Smokey Point

New superintendent chosen to lead Lakewood schools

Scott Peacock has been asked to fill the position. He’s worked for Snohomish schools since 1993.

 

Final 3 chosen in Lakewood schools superintendent search

Each candidate will meet with the district this week. Someone is expected to be chosen by Friday.

 

Lakewood chooses semifinalists in superintendent search

That number will be narrowed to three after candidates are interviewed in public meetings next week.

 

North county crime decreasing with new program for homeless

Police and social workers teamed up to provide services to people who are willing to accept help.

Complaint says Kaiser Permanente didn’t bargain in good faith

The federal agency alleges the healthcare provider tied the negotiations to a ban on picketing.

Northbound I-5 at Smokey Point reopens after wreck

Traffic was being rerouted through the rest area there.

New two-day music fest to support Arlington food bank

The cost of admission to Kornstock is a nonperishable food item or cash donation.

Antique aircraft and drones: Arlington Fly-In marks 50 years

It started with a group of pilots protesting rule changes for a Canadian airshow

Arlington residents oppose proposed $15 utility fee

A public hearing is scheduled during Monday’s City Council meeting.

$107.5 million Arlington school bond back on the ballot

The biggest slice of the bond funding would go toward building a new Post Middle School.

Health care program for military, families is only 1 in state

Veterans, current service members and their families can all use it.

Arlington considering utility fee to close funding gap for EMS

The proposed $15 charge does not have to be approved by voters.

A close friendship is lost to fire

An 88-year-old Smokey Point mobile home resident died despite a valiant effort by neighbors.

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)