Joseph Thompson

Edmonds School District is asking voters for $696 million

The $600 million bond and $96 million levy would add new schools, replace others and boost security.

Strike at Swedish is over, but contract dispute is not

The health care provider says replaced strikers will return to work by Sunday. The union calls it a lockout.

Property taxes rise for most of Snohomish County in 2020

The average homeowner will pay an extra $456.08 in property taxes, with highest jump in Marysville.

After 44 rounds of voting, Edmonds has a new council member

Community Transit spokesperson Luke Distelhorst will fill a council seat vacated by Mayor Mike Nelson.

Swedish Edmonds nurses and caregivers begin 3-day walkout

Fill-in workers crossed picket lines Tuesday and are costing Swedish $11 million.

Three-day strike at Swedish Edmonds starts Tuesday morning

The health care provider is spending a total of $11 million on fill-in workers across each campus.

Inclusive playground planned for $13 million Edmonds park

A mother’s wish to honor her son inspires wheelchair-accessible equipment at future Civic Park.

Out of sight, illegal marinas grow into hazard on Snohomish

The river’s six makeshift docks were half of the statewide total, causing problems for salmon recovery.

Nurses, caregivers announce strike at all Swedish branches

The three-day strike starts Jan. 28, ends Jan. 31. Swedish will fly in thousands of fill-in workers.

Providence, Everett medical center employees agree to a deal

Union representatives announced the tentative agreement Wednesday, amid marathon contract talks.

Arctic front to bring cold weather, snow to Snohomish County

Up to 3 inches of snow may come Sunday, and temperatures could be below freezing two days mid-week.

Contract talks continue for some Swedish, Providence workers

SEIU Healthcare 1199NW will continue talks with Swedish, Providence, a week after postponing strike.

Flooding closes roads in Arlington, Stanwood; snow in store?

The Stillaguamish, Snohomish and Skykomish rivers reached flood levels, but should dip Wednesday.

Twelve faces, familiar and new, vying for Edmonds council spot

Three candidates from 2019, a former councilwoman and several board and commission members applied.

Health workers postpone Providence-Swedish strike notice

Both sides reported progress in contract talks, with a possible settlement in sight.

Strike announcement called off; Providence talks continue

After overnight negotiations, workers and management agreed to return to the bargaining table.

Thieves cause lengthy Frontier outages for 250 in Machias

The company said service was restored a week after cables were stolen, but some customers disagree.

Monroe High quarterback wants to lead on and off the field

As Gio Fregoso’s senior year winds down, the Bearcat wants to be a role model for younger students.

Fire collapses vacant 14,000-square-foot house in Edmonds

Authorities couldn’t investigate the scene Thursday due to active flames in pockets of the rubble.

Local chef spends his birthday giving food to those in need

Shahzad Raja, of Caravan Kebab in Edmonds, to give out 250 lunchboxes to the homeless on Christmas.