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Community Transit hires new Public Affairs Director

Mary Beth Lowell

Snohomish County, Wash. – Community Transit has hired Mary Beth Lowell as its new Director of Communications and Public Affairs. She begins her job on April 22. Lowell was previously Interim Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Swedish Hospital in Seattle, where she also led communications teams for Providence St. Joseph hospitals in Centralia, Everett […]

WESCO 3A Track & Field: Mavericks at Edmonds Stadium

Sesley Love

by MARIO LOTMORE Meadowdale blue could be seen everywhere as hundreds of parents and athletes filled Edmonds Stadium April 11. The Meadowdale Mavericks competed against the Snohomish Panthers and the Mountlake Terrace Hawks. Hats off to the following athletes for winning their event: Sesley Love in the Women’s 400m with a time of 1:03.22 sec. […]

WESCO 3A Baseball: Royals win 7-6 against Scouts

Gabe Newson

by MARIO LOTMORE A chilly Friday evening didn’t keep parents of both Lynnwood and Shorecrest high schools away from an incredible edge-of-your-seat game. A hit to inner left field by No. 30 Joshua Latimer in the 4th inning, began the Lynnwood Royals’ path to victory, defeating the Shorecrest Scouts 7-6 by the 7th inning. At […]

Cascade Symphony’s Ensemble Concert wowed audience

Cascade Symphony Orchestra brass quintet

by Luke Putvin On Sunday, April 14 at Edmonds United Methodist Church, the Cascade Symphony Orchestra had its Ensemble Concert. Several small ensembles gave wonderful performances to 70 concertgoers seated in the church. The members of the orchestra meet each Monday night. Each individual contributes over 100 hours per year in weekly rehearsals. Altogether, this […]

Eggs-plore Artist Feature

Eggs-plore Logo

by LUKE PUTVIN Kelly Shipp Kelly Shipp’s “Hatching Harold” is located at KidsPark, a day care center on Alderwood Mall parkway. “For me, I think art is community. It’s a way of expressing a feeling or an idea, and sharing that with others,” Shipp said. Shipp always doodled and sketched, but in 2013 she got […]

Step Up puts racial equity on the county’s to-do list

Michael Benitez

by CAROL LADWIG For the third straight year, business and community leaders from throughout Snohomish County will gather in Lynnwood at the end of the month for a conference about structural racism and how to take it apart. Equity and the fight against discrimination is a hot topic in conversations around the country right […]

Do-It-Yourself: Seed Paper

Seed Paper

Recycle this paper into a beautiful bouquet! by AMY DONOVAN You can turn this newspaper into guiltfree litter. You can toss it on the ground and pat yourself on the back while you wait for spring flowers! To make plantable seed paper, you will need a newspaper, some warm water, a blender, some food coloring, […]

Two Lynnwood students chosen for Project BioPath

Photo courtesy of AGC Biologics

by MAX ERIKSON At the April 9 Edmonds School Board meeting, a new student pilot program called Project BioPath, was recognized and celebrated for the success it is bringing to district students. Six Edmonds School District (ESD) students are working as lab interns for AGC Biologics, a local bio-manufacturing company located in Bothell. The […]

Lynnwood City Council April proclamations

Councilmember Ross presenting Arbor Day proclamation.

by LUKE PUTVIN Several proclamations occurred at the April 8 city council business meeting. These proclamations included National Volunteer Week, Stand Against Racism Week, Education & Sharing Day and the Arbor Day Proclamation. April 7-13, 2019 was proclaimed to be Volunteer Week in the City of Lynnwood. Council Vice President Christine Frizzell read this […]

Spruce Creek teacher selected as a National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow

Jennie Warmouth.

Jennie Warmouth, second grade teacher at Spruce Elementary, has been selected as a 2019 National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow. The program is named in honor of Gilbert M. Grosvenor, Chairman Emeritus of the National Geographic Society in recognition of his work supporting grades pre-K through 12 teachers and promoting geography education across the U.S. and […]

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