City Council says goodbye to departing councilmembers, discusses housing task group

Before breaking for its winter recess, the Lynnwood City Council said farewell at its Dec. 9 meeting to two departing councilmembers — Council President Ben Goodwin and Councilmember Shirley Sutton — and welcomed those who were recently elected to fill the vacant seats. Sutton, who was absent from the meeting, was elected to Position 4…

Lynnwood City Council approves Northline Village development agreement

After months of discussion, the Lynnwood City Council voted at its Monday, Dec. 9 business meeting to approve plans for the proposed Northline Village mixed-use development. The council vote was 5-1  — with Councilmembers George Hurst voting against and Shirley Sutton absent — to adopt an ordinance approving a development agreement between the city and…

Prep wrestling: Mavs score eight match victories in win over Kamiak

The Meadowdale Mavericks picked up eight match victories — six by pinfall — to slip past the Kamiak Knights 43-33 in a wild Wesco League non-conference matchup staged under a single spotlight Thursday at Kamiak High School. Mavericks who pinned their opponents for wins were Jaden Yang, Jinho Lee, Caleb Monillas, Saul Hernandez, Joseph William…

Snohomish County detectives still looking for Antonio Neill, missing since 2016

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detectives continue to seek the public’s help in locating Antonio Neill, who has been missing since Dec. 12, 2016. He was 22 years old at the time of his disappearance. In February of this year, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner positively identified a human foot that washed ashore on…

Prep boys basketball: Mount Vernon defeats Meadowdale 69-41

The Mount Vernon Bulldogs stormed into The Stable at Meadowdale High School and overpowered the host Mavericks with stingy defense and some hot shooting to run away with a 28-point non-conference game victory, 69-41. Trailing by just six after one quarter, the Mavs struggled to score points after that, posting just eight in the second…

MLT man pleads guilty to sending women anonymous, threatening text messages

A 22-year-old Mountlake Terrace man has pleaded guilty to stalking and sexually harassing multiple young women by sending them anonymous text messages. On Nov. 19, Ray Boughner Jr. III pleaded guilty in the Snohomish County Superior Court to three counts of cyberstalking and two counts of communication with a minor for immoral purposes after sending…

Prosecuting attorney says phone records show father was notified of Harvey’s decision; mother disagrees and says family considering lawsuit

Addressing questions raised during his appearance before the Edmonds Diversity Commission Dec. 4, Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney Adam Cornell has sent a follow-up letter to the commission stating phone records confirm his office did notify the father of two Edmonds’ African American teens that charges would not be filed in connection with racially motivated threats…

Save the date: Northshore Civil Air Patrol squadron open house set for Jan. 14

Northshore Civil Air Patrol squadron, an active local unit of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), is hosting an open house from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the U.S. Army Reserve Center, located at 130 228th St. S.W., in Bothell. Members come from many local communities including Lynnwood, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace.  CAP was established in…

Scott Dickinson appointed new principal managing broker for Coldwell Banker Bain South Snohomish offices

Coldwell Banker Bain announced Wednesday that Scott Dickinson has been named principal managing broker of its South Snohomish Lynnwood/Edmonds offices. For the past five years, Dicknson has served as a broker in Coldwell Banker Bain’s Capitol Hill office. A certified luxury specialist, Dickinson “lends his experience and knowledge to his colleagues by instructing courses organization-wide,”…

Prep girls basketball: Mavs overwhelm Bearcats 66-34

The Meadowdale Mavericks girls basketball team picked up its first win of the season, crushing the Monroe Bearcats 66-34 in a non-conference contest played Tuesday at Monroe High School. Meadowdale led 18-5 after the first quarter and easily kept the Bearcats at arms’ length throughout the game. Nine Mavericks scored in the runaway victory with…

Here’s more information about ESD bond measure on Feb. 11 ballot

The Edmonds School District is providing additional information on the $600 million construction bond measure before voters Feb. 11 to build two new schools, replace three others and cover the cost of other district-wide building improvements. If approved, the bond would allow for a new middle school on the former Alderwood Middle School campus, a…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Dec 1-6, 2019

Dec. 1 4200 block 196th Street Southwest: A display iPhone 11 was stolen from the Sprint store. 18100 block 33rd Avenue West: A wallet was stolen and credit card(s) inside were reported to have been used at Costco. 2400 block 196th Street Southwest: A theft was reported at the Shell gas station. 18400 block Alderwood…

Marilynn Florence McGlashan: Her life revolved around service to the community

Marilynn Florence McGlashan 02/03/1948 – 11/22/201 Marilynn was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois. She went home to the Lord on November, 22, 2019. Since her parents moved often, she spent her childhood living all over the country. Marilynn began her career in Chicago, and in 1988 she relocated to Seattle. Marilynn earned a Bachelor of…

Re-Imagining Retirement: Love, Play, Listen

Years ago, I was drawn to the marvelous work of Bernie Siegal with his book Love Medicine and Miracles and his others. In recent times, Elizabeth Gilbert wrote of her quest in book. Today I propose a new title of Love Play Listen! I want a simple easy recipe for isolation and Love Play Listen…

Prep boys basketball: Mavs edge Marauders 58-57

Behind the 23 points of senior Hunter Moen, the Meadowdale Mavericks captured their first victory of the 2019-2020 season with a 58-57 come-from-behind victory over the Mariner Marauders on Monday. The Mavericks trailed after three quarters 42-38, but outscored the Marauders by five points in the final quarter to earn the non-conference win at Meadowdale…

Safety tips for the holiday shopping season

With the busy holiday season here, the Lynnwood Police Department offers the following safety tips: Safe shopping from home: Do not have items shipped to a home if no one will be there to receive them. Packages are too easily stolen from front porches. Preventing vehicle prowls: Vehicle prowls are the theft of property from…

Sponsor spotlight: Charity donation basics to ensure a tax deduction

Donating to charity not only helps others, it can reduce your tax bill — but only if the charity qualifies as a tax-exempt organization. Checking for qualified status If you plan on itemizing your deductions on your tax return, make sure the organization you’re donating to is designated by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization…

Restaurant News: Farewell Oh Yeah Tasty, welcome China Cafe

As I traveled east on 196th crossing into Lynnwood the other day, I noticed the Chinese fast food restaurant Oh Yeah Tasty has closed. I for one, will miss them. After reading Yelp reviews, I discovered that people both adored and disliked Oh Yeah. Can I make a suggestion? If you choose to write a Yelp…

Adult English classes to begin for ESD parents Jan. 14

English classes for parents of children in the Edmonds School District begin on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. at Mountlake Terrace High School, located at 21801 44th Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace. Those interested are advised to register for classes on Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The district has free extending…

Prep wrestling: Royals place 3rd at Monroe Yardbrawl

Fueled by three division championships, the Lynnwood Royals captured third place at the Monroe Yardbrawl, a multi-team wrestling tournament held Saturday at Monroe High School. Royals’ Bryan Nunez, Georgino Moraga and Isaac Hernandez all won weight classification titles at the event. Nunez earned first place in the 120 lb division, Moraga took home the championship…

Prep boys basketball: Saints down Royals

The Interlake Saints boys basketball team used a strong third quarter to pull away from the smaller but scrappy Lynnwood Royals at Lynnwood High School Saturday night, to secure the victory 64-55. The host Royals played aggressive defense that created opportunities for their offense, allowing them to hang close with the visiting Saints in the…

Reminder: Lynnwood Chamber Holiday Extravaganza luncheon Dec. 18

Join the Lynnwood Chamber for its 2019 Holiday Extravaganza lunch Wednesday, Dec. 18 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. All are asked to bring a treat-filled mug and consider a donation of crayons, felt pens or paint supplies for the Boys and Girls Club of Snohomish County. You can register here. The Lynnwood…

Mavs sports roundup: Results for girls, boys basketball and wrestling

A major case of first-game jitters left the Meadowdale Mavericks in a hole too deep to climb out of on Saturday as the team was put down by the Issaquah Eagles 69-64 in a girls basketball non-league contest played at Meadowdale High School. The Lady Mavs trailed by as many as 20 points in the…

Lynnwood launches holiday season with annual tree lighting

Hundreds gathered for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting hosted by Silver Creek Family Church Saturday night to launch the holiday season in the City of Lynnwood. Attendees enjoyed free coffee, face painting and music performed by a jazz ensemble featuring members of the church’s youth program and local high school students. Food trucks were onsite…

Lynnwood man is 15th millionth rider on Community Transit’s Swift service

Just a week after its 10-year anniversary, Community Transit’s Swift bus rapid transit service transported its 15 millionth rider. Abbas Razaghzadeh was designated the 15 millionth person to ride Swift as he rode the Swift Blue Line to Crossroads Station in Lynnwood Friday morning. The calculation was made by Community Transit’s data analysts who track…

Help count birds for science during Audubon’s Annual Christmas Bird Count Dec. 14

The National Audubon Society invites birdwatchers and people with backyard bird feeders to participate in the longest-running citizen science survey — the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC).  On Saturday, Dec. 14, birders and nature enthusiasts will take part in this century-long project. “Pilchuck Audubon is making a special effort to count birds visiting yard…

City Council Monday to hold Northline Village development agreement public hearing

The Lynnwood City Council will hold a public hearing at its Dec. 9 business meeting for the ordinance regarding the Northline Village development agreement. The council is holding the public hearing for residents to provide feedback or comments on the proposed redevelopment plan for Lynnwood Square. According to draft plans for the project, the city…

Prep wrestling: Royals beat Bruins, lose to Jackson in dual meet

The Lynnwood Royals opened their 2019-2020 wrestling season on Friday with a pair of dual matches at Lynnwood High School. The Royals topped the Cascade Bruins 42-30 but fell to the Jackson Timberwolves 51-28. Prep Wrestling: Lynnwood vs. Cascade, Jackson; Dec. 6 Lynnwood 42 – Cascade 30 106 — Phillipe Ban (Lynnwood) won by forfeit…

November 2019 Edmonds School District High School Students of Month

Edmonds Heights K-12 Sara Dakhil Mother’s name: Widad Zlitni Father’s Name: Naser Dakhil GPA: 4.0 Clubs & Activities: Accounting club at EDCC. Honors: Honor roll and on Dean’s list at Edmonds Community College. Educational Goals: I plan on transferring to the University of Washington and receiving a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.   Edmonds-Woodway High…

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