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 By David Pan    Sports    September 5, 2019

New coach, new offensive approach for Mavericks | Football - By David Pan

The Meadowdale football team hit the ground running on the first day of practices – in more ways than one. Under first-year head coach James Harmon, who previously was the team's defensive...

 

Edmonds' preserved history

After another successful year producing and distributing the Edmonds Historic Calendar, the Historic Preservation Commission is now working on the 2020 version. After recently focusing on the 1950s...

 

Edmonds is first in Washington to read indigenous land acknowledgement

"We acknowledge the original inhabitants of this place, the Sdohobsh (Snohomish) people and their successors the Tulalip Tribes, who since time immemorial have hunted, fished, gathered, and taken care of these lands. We respect their sovereignty,...

 

District's $34.3 million budget returns some teachers

With school beginning this week in the Edmonds School District, administrators are hoping a new year brings stability to the end of a tumultuous three-month period that saw a $17.7 million deficit...

 

84th Avenue West project will cause delays

Construction on the City of Edmonds' 84th Avenue West overlay project will begin next week, and is expected to be completed in November. Expect delays. The project involves a full-width roadway grind...

 

Record donations from Taste Edmonds benefit Boys & Girls Club

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has announced that, thanks to the tips received from attendees at Taste Edmonds, it has donated a record $8,190.35 to the Edmonds Boys & Girls Club. The previous...

 

City website has discount information for seniors

The Edmonds City Council has launched a page on the City website to assist seniors with discounts on property taxes and utilities, as well as links to area services and updates on where to locate Senior Center services while the remodel is underway....

 

New Mukilteo ferry terminal on target for 2020

Going up to Whidbey Island and points north for many means hopping on the Mukilteo-Clinton ferry. If you haven't visited the ferry terminal lately, you should know that there are major updates to the...

 

Soaking up the rays

The final day of August was a spectacular one in Edmonds, at least until the clouds rushed in later in the day. Plenty or residents and visitors took advantage of the weather along the waterfront,...

 

The 416's long goodbye | Editor's Note

When I moved to Edmonds in 2000, I worked as a scribe for Washington Mutual in its internal communications department. (Things went downhill after I left a few years later, LOL.) Working in downtown Seattle was a great experience (lunch walks to...

 

Rick Steves travelogue on fascism is essential watching | Guest View

I recently had the pleasure of watching Rick Steves' travelogue on "The Story of Fascism in Europe" on PBS. As most Edmonds citizens know, Steves is Edmonds' very own travel writer, author, activist,...

 

Courteous Edmonds drivers | Letters to the Editor

Courteous drivers in Edmonds My wife and I have enjoyed spending the Labor Day weekend with her mother in the great city of Edmonds. You have a wonderful community. We had occasion to walk from the house to the downtown area and the ferry dock...

 

To lightly touch your heart, and your taste buds | Arts & Appetite

The literal definition of dim sum is to "lightly touch your heart," likely because small dim sum plates were often served as snacks or combined for a family brunch. Good dim sum does touch your heart,...

 

Edmonds-Woodway plans to ramp up its passing attack

Expect to see some changes with the Edmonds-Woodway offense this season. The graduation of two-time, all-league running back Capassio Cherry likely means the Warriors will be ramping up the passing ga...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    September 5, 2019

King's counting on young players to grow into starting roles

The King's offense can be summed up in three words – ground and pound. With an offensive line led by all-league senior Colin Hamilton and an experienced senior quarterback in Luke Marion, the...

 

Remembering a friend from Edmonds High | Home Again

Last weekend, two classmates and I took the ferry to Kingston to attend a celebration of the life of an Edmonds High School classmate, Dave Martin, who died a month ago. We last saw him nearly a year...

 

Keeping it clear and vivid for as long as possible | Chuck's World

I'd like to state for the record that I consider Alan Alda to be a national treasure. I'm going to write a bit about Alda, so I wanted to be up front about my personal feelings. I should probably...

 

Annual Edmonds Art Studio Tour arriving Sept. 21-22

Have you ever wondered how local artists create their work? Wished you could peek into their private studios? Wanted to meet the creator of your most recent art purchase? You’ll have your chance with the Edmonds Art Studio Tour, where artists in...

 

Floretum Garden Club sets 2019-2020 speaker lineup

The Edmonds Floretum Garden Club meets the third Monday each month from September to May (with exceptions for Monday holidays). Meeting are at Edmonds City Hall, 121 Fifth Ave. N, Edmonds. Sept. 16: Botanical Treasures of South India: A Journey to...

 

Rick Steves, Classic Car Show, Oso photos

Rick Steves speaking on his upcoming TV special Edmonds European travel expert Rick Steves' behind-the-scenes look Sept. 7 about his upcoming public television special about hunger, hope, and the...

 

Edmonds School District receives $5,000 grant

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has received a $5,000 grant from Seattle-based Glaser Foundation to expand career and college readiness programs serving an estimated 3,100 low-income students at seven high schools. The grant is designed...

 

Pay raise, bus tips, Right at School | School Briefs

EdCC president gets pay raise after first year Edmonds Community College's president, Amit Singh, is getting a pay increase from the Board of Trustees after his first year at the Lynnwood school....

 

Remembering 9/11 in Edmonds

On Wednesday, South County Fire & Rescue firefighters will lead their annual ceremony honoring those lost on Sept. 11. All invited to attend the ceremony at 9:11 a.m. The International...

 

2 boats collide near Edmonds ferry dock

Two recreational boats collided on Monday near the Edmonds ferry dock, sending two people to the hospital for minor injuries, according to Edmonds police. The Coast Guard reports that one boat with...

 

New ways to get concealed pistol license

Snohomish County's Concealed Pistol License (CPL), issued by the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, has a new look. As of Sept. 1, CPLs issued by Snohomish County will be printed on plastic cards,...

 

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