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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

Edmonds Senior Center gala breaks records

The Edmonds Senior Center held its “Flight to the Future” gala dinner and auction on May 5 at the Historic Flight Foundation. The sold-out event… Continue reading

Garden club adorns entries to Mountlake Terrace

The Mountlake Terrace Garden Club planted flowers at city entry sites on June 1. The all-volunteer club plants and cares for the flowers each spring… Continue reading

Teen art at Frances Anderson Center — indoors and outdoors

The Edmonds Arts Commission presents two art exhibits by Edmonds students. Edmonds-Woodway High School students Tina Masoum, Hannah Wechsler and Lukas Mraz created “Protect Our… Continue reading

‘Band mom’ extraordinaire honored in Arlington

Teresa Hanna is the recipient of the Arlington Mayor’s Volunteer Award. Hanna is an active “band mom,” attending events and hauling drums for her kids… Continue reading

Golf tournament raises over $80K to help cancer patients

The Everett Golf and Country Club Cancer Tournament was held June 2 and broke records by raising more than $80,000 for Providence General Foundation. Proceeds… Continue reading

Granite Falls alum earns juris doctor from Duke

Katie Christensen graduated May 13 from Duke University with her juris doctor of law. Christensen, a 2011 graduate of Granite Falls High School, earlier received… Continue reading

Lions Club awards scholarships to Cascade, Mariner grads

The South Everett Lions Club recently awarded scholarships, each worth $1,000, to graduating seniors at two local high schools. Cascade High School: Shania John, Anita… Continue reading

Single moms get help at free car care clinic

Bickford Ford in Everett hosted a free car care clinic for homeless and low-income single mothers from Housing Hope. Volunteers helped 10 families. During the… Continue reading

Edmonds composer to premiere winning “Antarctic” piano piece

Edmonds resident Keva Vaughan-McMorrow is the first woman ever to be selected for a second time by the Washington State Music Teachers Association as a… Continue reading