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Super Kid Grace Fortney from Lake Stevens High School is very involved with family, career and Community Leaders of America. She is a statewide leader and put together an award winning PSA about seatbelt safety. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Lake Stevens senior asks: ‘What can you do in 3 seconds?’

Grace Fortney created an award-winning seatbelt safety video

 

Final feedback of future of Marysville’s schools

Officials now begin to prepare recommendations on high school reconfiguration and other issues.

 

Granite Falls puts new sewer connections on hold

A surge of residential development is on track to eat up its remaining sewer capacity.

 

New support group for those whose loved ones battle opioids

“I remember when my dad told me that every time our family member relapses, we relapse.”

Waiting lists and growing demand for low-income preschools

There will be 1,000 more spots opening in the state next school year — far fewer than needed.

State: Secret deal endangers Marysville Strawberry Festival

The “bizarre” agreement promises a former leader up to $175,000 if the group fails to meet his demands.

Students to walk out over gun issues, school safety

Walkouts are planned Friday at schools around the country, including at least nine in Snohomish County.

Nonprofit that supports kids in foster care expands program

Treehouse helps kids graduate. It can be a challenge. One student has moved four times in two months.

Darrington schools to re-ask voters to approve levy

The money is aimed more at enrichment and less at teacher pay, the superintendent said.

History preserved: Granite Falls gets digital makeover

Volunteers at the Historical Museum have spent hundreds of hours modernizing the town’s maps.

Then and now: Granite Falls Historical Society gallery

Digitization allows a click of a mouse to show how a site looked 80, 90, even 100 years ago.

New road set for fast-growing area in Arlington

Arlington Valley Road will be another route for businesses along busy 67th Ave. to reach the highway.

Bold plan: Create 25,000 jobs in Arlington-Marysville

The two cities hope to develop a 4,000-acre manufacturing center around and south of the airport.

Kamiak High students stopped keeping score — then they won

The school’s Knowledge Bowl team is best in state. How smart are you? Answer a few questions.

Step back in time on a tour of Camano Island’s historic sites

Activities begin at 6 p.m. Friday with history talks. Tours are Saturday and Sunday.

Heather Sevier shows the proper way technique in her advanced sports medicine class Monday afternoon at Monroe High School in Monroe on March 26, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Monroe High School recognized for its work to keep athletes safe

The three-year sports medicine program offers in-class lessons, statewide competitions and more.

Heather Sevier shows the proper way technique in her advanced sports medicine class Monday afternoon at Monroe High School in Monroe on March 26, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Toys for Tots charity will need to adjust without Toys R Us

The supportive national retailer is closing for good as Toys for Tots plans to expand locally.

New state index grades schools’ success

Snohomish County’s alternative high schools and reentry programs are identified as needing high levels of support.

Planning started on new home for Lake Stevens police

The goal is to start construction early next year on a 18,000-square-foot police station.