Six years ago today in Lynnwood: Cycle Barn sign comes down

Six years ago, on May 8, 2014, the iconic Cycle Barn sign at 5615 188th St. S.W. went down down after many decades. Replacing it is the Triumph of Seattle name. The British are coming indeed. Update: Hwy 99 Used Motorcycle Superstore has since moved in, while Triumph of Seattle moved to the Greenlake area…

Scene in Meadowdale: Easter dinner

Photographer Bill Ray caught these ospreys repairing their nest and gathering Sunday night’s dinner. The fish “dinner” may have come from a homeowner’s pond, Ray said, adding: “A reminder it’s time to cover those ponds. Lots of fish-eating birds nesting now, raising hungry families.”  

Scene in Lynnwood: New look in the workplace

I entered O’Reilly Auto Parts on 44th Avenue West in Lynnwood and saw the employees looking at me from behind the counter. They looked as if they wanted to get a response from me. So I said, “Those are pretty cool. Did you have them made for you?” The guy on the right said, “Yeah,…

Blooms to brighten your day

P and K Gardens, based in Monroe, normally sells its flower at Seattle’s Pike Place Market. With the market closed until further notice, these bright bouquets are being sold in Mountlake Terrace on weekends. They will be open every Friday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,  232nd Street Southwest and 56th Avenue West…

Scene at Beverly Elementary School: Staff, families celebrate many cultures

To celebrate the community’s diversity, Beverly Elementary School staff and families last week hosted the annual Beverly Multi-Cultural Night Celebration The Beverly Elementary staff and PTA partnered on the event, inviting families to learn about a variety of winter holidays, see classroom art projects, and a try a variety of foods from around the world. Students and their families…