Time to conduct ‘due diligence’ focus of Skippers counter offer

The Edmonds City Council spent nearly two hours in executive session Friday morning considering a counter offer from Cascade Bank in response to the council’s $1.1 million offer for the vacant Skippers restaurant property across from the Edmonds ferry terminal. The bank’s counter offer didn’t involve a change in the purchase price, however. Instead, it…

Council inviting public comment on Skippers sale, city budget Tuesday night

The Edmonds City Council is scheduled Tuesday night to authorize a contract for the City’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display, but it’s likely that the council members will be experiencing some fireworks of the political variety. On the agenda: opportunity for  public comment on last week’s 5-2 decision to purchase the Skippers property near the…