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Police investigate shooting on Olympic View Drive

Edmonds police are seeking information on a shooting that occurred just before 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26. (Note from provided video: The sound of the first shot is at the 16-second mark. Suspect vehicle comes into frame at about the... — Updated 1/27/2021 Full story

 
 By Sydney Brown    News

Legislature: Unlawful calls to police get scrutiny

A person who unlawfully summons the police on someone could face a civil action lawsuit under a proposed law that is gaining traction in the Washington state Legislature. Senate... — Updated 1/27/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Mayor Nelson: It's time to move forward

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson has further clarified the qualities he is looking for in the city's next police chief, but stopped at shedding light at what many really want to hear: Why... — Updated 1/26/2021

 

Spying a beaver by the marina | Through Your Lens

Janine Harles took this photo of a beaver near the Edmonds Marina Jan. 17. "He was a bit lost and trying to get on the beach, but was afraid of people," she said. "A bunch of... — Updated 1/26/2021

 

A welcome sign for visitors – and Edmonds

Celebrated artist Mack Benek created a new sign for the log cabin visitors center on Fifth Avenue North near the Edmonds Historical Museum. It's a beauty. If the sign seems vaguely... — Updated 1/26/2021

 

Resolution for former council president

After serving two years as Edmonds City Council President, Adrienne Fraley-Monillas (right) was presented with Resolution 1463, thanking for her service from current Council... — Updated 1/26/2021

 

The (Mount Baker) mountain is out | Through Your Lens

Lee Lageshulte took this glorious shot of Mount Baker in the sunshine. Got a great shot? Send to [email protected] — Updated 1/26/2021

 
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Diversity Commission announces new, virtual film series

The Edmonds Diversity Commission has announced another round of its ongoing film series. All screenings are free and will be held virtually. The films begin Feb. 21 and continue... — Updated 1/26/2021

 
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Traffic safety emphasis continues through Feb. 7

An Edmonds Police Department's traffic safety emphasis continues through Feb. 7. According to Sgt. Josh McClure, it is focused on education and enforcement in areas where police... — Updated 1/26/2021

 
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Free COVID testing at Meadowdale, MLT high schools

Four free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing events scheduled in the area. Testing remains a critically important step to decreasing the spread of the coronavirus. With COVID-19 rates... — Updated 1/25/2021 Full story

 
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ACE: Housing Commission disregarded public input | Letter to the Editor

The following was written by ACE president Michelle Dotsch on behalf of the ACE board of directors. As the Edmonds Citizens Housing Commission concludes this Thursday, Jan. 28, the... — Updated 1/25/2021

 

UPDATE: Fred Meyer stabbing victim dies

UPDATE: A man in his early 60s who was stabbed outside Fred Meyer on 196th Street SW early Sunday morning has died from his injuries, according to Lynnwood police. At about 11:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, Lynnwood police responded to... — Updated 1/25/2021

 

Will Chen endorsed by Buckshnis, Olson, Kristiana Johnson

Will Chen, an Edmonds Citizens Housing commissioner, community volunteer, and local business owner, has formally announced his campaign for the 2021 Edmonds City Council election. T... — Updated 1/24/2021

 

'The COVID Chronicles': Meadowdale students production Jan. 29

The Meadowdale Players present "The COVID Chronicles," a collection of original theater pieces created by the Meadowdale High School Play Production class, streamed on Zoom 7 p.m.... — Updated 1/24/2021

 
 By Rick Steves    News

A day that filled me with joy and hope | Guest View

Jan. 20, 2021, was quite a day. It was a bad day for Jim Crow, billionaire heirs, the coronavirus, and carnage in general. It was a good day for polar bears, civil liberties, my Eur... — Updated 1/24/2021

 

First cases of U.K. COVID-19 strain found in Snohomish County

On Saturday, the Washington State Department of Health, along with the Snohomish Health District and the UW Medicine Virology Lab, announced that the B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 has been found in testing samples from the state. The... — Updated 1/24/2021 Full story

 

Rick Steves' Europe pays self-Imposed carbon tax of $500,000

Despite a lean year of grounded flights and scuttled travel dreams, travel company Rick Steves' Europe renewed its Climate Smart Commitment today, paying a self-imposed carbon tax... — Updated 1/23/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

EDPOP! Big, bold, bodacious

Ed Augustavo, a larger-than-life artist who goes by the really cool name EDPOP, has three rules: He does what he wants. He doesn't care if anyone likes what he does. And he will... — Updated 1/23/2021

 

COVID update from Edmonds School District

Edmonds School District Superintendent Gustavo Balderas has released an update on the district's COVID response. I want to share an update on the district's Stage 2 plan for... — Updated 1/22/2021

 

Objective guidance for men & women after losing a partner | Prime Living

How do we split the dog? Dear SharonAnn, My soon-to-be ex-wife and I have come to a mutual agreement on our finances and possessions, but we can’t seem to agree about our dog,... — Updated 1/21/2021

 

Angela Harris named Port of Edmonds Commission president

Angela Harris has been named Port of Edmonds Commission president. With unanimous Commission approval, the proposed slate of officers put forth by 2020 Commission President Jim... — Updated 1/21/2021

 

Fairwinds residents get COVID-19 vaccines

On Jan. 10, residents and staff at Fairwinds-Brighton Court, a Leisure Care community, received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Fairwinds-Brighton Court in Lynwood is one... — Updated 1/21/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Former legislator Jeannette Wood dies at 88

Republican Jeannette Wood, who served the 21st Legislative District, died Jan. 9 at age 88. The district serves Edmonds, Woodway, Mukilteo, and portions of Lynnwood and Mountlake... — Updated 1/21/2021

 

Mayor announces performance audit of Police Department

Mayor Mike Nelson announced this week that he has hired the Center for Public Safety Management (CPSM) to conduct a performance audit of the Edmonds Police Department. "To help... — Updated 1/21/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Mayor selected Pruitt despite police objections to experience

When Mayor Mike Nelson asked three local police chiefs and the Edmonds Police Chief Association president to weigh in with comments on the "strengths" and "challenges" of candidate Sherman Pruitt for the police chief job, two... — Updated 1/21/2021

 

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