Sponsor spotlight: Affordable home financing solutions for our community heroes

We can’t thank you enough for your services…but we’ll try. Whether you are a teacher, police officer, firefighter, EMT, or health care professional, you play a vital role in our community’s safety and wellbeing. That’s why national lender Caliber Home Loans, Inc. is pleased to offer home financing products with non-traditional qualifying guidelines to our…

Sponsor spotlight: The $500K Homeowners Tax Break

There is large tax break that allows you to exclude up to $250,000 ($500,000 married) in capital gains on the sale of your personal residence. But making the assumption that this gain exclusion will always keep you safe from tax can be a big mistake. Here is what you need to know: The basics To…

Lynnwood-based Comcast employees give back to local projects

Last weekend, more than 300 Lynnwood-based Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners made a difference as they volunteered alongside Farmer Frog and other local organizations as part of the 18th annual Comcast Cares Day. For the third year in a row, Comcast volunteers from the Lynnwood office worked in partnership with Farmer Frog, a nonprofit…

Scene in Lynnwood: Starting the morning with business energy

It was a lively morning for business networking at Edmonds Community College’s Gateway Hall, as the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce Thursday hosted a group of about 50 members and guests for breakfast supplied by Chef Dane (courtesy of sponsors BDub Relations and the Edmonds CC Foundation). Featured speaker was Coldwell Banker Bain Realtor Wayne Purser,…

Women are Raving about an Art & Mindfulness Experience in Edmonds

(Sponsored by Peggy Farah) The Release™️ day retreat for women has been providing a fabulous opportunity for local women to come together, build connections, tend to self-care and play with a huge array of provided art supplies for the past several months at Artworks in downtown Edmonds. This innovative program includes mindfulness instruction, journaling, group…

Welcome to our new Home & Real Estate Page sponsor Ann Hoppe

Meet Ann Hoppe, Your Small Town Real Estate Specialist As a native of a small coastal town, many years living and selling real estate on Camano Island, and currently a resident of Edmonds, Ann has always had a passion for small quaint towns on the water. When it comes to her business, she is committed…

‘StoryTelling’ topic of April 25 Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce breakfast

Join the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, April 25, as local realtor Wayne Purser presents “StoryTelling: How to improve sales, personal and business relationships.” The breakfast will be at Edmonds Community College’s Gateway Hall, 6600 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. Registration is requested here.

Reminder: Inspirus to celebrate Credit Union Youth Day in Lynnwood April 20

Join Inspirus Credit Union to celebrate Credit Union Youth Day from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 20 in Lynnwood. This free event is open to the public and is aimed at helping kids learn about managing money at an early age. There will be light refreshments, games, a photo booth and a coloring contest and prizes, including a…

Meet the new Lynnwood business: Coffee Break Counseling

Lynnwood Today provides profiles of new businesses on request. To submit yours, email kathyhashbarger@gmail.com. Business name: Coffee Break Counseling Services: Psychotherapy to children, families and adults. How long in business: Five months. Tell us about your business: I believe that every person is unique and has value and purpose. I enjoy helping my clients overcome what hinders them…

Comcast hosts digital coding day in Lynnwood for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Comcast in Lynnwood this week hosted a digital coding day for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Snohomish County. The event is a part of efforts by Big Brothers Big Sisters and Comcast called Beyond School Walls, aimed at driving digital literacy and tech adoption for local youth. Comcast has worked with the Snohomish County Big…

Marty Rood takes Lynnwood Chamber on a tour of Highway 99 real estate trends

Wednesday’s Lynnwood Chamber meeting was treated to a special presentation by Marty Rood, aka “Mr. 99,” outlining past and present real estate trends along this well-traveled corridor.  Rood is principle broker of Mr. 99 and Associates, the second generation to take the helm of this 99-year family-owned business. But it all started with cars. Rood’s…

Proceeds from HR seminar in Lynnwood to benefit Volunteers of America

Human resources and employment law experts at All Things HR, LLC and Jackson Lewis P.C. are conducting an HR training that also raises money for a worthy cause. Proceeds from the ‘Handling Challenging Employees’ seminar — set for May 9 at Lynnwood Embassy Suites — will benefit Volunteers of America Western Washington and the local…

Sponsor spotlight: Owe taxes? Make payment arrangements now

If you owe taxes on your 2018 tax return, the due date to make the payment is Monday, April 15. Miss this deadline by just one day and the IRS will charge you interest and penalties! Don’t risk adding unnecessary dollars to your tax bill. Review the payment options below and make a plan now…

Presentation highlights role of Korean businesses in Lynnwood’s growth

The City of Lynnwood earlier this week invited members of Lynnwood’s Korean-American business community to discuss the city’s future growth and how business owners can benefit. In partnership with the Korean Consulate General and Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce, the March 26 meeting at UniBank provided an update for business owners about upcoming city projects like…

Sponsor spotlight: Get mellow with a CBD Massage at Ombu Salon + Spa

A CBD Massage from Ombu Salon + Spa contains no THC, so you won’t get high, but you will have one of the most relaxing and therapeutic massages of your life! Due to the proliferation of recreational cannabis shops, sudden popularity of CBD (a derivative of cannabis or hemp) should come as no surprise. However,…

National home builders group names Joseph Irons Young Professional of Year

Joseph Irons of Irons Brothers Construction was recently named by the National Association of Home Builders as one of five 2018 Young Professionals of the Year. The awards were presented at the 2019 International Builders’ Show last month in Las Vegas. They acknowledge the winners’ hard work, successes, performance, dedication and outstanding potential as they begin to serve…

MY SALON Suite opens new location in Lynnwood

MY SALON Suite, described as a leading upscale salon suite franchise, has opened a new location at 17214 Highway 99 in Lynnwood. The building includes a collection of private suites aimed at health and beauty professionals. The new location is over 5,000 square feet with 26 individual luxury salon suites. Local residents Julius and Madeleine Manzano…

Starting April 1, QFC will no longer offer plastic grocery bags

Beginning April 1, QFC, a division of The Kroger Co., will no longer offer single-use plastic grocery bags. QFC has two stores in Lynnwood — at 7500-196th St. S.W. and at 17525 Highway 99. QFC President Suzy Monford said the decision to do away with plastic bags was based on environmental concerns. “With Earth Day approaching, we…

Update: Anko in Lynnwood to open April 2

The opening date for Anko — the new furniture and decor store located in the former Babies ‘R’ Us site — has been pushed back. The store will open on Tuesday, April 2, said Anko representative Jennifer Karkar Ritchie. The Australia-based store offers simple, modern styles at an affordable price. Anko, located near Nordstrom Rack,…