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 By Isabelle Mallet    News

Solar power: It's possible, and it's powerful

Some homeowners – including those in Edmonds – have discovered in the past that the benefits and incentives for installing costly solar panels have been mostly geared towards... — Updated 1/27/2022

 

Edmonds-Kingston route sees increases in vehicles, passengers

The Edmonds-Kingston ferry route saw an increase of 14% in vehicle traffic in 2021, according to Washington State Ferries, and saw an overall increase of 20% in total ridership.... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Arsonist gets probation, 1 year of house arrest

Edmonds business owner Connie Bigelow was sentenced Jan. 21 by U.S. District Court in Seattle to five years of probation, with one year of house arrest, for wire fraud related to... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
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Cascadia Art Museum names Sally Ralston executive director

Sally Ralston has been named executive director of Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds. Ralston will lead the nonprofit, which is dedicated to early Northwest art, in its mission of... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
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District students demand COVID answers

Students from the Edmonds School District have created a change.org petition asking for clearer answers on the impacts of COVID. They planned to stage a "sick out" Friday. "We were aware of the sick out and the petition," said... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
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Thrive Kids Dentistry office opens in Westgate

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan. 21 for Thrive Kids Dentistry, which has opened a new office at 10032 Edmonds Way, Suite 102, in the Westgate... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
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Erika Barnett named chamber board chair for 2022

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has appointed new members to serve on the board of directors, and appointed Erika Barnett of Salish Sea Brewing Company as board chair for 2022. The... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
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Asbestos report; Food Bank cancels Hero Cafe | City Briefs

Edmonds Wastewater Treatment Plan receives asbestos report violation At the Jan. 25 Cty Council meeting, Wastewater Treatment Plant manager Pamela Randolph reported that an impromptu inspection by Puget Sound Clean Air Agency... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Domestic violence leads to hours-long standoff

A domestic violence situation turned into a daylong endurance test for Edmonds Police before they were able to arrest a knife-wielding 23-year-old man threatening to kill his... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
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From the ferry lane to jail | Police Beat

Jan. 18 Prowling around Report of vehicle prowl that just occurred. Female suspect fled, but was located and arrested. 7600 block 76th Ave. W. Missing the boat Subject arrested for... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Year of the Tiger: Inaugural Lunar New Year celebration is Saturday

Although Tuesday, Feb. 1, is the beginning of the Lunar New Year, Edmonds will have its own Year of the Tiger celebration Saturday, Jan. 29. Lunar New Year Edmonds was formed after... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Edmonds Winter Market debuts Saturday

Edmonds, are you ready for a new farmers market? Of course you are! The City-sponsored Edmonds Winter Market debuts noon-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, on Fifth Avenue North in front... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News 

Mayor: Focus is on Highway 99 in '22

The emphasis is on Highway 99 for 2022. That came through loud and clear Jan. 20 when Mayor Mike Nelson – now in the third year of a four-year term – made his second State of... — Updated 1/27/2022

 

Here comes the sunset | Through Your Lens

Saturday was filled with all-day sunbreaks for the most part, and it was glorious. Of course, residents and visited stepped out from under the fog of the last couple of days and... — Updated 1/26/2022

 

Dogs love sunsets, too | Through Your Lens

Shawn Austin sent us this great photo of the sunset Wednesday, Jan. 12, taken by Jennifer Myatt, who co-owns Calypso restaurant on Main Street. Miki is the name of the dog, clearly... — Updated 1/24/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

City hopes to scrub out rotten smell

What's that smell in the Bowl? The one like rotten eggs? For years, that's what numerous residents downtown have asked City officials. Officials investigated: It's hydrogen sulfide... — Updated 1/24/2022

 
 By Juan Morfin    News

Law would force cities to increase housing density in single-family neighborhoods

Forcing higher densities in Washington’s cities will help reduce housing costs, cut fuel emissions and put an end to exclusionary zoning, supporters of House Bill 1782 say.... — Updated 1/24/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Residents raise stink over trash pickup

Services are back to normal now, but lingering snowy streets combined with out-of-state forces raised a stink among some Edmonds residents who pay Republic Services for garbage... — Updated 1/24/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

627 Dayton St.: 3-story, 24-unit apartment complex planned

Glenn Safadago of GBH Holdings has filed an application to develop a three-story, 24-unit apartment complex at 627 Dayton St. The location is just west of the Edmonds Library's... — Updated 1/23/2022

 

UPDATE: 2 councilmembers skip 'Negotiating Agreement' meeting

UPDATE Council President Vivian Olson called the meeting to order on Saturday. Attending were Councilmembers Neil Tibbott, Diane Buckshnis, and Will Chen via Zoom. Councilmember... — Updated 1/23/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Tsunami advisory draws the curious to Edmonds beaches

Edmonds has a new tsunami warning system in the Olympic Beach parking lot on Dayton Avenue West, and it wasn't needed Saturday, Jan. 15. But a rare tsunami advisory did prompt the C... — Updated 1/22/2022

 

PUD commissioners approve rate increase

The Snohomish County PUD Board of Commissioners have approved a general rate increase for all residential and commercial electric customers. For residential customers, the addition... — Updated 1/21/2022

 

Jesse Salomon proposes law on police discipline

Legislation introduced early this session by Sen. Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline) would restrict avenues used by police who have been disciplined by their superiors to overturn or reduc... — Updated 1/20/2022

 

Legislators: Make March 22 Women's Suffrage Day

Women fought a decades-long battle for the right to vote, and now lawmakers want to memorialize the crusade by designating March 22 Women's Suffrage Day. The 19th Amendment,... — Updated 1/20/2022 Full story

 

City hires interim economic development director

The City of Edmonds has hired Doug Merriman into the contract position of interim economic development and community services director. Merriman most recently served as city... — Updated 1/20/2022

 

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