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As a state attorney, Roslyn Sterling saw foster kids in need

She helped found Totes for Kids, which provides backpacks of essentials at a traumatic time.


When he’s not legislating, Nate Nehring’s a tireless volunteer

He tutors, volunteers at a summer camp and food bank, and was invited to join the Gospel Mission board.


After a painful accident, Louis Harris sought a fuller life

His goal is elected office. Meantime, he works and volunteers — and if you meet him he might hug you.


When tragedy strikes, Lacey Harper is government’s human face

She’s worked for the governor and now the county executive, helping constituents through tough times.

Tony Thammavongsa: From Casino Road to leader at Campbell’s

He attributes his success to family support and the fact he was determined, confident and ambitious.

Megan Wolfe feels empowered by her nonprofit’s fast start

She launched the local Girls on the Run esteem-building program. Already, hundreds have participated.

Project engineer and cyclist Tyler Rourke puts people first

When he’s not at Electroimpact, he’s riding a bike or leading Everett’s Transportation Advisory Committee.

Marjorie James’ own struggle informs her advocacy for tribes

She tried the Ivy League but returned to Tulalip to help spread the teaching of tribal history.

Alessandra Durham helps county address diversity, addiction

Outreach is key for this senior analyst with the Snohomish County executive’s office.

At 26, Jasmine Diedrich already owns 13 espresso stands

She started her Diedrich Espresso company seven years ago, when she was just 19.

Nicole Amor organizes 50 events a year for Economic Alliance

The organization’s investor relations and events manager is also a very active volunteer.

‘No housing bubble’: Experts discuss a hot real-estate market

We interviewed four professionals about climbing prices, rising interest rates and bubble fear.

Daphne’s is the happy hole-in-the-wall of Edmonds

With a convivial clientele and a bartender who’s always “on,” the tiny tavern is the place to be.

Costco is considering building store in Lake Stevens

The Issaquah-based chain is doing due diligence on the property, which is mostly owned by the city.

As expected, 92 to be laid off by Stanwood’s Twin City Foods

The frozen-vegetables processor announced last year it was moving all operations to Pasco.

3 must-try doughnuts when Top Pot opens in Edmonds

After two years of work, the popular Seattle chain is opening its second Snohomish County location.

Mother-in-law homes popular after cities ease restrictions

Lynnwood and Everett are seeing a spurt of growth after changing city codes to allow for this development.

A niche Bothell publisher is becoming a mortgage matchmaker

Scotsman Guide has long served lending professionals. Now it’s offering information to borrowers.

Tulalips consider building a water park at Quil Ceda Village

The attraction would be one of the biggest of its kind on the West Coast, a tribal leader says.