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COVID-19 vaccination permanently required for Washington State employees

COVID-19 vaccination permanently required for Washington State employees

Employees of Washington State must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 indefinitely, per a new executive directive Governor Jay Inslee released yesterday. Gov. Inslee stated that making vaccination a permanent condition of employment will address the “continuing threat” of COVID-19 and its variants “and ensure the health of our workforce.” Leading up to his […]

LT podcast: Sheriff Adam Fortney, in his own words

Adam Fortney

Join the Lynnwood Times for its first ever podcast episode as we deep dive with Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney into his Office’s staffing shortage, the Office of Neighborhoods, and the importance of transparency. A lack of support from Washington State’s elected officials, recruitment and retention challenges, and low wages have all contributed to a […]

Special Olympics Washington returns to in-person Law Enforcement Torch Run

Special Olympics Washington

Law Enforcement agencies throughout Washington state returned in-person for this year’s Law Enforcement Torch run, held June 15-17, raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics Washington. The main Torch Run route started at Peace Arch Historical State Park in Blaine and made its way south to Pacific Lutheran University where the Opening Ceremony for the […]

County’s first School-based Health Center coming to Meadowdale High School

School-based Health Center

LYNNWOOD – Community Health Center of Snohomish County will open a new school-based health center (SBHC) at the Edmond’s School District’s Meadowdale High School starting this fall. This will be the first SBHC in Snohomish County.  There are currently more than 65 SBHCs operating in Washington State, with a high concentration in King County supported […]

Snohomish County seeks input for 2024 Comprehensive Plan Update

Snohomish County Comprehensive Plan

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., July 1, 2022 – Snohomish County is seeking public input for the county’s future throughout the month of July through in-person public outreach in the community. County staff will be in libraries, parks, farmers markets, and more locations across the county to spread awareness of the Comprehensive Plan and to answer the […]

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