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Inslee announces statewide COVID-19 exposure notification tool

By Office of the Governor Olympia, Wash., November 30, 2020 – Gov. Jay Inslee, along with the Washington State Department of Health (DOH), today announced the launch of WA Notify, a simple, anonymous exposure notification tool to help stop the spread of COVID-19. By adding WA Notify to their smartphones, Washington residents will be alerted […]

Inslee letter urges Congress to immediately resume COVID-19 relief negotiations

Gov Inslee

By Office of Governor Jay Inslee | Press Release Gov. Jay Inslee sent a letter on November 19 to congressional leadership and the Trump administration, urging an immediate restart to negotiations on another coronavirus relief package that can be passed and signed into law before the end of the year. The letter reads, in part: […]

Avoid scammers and con artists: “Give smart” this holiday season

Kim Wyman

By Office of Secretary of State Kim Wyman | Press Release Tips and online resources help people protect themselves from being scammed by fake charities and fundraisers GIVESMART! initiative empowers Washingtonians to make educated, informed giving decisions OLYMPIA — It’s the most wonderful time of the year for giving. And for scammers. To help ensure […]

Inslee announces cap on third-party delivery fees to help restaurants

By Office of Governor Jay Inslee | Press Release Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a new cap on fees charged to restaurants by third-party delivery platforms, such as Uber Eats, DoorDash, GrubHub, Postmates and others.  “We recognize the challenges posed by COVID-19 to our restaurant community, and we’re grateful to third party delivery platforms that […]

Lynnwood Senior Center stands tall amidst pandemic

Lynnwood Senior Center

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff When the coronavirus pandemic began almost eight months ago, the Lynnwood Senior Center strove to ensure that they could continue to serve their community, transforming their service model to adhere to social distancing and safety precautions. As the final standing senior center in Snohomish County, it serves older […]

Gimme a Break: The Great Toilet Paper Run of 2020, parte deux!

By Dio Alexander | Lynnwood Times Contributor They say the sequel is sometimes better than the original. Whether it’s The Empire Strikes Back to the original Star Wars or The Dark Knight to Batman Begins, there’s a lot of anecdotal evidence for this claim. The sequel to spring’s Great Toilet Paper Run of 2020 could give those films a run for […]

Snohomish County allocates $1 million towards social justice

Dave Somers

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff On Tuesday, November 10, the Snohomish County Council adopted a $1.045 billion 2021 budget, with over $1 million set aside to cultivate countywide social justice.  The five councilmembers voted 4-1 approving the budget allocations, with Councilwoman Megan Dunn dissenting, wanting funding to further support initiatives driven by the […]

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