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 By Manya Vee    News

Taking on the world by taking on menopause

Menopause. Do you dread it? Or do you welcome it? The hot flashes. The night sweats. Who wants any of that? Yet it seems beyond our control to do anything about it. But is it? I've... — Updated 11/23/2021

 
 By Manya Vee    News 

When tragedy struck, stubborn willpower took over

When a debilitating disease strikes, you can lie down and roll over. Or, you can do what Meara Steele does. It's 1994. You're 19. You're in college. The future looks bright. You... — Updated 11/23/2021

 
 By Manya Vee    News

Rita Ireland reveals Edmonds' history of one feisty woman

One feisty Edmonds woman of today reminds us of another feisty woman from 100 years ago. It was 2018. The 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right, to vote... — Updated 11/11/2021

 
 By Manya Vee    News

What's the value of motherhood? Bad bosses inspire book

Ask any person to describe motherhood, and you might hear – and imagine – a string of images like dirty diapers, screaming toddlers, and putting dinner on the table. And, though... — Updated 11/7/2021

 
 By Manya Vee    News

Debby Grant solves her retirement conundrum

In the end, it was her knitting that did the job. With retirement looming and free time available, Edmonds resident Debby Grant mused about how best to use that extra time. She... — Updated 11/4/2021

 
 By Manya Vee    News

Leanne Shelton: Still dancing after all these years

Have you ever done the can-can? Leanne Shelton does it every year. Her dancing lessons began at age 5 in a Ballard dance studio. Two years later, her mother signed her up for the... — Updated 10/29/2021

 
 By Manya Vee    News

Worldwide travel company changed the life of Edmonds retiree

What do quiet Edmonds and the steamy climes of Africa enjoy in common? Anne Kutay. An avid reader, she escaped her sleepy Ballard childhood through books. She fueled her vivid imagi... — Updated 10/21/2021

 
 By Manya Vee    Schools

Relentless optimism: Teaching in the age of COVID

School opens in Edmonds, at last! But not without anxiety. Questions abound. How will school in Edmonds be different this year with a pandemic still raging? Will wearing masks be a... — Updated 9/27/2021

 
 By Manya Vee    Opinion

Lets talk REAL issues

Editor: As each election season rolls around in Edmonds, I keep hoping that genuine, open discussion of our citys problems will take place. Once again, I'm sadly disappointed. The city is going broke! What happens when we can no... — Updated 10/15/2009

 

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