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Edmonds School District’s superintendent search down to 2

Families and residents can meet the finalists at a public forum Monday at Meadowdale High School.

Assistant superintendent chosen to lead Monroe schools

Directors picked Justin Blasko. A contract is being negotiated. He’s worked in Monroe for 10 years.

Edmonds City Council may vote on allowing waterfront hotels

The city has room for another downtown hotel, a study said. Some want it on the waterfront.

Inslee gets involved in contract talks between Swedish, SEIU

The governor is orchestrating a four-day bargaining session with both sides led by an MIT professor.

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100 years later, WWII veteran in Edmonds is still dancing

Joe Dwyer turned 100 on Thursday. He celebrated with a party and a dance.

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Bill would curtail solitary confinement for detained kids

The new state law would make an exception for children at risk of harming themselves or others.

Edmonds School District leaders plan for another school bond

It won’t be in April, but the district could float another bond proposal in August or November.

South Lynnwood Park to get $2.5 million renovation

A new soccer field, covered picnic area and accessibility upgrades are among the improvements.

Stranded neighborhood near Monroe prepares for the worst

Three landowners agreed to a temporary road on their property as residents brace for more mudslides.

Bill would require kids’ menus to offer healthy beverages

Children would still be able to order a soda for their meal, but healthier choices would be the default.

Monroe will ask voters in April for $8.1 million park bond

If approved, it would fund a new park in the North Hill area and turf fields at Lake Tye Park.

Monroe School District signs lease for new headquarters

The district’s current administrative office, a 104-year-old schoolhouse, likely will be sold.

A resident uses an ATV to navigate the washed out and crumbling road bed of 260th Ave NE leading to Skyview Estate in Monroe on February 13, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Neighborhood near Monroe still scrambling after mudslide

Inspectors found new cracks in the road Thursday. The county says one home may be unsafe to occupy.

A resident uses an ATV to navigate the washed out and crumbling road bed of 260th Ave NE leading to Skyview Estate in Monroe on February 13, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Swedish and SEIU back to bargaining after three-day strike

Emotions are still high after the walkout. Both sides exchanged offers through a federal mediator.

Lynnwood council OKs another city center housing development

Among 239 total housing units, Kinect@Lynnwood is set to bring 48 low- to moderate-income dwellings.

Bond ballot measures are failing in several school districts

Many levies are falling short, too, as nine districts Tuesday sought supplemental funding from voters.

Mudslide east of Monroe strands a neighborhood indefinitely

About 120 residents need 260th Avenue to drive to town. It could take $1 million and a year to fix.

Edmonds nears phase 1 of renovations to crash-prone Highway 99

Since 2014, the roadway’s collision rate was more than three times higher than the state average.

Monroe teen thrives after finding new learning environment

Within a month at Leaders in Learning, Abril Delamora Gonzalez’s grades and attendance recovered.

Housing costs, supply are getting dire in Snohomish County

A third of county residents struggle to afford an average two-bedroom apartment, a new report found.