Arlington

The Arlington City Council will discuss asking voters to consider annexing its fire department to North County Fire & EMS. (North County Fire)

Arlington and North County Fire to consider annexation

If the Arlington City Council decides to move forward, voters would make the final decision.

 

Arlington police officers arrested a suspect for allegedly breaking into Post Middle School and stealing computers early Monday morning. (Arlington Police Department) 20201012

Arrest made in theft of computers at Arlington middle school

A man reportedly walked out of a classroom with “his arms full of computers” worth $750.

 

Woman, 68, dies in Arlington house fire

The house in the 20400 block of 64th Drive NE was a total loss, according to the city.

 

Travis Gilbert hugs his 15-year-old dog Abe on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Arlington, Washington. Abe, deaf, nearly blind and old, went  missing and was found barely alive 12 days later at the bottom of a deep hole in the woods by PUD linemen. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

The tale of old Abe, 15, a blind, deaf dog missing 12 days

The dog’s odyssey landed him at the bottom of a “Silence of The Lambs” pit. A PUD crew saves the day.

Travis Gilbert hugs his 15-year-old dog Abe on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Arlington, Washington. Abe, deaf, nearly blind and old, went  missing and was found barely alive 12 days later at the bottom of a deep hole in the woods by PUD linemen. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington man dies after driver’s car hits him in Tulalip

Detectives believe he was walking the roadway when the vehicle struck him on 33rd Avenue Northeast.

Snohomish Historical Preservation Commission member Fred Cruger with his dog, Duffy, in Arlington along one of the history walk sections at Centennial Trail. The event will be up through September. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Discover local history as you walk the Centennial Trail

Take a smartphone quiz as you stroll the trail. If you answer every question correctly, you’ll win a prize.

Snohomish Historical Preservation Commission member Fred Cruger with his dog, Duffy, in Arlington along one of the history walk sections at Centennial Trail. The event will be up through September. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Elementary students are preparing to return to classrooms

Stanwood is already teaching kindergartners on campus. Sultan and Arlington will soon follow suit.

Anacortes woman identified in death at Arlington park

Amanda D. Smith was 43. Police are seeking tips about her “suspicious” death.

Motorcyclist exceeded 120 mph during I-5 chase, patrol says

The rider of a stolen bike fled Bellingham police and the State Patrol before surrendering in Everett.

Arlington police investigate woman’s ‘suspicious death’ at park

She was found Monday morning near a bench at Country Charm Park.

And so it begins: A school year like no other, thanks to pandemic

In Darrington, masked teachers met with masked parents well removed from their classrooms.

Much work remains to be done on 27-mile Whitehorse Trail

Snohomish County’s regional trail from Arlington to Darrington was interrupted by slides and washouts.

Company related to Bezos’ space venture lands in Arlington

Casting Operations, which is affiliated with Blue Origin of Kent, is building on six acres near the airport.

Lynnwood couple face federal charges in fentanyl operation

They’re accused of possessing millions of dollars worth of drugs and dealing illegally in guns.

Yes, Sunday was a cooker: It reached 100 at Paine Field

The temperature at Arlington’s airport hit 99. Conditions are gradually cooling down this week.

Small hospitals weather the pandemic, but with heavy losses

Another economic shutdown could mean “difficult decisions” for EvergreenHealth Monroe and others.

Marysville sues Arlington over plan for 500 apartments

Marysville worries the major project on 51st Avenue NE will gum up traffic at a nearby intersection.

Everett startup makes a swift pivot from in-person to online

Abacus links hobbyists, crafters and artists with people who want to learn new skills — virtually.

Driver hits, kills pedestrian near Arlington, then flees

The crash, which was ruled a suicide, happened in the 2000 block of 236th Street Northeast.

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