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Edmonds College Art Gallery’s Spring exhibition now open

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LYNNWOOD—The Edmonds College Art Gallery’s Spring exhibition “Growing Things: An Exhibition of Student Art,” features students’ drawings, paintings, designs, and photography is on display at Lynnwood Hall from May 17 through June 14. Students are entirely in charge of this year’s exhibition. They can personally curate their pieces, choosing what to display and how to […]

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, […]

Hundreds of students explored careers in healthcare with ECHO Tour


EVERETT—Approximately 600 students from 24 Snohomish County high schools are gaining hands-on exposure to healthcare careers by in-field professionals in the county’s first Exploring Careers & Healthcare Opportunities (ECHO) work-based learning tour that began on Monday, March 18, at Everett Community College. “I like the specializing of everything, and the time is good; the sessions […]

From Vietnam vet to stockbroker and convicted felon, Lynnwood man now set on making amends

Dennis Gibb

LYNNWOOD—Lynnwood resident Dennis Gibb, Vietnam veteran, former stockbroker, and convicted felon now-turned author, is set on rebuilding his life and making amends for his crimes by assisting fellow veterans to re-enter society after prison. Gibb has just released his second published novel, An Da Shelladh, the sales of which, he says, will 100% be used […]

Move to increase air traffic controllers through college programs

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working to accelerate its training and hiring of air traffic controllers through an Enhanced Air Traffic-Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) program.    “Hiring more air traffic controllers is a priority,” said FAA Administrator Mike Whitaker. “We need more entry points for controller candidates and this enhanced college controller training […]

Snohomish County invests $4.3 Million in Workforce Development and Job Pathways Programs

snohomish Workforce Development

Snohomish County, Wash., July 27, 2023—Executive Dave Somers today announced that Snohomish County is investing $4.3 million in seven workforce development and job pathways programs. The seven awarded projects provide enhanced employment training and/or address challenges to employment, with the goal of connecting individuals to stable jobs or career pathways. The projects focus on highly […]

Asian Service Center grateful for the outpouring of support

Asian Service Center

EDMONDS, Wash., June 7, 2023—For two hours on the morning of June 3, hundreds attended the inaugural ceremony of the Asian Service Center (ASC) at Edmonds Waterfront Center to officially introduce the organization to the community. “The turnout was great,” Crystal Xiao, ASC’s Executive Development Officer told the Lynnwood Times. “We loved seeing all of […]

Comcast donates 40 Laptops to veterans at Edmonds College

Comcast veterans laptops

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., December 15, 2022—Comcast recently donated laptops to several veterans’ services organizations and groups in Washington state in partnership with Operation Military Family. Leadership from each organization met with Comcast at the Edmonds College Veterans Resource Center to receive the 40 laptops and share stories of the impact they will make for the […]

CWU partners with Edmonds College to streamline public health degree

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ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Central Washington University has established an articulation agreement with Edmonds College (EC) designed to streamline the transfer process between the Pre-Nursing associate’s degree at EC and the Public Health bachelor’s degree at CWU. The initiative gained traction in response to growing demand in the public health field, according to CWU Executive Director […]

36th annual Powwow at Edmonds College

Powwow Edmonds College

LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 9, 2022 – Edmonds College hosted its 36th annual Powwow this weekend, and despite the heavy showers, vendors, dancers, and drummers of all ages participated in spirited celebrations of culture. Several smaller events, such as a presentation on the history and etiquette of Powwows, took place on Thursday and Friday, while the […]

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