Lauren Salcedo

Marion Fiedler

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.

 

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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.

 

Audrey Frolich

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.

 

Arlington singles player Connor Ghirardo competes against Snohomish’s Jory Strickland in an away match on Oct. 9.

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.

Arlington singles player Connor Ghirardo competes against Snohomish’s Jory Strickland in an away match on Oct. 9.
Al Lehman organizes books in the Windermere Real Estate Little Free Library in Arlington.

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.

Al Lehman organizes books in the Windermere Real Estate Little Free Library in Arlington.
Arlington forward Bre Morren advances down the field in a home game against Cascade on Tuesday

Arlington pummels Cascade, 9-0 | SLIDESHOW

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

Arlington forward Bre Morren advances down the field in a home game against Cascade on Tuesday
Arlington’s JV boys runners take off from the start of the Thursday

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.

Arlington’s JV boys runners take off from the start of the Thursday
Arlington junior Quinn James competes in a cross country meet at River Meadows Park on Wednesday

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 junior Quinn James competes in a cross country meet at River Meadows Park on Wednesday
Arlington’s No. 1 singles player Trent Sarver is looking to make it to state this season

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.

Arlington’s No. 1 singles player Trent Sarver is looking to make it to state this season
Larissa Block digs the ball during the Sept. 19 match.

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.

Larissa Block digs the ball during the Sept. 19 match.
Arlington’s Cam ‘Scrim’ Scrimgeour looks to pass during the Stilly Cup on Friday

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.

Arlington’s Cam ‘Scrim’ Scrimgeour looks to pass during the Stilly Cup on Friday
Jessie Landis serves during the Monday

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.

Jessie Landis serves during the Monday
Co-captain Audrey Frolich practices on Wednesday

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.

Co-captain Audrey Frolich practices on Wednesday
Eagle Creek Elementary students Lily Jo McKnight

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.

Eagle Creek Elementary students Lily Jo McKnight
The Lakewood/Arlington/Burlington Composite Mountain Bike Teams pose before a ride in Anacortes.

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.

The Lakewood/Arlington/Burlington Composite Mountain Bike Teams pose before a ride in Anacortes.
Arlington’s Darby Winterer prepares to pass to a teammate during practice on Thursday

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.

Arlington’s Darby Winterer prepares to pass to a teammate during practice on Thursday
Lakewood’s outside hitter Jamie Cooper and setter Erin White practice during the first week of training on Thursday

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.

Lakewood’s outside hitter Jamie Cooper and setter Erin White practice during the first week of training on Thursday
Leslie Faxon

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.

Leslie Faxon
Head coach Greg Dailer speaks with varsity football players on the first day of practice

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.

Head coach Greg Dailer speaks with varsity football players on the first day of practice
Lakewood Cougars practice plays on Monday

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.

Lakewood Cougars practice plays on Monday