Volunteers needed for recycling stations at Edmonds Oktoberfest Sept. 20-21

The City of Edmonds Recycling Program is seeking volunteers to come help at the first annual Edmonds Oktoberfest, taking place in downtown Edmonds on Friday, Sept. 20 and Saturday Sept. 21. 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…

Nighttime lane closures of SB I-5 for light rail work planned Sept. 14

To establish safe work zones for Lynnwood Link Light Rail construction, Sound Transit’s contractor Sept. 14 will be implementing nighttime traffic controls including southbound lane and on-ramp/off-ramp closures on Interstate 5 from 220th Street Southwest to SR 104 for re-striping and concrete barrier setting. Drivers should expect delays and consider using alternate routes during construction….

Reminder: AAUW Edmonds/SnoKing to talk about team building Sept. 14

Chris Hudyma of Edmonds Community College will offer tips for effective team building during the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Edmonds/SnoKing chapter meeting Saturday, Sept. 14 at Edmonds CC, Snohomish Hall, Room 338. The meeting will run from 10 a.m.-12:45 p.m. You’re invited to come 15 minutes early and enjoy coffee and conversations with new…

Reminder: Northshore Civil Air Patrol squadron to host open house Sept. 10

The Northshore Composite Squadron, an active local unit of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), is hosting an open house from 6:30-9:00 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 10, at the U.S. Army Reserve Center, located at 130 228th St. S.W., in Bothell. Members come from many local communities including Lynnwood, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace. CAP was established…

Save the date: Volunteer rain garden planting party Sept. 26

A volunteer rain garden planting party is scheduled in Lynnwood Thursday, Sept 26 from 5 – 7 p.m. Rain gardens are designed landscape features that store and filter rain water. These gardens do a great job of filtering pollutants and recharging groundwater. Volunteers will be planting beautiful, hardy and low-maintenance native plants in six different gardens….

Reminder: Pancake breakfast fundraiser Sept. 8 for cold weather shelter

Holy Rosary Church in Edmonds is hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser for the South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter on Sunday, Sept. 8 in the parish hall, 630  7th Ave. N. The shelter is a volunteer-run organization that provides a warm place to sleep and a hot meal to anyone when temperatures drop below…

Sound Transit offering free mulch in Shoreline on Saturday

In conjunction with early work being done for the Lynnwood Link extension, Sound Transit and contractors Stacy & Witbeck/Kiewit/Hoffman JV and Interwest Construction Inc. will be offering free mulch to the public Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The mulch will be available at the site of the future Shoreline North/185th Street…

Reminder: YWCA shelter needs toiletries, household items

YWCA Pathways for Women shelter is in need of the following items: Deodorant, body wash, razors, lotion, pots/pans, dishes, and cooking utensils.  Donations can be taken to the shelter on weekdays at 6027 208th St. S.W. in Lynnwood. Call 425-774-9843 for more information.

Free beginning genealogy class in Lynnwood Sept. 7

The Sno-Isle Genealogy Society offers a free beginning genealogy class on the first Saturday of the month, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m. The location is the Sno-Isle Genealogy Research library in Heritage Park, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. This one hour drop-in class will get you started researching your family history with tips on being organized…

Reminder: Sno-King Folk Dance to host ‘Blast from the Past Party’ Sept. 7

Enjoy a “Blast from the Past Party” with Sno-King International Folk Dance Club on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 7-9:30 p.m. The event will be at the Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. There will be a program of favorite dances from the past, and you can request your own favorites. These include dances from…

Snohomish County archeologist to speak at Sept. 4 Sno-Isle Genealogy meeting

Snohomish County archeologist Gretchen Kaehler will be the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Sept. 4 meeting of the Sno-Isle Genealogy Society. Her topic is “Sometimes They come Back: The Case for Keeping Track of Historic Cemeteries.” There is a short business meeting at 6:30 p.m. with the program at 7 p.m. The meeting is at…

Reminder: Sanders Law Group to offer free legal clinic Sept. 4

Sanders Law Group offers a monthly free legal clinic for members and guests of the Edmonds Senior Center. The next clinic will be Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 1 p.m. Since the senior center has been demolished to make way for the new Edmonds Waterfront Center, the monthly legal clinic is now being held at the…

City of Lynnwood highlights September volunteer opportunities

The City of Lynnwood has several upcoming volunteer opportunities starting in September. Fair on 44th Bike Rodeo: Join Cascade Bicycle Club at the City of Lynnwood’s Fair on 44th Saturday, Sept. 7, at 44th Avenue between 188th-194th to help host the annual Bike Rodeo. The Bike Rodeo is a bike safety skills course, which takes…

Community Transit, Sound Transit schedules for Labor Day, Sept. 2

Community Transit and Sound Transit will operate on Sunday schedules on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2. There won’t be any Community Transit commuter service to downtown Seattle and University District on Labor Day. While Sound Transit’s Sounder train won’t run on Labor Day, the ST Express, Link light rail and Tacoma Link will operate on a…

Overdose awareness events in Snohomish County Aug. 31, Sept. 5

International Overdose Day began in 2001 to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma around drug-related deaths. It also acknowledges grief felt by families and friends, and offers a chance to remember those who have died or suffered permanent injury as a result of drug overdose. In recognition of the day, multiple events will…

Light rail-related rolling slowdowns planned on I-5 Aug. 27-29

Seattle City Light crews plan to relocate existing overhead power lines over Interstate 5 near Northeast 180th Street to support Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension project. This work will result in traffic impacts on Aug. 27-29. To complete this work safely, Washington State Patrol troopers and contracted crews must intermittently conduct rolling slowdowns of traffic in…

Light rail-related rolling slowdowns planned on I-5 Aug. 27-29

Seattle City Light crews plan to relocate existing overhead power lines over Interstate 5 near Northeast 180th Street to support Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension project. This work will result in traffic impacts on Aug. 27-29. To complete this work safely, Washington State Patrol troopers and contracted crews must intermittently conduct rolling slowdowns of traffic in…

Sno-King Dance Club to host ‘Blast from the Past Party’ Sept. 7

Enjoy a “Blast from the Past Party” with Sno-King International Folk Dance Club on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 7-9:30 p.m. The event will be at the Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. There will be a program of favorite dances from the past, and you can request your own favorites. These include dances from…

Labor Day weekend means more travelers, extra travel time

The last holiday weekend of the summer typically brings additional traffic, so planning ahead and allowing extra travel time is even more critical as Labor Day approaches, the Washington State Department of Transportation says. Travelers can consult WSDOT’s holiday-weekend traffic volume charts to help plan the best times to travel on key routes. If possible,…

Labor Day weekend means more travelers, extra travel time

The last holiday weekend of the summer typically brings additional traffic, so planning ahead and allowing extra travel time is even more critical as Labor Day approaches, the Washington State Department of Transportation says. Travelers can consult WSDOT’s holiday-weekend traffic volume charts to help plan the best times to travel on key routes. If possible,…

Snohomish County Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Sept. 7

The Lynnwood-based Alzheimer’s Association is inviting area residents to participate in the Snohomish County Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Boxcar Park in Everett. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. Last year, 719 people participated in the Snohomish County event, raising…

Snohomish County Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Sept. 7

The Lynnwood-based Alzheimer’s Association is inviting area residents to participate in the Snohomish County Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Boxcar Park in Everett. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. Last year, 719 people participated in the Snohomish County event, raising…

Registration now open for Volunteers of America Inspire Hope Breakfast Sept. 27

Registration is now open for the Volunteers of America Western Washington annual Inspire Hope Breakfast, set for Friday, Sept. 27 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Lynnwood Convention Center. During the event, the organization will highlight some of its significant community partners, donors and volunteers, and its accomplishments for the past year. Volunteers of America programs…

Registration now open for Volunteers of America Inspire Hope Breakfast Sept. 27

Registration is now open for the Volunteers of America Western Washington annual Inspire Hope Breakfast, set for Friday, Sept. 27 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Lynnwood Convention Center. During the event, the organization will highlight some of its significant community partners, donors and volunteers, and its accomplishments for the past year. Volunteers of America programs…