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Mayor's virtual State of the City address is Jan. 21

Mayor Mike Nelson will have his first State of the City address 6:30 p.m. Thursday, January 21. Due to coronavirus restrictions, the meeting will be held virtually. You can watch... — Updated 1/19/2021 Full story


School superintendents: Move staff up on state's vaccination plan

The following letter was addressed to Gov. Jay Inslee Jan. 13. Dear Gov. Inslee: In December, we heard your clear message to bring back students in elementary grades and those who... — Updated 1/15/2021


Pramila Jayapal tests positive for COVID-19

U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Seattle) said she has tested positive for COVID-19. "I just received a positive COVID-19 test result after being locked down in a secured room at the... — Updated 1/12/2021 Full story


Nurse gets vaccination shot | Through Your Lens

Lisa Gates of Edmonds received her first COVID-19 vaccine shot Jan. 3 at the Everett Clinic in Arlington. She works at Northpoint, a recovery center in Edmonds where she is a... — Updated 1/4/2021 Full story


Edmonds' Dr. George Diaz gets vaccinated

Dr. George Diaz, the Edmonds resident who treated the nation's first coronavirus patient, received his COVID-19 vaccination Dec. 18 at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett,... — Updated 12/30/2020 Full story


The 407 Coffee House closing on Main Street in Edmonds

The 407 Coffee House is closing on Main Street. It had replaced the Ganache pastry shop in April 2019, which had replaced Garden Gate. Below is the shop's post on the closing,... — Updated 12/27/2020 Full story


COVID rates down; update on vaccinations, schools

For the first time since early-September, the rolling two-week case rate in Snohomish County decreased, from 444 to 427 per 100,000 residents, reports the Snohomish Health... — Updated 12/22/2020 Full story


First doses of COVID-19 vaccine arrive in Washington state

The first 3,900 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Seattle Monday, Dec. 14, the first of thousands of doses soon to be arriving. Four boxes of the recently approved Pfizer... — Updated 12/18/2020 Full story


Edmonds-Kingston: Final round trip suspended on Fridays and Saturdays

Washington State Ferries is asking the public to limit rides on state ferries to essential purposes only over the Christmas and New Year's holiday season. And with statewide... — Updated 12/18/2020 Full story


Dinner and the theater, COVID-safe | Arts & Appetite

Dinner and theater tickets? Possible during a pandemic? Yes, thanks to our very own Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) and a new restaurant in town, Fire & the Feast. I was... — Updated 12/17/2020 Full story


Restrictions extended to Jan. 4

Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday, Dec. 8, announced additional economic supports for workers and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Inslee also announced a three-week extension of the state’s current restrictions which will... — Updated 12/8/2020 Full story


Help support local business with Edmonds Festive Drink Bingo

Edmonds restaurants are known to support each other. You'll see them sharing each other's Facebook posts. Wishing new establishments well. So it's no surprise that the Edmonds... — Updated 12/5/2020 Full story


Drive-thru COVID testing back at Edmonds-Woodway High

A free, drive-thru, non-invasive COVID-19 testing event will take place at Edmonds-Woodway High School 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8. This event was originally planned to take... — Updated 12/5/2020 Full story


Edmonds CARES Act recipients, second round

Here is a list of the 59 Edmonds businesses that received federal CARES Act funds of between $2,500 and $8,000. To see the first-round recipients, go to www.bit.ly/3ocANlj. Demetris Woodstone Taverna KMB Enterprises Salon MODA... — Updated 12/3/2020


Free compostable containers and gloves for restaurants

With more restaurants turning to take-out as the only means of financial survival during COVID-19 restrictions, they are using more compostable to-go containers and gloves, which can be costly. Using Federal CARES Act funds, the ci... — Updated 12/3/2020


COVID-19 exposure notification tool available

Gov. Jay Inslee, along with the Washington State Department of Health (DOH), on Nov. 30 announced the launch of WA Notify, an anonymous exposure notification tool to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The state Department of Health... — Updated 12/3/2020 Full story


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 Mountlake Terrace by Medical Teams International, and Verdant Health... — Updated 11/29/2020 Full story


Small Business Saturday, and First Dibs

Saturday, Nov. 28, was Small Business Saturday in Edmonds, as well as the second day of First Dibs. There were plenty of shoppers about, with lines forming out of Edmonds Bookshop... — Updated 11/28/2020 Full story


Sno-King Youth Club cuts 2 positions

Sno-King Youth Club, which has been serving youth through sports in the Edmonds, Lynnwood, Shoreline, and Mountlake Terrace communities for 40-plus years, has not escaped the... — Updated 11/24/2020 Full story


Governor announces 4-week statewide restrictions

Gov. Jay Inslee on Sunday, Nov. 15, announced a four-week statewide set of restrictions in response to the recent rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus in Washington and across the... — Updated 11/23/2020 Full story


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


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


Verdant extends program to help feed EC students

Verdant Health Commission has extended its food assistance through the end of fall quarter for Edmonds College students experiencing food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic.... — Updated 11/19/2020 Full story


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


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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