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December 12, 2014 at 7:54 AM

Passenger service disrupted after mudslide hits tracks near Edmonds

The Associated Press EDMONDS  — A mudslide hit BNSF Railway tracks at 12:30 a.m. Friday near Edmonds. Spokesman Gus Melonas says the tracks were cleared and freight trains resumed running at 3 a.m. But,a 48-hour safety moratorium will prevent passenger trains from rolling between Seattle and Everett this weekend. Buses will bridge the service. Amtrak says passenger service between…


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December 1, 2014 at 2:11 PM

Edmonds-Kingston ferry back in service after brief delay

The Associated Press UPDATE, 2:20 p.m. | The Washington State Ferries route between Edmonds and Kingston is back in service after a brief delay. The agency said Monday afternoon that the disruption was prompted by “operational constraints.” Ferries spokeswoman Marta Coursey said crews had reported issues with the dock and with the rudder of the Walla Walla…


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November 27, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Edmonds woman shoots home intruder

A woman at home with her family shot and wounded a man early Thursday as he tried to break into her home in Edmonds, police said. The 33-year-old woman awoke at about 3:15 a.m. to someone pounding on the front door, in the 16400 block of 75th Avenue West. As she came to the door, a…


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November 24, 2014 at 10:52 AM

7 cars stolen from Edmonds used car dealer

The Associated Press Seven cars were stolen overnight from a used car lot in Edmonds. The manager of Gasoline Alley in Highway 99, Raymond Yager, tells KIRO thieves broke into an office and took the keys. The cars included several BMWs and a Mercedes-Benz and were worth about $100,000. One of the cars was found Monday by an employee…


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November 17, 2014 at 10:32 AM

Edmonds may dig big 1.5-mile ditch for trains

EVERETT — The city of Edmonds is considering digging a mile-and-a-half-long “train trench” that would allow trains to roll through the city below grade. That would relieve street traffic congestion, especially for the ferry terminal. A preliminary study indicates the train trench could cost more than $250 million. The Daily Herald reports Edmonds plans to ask the…


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August 13, 2014 at 6:49 AM

Edmonds woman injured in house fire

The Associated Press EDMONDS, Wash. — A Snohomish County Fire District 1 spokeswoman says an Edmonds woman has been seriously burned in a house fire. Spokeswoman Leslie Hynes says the woman, believed to be in her 40s, was outside the house when fire crews arrived early Tuesday after neighbors reported the blaze. According to the spokeswoman, firefighters…


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June 30, 2014 at 11:10 AM

WSP seeks info on Edmonds woman killed in Cowlitz County crash

The Washington State Patrol is trying to learn more about an Edmonds woman who was killed when her car collided with a semi-truck June 22 in Cowlitz County. Kerri Hartnett-McGill was driving south on Interstate 5 near Headquarters Road when her car crossed into the northbound lanes and collided with the semi-truck, the State Patrol said….


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May 20, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Woman dies in pedestrian-SUV collision in Edmonds

An Edmonds woman was killed after she was struck by an SUV while she was crossing the street in Edmonds this evening, police said. The 73-year-old woman was crossing Fourth Avenue North on eastbound Bell Street when she was struck by an SUV driven by a 36-year-old Edmonds woman. The driver, who was turning left onto Fourth Avenue…


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May 13, 2014 at 3:55 PM

Edmonds businessman admits running illegal money exchange

An Edmonds businessman and Ukrainian citizen has pleaded guilty to operating an unlicensed money exchange that acted as a go-between for the illegal movement of at least $150 million between 2007 and 2012. Pavel Rombakh appeared Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Seattle, where he pleaded guilty to a single count of conducting an unlicensed money transmittal business, a…


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