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 By Brian Soergel    News    October 31, 2019

The walking live: Rick Steves as Frankenstein's monster

Marjie Bowker knew who Rick Steves was, of course. The European travel expert is a celebrity in Edmonds. Until this week, she had never met him. But after an employee spied Bowker's Steves-inspired...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    October 31, 2019

Goodbye, yellow van man

Every town has its characters. Steve Bell, who parked his yellow VW Westfalia on the Sunset Avenue bluff in Edmonds just about every day for years, was among them. In Bell's case, the van – a dab...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    October 31, 2019

Waterfront Center adds food and veteran services

Two well-known names in Edmonds have been selected to offer food and health and wellness services when the new Edmonds Waterfront Center has its grand opening, scheduled for summer 2020. The all-ages...

 
 By Mike Martin    News    October 31, 2019

A week of petanque in Nice, France

September in the French Riviera is the perfect time to visit and play Petanque, as 14 members of the Edmonds Petanque Club found out in the pleasant sunshine on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea....

 
 By Dan Mullene    News    October 31, 2019

Edmonds WWII veteran receives Congressional Gold Medal

Edmonds resident and World War II veteran Amos Chapman Jr. recently received the Congressional Gold Medal for his participation in the U. S. Navy during war activities in the Philippines. The medal...

 

Four Edmonds VFW members receive Quilts of Valor

On Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Edmonds American Legion Hall, four World War II veteran members of Edmonds VFW Post 8870 were each awarded an individually designed and personalized Quilt of Honor. The... Full story

 
 By David Pan    Sports    October 31, 2019

Mavericks make history at Edmonds District meet | Swimming

Meadowdale's Grace Morgan, Jersey Razzano and their five senior teammates received an early graduation present. Led by Morgan and Razzano, who each won two individual events, the Mavericks claimed...

 

Experiencing the 'Lavender Palette' at Cascadia Art Museum | Arts and Appetite

The Cascadia Art Museum of Edmonds is again breaking new ground. Its new exhibition is not only the first of its kind in Washington, but the first of its kind in the nation. Curator David Martin...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    October 31, 2019

Edmonds-Woodway passes by Everett | Football

Edmonds-Woodway accomplished two goals against Everett. The Warriors wanted to work on their passing game and also take some momentum into this week's Wesco 3A crossover/seeding contest against...

 

Election, Puget Sound, QFC and more | Letters to the Editor

Cash back: My 50 cents worth I was just shopping at the QFC in Edmonds, and was surprised to learn that the store has started charging 50 cents when you ask for cash back with your debit card...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    October 31, 2019

Mavericks fall to Snohomish | Football

Meadowdale lost the battle on both sides of the line against Snohomish. The Panthers scored four unanswered touchdowns and recorded a safety in the first half to cruise to a 58-14 victory over the...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    October 31, 2019

King's upends Sultan, will play for league crown | Football

King’s didn’t play a perfect game but did more than enough to defeat Sultan and put itself in a position to win the league title. Sophomore quarterback Hayden Teeter rushed for 80 yards on 14 carries and scored four touchdowns to lead the...

 

King's Smith takes league title | Cross country

Defending 1A state champion Naomi Smith of King’s took her first step toward another title with a first-place finish at the North Sound girls cross country championships Saturday, Oct. 26, at Lakewood High School. The Knights senior finished the...

 

Knights win district soccer opener | Soccer

King’s opened the postseason with a 4-1 victory over Meridian in a 1A District girls soccer tournament game Monday, Oct. 28, at Woolsey Stadium in Shoreline. Olivia Gabelein scored two goals to lead the Knights, who take on Lynden Christian in the...

 

A prideful diversion into Seattle | Home Again

“Austen’s Pride,” billed as “A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice,” ended a nearly month-long run last weekend at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in Seattle. On Thursday, I attended a matinee perfo...

 

Watching for the scary part | Chuck's World

I should just take the week off. I don’t know anything about Halloween. Apparently I was sick the day they explained it. I understand the basics. I remember some fun Halloweens as a kid, going trick...

 

New Rick Steves documentary airing in Edmonds first

Edmonds can get a free advance screening of Rick Steves' new PBS documentary, "Hunger and Hope: Lessons from Ethiopia and Guatemala," 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410...

 

Any men's clothing stores in town? | Off the Cuff

Being a retailer smack in the center of downtown Edmonds naturally and frequently puts us in a position to be a community information booth. Customers and visitors often ask us where to eat, if we...

 

Halloween block party in Edmonds

Coldwell Banker Bain of Lynnwood hosted a Halloween Block Party Oct. 26 at Sixth Avenue South and Main Street, with pumpkin-carving, face-painting, photo opportunities, a food vendor, games, and...

 

Holy moly: Scarecrows in Edmonds

Vote for your favorite scarecrow in Edmonds at the Edmonds Historical Museum's website at https://scf.historicedmonds.org/register-vote/. The cutoff date is Sunday, Nov. 2. Winners in all categories...

 

Grant will expand Nourishing Network food assistance programs

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has been awarded a $25,000 Rite Aid Foundation KidCents Regional Grant to expand Nourishing Network food and family assistance programs. It is one of 15...

 

Dalai Lama, Meadowdale, College Place | School Briefs

Edmonds student and teacher to visit the Dalai Lama Edmonds-Woodway High School student Kaylee Meyers and Scriber Lake High School teacher Marjie Bowker have been chosen to be a part of a Washington...

 

Scary times at the Edmonds fountain 5-7 p.m. Halloween

Don't worry, Larry LaFave is usually kept tied to the fountain during Halloween downtown, which centers on Fifth and Main from 5-7 p.m. Downtown businesses will offer candy and other goodies to those...

 

Barre3 coming to downtown Edmonds

Barre3, a boutique fitness studio, is coming to downtown Edmonds and is offering free classes until opening. A community-focused company comprised of more than 150 studios around the globe, barre3... Full story

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    October 31, 2019

Leftcraft: Restaurant to feature healthy choices

The empty space at 519 Main Street will be home to – wait for it – a restaurant called Leftcraft Taproom, "an eating and drinking establishment" set to open Jan. 2020. According to the space's...

 

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