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Articles from the November 14, 2019 edition

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City will appeal gun-storage ruling

The Edmonds City Council voted Tuesday to appeal a court ruling last month that the City's gun-storage ordinance "impermissibly regulates firearms in violation" of Washington's 36-year-old preemption...

 

Mike Nelson elected Edmonds' next mayor

Forty-four-year-old Councilmember Mike Nelson won 33 out of 51 districts in the city to become Edmonds' 36th mayor, beating fellow councilmember Neil Tibbott. After the latest round of votes were...

 

Swedish strike would affect Edmonds hospital

The nurses and health-care workers of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW at Swedish Medical Center will announce the results of their strike authorization vote Friday, Nov. 15. This would affect all campuses,...

 

The market returns to Edmonds

The fifth annual Edmonds Holiday Market opened Saturday, Nov. 9, with more than 50 vendors selling their wares under cloudy skies in front of City Hall on Fifth Avenue North. The Holiday Market is...

 

Edmonds mayor releases statement on I-976

The following is a statement from Mayor Dave Earling: "After clear passage by Washington voters of Initiative 976, aimed at rolling back automobile license tab fees to just $30, the impacts to...

 

Early Edmonds publisher recognized

Missouri Hanna, newspaper publisher, champion of women's suffrage and Edmonds resident of the early 1900s, is finally getting her due with new historical interpretive panel on the corner of Sunset...

 

Friends: 40 years of supporting the Edmonds Library

To mark its 40th anniversary, Friends of the Edmonds Library will host a party from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Brigid's Bottleshop, 188 Sunset Ave. S., Edmonds. The family- and dog-friendly event...

 

Saluting veterans in Edmonds

After going without an event last year, the Edmonds Veterans Plaza once again held a ceremony to honor the nation's veterans, from World War II to present day. Rep. Strom Peterson of Edmonds was the...

 

We've come a long way, baby | Arts & Appetite

I am a sucker for a good story, and the League of Women Voters of Snohomish County has installed an interpretive panel that tells a story worthy of an art review in this week’s issue. Missouri...

 

Books as gifts for certain someones | Fresh Reads

Each holiday season at Edmonds Bookshop, and especially as shopping days dwindle, we field many requests for recommendations that will make the right impression on a recipient. We might ask, “What does she like to read?” Or, “What are his...

 

Ruts, rants, election question | Letters to the Editor

Ugly ruts strike again Once or twice every year, someone who is to immature to have a driver's license tears up the lawn near the Welcome to Edmonds sign as you enter our fair city on Fifth Avenue....

 

The Nostradamus of 1953 | Chuck's World

Does the name Doug Forcett ring a bell? I’m not suggesting it should. I had to look it up, and I’m writing this thing. Doug Forcett is a minor character on the NBC sitcom “The Good Place,” whi...

 

Scoring Sounders tickets was worth it | Home Again

I’m writing this a few hours after the joyful conclusion of the Seattle Sounders championship soccer game at Century Link Field – a game in which the Sounders triumphed over Toronto FC. No matter...

 

EdCC art gallery displays diversity of students

Edmonds Community College's art gallery is featuring "Origin/Identity/Belonging" by photographer Michael J. Wewer and photographic assistant Kevin Ng. Wewer is an EdCC alumnus and has taught...

 

Weaving, fiber arts exhibit at Frances Anderson Center

Now through Dec. 15, the Arts Festival Gallery is hosting an exhibit by the Seaview Weaving and Fiber Arts Guild. This local organization is for the study, creation, and promotion of all aspects of...

 

ECA to screen 'Funny Girl' with live cabaret show

Edmonds Center for the Art's Film Cabaret Series continues with "Funny Girl" (1968) Thursday, Nov. 14. Presented on ECA's state-of-the-art digital cinema system, Film Cabaret events feature classic...

 

Gun violence impact: Documentary screens in Edmonds

Volunteers with the Washington Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Black Lives Matter will host a free screening of “QUEST: A Portrait of An American Family” Sunday, Nov....

 

October Students of the Month

October Students of the Month Edmonds eLearning Academy Student Name: Alan Nazarov Mother's Name: Elvira Nazarova Father's Name: Feruz Nazarov Interests: Probably everyone knows that I love to split...

 

Westgate Chapel serving 25th annual Thanksgiving dinner | Holiday Cheer

Turkey with all the trimmings is on the menu for Westgate Chapel's 25th annual Thanksgiving dinner. The church will host a free community dinner with three seatings Thursday, Nov. 28, at 11 a.m. and...

 

Holiday Briefs | Holiday Cheer

Annual Holiday fair at Holy Rosary Over 100 pies are in the freezer and ready to go. The Women’s Association presents Holy Rosary’s annual holiday fair is Nov. 15-17 at Holy Rosary Pastoral Center, 630 Seventh Ave. N, Edmonds. It’s 1-4 p.m....

 

The ex, mail fraud, dash and dine | Police Beat

Oct. 29 No means no Man arrested for violation of no-contact order. 21100 block 76th Ave. W. Runaway Man arrested for violation of no-contact order. 23632 Highway 99. Ex's texts Texts from ex...

 

Neighborhood open house Nov. 14 at Esperance Fire Station 20

South County Fire hosts a Neighborhood Night Open House on Thursday, Nov. 14, at Esperance Fire Station 20, 23009 88th Ave. W, Edmonds. Drop by the fire station any time between 5:30 and 7 p.m. for...

 

Running scary | Through Your Lens

Members of the Richmond Beach and Edmonds Running Club gathered for their annual Halloween run last week. The group runs every Tuesday at 6 p.m. from Salish Sea Brewing Co. on Dayton Street. In...

 

Fall Fashion Show a success

The Edmonds Senior Center reports that its Fall Fashion Show Saturday, Oct. 12, was a big success. Pictured are customers, donors and volunteers who participated in the event, from left: Ann Combs,...

 

Edmonds mayors, from Brackett to Nelson

George Brackett 1890-91 W.H. Hamlin 1891-93 W.E. Armstrong 1893-95 C.T. Roscoe 1895-96 William Plummer 1896-97 C.H. Mowat 1897-99 J.L. Austin 1899-1901 James Brady 1901-03 A.M. Yost 1903 Col. S.E....

 

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