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Lynnwood City Council to seek grant for Meadowdale Playfields

Meadowdale Playfields

LYNNWOOD—For its BUSINESS MEETING at 6 p.m. on June 23, the City Council will vote/discuss authorizing a grant application for replacement of lighting at the Meadowdale Playfields among other items listed below. The Lynnwood City Council Work Session will be held in-person and virtually by Zoom or Lynnwood, WA Video Archive (swagit.com).To review the full agenda in […]

Construction of new Scriber Lake Park Boardwalk Trail underway

Scriber Lake Park Boardwalk Trail

LYNNWOOD—The City of Lynnwood’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department broke ground on its Scriber Lake Park Boardwalk Trail on Thursday, May 16, which, when construction is complete next year, will offer South Lynnwood a new accessible way to enjoy nature without ever leaving the city limits. The $5.5 million project, which was approved by […]

Lynnwood redacts Parks Director applications in wake of transparency concerns

Lynnwood Parks Director

LYNNWOOD—In following up with some City of Lynnwood staff members’, and former staff members’, concerns over the city’s lack of transparency related to executive leadership position appointments, the Lynnwood Times requested to see all applications of those applying, and interviewing, for the vacant Parks Director position left when former Director Lynn Sordel’s retired; however, all […]

Lynnwood Mayor faces criticism in recent appointments and a force retirement

Lynnwood Mayor

LYNNWOOD—When former Lynnwood Parks & Recreation Director Lynn Sordel officially retired from his position on March 15, he was disappointed by Mayor Christine Frizzell’s decision to place Joel Faber as interim Director instead of his, and his staff’s, recommendation to transition Deputy Director Sarah Olson into the role of Director. Now, some city staff members, […]

Outgoing Lynnwood Parks Director ‘disappointed’ with mayor for not following succession plan

Lynnwood Parks director

LYNNWOOD—When former Lynnwood Parks & Recreation Director, Lynn Sordel, announced his retirement in November of 2023, he made it clear to council that he would deliver a comprehensive succession plan to be submitted to Mayor Christine Frizzell. But now the retired Lynnwood Parks & Recreation Director feels “disappointed” with Mayor Frizzell for neither following through […]

Lynnwood appoints new PFD Board members, recognizes Women’s History Month

Lynnwood PFD Board

LYNNWOOD—The Lynnwood City Council adopted a proclamation for Women’s History Month, appointed two new Public Facilities District (PFD) board members, and held a public hearing where it discussed an ordinance regarding the underground of overhead service utilities, and the Town Center Master Signage Plan Development Agreement, at its Business Meeting held Monday, March 11. The […]

Juveniles kidnap and assault child at Lynnwood park

south lynnwood park

LYNNWOOD—Lynnwood Police are seeing the publics assistance in a kidnapping that occurred at South Neighborhood Park on January 31. At approximately 5:30 p.m., Lynnwood police responded to the South Neighborhood Park area for reports of a kidnapping. Upon arrival, detectives learned that a 15-year-old and 12-year-old were in the South Neighborhood Park area when they […]

Mayor Frizzell releases statement on Lynndale Park shooting

Frizzell lynndale park

LYNNWOOD, Wash., September 6, 2023—During mayoral comments at the City Council Meeting on September 5, Mayor Christine Frizzell, for a second time in just over a year, commented on a park shooting within her city, the latest being at Lynndale Park. Snohomish County Deputies and Lynnwood Police are investigating a shooting involving five individuals, ages […]

One dead, two injured in Monday night Lynndale Park shooting

Lynndale Park shooting

LYNNWOOD, Wash., September 5, 2023—Lynnwood Police are investigating a mass shooting near the tennis courts of Lynndale Park on Monday evening that involved five individuals, leaving one dead. On September 4 at approximately 10 p.m., Snohomish County Deputies and Lynnwood Police responded to a 911 call of multiple shots fired at Lynndale Park near 189th […]

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