Articles from the February 6, 2020 edition

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 By Emma Scher    News    February 6, 2020

Shubert Ho finds recipe for success in Edmonds

If there's a formula for launching a successful restaurant in Edmonds, Shubert Ho and his restaurant group seem to have cracked it. Ho, with the help of his Feedme Hospitality and Restaurant Group, ha...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    February 6, 2020

2nd accident on tracks in less than two months

An 82-year-man in a pickup truck southbound made an illegal crossing on the west side of the railroad tracks in Edmonds early Tuesday morning, Feb. 4, and was struck by a BNSF train. It's the third...

 

$696 million school bond, levy: Decision time

Is the Edmonds School District board asking too much in its almost $696 million capital construction bond and replacement capital/technology levy, both on the special Feb. 11 ballot? Or, as the...

 
 By Emily Gilbert    News    February 6, 2020

Swedish nurses strike highlights staffing, security concerns

Several Swedish nurses were told to stay home after their three-day strike ended Friday, Jan. 31. Guards even stood in front of doors, disallowing entrance. But for others, Friday morning was their...

 

Housing Commission open house and survey announced

Ready to give City leaders some thoughts on housing? The community is invited to attend the first open house about the Housing Commission's work. It's 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, in the Great...

 

Roommate of the year; burlgaries; felonies | Police Beat

Jan. 22 Suspicious Complainant believes a roommate may have stolen his debit card and suspects roommate of scratching his motorcycle. Not proven at this time. Information report only. 18800 block...

 

Why you should vote on bond, levy | Guest View

I have done quite a bit of research into both issues on this ballot and, as a proponent for this bond and levy, I wanted to dispel some of the misinformation and clarify some of the confusion voters have expressed regarding the effects it will have....

 

History in perspective | History Files

In studying history, like art and architecture, perspective is paramount. An acquaintance sent me a note, probably paraphrased of what he had read in an old journal from an early resident of...

 

Transparency, schools, and sex ed | Letters to the Editor

Hey, Edmonds: Play 'transparency' The City's Housing Survey is online. With today's technology, what information is being collected behind the scenes? If you take the City of Edmonds housing online...

 

A simple gift in a troubling time | Chuck Sigars

I said goodbye to two old friends last week, although it was hardly sad, and not really goodbye anyway. A favorite television show ended, for one thing. I watched the finale and appreciated the...

 

Kid theater: A universal experience | Home Again

“Shrek Jr: The Musical” took a couple of chunks out of my Friday and Saturday last week, when Alki Elementary students performed the show at West Seattle High School. You’d probably guess that...

 

Edmonds' Wintergrass is pure folk and Americana

In 2016, the City of Edmonds Arts Commission, the Edmonds Library and the Friends of the Edmond Library partnered on a new free, live music series for the fall to spring months. Most of the Music at t...

 

Edmonds Demo Garden begins is 10th year

On Jan, 5, a group of Edmonds faithful wildlife and native plant supporters gathered once again at the Willow Creek Salmon Hatchery Education Center and started warming up the room and planning the...

 

Clogging classes begin in Edmonds Feb. 6

Clogging has its roots in the Appalachian Mountains and is a rhythmic, percussive, hoedown style and danced to most genres of music. Maureen Pettit, and instructor with the Edmonds Senior Center, will have a class for beginners starting Thursday, Feb...

 

Warriors set two records at Edmonds District meet | Boys swimming

Edmonds-Woodway’s relays stole the show at the annual Edmonds District boys swimming championships. The Warriors set two meet records and went on to easily claim the team title Saturday, Feb. 1, at...

 

Westgate kids staging 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.'

Talented thespians from Westgate Elementary School present Disney's "Alice in Wonderland Jr" at noon and 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the school, 9601 220th St. SW, Edmonds. The 60-minute musical, desi...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    February 6, 2020

Mavericks struggle in loss to Scots | Girls basketball

Meadowdale knew it faced significant challenges when leading scorer Fatoumata Jaiteh went down with an ankle injury the day before a key game against Shorecrest. The Mavericks fell behind 25-10 at...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    February 6, 2020

Warriors' defense too much for Royals | Girls basketball

Edmonds-Woodway is known as an offensive team. But against district rival Lynnwood, the Warriors’ defense proved to be the difference. Edmonds-Woodway limited the Royals to their third-lowest offens...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    February 6, 2020

Edmonds-Woodway grinds out victory | Boys basketbal

Edmonds-Woodway canceled a Saturday practice. The Warriors secured the rare day off after winning their third game of the week – 53-40 – over Lynnwood in a Wesco 3A boys basketball Friday, Jan....

 

Scholarship established for environmental studies, social justice

A new educational scholarship has been established in the name of Dave Ellingson, a scholar and kayaker who lives in Edmonds. Trinity Education Foundation has announced the Dave Ellingson Scholarship...

 

Edgar Rowland Shepherd: 1918–2020

Edgar passed away peacefully on January 27, 2020, at his home in Edmonds, Washington, of natural causes, surrounded by family. Born July 4, 1918, in Trafford, Pennsylvania, Edgar (Ed) was a very... Full story

 

Judith Louise Brobeck: 1940–2020

Judy has gone to her loving Savior, passing from this life on January 28, 2020. Judy was born in Seattle, Washington, on July 10, 1940, to her parents, Dr. Don and Dorothy Kraabel. She was raised in... Full story

 

From the superintendent: Information about bond/levy

You may recall from the information we sent you in the fall that the Edmonds School District is holding an election on Tuesday, Feb. 11, with two important measures on the ballot: – $600 million...

 

Police seek leads in possible child luring

Officers and detectives with the Edmonds Police Department are working with Lynnwood police to identify the person or persons who have approached children in the area of College Place Middle School... Full story

 

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