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Owners of Country Rose/The Paint Bungalow, Donna Mains (left) and Kathleen Shalan in the shop on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. The gift store also stocks Annie Sloan paint as well as being a women's apparel boutique. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington: Where small retailers survive and even thrive

The Country Rose store’s owners give credit to the downtown association for drumming up business.

Owners of Country Rose/The Paint Bungalow, Donna Mains (left) and Kathleen Shalan in the shop on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. The gift store also stocks Annie Sloan paint as well as being a women's apparel boutique. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Richard John Burke

COVID conspiracy believer gets 6 months for fleeing with kids

Richard John Burke drove to New Mexico with his three young boys, citing fears about masks and vaccines.

Richard John Burke

Marysville man charged with homicide for drug death

Noah Jones, of Arlington, was described as loyal, compassionate and an athlete. He died last December at 24.

Roei Ganzarski, CEO of magniX, poses with a production electric engine, the magni500, at the  company's new office on Seaway Boulevard on Monday, Jan. 18, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Maker of electric airplane engines gets $74M NASA grant

MagniX of Everett is one of two companies tapped to advance electric propulsion systems to power aircraft.

Roei Ganzarski, CEO of magniX, poses with a production electric engine, the magni500, at the  company's new office on Seaway Boulevard on Monday, Jan. 18, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington schools briefly on lockout; students, staff safe

A Mukilteo resident reportedly intended to die by suicide in a school parking lot. They were found and referred to care.

John Morrison dressed up as Michael Myers wanders through a Halloween scene on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Facebook map sets path to Halloween fun around the county

Brandi Smith’s map lists nearly 500 — and counting — addresses for trick-or-treating and spooky decorations.

John Morrison dressed up as Michael Myers wanders through a Halloween scene on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Head brewer Hollis Wood at Skookum Brewery is leaving Arlington for a job at Ever Grain Brewing in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. (Andy Bronson / Herald file)

Drink This: Skookum’s head brewer is heading to the East Coast

After 10 years with the Arlington brewery, Hollis Wood will work for Ever Grain Brewing in Pennsylvania.

Head brewer Hollis Wood at Skookum Brewery is leaving Arlington for a job at Ever Grain Brewing in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. (Andy Bronson / Herald file)

Everett, Smokey Point rest areas closed for 2021

WSDOT announced the closures were due to ongoing maintenance, staffing and vandalism problems.

Police: Arlington teen threatened to bomb school

The 13-year-old told a Granite Falls Middle School student she was going to die.

Crews will begin preservation work on the the Stillaguamish Bridge starting April 12. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Southbound I-5 bridge over Stilly River to reopen Tuesday

Closed since June for paint and preservation work, two of the three lanes were to be reopened this week.

Crews will begin preservation work on the the Stillaguamish Bridge starting April 12. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Former Arlington Christian teacher sentenced for voyeurism

Stephen Clark Brown, 64, pleaded guilty. His sentence is 18 days in jail and a year of probation.

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Neo-Nazi leader with Arlington ties convicted

A jury found Atomwaffen Division hate group leader Kaleb Cole guilty of five felony charges.

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Evan Wiederspohn, a 15 year old from Arlington, who won the blind-judging Put It On The Menu category in a recent BBQ contest hosted by Famous Dave's. His bacon wrapped mac and cheese bites with burnt BBQ ends will go on the appetizer menu in November. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

BBQ whiz kid: At 15, he’s getting a dish on Famous Dave’s menu

Evan Wiederspohn of Arlington won a competition and $250 for his bacon-cheese-burnt ends bites.

Evan Wiederspohn, a 15 year old from Arlington, who won the blind-judging Put It On The Menu category in a recent BBQ contest hosted by Famous Dave's. His bacon wrapped mac and cheese bites with burnt BBQ ends will go on the appetizer menu in November. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The City of Arlington filed a lawsuit seeking the closure of the Smokey Point Motor Inn because of excessive criminal activity on the property. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington wants to close motel, center of ‘criminal activity’

In the past few years, police have responded hundreds of times to the Smokey Point Motor Inn.

The City of Arlington filed a lawsuit seeking the closure of the Smokey Point Motor Inn because of excessive criminal activity on the property. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington son, 19, charged with slaying his father

Nicholi Melum had been yelling at his son, Garner, when he was killed.

Workers build the first all-electric commuter plane, the Eviation Alice, at Eviation's plant on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

All eyes on Alice, the electric plane made in Arlington

If all goes well, Eviation’s battery-powered airplane will make its debut test flight later this year.

Workers build the first all-electric commuter plane, the Eviation Alice, at Eviation's plant on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
In 2023, the Department of Transportation will widen a two-mile stretch of Highway 531 from 43rd Avenue NE to 67th Avenue NE. (WSDOT)

Smokey Point road improvements won’t be done before industrial center

Amazon, NorthPoint are coming but the state will not begin widening Highway 531 until 2023.

In 2023, the Department of Transportation will widen a two-mile stretch of Highway 531 from 43rd Avenue NE to 67th Avenue NE. (WSDOT)
Commercial Aircraft Interiors General Manager James Barnett stands in a warehouse aisle of 777 overhead bins at the company's new building on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Commercial Aircraft Interiors General Manager James Barnett stands in a warehouse aisle of 777 overhead bins at the company's new building on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington man allegedly killed by son is identified

Nicholi Melum, 63, had an argument with his son, Garner, last week and was shot.

Phoenix Police Department Sgt. Kevin Johnson shows off the new Axon Body 2 body camera after demonstrating to fellow officers how the camera works as another precinct gets their cameras assigned to them Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Phoenix.  Although body-worn cameras are becoming a police standard nationwide, Phoenix was among the last big departments to adopt their widespread use. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Phoenix Police Department Sgt. Kevin Johnson shows off the new Axon Body 2 body camera after demonstrating to fellow officers how the camera works as another precinct gets their cameras assigned to them Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Phoenix.  Although body-worn cameras are becoming a police standard nationwide, Phoenix was among the last big departments to adopt their widespread use. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)