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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Getchell students earn recognition

Two Marysville Getchell International School of Communications students were recognized as the Students of the Month for March for their record of excellent schoolwork and participation. During the...

 

Nature, environment focus of Arlington's Eagle Festival

Arlington celebrated its ninth annual Eagle Festival on Feb. 5 and 6, which brought nature and watershed events to the downtown area. "We love it. We try and come every year. We just went to the...

 

Eagle Festival returns Feb. 5-6

The Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival will return to Arlington on Feb. 5 and 6, bringing a weekend of nature-related activities to the community. The ninth annual festival includes a chainsaw...

 

Eagle Festival features art contests

Winter is a good time for reflection and creativity. Let nature inspire you to create a poem, capture eagles in photography, or create a work of art to display at the Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival Saturday, Feb. 6. The Arlington Arts...

 

M-P, MG students earn recognition

Four local students were recognized as the Students of the Month for September and October for their contributions to the community. The Marysville Kiwanis and Marysville Soroptimist clubs recognize...

 

Arlington council holds workshops

On Monday, Sept. 21, Arlington City Council adopted new animal care and control laws to restrict the tethering of animals. The new laws, which will go into effect no later than Oct. 1, include regulations on the size of a tether, the length of a...

 

Volunteer fair set for Aug. 13

Local residents are invited to learn how their particular skills and talents can benefit the community at a free Volunteer Fair at the Red Curtain Arts Center on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 3 to 7 p.m....

 

Red Curtain Foundation hosts volunteer fair on Aug. 13

Local residents are invited to learn how their particular skills and talents can benefit the community at a free Volunteer Fair at the Red Curtain Arts Center on Thursday, Aug.13, 3-7 p.m. The arts center is located at 1410 Grove St., Marysville....

 
 By Sarah Arney    News    February 18, 2015

Lodging tax grants worth the wait

A Feb. 9 workshop agenda item on revisions to an ordinance against panhandling and camping by homeless people did not make it to this week’s council meeting agenda. Arlington City Council is grappling with concerns of the ACLU on freedom of speech...

 

Rants and Raves 2/18/15

RAVE: Thank you to all those who supported our children by voting for the Arlington School District’s Transportation Levy on the recent Special Election ballot. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like the levy is going to pass. RANT: Why is the gas...

 

Eagle Festival returns to Arlington

Locals were introduced to the nature around them during the Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival which returned this year on Feb. 6 and Feb. 7 Nature-themed art, poetry and photography contests were...

 

Eagle Festival returns to Arlington

The Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival returns this year on Feb. 6 and Feb. 7, bringing numerous opportunities to go out into nature or participate in nature art. This is the eighth year for the...

 

Chamber, DABA install officers, boards

The officers and board members for the Arlington chamber and the Downtown Arlington Business Association for 2015 were installed during the chamber's Jan. 13 meeting. The two organizations are meant t...

 

Art, poetry contests accepting entries

Artists can show off their nature-themed art and poems or photography of eagles at this year's Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival as part of the festival's annual contests. The annual...

 

Arlington holds hearing on EMS levy rate

A public hearing was held Monday, when Arlington City Council took input on a proposed EMS levy rate increase to the maximum allowed 50 cents per $1,000 of assessed value. While the voters' approval of the levy lid lift this spring set the price of t...

 

Eagle Festival inspires poetry

The Arlington Arts Council and Friends of the Arlington Library sponsored a haiku poetry contest this year as part of the Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival, held Feb. 1. Haiku poems follow a specific structure. Each poem is only 3 lines long, wi...

 

Eagle fest enjoys another sunny day

Arlington's Eagle Festival enjoyed another sunny day Saturday, when families wandered around town for the many fun activities. With live eagles from Sarvey Wildlife Rescue Center and a wild animal pre...

 

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