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Lt. Mike Martin selected to serve as Snohomish Police Chief

Snohomish Police Chief

SNOHOMISH, Wash., April 22, 2023—The City of Snohomish is pleased to announce that Lt. Mike Martin has been selected as the new Snohomish Chief of Police. Pending City Council approval, Lt. Martin would replace Chief Rob Palmer who will be retiring in June after almost 35 years of service. The City of Snohomish contracts with […]

County invests over $9 million in Shelter and Behavioral Health Projects

behavioral health projects

Snohomish County, Wash., August 4, 2022 – Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced $9.6 million in new investment projects through the Shelter & Behavioral Health Partnership Program. This new matching program seeks to leverage federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars through collaborations with cities. In total, Snohomish County partnered with nine cities on 11 […]

City of Snohomish receives wastewater treatment award

snohomish wastewater award

Snohomish, Wash. – The Wastewater Treatment Plant team at the City of Snohomish received a 2021 “Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance” award. The City was one of 124 plants in Washington State that achieved top performance of its wastewater treatment plant operations in 2021 as evaluated by the Department of Ecology. “This award is definitely […]

Reorganization at Snohomish City Hall

snohomish city administrator

UPDATE [7:25 PM FEB. 26, 2022]: Added statements from Steve Schuller. CITY OF SNOHOMISH, Wash., February 26, 2022 – The City of Snohomish is expected to officially announce this upcoming Monday the departure of City Administrator Steve Schuller. Mayor Linda Redmon confirmed with the Lynnwood Times that Heather Thomas, Public & Government Affairs Manager for […]

Election 2021: Winners, losers, and too close to call

2021 general election

ARTICLE UPDATES 7:15 PM Nov 9, 2021: Updated results and added statements from Gary Petershagen, Will Chen, and John Kartak. LT calls election for Gary Petershagen and Shirley Sutton. County has counted 181,510 ballots to a total return of 185,228 ballots. 8:00 PM Nov 5, 2021: Updated results and added statement from Joshua Binda. Lynnwood […]

2021 Primary Election results

Snohomish County primary

🚨UPDATE 5 p.m. Aug 12 🚨Current Turnout: 26.77% up from 26.73% the previous day. Expected county turnout is 28%. Lynnwood turnout is 28.32%. All results are current as of posted update. The next update is set for 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13. 🚨UPDATE 5 p.m. Aug 12 🚨 Today, Garth Fell, Snohomish County Auditor, confirmed […]

2021 Election Season kicks off

snohomish county elections

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., May 22, 2021 – Friday was the filing deadline for citizens to participate in the political system here in Washington state kicking off the 2021 election season. The last day for candidates to withdraw from the ballot is 5 p.m. May 24. For a full timeline of key dates, click here. Only […]

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 […]

A new sheriff in town

Dr. Chris Spitters

By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff On Thursday, May 21, the Snohomish County Board of Health approved by a vote of 11 to 4 to give Snohomish County health officer, Dr. Christopher Spitters, the authority to pursue legal action against businesses that do not follow his COVID-19/health directives. This was a special meeting on […]

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