Edmonds

Election

Familiar faces making their mark in City Council contests

In Lynnwood, a 21-year-old is winning, while in Edmonds only 81 votes separate three hopefuls.

 

Mark Malijan, owns and operates Helios Studios, a new business that offers photographers, videographers and others 1,440 feet of studio space in Edmonds. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lights, camera, action at new photo-video studio in Edmonds

’This is a clean slate for people to work in,’ says the founder of Helios Studios.

 

Mike Evans, Blue Heron Canoe Family patriarch, asks permission to navigate the Coast Salish waters as paddlers prepare to depart on their two week journey to Lummi Island. (Isabella Breda / The Herald)

Pandemic disrupted tradition, but not their love of the sea

The Blue Heron Canoe family has embarked on a two-week journey, launching from the Edmonds waterfront.

 

Abuse claims settled; Catholic principal worked in Everett

The allegations are from Sister Dolores Crosby’s time at a Seattle school from 1979 to 1992.

$500,000 available for Edmonds nonprofits

Organizations can apply for Edmonds Rescue Plan funds until Aug. 20.

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Videos: Meet the candidates in 6 Snohomish County cities

The League of Women voters conducted moderated video forums for contested races in key municipalities.

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Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert shoots during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Dixie State in Spokane, Wash., Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. Gonzaga won 112-67. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

The rise of Kispert: From Edmonds to All-American to the NBA

Edmonds native Corey Kispert is set to be a 1st-round NBA draft pick. Here’s the story of his ascent.

Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert shoots during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Dixie State in Spokane, Wash., Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. Gonzaga won 112-67. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Yes, tsunamis can happen here: County gets 3 warning sirens

The waves would likely be triggered by earthquakes. Sirens will help alert people who are outside.

Top, L-R: Janelle Cass, Lora Petso. Bottom, L-R: Luke Distelhorst, Will Chen.

Issues abound as Edmonds council appointee seeks to keep seat

Luke Distelhorst faces challengers Janelle Cass, Will Chen, and Lora Petso in the Aug. 3 primary.

Top, L-R: Janelle Cass, Lora Petso. Bottom, L-R: Luke Distelhorst, Will Chen.
Edmonds City Council members returned for their first in-person meeting in over a year Tuesday night.

In first in-person meeting, Edmonds Rescue Plan passes 6-1

The ordinance provides money for utility bills, tourism, nonprofits, green infrastructure and more.

Edmonds City Council members returned for their first in-person meeting in over a year Tuesday night.
The Spokane leaves dock at the Edmonds Ferry Terminal Tuesday afternoon on July20,, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Naming the next Mukilteo ferry: It won’t be Boaty McBoatface

The process starts now to name the state’s first electric hybrid ferry, three years before it sails.

The Spokane leaves dock at the Edmonds Ferry Terminal Tuesday afternoon on July20,, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Kristiana Johnson (left) and Alicia Crank. (Not pictured: Brian Hartman)

Affordable housing is a big issue in Edmonds council contest

Incumbent Kristiana Johnson faces challengers Alicia Crank and Brian Hartman in the Aug. 3 primary.

Kristiana Johnson (left) and Alicia Crank. (Not pictured: Brian Hartman)

Edmonds Rescue Plan could put $12 million back into the city

The City Council is set to further discuss and approve the plan at a July 20 meeting.

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Letters Aloud’s Edmonds show speaks volumes about perseverance

The Seattle troupe, which does public readings of famous people’s private correspondence, will present a show that was postponed by the pandemic.

Claudine Mboligikpelani Nako

New deal: Edmonds teachers will now earn $68,965 to $124,658

The one-year contract extension was approved by the district’s Board of Directors on Tuesday.

Edmonds district and teachers agree on a short-term pact

The agreement will extend the current contract for a year and boost the pay of classroom instructors.

Tom Teigen, Snohomish County Parks, Recreation and Tourism director and Sentor Maria Cantwell tour the estuary restoration project Friday afternoon at Meadowdale Beach Park on July 9, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

At Meadowdale Beach, the salmon will return to a new estuary

Construction is underway on a new railroad bridge that will open a connection between gulch and sea.

Tom Teigen, Snohomish County Parks, Recreation and Tourism director and Sentor Maria Cantwell tour the estuary restoration project Friday afternoon at Meadowdale Beach Park on July 9, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Bill Taylor sits in an area called "Hobbit House" in the southwest area of his garden on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in Edmonds, Washington. The Taylor’s home is a stop on the Edmonds in Bloom garden tour to be held on July 18th. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This garden featured on Edmonds in Bloom tour must be explored

Bill and Pat Taylor’s landscape has Japanese maples, conifers, rock work, a waterfall with a stream system and a pond.

Bill Taylor sits in an area called "Hobbit House" in the southwest area of his garden on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in Edmonds, Washington. The Taylor’s home is a stop on the Edmonds in Bloom garden tour to be held on July 18th. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
A U-Haul truck exploded in the parking lot Tuesday afternoon of the Edmonds Center for the Arts  on July 6, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

U-Haul van explodes near downtown Edmonds; no injuries

Investigators are unsure whether propane tanks inside the van caused the explosion.

A U-Haul truck exploded in the parking lot Tuesday afternoon of the Edmonds Center for the Arts  on July 6, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Bob Little, a Vietnam War veteran, receives a kiss from a labrador named Queso while waiting to walk in the "Edmonds Kind of 4th" parade with VFW Post 8870 on Sunday in Edmonds. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Gallery: ‘Edmonds Kind of 4th’ parade

Scenes from Sunday’s “Edmonds Kind of 4th” parade, sponsored by the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce.

Bob Little, a Vietnam War veteran, receives a kiss from a labrador named Queso while waiting to walk in the "Edmonds Kind of 4th" parade with VFW Post 8870 on Sunday in Edmonds. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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