Arlington

Volunteers in Arlington fight graffiti one stroke at a time

“The faster you cover graffiti over, the less likely it is to return,” the police chief says.

Arlington High teen’s dream for Darrington comes loudly true

Darrington High’s band gets help with its first performance at a football game in more than 20 years.

Position 1 and 2 Arlington City Council incumbents challenged

Economic development, public safety among the top issues for candidates.

Arlington Rotary helps Red Cross, Boy Scouts

The Rotary Club of Arlington on Oct. 14 worked to frame two new staff cabins at Camp Fire Mountain, in Skagit County, for the Mount… Continue reading

County’s revamped website tracks flooding on local rivers

“People can use it to decide when to take action, such as turning off utilities … or evacuating.”

Pilot in helicopter crash has died; 2nd man expected to live

Federal investigators are examining the site at a lake near Arlington.

In search of gold, a Seattle man got lost near Arlington

Cellphone triangulation helped deputies locate him by helicopter. He was rescued by a ground crew.

Man rows to the rescue after helicopter slams into lake

He used a dinghy to help two seriously injured men get to shore at remote King Lake near Arlington.

Arlington students Skype with NASA engineer

Haller Middle School students Skyped with NASA engineer Nujoud Merancy on Oct. 5 to learn more about the Orion spacecraft and its mission. Merancy is… Continue reading

5-vehicle collision sends school bus into ditch; no injuries

No students were hurt when a school bus crashed into a ditch in a five-vehicle collision on Highway 9 in Arlington. One person… Continue reading

County Council postpones vote on conservation programs

A decision on funding agricultural and water-quality programs will come after the budget process.

Storm knocks power out for thousands in Snohomish County

Many of the outages are concentrated in the Everett, Arlington Heights and Oso areas.

County Council candidates have vastly different experience

Nate Nehring is young but politically anointed. Ray Miller is a civic volunteer and retired social worker.

Weston grad finishes Army basic training

U.S. Army Pvt. Joseph Bower graduated from basic military training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Bower is the son of Scott and Sara Bower of… Continue reading

‘Horrific’ child-porn case: Former Arlington man sentenced

Raymond Devore, arrested in 2015, had a cache of disturbing photos and video on his cellphone.

Arlington police have suspect in open-house theft case

Man pretended to be a real estate agent to get into a brokers-only open house Friday.

Arlington School District may float $107.5M bond in 2018

A new Port Middle School is among the projects on the district’s wish list.

In Marysville, a 48-year-old man, who says people will know him as “Houston,” pulls his signs from his backpack and talks to The Herald about surviving homelessness. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Mayors: Stop giving to Arlington and Marysville panhandlers

Instead, people should donate to charities and nonprofits that help homeless people, they say.

In Marysville, a 48-year-old man, who says people will know him as “Houston,” pulls his signs from his backpack and talks to The Herald about surviving homelessness. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Man accused in Oso neighbors’ deaths to claim self defense

John Blaine Reed had a long-running dispute with Patrick Shunn and Monique Patenaude.