Join us for the Edmonds 4th of July fireworks live-stream show Sunday

Join us for a live-stream of the Edmonds Kind of 4th fireworks this Sunday night — and watch the show in the comfort of your home. This will be the largest fireworks show ever in Edmonds. The live-stream is presented by My Edmonds News/MLTnews/Lynnwood Today and sponsored by Skanska Construction, Cheaper By the Day overstock outlet store and…

Transit operating on Sunday schedule Monday, July 5, to observe Independence Day

Community Transit and Sound Transit will operate a Sunday bus schedule on Monday, July 5, in observation of Independence Day. For Community Transit Local bus service, including Swift: Sunday schedule. DART paratransit service: Sunday schedule. Commuter service to downtown Seattle and University District: No service. Sound Transit Route 512: Sunday schedule. Customer Care phone lines:…

Lynnwood Mr. Kleen Stations celebrating Independence Day with free hot dogs

Mr. Kleen 76 stations in Lynnwood are celebrating Independence Day this weekend and showing customer appreciation witih free hot dogs from Mr. Growler’s Deli. Donations received will benefit the G.I. Foundation, for local veterans wounded in action. Free hot dogs are available from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 3, at the Lynnwood Mr. Kleen 76…

Want to view July 4th fireworks from the comfort of home? Watch our live-stream

Want to watch 4th of July fireworks from the comfort of home? We’ve got you covered with a live-stream broadcast of the Edmonds Kind of Fourth of July fireworks show — the largest fireworks show ever in Edmonds. The live-stream is presented by My Edmonds News/MLTnews/Lynnwood Today and sponsored by Skanska Construction, Cheaper By the Day overstock…

WSDOT: Plan ahead if traveling this Independence Day weekend

Getting away for the Fourth of July? With Independence Day creating a three-day weekend this summer, travelers should plan ahead and expect for additional traffic, especially during peak travel times. Checking the Washington State Department of Transportation’s Fourth of July weekend traffic volume charts when planning your travels can help determine best times to travel on key routes….

Month of events celebrating Juneteenth underway

Juneteenth — the June 19 holiday recognizing the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States — is being celebrated with many events in Snohomish County this month. You can see a complete list on this Lift Every Voice Legacy calendar, but among them are a range of remote and live events,…

Flag etiquette and what Memorial Day means

Memorial Day typically means a kick-off of summer activities and is met by a fervor of flying our American flag. But instead of meaning “opening season,” the day should be celebrated out of respect and gratitude for those who have given up their lives and bodies for our freedoms. Unfortunately, with each passing generation of those…

Boy Scout Troop 49 Christmas tree recycling in Lynnwood Jan. 2-3

Boy Scout Troop 49 will be collecting holiday trees to recycle at Alderwood Boys and Girls Club on Jan 2 and 3, 2021.  Drop your tree off between 10 a.m. -2 p.m. at: 19719 24th Ave W #10, Lynnwood, WA 98036. Pick up can be scheduled at troop49trees.com for addresses in the greater Lynnwood area. This is…

Holiday waste recycling tips

As you clean up after unwrapping holiday presents, here are some tips from waste hauler Republic Services on what can be recycled, and what should be reused or tossed in the garbage can: Gift bags: Recycle or reuse (if uncoated). Toss or reuse (if embellished). Ribbons and bows: Toss or reuse. Boxes: Recycle or reuse….

City announces winners in Light Up Lynnwood holiday contest

The City of Lynnwood has announced the winners of this year’s Light Up Lynnwood Holiday Lights Contest: 1st place goes to entry #13 for their dazzling lights display! 2nd place goes to entry #18 for their classic lights display! 3rd place goes to entry #12 for their fun lights display! You can see all of…

Keep your dogs and cats safe from holiday hazards

  The hoidays can pose particular risks for your pets. Keep them safe with these tips from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine: Stocking stuffers and pet treats If your dog received a stocking full of pet treats, make sure he doesn’t gobble them all up at once, making them hard…

Lynnwood holiday lights contest entries now on display

Looking for some of the best holiday light displays in Lynnwood? You can start with the map created through the Light Up Lynnwood Holiday Lights Contest. Judging for the contest, open to all Lynnwood residents, will take place Dec. 21, with the top three homes selected for the best displays.  The Light Up Lynnwood Holiday…

Season’s greetings from your community news family

From our “family” to yours, wishing all a peaceful, joyous season and a sparkling 2021. It takes a community of readers and advertisers to support local news — especially during these uncertain times. We are grateful to all of you, and we look forward — with hope and optimism — to the New Year. Happy…

What’s open and closed on Labor Day

Monday, Sept. 7 is Labor Day, and the holiday brings with it a number of closures of private and government operations and services. Here is what’s closed on Monday: Lynnwood City Facilities – all closed. Recreation Center and Pool: The Recreation Center will be closed Sept. 7-13 for annual maintenance. Alderwood Mall: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., regular hours Lynnwood…

Happening nearby: Edmonds hosts Independence Day activities

The following is a schedule of events for those planning to celebrate the Independence Day Holiday in Edmonds. July 4th Schedule of Events: 10 a.m. Beat Brackett 5K (Starting at City Park, 3rd Avenue South and Walnut Street) 11:30 a.m. Children’s Parade (Starting at 5th Avenue South and Walnut Street) Noon Main Parade (Starting at…

Happening nearby: McDonald McGarry Insurance collecting flags for recycling

If your American flag is looking a little worse for wear and you are unsure of how to respectfully dispose of it, take advantage of the sixth annual flag recycling program now underway through Edmonds’ McDonald McGarry Insurance. In honor of Flag Day (June 14) and the 4th of July, the agency is collecting old,…

What’s open and closed on Memorial Day in Lynnwood

In honor of those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for the country, many public offices and services will be closed or not operating on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25: Public and Private Schools – all closed Lynnwood City Facilities – all closed including the Recreation Center Lynnwood Library – closed Lynnwood and Alderwood Post Offices – closed; no mail delivery…

Memorial Day Ceremony set for Monday at Veterans Park

The public is invited to a Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 a.m., Monday, May 25 at Veterans Park in Lynnwood. Join the City in paying tribute to those who gave their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces. Veterans Park is located at 44th Avenue West and Veterans Way (194th Street Southwest), Lynnwood.