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 By Neely Stratton    News

Bird Fest keynote speaker: A connection between birds, agriculture

Attendees at the annual Puget Sound Bird Fest in Edmonds Sept. 10-11 will be treated to a keynote address from Martha Jordan, founder and executive director of the Northwest Swan... — Updated 9/8/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Hazard pay for grocery workers to end in Edmonds

The Edmonds City Council this week unanimously approved repealing an ordinance providing hazard pay for grocery store workers. The ordinance was passed in April 2021 to provide... — Updated 8/18/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

No resolve concerning City Council resolutions

The Edmonds City Council on Tuesday once again delved into the issue of partisanship in local government with the introduction of a resolution by Council President Vivian Olson rela... — Updated 8/18/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Council stresses importance of nonpartisan roles

The Edmonds City Council on Tuesday unanimously agreed to adopt replacement language for its mission statement posted on the council website. The purpose? To highlight the... — Updated 8/4/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Strong or weak mayor? Civic group sponsors discussion

More than 40 people gathered together at the Edmonds Waterfront Center on Monday to discuss two specific forms of municipal government in the state – mayor-council vs. city... — Updated 7/7/2022

 By Neely Stratton    A & E

Boost your low-tide adventure with free program

Want to enhance your tidal visits? Join the experts. Exploring Edmonds beaches at low tide can be an adventure, as many found during our recent tides, the lowest in more than a... — Updated 7/7/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Zeek's: Not Edmonds, but close enough for delivery

Fans of Zeek's Pizza take note: Delivery will soon be an option in all of Edmonds. A new store is scheduled to open by the end of the month at the Terrace Station in Mountlake Terra... — Updated 7/6/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Artists sing praises of Edmonds Arts Festival: 'Customers are engaged'

More than 160 artisans attended last weekend's Edmonds Arts Festival from all over the nation and Canada to share and sell their work from the booths lining the Frances Anderson Cen... — Updated 6/30/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Affordable housing is coming to uptown

A new affordable housing option is close to becoming a reality in Edmonds. After a few false starts, Edmonds Lutheran Church sold a 1.35-acre lot to Housing Hope to create a... — Updated 6/23/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Holocaust survivor's granddaughter: 'I'm just the messenger now'

On June 27, 1944, cousins and best friends Vera Frank and Maria Frank of Hungary were loaded onto cattle cars and taken to the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp, where they rema... — Updated 6/21/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Flags flying on Emancipation Day this year

You may be wondering why you didn't see the usual selection of American flags fluttering around Edmonds on Flag Day Tuesday, June 14. The Edmonds Lions Club will be conserving... — Updated 6/21/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Holocaust survivor's daughter to speak at Cascadia

On June 27, 1944, cousins and best friends Vera Frank and Maria Frank of Hungary were loaded onto cattle cars and taken to the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp, where they... — Updated 6/21/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Showing leadership: Scriber Lake student's project delivers backpacks to the homeless

Alyssa Brown, a junior at Scriber Lake High School, needed a project to complete her Leadership Class commitment this year. She had thought about ways to help the homeless... — Updated 6/16/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

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 featur... — Updated 5/26/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Amazon Go: More like a convenience Whole Foods than ampm or 7-Eleven

After visiting the new Amazon Go in Mill Creek – the first in Snohomish County – I was pleasantly surprised by how seamless and easy the experience was. I already had a Prime... — Updated 5/17/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Meadowdale Players: Live and in person after 3 years

The thrill of live performances have returned to the Meadowdale High School drama program with its upcoming production of "Matilda the Musical" in the school's Blackbox Theater. It... — Updated 5/12/2022

 By Neely Stratton    Schools

Caddying leads to jackpot: 4-year scholarship

Zachary Frankenberg has been a golf caddy since the eighth grade. His hard work and love for the sport have paid off. Literally. The Edmonds resident and senior at O'Dea High... — Updated 4/25/2022

 By Neely Stratton    A & E

You can help local habitat restoration – and salmon

Are you interested in education and action about habitat restoration? This may be for you: Sound Salmon Solutions is offering a free program called the Community Action Training... — Updated 4/14/2022

 By Neely Stratton    A & E

Bookstores are optimistic about the future

The Friends of the Edmonds Library's first in-person event since the pandemic began featured a wide-ranging discussion of literature, trends in the book industry, upcoming authors... — Updated 4/6/2022

 By Neely Stratton    News

Bias, hurdles, tackled at Edmonds International Women's Day

Panels and speakers addressed bias in law enforcement and the court system, as well as the professional hurdles that women and minorities face, during the fourth annual Edmonds... — Updated 3/10/2022


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