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Arlington school board approves bond, levy ballot measures

ARLINGTON – The School Board voted unanimously Monday to put a bond issue, capital improvements levy and renewal of an operations levy on February’s special… Continue reading

Vintage finish: Arlington doc, Rotarian triumphs in Peking to Paris rally; raises funds to wipe out polio

ARLINGTON – Back home after finishing the 36-day Peking to Paris Motor Challenge, an Arlington doctor and his teammate say they met their share of… Continue reading

Young Arlington author publishes spy thriller

Lavinia Dasani, 22, packs stories and a dream, moves 10,000 miles from Mauritius to Arlington

Marysville woman killed by hit-and-run driver

MARYSVILLE – A Marysville woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver while standing in a rest area parking lot six miles north of Ferndale. Cynthia… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2019

City buys use-of-force virtual training simulator for police

ARLINGTON – Police soon will start in-house training using an innovative use-of-force virtual simulator that casts them in situations almost as real as the ones… Continue reading

Student Resource Officers are now in the Marysville middle schools. (Steve Powell/File Photo)

Marysville schools playing it safe

MARYSVILLE – Since the tragic shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck five years ago, the school district has made all types of security improvements to help students feel… Continue reading

Student Resource Officers are now in the Marysville middle schools. (Steve Powell/File Photo)

Marysville again will have a cold-weather shelter, but volunteers are needed

MARYSVILLE – The Salvation Army is looking for an army of volunteers to help run the only cold-weather shelter in the city this winter. There… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Teen in custody after setting off homemade explosive device at AHS

ARLINGTON – A 16-year-old student is in custody for setting off a homemade explosive device in a bathroom at Arlington High School, which led to… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2019

Marysville puts levy on Feb. ballot; talks high school boundaries

MARYSVILLE – The school board decided Monday to try to pass a levy in February that would replace Liberty and Cascade elementary schools and make… Continue reading

Levy lid lift on ballot for North County Fire & EMS

North County Fire & EMS is asking voters to increase property taxes they pay for its fire levy, restoring the rate to 2008 levels to… Continue reading

Four escape overnight house fire in Marysville

MARYSVILLE - Four people escaped a house fire unharmed late Monday night in the 6700 block of 37th Place NE. Just before midnight, a resident… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2019

Weiss, Kelly square off in sole Arlington School Board race

ARLINGTON – The School Board’s sole contested race pits two candidates with deep knowledge about the inner workings and issues facing the school district and… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2019

Students in new Regional Apprenticeship Pathways program getting training for skilled trades

ARLINGTON - The Regional Apprenticeship Pathways program kicked off this year and students are already learning skills that can help them graduate and focus on… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2019
Sue Weiss, 60
                                Work: Retired accountant, City Council
                                Education: Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy, Certificate of Municipal Leadership through Association of Wash. Cities.

Weiss, Blythe square off in Arlington’s only City Council race

ARLINGTON – In the only contested City Council race, Position 4 incumbent Sue Weiss is facing political newcomer Michele Blythe. Weiss has lived in town… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2019
Sue Weiss, 60
                                Work: Retired accountant, City Council
                                Education: Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy, Certificate of Municipal Leadership through Association of Wash. Cities.
Courtesy Photo 
                                Joann Rouker and Jeffrey Sims

SMART probe says Marysville police “justified” in shooting death

MARYSVILLE – Nichole Sims called 9-1-1 and said her husband was acting weird and erratic, had a pocket knife and was possibly suicidal. She can… Continue reading

Courtesy Photo 
                                Joann Rouker and Jeffrey Sims

Marysville continues to push for more trades classes

MARYSVILLE – Going to college is not the only route to a successful career. There are a lot of high-paying jobs in trade industries for… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Police seize weapons from reported neo-Nazi in Arlington

SEATTLE — Police have seized military-style firearms from an avowed neo-Nazi in Arlington. KING TV reported Thursday that prosecutors and the FBI convinced a judge… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Arlington Walmart Supercenter unveils $4 million remodel

ARLINGTON – Walmart Supercenter has a new look after a $4 million remodel and more features that cater to both in-store and online shoppers. The… Continue reading

Community Resource Paramedic Program launches to reduce non-emergency calls, trips to ER

ARLINGTON – When it reaches the point where paramedics are on a first-name basis with the most frequent patients they transport for another in a… Continue reading

Arlington science students get up close with exotic animals on wings of book learning

ARLINGTON- Stillaguamish Valley Learning Center students’ learning was brought to life Oct. 9 when a trio of exotic birds dropped in as part of their… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019