Lynnwood, WA


$17.5M worth of drugs seized by King County Sheriff’s Office in 2022

Officials with the King County Sheriff’s Office say $17.5 million dollars worth of drugs were seized by the agency last year, and law enforcement is not slowing down. More significant drug busts are happening across the Puget Sound region, as police continue to sound the alarm on fentanyl. Seattle...

Two seriously hurt after vehicle crashes over cliff in Port Gamble

NORTH KITSAP – Two people were hospitalized with serious injuries after their vehicle crashed over a cliff in Port Gamble late Saturday night. The driver of the vehicle, a 23-year-old Kirkland woman, was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, a memo from the Washington State Patrol said, which noted that she was suspected of driving under the influence. The passenger, a 24-year-old Bothell man, was taken to St. Michael Medical Center.

Big Chicken coming to Shoreline

According to reporting in The Seattle Times, sports legend Shaq O'Neal's Big Chicken restaurant chain will be opening a location in Shoreline this year. The restaurant, which serves chicken sandwiches and tenders, already has a location at Climate Pledge Arena for Kraken games. They have expanded to The Landing in Renton. Next is Shoreline and Mukilteo.

Video Shows Seattle Police Backing Down After Bystanders Intervene

A YouTube video has been released showing Seattle East Precinct police officers preparing to engage with a man standing outside his apartment, only to pack up and drive away. The video shared with Capitol Hill Seattle Blog is only four minutes long but does include the back-and-forth exchange between civilians and the police and shows one officer putting his gun back in his car.

Lake Forest Park - notable police incidents as of January 26, 2023

Officers responded to Kenmore to assist with a Bank Robbery. Our officers quickly located a suspect closely matching the description provided, however due to the suspect wearing a mask, the victim was unable to make a positive ID. The subject was immediately released. Officers were dispatched to a transient causing...

8 arrests made in downtown Seattle operation; guns, drugs seized

After a three-hour operation in downtown Seattle on Saturday, police arrested eight people and seized two guns and more than 130 grams of drugs. Police conducted a special operation focused on the intersections of 3rd Avenue and Pike Street, and 2nd Avenue and Bell Street. According to the Seattle Police...

News for Neighborhoods - CityWise Project

Have you ever wondered who maintains our roads? Or how the City creates a budget or plans for the future of our parks?. The City is offering its popular CityWise Project online in 2023. This series of 8 informational sessions will provide participants an overview of City government and operations. CityWise is free of charge, and open to residents, employees, business owners, and students age 16 and older in Shoreline.

Edmonds School District internet outage continues Monday

The Edmonds School District is investigating “suspicious activities” in its network, causing a district-wide internet shutdown. “The proactive steps that we have taken thus far, disabling our internet access, and resetting all staff and student passwords during this morning’s 2-hour late start, have significantly mitigated additional security issues,” the district stated to staff and families on Wednesday. On Friday, a district spokesperson did not have new updates and said the district is still investigating. It is unclear if there is or was a timeline for internet services to be restored. Phones, fire alarm systems, HVAC systems, and most building systems are still operational, according to the district.

Local restaurant robbed at gunpoint twice

Nara Chinese Restaurant, 15033 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133, has been hit by violent robbers twice in the past few months. The Kim family, Insuk and Young Jin Kim, have owned and operated the popular restaurant for 16 years. After the most recent robbery they took only a day to recover and reorganize the ransacked restaurant. They were back in business the next day.

King County and City of Seattle announce update to employee vaccine mandate

As a condition of employment, King County and City of Seattle employees will no longer require proof of vaccination against COVID-19, according to a media release. The announcement is effective Monday. According to the media release, King County and the City of Seattle officials have used the latest recommendations from Public Health to inform their decisions, including the 2021 requirement that all county and city employees, contractors, and volunteers show proof of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Due to recent lower levels of community spread of the virus and hospitalizations having remained at lower levels, officials believe the overall risk was low enough to lift the mandate.

Elderly woman killed after hit-and-run in Capitol Hill

The Seattle Police Department reported that the woman injured in the hit-and-run has died. An elderly woman was critically injured Sunday afternoon after a hit-and-run in Capitol Hill. According to the Seattle Police Department, at 4:45 p.m., several 911 callers reported a hit-and-run crash between a car and a pedestrian...

The fallout from Binda’s “Love Conquers All” Tour fiasco continues

LYNNWOOD, Wash., February 5, 2023—Fallout from what should have been an altruistic speaking tour, has been marred in scandal for Lynnwood Councilman Joshua Binda, with the latest coming from the Lake Washington School District confirming that the councilman failed to follow protocols violating scores of students’ privacy rights and safety.