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Dog wash raises over $6,400 for CASA

The Camano Animal Shelter Association’s annual dog wash fundraiser raised over $6,400, a record amount. The event, held Aug. 19, saw over 200 dogs get… Continue reading

Lions dedicate park bench to commemorate centennial

A new bench was added to Everett’s Lions Park in honor of the Lions Clubs’ centennial. The steel bench with sculptural accents was constructed by… Continue reading

Communications student awarded $6K scholarship

Li Yudi Chen, of Everett, received the New York State Advantage Award in the amount of $6,000 annually to attend SUNY Oneonta starting this fall.… Continue reading

EvCC honors student research

Everett Community College awarded five student research projects top honors at the college’s first science and engineering student exhibition. Top projects included: - Alta Hunter,… Continue reading

Elks donate $10K to homeless vets

Catholic Community Services recently presented a Certificate of Appreciation on behalf of Sebastian Place to Everett Elks Lodge 479. The Elks recently donated a $10,000… Continue reading

Grocery Outlet supports food bank

Debbie and Todd Jackson from Everett Grocery Outlet donated $2,688, along with 13 $200 gift cards and 29 boxes of nonperishable food to Salt of… Continue reading

Snohomish County employees fill food bank shelves

Employees at Snohomish County dedicated a month to raising food and funds for Volunteers of America Western Washington. This year’s March Against Hunger campaign raised… Continue reading

Huerta graduates from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Fernanda Huerta graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Huerta is the daughter… Continue reading

Soroptimists honor food bank worker

Soroptimist International of Everett awarded Lori Drabant, executive vice president of Volunteers of America Western Washington, with a certificate of recognition for her outstanding work… Continue reading

Collegiate honor society inductees

Local residents initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi: Arizona State University: Corrie Wilder, of Bothell, Sarah Blais and Linda Walsh, both of… Continue reading

Kiwanis present checks to food banks

The Kiwanis Club of Lynnwood raised over $7,000 for its foundation in its annual charity golf tournament July 22 and promptly gave $2,000 each to… Continue reading

More National Merit scholars named

The following students were awarded university-sponsored scholarships through the National Merit program: Griffin Thompson, Monroe, University of Central Florida; Ankur Handa, Kamiak, Washington State University;… Continue reading

Volunteers pick up beach trash

The Arlington Christ the King Community Church Youth Group recently cleaned up over two dozen large trash bags’ worth of garbage at Twin Rivers Park.… Continue reading

Snohomish Education Foundation awards $165K in scholarships

The Snohomish Education Foundation this year awarded more than $165,000 in scholarships to 118 graduating seniors from AIM, Snohomish and Glacier Peak high schools. American… Continue reading

Church, businesses chip in for remodel of teacher room

Several area businesses and The Grove Church led a remodel of the teacher’s lounge at Kellogg Marsh Elementary School in Marysville. The room got new… Continue reading

EdCC Foundation hands out five full-rides

The Edmonds Community College Foundation recently awarded $50,000 in full-ride scholarships to five local high school students. Foundation scholarship recipients and their intended fields of… Continue reading

Schools hand out annual WASA honors

Everett School District deputy superintendent Joyce Stewart was honored with a Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award at the Washington Association of School Administrators… Continue reading

Sno-Isle School Retirees award scholarships

The Sno-Isle School Retirees Association recently awarded two $2,000 scholarships to students who have overcome hardships to continue their studies. After a hiatus from schooling,… Continue reading

Arlington mayor honors Little League boosters

Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert recently honored Mike and Terri Schur with the Mayor’s Volunteer Award. The Schurs run the concession stand for Stilly Valley Little… Continue reading

Volunteers help get Eagle Ridge p-patch ready

After experiencing one of the wettest winters on record, Lake Stevens had some catching up to do to get the Eagle Ridge Community Garden ready… Continue reading