Buying local helps community

The Aug. 28 Business Before Hours meeting of the Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce served as the kick-off for the “Buy Local” awareness campaign, as representatives of the city and community of Marysville teamed up with representatives of four area newspapers to tout the benefits of both the awareness campaign and its message.

Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber barbecue Aug. 11

In spite of a blanket of clouds and a slight threat of rain, the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce still staged its annual barbeque luncheon at Legion Park in downtown Arlington Aug. 11.

  • Aug 17, 2009

Silicon Energy debuts Cascade series solar panels

Solar panels are not a new invention, but Gary Shaver hopes that local power consumers will find his company’s innovations to solar panels to be valuable additions to their homes and businesses.

North Snohomish County auto dealers continue to honor popular ‘Cash for Clunkers’

Local dealers are proceeding with cautious optimism to the overwhelming public response to the government’s Cash for Clunkers program.

Arlington Safeway celebrates grand re-opening

The Arlington Safeway at 20500 Olympic Pl. celebrated its grand re-opening June 27, and according to store manager Rick Blewett, the return of a familiar feature on the store’s walls was as welcome as the in-store renovations.

Arlington, Marysville chambers, community members turn out for Eaglesnest ribbon-cutting

Members of the Greater Marysville Tulalip and Arlington-Smokey Point chambers of commerce joined other community groups, and city of Marysville Mayor Dennis Kendall, at a July 10 ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for Eaglesnest Secretarial Service, Inc., at its office in Suite B of 1416 Eighth St.

Arlington, Marysville State Farm agents honored for customer service

A trio of State Farm agents from Arlington and Marysville have been recognized by the insurance and financial services company for "excellence in business and quality service to their of customers."

Cascade Rehab occupational therapist earns certified hand therapist designation

Hilary Noe of Cascade Rehabilitation Associates recently earned a certified hand therapist designation, after completing all required examinations and clinical studies by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission.

Rocket Alley Bar and Grill opens for Show-n-Shine

The pressure was on for Steve Saunders to get Rocket Alley Bar & Grill ready to open for the car show, and it all paid off.

  • Jun 23, 2009

Local dairy farms selling cows

A descendant of the dairy-farming Klein family, Vicki Klein Van Dam is sad to say they will soon no longer be able to claim the title of “dairy farm.”

  • Jun 16, 2009

Grand opening at Paradise Sushi and Grill

Han and Sophia Kim served free sushi at their grand opening celebration at Paradise Sushi and Grill, 2707 171st Pl. NE, Suite 101, at Lakewood Commons June 9 and 11.

  • Jun 15, 2009

Rite Aid opens ‘Customer World’ in M’ville, plans upcoming events

Rite Aid opened a “Customer World” store, at 3733 116th St. NE in Marysville May 28 with a 7 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Walmart submit’s revised plan to city’s Design Review Board

Walmart submitted a revised design proposal for its 172nd Street project May 11 and it will be reviewed Tuesday, May 19 by the Arlington Planning Commission acting as the Design Review Board.

  • May 15, 2009

Shaw announces resignation as director of chamber

Jennifer Shaw announced last week that she will resign as executive director of the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce effective Aug. 1 this year.

  • Apr 21, 2009

Co-op Supply opens in new building

Co-op Supply opened Monday morning in its new home, the nicely remodeled Safeway building which sat empty for many years attracting many brainstorms but no follow through.

  • Apr 8, 2009

Pacific Rim Supper Club offers evening entertainment, Easter brunch

The owners of the Pacific Rim Supper Club and Ballroom aim to give their patrons a taste of entertainment to accompany their evening meals.

Bajio opens at Lakewood Crossing

Mexican food buffet style at Bajio Mexican Grill is not your standard Mexican fare. It’s new and different. The ensalata Bajio, especially, offers a mountain of fresh greens with well seasoned lime marinated chicken or your choice of any meat from the menu, very unlike your standard taco salad. You name it, a burrito, an enchilada, or a salad, with your choice of flavorful stewed chicken, beef or pork, and your choice of red sauce or green sauce, and your choice of side dishes. “We have 46 Bajios across 10 states, said the director of operations, Bonnie Elhalta, who came to town for the opening shindig to help managers Jolene and Steve Bartek serve their new customers. “The only other Bajio in the Northwest is in Klackamas, Oregon,” Elhata said. The interior of the eatery located is decorated with beautiful artifacts from Mexico, with large metal lanterns, mosaic walls and counters and original paintings. They opened their doors to the public Feb. 20 at 2707 171st Place N.E, at the Lakewood Crossing Shopping Center.

  • Mar 19, 2009

Another Le Tip chapter starts up

A resident of Arlington Heights, Pat Oakes is secretary providing leadership for the recently established Tulalip Afternoon Chapter of Le Tip, along with Noah Belhumeur, president; Mark Liechty, vice president and Troy Clark, tip master.

  • Mar 10, 2009

‘Tiara Tuesdays’ let local women network, relax

“I just love tiaras,” LeAnn White said Feb. 17, as she donned her own tiara and prepared to serve wine. “So this is a chance to do that, while having a wine-tasting with good company.”

Tulalip Dressbarn helps local women

TULALIP — The Tulalip Dressbarn is teaming up with its local “Dress for Success” affiliate to give disadvantaged women an “SOS” to get into the workforce.