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Say hello to the Trumps in Edmonds


Last updated 8/7/2020 at 1:13pm

Brian Soergel

The longtime Edmonds resident who created lifesize papier-mache, stick, and chicken wire figures of President Trump and wife Melania must have known he'd get flak for a story highlighting his creation seen by hundreds every day.

Oh, he knew.

"My son said, Dad don't do it," said Thomas, who lives on the corner of Ninth Avenue South and Spruce Street and didn't want his last name used. He was fine with a photo, though. "My grandson didn't want it, too. They're worried."

But Thomas, a long-time Edmonds School District art teacher who is retired, said he felt compelled to create the figures –...

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