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Fire Chief Bruce Stedman leaves Arlington for south county position

Longtime leader of Arlington's fire department, Bruce Stedman, has resigned after being offered the fire chief position in south Snohomish County. Voters in the city of Lynnwood and Fire District 1...

 

Dave Kraski named acting Fire Chief

With the resignation of Arlington's Fire Chief Bruce Stedman, Deputy Fire Chief Dave Kraski will be named acting fire chief and the City Council was asked this week to approve a professional services agreement with former Deputy Fire Chief Tom...

 

Talks continue on forming Regional Fire Authority

Officials from Arlington, Marysville and Fire District 12 met on July 27 to continue talks of consolidating their fire services into a Regional Fire Authority (RFA). Fire department officials and...

 

Talks continue on Regional Fire Authority

Talks continue between the cities of Arlington and Marysville, and Fire District 12 about potentially combining their fire and emergency services into one Regional Fire Authority. The three groups...

 

Council to vote on Riar rezone

This Monday, Arlington City Council was expected to vote on the controversial Riar family rezone, north of 172nd Street and east of 67th Avenue. A private request for an amendment to the city’s Comprehensive Plan, Land Use Map Official Zoning Map...

 

Council reviews another rezone

At this week’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled to review another rezone request. The Riar family rezone, requested by Supinder Gill, seeks a change from residential low and moderate density to high density residential north...

 

AFD connects with history of 'mascot'

The "mascot" of the Arlington Fire Department, an elk head that has hung in local stations since the 1930s, was reunited with some of the original photos of its capture on March 30. Arlington Fire...

 

Arlington Fire Dept. conducts inspection

Arlington Fire Chief Bruce Stedman and other Arlington officials took a tour of local fire stations and equipment to inspect maintenance and training procedures in the department. City Council...

 

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...

 

Master Builders on campaign for affordable housing

Arlington City Council is getting a breather this summer month of August, after two noncontroversial items were discussed at last Monday’s workshop meeting and scheduled for approval this Monday. Everyone at the table seemed supportive of renewal...

 

Arlington's National Night Out brings police, community together

Many Arlington neighborhoods came out to talk to police and city officials during the annual National Night Out Aug. 2. Arlington Police Chief Jonathan Ventura said it was a great time to go out and g...

 

Arlington firefighters, citizens show support for police

Many Arlington residents are now sporting a blue stripe on their car to show their support of local law enforcement. Members of the Arlington Fire Department and Presidents Elementary PTA worked on...

 

Communities can get to know local police

Communities can connect with their police and city officials at this year's National Night Out on Aug. 2. Marysville and Arlington are both holding neighborhood gatherings this year as part of the...

 

Arlington names Ventura as city's new police chief

Longtime Arlington police officer Jonathan Ventura was appointed as the city's new police chief on June 6. Ventura is a military veteran, formerly stationed out of Naval Station Everett, and previousl...

 

Arlington City Council addresses variety of issues

At this Monday’s Arlington City Council meeting, on June 6, council was scheduled to vote on promoting Jonathan Ventura to police chief. Ventura has been serving as assistant chief this past year. Later in the meeting, after the vote, Police Chief...

 

Arlington Fire Dept. receives new vehicles

Arlington's Fire Department will soon be rolling out two new emergency vehicles that officials hope will improve emergency response for the city. A fire engine vehicle will replace a 16-year-old...

 

All-In Campaign engages public in crime prevention

When Arlington’s public safety director Bruce Stedman stepped into his position in June 2014 he started his All-In Campaign to get the whole community involved in stopping crime. From 2013 to 2015 the city of Arlington has seen a 40 percent reducti...

 

Council reviews rules of procedure

Arlington City Council reviewed its rules of procedure at the workshop meeting last week, considering the policy of accepting input only on items not on the agenda at the beginning of each regular meeting. Council decided that all input should be...

 

APD honors officers, citizens

The Arlington Police Department recently honored local officers and citizens who went above and beyond in helping to keep the community safe as part of their 2015 Awards ceremony. "This is something w...

 

Police identify three suspects in bomb threat

Through cooperative effort, Arlington Police Department and Arlington Public Schools staff were able to identify three young men involved in the Dec. 16 bomb threat at Post Middle School. The three boys, all 13-years-old, have accepted...

 

Communities launch market study

A joint project with the city of Marysville, a proposed Arlington-Marysville Manufacturing Industrial Center (MIC), along the SR 531 corridor, south of the Arlington Municipal Airport, has been moving slowly through the system, with support from...

 

City Council approves Arlington's budget

After two residents expressed concerns about a helipad to be built near Cascade Valley Hospital, Arlington’s 2016 budget was approved unanimously by City Council last Monday, Nov. 2. Now the city moved on to new projects at this Monday’s...

 
 By Sarah Arney    News    November 4, 2015

Council reconsiders property tax

Although no one chose to testify at a public hearing on Oct. 19 on the mayor’s proposed budget, including no increase on the city’s property tax levy, council wasn’t sure that was a good idea. After the Oct. 19 discussion of the budget,...

 
 By Sarah Arney    News    September 2, 2015

EMS, fire not sustainable according to study

The director of public safety, Bruce Stedman, presented a report at last Monday’s workshop meeting. On Monday, Aug. 24, Stedman reported the findings of a group of 15 city staff, council members Deborah Nelson, Chris Raezer and Jesica Stickles,...

 

Local fire districts send crews to state wildfires

Local fire districts like the Arlington Fire Department, the Getchell Fire District and the Arlington Rural Fire District lent a helping hand to Chelan last week as they sent crews to help battle the...

 

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