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Eighteen-year-old Shakila remembers the exact moment that she realized she could control her own destiny. It was the day that she met a woman that owned a dress shop in her small Ugandan village. Independence was a rarity for women in Shakila’s village, but here was a woman that was single, self…

For decades, basketball teams have found success from great chemistry between a point guard and a post player.

In the NBA, the Utah Jazz had Karl Malone and John Stockton.

In college basketball, Kentucky had John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins.

If musical theater were a sport, the 5th Avenue Theatre Awards competition would be the state tournament for high school drama kids. Or, better yet, let's call the 5th Avenue awards the state high school Tony awards.
Snohomish County schools tend to do well, and this year was…

Paityn Cyr had an excellent softball season. So did her Mount Vernon team.

That was no coincidence.

Cyr was spectacular as a pitcher and a hitter to help the Bulldogs reach the Northwest 4A District Tournament.

Eric Heisey learned to read by looking at bird field guides. So, not only could he read well by age 6, he could readily identify many birds.

“I vividly remember being in Trout Lake when I was this age, and being able to identify birds like Red Crossbill and Evening Grosbeak,” Heisey said…

Normally, Josie Bowen is a top shot putter for Toledo High School. But on a rainy day in Raymond this spring, she threw poorly at the the district championship and failed to qualify for state.

Josie was crushed. She had placed sixth in state last year.

“I managed to keep my cool ……

During a student club discussion earlier this school year, senior Edward Lee decided he needed to speak up.

Delta High School’s Ambassadors Club was debating which organizations to help with a fundraiser. One student suggested My Friend’s Place, a shelter for homeless teens in Kennewick…

Here’s a perk of attending a small high school: You and three peers get to listen to a personalized message about the fantastic things you’ve accomplished and the promise that lies ahead of you.

In turn, you have the chance to read a letter describing your journey and how grateful you are…

She doesn't define herself by the standards others set.
Kortney Danson, who graduated from Mariner High School last week, was born with a condition that causes hundreds of tiny tumors and cysts to swell inside her left cheek and upper lip, paralyzing her facial expressions.…

A lot of people talk about "celebrating diversity," but at Tukwila's Foster High School, students live it every day. Students are greeted with a sign welcoming them in scores of different languages. Flags of more than a dozen different nations ring the cafeteria.

In fact,…

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