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High schools bring in 20K pounds of food

Edmonds School District high schools each held a holiday food drive. Together, this year’s efforts brought in more than 20,000 pounds of food for food… Continue reading

Paul Karaitis performs during G. F. Handel’s Messiah with Northwest Chorale Saturday night at Edmonds United Methodist Church in Edmonds on December 9, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Handel’s ‘Messiah’: A classic for the holidays

Northwest Chorale performed the 1741 musical story of Christ to raise money for Northwest Harvest.

Paul Karaitis performs during G. F. Handel’s Messiah with Northwest Chorale Saturday night at Edmonds United Methodist Church in Edmonds on December 9, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Coloring book by white guys mad at White House white guys

“I Am So Sick of White Guys” is sure to amuse some people — and most certainly anger others.

Playwrights in training show what they’ve got on real stage

The Phoenix Theatre in Edmonds in November showcased playwrights from the Edmonds Community College fall class of 2017. The graduates each premiered 10-minute plays using… Continue reading

EdCC honored for helping students Achieve the Dream

Edmonds Community College has been designated as an Achieving the Dream Leader College by the national Achieving the Dream nonprofit that promotes programs that improve… Continue reading

Lynnwood robbery leads to lockdown at Edmonds schools

Edmonds police said it was just a precaution as they search around Edmonds-Woodway High School.

2 women struck, injured while crossing busy roads

The first happened Wednesday night in Everett. The second was Thursday morning in Edmonds.

Case unresolved: The noose at an Edmonds construction site

Though two were fired over comments about it, police were unable to determine who put it there.

He drank nearly a gallon of vodka, then grabbed a cop’s gun

He got pummeled for that. Police had been trying to keep him on a gurney for an ambulance ride.

Providence Hospital in Everett at sunset Monday night. Officials Providence St. Joseph Health Ascension Health reportedly are discussing a merger that would create a chain of hospitals, including Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, plus clinics and medical care centers in 26 states spanning both coasts. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Merger would make Providence part of health care behemoth

Providence St. Joseph Health and Ascension Health are said to be talking. Swedish would also be affected.

Providence Hospital in Everett at sunset Monday night. Officials Providence St. Joseph Health Ascension Health reportedly are discussing a merger that would create a chain of hospitals, including Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, plus clinics and medical care centers in 26 states spanning both coasts. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Providence said to be in talks for merger with Ascension

The two Catholic health organizations have been exploring joining forces, sources say.

Students in the central African nation of Rwanda, which continues to rebuild after the 1994 genocide, are benefiting from vocational programs run by the Edmonds-based nonprofit ERM Rwanda. (ERM Rwanda)

Rebuilding from genocide

A Christian nonprofit based in Edmonds helps the African nation of Rwanda.

Students in the central African nation of Rwanda, which continues to rebuild after the 1994 genocide, are benefiting from vocational programs run by the Edmonds-based nonprofit ERM Rwanda. (ERM Rwanda)

Edmonds’ Civic Field park project gets million-dollar boost

The Hazel Miller Foundation has pledged $1.5 million for the project, which could total $12 million.

Have a whopper of a conversation with a smart speaker

1. Malty balls Americans have Whoppers and the British have Maltesers. Well, now we have them, too. Sold at discount stores and supermarkets, the Brit… Continue reading

Schools of Distinction awarded for most improvement

The Center for Educational Effectiveness named its 2017 School of Distinction Award Winners. The schools showed the most improvement over a five-year period in reading… Continue reading

Q&A: Rick Steves ties philanthropy to travel and faith

“We live in a world where mindless consumption is almost respected. To me it’s not a respectful thing.”

Travel maven Rick Steves donates millions right here at home

The mayor of Edmonds calls him a generous, thoughtful and “inspirational” philanthropist.

Man arrested near Lake Ballinger after town car hit-and-run

The driver had fled on foot but was found, covered in leaves, by a police dog.

‘LEGO lawyer’ stiffs fancy addiction-rehab center in Edmonds

After running up a $38,000 bill, the ex-con’s story unraveled. He’s in the Snohomish County jail now.

Part of Edmonds park to be closed Friday for boat removal

The off-leash area and south parking lot at Marina Beach Park will be closed Friday while crews remove a boat, the Hide Away,… Continue reading