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Project Girl hosts second annual Juneteenth celebration in Lynnwood

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 19, 2024—Project Girl hosted its second annual Juneteenth celebration at Cedar Valley Community School in Lynnwood on Wednesday, June 19, to commemorate the day the last remaining people in the United States were freed from the evil of slavery and servitude. The event held approximately 60 vendors, food trucks, live music by […]

Progressives dominate PCO picks to fill county council vacancy

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, September 16, 2022— Democratic Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) of District 3 (Edmonds and Lynnwood) turned out in full force last evening for a zoom special meeting to nominate three candidates to be appointed by the Snohomish County Council to fill the seat vacancy left by Stephanie Wright three weeks ago who accepted an […]

Op-Ed: Will District 3 PCOs break the cycle of institutional racism?

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., September 9, 2022—A county council seat vacated by Stephanie Wright two weeks ago who accepted an Executive Policy Officer position within Executive Dave Somers’ staff, has seven hopefuls vying for the position. However, after Wednesday’s unorthodox endorsement vote by 32nd Legislative District Democratic Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) of three white candidates over […]

Edmonds School Board Director Carin Chase seeks appointment to Snohomish County Council

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EDMONDS, Wash., August 30, 2022—Edmonds School Board Director Carin Chase will seek appointment to the District 3 Snohomish County Council position. Current Council Member Stephanie Wright has announced her plan to leave this position to accept a position as Executive Policy Officer to County Executive Dave Sommers, and we thank her for her service to […]

School Bus Driver Shortage

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 10, 2022 – The Edmonds School District announced Sunday evening that student transportation may be affected the week of January 10, 2022. The district is experiencing an increasingly severe shortage of school bus drivers due to illness and Department of Health requirements. What parents/guardians need to do Families need to monitor their […]

Edmonds SD approves lease for Housing Hope to provide housing for homeless students

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., December 20, 2021 – The December 14 Edmonds School District meeting took an emotional turn as students and parents spoke out about their negative experiences with the district’s COVID policies. The board also unanimously approved the Ground Lease & Surplus with Housing Hope resolution. Highlights from the district’s previous meeting can be found […]

Edmonds School Board selects 2022 Levy committee members

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 30, 2021 – In its November 29 meeting, the Edmonds School District board of directors approved three members for the Educational Programs and Operations (EPO) Levy Pro/Con committees in a unanimous vote. The board previously approved a motion to place the levy on the February 2022 ballot.  The board also approved its […]

Spruce Elementary groundbreaking ceremony celebrated

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 25, 2021 – The Edmonds School District, parents and architects celebrated the start of Phase 2 construction of Spruce Elementary on Wednesday, June 23. The school held Closing and Groundbreaking ceremonies to commemorate the former building’s closing and demolition and the start of the new building’s construction, which was funded through the […]

Bernie Sanders rallies over 17,000 at Tacoma Dome

by Luke Putvin Bernie Sanders’ rally for his 2020 Presidential Primary run saw a turnout of 17,026 people, verified by Lt. Ken Hansen, Fire Inspector with the City of Tacoma Fire Department.  The Lynnwood Times posed several questions to the people waiting for the doors to open before the event.  When asked why individuals were […]

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