Lynnwood

COVID-19 case reported at crowded Lynnwood council meeting

A person who attended the Monday meeting tested positive for the coronavirus just days later.

 

Election thing

Videos: Meet the candidates in 6 Snohomish County cities

The League of Women voters conducted moderated video forums for contested races in key municipalities.

 

Hilary Lohman works to pack her home in the Whispering Pines Apartments complex which is slated to be demolished in October but must be vacated on August 31. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Whispering Pines residents ‘terrified’ as demolition looms

Facing a deadline to leave the low-income apartments in Lynnwood, dozens of tenants fear they’ll be homeless.

 

Tirhas Tesfatsion (GoFundMe) 20210727

State AG says it can’t investigate Lynnwood Jail death

Tirhas Tesfatsion’s family pushed Lynnwood leaders for an independent inquiry. Her death was ruled a suicide.

Tirhas Tesfatsion (GoFundMe) 20210727
Family, friends and supporters gather in the quest for answers in the death of Tirhas Tesfatsion on July 13 during a protest rally Monday afternoon at the Lynnwood City Hall on July 26, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lynnwood council agrees to ask AG to investigate jail death

At a rally Monday evening, Tirhas Tesfatsion’s family called for answers in her July 13 death.

Family, friends and supporters gather in the quest for answers in the death of Tirhas Tesfatsion on July 13 during a protest rally Monday afternoon at the Lynnwood City Hall on July 26, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Naz Lashgari (left), Don Gough (center) and Patrick Decker.

Council appointee faces former DEI chair and former mayor

Longtime Lynnwood residents are vying for Lynnwood City Council Position 2.

Naz Lashgari (left), Don Gough (center) and Patrick Decker.
Lisa Utter (left), Josh Binda (center) and James Rutherford.

Fair taxation, affordable housing fuel debate in Position 3 race

Lisa Utter, Josh Binda and James Rutherford are seeking Position 3 on the Lynnwood City Council.

Lisa Utter (left), Josh Binda (center) and James Rutherford.
Shirley Sutton (left), Nick Coelho (center) and Christine Eck.

Position 1 candidates share a similar vision for Lynnwood

Two political newcomers and a former City Council member are vying for an open seat

Shirley Sutton (left), Nick Coelho (center) and Christine Eck.
George Hurst (left), Christine Frizzell (center) and Jim Smith.

Lynnwood council colleagues compete in mayoral primary election

Christine Frizzell, George Hurst, and Jim Smith are vying to fill current mayor Nicola Smith’s position.

George Hurst (left), Christine Frizzell (center) and Jim Smith.
Shots were fired in the underground parking garage at the AMC theater at Alderwood Mall on Monday night. (Lynnwood Police Department)

Shots fired at Lynnwood movie theater parking garage

There were no reports of injuries or suspects, but an unoccupied vehicle was hit twice.

Shots were fired in the underground parking garage at the AMC theater at Alderwood Mall on Monday night. (Lynnwood Police Department)
Brian Read

Eviction lawyer booked into jail weeks after his disbarment

Brian Read, 45, of Freeland, pleaded guilty Monday to vehicular assault while under the influence.

Brian Read

Gunshots hit vehicle, cause short closure of I-5 in Lynnwood

A vehicle was struck by gunfire in the northbound lanes near 44th Avenue West, according to troopers.

New deal: Edmonds teachers will now earn $68,965 to $124,658

The one-year contract extension was approved by the district’s Board of Directors on Tuesday.

Woman dies at Lynnwood Jail

The 47-year-old was found unresponsive at about 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Arturo Salinas, 16, left, Ed Newsom, 63, and Johnryan Newsom, 16 were all together when Ed Newsom was pulled under a log while floating the Green River in Auburn where Arturo Salinas and Johnryan performed life saving measures to revive Ed Newsom. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

River rescue: A breath away from being a drowning fatality

Ed Newsom was saved by his son and a friend, both 16, after he was swept underwater while tubing.

Arturo Salinas, 16, left, Ed Newsom, 63, and Johnryan Newsom, 16 were all together when Ed Newsom was pulled under a log while floating the Green River in Auburn where Arturo Salinas and Johnryan performed life saving measures to revive Ed Newsom. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Edmonds district and teachers agree on a short-term pact

The agreement will extend the current contract for a year and boost the pay of classroom instructors.

2 injured in suspected DUI crash on Highway 525 in Lynnwood

The driver who allegedly caused the crash was in custody.

Everett Community College (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Expect a mix of in-person and online college classes in fall

Class schedules and vaccination policies at Snohomish County’s higher-ed institutions will vary.

Everett Community College (Sue Misao / The Herald)
A Caspian tern is cared for at PAWS in Lynnwood. (Submitted photo) 20210704

Young birds jumped out of their nests to escape the heat

PAWS Wildlife Center is caring for dozens of fledgling birds that jumped off a building in Seattle.

A Caspian tern is cared for at PAWS in Lynnwood. (Submitted photo) 20210704
Chance Larreau at Meryl Edward's Park on Aug. 17, 2019. (Larreau family)

A year ago, they lost their son in a fireworks explosion

Chance Larreau was 21 and had many friends. His parents urge caution this Fourth of July.

Chance Larreau at Meryl Edward's Park on Aug. 17, 2019. (Larreau family)
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