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Arlington City Council hears about response to the opioid epidemic

On Monday, April 9, Arlington City Council learned about Snohomish County’s multi-agency coordination (MAC) strategy to respond to the opioid epidemic. County Executive Dave Somers said his team that is being coordinated by the county’s Office fo...

 

Community members help plan manufacturing, industrial area

Marysville and Arlington have started to map out their vision for the Arlington Marysville Manufacturing Industrial Center with a public kickoff meeting on April 4. The Arlington Marysville...

 
 By Nate Nehring    Opinion    April 11, 2018

Milestone in battling the opioid epidemic

Snohomish County has reached a milestone in the northern part of the county with regard to the ongoing effort to combat the opioid epidemic. There remains much work to be done, but I look forward to...

 

Construction underway on Legion Park stage

Volunteer-led construction has begun at Legion Park to build an official stage for the downtown area. Work started on the project on March 17 and city officials hope that the project will be finished...

 

Tolbert gives State of the City

Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert talked about the city's efforts toward public safety, getting those with addictions treated, and the economy during her State of the City on March 13. Policing...

 

Concerns expressed about downtown development

Arlington City Council was scheduled to accept the lowest bidder on the Arlington Valley Road, which will provide access to industrial lands between 67th Avenue and Kent Prairie. The road has been in the works since 2015, when the city identified...

 

Council considers sale of Hangar 57B

In New Business at this Monday’s March 5 meeting, the city was expected to accept the Arlington Airport Commission’s recommendation on the sale of Hangar 57B. The issue was on the Feb. 20 council meeting agenda, but council requested it be...

 

Arlington to get facility to test clean energy initiatives

Snohomish PUD plans to test new sustainable energy technology along with other projects at a new "Microgrid and Clean Energy Technology Center" they plan to build in Arlington. PUD officials talked...

 

City of Arlington launches new website

City of Arlington officials hope a new city website improves user functionality for mobile and home users. The city launched the new website on Feb. 22. The address for the site remains the same:...

 

Arlington's Eagle Festival highlights local nature

Arlington locals celebrated the return of eagles to the Stillaguamish Valley with the 11th annual Eagle Festival on Feb. 2 and 3. The festival, which is run by the city of Arlington, the...

 

Tolbert earns Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership

Mayor Barb Tolbert recently received an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC).  AWC's Certificate of Municipal Leadership program recognizes cit...

 

Larsen meets with Arlington's DABA

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen stopped by downtown Arlington on Jan. 24 to meet with local leaders from the Downtown Arlington Business Association to learn about how the organization is doing. The Downtown...

 

Arlington nixes utility rate increase

The Arlington City Council voted not to raise utility rates for residents and businesses for a sixth straight year. Since 2010 city law has required a mandatory public utilities rate increase each year for those in Arlington, but the council has...

 

Marysville Fire District welcomes new members

The Marysville Fire District introduced a new board director, swore in two new firefighter/paramedics, and introduced a new mechanic joining the district's staff on Jan. 17. New Board Director Tom...

 

M'ville, Fire District 12 continue RFA talks

Talks will likely begin again between Fire District 12 and the city of Marysville about forming a Regional Fire Authority to provide fire services for the area. Last year District 12 had been working...

 

Eagle Festival returns Feb. 2-3

Eagles and other birds will come to the Arlington downtown as part of the annual Arlington Stillaguamish Eagle Festival, which returns to the city on Feb. 2 and 3. Sarvey Wildlife Care Center will hav...

 

Work underway to install new medians on 67th Ave.

The city of Arlington is installing new medians on 67th Avenue NE that could become a standard model for the city's traffic dividers. Work began on the medians on Jan. 8. Arlington Maintenance and...

 

Nehring discusses plans for Marysville in 2018

Continuing road planning, trail expansions, public safety initiatives and advancing the Manufacturing-Industrial Center are some of the projects slated for Marysville in the new year. “I’m excited about 2018. Things are really going well here in...

 

Tolbert discusses Arlington's plans for 2018

When looking forward to the issues that the city will be addressing in 2018, Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert said the planned Marysville-Arlington Manufacturing Industrial Center continues to have the potential to create a lot of local jobs. Local...

 

Local jurisdictions set legislative agendas

If it’s January, is must be legislative season in Olympia. With a short session ahead, it’s important for local jurisdictions to hone their priorities and clearly articulate their value to our state lawmakers. Here is an overview of the...

 

Negotiations for merging fire services end

Talks between Marysville and Arlington to potentially merge their fire services are likely coming to an end after the Marysville City Council voted to end negotiations during their Dec. 11 meeting. The city of Marysville is currently provided fire se...

 

State Rep. Eslick meets with constituents

Recently appointed 39th State Legislative District Rep. Carolyn Eslick met with some of her constituents on Dec. 12 to talk about local issues. Eslick was appointed to the seat this September to...

 

Eagle Festival contests announced

Winter is a good time for reflection and creativity. Let nature inspire you to create a poem, capture eagle images with your camera, or create a work of art to display at the Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Cash prizes...

 

Housing Hope opens Twin Lakes Landing

Thirty-eight families who are currently homeless will soon be transitioning to new homes in Lakewood with the opening of Housing Hope's Twin Lakes Landing project. Housing Hope opened the new...

 

James looks forward to serving on council

Longtime Marysville resident Mark James will step into the Marysville City Council next year as one of two new council members. In the Nov. 7 general election James defeated incumbent Donna Wright...

 

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