Joseph Thompson

Raises in store for Edmonds City Council, mayoral positions

The pay bumps would take effect as the city prepares to vote for a new mayor and council members.

 

Providence countywide study says prejudice still on the rise

A changing political climate and President Trump are at the heart of the spike, some leaders say.

 

Lake Stevens not probing Public Works director’s DUI arrest

City administrator says Durpos was off duty when arrested despite driving from city-sponsored event.

 

Monroe School Board to consider moving district headquarters

The board is expected to vote later this month on signing a lease to move administrative offices.

Awaiting a barge and crane, Midas’ removal floats downstream

The state DNR is skeptical the owner, who abandoned the ship in August, can pay the $400,000 bill.

Reflected in the polished aluminum wing, chief engineer Martin Overall reaches into the cockpit of the Silver Spitfire, a World War II Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX fighter plane, during a 50-hour maintenance checkup at the Historic Flight Foundation on Wednesday in Mukilteo. The plane is making a round-the-world attempt and has logged 6,449 nautical miles so far. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

British WWII plane stops in Everett during worldwide flight

The Silver Spitfire is flying across the world. It stopped at Paine Field Monday for maintenance.

Reflected in the polished aluminum wing, chief engineer Martin Overall reaches into the cockpit of the Silver Spitfire, a World War II Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX fighter plane, during a 50-hour maintenance checkup at the Historic Flight Foundation on Wednesday in Mukilteo. The plane is making a round-the-world attempt and has logged 6,449 nautical miles so far. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Parking woes in downtown Edmonds stump city leaders

The City Council decided to press pause on a $100,000 parking study, with no new timeframe in sight.

Nonprofit uses Chinese WeChat app to boost tourism, business

The app has more than 1 billion users. Local organizations want to tap it for economic development.

Lynnwood council candidate: Opponent stole campaign fliers

Julieta Altamirano-Crosby says a boy, 12, took her pamphlets at the request of a primary challenger.

State working to seize sunken sailboat in Snohomish River

Officials say this isn’t the owner’s first derelict vessel, with others in Poulsbo, Bainbridge Island.

Edmonds council to pay tribute to tribal heritage every week

A statement, written by the Tulalip Tribes, will be read after the flag salute at each meeting.

Summer brings blast of heat this week, especially Wednesday

The National Weather Service is forecasting weather in the mid-80s for most of the county.

Two new buildings, upgrades set for Lakewood School District

Two STEM labs, roof replacement and more are chosen as priorities, plus administration buildings.

Addict: ‘You go to the street because you’re sick and it hurts’

Rep. Rick Larsen, Mayor Cassie Franklin and others celebrate new Everett clinic battling opioids.

108-year-old downtown Edmonds home put on historic registry

The house on Bell Street symbolizes the town’s working-class roots during a period of expansion.

Another sunken boat in the river — is this becoming a pattern?

The 50-foot sailboat near the Langus park in the Snohomish is about a half mile from the Midas.

Woman accused of trying to lure girl from family in Edmonds

The Lynnwood suspect allegedly was also seen photographing the 4-year-old at the Edmonds Yacht Club.

Edmonds Council OKs $3.7 million bond for downtown park

Over the years, the city has scraped together $8.8 million for the Civic Field redevelopment project.

Rowers on the Snohomish River pass the sinking hull of the Hannah Marie, formerly known as the Midas, on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 in Everett, Wash. On Monday night, the boats owner towed the boat about half a mile upriver. The Hannah Marie lodged into the bank at about a 30 degree angle and took on water. The state seized the Hannah Marie on Wednesday and is seeking bids for a company to get rid of it. The removal process could start Aug. 28. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Abandoned ship: The Hannah Marie could not be saved

The state DNR seized the 100-footer on Wednesday and will soon remove it from the Snohomish River.

Rowers on the Snohomish River pass the sinking hull of the Hannah Marie, formerly known as the Midas, on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 in Everett, Wash. On Monday night, the boats owner towed the boat about half a mile upriver. The Hannah Marie lodged into the bank at about a 30 degree angle and took on water. The state seized the Hannah Marie on Wednesday and is seeking bids for a company to get rid of it. The removal process could start Aug. 28. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

City to Edgewater Bridge bidders: What about Boeing traffic?

About 6,000 cars cross the aging bridge each day while traveling along Mukilteo Blvd.