Free lunch being served at Emerald City Harley-Davidson Saturday, June 25

The Emerald City Harley-Davidson dealership is hosting a free lunch this Saturday, June 25, at noon. As a way to give back to the community, there will be $1 beers, unlimited soda refills and plenty of snacks to go around. Everyone is welcome to come and grab a quick lunch or stay a while and…

City unveils renovated South Lynnwood Park

Officials from the City of Lynnwood, Trust for Public Land and Kaiser Permanente braved the rainy weather Wednesday to celebrate the official reopening of South Lynnwood Park.  The renovation, which started in 2017, will provide an upgraded recreational space for the over 2,000 residents who live within a 10-minute walk of the park.  “Thank you…

Gesa Credit Union opens applications for Local Heroes grant program

Gesa Credit Union is accepting applications for its 2022 Local Heroes grant program, open to any local organization that supports local heroes in Washington, including firefighters, health care workers, law enforcement, teachers and veterans. Grants of up to $50,000 are available, and the application process is open through July 31, 2022. Funds for the grants are generated…

Reminder: Volunteers needed for Lynnwood Spring Clean June 11

  The City of Lynnwood is looking for volunteers for the city’s annual Spring Clean on Saturday, June 11. Starting at 8:30 a.m. and going until noon, volunteers will help revitalize and transform the green space on the east side of H-mart on 184th Street Southwest. Projects will include weeding, rebarking, trash cleanup, painting out…

You’re invited: Share funding ideas during county ‘Recovery Roadshow’ June 2

In 2021, Snohomish County received $160 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money to give financial assistance to residents and small businesses recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The county is currently seeking help from the public to meet the pandemic recovery needs of workers, families and small businesses in the area. …

Verdant Community Wellness Center celebrates grand reopening

The Verdant Health Commission hosted a grand reopening of the Verdant Community Wellness Center in Lynnwood on Friday. Closed since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the wellness center is now open for public use. From wellness booths to mascots handing out balloons, the reopening contained something for the whole family. The Verdant team…

Scene in Lynnwood: Job fair draws a crowd

Lynnwood’s free job fair drew a crowd of job seekers to the Lynnwood Convention Center on Thursday. Over 80 employers from the North Sound area held on-site job interviews for potential employees. Representatives from a variety of industries — including health care, aerospace, hospitality, law enforcement, transportation and logistics — were looking to hire for…

Play Lynnwood’s bike bingo until end of May for chance to win prizes

May is bike month, and the City of Lynnwood is putting a spin on things by sponsoring Bike2Health Bingo Anyone who gets a bingo can be entered to win one of several prizes, including a new bike. Lynnwood residents have until May 31, 2022 to complete as many bingo squares as possible. Download the bingo…

Heritage Park water tower restoration project finally complete

After over 20 years of work, Lynnwood city officials finally unveiled the newly completed Alderwood Manor water tower renovation in Heritage Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning. Renovation projects on the tower began in 2000, and many of those attending the event said they’re thrilled to see it completed at last.  Originally built in…

Lynnwood couple maintains tradition of creating panoramic Easter eggs

This story was updated April 4 to include information on free shipping. Darla Tinker wakes up every morning to quietly drink her coffee and let her dog out, then spends the next 15 hours working tirelessly at what most would consider a lost art. When Tinker was 8 years old, she went to a flea…

Lynnwood Municipal Court offers help to those with outstanding warrants

A weekly Bench Warrant Quash Calendar has recently been added to the Lynnwood Municipal Court’s hearing schedule. Created by Presiding Judge Valerie Bouffiou, this calendar provides time for any person with an outstanding bench warrant to appear in court and have their case resolved without being placed into custody, regardless of that individual’s financial status….

Lynnwood unveils new veterans sign on 44th Avenue West

Almost 50 Lynnwood residents stood on the sidewalk along busy 44th Avenue West on Monday afternoon to witness the unveiling of a new veterans sign, which stands to let the community know that Lynnwood welcomes veterans and aims to support them in any way possible.   This sign is the first of many that will be…

Playful Learning Co-op Preschool survives pandemic through virtual preschool

Lynnwood’s Playful Learning Co-op Preschool (PLCP) survived the COVID-19 pandemic with a surprisingly successful solution: a virtual preschool. Last year, the preschool was fully remote, but families had the option of coming to the facility to use their large outdoor space if they felt comfortable doing so. This year, the PLCP is the only co-op…

Lynnwood’s Playful Learning Co-op Preschool hosting open houses this week

The Playful Learning Co-op Preschool (PLCP) in Lynnwood is hosting open houses this week in preparation for enrollment in the upcoming school year. An affiliate of Edmonds College, PLCP is almost entirely volunteer-run, with one paid staff member. The preschool strives to support families and the community through parent education and caregiver involvement.  Open houses…

Online open house Feb. 15 for planned Lynnwood Community Recovery Center

The City of Lynnwood is hosting an online open house from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15 so the public can learn more about the design of the planned Community Recovery Center The Community Recovery Center, which will provide mental health and substance use disorder treatment, will be co-located with the city’s Community Justice Center. The Community…

Over 35 small businesses at Lynnwood Craft & Vendor Market Saturday

Still looking for a perfect gift for that special someone for Valentine’s Day and want to support local business? Over 35 small businesses will have booths set up at the Valentine’s Craft & Vendor Market from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. There will be something for everyone at…

Four professionals join Leadership Snohomish County board of directors

Leadership Snohomish County (LSC) welcomes four new members to its board of directors. The new members were approved by the current board and will serve three-year terms. They are: DeLon Lewis Everett Community College LSC Young Professionals Program, 2021 Garry Clark Economic Alliance Snohomish County Sandra Huber Verdant Health LSC Leadership for Racial Equity Cohort,…

Two Lynnwood advisory boards seeking volunteer members

Two Lynnwood advisory boards are looking for new members to serve their community. The Lynnwood Arts Commission is seeking community members who love art, architecture and social justice. According to the website, the commision works to support “universal access to diverse arts to enrich our community’s quality of life and economic vitality.”  The commission consists…

Pathways for Women shelter in Lynnwood seeks donations of household items

YWCA Pathways for Women shelter in Lynnwood needs gently used household items including can openers,  pots and pans, silverware, potholders, oven cookware, glasses, kitchen utensils, twin/full sheets, and throw rugs (non-slip) along with full size bottles of shampoo and lotion, bleach, laundry soap, and dish washing sponges and brushes. Gas cards are also always appreciated….

Hazel Miller Foundation announces award of 10 grants

The Hazel Miller Foundation Board of Directors has approved 10 grants to the following organizations working to engage youth, celebrate the arts, and alleviate poverty. Cascade Bicycle Club will focus their grant from Hazel Miller on their Let’s Go Edmonds youth program. This program provides teachers across 20 Edmonds elementary school, four middle schools, and…

Lynnwood celebrates 60 years with a new playground

In honor of Lynnwood’s 60th birthday, the city celebrated the installation of a new playground at Heritage Park — the perfect gift, city officials said, to a city known for its many parks The park ribbon-cutting ceremony earlier this week recognized the 60 years since Lynnwood’s incorporation. Heritage Park located at 19921 Poplar Way, serves…

Lynnwood City Council to appoint new liaisons, elect president at Jan. 7 meeting

The Lynnwood City Council will begin its first meeting of 2019 by electing a new council president, and by appointing councilmembers to various boards, committees and commissions. Councilmembers serve as liaisons between the city and various boards and commissions, as well as serving as the city’s representative to outside agencies and organizations. Some of these…