April 18, 2024 12:15 pm

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Biden, Trump win Washington State Presidential Primary, now presumptive nominee

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OLYMPIA—With 25.81% of the vote in, the 45th President of the United States, Donald J Trump (R), and current President, Joe Biden (D), have not only won their respective party’s Presidential Primary in Washington state, but have now clinched enough delegates to be their Party’s official presumptive nominee. With its 43 delegates, Republican voters in […]

Buttigieg proposes $88.4 million for Lynnwood Link Extension project

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In his $4 billion funding recommendations for the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program and Expedited Project Delivery (EPD) Pilot Program, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg included $88.4 million for the Lynnwood Link Extension that is expected to open by fall of 2024. This proposed funding would, if appropriated, complete the CIG grant agreement contribution […]

17-year-old boy arrested for 2nd degree murder of Lynnwood man

Brio Condominium

LYNNWOOD—The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a 17-year-old boy was taken into custody on Wednesday, March 6, for second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 32-year-old man on February 26, 2024, at Brio Condominium in Lynnwood. The 17-year-old boy was arrested in the 15600 block of 35th Avenue West, less than […]

Suspect charged with vehicular homicide of Trooper Gadd, in US illegally


EVERETT—Raul Benitez Santana, 32, the Snohomish County man charged with the death of Washington State Trooper Chris Gadd, 27, entered the United States without permission and was in the country illegally, an ICE spokesman confirmed with FOX13 Seattle on March 5. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirmed that Mr. Santana, “entered the U.S. without […]

Bail set at $1 million in death of WSP Trooper Gadd

Trooper Gadd

EVERETT—At Monday’s probable cause hearing for Raul Benitez Santana, 32, in the alleged vehicular homicide of Washington State Trooper Chris Gadd, who was tragically killed in the line-of-duty on Saturday, March 2, the District Court presiding judge set bail at $1 million. Mr. Santana’s father and two other family members attended Monday’s hearing, visibly distraught. He shared […]

Supreme Court unanimously rules Trump to remain on Colorado ballot ahead of Super Tuesday

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a unanimous decision, all nine United States Supreme Court Justices on Monday, March 4, reversed the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision to remove the 45th President of the United States, Donald J Trump, from the state’s primary ballot on the grounds that he participated in insurrection.  “BIG WIN FOR AMERICA,” Trump posted on Truth […]

18-year-old Lynnwood man in Portland hospital tied to Alderwood shooting

lynnwood 18 shooting

LYNNWOOD—Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team (SMART) has launched an investigation of a Lynnwood police-involved shooting after an 18-year-old Lynnwood man arrived at a hospital in Portland for gunshot wounds. The 18-year-old suspect is believed to be connected to an assault in the Target parking lot, near Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood, that led to a […]

Darrington mother stabs 5-year-old daughter to death, buries body


DARRINGTON—Alyssa Shanchez, 30, of Darrington was arrested and booked into the Snohomish County Jail on Tuesday, February 27, for the first-degree murder of her 5-year-old daughter. Bail is set at $5 million. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Monday, February 26, Snohomish County deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call by Shanchez that she killed her child. Upon […]

Garden Senior Village project and purchase of open space land is a go

Garden Village

LYNNWOOD—The City council approves a development agreement with Garden Senior Village, reallocated ARPA funds to the police department, entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement of $750,000, and postponed a hearing request for a performance audit until March 11, at its Business Meeting on Monday, February 26. The council also authorize $9.3 million in contracts for the […]

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