Smokey Point

New road set for fast-growing area in Arlington

Arlington Valley Road will be another route for businesses along busy 67th Ave. to reach the highway.

Experimental micro electrical grid to be built in Arlington

It would incorporate multiple energy technologies and provide backup in emergencies.

Jackson Eyman, 7, browses a shelf during the grand opening of the new Lakewood/Smokey Point Library Saturday morning in Arlington on January 6, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Former vacant Smokey Point space celebrated as new library

For a 7-year-old with a stack of books balanced precariously in his arms, the reason to visit a brand-new library was a… Continue reading

Jackson Eyman, 7, browses a shelf during the grand opening of the new Lakewood/Smokey Point Library Saturday morning in Arlington on January 6, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Sno-Isle library to open in Smokey Point, in leased space

It’s a chance to assess what the area needs, and it kicks off planning for a possible permanent home.

Girls in STEM find their voice — and a local problem to solve

Lakewood High students won national recognition for an outreach project on invasive aquatic animals.

Hope takes the form of affordable housing in Smokey Point

Families settle into Twin Lakes Landing, Housing Hope’s largest project to date.

Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital accepting adolescent patients

The facility is the first mental heallth unit in the county to offer in-patient services for children.

‘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.

Boy, 16, who drowned in lake near Smokey Point is identified

Chance Vanvalkenburgh is the teen who drowned in a lake this week near Smokey Point, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office said… 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

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

Marysville opens a one-stop permit center

The city has opened a one-stop permit center geared toward helping home and business owners who want to complete basic projects more quickly… Continue reading

2 challenge 26-year incumbent for spot on Marsyville council

Two new candidates are challenging a councilwoman who has held a seat here for 26 years. Businessman Mark James and teacher Jason Call… Continue reading

New hospital to provide 115 psychiatric beds for all ages

Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital, a $22 million building that will provide a variety of mental health treatment services, has just opened its… Continue reading

Man injured after his motorcyle is struck by car on I-5

A Camano Island man was seriously injured late Saturday after a car struck his motorcycle along I-5. The 54-year-old man was taken… Continue reading

Arlington plans to make space for its population boom

City officials say they need to make space for at least 7,000 more people and 3,000 new housing units over the next 20… Continue reading