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StoryCorps comes to Lynnwood for families’ stories of homelessness

StoryCorps comes to Lynnwood for families’ stories of homelessness

If you listen to National Public Radio, you have probably heard interviews conducted by StoryCorps broadcast on the air. Earlier this month, the 11-year-old nonprofit – which travels across the U.S. c... »

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Update on Sue Maddox: Family says her condition’s improving, nearly $20,000 raised

Update on Sue Maddox: Family says her condition’s improving, nearly $20,000 raised

It’s been a week since Sue Maddox was badly burned in a Westgate neighborhood house fire. Family members say her condition is improving, and express gratitude for the online fundraising effort that so far has generated nearly $20,000 to cover her medical expenses. The Aug. 12 fire severely damaged t... »

Lynnwood robbery suspect nabbed by police

Lynnwood robbery suspect nabbed by police

The man suspected of robbing at least five banks last month, including two in Lynnwood, was arrested Tuesday. Nicknamed the “Alabama Band Bandit,” the 40 year-old Woodinville man was apprehended by the Snohomish County Violent Offender Task Force (SCVOTF) near 128th St SW and I-5 around 1 p.m. The s... »

Bothell man dies as a result of forklift accident at Lynnwood business

Bothell man dies as a result of forklift accident at Lynnwood business

A 69-year old Bothell man suffered fatal injuries in a forklift accident at a Lynnwood business on Monday, Aug. 18. Police said in a press release that the man was struck by a box of merchandise from a forklift while walking through the parking lot of the business, which is located in the 4000 block... »

Update: Car collides with utility pole on Ash Way Tuesday morning, power restored to most customers

Update: Car collides with utility pole on Ash Way Tuesday morning, power restored to most customers

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a car collided with a utility pole between 155th St. SW. and 164th St. SW. around 7:35 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19. Power was out for about an hour and was restored to most customers at 8:20 a.m. Snohomish PUD reports that construction worke... »

Folk artist Dixon featured at Lynnwood Library Gallery

Folk artist Dixon featured at Lynnwood Library Gallery

Contemporary Kinetic Folk Artist Jim Dixon’s work is being featured at Lynnwood Library Gallery. Dixon creates and constructs movable art incorporating recycled wood and hardware. His “Coastal Kinetics Collection” at the Lynnwood Library Galley exemplifies the whimsical fusion of art and mecha... »

Letter to the editor: Act to save Picnic Point

Editor: Picnic Point forest, and with it, Picnic Point Creek and Puget Sound, is endangered! A developer plans 112 homes, now called Frognal Estates, aka Horseman’s Trails, upon these steep slopes within this treacherous slide zone. This conifer forest guards Picnic Point Creek where endangered Chin... »

Edmonds Community College hosts Composites and Aerospace Manufacturing Open House on Sept. 4

Edmonds Community College hosts Composites and Aerospace Manufacturing Open House on Sept. 4

Edmonds Community College’s Engineering Technology department is hosting a Composites and Aerospace Manufacturing Open House on Sept. 4. The Open House will be from 6-8 p.m. in Monroe Hall. Potential students will: take a tour of the materials lab, make something out of carbon fiber to take ho... »

Pacific Little League All-Stars lose to Texas, eliminated from Little League World Series

Pacific Little League All-Stars lose to Texas, eliminated from Little League World Series

The Pacific Little League All-Stars’ magical postseason ride came to an end Monday afternoon against a resilient Texas team. Less than 24 hours after losing in the bottom of the sixth to Pennsylvania, the Pearland East team from Texas rebounded to defeat Pacific 11-4 in a Little League World Series ... »

Edmonds Public Schools Foundation gets new name, new look

Edmonds Public Schools Foundation gets new name, new look

The Edmonds Public Schools & Alumni Foundation on Monday announced a new name, the Foundation for Edmonds School District. The name comes out of the foundation’s merger with the Edmonds School District Alumni Association and the desire to more clearly connect the foundation with its beneficiary,... »

StoryCorps comes to Lynnwood for families’ stories of homelessness

StoryCorps comes to Lynnwood for families’ stories of homelessness

If you listen to National Public Radio, you have probably heard interviews conducted by StoryCorps broadcast on the air. Earlier this month, the 11-year-old nonprofit – which travels across the U.S. collecting oral histories from people of all walks of life – spent five days at the Family Village Ly... »

Snohomish County Councilmember Wright appointed to two National Association of Counties committees

Snohomish County Councilmember Wright appointed to two National Association of Counties committees

Snohomish County Councilmember Stephanie Wright recently was appointed to serve on two National Association of Counties (NACo) committees for the 2014-15 NACo presidential year. The International Economic Development Task Force guides NACo programming on matters concerning county-level engagement in... »

Veteran volunteers needed for Snohomish County’s Veteran’s Assistance Fund Executive Board

Veteran volunteers needed for Snohomish County’s Veteran’s Assistance Fund Executive Board

Snohomish County is seeking interested citizens for open positions on the Veteran’s Assistance Fund Executive Board. To join the board, the person must be a county resident, be an honorably discharged veteran and be a member of a nationally recognized veterans’ service organization or re... »

Reminder: Take Lynnwood’s Parks and Recreation online survey

Reminder: Take Lynnwood’s Parks and Recreation online survey

The Lynnwood Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department is updating its 10-year 2015-25 PARC (Parks, Arts, Recreation and Conservation) Comprehensive Plan and is looking for residents’ input.  Take the department’s online survey online and quality for a $100 gift card drawing. Your comments will... »

Fall Recreation Guide out, sign up underway for programs

Fall Recreation Guide out, sign up underway for programs

The fall Recreation guide has been released and registration for classes and program is underway. Check out the guide for great youth and adult programs including swim lessons, ballet, fitness classes, and outdoor recreation hikes and trips. Pick up a copy at the Lynnwood Recreation Center (18900 44... »

Register for free Bike Maintenance Class at REI

Register for free Bike Maintenance Class at REI

REI is offering a Bike Maintenance Basics Class on Sept. 9 at its Alderwood mall location. The free class is from 7-8:30 p.m. and covers routine maintenance on your bike. The class will explain how routine maintenance can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. This class will teac... »

Trinity Lutheran hosts free concert by pianist Nathaniel LaNasa on Sunday, Aug. 17

Trinity Lutheran hosts free concert by pianist Nathaniel LaNasa on Sunday, Aug. 17

Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood hosts a concert by pianist Nathaniel LaNasa on Sunday, Aug. 17. The free performance will be 7 p.m. LaNasa completed his undergraduate degree at the Manhattan School of Music, studying with André-Michel Schub. He completed his masters degree at the Juilliard Schoo... »

Cellular Connection hosting college scholarship coloring contest

Cellular Connection hosting college scholarship coloring contest

Children ages 13 and younger in Lynnwood have the opportunity to receive college scholarships by simply doing one of their favorite activities: coloring. The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S., announced this week that its “Color for College” program will ... »

Snohomish County’s Council on Aging seeking new volunteers

Snohomish County’s Council on Aging seeking new volunteers

The public is encouraged to apply for positions on Snohomish County’s Council on Aging. Openings are available for volunteers interested in senior issues in Snohomish County. Snohomish County’s Council on Aging (COA) is looking for new members to serve three year terms beginning in January 2015. The... »

Walsh’s home run helps lift Pacific Little League All-Stars past South Dakota

Walsh’s home run helps lift Pacific Little League All-Stars past South Dakota

The Pacific Little League All-Stars scratched and clawed their way to a critical victory Saturday afternoon at the Little League World Series. Colton Walsh smacked a go-ahead 2-run home run in the top of the fourth inning and a Rapid City of South Dakota runner was ruled out on a controversial runni... »

Scene in Williamsport: Pacific Little League team soaks in the sights on off-day

Scene in Williamsport: Pacific Little League team soaks in the sights on off-day

Friday was an off-day for the Pacific Little League team in preparation for Saturday’s game against the Mid-West regional champion.The team signed autographs, took in an international game and just soaked in the sights in Williamsport with their families. »

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