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Rotary honors Alderwood Middle teacher

Brett Schwartz, an eighth-grade teacher at Alderwood Middle School, was named the Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club November Educator of the Month. “Students in Brett’s class read… Continue reading

Voices of the Village is focus of documentary

Voices of the Village recently held its annual “Voices Among Us” concert, where a silent auction and merchandise sales raised $2,000 for the band as… Continue reading

County honors parking garage retiree

The Snohomish County Council and County Executive Dave Somers in November passed a joint resolution honoring Glen Peterson for his service to both the county… Continue reading

Mayor honors chaplain

Joel Johnson received the Arlington Mayor’s Volunteer Award on Nov. 13. Johnson is the director of Support 46, a chaplain and support program that provides… Continue reading

Orchestra brings show to school

Pacifica Chamber Orchestra each year performs classical music for students in the Everett School District. It recently visited Hawthorne and Garfield elementary schools. Orchestra director… Continue reading

Standout teen wins $25,000

Sriharshita Musunuri, a senior from the Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek, won the individual category and a $3,000 scholarship in the Siemens… Continue reading

Stanwood company delivers big for food bank

Employees at Process Solutions in Stanwood together raised $7,875 through cash donations and fundraisers for the Stanwood Camano Island Food Bank. The company then matched… Continue reading

McNeely graduates from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Zachary McNeeley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. McNeeley is the son of Brian… Continue reading

Car club helps Children’s Hospital

The Mansu Family Car Club of Everett held a toy drive Dec. 2 to benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital. The car club collected a wide variety… Continue reading

Puget Sound Energy helps food bank

Puget Sound Energy donated $2,000 to the Volunteers of America Everett Food Bank in December. The gift came at a time of high demand for… Continue reading

Transit employees deliver holiday cheer

Employees with Community Transit and the Everett Community Service Office of the Department of Social and Health Services collected gifts and raised money for Giving… Continue reading

Agents lend a hand to Sherwood

Bill Demeroutis is a board member for the nonprofit Sherwood Community Services as well as an Allstate insurance agent. He organized a clothing drive to… Continue reading

Santa Run ends strong

Arlington’s annual Santa Run for 2017 ended Dec. 10 with 10,433 pounds of food and $1,827.41 in donations collected for the Arlington Community Food Bank.… Continue reading

Arlington business students help families

The Arlington High School DECA business and marketing club for the 23rd year delivered food and other donations to families in need for the holidays.… Continue reading

Sno-Isle Retirees donate to Christmas House

Christmas House is an all-volunteer nonprofit that makes sure every child in Snohomish County has a toy at Christmas time. Among the donors was the… Continue reading

High schools bring in 20K pounds of food

Edmonds School District high schools each held a holiday food drive. Together, this year’s efforts brought in more than 20,000 pounds of food for food… Continue reading

School kids fill “sleigh” for peers

St. Thomas More Parish School performs monthly service projects. In December, its students collected new gifts and toys to benefit children supported by Catholic Community… Continue reading

Church lines up to help families for Christmas

Each holiday season, Advent Lutheran Church in Mill Creek packs and delivers the ingredients for a traditional holiday meal to about 225 families in south… Continue reading

Playwrights in training show what they’ve got on real stage

The Phoenix Theatre in Edmonds in November showcased playwrights from the Edmonds Community College fall class of 2017. The graduates each premiered 10-minute plays using… Continue reading

Turkey Trot raises $4,600

The Arlington Runners Club and the Rotary Club of Arlington put on a Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving morning. Devin Brossard, who is a member… Continue reading