Community helps Tukwila Pantry Food Bank earn $100,000 grant

Food insecurity is growing, even as the economy is starting to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Before coronavirus forced a statewide shutdown, the Tukwila Pantry Food Bank would serve less than 100 families on distribution days. 

Warm Hearts Winter Drive

Columbia Bank is collecting money and warm winter clothes to help those less fortunate get through the winter months.

Cascade High School finds way for 2020 seniors to graduate surrounded by friends

EVERETT, Wash. -- As high schools find ways to hold commencement ceremonies amid a pandemic, a national trend is giving some seniors in Snohomish County an opportunity to graduate surrounded by friends - sort of.Cascade High School seniors were able to drive or ride to Everett Memorial Stadium Thursday, get out of the vehicle they came in and walk across a stage that was set up on the field.And while they weren't standing side-by-side with their peers, thanks to a national trend called "Adopt a Senior," all 381 registered seniors at Cascade High School were represented with their photo on a sign lining the graduation route.It was all possible thanks to family and community members.

Free farmers market to give away 6,000 pounds of potatoes, onions in Lake Stevens

LAKE STEVENS, Wash. -- Volunteers are gearing up for a free drive-thru farmers market in Lake Stevens.It's happening Friday, May, 29, and if it's anything like last week, supplies will go fast.They plan to give away 6,000 pounds of potatoes and onions starting at noon.Volunteer and local realtor Jim Scott says the need is growing every day - and he's grateful to work hand-in-hand with the farms giving donations."We just happen to be working with Farmer Frog's in Woodinville, and they have these trucks.