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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, www.bigsmobile.com, 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


Review of 2015 south county politics

Local politics in 2015 were notable for the low voter turnout in the Nov. 3 general election. The countywide turnout of 34.76 percent was the lowest for a general election in 44 years. It was the lowest since 1971, which was only the second year that Washington held November elections...

Date: 12/30/2015 | South County Politics


Meet Polar Bear Plungers Lars Jangaard and Lindsey Taylor-Jangaard

Lars Jangaard and Lindsey Taylor-JangaardThis will be the seventh yearLars and Lindsey have kicked off the new year with the polar bear plunge at Brackett's Landing in Edmonds. The chilly...

Date: 12/29/2015 | The Chat


Casual dress code

Edmonds designers build T-shirt empire

Date: 12/28/2015 | Business


Edmonds gets creative recruiting new police officers

EDMONDS — The videos combine upbeat music, scenic views and candid interviews with Edmonds officers.

Date: 12/26/2015 | Local News


Briefs: Edmonds car dealer donates $7,500 to Vision House

Edmonds car dealer donates $7,500 to Vision HouseThe Campbell Nelson car dealership in Edmonds recently donated $7,500 to Vision House. Funds came from the dealership's Test Drive 4 Kids event that took place Sept. 15 through Dec. 15. Campbell Nelson is a...

Date: 12/23/2015 | Business


Edmonds neighbors excited about Esperance Park expansion

EDMONDS — A community park in the Esperance area is set to grow now that Snohomish County has reached a real-estate agreement with the Edmonds School District.

Date: 12/20/2015 | Local News


Edmonds artist creates portraits of Poland’s fallen heroes

Michael Reagan, the Edmonds artist who has created thousands of portraits through his Fallen Heroes Project, will take a long walk Sunday. He walks every morning, but this time his thoughts will be far from home. In his heart, Reagan will be with 66...

Date: 12/20/2015 | Julie Muhlstein


High school boys accused of posting racial threats against classmates

EDMONDS — Messages in the online group praised a man who earlier this year killed nine people at a black church in South Carolina.Prosecutors allege that the hate-filled messages were posted by Edmonds-Woodway High School students. Two boys allegedly admitted to police...

Date: 12/19/2015 | Local News


Edmonds School District will have technology levy on February ballot

Voters in Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Woodway and the rest of the Edmonds School District face a replacement technology-and-capital-improvements levy on the Feb. 9, 2016, special-election ballot.

Date: 12/18/2015 | South County Politics


Missing sidewalk coming to 238th Street in Edmonds

EDMONDS — A $372,000 grant from the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board will help the city fill a “missing link” on

Date: 12/16/2015 | Street Smarts


Edmonds teens arrested after violent, racial Facebook threats

EDMONDS — Two Edmonds-Woodway High School students were arrested Tuesday for reportedly threatening to kill people at school, in particular classmates who are black.

Date: 12/15/2015 | Local News


Screams lead Edmonds officer to woman repeatedly assaulted

EDMONDS — An Edmonds police officer was 11 hours into a graveyard shift Tuesday morning when he heard screams nearby.Officer Patrick Clark followed the sounds and found a woman who had been assaulted by her boyfriend repeatedly on multiple days.

Date: 12/15/2015 | Local News




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