Articles from the March 7, 2013 edition

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 By Pat Ratliff    News    March 7, 2013

Steves in 57th place in Iditarod

As of Wednesday morning, Edmonds resident Jan Steves is in 57th place in the 1,000+ mile long Iditarod race. Steves’ last checkpoint was Rohn, which is at the 188-mile mark of the race (imagine...

 
 By Pat Ratliff    News    March 7, 2013

Who will reign as our No.1 citizen?

Everyone in Edmonds is special. That’s why you live here. But with privilege comes responsibility – and the immediate need is to name your nominee as the 2013 Edmonds Citizen of the Year. Since...

 

EW Jazz Ensemble selected for Essentially Ellington

The Edmonds Woodway Jazz Ensemble 1 is one of the 15 finalists for its prestigious 18th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Band & Festival Competition. Beginning on May 10, the band will...

 

Gloria (Quigley) Ohm  1927 - 2013

Gloria Ruth Ohm passed away peacefully on February 25, 2013 at her Lake Stevens home. She is survived by her loving children, Mark Quigley (Rachael), Brian Quigley (Robby), Skip Quigley (Nancy),...

 

Fire Sirens

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 335 calls the week of Feb. 21-27: 272 emergency medical aid calls, 19 motor vehicle collisions, 15 fires, 13 service calls, 4 natural gas leaks and 12 automatic fire alarms. Feb. 21 COLLISION: At 6:31...

 

'Around Town' events and volunteer opportunities for the Edmonds area

Grace Lutheran Lenten Services Grace Lutheran Church of Edmonds will have Lenten Services every Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m., (for 45 minutes) before Easter. In addition, there will be a special Palm Sunday service on March 24 at 10:30 a.m. On...

 
 By John Owen    General    March 7, 2013

The restaurant plot smelt

You may have seen the recent Seattle Times article describing the daredevil surfers who travel in mid-winter to Nazare, Portugal to tackle 100-foot waves rolling in from the North Atlantic. "It's like an earthquake," a Nazare resident...

 
 By Tim Raetzloff    General    March 7, 2013

Matt Cawby’s Paine Field blog

Matt Cawby was born 200 years too late; he should have been with Lewis & Clark. I’ve not met anyone who can find his way through wilderness better than Matt and Keesha, his Siberian Husky. I...

 
 By John Pierre    General    March 7, 2013

A leisurely train ride when...

There are some things in life we dread more than others. Some examples are automobile accidents, home fires, medical emergencies and similar, sometimes life-altering, happenings. What about train wrecks? They are downright scary. I know. My wife and...

 

Missing those good people in my life

My extended family is lonesome these days, as we lost a dear man who has been in our lives for decades. Our Bernie was 85, but he never lost his sense of humor, his ready smile and hug, his interest...

 
 By Joan Bloom    Opinion    March 7, 2013

Let’s not play on their turf

Progress, sustainability experts say, is not growth or change, progress is improvement, and improvement comes in flavors: economic, social, and environmental. The Harbor Square Master Plan as currently being pushed, equates progress with just one...

 

Transition Resource Fair scheduled for March 26

Individuals with disabilities and their families can find ongoing support during Snohomish County’s 16th annual Transition Resource Fair, to be held March 26 at Cascade High School. The transition fair provides an opportunity for families to meet...

 

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