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Mukilteo councilman announces run for state office

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MUKILTEO—Jason Moon, a Democrat, announces his candidacy for the position of State Representative for the 21st District against incumbent Strom Peterson (D-Edmonds). Below is his press release in its entirety. I am excited to announce my candidacy for the position of State Representative for the 21st District (D). Like many of you, I have noticed […]

21st LD Democrat Vice Chair resigns to run as Republican

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MUKILTEO—Former Mukilteo City Councilman and Vice Chair of the 21st Legislative District Democrats, Riaz Khan, officially resigned from the Democratic party three days ago, on May 5, and is now running for the 21st Legislative District State Representative position as a Republican against Democrat incumbent Strom Peterson. The Mukilteo resident officially filed for candidacy to […]

Snohomish County now to require annual drug testing of its housing properties

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EVERETT—The Snohomish County Council adopted Ordinance 24-011 at its Public Hearing on May 1, with a vote of 3-2, that will now require annual drug testing of county-owned supportive housing facilities for hazardous chemicals. The ordinance, introduced by Councilmember Nate Nehring was adopted on a 3-2 vote with Council Chair Jared Mead and Councilman Sam […]

PAWS Wildlife Center holds ribbon cutting ceremony for new facility

PAWS Wildlife Center

SNOHOMISH—Lynnwood-based PAWS Wildlife Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday, April 20, for its brand-new, state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility in Snohomish which, when it opens on May 15, will be the largest wildlife center in Washington State. Since 1981 PAWS Wildlife Center has rehabilitated over 140,000 different injured animals and reintroduced them back into the wild. […]

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

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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, […]

Lawmakers pass legislation that would prohibit octopus farming in Washington

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OLYMPIA, Wash., March 4, 2024—Both the Washington State Senate and House of Representatives passed HB 1153 last month that, if signed by Governor Jay Inslee, will prevent octopus farming in Washington State. Currently Washington State does not have any octopus farms, but this bill would prohibit the creation of one. It would not impact commercial […]

Nominations for Lynnwood Public Facilities District Board now open

Lynnwood Public Facilities

LYNNWOOD—The Lynnwood City Council is seeking nominations of persons from interested organizations for Position No. 2 of the Lynnwood Public Facilities District Board of Directors. The Lynnwood Public Facilities District is the governing body that oversees the operation and management of the Lynnwood Event Center and the surrounding thirteen-acre property. The PFD, doing business as […]

Mukilteo, Edmonds, North Lynnwood residents invited to Town Hall

21st Legislative District

MUKILTEO—Residents of the 21st Legislative District are asked to join lawmakers of the 21st Legislative District, for a town hall meeting from 10-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 17, at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Wash. This is our chance for Senator Marko Liias, and Representatives Lillian Ortiz-Self and Strom Peterson to hear from you as […]

Lynnwood Public Facilities District meeting on February 6

Lynnwood Public Facilities

LYNNWOOD—The Lynnwood Public Facilities District, now called “The District,” will conduct a hybrid meeting to take place at the Lynnwood Public Facilities District Conference Room located at 3815 196th St SW in Lynnwood. Participants may also zoom into the meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for February 6, 2024. Meeting date and time: 10 a.m. – […]

Mead and Nehring to lead Snohomish County Council in 2024

Mead and Nehring

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Councilman Jared Mead (D), representing District 4, and Councilman Nate Nehring (R), representing District 1, were re-elected as Chair and Vice Chair of the Snohomish County Council, respectively, by their fellow councilmembers during the body’s Administrative Session on January 2. “I’m honored and grateful to be re-elected by my fellow councilmembers as Chair of […]

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