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 By Daniel Johnson    News

Need a millennial? Edmonds teen helps seniors with tech

Do you ever find yourself struggling with your smart phone or computer and think to yourself: "I wish I had a patient, tech-savvy teenager to help me" Meet Jack Rice, a sophomore at... — Updated 7/18/2021

 
 By Daniel Johnson    Opinion

Waterfront Center: Who, what, when, where, why | Guest View

During the pandemic, like many families, we got a puppy. One of the most difficult things to teach a puppy is “wait.” You put the delicious bowl of food on the floor then ask hi... — Updated 6/17/2021

 
 By Daniel Johnson    A & E

Edmonds Waterfront Center explores arts and culture

The Edmonds Waterfront Center's second Waterfront Forum is "How Arts and Culture Shape the Identity of Edmonds." Following on the heels of EWC's first forum, "Edmonds From the... — Updated 4/15/2021

 
 By Daniel Johnson    News

'We are rewarding those who have been on the planet longest'

The email from the Snohomish County Health District (SCHD) came in on a Tuesday morning. Could we use 100 COVID vaccines for eligible members this week? By Thursday, we had... — Updated 2/11/2021

 
 By Daniel Johnson    A & E

Waterfront Center: The significance of place

As we prepare to welcome the community into the new Waterfront Center (subject to the course of COVID-19 and meeting safety protocols), it is important that we place this milestone... — Updated 1/31/2021

 
 By Daniel Johnson    News

Your questions answered on Edmonds Waterfront Center

As the Edmonds Waterfront Center – formerly the Edmonds Senior Center – nears completion, there are probably undoubtedly a few questions about its opening, safety in the age of... — Updated 12/3/2020

 
 By Daniel Johnson    News

Local man gives boost to Waterfront Center solar initiative

Entering the final month of construction, activity at the new Edmonds Waterfront Center has been brisk. Completion of the state of the art, LEED Gold facility, that will serve as... — Updated 11/11/2020

 
 By Daniel Johnson    Opinion

Waterfront Center: The last mile | Guest View

For the last six years, we have been on a marathon to build a new home for the Edmonds Senior Center. It was a small handful of dedicated board members and staff who first set off... — Updated 10/14/2020

 
 By Daniel Johnson    News

Brothers in fashion donate $50,000 to Waterfront Center

In January 1971, Raj Shah was 16 years old when he immigrated to Edmonds from his native Kenya. With an older brother working for Boeing in Everett, Raj moved in with his new host... — Updated 10/7/2020

 
 By Daniel Johnson    News

Waterfront Center: The last mile | Guest View

For the last six years, we have been on a marathon to build a new home for the Edmonds Senior Center. It was a small handful of dedicated board members and staff who first set off... — Updated 10/7/2020

 
 By Daniel Johnson    News

Where were you one year ago?

July 9, 2019, was the day of the groundbreaking for the new Edmonds Waterfront Center. It was a cool overcast morning when nearly 200 people gathered on Railroad Ave at the site of... — Updated 7/16/2020

 
 By Daniel Johnson    Opinion

Navigating COVID-19 – compassion or ageism? | Guest View

When Gov. Jay Inslee issued the stay-at-home order in March due to COVID-19, the Edmonds Senior Center suspended all our programs. The message from the Centers for Disease Control w... — Updated 6/4/2020

 
 By Daniel Johnson    News

Navigating COVID-19 – compassion or ageism? | Guest View

When Gov. Jay Inslee issued the stay-at-home order in March due to COVID-19, the Edmonds Senior Center suspended all our programs. The message from the Centers for Disease Control... — Updated 6/3/2020

 
 By Daniel Johnson    News

A compassionate epidemic for Mother's Day: Highly contagious, unresponsive to social distancing

Every year, the Saturday before Mother's Day, 60 to 70 people would gather at the Edmonds Senior Center for the annual Mother's Day salmon luncheon. The meal of fresh salmon,... — Updated 5/13/2020

 
 By Daniel Johnson    News

Earth Day 2020: The local commitment in Edmonds

Wednesday, April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970. While many of the festivities planned to commemorate the occasion have been canceled due... — Updated 4/25/2020

 
 By Daniel Johnson    Opinion

A most unique gift | Guest View

During this season of giving, we all have stories of memorable gifts given and received. In our family, the story retold year after year was given (and abruptly returned) to my Grea... — Updated 12/12/2019

 

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