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Hazel Miller Foundation grants thousands

The Hazel Miller Foundation awarded $683,292 in grants in 2017 to help a variety of causes. The Foundation awarded a total of $192,580 to youth… Continue reading

Shirey named Educator of the Quarter

The Snohomish Tillicum Kiwanis recently recognized June Shirey as its Educator of the Quarter. Shirey is director of alternative programs for the Snohomish School District… Continue reading

Camano Island man graduates from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kyle Osburn graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Osburn is the son… Continue reading

Target Zero honors traffic heroes

Target Zero Snohomish County in December recognized local law enforcement officials for their efforts in the area of traffic enforcement. Lynnwood Police officer Mark Brinkman… Continue reading

A Christmas Eve for all, thanks to anonymous donor

An anonymous donor bought dinner to serve Everett School District families on Dec. 24. In all, 230 guests came to Evergreen Middle School on Christmas… Continue reading

Port Gardner Rotary awards $28,500

The Rotary Club of Everett-Port Gardner held a Day of Giving on Dec. 6 and announced $28,500 in awards to 12 local organizations in Snohomish… Continue reading

Rotary serves cheer at senior center

The Rotary Club of Arlington served its annual Christmas lunch Dec. 15 to over 200 guests at the Stillaguamish Senior Center. Santa made an appearance… Continue reading

Comcast center earns Hire-A-Vet Award

Workforce Snohomish and Employment Security Department honored Comcast Service Center in Lynnwood with the 2017 Hire-A-Vet Award on Nov. 28. The Service Center hired 12… Continue reading

Firefighters deliver warmth

Marysville Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 3219 gave out nearly 40 new union- and USA-made coats to children at Marshall Elementary School before the winter holiday… Continue reading

Arnold is state’s top school psychologist

Everett School District psychologist Robin Arnold was named the 2017 Washington School Psychologist of the Year by the Washington State Association for School Psychologists. Arnold… Continue reading

Foundation raises record amount for schools

The Snohomish Education Foundation set a new record as it raised over $250,000 at its 2017 “Imagine… Igniting the Power of Learning” annual auction held… Continue reading

Hawkeye staff earn national awards

Two members of the Mountlake Terrace High School’s Hawkeye staff earned national awards at the JEA/NSPA National Journalism Convention held recently in Dallas. Of the… Continue reading

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