Canuck the crow is missing — and there’s a $10K reward for his return

Have you seen Canuck the crow? Bill Anderson, a local wildlife photographer, shared a message he received Thursday regarding Canuck, described as “a semi-tame wild crow that is famous on social media.” Canuck went missing on Aug. 30 from Vancouver, B.C. and there is a $10,000 reward for his safe return. According to this CBC…

Bella’s Voice seeking donations of food, supplies for homeless pets

Local non-profit pet thrift store Bella’s Voice is seeking community donations for pet food and supplies, with the goal of supporting local pet owners who are homeless. Bella’s Voice accepts pet food and pet supplies year around. Community members are invited to drop off donations during the store’s regular business hours — 9 a.m.-7 p.m….

Bella’s Voice seeking donations of food, supplies for homeless pets

Local non-profit pet thrift store Bella’s Voice is seeking community donations for pet food and supplies, with the goal of supporting local pet owners who are homeless. Bella’s Voice accepts pet food and pet supplies year around. Community members are invited to drop off donations during the store’s regular business hours — 9 a.m.-7 p.m….

Elected officials join Swedish Edmonds workers on informational picket line

An estimated 60 health care workers from Swedish-Edmonds took to the streets on Thursday to publicly air their claims, chief among them that providing the best quality care is no longer the organization’s top priority, having been replaced by executive pay, profits and expansion. The workers are represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and…

With construction on the way, Sound Transit holds Lynnwood Link light rail open house

With Lynnwood Link light rail construction on the not-so-distant horizon, Sound Transit representatives held an open house last week for citizens to learn what to expect in the coming months for the Lynnwood station. The April 24 open house, held at the Lynnwood Convention Center, gave citizens the opportunity to learn the latest information about…

Clothes for Kids auction generates $122K

Clothes for Kids, which supplies school wardrobes to children in need in the Edmonds School District announced that its recent auction generated more than $122,000 after expenses to support the organization’s programs and operations. “It was a truly amazing evening and we are incredibly grateful to everyone who played a role in making it possible,”…

Swedish Edmonds earns nuclear cardiology reaccreditation

Swedish Edmonds has been granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Nuclear Cardiology, the hospital announced Friday. “Nuclear Cardiology re-accreditation demonstrates our culture of a positive practice environment and excellent care is raising the bar in Snohomish County,” said Swedish Edmonds Chief Operating Officer Sarah Zabel. Cardiovascular diseases are…

City of Lynnwood eyes purchase of Rodeo Inn to house homeless families

The Lynnwood City Council at its Wednesday, Feb. 20 work session learned more about a city proposal to purchase the Rodeo Inn motel for the purpose of housing homeless students and their families in the Edmonds School District. The Rodeo Inn is located in the 20700 block of Highway 99 in Lynnwood. Mayor Nicola Smith…

Reminder: Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce to discuss culture shift at Feb. 20 luncheon

Culture shift will be the focus of the next Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce luncheon, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. The meeting topic and discussion, inspired by the recent Disney Institute on Business Excellence seminar held in Lynnwood, will be facilitated by Beth Woolley of bdub relations. The meeting will run…

Welcome to our new reporter Cody Sexton

Please welcome Cody Sexton, who has joined Lynnwood Today, MLTnews and My Edmonds News as a reporter. For the past few months, Sexton has been a freelance writer covering Lynnwood City Council and Edmonds School Board, and is now expanding his beat to include news and features that mainly focus on Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace. He spent…

Tips for feeding birds in cold weather

A reader asked us to share information about maintaining bird feeders — and especially hummingbird feeders — in cold weather. We posed the questions to our experts, and received this column from Candy Brown, a member of the Pilchuck Audubon Society. Songbirds Provide plenty of dry, nutritious seed. I only feed black oil sunflower seed…

Edmonds School District, Edmonds CC closed Monday due to snow

Due to snow-related weather conditions, both Edmonds School District schools and Edmonds Community College announced they will be closed Monday, Feb. 4. The school district said that all schools and programs would be closed. Edmonds Community College said it. has canceled all classes, including evening and online classes, and activities. All updates are posted on edcc.edu/alert. Community…

From gift paper to plastic wrap, holiday recycling tips

Americans generate 25 percent more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Yet about 80 percent of what is thrown away during the holidays could actually be recycled or repurposed, Republic Services says. Here are tips to become better recyclers during the holiday season: Paper & Cardboard Flattened cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper and common…

Madrona K-8 students visit Veterans Museum on Pearl Harbor Day

About 150 middle school students from Madrona K-8 School visited the Northwest Veterans Museum at Lynnwood’s Heritage Park on Pearl Harbor Day, Friday, Dec. 7. According to museum docent Richard Clark, the event — sponsored by City of Lynnwood Parks and Recreation, the Snohomish County Visitors Center and the Northwest Veterans Museum — gave the…

Alderwood Middle science teacher November Rotary Educator of the Month

Jodi Salenski, an Alderwood Middle School science teacher, is the Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace November Educator of the Month. Salenski, the science department’s co-chair, has been busy learning the new Amplify curriculum, and has worked hard to make sure student and staff needs are met. “She is a calming and welcoming presence in the hallways…

United Airlines announces flights between Paine Field and Denver, San Francisco

United Airlines Thursday announced it will begin nonstop service between Paine Field/Snohomish County Airport and its hubs in Denver and San Francisco beginning March 31. Based on pending government approval, United will operate two daily flights from Denver and four daily flights from San Francisco. Alaska Airlines announced its Paine Field flight schedule earlier this…

Remodeled Apple store opens at Alderwood Mall

Almost nine months after closing for renovations, the Apple Store at Alderwood Mall has reopened. Not just bigger and brighter, the store offers more accessories on display, a gaming bay, home security section, and a large interactive screen for presentations. — Photos by David Carlos

ESD reproductive health, disease prevention parent review nights set

Two parent review nights are scheduled for Edmonds School District families to learn about the Reproductive Health and Disease Prevention Curriculum that is taught in Edmonds School District starting in grade 5. Families interested in previewing the secondary curriculum (grades 7-12) can plan to come on Thursday, Nov. 15; elementary families (grades 5-6) can plan…

Lynnwood woman honored during Leadership Snohomish County breakfast

Leadership Snohomish County (LSC), a nonprofit committed to developing sustainable leaders to strengthen our communities, held its 3rd Annual Leadership Day breakfast on Monday, Oct.15, 2018, at Tulalip Resort Casino. The event raised over $15,000 for the organization, now in its 20th year. Ever since Leadership Day was proclaimed in 2016 by 23 cities, businesses…

Parent information night Nov. 13 on ESD gifted/highly capable program

The Edmonds School District is holding a parent information night Tuesday, Nov. 13 on its program for gifted/highly capable students. The information night is at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 at Terrace Park Elementary. Testing for the K-12 Highly Capable Program begins in December and referrals are due before Nov. 30, 2018. According to the National…

Happening nearby: Cigarette likely cause of Edmonds condo fire that displaces 2

A woman and her dog safely escaped a fire that caused more than $50,000 damage at an Edmonds condominium Sunday night. According to a news release from South County Fire & Rescue, dispatchers received an alert from the alarm company and multiple 911 calls around 6:10 p.m. reporting smoke and flames on the ground floor…

Michael Hastings

Lynnwood man voted president-elect of national Emergency Nurses Association

Swedish Edmonds emergency nurse and Lynnwood resident Michael Hastings, MSN, RN, CEN has been elected 2019 president-elect of the Emergency Nurses Association. Hastings most recently served as secretary/treasurer for the Emergency Nurses Association Board of Directors. An association member and an emergency nurse for the last 14 years, Hastings has served the association in different…

Suspect in sexual assault, courtesy Edmonds Police Department

Arrest made in September sexual assault of girl at Edmonds’ Ranch 99 Market

A 50-year-old sex offender from Issaquah suspected of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl at Edmonds’ Ranch 99 Market Sept. 15 has been arrested and booked into Snohomish County Jail. An attempted assault by the same suspect was also reported an hour later that day at H-Mart in Lynnwood. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Josh…

Lynnwood police investigating shooting incidents arrest two 16-year-old males

Lynnwood police said Sunday they arrested two 16-year-old males Saturday in connection with shootings incidents in Lynnwood earlier this week. The suspects were arrested from a residence located near the 17300 block of 52nd Avenue W., police said. The shootings occurred Wednesday, Sept. 19 and early Thursday, Sept 20. Initially, police said the cases did…