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Mayor threatens to close Edmonds beaches


Last updated 8/10/2020 at 4:21pm

Citing feedback from the public concerning the lack of mask-wearing and social distancing, Mayor Mike Nelson warned at a recent City Council meeting that he would consider closing beaches and other public facilities in Edmonds.

Gatherings of more than five people are not allowed during Phase 2 of the state's reopening rules.

On June 21, Snohomish Health District officer Chris Spitters said there are dozens of new COVID-19 cases in the last several weeks as a result of large gatherings.

"We're getting a lot of feedback in our dog park, some of our public facilities like our beaches, where a...

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