Letters to the Editor

EMS saves lives in our community

As fire chief for North County Fire/EMS, I want to remind our community that an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) levy renewal is on their primary… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2010

Your local heroes ask for your support

North County Firefighters currently have the privilege of providing emergency medical services to the residents of North County Fire and EMS. Some of the communities… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2010

Citizens pay for first class, get no class

“First Class” subsidies on Amtrak are paid by you, if you are a taxpayer. How many of you actually can even take a weekend car… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2010

Who elects our Representatives and Senators?

PAC’s and Special Interest Lobbyists spend over $10 million a day per The Examiner (4/29/10) to secure their wishes with Congresspeople.

  • Jul 1, 2010

Thanks to the Marysville Fire District

The Relay for Life keeps on giving even after the event is over. I would like to extend a big thank you to the Marysville Fire Department for their participation in the North Snohomish County Relay.

  • Jul 1, 2010

Sacrifices for the greater good

Thank you for the on-line responses to my letter to the editor about historic Trafton Schoolhouse. I appreciate your points and your cordiality.For the record,… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2010

Keep Trafton alive

With 122 years from generation to generation; Here in Arlington, the bell shall ring.

  • Mar 30, 2010

Concern for kids

I am writing to express my sympathies for all those affected by the problem of closing Trafton School in Arlington. It is troublesome for the entire district as well.

  • Mar 30, 2010

Honesty and integrity

Recently I was shopping at the Marysville Walmart store. The young lady ahead of me in the checkstand had purchased some items and then stated… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2010

Concern for kids

Thanks to Mr. Graef for his concern with mothers and their hand-held electronic (crack devices) toys. Our precious children have such a short window in… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2010

Heartfelt thanks

The members of the Arlington Free Methodist Church and the Missions Committee want to pass on a very heart-felt thanks to all the people who… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2010

Budget cuts

“They represent, I believe, the most responsible decisions we could make with the constraints we faced.” These words were in the latest press release of… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2009

Thanks to Aaron Reardon

In 2007 I purchased a beautiful home by the Stillaguamish River. I thought I was doing everything the right way. I saved 20 percent for… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2009

Prison wasteland

Our prisons are wastelands for the mentally ill. The segregated units where many are housed are numerous tiers of dingy, claustrophobic cells. Places where these… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2009

Support our local merchants

We are very fortunate to live in a city that takes justifiable pride in itself and offers a close knittedness that’s all too often taken… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2009

Penalize the victim?

In the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of “The Arlington Times” there is a front-page story regarding “Graffiti and public perception.” In this article, it states… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2009

Rico for Position No. 2

We respectfully request that you join us in supporting Rico Tessandore, Attorney at Law, in the upcoming election.Born into a working-class family, Rico was raised… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2009