Arlington

Shianne Shelton, left, and Jennifer Smith, right, prep sandwich lunches to be delivered to the volunteers the the Arlington Airport COVID-19 vaccination site on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A brown-bag reprieve for Arlington workers issuing vaccines

With about 1,400 people to vaccinate a day, lunch from Everett’s Kindred Kitchen was a welcome break last week.

 

Arlington woman dead after fight over a political sign

The killing took place in Skagit County, where two people have been arrested.

 

Voters overwhelmingly approve fire department annexation

Nearly 90% of city voters backed measure merging city into the North County Regional Fire Authority

 

A 5G data transmitter attached to one of the buildings at Swans Trail Farms on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Data-driven farming: New tech ‘changes agriculture’

In a new program funded by the CARES Act, computers are helping Snohomish County farmers grow efficiently.

A 5G data transmitter attached to one of the buildings at Swans Trail Farms on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Man critically injured when car hits him in Arlington

The 50-year-old was crossing Smokey Point Boulevard when he was struck in the 17300 block.

Daniel Scott (center, in green jacket) and Eddie Block (bottom right) are shown in a video before the Proud Boys and other rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.

Arlington Proud Boy ‘Milkshake’ fought police at U.S. Capitol

Video shows Daniel Lyons Scott, 27, at the front lines of the January riot in Washington, D.C.

Daniel Scott (center, in green jacket) and Eddie Block (bottom right) are shown in a video before the Proud Boys and other rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.

Arlington asks voters to decide fire department annexation

The department would join a regional fire authority if voters say “yes” in a Feb. 9 election.

Ken Turpin struggles to fit a box of PPE into the front compartment of his RV-8 plane as another pilot taxies to the runway as pilots deliver supplies to Native American tribes in Washington from the Arlington Airport on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. More than 35,000 pounds of necessities were flown by volunteers to Native American tribes in all corners of Washington. It’s a unique partnership between a tribal support network and about 100 local pilots, delivering resources while also training for an even worse crisis. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Small planes and generous pilots deliver food and PPE

A partnership at the Arlington airport is taking supplies to tribes while prepping for a big earthquake.

Ken Turpin struggles to fit a box of PPE into the front compartment of his RV-8 plane as another pilot taxies to the runway as pilots deliver supplies to Native American tribes in Washington from the Arlington Airport on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. More than 35,000 pounds of necessities were flown by volunteers to Native American tribes in all corners of Washington. It’s a unique partnership between a tribal support network and about 100 local pilots, delivering resources while also training for an even worse crisis. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

We’ve got lots of vaccination capacity, but too few doses

The county set up drive-thru clinics quickly. But it’s still difficult to make an appointment.

Third grade teacher Lisa Thompson walks by her ten students, separated at six-foot distance, at Eagle Creek Elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. The students wear masks, are six feet from each other in class and after recess ends, get a mask break. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Third grade teacher Lisa Thompson walks by her ten students, separated at six-foot distance, at Eagle Creek Elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. The students wear masks, are six feet from each other in class and after recess ends, get a mask break. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Dan Hutchinson (right), Dick Cardinal (center), and Ron Thorvilson. (Lakewood School District)

Big losses in a small school district: 3 teachers remembered

Ron Thorvilson, Dan Hutchinson and Dick Cardinal, who all recently died, were fixtures in Lakewood schools.

Dan Hutchinson (right), Dick Cardinal (center), and Ron Thorvilson. (Lakewood School District)
Mega Millions tickets. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Arlington man wins $1M in Mega Millions; jackpot now $1B

Meanwhile, the Powerball pot of $730 million was won Wednesday. Will the lucky streak continue Friday?

Mega Millions tickets. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)
Roei Ganzarski, CEO of magniX, poses with a production electric engine, the magni500, at the  company's new office on Seaway Boulevard on Monday, Jan. 18, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Electric aircraft developer magniX moves HQ to Everett

The company builds electric motors, and it’s teaming with Arlington’s Eviation to launch a fully electric plane.

Roei Ganzarski, CEO of magniX, poses with a production electric engine, the magni500, at the  company's new office on Seaway Boulevard on Monday, Jan. 18, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Project Roxy is a proposed 2.8 million square foot distribution center that would be built on a 75-acre parcel at the Cascade Industrial Center. The rendering depicts the proposed project at 4620 172nd Street in Arlington from a northwest perspective.

Arlington leaders won’t say if Amazon is behind huge project

Officials say they’re under a non-disclosure pact until permits are issued for a five-story, $355 million project.

Project Roxy is a proposed 2.8 million square foot distribution center that would be built on a 75-acre parcel at the Cascade Industrial Center. The rendering depicts the proposed project at 4620 172nd Street in Arlington from a northwest perspective.
Stanwood planning commissioner Nate Nehring was picked from three finalists, Monday, to fill Ken Klein's former seat, representing north Snohomish County on the county council.  Along with Nehring, Darrington Town Councilman Kevin Ashe and Marysville Councilman Michael Stevens made up the three finalists.  (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Snohomish County Councilman Nate Nehring to seek re-election

No one has announced plans to challenge the Republican incumbent, who represents District 1.

Stanwood planning commissioner Nate Nehring was picked from three finalists, Monday, to fill Ken Klein's former seat, representing north Snohomish County on the county council.  Along with Nehring, Darrington Town Councilman Kevin Ashe and Marysville Councilman Michael Stevens made up the three finalists.  (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Dan Bates / The Herald
Mid-afternoon traffic on northbound Interstate 5, Monday, just north of the Boeing Freeway (526) offramp provides a wicked brew of corporate, public and personal vehicles for homebound Boeing commuters to merge with, following a shift change at the Everett 747 plant.
Dan Bates / The Herald
Mid-afternoon traffic on northbound Interstate 5, Monday, just north of the Boeing Freeway (526) offramp provides a wicked brew of corporate, public and personal vehicles for homebound Boeing commuters to merge with, following a shift change at the Everett 747 plant.

Edmonds man found in field near Silvana identified

Daniel C. Shields, 33, was found Dec. 22. He died of blunt-force injuries, the medical examiner found.

Everett man identified after fatal Christmas Eve crash

Vean A. Gregg, 27, was struck while walking on I-5 near Arlington, according to officials.

Body found outside Silvana identified as Edmonds man

Sheriff’s detectives believe Daniel Shields was hit by a vehicle. They’re seeking more information.

Federal agents seized many pounds of meth and heroin, along with thousands of suspected fentanyl pills, at a 10-acre property east of Arlington in mid-December 2020. (U.S. Attorney's Office) 20201223

Bust nets 247 pounds of meth, golden gun and blind rapper

A muddy 10-acre property east of Arlington was the base of a violent drug ring spanning the West Coast, new charges say.

Federal agents seized many pounds of meth and heroin, along with thousands of suspected fentanyl pills, at a 10-acre property east of Arlington in mid-December 2020. (U.S. Attorney's Office) 20201223
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