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Mayor issues statement on Black Lives Matter comments
The comments made by City Council student representative Zach Bauder at last night’s Council meeting reflect a dangerous mindset that is too common in our community. He... — Updated 7/15/2020
Mayor Nelson: 'Black lives matter in Edmonds and in this country'
Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson released the following statement Monday, June 1. Black Lives Matter to me. Black lives matter in Edmonds and in this country. We cannot continue to allow... — Updated 6/4/2020
Edmonds mayor responds to critical services, including hazard pay | Commentary
When the pandemic hit Snohomish County, the City of Edmonds moved quickly to respond to this disaster to maintain the continuity of critical services running in our city. Critical... — Updated 5/30/2020 Full story
Edmonds mayor: 'Now is not the time to rush to re-open'
The following is a news release written by Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson. Like many of you, I was disappointed following the April 21 Governor’s Economic Recovery presentation... — Updated 4/24/2020 Full story
Work together as a community | Mayor Mike's Corner
First, let me say thank you. Thank you to our Edmonds City workers who continue to do their jobs in difficult conditions. Thank you to our business owners and local workers who are... — Updated 3/19/2020
Snowstorm 2020: Three cheers for Public Works | Mayor Mike's Corner
During our first snowstorm of the winter, I hopped in a de-icing truck with longtime Public Works employee Darren Browning. I wanted to see firsthand how our road conditions were... — Updated 1/16/2020
No city, including Edmonds, is safe from gun violence | Guest View
As my wife headed out with the kids to hop on the ferry, I texted her to warn her to “be alert.” I immediately stopped short and asked myself, “Why?” Why was I worried... — Updated 10/3/2016