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Lynnwood, Fire District 1 to continue discussions on possible regional fire service consolidation

Lynnwood, Fire District 1 to continue discussions on possible regional fire service consolidation

Show us the numbers. That was one of the clear messages from the Lynnwood City Council following Monday’s work session that featured presentations from Lynnwood Fire Department and Snohomish County Fi... »

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Celebrating Independence Day

Celebrating Independence Day

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Lynnwood Fire Department puts out roadside fire north of Alderwood Mall Parkway

Lynnwood Fire Department puts out roadside fire north of Alderwood Mall Parkway

Just after midnight on Saturday, July 4, the Lynnwood Fire Department was called to State Route 525, north of Alderwood Mall Parkway to put out a small roadside grass fire. The cause of the fire was unknown. »

Heatwave triggers blood shortage, donations needed

Heatwave triggers blood shortage, donations needed

Bloodworks Northwest has issued an urgent appeal for donors after collections began to dip sharply as a result of the mounting heat wave and reduced collections caused by summer vacations. The not-for-profit organization formerly known as the Puget Sound Blood Center has a donor center located in Ly... »

Edmonds Community College partners with VOICE to provide work experience for student with developmental issues

Edmonds Community College partners with VOICE to provide work experience for student with developmental issues

Edmonds Community College partnered with the VOICE (Vocational Opportunities In Community Engagement) program of the Edmonds School District in 2015 for the first time, to give one of their students, Brianna Horne, an internship and a chance to see what it would be like to work at the college. “Bria... »

Sound Transit plans for November 2016 ballot measure

Sound Transit plans for November 2016 ballot measure

Sound Transit Board leaders announced the agency will move forward with sending a Sound Transit 3 ballot measure to regional voters in November 2016 during a news conference earlier this week. The measure can move forward following this week’s adoption by the Legislature of a transportation pa... »

Snohomish Health District makes service changes

Snohomish Health District makes service changes

Looking at client feedback and usage rates, as well as a variety of changes in the community, the Snohomish Health District has started making adjustments to current operations. As of July 1, the immunization and travel services clinics are now closed permanently. Starting on Monday, the Women-Infan... »

Lynnwood Police blotter

Lynnwood Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Lynnwood Police blotter. June 23 6900 block of 216th St. SW. Abandoned vehicle. A motorcycle frame and parts were impounded. June 24 3300 block of 171st St. SW. Accident. An unoccupied parked vehicle rolled down a hill and made contact with a light pole ... »

Lynnwood Police assist in arrest of shirtless burglar

Lynnwood Police assist in arrest of shirtless burglar

Edmonds police, with assistance from Lynnwood Police and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office K9 units, were able to arrest a shirtless burglary suspect from Bellevue after cornering him in a storage shed Friday morning. A homeowner in the 18400 block of Homeview Drive called 911 around 7:30 a.m. stati... »

Woman transported to Harborview after car smashes into building

Woman transported to Harborview after car smashes into building

The Lynnwood Fire Department is reporting that one woman was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a car drove into a building on Friday, July 3. The accident occurred in the Safeway shopping complex, located at 196th St. SW and Highway 99. No other details were available.   »

Lynnwood woman injured in three-car accident allegedly caused by impaired driver

Lynnwood woman injured in three-car accident allegedly caused by impaired driver

A 34-year-old Bothell woman was allegedly driving under the influence when she was involved in a three-car accident on State Route 525 in Lynnwood on Thursday, July 2, according to the Washington State Patrol. The woman was driving southbound on the SR 525 on-ramp from Highway 99 around 6 p.m. when ... »

Happening nearby: Friends, family seek missing Shoreline man

Happening nearby: Friends, family seek missing Shoreline man

Missing Shoreline student Michael Sutherland was last seen on Friday night at his home, according to our friends at Shoreline Area News. He did not bring his ID, debit cards or wallet with him. His phone has been off/inactive since Friday night also around midnight. Reports from the community, all o... »

Happening nearby: Edmonds hosts Independence Day activities

Happening nearby: Edmonds hosts Independence Day activities

The following is a schedule of events for those planning to celebrate the Independence Day Holiday in Edmonds. July 4th Schedule of Events: 10 a.m. Beat Brackett 5K (Starting at City Park, 3rd Avenue South and Walnut Street) 11:30 a.m. Children’s Parade (Starting at 5th Avenue South and Walnut Stree... »

Edmonds School District teacher working on sequel to best-selling fantasy novel

Edmonds School District teacher working on sequel to best-selling fantasy novel

For many teachers, summer is a time for rest and relaxation and a chance to spend more time with their families. Mountlake Terrace High School English teacher Stephen Merlino hopes to do all of that this summer, but he also is hard at work. Last winter, Merlino published his first fantasy book, The ... »

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and SNOCOM warn of 9-1-1 social media prank

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and SNOCOM warn of 9-1-1 social media prank

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and SNOCOM are warning the public about a new social media prank that is tying up 9-1-1 operators. The prank tells people to ask Siri to call 112 (which is the equivalent to 911 in Europe) to see what happens. Siri dials 9-1-1 which is tying up operators m... »

Holly House’s Executive Director named ‘Hometown Hero’

Holly House’s Executive Director named ‘Hometown Hero’

Holly House Executive Director Pam Martinez was the recipient of the KIRO Radio 97.3 FM Hometown Hero Award for June. Nominations are received from community members to recognize an exceptional citizen in the local community who has impacted and inspired others. The following is from KIRO’s Ho... »

Reminder: Fireworks no longer legal in Lynnwood

Reminder: Fireworks no longer legal in Lynnwood

City officials would like to remind Lynnwood residents that discharging fireworks, even the ‘safe and sane’ variety, is no longer legal in Lynnwood city limits. In addition to being illegal, this year’s unusually dry weather conditions make fireworks extremely dangerous, even a small spark cou... »

Former Edmonds Community College math instructor Barbara Maly passes away

Former Edmonds Community College math instructor Barbara Maly passes away

Barbara Maly, a long-time mathematics educator and liberal arts champion at Edmonds Community College, died from an aggressive cancer while surrounded by friends at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue on June 4. Born in 1945 in Troy, New York, where she lived with her family until she entered Smith Colleg... »

Lynnwood Police urge residents to take care of pets during hot weather

Lynnwood Police urge residents to take care of pets during hot weather

The Lynnwood Police would like to remind residents to keep their animals at home, plan their trips carefully when animals are in vehicles and do not make stops that leave animals in vehicles. Even with windows open and water available, the inside of a vehicle on an 80-degree day can rise over 100 de... »

Lynnwood, Fire District 1 to continue discussions on possible regional fire service consolidation

Lynnwood, Fire District 1 to continue discussions on possible regional fire service consolidation

Show us the numbers. That was one of the clear messages from the Lynnwood City Council following Monday’s work session that featured presentations from Lynnwood Fire Department and Snohomish County Fire District 1 officials on the possible consolidation of the two fire services. For the Lynnwood Cit... »

Swedish workers protest staffing reductions; hospital says it’s ‘investing heavily’ in hiring

Swedish workers protest staffing reductions; hospital says it’s ‘investing heavily’ in hiring

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