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Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell speaks during a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the 196th ST SW Improvement Project near the 196th and 44th Ave West intersection in Lynnwood, Washington on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Jarred by anti-Semitic rants, Lynnwood council approves tax increase

Three people spewed hate speech via Zoom at a council meeting this week. Then, the council moved on to regular business.

Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell speaks during a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the 196th ST SW Improvement Project near the 196th and 44th Ave West intersection in Lynnwood, Washington on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
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Man killed in Highway 99 crash near Lynnwood identified

Brian Paulin, 32, lost control while driving on Lincoln Way and Highway 99.

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The Lynnwood City Council work session on Monday evening, parents and community members expressed concerns about the proximity of a new opioid treatment facility to two youth clubs on January 9, 2023 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Kayla Dunn / The Herald)

In Lynnwood, opioid treatment center sparked outcry amid need for treatment

After a second clinic tried to open, the City Council decided to stop accepting applications for new clinics for six months.

The Lynnwood City Council work session on Monday evening, parents and community members expressed concerns about the proximity of a new opioid treatment facility to two youth clubs on January 9, 2023 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Kayla Dunn / The Herald)
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Tacoma man dead in crash on Highway 99 near Lynnwood

The man was driving north on Highway 99 when he lost control and hit another car, according to police.

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Macy's workers strike on Black Friday at the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood, Washington, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Macy’s employees strike on Black Friday at Alderwood Mall

Protesters in Lynnwood called for better wages and safety measures. Staff at other Macy’s stores picketed in Bellingham and Tukwila.

Macy's workers strike on Black Friday at the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood, Washington, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
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Hidden Gems: 5 lesser-known Asian eateries in and around Lynnwood

This series exploring Snohomish County’s best-kept food secrets kicks off with a sampling of local Japanese, Vietnamese, Chinese and Korean fare.

(Kate Erickson / The Herald)
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Lynnwood fined $550K for air quality at sewage treatment center

EPA violations at the wastewater treatment center weren’t a result of operator error, according to the city.

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Captain Community Resource Paramedic Nicole Picknell, left, and South County Fire Assistant Chief Shaughn Maxwell stand together at Fire Station 15 on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

To help frequent 911 callers, South County expands paramedic program

Community paramedics based in Lynnwood find long-term solutions for chronic problems. The program will grow with nearly $1 million.

Captain Community Resource Paramedic Nicole Picknell, left, and South County Fire Assistant Chief Shaughn Maxwell stand together at Fire Station 15 on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Snohomish County Jail is pictured on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

3 arrested in home invasion near Everett, series of heists

Detectives spent weeks investigating the case. The trio was arrested after breaking into a Lynnwood home in search of jewelry, police said.

The Snohomish County Jail is pictured on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Vincent J. Cavaleri, left, and Tannis Golebiewski

Winners emerge in council races: 27-year incumbent unseated in Lynnwood

Snohomish’s ex-mayor, John Kartak, lost a bid to return to city government. Vincent Cavaleri held a narrow lead for Mill Creek City Council.

Vincent J. Cavaleri, left, and Tannis Golebiewski
Top row: Nick Coelho, left, Julieta Altamirano-Crosby, David Parshall Bottom row: Jim Smith, left, Robert Leutwyler, Derek Hanusch

Lynnwood council candidates face decisions on housing, transportation

More than half of the Lynnwood City Council could be filled with new faces after ballots are counted Tuesday.

Top row: Nick Coelho, left, Julieta Altamirano-Crosby, David Parshall Bottom row: Jim Smith, left, Robert Leutwyler, Derek Hanusch
The future Swift Orange Line station located at Edmonds College Transit Center. (Community Transit)

Swift Orange Line to begin running from Mill Creek to Lynnwood in March

The rapid bus service will launch in time to funnel riders to Lynnwood’s new light rail station.

The future Swift Orange Line station located at Edmonds College Transit Center. (Community Transit)
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Man identified after fatal accident in Lynnwood garbage truck

A cause of death had not been determined for Jason Johnson, 38, of Arizona.

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State gets $1 million grant to boost small-business exports

Washington’s Department of Commerce will use the federal grant to help small companies increase their export business.

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Police: 1 dead after being dumped into Lynnwood garbage truck

Investigators believe the early morning death was a “tragic accident,” according to Lynnwood police.

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Customers come and go at a soon-to-close Rite Aid on Evergreen Way on Friday, Oct. 19, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Amid bankruptcy, Rite Aid to close Everett, Mill Creek, Lynnwood stores

With $4 billion in debt, the struggling chain is closing 154 stores nationwide, including in Everett, Mill Creek and Lynnwood.

Customers come and go at a soon-to-close Rite Aid on Evergreen Way on Friday, Oct. 19, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Shannon Kringen poses for a photo with her jeweled car at 2411 164th St SW in Lynnwood, Washington, on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

A gem on wheels: This rhinestone car dazzles from Seattle to Bellingham

Artist Shannon Kringen, known as “Goddess Kring,” decorated her car to express her colorful style.

Shannon Kringen poses for a photo with her jeweled car at 2411 164th St SW in Lynnwood, Washington, on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
A United Parcel Service driver loads boxes during a delivery, Thursday, March 26, 2020, in downtown Seattle. UPS and other companies have been bush as people staying home under state-wide mandate amidst one of the worst outbreaks of the new coronavirus in the U.S. turn to online shopping to meet their needs. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Lynnwood courier gets 2 years for role in cross-country drug ring

Alejandro Urquidez Medina tried to deal fentanyl and cocaine through UPS for “El Pariente,” an alleged leader of a drug trafficking operation.

A United Parcel Service driver loads boxes during a delivery, Thursday, March 26, 2020, in downtown Seattle. UPS and other companies have been bush as people staying home under state-wide mandate amidst one of the worst outbreaks of the new coronavirus in the U.S. turn to online shopping to meet their needs. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
FBoy Island contestants (L-R) Katie Thurston, Hali Okeowo, and Daniella Grace. (Justin Stephens / The CW)

Lynnwood grad Katie Thurston back in TV dating land on ‘FBoy Island’

Fans can double their Thurston pleasure. The “local girl done good” is also on ABC’s “Bachelor in Paradise.”

FBoy Island contestants (L-R) Katie Thurston, Hali Okeowo, and Daniella Grace. (Justin Stephens / The CW)
Fourth and fifth graders from Hazelwood Elementary School participate in an orca parade at their school on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Orca Fest connects students to ‘water world’ at Hazelwood Elementary

Ahead of Orca Recovery Day, students participated in aquatic activities in Edmonds. Educators said kids will never forget it.

Fourth and fifth graders from Hazelwood Elementary School participate in an orca parade at their school on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)