Sola Salon Studios opening in Lynnwood, seeking salon professionals

We are pleased to welcome as a new advertiser Sola Salon Studios (Sola), which is opening a new studio space in Lynnwood, in the Alderwood Plaza Shopping Center. Since its inception in 2004, Sola has grown to more than 500 locations nationwide. Today, more than 14,000 salon professionals operate successful businesses inside Sola Salons. The…

Propeller Airports CEO to speak at Lynnwood Chamber lunch Nov. 13

Brett Smith. CEO, of Propeller Airports is the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Nov. 13 meeting of the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce. Smith will tell the story behind the new Paine Field/Snohomish County Airport. The luncheon will run from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. Cost is $25…

Sponsor spotlight: A smarter college housing option

Does your child, grandchild, or someone else you know need a place to live while attending college? Instead of renting a dorm or apartment, buying a condo or small house might make more sense. This can save money and provide tax breaks, but you need to do the math and be aware of the risks….

From safety to permitting, city council hears concerns of local business owners

Looking to build lasting relationships between the city and local businesses, the Lynnwood City Council invited business owners to attend a round table discussion last week to get feedback on how the city can help support the business community. Eight local business owners attended the discussion, where they received a list of questions to choose…

Sponsor spotlight: The marriage penalty is alive and well

Despite what you may think, the marriage penalty is still alive and well. Whether you’re changing your filing status in 2019 because of marriage, divorce or another event (or it’s staying the same), you should review this information and plan accordingly. What is the marriage penalty? The marriage penalty occurs when the dollar ranges for…

Reminder: Lynnwood Chamber to welcome motivational speaker Brad Worthley Oct. 17

Business consultant and motivational speaker Brad Worthley will be speaking about “Conversational Charisma: Mastering Communication & Relationships” at the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce Thursday, Oct. 17 lunch meeting. With over 45 years of management experience, Worthley is an internationally acclaimed leadership, customer service and motivational expert who has trained hundreds of thousands of people throughout the…

Welcome back, advertiser SnoKing Carpet Cleaning

Welcome back SnoKing Carpet Cleaning Services. Mention that you’ve seen their ad on My Edmonds News, Lynnwood Today or MLTnews and receive 25% off your service. The company is a family-owned and -operated business, formed in 2009. Owner Kyle Wood went to elementary school in Lynnwood and graduated from Meadowdale High School. See before and…

Little Gym owner recognized for community contributions

Local entrepreneur and The Little Gym of Alderwood owner Linda Hicks was inducted into the The Little Gym Hall of Fame last month as recognition for more than two decades of work. She was one of three franchise owners to be inducted during the company’s 2019 conference. The Little Gym International recently hosted its annual…

Welcome to our new advertiser: personal trainer Darian Coleman of D2I Fitness

Welcome to our new advertiser, Certified Personal Trainer Darian Coleman of D2I Fitness. We’ll let her tell you a bit about what she does best. Her motto is “Dare 2 Inspire Fitness.” Hello, I’m Dare, your local Certified Personal Trainer and owner of D2I Fitness, LLC. I specialize in strength and conditioning, fat loss and…

Sponsor spotlight: Municipal bonds — an investment with tax breaks

Everybody likes getting something for free, and taxes are no different. Investing in securities like municipal bonds (munis) or municipal bond funds generates tax-free interest income. Here is what you need to know. Advantages of municipal bonds You pay zero federal tax on municipal bond investment income. This makes municipal bonds more attractive than many…

Innovation and Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs class at Lynnwood Library Oct. 3

An Innovation and Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs is class is scheduled at the Lynnwood Library from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. The class, presented by Lara Merriam-Smith of the Northwest Innovation Resource Center, introduces the basics of innovation and how design thinking processes can help your business build revenue. Registration required. The Lynnwood Library is located…

Welcome to new advertiser Seaweed CBD

We are happy to announce our new advertiser, Seaweed CBD. Recently they celebrated a Grand Opening you can find them on Hwy 99 in Edmonds next to McDonalds.  They are a family owned independent store dedicated to sourcing the highest quality CBD products. Seaweed CBD carries many excellent brands of tinctures, edibles, lotions, potions, waters…

Sponsor spotlight: Leveraging gift rules to your advantage

As you or family members approach retirement years, it is important to have a basic understanding of the IRS gift giving rules. With this understanding, there are opportunities to leverage this tax law without creating a tax problem. The rules You may give up to $15,000 to any individual (donee) in 2019 and avoid any…

Welcome to new advertiser Laura’s Alteration

Meet our new advertiser Laura Wang, the proud owner of Laura’s Alterations at Alderwood Mall. In 2008, she opened her first location in Bellingham and since she’s expanded to six locations across Western Washington. For more than a decade, she and her employees have proudly served tens of thousands of people from the communities of…

Bingo — make new contacts at Sept. 10 Lynnwood Chamber luncheon

Play a few games of BINGO and meet everyone at the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, Sept. 10 luncheon. Bring a prize for extra visibility. Registrations are due Sept. 4 for the meeting, which will run from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. S.W. Register here

Sanders Law Group attorney Roxana Florea named Rising Star

Roxana Florea Sanders Law Group attorney Roxana Florea has been selected to be on the distinguished Washington State Rising Stars list for 2019, compiled by the rating service Super Lawyers. Florea was nominated for her accomplishments in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate. Each year, no more than 2.5% if the lawyers in the…

Sanders Law Group attorney Roxana Florea named Rising Star

Roxana Florea Sanders Law Group attorney Roxana Florea has been selected to be on the distinguished Washington State Rising Stars list for 2019, compiled by the rating service Super Lawyers. Florea was nominated for her accomplishments in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate. Each year, no more than 2.5% if the lawyers in the…

Career training focus of YWCA event

The YWCA hosted its first-ever RISE Career Training Workshop Thursday at Edmonds Center for the Arts. Aimed at local women at all stages of their careers, it was supported by community partners and women-owned businesses across Snohomish County, including My Edmonds News, MLTnews and Lynnwood Today. Attendees received professional headshots, advice on resume and interview skills, and…

Sponsor Spotlight: How to Maintain Your Lifestyle in Retirement

You may have heard the rule of thumb that you need to replace about 80% of your preretirement income if you want to maintain your current lifestyle when you retire. But like many rules of thumb, that advice is much too general for most people, says Herbert Poole CFP® CRC®, Retirement Development Consultant for Wells…

Sponsor spotlight: 3 great charitable deduction ideas

Despite what you may have heard from friends or family, you can still claim generous tax benefits for charitable contributions. Here are three prime examples of charitable tax breaks ripe for the picking if you know where to look: Qualified charitable distributions. If you’re age 70½ or older, you can transfer up to $100,000 (or a…

Welcome to sponsor Northpoint Washington

Northpoint Washington 28-Day Drug & Alchohol Treatment Rehab We welcome our sponsored content partner Northpoint Washington, a 28-day drug and alcohol treatment center, located off 212th Street Southwest in Edmonds. Their new state-of-the-art facility recently hosted the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce at a ribbon cutting. Northpoint has an accredited inpatient program designed to achieve lasting…

Register now for Creative Workspace Business Fair

Promote your business at the 2nd Annual Creative Workspace Business Fair, set for 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 at 16825 48th Ave. W., Ste. 114, Lynnwood. Table rentals are $10 and attendance is free. Call Tirzah Jones at 425-582-2340 to reserve a table. For more information, email lynnwood@creative-workspace.com.

Sponsor spotlight: Lice Spies earns Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace award

As part of National Breastfeeding Month, the Breastfeeding Coalition of Snohomish County recognized Lice Spies of Edmonds as a Breastfeeding Friendly Employer in Snohomish County. Last spring, the Breastfeeding Coalition of Snohomish County conducted a survey asking employees throughout Snohomish County how their employer supports continued breastfeeding.  Kristina Hawley, who works at Lice Spies as…