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South County Fire updates commissioner election districts

South County Fire Board of Commissioners have unanimously approved new fire election district boundaries to balance population based on the latest federal census counts, as required... — Updated 12/9/2021


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


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


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


South County Fire offers tips for safe Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, with three times as many an average day, according to the National Fire Protection Association. South County Fire shares these... — Updated 11/23/2021

 By Brian Soergel    News

7-Eleven shooting: No update

Nineteen months after a fatal shooting at a convenience store on Highway 99 in Edmonds, there is still no conclusion to an event that took the life of a beloved community member.... — Updated 11/18/2021


Lynnwood confirms new Municipal Court judge

On Nov. 8, the Lynnwood City Council unanimously approved Mayor Nicola Smith's appointment of Valerie Bouffiou to serve as Lynnwood's next Municipal Court judge. Bouffiou, a... — Updated 11/18/2021

 By Brian Soergel    News

Boo Han shooter sentenced to more than 45 years

Duy Phuong Nguyen, who last month pled guilty to first-degree murder and two counts of first-degree assault that left one woman dead and a man and woman injured, has been sentenced... — Updated 11/12/2021


Municipal Court to begin relicensing program, passport processing

Edmonds Municipal Court will begin its new relicensing program Nov. 2. The goal of the program is to enable people to get their driver's licenses and drive legally while making paym... — Updated 11/4/2021


South County Fire names state Fire Educator of the Year

South County Fire Community Outreach Manager Shawneri Guzman has been named Educator of the Year by the Washington Public Fire Educators. According to South County Fire, throughout... — Updated 10/28/2021


Fire department: Child window falls at record levels in county

South County Fire is urging parents and caregivers of young children to take precautions as injuries from child window falls are nearing record-setting levels in Snohomish County.... — Updated 9/16/2021


Pedestrian safety campaign begins in Edmonds and Lynnwood

The Edmonds Police Department, Lynnwood Police Department, South County Fire and Snohomish County Target Zero are teaming up to focus on safety in busy corridors where... — Updated 9/2/2021


Fully-staffed Woodway police to focus on speeders

Woodway Mayor Mike Quinn, in an update to Town residents, said the Town has received several speeding complaints over the past couple of months. But now that the Woodway Police Department is fully staffed, officers will prioritize... — Updated 8/5/2021


'Officers will continue to provide professional services'

Editor's note: Interim Police Chief Michelle Bennett released the following statement this week concerning new police reforms. Recent police reforms, mandated by the Washington... — Updated 8/5/2021


3 finalists named for Edmonds police chief

Three candidates for the position of Edmonds police chief have been selected to move forward to the final steps in the selection process: current Acting Police Chief Michelle... — Updated 7/29/2021


Carjacking suspect arrested in Edmonds | Police and Fire Briefs

Edmonds police arrest carjacking suspect at 220th and 80th Edmonds police arrested a suspect in a carjacking incident Monday, July 26, in Lynnwood. According to Lynnwood Police spokesperson Joanna Small, it was just before 10 p.m.... — Updated 7/29/2021

 By Brian Soergel    News

Improving accountability the goal of governor's bills

Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed a dozen House and Senate bills in an effort to improve accountability for law enforcement in Washington state, including one sponsored by Rep. Strom... — Updated 6/10/2021

 By Gail Welfringer    News

Edmonds Police Foundation: 25 years of service

The Edmonds Police Foundation marked a milestone last month as it celebrated its 25th anniversary. The Edmonds Police Foundation was created as a community-based organization to... — Updated 5/27/2021


Alan Correa named Woodway police chief

The Town of Woodway has a new police chief: Alan Correa. Former Chief Doug Hansen retired at the end of April. Woodway Mayor Mike Quinn, who announced the appointment in an update to residents, noted that Correa has served as a... — Updated 5/26/2021

 By Brian Soergel    News

Street racing increasing, but it's not an issue in Edmonds

A regional problem of street racing has multiple agencies joining to focus on an important public safety issue. The Washington State Patrol announced in a May 14 news release that in early 2021 multiple law enforcement agencies in... — Updated 5/26/2021


Edmonds' Omar Gamez named Probation Officer of the Year

Edmonds Municipal Court Probation Officer Omar Gamez was named Probation Officer of The Year by the Washington State Misdemeanant Probation Association (MPA), an honor given to one... — Updated 4/29/2021

 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


Foundation gives goodie bag to Edmonds PD Department

In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, the Edmonds Police Foundation recognized the dedication of the Edmonds Police Department with a special "goodie bag" drop for all of the... — Updated 4/1/2021


Snohomish County Fire part of vaccination effort

Snohomish County fire agencies are taking a role in the effort to vaccinate communities against COVID-19. All 23 county fire agencies are collaborating as part of the Snohomish... — Updated 3/18/2021


Sound off: City wants feedback on next police chief

The city of Edmonds is seeking public comment as part of its recruitment process for the next police chief. In a news release, the city said it would like input from the community regarding “the desired characteristics and... — Updated 3/11/2021


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