Way to Go

Monroe woman crosses the finish line for cancer research

but not alone. Carla Stewart was among the participants in the Relay for Life of… Continue reading

YMCA honors its Volunteers of the Year

The YMCA of Snohomish County honored its outstanding Volunteers of the Year at a special recognition breakfast June 13 at the Everett Golf & Country… Continue reading

7-year-old helps lead Walk to Cure Arthritis

Hallee Jette, 7, was the youth honoree at the 2018 Snohomish County Walk to Cure Arthritis event held June 9 at McCollum Park to benefit… Continue reading

College students win awards, inducted into honor societies

Throughout the 2017-18 school year, many local students received honors at their colleges. The following students were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa… Continue reading

Teachers highlighted by law office

Everett attorney Rick Merrill sponsors an Educator of the Month award program that honors local teachers with $500 awards and a plaque. Recipients are nominated… Continue reading

Rotary helps teens get ready with College Essentials

The Rotary Club of Everett on June 7 took 10 teenagers on a shopping spree to buy what the teens needed to take the next… Continue reading

Smoke alarm group gets $2,000 boost from Tulalips

Gerry and Bonnie Gibson, of Sultan, received a $2,000 grant for their nonprofit, Gibby Home Fire Prevention, from the Tulalip Cares Charitable Fund to provide… Continue reading

Everett STEM night honors young innovators

Nearly 2,000 people attended the Everett School District’s 2018 Innovation Expo, held June 6 at Angel of the Winds Arena in downtown Everett. Judges considered… Continue reading

Foundation awards $180K to graduating Snohomish seniors

The Snohomish Education Foundation awarded 175 scholarships totaling more than $180,000 to 125 graduating seniors from AIM, Snohomish and Glacier Peak high schools. In 2017,… Continue reading

Providence supervisor honored by Coast Guardsman

Providence Regional Medical Center supervisor Peter Smeltz was presented with a Patriot Award May 15. Smeltz was nominated by U.S. Coast Guardsman Petty Officer Nat… Continue reading

MAP Scholarship winners head off to colleges

On May 24, nearly 150 people attended the YMCA of Snohomish County’s annual My Achievers Program (MAP) Recognition and Scholarship Banquet. Students from all six… Continue reading

Marysville honors businessman who sent kids to D.C. rally

Roger Gable was honored by Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring as the city’s Volunteer of the Month at the June 11 meeting of the Marysville City… Continue reading

Arlington Garden Club awards scholarship to Lake Stevens teen

The Arlington Garden Club awarded its annual $2,000 scholarship to Ashley Mahar of Lake Stevens High School. Mahar plans to attend the University of Washington… Continue reading

Knights award $2,000 scholarship to Everett High grad

The Knight of Columbus Council 763 of Everett awarded Gabrielle Schmidt a $2,000 scholarship. Schmidt, a 2018 graduate of Everett High School, is headed to… Continue reading

Rotary honors outstanding school staff in Edmonds district

The Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace names an Educator of the Month for the Edmonds School District each month during the school year. Jenica Valdivia, a… Continue reading

Soap box derby winners off to Ohio

The Windermere Stanwood-Camano Island Soap Box Derby races were held June 16 at Arrowhead Ranch. First-place winners Addison Inman (stock division), racing the Crow’s Nest,… Continue reading

Gold Bar woman wins inaugural scholarship

Freestone Capital Management awarded one of its five inaugural Freestone Future Leaders Scholarships to Lily Morgan, who lives in Gold Bar. The 2018 graduate of… Continue reading

Local teens win awards in Spanish writing contests

Local Spanish-language students earned awards in the 20th annual “Yo escribo en Español” literacy contest sponsored by the Center for Spanish Studies in Seattle, the… Continue reading

Mountlake Terrace woman heading to Galapagos

Kiersten Hurst, of Mountlake Terrace, has received a Summer Credit Workshop Study Abroad Scholarship from Miami University’s Global Initiatives office to help fund travel on… Continue reading

Cans to coins: Preschoolers give food bank program a boost

A classroom lesson about recycling led to an aluminum can collection among families in the Marysville School District’s Early Childhood Education Assistance Program (ECEAP). The… Continue reading