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Carter Howell, 12, (left) from Post Middle School, and Bjorn Gudgeon, 12, from Haller Middle School print messages on pop-up cards they made during a card-making party at Arlington Library April 12. The cards were to be sent to the nonprofit Cards for Hospitalized Kids. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

At this event, it’s in the cards

At the Arlington Library, kids crafted messages of support for those in the hospital.

 

More locations added to get needle cleanup kits

About 800 kits have been distributed since the program started in September.

 

Arlington school security improvements include call boxes

Installed at six schools, they’re intended to prevent unauthorized visitors from gaining access.

Missing teen girl found safe at Lake Stevens transit center

Lilly Potter hadn’t been seen since late Sunday, when she disappeared from the 28700 block of Highway 9.

New support group for those whose loved ones battle opioids

“I remember when my dad told me that every time our family member relapses, we relapse.”

Students to walk out over gun issues, school safety

Walkouts are planned Friday at schools around the country, including at least nine in Snohomish County.

History preserved: Granite Falls gets digital makeover

Volunteers at the Historical Museum have spent hundreds of hours modernizing the town’s maps.

Arlington recognizes volunteer

The Arlington Mayor’s Volunteer Award was presented recently to Dr. Devin Brossard, president of the Arlington Runners’ Club. The club holds charitable races that generate… Continue reading

Arlington teens reach out to Japanese

The Arlington School District hosted 19 Japanese teenagers for 10 days. The Japanese students stayed with host families, spent a day at Haller Middle School,… Continue reading

Then and now: Granite Falls Historical Society gallery

Digitization allows a click of a mouse to show how a site looked 80, 90, even 100 years ago.

State DECA winners qualify for international competition

The DECA State Career Development Conference was held March 1-3 in Bellevue. Several local students finished in top spots and qualify to join nearly 19,000… Continue reading

In danger: State workers endure risks along our highways

WSDOT is marking National Work Zone Awareness Week with a plea to “slow down and give us room.”

Arlington seeks solutions for thriving food donation program

The ‘A Simple Gesture’ program has gathered over 2,200 pounds of food since starting in January.

Marysville to honor ‘Ray of Sunshine’ firefighter

Flags will fly at half-staff on April 21 to pay tribute to Ray Hancock, who died earlier this month.

Wild Rose Bistro reopens with local favorite in kitchen

The Arlington bistro’s new chef is Ali Kalantari, who worked for Cafe Dijon in Everett for 10 years.

An Everett ‘potcast’ explains what all the buzz is about

“In the Weeds” covers the marijuana industry’s retail trends and the art of smoking “flower.”

A photographer shows blue-collar jobs aren’t just for men

Tina Tang’s collection “Working Class Women” showcases their progress in male-dominated fields.