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Two board members out at disgraced Lynnwood Public Facilities District

Lynnwood Public Facilities District

LYNNWOOD, Wash, October 14, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council rejected reappointing Vivian Dong and Mike Miller to the Lynnwood Public Facilities District (PFD) board in a 4-2 vote during their October 9 business meeting. The PFD, a public entity that receives over $1 million of taxpayer monies annually, oversees the operations of the Lynnwood Event Center. […]

Lynnwood Times candidate interviews for Superior Court Position 17

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., October 7, 2023—The Lynnwood Times’s publisher Mario Lotmore sat down with the candidates for Snohomish County Superior Court Position 17 in the upcoming general elections on November 7. The candidates were asked the same set of 12 questions aside from the last question on behalf of their opponent. Some of the answers to […]

Lynnwood Times candidate interviews for Mukilteo City Council


MUKILTEO, Wash., October 5, 2023—Four seats on the Mukilteo City Council are up for election this year, with seven candidates in the mix. The Lynnwood Times’s Kienan Briscoe sat down with each of the candidates to learn more about them and help inform your decision for the upcoming general elections on November 7.  The Lynnwood […]

Council appoints new Police Chief, allegations of discrimination of PFD Board

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 25, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council confirmed Deputy Chief Cole Langdon as the next Police Chief for the Lynnwood Police Department during their business meeting on July 24.  “I live here. I’m raising my family here. I shop here. I’ve been here my whole life — my whole adult life. And so, I’m […]

Lynnwood City Council interview two internal candidates for police chief

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., July, 20, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council held a second work session this week on Wednesday to interview candidates for police chief of the Lynnwood Police Department. The non-public, 2-hour executive session was listed as “personnel matters,” but council comments brought up by Council President Shannon Sessions revolved around interviewing for the next police […]

Lynnwood to address drug enforcement measures on July 24


LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 11, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council will act on drug enforcement measures during their next business meeting on July 24, according to Council President Shannon Sessions. During the council’s July 7 business meeting, Sessions gave an update on the council’s plans regarding the Blake decision and the city’s drug ordinance passed back in […]

Moratorium on accepting substance abuse facilities application holds, for now

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 16, 2023–The Lynnwood City Council held a public hearing for the moratorium on accepting applications for substance abuse clinics during their business meeting on June 12. The emergency ordinance, passed back in April, was the city council’s response to being largely blindsided by the opening of Acadia Healthcare’s Lynnwood Comprehensive Treatment Center and its proximity to the Alderwood Boys & […]

Congressional Medal of Honor recipient recognized at Memorial Day Proclamation

Memorial Day Proclamation

LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 24, 2023—Mayor Christine Frizzell and the Lynnwood City Council made a Memorial Day proclamation during their business meeting on May 22, declaring their continued “commitment to making Lynnwood a Veteran-Supportive City where Veterans and their families can live, work, play, recreate, educate, and thrive.”  The primary section of the proclamation reads: “we, […]

Everett’s Julio Cortes: An emerging leader and role model in Snohomish County

Julio Cortes

EVERETT, Wash., May 19, 2023—Representative Julio Cortes (D-Everett) of the 38th Legislative District (LD) started his first term in the house back in January, but the freshman representative has had a busy legislative session. Cortes was the primary sponsor on seven bills, with three of them being signed into law this year. “I’m thankful for […]

Council discusses appropriating at least $220,000 to Edmonds School District

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 4, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council discussed a proposal for a mental and behavioral health program for Edmonds schools during their work session on Monday. The council also received an introduction on possible annexation options and covered potential changes to council rules regarding attendance to meetings via Zoom. The proposal from the Center […]

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