Edmonds

Genghin Carroll, 8, walks up and high fives his mom Andria Carroll after riding the ferry over to meet her for a dental appointment on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 in Mukilteo, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Welcome aboard, kids! Ferry rides are free for those 18 and under

The move to let children ride ferries for free is the latest result of Move Ahead Washington legislation.

 

Judge Paul Thompson, left, with Strom Peterson and his wife Maria Montalvo after being is sworn in Wednesday afternoon at the Snohomish County Administration Building in Everett, Washington on September 29, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

State Rep. Peterson appointed to Snohomish County Council

Carin Chase had by far the most supporters present Thursday, but it was Strom Peterson who won the council’s unanimous vote.

 

Students make their way after school at Edmonds-Woodway High School on March 12, 2020. All public and private schools in Snohomish, King and Pierce counties must close for six weeks. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Police: Student, 15, arrested with loaded gun at Edmonds high school

Around 1 p.m., students reported a classmate with a gun at Edmonds-Woodway High School.

 

Meadowdale High School Principal Dave Shockley laughs while touring his school’s temporary space for the new school health center on Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2022, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

First school-based clinic in Snohomish County opens at Meadowdale High

School and health officials said the new on-campus center should boost wellness and grades for Lynnwood students.

Meadowdale High School Principal Dave Shockley laughs while touring his school’s temporary space for the new school health center on Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2022, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The sign at Swedish Edmonds. (Herald file)

New deal gives Swedish nurses, health care workers a big boost in pay

The health care provider and SEIU 1199NW agreed to raises totaling at least 21.5% in the next three years

The sign at Swedish Edmonds. (Herald file)
A sign near an entrance to Western State Hospital is shown Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Lakewood, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Edmonds murder charge dismissed due to mental health treatment delays

John Fry allegedly confessed to killing his father in 2019. He has waited months to be admitted to Western State Hospital.

A sign near an entrance to Western State Hospital is shown Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Lakewood, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Outgoing Edmonds councilperson Laura Johnson sits in the shade at the park above Edmonds Library on Friday, Sep. 9, 2022, in downtown Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

For Edmonds City Council, another vacancy means another search

Council member Laura Johnson’s departure created the opening. Those interested in serving have until Oct. 5 to apply.

Outgoing Edmonds councilperson Laura Johnson sits in the shade at the park above Edmonds Library on Friday, Sep. 9, 2022, in downtown Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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‘Beyond imagination’: Edmonds man charged with wife’s killing

John Shipley claimed he was possessed by demons when he allegedly strangled his wife, 66, in July.

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Casey Katims (U.S. Climate Alliance)

Edmonds native directs U.S. Climate Alliance

In a fight to reduce greenhouse gases, Casey Katims and staff draw a roadmap for the national organization.

Casey Katims (U.S. Climate Alliance)
Outgoing Edmonds councilperson Laura Johnson sits in the shade at the park above Edmonds Library on Friday, Sep. 9, 2022, in downtown Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

After struggling to make Edmonds more progressive, council member moves

Laura Johnson is moving to Portland. Kristiana Johnson died in July. Now the Edmonds City Council’s ideological future is hazy.

Outgoing Edmonds councilperson Laura Johnson sits in the shade at the park above Edmonds Library on Friday, Sep. 9, 2022, in downtown Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The colors are presented during a ceremony to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. on Sep. 11, 2022, outside South County Fire Station 17 in downtown Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Snohomish County memorials mark 21st anniversary of 9/11

Fire stations in Arlington, Edmonds and Stanwood hosted events Sunday.

The colors are presented during a ceremony to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. on Sep. 11, 2022, outside South County Fire Station 17 in downtown Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Brad Holden, left, and Peter Blecha, authors of a new book about Prohibition-era roadhouses photographed Friday morning in Shoreline, Washington on August 26, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘Decadent and debaucherous’: Looking back at Edmonds’ lost roadhouses

Historians Brad Holden and Peter Blecha explore dozens of local Prohibition-era roadhouses in their new book.

Brad Holden, left, and Peter Blecha, authors of a new book about Prohibition-era roadhouses photographed Friday morning in Shoreline, Washington on August 26, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Keb, the 12-year-old search an rescue dog, stands at the feet of owner Suzanne Elshult after a quick training exercise Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Edmonds’ Keb, who combed Oso mud, up for Hero Dog of the Year

Suzanne Elshult’s search dog, a 12-year-old yellow Lab, has deployed on over 100 missions. She “is the consoler.”

Keb, the 12-year-old search an rescue dog, stands at the feet of owner Suzanne Elshult after a quick training exercise Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Marysville Municipal Court building is pictured Monday, Aug. 22, 2022, in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Juror shortage leads to postponed trials in municipal courts

In Marysville and Edmonds municipal courts, people aren’t showing up for jury duty, causing cases to pile up.

The Marysville Municipal Court building is pictured Monday, Aug. 22, 2022, in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Edmonds Library continues as rooftop pop-up

For now, the building is still shuttered from a June flood.

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The Days Inn on Everett Mall Way, which Snohomish County is set to purchase and convert into emergency housing, is seen Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

County OKs hotel-shelter purchases, won’t require drug treatment

Snohomish County Councilmember Nate Nehring efforts failed to delay the vote and failed to require residents to get addiction treatment.

The Days Inn on Everett Mall Way, which Snohomish County is set to purchase and convert into emergency housing, is seen Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Snohomish County is considering buying the America's Best Value Inn in Edmonds and converting it into shelter. Photographed in Edmonds, Washington on August 15, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Snohomish County eyes another motel-to-shelter project in Edmonds

The potential $9.1 million purchase was announced on the heels of another proposed motel-to-shelter conversion in Everett.

Snohomish County is considering buying the America's Best Value Inn in Edmonds and converting it into shelter. Photographed in Edmonds, Washington on August 15, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Snohomish County, cities announce $9.6M for mental health, shelter

Projects span from Edmonds to Sultan. Each city is using American Rescue Plan Act money, with the county contributing, too.

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Slain Edmonds woman, 66, identified; husband held on $1M bail

John Shipley, 73, was arrested on allegations he killed his wife Susan Shipley. He reported he was possessed by demons.

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Police: Before killing wife, Edmonds man claimed he was possessed

The suspect, 73, told officers he killed his wife of 44 years Friday as judgment for the life of depravity he had led.

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