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Evergreen State Fair Park says goodbye to Building 400 after nearly 70 years of memories

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MONROE, Wash., February 22, 2023—The tan painted wooden clad Commercial Building 400 that attracted millions of visitors over the span of approximately 66 years with activities at the Evergreen State Fair will be replaced with a new plaza. Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers joined Evergreen State Fair Board members and county staff to a Golden […]

The first 40 days: An exclusive interview with County Prosecutor Jason Cummings

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., February 13, 2023—Snohomish County Prosecutor, Jason Cummings, was elected to public office last November as the county’s top, leading, attorney. To discuss his first 40 days in office and check in on the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office in general, the Lynnwood Times sat down with Cummings to discuss his role’s challenges, achievements, […]

Snohomish County residents are to beware of phony tax debt scam

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Local taxpayers have been hit with a demand for payment of a phony tax debt scam involving a letter claiming to be from the Snohomish County “Tax Resolution Unit” and threatens garnishment, property seizure or a lien on the property if fraudulent fees aren’t paid immediately. Concerned residents brought these letters to our attention […]

Mainstream Republicans of Washington names new chair

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Moses Lake city councilwoman Deanna Martinez has been elected chair of the Mainstream Republicans of Washington, dedicated to promotion of the organization’s principles statewide. Martinez leads a new slate of executive officers taking charge this month. Also named were Peter Condyles, vice chair for operations, and Marissa Gaston, vice chair for events. “I’m excited to […]

UW Industrial and Systems Engineering Capstone Project to save County an estimated $70,000 annually

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EVERETT, Wash., – Snohomish County’s Department of Information Technology (IT) and the University of Washington (UW) Industrial and Systems Engineering Program in the College of Engineering today announced the completion of their 2022 Capstone Project. This year’s project participants solved a challenge with retail software request and approval systems. Completion of the project by College […]

Snohomish County working through a 2-year pandemic backlog on criminal cases

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SNOHOMISH CO, Wash., March 29, 2022 – Although the Snohomish County Council approved approximately $3 million in ARPA funds last October to address the county’s backlog of criminal cases, Prosecuting Attorney Adam Cornell says it could still take “at least a couple years” to get caught up.  Since judges in Snohomish and King counties ordered […]

Kendee Yamaguchi: From Snohomish County Executive Director to Seattle Deputy Mayor

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SEATTLE, Wash., March 23, 2022 – A few months have passed since Kendee Yamaguchi began her role as Seattle Deputy Mayor back in January 2022, coming from over six years serving as Executive Director of Snohomish County. The Lynnwood Times reached out to Deputy Mayor Yamaguchi to discuss how the transition is going and some […]

Dunn and Mead to lead Snohomish County Council

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., January 12, 2022 – At its Monday Administrative Session, the Snohomish County Council elected Megan Dunn as Chair and Jared Mead as Vice Chair. “I would like to see the council focus on COVID response and recovery with robust community input on the funding decisions for the next batch of American Rescue […]

Outdoor burning ban lifted for unincorporated Snohomish County

EVERETT, Snohomish County—Due to recent rains and anticipated cooler weather conditions, effective Saturday September 18, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., the burn ban was lifted for all of the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County by order of the Snohomish County Fire Marshal, Michael McCrary.  This means that those individuals who have a current residential burn permit […]

Conservation Futures Program 2021 Grant Round 2

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., June 7, 2021—The Snohomish County Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board (CFPAB) today announced that applications are being accepted from Monday, June 7, 2021 to Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. for potential funding assistance from the Snohomish County Conservation Futures Program (CFPAB). The CFPAB anticipates application review at the Wednesday, September […]

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