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Staff are evaluating two more light rail alternatives for the Everett Link extension. One would follow Interstate 5 north of 128th Street SW to the Everett Mall and back to the freeway. Another would go west of 128th Street SW to Highway 99 and north to Casino Road. (Sound Transit)

Everett light rail study adds I-5, Evergreen Way options

Both options negate the spur along Airport Road to the Boeing and Paine Field area long supported by county leaders.

 

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Police: Gunman fires shot, pulls woman from car in Lynnwood carjacking

The suspect, a man in his 20s or 30s, fled south on Highway 99. Seattle police found him later.

 

A worker reinforces the exterior wall of a Chase Bank that was partially destroyed the night before by a man driving a front-end loader on Thursday, June 23, 2022, on Alderwood Mall Boulevard in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Police: Man crashes stolen heavy equipment into Lynnwood bank

Witnesses reported he crashed a front loader into a Chase bank at least three times Wednesday night, tearing out the wall.

 

The city of Lynnwood is planning to purchase the Goodwill to build a park. Photographed on June 21, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lynnwood set to buy Goodwill for $8M, making way for city center park

In less than a decade, the thrift store site could become a bustling urban park near a light rail station.

The city of Lynnwood is planning to purchase the Goodwill to build a park. Photographed on June 21, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Highway 99 commercial building a total loss after Lynnwood fire

Affected businesses included an auto glass shop, a sign shop and a towing company in the 19100 block.

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Pepper spray drives out Lynnwood pawn shop burglary suspect

North Sound Metro SWAT team members used the chemical irritant after hours of unsuccessful negotiations.

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Lynnwood climber supports first all-Black Mount Everest summit bid

Fred Campbell was part of the historic expedition, but got sick and had to turn back before the submit.

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Charges: $35 weed deal ended in fatal shooting of Lynnwood witness

Carl Bridgmon, 70, video-recorded the April shooting at Daleway Park. Prosecutors charged Leif Smith, of Marysville, in his killing.

Lynnwood
Some parking spaces at the Lynnwood Transit Center have closed and will remain so through spring 2023. New parking opened north of 200th Street SW and west of 44th Avenue W. (Sound Transit)

Parking spaces closed, others open at Lynnwood Transit Center

Work on Sound Transit’s light rail station and parking garage requires the closures through spring 2023.

Some parking spaces at the Lynnwood Transit Center have closed and will remain so through spring 2023. New parking opened north of 200th Street SW and west of 44th Avenue W. (Sound Transit)
Leafline Trails Coalition's vision for over 900 miles of trails would improve connections across King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. (Leafline Trails Coalition)

Group envisions robust links for Centennial Trail

Leafline Trail Coalition’s map has over 900 miles through King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties.

Leafline Trails Coalition's vision for over 900 miles of trails would improve connections across King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. (Leafline Trails Coalition)
Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney speaks during a public safety town hall meeting Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at the Marysville Opera House in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Fearing crime surge, Snohomish County police focus on patrol

There’s little data that support — and some numbers that contradict — claims of rampant crime.

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney speaks during a public safety town hall meeting Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at the Marysville Opera House in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lynnwood City Council members, from left: Jim Smith, Shirley Sutton, Shannon Sessions, Josh Binda, George Hurst, Julieta Altamirano-Crosby, and Patrick Decker. (City of Lynnwood)

Mysterious probe of unnamed Lynnwood council member nears end

An examination of undisclosed allegations of inappropriate conduct could be done by June 20, the City Council president said.

Lynnwood City Council members, from left: Jim Smith, Shirley Sutton, Shannon Sessions, Josh Binda, George Hurst, Julieta Altamirano-Crosby, and Patrick Decker. (City of Lynnwood)
The lumpia sub at Lasa Sandwiches & Pearls is stuffed with hearty meatballs doused in sweet chili sauce, crunchy shards of egg roll wrappers, then topped with cilantro and pickled papaya, pepper and carrot. Wednesday, June 2, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald).

6 quick global bites at south Snohomish County restaurants

These eateries serve up big flavors and diverse fare in a short amount of time.

The lumpia sub at Lasa Sandwiches & Pearls is stuffed with hearty meatballs doused in sweet chili sauce, crunchy shards of egg roll wrappers, then topped with cilantro and pickled papaya, pepper and carrot. Wednesday, June 2, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald).
Rendering of the front entrance of Spruce Elementary School in Lynnwood. (Edmonds School District)

Police: Edmonds schools sent $2.7 million check to fraudster

Police say the fraudster posed as a contractor for a new elementary school. A bank caught it at the last second.

Rendering of the front entrance of Spruce Elementary School in Lynnwood. (Edmonds School District)
John Merrell outside of his current sober living housing on Thursday, May 26, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Inside the fight over Suboxone, a life-saving drug with stigma

Doctors say the medication is vital to fend off an onslaught of overdoses. Yet in recovery circles, there’s resistance.

John Merrell outside of his current sober living housing on Thursday, May 26, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Daniel and Dee Sales laugh as they improvise a tune together before a student recital Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Bothell United Methodist Church in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Music duo continues to teach locally from thousands of miles away

Dee and Daniel Sales moved their studio online when COVID hit and now tutor local students from New York state.

Daniel and Dee Sales laugh as they improvise a tune together before a student recital Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Bothell United Methodist Church in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Rep. Rick Larsen shares a laugh during a bike tour of the Interurban Trail through Mountlake Terrace and Edmonds, Washington on May 23, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘Is this the Interurban?’ Trail advocates seek federal money

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen toured parts of the Interurban Trail in Mountlake Terrace, where it seemingly vanishes and joins a road.

Rep. Rick Larsen shares a laugh during a bike tour of the Interurban Trail through Mountlake Terrace and Edmonds, Washington on May 23, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lynnwood

Lynnwood woman charged with letting disabled daughter starve to death

In 2020, police found a decaying body in the apartment of Jacqueline Hawkins, 56, new court papers say.

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Janette Burk and Timur Keskinturk are fighting to keep their coffee shop location in Alderwood Mall. Photographed in Seattle, Washington on May 23, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Alderwood mall evicts Turkish cafe that fought Starbucks ‘exclusive’

Kismet Turkish Cafe Bakery must clear out by Tuesday. The owners of the kiosk blame the global coffee chain.

Janette Burk and Timur Keskinturk are fighting to keep their coffee shop location in Alderwood Mall. Photographed in Seattle, Washington on May 23, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Police officials investigate a shooting at Daleway Park Tuesday afternoon in Lynnwood on April 4, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of retired Lynnwood man

Carl Bridgmon, 70, was a bystander caught in a shooting at Daleway Park in Lynnwood. The suspected shooter was still at large.

Police officials investigate a shooting at Daleway Park Tuesday afternoon in Lynnwood on April 4, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)