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Volunteers needed for annual Letter Carriers Food Drive

Volunteers needed for annual Letter Carriers Food Drive

The annual Letter Carriers Food Drive is right around the corner and south Snohomish County volunteers and food donations are needed to make this annual event a success. Volunteers are needed to join the Letter Carriers to sort the food at four locations, with volunteers especially needed at the Lynnwood post office. Volunteers can learn more and sign up at uwsc.org/fooddrivevolunteer. Yellow coll... »

Gov. Inslee to sign sudden cardiac arrest bill into law; Mountlake Terrace High School hosts heart safe fundraiser May 3

Gov. Inslee to sign sudden cardiac arrest bill into law; Mountlake Terrace High School hosts heart safe fundraiser May 3

Melinda Truax, the local woman who lost her 16-year-old son Matthew to undetected heart condition in September 2013, will have something to celebrate on Friday: Gov. Jay Inslee will sign SB 5083, the Sudden Cardiac Awareness Act bill, into law. “This is huge for our entire state and for our community,” Truax said. “This bill will save lives.” The bill, aimed at educating students, parents and coac... »

Reminder: Premera, American Red Cross present Save-a-Life Saturday 2015 on April 18

Reminder: Premera, American Red Cross present Save-a-Life Saturday 2015 on April 18

The American Red Cross and Premera Blue Cross have teamed up to host Save-a-Life Saturday 2015, a hands-only CPR training event on Saturday, April 18 that is free to the public. The event will provide people with the power to save lives, focusing on the skills and know-how needed to help an individual survive heart failure. Save-a-Life Saturday 2015 will build on the success of last year’s event —... »

College Place Middle School students hold successful fundraiser at Red Onion Burgers

College Place Middle School students hold successful fundraiser at Red Onion Burgers

College Place Middle School’s fundraiser this week was a huge success. Students raised $900 to help build schools and provide educational supplies in Kenya in three hours at Red Onion Burgers in Mountlake Terrace. Students felt passionate about education and that everyone should have access to it. For the local event, the students wanted to help combat hunger in the community. In a little ov... »

Edmonds School Board hears from turf field supporters, opponents

Edmonds School Board hears from turf field supporters, opponents

Supporters and opponents of the Edmonds School District’s plans to install artificial turf fields at the former Woodway High School campus pleaded their cases to the School Board of Directors at Tuesday’s meeting. Those who spoke in favor of the fields included two high school athletes, a high school football coach, two high school athletic directors, the Edmonds School District athletic director ... »

Scriber Lake High School authors headline EdCC’s annual Community Read event on April 29

Scriber Lake High School authors headline EdCC’s annual Community Read event on April 29

Students authors from Scriber Lake High School will read excerpts from their anthology You’ve Got It All Wrong and perform true personal stories about the serious issues teens face on Wednesday, April 29 at Edmonds Community College Black Box Theatre. The readings and stage performance, scheduled for 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., are a celebration of You’ve Got It All Wrong, a collection of true perso... »

‘Tunnel of Intersections’ focuses on oppressed in our communities

‘Tunnel of Intersections’ focuses on oppressed in our communities

“Tunnel of Intersections,” which focuses on expressing the oppression of marginalized groups in our communities, will be on exhibition at Edmonds Community College next week. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibit features an interactive experience examining an array of intersections that various segments of our community encounter on a daily basis. Each of the vignettes in the “Tun... »

Deadline extended for annual Rotary Youth Challenge Awards

Deadline extended for annual Rotary Youth Challenge Awards

Lynnwood Rotary has extended the deadline for its Youth Challenge Awards, which recognize exceptional youth in Snohomish County. All nominated students are recognized at an event on Thursday, May 7 beginning at 7 p.m., at Lynnwood High School. The $200 cash award recipients will be announced in the various nomination categories and also receive a plaque. All of the nominations for these awards are... »

Local girl to model at cancer survivors fashion show

Local girl to model at cancer survivors fashion show

Keira Kelly has always loved fashion. In fact, the 10-year-old was a model before being diagnosed with leukemia in 2010. Now, for the first time since her recovery, she’ll be back on the runway this May in the Gilda’s Club Surviving with Style Fashion Show. “I’m really excited for the outfits and I also am excited to walk the runway,” Kelly said. “I think it will be really fun.” The show, taking p... »

Career Fair coming April 29 to Edmonds Community College

Career Fair coming April 29 to Edmonds Community College

Edmonds Community College is hosting its 20th annual Career Fair on Wednesday, April 29. More than 45 local employers with full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions will be represented. The event is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Woodway Hall 202 on the Edmonds CC campus, 20000 68th Ave. W. This free event features local employers from the following industries: healthcare, construction, and manufacturi... »

Volunteers needed for Celebration of Food Festival at Lynnwood Convention Center May 17

Volunteers needed for Celebration of Food Festival at Lynnwood Convention Center May 17

Want to provide a hand? Food Revolution Snohomish County is looking for volunteers to help at the Celebration of Food Festival. The festival, co-sponsored by Edmonds Community College, is a free, family event where participants can learn how to grow, purchase and prepare wholesome, local food. The festival will run from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun., May 17, at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St... »

Edmonds Community College to hold Public Hearing on conduct codes, nondiscrimination and harassment policy on Friday

Edmonds Community College to hold Public Hearing on conduct codes, nondiscrimination and harassment policy on Friday

Edmonds Community College will hold a Public Hearing regarding a proposed rule replacement for the student code of conduct hearing procedures and nondiscrimination and harassment policy. The Public Hearing is scheduled for 11 a. m.-1 p.m., Friday April 10 in the Clearview Building, room 121 on the Edmonds Community College campus, 7030 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Public comments are invited on the pro... »

Kids hunt for Easter Eggs at the Nile

Kids hunt for Easter Eggs at the Nile

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Reminder: Easter Egg hunts at Brier Park, Nile Shrine Golf Course on Saturday

Reminder: Easter Egg hunts at Brier Park, Nile Shrine Golf Course on Saturday

The Nile Shriners host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4. All kids are invited to participate in the event at 11 a.m at the Nile Shrine Golf Course, 6601 244th St. SW., Mountlake Terrace. For more information call 425-744-9611. The City of Brier will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, April 4 at Brier City Park. The event is for children up to 10-years-old. Brier Pa... »

Nominate exceptional young people for annual Lynnwood Rotary Youth Challenge Awards

Nominate exceptional young people for annual Lynnwood Rotary Youth Challenge Awards

Know an outstanding young person? Lynnwood Rotary is once again sponsoring the Youth Challenge Awards, which recognize exceptional youth in Snohomish County. All nominated students are recognized at an event on Thursday, May 7 beginning at 7 p.m., at Lynnwood High School. The $200 cash award recipients will be announced in the various nomination categories and also receive a plaque. All of the nom... »

Students catch STEM fever at district’s annual expo

Students catch STEM fever at district’s annual expo

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Mountlake Terrace graduate’s mural of Cesar Chavez unveiled at Meadowdale High School

Mountlake Terrace graduate’s mural of Cesar Chavez unveiled at Meadowdale High School

In large part due to a question asked by a Meadowdale High School student of a visiting state legislator, Washington state is moving closer to having a day of recognition for civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. The day of recognition for Chavez came about when Rep. Zach Hudgins from Tukwila visited the Native Spanish Speaker classroom at Meadowdale High School. Having just finished a unit on Cesar... »

Reminder: Edmonds School District schedules Community Budget meeting on Wednesday

Reminder: Edmonds School District schedules Community Budget meeting on Wednesday

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit will be hosting a Community Budget meeting to discuss the budget process for the 2015-16 school year at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 1 at the Lynnwood High School Theater. Hear about where the District’s Strategic Work Groups recommend the district uses any additional state funding. Edmonds-Woodway and Mountlake Terrace high schools also will be hos... »

Nile Shriners present Easter Egg hunt on April 4

Nile Shriners present Easter Egg hunt on April 4

The Nile Shriners host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4. All kids are invited to participate in the event at 11 a.m at the Nile Shrine Golf Course, 6601 244th St. SW., Mountlake Terrace. For more information call 425-744-9611. »

Brier hosts Easter Egg Hunt at Brier Park on April 4

Brier hosts Easter Egg Hunt at Brier Park on April 4

The City of Brier will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, April 4 at Brier City Park. The event is for children up to 10-years-old. Brier Park is located at 2903 228th St. SW, Brier. For more information call 425-775-5440.     »

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