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South County Fire seeking candidates for board position

South County Fire is seeking applicants to fill an expected vacancy after board chair Greg Urban announced plans to step down as the fire commissioner from Election District 2... — Updated 6/23/2022


South County Fire offers free online child CPR, safety classes

Learn child CPR and how to keep little ones safe at home, at play, and on the road in a free online class presented by South County Fire on July 6, 6-7 p.m. Other upcoming classes... — Updated 6/23/2022


Foundation celebrates National Police Week

Edmonds Police Foundation helped celebrate National Police Week with goody bags for our Edmonds Police Department officers and staff. No one is excluded. The K-9 unit, Hobbs and... — Updated 5/26/2022


Police seek information on murder at Lynnwood park

Shortly after 2 p.m. on April 5, 70-year-old Lynnwood resident Carl Bridgmon was in his vehicle enjoying Daleway Park – which his family says the retiree did frequently – when he was shot and killed. Lynnwood Police say... — Updated 4/14/2022


South County Fire reaches goal of 10,000 trained in CPR

South County Fire is celebrating a lifesaving milestone this month: More than 10,000 people have now been trained in ACT First Aid & CPR. ACT is a free one-hour class focused on... — Updated 4/14/2022


Suspect arrested in murder of 7-Eleven store clerk released

More than two years after the murder of a 7-Eleven store clerk on Highway 99 in Edmonds, Edmonds Police detectives have booked a 26-year-old woman from Auburn for first-degree... — Updated 4/14/2022


Scholarship fund created to honor Everett police officer

Leadership Snohomish County has established the Officer Dan Rocha Memorial First Responder Scholarship Fund to honor the police officer killed in the line of duty March 25. The... — Updated 4/6/2022


Distracted Driving Month: South County Fire shares tips

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and South County Fire encourages drivers and passengers to help keep roadways safe from preventable crashes by following these tips:... — Updated 4/6/2022


2 firefighters and 24-hour EMS unit added to serve Edmonds

A new 24-hour emergency medical services (EMS) unit staffed by two firefighters went into service this week in Edmonds. Edmonds contracts with South County Fire to provide fire and... — Updated 3/10/2022

 By Juan Morfin    News

Standards for police pursuits, use of force, defined

Police can pursue and stop vehicles if they have a “reasonable suspicion” of a crime being committed under new legislation that is headed to the desk of Gov. Jay Inslee. The Washington State House of Representatives voted... — Updated 3/10/2022


Big date; meh rage | Police Beat

Feb. 7 Not rotten anymore Denmark passport found. 200 block Sixth Ave. N. Welcome to the world Mother gave birth unexpectedly to child at home. Investigation done to determine... — Updated 2/17/2022

 By Brian Soergel    News

Emergency adoption targets known violent offenders

Edmonds City Councilmember unanimously approved an emergency adoption of a change to the Edmonds’ extreme risk protection statute. That means those violating the statute can now be charged in Edmonds Municipal Court. “An... — Updated 2/17/2022

 By Brian Soergel    News

Suspected Firdale cookie-stand robber arrested, in jail

A 42-year-old Sultan man suspected of robbing a drive-thru cookie shop in Edmonds' Firdale Village Feb. 2 was arrested Feb. 9 by Snohomish County Sheriff's deputies on State Route... — Updated 2/17/2022

 By Juan Morfin    News

Police restraint gets clarification in House bill

Mental health victims and juveniles can be restrained by law enforcement when responding to requests for assistance from crisis responders. That is the thrust of House Bill 1735, which passed the state House with a 90-5 vote and... — Updated 2/10/2022


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


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

 By Brian Soergel    News

Police officers on Woodway, E-W campus after threats reported

An Edmonds Police officer patrolled the grounds of the old Woodway campus throughout the day on Dec. 2 after possible threats were reported at Scriber Lake High School. No incidents were reported. In addition, there have been... — 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


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


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