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Laura Johnson, left, and Susan Paine.

After Roe ruling, Edmonds to consider abortion rights measure

A proposed resolution would direct police not to investigate people seeking or providing abortions.

 

Hans Korompis was a prominent local chef and the director of Mar•Ket in Edmonds. His family identified him as the diver who went missing around the waters of Mukilteo Lighthouse on June 17, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Feedme Hospitality & Restaurant Group).

‘He held our company up’: Missing diver was well known Edmonds chef

Hans Korompis, the chef behind Mar•Ket, was identified by his family as a missing diver in Mukilteo.

 

James P. Doggett (Edmonds Police Department)

Man sentenced for arsons, including one in Edmonds

James Doggett, 64, set three fires in Snohomish, Skagit and King counties within about a week.

 

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Burst pipe damages Edmonds library; building to shutter for weeks

Books and media stayed dry. But Sno-Isle Libraries is unsure about the extent of damage to the building.

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Edmonds is overhauling Highway 99's feel and look. Starting in June, work will begin to remove the center left turn lane and replace it with a 20-inch tall curb median with trees and left-turn pockets. (Edmonds)

Work begins to remove Highway 99 center turn lane in Edmonds

Tree-lined curb medians and turn pockets will replace the shared left turn lane by next year.

Edmonds is overhauling Highway 99's feel and look. Starting in June, work will begin to remove the center left turn lane and replace it with a 20-inch tall curb median with trees and left-turn pockets. (Edmonds)
A ferry heads out from Mukilteo towards Clinton during the evening commute Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

$1 billion to fund 5 new hybrid ferries, but who wants to build them?

The state is seeking bids for a shipbuilder. The first ferry will serve the Mukilteo-Clinton route. It already has a name.

A ferry heads out from Mukilteo towards Clinton during the evening commute Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Contestant chef Brian Madayag (left) of Edmonds and West Coast team captain Brooke Williamson on “Beachside Brawl.” (Food Network) 20220616

Edmonds chef reps Pacific Northwest on new Food Network show

Barkada owner Brian Madayaga will compete on a new Food Network series that premiers Sunday.

Contestant chef Brian Madayag (left) of Edmonds and West Coast team captain Brooke Williamson on “Beachside Brawl.” (Food Network) 20220616
Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney speaks during a public safety town hall meeting Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at the Marysville Opera House in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Fearing crime surge, Snohomish County police focus on patrol

There’s little data that support — and some numbers that contradict — claims of rampant crime.

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney speaks during a public safety town hall meeting Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at the Marysville Opera House in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
A puzzle is back on a ferry table on the Mukilteo-Clinton route. Community jigsaw puzzles, a passenger pastime on most routes, were removed during COVID. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Your chance to quiz those who are running the ferry system

Washington State Ferries is holding another round of virtual meetings for updates and questions.

A puzzle is back on a ferry table on the Mukilteo-Clinton route. Community jigsaw puzzles, a passenger pastime on most routes, were removed during COVID. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)
Lift Every Voice Legacy (LEVL) is hosting an Edmonds Kind of Juneteenth Father's Day Picnic 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 19 at Esperance Park in Edmonds. (Lift Every Voice Legacy)

Juneteenth celebrations span Marysville, Snohomish, Edmonds

The holiday recognizes when the last enslaved Black people learned they were free by federal decree in 1865.

Lift Every Voice Legacy (LEVL) is hosting an Edmonds Kind of Juneteenth Father's Day Picnic 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 19 at Esperance Park in Edmonds. (Lift Every Voice Legacy)
The lumpia sub at Lasa Sandwiches & Pearls is stuffed with hearty meatballs doused in sweet chili sauce, crunchy shards of egg roll wrappers, then topped with cilantro and pickled papaya, pepper and carrot. Wednesday, June 2, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald).

6 quick global bites at south Snohomish County restaurants

These eateries serve up big flavors and diverse fare in a short amount of time.

The lumpia sub at Lasa Sandwiches & Pearls is stuffed with hearty meatballs doused in sweet chili sauce, crunchy shards of egg roll wrappers, then topped with cilantro and pickled papaya, pepper and carrot. Wednesday, June 2, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald).
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Edmonds student arrested after reported gun threat at school

Edmonds-Woodway High School was locked down for a time Monday.

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Rendering of the front entrance of Spruce Elementary School in Lynnwood. (Edmonds School District)

Police: Edmonds schools sent $2.7 million check to fraudster

Police say the fraudster posed as a contractor for a new elementary school. A bank caught it at the last second.

Rendering of the front entrance of Spruce Elementary School in Lynnwood. (Edmonds School District)
Melissa Simons, right, holds Jet Juliann, 3, while Ashley Allege, center, watches Lincoln Ballard, 3, swim in the water off of Jetty Island on Thursday, July 5, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

5 things to do this summer in Snohomish County

Hop a ferry. Play in the sand. Jump out of a plane. Look for Bigfoot. Tour the past. Toast the sunset. And no $100 gas fill-up needed.

Melissa Simons, right, holds Jet Juliann, 3, while Ashley Allege, center, watches Lincoln Ballard, 3, swim in the water off of Jetty Island on Thursday, July 5, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Edmonds mayor launches new system to curb staff ‘bullying’

Councilmember Susan Paine hopes the policy encourages the City Council to “be more introspective” when speaking to staff.

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Daniel and Dee Sales laugh as they improvise a tune together before a student recital Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Bothell United Methodist Church in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Music duo continues to teach locally from thousands of miles away

Dee and Daniel Sales moved their studio online when COVID hit and now tutor local students from New York state.

Daniel and Dee Sales laugh as they improvise a tune together before a student recital Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Bothell United Methodist Church in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Gene Woodard, 68, and Ray Wittmier, 67, are riding coast-to-coast on a 50-day trek.

No e-bikes for retired guys on a 50-day bucket-list ride

The men are raising money for St. Baldrick’s cancer research. “Our hearts are our motors, our legs are our pistons.”

Gene Woodard, 68, and Ray Wittmier, 67, are riding coast-to-coast on a 50-day trek.

Brace for Memorial Day weekend traffic and long ferry lines

Leave at non-peak hours to avoid road congestion and ferry backups. The passes will be busy, too.

Screenshot of April 5 Edmonds City Council meeting. Inset (L-R): Mayor Mike Nelson and council members Kristiana Johnson, Will Chen, Neil Tibbott, Diane Buckshnis, Vivian Olson, Susan Paine and Laura Johnson. (City of Edmonds)

After long debate, Edmonds bans homeless people from living outside

The criminal law is unenforceable if no shelter is open within 35 miles. The City Council approved it over public outcry.

Screenshot of April 5 Edmonds City Council meeting. Inset (L-R): Mayor Mike Nelson and council members Kristiana Johnson, Will Chen, Neil Tibbott, Diane Buckshnis, Vivian Olson, Susan Paine and Laura Johnson. (City of Edmonds)
Southbound drivers on Interstate 5 will need a new route overnight through Mountlake Terrace this weekend and next weekend. (Sound Transit)

I-5 south to close for light rail work near Mountlake Terrace

This weekend and next weekend overnight travelers will need to find a new route.

Southbound drivers on Interstate 5 will need a new route overnight through Mountlake Terrace this weekend and next weekend. (Sound Transit)