Edmonds

County’s largest fire agency starts political reshuffling

South County Fire is considering five election districts and two at-large positions for its board.

Betty Lou Gaeng, 91: “I don’t just write history. I am history.”

The Lynnwood woman is being honored Monday with a key to the city.

A summer sunset at Brackett’s Landing in Edmonds. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Brackett’s Landing honors the logger who founded Edmonds

The place where George Brackett landed in 1870 is now Edmonds’ most popular park.

A summer sunset at Brackett’s Landing in Edmonds. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Costly lesson: Phony cops scam Edmonds man out of $27,000

It was an elaborate ruse with fake police caller ID phone numbers to get him to transfer money.

There’s plenty to choose from at The Rusty Pelican with full breakfast and lunch menus. This is the Dungeness crab meat benedict.

Your hardest choice at Rusty Pelican Cafe? Breakfast or lunch

The restaurant with locations in Mill Creek and Edmonds has a surprisingly varied menu.

There’s plenty to choose from at The Rusty Pelican with full breakfast and lunch menus. This is the Dungeness crab meat benedict.

They’re our moms and pops, so after the mall, shop small

Saturday is a big deal for small businesses. Free hot cocoa. No stress or shopping cart rage.

Witness says boyfriend followed orders before deputies fired

Nickolas Peters’ fiance disputes claims that he didn’t raise his hands before he was killed by officers.

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 La Mirada, California, each worth $19,000: Delaney Johnson from Snohomish; Jared Donnel from… Continue reading

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.