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2017-11-25 PSRC Seeking Comment on $17.5 Million in Grants for Bike and Pedestrian Projects
On Thursday, the Puget Sound Regional Council released a slate of proposed bicycle and pedestrian projects for public comment that the agency plans to fund. More than $17.5 million of federal funding will be dispersed across 12 projects in King, Pierce, Snohomish, and Kitsap Counties.
2016-03-02 A Billion Dollars and Change Lynnwood Grows Up, Literally
Stand on the corner of 196th and 36th avenues, outside the Lynnwood Convention Center, and you can see the growth coming. A crane towers to the south, putting up a seven-story apartment building. A couple of blocks to the west, a second crane is building an eighty-story apartment building.
2015-11-17 Inspirus Credit Union to Open Lynnwood Branch Next Year
Inspirus Credit Union plans to open a Lynnwood branch to serve members who live in Snohomish and north King Counties. This will be the third branch for the credit union founded in 1936 by a Seattle math and journalism teacher.
2015-11-12 Embraer names Lynnwood's Nova-Tech Engineering as its Top Supplier in 2015
Brazilian airplane make Embraer has name Lynnwood-based Nova-Tech Engineering as its top supplier in 2015. The award was announced Wednesday at Embraer's supplier conference in Brazil.
2015-11-02 CVS Enters Snohomish County Market with 2 Pharmacies
CVS Health is building two pharmacies along Highway 99, one in Everett and the second in Lynnwood. It's just a year after the pharmacy giant first moved into Washington.
2015-05-20 Lynnwood Bustles with Work on Costco, New Apartments
Construction continues on the former Lynnwood High School campus along 184th St SW, just north of Alderwood mall. Crews are building a new stretch of 33rd Ave W between the mall and Maple Road.
2015-05-19 New Bartell Drugs to Open in Lynnwood
Bartell Drugs plans to open its newest store in Lynnwood on Friday, the Seattle-based chain's 15th location in Snohomish County. The 15,000-square-foot building features a distinctive clock tower, a full-service pharmacy, a market with regionally produced products and a print studio.
2015-04-22 Lynnwood's City Center to Include Two Apartment Complexes, Hotel
Three major construction projects are set to break ground this year in Lynnwood's new City Center
2015-02-27 Lynnwood Convention Center Reports Record Revenue
The Lynnwood Convention Center made $3.1 million in gross revenue in 2014, the highest in the center's nine-year history. It was also the second consecutive year the facility did not require an operating subsidy, according to Angie Mykel, the convention center's general manager.
2014-07-02 Breaking Ground at the New Lynnwood Costco
It was a big day for the City of Lynnwood, the Edmonds School District and Costco Wednesday morning at Lynnwood Place. Work has officially begun on the new Costco at Lynnwood Place or what used to be the former site of Lynnwood High School.
2014-07-01 Lynnwood Expands as construction begins on huge new Costco store
Dallas, Texas-based Cypress Equities announced on Tuesday that it has broken ground on a new 150,000-square-footCostco store across the street from the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood.
2014-07-01 Construction to Start at Lynnwood Costco
Work on the Seattle area’s newest Costco Wholesale warehouse will start Wednesday, according to the real estate development company in charge of the project.
2014-06-19 Families and Friends Flock to Lynnwood's First Farmers Market
Plump, ruby-red strawberries, crunchy snap peas and that first brain-freeze bite of ice cream in the summer. The treats were tempting as the new Lynnwood Farmers Market kicked off June 12 in Wilcox Park. The market runs from 3 to 7 p.m. today and every Thursday through Sept. 25.
2014-06-11 In Speech, Lynnwood Mayor Calls for Unity and Pride
The changes coming to this city won’t all be easy, but they will be worth it, Mayor Nicola Smith told a packed house at the Lynnwood Convention Center on Wednesday. Smith’s first “State of the City” address came amid her sixth month in office. The speech is expected to become an annual event. Lynnwood remains a vibrant city with a great location and untapped potential, Smith said.
2014-05-26 Nation's Biggest Used Car Dealer Expanding Here
CarMax, the nation's largest used auto dealership, is planning to expand into Lynnwood.
2014-05-19 Proposed Light Rail Maintenance Facility Draws Opposition at Community Meeting
Sound Transit's proposal to build a Light Rail Operations and Maintenance Satellite Facility in Lynnwood didn't go over well at a Community Meeting Saturday in the Cedar Valley Grange Hall.
2014-04-19 More than a mall town
Lynnwood offers cultural events, parks, public art and much more.
2014-03-27 Lynnwood Receives Increase in S & P Bond Rating
On March 7, the City of Lynnwood received notification from Standard and Poor’s (S&P) that the City’s long term and underlying bond ratings on existing limited tax general obligations bonds have been raised from “A+” to “AA+”.
2014-02-10 Lynnwood Convention Reports Record Revenue for 2013
The Lynnwood Public Facilities District announced that the Lynnwood Convention Center had its most successful year ever in 2013. Angie Mykel, General Manager of the 55,000 square foot center, made the announcement earlier this week at the Lynnwood Public Facilities District Board Meeting. The more than $3 Million in gross revenue was the highest in the Center's eight-year history, 21 percent more than 2012 nad 67 percent growth since 2009.
2013-11-08 Real Estate Investors Smitten with Lynnwood
Northpointe Corporate Campus, a two-building property that Opus Northwest built six years ago in Lynnwood, has sold.
2013-11-05 Lynnwood City Council Approves Next Phase of Lynnwood Place Project
The Lynnwood City Council approved a development agreement for the Lynnwood Place Project at a special Monday night business meeting.
2013-10-28 First Business Opens at New Lynnwood Shopping Center
The first business in a new retail center has opened at the intersection of 196th Street SW and Highway 99. LA Fitness at 19800 Highway 99 is one of 15 businesses that will comprise the Lynnwood Crossroads Shopping Center. The fitness company's new gym opened on Oct. 17 and is in one of six new buildings on the site.
2013-10-18 Lynnwood Receives $70,000 from County for Lynndale Park Improvements
Lynnwood has been awarded $70,000 from Snohomish County funds for the renovation of the Lynndale Park Amphitheater and ADA upgrades at Lynndale Park.
2013-10-18 First Business at Lynnwood Crossroads Opens its Doors
LA Fitness, the anchor tenant of the Lynnwood Crossroads shopping complex, opened for business on Thursday, Oct. 17.
2013-09-24 Lynnwood City Council Adopts Resolution Favoring 'C3 Modified' as Lynnwood Link Extension Option
The Lynnwood City Council unanimously voted to adopt a resolution recommending C3 Modified as the preferred alignment and station location for the Sound Transit Lynnwood Link Light Rail Extension during Monday’s business meeting.
2013-09-10 Permit Center Extends Its Hours
The Lynnwood Permit Center is expanding it's hours from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays beginning September 30th.
2013-09-02 Lynnwood Cafe Caters to Kids' Play Dates
It's a gathering place for little ones and their favorite grown-ups. The cafe offers coffee for adults and nutritious food for kids, an indoor play center, birthday parties, a preschool and family events.
2013-06-03 Zumiez Case Study for Effectual Entrepeneurs
How Gary Haakenson and Tom Campion founded Lynnwood's high-flying activewear company.
2013-02-26 Lynnwood OKs Zoning for Costco, Residential Project
A huge project called Lynnwood Place that would bring a mix of stores and apartments across the street from the Alderwood mall has received the green light. The former site of Lynnwood High School will become 990,000 square feet of shops and homes.