Edmonds

Top (L-R): Alicia Crank, Kristiana Johnson, Janelle Cass. Bottom (L-R): Will Chen, Neil Tibbott, Adrienne Fraley-Monillas.

Q&A: Edmonds candidates talk policy on hot-button issues

Six candidates are running for three City Council seats. The Daily Herald quizzed them on housing, tree code and more.

 

Edmonds school returns to remote learning after 26 COVID-19 cases

The Madrona K-8 school building was closed Tuesday due to the outbreak. It is expected to reopen Nov. 1.

 

Bikers ride along a segment of the Interurban Trail during a  Leafline Trail Coalition and Snohomish County Transportation Coalition hosted "policy" ride on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 in Mountlake Terrace, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Cyclists highlight Interurban Trail needs before light rail arrival

Leafline Trails Coalition, Snohomish County Transportation Coalition and others toured some trail gaps.

 

The Kitsap prepares to make a crossing from Mukilteo to Clinton on July 28. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Ferry-geddon: Sailings from Mukilteo, Edmonds cut in half

The state blames route cuts on COVID factors and not enough staff. The vaccine mandate is a factor.

The Kitsap prepares to make a crossing from Mukilteo to Clinton on July 28. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
Catapult, the dance company best known for their time on “America’s Got Talent,” will perform on Oct. 23 in Edmonds. (Catapult)

Catapult troupe sculpts shadow illusions with their bodies

You can see the dance company of “America’s Got Talent” fame at two shows in Edmonds on Oct. 23.

Catapult, the dance company best known for their time on “America’s Got Talent,” will perform on Oct. 23 in Edmonds. (Catapult)
Kate Lunceford has complaints of the use and treatments of trees in new construction in Bothell on October 7, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

League of Women Voters has a new mission: Defend urban trees

With a focus on climate change, the Snohomish County branch wants to preserve the urban tree canopy.

Kate Lunceford has complaints of the use and treatments of trees in new construction in Bothell on October 7, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cars line up waiting to board the ferry from Mukilteo to Clinton on July 28. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

A third of ferry sailings cancelled due to crew shortages

Slashed service could persist in Mukilteo, Edmonds and elsewhere. It’s unprecedented, officials said.

Cars line up waiting to board the ferry from Mukilteo to Clinton on July 28. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
Robert Cazimero and Kuana Torres Kahele are scheduled to perform an evening of authentic Hawaiian music and dance Oct. 9 at the Edmonds Performing Arts Center. (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Award-winning Hawaiian musicians play the ‘friendship card’

Solo artists Robert Cazimero and Kuana Torres Kahele became a duo after the pandemic hit. You can hear them Oct. 9 in Edmonds.

Robert Cazimero and Kuana Torres Kahele are scheduled to perform an evening of authentic Hawaiian music and dance Oct. 9 at the Edmonds Performing Arts Center. (Kuana Torres Kahele)
Duy Phuong Nguyen, 28, of Everett, listens to his interpreter (right) during a plea hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 in Everett, Washington. Nguyen pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the killing of Thanh Vy Ly, 20, and to two counts of first-degree assault for shooting Ly’s boyfriend and his own wife in 2020. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Shooter pleads guilty to murder, assault at Edmonds market

Duy Phuong Nguyen, 28, shot his wife’s friend, her boyfriend and his own wife at Boo Han Market in 2020.

Duy Phuong Nguyen, 28, of Everett, listens to his interpreter (right) during a plea hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 in Everett, Washington. Nguyen pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the killing of Thanh Vy Ly, 20, and to two counts of first-degree assault for shooting Ly’s boyfriend and his own wife in 2020. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Seattle man wounded Monday night in Highway 99 shooting

The man, 24, was in stable condition Tuesday. The shooting is believed to be linked to a robbery attempt.

A bicyclist navigates car traffic while riding south along 100th Avenue West toward the intersection with Highway 104 on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Bike lanes proposal could cut two vehicle lanes in Edmonds

Two options before the City Council would reduce at least one vehicle lane along 100th Avenue W.

A bicyclist navigates car traffic while riding south along 100th Avenue West toward the intersection with Highway 104 on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
An external audit listed over 100 recommendations, such as getting body cameras, minimizing excessive traffic stops and hiring more officers, for the Edmonds Police Department. (Edmonds Police Department)

Edmonds police audit suggests body cams, fewer traffic stops

The review comes as the Edmonds mayor hopes to “mold the next generation of our police force.”

An external audit listed over 100 recommendations, such as getting body cameras, minimizing excessive traffic stops and hiring more officers, for the Edmonds Police Department. (Edmonds Police Department)
The state ending its 877-764-HERO program where the public could report ferry cutters. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

That jerk who cuts in the ferry line can be fined $139

Meanwhile, the state has ended the 877-764-HERO program, whereby the public could report violators.

The state ending its 877-764-HERO program where the public could report ferry cutters. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Connie L. Bigelow at her store Miniatures & More in Edmonds on Tuesday. (Janice Podsada / The Herald)

Woman pleads guilty to wire fraud in Edmonds doll store fire

Connie Bigelow tried to collect insurance after setting fire to her business. Now she has to pay restitution.

Connie L. Bigelow at her store Miniatures & More in Edmonds on Tuesday. (Janice Podsada / The Herald)
A worker disassembles a fluidized bed incinerator at the Edmonds Wastewater Treatment Plant on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

In Edmonds, $26M goes to a cleaner way to get rid of poop

The city will reduce its wastewater carbon footprint by dumping an incinerator and using new technology.

A worker disassembles a fluidized bed incinerator at the Edmonds Wastewater Treatment Plant on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Corey Kispert reacts after being selected 15th overall by the Washington Wizards during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

The Herald’s 2020-21 Man of the Year in Sports: Corey Kispert

The Edmonds native was a 1st-team All-American at Gonzaga and a 1st-round NBA draft pick by the Wizards.

Corey Kispert reacts after being selected 15th overall by the Washington Wizards during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)
Bufeng Gao, owner of Qin Xi'an Noodles, receives a check from the Edmonds Chamber Foundation's Wish Fund outside of her restaurant that was burned in a fire on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After arson burns Edmonds plaza, 14 businesses need help

Plum Tree Plaza — a cultural hub for Asian Americans — burned in a three-alarm fire early Sept. 11.

Bufeng Gao, owner of Qin Xi'an Noodles, receives a check from the Edmonds Chamber Foundation's Wish Fund outside of her restaurant that was burned in a fire on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Gothard Sisters will perform at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater on Sept. 19 in Snohomish. From left, Greta, Solana and Willow Gothard. (Ruth Vanden Bos)

Edmonds’ Gothard Sisters return to stage with new original music

The trio’s songs include one inspired by an Old West legend. You can hear them Sept. 19 in Snohomish.

The Gothard Sisters will perform at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater on Sept. 19 in Snohomish. From left, Greta, Solana and Willow Gothard. (Ruth Vanden Bos)

State Supreme Court to hear case of Edmonds gun-storage law

In February, an appeals panel said state law pre-empts the city from enacting its own firearm rules.

Mark Choi, right, and an employee leave his office in the Plum Tree Plaza, after firefighters check for hot spots from Saturday's fire, on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 in Edmonds, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Police: Arsonist lit fire that ravaged an Edmonds strip mall

Investigators were seeking tips to identify the culprit, who damaged 14 businesses on Highway 99.

Mark Choi, right, and an employee leave his office in the Plum Tree Plaza, after firefighters check for hot spots from Saturday's fire, on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 in Edmonds, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)