It took a year: Swedish and 8,000 union members have a deal

It was brokered through Gov. Jay Inslee’s office with the help of an MIT labor specialist.


Are Snohomish County hospitals ready for the COVID-19 peak?

As they prepare for a wave of patients, local workers share fears and hopes for their safety.


Swedish nurses and caregivers voting virtually on new deal

New deal includes 13.5% raises over three years, $1,000 ratification bonus and benefits protections.


Closed Edmonds car lot dodged hundreds of thousands in taxes

For years, Kero’s Auto Brokers greatly underreported its sales, and how much it owed the state.

Swedish, SEIU reach tentative agreement after year of talks

The union is asking its 8,000 members to vote on the deal starting Saturday.

Governor says he could extend the two-week stay-home order

Resuming normal living too soon could enable the virus to “spring back up on us,” Jay Inslee said Thursday.

Coming: Drive-thru tests, county park limits, Edmonds order

Across Snohomish County, governments took action Sunday in response to the outbreak.

COVID-19 outbreak puts venue owners in a fight for survival

Some Snohomish County theaters and nightclubs are turning to live-streaming and online fundraisers.

Edmonds Waterfront Center asks city for help with a loan

The project needs about $2 million to cover costs for construciton, which could wrap up by the fall.

Tear gas, police dog lead to arrests in 7-Eleven homicide

Nagendiram Kandasamy was shot and killed on Feb. 21. Detectives have found two persons of interest.

Edmonds tries to find vintage trolley for free summer rides

The 2020 budget has $50,000 to buy a trolley, but finding the right one hasn’t been easy.

Suspects arrested for Edmonds 7-Eleven clerk murder

The two people were taken into custody in Enumclaw and later booked into Snohomish County Jail.

No serious injuries after fire at Edmonds restaurant

The two-alarm blaze caused more than $400,000 damage at the Firedale Village business.

Oliver Gonzalez (left) in for a tasting talks with Mara Funk Sunday afternoon at JP Trodden in Maltby on October 6, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Breweries redouble cleaning regimens amid viral outbreak

Cleanliness is a big part of the beer-making process, and that’s more true than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oliver Gonzalez (left) in for a tasting talks with Mara Funk Sunday afternoon at JP Trodden in Maltby on October 6, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Strong scents in the office cost Edmonds $515K in lawsuit

An employee said she was sensitive to fragrances, and that the city didn’t do enough to help her.

National superintendent of the year to lead Edmonds schools

Gustavo Balderas, head of the Eugene School District in Oregon, is set to take the reins on July 1.

Edmonds felon accused of having ‘ghost gun’ arsenal in home

Agents reported finding 17 pistols, 24 rifle, 10 silencers and machines used to manufacture firearms.

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.

Edmonds police get 100 tips, still seek 7-Eleven killer

Detectives are asking residents to look through home surveillance video from the morning of Feb. 21.

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.