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School is in session, seasons are changing, keep teens safe

Well another summer break is over and another school year is kicking into gear again. Personally, September is always a very busy time for me both as a parent of four kids who all return to school,...

 

Minimize teen driving risks this summer

As we head into the summer of 2014, I am focusing my thoughts on our teen drivers and their summer break. In the summer months, I regularly have contact with two types of teen drivers. The first...

 

Teacher, officer learns from students

Very soon I will hit two important milestones in my professional career--my 10th year of service as a police officer for the City of Arlington, and my third year as both an owner and an instructor at...

 

Spring weather a reminder to consider driving needs

Hi all, long time no talk. The winter months have been busy for us, and no doubt for all of you as well, I am sure. We now find ourselves fully transitioning out of winter and quickly into spring....

 

Preparing for winter road conditions

As we enter the 2013 winter driving season, here are some tips and friendly reminders on how to make sure that we can minimize the driving risks and increase our safety on the roadways. As of...

 

In case of an accident…

One of the questions that often come up from both parents and students in our driving school classes is, “What do we do if we are involved in a collision?” This is a great question, and I...

 

School zone reminders for drivers

Parents and teens, school is coming up soon, which means school zones are going to be in effect, and will be patrolled and enforced accordingly. Here are a few words of advice as we make it into the b...

 

Sound Garden in Legion Park gets drums, bells

Carlos tries the drums while his sister Amanda and friends enjoy the sound of The Swirl at the Arlington Sound Garden after the bells and drums were installed by Scout Christian Bigger last week. The...

 

Arts council paintings at library

Members of the Arlington Arts Council (from left) Sharon Johnson, Jane Swanson, Debbie Casteel, Christina Harvey and Jacques Drapeau installed a display of original artwork that illustrated the theme...

 

Fiddlers to perform at Art at the Barn

From landscapes to whimsy, the members of Arlington Arts Council will display their art under the apple trees at the Yantis family farm near Oso Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30. Visitors to the...

 

Helping teen drivers stay safe this summer

We are entering the 2013 summer season, a time when teen drivers and their friends will be on the road more than any other time in the year. With the extended daylight hours and the break from...

 

Local woodworking artist featured at Fogdog Gallery

Having been born into the wood-making industry, Michael Wendland, the son of a carpenter, decided that it was time to create art out of his wood. Drawing on his 35-year career as a general contractor...

 

Art contest promotes diversity

Artists of all ages are invited to submit original works of art that illustrate diversity in conjunction with the City of Marysville’s first annual Multicultural Festival, set for Sept. 28. The...

 

Woodworker featured at gallery

John Luke has been working with wood for more than three decades, perfecting his joinery and finishes. From furniture design to beautiful and functional wooden boxes, Luke specializes in exposed...

 

Brutal mob crime drama is skillfully told

“Killing Them Softly” (R, Now avail.) Going back to 1903's "The Great Train Robbery," cinematic history has been full of films about criminals. These movies take us into a world that most of us (for good reason) will never know...

 

'Methow Meadows' selected for Art at the Barn poster

In a competition among members of Arlington Arts Council, Vicki Johnson's "Methow Meadow" was selected to be featured on the poster for the 10th annual Art at the Barn in Oso show that is...

 

Gallery artwork on display at local bank

(Photo, right): Claire Cundiff (left), owner of Fogdog Gallery in Arlington, and Coastal Community Bank branch manager Robin Reinig display Sue Dawson's work entitled "Lopez Sheep."  ...

 

Annual event ‘rains art’ in Marysville

The second annual “It’s Raining Art” event, held April 26 and 27 in the building formerly occupied by Dunn Lumber, attracted a steady stream of visitors perusing displays by local...

 

Quirky but understandable characters in ‘Playbook’

“Silver Linings Playbook” (R, Avail. 4/30) A few years ago a video from the set of "I Heart Huckabees" found its way onto YouTube. It featured writer-director David O. Russell exploding into rage on actress Lily Tomlin. This was...

 

Airbags – A lifesaving tool that can kill

Did you know that, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an estimated 238 people were killed by the airbags in their cars between 1990 and 2002, and thousands...

 

Music accompanies art at former lumber yard

The expansive interior of the empty building that formerly housed Dunn Lumber has allowed the Marysville Arts Coalition to expand the scope of its annual art show and sale, “It’s Raining...

 

Outdoor art proposals sought

Arlington plans to enhance entryway signage and a street reconstruction project with artwork, and the city has issued a Call for Proposals for the two distinct opportunities. In partnership with the...

 

The darker side of suburbia revealed

The women of "Everything in the Garden" (from left) Cherie DeKeyser, Christina Ward-Lind, Vicki Maxey, Melody Mistlin, BriAnne Bailey Green. Photo by Leilani Saper, Click and Tell...

 

Marysville celebrates diversity with art contest

What does diversity mean to you? Break out the watercolors, crayons and charcoal to share your vision of Marysville’s unique blend of cultures, abilities and traditions, and maybe you’ll...

 

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