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Snohomish County at risk of reverting to Phase 1

Dr. Chris Spitters

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Recent spikes in COVID-19 positive cases are leaving Snohomish County officials uncertain about the ability to move the county into Phase 3 of the Washington state Safe Start reopening plan, with a potential risk to revert to Phase 1.  Last week, Snohomish County officials delayed the county’s application […]

Communities are most tested during tough times

Lynnwood Gun and Ammunition

By Katrina Kukhar | Lynnwood Times Staff Communities and our sense of unity are most tested during tough times. The Lynnwood community stepped up to the challenge when one of their own needed assistance. “We’re tired of all this crap. We are exhausted,” expressed Tiffany Teasdale, owner of Lynnwood Gun and Ammunition. “I’m tired of […]

July 4th Fireworks

Lynnwood Fireworks

By South County Fire and Snohomish County Government Fireworks will be banned in the unincorporated areas served by South County Fire beginning in 2021. Fireworks complaints, concerns Our 911 call centers normally see an increase in firework-related complaints in the dates surrounding the Fourth of July. Leave 911 open for emergencies. For complaints related to […]

Forbes names Gesa Credit Union top credit union in Washington

Gesa Credit Union

By Gesa Credit Union | Press Release RICHLAND, WASHINGTON ‒ Gesa Credit Union has been selected as Washington’s Best-in-State Credit Union by Forbes. Forbes and Statista, a market research firm, identified America’s Best-In-State Credit Unions based on an independent survey of more than 25,000 consumers. Respondents were asked a variety of questions regarding their banking […]

Rally for law enforcement: Tolerance, collaboration, and dialogue

Adam Fortney

By Katrina Kukhar and Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff June 28: Included Facebook poll results on community support to defund law enforcement agencies Lake Stevens, WA, June 27, 2020  –  The intersection of Highway 9 and 204 became the scene of support for local law enforcement and Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney. According to […]

Lisa Edwards named superintendent of Verdant Health Commission

Verdant Health Commission

By Jennifer Piplic | Verdant Health Press Release The Board of Commissioners of the Verdant Health Commission has appointed Lisa Edwards, EdD, to serve as the Verdant superintendent effective immediately. Edwards’ extensive experience in nonprofit management, higher education, and healthcare have prepared her well, said Board of Commissioners Chair Bob Knowles. “Lisa brings a wide […]

Snohomish County delays move to Phase 3

Dr. Chris Spitters

By: Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Snohomish County will not be moving into Phase 3 by the Fourth of July weekend, County Executive Dave Somers and Health Officer Dr. Chris Spitters said Friday, June 26, during a briefing about the county’s response to COVID-19. “This is the first day that we would technically be […]

City Council approves new meeting start time

lynnwood city council

Effective July 6, 2020 Council Meetings will begin at 6:00 PM By Lynnwood City Government | Press Release LYNNWOOD, WA (June 26, 2020) – Beginning on July 6, 2020, Lynnwood City Council Meetings will now begin at 6:00 PM, every Monday evening and the third Wednesday of each month. “Council unanimously approved this earlier start […]

South County Fire to hold July 7 public hearing on benefit charge

south county fire

By South County Fire | Press Release Net result would be $1.3 million savings for taxpayers The Board of Fire Commissioners for South County Fire will hold a public hearing July 7 on a resolution asking voters to consider a benefit charge during the November General Election. The hearing begins at 7 p.m. and will […]

Snohomish County Parks assists with difficult dog rescue on Lime Kiln Trail

dog rescue on Lime Kiln Trail

By Snohomish County Parks, Recreation & Tourism | Press Release 150 pound Great Dane carried over a mile to safety by volunteers and rangers GRANITE FALLS, Wash., June 25, 2020 – A crew of volunteers from Washington State Animal Response Team (WASART) and park rangers from Snohomish County Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) assisted in […]

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