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Family members of Civil War veteran John Louis Grant stand next to his tombstone before the tombstone dedication ceremony on Veterans Day on Sunday in Arlington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

New tombstone for Civil War veteran in Arlington

Cpl. John Grant was a Union soldier from Indiana who later settled in Arlington.

 

His job in Arlington is teaching teenagers how to drive

James Brooke talks about life beyond the giant “student driver” sticker.

 

Rotary cleans up Portage Creek

The Arlington Rotary Club completed stream restoration projects along a 165-foot reach…

 

Radio measure passing; Arlington school levy failing

Voters were supporting a countywide tax for emergency radios, rejecting an Arlington schools bond.

Hooked on hope, she chose behavioral therapy over law school

The new CEO of Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital plans to hire more staff and add services.

Arlington woman gets 10½ years for DUI death in US 2 crash

The sentence includes a two-year penalty for having a previous drunken driving conviction.

Republicans look to keep grip on seats in 39th District

Concerns about roads, water and gun rights dominate the candidates’ conversations on the campaign trail.

A Berniecrat win on Trump turf may not be too far-fetched

Democrat Ivan Lewis is battling Republican Robert Sutherland, and history, in the 39th district.

Arlington Christian School teacher accused of voyeurism

He was also a coach and pastor. Stephen Clark Brown allegedly shot hundreds of videos.

‘Kathy is right’: WSDOT takes up Smokey Point off-ramp issue

New paint and a sign go in at the northbound I-5 off-ramp to 172nd Street in response to a reader.

Snohomish County struggles with lack of affordable housing

Nearly one in nine households spends at least half their income on rent, according to a new report.

Arlington groups give dictionaries to hundreds of students

in conjunction with Friends of the Arlington Library and the nonprofit Dictionary Project — recently donated dictionaries to third-graders in… Continue reading

More than 1,500 north Snohomish County homes lose power

PUD crews were working to restore electricity Thursday morning from Arlington to Oso.

He tortured and killed two men ‘for the flimsiest of reasons’

Anthony Hernandez-Cano, 18, will spend the rest of his life in prison without the chance of parole.

Snohomish County is looking for information about the mailboxes that once stood outside the Steelhead Haven community that was destroyed by the Oso mudslide in 2014. Officials involved in the project welcome pictures or stories about the 43 people whose lives were lost.

Artist seeks help re-creating Oso landmark for memorial

A bronze sculpture will feature mailboxes that once stood along Highway 530 near the Steelhead Haven neighborhood.

Snohomish County is looking for information about the mailboxes that once stood outside the Steelhead Haven community that was destroyed by the Oso mudslide in 2014. Officials involved in the project welcome pictures or stories about the 43 people whose lives were lost.

Test scores: Math still a struggle; science turnout low

There was a new science test in spring 2018. It’s not yet required to graduate, so many didn’t take it.

Traffic concerns linger as new Pilot J nears grand opening

A traffic study estimated the addition of 3,465 trips to the new Pilot Travel Center at Highway 530.

Legal community rallies behind a challenger in judicial race

Sitting judges usually face no opposition, but this year’s race in Cascade District Court is different.

Arlington voters to consider $107.5M bond for second time

The money would go toward building a new Post Middle School and adding to Arlington High School.

Locals honored as community ChangeMakers

This year’s Snohomish County ChangeMakers were honored at the annual “Edge of Amazing” Snohomish County Health Summit on Oct. 11 in Tulalip. The Providence Institute… Continue reading