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Council considers stage at Legion Park

After discussion at last Monday’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council is scheduled to vote this Tuesday (due to Presidents Day on Monday) on a proposal from community members John Green and Darren Massingill to build a stage in the southwest corner of Legion Park. The local musicians have...

 

Youth Council making strides in creating activities, options for teens

Less than half a year after its inception the Arlington Youth Council is already creating activities for youth, such as art competitions, and supporting more options for local teens. Seven local teens formed the council last September and have been...

 

Council considers variety of proposals

After finally approving $160,000 in tourism grants from lodging taxes last week, Arlington City Council was scheduled at this week’s workshop meeting to review several proposals from the city’s recreation department. Council is reviewing a request for permission from community members John...

 

Eagle Festival offers opportunity to see, learn about nature

As winter wanes and eagles return to the Stilly Valley, the city of Arlington and other organizations celebrated with the 10th annual Eagle Festival, held on Feb. 3 and 4 this year. The festival from the city, the Stillaguamish Tribe, the Arlington...

 

O'Neal is the first recipient of Mayor's Volunteer Award

Charleen "Char" O'Neal is the first recipient of the Mayor's Volunteer Award in Arlington, meant to recognize the people who donate their time to improve the local community. O'Neal volunteers 80 to 90 hours each month at various locations around...

 

Council amends comp plan

Arlington City Council was scheduled to approve at this week’s regular council meeting a short closure of Olympic Avenue on the morning of March 19 for the Ride to Remember Oso Bike Ride and another closure on 192nd Street NE for a car show in May. The city is also approving a utility easement wit...

 

Arlington City Council addresses variety of issues

At last week’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council learned more about the new horizontal mixed use zoning strategy that will be presented to the public this spring, according to Marc Hayes, permit manager. They also reviewed a revised proposal for tourism grant funding from the Lodging Tax...

 

Eagle Festival returns to Arlington on Feb. 3-4

Live animals, nature walks and exhibits will come to Arlington for the 10th year of the Eagle Festival on Feb. 3 and 4. "It's a fun day in the cold February centered around nature," said Sarah Lopez, recreation and communications manager for the...

 

Arlington launches salary study

At this week’s regular meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled to launch a salary study on non-represented employees. Victoria McGrath, of McGrath Human Resources Group, was scheduled to explain how a market-based salary system works and present an overview of methodology with recommended...

 

Council considers tourism grants

After discussion at this Monday’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council is expected to vote next Monday on the distribution of $146,158 in lodging tax grants as recommended by the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC). Budgeted amount was $160,000. Seventeen requests totaled $185,335. The LTAC...

 

Downtown Arlington celebrates Halloween

Kids trick-or-treated up and down Olympic Avenue during the annual Hometown Halloween event which provided candy and activities to kids on Oct. 29. Many of the downtown Arlington businesses and organizations provided candy for trick-or-treating...

 

Hometown Halloween returns to Arlington

Pumpkins, games and candy will all over downtown Arlington as organizations host their annual Hometown Halloween events this year on Oct. 29. Those events include a pumpkin decorating contest, a pumpkin roll, a harvest party, trick or treat with...

 

City, Fire District 21 reach agreement

After considerable negotiations in the last year on funding disagreements, Fire District 21 commissioners approved a proposed solution with the city of Arlington at its Sept. 14 meeting, and Arlington City Council was scheduled to approve an inter-local agreement at this Monday’s council meeting...

 

Community enjoys art show

More than 25 artistic people shared their creativity with community members at Art in Legion Park Sept. 10-11. The annual art show presented by Arlington Arts Council provided opportunities for local artists to share their work with the community -...

 

History of Snohomish County featured on Centennial Trail

Centennial Trail is more than a recreational facility. The route played a significant role in north Snohomish County history, and those stories will be the topic of conversation Saturday, Sept. 10, when the Snohomish County Historic Preservation Commission presents the Centennial Trail History...

 

Art in the Park returns Sept. 10-11

Local artists will have their work on display at Legion Park this Sept. 10 and 11 as part of the Arlington Arts Council's Art in the Park. The annual event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days this year and includes an assortment of...

 

AAC wraps up local projects

Arlington Arts Council has been wrapping up a few smaller projects this year. A salmon pole marks a special location in Kent Prairie, where Portage Creek crosses 204th Street NE, on its way through town to the Stillaguamish River. The grassy...

 

Mary L. Arney

Mary Arney got her wish. She died in her sleep: Under a full moon, on the solstice, early morning, June 21. Born on April 26, 1947. Mary devoted her career to Seattle Mortgage. She grew up Mary Lou on Orcas Island with her parents William and Margaret Arney, along with siblings: Dorothy, Bob and...

 

City Council asked to change ordinance

Arlington City Council was scheduled to vote this Monday on a change in the city’s regulations that allowing beer and wine to be served in Legion Park by nonprofit organizations. A request from Dr. Devin Brossard and Lyanne Rolf, representatives of the Arlington Runners Club, had been presented...

 

Arlington amends comp plan

At this Monday’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council is scheduled to review a proposed amendment to its Comprehensive Plan that was last approved about a year ago. Staff and the planning commission are proposing a new overlay for “Horizontal Mixed Use Development.” While residents have...

 

Kids race for Easter eggs at Arlington's annual event

Arlington families came out to the Arlington Airport field to race for eggs at the city of Arlington's annual Easter egg hunt on March 26. The city's recreation department plans the Easter egg hunt and hundreds of kids came out this year to jump out...

 

City gets funding for new police car

Arlington City Council was scheduled to swear in new police recruit Kendahl Beecher recruit this Monday, March 21, and, after discussion at last week’s workshop, they were scheduled to accept a public art proposal from Arlington Arts Council. The proposed art is a salmon pole to be located near...

 

Easter Egg Hunts set for March 25, 26

Families looking for a community Easter Egg Hunt this year can go to the city of Marysville or city of Arlington for free egg hunts, and they can go to a nighttime flashlight Easter Egg Hunt in Arlington that raises funds for the YMCA. Marysville Eas...

 

Jazz pianist slated to perform at BPAC

A world-class jazz pianist, Orrin Evans, from Philadelphia, will perform one concert in the Northwest, at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center in Arlington, Saturday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. Presented by Arlington Arts Council, the trio will be rounded...

 

Council considers changes to land-use amendment process

Arlington City Council is reviewing a proposed amendment to the city’s land-use code, to clarify the process for amendments to the comprehensive plan and development regulations, because staff became aware of some confusion and a lack of clarity in the existing ordinance. The amendment proposed...

 

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