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Masonic lodges merge

Two south Snohomish County Masonic Lodges merged at a special ceremony Dec. 30 in Shoreline. Robert Burns Lodge 243 was founded in Alderwood Manor in… Continue reading

Snohomish banks battle to knock out hunger

Five Snohomish bank branches participated in the annual Battle of the Banks in December to help the Snohomish Community Food Bank. First place went to… Continue reading

Marysville man a “Smart Commuter”

Community Transit named Jim Sutton, of Marysville, its Smart Commuter for the third quarter of 2017. Sutton commutes to his job at Aviation Technical Services… Continue reading

Rotary honors Students of the Month at Everett high schools

The Rotary Club of Everett honors Students of the Month from local high schools. From Cascade High School, the Rotary honored ASB President Connor Robinson… Continue reading

Scout project honors school

A new sculpture is in the entryway at Mountlake Terrace High School thanks to Boy Scouts Eagle rank candidate Thaddeus Merten, a junior at the… Continue reading

Arlington Airport names its Person of the Year

Dan Tarasievich was named the Arlington Municipal Airport’s Person of the Year for 2017. Tarasievich has been active at the Arlington Airport for 25 years,… Continue reading

Groups donate vans to Hand in Hand

Campbell Nissan of Everett and The Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound donated two 15-passenger vehicles to Everett nonprofit Hand in Hand. The vehicles… Continue reading

Hazel Miller Foundation grants thousands

The Hazel Miller Foundation awarded $683,292 in grants in 2017 to help a variety of causes. The Foundation awarded a total of $192,580 to youth… Continue reading

Shirey named Educator of the Quarter

The Snohomish Tillicum Kiwanis recently recognized June Shirey as its Educator of the Quarter. Shirey is director of alternative programs for the Snohomish School District… Continue reading

Camano Island man graduates from Air Force basic training

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

Target Zero honors traffic heroes

Target Zero Snohomish County in December recognized local law enforcement officials for their efforts in the area of traffic enforcement. Lynnwood Police officer Mark Brinkman… Continue reading

A Christmas Eve for all, thanks to anonymous donor

An anonymous donor bought dinner to serve Everett School District families on Dec. 24. In all, 230 guests came to Evergreen Middle School on Christmas… Continue reading

Port Gardner Rotary awards $28,500

The Rotary Club of Everett-Port Gardner held a Day of Giving on Dec. 6 and announced $28,500 in awards to 12 local organizations in Snohomish… Continue reading

Rotary serves cheer at senior center

The Rotary Club of Arlington served its annual Christmas lunch Dec. 15 to over 200 guests at the Stillaguamish Senior Center. Santa made an appearance… Continue reading

Comcast center earns Hire-A-Vet Award

Workforce Snohomish and Employment Security Department honored Comcast Service Center in Lynnwood with the 2017 Hire-A-Vet Award on Nov. 28. The Service Center hired 12… Continue reading

Firefighters deliver warmth

Marysville Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 3219 gave out nearly 40 new union- and USA-made coats to children at Marshall Elementary School before the winter holiday… Continue reading

Arnold is state’s top school psychologist

Everett School District psychologist Robin Arnold was named the 2017 Washington School Psychologist of the Year by the Washington State Association for School Psychologists. Arnold… Continue reading

Foundation raises record amount for schools

The Snohomish Education Foundation set a new record as it raised over $250,000 at its 2017 “Imagine… Igniting the Power of Learning” annual auction held… Continue reading

Hawkeye staff earn national awards

Two members of the Mountlake Terrace High School’s Hawkeye staff earned national awards at the JEA/NSPA National Journalism Convention held recently in Dallas. Of the… Continue reading