Free youth heart screening offered Nov. 2 for ages 14-24 at Meadowdale HS

Nick of Time Foundation, in partnership with the University of Washington Center for Sports Cardiology, will conduct free EKG youth heart screenings Wednesday, Nov. 2 for Edmonds School District students ages 14 and older. An EKG is performed that analyzes the electrical signals of the heart and the results are reviewed on-site by medical professionals…

‘A gift of life’ to the community: Edmonds police vehicles will now include AEDs

Thanks to a generous gift from the combined efforts of the Edmonds Police Foundation and the South County Firefighter Foundation, the Edmonds Police Department will add a new layer of protection to the community as it places automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in its patrol vehicles. The first few minutes are especially critical for heart attack…

Edmonds police arrest Mountlake Terrace man following standoff at Hwy 99 hotel

Edmonds police arrested a 36-year-old Mountlake Terrace man on charges of burglary, assault and harassment after a two-and-a-half-hour standoff at a Highway 99 hotel early Sunday morning. No one was injured during the incident. Edmonds police spokesperson Sgt. Josh McClure confirmed that the man had previously been trespassed from America’s Best Value inn, located near…

Happening nearby: Alleged shooter in Lynnwood Daleway Park homicide arrested in Tacoma

The second suspect and alleged shooter from the Daleway Park homicide was arrested by detectives of the Lynnwood Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service Violent Offender Task Force on Saturday, Oct. 22 in the Tacoma area. The suspect, a 24-year-old male from Tacoma, was arrested without incident and booked into the Snohomish County Jail…

Edmonds Police Blotter: Oct. 12-17, 2022

Oct. 12 8600 block 238th Street Southwest: A resident requested a welfare check on a family member with behaviorial health issues who was sleeping outside. 23600 block Highway: A grocery store employee was assaulted by an unknown suspect. 22500 block Highway 99: A man was cited for stealing beer from a store 196th Street Southwest/Highway…

Edmonds tsunami warning siren passes test with flying colors

If you were anywhere near downtown Edmonds on Thursday morning, chances are you heard a loud, modulated wailing coming from the direction of the fishing pier. If you’ve ever lived in a tsunami zone, you know that sound – it means get to high ground as quickly as possible.  (Hear the sound by clicking here.)…

Two Lynnwood men arrested on federal charges related to Jan. 6 Capitol breach

Two Lynnwood men have been arrested on federal charges for their actions during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Their actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the presidential election, the U.S. Attorney’s Office…

Unhealthy air quality to continue this week due to wildfire smoke

The impacts of wildfire smoke are expected to continue until late this week, with unhealthy air quality levels rising, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency warned Tuesday. Air quality is expected to be unhealthy for everyone levels near active fires, including a new fire in east King County. As of Tuesday, other areas in the…

Minor injuries as car flips on 100th Ave W Monday night

Edmonds police responded to this one-car rollover collision on 100th Avenue West north of the QFC at 6:18 p.m. Monday. EPD spokesperson Sgt. Josh McClure said the car, driven by a 22-year-old Edmonds man, struck a parked car and rolled over. The driver suffered minor injuries and there were no signs of impairment, McClure said.

Edmonds Police Blotter: Sept. 27-Oct. 11, 2022

Sept. 27 20300 block 81st Avenue West: A nuisance complaint led to two warrant arrests. 8400 block 191st Street Southwest: Checks stolen from a mail drop box were altered and deposited successfully. 500 block Elm Way: A victim reported computer fraud. 23200 block 100th Avenue West: A threat was written on a school bathroom stall….

South County Fire to hold public hearings Oct. 18 on 2023 budget, benefit charge

The South County Fire Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings Oct. 18 on the regional fire authority’s proposed budget, benefit charge and levies for 2023. The board meeting begins at 7 p.m. and will be held remotely using Zoom teleconferencing (Meeting ID 861 5293 4763). For instructions on how to provide public comments during…

US 2 reclosed due to Bolt Creek Fire

All lanes of US 2 closed as of 9 p.m. Thursday between mileposts 46 to 50 due to falling trees associated with the Bolt Creek Fire. Earlier Thursday, the road was closed from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m for fire mitigation activity. The roadway reopened shortly after 6 p.m. but was forced to close again at…

Reminder: South County Fire to host Fire Prevention Week open house Oct. 15

South County Fire will celebrate Fire Prevention Week with a fire station open house on Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Martha Lake Fire Station 21, 16819 13th Ave. W, Lynnwood. This free event includes activities for all ages: Meet your firefighters. See a fire engine up close. Spray water from a hose….

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office asks for public’s help to locate missing man

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Unit is seeking the public’s help in locating 76-year-old John Andrew Painter. He was last seen on a walk around 1:30 p.m. Sunday in 12700 block of Alexander Road in Everett. Painter suffers from dementia and frequently uses public transit. Family members are concerned for his safety…

Fire Prevention Week launches with ‘Fire Won’t Wait — Plan Your Escape’

The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Fire Won’t Wait. Plan Your Escape.” This year also marks the 100th anniversary of Fire Protection Week. This year’s campaign, running Oct. 9-15, works to educate everyone about simple but important actions…

The Great Shakeout – more than an exercise

The Great Shakeout Earthquake Exercise is approaching quickly. It is a great time to not only participate in an earthquake exercise at work and with your family, but it provides an opportunity to discuss disaster preparedness with your family, friends and community. The Great Shakeout Earthquake Exercise is being held on Thursday, Oct. 20, at…

Snohomish County mayors launch coalition to address public safety concerns

Mayors from 15 Snohomish County cities — including Dale Kaemingk of Brier, Mike Nelson of Edmonds and Christine Frizzell of Lynnwood — on Tuesday launched a new coalition to develop and implement policies that address ongoing community concerns about public safety in the county. The group — Mayors and Business Leaders for Public Safety —…

One-mile stretch of US 2 near Skykomish closed due to Bolt Creek Fire

All lanes of US 2 in Skykomish are closed for a one-mile stretch between milepost 49 to 50 due to the Bolt Creek Fire. Fire patterns shifted and the fire reached the roadway at this location, the Washington State Department of Transportation said Sunday. For the safety of the traveling public, only emergency vehicles and wildfire…

No injuries as train strikes car on tracks near Dayton Street

A vehicle was struck by a freight train after a driver made a wrong turn and ended up northbound on the BNSF railroad tracks at Dayton Street Saturday night. The driver, a 77-year-old Edmonds woman, had exited the vehicle before being struck and was uninjured, Edmonds police spokesperson Josh McClure said. The incident occured around 7:40…

Edmonds Police Blotter: Sept. 14-26, 2022

Sept. 14 22100 block 92nd Avenue West: A homeowner woke up to find vehicle prowled, then followed behind the suspect vehicle. Police responded and investigated. 7400 block 178th Place Southwest: A woman called to report her personal information was used to open a bank account without her permission. 300 block Main Street: A woman committed…