June 18, 2024 8:20 pm

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Libertarian candidate arrested for petitioning at Edmonds Arts Festival

Bruce Guthrie

EDMONDS—Bruce Guthrie, 21st LD Position 2 candidate, was arrested by Edmonds Police Officers in the Frances Anderson Play Field during the Edmonds Arts Festival on Friday, June 14, for refusing to leave the premises as he collected signatures for to qualify Libertarian Presidential Candidate Chase Oliver for the Washington state ballot. Guthrie was gathering signatures […]

Snohomish County Hotel-Motel Grant Cycle opens June 19

Hotel-Motel

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Executive Dave Somers announced on June 18 that Snohomish County is accepting applications for its annual tourism grant cycle. Applications will be accepted for the grant cycle from June 19 through August 28, 2024. The Hotel-Motel Small Fund total is projected to be $650,000 with project allocation amounts historically ranging from $5,000-$50,000.  “Tourism is […]

Kids Fun Run at Mill Creek Sports Park

Mill Creek Sports

MILL CREEK—The Mill Creek community is invited to attend the summer’s biggest “Party in the Parks” event on Thursday June 27th from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Mill Creek Sports Park (13903 North Creek Drive). This event will offer family-friendly fun while showcasing all that Mill Creek Sports Park has to offer. Entrance and […]

These are the deadliest routes in Washington state

deadliest routes

A new study by Dallas-based legal team The Barber Law Firm reveals that State Route-99 is the deadliest of routes in Washington. The study analyzed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data from 2018 to 2022 to determine which state routes had the highest average yearly fatalities and are thus the […]

Thousands soak up sun and culture at Edmonds Arts Festival

Edmonds Arts Festival

EDMONDS—Thousands of residents throughout Puget Sound enjoyed quality local and regional talent at the 67th Annual Edmonds Arts Festival. “It is run entirely by volunteers, and we start planning in September for the June event. We have over 400 volunteers,” Mary Ellen O’Keefe, Co-President of the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation, told the Lynnwood Times. The […]

Larch Way/Logan Road and Locust Way intersection close for construction

Larch Way

EVERETT—The intersection of Larch Way/Logan Road and Locust Way will close this summer as Snohomish County Public Works constructs a roundabout. The intersection will be fully closed June 25 and is expected to reopen September 4 before the start of the 2024-25 school year. A signed detour will be in place to direct drivers around […]

Council Corner: Lynnwood’s role in Gay Liberation within Washington

Gay Liberation

LYNNWOOD—I read an article in the University of Washington alumni magazine, and it mentioned Lynnwood in a way I had never heard before. The article was about Bobbi Campbell, a 1974 graduate of the University of Washington who appeared on the cover of Newsweek magazine in 1983 as the face of Gay America in the […]

Workforce Board awards $1.6 million in WAVE scholarships

wave

OLYMPIA—Some 121 high school seniors and community and technical college students have been awarded the 2024 Washington Award for Vocational Excellence (WAVE) scholarship. WAVE is a merit scholarship that honors the achievements of Washington’s top career and technical education students. Below are the 16 student winners from Snohomish County schools: A committee of business, labor and […]

Responsibilities of manhood: The investment of Fatherhood

Investment Fatherhood

Everywhere you can see advertisements designed to sell you something:  A luxury vehicle, vacation, timepiece or the latest technology.  Perhaps it’s a professional service or a perfect smile. Very few of these items I would consider investments.  Why?  Because a vehicle, as beautiful as it may be, is to ride in. The more you drive […]

Recognizing fathers this Father’s Day

fathers

Every June around the United States, we take one Sunday each year to honor and celebrate the men who have helped bring us into this world and/or the men who raised us: Father’s Day. Snohomish County is full of examples of the rise of the new and changing role of fatherhood. The Lynnwood Times took […]

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