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Foundation awards nearly $400K to south county causes

The Hazel Miller Foundation awarded $250,000 to the city of Mountlake Terrace for the new Ballinger Park Playground. The grant was in addition to $146,000… Continue reading

Haines awarded STAR Scholarship

The PEO Chapter IA of Mill Creek awarded Jackson High School senior Sara Haines the 2018 STAR Scholarship. Haines plans to attend Seattle Pacific University… Continue reading

Yee-haw: School bus drivers demonstrate skills at Roadeo

Local school bus drivers demonstrated their driving skills at an annual Bus Safety Roadeo held recently at Mariner High School in south Everett. Drivers from… Continue reading

Bothell teen awarded $17,500 for college

Landon Butaud, of Bothell, won a $12,500 Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship from Cedarville University, in Ohio, where he plans to study sports business management this fall.… Continue reading

Kiwanis awards scholarships to Snohomish teens

The Kiwanis Club of Snohomish recently recognized its 2018 scholarship recipients. Kiwanis Club of Snohomish Scholarships ($1,500): Angela Bleeker and Ryan Harris, both of Glacier… Continue reading

RSVP volunteers honored for a lifetime of service

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Catholic Community Services held its annual volunteer recognition luncheon on May 23. Ralph Quaas and Judy Edgmand… Continue reading

Getchell grad awarded Knights of Columbus scholarship

The Marysville Knights of Columbus awarded its 2018 Thomas LaMere Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 to Marycruz Morales, a graduating senior from Marysville Getchell High School.… Continue reading

Latest honor for teen scientist: BioGENEius

Sriharshita Musunuri, a Henry M. Jackson High School senior, received high honors at the International BioGENEius Challenge, a competition for high school students that recognizes… Continue reading

Catholic school knits scarves to help keep homeless warm

During the school year, teacher Patti Melton volunteers to lead a knitting group for families and students at St. Thomas More Parish School in Lynnwood.… Continue reading

Benjamin Anderson graduates from U.S. Naval Academy

U.S. Navy Ensign Benjamin Anderson graduated May 25 from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. At the academy, Anderson was a member of the… Continue reading

Benjamin Johnston graduates from U.S. Naval Academy

U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Benjamin Johnston graduated May 25 from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He reports this fall to Quantico, Virginia,… Continue reading

Blake Guidice graduates from U.S. Naval Academy

U.S. Navy Ensign Blake Guidice graduated May 25 from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Guidice is the son of Walt and Crystal Guidice… Continue reading

Daniel Stitt graduates from U.S. Naval Academy

U.S. Navy Ensign Daniel Stitt graduated May 25 from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He was the president of the Academy’s class of… Continue reading

All hands on deck for science

Heatherwood Middle gets grant from PTA, Microsoft to promote STEM careers.

Local League of Women Voters a finalist for national award

The League of Women Voters of the United States has selected the League of Women Voters of Snohomish County as one of three Local League… Continue reading

Mariner alum is her Idaho district’s Teacher of the Year

Kim Dahlquist, a 1984 graduate of Mariner High School, was named the Twin Falls School District’s Teacher of the Year. Dahlquist has taught for 24… Continue reading

Marysville hands out WASA honors

The Marysville School District honored seven education advocates at an annual luncheon hosted by the Washington Association of School Administrators. The event gives school districts… Continue reading

Mukilteo hands out WASA honors

The Mukilteo School District honored several individuals and groups at an annual luncheon hosted by the Washington Association of School Administrators. The event gives school… Continue reading

Sherwood Community Services lauds lawmaker for advocacy work

Lake Stevens-based nonprofit Sherwood Community Services on May 19 honored state Rep. Ruth Kagi, D-Shoreline, whose district includes Lynnwood and other portions of south Snohomish… Continue reading

Snohomish Garden Club awards grants, scholarships

The Snohomish Garden Club recently awarded grants totaling $3,000 to eight applicants for their 2018 projects. Grant recipients were Machias Elementary School, Emerson Elementary School,… Continue reading