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Lynnwood baker shares her talent for Easter delights

Panoramic Easter Eggs Lynnwood

By Erin Freeman  |  Lynnwood Times Staff Lynnwood, Wash., March 25, 2021 – The lost art of the sugar Easter egg with a spring scene in the hollowed out inside has many names: panoramic, scenic, and peek-a-boo. While its origin is unknown, its popularity dates back to the 19th and 20th centuries, with the remembrance […]

Lynnwood Times 1st annual Mother’s Day Scavenger Hunt a success

Mothers Day Lynnwood Times

In recognition of Mother’s Day, the Lynnwood Times hosted a family-friendly scavenger hunt for our readers.  Between May 1 and May 9, participants used 18 clues to search for 18 Mother’s Day-themed decorated rocks within six Snohomish County cities. As people discovered the rocks, they submitted a picture to the Lynnwood Times’ Facebook, Twitter, or […]

Former Lynnwood lifeguard earns Red Cross lifesaving award

Tristian Kossack

After saving his friend from drowning in July 2020, a former city of Lynnwood lifeguard has achieved the American Red Cross National Lifesaving Awards Certificate of Merit, one of the organization’s highest honors. The awards are presented to individuals who have saved a life as a direct result of Red Cross training. Certificates of Merit […]

Contractors teamed up to help customer in need

contractors teamed up

Three local contractors teamed up to install a brand new heating system at no cost to a customer who had been without heat for a decade.  When Dwight Miller, owner of Lifetime Heating, Cooling, and Electric became aware of a community member’s situation through The Snohomies Facebook group, he reached out to two local competitors- CM Heating […]

Economic Alliance of Snohomish County database will identify economic trends

economic growth

Snohomish County, Wash. – The Economic Alliance of Snohomish County (EASC) is developing a business retention and expansion (BRE) tool that will be shared with Snohomish County and local cities to support the region’s economic growth and trends. Matt Smith, the Director of Industry and Resource Development at EASC, says the project can be considered […]

Mukilteo creating plan for American Rescue Plan Act Funding

Mukilteo City Council

Mukilteo, Wash., – Community members were invited to a virtual town hall to share ideas as to how Mukilteo should consider the $4.6 million it will receive through the American Rescue Plan Act. The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act package includes the allocation of $350 billion in emergency funding dispersed to state, local, territorial, […]

Local leaders attend South Lynnwood Park groundbreaking

South Lynnwood Park

On May 10, local leaders gathered for a ceremonial groundbreaking for the City of Lynnwood’s South Lynnwood Park renovation and renewal project.   City of Lynnwood Mayor Nicola Smith, Lynnwood City Council members and Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department staff gathered with U.S Representative for the 2nd Congressional District Rick Larsen and State Representative for […]

Lynnwood housing action plan and vacant council position

lynnwood city council

At the May 10 business meeting, the Lynnwood city council held a public hearing on the city’s housing action plan. The city of Lynnwood’s Department of Development and Business Services presented the proposed Lynnwood Housing Action Plan to the council and the community. The Housing Action Plan serves to identify goals and policies regarding housing […]

Pause on COVID reopening plan, Snohomish County to remain in Phase 3

Governor Inslee

Olympia, Wash., May 4, 2021 – Governor Jay Inslee today announced a two-week pause on the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery  reopening plan with all Washington State counties remaining in their current phases. All 39 counties will stay in their current phases, Gov. Inslee said. The counties’ status will be evaluated again after the two-week pause. “I […]

Roadmap to homeownership in Lynnwood’s housing market


With affordable housing options expected to be added to Lynnwood’s housing market, homeownership may become a tangible reality for some residents in the near future. The Housing Needs Assessment found that 46% of Lynnwood households are renters and 54% are homeowners, but less than 20% of Lynnwood residents could afford to purchase the median-priced home […]

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