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CD2 candidate calls on challenger to withdraw, arrested at ceasefire protest

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ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Jason Call, Green Party congressional candidate for the Second District, called upon Lynnwood City Councilman and fellow candidate, Josh Binda, to exit the race one day before being arrested on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, standing in “solidarity” with protestors calling for a ceasefire in Gaza. Both Call and […]

Nominations for Lynnwood Public Facilities District Board now open

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LYNNWOOD—The Lynnwood City Council is seeking nominations of persons from interested organizations for Position No. 2 of the Lynnwood Public Facilities District Board of Directors. The Lynnwood Public Facilities District is the governing body that oversees the operation and management of the Lynnwood Event Center and the surrounding thirteen-acre property. The PFD, doing business as […]

Lynnwood Public Facilities District meeting on February 6

Lynnwood Public Facilities

LYNNWOOD—The Lynnwood Public Facilities District, now called “The District,” will conduct a hybrid meeting to take place at the Lynnwood Public Facilities District Conference Room located at 3815 196th St SW in Lynnwood. Participants may also zoom into the meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for February 6, 2024. Meeting date and time: 10 a.m. – […]

Embattled Lynnwood Councilman to challenge Larsen for Congress

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LYNNWOOD—According the Federal Election Commission filing on January 29, embattled Lynnwood Councilman Joshua Binda is intending to challenge Representative Rick Larsen (D) for the Second Congressional District. Binda will be running as a Democratic Party candidate, FEC filing shows. Representative Larsen (WA-02) has been in Congress since 2001 and is the Ranking Member of the […]

Recall effort fails to get signatures, Binda full steam ahead

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LYNNWOOD—The Committee to Recall Joshua Binda announced that it failed to collect the 2,416 signatures needed by January 10, 2024, for the recall to qualify for the April ballot against the Lynnwood Councilman. Because the committee missed the deadline to collect enough signatures, the recall effort is officially dead. “We thank the over 1,050 Lynnwood […]

Letter-to-Editor: Introducing Josh Binda, the George Santos of Lynnwood

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According to the New York Times, the House Ethics Committee concluded that Congressman George Santos (R-NY) illegally used his campaign funds for personal use and that he lied to Congress and the Public about his activities. The Ethics Committee’s report said that Congressman Santos spent donor money on designer clothing, plastic surgery, and personal airfare. […]

Lynnwood PFD holds impromptu Special Meeting providing no remote access

Lynnwood PFD

LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 9, 2023—The Lynnwood Public Facilities District (PFD renamed the District) held an impromptu Special Meeting Thursday, October 26, to discuss its By-Laws and Charter changes. For the first time in years the District did not include a zoom link to this meeting limiting public access. The notice of a Special Meeting was […]

Two board members out at disgraced Lynnwood Public Facilities District

Lynnwood Public Facilities District

LYNNWOOD, Wash, October 14, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council rejected reappointing Vivian Dong and Mike Miller to the Lynnwood Public Facilities District (PFD) board in a 4-2 vote during their October 9 business meeting. The PFD, a public entity that receives over $1 million of taxpayer monies annually, oversees the operations of the Lynnwood Event Center. […]

Council approves ARPA funds for eight projects focused on youth and families

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 14, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council approved eight community projects utilizing $668,130 of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds at its Business Meeting on August 14. The council will further discuss and allocate the remaining $144,177 of ARPA funds at its September 5 meeting — the council is in summer recess until September. […]

NAACP investigation targets Sessions and media in Binda discrimination case

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 21, 2023—The Snohomish County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) released their initial findings of its ongoing investigation of alleged discrimination toward Lynnwood City Councilman Joshua Binda on Thursday, July 20, in front of Lynnwood City Hall. In its findings, the organization alleged that fellow Lynnwood City Council President […]

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