June 18, 2024 4:20 am

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Thousands soak up sun and culture at Edmonds Arts Festival

Edmonds Arts Festival

EDMONDS—Thousands of residents throughout Puget Sound enjoyed quality local and regional talent at the 67th Annual Edmonds Arts Festival. “It is run entirely by volunteers, and we start planning in September for the June event. We have over 400 volunteers,” Mary Ellen O’Keefe, Co-President of the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation, told the Lynnwood Times. The […]

Larch Way/Logan Road and Locust Way intersection close for construction

Larch Way

EVERETT—The intersection of Larch Way/Logan Road and Locust Way will close this summer as Snohomish County Public Works constructs a roundabout. The intersection will be fully closed June 25 and is expected to reopen September 4 before the start of the 2024-25 school year. A signed detour will be in place to direct drivers around […]

Council Corner: Lynnwood’s role in Gay Liberation within Washington

Gay Liberation

LYNNWOOD—I read an article in the University of Washington alumni magazine, and it mentioned Lynnwood in a way I had never heard before. The article was about Bobbi Campbell, a 1974 graduate of the University of Washington who appeared on the cover of Newsweek magazine in 1983 as the face of Gay America in the […]

Workforce Board awards $1.6 million in WAVE scholarships

wave

OLYMPIA—Some 121 high school seniors and community and technical college students have been awarded the 2024 Washington Award for Vocational Excellence (WAVE) scholarship. WAVE is a merit scholarship that honors the achievements of Washington’s top career and technical education students. Below are the 16 student winners from Snohomish County schools: A committee of business, labor and […]

Responsibilities of manhood: The investment of Fatherhood

Investment Fatherhood

Everywhere you can see advertisements designed to sell you something:  A luxury vehicle, vacation, timepiece or the latest technology.  Perhaps it’s a professional service or a perfect smile. Very few of these items I would consider investments.  Why?  Because a vehicle, as beautiful as it may be, is to ride in. The more you drive […]

Recognizing fathers this Father’s Day

fathers

Every June around the United States, we take one Sunday each year to honor and celebrate the men who have helped bring us into this world and/or the men who raised us: Father’s Day. Snohomish County is full of examples of the rise of the new and changing role of fatherhood. The Lynnwood Times took […]

DNC awards grants to state Democratic Party to boost down-ballot races

dnc funding

SEATTLE—The Democratic National Committee (DNC) on June 10 announced funding to meaningfully strengthen State Party Get Out the Vote operations and infrastructure. The Washington State Democratic Party will receive new targeted investments to strengthen its coordinated campaign and boost Democratic wins in down-ballot races.  This new funding is part of the DNC’s significant, ongoing investments in […]

City reminds residents that Fireworks are illegal in Marysville

Marysville fireworks

MARYSVILLE—As we look forward to the July 4th holiday, the City of Marysville is reminding Marysville residents and visitors that all fireworks are illegal within city limits. People who have, use, sell, trade or discharge fireworks inside the city are breaking the law. Leading up to and through the holiday, Marysville Police are conducting extra […]

Join the conversation about substance use and stigma in rural communities

substance use

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—The Snohomish County Rural Opioid Response Project Consortium is hosting community conversations June 26 and 27 in Darrington and Monroe about substance use disorder and stigma. Free community events in Darrington and Monroe in the last week of June will bring people together to talk. Topics include stigma in our communities, how we support […]

Public invited to celebrate World Refugee Day at Edmonds College

World Refugee Day

EDMONDS—Refugee & Immigrant Services Northwest invites the public to join the celebration of World Refugee Day 2024 in collaboration with Edmonds College. This event is proudly sponsored by Snohomish County, Snohomish County Health Department, and Lynnwood Food Bank. World Refugee Day is observed globally every year on June 20. It was first celebrated in 2001 […]

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