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Volunteers of Lynnwood’s Hygiene Center clean up Gold Park

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 19, 2023—The Lynnwood Hygiene Center closed early on Thursday, May 18, to allow staff member Amberlee Bell, and nine other volunteers the opportunity to clean up neighboring Gold Park. From 4 p.m. until about 4:45 p.m. the crew collected four large bags of trash before reconvening at the Hygiene Center for a […]

Lynnwood’s Hygiene Center struggles to keep up with staggering numbers

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 10, 2023—Every Monday through Saturday morning, Amberlee Bell exits her on-site trailer to prepare the Lynnwood Hygiene Center for operation. The site provides access to private showers, restroom facilities, clothes, and food to people who are homeless and living in extreme poverty. Like many of the six volunteers that work at the […]

$15M property turned homeless village to be site of UPS distribution center

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., April 13, 2023—Last week Aaron, his friend Steve, and dog “Boo Boo” returned to an abandoned plot of land in central Lynnwood to pick up their remaining belongings. Although the two had called the parcel, located on the 18000 block of Highway 99, home for over a year, they didn’t have much – […]

Gov. Inslee’s 2022 State of the State Address

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OLYMPIA, Wash., January 12, 2022 – On Tuesday, Gov. Jay Inslee delivered his 2022 State of the State Address in a legislative session at the Capitol in Olympia. His address outlined his proposals to increase spending in the housing, education, transportation sectors, and called on lawmakers to address inadequate housing and climate change policies.  He […]

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