Arlington’s Dave Allbee, a longtime drummer with the band Love Handles, died in May at age 63. (Courtesy of Phil Mitchell)

He played many roles, but drumming was his passion

David Andrew Allbee, a musician with a local band called the Love Handles, died May 17.

Arlington’s Dave Allbee, a longtime drummer with the band Love Handles, died in May at age 63. (Courtesy of Phil Mitchell)

Longboarders from near and far hit the trail in Arlington

The Centennial Sk8 Festival was serious competition for some and just for fun for others.

‘They trucked in hope’ — including 5,000 bags of groceries

The Convoy of Hope event in Arlington provided services for 2,857 guests, many of them working poor.

County councilman proposes banning safe injection sites

Nate Nehring says county officials also should find “credible, long-term solutions to addiction.”

Definitely not Christmas in July for parched young trees

“I live in Washington. I should not have to water a Christmas tree,” says one grower. But they did.

Marysville-Arlington fiber-optic link planned by Comcast

The high-speed internet line, to be ready next year, is seen as a boost for business development.

Former Arlington Mayor Bob Kraski dies at 75

He also served on the City Council and led the city during the annexation of Smokey Point.

John Wolcott, Herald Business Journal’s founding editor, dies

He was devoted to family and lived his faith aiding pregnant women and new moms.

After down season, Arlington High ready to compete for title

The Eagles suffered from inexperience last season, going 3-7. It now seems like a distant memory.

Brush fire near Arlington prompts evacuation order

By evening, people were allowed to return after at least 70 firefighters contained the flames.

Arlington police investigating another drive-by shooting

It’s ‘very unusual,’ said the city spokeswoman.

Mother arrested inside casino after baby left alone in car

The 1-year-old girl was found unstrapped and crying in an unlocked car with syringes under her seat.

Arlington woman, now chemistry prof, receives awards

Samantha Glazier, an associate professor of chemistry at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., recently received the university’s J. Calvin Keene Award. The Keene Award… Continue reading

Darrington nonprofit working to offer internet access

A new group here aims to offer affordable internet in a rural area the founder says has been underserved by big-name providers. The… Continue reading

1 of these 3 nominees will be appointed to 39th House seat

Former state lawmaker Elizabeth Scott, party activist Georgene Faries and Sultan Mayor Carolyn Eslick are the top choices of Republican Party officers to… Continue reading

Arlington police investigate drive-by shooting; no injuries

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that damaged a house early Thursday. A house in the area of 67th Avenue NE was hit… Continue reading

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