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$75,000 LOTTERY WINNER TO HELP LOCAL 4-H CHAPTER

Gold Bar’s Scott Kuver says he’s made his passion into a career, and thanks to his recent $75,000 Lottery win, he’s planning on helping students in the community explore their passions, too.

A technician at Kirshner Trailer and Repair, Kuver spends his days working on RVs and trailers, and when he gets home, he builds and sells custom choppers and cars. “It’s my whole life,” Kuver said. “It’s what I love to do.” The lottery win will help him get more tools and start more projects, but Kuver told Lottery officials he’s most excited to help out the local 4-H chapter.

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SEDRO-WOOLLEY MAN IS HEADING TO ALASKA AFTER $75,000 LOTTERY WIN

Sedro-Woolley resident Merlin Underwood is packing his bags for a much-anticipated vacation after winning $75,000 from a Scratch ticket he purchased on his way home from work on December 30, 2016. Underwood was still in the QFC (27008 92nd Ave NW, Stanwood, WA 98292) parking lot when he scratched his ticket and found out it was a winner.

“I started screaming like a little girl when I saw how much I won,” said Underwood. “It’s funny because I probably wouldn’t have chosen this particular game, but I just picked the first one that caught my eye and turns out, it was a good choice!”

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SEATTLE MAN WELCOMES THE NEW YEAR WITH A $1 MILLION LOTTERY WIN

A Seattle resident is starting the new year $1 million richer after claiming a prize he won from a Mega Millions drawing back in July 2016. The winner purchased his ticket from a Lynnwood Fred Meyer (4615 196th St SW #175, Lynnwood, WA 98036).

“I have a friend from the United Kingdom who comes to visit every so often and we were out for a walk when we decided to play the Lottery,” said the winner. “I told myself I would play whichever game my friend chose and used the Quick Pick feature to choose my numbers.”

The man told Washington’s Lottery officials that taking home a jackpot of this size is a great way to end 2016. The winner plans to use the money to buy a new home with his partner in Seattle.

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$70,000 WIN FUELS WANDERLUST FOR BONNEY LAKE WINNER

A woman from Bonney Lake can now check a few destinations off her travel bucket list after winning $70,000 playing “Hot Card” Scratch by Washington’s Lottery. The winner purchased her ticket from Chevron (18321 SR 410 Bonney Lake, WA 98390) on December 26, 2016.

After paying off the remainder of her student loans, she plans to board a plane to Cancun, Mexico to celebrate her best friend’s 60th birthday. The winner also told Lottery officials her and her husband have always dreamed about taking a cruise through the Greek Isles. Her daughter lives in the UK, so they’ll also make a trip there.

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