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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Seniors enjoy classic car escorts to prom

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

  • Aug 27, 2008

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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.

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.

In loving memory of Glenn Rengen

Glenn Rengen

  • Aug 26, 2008

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

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

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.