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Marysville superintendent, survivor help Freeman after shooting

The Marysville School District has been receiving a lot of praise from the Freeman School District in the past week as it has helped the Freeman community deal with the aftermath of last Wednesday's deadly high school shooting. It was something Marysville dealt with three years ago. Five students at

KING-5 - 2017-09-19 13:46:10

Grief from Marysville school shooting persists 3 years later

MARYSVILLE - Superintendent Becky Berg was on the phone Wednesday with Dr. David Schonfeld, a pediatrician and crisis expert who has been working with Marysville schools. They were talking about Oct. 24. It will be the three-year mark since the deadly school shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High Scho

HERALDNET - 2017-09-19 08:30:00

New Rotary Club aimed at a younger generation

EVERETT - It didn't take long to complete a project. June was the first meeting for a new Rotaract club in Snohomish County, an arm of Rotary aimed at ages 18 to 30. In July, the Rotaract group put together 100 hot-weather kits for children, President Rachel Preston said. The kits, which included su

HERALDNET - 2017-09-19 08:30:00

Recovery Cafe offers hope to the homeless, fundraiser on Sept. 23

Another organization dedicated to hope, the Everett Recovery Cafe, is supervised by five Camano Islanders and two from Stanwood who serve on the board of directors, and they too, are planning a fundraiser. Bill Kluin and Skip Daniel of Stanwood and Camano Islanders John and Linda Hadley, Celia Harle

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 14:15:00

Health Roundup: Opioid safety, donate blood, classes & trainings set

Trained CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace when professional responders are not immediately available. In a significant disaster, many residents could be on their own for a month or more. Camano Preparedness Group and Island County Department of Emergency Management i

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 12:15:00

Ralph Fry gets help in spreading hope

Ralph Fry's new assistant, Joel Johnson is in charge of operations for Hope Unlimited.Sarah Arney | STANWOOD CAMANO NEWS Ralph Fry is not retiring from Hope Unlimited after all, but he does have a new assistant. The board of directors for Hope Unlimited has hired Joel Johnson as assistant executive

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 14:30:00

Opportunities: Volunteers needed for Thanksgiving; host an exchange student

Lend a hand to warm a heart as a volunteer for the Thanksgiving Food Basket Giveaway on Nov. 18 at the Stanwood Camano Food Bank. Help give food to deserving families and share the joy with others. No special skills required; training will be provided for check-in, carts, boxes, stock, food tables o

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 13:15:00

This kid's a fighter

Ben Nelson is a 15-year-old boy, a sophomore at Stanwood High School this year. He has two younger sisters who go to Twin City Elementary School, and a dog named Aeries. Aeries was a Craigslist special - a purebred Australian shepherd that was, once purchased, decidedly not pure-bred. Nice, though,

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 01:38:00

South County Politics: Edmonds city and port candidates

Introductory statements from Edmonds incumbent and challenger Edmonds City Council incumbent Kristiana Johnson and her challenger in the Nov. 7 general election, Josh Thompson, recently sent statements introducing themselves to voters. Here are their statements in the order that their names will app

MYEDMONDSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 22:37:57

Stanwood Camano students' state test scores rise

Stanwood students' performance on Smarter Balanced tests showed promising results, trending up slightly over last year's results in most categories and coming in slightly higher than the state averages. Stanwood's largest gains came in sixth-grade math scores, which jumped 11.7 percentage points ove

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 14:17:00

Stanwood City Council OKs more home sites

The city of Stanwood is preparing for another spurt of growth. With the final plat approval for Mineral Point on Thursday night by Stanwood City Council, 20 more houses will be built on 268th Street, near Cedarhome Elementary School. The project has been in the works since 2007, when the applicant p

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

Shop at Whole Foods Wednesday, Sept. 20 to benefit the Foundation for Edmonds School District

Whole Foods is partnering with the Foundation for Edmonds School District on Wednesday, Sept. 20. On that day, the grocery chain located in Lynnwood will donate five percent of net sales to the Foundation. The promotion runs from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday at Whole Foods located at 2800 SW 196th

MLTNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 05:23:21

United Way Day of Caring effort focuses on babies, moms

Diapers and wipes, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" board books and energy bars for hungry parents. At Fluke Corp. in Everett Friday, workers stepped away from their jobs to assemble those items into kits for new moms. "It's part of our two-generational approach, representing the importance of the bond

HERALDNET - 2017-09-17 08:30:00

Cool additions at Whittier Elementary in Everett

EVERETT - The children had wondered what was under the big blue tarp in the Whittier Elementary courtyard. Someone started a rumor it was a statue of Principal Tony Wentworth. He'd been trying to stamp that one out for awhile. The students had forgotten about the ballot they filled out in the sprin

HERALDNET - 2017-09-18 08:30:00

Scout builds playground for special-needs middle-schoolers

LAKE STEVENS, Wash. (AP) - Special education students at Lake Stevens Middle School have a new place to hang out this fall, thanks to a year of work by a local Boy Scout. Wesley Lawson started designing a playground at the school for his Eagle Scout project when he was 13. Staff had been considering

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2017-09-17 00:09:24

Lawyers appear in court for lawsuit against OxyContin maker

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - After the makers of the prescription opioid OxyContin filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against them, lawyers for the city of Everett are expected in U.S. District Court Monday to defend the merits of its case. The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2xsOpCb ) that Purdue Pha

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2017-09-18 13:11:35

Coastal Community adds business relationship manager

Coastal Community Bank has hired Corbin Resseguie as a business relationship manager at its downtown Everett location. He served in a similar capacity at nearby Key Bank where he focused primarily on business banking services and commercial loans. In addition to his experience as a commercial banker

HERALDNET - 2017-09-18 08:30:00

Prep roundup: Improving veterans, hungry newcomers power swim team to win, tie

The Spartan swimmers are picking up where they left off last season. "We're in a better starting point this season than last season," head coach Rita Peterson said. "We have returners that are just a hair off their district times (from last year). That'll mean they should swim faster on the back end

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-17 23:40:00

NEWS BRIEFS: More Hood Canal Bridge closures planned today, Monday ... and other items

SHINE - The state Department of Transportation has scheduled intermittent closures of the Hood Canal Bridge between 10 p.m. today and 4 a.m. Monday and between 11 p.m. Monday and 4 a.m. Tuesday. During this time, crews will open the bridge to traffic several times to ease congestion. The traffic ope

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-17 08:30:00

Abandoned house burns in Lake Stevens

LAKE STEVENS, Wash. -- Firefighters who were sent to a brush fire just before 5 p.m. Saturday discovered an abandoned house on fire. Lake Stevens firefighters were sent to the brush fire off South Lake Stevens Road between 15th Street Southeast and 18th Street Southeast. The fire was quickly brought

KOMO NEWS - 2017-09-16 20:07:36