Update on drivers’ conditions from last night’s dump truck accident

Police just sent an update on the drivers and passengers involved in last night’s dump truck collision on Highway 99. The most seriously injured person was driving a Dodge Ram pickup truck. He remains in Harborview in serious condition. The dump truck driver, a 26-year-old Marysville man, was taken to an area hospital for observation…

Overturned asphalt truck on at 168th St SW

All northbound lanes of Highway 99 blocked at 168th St SW (as of 4:20 p.m.) A dump truck filled with asphalt has turned over and four vehicles total are involved. There is asphalt and vehicle debris all over the roadway. There are four people who have been transported by aid crews to area hospitals with…

What's the luckiest store in Lynnwood?

The winner of a $2.8 million Lotto jackpot still has not come forward. The winning ticket was purchased last week at the 7-11 on 187th Street SW and Highway 99 in Lynnwood. Meantime, news of this local jackpot winner got us wondering — what’s the best store in Lynnwood to buy winning tickets? Turns out,…

What’s the luckiest store in Lynnwood?

The winner of a $2.8 million Lotto jackpot still has not come forward. The winning ticket was purchased last week at the 7-11 on 187th Street SW and Highway 99 in Lynnwood. Meantime, news of this local jackpot winner got us wondering — what’s the best store in Lynnwood to buy winning tickets? Turns out,…

Lynnwood City Council debates public art projects

Lynnwood City Council members are taking another look at the 1% public arts ordinance as they address the city’s budget shortfall. The debate centers around a proposed $30,000 reflexology path for the new rec center. The Council already has approved a $130,000 lighted sculpture for the project. “When we’ve just raised taxes on our constituents,…

New walkway over 44th Avenue West coming together

Crews are making progress on a new pedestrian overpass at 44th Avenue West near I-5. This week they hoisted huge concrete beams into place. These girders will eventually support the deck of the new walkway that will complete a missing link in the Interurban Trail. It’s expected to open this summer. Photos courtesy of WSDOT….

Poll: Do you support a $20 car tab fee to fund Lynnwood road projects?

On May 24, Lynnwood City Council members will consider raising vehicle registration fees by $20 to fund transportation projects (it was delayed from an earlier meeting.) The higher fee is expected to bring in about $655,000 per year. Before they vote, citizens will have an opportunity to speak for or against the creation of a…

Lynnwood Today joins Seattle Times news partnership

Lynnwood Today is proud to announce it has joined the Seattle Times network of neighborhood news sites. The partnership means Lynnwood Today will be better able to bring you breaking news and exclusive content, while still operating independently. Nearby news sites that already are part of the collaboration include MLTnews and MyEdmondsNews. The Times’ effort…

A sign of the times

Less than a day after Whidbey Island Bank bought City Bank of Lynnwood, a new sign went up today at the branch on 196th Street SW.

Neighbor news

Here are some stories making headlines on nearby neighborhood news sites. MLT News: Fire at abandoned gas station at 212th St SW and 52nd Ave W. My Edmonds News: Medics aid scuba diver at Edmonds underwater park Saturday Shoreline Area News: Shoreline Community College women’s basketball coach resigns

Sample South County: Dine at 15 local restaurants all for one price

Sample South County is coming up on Wednesday, April 14. It’s a chance to taste the cuisine of 15 local restaurants all for one price. Sample, sip and savor the finest selection of food, wine and beer at Sample South County – a classy event featuring top food and beverage vendors throughout South Snohomish County….

Man takes his own life at Lynnwood pawn shop

One person has died this evening after an apparent suicide at a north Lynnwood pawn shop. According to Rebecca Hover with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s office, a customer entered Pawn Fathers at 164th Street SW and Highway 99 and asked to see a gun. He then turned the gun on himself and died at the…

Update: One person injured in Lynnwood house fire

7 a.m. Update: The man who lived at the home suffered burns to his face and was taken to Harborview. KIRO-TV is reporting the man may have had trouble getting out because of a lot of debris inside. Several reptiles also were rescued from the home. The fire flared up again about 2:30 a.m. and…

Pardon their dust: Lynnwood Fred Meyer in the middle of a major remodel

The Fred Meyer store on 196th Street SW in Lynnwood is getting a multimillion dollar face-lift. The 200,000-square-foot store first opened in 1968 and has undergone three other remodels — in 1978, 1988 and 2000. “We remodel our stores about every 10 years. With the volume of traffic through our stores, 10 years is about…

You're invited to Lynnwood's 50th birthday party

Lynnwood is making final preparations for its 50th birthday bash. The party will be held on Wednesday, April 21, at the Lynnwood Convention Center from 4 – 8 p.m. The theme of the party is “Birthday Traditions from Around the World.” It will feature dance performances including Chinese lion, Native American and hula dancing. Live…

You’re invited to Lynnwood’s 50th birthday party

Lynnwood is making final preparations for its 50th birthday bash. The party will be held on Wednesday, April 21, at the Lynnwood Convention Center from 4 – 8 p.m. The theme of the party is “Birthday Traditions from Around the World.” It will feature dance performances including Chinese lion, Native American and hula dancing. Live…

Easter fun around Lynnwood

Among the many family Easter events around Lynnwood was the egg hunt and fair at Canyon Creek Church on Ash Way. Hundreds of kids had fun searching for candy-filled eggs, playing on the bouncy houses and inflatable slide, petting the real rabbits and chicks and meeting the Easter Bunny. Check out more photos on our…

Easter church services around Lynnwood

All of the Lynnwood churches below have Easter Sunday services, and some have services and egg hunts on Saturday. Click the links for more details. Alderwood Community Church 3403 Alderwood Mall Blvd. Saint Thomas More Parish 6511 176th St. SW

A new indoor flea market is coming to Lynnwood

Bargain hunters will have a new place to shop when an indoor flea market opens in Lynnwood next month. City Marketplace will be located at the former home of Cycle Barn next to Value Village on Highway 99 and 172nd Street SW. Vendors can now apply for a space at its Web site. The grand…

I-5 off-ramp to 196th in Lynnwood closed Wednesday night

Drivers traveling southbound on I-5 through Lynnwood should plan for a full closure of the southbound I-5 off-ramp to  SR 524 (196th Street SW) on Wednesday, March 24. WSDOT will begin closing lanes at 9 p.m. and will reopen the ramp by 5 a.m. Drivers in the area are advised to exit early or allow extra…