Students return to brand new Lakewood High School

Hours after the doors opened to them for the first time Wednesday morning, there was evidence that high school students had been in… Continue reading

Girl rescued from Stillaguamish River in stable condition

A 16-year-old girl who was rescued from the Stillaguamish River was listed in critical, but stable condition Wednesday. She had been swimming with… Continue reading

Teen in critical condition after being pulled from Stilly

A 16-year-old girl was in critical condition Tuesday after she was rescued from the Stillaguamish River in Arlington. She had been swimming with… Continue reading

Arlington teachers reach tentative agreement

The teachers union here has reached a tentative agreement with the Arlington School District, likely preventing a strike. The agreement was reached Monday,… Continue reading

With timber sales, revenue and recreation can collide

A hillside overlooking the Stillaguamish Valley sprouts with young Douglas firs and western red cedar, eight years after being logged. Much of the… Continue reading

Man arrested after two carts stolen from Gleneagle Golf Course

It was a video of a man joy-riding in a golf cart that helped to solve the case of a $12,000 theft, according… Continue reading

Arlington Arts Council adds murals at Terrace Park

The Arlington Arts Council recently painted two murals at Terrace Park. Arlington Arts Council member Erika Bruss painted a whimsical owl on the restroom building.… Continue reading

No state capital budget, no Arlington splash pad

The water feature envisioned as a centerpiece of the overhauled Haller Park has been put on hold, after years of fundraising and planning,… Continue reading

This Sno-Isle library is a test lab to find out what clicks

About 200 people pass through the doors of the Mariner Library each day. The library’s capacity is 37 at a time. Sometimes, things… Continue reading

Community roundup: Arlington team wins 3-on-3 tournament

A team of Arlington High School graduates claimed the top prize at the Arlington 3-on-3 X-travaganza basketball tournament held Aug. 12-13. Dirty Mike and the… Continue reading

Photo assignment: Capture the grit and love of local farming

Seven farmers brought cameras into their fields, gardens and homes, capturing hundreds of photographs they later narrowed to three each. The 21 photos… Continue reading

Genealogy conference expected to grow forest of family trees

The quest to uncover family roots is expected to draw hundreds of people to town this weekend. The annual Northwest Genealogy Conference kicked… Continue reading

Volunteers pick up beach trash

The Arlington Christ the King Community Church Youth Group recently cleaned up over two dozen large trash bags’ worth of garbage at Twin Rivers Park.… Continue reading

3 Arlington officers treated for heroin smoke exposure

Three Arlington police officers received medical attention Monday for heroin smoke exposure. The officers were at the Arlington Motor Inn at Island Crossing… Continue reading

More than s’mores: Camp Fire celebrates 100 years

On a grassy field near the lake, staff and counselors greet each other with camp names — “Frog” or “Disney” — while campers… Continue reading

Arlington enacts Stay Out of Designated Areas law

New rules here will allow judges to order people who have been charged with or convicted of drug crimes to stay out… Continue reading

Back to the river: Jonny Lang to play Stillaguamish Tribe’s fest

Grammy award-winning Jonny Lang is headed back to Arlington as one of the headliners at the Stillaguamish Festival of the River. The Stillaguamish Tribe’s annual… Continue reading

River fest stage entertainment includes stars and regional acts

The Stillaguamish Tribe’s 28th annual Festival of the River &Pow Wow — Aug. 12 and 13 at River Meadows County Park — features… Continue reading

Man who drowned in Stillaguamish River on Friday is identified

A man who drowned in the Stillaguamish River near Arlington on Friday has been identified as Alec J. Althuisius. Althuisius, 24, was from… Continue reading

Schools hand out annual WASA honors

Everett School District deputy superintendent Joyce Stewart was honored with a Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award at the Washington Association of School Administrators… Continue reading