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Departing Edmonds mayor: 'People need to find a way to work together'

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part feature on Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling, whose second term comes to a close at the end of the year. To read part one, go to www.bit.ly/2QeFziX. Edmonds...

 

Edmonds City Council: Help wanted

The election is over, and a new mayor is on the way, along with three new councilmembers: Vivian Olson, Susan Paine and Laura Johnson. But there's still one position open: The Position 2 seat left vac...

 

2019: Edmonds year in review

JANUARY 12th annual splash into the Sound kicks off a new year The Edmonds Beach Water Temperature-Taker Dude – otherwise known as the engaging and hirsute Bill Lindsay – recorded the water temper...

 

It's raining, meh

Here we go again. The rain all day Friday, Dec. 20, and continued into Saturday. That brought the typical flooding to the busy intersection of Dayton Street and SR 104. In addition to the swampy...

 

The loose end: An old man teaches his grandchildren about football | Guest View

While visiting my daughter Amy, her husband Sean, and their three young children – Owen, Katy, and Jack – I found the children watching a professional football game while their parents were out...

 

Why is the Beacon in Mukilteo?; praise for Earling, Compaan | Letters to the Editor

A brief history of geography A friend who lives in Edmonds recently enclosed your 12-page Dec. 5 edition inside a box of Christmas gifts. It may have only been 12 pages LONG, but I was impressed by...

 

Korean barbecue: Grateful for the recommendation | Arts & Appetite

If you are looking for a break from your typical holiday fare and want to try something new, go to SanMaRu Grill (some refer to it as Maru), for Korean barbeque. My usual restaurant-review buddy...

 

After the deluge, Christmas comes | Chuck's World

At some point toward the end of last week’s rain, probably Saturday afternoon, I took a little inspection tour of my house. I have a feeling I wasn’t the only one in my neighborhood doing some...

 

Change, and walking each other home | Home Again

My mother was fond of saying, “There’s nothing as certain as change.” Probably some famous person first said that. As far as I’m concerned, it was original with my mother. From her clear...

 

Free 'Dance Journalism' classes offered for area teens

In February 2020, Edmonds Center for the Arts will partner with TeenTix to pilot a series of free Dance Journalism workshops for local teens. A cohort of 20 students will explore how to approach looki...

 

TEDx returns to Edmonds in 2020

A TEDx presentation returns to Edmonds Saturday, May 9, at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N. with the theme of "Quantum Connections." TED Talks were created 35 years ago with the...

 

Best of Police Beat, Part 1 | Police Beat

Jan. 1 Happy, burp, new year Drunk adults had an argument, and one of them went to neighbors complaining about treatment. Another intoxicated female was located inside residence and transported to...

 

South County Fire graduates 13 from academy

Thirteen South County Fire recruits graduated from the Snohomish County Fire Training Academy in a ceremony at the Everett Performing Arts Center. Jonathan (Todd) Bailey, Anthony Casanas, Brendan...

 

Warriors, Mavericks earn all-league recognition

Edmonds-Woodway's Tony Woo and Meadowdale's Alex Krueger both earned first-team Wesco 3A offensive and defensive linemen recognition in football. Also voted to the first team were Meadowdale...

 

Athletes produced many memorable moments in 2019 | Year in Review

Prep sports fans had plenty to cheer about in 2019. Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale and King's athletes provided many thrilling moments, ranging from state final appearances, thrilling playoff runs and...

 

Fire collapses abandoned house just north of Edmonds

A two-alarm fire ravaged a home Wednesday, Dec. 25, in the 6900 block of Fisher Road in unincorporated Edmonds, just north of the city line. The fire was reported at 6:42 p.m. at a large abandoned...

 

Deborah Ann Totten: 1963-2019

Deborah Ann Totten, 56, passed away Friday afternoon on Dec. 6, 2019. She was preceded in death by her mother Betty (Hadzima) Totten. She is survived by her loving daughter, Lisa Totten, father Robert Loren Totten, brother John (Karen), nephew Mason... Full story

 

Open City Council seat receives 12 applicants

The City Council has closed the application period for the appointment to City Council Position No. 2 – the appointment to fill Mike Nelson's seat as he assumed his role as the new Edmonds mayor on...

 

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