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Congressional Medal of Honor recipient recognized at Memorial Day Proclamation

Memorial Day Proclamation

LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 24, 2023—Mayor Christine Frizzell and the Lynnwood City Council made a Memorial Day proclamation during their business meeting on May 22, declaring their continued “commitment to making Lynnwood a Veteran-Supportive City where Veterans and their families can live, work, play, recreate, educate, and thrive.”  The primary section of the proclamation reads: “we, […]

Stanley Warp: Remembering a World War II Hero

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On Sunday, December 7, 1941, Stanley Warp and some friends were skiing down Mount Rainier’s gorgeous Paradise slopes without a worry on their minds until they heard the announcement on the radio: Pearl Harbor had been attacked by the Axis. That morning, the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service attacked the United States at Naval Station […]

Lynnwood unveils memorial monument dedicated to Gold Star Families

lynnwood Gold Star memorial

LYNNWOOD, November 2, 2022—Hundreds gathered at Lynnwood’s Veteran’s Park today for the unveiling of the City’s new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument – a tribute to Gold Star Families and relatives who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military. Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments are two-sided tributes crafted in black granite that provide Gold […]

Lynnwood unveils new sign honoring veterans

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., March 8, 2022 – City officials and proud veterans gathered near the upcoming Lynnwood Transit Center, Monday, March 7, to witness the unveiling of Lynnwood’s newest sign honoring veterans. The sign stands near the intersection of 200th and 44th Avenue West and is the first of many soon to be honoring veterans that […]

Snohomish County Council votes to become a Purple Heart County

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EVERETT, Wash., December 6, 2021 – On the eve of the attack on Pearl Harbor, tonight at its 6 p.m. Administrative Session, the Snohomish County Council will vote to become a Purple Heart County. Snohomish County will be the third county in Washington state following Thurston and Lewis counties to officially be recognized as a […]

Send holiday cards to Gold Star Families

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To pay tribute to fallen military service members, Lynnwood resident Patrick Crosby is asking for community support in sending holiday messages to gold star mothers and families. A towering Christmas tree will soon stand outside of Patrick Crosby’s home on 208th Street Southwest, displaying the photographs of fallen service members who died during military service. […]

Rep. Larsen hosts telephone town hall to address veteran’s needs

Larsen Townhall

EVERETT, Wash., November 9, 2021 – Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) hosted a live telephone town hall on Thursday, November 4, discussing the issues facing more than 520,000 military veterans and their families who call Washington home. Joined by Michael Tadych, Director of VA Puget Sound, and Stephen Strope, Veteran Service Center Manager for the VA […]

Lynnwood Vet helps veterans overcome PTSD with psychedelics

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LYNNWOOD, Wash. – Throughout most of his life, 34-year-old Jared Rinehart always felt a sense of depression and purposelessness, feelings that only intensified when he returned home to Lynnwood after serving in the Middle East. From suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to survival guilt, Rinehart, like many veterans, struggled to find his way back […]

Lynnwood hosts virtual Veterans Day ceremony

Lynnwood Vet's Day 2020

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff The city of Lynnwood hosted a virtual Veterans Day ceremony on November 11, honoring and thanking all who served in the United States Armed Forces.  While the ceremony did not have the usual gathering due to the coronavirus pandemic, the city still wanted to do something special for […]

Food drive held in Lynnwood to support vulnerable veterans

Veteran food drive

By Erin Freeman | Press Release To support vulnerable veterans through the existing pandemic, the Hero’s Café and Lynnwood Senior Center held a community donation drive at the Senior Center. Military veterans and non-veteran volunteers worked tirelessly on Saturday, October 17, transferring donated supplies out of community member vehicles supporting the event, then sorting the […]

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