Lynnwood

Traffic moves along I-405 between Highway 522 and Highway 527 where WSDOT received the approval to build a second express toll lane on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Bothell, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Second toll lanes coming to I-405 between Highways 522, 527

At the same time the highway gets expanded, Sound Transit is developing bus rapid transit lines.

Traffic moves along I-405 between Highway 522 and Highway 527 where WSDOT received the approval to build a second express toll lane on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Bothell, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Drew James, an veteran who was was among the U.S. Army’s first 10,000 soldiers with boots on the ground in Afghanistan, at the VFW Post 2100 on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Out of war-ending chaos comes a wave of new Americans

A newly arrived Afghan immigrant and U.S. veterans of the war there are anxiously watching developments.

Drew James, an veteran who was was among the U.S. Army’s first 10,000 soldiers with boots on the ground in Afghanistan, at the VFW Post 2100 on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Collin Irons (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Police identify man who allegedly fired at a deputy

Collin Irons, 30, was taken into custody Friday evening.

Collin Irons (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Suspect arrested for pointing loaded gun at Lynnwood man

In his RV, police found a pistol and a loaded AR-15-style rifle with thousands of rounds of ammunition.

Lynnwood psychologist, now suspended, gave a client a gun

Michael Olson, 61, became “overinvolved” with an adult client, adopting her and paying her bills.

Shooter at large after firing at deputy north of Lynnwood

The sheriff’s deputy was responding to a report of a stolen vehicle on Highway 99.

Carolyn “Dode” Carlson with Alex Crocco who is ahead by seven votes for second place for a chance at Mukilteo City Council in the general election. (Contributed photo)

Friendly duel in Mukilteo: Candidates await vote recount

And in Lynnwood, a hand recount will decide whether a councilman or ex-mayor advances to the fall election.

Carolyn “Dode” Carlson with Alex Crocco who is ahead by seven votes for second place for a chance at Mukilteo City Council in the general election. (Contributed photo)
Katie Thurston and Blake Moynes on "The Bachelorette.” (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

‘Bachelorette’ on her Snohomish County roots: ‘This is home’

Lynnwood High grad Katie Thurston plans to bring her new man to Ono Poke in Edmonds and other favorite places.

Katie Thurston and Blake Moynes on "The Bachelorette.” (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

Lynnwood police investigating shooting near grocery store

There were no reported injuries and no arrests. Officers were looking for witnesses and tips.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal talks to the media about the decision to close schools in three counties in response to COVID-19, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Olympia, Wash. All public and private K-12 schools in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties will be closed for six weeks, and Gov. Jay Inslee said there could be closures in more counties soon. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

State schools chief urges a vaccine mandate for teachers

The superintendent of public instruction says the governor should require vaccinations for school employees.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal talks to the media about the decision to close schools in three counties in response to COVID-19, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Olympia, Wash. All public and private K-12 schools in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties will be closed for six weeks, and Gov. Jay Inslee said there could be closures in more counties soon. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

Lynnwood police are getting body cameras

The City Council approved $530,000 to buy the cameras and hire a staffer to handle record-keeping.

Dr. Amit Singh is the new president of Edmonds Community College. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds College head, a parking scofflaw, faces ethics fine

President Amit Singh wanted unusual parking privileges. A state board says he broke the law.

Dr. Amit Singh is the new president of Edmonds Community College. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The construction site of the light rail station at the Lynnwood Transit Center on Thursday at August 5, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Light rail timeline slips, but extension north is assured

The Sound Transit board has decided that one project’s overruns can’t hold up other work on the system.

The construction site of the light rail station at the Lynnwood Transit Center on Thursday at August 5, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Election

Lashgari surges to the front in close Lynnwood council race

Only two votes separate Don Gough and Patrick Decker in a duel for runner-up and a spot in the general election.

Election

Man hit by truck and killed in Lynnwood is identified

Charles Fritz, 20, was believed to be part of a group of people riding bicycles, scooters and skateboards.

A man was shot Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, while driving on I-5 through Lynnwood, according to Washington State Patrol. This is his vehicle, with two bullet holes visible. (Washington State Patrol) 20210804

Driver shot on I-5, apparently randomly, by another motorist

While northbound in Lynnwood, he was shot through the car door. The bullet hit his leg.

A man was shot Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, while driving on I-5 through Lynnwood, according to Washington State Patrol. This is his vehicle, with two bullet holes visible. (Washington State Patrol) 20210804

Lynnwood Job Fair is Tuesday at the Convention Center

The event is sponsored by the city, the Chamber of Commerce and the Lynnwood Convention Center.

Election

Incumbent Everett, Snohomish mayors seem headed for November

After early counting, Cassie Franklin and John Kartak appeared to be headed for the general election.

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Election

Familiar faces making their mark in City Council contests

In Lynnwood, a 21-year-old is winning, while in Edmonds only 81 votes separate three hopefuls.

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