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 By Kyle Bender    News

Edmonds Parks Department ready to adopt new open-space plan

The Edmonds Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Services department is close to updating its Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) Plan, scheduled to be adopted by City Council... — Updated 1/20/2022


Wind-whipped waves leave their mark | Through Our Lens

Storm-tossed logs washed up on Edmonds beaches Friday, Jan. 7, thanks to the combination of a strong king tide and powerful winds. Olympic Beach received its shares of debris, with... — Updated 1/20/2022


Who's next? Kiwanis Club opens Citizen of the Year nominations

Nominations are now being taken for the Edmonds Kiwanis Club's annual Citizen of the Year recognition. Nominations must be postmarked by Feb. 28. The Edmonds Kiwanis Club teams... — Updated 1/20/2022


In Edmonds: Free COVID vaccine, booster shots Monday

The Lift Every Voice Legacy, along with the Edmonds Waterfront Center, will host a free COVID vaccine and booster clinic on Monday, Jan. 17. It will include pediatric vaccines.... — Updated 1/20/2022


'Garbage-gate': Residents frustrated by no trash pickup

The combination of lingering snowy streets and a strike in California is raising a stink among some Edmonds residents who pay Republic Services for garbage pickup. "Republic... — Updated 1/20/2022


Civic Roundtable to have forum on ranked-choice voting

The Edmonds Civic Roundtable will have a public forum on ranked-choice voting featuring Lisa Ayrault, executive director of FairVote Washington. The program is 4-5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at the Edmonds Waterfront Center, 220... — Updated 1/20/2022


Edmonds gets two solar grants from the state

The Washington State Department of Commerce has announced $3.5 million in grants to 29 state and local government agencies to install solar panels at public buildings in communities throughout the state. That includes two in... — Updated 1/20/2022

 By Azeb Tuji    News

Bill would increase availability of sexual assault nurse examiner training

Harborview Medical Center is currently the only hospital in Washington \state that provides training for nurses to become sexual assault nurse examiners, also known as SANE. A bill... — Updated 1/18/2022


Monday: MLK tribute to honor Edmonds resident

Edmonds resident Leilani Miller, executive director of Millennia Ministries in Everett, and Montlake Terrace Concern for Neighbors Food Bank, now in its 50th year of service to... — Updated 1/17/2022


Tsunami waves in Edmonds | Through Our Lens

The first set of waves produced by the undersea tsunami were small, as predicted, but they indeed reach Edmonds beaches, includes the beach next to Brackett's Landing North by the... — Updated 1/16/2022


UPDATE: Edmonds beaches, piers, closed due to tsunami advisory

UPDATE FROM THE CITY OF EDMONDS From the City of Edmonds: All beaches and piers are closed for public safety due to current tsunami advisory. Please stay off the beaches until the... — Updated 1/16/2022


Tax break could assist newspapers

It looks like newspapers could get a tax break from the 2022 state Legislature. Two legislators say they plan to introduce companion bills that drop the business and occupation tax... — Updated 1/16/2022


2 councilmembers want to look at 2022 budget again

Councilmembers Diane Buckshnis and Kristiana Johnson want to amend the $122 million 2022 budget, which passed in November. Their argument: "Councilmembers were excluded from final deliberations and vetting process and it should be... — Updated 1/15/2022


State of the City address; beaches reopen | City Briefs

State of the City address is Jan. 20 The public is invited to attend Mayor Mike Nelson's 2022 State of the City address Thursday, Jan. 20, at 6:30 p.m. The event will be broadcast... — Updated 1/15/2022


Everett pub owner charged with 10 counts of rape

The owner of Anchor Pub in Everett has been charged in sex assault cases, according to Everett police The owner, Christian Lance Sayre, 35, was originally arrested in October 2021... — Updated 1/14/2022


​​Help shape the future of Edmonds Parks and Recreation

A draft version of the 2022 Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) plan is now available for review, and the City is requesting your feedback. The document can be found on the... — Updated 1/14/2022


Bloodworks Northwest sounding alarm on blood shortage

A half-day supply is all that remains on the near-empty shelves at Bloodworks. Bloodworks Northwest is once again declaring a “Code Red” alarm to combat the “most prolonged, most severe blood shortage in recent years,... — Updated 1/13/2022


Edmonds Chamber president reelected to South County Fire board

The South County Fire Board of Commissioners has reelected Greg Urban as chair and Chris Teofilak as vice chair. Urban is president and CEO of the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce.... — Updated 1/13/2022


Drift, thanks, poop | Police Beat

Jan. 10 Get a job Attempted theft from ATM machine. Machine severely damaged but interior cash was not accessed. 22500 block Highway 99. The thanks we get Discharged patient from... — Updated 1/13/2022


District preparing for possible return to remote learning

The Edmonds School District has announced some changes due to a spike in COVID-19 cases as it prepares for the possibility of a return to remote learning. – Postponed until... — Updated 1/13/2022


Edmonds Senior Center Thrift Store offers new pickup services

The Edmonds Senior Center Thrift Store now has donation pickup services, for a fee. To schedule your donation pickup, go to bit.ly/32QmA8D. "We are delighted to offer this new... — Updated 1/13/2022


Beacon's legislative coverage begins this week

It's time to keep tabs on your local state House and Senate representatives. Coverage of the state Legislature will once again be provided by the Washington Newspaper Publishers... — Updated 1/13/2022

 By Brian Soergel    News

Leader of Neo-Nazi Group Sentenced to 7 years

A fourth person has been sentenced to prison for his role in a plot to threaten and intimidate journalists and advocates who worked to expose anti-Semitism. One of those... — Updated 1/13/2022

 By Brian Soergel    News

Lawmakers introduce health-care safe staffing standards legislation

This week, Sen. June Robinson (D-Everett) and Rep. Marcus Riccelli (D-Spokane) introduced bipartisan legislation to create new safe staffing standards for hospitals in Washington.... — Updated 1/13/2022

 By Manya Vee    News

Friends of the Edmonds Library president spreads love of libraries

And you thought the library was just about books. Liz Morris knows it's so much more. These days, she heads up the Friends of the Edmonds Library to make sure we all know just how m... — Updated 1/13/2022


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