15 min ago
When built, house could rebuild former prostitutes' lives
When most prostitutes try to climb out of their circumstance, there's rarely a helping hand to grab hold of. There are no special shelters for adult streetwalkers.
4 hrs ago
Surprise: City of Edmonds gets $1.67 million bill from Fire District 1
N early five years after the Edmonds City Council voted to contract with Snohomish County Fire District 1 to handle City of Edmonds fire services, the city has been hit with a $1.67 million bill covering retroactive pay raises for the Fire District's union employees. Here's the city announcement My Edmonds News received Tuesday morning: Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling announced Tuesday that the City of Edmonds, together with the cities of Mountlake Terrace and Brier, has received word from Fire District 1 leadership that, pursuant to contracts with their union personnel, the cities now owe retroactive payment for represented employee pay raises accruing from 2013 and 2014.
8 hrs ago
South Snohomish County sample ballot for Nov. 4 election
Initiative Measure No. 1351 Initiative Measure No. 1351 concerns K-12 education.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Crews battle 2-alarm fire at Mountlake Terrace apartments
Crews are battling a two-alarm fire at a Mountlake Terrace apartment complex that reportedly is burning through units on two floors. Firefighters responded to the scene, the Taluswood Apartments at 236th Street and Cedar Way, at about 8:15 a.m. after receiving reports of smoke and flames at the large complex.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Edmonds School District enrollment numbers up from projections
Monday was the fourth day of school and the official count day for September. Executive Director of Business and Operations Stewart Myhre noted that the District is projected to have an average full-time enrollment of about 18,445 students, which is 78 students above last spring's projection of 18,367.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
911 dispatcher saves a life over phone with step-by-step CPR coaching
It was a tearful meeting when Paula and Kris Sanderson finally came face-to-face with 911 dispatcher Angela Presley. "I was completely unable to breath," she said.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Fri Aug 29, 2014
'He is a remarkable man': Students celebrate birthday of former music teacher with ALS
Yes, ice water was involved. Maybe you're tired of seeing pails poured over heads, but Jim Hashman's story is so much more than anybody taking the Ice Bucket Challenge .
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Edmonds Council dives into Westgate, Highway 99 zoning details
T opics like zoning don't sound very exciting and can often be complicated both to explain and to understand.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Front Porch: Free class for parents and grandparents
The courses are from Sept. 18-Oct 23 and April 9-May 14, 2015. Classes meet Thursdays from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller, Ave., Everett.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
recommendations for the November 2014 election
This summer and fall, Seattle Times editorial board members are interviewing candidates in select races for state and federal office, and in pro and con campaigns in statewide and local initiatives.
In Our View/Washington Voting Rights Act: A changing political landscape
On Friday, the sleepiest of news days, a federal Judge named Thomas O. Rice issued a sweeping summary judgment , presaging a more representative political landscape in Yakima.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Republican write-in makes November ballot in 1st District
Republican Mark Davies got enough write-in votes in the Aug. 5 primary to qualify for the November ballot against incumbent 1st District Democratic State Rep. Derek Stanford.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Introductory statements from South District Court judge, challenger
South District Court Judge Jeffrey D. Goodwin faces a challenge in the November election from Brett Nagle.
Even with his troubled history, law let school shooter have guns
After all, Ybarra possessed a well-documented history of mental illness: homicidal fantasies, emergency room visits for alcohol poisoning, two brief involuntary commitments and a professed admiration for one of the Columbine High School mass murderers.