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Granite Falls awards school winners

The Granite Falls School District recently announced its third quarter Success in Education award winners. Granite Falls High School: Jennifer Lopez-Huerta, Maxwell Beaver Crossroads High… Continue reading

Snohomish County Fire District 4 hands out annual awards

The Snohomish County Fire Protection District 4 handed out annual awards on March 25 to Rookie of the Year Claire Woofenden, Instructor of the Year… Continue reading

Snohomish Kiwanis awards its Students of the Quarter

The Kiwanis Club of Snohomish recently selected its Snohomish School District Students of the Quarter. Centennial Middle School: Colette Wilson, Lane Flatum Valley View Middle… Continue reading

Three local teens win Warbirds scholarships

The Cascade Warbirds recently awarded 12 scholarships to graduating high school seniors interested in aviation careers. A celebration was held in March at the Museum… Continue reading

Community college students named to All-WA Academic Team

The All-Washington Academic Team program recognizes and honors top students from the state’s community and technical colleges. Local students named to the 2018 team: Marwa… Continue reading

Edmonds teen exhibits WoHeLo

Klara Gaspers earned Camp Fire Snohomish County’s highest honor, the WoHeLo Award. WoHeLo comes from the first two letters of the words work, health and… Continue reading

Kindergartners deliver Easter cheer to women’s shelter

The kindergarten students of Cedar Park Christian School’s Lynnwood campus delivered Easter baskets to 35 children at the Everett Gospel Mission Women’s Shelter. Teachers Marcia… Continue reading

Meadowdale Elementary music class gets donated keyboard

Teacher Teresa Estes was recently awarded a grant to purchase a Yamaha digital piano for her music classes at Meadowdale Elementary School. The grant was… Continue reading

Stanwood Raccoons rock reading challenge

A Brier team was a close second in the annual Sno-Isle Libraries reading trivia challenge.

Edmonds schools get book boost

The Elizabeth Ruth Wallace Living Trust awarded $200,000 to Page Ahead, a Seattle-based children’s literacy program. The money will help the nonprofit provide services to… Continue reading

Kamiak teacher heads to lab thanks to Murdock grant

Kamiak High School forensic teacher Maggie Lewis was recently awarded a prestigious MJ Murdock Partners in Science grant. The program pairs high school science teachers… Continue reading

Mill Creek Garden Club awards grants

Mill Creek Garden Club has awarded a total of $4,700 in grants to four local efforts: - Jackson High School’s Project Green Club, for an… Continue reading

Mill Creek second-grader is Chief for a Day

The Mill Creek Police Department recently selected Julia McCauley, a second grader at Mill Creek Elementary, as its honorary Chief for A Day. Chief Greg… Continue reading

Team helps out in Thailand

Lynnwood company Experience Momentum recently sent a volunteer team to Thailand as part of its participation in 1% For The Planet. In addition to donating… Continue reading

Verdant recognizes change-makers

The Verdant Health Commission issued four awards to community members and organizations at the Verdant Healthier Community Conference, held March 12 in Lynnwood. Outstanding Community… Continue reading

Granite Falls students take lead on egg hunt

Granite Falls Middle School leadership students organized a community egg hunt and celebration on March 29 for local preschool-age children. Makena McGill and Elie Bassett… Continue reading

Jazz students receive awards at Hampton fest

The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival was held Feb. 23-24 in Moscow, Idaho. Edmonds-Woodway High School’s Jazz Ensemble I finished the weekend as the High School… Continue reading

Local teens serve as pages in Olympia, sponsored by Kristiansen

Local youth recently served as pages at the state capitol in Olympia, sponsored by Rep. Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish. Hadley Grant is a freshman at Snohomish… Continue reading

Prodigies for Peace winners announced

The Snohomish County NAACP along with the city of Everett and the Everett School District recently announced the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prodigies… Continue reading

Students serve in Olympia as pages, sponsored by Lovick

Local youth recently served as pages at the state capitol in Olympia. Isaac Yi is a student at Heatherwood Middle School in Mill Creek. He… Continue reading