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Olympic shooter Gabby Franco will be teaching classes at the Norpoint Gun Range from Aug. 23-25.

Celebrity shooting instructor Gabby Franco to visit Arlington’s Norpoint Gun Range

ARLINGTON — Celebrity shooter and nationally recognized firearms instructor Gabby Franco will be speaking and teaching classes at the Norpoint Gun Range in Arlington from Aug. 23-25, where she will focus on self-defense, empowering women and preventative safety measures.

Olympic shooter Gabby Franco will be teaching classes at the Norpoint Gun Range from Aug. 23-25.
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Regal Eagle Auction set for Sept. 7

ARLINGTON — It's just about football season again and the Arlington Grid Iron Club is hosting its annual Regal Eagle Auction on Saturday, Sept. 7, to raise money for scholarships and equipment to support the Arlington High School football team.

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Arlington's Neon fifth-graders from left

3-on-3 X-travaganza draws hundreds to Arlington Municipal Airport

ARLINGTON — The Arlington Municipal Airport was packed with hundreds of basketball players and their fans during the annual 3-on-3 X-travaganza basketball tournament on Aug. 10-11.

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Officer Mike Gilbert of the Arlington Police Department speaks with Gleneagle resident Tony Macchiarella at the neighborhood’s National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday

Arlington celebrates A Night Out Against Crime | SLIDESHOW

When police officers, firefighters, K9 units and city officials convene on one location, it’s generally not a good sign. But on Tuesday, Aug. 6, it was a welcome celebration between community members and law enforcement for Arlington’s annual National Night Out Against Crime.

Officer Mike Gilbert of the Arlington Police Department speaks with Gleneagle resident Tony Macchiarella at the neighborhood’s National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday
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City hosts hardball, softball leagues

The Arlington Aces hardball league is in full swing for the summer, with local former high school baseball players keeping their skills fresh with weekly games.

The Aces’ Tyler Frauenholtz
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Arlington’s Ginnis competes at Junior Nationals

Before she ever stepped foot in her kindergarten classroom, Arlington High School senior Morgan Ginnis was in the water.

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Klein, Blake lead in County Council District 1 race

Ken Klein and Bill Blake were leading in the primary election race for Snohomish County Council District 1 according to preliminary results released as of 5 p.m. on Aug. 8, by the Snohomish County Elections Office.

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Hundreds of extras donning red and blue fill the stands at Haller Stadium in Arlington on Sunday

Hundreds answer casting call to serve as extras and fill the stands at Haller Stadium

Haller Middle School’s Stadium was buzzing with red and blue on Sunday, Aug. 4, as hundreds of people crowded the stands for a chance to be an extra in a Hollywood film called ‘Seven Minutes.’

Hundreds of extras donning red and blue fill the stands at Haller Stadium in Arlington on Sunday
Warren Forkin plays handball at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club on Aug. 1.

Arlington Boys & Girls Club hosts sports sign-ups

The Arlington Boys & Girls Club is hosting summer sports camps, while sign-ups are just beginning for fall sports programs on Aug. 19.

Warren Forkin plays handball at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club on Aug. 1.
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Film “Seven Minutes” needs extras for shoot at Arlington’s Haller Stadium

UPDATE — Filmmakers request that all extras please wear red or blue. No logos, art or copyrighted material of any kind allowed. ARLINGTON — The football stadium at Haller Middle School will soon be used as the location for a film called "Seven Minutes" the feature-length directorial debut from Jay Martin — and the filmmakers are looking for extras to fill the stands.

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Coach Doug Diel a hero for local youth sports

Maintaining a strong youth sports culture in a single community requires volunteer efforts from dozens of local sports fanatics, who rarely receive recognition for their behind-the-scenes efforts. One such man is Doug Diel, who has been involved in youth sports in Arlington for almost 20 years.

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Cameron Scrimgeour competes for the Eagles in Lakewood’s 7-on-7 tournament.

Lakewood hosts 7-on-7 Tournament and Lineman Challenge

The Cougars hosted 21 schools from around Washington State at the seventh annual Lakewood 7-on-7 Tournament and Lineman Challenge on Saturday, July 27.

Cameron Scrimgeour competes for the Eagles in Lakewood’s 7-on-7 tournament.
AquaSox’s Michael Faulkner gets a base hit at home. Top AquaSox players are heading to Britt Sports Cards in Arlington on Aug. 3 for an autograph signing.

Top AquaSox players come to Arlington

Getting a current or former athlete to travel to the suburbs for a free signing can be a bit of a difficulty, but Britt Sports Cards in Arlington is doing just that.

AquaSox’s Michael Faulkner gets a base hit at home. Top AquaSox players are heading to Britt Sports Cards in Arlington on Aug. 3 for an autograph signing.
Members of the 2012 sixth-grade girls team “Game Time Swag” pose with their winning bracket at the annual 3-on-3 X-travaganza at the Arlington Municipal Airport.

3-on-3 X-travaganza set for Aug. 10-11

he ninth annual 3-on-3 X-travaganza basketball tournament is set for Aug. 10-11 at the Arlington Airport and is expected to draw hundreds of competitors and thousands of spectators to the Arlington community.

Members of the 2012 sixth-grade girls team “Game Time Swag” pose with their winning bracket at the annual 3-on-3 X-travaganza at the Arlington Municipal Airport.
Sophia Blake tries her hand at abstract expressionism during the annual Youth Engaged in Art event on Saturday

Youth Engaged in Art returns to Street Fair

For more than five years, the Arlington Arts Council has offered art opportunities for kids during the annual Street Fair. This year was no exception.

Sophia Blake tries her hand at abstract expressionism during the annual Youth Engaged in Art event on Saturday
Trainer Aaron Ransford demonstrates how to use a kettlebell at the gym he opened with fellow trainer Lucy Hansen

North Sound Kettlebell opens in Arlington

For those who are looking for a new kind of workout, North Sound Kettlebell in Arlington has opened to the public and offers classes in using kettle bells for cardiovascular and strength training.

Trainer Aaron Ransford demonstrates how to use a kettlebell at the gym he opened with fellow trainer Lucy Hansen
Stilly Valley Junior All-Stars took first place in the District 1 Championships and are heading to the state tournament.

Stilly Valley All-Stars head to state tourney

Stilly Valley Little League’s Junior All-Star team is heading to the state championships on July 20 in Medical Lake, Wash.

Stilly Valley Junior All-Stars took first place in the District 1 Championships and are heading to the state tournament.
Colby Shaneyfelt participates in Lakewood’s youth basketball camp.

Cougars host youth summer basketball camp |SLIDESHOW

New Cougars head basketball coach David Choi is jumping into his role early by hosting a basketball camp with help from Lakewood basketball players from July 8-11.

Colby Shaneyfelt participates in Lakewood’s youth basketball camp.
Fire District 21 Commissioner Eric Nordstrom dons an apron and serves up pancakes at the Arlington Heights Firefighters Association Pancake Breakfast at Haller Park on July 4.

Firefighters host pancake breakfast | SLIDESHOW

Haller Park was packed with locals enjoying warm weather and warm pancakes on the morning of July 4, as members of the Arlington Heights Firefighters Association held their 30th annual pancake feed fundraiser.

Fire District 21 Commissioner Eric Nordstrom dons an apron and serves up pancakes at the Arlington Heights Firefighters Association Pancake Breakfast at Haller Park on July 4.
Ben McIsaac rows a single at the Sound Rowers Rat Island Regatta in Port Townsend

Arlington rower medals at Masters Regionals

A local man has spent more than a decade perfecting his skills as a competitive rower and his hard work paid off on Sunday, June 23, when he took home a silver medal from the Northwest Masters Regionals rowing competition in Vancouver, B.C.

Ben McIsaac rows a single at the Sound Rowers Rat Island Regatta in Port Townsend