riding with friends.

Eagles back on the pitch with high hopes | SLIDESHOW

As school begins again, so too do high school sports, and the Arlington girls soccer team is gearing up for the season — new and improved.

Cougars return to the court better than ever | SLIDESHOW

The Lady Cougars are returning to the court for their first week of volleyball practice, and even in a non-competitive practice match they are focused, skilled and working together to communicate for what they hope will be a successful season.

District readies for new school year | SLIDESHOW

Classrooms were packed at Haller Middle School on Aug. 21-22, though they weren’t students who filled the desks — they were teachers.

Eagles prepare for football season | SLIDESHOW

The Arlington Eagles are preparing for their first game against Marysville-Pilchuck, and they’ve got some returning talent and newcomers to help them this season.

Lakewood returns to the gridiron | SLIDESHOW

The Cougars are back on the field for the first week of practice and have quite a few replacements to make, having graduated most of their offensive line — and they are taking the opportunity to be even better.