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Drive-thru community resource fair held in Lynnwood

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Despite stormy skies, a drive-thru community resource fair packed itself into a Lynnwood parking lot, pop-up tents spread out with staff masked, handing out pre-packaged information to give away to community members seeking access to resources. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, safety mandates and virus mitigation tactics have prevented […]

Edmonds School District sets up drive-thru vaccinations

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Committed to supporting staff, students, parents, and community members stay healthy throughout the flu season, the Edmonds School District set up drive-thru immunization clinics, offering no-cost flu vaccinations. The Drive-through clinics were open throughout the first two weeks of October to all Edmonds School District (ESD) faculty, staff, […]

Proclamation by the Governor amending and Extending Proclamation 20-05

Gov Inslee

By Office of Governor Jay Inslee | Proclamation WHEREAS, on February 29, 2020, I issued Proclamation 20-05, proclaiming a State of Emergency for all counties throughout the state of Washington as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in the United States and confirmed person-to-person spread of COVID-19 in Washington State; and WHEREAS, […]

Western States Join California’s Scientific Safety Review Workgroup to Ensure Safety of COVID-19 Vaccine

By: Office of Governor Gavin Newsom | Press Release SACRAMENTO – Washington, Oregon and Nevada have joined California’s COVID-19 Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, which will independently review the safety and efficacy of any vaccine approved by the FDA for distribution. Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the panel made up of nationally acclaimed scientists with expertise in […]

$2 million COVID relief grant now open for nonprofits

Gov Inslee

By Washington State Department of Commerce | Press Release OLYMPIA, WA – The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an unprecedented toll on nonprofit organizations, with many experiencing increased demand for services and programs while at the same time dealing with disruption of services and programs, cancellation of contracts, funding losses due to canceled fundraisers, reduced donations […]

Salary Commission votes to increase mayor’s salary despite budget shortfall

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff During a special council meeting on October 21, the Lynnwood City Council moved in and out of the virtual public eye working to combat a proposed 10% salary increase for Lynnwood Mayor Nicola Smith, with cuts to councilmember salaries. Yet while meeting for two hours in private executive […]

State 911 system experiences outage, gets restored

By Lynnwood Times Staff After a brief outage Thursday afternoon, the statewide 911 emergency response system has been restored. The outage prompted some law enforcement officials to provide alternate emergency numbers for Washingtonians who require immediate aid. Washington State Patrol Trooper Public Information Officer Ryan Burke tweeted at 4:22 p.m. that he was notified about […]

$30 car tabs ruled unconstitutional by state Supreme Court

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff An initiative that would have reduced car tab fees to $30 has been ruled unconstitutional by the Washington Supreme Court for containing too many subjects and a misleading description on the ballot.  The state Supreme Court struck down initiative measure number 976 (I-976) on Thursday, October 15, ruling […]

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