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Articles from the July 3, 2019 edition

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Lessons from a silent mountain | Moment's Notice

Nearly eight years ago, this column featured the story of three women from Edmonds (Michelle Clyborne, Ruth Arista, and I) climbing to the summit of Mount Rainier, Washington’s most famous of...

 By Brian Soergel    News    July 3, 2019

Final Edmonds council candidate kickoffs are set

Diane Buckshnis and Jenna Nand, competing for Position 4 on the Edmonds City Council, have announced the dates for their campaign kickoffs. Although both filed in May, they are the final two of the eight candidates vying for four seats on the...

 By Bill Phipps    Opinion    July 3, 2019

Open letter to council: Increase tree canopy | Guest View

We must face the reality of our diminishing urban forest canopy. We know we are losing hundreds of large conifers due to development. This is not a unique problem. The speed of worldwide forest loss... Full story


Marsh, beach needed to maintain biodiversity | Guest View

The recent discussions over the Sunset connector and the Edmonds Marsh, along with the rather worrying news relating to climate change, extinction, forest fires, and refugees, have continued to...

 By Chuck Sigars    General    July 3, 2019

A modern life in airplane mode

A quarter of my life has passed without my father being around to hear about it. I used to enjoy calling him on Saturday nights, catching him up and just chatting about whatever, and for months after...

 By Brian Soergel    News    July 3, 2019

Toyota tramples grave marker in Edmonds cemetery

This happened. Edmonds Police Sgt. Shane Hawley tells us that a caller reported Friday, June 28, that a man in a truck had driven over a grave marker at the Edmonds Cemetery and was unable to get the...

 By Brian Soergel    News    July 3, 2019

Independence: Races, parades, fireworks, and more

Want to celebrate America’s 243rd anniversary on July 4? Edmonds has you covered with the annual An Edmonds Kind of 4th. As always, activities are organized and put on by the Edmonds Chamber of...


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