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Council nixes high density on Highland Drive

Last Monday, Arlington City Council listened to members of the community around Highland Drive and voted against an increase to density on 2 acres along Highland Drive near Stillaguamish Avenue. The surrounding property is already zoned high density. An increase in density on land north of the...

 

Byrnes Performing Arts Center celebrates 10-year anniversary

Ten years after the Byrnes Performing Arts Center opened its doors, the Arlington School District invited community members to the center for an anniversary celebration. Performances from Arlington High School's "On Hold" jazz band and the drama depa...

 

Arlington Arts Council presents 'Summer Vibes'

Start the summer right with appropriate music at “Summer Vibes,” a concert presented by Arlington Arts Council at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., in Arlington on Saturday, May 27, 7:30 p.m. The show starts with Elias Ka’uhane on the ukulele, followed by Adrian...

 

Council considers street closures for events

Arlington City Council was scheduled to proclaim at this Monday’s council meeting Police Week (5/14-5/20), Public Works Week (5/21-5/27) and EMS Week (5/21-5/27). In this week’s consent agenda, council was expected to approve street closures for special events this summer, including for the...

 

Council discusses variety of issues

At this Monday’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled to consider a student representative for the Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission. According to a city ordinance, there are two youth-specific seats on the PARC. Youth commission members, who are appointed to serve up to two...

 

Arlington hosts Easter Egg Hunt

Hundreds of kids came out to dash for eggs during the Arlington's annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 15 at the Arlington Airport Field. The event had one of its largest turnouts last year with more than 1,000 kids coming to the field. This year appeared...

 

Council considers variety of issues

After discussion at last Monday’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled to approve this Monday a contract with low bidder Lakeside Industries for a preservation overlay on 67th Avenue, from 172nd Street to 180th. The low bid was for 460,846, which was above the engineer’s...

 

City Council considers bids, board appointments

At this Monday’s workshop meeting, on April 10, Arlington City Council was scheduled to review the apparent low bidder for an asphalt overlay pavement preservation project on 67th Avenue from 172nd Street to 180th Street NE with the replacement of ADA curb ramps at Highland View Drive, Upland...

 

Marysville, Arlington plan annual Easter Egg Hunts

Marysville and Arlington kids can go out hunting for eggs on April 15 as both cities are bringing back their annual Easter Egg Hunts that weekend. Arlington The city of Arlington's annual Easter Egg Hunt returns on April 15. The event will be held...

 

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...

 

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