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Revel with the raptors

Enjoy eagles, entertainment at Arlington festival

Date: 02/04/2016 | Local News

Battling blackberries in Arlington

Washington Conservation Corps crewmember Nathan Joiner wears a crown of blackberry thorns around his helmet, "to strike fear into the hearts of his enemies," as he and others clear the invasive bushes Tuesday from the Stormwater Wetlands Eagle Trail in Arlington.

Date: 02/03/2016 | Local News

28-year sentence for murder

Mother tells judge to 'throw away the key'

Date: 02/02/2016 | Local News

Superintendent to speak Thursday about Feb. 9 school election

Edmonds School Superintendent Nick Brossoit will speak and answer questions Thursday about the Feb. 9 school district ballot measure.

Date: 01/27/2016 | South County Politics

You're 17 syllables away from fame in Arlington's haiku contest

A haiku contestIn Arlington, WashingtonHey, what’s up with that? 

Date: 01/26/2016 | Whats Up With That?

Raid of suspected chop shop leads to 2 arrests

GRANITE FALLS — An investigation into stolen cars and drugs led police to serve a search warrant Wednesday near Granite Falls. Two people were arrested and a handgun seized.

Date: 01/20/2016 | Local News

Suspect sought in burglary at Arlington middle school

ARLINGTON — Police are asking for help identifying a man who broke into Post Middle School late Monday night.He made off with about $10,000 worth of goods, including computers and power drills, Arlington city spokeswoman Kristin Banfield said.

Date: 01/20/2016 | Local News

Lifesaving lessons

Sparks fly for Stanwood High fire and rescue cadets

Date: 01/19/2016 | Local News

Arlington, Darrington economic plan advances in competition

TULALIP — The cities of Arlington and Darrington have been selected as semifinalists in a three-year, $10 million competition geared toward helping communities boost their economies.They are among 15 semifinalists in a program that started with 138 applications from...

Date: 01/13/2016 | Business

Lake Stevens woman who died after crash I.D.’d

ARLINGTON — The Washington State Patrol has released the name of the Lake Stevens woman who died after a car crash along Highway 9 near Arlington at around 5 p.m. Saturday.

Date: 01/10/2016 | Local News

Lake Stevens woman, 80, killed in car crash near Arlington

ARLINGTON — A Lake Stevens woman died after a car crash near Arlington on Saturday. The accident shut down 252nd Street for about three hours.

Date: 01/09/2016 | Local News

Eagles top Warriors

Arlington girls beat Edmonds-Woodway 58-44

Date: 01/06/2016 | High Schools

Waving goodbye

Arlington's beloved 'Grandma in the Window' dies at 93

Date: 01/04/2016 | Local News

New road in Arlington will serve business park

A new road will be added to the grid in Arlington as part of a new business park planned for the

Date: 01/04/2016 | Street Smarts

Snohomish County police cars evolve away from ‘Crown Vics’

EVERETT — Buying a car is stressful.

Date: 01/02/2016 | Local News

Cities realistic about legislative session

With a 60-day session set to start in the Legislature in less than two weeks — that's compared to 2015's record 176-day, three-special-session odyssey — city government leaders in Snohomish County are keeping their expectations realistic.The lawmakers' focus for...

Date: 01/01/2016 | Editorials

Arlington exit upgrade coming in 2017

Jeff Danner asks: “Exit 208/I-5 Arlington is in terrible shape also with the deck and on/off ramps. What plans are in the works on this?”

Date: 12/30/2015 | Street Smarts

Back to farmland

Land near Arlington will be developed ... into a working farm

Date: 12/28/2015 | Local News

Twelve options for ringing in the new year in Snohomish County and beyond

You won't be in Manhattan for the New Year's Eve ball drop in Times Square?Oh, well.The following is a list of just some of the New Year's Eve happenings around Snohomish County.New Year's Eve show: Arguably Snohomish County's best...

Date: 12/25/2015 | Entertainment

Fresh starts, clean living

For women Marietta Roth has helped, no cussing or drinking

Date: 12/24/2015 | Local News

3 boys accused of making bomb threat at Arlington school

ARLINGTON — Officials say they’ve identified the Post Middle School students responsible for a bomb threat on campus Wednesday.

Date: 12/19/2015 | Local News

Arlington man admits guilt in shooting death of young mother

EVERETT — An Arlington man admitted Monday that he is responsible for killing Jessica Jones, a young mother who grew up in Marysville and on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.Jones was shot in the head April 8, 2014, during an argument with her boyfriend, Daniel Rinker.

Date: 12/15/2015 | Local News

Arlington’s Penway Media boosted by adult coloring book trend

ARLINGTON — Penway Media was busy this past fall printing tens of thousands of adult coloring books for the holiday season.Printing copies of "Color Me Your Way 4" gave a boost to the...

Date: 12/12/2015 | Business

Nativities set the scene

Church festival puts hundreds on display

Date: 12/11/2015 | Local News

Flood hits Sky Valley

At its height, the Snohomish River went well above flood stage

Date: 12/09/2015 | Local News

Mmmm ... doughnuts

They're always a big draw at the Dicksons' in Arlington

Date: 12/09/2015 | Local News

Wonders in 3-D printing

Arlington family honored for work in prosthetics

Date: 12/07/2015 | Local News

Briefs: After 4 Networking planned at Angel of the Winds casino

After 4 Networking planned at Angel of the Winds casino Economic Alliance Snohomish County has launched a new event series called After 4 Networking that offers attendees a chance for more meaningful engagement and networking. Join them from 4:30 to 6:30...

Date: 12/04/2015 | Bizblog

Angel of the Winds opens first tribal brewery in Washington

Arlington's Angel of the Winds Casino, which is owned by the Stillaguamish Tribe, opened Washington's first tribally owned and operated craft brewery this past week, according to a press release.Angel's Tap House Brewery will be brewing its own beer and baking artisan pizzas...

Date: 11/27/2015 | Hops & Sips

Arlington coalition wants to keep drug abuse awareness program going

ARLINGTON — Lisa Martin was trying to save her daughter’s life.She called everyone she could think of. She was turned away by some organizations because they needed to talk to her daughter directly. Others put her on a waiting list.

Date: 11/17/2015 | Local News

Briefs: Dwayne Lane's Arlington Chevrolet donates $10,500 to fight cancer

Dwayne Lane's Arlington Chevrolet donates $10,500 to fight cancerDwayne Lane's Arlington Chevrolet has donated $10,500 to the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign. The donation is in fulfillment of the company's pledge to...

Date: 11/17/2015 | Bizblog

Super Kid Emma VanderWeyst

She's interested in pursuing politics, history

Date: 11/16/2015 | Local News

Flood warnings issued

Rivers in the county are rising; most are expected to crest today

Date: 11/13/2015 | Local News

Grocery Outlet gears up to open in Arlington next week

ARLINGTON — Grocery Outlet plans to open in Arlington next week, partially filling the void left after Food Pavilion and Haggen closed last year.The store at 123 E. Burke Ave. will employ between 35 to 40 and will be owned by husband-and-wife team, Michael and...

Date: 11/13/2015 | Business

Community dance clubs and classes

The 449 Club: 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays, Zion Lutheran Church, 4634 Alger St., Everett. Alcohol-free R&B music and dance; $5 cover. Call 425-343-3232 or visit Community Dance: 6:30 p.m. third Saturday of...

Date: 11/13/2015 | Entertainment

Where to find live tunes around town this weekend

Alexa's Cafe: 10115 Main St., Bothell; 425-402-1754; Live music Saturdays at 7 p.m. Nov. 28: Tweety and the Tom-Cats.The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-2580;

Date: 11/13/2015 | Entertainment

He defied death four times

Elwood Barker served on the front lines during World War II

Date: 11/11/2015 | Local News

Meet the muffler man

He makes whimsical creatures out of car parts

Date: 11/10/2015 | Whats Up With That?

Briefs: Arlington’s Outback Power named top 30 clean-tech firm

Arlington's Outback Power named top 30 clean-tech firmArlington-based Outback Power has been named to the Top 30 Firms list by The Global CleanTech Cluster Association. The selection was out of 10,000 members. The 30 mid-to-late-stage companies represent a...

Date: 11/09/2015 | Bizblog

Mount Vernon, Arlington hospitals merger gets formal approval

ARLINGTON — A proposal that calls for a Mount Vernon hospital to manage Cascade Valley Hospital has been endorsed by the Arlington hospital's board.The deal would mean that Cascade Valley Hospital would merge with Skagit Regional Health, said Clark Jones, Cascade's...

Date: 11/07/2015 | Local News

Check out these recently reviewed dining options

Zeek's Pizza4309 196th St. SW, Lynnwood, 425-893-8646Specialty: PizzaPizza lovers rejoice: Zeeks brings gourmet pizza to Lynnwood

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Community dance clubs and classes

The 449 Club: 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays, Zion Lutheran Church, 4634 Alger St., Everett. Alcohol-free R&B music and dance; $5 cover. Call 425-343-3232 or visit

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyEventsMukilteo Arts Guild's Holiday Art Mart: The annual event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. Free parking and entry.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Where to find live tunes around town this weekend

Alexa's Cafe: 10115 Main St., Bothell; 425-402-1754; Live music Saturdays at 7 p.m. The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-2580;

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Upcoming theater, dance and opera events

Snohomish CountyTheater"Snapshots—A Musical Scrapbook": Village Theatre's production of this revue of Stephen Schwartz' show tunes continues through Nov. 15 at the Everett...

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Timber company loses bid to avoid Oso mudslide litigation

OSO — A timber company that argues its logging over the years had nothing to do with the deadly Oso mudslide will have to make its case before a jury, a judge has ruled.Grandy Lake Forest...

Date: 11/02/2015 | Local News

‘Grandma in the Window’

The kids on Bus 7 in Arlington welcome her home

Date: 11/01/2015 | Local News

Wet, blustery weather brings flooding, triggers warnings

GOLD BAR — Blustery weather rolled into the region overnight Friday and brought with it a lot of rain and flooding.Flood warnings were issued for the upper reaches of the Skykomish River, the Snohomish River near Monroe, and in the Stillaguamish River near Arlington.

Date: 10/31/2015 | Local News

Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics is getting a new helistop

ARLINGTON — Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics is getting a new helistop in hopes of cutting down transportation times for patients who need critical care.Construction starts Monday across Stillaguamish Avenue from the main hospital building, in a grassy field next to...

Date: 10/31/2015 | Local News

Police-officer candidate jailed after child porn found

ARLINGTON — A man who was applying to become a police officer is now in the Snohomish County Jail after detectives allegedly found child pornography on his computer.

Date: 10/27/2015 | Local News

Back where it belongs

Stillaguamish canoe stolen in the 1960s is returned to tribe

Date: 10/27/2015 | Local News

Bringing smiles to kids

Operation Christmas Child is gearing up

Date: 10/24/2015 | Local News

Immigrant glassmaker finds a home in Arlington

At the age of 57, Momka Peeva left her native Bulgaria and immigrated to the United States to be closer to her granddaughter.She didn't speak much English, didn't know how to drive a car and struggled to find a job.More than 20 years later, she's become a...

Date: 10/23/2015 | Business

All voters should have ballots by Tuesday

Snohomish County voters should have ballots and voters’ pamphlets for the Nov. 3 General Election.

Date: 10/20/2015 | South County Politics

3 picks for Arlington City Council

Arlington, a city nearing 18,500 in population, is rebounding well following the nation and region's economic downturn.Along with a thriving base of aerospace businesses at its airport, Arlington seems to be attracting the interest of other manufacturers, evidenced by last...

Date: 10/20/2015 | Editorials

Re-elect Tolbert and Rankin

At opposite ends of the Stillaguamish Valley, Arlington and Darrington are connected by Highway 530 and share similar issues related to promoting economic development, delivering services and ensuring quality of life for their residents. Both cities also shared the burden of response...

Date: 10/19/2015 | Editorials

Check out these recently reviewed dining options

Beardslee Public House19116 Beardslee Boulevard, Bothell, 425-286-1001, www.beardsleeph.comSpecialty: Pub grub and beerBeardslee does upscale pub grub and beer well

Date: 10/16/2015 | Entertainment

Be a tourist in Arlington

City flush with art, history and plenty of places to explore

Date: 10/16/2015 | Life

Arlington business park expected to generate up to 2,000 jobs

ARLINGTON — A Bellevue developer plans to start work this month on a $100 million business park near the Arlington Municipal Airport.The city announced Monday evening that GS Venture Partners has purchased the former Northwest Hardwoods and

Date: 10/15/2015 | Business

Developer announces $100 million project near Arlington airport

ARLINGTON — A developer has announced plans for a $100 million project near the Arlington Municipal Airport.

Date: 10/13/2015 | Local News

Mayoral, council candidates have big ideas for Arlington

ARLINGTON — The general election ballot is packed with mayor and City Council hopefuls whose ideas for the city cover a lot of common ground.Three City Council positions and the mayor's seat are up for election Nov. 3. Two people are competing for each spot.

Date: 10/13/2015 | Local News

The risky wild side

The world of darling and dangerous exotic pets

Date: 10/11/2015 | Local News

Arlington man to be extradited in Minn. sex-abuse case

EVERETT — An Arlington man was being held without bail Friday awaiting extradition to Minnesota, where he is accused of sexually abusing a girl he met online.

Date: 10/09/2015 | Local News

Arlington man identified as rider in fatal motorcycle crash

ARLINGTON — Officials have identified a motorcyclist who died in downtown Arlington on Sunday.Dylan A. Tripp was 25, of Arlington, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office. He crashed about 7 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of N. French Avenue and...

Date: 10/07/2015 | Local News

Arlington car dealer opens after 21-year battle

The doors opened at Dwayne Lane’s Chevrolet in north Arlington last week, closing the chapter on one of the most contested land-use battles in Snohomish County history.

Date: 10/06/2015 | Business

Arlington car dealer opens after 21-year battle over property

The doors opened at Dwayne Lane's Chevrolet in north Arlington last week, closing the chapter on one of the most contested land-use battles in Snohomish County history.For 21 years, Tom Lane sought to open the dealership at Island Crossing, but the project was opposed by...

Date: 10/06/2015 | Business

State audit of city finds more problems at Arlington airport

ARLINGTON — Money management problems persist at the Arlington Municipal Airport.City officials have fixed a number of issues over the past six months but there still is work to do,

Date: 10/06/2015 | Local News

Arlington thrift shop gives special-needs kids real-world skills

ARLINGTON — It's the simple things. Folding a pair of pants and arranging the matching jacket on a hanger. Washing and drying a vase before finding a spot on the shelf. Choosing the right color of sticker to mark the price of a knickknack.These are skills...

Date: 10/05/2015 | Local News

Arlington man dies in motorcycle crash

ARLINGTON — A 25-year-old Arlington man was killed Sunday in a motorcycle accident in the 400 block of N French Street.The crash took place at about 7 a.m. City spokeswoman Kristin Banfield could not confirm the identity, if any other vehicles were involved or other...

Date: 10/04/2015 | Local News

Arlington firm has high hopes for 'Safer Choice' eco-logo

ARLINGTON — Local detergent maker Country Save hopes an overhauled federal labelling campaign will catch safety-conscious shoppers' eyes.The Arlington-based company's products are among the first on shelves with the U.S.

Date: 10/03/2015 | Business

Indoor trampoline business Absolute Air Park in Arlington to close

ARLINGTON — Absolute Air Park, which provided a warehouse filled with trampolines for kids and families, announced on its website that it will close this Sunday.The business at 18802 67th Ave. NE Arlington opened in 2011, offering wall-to-wall, custom-installed...

Date: 10/02/2015 | Business

Viking Fest on Saturday celebrates Arlington’s heritage

ARLINGTON — It’s time to conquer the town.The first Arlington Viking Fest and Pub Tour is Saturday, with daytime activities for all ages and an evening of music, costumes and drinks for adults.

Date: 10/02/2015 | Local News

MicroGreen’s assets sold to Dart Container for $3.5M

ARLINGTON — The maker of the ubiquitous red Solo cups, Dart Container swooped in Wednesday to buy up the assets of a defunct cleantech startup in Arlington for $3.5 million.

Date: 10/01/2015 | Business

Arlington hosts 1st annual Viking Fest and Pub Tour

The City of Arlington is hosting its first annual Viking Fest and Pub Tour on Oct. 3.

Date: 10/01/2015 | Entertainment

New president-COO joins Skagit Bank

Skagit Bank with 16 branches including one in Arlington announced on Wednesday the hiring of a new president and chief operating officer.Ken Johnson, who has more than 30 years of banking experience, was added after a six-month senior executive search. He started on Monday.

Date: 09/30/2015 | Business

Grab a gourd

Most pumpkin farms are opening this weekend

Date: 09/25/2015 | Life

Where to find live tunes around town this weekend

Alexa’s Cafe: 10115 Main St., Bothell; 425-402-1754; Live music Saturdays at 7 p.m. Sept. 26: Tweety and the Tom-Cats.

Date: 09/25/2015 | Entertainment

Arlington’s 3 alleged tire-slashing teens caught

ARLINGTON — Police say they’ve caught up with three teens accused of a tire slashing spree in Arlington this past weekend.

Date: 09/24/2015 | Local News

Truck driver injured in rollover on Highway 530 east of Arlington

ARLINGTON — A truck driver suffered serious injuries Tuesday afternoon after a rollover crash about 14 miles east of Arlington.

Date: 09/15/2015 | Local News

Arlington man accused in murder denied quest for new counsel

EVERETT — An Arlington man accused of murdering his girlfriend last year continues his pursuit of new lawyers.Daniel L. Rinker insisted in July that he couldn't work with his two assigned attorneys. Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Millie Judge denied the man's...

Date: 09/15/2015 | Local News

Nano Night at The Local features a number of local breweries

Bellingham Beer Week is upon us and some local nano breweries are heading north to take part in the festivities.

Date: 09/14/2015 | Hops & Sips

Night of comedy in Arlington to benefit Hope Unlimited chaplains

ARLINGTON — Local chaplains are planning a comedy night fundraiser in Arlington on Sept. 26.Family-friendly comedian Ken Davis is the starring act, with live music also planned.The event, "A Night of Comedy with Ken Davis," is hosted by

Date: 09/13/2015 | Local News

Arlington man charged in 2014 crash that killed Stanwood teen

EVERETT — Prosecutors have charged an Arlington man with vehicular homicide for a 2014 crash that killed a Stanwood teenager.

Date: 09/13/2015 | Local News

A week to remember: 9/11 events to be held throughout county

EDMONDS — After years of work, the 9/11 memorial park in Edmonds is expected to be completed soon.An opening ceremony is planned for 9:11 a.m. Friday, and marks 14 years since the terrorist attacks on U.S. soil.

Date: 09/10/2015 | Local News

Everything must go

Bankruptcy auction set for MicroGreen Polymers

Date: 09/08/2015 | Business

Detour alert: Full road closures in Snohomish County

There are several full road closures scheduled in Snohomish County:

Date: 08/31/2015 | Street Smarts

Man fatally shoots himself in Arlington after standoff with police

ARLINGTON — A 63-year-old man fatally shot himself Saturday night after SWAT negotiators spent hours trying to talk him out of his home.

Date: 08/30/2015 | Local News

Special Friends campers celebrate outdoor fun at Warm Beach

STANWOOD — All the activities at Warm Beach Camp on a recent sunny day had an air of celebration, from check-in to recreation. When a group of campers and staff hauled one of the teens up to a zipline platform, they cheered him on. When he zipped back down to earth, they whooped...

Date: 08/28/2015 | Local News

Lutheran Community Services adapts to serve Snohomish County residents' needs

EVERETT — No two local resource centers are quite the same. The trick to serving the needs of a community is first figuring out what those needs are, said Crisann Brooks, family support director for Lutheran Community Services...

Date: 08/28/2015 | Local News

Arlington man allegedly shoots wife, holes up in home

ARLINGTON— Negotiators were trying to get a 63-year-old man to surrender after he allegedly shot his wife and holed up in their home Saturday evening.

Date: 08/29/2015 | Local News

Judge limits extent of claims in Oso mudslide litigation

OSO — A King County judge continues to weigh what claims can be brought in a 2016 civil trial that will explore whether anyone should be held responsible for the deadly Oso...

Date: 08/26/2015 | Local News

Familiar names on ballot for county charter-review commission

You’ll see a lot of familiar names on the November ballot for positions on the Snohomish County charter-review commission.

Date: 08/26/2015 | South County Politics

Flying Fortress at Paine Field

B-17 flight brings back memories for Arlington's Art Unruh

Date: 08/25/2015 | Local News

Man held in Arlington shooting incident

ARLINGTON — A barrage of gunfire at his ex-girlfriend’s house has landed an Arlington man in trouble with the law again.

Date: 08/24/2015 | Local News

Arlington police report progress with department makeover

ARLINGTON — The Arlington Police Department is more than halfway through a dramatic overhaul meant to improve its management and communication and involve the community in policing.

Date: 08/14/2015 | Local News

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Date: 08/14/2015 | Entertainment

Beer notes: Skookum bottles Amber's Hot Friend

Skookum Brewery recently started bottling its wildly popular Amber's Hot Friend amber ale in 12-ounce bottles.Amber's Hot Friend, which is available in six packs at most local bottleshops and some...

Date: 08/12/2015 | Hops & Sips

Working to be top dog

Sheepdog trials are under way this weekend in Arlington

Date: 08/08/2015 | Local News

Lots of smoke as Smokey Point house, motor home burn

ARLINGTON — A fire heavily damaged a house on Friday afternoon near Smokey Point.The blaze sent up a plume of black smoke, visible from I-5.

Date: 08/07/2015 | Local News

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