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Dan Boyden competes in the boys shot put in a home meet against Snohomish on Thursday

Arlington athletes break school records

The Eagles track and field team hosted the Snohomish Panthers on Thursday, April 18, and took first place in both girls and boys events, and broke two school records on top of that.

Dan Boyden competes in the boys shot put in a home meet against Snohomish on Thursday
Arlington’s Hayley Fields runs to first

Lady Eagles shut out Knights, 6-0

The Lady Eagles softball team kept the Kamiak Knights scoreless on Wednesday, April 17, in a 6-0 home game.

Arlington’s Hayley Fields runs to first
Mitzi Ahles

Walk MS raises awareness, funds | SLIDESHOW

As rain, wind and chilly temperatures plagued Western Washington on Saturday, April 13, hundreds of participants from around Snohomish County withstood the weather to complete the Walk MS, in support of those with multiple sclerosis — a disease which, like rain, is more prevalent in the Pacific Northwest.

Mitzi Ahles
Lakewood’s Dana Arenz rides the ridge of the Steilacoom trail in the first league mountain bike race of the year

Mountain bikers take top spots at first race

The Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance Washington Student League held its first high school mountain bike race on Sunday, April 7, in Fort Steilacoom Park and 12 teams of middle and high school students from across the state competed, including those from Arlington and Lakewood.

Lakewood’s Dana Arenz rides the ridge of the Steilacoom trail in the first league mountain bike race of the year
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Lakewood Cougars impress at Pasco, Solberg

Cougar athletes made a trip to Eastern Washington on Saturday, April 13, to compete in the largest one-day high school track and field meet in the nation.

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Baxter the bobcat

Sarvey Wildlife faces budget shortfall | SLIDESHOW

The Sarvey Wildlife Care Center, a wildlife education and rehabilitation facility, is appealing to the public for donations after facing a $95,000 budget shortfall just before the start of their busiest season.

Baxter the bobcat
Lakewood's Ryan Whitehead

Cougars set new school records | SLIDESHOW

BELLINGHAM – The runners at Lakewood High School broke two school records and set many personal ones at the Birger Solberg Invitational at the Civic Field Athletic Complex in Bellingham on April 6.

Lakewood's Ryan Whitehead
A police line was drawn around a white two-door vehicle in the Arlington Haggen parking lot after a body was found inside on Thursday

Homicide victim ID’d as Marysville man

ARLINGTON — The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's office has identified a victim found dead in a car in the Arlington Haggen Parking lot on March 28.

A police line was drawn around a white two-door vehicle in the Arlington Haggen parking lot after a body was found inside on Thursday
Lauren Salcedo/Staff Photo Arlington’s Lynsey Amundson runs to first during the March 27 game against M-P.

Eagles softball tops Tomahawks, 7-5 | SLIDESHOW

The Eagles got quite the head start in the game against Marysville-Pilchuck on Wednesday, March 27, but the Tomahawks gave them a run for their money in the last inning of the game which the Eagles won 7-5.

Lauren Salcedo/Staff Photo Arlington’s Lynsey Amundson runs to first during the March 27 game against M-P.
Police tape surrounds a white two-door vehicle in the Arlington Haggen parking lot after human remains were found inside on Thursday

Vehicle containing body found in Arlington Haggen parking lot; suspect arrested in Mount Vernon

UPDATED at 12:50 p.m. — Mount Vernon police arrested a 28-year-old man in Mount Vernon on Thursday night, on suspicion of second-degree manslaughter, after a body was found in the Arlington Haggen parking lot.

Police tape surrounds a white two-door vehicle in the Arlington Haggen parking lot after human remains were found inside on Thursday
Arlington defender Lucas Bynum stops the ball to pass during a Friday

Arlington falls to Lake Stevens, 3-0 | SLIDESHOW

The Eagles faced a tough team in fellow Wesco 4A North opponent Lake Stevens during a Friday, March 22, away game that ended in a 3-0 loss for Arlington.

Arlington defender Lucas Bynum stops the ball to pass during a Friday
Arlington’s Ryan Walker pitches during a Saturday

Eagles baseball tops Bearcats, 6-5 | SLIDESHOW

The Eagles topped the Bearcats in a nail-biter on Saturday, March 23, in a Wesco 4A North matchup that ended with a 6-5 Eagle victory.

Arlington’s Ryan Walker pitches during a Saturday
Bayleigh Ivester

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt raises more than $2,000 for Relay for Life

The second annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt drew hundreds of attendees to the Haller Middle School field, where kids and adults of all ages hunted down Easter eggs in the dark, to help raise more than $2,000 for Relay for Life.

Bayleigh Ivester
Arlington’s Diamond Martin

Arlington hosts Chuck Randall Relays

Eagles track and field hosted their first meet of the season, the 10th annual Chuck Randall Relays, and took the top team spots for both boys and girls on Saturday, March 16, at John C. Larson Stadium.

Arlington’s Diamond Martin
Lakewood’s Preston Davis competes in the distance medley on March 16.

Cougars take fifth at Relays

The Lakewood track and field team has kicked off its 2013 season with the Island Jamboree in Oak Harbor, and most recently the Chuck Randall Relays at Arlington High School, where the boys and girls teams both took fifth place.

Lakewood’s Preston Davis competes in the distance medley on March 16.
Arlington senior catcher Lynsey Amundsen practices throwing on the Eagles’ softball field during practice on Wednesday

Lady Eagles gearing up for 2013 season

The Lady Eagles fast pitch softball team is getting ready for their upcoming season — with a new coach, new players and another chance at making it to state.

Arlington senior catcher Lynsey Amundsen practices throwing on the Eagles’ softball field during practice on Wednesday
Monterae Stapleton displays medals she won during her season which culminated with her competing at the state meet.

AHS girl wrestler makes it to Mat Classic

When Monterae Stapleton started school this year she never expected that she would end up competing in the 2013 Mat Classic XXV state wrestling meet at the Tacoma Dome, or even that she’d be wrestling at all. But the Arlington High School junior did exactly that — and was the only female Eagle wrestler to compete in the state meet.

Monterae Stapleton displays medals she won during her season which culminated with her competing at the state meet.
Senior Taylor Graham looks to pass

Arlington girls capture second place at state | SLIDESHOW

The Arlington girls basketball program finished out their incredible season with an equally impressive second-place finish at the 2013 Hardwood Classic State Basketball Championships at the Tacoma Dome from Feb. 28 to March 2.

Senior Taylor Graham looks to pass
Arlington’s Terry Dawn shoots a field goal during the Feb. 28 state quarterfinal game against the Richland Bombers at the Tacoma Dome.

Eagles take fifth place at Hardwood Classic

The Arlington community had a lot to celebrate last weekend, as both the boys and girls basketball teams competed at the 2013 Hardwood Classic State Basketball Championships at the Tacoma Dome, from Feb. 28 to March 2, and the boys took fifth place overall.

Arlington’s Terry Dawn shoots a field goal during the Feb. 28 state quarterfinal game against the Richland Bombers at the Tacoma Dome.
Arlington’s Krista Showalter dribbles down the court during the Friday

Lady Eagles top Todd Beamer, 50-42 | SLIDESHOW

The Arlington girls basketball team topped Todd Beamer on Friday, Feb. 22, to qualify them for the state quarterfinal game against Gonzaga Prep on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Tacoma Dome.

Arlington’s Krista Showalter dribbles down the court during the Friday