Mayor Nelson declares state of emergency in Edmonds due to COVID-19

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson announced Thursday he has signed a proclamation declaring a state of emergency in the City of Edmonds in response to increasing impacts of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak in Snohomish and King Counties. The mayor also announced the closure of some city facilities and the cancellation of some programs. “I recognize that…

Edmonds CC canceling large campus events until further notice

Edmonds Community College announced Thursday that it is canceling all campus events with “an expected attendance of 50 or more people” until further notice, in light of the coronavirus. The college itself will remain open. The college said the action — effective at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 5 — was taken “based on the recommendations…

Edmonds Senior Center announces suspension of all programs and activities starting March 5

The Edmonds Senior Center said that starting Thursday, March 5, it is suspending all programs and activities in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The center’s administrative office will remain open and the board and its committees will continue to function. Executive Director Farrell Fleming said Wednesday the center made the decision “out of an abundance…