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South County Fire seeks Fire Corps volunteers

You can help promote public safety and education as a Fire Corps volunteer with South County Fire. Fire Corps members serve the community in a non-emergency role. Volunteer... — Updated 1/19/2023


Edmonds PD hosting 2nd Community Police Academy

The Edmonds Police Department will host its second Community Police Academy class starting in March. It's a free nine-week program that can provide community members insight into po... — Updated 1/19/2023


Attic, house fires | Sirens Briefs

Attic fire at Edmonds home causes $250,000 damage No one was injured in an early morning house fire in Edmonds Sunday, Jan. 8. The resident told firefighters he was awake when smoke alarms sounded around 5 a.m. at the one-story... — Updated 1/12/2023


Workers discover fatality at construction site | Police Briefs

Fatality at Edmonds construction site Construction workers arriving at the site of the future Anthology of Edmonds at 212th Street SW and 72nd Avenue West on Tuesday, Jan. 3, found a deceased body, according to Edmonds Police.... — Updated 1/5/2023


Fire and life safety gift ideas

What about safety gifts? The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office says it wants to keep fire and life safety in the forefront when shoppers search for the perfect gift. If you’re having a difficult time trying to figure out w... — Updated 12/22/2022


Sheriff's Office debuts public-facing crime data dashboard

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office has announced its first-ever public-facing crime data dashboard. The Sheriff’s Office developed an interactive digital dashboard that encompasses crime data, crime trends, domestic... — Updated 12/8/2022


Fire displaces residents on 92nd Ave. W

A fire at an Edmonds home on Nov. 13 caused more than $140,000 in damages and displaced two residents. The fire was reported at 8:13 p.m. at a two-story house in the 22100 block of... — Updated 11/23/2022


'I-5 Stilly Doe' identified using DNA technology

Last week, Snohomish County Medical Examiner Office staff announced the identification of “I-5 Stilly Doe,” an individual who had been found in the Stillaguamish River near I-5 in 1980 but had been unidentified for the... — Updated 11/23/2022


Firefighters rescue man in Meadowdale house fire

 South County Fire crews rescued a man from a house fire in the Meadowdale area tonight. The fire was reported at 6:12 p.m. in the 15700 block of 52nd Avenue West in unincorporated Edmonds. A woman and her son safely exited the... — Updated 11/17/2022


E-W principal told students to stay in classrooms

A 15-year-old boy armed with a handgun was arrested at Edmonds-Woodway High School on Thursday, thanks to a tip from a student. The student was in a classroom, according to Edmonds... — Updated 10/6/2022


Train strikes vehicle on tracks; no injuries

A BNSF train struck a vehicle near West Dayton Street Saturday after a 77-year-old man inadvertently turned onto the tracks shortly after 7:40 p.m. Saturday. According to Sgt. Josh... — Updated 10/6/2022

 By Brian Soergel    News

Edmonds PD chief joins others in calling for changes in laws

Edmonds Police Chief Michelle Bennett is featured in a video released last week by Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney that advocated for "supporting public safety and providing... — Updated 9/29/2022


Police seek suspect vehicle in Ranch 99 incident

Edmonds Police continue investigating the indecent liberties assault at Ranch 99 Market on Highway 99 Sept. 13 just after 8 p.m. Initial information from witnesses indicated that... — Updated 9/22/2022

 By Brian Soergel    News

Fraudulent Edmonds asbestos contractor sentenced to jail

Attorney General Bob Ferguson has announced that Derrick Boss, owner of Above & Beyond Asbestos Removal in Bothell, was sentenced to 105 days in jail and ordered to pay full... — Updated 9/8/2022


Police Foundation golf tournament was a success

Edmonds Police Foundation says its annual David Stern Memorial Golf Tournament in Mukilteo was a successful one. "This year, we were truly blessed with over 90 golfers, 10 sponsors... — Updated 8/31/2022


Regional violent crime reduction unit formed

The Everett Police Department, Lynnwood Police Department, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Snohomish County Prosecutors Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have launched a regional violent crime reduction unit to ta... — Updated 8/25/2022


South County Fire appoints new commissioner

Michael Fearnehough has been appointed to the South County Fire Board of Commissioners. Fearnehough was the board's unanimous choice to fill a vacant commissioner seat in Election... — Updated 8/25/2022


Harassing text; warrants; lawn-chair stealer | Police Beat

July 25 IDK & IDC Resident reported unwanted and harassing text and social media messages from ex. 21300 block 80th Ave. W. Down the drain Plumbing tools reported stolen from... — Updated 8/4/2022


Experimental plane crashes near Bothell; 2 occupants, dog, survive

An experimental airplane crashed after experiencing engine failure and striking power lines on descent Tuesday, July 19, in unincorporated Bothell. It was shortly before 10:20 p.m.... — Updated 7/21/2022


Director named for commission addressing wildfires

Eli King, energy emergency management director for the Washington State Department of Commerce, was appointed to the national Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission... — Updated 7/21/2022

 By David Pan    News

Poor visibility may have contributed to diver's disappearance

Poor visibility in Puget Sound may have contributed to the death of a scuba diver last month off Lighthouse Park in Mukilteo. Edmonds chef Hans Korompis, 33, is presumed to have... — Updated 7/14/2022


Suspect uses stolen front-loader to smash into Chase Bank in Lynnwood

Lynnwood Police are looking for a man who crashed a large construction equipment front-loader into the Chase Bank building at 4001 Alderwood Mall Boulevard Tuesday, June 22. At... — Updated 6/30/2022


Overnight fire destroys Lynnwood commercial building

A commercial building in Lynnwood is a total loss after an overnight fire. Dispatchers received multiple 911 calls at 11:30 p.m. Monday, June 20, reporting the fire in the 19100 blo... — Updated 6/23/2022


SWAT team arrests burglary suspect in Lynnwood

When Lynnwood Police responded to a burglary alarm at 3:10 a.m. June 19 at a Lynnwood pawn shop, they heard a suspect moving around upstairs. After surrounding the building and calling out to the suspect, he responded by breaking... — Updated 6/23/2022

 By Brian Soergel    News

Search continues for missing Edmonds diver in Mukilteo

A missing 33-year-old Edmonds diver who failed to surface Friday, June 17, near Lighthouse Park in Mukilteo, has not been found by the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office dive team... — Updated 6/23/2022


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