Scene in Lynnwood: Protesting Sudanese president

About 15 people assembled on 184th Street Southwest and Alderwood Mall Boulevard in Lynnwood at noon Sunday to protest what they say is the Sudanese president Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir’s killing of civilians. “Our president is killing peaceful protesters. That’s why we are standing right now to support our people back home, “ said protestor Azzadeian…

Scene in Lynnwood: Enjoying the art of food and wine

A crowd gathered at the Lynnwood Convention Center Friday night for the Lynnwood Arts Commission’s first-ever The Art of Food and Wine event. Attendees listened to jazz, watched local artists demo their work, and enjoyed food and wines from 15 boutique wineries. (Photos courtesy City of Lynnwood)

Scene in Lynnwood: Twas the day before Christmas…

Shoppers made the pilgrimage to Alderwood Mall on Christmas Eve, but the crowds around noon were surprisingly not as bad as imagined, photographer David Carlos notes. A reminder that the mall is closed Christmas Day, and resumes its regular hours (9 a.m. – 9 p.m.) Wednesday.

‘A really holy moment’: Celebrating a bris at Chabad synagogue

About 100 people attended a bris ceremony Wednesday morning at the Chabad of Snohomish County synagogue in Lynnwood’s Perrinville neighborhood. A little background: It is tradition in the Jewish faith for a newborn boy to be circumcised on the eighth day after birth. This is done by a professional mohel. The ceremony lasted about 15…

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…

Sponsor spotlight: ‘Painting a Better Tomorrow’ for veterans

Irons Brothers Construction participated Saturday in Painting a Better Tomorrow, a one-day event that brings Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish County members and community volunteers together to paint a local service organization’s facility. The Compass Housing Alliance’s Shoreline Veterans Center is a transitional housing program for veterans who have experienced homelessness. The Shoreline…