Lynnwood

Driver arrested after allegedly hitting woman in crosswalk

The suspect was driving an SUV on Highway 99 in Lynnwood and is under investigation for DUI.

 

Lynnwood man in custody after pedestrian is killed in crash

The sheriff’s office said detectives are investigating the suspect for DUI, hit and run, and vehicular homicide.

 

Lynnwood Transit Center Light Rail Station under construction on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

How will light rail affect Snohomish County neighborhoods?

As Link stations crawl northward, officials are looking for input what housing to allow around them.

 

Drug trafficker sentenced to 10 years to ‘pay the fiddler’

Travis Keel, known for violence, played part in a scheme that stretched from Mexico to Washington.

George Smith, who has been Santa Claus for more than 13 years, at his decorated home on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Don’t cry, don’t pout, mask up: Santa is still coming to town

The malls plan to have him in person and socially distanced. “We need holiday cheer,” says a mall manager.

George Smith, who has been Santa Claus for more than 13 years, at his decorated home on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Sawyer West was last seen Oct. 16 at Highway 99 and 220th Street Southwest in Lynnwood. (Courtesy Carol Crane)

Missing man, 29, found dead in Lynnwood

Sawyer West checked out of a group home over a month ago. His body was discovered not far away on Thursday.

Sawyer West was last seen Oct. 16 at Highway 99 and 220th Street Southwest in Lynnwood. (Courtesy Carol Crane)

Monroe teachers vote against in-person first grade classes

First-graders were to start a hybrid schedule on Monday, but teachers say the district is not ready.

Melanie Evans outside of the Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center where she received her Quality Assurance Certificate on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

With industries in flux, retraining gives workers options

Edmonds College and Everett Community College report increases of workers interested in education.

Melanie Evans outside of the Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center where she received her Quality Assurance Certificate on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Cars drive along I-5 past Sound Transit construction that will result in I-5 closures starting Friday, Nov. 20 at 11 pm along southbound I-5 before 220th Street Southwest. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Southbound I-5 at Mountlake Terrace to close for rail work

Crews will work overnight, on a weekend, where Sound Transit’s rail line will cross the freeway.

Cars drive along I-5 past Sound Transit construction that will result in I-5 closures starting Friday, Nov. 20 at 11 pm along southbound I-5 before 220th Street Southwest. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A sign at a Lynnwood store on Tuesday. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Another toilet paper shortage? No, but hoarding has resumed

As COVID cases spike, so does demand for TP. Stores usually have a supply, but take only what you need.

A sign at a Lynnwood store on Tuesday. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)
Its takes ropes and some climbing for Scott Greeley to work on his energy-saving distillation system, built 43 feet up in a tree on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington. Greeley has designed an energy-saving device that can purify water or distill alcohol using a low-fuel pump and gravity instead of a power-consuming compressor.
“We need better ways to produce clean water around the world,” said Greeley of the gravity-pressurized distillation system. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Amazon innovation contest rewards Snohomish County inventors

Winning teams from six cities took home $75,000 in prize money. One winner built a better still.

Its takes ropes and some climbing for Scott Greeley to work on his energy-saving distillation system, built 43 feet up in a tree on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington. Greeley has designed an energy-saving device that can purify water or distill alcohol using a low-fuel pump and gravity instead of a power-consuming compressor.
“We need better ways to produce clean water around the world,” said Greeley of the gravity-pressurized distillation system. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Sawyer West was last seen Oct. 16 at Highway 99 and 220th Street Southwest in Lynnwood. (Courtesy Carol Crane)

Search continues for missing man last seen in Lynnwood

Family, friends and police ask that people keep an eye out for Sawyer West, who has schizophrenia.

Sawyer West was last seen Oct. 16 at Highway 99 and 220th Street Southwest in Lynnwood. (Courtesy Carol Crane)
Lynnwood's Malachi Stohr was born with spina bifida. Not yet 3, he has spent much of his life at Seattle Children's Hospital. His mom, Whitney Stohr, wants her son to be seen as the wonderful boy he is, and not only as someone with special needs, on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 in Lynnwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Boy born with spina bifida turned his parents into advocates

At 2, Lynnwood’s Malachi Stohr-Hendrickson is a Patient Ambassador with Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Lynnwood's Malachi Stohr was born with spina bifida. Not yet 3, he has spent much of his life at Seattle Children's Hospital. His mom, Whitney Stohr, wants her son to be seen as the wonderful boy he is, and not only as someone with special needs, on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 in Lynnwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Initiative promoter Tim Eyman reads a newspaper article from the year 2000 about his long-running campaign for $30 car tabs as he waits to talk to reporters, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in front of the Temple of Justice at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously struck down Eyman's Initiative 976, a measure that would have steeply discounted the price of car registrations at $30 while gutting transportation budgets across Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

State Supreme Court nullifies Eyman’s $30 car-tab measure

Justices on Thursday unanimously agreed that voter-approved Initiative 976 is unconstitutional.

Initiative promoter Tim Eyman reads a newspaper article from the year 2000 about his long-running campaign for $30 car tabs as he waits to talk to reporters, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in front of the Temple of Justice at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously struck down Eyman's Initiative 976, a measure that would have steeply discounted the price of car registrations at $30 while gutting transportation budgets across Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Ty Lewis, who performs as Leyshock, is a featured artist in Buddypalooza, a virtual concert for Best Buddies in Washington’s Virtual Champion of the Year Gala on Oct. 18 via Facebook. He also produced the show. (Dylan Fout)

This Lynnwood musician has kept busy during the pandemic year

Hip-hop and rap artist Ty Lewis has released a song a month in 2020. Now he’s producing and performing in a benefit concert.

Ty Lewis, who performs as Leyshock, is a featured artist in Buddypalooza, a virtual concert for Best Buddies in Washington’s Virtual Champion of the Year Gala on Oct. 18 via Facebook. He also produced the show. (Dylan Fout)

Medical examiner identifies man who died in Oct. 6 fire

Michael C. Sartain, 72, died of smoke inhalation in the accidental fire in a mobile home.

Witnesses sought: Metal debris from truck caused I-5 crashes

The Washington State Patrol wants to see dash-cam video and speak with anyone who was on I-5 Sunday morning.

Kellie Shanahan loads Jacob McGovern's vehicle with his class tool bag at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood on October 1, 2020.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

How do you teach auto shop remotely? Edmonds class finds out

For some local high school students, auto shop is the thing that keeps them from dropping out.

Kellie Shanahan loads Jacob McGovern's vehicle with his class tool bag at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood on October 1, 2020.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Judge tosses manslaughter case for Lynnwood medical worker

No jury would find Sunkyong Oh, a nursing assistant, guilty of causing a cancer patient’s death, a judge ruled.

Whitney Stohr and her son Malachi Stohr-Hendrickson, 2, add diapers to a ChildStrive donation box on Oct. 7 at Crucible Brewing in Everett. Malachi receives early intervention services through ChildStrive. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

This Great Adventure sends families on fun missions

ChildStrive’s virtual game offers safe activities for kids and their parents during the pandemic.

Whitney Stohr and her son Malachi Stohr-Hendrickson, 2, add diapers to a ChildStrive donation box on Oct. 7 at Crucible Brewing in Everett. Malachi receives early intervention services through ChildStrive. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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