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 By David Pan    News    February 20, 2020 

Mutdung Bol: Ready for the next chapter

All Mutdung Bol could think about was his parents. The Edmonds-Woodway standout, whose first name is pronounced MAH-DOON, had just received the first of three Division 1 basketball scholarship offers....

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    February 20, 2020 

Edmonds homicide: 'This is a really rare occurrence'

Although the investigation is just beginning, Edmonds police say Friday morning's murder of a store clerk is something that just doesn't occur in Edmonds. Now it has. "I can't think of the last time t...

 
 By Josh Eddy    News    February 20, 2020 

Relief in sight for Edmonds' flooding problem

Flooding on and around Dayton Street and SR 104 in Edmonds has been a problem in the past for businesses and commuters, but a new pump has potential to eliminate those problems, said Public Works and...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    February 20, 2020 

Mike Nelson: From California, to D.C., Spokane, and finally, Edmonds

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part feature on new Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson. To read the entire series, go to edmondsbeacon.com. It didn't take long for Mike Nelson to rise to the top of...

 
 By Betty Lou Gaeng    News    February 20, 2020 

Remembering schoolteacher Adrienne Margaret Caspers

Beginning her career as a public-school teacher in the fall of 1917 at a one-room school in the small village of Alderwood Manor, a few miles east of her Edmonds' home, Adrienne Margaret Caspers...

 
 By Emily Gilbert    News    February 20, 2020 

Swedish and nurses union back to bargaining

Bargaining teams from Swedish Medical Center and SEIU 1199NW, the union that represents nurses and other caregivers at the hospital chain, went back to the table Feb. 10. It was the first time the sides had met since the union’s three-day strike...

 

Mailboxes, voices, surprises | Police Beat

Feb. 12 Indeed Suspicious persons observed at storage facility with bolt cutters. 22510 76th Ave. W. Mailbox mayhem Malicious mischief to metal mailbox. No suspect information. 8100 block 240th St....

 

South County Fire welcomes new Fire Corps volunteers

South County Fire welcomes five new volunteers to Fire Corps. Fire Corps volunteers serve the community and assist in promoting public safety in a variety of ways, including fire and injury...

 

Apply for volunteer firefighter support position

South County Fire is now accepting applications for the position of volunteer firefighter support. This position provides support services at fire scenes such as air bottle refills and lighting using South County Fire’s AIR10 support truck....

 

Edmonds financial adviser attends women's conference

Nicki Elsberry has been recognized as one of the top 250 Edwards Jones female financial advisers in the nation, recently attending a national women's conference. Jones, an Edmonds resident, works...

 

Ribbon Cutting for DME CPA Group

Recently, the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the new offices of DME CPA Group in downtown Edmonds on the second floor of the Coastal Community Bank building. DME CPA Group has...

 

Heart to Heart with Freewheelin' Dan

An "interview" with husband Dan: You are currently in the fifth month of freewheelin'-traveling and pet sitting overseas after 68 years of little travel. What prompted you to try this adventure? I've...

 
 By Beth Bond    News    February 20, 2020 

Dollar stores do have deals

Thank goodness for the dollar stores! Or maybe not. We all want the best value for our money, and this month, when Valentines and candy were to be exchanged, why not visit the "Dollar Store?" Just be...

 
 By John McAlpine    News    February 20, 2020 

YOU can make a difference

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James can make a difference in these ways: State Health Insurance Benefit Advisor – All insurance companies in the state pay a fee to operate here. The Insurance Commissioner...

 

Healthy kids, healthy drinks

This month, I’m excited to write in support of a bill in the Washington State Legislature requiring restaurants to serve healthy drinks on children’s menus. House Bill 2383, the “Healthy Drinks, Healthy Kids” initiative, considers water,...

 

7-11 clerk found dead in Edmonds

A customer entering the 7-11 Store at 8101 238th St. SW Friday morning, Feb. 21, found the store clerk lying on the floor, unresponsive and bleeding, according to Edmonds police That customer called...

 
 By Jim Miller    News    February 20, 2020 

Important legal documents all seniors should have

Dear Savvy Senior, What kinds of legal documents do I need to prepare to help my family after I’m gone? I would like to get my affairs in order but could use some help. — Almost 75 Dear Almost, All adults – especially seniors – should have...

 

A quick start: Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson's SR 99 project shows he's ready to move fast

Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part feature on new Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson. Almost halfway into his first 100 days as Edmonds mayor, Mike Nelson has made the requisite visits to City...

 

Mayor Nelson meets with Gov. Inslee in Edmonds

Gov. Jay Inslee paid a quick visit to the office of Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson on Friday, Feb. 14, discussing Highway 99, the marsh and other issues important to the near future of the city. Joining...

 

Property taxes increase by almost 8% for 2020

Typical Edmonds homeowners will see their property taxes increase $423 in 2020, mostly due to changes in education levies and in spite of City Council voting not to raise property taxes, as it also...

 

VFW announces annual scholarship essay program

Edmonds-based VFW Post 8870 is once again offering its Freedom Scholarship to graduating high school seniors, according to Post Cmdr. Rose Gillliland. Student qualifications include having at least...

 

Brothers keeping watch on the ferry

David Fenwick snapped this great photo of a Washington State Ferry departing Kingston on its way to Edmonds. The Brothers mountain peaks of the Olympics complete the image. Oh, and a...

 

Police seek leads in possible child luring

Officers and detectives with the Edmonds Police Department are working with Lynnwood police to identify the person or persons who have approached children in the area of College Place Middle School...

 

Dine and dash; dog bites dog | Police Beat

Feb. 4 Abandonment issues Abandoned vehicle towed by Wally's Towing. 8100 block 242nd St. SW. Broken, but not missing Double-pane kitchen window of third-story condo broken on the inside. Condo is...

 
 By Emma Scher    News    February 6, 2020

Shubert Ho finds recipe for success in Edmonds

If there's a formula for launching a successful restaurant in Edmonds, Shubert Ho and his restaurant group seem to have cracked it. Ho, with the help of his Feedme Hospitality and Restaurant Group, ha...

 

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