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City releases list of nonconforming condominiums in Edmonds

A reader asked if there was a list of the Edmonds condominiums that exceed the density allowed by the current zoning. We asked Kernen Lien, the city’s environmental programs manager, and he provided one, shown above.


No one injured in Wednesday night fire on Swedish Edmonds campus

South County Fire officials said there were no injuries Wednesday night during a fire in an unoccupied mechanical room on the Swedish Edmonds campus. According to South County Fire spokeswoman Leslie Hynes, crews were dispatched at 8:29 p.m. Wednesday for report of flames seen coming from the roof o


Edmonds Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

EDMONDS, WA — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Light rain in the morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy until afternoon.


City of MLT receives multiple Recreation and Parks Association awards

The City of Mountlake Terrace’s late Mayor Jerry Smith, Recreation Supervisor Kevin Witte, and the Bicentennial Park Trail Project were all recognized at the Washington Recreation and Parks Association’s (WRPA) Annual Conference last week in Vancouver, Washington.


City of MLT offers proper paint disposal tips

The following information was submitted by City of Mountlake Terrace Stormwater Program Manager Laura Reed. Practically everyone has a few cans of old paint around, and it is not always clear how to dispose of it correctly and safely, in a way that avoids mess and protects the environment. Here’s ho


Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office to present ‘Prosecuting Burglaries’ community meeting May 8

How do felony property cases, such as burglary, move through the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office? Adam Cornell, Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney and an Edmonds resident, will discuss that topic during a community meeting — “Prosecuting Burglaries and Other Felony Property Offenses: From Ar


Man who died in Washington prison linked to 2 cold case murders from the 70s

The sheriff in San Luis Obispo county has identified a man named Arthur Rudy Martinez as a suspect in two 41-year-old cold case murders in Atascadero, California. Martinez died in prison in Spokane in June of 2014, when he was 65.


Seahawks John Schneider gives updates on where things stand with Frank Clark, Bobby Wagner and Doug Baldwin

The hard work of an NFL offseason never really stops anymore. Getting Russell Wilson’s future secure may have been job one for Seahawks genera manager John Schneider this spring, but there is still an awful lot left in his in-box, including the NFL draft next week, and figuring out whether to re-sig


We Found 7 Spots To Sleep In The Trees In Washington This Summer

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the joy of sleeping in nature without the actual camping part — or if you’re ready to try something more unique than a standard hotel stay — spending the night in a treehouse will be a pleasure. And while a trip to Treehouse Point in the Snoqualmie area is always


See Inside 'Om Shanti' Mega-House On Lake Washington

BELLEVUE, WA - It's unclear why this home is named after the mantra "Om Shanti," but perhaps the mega-rich owner is a fan of mediation or yoga. Whatever the reason, this house is among the biggest for sale in the state of Washington right now.


Nurse shifts would be limited to 8 hours under new Washington bill

OLYMPIA, Wash. - A bill affecting all nurses in Washington state is one step closer to becoming law. House Bill 1511 would ensure meal and rest breaks are protected and uninterrupted. Now, a new amendment limits how long they can actually work.


Seattle City Council knew income tax was illegal long before passing tax

According to documents obtained by the Washington Policy Center, the Seattle City Council knew long before it passed an income tax in 2017 that such a tax blatantly went against the Washington State Constitution.


Washington state troopers are targeting unsecured loads

Would you spend five minutes to ensure that you do not kill someone on the road today? I think all of us would answer yes. Then why don’t more people secure their loads before driving away?


A homeless man steals clothes from a Seattle Goodwill, goes to jail. His story isn’t unusual

Seattle charges people for stealing from Goodwill more than any other retailer. Almost one in three are homeless. On a warm April day in 2017, a 47-year-old man walked into the University District Goodwill store and tried to walk out with a black sweatshirt, a gray shirt and a pair of sweatpants, to


Washington politicians respond to release of Mueller Report

“Troubled,” “I don’t trust him,” and “no collusion or obstruction of justice by President Trump” are just a few of the varied words Washington politicians are using to describe the recently-released Mueller Report.


Washington Legislature votes to end surprise medical billing

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Legislature has passed a measure to end so-called surprise medical billing. The House on Thursday voted unanimously to concur on changes made in the Senate, which unanimously passed the measure last week.


Carjacking, murder suspect jailed on $1 million bail

SEATTLE -- The 23-year-old suspect accused in the murder of Jered Sperling was scheduled to face a judge Thursday afternoon. He waved his first appearance, but a King County judge found probable cause to hold him on $1 million bail.


Seattle Center Arena will take longer—and cost more

The final price tag for a new arena underneath the Key Arena roof has risen to between $900 million and $930 million, Seattle NHL team president Tod Leiweke said Thursday. The opening date has also been pushed back, tentatively scheduled for the summer of 2021.


Affirmative action initiative reaches Washington Legislature

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — An initiative that would bring affirmative action back to Washington state arrived at the Legislature Thursday, where supporters and critics alike invoked American ideals including opportunity and equality during a lengthy public hearing.


‘Epic’ new Key Arena set to open Summer 2021 after cost overruns and slight delay

SEATTLE - For the first time Thursday, the public gets a peek inside Key Arena since it was shut down for redevelopment. “I think we are going to build one of the greatest buildings in the world,” Seattle Hockey Partners CEO Tod Leiweke said.