Lynnwood

Jack Broyles Jr. (left), Mike Pivec (right)

Auditor dismisses claim Alderwood water board member lives in Alaska

Since March, a challenger in the embattled water district, Mike Pivec, has alleged incumbent Jack Broyles doesn’t live in Bothell.

Jack Broyles Jr. (left), Mike Pivec (right)
The Days Inn on Everett Mall Way, which Snohomish County is set to purchase and convert into emergency housing, is seen Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Amid Lynnwood nonprofit’s tumult, Hand Up Project leader charged with theft

After founder Robert Smiley was ousted amid fraud allegations, Sonny Behrends served as chief administrator of the Hand Up Project.

The Days Inn on Everett Mall Way, which Snohomish County is set to purchase and convert into emergency housing, is seen Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
People gather to look at the new AED available for emergency use at the Meadowdale Athletic Complex on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Call, push, shock’: New AED is memorial to teen at Meadowdale Playfields

The AED is dedicated to Matthew Truax, 16, who died of cardiac arrest at his soccer practice in 2013.

People gather to look at the new AED available for emergency use at the Meadowdale Athletic Complex on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell and other city council members take the inaugural ride in the Zip Alderwood Shuttle at the launch event on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Community Transit board votes to keep on-demand Zip shuttles

Zip Alderwood operates similar to apps like Uber or Lyft. Fares are $2.50 per ride, the same as bus fare.

Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell and other city council members take the inaugural ride in the Zip Alderwood Shuttle at the launch event on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood

Seattle woman identified in fatal Highway 99 crash

Elena Mroczek, 74, was killed Sunday in a crash involving a 19-year-old.

Lynnwood
Lynnwood

Woman killed in crash on Highway 99 in Lynnwood

Police closed off Highway 99 between 188th Street SW and 196th Street SW while they investigated.

Lynnwood
Lynnwood

Lynnwood man arrested, released on $25K bond after road rage shooting

Deputies arrested the suspect, 20, for investigation of first-degree assault on Tuesday.

Lynnwood
Tirhas Tesfatsion (GoFundMe) 20210727

Lynnwood settles for $1.7 million after 2021 suicide at city jail

Jail staff reportedly committed 16 safety check violations before they found Tirhas Tesfatsion, 47, unresponsive in her cell.

Tirhas Tesfatsion (GoFundMe) 20210727
Donna Moulton, CEO of Housing Hope, speaks during the Everett Herald’s public forum on affordable housing at the Lynnwood Library on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

At Herald forum, experts discuss local affordable housing challenges

“In every step of trying to develop affordable housing, it feels like an uphill battle,” said Donna Moulton, CEO of Housing Hope.

Donna Moulton, CEO of Housing Hope, speaks during the Everett Herald’s public forum on affordable housing at the Lynnwood Library on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
A fatal accident the afternoon of Dec. 18 near Clinton ended with one of the cars involved bursting into flames. The driver of the fully engulfed car was outside of the vehicle by the time first responders arrived at the scene. (Whidbey News-Times/Submitted photo)

Driver sentenced in 2021 crash that killed Everett couple

Danielle Cruz, formerly of Lynnwood, gets 17½ years in prison. She was impaired by drugs when she caused the crash that killed Sharon Gamble and Kenneth Weikle.

A fatal accident the afternoon of Dec. 18 near Clinton ended with one of the cars involved bursting into flames. The driver of the fully engulfed car was outside of the vehicle by the time first responders arrived at the scene. (Whidbey News-Times/Submitted photo)
Lines of cars form at the newly opened Shake Shack drive-thru location in Lynnwood, Washington on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Shake Shack sizzles into the burger scene in Lynnwood by the mall

The first Snohomish County site for the eatery with a cult following has a drive-thru and desserts for humans and dogs.

Lines of cars form at the newly opened Shake Shack drive-thru location in Lynnwood, Washington on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Oshima Sushi in Everett, Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Everett, Lynnwood sushi restaurant owner accused of $1.7M tax evasion

Si Yong Kim allegedly reported false numbers to the IRS, resulting in over $500,000 in lost taxes between 2016 and 2020.

Oshima Sushi in Everett, Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
A Silver 2012 Toyota Tundra has been taken into police custody as evidence related to a shooting at Lynndale Park in Lynnwood, Washington on Sept. 4, 2023. (Lynnwood Police Department)

Lynnwood police seek help investigating fatal park shooting

Four young people were wounded, with one left dead, in the shooting at Lynndale Park on Monday night, police said.

A Silver 2012 Toyota Tundra has been taken into police custody as evidence related to a shooting at Lynndale Park in Lynnwood, Washington on Sept. 4, 2023. (Lynnwood Police Department)
Security footage taken around 6:50 a.m. of Gilbert Escamilla outside of the Lynnwood-area home that he later allegedly broke into and shot three people, killing one. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney's Office)

Man charged with first-degree murder in Marysville, Lynnwood shootings

The charging papers filed Friday reveal harrowing new details of the shootings.

Security footage taken around 6:50 a.m. of Gilbert Escamilla outside of the Lynnwood-area home that he later allegedly broke into and shot three people, killing one. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney's Office)
Lynnwood

1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Lynnwood park

It was unclear what led to the shooting at Lynndale Park or if anyone was arrested. Detectives said it was an isolated incident.

Lynnwood
Window locks can be easily installed to prevent windows from opening more than 4 inches – the recommended amount to keep kids safely inside. (South County Fire)

Toddler suffers serious injuries in fall from window in Lynnwood

The boy fell about 15 feet onto a garden bed covered with bark. Paramedics transported him to Harborview Medical Center.

Window locks can be easily installed to prevent windows from opening more than 4 inches – the recommended amount to keep kids safely inside. (South County Fire)
A Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy walks toward the scene of shooting that left one dead on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Woman identified in deadly Lynnwood home invasion

Deputies found Tatyana Voynova in her family’s living room with a fatal gunshot wound to her head. She was 68.

A Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy walks toward the scene of shooting that left one dead on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Highway 99 McDonald’s on Friday, August 18, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lawsuit: Boy, 4, found box knife in Happy Meal at McDonald’s in Lynnwood

“He doesn’t want to go to McDonald’s anymore,” the family’s attorney said.

The Highway 99 McDonald’s on Friday, August 18, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lynnwood

Training mortar found at Lynnwood Goodwill, store evacuated

Employees received the device in a donation box, police said. The store was evacuated.

Lynnwood
A Snohomish County sheriff's deputy walks toward the scene of shooting that left one dead on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Over $115K raised for family wounded in deadly Lynnwood home invasion

Over 1,200 people had donated to Julia Altulhova and Alexey Altukhov, who remained hospitalized at Harborview Medical Center.

A Snohomish County sheriff's deputy walks toward the scene of shooting that left one dead on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)