Charges recommended in fatal Arlington Heights wreck
ARLINGTON ? An Arlington man allegedly was speeding up to 100 mph before his car struck a tree in Arlington Heights in February, killing a passenger. ...
Where to get a Christmas tree in Snohomish County
Alan Acres Trees: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily through Dec. 16 at 27314 36th Ave. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-3877; www.alanacrestrees.com . Nobles and grands, $45; Douglas fir and Norway spruce, $35.
Apologetics Forum: The next meeting of the Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at Atonement Free Lutheran Church, 6905 172nd St. NE, Arlington. J.D. Mitchell will give a lecture on ?Polystrate Fossils and Petrified Forests.? Refreshments, books and DVDs.
Arlington '100 percent ready' for winter
ARLINGTON ? As Arlington prepares for the possible impact of winter weather on its streets, Jay Downing, who's in charge of the city's maintenance and operations, sees three reasons to be optimistic:
Community Extra: Calendar
Events For grandparents: Singer-songwriter Nancy Stewart presents the last ?Read and Sing With Your Grandkids,? 4:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. Brush up on nursery rhymes, songs and favorite picture books, and more.
Ways to help animals this holiday season
The holiday season is here, and there are numerous opportunities to help neglected animals in Snohomish County. Animal shelters need donations, rescued animals need good homes, and sanctuaries need volunteers. There also are opportunities for wildlife rescue, relocation, and rehabilitation.
Smokey Point on-ramp could get new signs (again)
Richard Dittenberger of Arlington wonders if the state will make changes to signage in order to make it easier for motorists to know which lane they need to be in to get on I-5 south from 172nd Street NE (Highway 531) in Smokey Point. That ramp is a right turn onto a loop ramp.
Ways to Give: How to help this holiday season
These nonprofit groups provide services and help to children, families, seniors, students and service members ? and in turn they depend on you. This holiday season, consider donating or becoming a volunteer.
Mary Dendy Graves
A memorial service for Mary Dendy Graves, 58, of Dunwoody, Georgia, will be Saturday, December 6, at 2 p.m. at H.M. Patterson and Son, Arlington Chapel, 173 Allen Road NE, Sandy Springs, Georgia. She died unexpectedly on Thursday, November 20.
New building but food bank problems remain the same
ARLINGTON ? The Arlington Community Food Bank marked its first Thanksgiving meal distribution at its new location Nov. 21, and thanks to an efficient new signup program, holiday basket coordinator Sara Katanik expects them to serve close to 450 families through Nov. 24.