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Taste Edmonds lands at temporary home: Frances Anderson Center

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Last updated 1/30/2020 at 7:32am

Brian Soergel

Nurses and technical and service caregivers at Swedish of Edmonds walk a picket line Wednesday morning, Jan. 29, after going on strike the day before. The caregivers of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW at Swedish Medical Center plan to continue to strike and picket through Jan. 31. They are protesting what they say are unfair labor practices and patient safety issues caused by company management. The strike involves nearly 8,000 employees, including those at Swedish Edmonds on 76th Avenue West.

Taste Edmonds will have a smaller bite in August as it moves to the Frances Anderson Center But it's only a one-time move, as the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors and funds the annual Taste Edmonds, says the plan is to move back to its longtime location in 2021.

Chamber CEO and President Greg Urban announced Feb. 23, during its annual membership meeting, that this year's event will be held at the Frances Anderson Center.

The move is necessary as the City of Edmonds is scheduled to begin work this spring on the construction of the new Civic Park, whose downtown location has hoste...



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