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Who is Lynnwood’s next Chief of Police, Cole Langdon?

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 25, 2023—Mayor Christine Frizzell has selected Deputy Chief Cole Langdon to serve as Lynnwood’s next Chief of Police after the retirement of Chief Jim Nelson at the end of this month. On Monday, July 24, Mayor Frizzell brought her formal appointment for City Council’s final confirmation with resounding approval. “Cole Langdon leads […]

Council appoints new Police Chief, allegations of discrimination of PFD Board

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 25, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council confirmed Deputy Chief Cole Langdon as the next Police Chief for the Lynnwood Police Department during their business meeting on July 24.  “I live here. I’m raising my family here. I shop here. I’ve been here my whole life — my whole adult life. And so, I’m […]

The District accuses fellow board member of planning spa protest

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 12, 2023—In a shocking decision, the Lynnwood Public Facilities District (otherwise known as The District) unanimously approved a vote of no confidence, Tuesday morning, of its newest, and only Asian American member, Vivian Dong, for her support of Olympus Spa — a District business currently entangled in a legal battle regarding a […]

Lynnwood Public Facilities District meeting on July 11

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The Lynnwood Public Facilities District, now called “The District,” will conduct a hybrid meeting to take place at the Lynnwood Event Center located at 3711 196th St SW in Lynnwood. Participants may also zoom into the meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for September 12, 2023. Meeting date and time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Tuesday, […]

Olympus Spa and Trans rights supporters face off at Event Center

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 18, 2023—The highly anticipated rally surrounding the controversial court order against the Olympus Spa policy surronding biological women took place Saturday afternoon at the Lynnwood Event Center. The rally was marked by a significant police presence, as fears of physical confrontation ran high among both protesters and counter-protesters. Nearly 100 pro-female only […]

The District recommends Event Center businesses to close ahead of rallies

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BY Kienan Briscoe and Jonathan Choe LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 16, 2023—Lynnwood’s “The District” Executive Director, Janet Pope is recommending businesses on the District’s property – located near the Lynnwood Event Center – close Saturday, June 17, in preparation for a scheduled rally by Sovereign Women Speak in support of Olympus Spa. In response, left-wing “anti-fascist” […]

An exclusive: Olympus Spa attorney speaks on transgender policy complaint

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 14, 2023—In collaboration with the Lynnwood Times, Jonathan Choe, Discovery Institute Senior Fellow and Journalist, sat down with Olympus Spa attorney, Tracy Tribbet of Pacific Justice Institute on Monday, June 12, where she shared that her client is willing to take his case to the U.S. Supreme Court after a federal judge […]

Judge rules female-only Lynnwood spa must allow pre-op transwomen

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 12, 2023—A Western Washington District Court judge has ordered a Lynnwood-based spa to allow pre-op transwomen access to its female-exclusive facilities after a complaint filed with the Washington State Human Rights Commission (WSHRC). A rally in support of the spa is planned for Saturday, June 17, at its Lynnwood location. Olympus Spa, […]

Lynnwood Public Facilities District meeting on June 6

Lynnwood Public Facilities District

The Lynnwood Public Facilities District, now called “The District,” will conduct a hybrid meeting to take place at the Lynnwood Event Center located at 3711 196th St SW in Lynnwood. Participants may also zoom into the meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for July 11, 2023. Meeting date and time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Tuesday, […]

Lynnwood Public Facilities District meeting on April 4

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The Lynnwood Public Facilities District, now called “The District,”will conduct a hybrid meeting to take place at the Lynnwood Event Center located at 3711 196th St SW in Lynnwood. Participants may also zoom into the meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for May 2, 2023. Meeting date and time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Tuesday, […]

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