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First three Let’s Go Washington initiatives pass the legislature and now law

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OLYMPIA—Three of six Let’s Go Washington landmark initiatives to the legislature passed both chambers of the Washington State Senate and House on Monday, March 4, and will become law in 90 days after the Legislature adjourns on March 7—no signature by Governor Jay Inslee is needed. The three initiatives that did not receive public hearings […]

Washington lawmakers hold public hearing on police pursuit initiative

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OLYMPIA—The Senate Law and Justice Committee and the House Community Safety, Justice, and Reentry Committee held a public hearing on February 28 to discuss I-2113, the police pursuit initiative. A total of 161 people signed up to testy in which 151 were in favor of the initiative; another 5,483 people signed a petition not to testify […]

Two in stolen vehicle at speed in excess of 100 mph on I-5, arrested by K-9

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ARLINGTON—Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Byrd and K-9 Dico assisted in the apprehension of two suspects in a stolen vehicle that fled deputies in speeds in excess of 100 mph on I-5, early Friday morning. At approximately 4 a.m., Friday, February 9, Snohomish County deputies located a stolen Audi Q5 driving northbound on I-5. As […]

Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians makes $100,000 in holiday donations

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Arlington, Wash., December 13, 2023—In an extraordinary show of generosity and community commitment, the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians has made significant donations, each worth $100,000 to several local charities in the region. This action underlines the Tribe’s long-standing tradition of giving back to the community and reinforcing the bonds of unity, support, and mutual respect […]

Arlington’s Amazon fulfillment center revs up staffing for Holidays

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ARLINGTON, Wash., December 4, 2023—It’s been three months since Amazon opened Washington’s largest fulfillment distribution center in Arlington, but the warehouse is still far from fully staffed as it enters its first bustling holiday season and is looking to add to its team! The center currently has around 1,900 staff members, in addition to its […]

Amazon opens Washington’s largest distribution center in Arlington 

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ARLINGTON, Wash., September 14, 2023—Amazon held a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony for its newest fulfillment center in Arlington on Thursday, September 14. “These are the types of jobs that the community needs,” said Bruno Arnal, General Manager for Amazon’s PAE2. “We are proud to invest in this area and see it grow with us.” […]

Councilwoman Yvonne Gallardo-Van Ornam kicks off General Election campaign

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Arlington, Wash., September 6, 2023—Councilwoman Yvonne Gallardo-Van Ornam kicked off her General Election campaign yesterday to retain her position on the Arlington City Council. Yvonne was appointed to serve on the City Council in 2022 and is running for a full four-year term. Yvonne is a Navy veteran, a mom, and an entrepreneur. Since joining […]

Investigation underway in shooting death of Arlington man

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ARLINGTON, Wash., August 10, 2023—On Saturday, August 5, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to the 17900 block of 121st St NE in Arlington around 10:30 p.m. for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies located the victim, a 48-year-old man, deceased with a single gunshot wound. During the investigation, Major Crimes Unit (MCU) […]

Arlington police seeking public’s help in identify robbery suspect

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ARLINGTON, Wash., July 28, 2023—The Arlington Police are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred in Haller Park/Eagle Trail area on July 20, 2023, at 9:08 p.m. Below is a sketch of the suspect. A suspect is a Caucasian male in his late 40s to mid-50s, 5’8″-5’9″ tall, weighing between 150 and 160 pounds, with a […]

Legion Park transforms into a rainbow of pride in Arlington

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ARLINGTON, July 24, 2023—Hundreds of LGBTQ+ supporters turned out to celebrate the 2nd annual Arlington Pride event on Saturday, blanketing Legion Memorial Park in a rainbow of colorful displays, performances and clothing intended to create a welcoming, loving space. The mid-day event, dubbed Camp Pride, organized by Arlington, WA Pride, offered a lively, joyous calendar […]

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