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Your Table for 12 is ready

What is Table for 12, a new business on Fifth Avenue South in the spot previously held by C'est La Vie? By day it's home to 12 Tomatoes, an online food brand where comfort food is... — Updated 1/26/2023

Legislature: Bipartisan meeting on housing issues

Rep. Strom Peterson and Sen. Marko Liias, who represent Edmonds in the 21st Legislative District, will take part in a bipartisan news conference to address closing Washington's... — Updated 1/27/2023

Give us your thoughts on MOTO in Edmonds

On Jan. 9, in an effort to provide readers with the latest news on the pizza joints opening in town, we ordered a pizza from MOTO on Main Street at 10:30 a.m. The first available... — Updated 1/27/2023

New postmaster named for Edmonds

Jessica Comins has accomplished quite a lot since she began her Postal Service career as a rural carrier. And she is ready to start a new chapter as the Edmonds postmaster. Born... — Updated 1/27/2023

Edmonds Orca ready for its debut

The much-loved orca driftwood sculpture at Brackett's Landing North is no more. The elements and a string of vandals took care of that. But the artist, 96-year-old John Hurley, has... — Updated 1/26/2023

Westgate to get its own brewery

A new brewery is coming to Edmonds, but not downtown. It's Westgate's turn. Permitting is now in process for Edway Tap House at 22811 100th Ave. West, north of PCC and across the... — Updated 1/26/2023

Mayor gets his picks for Planning Board

Councilmembers approved Mayor Mike Nelson's four picks for the Planning Board on Tuesday, but not without some questioning of Nelson's selection process and the qualifications of... — Updated 1/26/2023

Waterfront Center names new board members

A local business owner, a retired executive from a national restaurant chain, and an Edmonds community engagement specialist are among the new members elected to the Edmonds... — Updated 1/26/2023

Mayor's State of the City; council appointments | City Briefs

Mayor to deliver State of the City address Feb. 2 The public is invited to attend Mayor Mike Nelson’s 2023 State of the City address Thursday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m. It will be held in person at the Edmonds Waterfront Center and... — Updated 1/26/2023

Edmonds tattoo artist Bruce Rivera finds inspiration in paintings and masks

Bruce Rivera's relocation was one shared by many: He moved his family from New Mexico, where he grew up, to Seattle to escape the extremely hot weather. A talented tattoo artist... — Updated 1/26/2023

Vandals hit Brackett's North; Fishing Pier; and City, Hickman, and Seaview parks

Edmonds Police are seeking public assistance in identifying suspects involved in numerous vandalisms to city parks. Over $10,000 of damage has occurred to several parks and... — Updated 1/25/2023 Full story

K-9 Hobbs retires with impressive record

After nearly 10 years of service, Police Dog Hobbs will retire on Jan. 26. Hobbs has partnered with Sgt. Jason Robinson since 2013. Together, they have served the city and region... — Updated 1/25/2023

City of Edmonds Youth Commission invites teens to forum

The City of Edmonds Youth Commission is looking for Edmonds teens ages 13-19 to attend a youth forum 4-5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at the Edmonds Waterfront Center. Possible topics... — Updated 1/25/2023

Table for 12 founder at Connect Edmonds event

Rian Cool, founder of the new Table for 12 in Edmonds, is the guest speaker 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the Chamber of Commece's next Connect Edmonds event. As many as 150... — Updated 1/24/2023

PAWS needs foster care volunteers

PAWS is expecting a transport of animals coming from California on Wednesday, Jan. 25, and is in need of volunteers to join the PAWS Foster Care Program - especially for younger... — Updated 1/22/2023

Rain, no worries! Lunar New Year Edmonds a hit

A cold wind and steady rain didn't stand a chance of keeping locals and visitors away from the second annual Lunar New Year Edmonds celebration – this time for the Year of the... — Updated 1/26/2023

Table for 12 opening in Edmonds

What is Table for 12, a new business on Fifth Avenue South in the spot previously held by C'est La Vie? By day it's home to 12 Tomatoes, an online food brand, where comfort food is... — Updated 1/26/2023

Save the date: Orca unveiling Feb. 5

The much-loved orca driftwood sculpture at Brackett's Landing North is no more. The elements and a string of vandals took care of that. But the artist, 96-year-old John Hurley, has... — Updated 1/26/2023

Captain's log: Edmonds-Kingston down to 1 boat after propeller damage

The Edmonds-Kingston ferry route remains on one-boat service after the Puyallup apparently struck a log Friday night, Jan. 13, bending its propeller. The ferry was taken out of... — Updated 1/26/2023

Trees illegally cut down near Shell Creek, in Yost Park

Someone is cutting down cherry laurel trees in Edmonds. Sometime around the beginning of the new year, several were chopped down by Shell Creek on Holy Rosary Church property. This... — Updated 1/26/2023

How to make most of the legislative session | Guest View

The 2023 legislative session started on Jan. 9. Some of you may be interested in participating in the legislative process. There are several ways to stay informed and involved... — Updated 1/26/2023

Soak 'em, late 1960s, Edmonds Elementary: Hero or goat? | Back in Edmonds

It’s fifth-grade recess and a wild game of soak ’em has come down to me alone – the smallest kid in class. My teammates can barely watch. A wiry kid on the other side has the... — Updated 1/26/2023

Demos for a dozen | Arts & Appetite

Have you heard of Table for 12? All of us who wander downtown Edmonds regularly peeked in often, checking the signs in the window on the storefront next to Arista Wine Cellars,... — Updated 1/26/2023

MLK inquiry; Ballinger Park | Letters to the Editor

Comment on Martin Luther King Jr. Day? Today, January 16, 2023, I am wondering why the City of Edmonds made no public comment on the significance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.... — Updated 1/26/2023

Stand up for local control on housing | Guest View

The Washington State Legislature is once again trying to strong-arm Edmonds and most Washington cities into giving up local control over land use, density, and zoning decisions.... — Updated 1/26/2023

The write way to positivity | You Have My Word(s)

Is it possible to write your way out of the doldrums? Like most actions, it depends on your thinking and attitude. I know that actions really do speak louder than words. Still, I... — Updated 1/19/2023

Starting off the new year … with a cough | Moment's Notice

Before the holidays, we read and heard the reports about a tripledemic, about the virulent flu strains, and about RSV more intense than in past years, not to mention the common... — Updated 1/19/2023

What about the right of way? | Letters to the Editor

Who has the responsibility in a right of way? The recent snowfall in Edmonds provides an opportunity to contemplate who has rights and responsibilities related to our rights-of-way. Per the Municipal Research and Service Center,... — Updated 1/19/2023

How to get help as an elder orphan | Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, I need to find someone honest and reliable to look after my estate, health, and long-term care when I’m no longer able to do it myself. I’m a 67-year-old... — Updated 1/19/2023

Gratitude and your mental health | Health & Wellness

I think that we have all heard the practicing gratitude, being grateful for things in your life, has a positive effect on one’s mental health. I believe that for some people,... — Updated 1/19/2023

Edmonds resident named an SVP at Western Governors University

Western Governors University has named longtime Edmonds resident Keith Smith as senior vice president of the Michael O. Leavitt School of Health, a national, nonprofit and... — Updated 1/19/2023

Pack the house: Edmonds-Woodway gym will get new bleachers

Although they may look just dandy, the bleachers in the Edmonds-Woodway High School gym need replacement. That's coming, as the school board directors unanimously approved a... — Updated 1/26/2023

Leslie Chavez – Wrestling

This week's Edmonds Woodway athlete of the week is junior wrestler Leslie Chavez. This past week at the Chief Sealth invite, she recorded two pins on her way to a top 6 finish. She... — Updated 1/28/2023

Brian Ramirez – Wrestling

This week's Edmonds Woodway Athlete of the Week is senior wrestler Brian Ramirez. He started the season by placing at the 30-team Edmonds Invite in December. He took 2nd place in... — Updated 1/23/2023

Lunar New Year in Edmonds

A cold wind and steady rain didn't stand a chance of keeping locals and visitors away from the second annual Lunar New Year Edmonds celebration – this time for the Year of the... — Updated 1/26/2023

| A&E Briefs

Speaker to focus on the life of her father, Mayumi Tsutakawa Mayumi Tsutakawa will speak about her father George Tsutakawa, his life in Seattle and Japan, and his training and... — Updated 1/26/2023

Leavenworth Reindeer farm the only one in lower 48 open to public

Not everyone can say they've rubbed shoulders with a herd of reindeer Wintertime in the Pacific Northwest offers outdoor adventure galore. Take to the slopes on skis or a... — Updated 1/20/2023

Black History Month event; Winter Market returns | A&E Briefs

Black History Month event at Edmonds Bookshop Edmonds Bookshop will celebrate Black History Month with a local emphasis as author Marilyn Morgan discusses her recently published... — Updated 1/19/2023

Celebrating the body at Graphite

Jurors David Varnau and Tracy Felix have invited 85 artists from across the nation to show art featuring the human form at Graphite Art Center in Edmonds. "NùD: Art of the Figure"... — Updated 1/25/2023

EC Gallery exhibit features the work of 3 instructors

The Edmonds College Art Gallery's winter exhibition, "Conversations," showcases the work of three Edmonds College instructors. The exhibit is on display through March 20 at... — Updated 1/19/2023

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