Edmonds

Sound Transit CEO gets a three-year extension and a raise

CEO Peter Rogoff is overseeing the largest mass-transit expansion in the nation, local leaders say.

 

Locals, Funko CEO remember Marvel comics co-creator Stan Lee

Lee introduced characters such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk.

 

Four win top Biola scholarship

Four local students were awarded the President’s Scholarship from Biola University in…

 

Point Wells developer offers to reduce project’s size

The developer might scale back plans for waterfront highrises — or sue if Woodway tries to annex.

Sound Transit CEO could get 11% raise, contract extension

The agency’s board meets Thursday. Peter Rogoff is paid $328,545 per year now.

Katie Dreessen of Meadowdale High School is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Katie Dreessen of Meadowdale High School is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

In 32nd District, GOP will probably lose but still be heard

In the race for two House seats, candidates talk about affordable housing, substance abuse and taxes.

Diane Flagg twists during a line dance class at the Edmonds Senior Center on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. Flagg, 71, who lost her husband two years ago, dances five times a week. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
                                Diane Flagg twists during a line dance class at the Edmonds Senior Center on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. Flagg, 71, who lost her husband two years ago, dances five times a week. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Isolation puts your health at risk, no matter how old you are

Loneliness can lead to serious health problems such as heart disease, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease.

Diane Flagg twists during a line dance class at the Edmonds Senior Center on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. Flagg, 71, who lost her husband two years ago, dances five times a week. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
                                Diane Flagg twists during a line dance class at the Edmonds Senior Center on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. Flagg, 71, who lost her husband two years ago, dances five times a week. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘Nurse Stefan’ videos pack a punch of healthy reality

Swedish/Edmonds nurse Stefan Torres is in the limelight for his award-winning flicks.

New senior center hits $12M mark in capital campaign

A recent fundraising breakfast and related donations raised more than $60,000 toward a capital campaign for a new Edmonds Senior Center. The group now has… Continue reading

Judge considering fate of new firearm storage law in Edmonds

An NRA lawsuit says the city cannot regulate guns. Edmonds lawyers say the challenge is premature.

It’s Democrat versus Democrat in this state Senate race

The duel between incumbent Maralyn Chase and challenger Jesse Salomon is about substance and style.

Carjacker foiled by seatbelt, scared by horn, caught by dog

He was trying to steal a car for the second time that night. It didn’t go well.

Snohomish County struggles with lack of affordable housing

Nearly one in nine households spends at least half their income on rent, according to a new report.

Edmonds school librarian named state’s best

The Washington Library Association School Library Division has named Dave Sonnen, library information specialist at Sherwood Elementary School in Edmonds, the 2018 Outstanding Teacher Librarian… Continue reading

Man charged with publicly molesting girl had done it before

Jeffrey Cook, 50, has been charged with molesting a girl at 99 Ranch Market in Edmonds.

Sound Transit board plans to give CEO a new contract

While praised for overseeing expansion, Peter Rogoff has weathered criticism for his management style.

Test scores: Math still a struggle; science turnout low

There was a new science test in spring 2018. It’s not yet required to graduate, so many didn’t take it.

Woodway readies possible annexation of Point Wells

Shoreline also has designs on the land, where a developer has proposed thousands of condos.

GOP candidates face incumbent Dems in 21st District

Three seats are open — one in the Senate and two in the House — in Nov. 6 election.