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Articles from the April 25, 2013 edition

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Edmonds astronomer discovers most earth-like planet yet

A University of Washington astronomer from Edmonds has made a huge discovery in the science world. So huge, in fact, that last week it was the top story in Google News’s Science Division. Eric Agol...


Edmonds Community College  names Deans for Business, Natural Sciences and Math division

Edmonds Community College Executive Vice President for Instruction Marty Cavalluzzi has announced the appointment of two new deans, Andy Williams and Elliot Stern. Williams was named dean for the... Full story


Charles Drabkin and Culinary Arts students prepare for fancy feasts

Edmonds Community College instructor Charles Drabkin masterfully prepares feasts for large crowds. But he couldn’t pull it off without help from his Culinary Arts students. Drabkin, who marks his...

 By Patrick Hogan    A&E    April 25, 2013

Theatre Review – Driftwood’s Godspell: See it!

Director Nathan Jeffrey has delivered a fantastic show to the Wade James Theater stage in Driftwood’s production of Godspell, playing through May 5. Godspell, with music written by Steven Schwartz...

 By John Pierre    General    April 25, 2013

Complaining about the railroads

They're still at it. "They" being the chronic complainers taking shots at the inevitable coal trains slated to run through our Edmonds By the Sea... a town that became a town because of trains. I suggest that these complainers date back... Full story

 By John Owen    General    April 25, 2013

Fungi for the masses?

Chances are you don't have John Kellogg's picture on your living room mantle. But you probable should if you are an Edmonds resident who consumes seven pounds of breakfast cereal each year, most of it cold. You might say that John Kellogg is...


A quiet birthday with the kids ­– not!

Last week my grandson Adam turned four. My brother Warren and I were invited to a low-key birthday celebration at daycare, which we happily attended. (I cannot believe I just used the term...

 By Maggie Fimia    Opinion    April 25, 2013

Questions for Mayor and Councilmembers

Dear Mayor and Councilmembers: I have serious questions about the process used by the Council during the deliberations regarding the Harbor Square Master Plan. The questions are: 1. Could you please explain how the choice to not accept the Port's... Full story


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

Phoenix Theatre presents ‘Office Hours’ The Phoenix Theatre, Firdale Village, continues its hilarious production of "Office Hours" through April 28. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.. General...


Don’t miss ‘Save the Frogs Day’

A ”Save the Frogs Day” free program will be held on Saturday April 27 at 1 p.m. at the Edmonds Wildlife Habitat Native Plant Demonstration Garden located at the Willow Creek Hatchery in Edmonds. In recognition of April as National Frog month, Edm... Full story

 By Pat Ratliff    News    April 25, 2013

Park Impact fees: funding Edmonds’ future parks

Edmonds has a wonderful selection of parks and recreation venues, many residents would probably agree. But the city spends a lot of money keeping those parks clean, repaired and open to the public. As more people move into the city (estimates are...


City of Edmonds takes 3 awards for parks excellence

Each year, the Washington Recreation and Park Association (WRPA) honors public agencies and individuals for outstanding and unique achievements in the professional field of Parks and Recreation. Park and Recreation professionals, facilities, special... Full story


Local Seattle Pacific University students make Dean’s List

A number of students made the Seattle Pacific University 2013 Winter Quarter Dean’s List. Students on the Dean's List have completed at least 12 credits and attained a 3.50 or higher grade point average. Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific... Full story


PUD tips for reducing bills, helping the environment

Snohomish County PUD customers can keep their bills in check this season by following a few easy steps. There are countless ways to save money and help the environment at the same time. Simple Savers: Unplug any 2nd refrigerators not in use (or move...


Edmonds Film Fest – Sending Hope

The Edmonds Film Festival seeks to both promote the arts in Edmonds and fight the injustice of sex trafficking. It is holding its “Third Edmonds Film Festival ­– Sending Hope” on Sunday, May 19 from 6 – 8 p.m., at the Edmonds Center for the...


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