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Youth Council making strides in creating activities, options for teens

Less than half a year after its inception the Arlington Youth Council is already creating activities for youth, such as art competitions, and supporting more options for local teens. Seven local teens formed the council last September and have been...

 

SMART investigating officer-involved shooting in Arlington

A 17-year-old woman was shot in downtown Arlington on the morning of Feb. 14 in a shooting involving two officers of the Arlington Police Department. The woman was airlifted to Harborview Regional Medical Center and is currently in critical condition. “At about 5 a.m. at the 500 block of N...

 

Rep. Larsen holds ACA town hall

Supporters and detractors of the Affordable Care Act came out to Marysville on Feb. 11 to talk with U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen about the healthcare bill. Larsen, the local Congressman whose district goes from north Everett to Bellingham, hosted a town...

 

Construction project impacting Third Street businesses

The ongoing construction project designed to add environmental and aesthetic improvements to Third Street may be impacting business for many of the local shops in the area. The large project includes environmental improvements to the street so water...

 

Sno-Isle Libraries to host 'Homelessnes Here' at Weston High School on Feb. 22

Less than a month ago, volunteers were gathering at the Stillaguamish Senior Center in Arlington to go count homeless people and while the numbers still being tabulated, there is no doubt that homelessness is on the rise. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, at...

 

Fire damages Village Restaurant in Marysville

The landmark Village Restaurant in Marysville was significantly damaged in a two-alarm commercial fire on the morning of Sunday, Feb. 19. The Marysville Fire District was dispatched just after 4 a.m. on Sunday to reports of a fire at 220 Ash Avenue....

 

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 the city, the Stillaguamish Tribe, the Arlington...

 

Fathers, daughters enjoy annual dance

Fathers and daughters danced under the colored lights at Cedarcrest Middle School on Feb. 4 during a night meant just for them at the 12th annual Marysville Father/Daughter Valentine's Dance. The night provides local fathers and daughters with a...

 

ABC leaders prepare for end of contest

America's Best Communities teams from Arlington and Darrington had their final meeting together on Feb. 2 before the national competition comes to a conclusion on April 19. The competition is designed to highlight small cities and communities...

 

Rep. Larsen to Hold Affordable Care Act 'Town Talk' in Marysville on Feb. 11

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will hold a "Town Talk" at Totem Middle School on Saturday, Feb. 11, to hear directly from his constituents about their questions and concerns on the future of the Affordable Care Act and any other issues important to them....

 

Eagle Creek participates in Great Kindness Challenge

Arlington's Eagle Creek Elementary students drew pictures for patients at Cascade Valley Hospital and thank you notes for their teachers as part of the Great Kindness Challenge last week. The local elementary school is one of the thousands of...

 

Point-in-Time count surveys homeless in Snohomish County

The second annual North County Homeless Resource Fair was held on Jan. 24 as part of Snohomish County's annual Point-in-Time count. The Point-in-Time (PIT) count serves as a national count of the homeless population to see how many individuals and fa...

 

Mayor Nehring gives State of the City

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring discussed public safety, transportation projects, incoming business and more during his Jan. 27 State of the City address. Public safety is always a top concern for the public, said Nehring. Last year three new police...

 

Local schools closed on Monday to due snow

Local schools have announced that they will be closed on Monday, Feb. 6, due to the hazardous driving conditions due to the snow. Arlington School District All schools are closed Monday, Feb. 6. No out-of-district transportation or Skills Center. Evening activities are cancelled. For more...

 

Local schools opening 2 hours late on Tuesday

Due to icy roads, local schools are opening two hours late on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Arlington School District Schools will be two hours late on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Buses on snow routes, not out-of-district or Sno-Isle transportation, no AM Developmental or Apple preschool, after-school activities to be...

 

Parents learn to identify drugs, paraphernalia

The Arlington Drug Awareness Coalition premiered a new event, "Not In My House," to help local parents identify and search for drugs and drug paraphernalia last week. Parents at Weston High School and Lakewood High School heard from local police...

 

Local students watch inauguration

Students at Post Middle School in Arlington took some time during their U.S. History class on Jan. 20 to watch a piece of history happen live: the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. Teacher Michael Preisinger...

 

Mayor Nehring will present Marysville's State of the City

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring will deliver his State of the City on Jan. 27 as part of the Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce's January meeting. The meeting will be held at the Tulalip Resort Casino in the Canoes Cabaret Room at 10200 Quil Ceda...

 

Police arrest suspect in connection with robberies

A suspect was arrested last week in connection with the serial espresso stand robberies that have occurred in Arlington, Marysville and Everett this January. At least three robbery were reported in Arlington, as well as one in Marysville and two in Everett over the last month. The Columbia Bank in...

 

Marysville music teacher honored as one of top 50 in the nation

Local music teacher Brenda Ehrhardt got a surprise this December when she learned she was recognized by a national magazine as one of the "50 Music Directors Who Make A Difference." Ehrhardt teaches music at Sunnyside Elementary School in Marysville...

 

Influenza season hits county hard

The flu season is just beginning but there have already been eight influenza-related deaths in Snohomish County, including at least two from Arlington, and many hospitalizations related to the sickness. "The last couple of weeks we saw significant...

 

Historical Society names 'Pioneers of the Year'

The Marysville Historical Society recognized three community members who helped to complete the society's new museum as their "Pioneers of the Year." During a meeting on Jan. 9, the historical society recognized Harvey Jubie, Harold "Kip" Kipperberg...

 

Nehring discusses city's plans for 2017

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring recently talked about the city's upcoming year and his hopes for a manufacturing/industrial center, downtown revitalization efforts, and other city initiatives early. Nehring said that recent years focused on getting the...

 

Local Boy Scouts help recycle Christmas trees

Local Boy Scout troops from Marysville and Arlington recently helped to recycle used Christmas trees. On Jan. 7 and 8 troops in the local cities collected trees and donations to chip up and donate to various sources. "We're out here recycling our...

 

Birthday Bash raises funds for school in Kenya

This year one local youth decided to make his birthday about the world and his community instead of himself. Marysville-Pilchuck High School alum Keith Lasher held his "ME to WE Birthday Bash" on Jan. 7 to raise funds to build in a school in Kenya...

 

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