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Arlington's George Boulton passes away

Local business owner, long-time Kiwanis member and involved Arlington community member George Boulton passed away on March 18. He died from complications relating to cancer at the age of 81. George...

 

Arlington chamber gets new name

The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce has a new name. The chamber's board Feb. 13 announced to its membership that the organization is now the Stilly Valley Chamber of Commerce. "We're trying...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Arlington's Operation Christmas Hope helps local families have a Merry Christmas

Hundreds of local families received free holiday gifts this year as part of Operation Christmas Hope, an annual effort to make sure local kids don't go without holiday gifts. The event, held this...

 

Arlington welcomes Santa during Hometown Holidays

The Arlington community welcomed Santa Claus into town with a variety of holiday activities during the annual Hometown Holidays celebration on Dec. 2. The local tradition included the parade which...

 

Council considers Lodging Tax grants

Arlington City Council faced a short agenda this Monday, Dec. 4. After little discussion and no complaints from the public at last week’s workshop meeting, council was expected to approve Lodging Tax distributions for 2018. Finance Director...

 

Hometown Holidays Open House revives downtown tradition

The city of Arlington and local businesses helped to revive an old downtown tradition featuring fire pits, s'mores and holiday cheer on Olympic Avenue with the Hometown Holidays Open House on Nov....

 

Council reviews tourism grant recommendations

At this Monday’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled to review the proposed lodging tax distributions for 2018. Finance Director Kristin Garcia explained the process and the rational of the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee, which...

 

Arlington chamber hosts candidates forum

Local candidates in Arlington City Council races and the Snohomish County Council District 1 race talked at a local candidates forum on Oct. 10. The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce hosted...

 

Arlington Arts Council auction will be held Oct. 21

In recognition of the partnership that Arlington Arts Council enjoys with the city of Arlington, the city’s Public Works Director Jim Kelly has been named Art Advocate of 2017. The Sarah M. Arney Art Advocate of the Year award was established nine...

 

City Council considers street closures, tourism grant applications

After discussion at the Sept. 25 workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled this week to adopt amendments to the city’s comp plans for water and wastewater systems. In its consent agenda, council was expected to approve street closures...

 

Auditors arrive for annual audit

In the agenda for this week’s workshop meeting, on Monday, Sept. 24, the city’s finance director Kristin Garcia announced that auditors arrived Monday, Sept. 18 to begin the 2016 audit. “They are beginning the review of 2016 financial...

 

Former mayor Bob Kraski passes away

Longtime Arlington mayor and leader Bob Kraski passed away last week. Kraski served on the Arlington City Council for nearly 10 years before being appointed as mayor in 1990. He would go on to serve...

 

Local foods shine at Farm to Table dinner

The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce highlighted locally produced food with their "Farm to Table" dinner on Sept. 9. The dinner helped raise money for a new Arlington Farmers Market...

 

Arlington chamber gets new executive director

Jennifer Egger takes the helm at the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Longtime Arlington community member Jennifer Egger is the new executive director of the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce. The local chamber of commerce supports Arlingto...

 

Chamber's Farm to Table dinner supports local farms

The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce hopes to support local farms and families this September with their "Farm to Table Dinner." The Sept. 9 dinner will feature locally farmed food prepared...

 

Arlington celebrates Fourth of July

The city of Arlington held their Fourth of July Frontier Days celebration across the entire day, with parades and many activities for families. Usually one of the biggest days for the town, this year...

 

Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber presents annual carnival

The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce's carnival returned last week and will run through July 4 this year. The carnival, provided through a partnership with Butler Amusements and the local...

 

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...

 

Military contributes to local communities

May is Military Appreciation Month and, in addition to the many veterans in Marysville and Arlington, the two communities are home to many active duty members of the military. Naval Station Everett...

 

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 commiss...

 

Arlington/Darrington fall short in America's Best Communities competition

Arlington and Darrington reached the top eight of the America's Best Communities competition, but no further, as the three winners were announced on April 19. The eight finalists from across the...

 

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...

 

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