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Edmonds chef: 'He's the story of the Asian American immigrant dream being successful'

Shubert Ho and the rest of the 450 members of the Edmonds-based Feedme Hospitality & Restaurant Group are mourning the loss of one of their own: chef Hans Korompis. The... — Updated 6/30/2022

Strong or weak mayor? Civic group sponsors discussion

More than 40 people gathered together at the Edmonds Waterfront Center on Monday to discuss two specific forms of municipal government in the state – mayor-council vs. city... — Updated 6/30/2022

Local, state representatives speak out against abortion ruling

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 24 – effectively ending recognition of a Constitutional right to abortion and giving individual states the... — Updated 6/30/2022

An Edmonds Kind of 4th: Monday is the big day, but fireworks show is Sunday in Mountlake Terrace

Want to celebrate America's 246th anniversary on July 4? Edmonds has you covered with the annual An Edmonds Kind of 4th – minus the downtown fireworks. That's been moved to Lake... — Updated 6/30/2022

Four City employees commended for stepping up during emergency

On Wednesday, June 22, City of Edmonds Water/Sewer manager Brett Gehrke received a call from South County Fire Chief Thad Hovis, who thanked and compliment several City of Edmonds... — Updated 6/30/2022

You know it: July 4 travel rush to bring long waits for the ferry

Fourth of July travelers planning a state ferry ride over the holiday weekend should be prepared for long waits if boarding in a vehicle. In addition, all riders should regularly... — Updated 6/30/2022

No ETA on library; City receives a gift | City Briefs

Burst pipe closes Edmonds Library The Edmonds Library is closed until further notice after a pipe burst on the plaza level and caused water damage. All equipment and material was... — Updated 6/30/2022

Zeek's: Not Edmonds, but close enough for delivery

Fans of Zeek's Pizza take note: Delivery will soon be an option in all of Edmonds. A new store is scheduled to open by the end of the month at the Terrace Station in Mountlake... — Updated 6/30/2022

Waroeng Jajanan receives WISH Fund to cover losses from fire

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has announce another recipient of its disaster recovery grant program called the WISH (When Inconvenient Stuff Happens) Fund. In the early hours of... — Updated 6/30/2022

Suspect uses stolen front-loader to smash into Chase Bank in Lynnwood

Lynnwood Police are looking for a man who crashed a large construction equipment front-loader into the Chase Bank building at 4001 Alderwood Mall Boulevard Tuesday, June 22. At... — Updated 6/30/2022

On 196th: Man fires gun at random vehicle, then carjacks it

At 2:40 p.m. Friday, June 24, a man stopped his RV in the parking lot of the Lamps Plus at 3611 196th St. SW and wandered out into traffic, waving a gun, according to Lynnwood... — Updated 6/30/2022

Found money, fishing pier argument | Police Beat

June 21 Argument Verbal argument between boyfriend and girlfriend over infidelity issues. Report taken for documentation purposes. 8100 block 236th St. SW. Not free Shoplifting... — Updated 6/30/2022

Onward! Congrats to Class of 2022

Angie Batsaikhan, left, and Saki Miyagi celebrate at Edmonds Stadium Saturday during Edmonds-Woodway High School's commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2022.... — Updated 6/30/2022

UPDATE: Edmonds Library reopening ETA unknown

The Edmonds Library remains closed until further notice after a pipe burst on the plaza level and caused water damage. All equipment and material was moved to Sno-Isle Libaries's... — Updated 6/29/2022

Edmonds chef: 'He's the story of the Asian American immigrant dream being successful'

On Monday, Shubert Ho and the rest of the 450 members of the Edmonds-based Feedme Hospitality & Restaurant Group, were in deep mourning over the loss of one of their own: chef... — Updated 6/30/2022

Andy Eccleshall to debut solo show in Edison: 'Elemental'

Edmonds mural artist Andy Eccleshall will debut a solo show this weekend, but it's not in town. His show, "Elemental," opens Friday, July 1, at Smith and Vallee Gallery in Edison,... — Updated 6/30/2022

Missing diver is Edmonds chef Hans Korompis

The Beacon has confirmed that the diver missing off the coast of Mukilteo, and is presumed to have drowned, is 33-year-old chef du cuisine Hans Korompis of The Mark-Ket in Edmonds.... — Updated 6/27/2022

A resolution, and a call for codifying abortion rights in Washington state | Letter to the Editor

This past week, millions across our country had their reproductive freedoms threatened or stripped away when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade, ending the... — Updated 6/26/2022

Burst pipe closes Edmonds Library

The Edmonds Library is closed until further notice after a pipe burst and caused water damage. Sno-Isle Libraries is working in partnership with the City of Edmonds, said Katie... — Updated 6/27/2022

Edmonds to get $2.88 million donation from estate

Here's a story with some good news. The City of Edmonds has received notice that the Department of Parks and Recreation is a beneficiary of the last will and testament of John A.... — Updated 6/30/2022

Lee Hoang: A fixture on Edmonds Way | Editor's Note

A few years after moving to Edmonds in 2000, I sought advice from a friend on where to take my 1995 Honda Civic for repairs. That's how I met Lee Hoang, proprietor of Edmonds Way... — Updated 6/30/2022

Is Edmonds ending single-family zoning? | Guest View

Let’s start this discussion with a few definitions to make sure we’re all on the same page. What is single-family residential zoning? Per our City code, the purpose of single-family residential is: “To reserve and regulate... — Updated 6/30/2022

Curbing gun violence: Do something | Guest View

The National League of Women Voters has supported measures to increase public and school safety and decrease gun violence since 1999. The League believes that “the proliferation of handguns and semiautomatic weapons in the... — Updated 6/30/2022

Strong mayor?; councilmembers mum; Supreme Court; housing | Letters to the Editor

Former mayor: Strong mayor – if effective – is best option In 1983, I was elected Edmonds' first full-time mayor and CEO. I was subsequently reelected and served a total of... — Updated 6/30/2022

Towns built, towns wiped out – and forgotten | History Files

I watched a YouTube video presented by "The History Guy," who likes to specialize in forgotten history. The particular episode was about Camp Ellis near Ipava, Illinois. During... — Updated 6/30/2022

Peanuts and roses, and a famous story | Only in Edmonds

“Know your place,” my mother would say to me when courtesy and kindness eluded my behavior – especially among elders. I wasn’t quite sure “ole lady Audrey” at the end... — Updated 6/30/2022

Go green with public transportation options | Greener Edmonds

A relatively painless way to reduce our carbon footprint is to use public transportation. We in Edmonds have the distinct advantage of a regional train/bus/ferry transportation... — Updated 6/23/2022

Downtown Edmonds: Outdoor movies in living color | Only in Edmonds

I’m thankful we are to have sidewalk benches in the Village of Goodness. Downtown Edmonds has numerous benches, places to rest and observe the goings on. On occasion, I find... — Updated 6/23/2022

Climate change; Waterfront Center; endorsement | Letters to the Editor

Encouragements to help Edmonds fight climate change I am grateful for the hard work and sincere attempts by City employees and officials to include and consider nearly every... — Updated 6/23/2022 Full story

Editorial cartoon for June 23 | Joe Heller

Joe Heller editorial cartoon for June... — Updated 6/23/2022

School District Foundation awards $164,700 in scholarships

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has awarded $164,700 in post-secondary scholarships to 59 graduating seniors from Edmonds Heights K-12 and Edmonds-Woodway, Lynnwood, Meadowdale, and Mountlake Terrace high schools. In... — Updated 6/30/2022

Six Edmonds-Woodway students competing in national tech competition

Six students from Edmonds-Woodway High School are heading to Dallas to compete in the Technology Student Association (TSA) 2022 National Competition June 26-30 in Dallas. Five... — Updated 6/30/2022

Owen Trent graduates from U.S. Merchant Marine Academy | School Briefs

Owen Trent graduates from U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Owen Trent, son of Bruce and Marie Trent of Edmonds and formerly of Parkland, Florida, recently graduated from the United... — Updated 6/30/2022

Celebrating the Class of 2022

More than 1,500 high school seniors graduated from high school this month from the Edmonds School District. Congratulations to all the... — Updated 6/30/2022

Edmonds Petanque Club rolls on, rain or shine

Throughout the rain and cold of the unusual spring, the Edmonds Petanque Club continued to meet in petanque competition, and recently concluded its 2022 league season. This year,... — Updated 6/30/2022

New pickleball court debuts in Mill Creek

Interested in playing pickleball on brand-new courts? Yost Park in Edmonds has newly striped courts. And you want to head east, the City of Mill Creek recently dedicated a newly... — Updated 6/23/2022

Fall sports season information from Edmonds School District

School is over for some, but it's now time for continuing students to start planning for the fall sports season. Here is some information regarding start dates and what it takes to... — Updated 6/23/2022

Jack Beers - Baseball

This week's Edmonds Woodway athlete of the week is senior baseball player Jack Beers. Beers helped lead the Warriors to the 3A state tournament this year. He played a key role... — Updated 6/28/2022

Evan Clugston - Boys Golf

This week's Edmonds Woodway athlete of the week is senior golfer Evan Clugston who finished his senior season in style with a trip to the State Golf Tournament in Spokane this... — Updated 6/29/2022

Graphite announces artist in residence: Lisa Myers Bulmash

Graphite Arts Center has announced Lisa Myers Bulmash as its artist in residence to provide a view of the African diaspora. Meyers Bulmash has been an important link in support of... — Updated 6/30/2022

Eccleshall show; Waldo; Gallery North | A&Briefs

Andy Eccleshall to debut solo show in Edison Edmonds mural artist Andy Eccleshall will debut a solo show this weekend, but it's not in town. His show, "Elemental," opens Friday,... — Updated 6/30/2022

ECA's new season: Music, comedy, spoken word, drag queen

Rock icon Graham Nash, country legends Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt (together), and the bluesy sounds of the Robert Cray Band are all part of Edmonds Center for the Arts' 2022-23... — Updated 6/30/2022

Lemonade, T-shirts sales to benefit children's burn camp for July 4

Feedme Hospitality & Restaurant Group in Edmonds will once again have its lemonade stands and July 4 T-shirts this weekend, with proceeds going to a great cause. This year's... — Updated 6/30/2022

Free summer concerts in City Park begin Sunday

The Edmonds Arts Commission has announced that Edmonds-Woodway High School's Woodwind Symphony and Jazz Ensemble 1 Band will kick off the return of Summer Concerts in City Park... — Updated 6/30/2022

Edmonds Driftwood Players hosts 11th annual Festival of Shorts

After being postponed last year due to the pandemic, the Edmonds Driftwood Players hosts its 11th annual Festival of Shorts June 24-July 3. These shows have been selected from... — Updated 6/23/2022

Sangerfest Grand Concert coming to Trinity Lutheran June 24

The Pacific-Coast Norwegian Singers Association presents the 2022 Sangerfest Grand Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood. This is the first... — Updated 6/23/2022

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