Lynnwood

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)

Man with previous DUI arrests suspected of vehicular assault

The man, 51, is suspected of drinking before a crash with a motorcycle on Highway 99 in Lynnwood.

THE BACHELORETTE - “1701” – Katie Thurston sets off on her journey to find love with her charm, wit and take-no-nonsense attitude that fans fell in love with during her time on “The Bachelor.” With the help of former Bachelorettes and mentors Kaitlyn Bristowe and Tayshia Adams by her side, Katie is ready to meet her men; with 30 lucky potential suitors pulling out all the stops, props and moves in hopes of catching her eye before the first rose ceremony. Strap in, it’s going to be a season like no other on “The Bachelorette,” airing MONDAY, JUNE 7 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)
KATIE THURSTON, GREG

Lynnwood High grad Katie Thurston is ‘The Bachelorette’

She gets her pick of 30 hopeful husbands-to-be on the hot hit ABC show that airs Monday.

THE BACHELORETTE - “1701” – Katie Thurston sets off on her journey to find love with her charm, wit and take-no-nonsense attitude that fans fell in love with during her time on “The Bachelor.” With the help of former Bachelorettes and mentors Kaitlyn Bristowe and Tayshia Adams by her side, Katie is ready to meet her men; with 30 lucky potential suitors pulling out all the stops, props and moves in hopes of catching her eye before the first rose ceremony. Strap in, it’s going to be a season like no other on “The Bachelorette,” airing MONDAY, JUNE 7 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)
KATIE THURSTON, GREG

Lynnwood man is challenging the legality of his imprisonment

The Island County Jail inmate was temporarily sent to a state prison and allegedly held in solitary confinement.

Community Transit is asking for feedback on options for a pilot program to bring a community van or microtransit, on-demand public transit, to Lynnwood in spring next year. (Community Transit)

Are you ready for public transit ride-sharing in Lynnwood?

Community Transit is planning a pilot program next spring and wants to hear what people think.

Community Transit is asking for feedback on options for a pilot program to bring a community van or microtransit, on-demand public transit, to Lynnwood in spring next year. (Community Transit)

Highway 99 fatal crash victim from Seattle identified

Sarah Cooper was the passenger in the car that reportedly crossed into oncoming traffic in Lynnwood.

A Seattle woman died Monday night after a suspected DUI crash in which she was a passenger of the car that crossed into oncoming traffic on Highway 99 near Highway 525 in Lynnwood. (Washington State Patrol)

Seattle woman dead after suspected DUI crash in Lynnwood

She was a passenger in a car that crossed into oncoming traffic on Highway 99 near Highway 525.

A Seattle woman died Monday night after a suspected DUI crash in which she was a passenger of the car that crossed into oncoming traffic on Highway 99 near Highway 525 in Lynnwood. (Washington State Patrol)
There are 21 events recognizing Juneteenth, a holiday marking the end of slavery in the United States of America first celebrated June 19, 1866, across Snohomish County this year. (NAACP Snohomish County)

Local groups plan to mark Juneteenth and end of U.S. slavery

Celebrations and reflections on Black history and progress are planned across Snohomish County.

There are 21 events recognizing Juneteenth, a holiday marking the end of slavery in the United States of America first celebrated June 19, 1866, across Snohomish County this year. (NAACP Snohomish County)
The Lynnwood Link light rail extension breached the 25% milestone for construction in Mountlake Terrace shot on Wednesday December 16, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Passions escalate as Sound Transit ponders project delays

Directors could decide next month to extend the timeline for expansion, including service to Everett.

The Lynnwood Link light rail extension breached the 25% milestone for construction in Mountlake Terrace shot on Wednesday December 16, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lynnwood light rail work to close Interurban Trail section

The bike and pedestrian path will have a detour in place while construction closes it for 10 months.

Connect Casino Road Connect pairs with Ventures, a Seattle-based nonprofit, to help low-income entrepreneurs launch a new business or boost an existing one.  Suly Altamirano a Mountlake Terrace resident, with Patty Zavala, standing, went through the six-week program, and has now opened an online clothing and jewelry store. Shot on Monday, May 24, 2021 in Lynnwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Nonprofits help 6 new Snohomish County businesses launch

Connect Casino Road paired with Ventures to offer business classes to disadvantaged entrepreneurs.

Connect Casino Road Connect pairs with Ventures, a Seattle-based nonprofit, to help low-income entrepreneurs launch a new business or boost an existing one.  Suly Altamirano a Mountlake Terrace resident, with Patty Zavala, standing, went through the six-week program, and has now opened an online clothing and jewelry store. Shot on Monday, May 24, 2021 in Lynnwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A bicycle, a bus, a little sweat: Adventures in driving less

Not everyone was on their best behavior, but a newbie transit rider managed to master the bike rack.

The Temple of Justice is shown Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., as Washington state Supreme Court justices hear oral arguments inside — but using remote video technology — in a case that addresses the safety of prison inmates during the coronavirus outbreak. Justices used remote video technology to conduct the court business and distance themselves from each other while broadcasting the arguments to viewers. During the hearing, lawmakers, law enforcement officials, and crime victims held a news conference to protest the release of some offenders. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Justices: A missed court date does not imply a guilty mind

A Lynnwood man won his appeal to the state Supreme Court, after his case “became not about the underlying charge.”

The Temple of Justice is shown Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., as Washington state Supreme Court justices hear oral arguments inside — but using remote video technology — in a case that addresses the safety of prison inmates during the coronavirus outbreak. Justices used remote video technology to conduct the court business and distance themselves from each other while broadcasting the arguments to viewers. During the hearing, lawmakers, law enforcement officials, and crime victims held a news conference to protest the release of some offenders. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
A map of the detour for eastbound Highway 104 drivers from I-5 in the coming weeks during Sound Transit light rail work. (Sound Transit)

Light rail work could disrupt I-5 drivers near Lynnwood

Building the light rail extension requires the closure of an off-ramp to Highway 104 in coming weeks.

A map of the detour for eastbound Highway 104 drivers from I-5 in the coming weeks during Sound Transit light rail work. (Sound Transit)
A suspected drugged driver crashed into a stopped state Department of Transportation truck Wednesday on I-405 east of Lynnwood, leaving a DOT worker with serious injuries, according to the Washington State Patrol. (Washington State Patrol)

Suspected drugged driver hits worker at ‘full speed’ on I-405

A road worker from Snohomish suffered serious injuries when a Kirkland woman slammed into a stopped DOT truck.

A suspected drugged driver crashed into a stopped state Department of Transportation truck Wednesday on I-405 east of Lynnwood, leaving a DOT worker with serious injuries, according to the Washington State Patrol. (Washington State Patrol)
One of three bobcats, that were orphaned, looks back after leaving its crate and heads back into the wild on Thursday, May 20, 2021 in Acme, Washington.  The bobcats were cared for the past year at the PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Orphaned bobcats get a second chance at life in the wild

The trio was brought to PAWS in Lynnwood, where they grew and learned to hunt. Then they were freed.

One of three bobcats, that were orphaned, looks back after leaving its crate and heads back into the wild on Thursday, May 20, 2021 in Acme, Washington.  The bobcats were cared for the past year at the PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Tim's Bike Shop owner Jay Hiester, right, opens a new bike chain while mechanic Gavin Buchanan, left, looks for tools on Friday, May 21, 2021 in Everett, Wash.

Want to buy a bicycle? Better order now or hope for a used one

Snohomish County's bike shops are running out of stock and supplies to repair and restore old ones.

Tim's Bike Shop owner Jay Hiester, right, opens a new bike chain while mechanic Gavin Buchanan, left, looks for tools on Friday, May 21, 2021 in Everett, Wash.
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