South County Fire makes 3-year-old Lynnwood boy’s wish come true

Three-year-old Eli Kincaid likes two things — “Toy Story’s” Buzz Lightyear and fire trucks. So, when a trip to Disney World was postponed due to the coronavirus, the Make-a-Wish Foundation partnered with South County Fire to bring Eli the next best thing — a fire truck parade. Joining the procession were police patrol vehicles, ambulances,…

New cameras show Lynnwood light rail construction time-lapse images

As Sound Transit continues construction on the Lynnwood Link light rail extension, Lynnwood residents can now view the progress from the comfort of their own homes. As reported in NextMLT, webcams were recently installed at the Mountlake Terrace and Lynnwood City Center Station construction sites. In Lynnwood, time lapses can be viewed here. Images can be…

City focusing on park maintenance, repairs amid COVID-19 concerns

With clear skies driving more people out of their homes, the City of Lynnwood is reprioritizing city park maintenance to keep the public safe and curb the spread of COVID-19.  When Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order took effect last month, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department staff decided to postpone scheduled work…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Pancake day, improv and cake decorating

It’s the iHop Day everyone looks forward to all year… Tuesday, Feb. 25, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. That’s right, it’s that time of year again! It’s the one day of the year that everyone goes to iHop for free pancakes. National Pancake Day is upon us, on Tuesday the 25th, starting bright and early…

Lynnwood man arrested for DUI-related hit-and-run near 3500 block of 184th St. SW

A Lynnwood man was arrested Saturday night for an alleged DUI-related hit-and-run collision near the 3500 block of 184th Street Southwest, Lynnwood police said. Ar 7:28 p.m., the Lynnwood Police Department reported that a 35-year-old Lynnwood man was taken into custody after his vehicle struck a retention wall, causing the vehicle to flip. The man…

Scene in Lynnwood: Kids learn about dental care during Tooth Fairy story time

Families were invited to attend a story time event Wednesday morning at the Lynnwood Library featuring a special visit from the Tooth Fairy. Presented by Delta Dental of Washington, The Tooth Fairy Experience included a presentation on fun smile facts, a story time reading of The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist, demonstrations, a toothbrush giveaway…

City of Lynnwood launches new website

The City of Lynnwood announced Tuesday it has officially launched a new city website. According to a city announcement, the website is mobile-friendly, easy to navigate and makes accessibility a priority. “The goal of our new website is to create a shift in how community members interact with our city services,” said Mayor Nicola Smith….

Lynnwood Today’s 2019 year in review: January-February

As we enter a new decade, Lynnwood Today is looking back on 2019. Part 1, January-February January The Lynnwood City Council at its Jan. 14 business meeting.voted to re-elect Councilmember Ben Goodwin to a second term as council president. Councilmember Christine Frizzell was elected council vice president. Also during the meeting, representatives of the Northwest Veterans Museum…

Reminder: Polar plunge Jan. 1 in Edmonds

Here’s another holiday tradition to look forward to: Welcome a new decade with the annual Polar Bear Plunge New Year’s Day at Edmonds’ Brackett’s Landing. According to event founder Brian Taylor, participants will plunge as usual at 1 p.m. Jan. 1 at Brackett’s Landing. Those 21 and older are invited to gather for pre-event festivities at…

Lynnwood Library to host Insect Safari Dec. 30

Friends, families and community members are invited to attend an Insect Safari Dec. 30 at the Lynnwood Library from 2-3 p.m. Learn about different classifications of vertebrate and invertebrate arthropods and view the collection of preserved and living specimens. Kids are free to wander among the displays and encouraged to ask questions. The living specimens…

Reminder: St. Alban’s Church to hold Christmas concert Sunday, Dec. 1

Continuing a tradition started a few years ago, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Edmonds will again hold a Christmas Concert, this year set for Sunday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. Donations from the concert are being collected by St. Alban’s for Chase Lake Elementary School. The concert is entitled “Winter’s Return: Celebrating the Season in…

Reminder: ESD Superintendent Community Lunch and School Tour Nov. 21

The community is invited to attend Superintendent Kris McDuffy’s Community Lunch and School Tour set for Thursday, Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The tour will begin at the Educational Services Center, 20420 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. The program includes: – School lunch at Meadowdale Middle – Tours of Meadowdale Middle and Lynndale Elementary –…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct. 20-25, 2019

Oct. 20 18600 block 76th Avenue West: A vehicle was reported stolen while it was parked at a local business. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A shoplifting suspect was arrested at Fred Meyer after having stolen $1,700 in merchandise. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A customer reported that a Sephora bag  left in Victoria’s Secret…

Snohomish County PUD adds tracker tool to outage map

When an outage occurs, Snohomish PUD customers often want to know how work is progressing to restore power. Now they can tell by simply visiting the PUD’s Outage Map. In anticipation of storm season, the PUD has launched the Outage Tracker, a new feature on the Outage Map, to help customers stay informed on the…

City Council candidates tackle high taxes, affordable housing at general election forum

With the November general election just around the corner, Lynnwood City Council candidates attended a candidate forum Tuesday to speak about their concerns and plans for the city. Presented by Lynnwood Today and the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce, with support from Community Transit, the forum included the top candidates for Positions 4, 5, 6 and…