Reminder: Beautiful Soles shoe drive for kids in need Aug. 17

Beautiful Soles will be collecting new shoes and socks for local schoolchildren in need, from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Lynnwood Fred Meyer, 29902 164th St. S.W. The organization’s goal this year is to collect 750 pairs of new shoes. The non-profit is dedicated to providing quality shoes, new socks, resources…

Reminder: Fair on 44th to return on Sept. 7

The City of Lynnwood invites the community to attend its annual Fair on 44th, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 7. This will be the fourth year for Lynnwood’s Health and Safety Community Block Party. During the event, 44th Avenue West will be closed from Fire Station 15 on 188th Street Southwest to the Lynnwood…

Annual PAWS walk Sept. 7 to raise funds for dogs, cats and wildlife

Gather your friends and furry companions and register at PAWSwalk.net for the 28th annual PAWSwalk at Seattle’s Warren G. Magnuson Park on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you’re a proud pet parent or just an animal lover, now is the time to register for this Fido- and family-friendly event to raise funds…

Larsen, DelBene to host Veterans History Project at Everett Library Aug. 19

U.S. Reps. Rick Larsen and Suzan DelBene are encouraging veterans to tell their stories as part of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. On Monday, Aug. 19, trained volunteers will interview veterans who served during wartime at the Everett Public Library from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Veteran interviews will be at least 30 minutes long. All veterans interested…

Sound Transit plans nighttime lane closures of southbound I-5 near Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace

To establish safe work zones for Lynnwood Link Light Rail construction, Sound Transit’s contractor will be implementing nighttime traffic controls including southbound lane and on-ramp/off-ramp closures on I-5 from 44th Avenue West to 220th Street Southwest for re-striping and concrete barrier setting. Drivers should expect delays and consider using alternate routes during construction. Plan ahead,…

Taste Edmonds this weekend: What you need to know

Coming this Friday-Sunday, Aug. 16-18: Taste Edmonds, with two live music stages, a 21+ Garden, free kids zone with eight bouncy houses, 100-plus vendors, and over 30 food trucks/tents. Catch the robotics demonstration at the STEM tent, stop by the skate park to see a  demonstration from Jet City Roller Derby, or participate in the cornhole…

Reminder: Fundraiser Aug. 13 for Lynnwood child with rare medical condition

Red Onion Cafe and Seafood Bar will host a fundraiser Aug. 13 to help raise money for a 3-year-old Lynnwood boy with a rare medical condition. Jacob Tyler was born with a condition where the band connecting the two hemispheres of the brain, the corpus callosum, is almost completely missing. This and other diagnoses are…

Leadership Snohomish County seeking nominations for Women in Leadership award

Leadership Snohomish County has opened its call for nominations for the 3rd Annual Deborah Knutson Women in Leadership Award, named for the late longtime leader of the Snohomish County Economic Development Council. The award will be presented at Leadership Snohomish County’s 4th annual Leadership Day Breakfast on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, from 7 to 9…

Sunday: South Snohomish County Old Settlers Picnic at Edmonds City Park

Whether you actually have old-time roots in South Snohomish County or you have become an old settler in your heart, everyone is welcome to the 120th annual South Snohomish County Old Settlers Picnic Aug. 11 at Edmonds City Park, 600 3rd Ave. S. The event will run from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Kitchen #2 at…

Saturday: History and Heritage Days Aug. 10 at Heritage Park

The last History and Heritage Day for the summer will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 at Heritage Park, located at 19921 Poplar Way. Presented by Lynnwood’s History and Heritage Board, the event offers fun for all ages while learning about Lynnwood’s history. The event is free and includes: NEW: LEGO play areas, and LEGO artist…

Reminder: Volunteers needed for recycling stations at Taste Edmonds

The City of Edmonds Recycling Program is seeking volunteers to come help at the three-day Taste Edmonds festival, taking place in downtown Edmonds on Friday, Aug. 16 through Sunday, Aug. 18. People are needed to fill three-hour shifts to monitor activity at the designated recycling stations. The goal is to divert as much of the…

Save the date for Taste Edmonds: What to know before you go

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce is presenting the 37th annual “Taste Edmonds” at Civic Field Aug. 16, 17 and 18. Taste Edmonds offers two live music stages, a 21+ Garden, free kids zone with eight bouncy houses, 100-plus vendors, and over 30 food trucks/tents.This year’s festival lands later in August than in previous years. “A…

Reminder: Free beginning genealogy class Aug. 3 in Lynnwood

The Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering a free beginning genealogy class this Saturday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m., aimed at helping you start your research in an orderly way. The one-hour drop-in class will be held in the society’s research library, located at 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. The library is open on Tuesday,…

Save the date: 2019 Puget Sound Bird Fest Sept. 13-15

Mark your calendars for an all-new Puget Sound Bird Fest on Sept. 13-15 in Edmonds. This beloved fall tradition is for nature lovers throughout the Pacific Northwest and features three days of speakers, guided walks, field trips, boat tours, exhibits, and educational activities for children and adults. The 2019 event kicks off Friday evening with…

Lynnwood Link-related electrical system work to affect overnight traffic on I-5 July 30-31

Seattle City Light crews plan to maintain the reliability of the electrical system by relocating existing overhead power lines on Interstate 5 near Northeast 155th Street in Shoreline. This work will support Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension project. To complete this work safely, crews must intermittently conduct rolling slowdowns of traffic in both directions of…

All military personnel to ride transit free during Seafair’s Fleet Week

Sound Transit will continue its annual Seafair tradition of honoring members of the military by providing free transit service now July 29 to Aug. 4. During Seafair Fleet Week, members and former members of the Armed Forces, including active duty, veterans and retirees, can ride free on Link light rail, Sounder commuter trains and Sound…

Going to Sunday’s Mariners game? Sounder event train can take you there

If you’re headed to T-Mobile Field Sunday, July 28 for the Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers 1:10 p.m. game, Sound Transit is running an event train that travels from Everett to Seattle. The stadium-bound train from from the north will depart Everett at 10:45 a.m., stopping in Edmonds at 11:11 a.m. Return trains depart King Street…

Reminder: Lynnwood HS Class of 1979 hosting 40th reunion Aug. 10

Lynnwood High School’s Class of 1979 is holding its 40 reunion Aug 10 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lynnwood. Tickets can be purchased through  www.reunionswithclass.com. Search for LHS Class of 1979 Reunion. Spouses/partners are welcome, as well as anyone with a connection to the class of 1979 who would like to attend. The deadline…

Red Cross Snohomish County seeking hero nominations

The American Red Cross, Snohomish County is searching for heroes in the Snohomish County area — ordinary people who have done extraordinary things. Nominations can be for an individual of any age, a group of people, or even a service animal. If you know of someone who you think deserves recognition for their community involvement,…

Reminder: Hit a wall in your genealogy research? Get help in Lynnwood July 27

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society will offer free “Brick Wall” help this Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sno-Isle Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. An experienced researcher will work one on one to help solve your research problem. Those interested are asked to call 425-775-6267 on Thursday from 11…

Sanders Law Group, Edmonds Senior Center offering legal clinic Aug. 7

For the past eight years, Sanders Law Group has been offering a monthly legal clinic involving free legal advisory sessions for members and guests of the Edmonds Senior Center Since the senior center has been demolished to make way for the new Edmonds Community Center, the monthly Legal Clinic is now being held at the…

Previewing Sunday’s Edmonds in Bloom: It’s more than just pretty flowers

OK, sure, you’ll see plenty of floral beauty on Sunday’s annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour, but there’s lots more to see as six Edmonds homeowners open their private gardens and outdoor living spaces to public viewing at this once-a-year special event. The homeowners have been preparing for weeks, all the gardens are in tip-top…

Sounder trains to run for Sunday Mariners game

Sports fans can skip traffic coming into Seattle on Sunday, July 21 by riding Sound Transit’s Sounder event trains to the Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels 1:10 p.m. game. The stadium-bound train from the north will depart Edmonds at 11:11 a.m. Return trains depart King Street Station 35 minutes after the game. Both trains will…

Saturday: Community Transit hosting on-site job fair July 20

Community Transit is hosting a job fair at its Everett administrative building from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July. 20. The agency is expanding bus service in Snohomish County to meet the growing transportation needs of the communities it serves. The job fair is being held on a Saturday for job seekers that…