Highway 99 gateways

Edmonds' longtime plan of beautifying the 2-mile stretch of Highway 99 in city limits is coming into view, along with the expected traffic hassles for drivers. Two gateway welcome... — Updated 5/25/2023

1 dead after being struck by train in Edmonds

One person is dead after a train struck them in the 700 block of Driftwood Lane, according to Edmonds police. Officers received a 911 call and responded to the area attempting to... — Updated 5/30/2023

Taki Tiki and Daphnes owners opening new businesses

Many businesses have come and gone at 601 Fifth Ave. S. But there's some new activity, even though no dates are set for the opening of two future businesses. They should both be... — Updated 5/31/2023

UPDATE: Domestic violence suspect presumed dead offshore

A domestic violence suspect is presumed dead in the water offshore from Edmonds, reports the Edmonds PD. The suspect, who police say was in a mental crisis, was on a boat two to... — Updated 5/29/2023

40th annual Memorial Day in Edmonds

The 40th annual Memorial Day ceremony was held at the Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium. David Little sang the national anthem, while Boy Scout Troop 300 led the Pledge of... — Updated 5/29/2023

No firearm found after report at Edmonds-Woodway

Today at 9:22 a.m., Edmonds Police responded to a report of a student in a classroom at Edmonds-Woodway High School possibly armed with a firearm. All available Edmonds officers... — Updated 5/25/2023

Edmonds comes up short on wastewater honors

Each year, the Washington Department of Ecology honors statewide wastewater treatment plants with its Outstanding Performance Award for achieving excellent compliance with their... — Updated 5/30/2023

Ferry prices going up ... again

Traveling on one of Washington's iconic state ferries is going to get more expensive as the operator of the nation's largest ferry fleet looks to regain riders and restore service... — Updated 5/30/2023

2 downtown apartment buildings scaled down from initial designs

Two downtown, three-story apartment buildings have been scaled down from their original drawings. The 9,889-square-foot site at 605/611 Main Street is now set to include 18 units... — Updated 5/25/2023

No drama: Council candidates move on

When Mackey Guenther filed with the Public Disclosure Commission May 19, he became the final candidate to enter the 2023 election to determine five City Council seats and the next... — Updated 5/25/2023

Mackey Guenther will run for City Council seat 4

Mackey Guenther will challenge Michelle Dotsch for the open Position 4 seat on Edmonds City Council. Guenther filed May 19, the last day to file for the 2023 election. "I grew up... — Updated 5/25/2023

Former finance director Scott James lands at Waterfront Center

Scott James, Edmonds' finance director from 2014 to 2020, has made a circuitous path back to the city. He is working part-time as the accounting manager for the Edmonds Waterfront... — Updated 5/25/2023

Tolling authorization marks next step in I-5 bridge replacement

Sen. Marko Liias' (D-Everett) legislation to authorize tolling on the I-5 bridge has been signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. Passage of Senate Bill 5765 is the next step in... — Updated 5/25/2023

Warbling through the cherry trees | Through Your Lens

From Henry Draper: "A Wilson's warbler joined the cherry tree parade today (May 9). A rare sighting for me – I've only seen one other in all the years I've been observing the... — Updated 5/25/2023

Returning to Edmonds for some music | Through Your Lens

Local photog Bob Sears came across these fine young musicians – the Whitmore kids – at the fountain earlier last week. "They're originally from Edmonds and are now living in... — Updated 5/25/2023

Music and dancing in Edmonds | Through Your Lens

Drummer Julia Raymond performed with the Cascadia Pipe Band last weekend at the Edmonds Masonic Lodge on Dayton Street. The free event was called a "ceilidh," a traditional... — Updated 5/25/2023

Police awards: Aaron Greenmun is officer of the year

Edmonds police officers were honored at the 22nd annual Awards Night, an opportunity for the Edmonds Police Department to recognize its members for their special contributions to... — Updated 5/25/2023

Golden years; felon in custody | Police Beat

May 16 Nice view Seat cushion found on the shoreline. 300 block Railroad Ave. Another drive-by Individual hit with rounds from a BB gun while walking their dog. 20700 block 76th... — Updated 5/25/2023

Summer tease: Heatwave drives many to Edmonds beaches

After six months of cloudy skies, drizzle, and temps refusing to budge over 60 (welcome to the PNW, newcomers), pre-summer heat baked Edmonds and Puget Sound this last week with... — Updated 5/25/2023

Concerned about the Edmonds Marsh | Letter to the Editor

Open letter to Mayor Mike Nelson: I am a citizen of Edmonds who is concerned about the restoration of all Edmonds Marsh lands. I was a marsh restoration volunteer under the... — Updated 5/23/2023

Protecting Puget Sound: The Triangle of Fire | History Files

Washington has some lovely state parks that were once a part of the coast defense system. Fort Casey on Whidbey Island was one of the forts. Also Fort Worden at Port Townsend, and... — Updated 5/25/2023

Wouldn't you like to be a grudger, too? | Moment's Notice

grudge v. : to be unwilling to give or admit: give or allow reluctantly or resentfully n. : a feeling of deep-seated resentment or ill will The other day at a meeting, someone made... — Updated 5/25/2023

Who is stealing LGBTQ posters? | Letters to the Editor

Who is removing LGBTQ posters? I have just discovered that LGBTQ-supporting posters are being removed from Edmonds businesses. There was a Disney Pride concert poster removed from... — Updated 5/25/2023

24-acre urban forest | Sketching Edmonds

Walking an upper trail in Pine Ridge Park, the afternoon sunlight transformed my entire view. Locals will know the spot. I knew right away this scene of the duck pond and wooden... — Updated 5/25/2023

Music on the mind | Guest View

My husband and I attended the recent Bruce Springsteen concert. Neither of us had been to a concert in quite some time, but we couldn’t resist a trip to see “The Boss.” At... — Updated 5/18/2023

El Mariachi: Taco perfection in Everett | Arts & Appetite

I lost count of the number of people who asked (or let's be honest) TOLD me to review El Mariachi Birria Y Tacos. Although this column generally covers the communities of the... — Updated 5/25/2023

Charging on the road | Earth Matters

The fear of being stranded isn’t slowing down electric vehicle (EV) sales. In the first quarter of 2023, EVs accounted for a little more than 20% of the vehicles sold in King... — Updated 5/18/2023

The healing power of water | Health & Wellness

We all understand the benefits of drinking plenty of water. Staying hydrated helps with joint health, our complexion, helping deliver oxygen throughout our body, and much more.... — Updated 5/18/2023

Behavioral health services at Meadowdale gets boost

The Edmonds School District has been awarded $1.8 million to support a school-based health center at Meadowdale High School to provide behavioral health services for public school students. The grant comes from Snohomish County,... — Updated 5/25/2023

Edmonds College's Kristen NyQuist receives ACT Award

Edmonds College's Kristen NyQuist was awarded the Professional Staff Member Award during the 2023 Washington State ACT (Association of College Trustees) spring conference, hosted... — Updated 5/25/2023

School Board President Nancy Katims running for reelection

Edmonds School Board President Nancy Katims is running for re-election to the District 5 position on the Edmonds School Board. She is serving her first four-year term on the school... — Updated 5/18/2023

Podcast connects King's seniors to seniors

CRISTA Media's newest podcast series features generations coming together as senior residents impart wisdom to King's High School seniors. The first season of the "From the Eyes of... — Updated 5/18/2023

Woodway Center teacher receives honor from PETA

TeachKind – PETA’s humane education division – has named Woodway Center kindergarten teacher Malorie Cook a 2023 Teacher of the Year runner-up. The Edmonds School District recently closed the Edmonds school due to budget... — Updated 5/18/2023

Jude Willcox – Boys Golf

This week's Edmonds-Woodway Athlete of the Week is junior golfer Jude Willcox. Willcox capped off his stellar season this past week in the district tournament by becoming the first... — Updated 5/25/2023

Dylan Schlenger – Baseball

This week's Edmonds Woodway Athlete of the Week is senior baseball player Dylan Schlenger. The Warriors capped off an outstanding season with being crowned WESCO South champs. They... — Updated 5/25/2023

Museum, Edmonds Theater get funding for traveling exhibit

The Snohomish County Historic Preservation Commission recently awarded $100,000 in grant funding to nine local cultural heritage preservation projects. Among those: • The Edmonds... — Updated 5/25/2023

Student poster art winner earns $100

Marley Taylor, a second grader from Martha Lake Elementary School, is the winner of the 2023 Edmonds Arts Festival Student Art Exhibit Poster contest. Her poster is titled "The... — Updated 5/25/2023

Lodge at Saint Edward State Park a tranquil PNW retreat

If you're dreaming of a Pacific Northwest escape, put The Lodge at Saint Edward State Park on your list. Situated in Kenmore, on the banks of Lake Washington and minutes from... — Updated 5/19/2023

Edmonds Jazz Connection returns for 2023

The Edmonds Jazz Connection returns Saturday, May 20. In addition to raising funds to support music education in Edmonds schools, the festival brings in 3,000-plus attendees each... — Updated 5/19/2023

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