Edmonds

Screenshot of April 5 Edmonds City Council meeting. Inset (L-R): Mayor Mike Nelson and council members Kristiana Johnson, Will Chen, Neil Tibbott, Diane Buckshnis, Vivian Olson, Susan Paine and Laura Johnson. (City of Edmonds)

After long debate, Edmonds bans homeless people from living outside

The criminal law is unenforceable if no shelter is open within 35 miles. The City Council approved it over public outcry.

 

Southbound drivers on Interstate 5 will need a new route overnight through Mountlake Terrace this weekend and next weekend. (Sound Transit)

I-5 south to close for light rail work near Mountlake Terrace

This weekend and next weekend overnight travelers will need to find a new route.

 

Edmonds City Council held a virtual online special meeting Thursday to discuss the proposed ordinance that would ban occupying public spaces overnight. (City of Edmonds)

Edmonds council refines, but again doesn’t vote on, public camping ban

Councilmembers tried to address public concerns at a meeting Thursday. Meanwhile, officials weighed in from nearby cities.

 

Pamela Bond shares the teaching during ‘A Day and Display of Remembrance for MMIWG2S’ at Edmonds Lutheran Church in Edmonds, Washington on May 4, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

In Edmonds, red dresses represent a crisis of missing Native people

“I don’t want it to be accepted anymore,” said a teen who organized an installation of the Red Dress Project at an Edmonds church.

Pamela Bond shares the teaching during ‘A Day and Display of Remembrance for MMIWG2S’ at Edmonds Lutheran Church in Edmonds, Washington on May 4, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Edmonds council debates — but doesn’t vote on — public camping ban

Council members heard a stream of comments from people opposed to the ban Tuesday, then adjourned the meeting without a vote.

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Sibilings Michael, Crystal and Garry Larson outside of Everett High School on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

With help, they made it, so Everett High alums pay it forward

Garry, Crystal and Michael Larson started a scholarship to help Black students and students who have been in foster care.

Sibilings Michael, Crystal and Garry Larson outside of Everett High School on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Screenshot of April 5 Edmonds City Council meeting. Inset (L-R): Mayor Mike Nelson and council members Kristiana Johnson, Will Chen, Neil Tibbott, Diane Buckshnis, Vivian Olson, Susan Paine and Laura Johnson. (City of Edmonds)

Edmonds ex-staffers say council ‘bullying’ pushed them out

The city has lost at least five department heads since 2019. Staffers say there is a general “lack of civility.”

Screenshot of April 5 Edmonds City Council meeting. Inset (L-R): Mayor Mike Nelson and council members Kristiana Johnson, Will Chen, Neil Tibbott, Diane Buckshnis, Vivian Olson, Susan Paine and Laura Johnson. (City of Edmonds)
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2 kids struck by car in Edmonds are recovering at home

The two relatives, ages 14 and 2, were hit while crossing a street Friday afternoon. The driver will be cited for negligent driving.

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Edmonds proposal would criminalize camping on public property

Under the ordinance, backed by two council members, unhoused people who don’t accept services could be fined — or arrested.

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Rebecca Miner

Former Shoreline schools chief named interim Edmonds superintendent

Rebecca Miner will step in when Gustavo Balderas leaves this summer for new job in Oregon.

Rebecca Miner
David Nieuwenhuis is handcuffed by a deputy after being convicted of second-degree murder on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at Snohomish County Court in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Terrace man guilty of murdering woman in ‘revenge’ killing

After the overdose of his stepson, David Nieuwenhuis was furious at Candice Black, 29. A jury convicted him of murder.

David Nieuwenhuis is handcuffed by a deputy after being convicted of second-degree murder on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at Snohomish County Court in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Police: Man fatally shot by Edmonds officer brandished a knife

It was a domestic-violence call. Another police officer first tried to subdue him with a stun gun.

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Vehicle strikes 2 pedestrians, including toddler, in Edmonds

The younger patient was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

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A police officer shot someone at a motel during a domestic violence call in the 22100 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds, Washington on April 22, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Officer shoots person in Edmonds after domestic violence call

The wounded person was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

A police officer shot someone at a motel during a domestic violence call in the 22100 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds, Washington on April 22, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson (left) and Brett Bass. Photos by Olivia Vanni and Andy Bronson

Justices: State law supersedes Edmonds gun storage requirement

The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday the city law — requiring gun owners to keep firearms locked up — can’t go into effect.

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson (left) and Brett Bass. Photos by Olivia Vanni and Andy Bronson
Edmonds-Woodway’s Grant Oliver smiles while fist-bumping his teammates before the start of their game against Kentwood at T-Mobile Park on Friday, April 8, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Grant Oliver smiles while fist-bumping his teammates before the start of their game against Kentwood at T-Mobile Park on Friday, April 8, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A suspect in the killing of Nagendiram Kandasamy was caught on a surveillance camera during the armed robbery of a 7-Eleven store in Edmonds on Feb. 21, 2020. (Edmonds Police Department)

Arrest made in 2020 homicide of Edmonds 7-Eleven clerk

A 26-year-old Auburn woman was booked into jail Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of Nagendiram Kandasamy.

A suspect in the killing of Nagendiram Kandasamy was caught on a surveillance camera during the armed robbery of a 7-Eleven store in Edmonds on Feb. 21, 2020. (Edmonds Police Department)
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Port of Edmonds settles complaint over ADA parking

The port will pay over $3,522 to a customer after the U.S. Attorney’s Office found accessibility violations.

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This Clark County Detention Center booking photo shows Freddy Allen, 58, following his arrest late Saturday, March 26, 2022, on an open murder charge in the fatal stabbing of Tyler Steffins, 33, an off-duty police officer and U.S. Marine veteran from Edmonds, Wash. A judge in Las Vegas wants Allen brought to court next Monday “by any means necessary” to face a murder charge in the fatal stabbing of the off-duty Seattle-area police officer. Court officials said Wednesday, March 30, that Allen refused to be brought to court from the Clark County jail. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)

Suspect faces judge in off-duty Edmonds officer’s killing

Freddy Allen faces a murder charge for the March 26 stabbing death of officer Tyler Steffins.

This Clark County Detention Center booking photo shows Freddy Allen, 58, following his arrest late Saturday, March 26, 2022, on an open murder charge in the fatal stabbing of Tyler Steffins, 33, an off-duty police officer and U.S. Marine veteran from Edmonds, Wash. A judge in Las Vegas wants Allen brought to court next Monday “by any means necessary” to face a murder charge in the fatal stabbing of the off-duty Seattle-area police officer. Court officials said Wednesday, March 30, that Allen refused to be brought to court from the Clark County jail. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
Afghan children and families gather at a resource fair on March 27 in Lynnwood. (Screenshot)

In many languages, Snohomish County schools welcome Afghan students

More than 40 started classes here in March. For many, it’s their first school since fleeing the Taliban takeover.

Afghan children and families gather at a resource fair on March 27 in Lynnwood. (Screenshot)