Edmonds

Dr. Olav and Anne Sola, in their younger and later years. In the early 1960s, they were the driving force behind the founding of Stevens Hospital, now Swedish Edmonds. Dr. Sola died in 2007 and Anne Sola died this year at 95. (Family photos)

‘Mrs. Stevens Hospital’ helped bring health care to Edmonds

What’s now Swedish Edmonds began with Dr. Olav Sola and others seeing need in south Snohomish County.

Dr. Olav and Anne Sola, in their younger and later years. In the early 1960s, they were the driving force behind the founding of Stevens Hospital, now Swedish Edmonds. Dr. Sola died in 2007 and Anne Sola died this year at 95. (Family photos)

Police seek Lynnwood man, 22, missing since Tuesday

Ruben Babak was last seen around 2 a.m. at a relative’s house north of Lynnwood.

Nelson and Tibbott snag top spots in Edmonds mayoral race

After combining for nearly 75%, the two city councilmen are likely to face-off in November.

Walk-on passengers disembark from the ferry Suquamish at the Mukilteo ferry dock on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Washington State Transportation Commissioners on Tuesday approved all of the proposed ferry rate increases for passengers and cars. (Andy Bronson / The Herald )

That ride on the ferry is going to cost more — and then more

All proposed fare increases were approved. The pilot “Good to Go!” sticker for tolls is also a go.

Walk-on passengers disembark from the ferry Suquamish at the Mukilteo ferry dock on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Washington State Transportation Commissioners on Tuesday approved all of the proposed ferry rate increases for passengers and cars. (Andy Bronson / The Herald )

McDuffy’s tenure as leader of Edmonds schools to end in 2020

After nearly 40 years in education, the superintendent says she’ll retire after the next school year.

Owners Ernie Troth and wife Leigh Troth at the James Bay Distillery soft-opening on Friday, July 5, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett’s newest distiller has Queen Elizabeth II’s blessing

James Bay Distillery, now open at Paine Field, needed Her Majesty’s permission to sell Scotch.

Owners Ernie Troth and wife Leigh Troth at the James Bay Distillery soft-opening on Friday, July 5, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Who let the pigs out? Peoples Bank, stashed with $30

Find a plastic bank and share the wealth. Pigs in Paradise starts Aug. 1 at seven local branches.

3 councilmembers, city planner want to be Edmonds’ next mayor

The seat was left open after Dave Earling decided not to seek a third term.

Woman charged for alleged hatchet attack at Edmonds motel

She dinged the bell, jumped over the counter and swung at an employee’s head, charging papers say.

Edmonds boy with cerebral palsy inspires inclusive playground

Seaview Park’s new equipment includes an adaptive swing, disc swing and cushioned fall surface.

Edmonds Bakery keeps making ‘Build the Wall’ cookies

The baker also ices “Secure Borders” on treats and he’s hearing plenty from fans and foes.

Edmonds mayoral candidate’s tax lien surfaces before primary

Mike Nelson said the debt, which was paid off last year, doesn’t disqualify him from office.

Members of the Ivy Five and some friends play at the Edmonds home of Gary Ostlund (second from right on trumpet) on July 12, 2019. In 1956, five guys from Everett Junior High started a combo band, the Ivy Five, to play in the school talent show and played through high school. Those who live locally still get together to play regularly. On this date, Karner Trethewey (right, on trombone) was visiting from California. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Revive of the Ivy Five, a band started in 1956 junior high

63 years later, the jazz combo begun in Everett plays on. “We’re in it for the friendship…”

Members of the Ivy Five and some friends play at the Edmonds home of Gary Ostlund (second from right on trumpet) on July 12, 2019. In 1956, five guys from Everett Junior High started a combo band, the Ivy Five, to play in the school talent show and played through high school. Those who live locally still get together to play regularly. On this date, Karner Trethewey (right, on trombone) was visiting from California. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Woman is missing two hours of her life, Edmonds police say

She remembers waking up in a grass field with a man kneeling next to her and a woman standing nearby.

Via video monitor, Terrence Miller, a retiree living in the Edmonds area, pleaded not guilty to the first-degree murder of Jody Loomis in 1972, during his arraignment at Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, April 15, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Bail raised to $1M in 1972 murder case, and suspect posts it

Terrence Miller’s planned bowling date with his wife prompted the judge to raise it from $750,000.

Via video monitor, Terrence Miller, a retiree living in the Edmonds area, pleaded not guilty to the first-degree murder of Jody Loomis in 1972, during his arraignment at Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, April 15, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Man sentenced for vehicular homicide faces new charge

Michael Spieker is charged with second-degree domestic violence assault after getting prison term.

Where to go: Top tourist attractions in Snohomish County

Whether you’re visiting, new to town or entertaining guests, here are the big tourism draws.

Blueberry muffin leads to charges after Edmonds arrest

The baked good is a key piece of evidence against a man charged with unlawful possession of a gun.

Many cities and Snohomish County have rules where semi-trucks and RVs can be parked. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Can I park here, and for how long?

Rules of the road for parking oversized vehicles on city and county roads.

Many cities and Snohomish County have rules where semi-trucks and RVs can be parked. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Are ferry fare hikes fair? Tell the state your view

Until July 29, you can weigh in on the proposed across-the-board increases through an online survey