Quick work by crews, Fire District 1 minimized oil spilled to lake, city says

City of Edmonds Public Works Director Phil Williams said Friday afternoon that he believes that public works employees were successful in catching much of the diesel oil spilled into a storm drain Friday morning before it made its way into Lake Ballinger. The oil was spilled when an Allied Waste garbage truck hit a pole…

Be prepared for slick Edmonds roads Monday and snow Tuesday, Wednesday

The weather forecast keeps changing but it appears we may be getting snow in Edmonds this week — the only question seems to be exactly when. Earlier Sunday, the National Weather Service predicted snow Wednesday night and Thursday.  As of late Sunday night, that prediction had changed to a forecast of two to four inches…

New forecast: Snow expected in Edmonds Sunday, Monday

The National Weather Service in Seattle at noon Sunday issued a winter weather advisory through Monday night for snow showers in the Greater Seattle area, from Tacoma to Everett. Snow accumulations of one to two inches are possible today, mainly north and east of Seattle, with scattered snow showers or flurries expected tonight. In addition,…

Latest ‘Coffee with Harry’ focuses on Proposition 1

By Harry Gatjens Edmonds Public Works Director Phil Williams stopped by the latest “Coffee with Harry” meeting Wednesday to discuss Proposition 1. This was neither a pro nor a con meeting, but rather an opportunity for people to sit and openly discuss the issue. I was pleased that while there were firm opinions, everyone had a…

Edmonds Proposition 1 focus of Oct. 28 Chamber luncheon

Phil Williams, the City of Edmonds’ new public works director, will speak about Edmonds Proposition 1 at the Oct. 28 Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. If approved by voters in the Nov. 2 general election, Proposition 1 will add $40 to the $20 already assessed to Edonds voters when they renew their vehicle license tabs. More details on…

Second ‘Coffee with Harry’ meeting today at Chanterelle

Join “Citizen Harry” Gatjens for his second “Coffee with Harry” meeting, this Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 3:30 p.m. at Chanterelle Restaurant. The guest is City of Edmonds Public Works Director Phil Williams. Chanterelle, located at 316 Main St, is providing free coffee for those attending.