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During the pandemic, record your stories for history

Have a story to tell about your life in the age of coronavirus? Willing to share it with others via video? It is no exaggeration that we are in historically unique times. A group... — Updated 8/5/2020 Full story

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No surprise: Classic Car Show won't be held in 2020

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has canceled the annual Classic Car Show due to COVID-19 restrictions. It would have been the 20th anniversary of the event, held in September.... — Updated 8/5/2020 Full story


COVID-19: 3 Edmonds restaurants are affected

At least three Edmonds restaurants temporarily closed last week due to coronavirus concerns: Chanterelle, Salt & Iron, and San Kai. All cited the presence of people who tested p... — Updated 8/5/2020 Full story

 By Brian Soergel    Schools 

Remote control: In-home learning for students

To say the lives of The Edmonds School District students, parents, and caregivers have changed over the last five months would be stating the obvious. Day care? After-school... — Updated 8/5/2020 Full story

 By Brian Soergel    News

Another ("Welcome to Edmonds") sign of the times | Editor's Note

You may be wondering what happened to the City's plan to replace the iconic "Welcome to Downtown Edmonds" gateway sign placed prominently on the grassy southern entrance to Fifth Av... — Updated 8/5/2020 Full story


Health District: Increased hospitalizations could be coming

The Snohomish Health District, in its report detailing COVID-19 in the county July 12-25, shows that the current wave of COVID-19 activity is finding its way into older age groups... — Updated 8/3/2020 Full story


Inslee announces rollbacks to some activities to slow COVID-19 exposure

The following is from a news release from Gov. Jay Inslee. Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Wiesman today, July 23, announced changes to "Safe Start," Washington's... — Updated 7/31/2020 Full story


3 Edmonds restaurants close after COVID-19 exposure

Editor's note: This article has been updated with a comment from SanKai owner Ryu Nakano. Although SanKai initially reported a possible case at its location, it has amended that.... — Updated 7/31/2020 Full story


Coronavirus: Tests are up, positive results down

The Snohomish Health District has released its weekly report, which provides a more detailed analysis of cases in Snohomish County from the prior week. The most current report for... — Updated 7/29/2020 Full story


George Diaz: Edmonds doctor talks about treating nation's first confirmed COVID-19 patient

On Jan. 20, shortly after returning from training in Florida for infectious disease specialists like himself, Dr. George Diaz was on call beginning at 7 p.m. for Providence... — Updated 7/28/2020 Full story

 By Brian Soergel    News

A summer camp like no other year

Summer camps for kids are a staple in Edmonds. Building fires. Learning how to interact with others. Having fun in the great outdoors. This year is different, as you might guess,... — Updated 7/28/2020 Full story


Chamber's Classic Car Show canceled due to coronavirus

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has canceled the annual Classic Car Show due to COVID-19 restrictions. It would have been the 20th anniversary of the event, held in September.... — Updated 7/28/2020 Full story


Snohomish County and Edmonds College partner to produce PPE

Edmonds College and Snohomish County have announced a partnership to produce locally sourced personal protective quipment (PPE). The colllege produced 200 face shields at the... — Updated 7/27/2020 Full story


COVID: A letter from the Health District to Snohomish County

To our friends and neighbors in Snohomish County: It's been six months since the first reported case of COVID-19 in the U.S. was identified here. A lot has happened. We are in... — Updated 7/24/2020 Full story


Being responsible means not retreating to Phase 1 | Letter to the Editor

Dear Edmonds: I'm writing to you today, concerned about our future with this virus, as a neighbor and a friend. I write this an individual, and not as a councilmember; my comments a... — Updated 7/21/2020


COVID-19 is on a path to runaway growth in Washington state

Today, July 17, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest statewide situation report, which highlights alarming trends in transmission and hospitalization data. Here are some findings from a news release:... — Updated 7/17/2020 Full story


The long and short of it: Wearing masks slows coronavirus spread

Bob Sears captured Zach Bloomfield and his daughter on their way to Brackett's Landing on a summery Monday, July 6, in Edmonds. This photo can serve as a reminder that new... — Updated 7/14/2020 Full story


27 positive COVID-19 cases in Edmonds during 2-week period

The latest weekly COVID-19 report from the Snohomish Health District shows that 28 Edmonds residents have died from the disease, 16.8% of the county's total. That number trails on... — Updated 7/14/2020


No mask, no service: Here's guidelines on face masks

The Snohomish Health Department has guidelines for businesses on steps to take if customer or visitor does not obey the state-mandated wearing of face masks. If a customer or... — Updated 7/11/2020 Full story


Second round of grants available for businesses and residents

After City Council approval June 23, grants of up to $10,000 are now available to small businesses in Edmonds to help provide relief to the economic blow created by the COVID-19 eco... — Updated 7/10/2020 Full story


Edmonds did have a July 4th parade

From Edmonds resident Art Jones: NInety-year-old Phil Sacks and a couple of his neighbors were not going to be denied the Edmonds 4th of July Parade. Phil, a twice-wounded combat... — Updated 7/7/2020 Full story


Taste Edmonds postponed to end of September

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday, July 7, that the 38th annual "Taste Edmonds" scheduled August 14-16 will be moved to September, due to the coronvirus pandemic.... — Updated 7/7/2020 Full story

 By Brian Soergel    News

Pride parade procession – by car – journeys through Edmonds

A seven-car Pride parade drove through Edmonds on Sunday, June 28, during Pride weekend, established 50 years ago in New York to celebrate the LGBTQ community. The process made its... — Updated 7/2/2020


Pick-up, return of books at Edmonds Library

Sno-Isle Libraries is offering contact-free pick-up and return of physical library materials, including at its branch on Main Street in Edmonds. All online services and resources co... — Updated 6/25/2020 Full story


Masks mandatory starting Friday

Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Wiesman on Tuesday, June 23, announced a statewide mandatory face covering order that will take effect Friday, June 26. In a news... — Updated 6/23/2020 Full story


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