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Local firefighters raising money for construction of 9/11 memorial in Edmonds

You may have heard about this effort before, but here’s a reminder: The firefighters of Local 1828 are raising money for a memorial to honor all victims of the World Trade Center — and they need your help. The centerpiece of the memorial is a 1-ton steel beam recovered from Ground Zero.  The plan is to enlarge and rebuild the existing “Fallen Firefighter Memorial Park” at S... »

Edmonds police arrest three for drug trafficking Friday

With the help of an Edmonds police dog and a King County Sheriff’s Office helicopter, Edmonds police were able to arrest three suspects early Friday morning following an altercation outside an Edmonds motel room in the 22100 block of Highway 99. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mike Blackburn, the incident began at 1:33 a.m. Friday when motel management asked police to remove three... »

ECA overseeing board to meet Sept. 27

The Edmonds Public Facilities District Board will meet Sept.27 at 8:30 a.m. at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Avenue N, Edmonds, Washington, Green Room, 1st Floor. Additional information may be obtained from ECA at 425 275 4485 or via the website. »

Time to find solution to train traffic mess, officials say during ‘Don’t Block Our Beach’ rally

By Exildah Smith University of Washington communication intern During the two decades he served as Edmonds Fire Chief, Tom Tomberg always worried about the ability of public safety officials to respond to emergencies on the Edmonds waterfront, which is separated from the rest of town by the frequent passage of passenger and freight trains along the water. Now, with the prospect of train traffic mo... »

Edmonds police lift school lockdown but still looking for burglary suspect

Edmonds police have lifted their lockdown at Westgate Elementary School but are still looking for a suspect who broke into a home in the 22500 block of 98th Avenue West just before noon Thursday. Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mike Blackburn said that after police completed their initial search for the burglar, the lockdown was lifted at 12:40 p.m., after which students “resumed regular activ... »

Joint meeting of Regional Fire Authority subcommittees set for Wednesday night

The May 2 meeting of the Regional Fire Authority Planning Committee in south Snohomish County has been canceled. In its place, a joint meeting of two RFA subcommittees will be held to discuss how to align finance and service level models for regionalizing fire and emergency medical service. This joint meeting of the RFA subcommittees on finance and level of service will be held Wednesday, May 2, a... »

Coordinated federal drug raids include apartment complex near College Place Middle School

Coordinated federal drug raids include apartment complex near College Place Middle School

From our friends at Lynnwood Today comes news that an apartment complex near College Place Middle School was one of several residences raided in a major drug sweep across Puget Sound this week. On Wednesday, federal agents and local police descended on the complex in the 20800 block of 76th Avenue West. It’s unknown how many people were arrested there, Lynnwood Today said, but the series of coordi... »