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Boeing folks hang out with Boys & Girls Clubs

Volunteers from Boeing spent time at the Cascade and Everett Boys & Girls Clubs in recent weeks for Liftoff For Learning events. The volunteers distributed… Continue reading

Foundation awards more than $10,800 in grants

The Cascade Valley Health Foundation recently awarded grants to five local organizations to support community health and services: • $3,500 for Snohomish County Volunteer Search… Continue reading

Award will help fire chief address PTSD in first responders

South County Fire Deputy Chief Shaughn Maxwell has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the International Association of Fire Chiefs Foundation. He is one of… Continue reading

100 women = $8K for local charities

100+ Women Who Care of South Snohomish County has donated approximately $10,000 to two local nonprofits this year. The group in May donated $4,050 to… Continue reading

Kamiak alum graduates from Marine Corps officer training

U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Samuel Stewart graduated Aug. 18 from Officer Candidates School in Quanitco, Virginia, and received his officer’s commission Aug. 24 at… Continue reading

School garden reaps rewards for summer camp kids

Students attending summer camp at Eagle Creek Elementary School in Arlington got to keep some fruits of their classmates’ labors. Students took home bags of… Continue reading

Students get back-to-school boost from Rotary

The Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club recently marked its 15th Back to School Shopping Event. A total of 52 students, from Spruce and Mountlake Terrace elementary schools,… Continue reading

ORCA uses National Science Foundation grant for geoscience

Everett Community College’s Ocean Research College Academy (ORCA) is receiving a $333,688 grant from the National Science Foundation to increase the number of college students… Continue reading

Teens lend a helping hand for young trees, salmon

Twenty high school seniors from Goodwill’s Youth Aerospace Job Training program teamed up with the Adopt A Stream Foundation on Aug. 8 to help maintain… Continue reading

Lake Stevens girl finishes in Top 10 at Arab horse competition

Miley DeFalco, 11, of Lake Stevens, competes in the Arab horse circuit and recently finished in the Top 10 for her age group at the… Continue reading

Foundation gives Hand in Hand a $20,000 hand

The Norcliffe Foundation awarded a two-year grant of $20,000 to Hand in Hand, a nonprofit working with families and children in the south Everett area.… Continue reading

Cheer squads attend summer camps to hone skills

Local high school cheerleaders participated in Universal Cheerleaders Association camps this summer and earned recognition. Teens attended UCA camps at the University of Puget Sound,… Continue reading

Northshore welcomes newest Wall of Honor inductees

Nine Northshore School District alumni, former staff and volunteers were recognized Aug. 16 at the 2018 Wall of Honor ceremony. The Wall of Honor recognizes… Continue reading

Volunteers help YWCA pack back-to-school backpacks

Seven volunteers recently helped the YWCA with its School Days backpack drive. Volunteers on Aug. 21 packed 135 backpacks with school supplies in just two… Continue reading

Good grades net Lake Stevens teen $2,500 from Navy Exchange

Naval Station Everett on Aug. 21 presented Bianca Brightwell with a $2,500 savings bond for maintaining straight-A’s. The Navy Exchange’s A-OK Student Reward Program encourages… Continue reading

School leaders serve community before classes resume

principals, assistant principals, managers, directors — volunteer to help a… Continue reading

Y gives Casino Road kids free swim lessons

“These lessons are critical to ensuring kids are safe and have fun in the water.”

Children of the cornhole gather for fundraising tournament

Proceeds from Taste Edmonds events benefited the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce.

U.S. Army promotes Kamiak grad to major

U.S. Army Maj. Nicole Abeyta was recently promoted to that rank from the rank of captain at a ceremony held at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.… Continue reading