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The new Lynnwood Link extension opening in just six weeks

Lynnwood Link

With exactly six weeks left before the grand opening of the Lynnwood Link extension, Sound Transit has announced additional details about the opening day festivities as well as an update on progress completing the tasks necessary to open the 8.5-mile extension. “Every day brings us closer to the launch of Lynnwood Link, and the anticipation […]

American Capital Group acquires land for new 316-unit Multifamily housing in Lynnwood

mixed-use development

LYNNWOOD—Bellevue-based commercial real estate agency American Capital Group recently acquired most of the land which will be used to build an upcoming, seven-story, 316-unit multifamily apartment project in Lynnwood near Alderwood Mall on 4001 198th Street Southwest. The current property was purchased for a total of $9.5 million last week bringing the total investment by […]

Response from Mayor Frizzell on fatal Alderwood Mall shooting


Yesterday, our community experienced a horrible tragedy when a shooting incident unfolded at the Alderwood Mall during a busy and sunny evening. Sadly, an innocent bystander, Jayda Woods-Johnson was struck and killed. My heart breaks for the family of this young lady killed by a senseless act of violence. I grieve for her family as they attempt to […]

Edmonds College celebrates World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

LYNNWOOD—The Refugee and Immigrant Services NW held its second annual World Refugee Day on Thursday, June 20, at Edmonds College featuring guest speakers, multicultural performances, and an assortment of delicious foods representing the various cultures that make up Snohomish County’s diverse population. The event was emceed by Betty Koteles, Edmond College’s Latino Outreach Specialist, and […]

Project Girl hosts second annual Juneteenth celebration in Lynnwood

Juneteenth Lynnwood

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 […]

Lynnwood designates Cheri Ryan as City Historian

Cheri Ryan

LYNNWOOD—Cheri Ryan was presented the Keys to the City and designated Lynnwood’s official “City Historian” during the City Council Meeting on Monday, June 10. “Her work and her family’s dedication to [the] Lynnwood and Alderwood Manor area has enriched al of the lives of Lynnwoodians across our parks system,” Lynnwood Parks, Rec, and Cultural Arts […]

Lynnwood Link enters new pre-revenue testing before August 30 open date

Lynnwood Link

LYNNWOOD—Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link light rail extension entered a new milestone, pre-revenue testing, on Friday, June 7, which includes training for operators and maintenance staff, and continued testing to ensure stations, tracks, utilities, and vehicles work together as expected in preparation for the start of service. “We’re less than three months away from the opening […]

Older adults, Zip Alderwood Shuttle is your solution to transit gaps

Zip Alderwood

Many people rely on public transit for flexible, affordable, and accessible trip options. In Lynnwood, where people aged 65 and older make up more than 17% of the population, public transit serves as a vital means of transportation for older adults.  However, for some older adults, the biggest challenge in accessing transit is the first […]

Construction of new Scriber Lake Park Boardwalk Trail underway

Scriber Lake Park Boardwalk Trail

LYNNWOOD—The City of Lynnwood’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department broke ground on its Scriber Lake Park Boardwalk Trail on Thursday, May 16, which, when construction is complete next year, will offer South Lynnwood a new accessible way to enjoy nature without ever leaving the city limits. The $5.5 million project, which was approved by […]

Sutton reveals true reason behind her resignation, council to discuss vacancy

sutton resignation

LYNNWOOD—For its Business Meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, May 13, the Lynnwood City Council is expected approve $3.4 million in water main repairs, enter into an agreement with WSDOT for the 196th St SW/Scriber Creek Culvert replacement project, review the appointment process of officials, and discuss filling the vacancy left by the resignation of the Councilwoman Shirley […]

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