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Qualtek Wireless fined $12K for fatal fall from Arlington cell tower

Michael Vasquez, 24, who served in the Marine Corps, fell 140 feet to his death. L&I found safety violations. QualTek is appealing.

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1 dead in fire at Arlington RV park

Authorities believe the fatal fire early Wednesday was an accident.

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Crew Chief Dennis Fennessey stands on the wing of Sentimental Journey, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, after a morning flight on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, at Arlington Municipal Airport in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

‘Museum artifact’ that flies: WWII warbird lands, takes off in Arlington

The B-17 Flying Fortress Sentimental Journey arrived Monday morning. It’s available for tours and rides this week.

Crew Chief Dennis Fennessey stands on the wing of Sentimental Journey, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, after a morning flight on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, at Arlington Municipal Airport in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Ella Larson, left, and Simon Fuentes sort through blueberries at Hazel Blue Acres on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Fruits, flowers and bees aplenty in Arlington farm fete

First-ever event highlights local growers’ bounty and contributions to local community

Ella Larson, left, and Simon Fuentes sort through blueberries at Hazel Blue Acres on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Hazel Blue Acres is a family farm owned and operated by Karen and Spencer Fuentes with their children Simon, Everett and Phoebe. The family has operated an organic blueberry farm since 2008. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington farmers showcase crops, flowers, wares in weekend event

A dozen farms will open to the public to share their lavender, sunflowers, blueberries, animals and more.

Hazel Blue Acres is a family farm owned and operated by Karen and Spencer Fuentes with their children Simon, Everett and Phoebe. The family has operated an organic blueberry farm since 2008. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Federal agents seized many pounds of meth and heroin, along with thousands of suspected fentanyl pills, at a 10-acre property east of Arlington in mid-December 2020. (U.S. Attorney's Office) 20201223

Blind rapper from Marysville gets federal prison for role in drug ring

Wayne Frisby, aka Mac Wayne, lost his eyesight after shooting himself as a teen. He was sentenced to six years for drug trafficking.

Federal agents seized many pounds of meth and heroin, along with thousands of suspected fentanyl pills, at a 10-acre property east of Arlington in mid-December 2020. (U.S. Attorney's Office) 20201223
Logo for news use featuring the municipality of Lake Stevens in Snohomish County, Washington. 220118

California woman dies after motorcycle crash west of Lake Stevens

Kimberly Moore was the passenger on a motorcycle Friday morning. She died the next night. She was 53.

Logo for news use featuring the municipality of Lake Stevens in Snohomish County, Washington. 220118
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Arlington woman dies in crash on Highway 530

The Washington State Patrol says a Stanwood man ran a red light, striking Zoey Ensey as she turned onto the highway.

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Ride up to Arlington along the Centennial Trail for views of the countryside and a perfect lunch spot along the Stillaguamish River. Taylor Goebel / The Herald photo

Bike hard, eat hard: Take a bite out of Snohomish County’s Centennial Trail

By Taylor Goebel, Everett DailyHerald I love a good sweaty bike ride as much as a post-good-sweaty-bike-ride meal. So when the sunshine and warm weather… Continue reading

Ride up to Arlington along the Centennial Trail for views of the countryside and a perfect lunch spot along the Stillaguamish River. Taylor Goebel / The Herald photo

New Arlington business incubator opens

TheLab@Arlington is a new one-stop shop for entrepreneurs, inventors and business owners.

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Two men hurt after stabbing outside Arlington bar

One victim’s injuries were serious. Detectives arrested a Marysville man for investigation of assault.

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Arlington youth pastor charged with child rape

Kendal Kippen, now 27, was formally accused of abusing a girl, 15, he met at Jake’s House Church. Others have alleged abuse, too.

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Jury deadlocks in 2019 Baker Lake murder case; mistrial declared

A Whatcom County jury was unable to determine whether or not an Arlington man killed his friend in self-defense.

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Fauxy Furr in Arlington, Washington upcycles boots with custom trimmings. Their boots proved popular with customers from overseas. Photographed on February 8, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘Accidental exporters’ can tap into federal and state funds

The SBA offers funds and expertise to small companies that hope to boost their export business.

Fauxy Furr in Arlington, Washington upcycles boots with custom trimmings. Their boots proved popular with customers from overseas. Photographed on February 8, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Yvonne Gallardo-Van Ornam

Vacant Arlington City Council seat has been filled

Gallardo-Van Ornam served on the Arlington Planning Commission and is a former Monroe Chamber of Commerce director.

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Arlington Public Works employees use The Big Sidewalk Sucker to lift a concrete panel from the sidewalk. The device saves the city some money and time to level ground below the concrete. (Arlington Public Works)

This thing sucks and helps repair sidewalks in Arlington

Public works crews can remove heavy concrete panels from sidewalks, so the ground underneath can be restored.

Arlington Public Works employees use The Big Sidewalk Sucker to lift a concrete panel from the sidewalk. The device saves the city some money and time to level ground below the concrete. (Arlington Public Works)
Daniel Scott (center, in green jacket) and Eddie Block (bottom right) are shown in a video before the Proud Boys and other rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.

Arlington Proud Boy ‘Milkshake’ indicted on new charges in Capitol siege

Daniel Lyons Scott assaulted federal officers on Jan. 6, 2021, prosecutors allege. He now faces nine federal charges.

Daniel Scott (center, in green jacket) and Eddie Block (bottom right) are shown in a video before the Proud Boys and other rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.
"Freedom Pig" ran wild in Arlington for close to a week. A group effort led to it's capture. (Photo provided)

Ham on the lam: ‘Freedom Pig’ finally caught in Arlington

An escaped pig was on the run for a week. The search brought the community together.

"Freedom Pig" ran wild in Arlington for close to a week. A group effort led to it's capture. (Photo provided)
WSDOT workers open up the Smokey Point Rest Area on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Smokey Point I-5 rest areas closed this week

The Washington State Department of Transportation is doing regular maintenance through Friday.

WSDOT workers open up the Smokey Point Rest Area on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Leafline Trails Coalition's vision for over 900 miles of trails would improve connections across King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. (Leafline Trails Coalition)

Group envisions robust links for Centennial Trail

Leafline Trail Coalition’s map has over 900 miles through King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties.

Leafline Trails Coalition's vision for over 900 miles of trails would improve connections across King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. (Leafline Trails Coalition)