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Sky Valley Youth Coalition project wins grants

The Sky Valley Youth Coalition prevailed in the Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program,…


Snohomish grad finishes Coast Guard Academy

U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Megan Rice has graduated from the U.S. Coast…


Badges for Baseball — and for kids

The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation teamed up with country music artist Matt…


Rotary Club awards $23,000 in scholarships

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club awarded $23,000 in scholarships this year to graduating seniors from Mariner, Cascade and Kamiak high schools. Cascade High School: Karen… Continue reading

EdCC Foundation awards record number of scholarships

Edmonds Community College Foundation honored its 2018-19 scholarship recipients. Pictured (from left) are Sabrina Hernandez, Jennifer Corona, Joanna Coleman, Edmonds Community College Foundation Executive Director Brad Thomas, Nedir Ziane, Kiranpreet Kaur, and Katherine Merriwether. (Contributed photo)

Ducks dash down river, quack up funds for nonprofits

The 30th running of the annual Great Stilly Duck Dash was July 4. The Rotary Club of Arlington fundraiser brought in over $185,500 in sponsorships… Continue reading

Mountlake Terrace teacher wins $10K science prize

Kitten Vaa, a second-grade teacher at the private Brighton School in Mountlake Terrace, was recently named a recipient of a Presidential Award for Excellence in… Continue reading

Technology students back from Atlanta with awards

Students from local clubs were among the top award-winners at the national Technology Student Association conference, held June 22-26 in Atlanta. Alderwood Middle School won… Continue reading

Mukilteo group donates over 125 handmade quilts to nonprofits

The Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters in May gave over 125 quilts to Helping Hands and Homage Senior Services. Coming up, the group plans its annual Comfort… Continue reading

Everett foundation awards $60,700 in scholarships

The Everett Public Schools Foundation recently announced its scholarship recipients for the graduating class of 2018 from Everett, Cascade, Jackson and Sequoia high schools. Scholarships… Continue reading

Scholarship winner aims to improve the human condition

Holly Smith, a 2018 graduate of Lake Stevens High School, was awarded the Jill L. Renshaw Memorial Scholarship of $6,000. Smith plans to attend Whitworth… Continue reading

How a garden grows

Appreciation for veterans’ service prompts Lynnwood Elks to build a garden at Sebastian Place.

AAUW Stanwood-Camano honors outstanding STEM students

The AAUW of Stanwood-Camano Island (American Association of University Women) honored 11 junior female students, nominated by their high school faculties, as outstanding in science,… Continue reading

Arlington firefighters receive awards for lifesaving efforts

Arlington Fire Chief Dave Kraski on June 18 presented three Arlington part-time firefighters with Phoenix awards for their recent lifesaving efforts. On the night of… Continue reading

Gooey, goopy, giddy fun as Brownies raise money to help dogs

The Everett troop sold enough cookies to buy pet oxygen masks for the Everett Fire Department.

Scholarships carry on baseball star’s memory

The Joey Dettrich Baseball Foundation has awarded $1,500 scholarships to 2018 graduates Sara Johnson (softball) and Conor Bardue (baseball), from Lake Stevens High School; Trever… Continue reading

Cool to be square: Local kids are Rubik’s Cube masters

Forest View Elementary School is No. 1 in the state and No. 2 in the nation for a You Can Do the Rubik’s Cube Speed… Continue reading

Grade-schoolers immerse themselves in geology

After listening to a talk about local geology from an expert in the field, fourth- and fifth-grade students from Twin City Elementary School in Stanwood… Continue reading

Kamiak teacher receives $15K grant for soil research

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust’s Partners in Science program recently awarded a $15,000 grant to Margaret Lewis, a teacher at Kamiak High School, giving her… Continue reading