Mud Bay celebrates new Lynnwood location with pet food drive benefiting PAWS

In celebration of its new location in Lynnwood Center, Mud Bay Pet Supplies will hold a pet food drive from July 18- Aug. 16 to support PAWS Wildlife Center. Mud Bay will also be matching donations pound-for-pound and will deliver all pet food donations to PAWS. Pet lovers interested in donating can drop off dog…

Hilton Garden Inn now open in Lynnwood

Lynnwood’s Hilton Garden Inn is now open on Alderwood Mall Boulevard. Located at 3801 Alderwood Mall Blvd., the new hotel is just south of the Lynnwood Convention Center. According to a hotel announcement, guests will have access to the onsite restaurant, the Garden Grille & Bar, which includes a cooked-to-order breakfast buffet and a dinner…

Snohomish County announces second round of small business grant awards

Snohomish County businesses are invited to apply for more grant awards for the second round of the Relief Recovery and Resiliency (R3) grant program. The R3 grant program is part of the county’s plan to use federal CARES Act resources to support those businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our businesses and their workers need…

Chick-fil-A seeks to build second Lynnwood location at 196th and Highway 99

Chick-fil-A is looking to open another location in Lynnwood at the corner of 196th St. SW and Highway 99 near Trader Joe’s. The chicken sandwich chain already has a restaurant at 3026 196th St. S.W. The City of Lynnwood is reviewing an application from Chick-fil-A to build a second store at the site, which currently houses…

Small business training July 9 to focus on Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness

The Washington Small Business Development Center is holding a training event Thursday, July 9 for businesses regarding Small Business Administration COVID-19 programs and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness. The online program will run from 9-10:30 a.m. July 9. Representatives from the SBA and the Washington State Small Business Development Center will review the PPP Loan Forgiveness…

Sponsor spotlight: How small business can use gift card sales during COVID-19

Gift Card Sales Help Small Business Owners Maintain Business-(not quite)-As-Usual While we fully honor the impact COVID-19 is taking on the lives and families of its victims, we also honor the very real threat shelter-in-place mandates pose to small business owners worldwide. As a small business dedicated to helping other small- to midsize companies, Kaufer DMC wants to share…

Free infrared thermometers available to small businesses in Snohomish County

To support the phased reopening of businesses nationwide, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has partnered with Economic Alliance Snohomish County to distribute free infrared thermometers to small businesses. If your business fits the following eligibility requirements listed below, visit www.economicalliancesc.org/thermometer and complete the application to get on the Master Thermometer Distribution List for your county….

We’re back: Bella’s Voice

Have a business that is reopening under Phase 2? We’re pleased to present this complimentary “We’re Back” announcement space for any local business that is reopening their doors. Just submit your approximately 75-word announcement to kathyhashbarger@gmail.com. Bella’s Voice is a non-profit focused on animal welfare. Our thrift stores in Lynnwood support animal rescues/sanctuaries in Washington….

Meet our new sponsor Kaufer DMC

Kaufer Dynamic Marketing Communications (KDMC) is a unique and ambitious Edmonds-based marketing and communications agency with a strong resource base and significant breadth of experience in social media, ecommerce, online advertising, content creation, video marketing and website development and design. The agency is tightly integrated into the Edmonds and South Snohomish County community through its…

Macy’s, other Alderwood Mall stores reopening under Phase 2

After Alderwood Mall reopened to in-store shoppers last week, more stores have opened their doors under Phase 2 of the state’s Safe Start plan. On June 9, the Washington State Health Department approved Snohomish County’s request to move into Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 reopening plan. Almost half of the mall’s 160 stores…

Lynnwood business owners hurt by COVID-19 invited to apply for city grant program

Lynnwood small business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are invited to apply for financial assistance through the City of Lynnwood’s business relief program. At its June 8 business meeting, the Lynnwood City Council unanimously approved the allocation of $500,000 of the city’s federal CARES Act funding for a relief program to support to local…

Rick Steves launches new Guides’ Marketplace Directory for homebound travelers  

As a free service to his 150 European guides and the 24,000 Americans who had hoped to travel with him in 2020, Edmonds-based European travel authority Rick Steves has created a Guides’ Marketplace directory. The goal: For homebound travelers to connect with these guides and enjoy a little vicarious travel during this crisis.   Steves launched his…

We’re back: Gracie Barra Edmonds Brazilian jiu jitsu

Gracie Barra Edmonds Brazilian jiu jitsu is back! The Edmonds team has been hard at work preparing to reopen safely going above and beyond guidelines set forth by OSHA, L&I, and the CDC. Come learn Brazilian jiu jitsu in a family friendly environment. Contact us at info@gbedmondsbjj.com for an in person or virtual tour or…

We’re back: Ombu Salon + Spa

Edmonds – Ombu Salon + Spa is open! Come in for our own brand of organic + style that you’ve been missing. Now scheduling hair and esthetics appointments online at ombusalon.com. We can’t wait to see you! Have a business that is reopening under Phase 2? We’re pleased to present this complimentary “We’re Back” announcement space for…

Second round of small business grants available in Snohomish County

Snohomish County has launched a second round of small business grants, with a June 26, 2020 deadline to apply The Snohomish County Small Business Relief, Recovery, and Resiliency (R3) Program has four main goals: Help small businesses keep their doors open Protect local jobs threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic Support community recovery Increase resiliency of…

We’re back: Ginny’s Girls Estate Services

  Ginny’s Girls is excited to get back to work! While we were away, we have had the opportunity to roll out new services including Senior Move Management. Our staff has been training on the best safety practices to keep our clients and customers safe so you can shop with ease at our upcoming sales….

We’re back: Chanterelle

Have a business that is reopening under Phase 2? We’re pleased to present this complimentary “We’re Back” announcement space for any local business that is reopening their doors. Just submit your approximately 75-word announcement to kathyhashbarger@gmail.com. Chanterelle is delighted to announce that we will be reopening for dine-in service on Friday, June 12 starting at…

Alderwood first Snohomish County mall to open under Phase 2 guidelines

Alderwood Mall opened its doors to the public Tuesday morning, making it the first mall in Snohomish County to reopen under Phase 2 of the Washington Safe Start program. Last Friday, Snohomish County was approved by the Washington State Health Department to move into Phase 2 of the Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 reopening plan. Since…

Anko closes all its stores, including Lynnwood location

Anko announced Tuesday that it would be permanently closing its stores effective immediately, including its online store. The Australia-based store — which offered “simple, modern styles at an affordable price” — opened at the former Babies ‘R’ Us site on Alderwood Mall Parkway in Lynnwood last April. Online orders placed before 11:59 p.m. Sunday, June…

Lynnwood businesses prepare to reopen as Snohomish County announces Phase 2 approval

Lynnwood business owners began preparations to reopen after Snohomish County announced Friday that it would be moving into Phase 2 of the state’s Safe Start program, effective immediately. Around the Table Game Pub co-owner Tim Morgan said he was caught off guard by the announcement and is waiting until next week to ensure they are…