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 By Brian Soergel    News    November 7, 2019

Buck Weaver: A veteran's veteran

Buck Weaver is a veteran's veteran, a World War II hero, and a proud member of the Greatest Generation. Buck is 101. He was born three months before the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in... Full story

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    November 7, 2019

Will ArtWorks make way for Sound Transit parking?

The director of ArtWorks in Edmonds is voicing concerns about Sound Transit's possible plan to use the space leased to ArtWorks for parking. "If this goes through, we can say goodbye to a program...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    November 7, 2019

Knights take league title with win over Falcons | Football

Some second-half adjustments and superior conditioning lifted King's to a league championship. Sophomore quarterback Hayden Teeter threw a pair of touchdown passes to senior wide receiver Davis...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    November 7, 2019

Mike Nelson leading Neil Tibbott for Edmonds' next mayor

After the second rounds of votes were tallied Wednesday in the 2019 general election, Edmonds City Councilmember Mike Nelson has the edge over fellow Councilmember Neil Tibbott in the bid to become...

 

Restoring the old-growth forest at Hutt Park in Edmonds

If you've visited Hutt Park in Edmonds lately, you've probably noticed a remarkable transformation thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers. Gone are the vast swaths of ivy that carpeted the forest...

 

Veterans Day observance in Edmonds

Edmonds VFW Post 8870 will hold a Veterans Day observance 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the Edmonds Veterans Plaza at Sixth Avenue North and Bell Street. The brief ceremony will honor all veterans....

 

Edmonds sells Civic Park bonds at favorable rate

On the heels of the recent Standard & Poor's award of its highest, "AAA" credit rating to the City of Edmonds, City Finance Director Scott James said sale of bonds for the development of Civic...

 

'Tackle Life's Challenges' with Seahawk players

The Verdant Health Commission and partners are gathering on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for a free two-part program to get the conversation started at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410...

 

School District excludes more than 200 unvaccinated students

Of the more than 21,000 students in the Edmonds School District, 222 students are not currently meeting the state requirements when it comes to immunizations. According to the district, its Student...

 

Lynnwood fire on 196th claims two Shoreline children

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has identified 7-year-old Mardoqueo Jimenez Lopez and 15-year-old Victoria Jimenez Lopez, both of Shoreline, as the victims of a Lynnwood apartment fire Sunday,...

 

I love this town | Mayor's Corner

I started this column the day after our annual chaotic, yet fun-filled, Halloween celebration. As usual, we had thousands (estimated 8,000) of kids, parents, grandparents, and "innocent bystanders"...

 

The Chimacum | History Files

If you take the ferry from Edmonds to Kingston, and then drive to Port Townsend, you will likely drive through Chimacum on Highway 19. A farm near Chimacum was the source of the story "The Egg and I"...

 

Steve Bell, Hutt Park, a special grandma | Letters to the Editor

Sharing an interest with Steve Bell I was very sad to see your article that Steve Bell has died ("Goodbye, yellow van man," Oct. 31). I had gotten to know him a little when I was walking more. We...

 

Canceling our subscription to sleaze | Chuck's World

I run a small business, and I need widgets. You’re the owner of a widget factory. I’m me. You’re Bob. Hi Bob! My customers have become accustomed to quality service and products. They expect...

 

Hope against (no) hope | Moment's Notice

Hope (noun). Grounds for believing that something good may happen. A feeling of desire for a certain thing to happen. Last week, my husband and I were having one of those wide-ranging discussions you...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    November 7, 2019

Meadowdale unable to keep up with Arlington air attack | Football

For four quarters, Meadowdale and Arlington engaged in a slugfest for the ages. But in the end, turnovers and field position was too much for the Mavericks to overcome in a 63-42 loss in a Wesco 3A crossover/seeding football game Friday, Nov. 1, at...

 

Knights defeat Lyncs for district crown | Volleyball

King's swept Lynden Christian 3-0 to win the District 1 volleyball championship Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Coupeville High School. The Knights dispatched Sultan 3-0 in first round action Saturday, Nov. 2,...

 

King's blanks Lynden Christian in title game | Soccer

King’s captured the District 1 girls soccer title with a 3-0 victory over Lynden Christian Saturday, Nov. 2, at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham. Peri Welch, Annie Rasmussen and Elli Kimball scored goals. The Knights play Seattle Academy in...

 

E-W, Meadowdale players qualify for state tournament | Tennis

Edmonds-Woodway’s Sebastion Fernandez finished second at the 3A District boys tennis singles tournament Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Arlington High School. Lynnwood’s Nicolas Desgrippes defeated Fernandez 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the finals. Both advanced to...

 

E-W's Gard, Willcox place second and third at districts | Cross country

Edmonds-Woodway senior Ellie Gard and sophomore Jemma Willcox finished second and third at the Northwest District 1 girls cross country championships. The duo helped lead the Warriors to a third-place finish and a berth to this week’s state meet....

 
 By David Pan    Sports    November 7, 2019

Turnovers help sink Warriors against Storm | Football

Some early miscues didn’t help Edmonds-Woodway in its Wesco 3A crossover/seeding game against Squalicum. The Storm took advantage of a short field in the first half to score two touchdowns and went on to defeat the Warriors 28-7 Friday, Nov. 1, at...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    November 7, 2019

Edmonds-Woodway denied by Chargers | Soccer

Edmonds-Woodway is going to have to take the long route to get back to the 3A state girls soccer tournament this season. The Warriors, who have advanced to the state quarterfinals the last two years,...

 

In Edmonds: Tom Petty, but bluegrass

If you want to hear your favorite Tom Petty songs in a rollicking, acoustic, and jam-band setting, head to the Edmonds Center for the Arts Thursday, Nov. 7, for Keller Williams' PettyGrass Featuring... Full story

 

Scarecrow Contest winners honored

The winners of the 2019 Edmonds Scarecrow Festival were recognized and honored Monday evening at a reception in the main exhibit area of the Edmonds Historical Museum. "This year we had a record 103 s...

 

Swedish honored for Project SEARCH support

Swedish Hospital in Edmonds was one of nine employers honored by Washington’s Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues & Employment (GCDE) and Disability:In Washington at the 27th Annual Governor’s Employer Awards ceremony in Redmond. The...

 

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