Ballot drop boxes will stay open until 8 p.m.

If you haven’t mailed in your ballot for today’s election, it’s not too late. Ballots must be postmarked no later than Nov. 2. There are also several drop off locations in and around Lynnwood that will accept ballots until 8 p.m. Lynnwood Sno-Isle Library 19200 44th Ave, Lynnwood Edmonds Sno-Isle Library 650 Main St, Edmonds…

Video: Local legislative candidates debate the issues

Last week the publishers of Lynnwood Today, My Edmonds News and MLTnews sponsored a political forum at Edmonds Community College. 21st Legislative District candidates Marko Liias and Elizabeth Scott, and 1st Legislative District candidate Derek Stanford took our questions on education funding, the state budget deficit, taxes and small business assistance. You can watch the…

Civic Engagement forum tonight. Send in your questions.

Do you have a question for the candidates in the 1st or 21st Legislative Districts? Now’s your chance to ask them. Tonight, Lynnwood Today, My Edmonds News and MLTnews are sponsoring a political forum with candidates Marko Liias and Elizabeth Scott (21st District), and Derek Stanford and Dennis Richter (1st District). The forum will be…

Lynnwood Today co-sponsoring legislative forums

Lynnwood Today, My Edmonds News and MLTnews are sponsoring a series of political forums before the November election. The public is welcome to attend. On Wednesday, Sept. 22, candidates for the 21st and 1st legislative districts will respond to questions from our panel and audience members. On Thursday, Oct. 8, Bill Gates, Sr. and Marilyn…

Letter to the Editor: Appreciation for your levy support

Voters throughout the Edmonds School District were asked on the Primary Election ballot to provide additional funding to support the 20,000 students attending our 33 schools and programs. Despite knowing how much the dollars are needed to maintain and prevent further, dramatic reductions to our classrooms, it was not an easy question to pose at…

Hundreds of Lynnwood area ballots not mailed until yesterday

The Snohomish County’s Auditor’s Office discovered a big problem yesterday. 1,278 ballots from Lynnwood area precincts, including a nursing home, had not been mailed. Auditor Carolyn Weikel told our news partners at the Seattle Times that the ballots were set aside during printing because of an error. She said that as the ballots were mechanically…

Endorsements keep coming in the race for Snohomish County Council

Today Edmonds City Council member D.J. Wilson announced his list of endorsements in his bid for the Snohomish County Council. He’s seeking the seat of Mike Cooper, who just left the Council to become the new mayor of Edmonds. Wilson’s endorsements include State Senators Paul Shinn and Darlene Fairley, South Snohomish County Chamber of Commerce…

Edmonds School District puts levy on the ballot

Voters in the Edmonds School District will be asked to approve a new school funding measure. Last night the School Board voted to put a supplemental levy on the Aug. 17 ballot. Superintendent Nick Brossoit said they’ve lost $22 million over the past six years, mostly due to a lack of state funding. “We have…