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New Year’s Eve Fireworks allowed in these Snohomish County cities

Lynnwood Fireworks

Here are some tips on how to celebrate New Year’s Eve safely and legally in Snohomish County: Nowhere is it legal in unincorporated Snohomish County to discharge fireworks on New Year’s Eve. Call 425-407-3999 to report the illegal discharge of fireworks (please do not call 911 unless there is an immediate threat to life or […]

Navy appoints first female captain to command nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

U.S. Navy | Press Release The Navy announced December 18, 2020 that Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt will assume command of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), marking the first time a female commanding officer will lead the crew of one of the Navy’s 11 nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. Bauernschmidt will take command of Lincoln this summer, upon completion […]

Inslee extends statewide COVID restrictions to Jan 11

Gov Inslee

By Office of the Governor | Press Release Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a one-week extension of the “Stay Safe–Stay Healthy” proclamation, along with the statewide restrictions imposed. The extension of the statewide restrictions will now expire on January 11, 2021. No changes were made in the proclamation aside from the expiration date. “Our consistent mission has […]

Washington state builds its first ferry terminal in 40 years

By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff Update 9:39 p.m. December 31, 2020: Added statements from Governor Jay Inslee and Congressman Rick Larsen. Update 6:39 p.m. December 30, 2020: Added additional photos of the event. Mukilteo, Wash., December 30, 2020 – Last night hundreds of commuters lined up to be the first passengers to use […]

ALL CLEAR in bomb threat in downtown Leavenworth


By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff Update 4:48 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020: Washington State Patrol Bomb Team gave the ALL CLEAR in bomb threat in downtown Leavenworth. Highway 2 and downtown corridor are reopen to commuters. Chelan County Sheriff’s Office conducting an investigation. See press release below. Update 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, […]

Alaska Airlines becomes first major US airline to ban emotional support animals

Alaska Airlines

By Alaska Airlines | Press Release SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 29, 2020 — Following recent changes to U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) rules, Alaska Airlines will no longer accept emotional support animals on its flights. Effective Jan. 11, 2021, Alaska will only transport service dogs, which are specially trained to perform tasks for the benefit of a qualified individual with a […]

Pop-up blood drive at Rosehill Community Center in January

Bloodworks has posted information addressing questions and concerns for blood donors at To make your appointment, call 1-800-398-7888 or visit January 19 & 21 Rosehill Community Center Point Elliott Room 304 Lincoln Ave. Mukilteo, WA 98275 Donating blood is a simple act that can mean so much to those in need. January is […]

Mukilteo-Clinton ferry route suspension starts tonight

Washington State Ferries

18-hour route suspension to end with opening of new Mukilteo terminal By Washington State Department of Transportation Mukilteo, Wash., December 28, 2020 – People who use the Mukilteo/Clinton state ferry route will need to make alternate plans for much of the day Tuesday, Dec. 29. Washington State Ferries will suspend service on the run for […]

Possible arson at BNSF building in Marysville

Marysville BNSF Fire

Update 2:32 p.m. Dec. 28: At 10:14 a.m. a 25-y/o male was arrested by Marysville police after confessing to starting the fire. The suspect was booked into Snohomish County Jail at 11:33 a.m. on the charge of second degree arson. Mental illness may have contributed to the suspect’s intent of starting the fire. At this […]

Edmonds-Kingston ferry dock accident

Update: 2:45 p.m. Dec. 28 – The route is back in service. Update: 1:36 p.m. Dec. 28 – The logs have been removed. A safety inspection of the terminal structures is needed before vehicles will be allowed off #Spokane and service on the #Kingston route can resume. Update: 1:11 p.m. Dec. 28 – Clean up […]

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