July 14, 2024 12:11 pm

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Inslee tours future site of SAF Research and Development Center

SAF

EVERETT—Leadership of the Seattle-Paine Field International Airport hosted a tour with Governor Jay Inslee on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, of the future site of the upcoming Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Research and Development Center. The facility will add to Snohomish County’s appeal as being on the forefront of climate change solutions. The R&D Center is made […]

WA State Democrats back Ferguson for Governor, establish 2024 platform

Democrats

BELLEVUE—The Washington State Democrat party held its 2024 Convention at Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Convention Center from Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23, where it established its platform, nominated candidates, held workshops and training for delegates, and featured several prominent speakers within the party. The convention kicked off Friday with a welcome reception featuring Chair Shasti […]

Cantwell celebrates opening of new Project Kuiper satellite facility in Kirkland

Project Kuiper

KIRKLAND—United States Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined Kirkland Mayor Kelli Curtis, Brian Huseman, VP of Public Policy and Community Engagement at Amazon, Steven Metayer, VP of Project Kuiper Production Operations at Amazon, and Dr. Amy Morrison, President of the Lake Washington Institute of Technology for the grand opening of the new 172,000-square-foot Project Kuiper satellite […]

Tulalip among seven tribes awarded federal funding to protect environment

fish barriers

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) announced on May 22, that the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced $39.4 million in funding for nine projects in the State of Washington to remove fish passage barriers like small dams and culverts, open salmon and steelhead migration routes, and allow more salmon to return to their […]

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 […]

New Link light rail connecting Bellevue and Redmond now open

light rail bellevue

BELLEVUE—Starting this morning, April 27, 2024, passengers on the Eastside of Lake Washington will be able to use Link light rail to travel quickly and safely to destinations throughout Bellevue and Redmond. The 6.6-mile initial segment of the 2 Line includes eight stations, with service every 10 minutes, 16 hours a day, seven days a […]

New Lynnwood Link extension to begin commuter travel August 30

lynnwood link

SEATTLE—Sound Transit announced Thursday, April 4, that passenger service on the Link 1 Line will begin to Lynnwood on August 30, 2024. The 8.5-mile segment will add four new stations: Shoreline South/148th St., Shoreline North/185th St., Mountlake Terrace, and Lynnwood City Center. During peak hours, trains will run approximately every eight minutes. Community Transit and […]

Community Transit’s Swift Orange Line now open for business, on time and under budget

Orange Line

LYNNWOOD—Community Transit launched its new Swift Orange line with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Lynnwood Transit Center on Saturday, March 30. The Swift Orange Line is an 11-mile Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) expansion that connects Edmonds College in Lynnwood to McCollum Park & Ride in Mill Creek with stops at Lynnwood Transit Center, Alderwood Mall, […]

10-year anniversary of Oso mudslide, new memorial dedicated

Oso mudslide

ARLINGTON—Snohomish County executive, dignitaries across the region, first responders including the Washington State Patrol and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, community members, and affected family members gathered together in Arlington on Friday, March 22, to recognize the 10-year anniversary of the Oso mudslide which claimed the lives of 43 people on March 22, 2014, when an […]

Community Block Party on March 30 to celebrate opening of the Swift Orange Line

Swift Orange Line block party

LYNNWOOD—Community Transit is celebrating the grand opening of the Swift Orange Line on March 30 and the whole community is invited to join a family-friendly, taste-tantalizing, busloads-of-fun Block Party! Whether you’re a transit enthusiast, foodie, or just looking for a fun day out, mark your calendars because you won’t want to miss this! The block […]

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