Patience advised as Edmonds street painting crews begin summer work

The City of Edmonds Public Works Department reminds Edmonds drivers that a work crew will be out painting lane markings over the next couple months. The process is very weather dependent and the department notes (and we would agree!) that it seems as though the dry-weather window gets smaller every year. This job requires a…

Comments sought on new energy-efficient street lighting in Emerald Hills

Snohomish County PUD has selected Edmonds’ Emerald Hills area as a test location to evaluate new street lighting, and the utility wants to know what you think. The PUD recently completed installation of the light heads, which use L.E.D. (light emitting diode) technology aimed at reducing energy costs and consumption as well as improving performance….

10-foot-deep sinkhole discovered near Edmonds waterfront Friday

The City of Edmonds discovered a 10-foot-deep sinkhole at the intersection of Dayton Street and Railroad Avenue early Friday morning. Edmonds police discovered the hole and notified the public works department. The area is blocked off with cones while Interwest Construction, the contractor who had done some stormwater infrastructure work at that intersection, pumps water…

Union authorizes strike call against two trash haulers serving Edmonds

The Seattle Times, an online news partner of My Edmonds News, reported Sunday that Teamsters Local 174 voted Sunday to give their top negotiator the authority to call a strike against Waste Management and Allied Waste if a contract dispute cannot be settled later this week. The authorization means a strike could be called as…