Edmonds

Edmonds killer sentenced in drunken beating of roommate

A jury in May found David Hoar guilty of murder. He claimed the woman was injured in a fall.

County boosters launch a ‘sustainable tourism’ initiative

Lots of visitors is mostly a good thing for the economy — but not at the expense of quality of life.

Amir Sultan repairs a phone in a dorm room at the University of Washington in Seattle. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

When cracks get in the way of your smartphone addiction …

… toothpaste is likely not the answer. But we know this repair guy who makes house calls …

Amir Sultan repairs a phone in a dorm room at the University of Washington in Seattle. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Dakota Brown at Scriber Lake High School on Thursday, May 31, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This Scriber Lake High senior meshes with metal

Dakota Brown hones his welding skills at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center. Next up is EvCC.

Dakota Brown at Scriber Lake High School on Thursday, May 31, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Alex Garcia, for the past two years a culinary student at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center, is graduating from the Edmonds Heights K-12 parent-school partnership. He’s “a perfectionist.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Exceptional grad: Alex Garcia cooks things up

He hopes to land an apprenticeship or internship in the culinary field, or work in catering.

Alex Garcia, for the past two years a culinary student at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center, is graduating from the Edmonds Heights K-12 parent-school partnership. He’s “a perfectionist.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Computer science teachers honored

Students in the University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering can nominate Inspirational Teachers. This year’s nominees included Nathan Binz… Continue reading

Grant plants garden at College Place

College Place Elementary School was awarded a $2,000 Whole Kids Foundation Garden Grant to begin building a garden and outdoor learning space this spring. In… Continue reading

Teens picked for Washington Aerospace Scholars program

The Washington Aerospace Scholars program provides opportunities for high school students to explore STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) topics with the Museum of Flight… Continue reading

Ferry riders, hope for the best, prepare for the worst

There’s a backup plan, but not a backup boat. It’s already in service.

EdCC chef wins Beard award

Edmonds Community College student chef Irma Jimenez won the first Experienced Professionals/Pupils in Culinary (EPPIC) competition in mid-April. She took home a Microsoft Surface tablet,… Continue reading

EdCC Foundation gala exceeds goal

The Edmonds Community College Foundation’s annual gala was held May 5 and exceeded its goal by $10,000, raising $340,000 in all for scholarships, emergency funding… Continue reading

Kids help create new mural at Edmonds Elementary

Artists Mike O’Day and Julie Perrine delivered a finished clay mural project to Edmonds Elementary School on April 26. Partially funded by an Edmonds Arts… Continue reading

Lynnwood Rotary awards $63K in scholarships

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood awarded $63,000 in Martha Lake Community Club Scholarships to 15 students at a May 10 awards ceremony. The $4,500 scholarship… Continue reading

Roadwork by Edmonds-Woodway High School will end this summer

The project aims to improve traffic flow as well as make travel safer for cyclists.

Monroe approves ATVs on city streets, with rules

It’s part of a statewide effort to boost tourism in rural areas and expand recreation.

Now’s the time to get excited about the royal wedding — or not

Matrimony across the pond is making a ripple around the Puget Sound region.

Snohomish’s Janette Huskie, who worked two years as a Buckingham Palace housemaid and met the future Princess Diana, gets out her scrapbook of memories and talks about Saturday’s royal wedding. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Snohomish’s Janette Huskie, who worked two years as a Buckingham Palace housemaid and met the future Princess Diana, gets out her scrapbook of memories and talks about Saturday’s royal wedding. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Point Wells developer argues for more time to refine plans

County planners have asked hearing examiner Peter Camp to deny the builder, saying time’s expired.

Bigfoot is tamed in Edmonds carbon footprint challenge

Taming Bigfoot Edmonds, a friendly community competition to reduce the city’s collective carbon footprint, wrapped up with an awards celebration on April 23. About 80… Continue reading