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Voters to decide on sales tax increase for transportation improvements in General Election this fall

Voters to decide on sales tax increase for transportation improvements in General Election this fall

Lynnwood voters will get to decide if they want to raise the City’s sales tax to fund transportation improvements in the General Election this November. The City’s Transportation Benefit District (TBD... »

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Happening nearby: Tour de Terrace kicks off Friday

Happening nearby: Tour de Terrace kicks off Friday

One of the best family festivals of Seafair for the past two decades, Tour de Terrace kicks off Friday, July 25 with the annual Tour de Terrace Parade featuring the Seattle Police Motorcycle Drill team at 6:45 p.m. This year’s Grand Marshal is Paull Shin, recently retired State Senator from the 21st... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Senator District 32

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Senator District 32

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. Maralyn Chase 425-312‐3056 maralyn@maralynchase.com Prefers: Democratic Party Background: I was first appointed to the House of Representatives in 2002, I serv... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Rep. District 21

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Rep. District 21

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who will appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. Scott V. Whelpley 425-563‐3004 scottvwhelp@gmail.com Prefers: Democratic Party Background: I served for 20 years in the Navy as an aviator, served five to... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — U.S. Rep. District 2

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — U.S. Rep. District 2

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who will appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot Mike Lapointe 2727 Colby Ave Everett, WA 98201 (425) 610‐9601 contact@mikelapointe.org Prefers: Independent Party Background: I have been an elected Union ... »

PAWS rescues 33 cats from Shoreline hoarder; is in need of foster parents

PAWS rescues 33 cats from Shoreline hoarder; is in need of foster parents

When 33 cats needed help, PAWS was there to answer the call. Late last week, PAWS took in 33 cats, who were rescued from a hoarder’s home in Shoreline. Seventeen more are set to arrive next week. In the first large group, PAWS discovered two mother cats with newborns. There was also a group of 6 mon... »

Sound Transit Board chooses Bellevue for light rail maintenance facility

Sound Transit Board chooses Bellevue for light rail maintenance facility

  The Sound Transit Board selected the site of the old BNSF rail yard in Bellevue — next to the planned $2.3 billion Spring District development — as the preferred location for a new 25-acre light-rail maintenance yard during its Thursday meeting, our news partner, the Seattle Times reports.  A... »

Scene at the Lynnwood Farmers Market: Music and fresh fruit in the rain

Scene at the Lynnwood Farmers Market: Music and fresh fruit in the rain

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Talking business with the City and Chamber of Commerce

Talking business with the City and Chamber of Commerce

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Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Rep. District 21, Pos. 2

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Rep. District 21, Pos. 2

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. Ed Wegner 425-670‐9079 edwegner99@hotmail.com Prefers: Independent Party The candidate did not respond to the questionnaire; all information is taken from the ... »

Local Disaster Medicine Project helps Methow Valley wildfire rescues

Local Disaster Medicine Project helps Methow Valley wildfire rescues

Snohomish County Fire District 1 Disaster Medicine Project sent notice about recent wildfire rescue efforts: When wildfire struck the Methow Valley at the height of the tourist season and cut access to emergency medical facilities, the area’s largely volunteer ambulance and rescue services rose to t... »

Today at the Lynnwood Farmer’s Market: Fresh fruit, veggies, pasta and locally raised poultry

Today at the Lynnwood Farmer’s Market: Fresh fruit, veggies, pasta and locally raised poultry

As the rain begins to clear, and the sun starts to peak out between the clouds, we look forward to a wonderful, full day at the Lynnwood Market at Wilcox Park. R Heritage Farm returns this week, with plenty of sausages, bacon, ribs, and more. They also will have a fine selection of their locally rai... »

Edmonds Community College offering STEM scholarhships

Edmonds Community College offering STEM scholarhships

Edmonds Community College will be awarding approximately 15 one-year scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year to low-income, educationally talented, and disadvantaged students studying science, technology, engineering, or math. First consideration for scholarships applications is Sept. 1; however,... »

Home prices up, sales down in Lynnwood

Home prices up, sales down in Lynnwood

Home prices in Lynnwood were up 13 percent percent in July compared to this time last year. Sales were down 10.3 percent with 121 homes sold, according to Redfin, a national real estate brokerage company. July’s median price for all homes in Lynnwood was $335,498. The median home price for sin... »

Letter to the Editor: Strom Peterson best choice for 21st District legislative seat

Dear Editor, I do not often write letters like this to the editor, but I have been reading about the upcoming primary for State Representative to the 21st Legislative District (Position 1). I was surprised to see such a wide field (5 candidates), but also reassured to see a name I could trust among ... »

Reminder: Shakespeare in the Park continues Wednesday and Thursday at Lynndale Park

Reminder: Shakespeare in the Park continues Wednesday and Thursday at Lynndale Park

The Shakespeare in the Park series continues Wednesday and Thursday, July 23-24 at the Lynndale Park Amphitheater. Rain or shine, performances start at 7 p.m. Wooden O presents a musical adaptation of Two Gentlemen of Verona, sponsored by Aegis Living, ManorCare and Molina Healthcare. Molina will be... »

Edmonds Community College hires Gilmore as new softball coach

Edmonds Community College hires Gilmore as new softball coach

Edmonds Community College hired Sheryl Gilmore as its new softball head coach on Wednesday. Gilmore, a former Edmonds Community College player, takes over a Triton fastpitch team that came within a game of qualifying for the postseason in 2014. “I am very excited and honored to accept the position a... »

Windermere North donates $1,000 to Pathways for Women after winning Facebook challenge

Windermere North donates $1,000 to Pathways for Women after winning Facebook challenge

The Windermere North/Lynnwood office recently won a Facebook photo challenge and will be donating $1,000 to Pathways For Women following the Day of Service on June 20. Windermere offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska and Utah all took a day off from selling homes to help make... »

Girls lacrosse camp coming to Lynnwood High School in August

Girls lacrosse camp coming to Lynnwood High School in August

A five-day girls lacrosse camp will be held on Aug. 4, 6, 8, 11 and 13 at Lynnwood High School. The camp includes work on fundamentals, learning the rules and the finesse of girls lacrosse. A jamboree will be played on the final day. Fee is $150 and includes stick and goggles. The camp is run by Edm... »

Meadowdale graduate competes for his dream tonight on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

Meadowdale graduate competes for his dream tonight on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

Who is Casey Askew? The 19-year-old dancer is putting Edmonds on the map in this season’s run of “So You Think You Can Dance.” You can support him by voting for him online after tonight’s show, through the show’s Facebook page, or on the FOX Now app. As Casey enters his fourth week performing on the... »

What’s happening at the Lynnwood Farmers Market this week: County duo Jones and Fischer to perform

What’s happening at the Lynnwood Farmers Market this week: County duo Jones and Fischer to perform

There will be plenty of peaches and blueberries at the Lynnwood Farmers Market this Thursday along with a special performance by Seattle’s No. 1 country duo. The Lynnwood Arts Commission presents Jones and Fischer from 4-7 p.m. Seattle’s own Darin Jones and San Antonio native Caleb Fisch... »

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