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Having their day

Anne Shirey, who lives in north Seattle and grew up swimming at Yost Pool, looked on with Ian Conery as Ruston paddled into the water during the inaugural Paws in the Pool. "I've been at Yost Pool my...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    September 26, 2019

Last-minute field goal lifts Mavericks to victory

In a sloppy and penalty-plagued game, Meadowdale needed its special teams to execute perfectly in order to pull out a victory. Junior Cole Sargent and the Mavericks' field goal unit met the challenge....

 

Theft of copper wiring leaves local football teams in the dark

The Edmonds School District is working closely with the Edmonds Police Department following a copper wire theft incident that left last Friday’s Meadowdale/Lynnwood high school football game in the dark, forcing it to be rescheduled. On Friday,...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    September 26, 2019

Warriors lose to Falcons 35-7 | Football

Edmonds-Woodway didn’t match up well against Woodinville in the first half of Friday’s nonconference football game. The Falcons overwhelmed the Warriors, scoring five unanswered touchdowns en rout...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    September 26, 2019

Senior standouts lead talented Mavericks | Girls swimming

A young Meadowdale girls swim team is going to be relying on its senior co-captains this season. Both Grace Morgan and Jersey Razzano bring a wealth of experience to share with their teammates, which...

 

Edmonds-Woodway students beat state averages in math, English

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) recently released results for the statewide Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBA) taken in the 2018-19 school year. The statewide assessment results are just one look into how the K-12 system is...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    September 26, 2019

Relays shaping up well for Edmonds-Woodway | Girls swimming

A talented Kamiak squad wasn't the only obstacle the Edmonds-Woodway girls swim team faced in its second meet of the season. Some type of cold or flu bug that hit the school resulted in the absence of...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    September 26, 2019

Knights come up short against Pioneers | Football

King’s took a huge step forward in week three. The Knights cut down on their turnovers and turned in a solid performance in a 28-21 loss to Nooksack Valley in a nonconference football game Friday, Sept. 20, at Nooksack Valley High School. King’s...

 

Thief steals camera. It's found. Suspect isn't

The Edmonds Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect who stole a surveillance camera – from the police department. "The camera was actually stolen on July 10," said...

 

Edmonds Municipal Court offers debt relief online

The inability to physically appear in Edmonds Municipal Court is no longer a barrier to access to justice for indigent defendants looking for relief from outstanding legal financial obligations (LFO)....

 

Mayor, councilmembers will get raises in 2020, 2021 | City Briefs

Mayor, councilmembers will get raises in 2020, 2021 Whoever is elected Edmonds mayor in November – Mike Nelson or Neil Tibbott – will see a 4% pay raise, taking the City's top position to an annual salary to $130,972. In 2021, it will increase an...

 

Native purification ceremony at Waterfront Center

More than 30 board members, friends and supporters gathered recently at the future site of the Edmonds Waterfront Center for a Native American purification and blessing ceremony. Chief William Depoe...

 

Oktoberfest in Edmonds

Attendance at the Edmonds Rotary's first Oktoberfest was light during the day on Sept. 20-21, but picked up at nighttime with live music and beer lovers visiting the beer booths. The service...

 

Cheers to the Edmonds High School class of '59

Each day, I look for my "shiny penny." Not as an actual coin (although that has happened with frequency) but rather as something that stands out and is special to me that day. It could be a kind...

 

Becoming our grandparents isn't for chickens; and we need the eggs | Off Kilter

Grandparents: Hopefully, most of those reading this can recall their grandparents. The other day I was reflecting on one of Woody Allen's constant themes. It is present in every one of his movies....

 

An election season reminder

With election season here, we want readers to be aware of some guidelines for publishing letters to the editor. We will allow for @#one#@ letter endorsing a single candidate through the election. We will not publish multiple letters from a single...

 

Boldly going back to the future | Chuck's World

I suspect that most of us have a sense of the history we don’t really know. We grow and move beyond simple, chauvinistic attitudes about what happened in the past, elementary school lessons seen...

 

Breakfast … in an ordinary world | Moment's Notice

Breakfast, especially Sunday breakfast, is the highlight of my week. My dad and I used to talk about how lucky we were because when we went to bed at night, we knew we would start the next day gratefu...

 

'The Fiddler'-inspired works at Edmonds Center for the Arts

Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins, the "Fiddler on the Roof" violin soloist for the Tony- and Grammy-nominated revival on Broadway, created the first full album of newly commissioned and original "Fiddler...

 

Fall fashion for 2019 | Off the Cuff

Q. What goes up and down, in and out and big and small? A. Fashion trends. Any time we embark on a new season, in this case as summer bows to autumn, fresh trends in fashion unfold, sometimes more...

 

Stolen phones, a taser, high times | Police Beat

Sept. 10 Hello, it’s me Cellphone stolen from shopping cart. 23632 Highway 99. Future flames Damage to church door; possible attempted burglary. 828 Caspers St. DUI, harassment Traffic stop leads to felony DUI arrest and felony harassment arrest....

 

Edmonds artists open their studio to visitors

The 14th annual Edmonds Art Studio Tour Sept. 21-22 drew thousands to 19 studios featuring 35 artists. Visitors at the free self-guided event, sponsored in part by the Edmonds Arts Festival, had the...

 

Creating monuments in Edmonds

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Culture Monuments, which "incorporate the words, images, and symbols that represent communities of all types and sizes."...

 

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