City, church leaders find solution to Edmonds homeless shelter concerns

Publisher’s note: My Edmonds News contributed this story as part of a series that its online news partner, The Seattle Times, is running on homelessnesss. It was an image that stayed with Edmonds City Councilmember D.J. Wilson: A homeless mother and her small children sleeping in a car in Edmonds, trying to stay warm as…

Council votes to temporarily allow homeless shelters in Edmonds

A mother and toddler sleeping in a car with the motor running. Men and women huddled behind a closed grocery store seeking warmth in freezing temperatures. Despite what many people think, Edmonds has homeless people, and the City Council voted Tuesday night to make it easier for local churches to provide them with temporary shelter….