Lynnwood man named Paine Field’s one millionth passenger, wins two free flights

A Lynnwood man was greeted at Paine Field Airport Monday with two free round-trip tickets and a bottle of champagne for being the airport’s one millionth passenger. After returning from San Francisco International Airport on United flight 5880, Aristotle Roberts was awarded a bottle of Dom Pérignon, one million days of free airport parking, and…

Lynnwood HS robotics team participates in Boeing Engineers’ Week

The Lynnwood High School robotics team Royal Robotics celebrated Boeing Engineers’ Week on Feb. 20 by touring Boeing’s Aircraft Integration Center in Everett. “I really enjoyed talking to the other teams,” said Lynnwood team member Larissa Meyer. “They do things differently than we do.” According to Royal Robotics president David Nelson-Leang, the team learned about…

Lynnwood-based Habitat for Humanity to dedicate new home Feb. 29

Michael Huff and Vickie Redding are Lynnwood-based Habitat for Humanity‘s newest homeowners in Snohomish County. The couple will receive the keys to their new home in a public dedication ceremony this Saturday, Feb. 29 in Gold Bar. Built by Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County, this home has been under construction by the nonprofit since…

Sponsor spotlight: Next free legal clinic for seniors March 4 in Edmonds

The Edmonds Waterfront (Senior) Center and Sanders Law Group offers a free monthly legal clinic for seniors, with the next one set for Wednesday, March 4 in downtown Edmonds. Here’s your chance to ask your burning legal questions, at no charge. This popular monthly clinic offers 15-minute individual appointments with an Elder Law Attorney. The…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Feb. 16-23, 2020

Feb. 16 3000 block 196th Street Southwest: A purse was reported stolen at Extended Stay America. 19700 block 50th Avenue West: A woman said that her boyfriend made threats at her son. 20500 block Highway 99: A vehicle was  stolen. 4500 block 176th Street Southwest: Police responded to a verbal domestic dispute. 3400 block 184th…

New designs from Northline Village offer glimpse at future ‘urban hub’

A new glimpse at Northline Village, Lynnwood’s future urban hub reveals more details of the planned mid-rise office campus and mixed-use neighborhood next to the Lynnwood Link light rail station. Merlone Geier Partners (MGP) Tuesday released new digital renderings of the future Northline Village development. Plans for the 18-acre site — located near 44th Avenue…

Hazel Miller Foundation donates $1.5M to Edmonds CC’s STEM campaign

Edmonds Community College on Wednesday announced a $1.5 million donation from the Hazel Miller Foundation dedicated to its STEM campaign for funding of the college’s new 70,000-square-foot Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and Nursing building, as well as STEM scholarships, programs, and technology. “This generous gift from the Hazel Miller Foundation will allow Edmonds…

Edmonds School District announces superintendent finalists

After two days interviewing seven candidates to become the next superintendent of the Edmonds School District, the district’s board of directors has narrowed the search to two finalists: Dr. Gustavo Balderas, currently superintendent with the Eugene School District J4 in Oregon, and Dr. Deborah Rumbaugh, Instructional Leadership Executive Director with the Highline School District in Burien….

Rotary Clubs kick off annual athletic shoe drive for kids in need

Three Rotary Clubs — Edmonds Daybreakers, Edmonds Noon and Lynnwood —  on Feb. 24 kicked off their annual 1,000 Pairs of Athletic Shoe Drive that benefits students in need in South Snohomish County. The drive runs from Feb 24 -March 21. It’s the fifth year the Rotary Clubs have come together to do a joint shoe…

Requirement to declare party affiliation on primary ballot raising privacy concerns

Are you planning to vote in the March 10 Washington State Presidential primary? Do you consider yourself Democrat, Republican or Independent – and (here’s the kicker) do you care who knows? Ballots were mailed last week, and by now they should have been received by all registered voters.  According to the information provided with the…

Lynnwood City Council discusses ways to better engage with community

Based on feedback from its recent retreat, the Lynnwood City Council is considering changes to meeting procedures that could provide more opportunities for community involvement. During last week’s council work session, councilmembers reviewed priority items from their early February summit that they agreed warranted further discussion in future meetings. The items were centered around ways…

Congressman Rick Larsen meets with Edmonds CC student leaders

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen met with members of the Associated Students of Edmonds Community College Board Monday to discuss issues facing students. Congressman Larsen represents the 2nd District, which includes Lynnwood. The board advocates for college, local, state and national issues that directly affect students’ educational opportunities and access to those opportunities. The board also…

Rewards offered for information leading to suspect in Edmonds 7-11 homicide

Edmonds police said Tuesday that two rewards are being offered for any information leading to the arrest and charging of the person or persons responsible for the death of Nagendiram Kandasamy, who was shot and killed at an Edmonds 7-11 store Friday, Feb. 22. Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound is offering a $1,000 reward, while…

Country music legend Lorrie Morgan comes to Edmonds Center for the Arts March 13

Lorrie Morgan, Grand Ole Opry lifetime member and one of the most eloquently emotive country vocalists of modern times, will perform at the Edmonds Center for the Arts Friday, arch 13 at 7:30 p.m. Morgan is the first woman in her genre to begin her career with three consecutive Platinum albums. Born Loretta Lynn Morgan,…

Prep girls basketball: Mavs to face Hudson’s Bay Saturday for trip to Tacoma Dome

Members of the Meadowdale Mavericks girls’ basketball team have received their wish to return to the regional round of the 3A State Girls Basketball Tournament this year and erase a disappointing memory from a year ago. The Lady Mavericks square off against the Hudson’s Bay Eagles on Saturday, Feb. 29, at Issaquah High School. Tipoff…

Register now for annual Edmonds Schools Foundation March 13 fundraisers

Edmonds School District parents and community members are invited to A Recipe for Success! Annual Breakfast and Lunch on Friday, March 13. Presented by Premera Blue Cross, A Recipe for Success! is the Foundation for Edmonds School District’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds fund grants to schools and classrooms, stipends and scholarships, and food…

Get German, Scandinavian genealogy research help in Lynnwood March 3, 17

Do you need help with your German or Scandinavian research? Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering free assistance on the first and third Tuesday — March 3 and March 17 — at its Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. Experienced researcher Lee Langsted is available by appointment to give one-on-one assistance for 45 minutes….

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation offering scholarships to art students

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation is offering scholarships to students who wish to pursue a degree in arts-related fields. Current seniors within the Edmonds School District and students at Edmonds Community College are encouraged to apply. Past recipients may re-apply every year until graduation if they maintain a focus on the arts. The application period…

Prep boys wrestling: Two from Meadowdale, one from Lynnwood place at Mat Classic

Meadowdale High School’s boys wrestling program had two state placers and Lynnwood had one at the WIAA’s Mat Classic state high school wrestling tournament held at the Tacoma Dome Feb. 21-22. At 285 lbs, the Mavericks’ Alex Krueger advanced to the state finals by pinning all of his opponents. In the finals, Krueger placed second,…

Snohomish County recruiting member for Boundary Review Board  

Snohomish County is currently seeking volunteers for one open position on the Boundary Review Board. Board members are residents of the county they serve. They serve for a four-year term and are not allowed to hold other local government elected or appointed positions or jobs. For over 50 years in Washington state, boundary review boards…

Prep boys swim: Lynnwood’s Bevans takes 3rd in state; other Royals compete

With a new school record-setting time, Lynnwood Royal Zachary Bevans won a third-place medal at the WIAA State Boys Swimming & Diving Championships held Friday and Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Bevans placed third in the 3A 100-Yard Butterfly in a personal best time of 50.08. Bevans, a senior at…

Reminder: South County Fire offering free two-hour preparedness class Feb. 27

Get started on disaster preparedness with a new free two-hour class offered by South County Fire. The interactive, hands-on training includes: How to build a preparedness kit for your family. Disaster first aid basics. Putting out small fires. Shutting off utilities. Assessing damage to determine a safe action plan for your home. The class is…

York, England: Explore Roman, Viking and medieval legacies

Planning a trip to England? Do visit the fascinating city of York. This small city has Roman roots and a Viking past, medieval walls enclosing its highly walkable center, and the magnificent York Minster. More than a stunning cathedral, the Minster encompasses nearly 2,000 years of history. York is just over a two-hour train ride…

Prep boys basketball: Mavs end season with loss to Chargers

Playing the postseason without their injured leading scorer Colton Walsh, the Meadowdale Mavericks have been able to find a way to stay strong and share the offensive load. But on Saturday their good fortune finally faded away. Running out of gas late, the Mavericks were defeated by the Marysville-Getchell Chargers 50-40 in the District 1…

Prep girls basketball: Mavs dominate Panthers, move on to state regional round

With a return to the WIAA state regional round clearly in sight, the motivated Meadowdale Lady Mavericks wrapped up their berth to a regional playoff game with a decisive 48-36 victory over the Snohomish Panthers Saturday at Everett Community College. The Lady Mavs left no doubt as to who would capture the regional berth that…

Lynnwood HS senior organizes meal-packing event for children in poverty

In an effort led by Lynnwood High School senior Mikaela Williams, a total of 40,000 meals were packaged Saturday morning for children in poverty worldwide. Williams is president of the school’s Interact club, affiliated with Rotary Club to help young people develop leadership skills. The event, sponsored by Alderwood Terrace Rotary and the OneMeal — Kids…

Police continue search for suspect in slaying of Edmonds 7-11 clerk

While Edmonds police continued their search for a homicide suspect, a pile of flowers and balloons was growing in front of the 7-11 store on Highway 99 where a 64-year-old clerk was shot to death Friday morning. The store remained closed on Saturday, with crime tape stretched across the parking lot. The Snohomish County Medical…

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