Articles from the October 3, 2019 edition

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 By Brian Soergel    News    October 3, 2019

'Our humanity is intertwined'

King's Schools, an independent, interdenominational Christian school for students from preschool to grade 12 in Shoreline, is under fire from teachers and students who feel the school is not...

 

A working man's home in Edmonds

The 20th addition to the Edmonds Register of Historic Places wasn't a unanimous choice. Unlike others on the list – the stately Dutch colonial at the end of Caspers Street or the grand Palmer house...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    October 3, 2019

Bike lanes coming to major roadways in Edmonds

In a move aimed at increasing bicycle access throughout the city, Sound Transit has awarded Edmonds $1.85 million to, according to City transportation engineer Bertrand Hauss, make it easier and...

 

Rick Steves awards first climate smart commitment grants

Edmonds-based Rick Steves' Europe has selected 11 nonprofits to receive its first annual $1 million Climate Smart Commitment grants. In a news release, Steve said the company's yearly investment will...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    October 3, 2019

Trolley going out of business; $1.5M suit filed against Edmonds | City Briefs

Trolley serving Edmonds going out of business This summer, Edmonds introduced a month-long trolley that took locals and visitors from downtown to the waterfront. But Councilmember Mike Nelson relayed...

 

Transitions | Mayor's Corner

Driving to the office from home this past Monday, I was struck by the sight of the first snow of the season on the Olympic Mountains. Simply spectacular! And of course with that, temperatures at best...

 

The state of two council-funded projects | Guest View

As City Council president, I thought Edmonds citizens would like an update on two ongoing council projects. It is very important for the community to understand the extent and impacts of two of the...

 

Bistro 76: A neighborhood favorite | Arts & Appetite

During a recent trip to Philadelphia, I spent a good bit of time happily reading restaurant reviews in the local newspapers. On the East Coast cities may be larger, but neighborhoods still remain...

 

Election endorsements; question on Premera | Letters to the Editor

Former electeds agree: Mike Nelson not best choice for mayor As former elected mayors and councilmembers of Edmonds, we are concerned about the information surrounding one of the candidates for...

 

The summer of '74 | Chuck Sigars

I’ve been exchanging text messages with an old friend lately, “old” as in old. We met when we were 15, 46 years ago this month. Maybe on this very day, who knows? I didn’t make a note in my...

 

A success: Oktoberfest beer runs out | Home Again

The recent Edmonds Rotary Club Oktoberfest proved to be a good choice for a first-time Edmonds community event and fundraiser to further Rotary support of local projects. The range of activities...

 

Cascade Symphony names Rose Gear executive director

Rose Gear, a music and arts administrator, business professional and musician, has been appointed full-time executive director of Cascade Symphony Orchestra by the organization's board of directors. G...

 

A day in the life of Edmonds Bookshop | Fresh Reads

Though Mary Kay and I have owned Edmonds Bookshop for more than 18 years, the store's daily operation, not to mention the overall identity and merchandising strategy, is mainly Mary Kay's doing. It's her, along with our dedicated staff, who try to...

 

Film Cabaret; Write on the Sound; scarecrows | A&E Briefs

'Casablanca' first up in Film Cabaret Series Edmonds Center for the Arts' annual Film Cabaret Series kicks off Oct. 10 with "Casablanca," the 1942 movies starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman....

 
 By Tina Novak    A & E    October 3, 2019

Phoenix Theatre opens with farcical 'Ladies Man' | Theater Reviewer

The Phoenix Theatre begins its 12th season with "Ladies Man," by Charles Morey. And as the curtain goes up, so does the laughter, brought on from the beginning of this classic French farce. One never...

 

Cascade Symphony Orchestra seeks 'Rising Star'

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra is encouraging talented young musicians to enter its "Rising Star" competition for the upcoming 2019-2020 season. The winning musician, to be selected by Cascade...

 

EdCC student wins first Frank DeMiero music scholarship

Dain Herndon, a freshman at Edmonds Community College with a major in music education, is the first recipient of the Frank DeMiero Music Scholarship recently established by Sno-King Community Chorale...

 

Manufactoring Day; industrial careers | School Briefs

Manufacturing Day at Edmonds CC Oct. 4 Edmonds Community College will host a Manufacturing Day event from noon-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, to highlight modern manufacturing – a growing industry....

 

Audubon program Oct. 11 focuses on Edmonds Marsh

Pilchuck Audubon Society will have a special program focused on the Edmonds Marsh for its monthly meeting 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Everett Firefighter's Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Featured as the...

 

Meadowdale High School locked down after report of firearm

A report of a firearm displayed at Meadowdale Neighborhood Park in Lynnwood caused a modified lockdown at Meadowdale High School Monday, Sept. 30. Lynnwood police responded to the call at about 9:40 a.m., according to Cmdr. Sean Doty. Edmonds police...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    October 3, 2019

Edmonds-Woodway takes down archrival Meadowdale | Football

Three weeks ago Edmonds-Woodway senior quarterback Read Carr wasn't sure if he would play high school football again. A hard hit by a Glacier Peak defender on the first play from scrimmage knocked...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    October 3, 2019

Big plays sink King's in second half | Football

King’s played its best first half of football of the entire season. But then the Knights gave up too many big plays in the second half and ended up falling 23-14 to Cascade (Leavenworth) in a nonconference game Friday, Sept. 27, at Woolsey...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    October 3, 2019

Senior standouts lead the way for new-look E-W | Cross country

To say that the Edmonds-Woodway cross country program has undergone some major changes would be the understatement of the year. The Warriors graduated arguably their most talented class of seniors in...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    October 3, 2019

Youth movement hits Mavericks | Cross country

The one word that best describes the Meadowdale cross country program is “young.” Sophomore Deklund DeBell leads a Maverick boys team that is sophomore-heavy with just one senior among the top seven runners. DeBell places seventh in the first...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    October 3, 2019

King's Smith set to defend state title | Cross country

King’s Naomi Smith has started her senior season in record fashion. The defending 1A state girls cross country champion has set a new meet record in every meet she’s competed in so far. At last weekend’s King’s Invitational, Smith finished...

 

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