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Kelsey Dunlap and Brian Matson. (Contributed photos)

2 Edmonds College students make state all-academic team

Edmonds College students make state all-academic team Edmonds College students Kelsey Dunlap…

 

Washington state Sen. Paull Shin, D-Mukilteo, listens to debate on the Senate floor in Olympia, Wash., Friday, March 12, 1999, on legislation requested by the governor and sponsored by Shin. The measure would provide retraining for laid-off Boeing workers along with two years of unemployment insurance. (AP Photo/Louie Balukoff)

Paull Shin went from Seoul streets to Senate leadership

The state’s first Korean-American lawmaker, who died this week, had an inspiring life story.

 

Firefighters work to put out a blaze at a house in the Meadowdale area of Edmonds early Saturday morning.  (South County Fire)

Man, woman seriously injured in Meadowdale house fire

They were taken to Harborview Medical Center. Three other adults and a dog escaped with no injuries.

 

Brian Baird, a former congressman who lives in Edmonds, hopes to create a National Museum and Center for Service in Washington, D.C. (contributed photo)

‘The time is right’ to honor helpers, says former congressman

Brian Baird, of Edmonds, is working to establish a National Museum and Center for Service in D.C.

Brian Baird, a former congressman who lives in Edmonds, hopes to create a National Museum and Center for Service in Washington, D.C. (contributed photo)
Eric Adler, the mystery man who is on Twitter as @EdmondsScanner (E. Wong)

Revealed: The mystery man behind the @EdmondsScanner tweets

He’s a 50-year-old mail carrier who dusted off his English degree to curate 6,000 tales on Twitter.

Eric Adler, the mystery man who is on Twitter as @EdmondsScanner (E. Wong)
Washington's Lottery ticket display. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Want to get lucky? Washington’s Lottery lists Top 10 stores

One of the luckiest retailers in the state was a Safeway in Everett, as measured by $1,000-plus winners.

Washington's Lottery ticket display. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Edmonds grocery store workers may soon earn hazard pay

Some employers are required to increase wages by $4 an hour, the city council voted Tuesday.

Rowan Catel and Carlos Narvaez perform in Olympic Ballet Theatre’s production of “Efanora,” premiering on YouTube on April 2. (Into Dust Photography)

Olympic Ballet Theatre returns with two virtual performances

“Efanora” and “In a Clearing” explore pandemic-era themes of loss, fear and grief through movement.

Rowan Catel and Carlos Narvaez perform in Olympic Ballet Theatre’s production of “Efanora,” premiering on YouTube on April 2. (Into Dust Photography)
Shaun Metz wears a mask with a slit in it so he can play the baritone during Haller Middle School band practice on Thursday, March 25, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

In Snohomish County, school bands are getting back together

Masked, in-person rehearsals come as a welcome change after months of virtual lessons.

Shaun Metz wears a mask with a slit in it so he can play the baritone during Haller Middle School band practice on Thursday, March 25, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Leslie Davis (left) and her twin sister, Lyndsay Lamb, pose in the den of a house they remodeled in Snohomish, as seen on Unsellable Houses. (HGTV)
Leslie Davis (left) and her twin sister, Lyndsay Lamb, pose in the den of a house they remodeled in Snohomish, as seen on Unsellable Houses. (HGTV)
Video footage shows a male suspect throwing what appears to be a glass bottle with an ignited fabric or paper wick (i.e., a “Molotov cocktail” device) through the open driver’s side door of a police vehicle on May 30, 2020. (United States Department of Justice)

Prison for Edmonds man who threw Molotov cocktails

A judge sentenced Kelly Jackson, 21, to more than three years for his actions at a Seattle protest last year.

Video footage shows a male suspect throwing what appears to be a glass bottle with an ignited fabric or paper wick (i.e., a “Molotov cocktail” device) through the open driver’s side door of a police vehicle on May 30, 2020. (United States Department of Justice)
Traffic on southbound I-5 was backed up about four miles Monday morning after multiple vehicles collided near 212th Street SW in Mountlake Terrace. (Washington State Patrol)

Multi-car crash snarls southbound I-5 in Mountlake Terrace

Two lanes of the freeway were blocked until the vehicles could be towed away, clogging traffic.

Traffic on southbound I-5 was backed up about four miles Monday morning after multiple vehicles collided near 212th Street SW in Mountlake Terrace. (Washington State Patrol)
Rally participates silently march for unity support Asian and Pacific Islander communities Saturday morning at Esperance Park in Edmonds on March 27, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

More than 100 protest Asian-American hate in Edmonds

At Saturday’s rally for unity in Esperance Park, speakers recognized that racism isn’t always overt.

Rally participates silently march for unity support Asian and Pacific Islander communities Saturday morning at Esperance Park in Edmonds on March 27, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Michelle Bennett

Edmonds’ new interim police chief is first woman in charge

Interim Chief Michelle Bennett started her career in Edmonds decades ago. She’ll apply for the permanent job.

Michelle Bennett
Michelle Bennett (City of Edmonds)

Edmonds mayor announces interim police chief appointment

Michelle Bennett, a veteran of the King County Sheriff’s Office, is the first woman to act as chief.

Michelle Bennett (City of Edmonds)
FILE - Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert prepares to pass the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Loyola Marymount in Spokane, Wash., in this Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, file photo. Kispert has made The Associated Press All-America first team, announced Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)

A stat-filled look at Edmonds native Kispert’s All-American year

Corey Kispert is having a spectacular senior season for unbeaten, national-title-favorite Gonzaga.

FILE - Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert prepares to pass the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Loyola Marymount in Spokane, Wash., in this Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, file photo. Kispert has made The Associated Press All-America first team, announced Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)
Edmonds Center for the Arts presents the children's play “Jabari Dreams of Freedom,” starring Cameron Goode as Jabari, March 13 via Livestream.

Children’s play explores what it means to have courage and hope

The Edmonds Center for the Arts screens the Black Lives Matter-inspired “Jabari Dreams of Freedom.”

Edmonds Center for the Arts presents the children's play “Jabari Dreams of Freedom,” starring Cameron Goode as Jabari, March 13 via Livestream.
Jim Lawless

Chief Lawless resigns in Edmonds to take a job in Marysville

He had been with the department for more than 25 years, serving as interim chief since December 2019.

Jim Lawless
Isaac Howard stands outside of oil refineries along March Point Road on Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Anacortes, Washington. Howard changed careers after losing an eye in a  training accident while working as a firefighter 20 years ago. He now works for Life Rescue, Inc., a Bellingham-based company, he became an industrial safety and emergency services consultant.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Blast took firefighter’s career and an eye, but didn’t stop him

It’s been 20 years since an explosion in a mobile fire training unit injured Gold Bar’s Isaac Howard.

Isaac Howard stands outside of oil refineries along March Point Road on Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Anacortes, Washington. Howard changed careers after losing an eye in a  training accident while working as a firefighter 20 years ago. He now works for Life Rescue, Inc., a Bellingham-based company, he became an industrial safety and emergency services consultant.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Erin Staadecker (left-right) Jael Weinburg and Kaylee Allen with Rosie formed the Edmonds firm Creative Dementia Collective. The company helps memory care patients and care-givers by providing art, music and other creative therapies. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This startup offers artful therapy for dementia patients

Creative Dementia Collective uses art and music to help them — and their caregivers.

Erin Staadecker (left-right) Jael Weinburg and Kaylee Allen with Rosie formed the Edmonds firm Creative Dementia Collective. The company helps memory care patients and care-givers by providing art, music and other creative therapies. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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