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Thrilled to be freewheelin' from home | Prime Living

Culture shock is real. It happens when you go and when you return. Our world is different. It's shifted. Or maybe it's we who've changed. Like this: • We spend more time savoring... — Updated 9/17/2020

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2-county hit-and-run spree includes Edmonds

A wild, two-county chase between police and a suspected truck thief left five cars damaged in Edmonds today, Sept. 17. According to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, at about... — Updated 9/17/2020

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What sank the Alumaweld off Edmonds Marina?

The real story of a boat sinking on Labor Day off the Edmonds coast is more complicated than it first appeared. Incomplete information from rescue officials about a "17-foot... — Updated 9/17/2020

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Edmonds arson suspect not being released

A U.S. District judge ruled Monday that a 20-year-old Edmonds man would not be released into the community and specifically not to his parents' house, despite his attorney arguing... — Updated 9/17/2020

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Camera obscura in Edmonds

Lately, it just hasn't been worth looking through the viewing apparatus at the Point Edwards condos at the top of Pine Street in Edmonds. Unless you wanted to see the lingering... — Updated 9/17/2020

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Paying respects on Sept. 11, 19 years later

Although there was no in-person ceremony at the 9-11 memorial in Edmonds due to the coronavirus pandemic, visitors made their way to the Edmonds Firefighters Memorial Park... — Updated 9/17/2020

Mask compliance: Edmonds Fishing Pier will not close

If you plan to fish, or just sightsee, on the Edmonds Fishing Pier, you should have a face covering on. The Edmonds Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department said residents continue to contact them with concerns that few... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story

Coping workshop; candidate forum| City Briefs

Diversity Commission has workshop on coping The City of Edmonds Diversity Commission sponsors free virtual workshop, “Coping With Collective Trauma: A Resiliency Toolkit,” on Zoom 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. Reita Johnston will... — Updated 9/17/2020

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Edmonds offers help during Suicide Prevention Month

When the City of Edmonds proclaimed September as Suicide Prevention Month, it acknowledged a sobering fact: All age groups are affected. City Councilmember Luke Distelhorst, who... — Updated 9/17/2020

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Manage medical conditions during COVID-19 | Prime Living

Diabetes and heart disease are two pre-existing medical conditions that researchers believe contribute to elevated risk of severe complications from COVID-19. In fact, patients... — Updated 9/17/2020

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Should seniors consider a reverse mortgage now? | Prime Living

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about reverse mortgages? The coronavirus damage to my retirement account has me considering it, but I want to make sure I know what I'm... — Updated 9/17/2020

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Seven tips to save money and have fun shopping online | Prime Living

Online shopping allows you the ease of getting items delivered directly to your door. Not only is online shopping convenient, but it also allows you to discover sites that help you... — Updated 9/17/2020

Five tips for creating a low-maintenance home | Prime Living

Because most people are spending more time at home than usual, ensuring your living spaces are clean and uncluttered can make being home more comfortable and enjoyable. However, not everyone has the time, or desire, to devote to... — Updated 9/17/2020

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Chamber cancels Edmonds Halloween Trick-or-Treat

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has canceled its annual Halloween Trick-or-Treat. Each year on Halloween, the streets in downtown Edmonds are closed and fill with costumed kids of... — Updated 9/16/2020 Full story

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Edmonds LEAP camp registration is now open

Registration is now open for L.E.A.P. (Learning Enhancements and Activities Program), a new distance-learning day camp hosted by the Edmonds Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services... — Updated 9/15/2020 Full story

Domestic Violence Services auction is online this year

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County's annual Handbag Auction will be held online at www.dvs-snoco.maestroweb.com. The auction opens Thursday, Oct. 1, at 9 a.m., and closes Friday, Oct. 9, at 5 p.m. All proceeds from... — Updated 9/15/2020 Full story

Local candidate forum is Sept. 21

The Edmonds Neighborhood Action Coalition (ENAC), in partnership with the Sno-Isle chapter of the Sierra Club, hosts a free local candidate forum via Zoom 6:15-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21. The Edmonds and Sn0homish County... — Updated 9/14/2020

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Cascade Symphony cancels fall 2020 season

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra (CSO), for public safety concerns and in compliance with pandemic regulations issued by the state of Washington, is canceling its remaining 2020... — Updated 9/14/2020 Full story

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Online lederhosen: Virtual Oktoberfest is Oct. 3

Edmonds Rotary's first-ever Edmonds Virtual Oktoberfest is 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. The online Zoom event will take place in lieu of the in-person version in 2020 due to... — Updated 9/13/2020 Full story

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Hollywood stars: Edmonds photographer on 'Evening' Sept. 14

Edmonds resident Jennifer Angell works for an assisted-living community in Issaquah. But that's not why she's featured 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, on KING-5's "Evening." She takes... — Updated 9/15/2020

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Why all the smoke in Edmonds? | Guest View

Between 1997 and 2019, Washington and Oregon had 26 fires over 100,000 acres. This week, we have eight. This is not a normal year. A month ago, it looked like the Pacific Northwest... — Updated 9/17/2020

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Looking 'suspicious,' and calling the police | Guest View

My wife brought something to my attention that she had recently seen on a Facebook page dedicated to communication between the wives, mothers, and women living here in Edmonds. One... — Updated 9/17/2020

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Liking the astronomy Q&A | Letters to the Editor

Thanks for the astronomy Q&A As an Edmonds resident who is borderline obsessed with astronomy and astrology, thank you so much to Edmonds Beacon writer Brian Soergel and professor... — Updated 9/17/2020

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The boy who lived, and other fun facts | Chuck's World

All of us will occasionally find ourselves standing in the kitchen, wondering why we went in there. In the age of COVID, I’m pretty sure this happens a lot. This has led me to... — Updated 9/17/2020

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COVID-19: A stress test | Moment's Notice

It would have been just like any other day in a pandemic, but last week we added the peculiarity of waiting for results from a COVID-19 test. We knew of no exposure. We stay home... — Updated 9/17/2020

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Edmonds College: Challenges ahead

Even before the coronavirus upended everything, the school previously known as Edmonds Community College had seen significant changes and additions. The name change, for one, to... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story

School District rehires 3 bus drivers for special-ed, tech programs

On Aug. 14, 175 Edmonds School District school bus drivers received notice that their jobs – and health insurance – would be eliminated at the end of the month. But on Tuesday, Sept. 11, the district recalled three school bus... — Updated 9/17/2020

Health District: Elementary schools can plan for in-person instruction

Snohomish Health District health officer Dr. Chris Spitters said Friday, Sept. 11, that based on ongoing moderate but declining COVID-19 transmission, elementary schools can start to plan on resuming in-person instruction.... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story

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Baseball field spiffed up, thanks to Eagle Scout

One of the baseball bleachers at Lynndale Park is in good shape now, thanks to the efforts of a 15-year-old Edmonds boy and his Eagle Scout project. Oh, and Aaron Johnson also... — Updated 9/17/2020

Edmonds LEAP camp registration is now open

Registration is now open for L.E.A.P. (Learning Enhancements and Activities Program), a new distance-learning day camp hosted by the Edmonds Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department. Starting Oct. 19, the City says the... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story

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Edmonds resident matches seniors to famous Hollywood stars

Jennifer Angell has a knack for looking at people and imagining who their Hollywood doppelganger might be. That talent has enabled her to earn more than $16,000 for Alzheimer's... — Updated 9/17/2020

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Chamber cancels Edmonds Halloween Trick-or-Treat

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has canceled its annual Halloween Trick-or-Treat. Each year on Halloween, the streets in downtown Edmonds are closed and filled with costumed kids... — Updated 9/17/2020

Cascade Symphony cancels fall 2020 season

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra (CSO), for public safety concerns and in compliance with pandemic regulations issued by the state of Washington, is canceling its remaining 2020 concerts at the Edmonds Center for the Arts that were... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story

Scarecrow, Octoberfest events canceled | A&E Briefs

Of course: Scarecrow Festival is online for 2020 Here’s 2020 for you: The Edmonds Historical Museum says its eighth annual Edmonds Scarecrow Festival is a special COVID edition. Despite the pandemic forcing some changes, the... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story

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Dr. Marcos Rosalvo Alvarenga do Valle: 1954-2020

Dr. Marcos Rosalvo Alvarenga do Valle passed away at the age of 66 on August 11, 2020, after suffering a brain aneurysm on August 9, 2020. Born on May 5, 1954, Dr. Valle was born... — Updated 9/17/2020 Full story

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