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AHS Band Boosters raise money for New Orleans schools

ARLINGTON The Arlington High School Band Boosters collected more than $250 for Tipitinas Foundation during the AHS Bands Feb. 15 concert, and Band Boosters hope to raise more funds for the music community of New Orleans.

  • Aug 27, 2008
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55 Alive defensive driving classes at Stilly Senior Center

SMOKEY POINT Tom Monroe wants motorists ages 50 and up to stay safe on the roads, which is why he shows up at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, on the second Wednesday and Thursday of each month, to teach 55 Alive defensive driving classes.

  • Aug 27, 2008
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Stilly Tribe installs signs by smoke shop, casino

ARLINGTON Motorists who pass the intersection of Smokey Point Boulevard and Highway 530 might have noticed two gigantic frames being built.

  • Aug 27, 2008
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Pie in the Face

Pie in the Face

Matt Evans, Program Director for the Arlington Boys and Girls Club, sacrificed his dignity and his face for the members by taking three pies in the face and head

  • Aug 27, 2008
Pie in the Face
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Trail Coalition elects officers; gets update from county parks

ARLINGTON If all goes as Marc Krandel hopes, the north section of the Centennial Trail will go out to bid at the end of this year for construction in 2008.

  • Aug 27, 2008
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Its important to be flexible and patient

Preschool teacher retires after 17 years

ARLINGTON Rosemarie Straiksma marked the end of her 17 years of teaching at the Arlington preschool May 30, and while shes not sure what shell do next, she knows shell miss the families shes met and the friends shes made.

  • Aug 27, 2008
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Arlington-area firefighters and emergency medical services personnel Vance Deward

Arlington EMS gives tips to stay safe

ARLINGTON National Emergency Medical Services Week wrapped up over the Memorial Day weekend, but Arlington Fire Department Emergency Management Project Manager Christine Badger hopes the citys citizens will remember that emergency preparedness is a year-round responsibility.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Arlington-area firefighters and emergency medical services personnel Vance Deward
Seniors enjoy classic car escorts to prom

Seniors enjoy classic car escorts to prom

Highland Christian Schools (formerly Masters Touch Christian School) seniors and their dates

  • Aug 27, 2008
Seniors enjoy classic car escorts to prom
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Former CCC members recall early days in Darrington with historical society

DARRINGTON The Darrington Historical Society enjoyed some special guests at its April meeting. Two former Civilian Conservation Corps campers, Lloyd Larsen and Stan Lloyd, were guest speakers. Both of Everett, the two men both attended the Camp Darrington when they were young, albeit at different times, according to Leah Tyson of the DHS. Tyson said they didnt meet until years later but have been close friends since then.

  • Aug 27, 2008
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Connie Foster accepts the Arlington Garden Clubs annual Myrtle Ruckert Award at the clubs dessert luncheon at Pioneer Hall Saturday

Garden clubs Myrtle Ruckert Award presented to Connie and Brian Foster

ARLINGTON Showing its appreciation for helping keep Arlington green, the Arlington Garden Club presented the Myrtle Ruckert Award to Connie and Brian Foster Saturday, May 19.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Connie Foster accepts the Arlington Garden Clubs annual Myrtle Ruckert Award at the clubs dessert luncheon at Pioneer Hall Saturday
Sheryl Westfall and Kelley Hornberger have opened West Avenue Barber at 332 N. West Ave.

New barbershop opens on West Avenue

ARLINGTON A new barbershop has opened on West Avenue and the owner, Sheryl Westfall, and manager. Kelley Hornberger have announced a grand opening celebration set for June 16.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Sheryl Westfall and Kelley Hornberger have opened West Avenue Barber at 332 N. West Ave.
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Arlington Explorers win Post of the Year Award

ARLINGTON Theyve been up and running for less than a year, but the Arlington Police Explorers have already been judged to be the best.

  • Aug 27, 2008
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Trees were removed from Third Street and the 200 block of North Olympic Avenue last week in phase two of the Olympic Avenue street renovation project. The trees will be replaced with a new type of tree that will not uproot the sidewalk.

Planning underway for Olympic reopening celebration

ARLINGTON A parade and dancing in the street were just some of the ideas thrown out as possibilities for the celebration of the reopening of North Olympic Avenue, at the first planning meeting coordinated by the city of Arlington, June 27.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Trees were removed from Third Street and the 200 block of North Olympic Avenue last week in phase two of the Olympic Avenue street renovation project. The trees will be replaced with a new type of tree that will not uproot the sidewalk.
Fred Knierim of Cascade Sawing and Drilling removes the existing deck and railings on the north end of Bridge 91 on Smokey Point Boulevard.

Road construction, closures coming up

SMOKEY POINT Motorists in Smokey Point, Arlington, Marysville and Bryant should factor road construction and closures into their drive times for the next few months.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Fred Knierim of Cascade Sawing and Drilling removes the existing deck and railings on the north end of Bridge 91 on Smokey Point Boulevard.
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‘Back to School Scavenger Hunt’ Aug. 30

ARLINGTON — Families will have a chance to prepare for school while acquainting themselves with Arlington’s downtown merchants during the Aug. 30 “Back to School Scavenger Hunt,” sponsored by the Downtown Arlington Business Association.

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Lakewood School District Board of Directors Vice President Ellen Phillips

Lakewood Elementary fire ‘heroes’ honored

LAKEWOOD — If they hadn’t risked their lives and thought outside the box, the Lakewood Elementary School building would have been lost.

Lakewood School District Board of Directors Vice President Ellen Phillips
In loving memory of Glenn Rengen

In loving memory of Glenn Rengen

Glenn Rengen

  • Aug 26, 2008
In loving memory of Glenn Rengen
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

• The Marysville Police Department needs volunteers to help fight crime in its Marysville Volunteer Program. Volunteers get First Aid and CPR training and learn how to use the police radio. Volunteers must pass a background check, get fingerprinted and be able to physically perform the duties as required. Call the MVP office 360-363-8325, leave a message if no one is there or email msac@marysillewa.gov or visit www.ci.marysville.wa.us to download an application.

  • Aug 26, 2008
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Long-time Times employee loses battle with leukemia Aug. 25

MARYSVILLE — Nick Agostinelli, who worked for The Marysville Globe and The Arlington Times for the past nine years, lost his battle with leukemia Aug. 25.

  • Aug 26, 2008
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Kids’ Kloset drums up donations for ‘back to school’

SMOKEY POINT — The Arlington Kids’ Kloset has benefitted from a host of donations in recent months, but they hope to draw even more support in time for the new school year.

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