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Vans of donations help make foster family Christmas special

Staff from The Everett Clinic held a donation drive that filled six cargo vans full of toys, clothing, shoes and “family fun baskets” to benefit… Continue reading

Sheriff’s officers honored for Target Zero work

Ten Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office employees were selected as recipients of 2018 Snohomish County DUI and Target Zero Task Force Awards. Target Zero is the… Continue reading

And a box of dry cereal in a pear tree

Mukilteo preschoolers give a “12 Days of Christmas” treatment to big food drive.

Students bring in new toys for Catholic Community Services

Students at St. Thomas More Catholic School in Lynnwood held a Christmas toy drive to benefit Catholic Community Services in Everett. Dozens of boxes and… Continue reading

Arlington man graduates from Navy boot camp

Seaman Recruit Justin Hageman graduated Dec. 7 from the U.S. Navy boot camp at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Illinois. He now heads to… Continue reading

Kamiak teens win 48-hour film challenge

Five Kamiak High School students won Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Music, and Best Sound Design for their video titled “Mr. President,” a short film… Continue reading

Outpouring of support helps kids at Marysville Toy Store

The Marysville Community Food Bank Toy Store aims to provide toys and a coat to every local child in need. The annual Toy Store opened… Continue reading

EvCC student wins app challenge

Abas Hersi, a student at Everett Community College, was named the 2018 Congressional App Challenge winner. Hersi’s free app, Swipiatry, helps students find mental health… Continue reading

Mustang raffle revs up $40,000 for Lynnwood Rotary

The Lynnwood Rotary Club raised over $40,000 through a raffle for a classic 1965 Ford Mustang. Proceeds will benefit the club’s many community service projects.… Continue reading

Marysville Knights, church buy 170 warm coats for kids

The Marysville Council of Knights of Columbus purchased 170 new warm coats and distributed them to needy children in the Marysville, Tulalip and Lakewood communities.… Continue reading

40 dozen cookies for a cause

Edmonds Community College Baking and Pastry Arts students recently baked and decorated 480 cookies to donate to CookieFest 2018, a festive pop-up cookie sale to… Continue reading

Credit union hands out $15K awards to three local nonprofits

BECU recently announced its 2018 People Helping People Awards, recognizing area nonprofits and credit union members who serve their local communities. Local Community Benefit Winners… Continue reading

Mill Creek youth support military

The Mill Creek Youth Advisory Board held two collection drives this fall to support members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. The teens… Continue reading

Peace Poster contest announces winners

Isabella Tolen, a student at North Lake Middle School, won the Lake Stevens Lions Club Peace Poster contest, and also went on to win the… Continue reading

Alderwood Middle student wins greeting card contest

The Lynnwood Convention Center hosted a competition for middle and high school students to help design the artwork for a 2018 holiday greeting card. Alderwood… Continue reading

Foundation awards over $30K to Everett teachers for programs

The Everett Public Schools Foundation awarded 46 classroom grants totaling $30,174 for the 2018-19 school year to teachers at local public schools to support a… Continue reading

Granite Falls honors Success in Education winners

The Granite Falls School District recently honored its first quarter Success in Education award winners, honoring students who “show an understanding of the importance of… Continue reading

Rotary Clubs honor Edmonds district teacher, students

Alderwood Middle School science teacher Jodi Salenski was the Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace November Educator of the Month. “She is a calming and welcoming presence… Continue reading

Arlington Rotary honors students for making a difference

Three outstanding middle and high school students were recognized Nov. 29 by the Rotary Club of Arlington for making a difference in their respective schools.… Continue reading

Colleges honor first-generation students

Edmonds Community College and Central Washington University-Lynnwood joined Nov. 5-9 to celebrate an inaugural First-Generation College Student Week. A declaration acknowledged students who are the… Continue reading