June 15, 2024 10:12 am

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DelBene delivers $850,000 for Main Street Revitalization in Mountlake Terrace

Main Street Revitalization

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE—Representative Suzan DelBene (WA-01) presented the City of Mountlake Terrace with an $850,000 check to complete Phase Two of its Main Street revitalization project. DelBene secured the investment in the FY24 federal funding package. S Phase Two of the Mountlake Terrace revitalization project is designed to create a more accessible and well-connected community, with a focus […]

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, […]

Congresswoman DelBene Secures $18 million for First District community projects

delbene community projects

WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) secures nearly $18 million in federal funding for 15 community projects across Washington’s First Congressional District. These projects range from road and trail improvements to environmental sustainability projects to support farmers’ markets and community center services. The allocation of the 15 community projects Representative Delbene spanning the First Congressional District […]

Public hearing on rezoning to high-density multi-family for HASCO project


LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 14, 2023—Two public hearings were held during the Lynnwood City Council business meeting on November 13 — both in regard to zoning. A third Public Hearing for a proposed $5.5 million property tax levy on Lynnwood residents that was to take place, was rescheduled for next Monday, November 20, the week of […]

A taste of Hawaiian culture at The District’s first Lynnwood Luau

Lynnwood Luau

LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 20, 2023—The District, formerly called the Public Facilities District, hosted its first outdoor cultural event, Lynnwood Luau, in the parking lot of the Lynnwood Event Center on Saturday, August 19, 2023. Approximately 2,200 people were expected to attend throughout the day enjoying hula and drum lessons by Sunshine from Polynesia; live music […]

Homage holds first-ever multicultural Cinco de Mayo luncheon

Homage cinco de mayo

LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 8, 2023—Hundreds of seniors packed into the Multicultural Center at Homage in Lynnwood Friday, May 5, to celebrate Cinco de Mayo at its, first-ever, taco and chip bar luncheon and resource fair. The Multicultural Senior Center in Homage, located at 5026 196th St SW in Lynnwood, provides adults age 60+ with a […]

VOAWW awarded $3 million grant for Lynnwood Neighborhood Center

Lynnwood Neighborhood Center

LYNNWOOD, Wash., February 16, 2023—Representative Rick Larsen joined by the executive team of Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOAWW) along with Edmonds School District Family Resource Advocates, the Lynnwood Neighborhood Center Steering Committee, and community members gathered at Lutheran Trinity Church to celebrate a $3 million grant secured for the much-anticipated Lynnwood Neighborhood Center on […]

County Council unanimously approves Snohomish Health District integration

snohomish health district

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., June 8, 2022 – The Snohomish County Council unanimously voted to integrate the Snohomish Health District (SHD) into the County during its General Legislative Session today. Some benefits of this integration include minimizing bureaucratic obstructions, streamlining permitting operations, and creating an overall unified effort in prioritizing public health. The integration process will […]

Local leaders thank Congressman Rick Larsen for securing over $10 million for community projects

rick larsen

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, President Biden signed into law the Fiscal Year 2022 bipartisan omnibus spending package which funds the government through September 2022, invests in Northwest Washington communities and working families, and provides critical emergency aid to Ukraine. Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) secured $10,662,665 in the package for ten Second District projects local […]

Health Board members weigh in on Thursday’s vote, one blames Fortney

Dr. Chris Spitters

This article is an update to “A new sheriff in town” article Board of Health members provided statements Health District alleges Dr. Spitters already had the authority the Board of Health voted to give him during the special meeting on May 21 Washington Coalition for Open Government is looking into possible Open Meetings Act violations […]

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