Edmonds

Edmonds City Council passed the 2022 budget 4-1 in the second night of deliberations this week.

‘Straightforward’ or ‘shenanigans,’ Edmonds adopts $121M budget

The City Council approved the budget weeks before two more-progressive candidates were to lose their seats.

 

Sheriff Deputy Art Wallin testifies during the trial of Kevin Lewis on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

New lawsuit filed against deputy in shooting of Edmonds man

The plaintiff, Britt Jakobsen, was in the passenger seat when her boyfriend was fatally shot by Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy Art Wallin.

 

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., listens to a question during an interview Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, in Seattle. Jayapal's career has rapidly ascended into the top tiers of U.S. politics, bringing with her the progressive street cred she amassed in Seattle and a political sensibility she has decisively wielded in D.C. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seattle shows the power and limits of Jayapal’s progressives

The House member, whose 7th District includes a portion of Snohomish County, has rapidly ascended U.S. politics.

 

Grand jury indicts 2 arrested in Edmonds for smuggling ivory

They are accused of shipping ivory from endangered elephants and rhinoceros horns to the U.S.

Man charged with hate crime against Edmonds animal control officer

Sean Wagner is accused of telling the officer to “go back to Africa” and repeatedly spewing racist threats.

Snohomish Mayor John Kartak, Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson, Marysville School Board Director Vanessa Edwards, Everett City Councilmember Paul Roberts. Bottom (L-R): Snohomish Councilmember Larry Countryman, Edmonds City Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas, Bothell City Councilmember Rosemary McAuliffe.

Snohomish County voters said goodbye to these 7 incumbents

Collectively, these mayors, councilmembers and a school board director served decades in elected office.

Snohomish Mayor John Kartak, Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson, Marysville School Board Director Vanessa Edwards, Everett City Councilmember Paul Roberts. Bottom (L-R): Snohomish Councilmember Larry Countryman, Edmonds City Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas, Bothell City Councilmember Rosemary McAuliffe.
Duy Phuong Nguyen, 28, of Everett, listens to his interpreter (right) during a plea hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 in Everett, Washington. Nguyen pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the killing of Thanh Vy Ly, 20, and to two counts of first-degree assault for shooting Ly’s boyfriend and his own wife in 2020. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gunman gets 45 years for triple shooting at Edmonds market

Duy Phuong Nguyen pleaded guilty to murder and assault. His estranged wife was one of the victims and survived.

Duy Phuong Nguyen, 28, of Everett, listens to his interpreter (right) during a plea hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 in Everett, Washington. Nguyen pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the killing of Thanh Vy Ly, 20, and to two counts of first-degree assault for shooting Ly’s boyfriend and his own wife in 2020. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Edmonds company fined $575,000 for improper asbestos removal

A state agency says Above Beyond Asbestos Removal continued to accept work after being de-certified.

Addie Woolridge’s romance novels, The Checklist and The Bounce Back, have the hallmarks of her childhood — including the same setting: the beautiful, rainy Pacific Northwest.

Romance authors draw inspiration from Snohomish County roots

What do we talk about when we talk about love in the Pacific Northwest? Three local writers find it to be an ideal setting.

Addie Woolridge’s romance novels, The Checklist and The Bounce Back, have the hallmarks of her childhood — including the same setting: the beautiful, rainy Pacific Northwest.
Amy McCoy reads a book to preschoolers as they finish their lunch at her Forever Young Daycare facility, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Mountlake Terrace, Wash. Child care centers once operated under the promise that it would always be there when parents have to work. Now, each teacher resignation, coronavirus exposure, and day care center closure reveals an industry on the brink, with wide-reaching implications for an entire economy's workforce. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Child care crisis hampers the economy, here and nationwide

The effects are felt in Mountlake Terrace, Edmonds and beyond as providers and clients struggle to make ends meet.

Amy McCoy reads a book to preschoolers as they finish their lunch at her Forever Young Daycare facility, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Mountlake Terrace, Wash. Child care centers once operated under the promise that it would always be there when parents have to work. Now, each teacher resignation, coronavirus exposure, and day care center closure reveals an industry on the brink, with wide-reaching implications for an entire economy's workforce. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Top: Derek Daniels (left) and Maya Ojalehto. Bottom: Rashawn Smith (left) and David Chan.

Taxes divide candidates in South County Fire race

Rashawn Smith said David Chan has “disparaged” his constituents. The firefighters’ union endorsed the newcomer.

Top: Derek Daniels (left) and Maya Ojalehto. Bottom: Rashawn Smith (left) and David Chan.
"Washington Farm," ca. 1934 Oil on canvas, 27 1/2 × 33 1/2 in. Collection of Lindsey and Carolyn Echelbarger, promised gift to Cascadia Art Museum

Edmonds museum spotlights Japanese-American artist’s journey

Kenjiro Nomura’s art ranges from pre-war impressions to post-war abstractions — and images from inside WWII internment camps.

"Washington Farm," ca. 1934 Oil on canvas, 27 1/2 × 33 1/2 in. Collection of Lindsey and Carolyn Echelbarger, promised gift to Cascadia Art Museum
Top (L-R): Alicia Crank, Kristiana Johnson, Janelle Cass. Bottom (L-R): Will Chen, Neil Tibbott, Adrienne Fraley-Monillas.

Q&A: Edmonds candidates talk policy on hot-button issues

Six candidates are running for three City Council seats. The Daily Herald quizzed them on housing, tree code and more.

Top (L-R): Alicia Crank, Kristiana Johnson, Janelle Cass. Bottom (L-R): Will Chen, Neil Tibbott, Adrienne Fraley-Monillas.

Edmonds school returns to remote learning after 26 COVID-19 cases

The Madrona K-8 school building was closed Tuesday due to the outbreak. It is expected to reopen Nov. 1.

Bikers ride along a segment of the Interurban Trail during a  Leafline Trail Coalition and Snohomish County Transportation Coalition hosted "policy" ride on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 in Mountlake Terrace, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Cyclists highlight Interurban Trail needs before light rail arrival

Leafline Trails Coalition, Snohomish County Transportation Coalition and others toured some trail gaps.

Bikers ride along a segment of the Interurban Trail during a  Leafline Trail Coalition and Snohomish County Transportation Coalition hosted "policy" ride on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 in Mountlake Terrace, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Kitsap prepares to make a crossing from Mukilteo to Clinton on July 28. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Ferry-geddon: Sailings from Mukilteo, Edmonds cut in half

The state blames route cuts on COVID factors and not enough staff. The vaccine mandate is a factor.

The Kitsap prepares to make a crossing from Mukilteo to Clinton on July 28. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
Catapult, the dance company best known for their time on “America’s Got Talent,” will perform on Oct. 23 in Edmonds. (Catapult)

Catapult troupe sculpts shadow illusions with their bodies

You can see the dance company of “America’s Got Talent” fame at two shows in Edmonds on Oct. 23.

Catapult, the dance company best known for their time on “America’s Got Talent,” will perform on Oct. 23 in Edmonds. (Catapult)
Kate Lunceford has complaints of the use and treatments of trees in new construction in Bothell on October 7, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

League of Women Voters has a new mission: Defend urban trees

With a focus on climate change, the Snohomish County branch wants to preserve the urban tree canopy.

Kate Lunceford has complaints of the use and treatments of trees in new construction in Bothell on October 7, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cars line up waiting to board the ferry from Mukilteo to Clinton on July 28. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

A third of ferry sailings cancelled due to crew shortages

Slashed service could persist in Mukilteo, Edmonds and elsewhere. It’s unprecedented, officials said.

Cars line up waiting to board the ferry from Mukilteo to Clinton on July 28. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
Robert Cazimero and Kuana Torres Kahele are scheduled to perform an evening of authentic Hawaiian music and dance Oct. 9 at the Edmonds Performing Arts Center. (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Award-winning Hawaiian musicians play the ‘friendship card’

Solo artists Robert Cazimero and Kuana Torres Kahele became a duo after the pandemic hit. You can hear them Oct. 9 in Edmonds.

Robert Cazimero and Kuana Torres Kahele are scheduled to perform an evening of authentic Hawaiian music and dance Oct. 9 at the Edmonds Performing Arts Center. (Kuana Torres Kahele)