Edmonds

A SWAT team responds during an 8-hour standoff between police and a man brandishing a knife at a home in south Edmonds on Sunday night. (Edmonds Police Department)

9-hour Edmonds standoff with knife-wielding man ends in arrest

The man reportedly threatened to kill his family. Police spent hours trying to get him to come outside.

 

Connie L. Bigelow at her store Miniatures & More in Edmonds on Tuesday. (Janice Podsada / The Herald)

Woman who lit her own Edmonds doll store on fire gets house arrest

Connie Bigelow, 54, was sentenced Friday in federal court for lighting her business on fire to collect insurance money.

 

Inches of snow cover roads Saturday afternoon in downtown Edmonds, Washington on February 13, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

After snowstorms, cities make a roadmap for next time

Meanwhile, Lynnwood was inundated with entries in a contest to name a city plow. One idea? Plowy McPlowface.

 

The area subject to the tsunami advisory Saturday includes the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Admiralty Inlet, Whidbey Island and Camano Island. People along other coastal areas of Puget Sound are advised to stay away from the water. (U.S. Tsunami Warning System) 20220115

Tsunami advisory for nearby waters lifted after 12 hours

Officials in Snohomish County encouraged people to stay away from the shoreline during much of Saturday.

The area subject to the tsunami advisory Saturday includes the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Admiralty Inlet, Whidbey Island and Camano Island. People along other coastal areas of Puget Sound are advised to stay away from the water. (U.S. Tsunami Warning System) 20220115
Jack Rice, left, gives his grandmother Carolyn Rice, a tutorial on her new tablet Saturday afternoon in Edmonds on November 20, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Need to Ring or Zoom? Edmonds teen comes to the rescue

Jack Rice, 17, started a free service to help seniors connect with tech. “He’s a hero around here.”

Jack Rice, left, gives his grandmother Carolyn Rice, a tutorial on her new tablet Saturday afternoon in Edmonds on November 20, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Teen arrested after allegedly threatening other students

The 14-year-old at Edmonds-Woodway High allegedly sent a video to students at another school, brandishing what appeared to be a handgun.

Streateries dot the streets of downtown Edmonds Wednesday afternoon on December 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds council cuts ‘streateries’ permit fee in half

After weeks of deliberation, council members compromised on the cost of restaurants’ outdoor dining spaces.

Streateries dot the streets of downtown Edmonds Wednesday afternoon on December 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Ferries pass on a crossing between Mukilteo and Whidbey Island in August. (Andy Bronson / Herald file)

Speak up and listen up at virtual ferry community meetings

Officials will give updates on ferry delays and the alternate service plan.

Ferries pass on a crossing between Mukilteo and Whidbey Island in August. (Andy Bronson / Herald file)

Landslide between Edmonds and Mukilteo cancels Sounder train

Riders can board special buses in Seattle to get to Edmonds, Mukilteo and Everett.

Streateries dot the streets of downtown Edmonds Wednesday afternoon on December 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds council cuts short meeting on $4,000 ‘streatery’ permits

The city was weighing whether to half new permit fees for outdoor dining. But a citizen comment curtailed the discussion.

Streateries dot the streets of downtown Edmonds Wednesday afternoon on December 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Streateries dot the streets of downtown Edmonds Wednesday afternoon on December 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds council to reconsider ‘streateries’ fee, duration

Amendments, if approved, would reduce the fee to $2,000 and extend the program through May.

Streateries dot the streets of downtown Edmonds Wednesday afternoon on December 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Streateries dot the streets of downtown Edmonds Wednesday afternoon on December 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds council keeps ‘streateries,’ but businesses must pay

Council members were split 4-3 in approving the pricey $4,000 permit, with one calling it “elitist.”

Streateries dot the streets of downtown Edmonds Wednesday afternoon on December 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Streateries dot the streets of downtown Edmonds Wednesday afternoon on December 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Are ‘streateries’ here to stay in Edmonds? Survey says yes

Outdoor dining structures were a lifesaver during the pandemic. Many business owners want to keep them. Others are over it.

Streateries dot the streets of downtown Edmonds Wednesday afternoon on December 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
No one was injured in a fire that caused more than $200,000 damage to a commercial building in Edmonds early Wednesday morning. (South County Fire)

Fire damages former Edmonds Family Fun Center building

There were no injuries and the cause was not immediately clear.

No one was injured in a fire that caused more than $200,000 damage to a commercial building in Edmonds early Wednesday morning. (South County Fire)
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.

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

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

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)

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.