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Clearapathra crowned as Lynnwood snow plow naming contest champion

Nov 21, 2023, 4:20 PM | Updated: 4:39 pm

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The City of Lynnwood's newest snow plow, Clearapathra. (Photo courtesy of City of Lynnwood)

(Photo courtesy of City of Lynnwood)

Clearapathra outduels finalists Powasaurus Rex and Sir Plows-A-Lot to become the official name of Lynnwood’s newest snow plow.

The City of Lynnwood, alongside its public works department, hosts a snow plow-naming contest every time a newly-acquired snow plow that bares no name.

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This is Lynnwood’s third snow plow naming contest, with previous winners named “Snobi Wan Kenobi” and “Plowy McPlowface.”

The snow plow in need of a new name is a 10-foot-long American Sno-Plow made of polymer moldboard and steel. It is mounted on the front end of the 2009 International Workstar. A decal of the name “Clearapathra” will be attached to the plow.

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The Big Leplowski, Betty Whiteout, Darth Blader, Blade Runner and David Plowie are other names for snow plows that have received votes in the citywide naming contest.

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Clearapathra crowned as Lynnwood snow plow naming contest champion