Video: Bird’s eye view of roundabout

From John Rumpelein, who used his quadcopter to get this view of the Five Corners Roundabout Wednesday. »

Downed power lines cause closure of Highway 99 near county line Sunday morning

Edmonds police closed Highway 99 Sunday morning from the King-Snohomish County line at 244th Street Southwest north to 238th Street Southwest after a power pole with high voltage lines fell across the highway. The incident appears to be weather related and the highway will remain closed until the area is cleared, Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh said.   »

Sound Transit ridership jumps nearly 10 percent in third quarter 2014

Sound Transit ridership jumps nearly 10 percent in third quarter 2014

Total Sound Transit boardings increased nearly 10 percent during the third quarter of 2014, compared to the same period in 2013, the agency reported Thursday. The third quarter covers July 1-Sept. 20, 2014. Year-to-date boardings totaled almost 24.8 million, on pace to exceed the agency’s forecast of 31.1 million boardings for calendar year 2014. Ridership was up on all modes except Tacoma L... »

Updated: Edmonds/Kingston ferry run now back to two-boat service

Update at 1:55 p.m.: Here’s another update from our online news partner The Seattle Times: Regular, two-ferry service on the Edmonds-Kingston route was to resume with the 12:50 p.m. Kingston departure. The two boats serving the route — the Walla Walla and the Spokane — were both tied in their slips in Kingston early Monday when the crew discovered the spill, said Marta Coursey, spokeswoman f... »

Five Corners Roundabout construction to begin May 12

Five Corners Roundabout construction to begin May 12

Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, May 12 on the Five Corners Roundabout project. Work will continue until November, and those driving or walking through the area should expect traffic delays and pedestrian detours during construction. Please use caution when driving through the construction zone. A public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21 at the Edmonds Library Plaza Roo... »

Scene in Edmonds: The story behind the sign

Scene in Edmonds: The story behind the sign


Talk about bad timing: Sewer collapse causes Alderwood Mall Boulevard closure day before Christmas

Talk about bad timing: Sewer collapse causes Alderwood Mall Boulevard closure day before Christmas

Those doing last-minute Christmas shopping at Alderwood Mall Tuesday were faced with an unexpected challenge, as Alderwood Mall Boulevard was closed between 33rd Avenue West and 40th Avenue West in Lynnwood, due to a collapsed sewer. Detours were established via 40th Ave West and 188th Street Southwest, but drivers experienced delays. Crews are working to fix the problem, however the boulevard may... »

NW Prep Report: E-W’s Desmond Young to commit to Central Washington

Northwest Prep Report reported Monday that Edmonds-Woodway High School running back Desmond Young is committing to Central Washington University to play football. NWPR reported that Young visited the DII football powerhouse in Ellensburg over the weekend and “liked everything I saw.” “I will be a running back and have decided to commit to CWU,” he said. You can read the com... »

More parking for Sounder commuters in Edmonds starting Monday

Sound Transit has signed a lease agreement with Salish Crossing, LLC, to provide 53 temporary parking spaces next to the Edmonds Sounder Station starting Monday morning, Dec. 3. The additional parking at 190 Sunset Ave.  S. will supplement 156 spaces already provided at the station while Salish Crossing builds a 103-space surface lot under a separate, five-year lease agreement. The temporary parki... »

Starting Thursday, 6th and Main intersection to be closed to vehicle traffic

Starting this Thursday, Oct. 25, the intersection at 6th and Main will be closed to all vehicle traffic while the contractor removes existing concrete and completes the intersection improvements, the City of Edmonds announced Tuesday. The closure, which lasts until Nov. 16, is effective 24 hours a day/seven days a week. Pedestrian access across the intersection is a priority and will be maintained... »

Sounder Train collides with semi truck at Edmonds Main Street Crossing Tuesday

Story and photos by Larry Vogel At 6:56 a.m. Tuesday morning, a southbound Sounder commuter train collided with a semi truck in downtown Edmonds. According to unconfirmed reports, the driver of the truck misread information from his GPS and mistook the ferry holding lanes for a bridge to Poulsbo. While he was stopped on the tracks, the signals sounded indicating an approaching train, and the cross... »

More Talbot Road closures this week

Due to the continuing construction related to the city’s storm drain project, Talbot Road is temporarily closed to thru traffic from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 8229 Talbot between Frederick Place and Cyrus Place, the City of Edmonds said today. The closure will run through Friday, Oct. 5, and there will be local access only. »

Car crash tangles traffic Thursday


Community Transit CEO says proposed federal bill would further hurt local bus service

A proposed federal transportation bill aimed at ending long-standing dedicated funding for the nation’s transit agencies would deliver yet another financial blow to transit service throughout the region  and could delay the extension of light rail service serving Edmonds, according to Puget Sound transit leaders. King County Metro Transit, Sound Transit, Community Transit, Pierce Transit, an... »

City of Edmonds prepared for snowy weather

As snowfall continues in Edmonds Tuesday, the City of Edmonds public works crew says it’s ready for whatever Mother Nature brings — but citizens are encouraged to stay off the roads if possible. According to Edmonds streets manager Tod Moles, crews so far have used 2,000 gallons of anti-ice, 80 yards of sand and 130 man-hours to prepare for predicted snow and ice. “We will contin... »

‘Tis the season for increased traffic, so be careful out there

The Washington State Patrol reminds drivers that Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the busier holiday periods of the year and that increases the traffic volume on our roads. With the volume also goes an increase in the chance for you to be involved in a traffic collision, and that is why WSP troopers will be on patrol throughout the holiday period. Motorists are advised to plan their trips care... »

Mudslides cancel Seattle-to-Edmonds Northline Sounder train service Wednesday night

Updated by Sound Transit at 12:30 p.m. to include new street location for charter buses Sound Transit reports that it has canceled its Northline Sounder service between Seattle and Everett Wednesday evening due to mudslides. Seattle-to-Edmonds commuters can board charter buses at 4th Avenue South and South Jackson Street at 4:05 p.m. and 5:35 p.m. Riders may also board regularly scheduled Communit... »

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... »

Burlington Northern railroad utility work set for Main Street starting next week

In preparation for a second track installation by Burlington Northern Railroad, work will begin Oct. 31 on adjusting City of Edmonds utilities at the existing track on Main Street. Burlington Northern railroad staff have requested the use of the parking portion of Bracketts Landing Park located north of the ferry dock from approximately Oct. 27-Nov. 23, to stage materials and equipment for the pro... »

Avoid delays on southbound I-5 in Lynnwood this weekend

Planning a trip to or through Lynnwood this weekend? You might want to consider a backup plan  – or prepare for delays. The Washington State Department of Transportation sent a reminder Friday that it is closing the southbound I-5 on-ramps from SR 525 and I-405 from Friday night to Monday morning, Sept. 23 through 26, while crews complete new on-ramps and connect them to the southbound lanes. Nort... »

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