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'No camping' ordinance passes on a 5-2 vote

The result was never in doubt. The Edmonds City Council on Tuesday passed the so-called "no camping" ordinance on a 5-2 vote, with Susan Paine and Laura Johnson voting no. Vivian... — Updated 5/18/2022

'Deeply Rooted' exhibit celebrates Floretum's 100th anniversary

The Edmonds Floretum Garden Club has made a lot of history in 100 years. A slice of that history is now on display at the Edmonds Historical Museum, currently offering an exhibit... — Updated 5/18/2022

Plane crash drill: Preparing for the worst at Paine Field

It's a scenario no one wants to think about. A commercial airplane with 35 passengers and crew accelerates for takeoff from Paine Field. Without warning, a flock of birds flies... — Updated 5/18/2022

Has spring finally sprung? | Through Your Lens

Local photographer Bob Sears was out and about on a sunny Monday, a welcome respite from Sunday's all-day rain and showers. "I stopped at Marina Beach on an absolutely gorgeous... — Updated 5/18/2022

New growth on the eight oaks | Through Your Lens

The eight oak trees at Main and Fifth are ready for your viewing pleasure. Plus, you can always see what time of day it... — Updated 5/18/2022

Get ready: New ORCA card system begins this week

Starting this week, hundreds of thousands of ORCA transit customers across the Puget Sound region will have access to a new website, smartphone app, and real-time value loading for... — Updated 5/18/2022

Free booklet on Edmonds Cemetery now available

The Board for the Edmonds Memorial Cemetery recently published a 30-page educational booklet titled "A Place of Tradition: Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium," compiled by... — Updated 5/18/2022

Take the pledge for Safe Boating Week

Recreational boating is a popular pastime in Washington. In fact, several hundred thousand Washington residents own at least one canoe, kayak, rowboat, personal watercraft, stand... — Updated 5/18/2022

Pirates, dog food, he shed | Police Beat

May 12 You get it all Verbal dispute between couple who is going through a divorce. 23600 block 78th Place W. Dream couple Male and female shoplifted from store and fled in a... — Updated 5/18/2022

Installation calls attention to missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

As part of the Week of Remembrance for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Edmonds Lutheran Church on May 4 set up an installation as part of an international movement... — Updated 5/17/2022

A windy low tide | Through Your Lens

Lots of kids out exploring the tide flats with 55 mph winds, writes Lee Lageschulte on Wednesday. "But at least the sun is out," she added. Hang on to your... — Updated 5/18/2022

'No camping' ordinance passes in Edmonds

The Edmonds City Council on Tuesday passed the so-called "no camping" ordinance on a 5-2 vote, with Laura Johnson and Susan Paine voting no. Vivian Olson, Will Chen, Neil Tibbott,... — Updated 5/17/2022

Inaugural Edmonds Jazz Walk kicks off with free dance

The Edmonds-Woodway High School Jazz Band kicks off the inaugural Edmonds Jazz Walk with a free dance performance at the Edmonds Waterfront Center 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 20. The... — Updated 5/17/2022

Compassionate enforcement aims to save lives | Letter to the Editor

Like many of our community members, I was shocked, dismayed, and disappointed when the City of Edmonds administration, Human Services, and Police Department introduced the first... — Updated 5/17/2022

International Peace Run coming to Edmonds

The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run is coming to Edmonds this coming Wednesday, May 18. The Peace Run, www.peacerun.org, is an international torch relay dedicated to the ideal... — Updated 5/13/2022

Closure of SB I-5 at Mountlake Terrace scheduled overnight May 13-15

Crews working on the Lynnwood Link Extension will be closing the southbound lanes of I-5 South from 220th Street SW to SR 104 in Mountlake Terrace (MLT) overnight starting on... — Updated 5/17/2022

Early summer: Farmers market opens in Edmonds

Saturday, May 7, was not a summer day. In fact, summer is more than a month away and May 7, in fact, was a pretty crummy weather day. (Sunday, however, was glorious.) Still, the... — Updated 5/17/2022

Amazon Go: More like a convenience Whole Foods than ampm or 7-Eleven

After visiting the new Amazon Go in Mill Creek – the first in Snohomish County – I was pleasantly surprised by how seamless and easy the experience was. I already had a Prime... — Updated 5/17/2022

Solid Waste transfer stations open this weekend

All Snohomish County Solid Waste transfer stations and drop boxes will return to regular business hours this weekend, May 14 and 15, after crews averted a health and safety... — Updated 5/12/2022

Running for public office? Candidate filing week is May 16-20

Candidate Filing Week is May 16-20 for people who want to run for any of the 165 federal, state, and multicounty legislative or judicial offices up for election in Washington this year. Candidates are encouraged to submit an... — Updated 5/12/2022

Our changing oceans | Greener Edmonds

Ours is a water planet. Seventy percent is ocean and, when seen from space, we are a blue-and-white marble. What happens in the oceans is important to us land dwellers – and not... — Updated 5/18/2022

Remembering a time: When will it stop? | Guest View

We watch the news and see children in Ukraine clutching their favorite toy as they are forced to leave home. They and their parents are fleeing from the advancing Russian army. And... — Updated 5/18/2022

Biased coverage; 'camping' ordinance | Letters to the Editor

Homeless ordinance coverage felt one-sided I'm taking the time to write you to share my dismay in reading the latest Guest Views and Letters to the Editor on the homeless vote... — Updated 5/18/2022

Sun, vitamin D, and you | Health & Wellness

If you are like me, you are lamenting the lack of sun and warmth this spring in the Pacific Northwest. I feel as if the sun comes out with its shining rays and warmth to tease me a... — Updated 5/18/2022

Finding the right words | Moment's Notice

I was lucky to grow up with two parents who challenged my use of language and encouraged me to analyze what others said. When I was just 11, my parents gave me a thesaurus (yes, I... — Updated 5/18/2022

Mother's Day | Editor's Note

I wasn't going to write a Mother's Day story. But this year was different. It's hard to appreciate Mother's Day when you're a little kid. It's only as you age that, if you're... — Updated 5/12/2022

A happy ending in Downton Edmonds | Only in Edmonds

Those of us who’ve been around the block a few times remember the two words on the silver screen … “THE END.” Or, for a Bugs Bunny cartoon, “That’s all, folks.” Most... — Updated 5/12/2022

Classic breakfast in Edmonds – for generations | Arts & Appetite

Generations of residents from Edmonds and beyond have lived in a world with breakfast at Pancake Haus. That is what happens when a restaurant that established itself more than 50... — Updated 5/13/2022

Camping in Edmonds; Roe v. Wade | Letters to the Editor

Find strategies that help, not harm Dear Councilmember Chen: I am dismayed by your authoritative tone. You are focused on so-called "enforcement tools," instead of people's lives... — Updated 5/12/2022

The history of Edmonds – as I learned it | History Files

I moved to Edmonds in April 1988. Most of what I thought I knew of Edmonds history was taken from what my four daughters learned in third grade history at Edmonds Elementary. The... — Updated 5/17/2022

2 EC students recognized for All-Washington Academic Team

Edmonds College students Emily Hall and Byeolah Kwon were honored as members of the 2022 All-Washington (All-WA) Academic Team during a virtual ceremony May 12. Phi Theta Kappa, an... — Updated 5/18/2022

Mental health; scholarship awards | School Briefs

Zoom meeting focuses on student mental health The Edmonds Waterfrornt Center and the National Alliance on Mental Illness are partnering to offer “Ending the Silence for Students.” The Zoom presentation helps people of all... — Updated 5/18/2022

Meadowdale student gets Sno-King scholarship

Kisanet Gabreselassie, a student at Meadowdale High School and Edmonds College, has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship from Sno-King School Retirees. Kisanet will receive her... — Updated 5/18/2022

Sonja Amy, Lili Broce, and Julia Meas - Track & Field

Seniors Sonja Amy, Lili Broce, and Julia Meas keep the Mavericks jumping on this year's Track & Field Team. Sonja and Lili took first and second place in the ESD Champs meet on... — Updated 5/19/2022

Jacob Gabler - Baseball

This week's Edmonds Woodway athlete of the week is senior baseball player Jacob Gabler. Gabler helped lead EWHS to the state tournament with his pitching performance vs cross town... — Updated 5/19/2022

Baseball Team

Congratulations to the Meadowdale Baseball Team who took the title of WESCO South Co- Champs and secured the #4 seed in the District Tournament. Under the direction of new head... — Updated 5/12/2022

Taylor Pastega - Softball

This week's Edmonds Woodway athlete of the week is junior softball player Taylor Pastega. Pastega has been one of the Warriors most consistent hitters this season at the plate.... — Updated 5/12/2022

Jazz Connection, Jazz Walk this weekend

The Edmonds-Woodway High School Jazz Band kicks off the inaugural Edmonds Jazz Walk with a free dance performance at the Edmonds Waterfront Center 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 20. The... — Updated 5/18/2022

Cranes for Peace campaign at Cascadia Art Museum

The month of May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and Cranes for Peace campaign founder Fay Lim will demonstrate creating Washi Origami Crane earrings from 5-8 p.m. May 19 at the Cascadia Art Museum during the... — Updated 5/18/2022

Reap the rewards when you hike Wallace Falls | Wanderlust

If you stop and consider the outdoor recreation opportunities that exist around the area, it's an impressive list. You can walk, run, cycle and rollerblade along dedicated trails;... — Updated 5/18/2022

Floretum Garden Club comes alive at Edmonds Historical Museum

The Edmonds Historical Museum, in partnership with Edmonds Floretum Garden Club, presents a new exhibit, "Deeply Rooted: Edmonds Floretum Garden Club 100 Years of Beautifying... — Updated 5/12/2022

Olympic Ballet Theatre returns to the stage at ECA

Olympic Ballet Theatre (OBT) presents a three-act production of "Don Quixote," with choreography staged after the production by Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky. This classical... — Updated 5/12/2022

Head north for the Great Mukilteo Garage Sale

Looking for a multifamily garage sale? Head north to the Great Mukilteo Garage Saturday, May 14, an annual event with hundreds of people hauling their wares – the good, the bad,... — Updated 5/12/2022

New Rick Steves TV series focusing on art of Europe

Travel expert, author, host, and Edmonds resident Rick Steves will showcase Europe's art and architecture in a new six-part series currently in production. The culmination of three... — Updated 5/12/2022

Cascadia College hosts 'Intersections' free public show

The Cascadia College Art Gallery in Bothell hosts a free public art show that showcases the intersection of art and mathematics. "Intersections = Math + Art: Showing our Work" will... — Updated 5/12/2022

Sponsored Feature | Cabernets & IPAs: A view, a comforting atmosphere, and much to choose from

Given the view of the Puget Sound and iconic ferries off of the expansive, comfortable deck, the cozy firepit, the delicious small plate options, and especially the varied and... — Updated 5/17/2022

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