High school sports roundup for Dec. 2-3, 2022

Boys wrestling Edmonds Invite At Edmonds-Woodway High School Featuring wrestlers representing 29 high schools Team Scores (Top 12) 1. Herminston (Oregon) 283 2. Orting 249.5 3. Stanwood 168.0 4. Arlington 143.5 5. Anacortes 139 6. Ferndale 130.5 7. Glacier Peak 115 7. Sedro Woolley 115 9. Mercer Island 100.5 10. Kelso 79 11. Oak Harbor…

Meadowdale HS receives 2022 Local Heroes Grant from Gesa Credit Union

Meadowdale High School is receiving a $5,000 Local Heroes Grant from Gesa Credit Union. The money will be used to create a Maverick Shoe Closet, a program to provide free access to athletic shoes for students in need at the high school. In the program’s second year, Gesa will award more than $500,000 in grants to…

Sponsor spotlight: ‘Tis the season for gift card fraud

With supply chain snarls still plaguing parts of the U.S. economy, many consumers are turning to gift cards as the holiday present of choice this year. In fact, according to the website Research and Markets, the U.S. gift card industry is expected to reach $188 billion in 2022. Why is gift card fraud such a…

Full northbound I-5 overnight closure in north Everett this weekend 

Drivers heading northbound on Interstate 5 through Everett this weekend should plan for early morning closures, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) said. After a weather delay last week, the main event in the 12th Street Bridge Project will occur from 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, to 4 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, and 11…

Public menorah-lighting ceremony in Lynnwood Dec. 18

Chabad Jewish Center of Snohomish County invites all to celebrate the Festival of Lights with the 11th annual Menorah Lighting and Celebration at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at Lynnwood City Hall, 19100 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. The event will feature the lighting of the 9-footMenorah, holiday treats, face painting, personal Menorah kits and a Hanukkah musical performance by…

Seattle Children’s Chorus performing winter concert in Lynnwood Dec. 10

The Seattle Children’s Chorus is coming to Lynnwood on Saturday, Dec. 10, to perform its winter concert in two parts. At 11 a.m. the younger children will perform Brio, Intermezzo and Lifted! During the 2 p.m. performance, the older children will perform Arioso, Coro Vivo and Camerata. The winter concert celebrates beginnings: the birth of…

Join the holiday festivities at Lynnwood Chamber luncheon Dec. 14

The Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce is ringing in the holiday spirit with fun festivities at its monthly chamber luncheon on Dec. 14. Along with updates on the Lynnwood Convention Center and other city properties, holiday games will be played during the event and plenty of festive networking opportunities will be available. The luncheon will take…

Sponsor spotlight: Secure your home for the winter cold

While snow or extreme cold may not be frequent for us in the Pacific Northwest, when we experience even moderate snow falls or brief cold snaps during the winter, these temperatures can take a big toll on your home. Winter weather can also knock out heat, power and other services to your home, sometimes for…

More debate set Dec. 5 over city’s proposed 2023 salary schedule

During the last few weeks, the Lynnwood City Council has spent time discussing the city’s upcoming 2023 salary schedule, which oversees the salaries for all city staff in Lynnwood. And that issue will come again this Monday night, Dec. 5. At the council’s Nov. 21 meeting – where the schedule was introduced – a few…

Council to continue budget discussions Dec. 5

The Lynnwood City Council at its Monday, Dec. 5, work session is scheduled to continue discussing the city’s 2023 salary schedule as well as the 2023-24 biennial budget. Councilmembers were introduced to the salary schedule at their Nov. 21 meeting and were asked to vote at the Nov. 28 meeting, but felt they needed more…

Playtime: Events for building holiday memories, benefiting good causes

The weekend after Thanksgiving, three quarters of my family packed up and headed to Winthrop, Washington for an outdoor hockey tournament. Winthrop is roughly 250 miles northeast of Edmonds in the Methow Valley. Before I go on to explain the Christmas movie magic that was our surroundings, I feel that it is important to add…

High school sports roundup for Dec. 2, 2022

Boys basketball Mark Morris defeated Mountlake Terrace 63-58 Top scorers: Mark Morris- Kobe Parlin 28 Mountlake Terrace- Zaveon Jones 19 Records: Mark Morris 1-0; Mountlake Terrace 0-1 Mountlake Terrace next game: vs Marysville Pilchuck; Tuesday, Dec. 6; 7:15 p.m. at Mountlake Terrace High School Inglemoor defeated Lynnwood 62-58 No details reported Records: Inglmoor 1-1; Lynnwood…

I-5 express lanes in Seattle to remain southbound this weekend

The Interstate 5 express lanes in Seattle will remain southbound for the weekend — from Friday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. until Monday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. — because of weather-related road conditions, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) said. Normally, the express lanes operate in the southbound direction weekdays from 5-11 a.m….

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office announces new crime, jail data dashboard

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office has developed an interactive digital dashboard that encompasses crime data, crime trends, domestic violence data, weapons offenses and data from the Snohomish County Jail. The new public dashboard is now available on the sheriff’s office website and updates each week. Historically, sheriff’s office crime data was published at the end…

High school sports roundup for Dec. 1, 2022

Girls basketball Glacier Peak defeated Meadowdale 65-60 The Grizzlies overcame a 30-21 halftime deficit to defeat the Mavericks in a non-conference season-opening game. Brynna Pukis scored 29 points for Glacier Peak, including 12 points in the fourth quarter. Gia Powell led the Mavericks with 23 points. Glacier Peak top scorers: Brynna Pukis 29, Kylani Rookstool 11,…