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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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North Road scheduled to be closed Oct. 24-27

North Road scheduled to be closed Oct. 24-27

North Road will be closed to all through traffic, bicycles and pedestrians at the 170th Pl. SW. intersection from 9 a.m., Friday, Oct. 24 through 5 a.m., Monday, Oct. 27. Crews will be raising the level of the road to improve sight distance. The work is weather dependent and could be rescheduled in ... »

After Oregon shopping trip, little bear to undergo rehab in Lynnwood

After Oregon shopping trip, little bear to undergo rehab in Lynnwood

Some shoppers at an Oregon drug store got a surprise when they saw a bear cub scurrying down the aisles. There was no sign of its mother. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Wednesday the bear has been taken to the PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood, for rehabilitation, our news partner, t... »

Anthropology instructor wins award for his impact in the community

Anthropology instructor wins award for his impact in the community

Dr. Tom Murphy, anthropology instructor at Edmonds Community College, will receive an award for his work bringing together faculty and students, local governments, non-profits, Native American Tribes, and other community partners to foster cross-cultural communication and activism. Murphy will be re... »

Fire Department takes a hit of almost $1 million in proposed 2015-16 budget

Fire Department takes a hit of almost $1 million in proposed 2015-16 budget

The Lynnwood Fire Department takes a hit of almost $1 million in the proposed budget for 2015-16. New Fire Chief Scott Cockrum detailed the reduction of $971,000 during a presentation to the City Council on Monday night. The cuts were predominantly proportional to labor cost increases associated wit... »

National Weather Service issues flood watch for Snohomish County

National Weather Service issues flood watch for Snohomish County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Snohomish County  for Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night. Heavy rainfall is possible through Wednesday evening. Small streams could rise rapidly and possibly flood. A flood watch means conditions are favorable for flooding but floodi... »

Beverly students “Blitz” FUNdraising goal

Beverly students “Blitz” FUNdraising goal

The Beverly Elementary community, in combination with matching funds from Boeing Co. and Microsoft, blitzed their original $17,000 fundraising goal at its Oct. 2 PTA FUNd Run. Over $18,000 was raised. Blitz, the Seahawks mascot, was in attendance at the Oct. 17 prize assembly to recognize students a... »

Reminder: Enter your pooch in the ‘Most Awesome Dog’ contest, donate pet food supplies at 1st Security Bank in Lynnwood

Reminder: Enter your pooch in the ‘Most Awesome Dog’ contest, donate pet food supplies at 1st Security Bank in Lynnwood

Hear that loud barking all over Puget Sound again? No wonder, 1st Security Bank’s “Most Awesome Dog Contest” wags its tail on Facebook now through Friday, Oct, 24. Your dog could become the bank’s next “Spokes Pooch.” This is the second year the bank has held the contest, which proved to be popular ... »

Alderwood/Canyon Park area hit with power outage

Alderwood/Canyon Park area hit with power outage

About 200 homes in the Alderwood/Canyon Park area are without power due to an outage, according to Snohomish County PUD. The outage struck about 2:45 p.m. and initially affected around 3,000 customers. Crew are continuing to work to restore power. Customers can report an outage by calling 425-783-10... »

Home sales down by more than 15 percent, prices up 4 percent

Home sales down by more than 15 percent, prices up 4 percent

Home prices in Lynnwood were up 4 percent in September compared to this time last year. Sales were down 15.6 percent with 103 homes sold, according to Redfin, a national real estate brokerage company. The number of homes fell by 4.8 percent. July’s median price for all homes in Lynnwood was $312,750... »

Congressman welcomes American’s release from North Korea, continues to call for Lynnwood man to come home

Congressman welcomes American’s release from North Korea, continues to call for Lynnwood man to come home

Second District Congressman Rick Larsen today welcomed the news of Jeffrey Fowle’s release from North Korea, and continued his calls for Kenneth Bae to be released. Bae, a Lynnwood man, has been detained in North Korea since November 2012. “Jeffrey Fowle’s safe return home is great news for his fami... »

Purdy & Walters at Floral Hills hosts Fall Harvest Festival on Saturday

Purdy & Walters at Floral Hills hosts Fall Harvest Festival on Saturday

Purdy & Walters at Floral Hills invites families to Fall Harvest Festival from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25. The annual Fall Harvest Festival features seasonal family fun and activities including pony rides, a balloon clown, a hayride through the changing foliage, a petting zoo, pumpkin dec... »

Hazelwood Elementary Learning Support Specialist named Aldewood-Terrace Rotary’s ‘October Educator of the Month’

Hazelwood Elementary Learning Support Specialist named Aldewood-Terrace Rotary’s ‘October Educator of the Month’

Tina Whicker, Learning Support Specialist at Hazelwood Elementary School, was named the Alderwood-Terrace Rotary’s October Educator of the Month. Whicker manages and teaches primary grade level students in reading, writing and mathematics, collaborates with parents and teachers to implement Individu... »

Edmonds School District’s Library staff recognized by state organization

Edmonds School District’s Library staff recognized by state organization

Two Edmonds School District staff members were recognized for their outstanding work at the October Washington Library Media Association Conference (WLMA). The District’s Manager of Libraries and Instructional Technology, Kim Mathey, was named the WLMA Supervisor of the Year. Her nomination letter w... »

Reminder: Edmonds Community College hosts Open House at Veterans Resource Center on Monday

Reminder: Edmonds Community College hosts Open House at Veterans Resource Center on Monday

The Edmonds Community College Foundation is in its final stretch of a $1 million fundraising campaign — the Boots to Books and Beyond campaign — to support student veterans and their families at Edmonds Community College. The public is invited to join the campaign and visit with President Jean Herna... »

Reminder: Advance care seminar set for Wednesday, Oct. 22

Reminder: Advance care seminar set for Wednesday, Oct. 22

Debilitating health problems can strike at any age. That fact of life will be the focus of an Oct. 22 forum, “Don’t Wait for a Crisis: Health Care, Your Way,” at the Edmonds Center for Arts at 6 p.m. The event, part of the Sno-Isle Libraries Issues That Matter series, is free and open to the public.... »

Hayloft Dance Hall hosts Halloween Hullabaloo on Saturday

Hayloft Dance Hall hosts Halloween Hullabaloo on Saturday

The Hayloft Halloween Hullabaloo is set for Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Hayloft Dance Hill in Lynnwood. Dance to a wide varity of music from Rock & Roll, Swing, Ballroom, Latin, Disco, Country, Top 40 and Halloween Hits. Music is by Ron Bolin, the Dancin’ DJ. There will be prizes for the best... »

Spook & Splash Family Halloween Event coming Saturday at Lynnwood Recreation Center

Spook & Splash Family Halloween Event coming Saturday at Lynnwood Recreation Center

The Lynnwood Recreation Center and Pool presents a Spook & Splash Family Halloween Event from 7-10  p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25. Delight in a night of spooktakular fun. Bring the family in their Halloween costumes to a family-friendly event for goblins big and small who seek a not-so-scary but, oh-s... »

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... »

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