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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

Fashion-forward fundraiser raises $1,500 for kids health

Providence General Children’s Association Guild C hosted its third annual “Fashion with Compassion” fundraiser on Sept. 27 at the Everett Golf and Country Club. Over… Continue reading

Rotary honors Everett teens as Students of the Month

The Rotary Club of Everett on Oct. 16 honored three Everett high school students as Rotary Students of the Month. Mariama Darboe, Everett High School,… Continue reading

8 local schools named Schools of Distinction

The Center for Educational Effectiveness named its 2018 School of Distinction Award Winners. The schools showed the most improvement over a five-year period in reading… Continue reading

Camp for kids with medical conditions gets $100K boost

Camp Korey recently received a $100,000 grant from the Newman’s Own Foundation in support of its camp for children with serious medical conditions and related… Continue reading

Locals honored as community ChangeMakers

This year’s Snohomish County ChangeMakers were honored at the annual “Edge of Amazing” Snohomish County Health Summit on Oct. 11 in Tulalip. The Providence Institute… Continue reading

Boy Scout rehabilitates disc golf sign for Eagle project

Boy Scout Kevin Mulvaney coordinated a volunteer effort to rebuild a park sign for the Lake Stevens Disc Golf Course as part of a project… Continue reading

Boy Scout builds bat houses for Eagle project

Boy Scout Colton Johnson rallied volunteers to build and install eight bat houses on the park grounds of the Stillaguamish Valley Historical Museum in Arlington… Continue reading

Golf tournament to benefit Camp Brian celebrates 10 years

A 10th annual charity golf tournament held Sept. 14 at the Everett Golf and Country Club to benefit Camp Brian grossed over $50,000. BMW Seattle… Continue reading

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