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Bothell police officer killed during traffic stop

Detectives with the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team (SMART) are investigating a shooting incident after a traffic stop that left one officer dead and another injured in Bothell. “Our thoughts and prayers are with... — Updated 7/14/2020

The comet Neowise, as seen from Edmonds

Todd Brown took a shot of the Neowise comet July 12 at 11 p.m. from the Edmonds waterfront. He said he used an iPhone 11 Pro Max, and did not do any editing to the image. You can... — Updated 7/13/2020

Making a splash | Through Your Lens

Photographer Janine Harles snapped this shot of a breaching humpback from her boat today, July 12, in Edmonds. In the background is the Edmonds Marina and Point... — Updated 7/12/2020

Man rescued after 2 days stuck on hillside

A 57-year-old Shoreline man is lucky to be alive. Around 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Edmonds police officers responded to a citizen report of someone possibly calling for help in the woods... — Updated 7/12/2020

Whale likely dead after collision with ferry near Mukilteo

A 3-year-old humpback whale is presumed dead following a collision with a Washington State ferry near Mukilteo Monday, July 6. The accident occurred around noon when two humpback... — Updated 7/10/2020

27 positive COVID-19 cases in Edmonds during 2-week period

The latest weekly COVID-19 report from the Snohomish Health District shows that 28 Edmonds residents have died from the disease, 16.8% of the county's total. That number trails on... — Updated 7/10/2020

School District picks hybrid approach for returning students

The Edmonds School District plans to have students return to school this fall, but the coronavirus pandemic means there will be noticeable differences. Based on state and local... — Updated 7/9/2020

Where were you one year ago? | Guest View

July 9, 2019, was the day of the groundbreaking for the new Edmonds Waterfront Center. It was a cool overcast morning when nearly 200 people gathered on Railroad Ave at the site... — Updated 7/9/2020

Stranded jellyfish in Meadowdale

Melissa Duits snapped a pictured of a lion's mane jellyfish stranded during low tide at Meadowdale Beach Park July 7. "I've never seen such a big or... — Updated 7/10/2020

'I Can't Breathe' art installation on Sixth Avenue North

The latest "On the Fence" temporary art installation, sponsored by the Edmonds Arts Commission, is "Untitled," by Christabel Jamison, an 18-year-old student at Edmonds-Woodway... — Updated 7/8/2020

We need to save our Chamber of Commerce | Letter to the Editor

A virus canceled the Edmonds 4th of July festivities in 2020. It could end up canceling our Chamber of Commerce, too. And, if that happens, even after the pandemic crisis passes,... — Updated 7/6/2020

Second round of grants available for businesses and residents

After City Council approval June 23, grants of up to $10,000 are now available to small businesses in Edmonds to help provide relief to the economic blow created by the COVID-19... — Updated 7/10/2020

The long and short of it: Wearing masks slows corononavirus spread

Bob Sears captured Zach Bloomfield and his daughter on their way to Brackett's Landing on a summery Monday, July 6, in Edmonds. This photo can serve as a reminder that new... — Updated 7/10/2020

No mask, no service: Here's guidelines on face masks

The Snohomish Health Department has guidelines for businesses on steps to take if customer or visitor does not obey the state-mandated wearing of face masks. If a customer or... — Updated 7/11/2020

Rick Steves releases 'For the Love of Europe: My Favorite Places, People, and Stories'

Today, July 7, European travel expert and Edmonds resident Rick Steves releases a new book, "For the Love of Europe: My Favorite Places, People and Stories" (Avalon Travel, July 7,... — Updated 7/12/2020

Surprise: Walkable Main Street is back – for the foreseeable future

Well, that didn't take long. After announcing that it would "pause" Walkable Main Street over several weeks to "work with our community partners to see how we can move this idea... — Updated 7/7/2020

Taste Edmonds postponed to end of September

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday, July 7, that the 38th annual "Taste Edmonds" scheduled August 14-16 will be moved to September, due to the coronvirus pandemic.... — Updated 7/7/2020

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