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Governor Inslee responds to concerns of police responses to protests

Jay Inslee

by Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff At his June 3 press conference, Governor Jay Inslee addressed several questions from members of the media regarding recent protests across the state. One question was asked about Inslee’s response to alleged inappropriate police actions in the past few days. “I’ve seen a few things that are troublesome […]

Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant donates lunch to food bank volunteers

by Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff On June 3, the Lynnwood Food Bank saw a packed parking lot of individuals in need of food. The food bank, next to Silver Creek Family Church, had a long line of cars in addition to a completely filled parking lot. Everyone was waiting their turn for assistance […]

Stay Home, Stay Healthy has expired, many proclamations extended

jay Inslee

by Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff Though Governor Jay Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order has expired, the state Legislature has approved the extension of 23 proclamations. They were set to expire on May 31,2020, but they have now been extended to June 17, 2020. Among the proclamations that have been extended include 20-28.4 […]

Mayor Smith to veto 6% utility tax cut by city council

Lynnwood Mayor Nicola Smith

Mayor Smith to veto 6% utility tax cut by city councilby Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff May 30, 2:50 p.m.: Added links to Open Public Meetings Act, COVID-19 Proclamations related to the Open Public Meetings Act, and timeline of ordinance. May 30, 1:10 p.m.: Updated to reflect that no response to questions to the […]

Inslee loosens restrictions on religious gatherings for Phases 1 and 2

jay inslee signed bill package in response to state COVID-19 efforts

by Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff At his May 27 press conference, Governor Jay Inslee announced the loosening of restrictions on religious gatherings during Phases 1 and 2.  Inslee mentioned that seeing religious gatherings meet in creative ways, such as through online congregations, has been inspiring. Additionally, he said that if congregations can continue […]

Face coverings: how to wear them, how to wash them

by Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff On May 18, 2020, a directive in King County was released strongly urging individuals to wear face coverings in grocery stores, retail stores, take-out restaurants, public transportation vehicles and other public areas. Soon after this, Snohomish County put out a similar recommendation to county residents. “There are many […]

Memorial Day in Lynnwood to be celebrated in special online ceremony

by Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, has its origins a few years after the end of the Civil War. The holiday originally only honored those who served in the Civil War, but that changed during World War I when the focus shifted to all military service members […]

Local restaurants participate in curbside lunch giveaway

Caravan Kebab

by Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff On May 2, 14 restaurants across Snohomish County participated in the Curbside Lunch Giveaway. The lunch was to further promote the 2020 Census and make sure everyone participates. Additionally, the event acted as a promotion of small restaurants and businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Inslee announces three advisory groups, calls Republican lawsuit “humanly heartless”

By Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff Today, at his May 5 press conference, Governor Jay Inslee announced the creation of three advisory groups. Each group will be focused on a specific step of recovery from COVID-19. Additionally, Inslee announced that outdoor recreation formally starts today. The advisory groups will be made up of a diverse […]

Governor Inslee extends “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order through May 31

By Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff At his May 1 press conference, Governor Jay Inslee announced that on Monday he will extend Stay Home, Stay Healthy order to May 31. Additionally, he shared the four-phase approach to reopening businesses in Washington. Smaller counties that have not been hit as hard as others will be […]

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