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Edmonds tree lighting brings crowds – and Santa

The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Centennial Plaza in Edmonds drew a large crowd to witness an annual tradition that unofficially kicks off the holiday season. Photographer... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

2022 Edmonds budget: A plan to spend money

The Edmonds City Council last week approved a $122.5 million budget for 2022. That said, the nuts and bolts of actually tackling this yearly task was so unlike anything residents... — Updated 12/2/2021

 

Bike lanes approved for Edmonds

Bicycle riders – both of the pedal and electric variety – will find getting around Edmonds a little easier next year as the City Council last week approved the final stages of p... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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Gun control; skimming off the top | Police Beat

Nov. 22 Stolen bike Bike stolen while victim was shopping at grocery store. 23600 block Highway 99. Gun control Subject turns in an old firearm and ammunition for destruction. 8100... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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Mill Creek woman hit by vehicle in Edmonds

A Mill Creek woman was struck Saturday, Nov. 27, while crossing Walnut Street at Fifth Avenue South, according to Acting Assistant Police Chief Josh McClure. “An officer was on the scene moments after the collision,” McClure... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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David Chan sworn in at South County Fire; Drew Burnett thanked

David Chan was sworn in this week to replace Drew Burnett on the South County Fire board of commissioners following certification of the general election results. Chan has been a... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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South County Fire offers safety list for holidays

As the holiday season gets underway, South County Fire offers this checklist to help you deck the halls safely: – Replace strings of lights if cords are worn, broken or have... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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Ribbon-cutting for Edmonds Civic Roundtable

Edmonds Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Edmonds Civic Roundtable, a nonprofit organization founded in April 2021. Pictured: Nancy Ekrem (Edmonds Chamber past... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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Will Chen sworn in as Edmonds' newest councilmember

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson swears in Edmonds City Councilmember Will Chen at City Hall. Chen won the general election in November, defeating Janelle Cass. Chen, as Position 2 on the... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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Jason Cummings announces campaign for County Prosecutor

Chief Civil Deputy Prosecutor Jason Cummings has announced that he will be running for Snohomish County Prosecutor in the 2022 election. Cummings, who lives in Edmonds, has spent... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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Snohomish County: Public input sought on affordable housing

Snohomish County is asking for input on local community needs for affordable housing, public facilities, infrastructure, public services and economic development projects to be funded with 2022 federal grant funds, and to provide... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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I see you, Edmonds | Through Your Lens

The bald eagle, a national symbol as well as the national bird, frequently hovers over Edmonds and makes stops along the way. David Fenwick captured these images of an eagle... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Edmonds City Council will continue to meet on Zoom

On Tuesday, Nov. 23, the Edmonds City Council voted 4-3 to continue to meet via Zoom instead of returning to live or hybrid meetings, saying they would revisit the in-person issue at the beginning of the year. The first meeting is... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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Edmonds resident Carolyn Brennan sworn in at Verdant

Newly elected Commissioner Carolyn Brennan joined her colleagues on the Verdant Health Commission's Board of Commissioners after being sworn in at the regular meeting Nov. 24. "I... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
 By Manya Vee    News 

Claire Beach: More financing needed for safe technology law for students

As a media teacher for many years, the now-retired Claire Beach saw the power of media to manipulate children's minds long before many of the rest of us. For example, the Edmonds... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Beacon Publishing observing a milestone: 35 years

The beginning of what would become Beacon Publishing and its community of newspapers began 35 years ago, Thursday, Dec. 2, 1986, with the publication of The Edmonds Paper, founded a... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Council to weigh citizen input before decision on extending streateries program

Have you completed the survey yet? Edmonds residents can answer a few questions in a short online survey about the outdoor dining, or streateries, program in downtown Edmonds. The... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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Tree lighting draws a crowd in Edmonds – and Santa

The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Centennial Plaza in Edmonds drew a large crowd to witness an annual tradition that unofficially kicks off the holiday season. It included... — Updated 12/2/2021

 

Snohomish County: Public input sought on affordable housing

Snohomish County is asking for input on local community needs for affordable housing, public facilities, infrastructure, public services and economic development projects to be funded with 2022 federal grant funds, and to provide... — Updated 11/30/2021

 

Tree lighting Nov. 27 from 3-5 p.m.

The annual Edmonds Tree Lighting Ceremony traditionally kick-offs the holiday season. It's from 3-5 p.m. Come for the treats, singing carols, and a visit from Santa. In the spirit... — Updated 11/28/2021

 

Downtown gateway sign to be unveiled soon

The installation of the gateway sign on SR-104 is scheduled for completion in December. The new sign has officially been installed and will remain covered until site work is... — Updated 11/28/2021

 

Edmonds School District discusses leasing property to Housing Hope

During the Nov. 23 school board meeting, the board of directors discussed a new resolution in leasing property to a local company, Housing Hope, to develop affordable, permanent... — Updated 11/24/2021

 

LWVWA calls for redistricting reform

The League of Women Voters of Washington (LWVWA) has called for reform of the Washington state redistricting process. It says the fact that the Washington State Redistricting Commission failed to reach an agreement on the maps... — Updated 11/24/2021

 

'O Christmas Tea' comedy comes to Edmonds

After nearly two full years away from the stage due to COVID, British comedy duo James and Jamesy are back with "O Christmas Tea." The show is 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, at Edmonds... — Updated 11/24/2021

 

Council needs to repeal budget, Capital Facilities plan | Letter to the Editor

The citizens of Edmonds must be represented and heard by their legislative body (i.e., the City Council) on how their tax dollars are spent in this City. But that did not happen on... — Updated 11/23/2021

 

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