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Fresh snow on the Olympics | Through Your Lens

There's some fresh snow on the Olympic Mountains Saturday, April 10. It's a picture-perfect day both in Edmonds, and looking out from Edmonds.... — Updated 4/10/2021

 
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Retailers: Limit Walkable Main Street to Sundays

As far back in time as anyone can remember, Saturdays have been and still are premiere shopping days for customers and retailers alike. We, your downtown Edmonds retailers, want to... — Updated 4/9/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Bringing it all back home: Edmonds letter carrier Todd Hoover retires after 40 years

"We never, never ever thought this was going to happen," said acting postmaster Tammy McGowan. She smiled while turning to Todd Hoover as co-workers watched Saturday during a retire... — Updated 4/9/2021

 
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UPDATE: Suspect in custody

The Snohomish County Auto Theft Task Force wants your help in finding 36-year-old Aaron Johnson, a suspect in multiple vehicle thefts, burglaries, and a robbery, and whose... — Updated 4/9/2021 Full story

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Busy art, busy artist: Doug Lofstrom started painting in his late 70s – turns out he's pretty good

It's never too late to start something new, and 83-year-old Doug Lofstrom is exhibit one. Long taken by the thought of painting – but never putting inner thought to canvas for 75... — Updated 4/8/2021

 
 By Mack Benek    News 

Spring, rebirth, new life | Sketching Edmonds

Driving down Fifth Avenue South, I was greeted with the explosion of blossoms on the trees in front of Beck's Tribute Center. After such a dark year, it struck me as such a hopeful... — Updated 4/8/2021

 
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Through Your Lens | Out on a limb

Bob Sears was driving down 100th Avenue West when he saw a barefoot girl climbing a magnolia tree in bloom. "I quickly hung a u-e to get a shot off before she climbed back down,"... — Updated 4/8/2021

 
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Bus line from Edmonds College gets $37 million allocation

The Swift Orange Line bus rapid transit project, an 11.3-mile corridor with 13 stations between Edmonds College in Lynnwood and McCollum Park and Ride in Mill Creek, will receive a... — Updated 4/8/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Volunteers keep Edmonds Senior Center Thrift Store humming

The Beacon has written about European travel expert Rick Steves Volunteer Corps, employees from Rick Steves' Europe on Fourth Avenue North who do work in the community. Steves... — Updated 4/8/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Sherman Pruitt opens up: 'I will forever be wounded and hurt by this experience'

This is the second of a two-part series on Sauk-Suiattle Police Chief Sherman Pruitt, who Mayor Nelson initially selected as Edmonds’ new police chief. City councilmembers, with... — Updated 4/8/2021

 

Low tide on Easter | Through Your Lens

Tara Ashton took this photo of a super low tide shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday, April 4, at Brackett's Landing North. There was a -0.3 low tide at 5:23 p.m. As it was Easter, the... — Updated 4/5/2021

 

Swift Orange Line gets $37 million allocation

The Swift Orange Line bus rapid transit project, an 11.3-mile corridor with 13 stations between Edmonds College in Lynnwood and McCollum Park and Ride in Mill Creek, will receive a... — Updated 4/5/2021

 

The route now begins at home

Todd Hoover, an Edmonds mail carrier who never met a pair of shorts he didn't like, was celebrated at a retirement party Saturday, April 3, at the Perrinville post office. Why the... — Updated 4/3/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Sherman Pruitt speaks out about his experience

Four months ago, everything changed for Sauk-Suiattle Police Chief Sherman Pruitt in a most public way after he applied for the Edmonds police chief job. During a community Zoom mee... — Updated 4/2/2021

 

Walkable Edmonds on for this summer

The City of Edmonds announced today, April 2, that it intends to relaunch Walkable Main Street this summer. But in advance of any firm decisions regarding timing, the extent of... — Updated 4/2/2021

 

Mayor proposes $4 an hour hazard pay bump for Edmonds grocery store workers

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson has proposed an ordinance that would require grocery stores with 500 or more employees statewide to provide their Edmonds employees with hazard pay of $4... — Updated 4/2/2021

 

Vaccine watch: April 15, everyone over 16 is eligible

The Snohomish County Health District is currently vaccinating phases 1a, 1b1 and 1b2, and starting April 15, all Washingtonians over the age of 16 will be eligible to receive a... — Updated 4/1/2021 Full story

 

Foundation gives goodie bag to Edmonds PD Department

In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, the Edmonds Police Foundation recognized the dedication of the Edmonds Police Department with a special "goodie bag" drop for all of the... — Updated 4/1/2021

 

Edmonds man sentenced to prison for Molotov cocktail attacks

A 21-year-old Edmonds man was sentenced March 29 in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 40 months in prison and three years of supervised release for unlawful possession of... — Updated 4/1/2021

 

Observing Edmonds through a crystal ball | Through Your Lens

Edmonds photographer Kelsey Hopkins captured this otherworldly image of a ferry leaving Edmonds recently. Many photographers who practice the technique of shooting crystal balls in... — Updated 4/1/2021

 

Pedestrian crossing work ongoing across city

In an effort to improve safety at nine pedestrian crossings in Edmonds, the city began its pedestrian crossing enhancements project Monday, March 29. Improvements will include... — Updated 4/1/2021

 

Verdant awards $1 million to local nonprofits

The Verdant Health Commission recently approved more than $1 million in grants to local nonprofit organizations to support community health through its recent competitive application process. The requests granted by the Verdant... — Updated 4/1/2021

 

Rally for Unity held at Esperance Park

Following a rally for Asian American and Pacific Islander a week earlier on Highway 99 in Edmonds, a couple of hundred people attend a rally and silent March Saturday, March 27, at... — Updated 4/1/2021

 

Neil Tibbott challenging Adrienne Fraley-Monillas for Position 3

This week, former Councilmember Neil Tibbott announced that he will seek the Position 3 seat on Edmonds City Council. The announcement came a week after Position 3 incumbent Adrienn... — Updated 4/1/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Kelneros will open wine bar, Vinbero, at Cheesemonger's site

First came a cocktail lounge. Two years later, a wine bar's on the way. Kris and Kali Kelnero of Kelnero on Main Street in Edmonds plan to transform The Cheesemonger's Table on Fift... — Updated 4/1/2021

 

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