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Lynnwood City Council approves mandatory garbage collection

Lynnwood City Council approves mandatory garbage collection

The Lynnwood City Council voted 6-1 Monday night to approve an ordinance that mandates property owners contract for garbage collection services. The new law will not go into effect until Aug. 1 to all... »

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Edmonds School District moving ahead with classroom sound systems

Edmonds School District moving ahead with classroom sound systems

The Edmonds School District is moving ahead with plans to purchase and install portable sound systems in its classrooms. The School District Board of Directors gave its OK Tuesday to what has been described as Phase 1, where the District uses money from its Capital Bond to purchase Classroom Sound S... »

Happening nearby: Police report luring attempt at Edmonds-Woodway High School

Happening nearby: Police report luring attempt at Edmonds-Woodway High School

A 15-year-old Edmonds-Woodway High School student reported to school authorities Thursday morning that a man attempted to lure her into his car along 220th Street Southwest near 76th Avenue West. The student, who was unharmed, ran away and immediately reported the incident to school administrators, ... »

EdCC horticulture grad wins award at NW Flower Show

EdCC horticulture grad wins award at NW Flower Show

Edmonds Community College posted this note: “Kudos to Lisa Bauer, Horticulture graduate whose team recently won the Founders Cup (Best in Show) and a gold medal for their Association of Professional Landscape Designers garden display titled, ‘Over the Moon’ at the Northwest Flower ... »

Community Transit expected to name new CEO next week

After a national search process for a new Chief Executive Officer, the Community Transit Board of Directors has narrowed its field of candidates to the final four. This week, the candidates will be at Community Transit for orientation and final interviews. After this week’s activities, the board hop... »

Students, parents sound off on Edmonds School District Food Services

Students, parents sound off on Edmonds School District Food Services

Thanks to a grant from the Verdant Health Commission, Edmonds School District Food Services was able to conduct a first of its kind survey among students, parents, staff and the community in 2014. The results of the survey were presented to the School Board of Directors at Tuesday’s meeting. During ... »

Read Across America activities set for Revelations Yogurt, Lynnwood Bowl and Skate

The Edmonds Education Association and the Foundation for Edmonds School District are teaming up with local businesses this Saturday, Feb. 28 to sponsor the third annual Read Across America Community Celebration. Occurring near the birthday of Dr. Seuss, the day is focused on encouraging families to ... »

City purchasing Seabrook Property to help preserve and protect open space in Lund’s Gulch

City purchasing Seabrook Property to help preserve and protect open space in Lund’s Gulch

The Lynnwood City Council unanimously authorized the City to proceed with the purchase of the Seabrook Property for $6 million from developer West View Properties at Monday night’s meeting. The purpose of the purchase of the 13 acres of open space in Lund’s Gulch is to conserve open space and to pro... »

Clothes For Kids celebrating fifth Transforming Lives Breakfast, honoring community partners March 12

Clothes For Kids celebrating fifth Transforming Lives Breakfast, honoring community partners March 12

Clothes For Kids is hosting its fifth Annual Transforming Lives Breakfast, Thursday, March 12, at the Lynnwood Convention Center. You can register at www.clothesforkids.org and click on the invitation or call 425-741-6500. “The breakfast is our largest annual fundraising event, allowing Clothes For ... »

Reminder: City to honor fallen firefighter Randy Terlicker with Celebration event on Friday at Rec Center

Reminder: City to honor fallen firefighter Randy Terlicker with Celebration event on Friday at Rec Center

The City of Lynnwood will be honoring the 20th anniversary of fallen firefighter Randy Terlicker with a Celebration Event to remember Terlicker’s legacy and to raise money for the Randy Terlicker Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Celebration event will be from 7-8 p.m on Friday, Feb. 27 at the Lynnwood... »

Happening nearby: Mountlake Terrace High School to receive First Amendment Press Freedom Award

For the fourth time, Mountlake Terrace High School has been selected to receive a First Amendment Press Freedom Award, an honor given by a joint committee of the Journalism Education Association (JEA), the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) and the Quill and Scroll International Honorary S... »

Clothes For Kids annual Winter Rummage sale set for March 6-8

Clothes For Kids annual Winter Rummage sale set for March 6-8

Clothes For Kids’ annual Winter Rummage Sale is scheduled for March 6-8. There will be adult clothing, children’s play clothes, furniture, housewares, linens, toys, books, tools and much more. Get a great deal and support Clothes For Kids in its mission to assist low-income children and ... »

Changes at the mall

Changes at the mall

There have been some changes at the Alderwood Mall with the recent closures of Oakley, Cache and Aeropostale. »

Lynnwood City Council approves mandatory garbage collection

Lynnwood City Council approves mandatory garbage collection

The Lynnwood City Council voted 6-1 Monday night to approve an ordinance that mandates property owners contract for garbage collection services. The new law will not go into effect until Aug. 1 to allow the City to do outreach in the community to inform residents of the change. About 75 percent of r... »

Lynnwood Convention Center reports record-setting revenues in 2014

Lynnwood Convention Center reports record-setting revenues in 2014

The Lynnwood Convention Center had its most successful year ever in 2014. Angie Mykel, General Manager of the Lynnwood Convention Center, made the announcement earlier this week. The more than $3.1 million in gross revenue was the highest in the Center’s nine-year operating history. The record... »

Lynnwood Elks to present General MacArthur award to artist Michael Reagan

Lynnwood Elks to present General MacArthur award to artist Michael Reagan

The General MacArthur Award will be presented to local artist Michael Reagan by the Lynnwood Elks Lodge #2171 on Saturday. Reagan has been creating  portraits of fallen heroes from around the world and presenting them to their families for many years. Eleven years ago he fully committed himself (and... »

Reminder: City hosts Black History celebration on Thursday at Lynnwood Fire Station 15

Reminder: City hosts Black History celebration on Thursday at Lynnwood Fire Station 15

The Lynnwood Neighborhoods & Demographic Diversity Commission and the City of Lynnwood are hosting a Black History Month Celebration, Building Bridges in Our Community With Trust and Inclusion, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26 at Fire Station 15, 18800 44th Ave. W. The keynote speaker will... »

Welcome to our newest advertiser: Fortaleza Private Wine Lockers

Welcome to our newest advertiser: Fortaleza Private Wine Lockers

Lynnwood Today is pleased to welcome our newest advertiser: Fortaleza, offering private wine lockers in downtown Edmonds that meet or exceed standard wine storage requirements for long- and short-term aging in a secure environment. With Fortaleza, you receive: Temperature, vibration and humidity con... »

Alderwood Manor Heritage Association presents history of Paine Field program with author Steve Bertrand

Alderwood Manor Heritage Association presents history of Paine Field program with author Steve Bertrand

When President Franklin Roosevelt took office in March of 1933, unemployment had reached a high of 25 percent and he had promised to put the people back to work. One of his many acronym creations, the WPA (Works Progress Administration) did just that for many of our local men.  By 1936, several hund... »

Serving Our Sisters Health Expo coming March 14 to Verdant Community Wellness Center

Serving Our Sisters Health Expo coming March 14 to Verdant Community Wellness Center

The public is invited to attending the Serving Our Sisters Health Expo on Saturday, March 14 at the Verdant Community Wellness Center. The free community event, formerly known as the Women of Color Health and Beauty Fair, will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The expo will help bring health, safety and commun... »

Jail to implement new inmate visitation process

Jail to implement new inmate visitation process

Family and friends of inmates booked at the Snohomish County Jail will be able to schedule to visit inmates starting on Tuesday, Feb. 24. This new system also applies to professional visits, which could include attorneys, social workers, or health care professionals. Previously, inmates were respons... »

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