Doing genealogy research? Sno-Isle Genealogical Society can help

Have you been away from researching your family history or maybe just now have time to do this? Sno-Isle Genealogical Society (SIGS) is here to help with this important and fun research. Free in- person as well as Zoom sessions are now being offered. There is a Monday morning workshop on Zoom, an evening Zoom…

School board Sept. 27 to consider student discipline policy, goals for 2022-23

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors at its Tuesday, Sept. 27 meeting is set to adopt new board policies regarding workforce secondary traumatic stress, accommodating students with seizure disorder and student discipline. Approving the workforce secondary traumatic stress policy will require the creation of a districtwide Workforce Mental Health Committee, which will help employees…

Sponsor spotlight: Tips to protect your Social Security number

Very few things in life can create a higher degree of stress than having your Social Security number (SSN) stolen. This is because, unlike other forms of identification, your SSN is virtually permanent. Here are some things that you can do to minimize the risk of having your number fall into the hands of the…

High school sports roundup for Sept. 23-24, 2022

Sept. 23 Football Snohomish defeated Edmonds-Woodway 43-27 Mason Orgill scored five rushing touchdowns and the Panthers’ defense forced four second-half turnovers on the way to a league victory. Cole Taylor contributed two interceptions for Snohomish. Edmonds-Woodway stats: Steven Warren Jr.: 21 for 33 passing for 278 yards, two touchdown passes Jesse Hart: 10 receptions, 162…

Medical oxygen fire safety tips for older adults

According the United States Fire Administration, older adults have a 2.6 times greater risk of dying in a fire than the U.S. population as a whole. In the U.S. and Canada, adults age 65 and older comprise about 12% of the population, making it essential to take the necessary steps to stay safe. Last year…

Sponsor spotlight: The Lynnwood Convention Center is hiring

Do you want to join a fun, hardworking team of event professionals in the heart of Lynnwood? We are currently accepting applications for the following: Director of Event Services Sales Manager Operations Team Event Manager Event Operations Team (part time) Dishwasher Bartender Banquet Server Cook Custodian You can either click here to apply directly, or…

Reminder: Volunteers of America ‘Hope is Brewing’ fundraiser Sept. 30

Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOAWW) is hosting “Hope is Brewing,” a free virtual event Friday, Sept. 30 at 8 a.m. During the 45-minute livestream, hear from clients and staff about the impact VOAWW is making in the community, plus where the need is currently the greatest and how you can get involved. VOAWW has been…

Snohomish County League of Women Voters announces live-streaming candidate forums

The Snohomish County League of Women Voters is hosting a series of live-streamed candidate forums that include the following local races: Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney: Wednesday, Oct. 5 – 6:30 p.m. Legislative District 21: Tuesday, Oct 11, Senator – 5 p.m./Positions 1 and 2 – 6:30 p.m. Congressional District 1: Thursday, Oct. 18 – 6:30…

Paint and Sip at The Rec Room Bar and Grill Oct. 5

The Rec Room Bar and Grill and owner of Pretty in Paint Tina Walter are hosting a paint and pallet event on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 7-10 p.m. where attendees can unwind and enjoy their favorite food and beverage while they get creative. Attendees will be painting homemade 14-by-16-inch pre-stained wood pallets. Everything needed to…

Council Sept. 26 set to discuss claims against Councilmember Jim Smith

  The Lynnwood City Council at its Monday, Sept. 26, business meeting is set to discuss the external investigation that was launched into allegations of racial and sexual discrimination by Councilmember Jim Smith in May of this year. The investigation, conducted by Haggard & Ganson LLP, substantiated one claim of racial discrimination and one claim…

Why does WSDOT do so much weekend summer work?

The following was published in the WSDOT (Washington State Department of Transportation) Blog. Fall has arrived and with it, thoughts of winter start creeping into our heads. At the same time, road workers are busily trying to get as much done as they can before the wet, cold weather arrives. In the Seattle area, that…

Sponsor spotlight: Pro tips for virtual homebuying and remodeling research

If you’re planning to buy or remodel a home but you’re not quite ready to view several dozen homes in person, start by looking at homes online. You’ll be surprised by the number of online showrooms, photos and 3D videos/virtual tours available to help you narrow down your search. For new homebuyers, Realtor.com, Redfin.com, Trulia.com and…

Sounder trains available for Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons game Sept. 25

Sound Transit’s Sounder train will be running between Everett and Seattle on Sunday, Sept. 25, for the 1:25 p.m. Seahawks game against the Falcons at Lumen Field. The inbound train from Snohomish County departs Everett at 10:45 a.m. with stops in Mukilteo and Edmonds, arriving at King Street Station at 11:44 a.m. The return train for…

Lynnwood Arts Commission and History & Heritage Board looking for new members

Are you interested in the arts, culture, heritage or history? The City of Lynnwood invites the community to think about joining one of two advisory boards. The Lynnwood Arts Commission is looking for people with knowledge of art and social justice, community and public art and architecture. Lynnwood’s History & Heritage Board is seeking those with…

Snohomish County solid waste facilities to be open regular hours this weekend

All Snohomish County solid waste facilities will be open this weekend during regular business hours after a significant effort by county staff to clear excess garbage piles and return facilities to operational standards of safety. This work eliminates the need for a scheduled Sunday, Sept. 25 closure of solid waste facilities, including all transfer stations…