Articles from the October 17, 2019 edition

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 By Brian Soergel    News

'There was consensus that College Place needs to be done first'

When designers created College Place Middle School 50 or so years ago, they probably thought it looked pretty good. Maybe. But today, most would say the Lynnwood school – where... — Updated 11/1/2019


We get election letters | Letters to the Editor

Where is the real intolerance? The article in the Oct. 3 Edmonds Beacon about the controversy at King's Schools "Our humanity is intertwined") was well-written and for the most... — Updated 10/23/2019


Prime Living | ECA celebrates 5th anniversary of arts programming for people with memory loss

Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) announced the 5th season of its Dementia-Inclusive Series – a lineup of creative and social enrichment programs designed to engage people living... — Updated 10/17/2019

 By Beth Bond    News

Long-term care insurance; Do you need it? Can you get it? | Prime Living

Long-term care insurance. What is it really? Do I need it? Can I still get it? It is a fact of modern times that we need insurance to protect our home, car and possessions from... — Updated 10/17/2019


Couple launch pet- and house-sitting travel adventure | Prime Living

"Home is now wherever we are," they declare as they step off the airplane in Paris, ready to take on their first pet sitting gig. They are off on adventures for at least a year,... — Updated 10/17/2019

 By Brian Soergel    News

Snohomish County budget focuses on housing, environment

Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers' proposed 2020 budget to the Snohomish County Council, announced last week, focuses on public safety and the opioid crisis, environmental and... — Updated 10/17/2019


Clothing by heaters causes townhouse fire

No one was injured when an early morning fire Oct. 10 caused more than $55,000 damage to an Edmonds townhouse. A passerby called 911 at 4:35 a.m. to report smoke and flames coming... — Updated 10/17/2019


Party in the house, woot | Police Beat

Oct. 1 An offer you should refuse Attempted scam over Offer Up involving fraudulent check. 23010 Highway 99. Highway robbery $3,000 was taken from reporting party's motel room when... — Updated 10/17/2019


Ram Run at Holy Rosary| Through Your Lens

Holy Rosary School Edmonds' annual Ram Run had the benefit of sunny weather Oct. 10. Students made the best of the nice conditions during their annual school fundraiser, earning... — Updated 10/17/2019


Music at the Library kicks off with acoustic duo

Edmonds Library's annual Music at the Library season begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 with a performance by the Jim Basnight Acoustic Duo with Mikel Rollins. Here's the rest... — Updated 10/17/2019


Cascade Symphony opens season Oct. 21

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Michael Miropolsky, opens its 2019-2020 season – its 58th – 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, with its "Brahms' Passion"... — Updated 10/17/2019

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

The virtues of living virtually | Chuck's World

For someone whose summers are typically low-key seasons, this past one was an anomaly in the sense that I lost it. I spent about a month traveling this summer, making several... — Updated 10/17/2019


With good cookbooks, old is new again | Home Again

My favorite cookbook, without a doubt, is the oldest one in my collection. It’s my maternal grandmother’s “revised and enlarged” copy of "The Household Searchlight Recipe... — Updated 10/17/2019

 By Tim Raetzloff    Opinion

I'll take 'why should read history,' Alex | History Files

"You have no chance of winning. You are too old and your reflexes are too slow. These young people will all be faster." Such was the cheerful advice of Alex Trebek at dinner. One... — Updated 10/17/2019

 By Paul Archipley    Opinion

You too can fight domestic violence | Publisher's Desk

Kim Goldman had brought extensive notes for a prepared speech she was going to give at the Hope Within Luncheon, a fundraiser for Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County... — Updated 10/17/2019 Full story


Open houses to share ideas for improved Sounder station access

Sound Transit has evaluated more than 50 potential projects to improve parking and access at Edmonds and Mukilteo Sounder stations so that more residents can use this traffic-free... — Updated 10/17/2019


Event benefits Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is sponsoring An Evening in Diamonds 6-8 p.m. Oct. 20, at Jared The Galleria of Jewelry, 2925 196th St, SW, Lynnwood. The event will b... — Updated 10/17/2019


Sno-King Youth Club gets WISH Fund to replace vandalized goal

The Edmonds Chamber Foundation has announced the first recipient of the newly established WISH Fund. This past month Sno-King Youth Club found one of its new soccer goals had been... — Updated 10/17/2019


Diversity Commission; Solar award | City Briefs

Edmonds Diversity Commission seeks 2 members Edmonds residents interested in working on issues, programs, and activities associated with the changing demographics of Edmonds, while... — Updated 10/17/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

King's falls 16-7 to Granite Falls | Football

King’s worst offensive output of the season came at a most inopportune time. Granite Falls limited the Knights to just 128 yards of total offense and prevailed 16-7 in King’s North Sound Conference football opener Friday, Oct.... — Updated 10/17/2019


Edmonds-Woodway High School Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony set for Oct. 24

The public is invited to attend the 2019 Edmonds-Woodway High School Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 24, in the high school’s Great Hall. A meet and greet will be from 6-7 p.m. (light... — Updated 10/17/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Defensive stands propel Meadowdale past Everett | Football

Meadowdale's defense came up big twice in key moments against Everett. A successful goal line stand at the Maverick 1-yard line at the end of the first half kept the Seagulls out... — Updated 10/17/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Edmonds-Woodway suffers first league loss of season | Football

Edmonds-Woodway remains in the hunt for a Wesco 3A South title despite losing its first league game of the year. Snohomish used a punishing ground game and an effective short passin... — Updated 10/17/2019

 By Betty Lou Gaeng    News

George Brackett, revealed – part two

Editor's note: This is part two of the historical timeline of George Brackett, the founder of Edmonds. Part one was published Oct. 10. Both are available at A... — Updated 10/17/2019

 By Paul Archipley    News

Edmonds City Council urges no vote on I-976

Although recent polling suggests Initiative 976, the $30 car tab ballot measure, is winning among likely voters, powerful forces are arrayed against it – including, as of Tuesday... — Updated 10/17/2019


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