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71 fireworks calls in Edmonds over 4-day holiday | City Briefs

Edmonds did not have a fireworks show this year due to the renovation of Civic Park, but of course that doesn't mean the skies didn't light and go boom for the four-day Independence... — Updated 7/7/2022


Pavement work; kudos; appointment; Diversity Commission | City Briefs

7 lane-miles: Pavement overlay program begins The City of Edmonds is paving about seven lane-miles of streets at various locations throughout the city this summer. The project is... — Updated 6/23/2022


Ed! meeting; whistleblower complaint | City Briefs

Public invited to virtual meeting of Downtown Alliance The 2022 Annual Ed! (Edmonds Downtown Alliance) member meeting is 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 27, via Zoom. Members and the... — Updated 4/24/2022


City to hire assistant police outside of department | City Briefs

City will hire assistant police chief outside of department The City of Edmonds reports that it will soon extend a final offer to two external assistant chief candidates. Current interim assistant chiefs are Josh McClure and Shane... — Updated 2/24/2022


Councilmember honored; walkway meeting | City Briefs

Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas honored for her service Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas was thanked for her service to City Council Tuesday with the reading of a... — Updated 12/16/2021


City's Pamela Randolph wins award; Tree Board openings | City Briefs

Pamela Randolph, Edmonds Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) manager, was recently awarded the prestigious Hatfield Award at the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association (PNCWA) conference in Boise, Idaho, in September. The award i... — Updated 11/11/2021


Pedestrian crossing work ongoing across city

In an effort to improve safety at nine pedestrian crossings in Edmonds, the city began its pedestrian crossing enhancements project Monday, March 29. Improvements will include... — Updated 4/1/2021


Need some traffic calming? | City Briefs

Need traffic calming in your neighborhood? The City of Edmonds is requesting public input on its 2021 traffic-calming program. The program has a budget of $33,000 to address speeding concerns and reduce cut-through traffic on... — Updated 2/11/2021


No property tax increase; street grant projects | City Briefs

No property tax increase; EMS levy rises by 1% Edmonds homeowners will not see their property taxes increased in 2021 as City Council members voted to keep the 2021 city's property... — Updated 11/24/2020


LEAP program; thrift store | City Briefs

LEAP registration fees cut in half With addition CARES funding, Edmonds Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services lowered its registration fees for its Learning Enhancement and Activities Program, which begins Monday, Oct. 19. Fees... — Updated 10/15/2020


Coping workshop; candidate forum| City Briefs

Diversity Commission has workshop on coping The City of Edmonds Diversity Commission sponsors free virtual workshop, “Coping With Collective Trauma: A Resiliency Toolkit,” on Zoom 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. Reita Johnston will... — Updated 9/17/2020


Portico, racist messaging, shredding | City Briefs

Informational panel approved for Salish Crossing portico Councilmembers on Aug. 25 approved to fund an informational panel for the former Edmonds High School portico, now located at Salish Crossing at SR 104 and West Dayton Street.... — Updated 9/3/2020


Dining options; stretch of beach closed | City Briefs

All downtown restaurants can participate in curbside dining The City of Edmonds announced that Walkable Main Street, opening up Main Street from Third to Sixth avenues on weekends, will continue through Oct. 11. In addition,... — Updated 8/19/2020


Bike lanes; tree city; blood donations | City Briefs

More bike lanes coming to Edmonds The Edmonds City Council on Tuesday, Aug. 4, approved a $1.85 million Sound Transit Access grant that will add several bike lanes along arterial routes in the city. The project created... — Updated 8/5/2020


Health District drops reports; Main Street closing? | City Briefs

Health District not reporting long-term-care deaths by location The Snohomish Health District is no longer providing the number of long-term-care facility deaths by individual locations. "We have not been reporting out at that... — Updated 6/4/2020


Finances; positive COVID-19 at PCC; apartment coming | City Briefs

City remains optimistic about its finances As reported in last week’s Beacon, the City is projecting COVID-19 will cause a 9.2% decline in operating revenue in its general fund. At Tuesday’s council meeting, Assistant Finance... — Updated 5/21/2020


New logo; call for Civic Park art | City Briefs

City rolls out Creative District logo and slogan After Gov. Jay Inslee announced the designation of Washington's first certified Creative District in downtown Edmonds late in 2018,... — Updated 3/5/2020


New director; position open | City Briefs

New Parks and Rec director approved Edmonds City Council members have voted to approve Mayor Mike Nelson recommendation of Angela Feser as the City's new Parks, Recreation, and... — Updated 2/27/2020


Police Chief search; board member needed | City Briefs

Edmonds launches search for police chief Mayor Mike Nelson has announced the launch of a recruitment process for the city's next police chief. Nelson said he will use the services... — Updated 1/23/2020


Edmonds resident Carin Chase is state director for Bernie Sanders | City Briefs

Edmonds resident Carin Chase is state director for Bernie Sanders Edmonds resident and Edmonds School Board member Carin Chase has been named Washington state director for Bernie... — Updated 1/13/2020


Rally in Edmonds; fire; Greg Urban confirmed | City Briefs

Edmonds residents rally for impeachment vote A large number of Edmonds residents and those from surrounding areas rallied Tuesday night in support of the historic impeachment vote... — Updated 12/19/2019


Tax increase, Swedish update | City Briefs

Yes to EMS increase; no to property tax increase The Edmonds City Council on Nov. 19 voted to increase the emergency medical services (EMS) property tax levy by 1%. The average cost per residence is estimated at $2.23 a year. At... — Updated 11/21/2019


Diversity Commission; Solar award | City Briefs

Edmonds Diversity Commission seeks 2 members Edmonds residents interested in working on issues, programs, and activities associated with the changing demographics of Edmonds, while... — Updated 10/17/2019


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