Lynnwood

Sewer, water main replacements close Shelby Road

Construction will continue throughout the summer and into the fall at different points.

Signal near Alderwood mall finally activated

It was installed last year but the finishing touches have waited for warmer weather,

Tamia Reese reacts during swim safety lessons Thursday afternoon at the Lynnwood Recreation Center. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Here’s where kids can learn an essential life skill — for free

One way to prevent drownings is to teach kids to swim, and a health agency will cover the cost.

Tamia Reese reacts during swim safety lessons Thursday afternoon at the Lynnwood Recreation Center. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Cindy Ward, 42, completed her 100th half marathon earlier this month. Here, she celebrates at the finish line of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Half Marathon at Seattle Center. (Photo courtesy Cindy Ward and Gretchen Tapp)

100 half marathons later, Cindy Ward still hooked on running.

She reached her 100-run milestone June 10 at the finish line of the Rock‘n’ Roll Seattle Half Marathon.

Lynnwood’s Cindy Ward, 42, completed her 100th half marathon earlier this month. Here, she celebrates at the finish line of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Half Marathon at Seattle Center. (Photo courtesy Cindy Ward and Gretchen Tapp)

Suspected vehicle prowlers caught in OfferUp sting at Dick’s

Three people believed to have stolen truck end-gates and landscaping gear in Lynnwood were arrested.

It’s getting real: Light rail is coming to the ’burbs

Plans are farther along in Lynnwood than in Everett, which is the end of the line in more ways than one.

A mother hands her child a strawberry as families with children and teens eat at the Summer Free Lunch Program in the cafeteria at Sunnycrest Elementary on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Lake Stevens, Wa. This is the seventh summer of free lunches in Lake Stevens and the second at Sunnycrest.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)
A mother hands her child a strawberry as families with children and teens eat at the Summer Free Lunch Program in the cafeteria at Sunnycrest Elementary on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Lake Stevens, Wa. This is the seventh summer of free lunches in Lake Stevens and the second at Sunnycrest.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Conveniently, counterfeiters left police their to-do list

Along with bogus bucks, officers seized a handwritten memo to “Work on $100 template.”

Light-rail construction continues just west of Northgate Mall in Seattle. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Help plan the light rail stations in Lynnwood and Everett

The county wants to hear from people who live and work nearby.

Light-rail construction continues just west of Northgate Mall in Seattle. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Muddy and puddly, a Lynnwood park needs a facelift

The city is starting with a playground replacement, with hopes for other large-scale renovations.

Rotary honors outstanding school staff in Edmonds district

The Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace names an Educator of the Month for the Edmonds School District each month during the school year. Jenica Valdivia, a… Continue reading

Snohomish County deputy prosecutor Tobin Darrow makes his opening statements in the trial of Todd Brown Tuesday morning at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on June 19, 2018. Brown is accused of vehicular homicide in the deaths of two children. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Impairment is disputed as vehicular homicide trial begins

Todd Brown is accused of slamming into the back of a car, killing two kids and injuring two others.

Snohomish County deputy prosecutor Tobin Darrow makes his opening statements in the trial of Todd Brown Tuesday morning at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on June 19, 2018. Brown is accused of vehicular homicide in the deaths of two children. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lynnwood basketball player perseveres despite MS diagnosis

MS, a torn ACL and a broken wrist couldn’t keep Kia Crawford from her goal of playing in college.

Kate Hitter holds her youngest daughter, Scarlett under a third story window at their Lake Stevens home on April 1, 2017. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Lake Stevens, Wa. While moving in, Scarlett fell through a screened window and landed on the concrete patio 30 feet below. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Window falls are almost as predictable as summer

A Snohomish County group has advice on letting a cool breeze in while keeping kids safe.

Kate Hitter holds her youngest daughter, Scarlett under a third story window at their Lake Stevens home on April 1, 2017. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Lake Stevens, Wa. While moving in, Scarlett fell through a screened window and landed on the concrete patio 30 feet below. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Light rail loses some bells and whistles as it inches north

To cut costs, it will look less pretty and have smaller parking stalls as it enters Snohomish County.

Students mourn after a suicide and an apparent natural death

With graduation Friday, Lynnwood High School is trying to grieve and celebrate all at once.

Catholic school knits scarves to help keep homeless warm

During the school year, teacher Patti Melton volunteers to lead a knitting group for families and students at St. Thomas More Parish School in Lynnwood.… Continue reading

Deaths of two Lynnwood High School students stun community

An 11th grader took his own life Saturday, and a senior died Monday, the Edmonds School District said.

Naturalist taking inventory of Snohomish County butterflies

David Droppers, of Lynnwood, is documenting the species along popular Mountain Loop Highway trails.