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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

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