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Public, firefighters safety is top priority for Lynnwood’s new Fire Chief Scott Cockrum

Public, firefighters safety is top priority for Lynnwood’s new Fire Chief Scott Cockrum

Scott Cockrum seems to have always welcomed change in his life. In his early 20s, he moved to a new city and was working as a manager at Price Club, which later would become Costco. The community had ... »

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Former Navy SEAL Mark Divine to speak at national gala on Nov. 11 at Lynnwood Convention Center

Former Navy SEAL Mark Divine to speak at national gala on Nov. 11 at Lynnwood Convention Center

Most, if not all, men and women who serve our country will agree that those who qualify to serve as a SEAL are the best of the best. The men (women have yet to be indoctrinated) who become SEALS are not only physically fit, but mentally tough and emotionally sound. Former Navy SEAL Mark Divine, reti... »

Budget presentations highlight Monday’s City Council meeting

Budget presentations highlight Monday’s City Council meeting

The Lynnwood City Council is scheduled to hear three more budget presentations from City staff at Monday’s meeting in the Council Chambers. The Council is set to hear presentations from Administrative Services,Office of Economic Development and Fire Department. In addition, the Council will he... »

Former Councilmember alleges City’s Transportation Benefit District Board’s vote to put tax increase measure on ballot was improper

Former Councilmember alleges City’s Transportation Benefit District Board’s vote to put tax increase measure on ballot was improper

A longtime Lynnwood resident is alleging that the City’s Transportation Benefit District Board violated the state’s Open Public Meetings Act when it voted to put a 2/10 of a percent tax increase measure on this fall’s General Election ballot. Former Councilmember Ted Hikel filed the lawsuit in Snoho... »

Looking back: Tugboats on Puget Sound

Looking back: Tugboats on Puget Sound

If you have ever been enthralled by the many tugboats that ply the waters of our Puget Sound, and wondered about their history, join the members of Lynnwood’s Alderwood Manor Heritage Association (AMHA) as Olympia resident and author Chuck Fowler tells us about his book Tugboats of Puget Sound. Date... »

Snohomish County PUD suggests residents prepare emergency preparedness kits

No utility can prevent all power outages, especially when winter storms hit the area and trees take down power lines during wind and snow storms. When the massive power outage hit the upper East Coast and southern Canada on August 14, 2003, few people were prepared for this type of event. While Snoh... »

Trinity Lutheran hosts Reformation Day Hymn Festival on Oct. 26

Trinity Lutheran hosts Reformation Day Hymn Festival on Oct. 26

Trinity Lutheran Church hosts a free hymn festival for the day of Reformation at 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26. The event is free and open to the public and includes choral and instrumental music of Bach, Handel, Mozart, Distler, and others. At the organ will be Dr. Norma Aamodt-Nelson, and the northwest ... »

Nov. 4 general election ballots are in the mail

Nov. 4 general election ballots are in the mail

Here’s a reminder that the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election is a countywide election for all eligible voters. Ballots were mailed Oct. 16. Voters’ pamphlets have also been mailed, one per household. Voters who have not received their ballot by Wednesday, Oct. 22 should contact the Snohomish County  ele... »

Lynnwood Today Real Estate Review: Navigating the ‘Sell/Buy’

Lynnwood Today Real Estate Review: Navigating the ‘Sell/Buy’

So you’ve decided to move, now what? For many, the logistics of buying their current home, and finding and buying a new one can be paralyzing. And rightly so. Do you sell and hope to buy a new one before it closes? Do you try to buy contingent? Let’s talk about some of your options. Buy “contingent.... »

United Way of Snohomish County looking for volunteers for key committees

United Way of Snohomish County looking for volunteers for key committees

United Way of Snohomish County is looking for volunteers to serve on several important internal committees. United Way, a community impact organization that has served Snohomish County for almost 75 years with a special focus on local health and human services, relies on volunteers with passion and ... »

Feet First: Safe routes to school

Feet First: Safe routes to school

Did you know October is International Walk to School Month? During IWALK month, schools around the world inspire students to walk to school by hosting celebrations and campaigns. If you are interested in knowing more about local efforts to create safe routes to schools and bus stops, see the Feet Fi... »

Prep football: Meadowdale downs Renton 41-0

Prep football: Meadowdale downs Renton 41-0

It took a while for Meadowdale to figure out what Renton was doing defensively in Friday night’s non-conference football game. The Mavericks took a 14-0 lead into halftime and then made some adjustments in the locker room. The offense came out firing, scoring three quick touchdowns in the third quar... »

Prep football: Depleted Royals suffer 66-13 loss to Hawks

Prep football: Depleted Royals suffer 66-13 loss to Hawks

Lighting up the scoreboard with the most points they have ever scored during the coach Tony Umayam era, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks steamrolled the injury-plagued Lynnwood Royals 66-13 in a Wesco 3A South match-up Friday night at Edmonds Stadium. During the 10 years that Umayam has coached the team,... »

Lynnwood Police blotter

Lynnwood Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Lynnwood Police blotter. Oct. 9 20000 64th Ave. W. Accident. A hit-and-run collision was reported. 3300 block of 184th St. SW. Theft auto. A 1996 Honda Accord was stolen. 6600 block of 192nd Pl. SW. Theft. A resident reported the theft of batteries and p... »

Savory Spice opens its doors

Savory Spice opens its doors

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Tunnel to beach at Meadowdale Beach Park now closed

Tunnel to beach at Meadowdale Beach Park now closed

Snohomish County Parks and Recreation Department notes that there currently is no beach access at Meadowdale Beach Park. The pedestrian access tunnel is now closed. The rest of the 108-acre park remains open. Puget Sound beach access is available at Picnic Point County Park. The tunnel is closed to ... »

Trinity Lutheran hosts intimate Baroque concert on Nov. 1

Trinity Lutheran hosts intimate Baroque concert on Nov. 1

Trinity Lynnwood Church is hosting a intimate Baroque concert on Saturday, Nov. 1. Johann Sebastian Bach’s beloved motet, “Jesu, meine Freude,” is the centerpiece of this all-Baroque program featuring the Seattle region’s top early music performers. Giovanni Rigatti’s “Nisi Dominus” and Heinrich Sch... »

Verve Ballroom presents Dances Around the World on Oct. 25

Verve Ballroom presents Dances Around the World on Oct. 25

The Verve Ballroom presents Dances Around the World at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25. The world-tranversing show will highlight different dances from various regions of the globe. Experience a cultural and artistic menagerie. With 12 different featured regions, discover the universal language of dance. ... »

Happening nearby: Off-Leash Area Edmonds to host annual Halloween Howl Saturday

Happening nearby: Off-Leash Area Edmonds to host annual Halloween Howl Saturday

The Off-Leash Area Edmonds will hold its 10th Annual Halloween Howl Saturday, Oct. 18, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event will be at the Marina Park Dog Beach, 498 Admiral Way, Edmonds. There will be pet-friendly vendor booths, a silent auction and raffle, and the always-popular doggie costume contest. Judg... »

Edmonds Community College falls to Everett in women’s soccer contest

Edmonds Community College falls to Everett in women’s soccer contest

The Edmonds Community College women’s soccer team were beaten by NWAC No. 3-ranked Everett CC 2-0 Wednesday night at Triton Field. The loss snapped a 3-game Triton win streak. Edmonds how holds a 3-point lead over fourth-place Whatcom. Only the top-three teams from each region qualify for the postse... »

Tritons men’s soccer team moves into first place

Tritons men’s soccer team moves into first place

The Edmonds Community College men’s soccer team moved into first place in the NWAC North standings after a 7-1 victory over Everett CC Wednesday night at Triton Field. Leading the EdCC offense was sophomore JJ Schmeck who scored four goals against the Trojans. The Tritons improved to 6-3-1 in the le... »

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