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Firefighter injured, man rescued from mobile home fire near Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD, Wash. -- A man was rescued from a mobile home on fire after a neighbor called to report seeing flames at Serene Terrace Mobile Home Park in unincorporated Lynnwood early Tuesday morning.


Lynnwood police giving out warnings, tickets to promote pedestrian safety

LYNNWOOD, Wash. - Lynnwood police officers are giving out warnings and tickets to pedestrians with the hope of saving lives. In his 25 years with the Lynnwood Police Department, Sergeant Jason Valentine has done everything from SWAT to the gang unit to being a canine officer, but said he can do the


Washington state judge reverses Halloween shooter conviction

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state judge has overturned the conviction of a man who shot an acquaintance at his doorstep on Halloween. The Kitsap Sun reported Sunday that 69-year-old Raymond Thomas Short was convicted of attempted first-degree murder for shooting 73-year-old Robert Roland Sears


As Lynnwood nears its 60th anniversary, city historian Betty Gaeng says farewell

As the City of Lynnwood prepares to turn 60 years old, the Lynnwood-Alderwood Manor Heritage Association (LAMHA) Saturday presented a program looking back on the city’s history — and also featured a meet and greet with local historian Betty Gaeng, columnist for Lynnwood Today, My Edmonds News and ML


Mountlake Terrace QFC will no longer use plastic grocery bags

Shoppers at the Mountlake Terrace QFC have likely seen their last plastic grocery bags at the store’s checkout stations as the company’s parent company, Kroger, is eliminating the single-use bags as an option for customers.


Investigation under way after man found shot dead in vehicle on SR-520

SEATTLE -- Seattle Police and Washington State Patrol are investigating after a person was found shot dead inside a vehicle along SR-520 Eastbound Monday morning. According to WSP, troopers responded about 5 a.m. to reports of a woman running through traffic on SR-520. It's unclear exactly where she


Vehicle crashes into Subway in Kirkland

Police are investigating after a vehicle drove into a Subway restaurant in Kirkland Monday evening. The incident happened at the location off Northeast 68th Street in the Houghton neighborhood.


Snohomish County seeks public comments on draft housing and community development plan

Snohomish County has released a draft affordable housing and community development plan for the Snohomish County Urban County Consortium. The plan proposes spending of more than $5.7 million in federal grant funds to improve housing options and living environments for those in need.


Nice Knowing You, Hashtag Cannabis and Stone Way Cafe!

Stone Way, the unofficial boundary between Wallingford and Fremont, is losing two of its most popular institutions: Stone Way Cafe and Hashtag Cannabis. Half the block will be bulldozed to make way for a five-story office building, leaving these business looking for a new home nearby.


A writer explains why she quit big cities and moved to the midwest

Nicole Dieker (who has written for Boing Boing) is a journalist from Iowa who lived in Minneapolis, DC, Los Angeles, and Seattle before moving back to Iowa. In this story for Vox she explains why she moved (mainly, big cities are very expensive) and why she is happy in Cedar Rapids.


Kirkland To Celebrate 'Earth Month'

KIRKLAND, WA - From the City of Kirkland: The City of Kirkland invites community members to celebrate Earth Month, an annual event meant to inspire environmental awareness, education and activism within communities across the nation.


Stanwood Police reports: Woman interrupts burglary

A 15-year-old Stanwood boy was reported as a runaway in the 6600 block of 281st Street NW. He returned home the next day. A Stanwood man reported his wallet was stolen at a business in the 7200 block of 267th Street NW. Multiple wallet thefts were reported at the same location that morning. Investig


Seattle Police: Teen arrested, additional suspects sought, after man beaten and robbed

SEATTLE - Officers with the Seattle Police Department’s South Precinct arrested a 15-year-old, and are searching for at least two additional suspects after a man was beaten and robbed in the Dunlap neighborhood Saturday night.


Your morning news digest from KUOW | Tuesday, Mar. 26

Long sentences // Bike battle // Cancelled flights // Homeless village // Pramila Jayapal. Prosecutors in King County say they’re taking a hard look at long prison sentences in old cases.


Port of Edmonds hiring full-time Seasonal Marina Attendants

The Port of Edmonds is currently recruiting for full-time Seasonal Marina Attendants. Please visit our website www.portofedmonds.org/business/employment for complete job descriptions and details on how to apply.


Downtown Edmonds Mexican restaurant El Puerto announces it will close March 31

El Puerto Mexican restaurant announced on its Facebook page that after 30 years at its downtown Edmonds location next to the fountain, it is closing as of March 31. “We want to thank our wonderful loyal customers over the years,” the Facebook post said. “So please join us one last time before we clo


Reports: DL Nick Perry, Earl Mitchell to visit Seahawks this week

Mum in their pursuit of defensive linemen so far this offseason, the Seahawks now appear to be taking a closer look at two veterans in the position group. Pass rusher Nick Perry and nose tackle Earl Mitchell are visiting Seattle this week, according to multiple reports.


Deadline looms for closure of controversial tiny house village

Remaining residents at a tiny house village in North Seattle have just under a week to move out. The permit for the Licton Springs village on Aurora Avenue expires at the end of March. City officials announced last year that they would not be extending the permit or relocating the camp.


18+ New Jobs In And Around Edmonds

From healthcare to hospitality, to teaching positions and retail, the job listings in this week's employment postings are chock-full of opportunities for those on the hunt for the perfect job. We have curated some of the most interesting openings recently listed around the area. Customize your searc


One person airlifted to Harborview after crash in Arlington

ARLINGTON, Wash. - A crash involving a car and a box truck in Arlington resulted in one person being airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Monday morning. The crash happened before 7:30 a.m. at 67th Avenue NE and 204th Street NE.