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Anthony Boggess

Arlington man sentenced for killing roommate who offered shelter

Anthony Boggess, 33, reported hearing the voices of “demons” the night he strangled James Thrower, 65.

Anthony Boggess
Snohomish County Jail. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Arlington woman arrested in 2005 case of killed baby in Arizona airport

Annie Sue Anderson, 51, has been held in the Snohomish County Jail since December. She’s facing extradition.

Snohomish County Jail. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
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Police: Arlington man who shot at house detained after standoff

Deputies said the man barricaded himself for five hours early Thursday in his house in the 23200 block of 115th Avenue NE.

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Shirley Prouty (Submitted photo)

Shirley Prouty, Arlington historian and grandma to all, dies at 92

Prouty chronicled “100 Years of Arlington” in a series of books. “She’d turn over any rock,” a former mayor said.

Shirley Prouty (Submitted photo)

Arlington man suspected of DUI in fatal I-5 crash

Police said the man was driving the wrong way south of Tacoma and crashed into another car. Angelica Roberto Campos, 52, later died.

Exterior of Arlington high school (Arlington High School)

Police: Arlington High School student arrested with gun on campus

On Friday, city officials said they were “working closely with school officials to conduct ongoing threat assessments.”

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The sign for RWB Horse Ranch, formerly owned by Robert Blessing, is seen Friday, Dec. 22, 2023, in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Arlington horse ranch owner charged with 10 sex crimes against children

Police say Robert Blessing inappropriately touched or messaged at least three more girls who boarded their horses at his ranch.

The sign for RWB Horse Ranch, formerly owned by Robert Blessing, is seen Friday, Dec. 22, 2023, in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Andre Stein (Photo courtesy of Eviation Aircraft Inc.)

Former Embraer exec takes helm at pivotal time for Arlington’s Eviation

Andre Stein will lead Eviation on a course to certify the company’s all-electric commuter plane for commercial use.

Andre Stein (Photo courtesy of Eviation Aircraft Inc.)
Yvonne Gallardo-Van Ornam, left, and Clyde Shaver

Arlington council member to run for state rep against Shavers

Yvonne Gallardo-Van Ornam called it a “little embarrassing” to have Oak Harbor Rep. Clyde Shavers “representing veterans.”

Yvonne Gallardo-Van Ornam, left, and Clyde Shaver
Washington State Department of Commerce Deputy Managing Director Valerie Smith hands out the Governor’s Smart Communities Award on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington, Marysville buried the hatchet in the ’90s; now it’s paying off

The two cities joined hands and developed the Cascade Industrial Center. This week Gov. Jay Inslee honored their 30-year effort.

Washington State Department of Commerce Deputy Managing Director Valerie Smith hands out the Governor’s Smart Communities Award on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Inside El Sage in Mt. Vernon, Washington on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Arlington Hardware cashed in on stolen design, local artist says

Phoebe Carpenter Eells is “100% sure” her art was ripped off, then rebranded on shirts and blankets in Arlington. The store declined to comment.

Inside El Sage in Mt. Vernon, Washington on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Don Vanney Jr. outside his home in Arlington, Washington on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, weeks after he defeated longtime incumbent Arlington Mayor Barb Tolbert in November.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)

What do Arlington locals make of longtime mayor’s resounding defeat?

Four years ago, Don Vanney narrowly lost a mayoral bid. This time, he won with 64%. What changed? Or better yet: What hasn’t?

Don Vanney Jr. outside his home in Arlington, Washington on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, weeks after he defeated longtime incumbent Arlington Mayor Barb Tolbert in November.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)
The sign for RWB Horse Ranch, formerly owned by Robert Blessing, is seen Friday, Dec. 22, 2023, in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Owner of Arlington horse ranch arrested, accused of child sex abuse

Robert Blessing owned RWB Horse Ranch. He faces charges of abusing three girls he met through the business, according to police.

The sign for RWB Horse Ranch, formerly owned by Robert Blessing, is seen Friday, Dec. 22, 2023, in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
A car drives by flowers placed at a memorial for two pedestrians killed at the corner of 204th Street NE and Highway 9 on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

In court, Arlington teen forgives driver who struck, killed parents

Elliott Bagley was sentenced Thursday to nearly eight years for hitting and killing Tausha Schmidt and Justin Wilkerson in 2022.

A car drives by flowers placed at a memorial for two pedestrians killed at the corner of 204th Street NE and Highway 9 on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mountain Mike's Pizza, a California-based chain, to open 11 stores in Washington, five of them in Snohomish County. The company expects to open the first Washington location in 2024. Photo: Mountain Mike's Pizza.

Pizza chain plans 5 new restaurants in Snohomish County

Mountain Mike’s Pizza, a California-based chain, will open 11 new Washington stores — five of them in Snohomish County.

Mountain Mike's Pizza, a California-based chain, to open 11 stores in Washington, five of them in Snohomish County. The company expects to open the first Washington location in 2024. Photo: Mountain Mike's Pizza.
Butter Chicken Pizza at Tasty Curry on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

For slice with a twist, try these two Snohomish County pizza spots

Everett’s Tasty Curry and Arlington’s Pedeltweezer’s combine your greatest takeout passions into one perfect pizza pie.

Butter Chicken Pizza at Tasty Curry on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Man suspected of DUI in crash that killed Arlington driver

State troopers arrested the man on Highway 9 after he crossed the center line, killing Ashlyn Stroud.

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Traffic moves past the Longhorn Saloon on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

To make way for new roundabout, Arlington saloon faces demolition

The Longhorn Saloon will close soon on Smokey Point Boulevard. Arlington has big plans for a new neighborhood there.

Traffic moves past the Longhorn Saloon on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mike Nelson, left, and Mike Rosen

Rosen unseats incumbent Nelson in race for Edmonds mayor

Early returns favored Mike Rosen over Mike Nelson. Meanwhile in Arlington, Mayor Barb Tolbert trailed challenger Don Vanney.

Mike Nelson, left, and Mike Rosen
Arlington's John Peeters broke a world water speed record in an electric boat designed by a Princeton University team. (Photo courtesy of John Peeters)

Arlington man teams up with Princeton, breaks world water speed record

John Peeters took electric-powered boating to new speeds with a craft designed by students from the prestigious university.

Arlington's John Peeters broke a world water speed record in an electric boat designed by a Princeton University team. (Photo courtesy of John Peeters)