Everett Elks Lodge #479 officers. Front row (left to right): Jessica Mumm, Tessa Long, Paul Clark, Greg Tisdel, Bill Douglas. Middle row: Debbie Ritchie, Nancy Wolke, Wendy Cook, Jennifer Ozbun, Jenny Steele, Mary Thomas. Back row: Beth Beecher, Valerie Anderson, Aaron Reid, Danen Barnhart. (Everett Elks)

Everett Elks Lodge #479 officers. Front row (left to right): Jessica Mumm, Tessa Long, Paul Clark, Greg Tisdel, Bill Douglas. Middle row: Debbie Ritchie, Nancy Wolke, Wendy Cook, Jennifer Ozbun, Jenny Steele, Mary Thomas. Back row: Beth Beecher, Valerie Anderson, Aaron Reid, Danen Barnhart. (Everett Elks)

Everett Elks Lodge names new officers

Everett Elks Lodge names new officers

The Everett Elks Lodge No. 479 has announced new officers for the years 2021-2022.

They are Jessica Mumm, Tessa Long, Paul Clark, Greg Tisdel, Bill Douglas, Debbie Ritchie, Nancy Wolke, Wendy Cook, Jennifer Ozbun, Jenny Steele, Mary Thomas, Beth Beecher, Valerie Anderson, Aaron Reid and Danen Barnhart.

The Everett lodge was chartered in 1899. Its motto is “Elks Care, Elks Share.”

Edmonds music teacher receives scholarship award

Roxanne Kar was honored by the Music Teachers National Association as the recipient of the Piano Technicians Guild Foundation Scholarship during the 2021 MTNA National Conference.

Kar runs an independent piano studio in Edmonds. She began teaching her first student at age 16. As a young adult, her primary area of study was in general music education, although her true passions are performance and piano pedagogy.

She is an active member of the Edmonds Music Teachers Association where she leads and organizes the Edmonds Musicianship Festival. In 2014, she was awarded the Member of the Year Award from the Edmonds MTA.

Two Snohomish County art students receive national honors

Locals Daeton Oclaray and Susanna Lee were recipients of the National Scholastic Award.

Oclaray, a senior at North Creek High School, received a regional Gold Key and a national Silver Medal for the portfolio, “History Repeats,” drawing and illustration, and the individual submission, “Stolen Innocence,” drawing and illustration.

Lee, a freshman at Lynnwood High School and J Art Academy, won a regional Gold Key and an American Visions Medal for the individual submission, “Face Them All,” drawing and illustration.

The students’ artwork will be part of the Scholastic’s National Virtual Exhibition. It can also be viewed on the Schack Art Center website.

Know someone who deserves recognition? Call 425-339-3432 or email newstips@heraldnet.com

Talk to us

> Give us your news tips.

> Send us a letter to the editor.

> More Herald contact information.

More in Local News

Kim Skarda points at her home on a map on Thursday, June 20, 2024 in Concrete, Washington. A community called Sauk River Estates has a very steep slope above it. There is a DNR-approved timber sale that boarders the estate properties, yet they were not consulted about the sale before approval. The community has already appealed the sale and has hired their own geologist to conduct a slope stability report at the site. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Beneath steep slope, Concrete neighbors fear landslides from logging above

Nielsen Brothers plans to cut 54 acres of timber directly behind the community of 83 homes. Locals said they were never consulted.

Law enforcement respond to a person hit by a train near the Port of Everett Mount Baker Terminal on Thursday, June 27, 2024 in Mukilteo, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
2 killed in waterfront train crashes were near Mukilteo ‘quiet zone’

In June, two people were hit by trains on separate days near Mukilteo Boulevard. “These situations are incredibly tragic,” Everett’s mayor said.

Rob Plotnikoff takes a measurement as a part of the county's State of Our Waters survey at Tambark Creek in Bothell, Washington on Monday, July 1, 2024. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Snohomish County stream team bushwhacks a path to healthier waterways

This summer, the crew of three will survey 40 sites for the State of Our Waters program. It’s science in locals’ backyards.

Logo for news use featuring the municipality of Mountlake Terrace in Snohomish County, Washington. 220118
4th suspect arrested after Mountlake Terrace home robbery

Police arrested Taievion Rogers, 19, on Tuesday. Prosecutors charged his three alleged accomplices in April.

A 10 acre parcel off of Highway 99, between 240th and 242nd Street Southwest that the city of Edmonds is currently in the process of acquiring on Monday, July 10, 2023 in Edmonds, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Edmonds ditches $37M Landmark public park project off Highway 99

The previous mayor envisioned parks and more in south Edmonds, in a historically neglected area. The new administration is battling budget woes.

Edmonds school official sworn in as Mount Vernon supe

Victor Vergara took his oath of office last week. He was assistant superintendent of equity and student success in Edmonds.

Everett courthouse garage briefly closed for ‘suspicious package’ report

A man drove his car into the Snohomish County Courthouse garage and reported he believed the package was in his car.

High-capacity magazines at The Freedom Shoppe gun store, which was holding a sale in anticipation of new gun control measures, in New Milford, Conn., April 2, 2013. The store is liquidating their stock of weapons expected to be banned. Months after the massacre of 26 people at a school in Newtown, Conn., legislative leaders in the state on Monday announced what they called the most far-reaching gun-legislation package in the country. (Wendy Carlson/The New York Times)
WA high court leaves ban in place for now on high-capacity ammo magazines

Monday’s decision will keep the law in effect until the court hears arguments, possibly this fall, on the bill sponsored by an Edmonds senator.

Firefighters respond to a 911 call Tuesday morning in Mill Creek. (Photo provided by South County Fire)
Mill Creek house fire displaces 3

Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 14100 block of 30th Avenue SE early Tuesday morning. No one was injured.

Alyvia Nguyen, 8, climbs on leaf shaped steps at the new Corcoran Memorial Park playground on Friday, July 12, 2024 in Bothell, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
New Bothell-area park ‘could not be a more fitting dedication’

In 2019, Jim Corcoran donated $1.5 million worth of land to become a public park. He died before he could see it completed.

Cars line up for the Edmonds ferry in Edmonds, Washington on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Ferry line jumpers face a $145 fine — and scorn from other drivers

Law enforcement is on the lookout for line cutters. It’s a “hot-button issue that can lead to something worse.”

Mother charged in Stanwood toddler’s fentanyl overdose death

Morgan Bassett woke up in January 2022 and found her daughter wasn’t breathing. Last week, she was charged with manslaughter.

Support local journalism

If you value local news, make a gift now to support the trusted journalism you get in The Daily Herald. Donations processed in this system are not tax deductible.