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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

New Lynnwood Neighborhood Center to begin construction this April

Lynnwood Neighborhood Center

LYNNWOOD—Volunteers of America’s new Lynnwood Neighborhood Center is set to begin construction this upcoming April 15 which will serve over 20,000 community members annually, from the most vulnerable needing support to at-risk children and youth. “The Lynnwood Neighborhood Center is a true partnership between the faith community, the local businesses, the local community members and […]

County officials attend National Association of Counties conference in Texas

National Association Counties

AUSTIN, TX, August 27, 2023—Snohomish County Treasurer Brian Sullivan attended the National Association of Counties (NACo) annual conference and exposition in Austin, Texas on July 21 through July 24. Also attending the conference were County Councilman Sam Low and Stephanie Wright, Executive Policy Director for Snohomish County. “You’d be surprised what you learn from these […]

WA to receive $1.2 Billion for Broadband Infrastructure thanks to Cantwell and Murray

Broadband Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26, 2023—Today, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that the State of Washington will receive $1,227,742,066 from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to help expand broadband access to areas that […]

VOAWW awarded $3 million grant for Lynnwood Neighborhood Center

Lynnwood Neighborhood Center

LYNNWOOD, Wash., February 16, 2023—Representative Rick Larsen joined by the executive team of Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOAWW) along with Edmonds School District Family Resource Advocates, the Lynnwood Neighborhood Center Steering Committee, and community members gathered at Lutheran Trinity Church to celebrate a $3 million grant secured for the much-anticipated Lynnwood Neighborhood Center on […]

Dennis Worsham appointed as Director of newly formed Health Department

dennis worsham

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., November 16, 2022 – Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers today announced the appointment of Dennis Worsham as the first Director for Snohomish County’s Health Department. Since Mr. Worsham spent time early in his career at the Snohomish Health District (SHD), he will be returning to Snohomish County after an eventful career in […]

County to receive up to $25.4M to save lives ravaged by the opioid crisis

opioid crisis

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., November 1, 2022—Snohomish County is set to receive up to $25.4 million from a resolution with the three largest distributors of prescription opioids. Attorney General Bob Ferguson brought McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc., and AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. in 2021 after rejecting a national settlement. In Ferguson’s announcement, Washington state will receive a […]

Progressives dominate PCO picks to fill county council vacancy

county council vacancy

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, September 16, 2022— Democratic Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) of District 3 (Edmonds and Lynnwood) turned out in full force last evening for a zoom special meeting to nominate three candidates to be appointed by the Snohomish County Council to fill the seat vacancy left by Stephanie Wright three weeks ago who accepted an […]

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