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SnoPUD: We're ready for storms, potential power outages

With stormy weather forecast for the latter part of the week, Snohomish County PUD is prepared to respond quickly to power outages and minimize disruptions to its customers. The... — Updated 9/24/2020 Full story

 By Linda Ross    News 

Make the most out of Halloween 2020

We who love Halloween are very disappointed that we cannot have our fantastic festival this year as usual, with our great disc jockey, our flash mob dancing to "Thriller," and every... — Updated 10/26/2020 Full story


Cascade Symphony's opening night to be streamed Oct. 26

Edmonds-based Cascade Symphony Orchestra will have a "Virtual Opening Night" concert 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26. The online performance replaces the first of two remaining 2020... — Updated 10/22/2020 Full story


COVID: County case count highest since early 2020

The two-week case rate for the period ending Oct. 17 is the highest it has been since the first wave of COVID-19 in early 2020. The rate has increased from 70.6 per 100,000... — Updated 10/21/2020


Mulch-spreading beautifies Edmonds Center for the Arts

Looking good. Edmonds in Bloom had a mulch-spreading event on Wednesday, Oct. 14, with seven volunteers and three wheelbarrows to spread 5 yards of bark to cover its recently... — Updated 10/17/2020 Full story


Edmonds offers second round of business support grants

After a successful initial business grant program during this summer, and fueled by an additional allocation of funds from the federal CARES Act, the city of Edmonds on Oct. 7... — Updated 10/15/2020 Full story

 By Brian Soergel    News

Final warning, says city, on required face coverings on Edmonds Fishing Pier

The City of Edmonds says it may shut the fishing pier at night if it doesn’t see more people wearing masks and following social distancing guidelines. It’s serious: Police patrols have been increased and the Washington... — Updated 10/10/2020


Edmonds Library waiting on Sno-Isle decision on when to reopen

No, you can't enter the Edmonds Library. Not yet. New guidance from Gov. Jay Inslee has opened opportunities for public-library services during COVID-19 restrictions, but Edmonds... — Updated 10/8/2020 Full story


Edmonds' wet-dog photo contest is on

Edmonds is going to the dogs, virtually. Edmonds Parks & Recreation and O.L.A.E. (Off-Leash Area Edmonds) is hosting an online photo contest of your furry friends enjoying the... — Updated 10/7/2020 Full story

 By Bill Taylor    News

Edmonds charity provides COVID relief in Cambodia

SE Asia Foundation, an Edmonds-based charitable organization, has announced the completion of a successful fundraising campaign to provide assistance to impoverished villages in... — Updated 10/6/2020 Full story


Edmonds mayor presenting address online

Edmonds Mayor Nelson will present his first budget address via Zoom. It will be held 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5. You can join the Zoom meeting at https://bit.ly/3l7wt... — Updated 10/3/2020 Full story


Ban lifted: Sunset reopens to parking, traffic on Friday

Sunset Avenue has been closed to through traffic and parking since April to provide more social distancing along a temporary, wider pathway in this popular walking and viewing... — Updated 9/27/2020 Full story

 By Brian Soergel    News

Sunset Avenue: Park, drive through, continue walking, mask up

After being closed to through traffic and parked looky-loos since April, Sunset Avenue above the bluffs opened up to all on Friday, Sept. 25. You can park in assigned spaces again.... — Updated 9/25/2020 Full story

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Edmonds College: Challenges ahead

Even before the coronavirus upended everything, the school previously known as Edmonds Community College had seen significant changes and additions. The name change, for one, to... — Updated 9/24/2020 Full story


Governor announces new standards for airports in Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee announced Sept. 24 that Washington is setting new requirements for commercial airports and recommendations for airlines. This is a statewide approach to the... — Updated 9/24/2020 Full story


A message from Edmonds School District superintendent

Gustavo Balderas, Edmonds School District superintendent, has recorded a 34-second message to the community. You can view in on YouTube.... — Updated 9/23/2020 Full story


Edmonds Center for the Arts virtual gala is Sept. 25

Edmonds Center for the Arts – which has seen a significant drop in revenue during the coronavirus pandemic – has its "Light the Way Virtual Gala & Auction" Friday, Sept.... — Updated 9/22/2020 Full story


Cascade Symphony cancels fall 2020 season

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra (CSO), for public safety concerns and in compliance with pandemic regulations issued by the state of Washington, is canceling its remaining 2020... — Updated 9/22/2020 Full story


Online lederhosen: Virtual Oktoberfest is Oct. 3

Edmonds Rotary's first-ever Edmonds Virtual Oktoberfest is 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. The online Zoom event will take place in lieu of the in-person version in 2020 due to COVID-... — Updated 9/22/2020 Full story


Edmonds LEAP camp registration is now open

Registration is now open for L.E.A.P. (Learning Enhancements and Activities Program), a new distance-learning day camp hosted by the Edmonds Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department. Starting Oct. 19, the City says the... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story


Health District: Elementary schools can plan for in-person instruction

Snohomish Health District health officer Dr. Chris Spitters said Friday, Sept. 11, that based on ongoing moderate but declining COVID-19 transmission, elementary schools can start to plan on resuming in-person instruction.... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

School District rehires 3 bus drivers for special-ed, tech programs

On Aug. 14, 175 Edmonds School District school bus drivers received notice that their jobs – and health insurance – would be eliminated at the end of the month. But on Tuesday, Sept. 11, the district recalled three school bus d... — Updated 9/17/2020


Scarecrow, Octoberfest events canceled | A&E Briefs

Of course: Scarecrow Festival is online for 2020 Here’s 2020 for you: The Edmonds Historical Museum says its eighth annual Edmonds Scarecrow Festival is a special COVID edition. Despite the pandemic forcing some changes, the... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story


Cascade Symphony cancels fall 2020 season

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra (CSO), for public safety concerns and in compliance with pandemic regulations issued by the state of Washington, is canceling its remaining 2020 concerts at the Edmonds Center for the Arts that were... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story

 By Brian Soergel    News

Mask compliance: Edmonds Fishing Pier will not close

If you plan to fish, or just sightsee, on the Edmonds Fishing Pier, you should have a face covering on. The Edmonds Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department said residents continue to contact them with concerns that few... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story


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