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EdCC Foundation receives $550,000 donation

The Edmonds Community College Foundation is the recipient of a $550,000 donation from the estate of Eva Gordon – a local centenarian who cared deeply about education. The EdCC Foundation is one of...

 

Edmonds 2019 year in review, part 2

Ruston was among about 30 other dogs chasing rubber balls and perfecting their doggie-paddle strokes in the morning session of the inaugural Paws in the Pool at Yost Park, reserved for dogs 50 pounds...

 

A step toward dependence | Guest View

My dad gave up driving – all by himself – at age 97. What took him so long? Prior to this step toward dependence – on me – he had refused to enter into any conversations about lightening the...

 

Possible solution to railroad hazard? | Letters to the Editor

Several people who have turned left from Railroad Avenue to what they thought would be Sunset Avenue, or the reverse, ended up on the tracks. Given the depth of the rail ties from the surface of the...

 

Looking back, looking forward, looking up | Chuck's World

Three years ago, I thought I was so smart. It was a bad year, that one. Not only did a presidential election roil us in 2016, unleashing spasms of disbelief and nastiness, but we lost a bunch of...

 

Make 2020 a year of service | Off the Cuff

I put on a cardigan the other day that I had not worn in a while and found in the pocket a scrap piece of paper upon which was written, “The most personal stories have the power to change lives....

 

Clam chowder contest will have Japanese entry

The fifth annual Edmonds Clam Chowder Cook-Off will have a new twist on Feb. 22, 2020 – an international competitor. Early this year in Funabashi, Japan, the city held its first clam chowder event,...

 

Anna Alexander joins majority-female Superior Court

Judge Anna Alexander was sworn in Dec. 5 to the Snohomish County Superior Court. Alexander was the youngest woman ever admitted to the University of Washington School of Law at age 19, and practiced...

 

Year in Review, part 2 | Police Beat

July 2 Ga-ga getaway Theft of bicycle and baby stroller from motel. 23921 Edmonds Way. Stop making sense Housekeeper took cellphones, returned items. 23900 block Highway 99. July 6 Soft serve Vehicle...

 

St. Alban's donates $1,429 to Chase Lake

The Rev. Greg Peters and senior warden Dan Mullene from Edmonds St. Alban's Episcopal Church recently presented Chase Lake Elementary Community School Principal Sean Silver and Vonya King-Norton,...

 

A look back at the elite athletes and teams of 2019

Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale and King's athletes left quite an impression on prep sports fans during the second half of 2019. Senior Grace Morgan and Jersey Razzano led the Meadowdale girls swim team... Full story

 

Polar Bear Plunge in Edmonds

The 13th annual Polar Bear Plunge at Brackett's Landing North was once again filled with hearty souls spreading good cheer on the first day of 2020. Drone video by Phillip Borchert. Photos by Lee and...

 

Basketball teams keep busy over holiday break

Three players scored in double figures as Meadowdale jumped to a big early lead and went on to defeat Lincoln 67-60 in a Top of the Peak girls basketball tournament game Saturday, Dec. 28, at Glacier Peak High School. Junior Fatoumata Jaiteh scored...

 

Clifford G. Adams: 1941-2019

Cliff Adams, age 78, passed away in Everett, WA, on Thursday, December 19, 2019. He was born February 19, 1941 in Chicago, IL, the first-born son of Anton and Antonette (Konieczka) Adams. He married B... Full story

 

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