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Lions salmon derby helps the blind reel in winners

The winner of the Everett Central Lions Club’s annual Salmon Fishing Derby for the Blind was Colleen Lowery, of Kirkland. She won this year’s derby… Continue reading

National Merit semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation on Sept. 13 announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists nationwide in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The high… Continue reading

School nutrition workers receive state honors

Two food and nutrition services employees from the Everett School District were recently honored by the Washington School Nutrition Association. Angie Kestle received the Golden… Continue reading

Students donate uniforms to Zambian peers

A uniform provider changed the shade of green on uniform vests used by St. Mary Magdalen School. The school decided to shift to the new… Continue reading

Housing Hope honors Volunteers of the Year

This past fiscal year, Housing Hope volunteers gave 3,375 hours of time. At a recent Everett AquaSox baseball game, Housing Hope honored its top volunteers… Continue reading

Commuters rewarded for ditching cars

Michelle McDonald, of Everett, was named Community Transit’s Smart Commuter of the Second Quarter. McDonald works at Premera Blue Cross in Mountlake Terrace. For 24… Continue reading

Assistance League’s Juntwait honored for volunteer service

The Assistance League of Everett recently awarded Nancy Juntwait the Ada Edwards Laughlin Award, a national award that honors longtime members and active volunteers. Juntwait… Continue reading

Community Transit donates vans, buses to nonprofits

Community Transit recently donated 10 vehicles to 12 local community organizations. The vehicles had reached the end of their service life at the agency. Since… Continue reading

Rotary groups boost Boys & Girls Club with supplies, fun

The new Snohomish County Rotaract Club recently raised money, gathered, organized and distributed 110 full back-to-school supply kits for area kids at the Everett Boys… Continue reading

Allstate donates to Boys Girls Club

The Allstate Foundation on Aug. 31 delivered 250 backpacks, 30 cases of snacks and $11,000 to the Everett Boys & Girls Club. Participating insurance agency… Continue reading

Buses stuffed for start of school

With the help of many volunteers, the Everett Public Schools Foundation collected and stuffed more than 1,800 backpacks with school supplies. Families with financial need… Continue reading

Fair food drive yields 29K pounds (none on a stick)

Opening day at the Evergreen State Fair featured a Fair Cares Food Drive, including free admission with the donation of three non-perishable food items per… Continue reading

Arlington woman, now chemistry prof, receives awards

Samantha Glazier, an associate professor of chemistry at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., recently received the university’s J. Calvin Keene Award. The Keene Award… Continue reading

Teachers learn 3D printing at Edmonds CC

Community college faculty from across Washington state and several local high school teachers learned how to build and use 3D printers July 25-26 at Edmonds… Continue reading

Marysville airman promoted to staff sergeant

ACTIVE DUTY Senior Airman Ryan Smith was recently promoted to staff sergeant. Smith is stationed at Thule Air Force Base, Greenland. SSgt. Smith, the son… Continue reading

EvCC instructor wins award

Everett Community College English instructor Josh Searle is a recipient of the 2017 Anna Sue McNeill Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award. He was recognized for… Continue reading

Arlington Arts Council adds murals at Terrace Park

The Arlington Arts Council recently painted two murals at Terrace Park. Arlington Arts Council member Erika Bruss painted a whimsical owl on the restroom building.… Continue reading

Everett teen awarded Coast Guard scholarship

Taylor Venema, daughter of EM1 Joshua Morgan, was awarded a Coast Guard Foundation Scholarship. Venema, from Everett, will attend the University of Maine in the… Continue reading

Dog wash raises over $6,400 for CASA

The Camano Animal Shelter Association’s annual dog wash fundraiser raised over $6,400, a record amount. The event, held Aug. 19, saw over 200 dogs get… Continue reading

Lions dedicate park bench to commemorate centennial

A new bench was added to Everett’s Lions Park in honor of the Lions Clubs’ centennial. The steel bench with sculptural accents was constructed by… Continue reading