Democrat Ruth Kagi won’t seek re-election to the state House

The 32nd District representative, first elected in 1998, has been a champion of children and education.

‘Off the wall’: Washington State Ferries haiku contest

They wanted to do something a little different. Deadline for entry is Friday.

South county firefighter Brad Reading retires after 41 years

Reading led local fire departments through emergencies, conflicts and mergers.

Make chefs’ champion chowder from annual Edmonds cook-off

The winner brimmed with fish and shellfish; other top entries had Asian and Creole flavors.

Ohio educator chosen to lead Edmonds Community College

The college’s board of trustees offered the job to Amit Singh late last week.

Higher fares, altered routes possible for Community Transit

People have a chance to weigh in on the proposals at an April 5 hearing before the agency’s board.

Eighth-grader serves in Olympia

Serenity Healy, 14, served as a page in the Washington State Senate during the week of Jan. 22. She was sponsored by Sen. Maralyn Chase,… Continue reading

Camp Fire nears $2.2 million fundraising goal

About $1.3 million of the funds would go toward upgrades at Camp Killoqua near Stanwood.

Construction could start on new EdCC building this year

The delayed Science Engineering and Technology facility could open in early 2020.

Sound Transit chief executive gets ‘an important wake-up call’

An investigation found he has used offensive language and made the agency’s staff feel threatened.

A surprising reason Magic Toyota is expanding in Edmonds

The general manager believes that light rail will bring more people who still love their cars.

Piggy buns at Fashion Dim Sum will put a smile on your face

Edmonds restaurant has bite-sized portions of food packed with flavor and gusto.

DeMiero jazz fest remains a mecca for the region’s jazz choirs

This year’s event, set for March 1-3, will feature 68 choirs and several noted jazz artists.

Man pleads guilty to shooting one of his Edmonds roommates

Derrick Elijah “Wiz” Crawford, 22, evaded police for about 10 days and was found hiding in Everett.

All-Washington Team members

The All-Washington Academic Team program recognizes and honors the state’s finest community and technical college students. A ceremony is planned for March 22 in Olympia.… Continue reading

Dealer donates car to PAWS shelter

Campbell Auto Group in Edmonds donated a 2016 Nissan Rogue to PAWS of Lynnwood. The car is outfitted with the nonprofit’s orange color and images… Continue reading

Unitarian Universalist Congregation puts faith to work

Its “religiously liberal” members are open to differing creeds and doctrines.

Expect more snow, ice Friday morning

The slick conditions made for some snarled commutes Thursday, and could do the same later.

Rick Steves, 14 by 11, oil painting by Pam Ingalls.
                                (Pam Ingalls)

‘Faces of Edmonds’ captured on canvas by artist Pam Ingalls

The faces of more than 45 local celebrities and ordinary citizens are on exhibit at Cole Gallery.

Rick Steves, 14 by 11, oil painting by Pam Ingalls.
                                (Pam Ingalls)