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Lynnwood PD partners up with Edmonds Schools for Holiday Books and Snack Drive

Edmonds Schools

LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 30, 2022—The Lynnwood Police Department, in partnership with the Foundation for Edmonds School District, will be continuing its Holiday Books and Snacks Drive this year on Tuesday, December 12. The collections will be donated to the Nourishing Network and the Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County. Leading up to the event, donors […]

US Air Force awards $2.3 billion contract for 15 KC-46A tankers to be built at Boeing Everett

KC-46A tankers

EVERETT, Wash., November 28, 2023―Boeing will build an additional 15 KC-46A Pegasus tankers under a Lot 10 contract awarded by the U.S. Air Force valued at $2.3 billion. One hundred fifty-three KC-46A multi-mission aerial refuelers are now on contract globally, providing advanced capability advantages for the joint force and allies. “We appreciate our partnership with […]

Community servants are Merrysville holiday parade grand marshals

Merrysville holiday parade

MARYSVILLE, Wash., November 28, 2023—Longtime community volunteers Ron Wagner and Sandra Schlerf will lead the 2023 Merrysville Electric Lights Parade beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, December 2. The parade runs south on State Avenue from the Marysville Community Center to Comeford Park. The co-grand marshals were chosen for their dedicated service as volunteers in our […]

Upcoming Coffee Chat: End of Year Tax Planning & Business Succession

Tax Planning

Everett, Wash., November 28, 2023—Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) announces the upcoming virtual event, Coffee Chats: End of Year Tax Planning & Business Succession on December 12. Hosted by EASC, Coffee Chats are a series of virtual events that offer discussions on relevant business topics. Attendees at this event can expect to gain a comprehensive […]

Lynnwood resident wins $250,000 from new holiday scratch game

Lynnwood scratch game

Olympia, Wash., November 28, 2023—A Lynnwood resident just received the greatest gift from Washington’s Lottery this holiday season: a prize worth a quarter-of-a-million dollars. While on his lunch break, R.W. stopped at his nearby 7-Eleven in Woodinville. While browsing the store’s selection of lottery Scratch tickets, a new game, Holiday Countdown, caught his eye due […]

Public invited to 2023 Annual Homeless Memorial Vigil

Homeless Memorial Vigil

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WA., November 28, 2023—The Snohomish County’s Veterans Homelessness Committee invites the community to join in honoring and remembering those who have tragically lost their lives while experiencing homelessness at the 2023 Annual Homeless Memorial Vigil with an emphasis on Veterans. This event will take place on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at the county’s […]

AWWD wants to remind residents to safeguard water infrastructure

water infrastructure

Lynnwood, Wash., November 28, 2023—As colder weather and the freezing season approaches, the Alderwood Water & Wastewater District (AWWD) reminds residents to take proactive measures to safeguard their water infrastructure such as pipes against freezing temperatures. With plummeting temperatures on the horizon, the potential for frozen pipes increases, posing a threat to household plumbing, and […]

Council slashes mayor’s property tax hike, calls for audit

property tax

LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 28, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council approved a 5% increase (or $225,000) to the property tax levy, down from the mayor’s proposed 22% figure, during its business meeting on November 27. Council members call on a third-party audit to rein in city spending. According to Finance Director Michelle Meyer, this is roughly an […]

Lynnwood to hold Special Meeting for salary schedule on December 4

lynnwood salary schedule

LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 27, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council will hold a Special Business Meeting on Monday, December 4, 2023, for the purpose of considering an ordinance regarding Off-Campus Emergency Department Zoning, an ordinance regarding updates to the Development and Business Services Fee Schedule, an ordinance regarding the 2024 Salary Schedule, and the approval of the […]

State Avenue closure for Merrysville holiday parade on December 2

Merrysville parade

MARYSVILLE, Wash., November 27, 2023—On the evening of Saturday, December 2, State Avenue will be closed between 4th Street (SR 528) and Grove Street for the Merrysville for the Holidays Electric Lights Parade. The road closure will start at 6 p.m. and State Avenue will reopen by 10 p.m. or earlier if possible. Marked detour […]

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