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Roadmap to homeownership in Lynnwood’s housing market

LYNNWOOD AFFORDABLE HOUSING

With affordable housing options expected to be added to Lynnwood’s housing market, homeownership may become a tangible reality for some residents in the near future. The Housing Needs Assessment found that 46% of Lynnwood households are renters and 54% are homeowners, but less than 20% of Lynnwood residents could afford to purchase the median-priced home […]

Target Zero, Washington state continues its effort to reduce fatal car crashes

Target Zero

Motor collisions and fatalities on Washington roads continue to rise leading legislation to continue its effort to make roads safer. One of these strategies is Target Zero, which is an agenda that aims toward zero deaths and serious injury on Washington roadways by 2030. Target Zero ‘is built on the belief that not one death […]

West African community gathered for the Ramadan tradition, “Grandma’s Sukuri Ndogu”

Grandma’s Sukuri Ndogu

LYNNWOOD. Wash. – On April 17, members of the West African community came together at Gambian Talents Promotion’s offices to hold an event called “Grandma’s Sukuri Ndogu,” a West African tradition connected to Ramadan. In the English language, “Grandma’s Sukuri Ndogu” means giving something sweet to grandmothers so that they have food with which to […]

Lynnwood Councilmembers get an earful on hazard pay

lynnwood city council

LYNNWOOD, Wash. – A small but passionate group of people spoke out in favor of hazard pay in the city of Lynnwood for grocery store workers during Monday’s city council meeting. Debbie Gaff from the Local 38 chapter of the Teamsters, which represents grocery store workers, told council members that the pandemic is not over […]

Lynnwood student creative solution earns him Eagle Scout rank

Eagle Scout

Lynnwood, Wash. – 18-year old Lynnwood High School and Edmonds College Running Start student Stephen Heins of Boy Scout Troop 49 proved that modifying an Eagle Scout Service Project to fit the needs of the community during the pandemic is possible- and is worth it.  For Heins’ Eagle Scout service project, he converted Art Club to […]

Snohomish likely to revert to Phase 2 next week

Snohomish County

UPDATES 1:56 p.m. May 1, 2021: Mukilteo School District has confirmed that in-person instruction will still continue unless directed otherwise. However, Athletics may be impacted. 9:15 p.m. April 28, 2021: Washington Education Association President, Larry Delaney, has confirmed that he doesn’t see a change to current school operations if the county were to revert to […]

Edmonds School District passing 2021 Capital Levy

LYNNWOOD, Wash. – The Edmonds School District has anxiously awaited the initial results from the April 2021 Special Election, which have just been released. As of this evening, the 2021 Capital Levy measure is passing with nearly 55 percent of the votes.  “I want to extend my sincere thanks to everyone in our community who […]

Lynnwood student off to Carnegie music residency in New York City

Andrew Vinther

LYNNWOOD, Wash., – A Lynnwood teenager has been selected to participate in this summer’s Carnegie National Youth Orchestra in New York City. Andrew Vinther, a senior at Michigan’s Interlochen Arts Academy, credits spending his senior year in the Wolverine State as the reason he finally achieved his goal of being accepted into the Carnegie National […]

Inslee to sign hefty $59 billion biennium state budget

washington state budget

As the end of the mostly virtual legislative session drew near April 25, lawmakers passed a hefty $59 billion biennium budget for 2021-23, an 8.3% increase to last period, that will funnel millions into childcare, public health, rental assistance and addressing the economic impact of a yearlong global pandemic.  The budget includes a controversial capital […]

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