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 By Brian Soergel    News 

Mayor names Dave Turley new finance director

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson on Wednesday, Nov. 25, appointed Acting Finance Director Dave Turley to be the city's next finance director. "Dave has served our city for four years as... — Updated 11/25/2020

 
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Edmonds police officers OK after suspect attempts to run them over

Three Edmonds police officers are OK after two suspects attempted to run them over in their car. A 24-year-old male from Kent and a 38-year-old female, both wanted felons, were... — Updated 11/25/2020

 
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Mayor appoints next Edmonds Municipal Court judge

Mayor Mike Nelson today, Nov. 24, appointed Whitney Rivera to be Edmonds' next Municipal Court judge. "I am excited to announce my judicial appointment of Whitney Rivera to the... — Updated 11/24/2020

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Harvey's Lounge to close in Edmonds

Harvey's Lounge, the longtime dive bar on Highway 99 in Edmonds that in 2018 was the site of a racist incident, has closed. "After 71 years in business, we have decided to... — Updated 11/24/2020

 

Start of high school sports season delayed

The high school sports season has been pushed back, and each of the three seasons has been shortened. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) Executive Board voted Tuesday to change the current season schedule... — Updated 11/19/2020 Full story

 
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Gnomes and gingerbread people | Through Your Lens

What signs of the holidays have you seen in Edmonds? Lee Lageshulte captured Santa gnomes at Coldwell Banker Bain and the gingerbread folks at The Refinery Salon. Send us your... — Updated 11/27/2020

 
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Too much horsepower at the Port of Edmonds | Letter to the Editor

On Monday, Nov. 23, from 10-10:30 a.m. approximately, a powerboat (see photo) ran its large outboard (four-cylinder, greater than 100 horsepower) very noisily right adjacent to the... — Updated 11/26/2020

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Hundreds line up for COVID testing in Edmonds

Michelle Grigsby took the test for her grandma. Grigsby was first in line Monday, Nov. 23, for the free COVID testing offered by Verdant Health Commission and Medical Teams... — Updated 11/24/2020 Full story

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Coping with COVID: 2 Edmonds businesses say they're struggling, but hopeful

This was going to be a story about two Edmonds businesses doing the best they can during the stubborn coronavirus pandemic. It still is. But a story that last week also offered... — Updated 11/24/2020

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Paid parking approved in Bank of America lot

After a considerable delay, Edmonds Hearing Examiner Phil Obrects has approved a conditional use permit that will allow for the city's first paid parking lot downtown. The Nov. 16... — Updated 11/24/2020

 

'Finishing Touches' | Through Your Lens

Bob Mazelow took this picture of the Edmonds Waterfront Center as it nears completion. "I took this picture and thought it sends a message that the center is nearing completion. It... — Updated 11/24/2020

 
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More COVID tests, including at Edmonds Food Bank

Here are more locations where free drive-through COVID testing will be done, in Edmonds, Lynnwood, and Mukilteo by Medical Teams International, and Verdant Health Commission. Work... — Updated 11/24/2020 Full story

 
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South County Fire department announces 2 promotions

Michael Fitzgerald will be joining South County Fire as assistant chief of fire prevention. Fitzgerald comes to South County Fire from Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue, where he served as deputy chief of community risk... — Updated 11/24/2020

 
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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

 
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New leaders for Community Health Center of Snohomish County

Community Health Center of Snohomish County (CHC), which has a location in Edmonds on Highway 99, has named Ben Luety chief financial officer (CFO) and Adam Heath chief operating officer (COO). Luety brings over 15 years of... — Updated 11/24/2020

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Harvey's Lounge to close in Edmonds

Harvey's Lounge, the longtime dive bar on Highway 99 in Edmonds that in 2018 was the site of a racist incident, has closed. "After 71 years in business, we have decided to... — Updated 11/24/2020

 
 By Betty Lou Gaeng    News 

A 1953 fire department tragedy on a summer night

It was a routine call for Fire Station No. 1 late Sunday evening, July 26, 1953 – a brush fire was burning at Talbot Park near Meadowdale. Answering the call from Station No. 1:... — Updated 11/24/2020

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Working to increase Native representation

November is Native American Heritage Month, a particularly important commemoration in Washington, which is home to 29 federally recognized tribes. Despite the state's rich Native... — Updated 11/24/2020

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Annie Fortnum: Serving all for Thanksgiving

Annie Fortnum hasn't spent as much time the last few years as she used to at the community kitchen – one that was named after her at Edmonds Lutheran Church. "I don't go to the... — Updated 11/24/2020

 

Governor announces cap on third-party delivery fees to help restaurants

Gov. Jay Inslee Nov. 19 announced a new cap on fees charged to restaurants by third-party delivery platforms, such as Uber Eats, DoorDash, GrubHub, Postmates and others. "We recognize the challenges posed by COVID-19 to our... — Updated 11/19/2020 Full story

 

Build a better health care budget | Prime Living

Managing a chronic disease takes plenty of special planning and attention, and in many cases, a lot of money. In some cases, the expenses associated with disease management are over... — Updated 11/19/2020

 

Edmonds church closes Children's Center due to positive COVID test

Edmonds United Methodist Church’s Children’s Center closed for two weeks, effective Nov. 13, after a positive COVID-19 test. “We received word that a parent of a Children's Center student tested positive this week for COVID-1... — Updated 11/19/2020 Full story

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Edmonds co-pilot killed in Whidbey Island crash

An Edmonds man has died in a plane crash on Whidbey Island, according to the Island County Sheriff's Office. Joshua McCormick, 25, who graduated from Edmonds-Woodway High School in... — Updated 11/19/2020

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Edmonds overwhelmingly votes for Democratic incumbents

The final results from the 2020 election are clear on one point: Edmonds voters overwhelmingly voted to keep their incumbent Democratic legislators: Strom Peterson and Lillian... — Updated 11/19/2020

 

Free COVID testing Nov. 23 in Edmonds

The city of Edmonds is partnering with Verdant Health Commission and Medical Teams International to provide free, non-invasive COVID-19 testing 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, at the Edmonds Woodway High School south parking lot. E... — Updated 11/19/2020 Full story

 

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