Edmonds Ferry

Ferry delays in Edmonds due to malfunctioning railroad gate

The Washington State ferry system reported vehicle loading and off-loading delays at the Edmonds ferry terminal Saturday due to a malfunctioning BNSF Railroad gate. Updates will occur as more information becomes available, the ferry system said. »

Scene in Edmonds: Views from the ferry

Scene in Edmonds: Views from the ferry

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Walla Walla returns to service on Edmonds-Kingston ferry run Sunday

The Edmonds-Kingston ferry route will return to full capacity on Sunday, April 19, the Washington State Ferries says. The route has been downsized with smaller vessels for the last two weeks while the Walla Walla, one of the two Jumbo Class ferries assigned to the route, was at the ferry system’s Eagle Harbor Maintenance Facility for seasonal maintenance.   »

Scene in Edmonds: Lights afloat

Scene in Edmonds: Lights afloat

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Scene in Edmonds: Dock work

Scene in Edmonds: Dock work

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Michele Harps featured artist at Coldwell Banker Bain for Edmonds Art Walk

Edmonds’ real estate agent Michele Harps is the featured artist at Coldwell Banker Bain during the month of March and for the Edmonds Art Walk, Thursday, March 21, from 5-8 p.m. Harps, who paints at her studio in the Firdale Village Shopping Center, is showing her Baja Beach-inspired series of paintings at the downtown Edmonds Coldwell Banker Bain office, 108 5th Ave. S. Her contemporary style, us... »

Follow the leader to Edmonds? No, it’s just a drill

Folks along the Edmonds waterfront may have noticed a procession of boats and a helicopter presence Monday. That’s because the U.S. Coast Guard, Washington State Patrol, King County Sheriff’s Office and Seattle Police Department are conducting a full-scale exercise, on the water, with the Washington State Ferries. According to a Coast Guard announcement, the exercises are running from approx... »

Scene in Edmonds: View from the ferry Wednesday

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Edmonds terry traffic to be rerouted Nov 18-19

Edmonds terry traffic to be rerouted Nov 18-19

As part of Burlington Northern’s project to repair railroad tracks near the Edmonds Ferry Terminal, Main Street near the Edmonds Terminal will be closed from 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, until 6 p.m. Saturday Nov. 19. During this closure, ferry traffic will be rerouted from the upper holding lanes, using Dayton and Railroad avenues. Vehicles more than 50 feet long can’t load or offload duri... »

What’s that crane doing on the Edmonds waterfront?

What’s that crane doing on the Edmonds waterfront?

For those who are wondering about the crane on the Edmonds waterfront, we found the answer: The Washington State Ferries is replacing a timber offshore landing device with a standard steel device. The current device is old and needs to be replaced before it breaks and prevents ferries from docking at the Edmonds Terminal, the ferry system said. In maritime lexicon, these landing devices are called... »

Edmonds ferry workers, public come to aid of passenger in distress

We receive on a weekly basis an e-newsletter from David Moseley, assistant secretary for the Washington State Ferries. In Friday’s issue was this story of heroism that occurred on the Ferry Spokane during its Edmonds-Kingston run Wednesday night: “One of our walk-on passengers boarding in Edmonds lost consciousness in the overhead walkway. Under the direction of Captain Curtis Larson, ... »

Sound Transit launches new Edmonds Station for train commuters

Sound Transit launches new Edmonds Station for train commuters

Calling it “just the kind of access that’s key for our community,” Edmonds Mayor Mike Cooper and other dignitaries gathered Friday morning to dedicate the new Edmonds Sound Transit rail station directly across from the Edmonds ferry terminal. Edmonds Sounder train riders had been using a temporary station located south of the Amtrak station while the new station was being built. ... »

State Patrol K-9 units to sniff out illegal fireworks this week

The Washington State Patrol reminds those riding on Washington State Ferries that an important part of the overall security for the ferry system is the use of patrol explosive detection canine teams. These dogs are trained to sniff out explosives, which includes legal and illegal fireworks, the patrol adds, so ferry customers in vehicles carrying fireworks should anticipate the dogs detecting the ... »

Edmonds boy, 16, jumps off ferry

Updated at 6:33 p.m. The Washington State Patrol confirmed that a 16-year-old Edmonds boy jumped off the ferry near Kingston this afternoon but was rescued and not hurt. Washington State Ferries personnel, using a rescue boat, pulled the boy from the water after he jumped. The ferry was pulling into the Kingston dock when the incident occurred, the State Patrol said. It’s unknown why the boy... »

Monday afternoon’s Edmonds-Kingston ferry departures delayed

Monday’s 3:10 p.m. departure from Kingston and the 3:55 p.m. Edmonds departure have been canceled due to necessary vessel repairs, the Washington State Ferries said. »

Updated: Spokane back in service on Edmonds-Kingston run Monday night

Updated at 7: 15 p.m. Necessary repairs have been completed on the ferry Spokane and it will return to service with the 7:45 p.m. sailing Monday from Kingston, Washington State Ferries said. The ferry system originally said that the Spokane would be out of service for the remainder of Monday evening on the Edmonds-Kingston route. The boat had a clogged saltwater intake and it took divers the entir... »

Long waits for Edmonds ferry commuters this afternoon

Long waits for afternoon ferry commuters are expected on the Edmonds-Kingston route for the rest of Monday because of repairs to the ferry Spokane, according to The Seattle Times, an online news partner of My Edmonds News. The reduction in service to one ferry created two-hour waits Monday morning at the Kingston terminal, according to Washington State Ferries. Travelers who then tried the Seattle... »

Edmonds-Kingston ferry delays this morning

The ferry Spokane was taken out of the service on the Edmonds-Kingston run today, resulting in a reported two-hour delay in ferry service from the Kingston terminal to Edmonds. »

Edmonds Historical Museum presents Library Exhibit through July 17

Edmonds Historical Museum presents Library Exhibit through July 17

Come explore the pages of Edmonds’ history through libraries, books and printing at the Edmonds Historical Museum Carnegie Library Centennial exhibit, open now through July 17. The exhibit traces the history of Edmonds’ first public library, which opened its doors in February 1911 and now houses the museum, located at 118 5th Ave. N. Exhibit hours are 1-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday.     »

Want to skip long ferry lines? New sailing schedule tool shows you how

Ferry riders can avoid the busiest times and skip long lines with a new tool that highlights the best times to catch a ferry. Washington State Ferries announced that is has added color-coded sailing schedules to its website that pinpoint the least and most congested sailing times for drive-on passengers. “We’re excited about this new tool,” said David Moseley, assistant secretary for WSF. “Ideally... »

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