April 20, 2024 12:30 pm

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Convention chaos after WSRP attempts to pull gubernatorial endorsement vote

Semi bird

SPOKANE—The Washington State Republican Party (WSRP) candidate committee had a chaotic endorsement process for its statewide gubernatorial candidate at the political organization’s state convention in Spokane on April 19, moving to pull the endorsement vote of candidates Semi Bird and Dave Reichert from the race for Washington State Governor. The crowd of nearly 2,000 delegates […]

VOA and Rick Steves break ground on new Lynnwood Neighborhood Center

Lynnwood Neighborhood Center

LYNNWOOD—Several community partners, including Volunteers of America Western Washington, travel writer Rick Steves, Snohomish County, the cities of Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, and Edmonds, and state and federal delegates, broke ground on the new Lynnwood Neighborhood Center at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood, Thursday, April 18 – commemorating a project ten years in the making. Volunteers […]

Support 7 raises $100,000 at third annual reception and auction

Support 7

LYNNWOOD, Wash., April 17, 2024—Support 7 held its 3rd annual reception and auction at Community Life Center in Lynnwood on Saturday, April 13 hosted by former Lynnwood City Councilwoman, and current Support 7 Executive Director, Shannon Sessions. The annual fundraising event consisted of a silent auction, dinner and drinks, guest speakers, fundraising activities and an […]

In loving memory of Nancy L. Patterson, 88

Nancy L Patterson

On April 2, 2024, Nancy L Patterson of Chicago, Illinois passed peacefully into the presence of her Saviour. She was surrounded by her family in her final days. She grew up in Southern California with her beloved parents Charles and Lillian Brown, her sister Sally, and brother, John. She married her sweetheart Bill Patterson in […]

Potential Trump VP pick, Mike Pompeo speaks at Edmonds church

Mike Pompeo

EDMONDS—Former United States Secretary of State, Director of Central Intelligence Agency, and potential Vice President pick for presumptive Republican Presidential nominee, Donald J Trump, Mike Pompeo, made a rare Snohomish County appearance at Westgate Chapel in Edmonds on Sunday, April 14, to discuss his faith, international relations, and the future outlook of American exceptionalism. Westgate […]

At St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School, students can be Principal for a Day

Mary Magdalene Catholic School

EVERETT—A student at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School, 13-year-old Sofia, had the privilege of being Principal for the Day last month as part of a unique auction item her parents won at a school fundraiser last year. Meanwhile, actual full-time principal, Dr. Bernadine A. Mahar, spent the day in Sofia’s shoes sitting in class, doing […]

Mukilteo EMS Levy heads to voters for the August Primary election

Mukilteo EMS Levy

MUKILTEO—The Mukilteo City Council passed a resolution at its Business Meeting on April 15 placing an emergency medical services (EMS) levy renewal on the August primary election ballot. The purpose of the ballot proposition is to restore funding for EMS to the previously voter-approved amount of $0.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value. “EMS is […]

From ’accidental politician’ to Vice President of Federal Relations

stephanie Wright

WASHINGTON D.C.—Former Lynnwood City Councilwoman, Snohomish County Councilwoman, and Snohomish County Executive Policy Officer, Stephanie Wright, is settling into her new role as Vice President of Federal Relations at Strategies 360. The position, she informed the Lynnwood Times, has been a seamless transition so far from her years working as a public servant in Snohomish […]

Tips on preventing house fires to keeping children safe

house fires children

OLYMPIA—In 2022, Washington State had three children under the age of 12 die from house fires. Preventing house fires is the key to keeping children safe. Children are at significant risk in fire situations. Fires and burns are one of the leading causes of death for children under the age of fifteen. Young children may […]

Sound Transit launches onboard passenger survey

sound transit survey

SEATTLE—Over the next several months, Sound Transit will conduct a survey onboard select bus, Sounder, and light rail routes in the Puget Sound region. This will include select Community Transit and King County Metro routes. From April through fall 2024, survey participants will help transit planners understand who rides transit, their origins and destinations, and […]

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