North County update

Arlington: Stilly Cup not just about football

The annual high school football game between rivals Stanwood and Arlington is set for 7 p.m. Friday at Larson Stadium, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington.

At the game, Arlington’s Future Business Leaders of America group plans to run a food, clothing and cash drive to benefit the Arlington food bank, Kids Kloset clothing bank and Cocoon House shelter for teens.

Nonperishable food, gently used or new clothing and cash donations also are being accepted before the game at local grocery stores or after school through Thursday.

More info: 360-618-6300.

Darrington: Loop to close, Oct. 12-15

The Forest Service is closing the Mountain Loop Highway to vehicle traffic Oct. 12 through 15 at milepost 38 to install a culvert. The closure is on the gravel section of the highway northeast of Barlow Pass.

Access to White Chuck Overlook parking, Forgotten Mountain Estates and Forest Service road 2095 going to Mount Pugh Trailhead is from Darrington.

Access to Sloan Creek/North Fork Sauk Trailhead, Monte Cristo Lakes, Goat Lake/Elliot Creek Trailhead and Barlow Pass is from Granite Falls.

More info: Darrington Ranger District, 360-436-1155.

Granite Falls: Four apply for council seat

The Granite Falls City Council will interview four people for an open council position at 6 p.m. Oct. 13. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 206 S. Granite Ave. in Granite Falls.

Residents Stephanie Bates, Thomas Gallagher, Wesley Grigg and Wesley Roeder have applied for the open seat, vacated by Robyn Ross, who resigned Aug. 31.

The City Council could appoint a new council member after the interviews, according to city clerk Darla Reese.

More info: Granite Falls City Hall, 360-691-6441.

Marysville: Sign up for youth basketball

The last day for Marysville or Lakewood area students to sign up to play basketball in a league is Friday.

Students in first through eighth grades can register between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Marysville Parks and Recreation Department at 6915 Armar Road in Jennings Memorial Park.

The registration fee is $66 for the first family member, and $60 for each additional member. Practices are scheduled to begin the first week of December. Games start the first week of January. Volunteer Coaches are always needed.

More info: Marysville Parks and Recreation, 360-363-8400 or e-mail athletic coordinator Dave Hall,

Silvana: Viking Hall improvements

Viking Hall’s septic system improvement project is complete, but the Silvana Community Association is continuing to raise money for other projects to fix up the hall.

An indoor swap meet is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the hall, 1331 Pioneer Highway.

More info: 360-652-2538.

Everett: Foundation marks anniversary

The Healthy Families Foundation will celebrate the first anniversary of the Everett home it uses to accommodate abused and displaced women.

The house is used by about 10 to 12 women who are getting back on their feet.

The home will mark its anniversary from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday with refreshments.

For information on the celebration, contact the head of the foundation, Gardner Farwell, at 360-202-4257.

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