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Boosting the arts in Edmonds – and the economy

A plan almost 20 years in the making to turn part of Fourth Avenue North into a pedestrian-friendly street – including shops and restaurants with a focus on the creative arts... — Updated 5/26/2022

Edmonds chamber president is leaving after 8 years

Edmonds Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Greg Urban announced last week that he is leaving the city after eight years. He will also be giving up his position as fire... — Updated 5/27/2022

Al Compaan recognized at Edmonds' 2021 Citizen of the Year ceremony

With over 40,000 residents, it's not always easy to choose just one person to be the Edmonds Citizen of the Year. But for 2021, past Kiwanis Club President Juliana Van Buskirk says... — Updated 5/26/2022

It's back: Verdant ready to help promote local health

The Verdant Community Wellness Center is back in business and ready to serve south Snohomish County residents. And more than 120 people came to celebrate its reopening, which... — Updated 5/26/2022

A windy low tide | Through Your Lens

Lots of kids and parents made it out to Edmonds' tide flats last week during a super low tide. It was also very windy, but that didn't stop the exploring. Remember: Edmonds beaches... — Updated 5/26/2022

A look back at Edmonds' past | Through Your Lens

Here's a picture of the old Brackett & Roscoe Bros. delivery wagon in 1911. It came from Edmonds historian Betty Gaeng, who now lives in Alaska. "It looks as if the photo was... — Updated 5/26/2022

Get involved – City debuts environmental services portal

Residents can visit the new environmental services portal on the City of Edmonds website to discover resources and opportunities to get involved with environmental-focused projects... — Updated 5/26/2022

VFW Buddy Poppy, and Memorial Day in Edmonds

For the first time since 2019, due to the COVID pandemic, Edmonds Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8870 will distribute the Buddy Poppy as part of its Memorial Day observances to... — Updated 5/26/2022

They didn't get away | Through Your Lens

Lisa Epstein of Edmonds sent us these pictures of herself and her husband, OClaire Enstad, showing their big catches on an epic bass fishing adventure in Eastern Washington... — Updated 5/26/2022

Foundation celebrates National Police Week

Edmonds Police Foundation helped celebrate National Police Week with goody bags for our Edmonds Police Department officers and staff. No one is excluded. The K-9 unit, Hobbs and... — Updated 5/26/2022

Man dies after medical emergency at Port of Edmonds

A man who died at the Port of Edmonds marina on Saturday was secured in an elevated seat, 15 feet up and working on the mast of a sailboat, when he experienced a medical emergency... — Updated 5/26/2022

'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 5/26/2022

'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 5/26/2022

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 5/26/2022

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 5/26/2022

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 5/26/2022

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

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How to make solar work in Edmonds | Greener Edmonds

How can solar be a significant part of energy supply in Edmonds? An important natural resource needed for solar is space. Only so much sun energy hits the ground. As a result of... — Updated 5/26/2022

Spring: The Summer Market, and brunch options | Arts & Appetite

Ah, spring in the Pacific Northwest! Such a beautiful time of year – more flowers than seem possible are blooming all around us and the sky is more often blue than gray. Each... — Updated 5/26/2022

Learning in the wonderful age; generous Edmonds | Only in Edmonds

Some of us have binder-size calendars with 1-inch squares that we cram with appropriate times and addresses so as not to miss an appointment. This worked well for years until a few... — Updated 5/26/2022

A solution to the ferry problem | Letters to the Editor

Bring back fired ferry employees I'm a newbie to being an Edmonds resident and an oldie to being a ferry rider. Living on the Seattle side most of my life while enjoying the Kitsap... — Updated 5/26/2022

Trivia time: presidents and vice presidents | History Files

I was looking through my old files to find something that I could post on the "Remembering Alpine Washington" Facebook page. I found an old interview granted by Mary Daheim. I also... — Updated 5/26/2022

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

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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

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ACT Award winners include two EC nominees

A pair of nominees by the Edmonds College Board of Trustees were recognized during the 2022 Washington State ACT (Association of College Trustees) Spring Conference. Instructor... — Updated 5/26/2022

Rotary Club announces 11 scholarships

Rotary Club of Edmonds has granted $18,000 in scholarships to 11 Edmonds area seniors. Students from Scriber Lake, Edmonds Woodway, and Meadowdale high schools are encouraged to... — Updated 5/26/2022

Cascade Symphony Orchestra awards scholarships

Edmonds-based Cascade Symphony Orchestra has awarded two scholarships to two graduating students from Shorecrest High School in Shoreline. Flora Cummings was awarded a $3,000... — Updated 5/26/2022

Sound Salmon Solutions accepts scholarship

Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds presents a check to Sound Salmon Solutions to cover tuition for two students to attend the Salish Scientists Summer Camp. Presenting the check to... — Updated 5/26/2022

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 5/26/2022

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

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Hans Beck, John Patterson, Isaac Carlson, Deklund DeBell - Track & Field

The Maverick 4 x 400 meter relay team shared their best performance of the season at the WESCO South Meet on Friday, May 13th. This accomplished group of men are now headed to... — Updated 5/26/2022

Evan Clugston - Boys Golf

This week's Edmonds Woodway athlete of the week is senior golfer Evan Clugston. Clugston punched his ticket to the state golf tournament in Spokane this past week with his... — Updated 5/26/2022

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

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Youth steel pan groups to perform at Edmonds Center for the Arts

The youth steel pan bands of Steel Magic Northwest will present their annual "Here Comes the Sun" season-finale concert at the Edmonds Center for the Arts on Sunday, June 12, at 5... — Updated 5/26/2022

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 5/26/2022

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

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