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Nightly lane reductions, ramp closures set for I-405 near Lynnwood

Both directions of the interstate between Bothell and Lynnwood are set for disruptions this week.

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Quartermaster Donald Wischmann of VFW Post 2100 holds an 1828 French saber that Paul Davis Restoration of Greater Seattle restored before returning it to him on Friday, May 26, 2023, in Everett, Washington. Wischmann intends to display artifacts restored by Paul Davis inside the VFW. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

‘Holy smokes’: For Everett veterans, a chance to restore war memorabilia

For Memorial Day, a local VFW post partnered with a restoration company to save decades-old uniforms and medals.

Quartermaster Donald Wischmann of VFW Post 2100 holds an 1828 French saber that Paul Davis Restoration of Greater Seattle restored before returning it to him on Friday, May 26, 2023, in Everett, Washington. Wischmann intends to display artifacts restored by Paul Davis inside the VFW. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
A paddleboarder makes their way across Lake Ballinger on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

South County Fire opens free life jacket stations at 2 parks

The self-serve stations at Martha Lake County Park and Lake Ballinger Waterfront Park provide free life jackets through Labor Day.

A paddleboarder makes their way across Lake Ballinger on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Pedestrian identified in fatal crash near Lynnwood

Rhonda Smith, 60, was struck by a vehicle in the 17900 block of Ash Way.

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Man shoots 2 in Lynnwood hotel parking lot, killing 1

The man heard his truck being started outside his hotel and found it occupied by a stranger. He shot and killed him, police said.

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Overnight I-405 work to close southbound lanes, ramps between

The lane reductions are between Bothell and Lynnwood from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each day this week.

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John McClellan (Alderwood Water and Wastewater District)

With predecessor forced out, Alderwood water district hires new manager

Dick McKinley was put on paid administrative leave due to a string of workplace complaints. The district replaced him this week.

John McClellan (Alderwood Water and Wastewater District)
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After 2 mistrials, woman turns down plea deal in Lynnwood killing

Shayla Baylor, 28, fatally stabbed Greg McKnight outside a Fred Meyer, but claimed it was justifiable. Two trials ended in hung juries.

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A Costco hot dog combo with diced onions. Chopped onions are back in the food court after Costco discontinued them in 2020. (Mike Henneke / The Herald)

Diced onions, a pandemic casualty, are back at Costco food court

You have to ask for onions in Lake Stevens. For some, it’s a much bigger deal than a single-use cup. It’s a reminder of a pre-pandemic world.

A Costco hot dog combo with diced onions. Chopped onions are back in the food court after Costco discontinued them in 2020. (Mike Henneke / The Herald)
Firefighters and witnesses stand outside a building where damaged blinds are visible through the window of the scene of a fire on Thursday, May 11, 2023 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Fire displaces 11 residents at Lynnwood townhomes

The flames were reported around 3 p.m. in the 19800 block of 50th Avenue W.

Firefighters and witnesses stand outside a building where damaged blinds are visible through the window of the scene of a fire on Thursday, May 11, 2023 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
City council member Josh Binda listens during a city council meeting at Lynnwood City Hall in Lynnwood, Washington on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Lynnwood council member Binda admits to violating ethics rules

The council member used his public email and the council chambers for a speaking tour that netted him at least $14,500.

City council member Josh Binda listens during a city council meeting at Lynnwood City Hall in Lynnwood, Washington on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
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)

Sound Transit: Prioritize Lynnwood over East Link

Sound Transit staff are pushing for Lynnwood Link service — even if it’s less frequent — over an East Link starter line.

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)
A group of Bethany senior residents fill bags with dry goods for the Faith Food Bank on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

As need grows, Snohomish County seniors help feed the hungry

Many of those in need are elderly themselves. Homage has seen demand for meals for seniors increase by nearly 50% in recent years.

A group of Bethany senior residents fill bags with dry goods for the Faith Food Bank on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Fillet, cooked rare, is presented on The Associate, which is the less costly of two dinner boards at Rare Society on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

In praise of beef: Two upscale steakhouse chains expand to SnoCo

Loosen your belts and get ready to sample Brazilian and Californian flavors at Lynnwood’s Fogo de Chão and Mill Creek’s Rare Society.

Fillet, cooked rare, is presented on The Associate, which is the less costly of two dinner boards at Rare Society on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
City council member Josh Binda listens during a city council meeting at Lynnwood City Hall in Lynnwood, Washington on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Investigator proposes Binda admit to violating city ethics code

Attorney Noel Treat recommended City Council member Josh Binda should acknowledge using public resources for personal gain.

City council member Josh Binda listens during a city council meeting at Lynnwood City Hall in Lynnwood, Washington on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Alex Rice, 11, swings during a game of YMCA's Miracle League Baseball at Monroe Rotary Field in Monroe, Washington on Saturday, April 22, 2023. The program is designed to allow people with diverse abilities to play baseball. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

‘Always a miracle’: Inclusive baseball league opens season in Monroe

After years off because of COVID-19, Miracle League Baseball returned Saturday with the help of a $10,000 donation.

Alex Rice, 11, swings during a game of YMCA's Miracle League Baseball at Monroe Rotary Field in Monroe, Washington on Saturday, April 22, 2023. The program is designed to allow people with diverse abilities to play baseball. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
City council member Josh Binda listens and eats a sucker during a city council meeting at Lynnwood City Hall in Lynnwood, Washington on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Binda criticism mounts over unapproved trip, shirtless photo, ‘excuses’

Lynnwood’s youngest council member went to a national conference despite being told not to — in the midst of other scandals.

City council member Josh Binda listens and eats a sucker during a city council meeting at Lynnwood City Hall in Lynnwood, Washington on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Locals from the group Safe Lynnwood gather in front of the Ryann Building on 196th Street SW to protest the opening of a methadone clinic in the building on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lynnwood council bans new drug treatment centers for 6 months

Months after being “blindsided” by an opioid treatment center near a Boys and Girls Club, the council approved a moratorium this week.

Locals from the group Safe Lynnwood gather in front of the Ryann Building on 196th Street SW to protest the opening of a methadone clinic in the building on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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1,670-stall Lynnwood Transit Center parking garage opens Monday

Sound Transit had the facility built as part of construction for light rail, which won’t begin service until next year.

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CVS Pharmacy, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health care and protect a key client, a person with knowledge of the matter said Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Everett, first to sue opioid company, signs on to state settlements

Snohomish County’s largest city joined the settlements just ahead of an April 18 deadline. It could see $4 million.

CVS Pharmacy, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health care and protect a key client, a person with knowledge of the matter said Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)