Menorah Lighting ceremony brings community together

On Sunday. Dec. 21, on the sixth night of Hanukkah, approximately 70 people came to Wilcox Park in Lynnwood to be part of the Menorah Lighting ceremony. The Chabad Jewish Center of Snohomish County, in collaboration with the Lynnwood Diversity Commission, organized the event. Director of the Chabad, Rabbi Berel Paltiel, officiated and lit the 9-foot-tall Menorah….

Meadowdale makes beautiful music

Meadowdale High School’s Intermediate Orchestra, and Men’s and Women’s Choir performed holiday music such as “Carol of the Bells,” “Caroling, Caroling,” and “Deck the Hall” on Thursday at the high school. Photographer David Carlos captured these images of the performances.

Wesco basketball stars return to hardwood Wednesday night at Meadowdale High School

Many of the Western Conference’s top male basketball players from the past returned to the courts Wednesday night at Meadowdale High School. The Wesco Basketball Alumni Tournament featured players from the recent and distant past. Schools represented included Meadowdale, Lynnwood, Edmonds-Woodway, Jackson, Arlington, Everett, Kamiak and Glacier Peak. Mountlake Terrace was absent, but the Hawks…

Photos from Sunday night’s fire in Lynnwood

From reader Brent Tugby, here are some photos of Sunday night’s house fire in Lynnwood. A man and a woman were rescued from the house at 6218 193rd St. SW. The house appears to be a total loss, according to the Lynnwood Fire Department.

Scene in Lynnwood: Trunk-N-Treat fun

Kids of all ages and their parents enjoyed the annual Trunk-N-Treat event sponsored by Alderwood Community Church Friday night.  In addition to candy, there were carnival games, a cake walk, inflatables, crafts and a pumpkin cafe. (Photos by David Carlos)

Hail to the new Chief

Lynnwood’s new Fire Chief Scott Cockrum formally took the Oath of Office and had his badge pinned Wednesday morning before a large crowd at Lynnwood Fire Station 15. In attendance were Mayor Nicola Smith, City Council President Loren Simmonds, City Councilmembers, City staff, community members, Fire Department personnel and Cockrum’s wife, Charlene.