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Edmonds kayaker catches record 124-pound halibut off Neah Bay

A fish tale blending equal parts of Ernest Hemingway’s “The Old Man and the Sea” and the classic “teach a man to fish” parable recently unwound in the Pacific Ocean near Neah Bay.

Date: 05/26/2016 | Northwest

Edmonds girl has eye for fashion

Brown Sugar Kids has a passion for animals

Date: 05/23/2016 | Business

Dip in the Sound

Volunteers are testing marine water quality

Date: 05/19/2016 | Local News

Making the world fun

Zinc in Edmonds offers brightly crafted arts, objects

Date: 05/18/2016 | Business

Briefs: Edmonds pet groomer takes second place in contest

Edmonds pet groomer takes second place in contestEdmonds pet groomer Zoe Zimmer won second place in the Poodles Intermediate Division at the Northwest Grooming Show dog grooming contest in Tacoma. Zimmer took home cash, a trophy and featured coverage in the...

Date: 05/17/2016 | Bizblog

A victory for coal train opponents, but not the end of the line

TULALIP — Monday's decision by the federal government to deny a permit for a coal-shipping terminal in Whatcom County has sweeping implications for...

Date: 05/11/2016 | Local News

Edmonds to consider 10 ideas to improve waterfront traffic

EDMONDS — There was never a shortage of ideas on how to solve the problem caused by ferry, train and road traffic near the city's waterfront.The group charged with coming up with a plan to untangle the snarl started out looking at 48 suggestions. That list has been...

Date: 05/11/2016 | Local News

Teens who posted hateful online messages plead guilty to felony harassment

EVERETT — His parents couldn't protect the teenage boy from the hateful words, and the hurt that caused was there in their tears and their quavering voices.Her son is compassionate and kind, the woman told a Snohomish County Superior Court judge Monday. She and her...

Date: 05/10/2016 | Local News

East-West access to Highway 99 in Edmonds made safer, easier

EDMONDS — At $7.8 million, it’s called the city’s biggest capital improvement project in 15 years, easing east-west access across Highway 99. The project completes a missing link of about 300 feet of roadway on 228th Street SW from Highway 99 to 76th Avenue W.

Date: 05/09/2016 | Local News

Christian rock opera

'In His Hands' is based on the life of Jesus

Date: 05/07/2016 | Local News

Opera star Giordano to sing Strauss in Edmonds

Soprano Kimberly Giordano, a regional opera star, performs Monday evening in Edmonds with the Cascade Symphony Orchestra.Giordano will be featured in the orchestra’s presentation of “Four Last Songs” by Richard Strauss.

Date: 05/06/2016 | Entertainment

Work set to begin on public restrooms in Edmonds’ retail core

EDMONDS — Work on a long-time city goal, construction of public restrooms in the downtown shopping area, is expected to begin later this summer.

Date: 05/04/2016 | Local News

Helping Syrian refugees

Globetrotting Marysville nurse helps people in need

Date: 05/03/2016 | The Chat

Can you spell F-U-N?

Driftwood Players stand out in hilarious 'Spelling Bee'

Date: 04/29/2016 | Entertainment

Search continues for missing teen from Picnic Point area

EDMONDS — The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for missing 16-year-old Tyler Christensen.Investigators now have reason to believe the teen had made plans to leave his home, sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton said Tuesday.

Date: 04/26/2016 | Local News

Man pleads not guilty to alleged assault with bat

EVERETT — An Edmonds man accused of clobbering his roommate with a baseball bat spiked with screws has been charged with assault.

Date: 04/25/2016 | Local News

Driftwood’s ‘Bee’: Can you spell ‘fun’

EDMONDS — “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a musical comedy about an eclectic group of six “tweens” who vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime, opens tonight at the Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds.

Date: 04/22/2016 | Entertainment

Missing Edmonds teen described as hard-working and creative

EDMONDS — Tyler Christensen, 16, was still missing Thursday evening, two days after he was last seen walking to a church event near Picnic Point.

Date: 04/21/2016 | Local News

Brier woman, 20, arrested in Edmonds hit-and-run

EDMONDS — A 20-year-old Brier woman reportedly has admitted to a hit-and-run crash in Edmonds earlier this month.

Date: 04/21/2016 | Local News

New turn signal coming to Highway 104 near Edmonds ferry

A new turn signal will help drivers trying to head west off Highway 104 near the Edmonds ferry thanks to a Street Smarts reader.

Date: 04/20/2016 | Street Smarts

Witnesses say man ran onto track, killed by train in Edmonds

EDMONDS — A 43-year-old Kansas man was struck and killed by a train near the platform at Edmonds Station on Tuesday.The 12:10 p.m. incident blocked the railroad crossing, and Washington State Ferries suspended operations between Edmonds and Kingston for several hours.

Date: 04/19/2016 | Local News

Approved supplemental state budget criticized for vetoes by Inslee

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee signed a supplemental budget Monday that steers more dollars into staffing at Western State Hospital and services...

Date: 04/19/2016 | Local News

Turn off your cellphone

Tony-winner Patti LuPone brings Broadway to Edmonds

Date: 04/17/2016 | Entertainment

A goose in every pot … and off the playground

Every Tuesday the parking lot at the Carol Rowe Memorial Food Bank located at Edmonds United Methodist Church is packed. In 2015, the food bank provided 594,468 meals and helped 59,657 individuals; 130 people volunteer there each week.

Date: 04/17/2016 | I Brake for Moms

State Division 1 Court of Appeals judges hear cases in Everett

EVERETT — An inmate sentenced to life in prison for attacking a Monroe corrections officer once vowed that the fight for his freedom wasn't over.Nearly two years later, the battle was taken up on Jimi...

Date: 04/15/2016 | Local News

BlackBall Desserts to open in Edmonds

It'll soon be a new choice for passionate dessert lovers.BlackBall Taiwanese Desserts, a chain that started in Asia a decade ago, is coming to Edmonds. The opening for the restaurant at 22001 Highway 99, Suite 300, is scheduled for April 15.The first U.S.

Date: 04/12/2016 | Business

TEDx to return to Edmonds on Nov. 18 with transformations theme

EDMONDS — TEDx is returning to Snohomish County.The first local TEDx event, held in November, promised a day of ideas worth hearing and spreading.

Date: 04/11/2016 | Local News

State grants Edmonds veterans memorial $77K, $25K still needed

EDMONDS — The drive to build a 5,500-square-foot memorial park to honor veterans has gotten a big boost — a $77,000 grant from the state.

Date: 04/07/2016 | Local News

Briefs: Landau Associates adds two in Edmonds

Landau Associates adds two in EdmondsLandau Associates has added a number of new hires including two in its Edmonds office. Jeovani Huerta-Avila is an assistant scientist who will be assisting with a variety of environmental remediation and groundwater...

Date: 04/07/2016 | Bizblog

Woman, 88, hit by car in Edmonds; driver flees

EDMONDS — An 88-year-old woman was hit by a car Monday night in Edmonds.She was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to Edmonds police. She was listed Tuesday in stable condition.

Date: 04/05/2016 | Local News

Arlington superintendent to lead Edmonds School District

LYNNWOOD ­— Kris McDuffy, superintendent of Arlington Public Schools, has been selected as the new Edmonds superintendent.

Date: 04/01/2016 | Local News

Briefs: Edmonds businesswoman opens Lake Chelan vacation rental service

Edmonds businesswoman opens Lake Chelan vacation rental serviceLori Gill, owner of Windermere Property Management in Edmonds, Seattle and Bellevue has teamed up with Keith Wells, owner of Windermere Real Estate Lake Chelan, to open Windermere Vacation...

Date: 04/01/2016 | Bizblog

An Olympic Ballet treat

'The Sleeping Beauty' coming to Everett and Edmonds

Date: 04/01/2016 | Entertainment

The outlook is bright at Picnic Point Park

Julia Giordano and her sons Ansel, 5, and Boden, 2, look at ducks and birds while picnicing at Picnic Point Park on Tuesday in Edmonds. It’s going to be a nice few days ahead, with a milder forecast.

Date: 03/30/2016 | Local News

Picnic Point house fire apparently started in the kitchen

EDMONDS — A fire Monday afternoon heavily damaged a house in the Picnic Point area north of Edmonds.Neighbors reported seeing smoke and flames around 1:15 p.m. in the 13700 block of 65th Place W.

Date: 03/28/2016 | Local News

Fire causes $250,000 damage, closes Edmonds school for day

EDMONDS — A Sunday night fire at Madrona K-8 School caused more than $250,000 damage and canceled Monday classes.The cause has not been determined, but is not believed to be suspicious, officials said.

Date: 03/28/2016 | Local News

Democrats announce change of caucus sites

Democrats in the 1st Legislative District have announced changes in the sites of many precinct presidential caucuses for Brier, Bothell and other parts of the district.

Date: 03/25/2016 | South County Politics

Ready for the big stage

Edmonds-Woodway jazz band to perform in Seattle

Date: 03/25/2016 | Entertainment

Edmonds man arrested in assault involving baseball bat

EDMONDS — An Edmonds man is accused of beating his roommate with a baseball bat on Wednesday night.The 48-year-old victim suffered head injuries and was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was released early Thursday.

Date: 03/24/2016 | Local News

Nonprofit to provide free dental care to low-income seniors

EDMONDS — A nonprofit will make the first of what is expected to be monthly visits to the Edmonds Senior Center on Friday, providing dental care to low-income patients.The care is being provided by volunteers for

Date: 03/24/2016 | Local News

Not just for fish and chips

Vinegar has many uses throughout home and garden

Date: 03/20/2016 | Life

Edmonds embraces Creative Age with art, music, learning

EDMONDS — It may be the first such event of its kind, a festival that mixes the arts with a day-long schedule of classes designed for older adults.

Date: 03/18/2016 | Local News

Cause of Edmonds woman’s death yet to be determined

WOODWAY — The investigation continues after a woman’s body was found outdoors in Woodway on March 3.

Date: 03/16/2016 | Local News

UW student from Edmonds keeps it clean about car detailing

Isaiah Barhoum, 20, is a sophomore at University of Washington, double majoring in accounting and informatics. He is the owner of Bigs Mobile Detailing,, a business he started his senior year of high school. He...

Date: 03/15/2016 | The Chat

Sun-powered sanctuary

Edmonds Lutheran Church has new solar panels on the roof

Date: 03/12/2016 | Local News

Cascade Symphony to feature cellist performing Dvorak

EDMONDS — Korean-born Canadian cellist Eric Han will perform Antonin Dvorak’s Cello Concerto in B minor on Monday with the Cascade Symphony Orchestra.

Date: 03/11/2016 | Entertainment

DeMiero festival jazzing up Edmonds

EDMONDS — It started out as a camp for high school and college students of vocal jazz.Today, the 40th annual DeMiero Jazz Fest attracts top talent to coach kids and community jazz choirs for three days, but also to perform for the public.This year's...

Date: 03/11/2016 | Entertainment

Edmonds pier to close March 14 for three months of repairs

EDMONDS — One of the city's biggest attractions — its 944-foot long fishing pier — is scheduled to close for three months beginning March 14.The L-shaped pier, which is 40 years old, attracts an estimated 100,000 people a year, including fishermen who cast...

Date: 03/07/2016 | Local News

DeMiero jazz fest celebrates 40 years

It has music and all that jazz.The DeMiero Jazz Festival, a vocal jazz fest, celebrates its 40th year with public concerts at 7 p.m. March 10, 11 and 12 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N.

Date: 03/06/2016 | Life

Court ruling opens a path for commercial flights at Paine Field

EVERETT — A federal court has denied an appeal by the city of Mukilteo and others who are trying to stop regular commercial passenger flights from coming to Paine Field.The ruling announced Friday cleared the biggest remaining legal hurdle for a company looking to...

Date: 03/05/2016 | Local News

Legislature passes Liias bill to help students transfer college credits

The legislature has passed a bill sponsored by State Sen. Marko Liias, a bill that would help students apply class credits from four-year colleges toward degrees at two-year schools.

Date: 03/04/2016 | South County Politics

Body found in Woodway is missing Edmonds woman

WOODWAY — A body found here Thursday has been confirmed as that of Amy Kennelly, 48, of Edmonds.Kennelly's cause of death is under investigation by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office.

Date: 03/04/2016 | Local News

Edmonds Council holds retreat Friday and Saturday

The Edmonds City Council will meet in its annual retreat Friday and Saturday, March 4-5, at the Edmonds Library Plaza Room, 650 Main St., Edmonds.

Date: 03/03/2016 | South County Politics

Body found in Woodway thought to be missing woman

WOODWAY — A body found Thursday morning is believed to be a missing Edmonds woman.Edmonds police on Wednesday issued a bulletin about the disappearance of Amy Kennelly, 48.

Date: 03/03/2016 | Local News

Police begin search for missing Edmonds woman

EDMONDS — Police on Wednesday were searching for a missing Edmonds woman whose car was found abandoned two days earlier.Amy Kennelly, 48, was reported missing by her family.

Date: 03/02/2016 | Local News

Chase to hold town-hall meeting Saturday in Edmonds

State Sen. Maralyn Chase will meet 32nd Legislative District constituents at a town hall meeting Saturday in Edmonds.

Date: 02/26/2016 | South County Politics

Voters use drop boxes almost as much as mail

Almost as many voters in the Feb. 9 special election and other recent elections have been using ballot drop boxes as have been using mail.

Date: 02/22/2016 | South County Politics

A time for caring

Edmonds interfaith group focuses on mental health, coping skills

Date: 02/20/2016 | Local News

Kagi plans Thursday telephone town-hall event

State Rep. Ruth Kagi plans a telephone town-hall event Thursday, Feb. 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: 02/18/2016 | South County Politics

Legislators from 21st District plan Saturday town-hall events

State Reps. Lillian Ortiz-Self and Strom Peterson and State Sen. Marko Liias will meet 21st Legislative District constituents at two town-hall meetings Saturday.

Date: 02/18/2016 | South County Politics

Republican precinct caucuses set for Saturday

Republicans around Snohomish County will hold precinct caucuses Saturday. Republicans at those caucuses will choose delegates to the county Republican convention and will discuss issues for the county, state and national Republican Party platforms.

Date: 02/17/2016 | South County Politics

Charter Review Commission to hear from council member, judges Wednesday

The Snohomish County Charter Review Commission will hear from a county council member, a Superior Court judge and South District Court Judge Beth Fraser at a commission meeting Wednesday.

Date: 02/16/2016 | South County Politics

Johnson, Boyer, Smith, Krienke head city councils in south county

Edmonds City Councilwoman Kristiana Johnson, Lynnwood Councilman Christopher Boyer, Mountlake Terrace Councilman Jerry Smith and Brier Councilman Martin Krienke will head south Snohomish County city councils for 2016.

Date: 02/16/2016 | South County Politics

Hiking photographer from Edmonds creates stunning images

Randall Hodges, 47, expresses his spiritual connection with nature through his camera while hiking and backpacking the wilderness areas of the West.

Date: 02/16/2016 | The Chat

Jaguar-driving suspects flee after home invasion, gunshots

EDMONDS — Police were searching for suspects Friday after shots were fired in the Esperance area near Edmonds.

Date: 02/12/2016 | Local News

For your information

Students working to update signs at Edmonds Pier

Date: 02/12/2016 | Local News

Special school election brings another strong February turnout

Voters in the Tuesday Edmonds School District election continued a trend of strong turnout in special elections.

Date: 02/11/2016 | South County Politics

Briefs: Real estate agent joins RE/MAX in Edmonds

Real estate agent joins RE/MAX in EdmondsRE/MAX Direct Realty announced that realtor Jeffrey Miller has joined the real estate office in Edmonds. Originally licensed in Colorado, Miller will focus on residential single- and multi-family homes. He is involved...

Date: 02/10/2016 | Bizblog

Special school election has strong early turnout

Voters in Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Woodway and the rest of the Edmonds School District have been returning ballots for the Feb. 9 special school-district election at a fast pace.

Date: 02/09/2016 | South County Politics

Moscoso optimistic about passage of Washington Voting Rights Act

State Rep. Luis Moscoso says he is optimistic about the chances for passing the Washington Voting Rights Act during this year's legislative session.

Date: 02/08/2016 | South County Politics

Get the scoop on travel in Cuba from Rick Steves Sunday in Edmonds

Now that the U.S. government has eased restrictions and paved the way for tourists interested in traveling to Cuba, the Caribbean island is the new hot place to visit.

Date: 02/06/2016 | Life

Liias pushing bills to reduce student-loan debt

State Sen. Marko Liias and other legislators have introduced three bills aimed at reducing student-loan debt.

Date: 02/05/2016 | South County Politics

Police following up on report of gunfire in Edmonds

EDMONDS — Police here believe a 2 a.m. volley of gunfire Tuesday was the result of some sort of argument, but they are getting little cooperation from the people believed responsible.

Date: 02/03/2016 | Local News

Moving on from grief

Group offers support, activities for those who have lost a spouse

Date: 01/30/2016 | Local News

New voters can register for special election through Monday

New Washington voters can register through Monday, Feb. 1, to vote in the Feb. 9 special election, but they must register in person at the Snohomish County auditor’s office in Everett.

Date: 01/29/2016 | South County Politics

Suspect on the run after man, 49, stabbed at Edmonds motel

EDMONDS — Police believe a fight between roommates at Andy’s Motel led to one being stabbed and has the other on the run.The incident was reported around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Date: 01/28/2016 | Local News

Superintendent to speak Thursday about Feb. 9 school election

Edmonds School Superintendent Nick Brossoit will speak and answer questions Thursday about the Feb. 9 school district ballot measure.

Date: 01/27/2016 | South County Politics

Ortiz-Self, Peterson plan Wednesday telephone event with constituents

State Reps. Lillian Ortiz-Self and Strom Peterson plan a Wednesday telephone town-hall event with 21st District constituents.The event is scheduled for 6:05 to 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, January 27.

Date: 01/26/2016 | South County Politics

Charges filed against woman involved in Lake Stevens home-invasion robbery

LAKE STEVENS — Legal troubles are piling up for a Bonney Lake woman who is a suspect in a violent home-invasion robbery in Lake Stevens.

Date: 01/26/2016 | Local News

It's all about access

Open house to cover plans to fix traffic woes in Edmonds

Date: 01/26/2016 | Local News

Kagi says prospects for bill to keep guns from children not promising

State Rep. Ruth Kagi says that she is not optimistic about prospects for a bill to prevent child access to firearms.

Date: 01/25/2016 | South County Politics

$5,000 grant results in 350 new books for Edmonds schools

EDMONDS — A $5,000 grant for a high school reading program will allow the purchase of an additional 350 books for use by Edmonds School District students.

Date: 01/23/2016 | Local News

Ballots in mail for Feb. 9 school district election

Ballots are in the mail for the Feb. 9 special school-district election.

Date: 01/22/2016 | South County Politics

Driver, 15, arrested after police chase; no one hurt

EDMONDS — No injuries were reported after a police pursuit that started in Edmonds on Thursday night.

Date: 01/22/2016 | Local News

Cornish's famous alumni

Edmonds exhibit marks a century of arts education

Date: 01/22/2016 | Entertainment

Briefs: KeyBank exec to serve as chair for American Heart Association campaign

KeyBank exec to serve as chair for American Heart Association campaignEdmonds resident Carol K. Nelson, Pacific Region Executive and Seattle Market President of KeyBank, will serve as the 2016 chairperson for the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women...

Date: 01/21/2016 | Bizblog

Kagi bill to limit children's access to firearms gets Thursday hearing

State Rep. Ruth Kagi’s bill to limit children’s access to firearms will have a hearing Thursday before a legislative committee in Olympia.

Date: 01/20/2016 | South County Politics

He puts 'em up

Jason Lundgren delves deep into 'Final Fight' video game

Date: 01/19/2016 | The Chat

Public restrooms planned for downtown Edmonds

EDMONDS — Visitors may soon be able to linger longer in the downtown shopping district.The city plans to have new public restrooms installed by this summer, the busiest season for local merchants."Public restrooms are one of the top issues for...

Date: 01/18/2016 | Local News

Access to water to be restricted

Popular Edmonds pier will be closed 3 months for repairs

Date: 01/16/2016 | Local News

'Stewards of his creation'

Congregations come together over concern for environment

Date: 01/16/2016 | Local News

A high-water balancing act at Brackett's Landing in Edmonds

Jack Perry, 7, of Edmonds, climbs along a piece of outstretched driftwood at Brackett's Landing in Edmonds on Thursday. Puget Sound water levels rose to their highest annual peak around 8:15 a.m. Thursday, but clear and calm conditions kept the excess water from spilling onto shore.

Date: 01/15/2016 | Local News

No more jail for coffee madam

Woman who ran bikini-barista stands is sentenced

Date: 01/11/2016 | Local News

Monday deadline to register to vote in February Edmonds schools election

Monday, Jan. 11, is the last day before the Feb. 9 special school election to update an existing voter registration or to register to vote on line or by mail.

Date: 01/11/2016 | South County Politics

Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott won’t seek a 15th term

SEATTLE — Longtime Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott of Washington state announced Monday that he will not seek re-election for a 15th time when he completes his term at the end of the year.

Date: 01/04/2016 | Local News

Snohomish County police cars evolve away from ‘Crown Vics’

EVERETT — Buying a car is stressful.

Date: 01/02/2016 | Local News

Police pursuit in Edmonds ends in crash; woman, 20, held

EDMONDS — A woman crashed down an embankment Friday morning as she tried to outrun police.Edmonds police were investigating whether the Honda she was driving was stolen.

Date: 01/01/2016 | Local News

Boiling Point sure to fire up fans of hot Asian soup

Boiling Point: More than a catchy name, it describes what arrives on your plate at this chain of Taiwanese soup restaurants.Soups come in a hefty bowl. Servers light a flame underneath, keeping the contents at a hot...

Date: 01/01/2016 | Entertainment

Edmonds home raided; 300 illegal marijuana plants seized

EDMONDS — Police on Wednesday raided an Edmonds home where they allegedly found an illegal marijuana growing operation.The raid in the 18200 block of 80th Avenue W followed “numerous complaints from neighbors in the area,” Edmonds police Sgt. Shane Hawley said.

Date: 12/30/2015 | Local News

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