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Schools earn active awards

Beverly Elementary School and Sherwood Elementary School each received 2017 Active Schools Let’s Move! National Awards. Physical education teachers Thomas Davis and Patricia Thain, respectively,… Continue reading

Snohomish grad leads forensics team to victory

Kelsie Watkins, of Snohomish, reached the finals in six events at the Northwest College Trapper Rendezvous, held Nov. 3-4 in Powell, Wyoming. She won the… Continue reading

5K raises $54K for Edmonds CC Foundation

Nearly 400 runners and walkers participated in the Edmonds Community College Foundation’s second annual 5K Walk and Run on Oct. 28 and raised over $54,000… Continue reading

VFW essay contest winners from Gold Bar

Students recently wrote essays on “What a veteran means to me” for an annual Veterans of Foreign Wars contest. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9417… Continue reading

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary hands out Educator of the Month honors

The Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace awarded its October Educators of the Month. Kathryn Lundstrom is a special education teacher at Hazelwood Elementary School, where she… Continue reading

Cornerstone students ‘Feed the Need’

Students in preschool through ninth grade at Cornerstone Academy in Snohomish helped “Feed the Need” on Nov. 2. Kids measured dry soy, dehydrated veggies, rice… Continue reading

Granite Falls names Success in Education winners

The Granite Falls School District announced its first quarter Success in Education award winners. Granite Falls High School winners were Josiah Mace, Michaela Heuslein, Mickayla… Continue reading

Grant to expand computer science in Edmonds School District

The Edmonds School District received a $59,000 grant to improve access to computer science, including offering more such classes at the high school level. The… Continue reading

Scarecrow Festival names winners

The Edmonds Scarecrow Festival, an annual event of the Edmonds Historical Society and Museum, recently announced its winners in a community scarecrow contest. First-place winners… Continue reading

Schools honor service members for Veterans Day

Schools across Snohomish County honored veterans leading up to the Nov. 11 Veterans Day holiday. The Everett High School Navy Junior ROTC visited Brookdale Everett… Continue reading

Boeing workers help pay for vans, grants to local nonprofits

The Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound this year provided the Work Force Development Center’s apprenticeship program with a new 15-passenger van to transport… Continue reading

Bothell woman finishes Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Abigail Comstock graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Comstock is the daughter of Anne Comstock… Continue reading

Eagles don purple to raise awareness of domestic violence

The Sept. 29 Arlington High School football game was dedicated to domestic violence awareness. Coaches wore purple hats, players wore purple socks and towels, and… Continue reading

Fenkner graduates with honors from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Trevor Fenkner graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Fenkner earned distinction as an honor graduate.… Continue reading

Marysville Getchell grad heads to Air Force

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Bryan Hunter graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. He is a 2017 graduate of Marysville… Continue reading

Oak Harbor grad completes Air Force training with honors

U.S. Air Force Airman Eduardo Andrade-Gutierrez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Andrade-Gutierrez earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is… Continue reading

Stanwood grad heads to Air Force Security Forces

U.S. Air Force Airman Kacie McCann graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. McCann is the son of Michael… Continue reading

Edmonds Friends sale raises $7,500 for library programs

The Friends of the Edmonds Library held a raffle during its annual book sale. Entrants wrote book recommendations to have their names added to the… Continue reading

Two Lynnwood students awarded Biola scholarships

Emily Davis and Anneka Vander Wel, both of Lynnwood, were each awarded a President’s Scholarship worth $18,000 per year to attend Biola University in La… Continue reading

PSE donates to Monroe food bank

Puget Sound Energy recently donated $500 to the Sky Valley Food Bank. The donation will help feed dozens of families, director Carla Stewart said. Send… Continue reading