Edmonds schools get book boost

The Elizabeth Ruth Wallace Living Trust awarded $200,000 to Page Ahead, a Seattle-based children’s literacy program. The money will help the nonprofit provide services to… Continue reading

Jazz students receive awards at Hampton fest

The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival was held Feb. 23-24 in Moscow, Idaho. Edmonds-Woodway High School’s Jazz Ensemble I finished the weekend as the High School… Continue reading

Swedish, Providence to pay $1.4M over out-of-network lab

More than 6,400 patients faced unexpected charges, the state attorney general says.

Daphne’s is the happy hole-in-the-wall of Edmonds

With a convivial clientele and a bartender who’s always “on,” the tiny tavern is the place to be.

New state index grades schools’ success

Snohomish County’s alternative high schools and reentry programs are identified as needing high levels of support.

Edmonds School Board adopts resolution about guns

Members vote to urge raising the gun-buying age and to reject arming teachers.

New books donated to Edmonds schools highlight diversity

The Edmonds Diversity Commission donated children’s books to local elementary schools that focus on themes of diversity, equity and inclusion. The donation came after an… Continue reading

Edmonds man gets prison for Navy cadet program embezzlement

Michael Leighton, 49, also must pay over $75,000 in restitution.

3 must-try doughnuts when Top Pot opens in Edmonds

After two years of work, the popular Seattle chain is opening its second Snohomish County location.

Students gather food, blankets for those in need

Hilltop Elementary School held an annual canned food drive and brought in over 2,900 cans for the Lynnwood Food Bank. Since mid-October, 22 Edmonds School… Continue reading

Bringing the world together

The annual Day of Prayer unites congregations that all perform the same service.

Orchestra teacher heads state music group

Edmonds-Woodway High School orchestra director Karen Helseth has been elected as the next president of the Washington Music Educators Association. WMEA represents over 1,500 music… Continue reading

State grants likely freedom to teen killer from Edmonds

Lars Snow will have to submit a release plan after serving 20-plus years for a Lynnwood-area murder.

A strong economy means community college enrollment drops

As unemployment falls, schools in Snohomish County and elsewhere report declines.

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.