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Lakewood names final 3 candidates for superintendent

LAKEWOOD – School administrators from Lake Stevens, Snohomish and Selah are still in the running to be the next superintendent of the Lakewood School District.… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2019

Relax, this cougar sighting in downtown Arlington no cause for alarm

ARLINGTON – This is one time where it’s safe to take a cougar sighting in downtown sitting down. City staff Friday installed a new bench… Continue reading

Arlington schools earn clean audit from state

ARLINGTON- Arlington Public Schools recently earned a clean audit from the state Auditor’s Office for 2017-18. Arlington’s financial statements showed no significant deficiencies, material weaknesses… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019

Artistic stone benches installed along Arlington Valley Road

ARLINGTON – Offering a place to sit and admire the greenery or take a load off during a walk, the city just installed two “art”… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2019

New splash pad opens at Haller Park; worth the wait

ARLINGTON – Arlington’s new Splash Pad opened in Haller Park over the Memorial Day weekend, and as the park’s frog mascot sculpture might say, the… Continue reading

City Council to consider two rezones denied by planning commission

ARLINGTON – The City Council Monday will consider two property rezones recommended for denial unanimously by the planning commission that have neighbors worried that new… Continue reading

Arlington police part of torch run to help Special Olympics

ARLINGTON – Six people associated with the Arlington Police Department participated in the recent Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. The six carried the… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019
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Arlington girl, 12, receives medal for bravery

ARLINGTON – Genesis Holdaway was just trying to help her great grandmother, but she received an award for it. Genesis, 12, was with Janet Osborn… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019
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Mayor Nehring thanks staff at Coffee Klatch

MARYSVILLE - Mayor Jon Nehring praised his staff for writing good grant requests at his Coffee Klatch at City Hall Tuesday night. “We grade ourselves… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

Tulalip hatchery to expand

TULALIP – Not long ago tribes were only interested in talking about what needed to be done environmentally to bring back native fish. Now things… Continue reading

Marysville, L.S. still discussing Soper roundabouts, Powerline Trail

MARYSVILLE – Housing developments are popping up all over 83rd Avenue Northeast near Soper Hill Road. It’s one of the fastest-growing parts of the city.… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019

Arlington Memorial Day parade, ceremony honor fallen military (slide show)

ARLINGTON – American Legion Post 76 hosted the annual Memorial Day Parade along Olympic Avenue downtown on Monday, with a memorial ceremony that followed at… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019

Dedication, decorations key parts of Memorial Day in Marysville (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – A bright scarlet flag was draped over the gravesite of Ronnie Hayes of Marysville Monday. On it says, “United State Marine Corps.” Above… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2019

Students rolling out designer metal bike racks for downtown

ARLINGTON – The city soon will roll out artistic metal bike racks downtown that were designed by inventive high school students and precision finished by… Continue reading

Got clutter? Arlington Spring Cleanup disposal event June 8

ARLINGTON - Residents looking to de-clutter their homes and garages this spring have a chance to give some of their bulky items the heave-ho on… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Families explore diversity, vitality of others at Festival of World Cultures (slide show)

MARYSVILLLE – “There’s a lot of positive energy in here,” said the drummer leading the Yolihani Group from Mexico before pounding out another forceful beat… Continue reading

Business, jobs flocking to MIC

MARYSVILLE – One of the best ways to circumvent that horrible mess on I-5 every day is to avoid it by working close to home.… Continue reading

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring stands outside Northside, a company new to the MIC that makes shoes. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Business, jobs flocking to MIC

MARYSVILLE – One of the best ways to circumvent that horrible mess on I-5 every day is to avoid it by working close to home.… Continue reading

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring stands outside Northside, a company new to the MIC that makes shoes. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Shade on the way for Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-Leash Park

MARYSVILLE – Marysville’s Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-Leash Park has plenty of features to indulge dog lovers and their pets, but shade isn’t one of… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019

Arlington school nurses making the grade on healthy kids

ARLINGTON – In an Arlington school district with 5,582 students, school board members were asked recently to guess how many trips were made to the… Continue reading