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Edmonds leaders grapple with string of racist incidents

Edmonds leaders grapple with string of racist incidents

On Tuesday, council members and the mayor were dismayed by comments from a student representative.

Edmonds leaders grapple with string of racist incidents

Dr. Spitters: Sadly, group fun is not on the menu

Health officer says surge in Snohomish County cases is fueled by small gatherings of 10 to 15 people

Man, 70, accused of vandalizing ‘I Can’t Breathe’ art in Edmonds

The Edmonds resident, 70, could face hate crime charges for painting over a teen’s art at Civic Park.

Edmonds Chamber seeks $100K in donations to save events

Edmonds Chamber seeks $100K in donations to save events

COVID-19 cancellations pushed the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce to ask for $100,000 to stay open.

Edmonds Chamber seeks $100K in donations to save events
Federal loans to county businesses could top $1.5 billion

Federal loans to county businesses could top $1.5 billion

Nearly 10,000 businesses in Snohomish County receive funds from Paycheck Protection Program

Federal loans to county businesses could top $1.5 billion
Edmonds School District picks hybrid class schedule for fall

Edmonds School District picks hybrid class schedule for fall

Students, split into two groups, will attend in-person class twice a week, with the rest online.

Edmonds School District picks hybrid class schedule for fall
Volunteers prove vital to county’s fight against COVID-19

Volunteers prove vital to county’s fight against COVID-19

Snohomish County’s Medical Reserve Corps provides a chance to help during the pandemic.

Volunteers prove vital to county’s fight against COVID-19
Somers: There are no current plans to move back to Phase 1

Somers: There are no current plans to move back to Phase 1

Such a decision would require a significant, sustained spike in hospitalizations and deaths, he says.

Somers: There are no current plans to move back to Phase 1
Check the tides and watch your pots as crabbing season opens

Check the tides and watch your pots as crabbing season opens

Negative tides, which make it very difficult to launch and dock, are expected this week in Everett.

Check the tides and watch your pots as crabbing season opens

Snohomish County could revert to Phase 1 amid spike in cases

The latest weekly tally shows the highest COVID-19 case jump since late April. Wear a mask, leaders say.

Applications available for open Monroe School Board seat

Applications available for open Monroe School Board seat

Eligible residents must live in the Fryelands area and be registered to vote in the district.

Applications available for open Monroe School Board seat

Snohomish County not close to entering Phase 3, leaders say

COVID cases jumped this week. Officials are pleading with people to wear masks.

Edmonds School Board cuts school resource officer contracts

All district high schools, except Lynnwood High, won’t have on-campus officers when students return.

COVID-19 test sites headed to Snohomish, Monroe libraries

Each site will offer tests for one day this week. Tests will continue at McCollum Park in Everett.

Stuck on hold, 81,000 in state await first unemployment payments

Stuck on hold, 81,000 in state await first unemployment payments

The state agency says it has a plan to resolve claims, starting with those who’ve waited the longest.

Stuck on hold, 81,000 in state await first unemployment payments

Edmonds residents can apply for up to $1,000 in virus relief

Eligible residents must make less than 60% of the county median income. Aid could be ready by early July.

Snohomish Health District likely has a small virus outbreak

Snohomish Health District likely has a small virus outbreak

One employee tested positive and another has mild symptoms. All are getting tested, district says.

Snohomish Health District likely has a small virus outbreak
Another ship will call Naval Station Everett its home port

Another ship will call Naval Station Everett its home port

The USS John Paul Jones will leave Pearl Harbor for Everett in June 2021, the Navy announced.

Another ship will call Naval Station Everett its home port
Edmonds mayor removes finance director with no cause given

Edmonds mayor removes finance director with no cause given

Scott James joined the city in 2014. He’s the third department director to leave in the past year.

Edmonds mayor removes finance director with no cause given