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City Council honors retiring Executive Assistant Beth Morris

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By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff At its April 27 business meeting, the Lynnwood City Council began their virtual meeting by honoring their Executive Assistant Beth Morris, who is retiring from her position after 14 years of service.  The councilmembers took turns thanking Morris for her lasting impression on the Lynnwood community. “I want […]

City Council split on city-sponsored relief fund


By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff The City of Lynnwood held its second virtual special finance committee meeting on April 23 to expand on City Council’s discussion about the city’s planned and proposed responses to finance-related issues from COVID-19. Council President Christine Frizzell asked City of Lynnwood’s Finance Director Sonja Springer to review the […]

Outdoor recreation to resume with social distancing guidelines on May 5

By Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff At his April 27 press conference, Governor Jay Inslee announced that outdoor recreation across the state will be allowed to resume beginning on May 5. “We do know that outdoor recreation is one of the best things people can do to promote health, both physical and mental, during this time of […]

Inslee announces CO & NV will join WA, OR & CA in Western States COVID-19 Pact

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by Office of the Governor Olympia, WA, April 27, 2020 — Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak are joining Washington, Oregon and California in the Western States Pact — a working group of Western state governors with a shared vision for modifying stay at home orders […]

RaSoi: Healthy authentic Indian cuisine

RaSoi Indian Cuisine

by Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Named after the Hindi word for kitchen, local Lynnwood restaurant RaSoi Indian Cuisine showcases India’s traditional way of cooking while bringing authentic Northern Indian flavors to the community. “Our customers are families, they’re individuals; they’re everybody,” explained the manager of RaSoi Indian Cuisine Preet Singh. Despite an unassuming […]

Snohomish County fire agencies innovate to preserve PPE

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by South County Fire As first responders nationwide cope with scarce supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE), Snohomish County fire agencies are finding innovative ways to preserve PPE and protect firefighters. Agencies across the county have now added ultraviolet (UV) light units and electrostatic cleaners to their arsenal of tools used to fight COVID-19. UV […]

State Treasurer saved $50.5 million by refunding bonds

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By Adam Johnson | Office of the WA State Treasurer OLYMPIA, WA –  On Wednesday, the Washington State Treasurer’s Office, on behalf of the State Finance Committee, sold $410.7 million dollars of refunding bonds, producing over $50.5 million dollars in debt service savings for the state over seven years. The refunding bonds were offered through negotiated sale […]

Governor Inslee lifts restrictions on construction that can abide by social distancing

By Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff Today, at his April 24 press conference, Governor Jay Inslee announced that some construction across the state will be allowed to resume today. However, this lift in restrictions comes with stipulations and requirements. Only work sites that can accommodate social distancing of six feet between employees can resume. Additionally, there will be […]

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