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 By Brian Soergel    A & E

Snohomish County denies Taste Edmonds permit

Taste Edmonds will not be held in Esperance Park this year after Snohomish County on Thursday denied a permit from the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, which puts on the event.... — Updated 3/11/2023

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

SnoPUD raising electric, water rates

The Snohomish County PUD Board of Commissioners has approved a general rate increase for all residential and commercial electric and water customers. Commissioners are President Rebecca Wolfe (whose District 2 includes Mukilteo),... — Updated 2/15/2023

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Last 747 leaves Everett; attendees included John Travolta

Boeing said goodbye to the 747 while saying hello to the 737 Max. The last of the iconic 747s departed Everett's Paine Field Tuesday, Jan. 31, bound for Atlas Air. "As the world's... — Updated 2/6/2023

 
 By Brian Soergel    A & E

Making the most of an opportunity

Performing monthly at Cabernets & IPAs in Mukilteo is a homecoming of sorts for singer-songwriter Savanna Woods. "I actually lived right down the road from there until second... — Updated 8/31/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Fraudulent asbestos contractor is sentenced to 105 days

Attorney General Bob Ferguson has announced that Derrick Boss, owner of Above & Beyond Asbestos Removal in Bothell, was sentenced to 105 days in jail and ordered to pay full... — Updated 8/18/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Eyman must sell share of home to pay off debt

Former Mukilteo resident and anti-tax advocate Tim Eyman was quick to respond after a federal bankruptcy judge approved a resolution that requires him to give up his share of his Mu... — Updated 8/18/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Tsunami danger: Snohomish County not immune from Seattle quake

The first wave from a tsunami from a magnitude 7.5 earthquake on the Seattle Fault could arrive in Snohomish County within 10 minutes. Possible five-foot waves would crest in 15 minutes at the Edmonds ferry terminal. Mukilteo would... — Updated 8/17/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

UPDATE: Tim Eyman responds to bankruptcy judge's ruling

Former Mukilteo resident and anti-tax advocate Tim Eyman was quick to respond after a federal bankruptcy judge approved a resolution that requires him to give up his share of his... — Updated 8/10/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    Sports

Golf tournament Aug. 22 at Harbour Pointe Golf Club

One day you might have a group of golfers responsible for saving your life. That's because, every year, the volunteer Edmonds Police Foundation invites south Snohomish County... — Updated 8/10/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Edmonds gets a new whale-watching boat

Puget Sound Express (PSE), the family-run whale watching company based in Port Townsend with departure locations in Edmonds, Port Townsend, and Port Angeles, on July 23 launched... — Updated 8/3/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Tsunami danger: Snohomish County not immune from Seattle quake

The first wave from a tsunami from a magnitude 7.5 earthquake on the Seattle Fault could arrive in Snohomish County within 10 minutes. Possible five-foot waves would crest in 15... — Updated 7/26/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    A & E

Taste Edmonds 2022 tickets now on sale

Tickets are now on sale for the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce's 2022 Taste Edmonds, offering food trucks, vendors, children and family activities, along with live music. The Taste is... — Updated 7/13/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Missing diver identified as renowned chef

On Monday, Shubert Ho and the rest of the 450 members of the Edmonds-based Feedme Hospitality & Restaurant Group, were in deep mourning over the loss of one of their own: chef... — Updated 7/6/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    Opinion

Mother's Day | Managing Editor's Note

I wasn't going to write a Mother's Day story. But this year was different. It's hard to appreciate Mother's Day when you're a little kid. It's only as you age that, if you're lucky, you get to appreciate the love between a mother... — Updated 5/11/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Legislators quick to oppose Supreme Court draft

Rep. Strom Peterson on Tuesday released the following statement after the leak Monday of a Supreme Court draft to Politico that calls for overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade... — Updated 5/4/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Masks on, masks off: Mandate lifted

In accordance with the April 18 statement from the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA), feel free to shed your face coverings on transit and in transit facilities i... — Updated 4/27/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    A & E

What a pie!

Is the secret to award-winning pizza the dough? Yes, that’s a biggie. But equally important are the ingredients working together. And it doesn’t hurt to have an expert creating... — Updated 4/20/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Eagle takes off from Hickman Park

A rehabilitated bald eagle took off from Hickman Park in Edmonds on March 18 after receiving care from PAWS, the Lynnwood-based nonprofit whose mission includes rehabilitating... — Updated 4/6/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Edmonds police officer loses life in off-duty incident in Las Vegas

Bev Eckmann felt she had to stop by the Edmonds Police station Monday for a news conference on the death of Officer Tyler Steffins, stabbed Saturday while off-duty in Las Vegas.... — Updated 3/30/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

From Olympia: Senate and House vote to ban high-capacity magazines

Legislation to restrict the sale of high-capacity firearm magazines was approved by the Washington House of Representatives on a 55-42 vote Friday, March 4. Senate Bill 5078,... — Updated 3/13/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Janelle Cass to challenge Marko Liias for Senate seat

Janelle Cass has announced she will be running against incumbent Marko Liias for Senate in the 21st Legislative District, which serves neighborhoods in Mukilteo, Edmonds, Everett an... — Updated 3/2/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

A dazzling Lunar New Year

After watching his first lion dance performance at age 6 in Seattle, David Leong decided he wanted to become a lion dancer. Fifty years later, he's still dancing, while teaching gen... — Updated 2/9/2022

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

SnoPUD approves 2.1% rate increase

Get ready for a higher bill next year from the Snohomish County PUD, as its Board of Commissioners approved a 2022 budget that includes a 2.1% general rate increase. According to PUD spokesperson Aaron Swaney, it’s the first rate... — Updated 12/29/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    News

Construction funding for SR 530 slide memorial approved

The Snohomish County Council recently approved Snohomish County's 2022 budget, including $4.8 million in funding for the SR 530 Slide Memorial Project proposed by Snohomish County E... — Updated 12/7/2021

 
 By Brian Soergel    A & E

EWC Thrift Store wins KING 5 'Evening' award

The Edmonds Senior Center Thrift Store – a program of the Edmonds Waterfront Center – has been voted best thrift store in western Washington in the KING 5 "Evening Best of... — Updated 12/4/2021

 

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