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Urban Craft Summer Fest returning for 2021

Urban Craft Uprising, which typically puts on more than 20 craft shows a year in the greater Seattle area, is coming back to Edmonds for a Summer Fest. It will be held July 24. "We... — Updated 4/5/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Honoring the Coast Salish people in Edmonds

Ty Juvenil, a woodcarver and member of the Tulalip Tribes, is making his mark in Edmonds. Last year, he collaborated with Edmonds artist Andy Eccleshall on "Before Edmonds," murals... — Updated 4/1/2021

 

Capturing the light in Edmonds | Through Our Lens

The rocky beach, Puget Sound, and a distant Kitsap Peninsula made for a nice study in composition from the Off-Leash dog park in Edmonds Tuesday, March 23.... — Updated 4/1/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Police say train death appears to be deliberate

Mary Simmons is still trying to process what she saw late in the day Tuesday, March 23. A trip to the off-leash dog park turned horrific when she witnessed a pedestrian struck and... — Updated 4/1/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

'Hate has no home here'

The story of Sunday's Unite Against Hate rally in Edmonds was one of cooperation between cities, a quick social media campaign, and the will of citizens, public figures, and... — Updated 4/1/2021

 
 By Joseph Claypoole    News

Phone tax would pay for suicide prevention number

Connecting people considering suicide with immediate help is the aim of a proposed law that funds a 988 emergency number with a new tax on phone lines. "There are a lot of great thi... — Updated 4/1/2021

 

Rally for Unity at Esperance Park

A couple of hundred people attend a rally and silent March Saturday, March 27, to send a message that "Hate Has No Home" in Snohomish and King counties. The event was to support... — Updated 3/27/2021

 

Climate action survey open through May 3

A climate workshop sponsored by the city of Edmonds attracted local residents to participate virtually on March 25. The workshop included a short survey, which will remain open to... — Updated 3/26/2021

 

Rep. Jayapal to speak to Rotary on legislative priorities

U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal will deliver an address and a live Q&A to the Edmonds Rotary Club 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 30. Jayapal represents most of Seattle and surrounding areas... — Updated 3/25/2021

 

Fly Fishers donate to Edmonds Stream Team/Students Saving Salmon

On March 12, the Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds awarded a monetary contribution to the Edmonds Stream Team/Students Saving Salmon, an Edmonds-Woodway High School... — Updated 3/24/2021

 

Japanese sister city; climate workshop; | City Briefs

Sister City Commission connecting with Hekinan during pandemic The Edmonds Sister City Commission and its newly elected officers, Michele Fellows (co-chair), Greg Lange (co-chair),... — Updated 3/24/2021

 

Diversity Commission: 'Encourage all residents to engage in reflection and dialogue'

The following is a statement from the Diversity Commission on the recent violence against Asian Americans. The Edmonds Diversity Commission wishes to share its deep concern over... — Updated 3/24/2021

 

Mayor's statement of solidarity with Asian American community

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson released the following after the shootings in the Atlanta area last week. In the wake of increasing incidents of violence against Asian Americans in our... — Updated 3/24/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Councilmember Fraley-Monillas will run for another 4-year term

Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas has ended the suspense. She has filed for reelection to hang on to her Position 3 seat for another four years. At the moment, no other... — Updated 3/24/2021

 

Global climate workshop March 25 | Letter to the Editor

Edmonds residents will have a chance this month to help guide the city in its planning to react to global climate change. In a workshop March 25, and an accompanying survey,... — Updated 3/23/2021

 

Rally against hate – a call for unity | Letter to the Editor

On March 16, multiple shootings in the Atlanta area left eight people dead. Among the dead were six Asian-American women. This terrible incident is the latest in the rising number... — Updated 3/23/2021

 

United Against Hate rally in Edmonds

Community members from four cities – Edmonds, Lynnwood, and Mountlake Terrace – gathered on the sidewalks of Highway 99 from 220th to 228th streets southwest on Sunday, March... — Updated 3/22/2021

 

Unite Against Hate rally 3 p.m. Sunday in Edmonds

The community is invited to show its support for Asian American, immigrant, and Pacific Islander community members who have been facing rising incidences of hate and violence.... — Updated 3/21/2021

 

Everybody loves a sunset | Through Your Lens

Tara Ashton took this great shot of a resident purebred german shepherd pup watching the ferry and the Edmonds sunset earlier this week. Even animals appreciate our local... — Updated 3/21/2021

 

Sister City Commission connecting with Hekinan during pandemic

The Edmonds Sister City Commission and its newly elected officers, Michele Fellows (co-chair), Greg Lange (co-chair), and Laura Otto (secretary), are finding new ways to connect... — Updated 3/21/2021

 

Acting Police Chief: 'Stable platform of leadership and direction'

The Edmonds Police Department has released the following statement from Michelle Bennett, who Mayor Mike Nelson named acting police chief this week. "It is my pleasure to reach out... — Updated 3/19/2021

 

Mayor appoints Michelle Bennett acting police chief

A little more than a week after Acting Police Chief Jim Lawless resigned to take a position with the Marysville Police Department, Mayor Mike Nelson has appointed Michelle Bennett... — Updated 3/18/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

'You get used to it'

This school year was the first for Samson Samuel at Meadowdale High School, whose family was on vacation here last year and unable to return home to Eritrea in East Africa due to... — Updated 3/18/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Rick Steves: 'It's so exciting how things are snowballing.'

Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series on Edmonds resident Rick Steves and his efforts to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use nationwide. To read part... — Updated 3/18/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Walkable Main Street – should it return?

Tracy Felix, who owns ARTspot on the 400 block of Main Street, said she's excited about the possible return of Walkable Main Street this year. "At ARTspot, we are all about doing... — Updated 3/18/2021

 

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