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Edmonds, Washington is located in Snohomish County. Zip codes in Edmonds, WA include 98020, and 98026. The median home price in Edmonds is $420,000 which is roughly $222/per square foot. More Edmonds information.

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2 hrs ago | My Edmonds

Surprise: City of Edmonds gets $1.67 million bill from Fire District 1

N early five years after the Edmonds City Council voted to contract with Snohomish County Fire District 1 to handle City of Edmonds fire services, the city has been hit with a $1.67 million bill covering retroactive pay raises for the Fire District's union employees. Here's the city announcement My Edmonds News received Tuesday morning: Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling announced Tuesday that the City of Edmonds, together with the cities of Mountlake Terrace and Brier, has received word from Fire District 1 leadership that, pursuant to contracts with their union personnel, the cities now owe retroactive payment for represented employee pay raises accruing from 2013 and 2014.

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11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Googlea s got good news, and cash, for Snohomish County teachers

But Ehrhardt, the music teacher at Sunnyside Elementary School in Marysville for the past nine years, got a bit of good news in an email Monday: The Internet giant Google is giving her $2,179.59 so she can buy choral risers for student concerts. Ehrhardt is one of 34 teachers in Snohomish County - and one of nearly 300 in the Puget Sound region - who woke up Monday morning to learn that they'd be receiving a check from Google's charitable arm, Google.org .

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15 hrs ago | My Edmonds

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Sept. 4-10

S nohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 402 calls the week of Sept. 4-10: 319 emergency medical aid calls, 31 motor vehicle collisions, 22 fires, 13 service calls, 3 natural gas leaks and 14 automatic fire alarms.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

My Edmonds

Edmonds School District announces four National Merit Semifinalists

T he Edmonds School District announced Monday that Linh-Huan Gahr and Kevin Lee from Edmonds-Woodway High, Susannah Oram from Meadowdale High and Jeremy West from Edmonds Heights K-12 have been named semifinalists in the 2015 Competition for Nation Merit Scholarships. If you like what you are reading, please consider a weekly, monthly or one-time voluntary donation of any amount to support our work.

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Northwest Asian Weekly

Seattle local running to be Miss Washington

Jane Stone, a 23-year-old resident of the Seattle area, has joined the race to be Miss Washington USA 2015. A graduate from Edmonds Community College, Stone is currently a branch banking supervisor who has an online business on the side called The House of Stones where she sells her handmade jewelry, crafts, and paintings.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

HeraldNet

Classrooms are crowded: Paying for a solution will be costly

Voters will get the chance this fall to require smaller classes in Washington public schools, and there's every indication they will do so. Initiative 1351 would shave the average number of students in classes at every grade level, a move supporters say will improve student achievement, increase graduation rates and reduce the number of drop-outs.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

HeraldNet

Edmonds police warn of phone scammers

A similar scam was reported in Mukilteo a few months ago. Other scams targeting local seniors have involved callers posing as police and demanding money to squash arrest warrants.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

HeraldNet

Number of in-patient psychiatric beds in county expected to increase

The number of in-patient psychiatric beds in Snohomish County could increase nearly tenfold over the next four years, due in part to recent state approval of new psychiatric units in Monroe and Smokey Point. Meantime, there's only one in-patient psychiatric unit in the county, with 23 beds, at Swedish/Edmonds hospital.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

My Edmonds

Swedish Edmonds celebrates past and breaks ground for the future

A s Swedish Edmonds broke ground for a two-story, 77,000-square-foot hospital expansion Wednesday, Chief Executive David Jaffe noted the key role the new facility will play in the lives of local residents, "by providing the very best care to patients in their own backyard." At a festive event celebrating the medical facility's 50th anniversary, from its founding as Stevens Hospital in 1964, to its acquisition by Swedish Medical Center in 2010, a group of speakers acknowledged the next phase: the addition of a new emergency department, urgent care, observation unit, outpatient diagnostic imaging center, new lobby, public space, and 37,000-square-foot shelled second floor.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

My Edmonds

Artfully Edmonds: Time to raise the curtain on 2014-15 performance season

I t's that time of year - when Edmonds raises the curtain on its upcoming performance arts schedule. And we have a dazzling 2014-15 lineup waiting in the wings - and already on stage - with The Phoenix Theatre leading the way with its early season opener, "Rumors" by Neil Simon.

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My Edmonds

Edmonds School District enrollment numbers up from projections

Monday was the fourth day of school and the official count day for September. Executive Director of Business and Operations Stewart Myhre noted that the District is projected to have an average full-time enrollment of about 18,445 students, which is 78 students above last spring's projection of 18,367.

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HeraldNet

In Our View/Audubon's Birds and Climate Report: Watching as birds fall away

Language matters. "Global warming" sounds oddly appealing on a wet-cold November morning.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

HeraldNet

First-day butterflies: Start of school year can be exciting for a teacher, too

Teacher Laurel Hasten encourages children to 'fill each other's buckets' with encouragement during class Wednesday at Challenger Elementary School in Everett. On Wednesday, students in Laurel Hasten's third-grade class were just beyond long days filled with campouts, sticky Popsicles, the sting of chlorine pools and sun-baked bike rides.

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Bainbridge Island Review

WSF spill occurred during fuel transfer

The fuel spill that canceled 14 one-way ferry sailing between Edmonds and Kingston occurred when Washington State Ferry personnel were transferring fuel to an emergency generator tank.

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My Edmonds

Police wrap up investigation of 4th and Bell collision; case now with prosecutor's office

E dmonds police have finished their investigation into the May 20 SUV-pedestrian collision at 4th Avenue North and Bell Street, and have sent the case to the Snohomish County Prosecutor's Office for their review, an Edmonds police spokesman said Wednesday.

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My Edmonds

Headless scarecrow appears before Edmonds City Council

Edmonds Museum Board member and Scarecrow Festival project manager Dave Buelow looks on as Councilmember Lora Petso boosts her grandson, 4-year-old Augustine "Gus" Nishino, to the podium to address the Edmonds City Council.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

My Edmonds

New on My Edmonds News TV: County Executive John Lovick speaks to Edmonds Kiwanis Club

Watch now on My Edmonds News TV : Snohomish County Executive John Lovick's Tuesday presentation to the Edmonds Kiwanis Club about his philosophy of county government, his accomplishments and his experiences during the tragic Oso mudslide earlier this year.

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Reuters

'Java Juggs' coffee-stand brothel operator pleads guilty

The owner of Seattle-area drive-up coffee stands that offered caffeine and sex acts and earned hundreds of thousands of dollars in tips for her baristas pleaded guilty to felony charges of fraud and promotion of prostitution, the county prosecutor's office said on Tuesday.

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Seattle Times

Editorial: Kenneth Bae, North Korea and a new opportunity to talk

Kenneth Bae and two other Americans remain trapped in North Korea, but new prison interviews represent an opportunity for diplomacy and the easing of tensions in the region.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Republic

Kenneth Bae's family worried about his health

The sister of an American missionary held nearly two years in North Korea says she is worried about Kenneth Bae's health and wellbeing.

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