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…

Sweet tip for National Donut Day

June 5 is National Donut Day, and reader Ruth Arista shared this tasty tidbit: “On 196th, by Subway, I just discovered Zuri’s Donutz (address is 7600 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood — right on the Lynnwood/Edmonds border). Davis, the owner and donut magician, opened in October. For National Donut Day he got going at 5 a.m…..

City, chamber launch Lynnwood Business Impact survey

The City of Lynnwood and the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce are coordinating a local effort to assess the economic impacts that COVID-19 has had on local businesses and non-profit organizations.  The information will inform strategies to speed recovery and may lead to emergency relief programs and support. You can complete the survey here:

Welcome to new advertiser Agile Impact

Rebecca Ralston is an experienced, international executive who for over 30 years has been delivering innovative, technology-based solutions for her clients. As the owner & CEO of Search Impact Consulting LLC, dba Agile Impact, she is the lead strategist for transformational digital brand management services —  monitoring, analyzing, and managing her clients’ digital presence, improving their influence and mitigating risk. Agile’s clients have…

Reminder: Join the Lynnwood Chamber for these virtual networking events in May

The Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce has scheduled the following virtual networking events for May: Women in Business: A unified community for collaboration, education and empowerment supporting the business success of women Attendees will discuss creative ways businesses are reacting to the COVID-19 situation. This month’s guest is Carol Anne Lee of Chef Dane Catering, who…

Small business owners invited to attend May 20 webinar on federal contract bidding

Small business owners nationwide are invited to a webinar May 20 to learn about certification guidance and other assistance programs related to bidding for U.S. Department of Transportation contracts. The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization — in collaboration with the Departmental Office of Civil Rights — are hosting the webinar. The goal is to…

First Financial Northwest Bank employees raise over $50K in 30 days for local nonprofits

First Financial Northwest Bank employees ended their “#30nonprofitsin30days” fundraising campaign on May 1 with a grand total of $50,820 to be divided among 30 nonprofits throughout King, Snohomish and Pierce Counties. Among the recipients are local organizations Clothes for Kids, the Edmonds Food Bank and Washington Kids in Transition. Employees nominated 30 local nonprofits to…

Lynnwood’s ‘unessential’ businesses try to stay afloat amid closures

As businesses deemed non-essential under Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home order closed their doors to the public, Lynnwood business owners are left to figure out how to stay afloat amid concerns of the coronavirus pandemic. Phong Nguyen, owner of Anna’s Home Furnishings, said the governor should have directed businesses to be closed sooner than the March…

Inslee signs new COVID-19 order for phased reopening of Washington’s economy

Some businesses could re-open as early as this week under the new COVID-19 order signed by Gov. Jay Inslee Monday. The state’s “Safe Start” plan is a phased approach to re-opening Washington’s economy. Under the plan, smaller counties can apply for a variance from the order which would allow them to open even more businesses…

Free webinar series aimed at helping small businesses market through COVID-19 crisis

In this time of COVID-19, all businesses need to get the best results from their marketing. Edmonds-based Bizmktg.com is sponsoring a free “Small Business Survival Guide – Marketing Through This Crisis” webinar series that will show you what’s working now and how to get the most out of your marketing investment. The seven-week series begins…

Comcast extends COVID-19 response policies to June 30

As shelter in place continues to be the norm and schools remain closed across the country, Comcast announced it will extend its commitments for Xfinity customers through June 30 to help ensure students can finish out the school year from home and remain connected to the internet during the COVID-19 crisis. Originally announced on March 13,…

Welcome to our new advertiser, Ginny’s Girls Estate Services

Estate liquidation and moving from your home can be an overwhelming task. Ginny’s Girls Estate Services will guide you through this project with ease, and soon you will be embracing life’s new chapter. We are a local family owned service — a trusted resource for move management and estate liquidation. Edmonds is our hometown and…

Lynnwood Allstate agency donates $20,000 to Snohomish County food banks

In honor of National Volunteer Week, a Lynnwood Allstate agency is donating $20,000 to the Snohomish County Food Bank Coalition to support its network of local food banks. To show gratitude to food bank volunteers for supporting local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 120 Allstate agency owners across Washington are virtually volunteering with…

Sound Storage holding PPE donation drive through May 15

Sound Storage announced Friday it would be collecting personal-protective equipment (PPE) at its Lynnwood location through May 15 to donate to health care workers. The personal-storage company will be collecting PPE and other critical supplies for frontline healthcare workers and first responders in high-risk environments battling COVID-19. Donations are being accepted at its Lynnwood location…