Smokey Point

Marysville forms taxing district for I-5 overpass at 156th Street

MARYSVILLE — Property owners in an area where an I-5 overpass is planned will be tapped to pay for the project. The City Council voted… Continue reading

Community Extra: Calendar

Meetings American Legion Post 58: 7 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at the Odd Fellows Building, 601 Lewis St., Monroe. Bob, 360-863-3544. Arlington… Continue reading

Community Calendar

Bazaars Stillaguamish Senior Center Harvest and Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 23, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Tables, $25. 360-653-4551. Mill Creek… Continue reading

300 new jobs expected from new Smokey Point Wal-Mart

About 300 new jobs will come to Arlington this fall when the new Wal-Mart opens at Smokey Point. That’s good news for… Continue reading

Community Extra: Calendar

Meetings Camano Island Quilters: The morning group plans to at 10 a.m., Sept. 1, at Odd Fellows Lodge, 96 S. Camano Ridge Road. The evening… Continue reading

Developer planning Smokey Point project

Developer “Red” Jacobsen, creator of Park Place Center, Creekside Village and other structures in the Mill Creek Town Center, is dreaming again.… Continue reading

Street Smarts: Parking allowed for various disabilities

Alan Oslin of Everett writes: Just what qualifies a person for a disabled parking permit, and just who hands them out? I would think that… Continue reading

Adventurer will tell tales of his epic travels

Colin Angus is one of the most well-traveled adventurers alive. In 2006, after two years and a 26,000-mile journey, the Canadian became the first man… Continue reading

Toys for Tots no game for organizer

Toys for Tots has always been a project for members of the faithful, few and proud U.S. Marine Corps. For this year’s campaign between Lynnwood… Continue reading

Forget the chains, La Carreta offers affordable tasty fare in Lakewood

La Carreta, a hole-in-the-wall taqueria across from Lakewood High School, began with a bang. The family-run Mexican restaurant started out as a taco… Continue reading

Around Snohomish County

Everett: Celebrate diversity at reception The public is invited to celebrate the 2012 Prodigies for Peace essay and art contest winners at the free annual… Continue reading

New Smokey Point clinic offers open house Saturday

People who want to check out the new Cascade Skagit Health Alliance clinic at Smokey Point have an opportunity this weekend. An open… Continue reading

Stillaguamish Senior Center finds success adding programs such as kayaking, hiking and Wii

Acting not your age is simple to do at the Stillaguamish Senior Center. For starters, the center offers a free ice cream social every second… Continue reading

State to stagger closure of liquor stores next week

The Washington State Liquor Control Board has announced a phased closure schedule for state liquor stores as we near the June 1 start of private… Continue reading

Trooper injured after patrol car hit from behind

SMOKEY POINT— A Washington State Patrol trooper received minor back and neck injuries when a car he stopped hit his patrol car from behind Saturday… Continue reading

Cascade Valley, Skagit Valley hospitals join forces

The recognized strength and efficiency of health-care industry mergers is proving itself once again with the opening of the new Cascade Skagit… Continue reading

Motorcycle accident snarls traffic near Smokey Point; 2 injured

Southbound traffic on I-5 was backed up for miles Saturday morning after a motorcycle accident near Arlington sent two people to the hospital.… Continue reading

Career, life skills mesh at Pilchuck Hot Rod Academy

Volunteer Dave Grinnell is studying to get his GED, too. As the founder of the nonprofit Pilchuck Hot Rod Academy, Grinnell, 46,… Continue reading

Armed man robs Smokey Point bank

The Smokey Point Branch of Key Bank was robbed late Saturday morning by a suspect who witnesses say displayed a pistol and demanded… Continue reading

When help is mutual

Volunteers from Village Community Services in Arlington are helping the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce file papers, assist at booth events for… Continue reading