Arlington man hopes his brother’s story will save others

Looking back, Mike Evans sees the signs. He didn’t know to look for them at the time. It took decades for him and… Continue reading

Arlington teens inspired to help homeless babies

The Arlington High School Interact Club participated in the Point in Time count of local homeless persons and met a young woman living in her… Continue reading

Teen’s death on rails in Silvana was second there in 3 years

The weekend death of a teen on the railroad tracks near Silvana was a tragic reminder about the dangers of trains near the… Continue reading

Stunt pilots deliver ‘a busy 15 minutes’ at Arlington Fly-In

The bright red biplane spiraled down toward the ground, trailing a thick corkscrew of smoke. Thousands of eyes watched the plane as it… Continue reading

Local teens medal at state SkillsUSA

The Washington State SkillsUSA competition was held April 29 in Yakima. Local winners: Arlington High School: Abigail Hummer (second place, early childhood education) Edmonds-Woodway High… Continue reading

Students named to military academies

The following students have received appointments to U.S. military service academies: Beck Fosberg, Edmonds (U.S. Air Force Academy); Christina Dominowski, Arlington, and Tiffany Johnstone, Marysville… Continue reading

County votes to merge 3 surface water utilities into 1

The Snohomish County Council on Wednesday voted to streamline its stormwater programs, over the objections of volunteers who help guide decisions about clean-water… Continue reading

Some etiquette lessons for the Centennial Trail

Summer is here, school is out, and the trails are filling. Arlington recreation staff recently offered a review of Centennial Trail etiquette in anticipation of… Continue reading

Despite critics, Nate Nehring racking up endorsements

As Nate Nehring’s political opponents have assailed his youth and brief work history, the appointed Snohomish County councilman has stayed busy winning over… Continue reading

Fourth of July events

Street fairs, parades and fireworks are planned around Snohomish County to celebrate the Fourth of July. Most events are free, though there might be charges… Continue reading

Credit union hands out scholarships

NW Plus Credit Union awarded scholarships to the following local students enrolled in college or graduating from high school: Haeley Johnston, Washington State University ($1,500);… Continue reading

Masons hand out Bikes for Books

The Arlington Masonic Lodge 129 recently announced its Bikes for Books winners: students Anja Lin, 9, and Carsen Frazee, 10, at the Darrington Library, and… Continue reading

Teens selected for summer WAS program

Washington Aerospace Scholars is a competitive program for high school juniors from across the state whose academic performance on the WAS Phase One curriculum qualified… Continue reading

Volunteer award given posthumously to Barron

Mayor Barbara Tolbert’s Volunteer Award was presented posthumously to Jim Barron at the June 5 City Council Meeting. Barron’s son Rich Barron received… Continue reading

At Biringer, workers harvest strawberries on their bellies

Pickers dragged the solar-powered, wheeled white rovers into position straddling rows of nearly knee-high bushes laden with ripe strawberries. The workers at Biringer… Continue reading

Arlington students spend a challenging day colonizing Mars

A frustrated team of would-be Mars adventurers tore apart their carefully built shelter for the third time. The dimensions were wrong. They hadn’t… Continue reading

19-year-old driver killed in 1-car crash in Arlington

Six hours after being called to a fatal motorcycle crash south of Everett, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Collision Investigation Unit responded to… Continue reading

Arlington community comes together for Dollars for Scholars

Arlington Dollars for Scholars held its awards night May 25. In all, 86 students received a total of $95,300 in scholarships from 33 community organizations… Continue reading

Arlington leaders to vote on rules for social services fund

City leaders are set to vote on rules for a new fund meant to span a dangerous gap for drug addicts seeking help.… Continue reading

Summer meal programs for low-income kids ready to start soon

Tens of thousands of fruit cups, cracker packs, cheese sticks and cartons of milk were served to children in Snohomish County last summer.… Continue reading