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Four win top Biola scholarship

Four local students were awarded the President’s Scholarship from Biola University in La Mirada, California, each worth $19,000: Delaney Johnson from Snohomish; Jared Donnel from… Continue reading

Northshore teacher gets surprise honor and Seahawk visit

Hollywood Hill Elementary School teacher Victoria Gray was recently honored as a “Symetra Hero in the Classroom” by Symetra and the Seattle Seahawks. Neiko Thorpe,… Continue reading

13-year-old gives cancer a $10K kick

The 2018 Kicking for Cancer fundraiser raised $10,000 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure Puget Sound. The benefit for breast cancer research was… Continue reading

Club donates $200 to Camano veterans group

The Camano Island Women’s Republican Club on Oct. 23 presented retired Air Force Col. Tracy Merck with a $200 donation for Camano Chapel’s His Veterans… Continue reading

Lynnwood elementary teacher wins stewardship award

Teacher Jennie Warmouth of Spruce Elementary School in Lynnwood was one of three 2018 recipients of the Patsy Collins Award for Excellence in Education, Environment,… Continue reading

Rotary cleans up Portage Creek

The Arlington Rotary Club completed stream restoration projects along a 165-foot reach of Portage Creek, one of two main fish-bearing creeks passing through the Old… Continue reading

Rotary honors two CTE students from Lynnwood High School

The local Rotary Club of Lynnwood recently honored two Career and Technical Education Students of the Month from Lynnwood High School. Elisabeth (Elisa) Rollins, a… Continue reading

Marysville student awarded SUNY scholarship

SUNY Oswego awarded Kieren Guy, of Marysville, who is majoring in American studies, a Destination Oswego Scholarship, which goes to high-achieving students from outside New… Continue reading

Teens chosen for a second year for All-National honors

Two local teens will perform with the “best of the best” at the National Association for Music Education event Nov. 25-28 in Orlando, Florida. It’s… Continue reading

Marysville volunteer recognized for Stuff the Bus work

Emily Wicks was named Marysville’s Volunteer of the Month for October. Wicks jumped in at the last minute to lead the 2018 “Stuff the Bus”… Continue reading

Supervisor honored for support of National Guard employee

Salinas construction supervisor John Salinas II was presented the Washington Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s Patriot Award on Oct. 30 in recognition of… Continue reading

New senior center hits $12M mark in capital campaign

A recent fundraising breakfast and related donations raised more than $60,000 toward a capital campaign for a new Edmonds Senior Center. The group now has… Continue reading

EvCC Foundation lines up record-breaking $400K in awards

The Everett Community College Foundation awarded a record 248 student scholarships in 2018 so far, with an additional 36 to come. The Foundation will award… Continue reading

Edmonds school librarian named state’s best

The Washington Library Association School Library Division has named Dave Sonnen, library information specialist at Sherwood Elementary School in Edmonds, the 2018 Outstanding Teacher Librarian… Continue reading

Hazel Miller grant helps south county folks in need

A Hazel Miller Foundation grant of $2,500 last year has helped Bethesda Community Services serve over 100 people in 2018. Bethesda Community Services helps people… Continue reading

Student from Everett named Kirby Scholar of Science

Jessie Lopez, of Everett, was honored at Wilkes University’s Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship annual mentor breakfast in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Lopez… Continue reading

Arlington groups give dictionaries to hundreds of students

in conjunction with Friends of the Arlington Library and the nonprofit Dictionary Project — recently donated dictionaries to third-graders in… Continue reading

Musicians perform outreach concert at Everett school

Pacifica Chamber Orchestra each year performs classical music for students in the Everett School District. It recently visited Emerson Elementary School. Artistic director Fred Chu… Continue reading

Rotary honors two teachers as Educators of the Month

The Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace on Oct. 13 awarded its October Educator of the Month honor to two local teachers. Debbie Lindgren is a fourth-grade… Continue reading

Conservation District awards first Cascade Garden Award

The Snohomish Conservation District and city of Lake Stevens awarded the first annual Cascade Garden Awards at an Oct. 6 State of the Lake event.… Continue reading