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Prep football preview: Lynnwood looks to build on late season success

Prep football preview: Lynnwood looks to build on late season success

After struggling at the start of last season, the Lynnwood football team finished strong, beating Garfield and Snohomish in its last two contests. Keauntea Bankhead, last year’s co-interim coach... »

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Lynnwood man held in North Korea calls for U.S. help

North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans, including Kenneth Bae of Lynnwood, who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom... »

City Council schedules work session on Wednesday, Sept. 3

City Council schedules work session on Wednesday, Sept. 3

The Lynnwood City Council has scheduled a special work session at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3 in the Council Chambers. The Council’s usual Monday work session was rescheduled due to the Labor Day holiday. The Council is scheduled to interview Neighborhoods and Demographic Diversity Advisory Com... »

Boys and Girls Club to sponsor ‘Miss Representation’ screening on Oct. 2

Boys and Girls Club to sponsor ‘Miss Representation’ screening on Oct. 2

The Boys and Girls Club of Snohomish County will present a screening of the film “Miss Representation” followed by a panel discussion at the Edmonds Center For The Arts on Thursday, Oct. 2. Cost is $25 and includes a 5:30 p.m. social hour and a 6:30 p..m. film viewing, followed by a panel discussion... »

Climb aboard for a trip down memory lane at Lynnwood’s Heritage Park

Climb aboard for a trip down memory lane at Lynnwood’s Heritage Park

Lynnwood’s Heritage Park final open house event of the summer is set for Saturday, Sept. 6 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The park, located east of I-5 at the SE corner of Poplar Way and Alderwood Mall Parkway, is a cultural, heritage and visitor resource. The open house events offer a unique opportunity for... »

Happening nearby: Man threatened along Edmonds waterfront says he’s unlikely to take family there again

Happening nearby: Man threatened along Edmonds waterfront says he’s unlikely to take family there again

An Edmonds man said Saturday he is unlikely to bring his children back to Sunset Avenue after a suspect made racial slurs against the family and threatened to kill them as they walked along the scenic Edmonds waterfront earlier this month. “I’m not that comfortable to go there with my kids,” said De... »

Looking back: Old Settlers Picnic

Looking back: Old Settlers Picnic

It was a beautiful sunshine and blue-sky day on Sunday, Aug. 10, when a group of diehard old settlers of south Snohomish County gathered at Edmonds City Park to celebrate a gathering that had its beginning 115 years ago. Through the years the numbers have declined — less than 40 people attended this... »

Lynnwood Convention Center hosts Artist Reception on Sept. 18

Lynnwood Convention Center hosts Artist Reception on Sept. 18

The Lynnwood Convention Center hosts its Fall/Winter Artist Reception on Thursday, Sept. 18. Featured artists for the exhibit include: Gale Johansen Janie Olsen Susan Pope Zalman Berkowitz Big and Little Artists of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Snohomish County   The free event, from 6-8 p.m., fe... »

A sneak peek at the Lynnwood football team poster

A sneak peek at the Lynnwood football team poster

Here is an advance look at the Lynnwood High School football team poster. The poster will be available for purchase at all of the Royals’ home games. Lynnwood hosts Stanwood in the season opener at 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 5 at Edmonds Stadium. »

What’s open and closed on Labor Day

Monday, Sept. 1 is Labor Day, and the holiday brings with it a number of closures of private and government operations and services. Here is what’s closed on Monday: Lynnwood City Facilities – all closed. Recreation Center and Pavilion: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Note: the Recreation Center will be closed Sept. ... »

Learn the secrets of downsizing at Discard, Donate or Dollars program on Sept. 11

Learn the secrets of downsizing at Discard, Donate or Dollars program on Sept. 11

When you think about moving, does the project feel overwhelming? Learn the easy way to sort and move and learn how to turn unwanted treasures into cash. Join Katie Munoz at Fairwinds-Brighton Court for this funny and informative seminar that will tell you: How to make moving easy How to avoid chaos ... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Aug. 21-27

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Aug. 21-27

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 361 calls the week of Aug. 21-27: 298 emergency medical aid calls, 11 motor vehicle collisions, 20 fires, 13 service calls, 1 rescue and 18 automatic fire alarms. Aug. 21 BRUSH FIRE: At 1:01 a.m., firefighters extinguished a fire that burned a 15-foot se... »

Community invited to celebrate Swedish Hospital Sept. 10 groundbreaking, 50 years of health-care history

Community invited to celebrate Swedish Hospital Sept. 10 groundbreaking, 50 years of health-care history

To mark a half-century of health care service to the community and the groundbreaking for Swedish Edmonds’ largest expansion in 40 years, the community is invited to a celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 4-6 p.m. The celebration will take place on the east side of the hospital, the future site o... »

76th Avenue West project completed

76th Avenue West project completed

The 76th Avenue West project has been completed, the cities of Lynnwood and Edmonds have announced. The cities joined to complete both a water main and sewer main project on 76th Ave West that included: Installation of approximately 2,700 lineal feet of new larger diameter sewer main, Replacement of... »

State Department of Revenue hosts free tax workshop for business owners

State Department of Revenue hosts free tax workshop for business owners

To help business owners know which taxes to report, the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners on Sept. 9 in Lynnwood. Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax ... »

Snohomish County Council honors Pacific Little League baseball team

Snohomish County Council honors Pacific Little League baseball team

On Aug. 27, the Snohomish County Council were joined by members of the Pacific All-Stars for the passage of Council Resolution 14-014, which honors the team for bringing the community together with their successful season and for demonstrating the character and courage emphasized by the Pacific Litt... »

Rep. Kagi predicts ‘grueling, contentious’ 2015 state legislative session

Rep. Kagi predicts ‘grueling, contentious’ 2015 state legislative session

There will be many key issues before the Washington State Legislature during the 2015 session, but one of them — education — was emphasized by Rep. Ruth Kagi (D-32nd District) in a presentation to the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce during its August networking breakfast Thursday morning. K... »

Scene at the Lynnwood Farmers Market: Kettle corn, sunflowers and crafts

Scene at the Lynnwood Farmers Market: Kettle corn, sunflowers and crafts

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Commentary: Building a better robot, or how NCLB is failing our students

Commentary: Building a better robot, or how NCLB is failing our students

Students at Mountlake Terrace High School know how to innovate. The robots they build, wings they design and medical research they conduct are clear markers of successful students and teachers. When I visited the high school last spring, students not only schooled me in robotics and aerodynamics, th... »

Happy homecoming for Pacific Little League All-Stars

Happy homecoming for Pacific Little League All-Stars

Watch the My Edmonds News TV video of Wednesday’s Pacific League All-Stars Homecoming HERE.   Hundreds of well-wishers gathered at Lynndale Park in Lynnwood Wednesday night to welcome home the Pacific Little League 12 and under All-Stars from their nearly month-long journey to become the league... »

Public comment sought on local smoking code proposal

Public comment sought on local smoking code proposal

Snohomish Health District is currently seeking preliminary public comment on a proposal to adopt and amend the state Smoking in Public Places law (SIPP). The intent is not to change the law adopted by voters in 2005, but to make it more clear in light of current trends. The Snohomish Health District... »

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