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 By Brian Soergel    News

Health district logs 37 opioid overdoses in 7 days

We’ve all heard horror stories about opioid abuse. Here’s a new one. The Snohomish Health District reports that there were 37 opioid overdoses within one seven-day period throughout the county, though none were logged in... — Updated 8/23/2017

 By Brian Soergel    A & E

A Taste of Edmonds at 35

A Taste of Edmonds Where: Civic Field, 310 Sixth Ave. N, Edmonds When: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 11-12 and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 13 Admission: $5, free for those 12 and under. Separate $2... — Updated 8/10/2017

 By Brian Soergel    News

Edmonds Underwater Park celebrates a milestone

Although a number of divers gathered at Brackett’s Landing North on Saturday to celebrate an important anniversary for the Edmonds Underwater Park, more than a few couldn’t... — Updated 7/14/2017

 By Brian Soergel    A & E

Edmonds Arts Festival celebrating 60th anniversary

What’s your festival? A Taste of Edmonds? Or the Edmonds Arts Festival? Two of the city’s two most popular festivals have their super fans – do you revel in a slice of good-old... — Updated 6/15/2017

 By Brian Soergel    News

All about the light

By his own estimation – he keeps a detailed calendar – Randall J. Hodges has hiked just about 26,000 miles of trail far and wide, including one of his favorite spots:... — Updated 6/14/2017

 By Brian Soergel    News

Michael Reagan: A hero to military families

You can expect shoulder-to-shoulder crowds Monday during the Edmonds Veterans Plaza dedication. Dignitaries. Veterans. Veterans’ families. The curious. But long after the pomp... — Updated 5/25/2017

 By Brian Soergel    News

Puget Sound under pressure

In 2015, from his government office in Snohomish County, Kenneth Murphy made the pronouncement that woke up the Pacific Northwest from its earthquake-denial slumber. “Our... — Updated 5/18/2017

 By Brian Soergel    News

Swedish Edmonds: Babies heal with help from their volunteer cuddlers

Daryl Hanauer of Everett loved shuttling his elementary school kids around during his bus-driving years. Now semiretired and driving for Uber, he finds his days filled with moving... — Updated 3/23/2017

 By Brian Soergel    News

Victim of fallen tree identified by family

The name of the 17-year-old killed by a falling tree at Meadowdale Beach Park has been identified by family members as Diana Olidinchuk. A GoFundMe page has been created at... — Updated 3/12/2017

 By Brian Soergel    News

I-5 crash kills 2 girls

An Olympic View Middle School sixth-grader and her 2-year-old cousin were killed Feb. 3 in a three-car collision on northbound Interstate 5, just south of the 164th Street SW overpa... — Updated 2/8/2017

 By Brian Soergel    A & E

David Martin: Edmonds' Mr. Early Northwest Art

When museum owner and Cascadia Art Museum curator David Martin dove into the artwork of brilliantly talented but forgotten early 20th century Northwest artists, it seemed there was... — Updated 1/19/2017

 By Brian Soergel    News

Rick Steves' fundraising challenge

Many of Edmonds’ top movers and shakers are praising Rick Steves’ generosity this week after he announced a $2 million pledge to support the construction of the planned new... — Updated 12/15/2016

 By Brian Soergel    News

BNSF to study putting covers on coal trains

The issue of coal-carrying trains through Snohomish County has been a contentious one. Citizens pack council meetings demanding an end to their journey through their city.... — Updated 12/14/2016

 By Brian Soergel    News

Olympic View victims had marijuana in systems

Both of the boys who died in a horrific crash on Olympic View Drive in Edmonds over the summer had THC, the ingredient in marijuana responsible for most of its psychological... — Updated 11/30/2016

 By Brian Soergel    News

From restaurateur to Olympia

Strom Peterson will have a lot on his plate, figuratively, when he joins other state legislators in the new session in January. Until then, he has a lot on his plate, literally, in Edmonds. Peterson, state representative for the 21... — Updated 11/30/2016

 By Brian Soergel    A & E

Bending light: ‘Flower Tower’ to illuminate TEDx

Pacific Northwest residents may sometimes wish they could manipulate light – mostly to shed more of it on us, especially on cloudy and rainy days. Those attending the second... — Updated 11/18/2016

 By Brian Soergel    A & E

Holiday Market now open in Edmonds | A&E brief

The Edmonds Holiday Market, sponsored by the city of Edmonds, opened Saturday, Nov. 12, on Fifth Avenue North from the fountain to Bell Street. It will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.... — Updated 11/18/2016

 By Brian Soergel    News

Edmonds counselor ready to help suicide-bereaved mothers

Two years ago, Susan and Craig Cyr suffered one of the worst things that could happen to parents: Their 24-year-old son Spencer, diagnosed with mental illness, died by suicide. “I’m always crying, just finished crying, or need... — Updated 11/10/2016

 By Brian Soergel    A & E

‘Eruption’: Mount St. Helens author speaking in Edmonds

When award-winning science writer Steve Olson returned to Seattle in 2009 after 35 years on the East Coast, he decided he wanted to write a book about his native state. “The erupt... — Updated 10/20/2016

 By Brian Soergel    A & E

‘King of mountain soul’: ECA hosts Ralph Stanley tribute

If you’re a fan of the late, great bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley, who died in June at age 89, there’s no better place to be than right here in Edmonds on Saturday, Oct. 22.... — Updated 10/20/2016

 By Brian Soergel    A & E

Write on: Edmonds writers conference as popular as ever

In the early 1980s, the Edmonds Arts Commission and commissioner Ann Saling had a big idea: Let’s bring writers of all levels to Edmonds, a community with a zeal and appreciation... — Updated 9/30/2016

 By Brian Soergel    News

Coffee for a cause

Once a cop, always a cop. For 18 years, Carl Orsi served with the Berkeley Police Department. “I’ve seen things in my life that I could have gone my life without ever seeing,” he says. Orsi, 55, is now retired from the... — Updated 9/28/2016

 By Brian Soergel    Schools

Edmonds Community College: 50 years

On Sept. 16, Edmonds Community College kicks off a year of celebrations to mark its 50th anniversary. Student Lois Jean Eastman Swenson was there at the beginning, when the school... — Updated 9/16/2016

 By Brian Soergel    A & E

Behind the scenes: Mingle with artists on tour of Edmonds studios

Edmonds Art Studio Tour When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 17-18 Admission: Free Information: Where: Various locations in Edmonds This weekend, Pamela Mummy will open her studio for the second time during the... — Updated 9/16/2016

 By Brian Soergel    News

Fighting time: Father raising money for his sick son

A crippling form of multiple sclerosis struck 64-year-old Gary Fowler of Edmonds nine years ago. Last year, his son Brandon Fowler was diagnosed with an even more aggressive form of... — Updated 9/1/2016


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