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Boy Scout helps food bank for Eagle project

Boy Scout RJ Ustaris led three projects in support of the Marysville Community Food Bank as part of his work to earn the Eagle Scout… Continue reading

Concessions and cookies: Volunteer honored by Marysville

Kim Shumway was honored Sept. 24 by Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring as the city’s Volunteer of the Month. Shumway is the concessions manager for the… Continue reading

Kiwanis gives fledgling foster care group a $5K boost

The Kiwanis Club of Snohomish recently donated $5,000 to The Bridge Receiving Center of Lake Stevens, which aims to help house children as they enter… Continue reading

Whidbey woman’s photo graces cover of Land Trust calendar

Julie Boyd, of Whidbey Island, rose to the top of a pool of 75 photographers who together submitted 300 photos to the Whidbey Camano Land… Continue reading

Domestic Violence Services gala raises $61K

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County held its annual Hope Within luncheon fundraiser on Oct. 4 and raised over $61,000. Those who were unable to… Continue reading

Peterson honored as Arlington Kiwanis Person of the Year

Steve Peterson was honored as Arlington Kiwanis Person of the Year at a special banquet on Oct. 3. Peterson, who grew up in Oso and… Continue reading

Challenge Program named a national Blue Ribbon School

The Edmonds School District’s Challenge Program was one of five schools in the state and 349 nationwide to be named a Blue Ribbon School by… Continue reading

Team behind new community stage honored as Art Advocates

The Arlington Arts Council will honor the people who built a new stage in Legion Park at this year’s Fall into Art Auction on Oct.… Continue reading

Arlington Scouts add improvements for dogs, readers

Scouts from Arlington’s Girl Scout Troop 42168 recently earned their Bronze Awards with the completion of two projects in the city. Scouts Ivy Heart, Riliegh… Continue reading

Marysville teen achieves Eagle Scout rank

David Samaniego, of Marysville, has earned the Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Award. The award will be presented at an Eagle Scout Court of… Continue reading

Everett man is Housing Hope’s Volunteer of the Year

At a recent volunteer and donor appreciation event, Housing Hope honored Everett resident Randy Laswell as its top Volunteer of the Year. Laswell, an instructional… Continue reading

Everett Boy Scout achieves Eagle rank

Mark Riise, of Everett, has earned the Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Award, the group’s highest rank. He will be recognized at a special… Continue reading

New gym celebrates with donation to Boys & Girls Club

Planet Fitness in Everett opened on Sept. 18. The celebration included presentation of a $500 donation to the Cascade Boys & Girls Club. The Cascade… Continue reading

Scholarship awarded to teen with local Coast Guard ties

The U.S. Coast Guard Foundation awarded a scholarship to Taylor Venema, daughter of EM1 Joshua Morgan, from Everett. Venema, who attends the University of Maine,… Continue reading

Marysville firefighters given Phoenix Award

The Marysville Fire District on Sept. 19 presented a Phoenix Award to nine members in honor of their actions to help save the life of… Continue reading

Local appliance store raises $11K for local nonprofits

Cory Long of Judd & Black presented an $8,000 check to Christmas House and a $3,000 check to the North Everett Boys & Girls Club… Continue reading

Lynnwood Kiwanis give and give — $8,200, in the latest round

The Kiwanis Club of Lynnwood recently presented donations to a variety of nonprofits. Grants include $2,000 to the Lynnwood Food Bank, $1,500 to the Edmonds… Continue reading

Marysville man honors high school roots at Navy commissioning

U.S. Navy Ensign Leighton Flores recently graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. For his commissioning ceremony, Flores returned home… Continue reading

Golf tourney named for legendary Coach Armstrong raises $15K

The annual Coach Armstrong Memorial Golf Tournament was held Aug. 10 at the Snohomish Public Golf Course and raised $15,275 for the Snohomish Education Foundation.… Continue reading

National Merit semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists nationwide for its annual National Merit Scholarship Program. From that pool, 7,500… Continue reading