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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 […]

Community Transit’s Swift Orange Line now open for business, on time and under budget

Orange Line

LYNNWOOD—Community Transit launched its new Swift Orange line with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Lynnwood Transit Center on Saturday, March 30. The Swift Orange Line is an 11-mile Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) expansion that connects Edmonds College in Lynnwood to McCollum Park & Ride in Mill Creek with stops at Lynnwood Transit Center, Alderwood Mall, […]

Council amends Rules and Procedures, tosses out legislative stunt

rules and proceedures

LYNNWOOD—At its Monday, January 8 Business Meeting, the Lynnwood City Council appointed Councilman George Hurst and Councilwoman Julieta Altamirano-Crosby as President and Vice President respectively, committee positions were formalized, and the council rules and procedures amended to restrict virtual public comments. In a bombshell move by new Councilman David Parshall, the council suspended rules to […]

Jim Smith departs in legislative ‘blaze of glory,’ Sutton’s call for audit passes

jim smith

LYNNWOOD, Wash., December 13, 2023—In their final meeting of the year, the Lynnwood City Council passed their mid-biennial budget and added new agenda items for the incoming council next year. The budget passed without any further discussion in a 6-0-1 vote with Councilmember Josh Binda abstaining.  As was previously reported, since Lynnwood operates on a […]

Election 2023: Exclusive video interviews with Mukilteo, Lynnwood, and Judicial candidates

Election 2023

LYNNWOOD, Wash., October 7, 2023—In preparation for the upcoming General Election on November 7, 2023, the Lynnwood Times’s publisher Mario Lotmore and senior reporter Kienan Briscoe sat down with each of the Lynnwood City Council and Mukilteo City Council candidates to help you make an informed decision. Snohomish County Superior Court Position 17 candidates Patrick Moriarty and Mary Anderson also […]

Lynnwood Times candidate interviews for Lynnwood City Council


LYNNWOOD, Wash., September 30, 2023—In preparation for the upcoming General Election on November 7, 2023, the Lynnwood Times sat down with each of the Lynnwood City Council candidates to help you make an informed decision. Each candidate provided a short bio on themselves which we have included at the end of the article. The Lynnwood […]

Lynnwood holds fifth Let’s Talk About Safety panel discussion

Lynnwood safety

LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 21, 2023—Local leaders and community members gathered at Lynnwood Library on Thursday, July 20, to discuss public safety in an open forum setting for its fifth Let’s Talk About Safety event. In addition to asking questions verbally during the forum, attendees were also invited to list their top three concerns about safety […]

Former educator announces run for Lynnwood City Council

David Parshall

LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 25, 2023—David Parshall, age 49, a former public high school teacher, announced today that he is seeking the Position 7 seat currently held by outgoing Councilmember Shannon Sessions. Sessions announced last year that she would not run for reelection. Parshall identifies roads and transit, along with public safety, livability, and preservation of […]

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