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EvCC students honored by board of trustees for statewide awards

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EVERETT—The Everett Community College (EvCC) board of trustees honored students who recently received statewide honors at their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 21. Students Narjis Alshatee and Austin Au were named President’s Student Civic Leadership Award winners April 19 at a ceremony in Seattle. Students Shu Liu and Quynh Luu were honored April 25 at […]

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 […]

Secretary of State Steve Hobbs applauds new laws improving Washington’s elections

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OLYMPIA, Wash., May 19, 2023—New laws and funding requested and supported by Secretary of State Steve Hobbs during the 2023 Legislative session will help ensure the integrity of Washington’s elections and improve access to the ballot for eligible voters. The bipartisan elections measures signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee help advance Secretary Hobbs’ top […]

Hobbs visits colleges, talks voter engagement and combating misinformation

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EVERETT, Wash, April 26, 2023— With candidate filing week less than a month away for the 2023 General Election, Washington Secretary of State, Steve Hobbs, met with the Lynnwood Times during his North Sound tour on Tuesday, April 25, where we discussed everything from election integrity to cybersecurity; and on a lighter note, his passion […]

Everett Community College’s AMTEC hosts aerospace roundtable

EVERETT, Wash., August 31, 2021 — Rep. Rick Larsen, chair of the aviation subcommittee, and Elliot Black, Director, Airport Planning and Programs with the U.S. Department of Transportation, met with local leaders in the aviation industry at Everett Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center (AMTEC) building on Friday, August 20, for a roundtable […]

Local colleges relieved Trump rescinded ICE rule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 […]

Washington State Aerospace Collegiate Conference takes off

by Lynnwood Times Staff Dozens of budding rocketeers gathered Saturday for the third annual Washington State Aerospace Collegiate Conference. The free event was designed to highlight student achievement in rocket design and promote the field of aerospace engineering.  It was held at Edmonds Community College and featured attendees from Edmonds CC, North Seattle Community College, […]

Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is not a Mexican Halloween

Day of the Dead

Mario Lotmore | Last Updated 11.26.2019 Day of the Dead is a two-day festival dedicated to deceased love ones and family members.   Offerings, or ofrendas, honor the deceased family member.  Altars are decorated with bright yellow marigold flowers, photos of the departed, and the favorite foods and drinks of the deceased. Offerings are believed to […]

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