Edmonds

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

Police carry supplies for the homeless in patrol car trunks

Departments across Snohomish County are looking for ways to reach out to people in need.

Deputy prosecutor says he’ll seek election to the top job

Adam Cornell, a Democrat, is endorsed by Mark Roe, who is stepping down.

Virginia Mason to purchase Edmonds Family Medicine

The deal to buy the independent clinic could be completed in January.

Schools earn active awards

Beverly Elementary School and Sherwood Elementary School each received 2017 Active Schools Let’s Move! National Awards. Physical education teachers Thomas Davis and Patricia Thain, respectively,… Continue reading

5K raises $54K for Edmonds CC Foundation

Nearly 400 runners and walkers participated in the Edmonds Community College Foundation’s second annual 5K Walk and Run on Oct. 28 and raised over $54,000… Continue reading

Liz Oyama as Belle, Jimmi Cook as Gaston and John Han as Lefou star in the Edmonds Driftwood Players production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” opening Nov. 24. Magic Photo

In Driftwood’s ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ Belle has girl-power bend

Edmonds Driftwood Players presents Disney’s adaptation of the fair tale Nov. 24 through Dec. 17.

Liz Oyama as Belle, Jimmi Cook as Gaston and John Han as Lefou star in the Edmonds Driftwood Players production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” opening Nov. 24. Magic Photo

Grant to expand computer science in Edmonds School District

The Edmonds School District received a $59,000 grant to improve access to computer science, including offering more such classes at the high school level. The… Continue reading

Scarecrow Festival names winners

The Edmonds Scarecrow Festival, an annual event of the Edmonds Historical Society and Museum, recently announced its winners in a community scarecrow contest. First-place winners… Continue reading

Man convicted of 4 counts of wire fraud, 1 count of embezzlement

He siphoned away more than $50,000 from the U.S. Naval Seat Cadet Corps.

Edmonds man charged with felony DUI after 7th arrest

“The state considers him a substantial risk to public safety,” a deputy prosecutor says of David Gama.

Boeing workers help pay for vans, grants to local nonprofits

The Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound this year provided the Work Force Development Center’s apprenticeship program with a new 15-passenger van to transport… Continue reading

Edmonds Friends sale raises $7,500 for library programs

The Friends of the Edmonds Library held a raffle during its annual book sale. Entrants wrote book recommendations to have their names added to the… Continue reading