Gesa Credit Union hosting Stock-the-Sock Holiday Toy Drive

Gesa Credit Union is partnering with Local Heroes groups across Washington for its 7th annual Stock-the-Sock Holiday Toy Drive. From now until Dec. 19, community members are encouraged to donate toys in the oversized holiday stockings found at every Gesa branch. All donations will be donated to Local Hero initiatives across the state. Examples of…

Edmonds schools foundation to manage Hubbard Family Foundation scholarship

The Foundation for Edmonds School District said Thursday it will manage the Hubbard Family Foundation scholarship, established in 1983 by longtime Edmonds resident Larry Hubbard. The Hubbard Family Foundation provides grants and scholarships to those within the Edmonds School District’s boundaries. Two graduating seniors per high school receive a Hubbard Family Foundation scholarship to pursue postsecondary…

Snow takes toll on local blood supply

Bloodworks Northwest is urging the public to give blood or platelets in the wake of this week’s snowstorm, which led to a 30% decrease in donations. Hundreds of donors scheduled to donate Tuesday and Wednesday were unable to make their appointments and several blood drives had to be cancelled due to weather conditions. Community members…

Edmonds School District planning a late start for schools Thursday

The Edmonds School District said that all schools will start two hours late Thursday, Dec. 1, due to continued power outages and road conditions. The district said it will continue to assess the conditions overnight and into the morning and will provide any updates if needed. All district schools were closed Wednesday, Nov. 30.

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Nov. 20-26, 2022

Nov. 20 5800 block 200th Street Southwest: A stolen vehicle was recovered. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A felony theft was reported. 7500 block 208th Street Southwest: A child assaulted another child at a bus stop. 18100 block 33rd Avenue West: A theft was reported. 19400 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A theft was reported. 18300…

Services for Sno-Isle Genealogical Society President Ron Sailer Dec. 1 in Marysville

The Sno-Isle Genealogical Society announced that its current president, Ron Sailer, passed away on Nov. 15. He was described as a dedicated volunteer whose innovations and enthusiasm were evident to all who met him. Sno-Isle Genealogical Society and the patrons and volunteers who worked with him will miss his presence, stories and joy in researching…

Art Beat: Performing animals, movies, music and more

Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre Friday, Dec. 9, 7 p.m. Edmonds Center for the Arts 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds If your kids are anything like mine, this is something they would love! Picture the cutest pet trick you can imagine. You’ll see it here! From dogs jumping rope to cats pushing strollers, this show is…

Thousands left without power Tuesday night

Thousands of Snohomish County PUD customers were without power Tuesday night in Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace, according to the PUD outage map. There were reports of transformers blowing amid gusty winds and blowing snow but the exact cause of the outages wasn’t immediately available. Customers can check the status of outages and report one…

Vessel Tap House to host charity event for families in need

Lynnwood’s Vessel Tap House, in collaboration with Young LA, is hosting its first annual charity event to raise money for families in need this holiday season. The doors will open at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, and anyone 21 years and older can enjoy musicians like Young LA, Squeek Nutty Bug, Aghen, Junef &…

June Sutton: Her love of music and youth was focus of longtime church ministry

June Elsie Sutton June passed away in Marysville, Washington on November 18, 2022, at the age of 93. June was born on December 1, 1928, in Pasadena, California to Solomon and Lillian (Schmidt) Rexius. At a very young age she moved with her parents to Eugene, Oregon area where her two brothers were born, Raymond…

I-5 express lanes in Seattle to remain southbound through Wednesday, Nov. 30

The Interstate 5 express lanes in Seattle will remain open in the southbound direction through at least 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, the Washington State Department of Transportation said. They did  not switch to northbound on Tuesday, Nov. 29, due to snow. The express lanes are normally reversed each day and closed overnight, but snow…