Chimacum, WA

Neighbour raises $24,000 for 11-year-old boy scammed by man who paid for lemonade with fake $100 bill

A neighbour has raised more than $24,000 in donations for a Washington state boy who was scammed by a man paying for lemonade with a fake $100 bill.Eleven-year-old Jeremy, of Everett, has always been a little entrepreneur, his neighbor Amy Steenfott said. Whether he is mowing neighbors’ yards or shoveling snow in the winter, Jeremy is always looking for a way to make extra money in order to achieve his dream of purchasing a vending machine.So when Jeremy was scammed by a man who bought lemonade and paid with a $100 counterfeit bill, Ms Steenfott knew she had to...
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Woman dies when car leaves Interstate 84 and overturns multiple times

Idaho State Police are investigating a fatal vehicle collision which occurred on August 9, 2022, at 2:28 P.M. on eastbound Interstate 84 at mile marker 206 near Burley. A 2006 Ford Focus was traveling eastbound, driven by a 49-year-old woman from Lynnwood, Washington, and drove into the median where the vehicle rolled multiple times. The driver was wearing a seat belt and was pronounced deceased on scene due to her injuries. The left lane for westbound traffic was blocked for approximately 3 hours. This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police. Idaho State Police were assisted by Minidoka County Sheriff's Office, the Minidoka Fire Department, Emergency Response Ambulance and the Minidoka County Coroner.

Woman killed in rollover crash on I-84 near Burley

MINIDOKA COUNTY, Idaho — A 49-year-old woman was killed Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 84 in Minidoka County, Idaho State Police reported. The woman from Lynnwood, Wash., was traveling eastbound on I-84 in a 2006 Ford Focus when she drove into the median. The vehicle rolled multiple times, according to Idaho State Police.

Lynnwood City Council approves 2022 bond issuance, Complete Streets Ordinance

The Lynnwood City Council at its Aug. 8 business meeting voted to approve the city’s new Complete Streets Ordinance as well as the 2022 bond issuance. The ordinance will plan the city’s streets with all modes of transportation in mind, not just automobiles, and will contain an outlined plan on how to develop and maintain streets that are safe for cars, bicycles and pedestrians.

Program supports local women

Local women living through difficult times were given support at the Queen It’s A New Day program on Aug. 6 which was held in Marysville this year. “It’s a radical makeover from the inside out,” said Judy Hoff, organizer for the event and founder of Esther’s Place, an Everett homeless shelter that focuses on women.

Marysville celebrates National Night Out

Marysville police officers and Marysville Fire District firefighters met with local families at this year’s National Night Out event on Aug. 2. The city of Marysville once again came to Jennings Memorial Park to meet and interact with the public for the national event that encourages community members to go out and meet with their local police officers.

Council committee update on Civic Park construction includes options for addressing $300K shortfall

With the opening now planned for April 2023, crews are making progress on the long-awaited renovation of Edmonds’ Civic Field into a downtown park, Edmonds Parks Director Angie Feser told the city council’s parks and public works committee Tuesday night. A key issue the council must now address: How to cover an estimated funding shortfall of $318,313.

Edmonds native ready to launch Offset Ciderworks

A new cider company is coming to the Seattle area Aug. 15, and it has Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace connections. Offset Ciderworks was founded by Edmonds native Adam Pinkham, and the company’s warehouse is located in Mountlake Terrace. Offset is scheduled to launch with its flagship Off Dry in cans and kegs. Made in Washington with 100% Washington fruit, Offset uses a blend of apples and pears to create world-class. off-dry offerings with no sugar added, Pinkham said.

Stuff the Bus gathers school supplies for Marysville students

The Salvation Army's annual school supply drive will continue through Aug. 15. As the Marysville Salvation Army’s School Supply Drive is nearing its ending, volunteers headed out for a ‘Stuff the Bus’ campaign on Aug. 6. Volunteers were at local Walmart stores to collect more donations as...

Consider This from NPR

Just north of Seattle near the shores of Puget Sound sits an empty warehouse in Mukilteo, Wash. CHRIS HOWARD: We used to have 10 shipping containers here. There were empty containers back here, customers and clients coming for visits. KELLY: Chris Howard used to work in that warehouse with more...

Rotary Clubs team up to paint M'ville food bank

The Marysville Community Food Bank received some needed maintenance as Rotary volunteers helped give the building a new coat of paint recently. Volunteers started work on Aug. 5 and continuing into the weekend on the project. “The food bank wanted to get the building painted so they asked if the...

Health care leaders speak with Larsen about Inflation Reduction Act

EVERETT, Wash., August 9, 2022 – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) met with the CEOs of both Compass Health and the Community Health Center of Snohomish County in Everett to discuss benefits the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) brings to Washingtonians and health care centers. “I think the biggest impact, would...