July 13, 2024 3:02 pm

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Lynnwood’s summer camp for kids back in full swing with safety precautions

Editor’s note: Featured image courtesy of the City of Lynnwood’s Parks and Recreation Department at Kamp Kookamunga in years past. By: Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Lynnwood’s summer day camp for kids, Kamp Kookamunga, has made a return this summer, reopening following Snohomish County’s move into Phase 2 of the safe start plan.  When the Lynnwood […]

Local colleges relieved Trump rescinded ICE rule

By: Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff A recently issued ruling that would prohibit international students from residing in the U.S. while studying at higher education institutions only offering virtual instruction in the fall, has been rescinded. As many higher education institutions transition to virtual instruction amidst the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]

Harbour Reach Corridor Construction project underway after 15 years of speed bumps

Harbour Reach Corridor Construction project underway after 15 years of speed bumpsBy: Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff MUKILTEO- Construction of a new roadway connecting Beverly Park Road to Harbour Pointe Boulevard is finally underway after a decade and a half of planning. The roadway will provide a north-south alternative to the Mukilteo Speedway, increasing […]

Meadowdale High School hosts drive-thru event celebrating the class of 2020

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Tuesday, May 19 Meadowdale High School seniors were invited to the school to participate in a farewell drive-thru celebration hosted by faculty members and to pick up their graduation attire. Meadowdale High School’s closure of in-person instruction and extracurricular activities in the early spring canceled and modified numerous […]

South County Fire Captain retires after 36 years of service

by Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff South County Fire Captain Tom Campbell wrapped up a 36-year career as a firefighter in Snohomish County on April 20. “I didn’t really see myself becoming a fulltime fireman, but I’m blessed to have been able to accomplish that and have it as my career,” said Campbell. “It provided […]

PUD expands utility bill relief for customers

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Snohomish County’s Public Utilities District No.1 (PUD) is offering customers relief during the unprecedented economic circumstances posed by the coronavirus pandemic. In response to Gov. Inslee’s March “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, the PUD has suspended utility disconnections and late fees during the COVID-19 pandemic, to reduce the sequential […]

Mukilteo- A little bit of spirit can go a long way

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff The city of Mukilteo hosted two consecutive weeks of Spirit Weeks hoping to raise spirits amid the coronavirus pandemic stay home, stay healthy statewide order. “This is something positive to take our minds off the bad parts of our stay home time. It just emphasizes the spirit and togetherness […]

Snohomish County officials bewildered by unaccounted for homeless amidst COVID-19

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Following the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Lynnwood is mystified by the whereabouts of unsheltered people experiencing homelessness throughout Snohomish County. “There’s been a precipitous decrease across the county in the count of homeless people we’re seeing at the encampment sites- a drastic decrease, and frankly we’re a little […]

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