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Edmonds Military Wire: Marines invade Seattle for Marine Week

Edmonds Military Wire: Marines invade Seattle for Marine Week

Captain Samuel Nicholas, the young man credited with forming the Continental Marines back in 1775, would likely be proud to hear the Marines are invading Seattle this week – after all, what better city to occupy during a week of summer? The invasion started Saturday, July 26, 2014. As confirmed by t... »

Shane drives Oberto to Columbia Cup victory

Shane drives Oberto to Columbia Cup victory

Jimmy Shane drove the Oberto hydroplane to its second straight victory on the 2014 circuit. It was no easy task as Shane’s boat was badly damaged in a collision with Dave Villwock in the Beacon Plumbing in a preliminary heat. Villwock, who had a slight lead at the time, had a failure in his bo... »

Thanks to these businesses who donated to Pacific Little League

Thanks to these businesses who donated to Pacific Little League

Pacific Little League players and parents made visits to local businesses this week to ask for their support as the team — the Washington State Little League champion — heads to the regional Little League tourney in San Bernardino. Thanks to the following local businesses who donated. Th... »

Edmonds scenic: Orange sky sunset

Edmonds scenic: Orange sky sunset

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Edmonds man gets back to basics with Umchu bar

Edmonds man gets back to basics with Umchu bar

In 2005, Edmonds resident Steve Lunde stumbled upon a new product while attempting to make a healthy oatmeal cookie that wouldn’t become stale in one week. At the time, he was renting and working out of the kitchen of an organic farm in Poulsbo, but living in Edmonds. Then, two years ago, Lunde move... »

Edmonds Healthy Eating: Want to learn to cook healthy? Take a class

Edmonds Healthy Eating: Want to learn to cook healthy? Take a class

I just walked up the Main Street Hill after spending a lovely time at the Edmonds Saturday Market. It is a beautiful sight to see the wonderful fruit and vegetables from local farmers that are at the peak of their season. The nectarines and peaches are divine…..mixed up with blueberries in tha... »

Kelly, Zimmerman win first heats of Columbia Cup

Kelly, Zimmerman win first heats of Columbia Cup

On a beautiful day in Kennewick, Wash., amidst a lot of confusion and controversy, J. Michael Kelly won the first heat of the 2014 Columbia Cup in the Graham Trucking hydroplane. The initial call of the heat was that all boats, with the exception of the Bucket List Racing driven by Kelly Stocklin, h... »

Goodwin to kick off re-election campaign for Snohomish County District Court at Loft Wednesday

Goodwin to kick off re-election campaign for Snohomish County District Court at Loft Wednesday

Supporters of Judge Jeffrey Goodwin announced that they will be hosting a campaign kick-off for his re-election campaign to Snohomish County District Court from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at the Loft Cafe and Social Lounge, 515 Main St., in downtown Edmonds. Goodwin, a 10-year Snohomish Coun... »

Shop Five Corners: Bar Dojo

Shop Five Corners: Bar Dojo

Bar Dojo 8404 Bowdoin Way Edmonds, WA 98026 425-967-7267 www.bardojo.com What this business offers: Full-service restaurant with specialty events (i.e. taco night and weekend brunch) How they’ve been impacted in recent weeks: “It’s a challenge to get to and from [the restaurant]. My employees ... »

Letter to the Editor: July 4th Thank You’s

Dear Editor: It was a perfect Edmonds summer day for the Fourth  of July Parade put on by the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce. This was the 107th year that the Chamber, with the help of wonderful volunteers, have banded together to bring the community this wonderful celebration of our countries history.... »

Edmonds scenic: Daylight and sunset

Edmonds scenic: Daylight and sunset

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Shane, Oberto top qualifiers at Columbia Cup

Shane, Oberto top qualifiers at Columbia Cup

Jimmy Shane brought the Oberto hydroplane to the top of a qualifying ladder for this weekend’s Columbia cup in Kennewick. Shane took his boat around the course and average speed of over 160 3MPH. Second was J. Michael Kelly with the Graham Trucking at an average of over 161MPH, Our local hydro... »

Only three spots left for China trip — reserve by Thursday, July 31

Only three spots left for China trip — reserve by Thursday, July 31

Just three spots remain for the trip to China, open to all but sponsored by the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Oct. 11-20, 2014. Cost is an affordable $2,628 per person — which includes round-trip airfare between Seattle and Beijng, lodging at 4- or 5-star hotels, three daily meals, and entrance to att... »

Rose Adams animal abuse case finally ends with an out-of-court settlement

Rose Adams animal abuse case finally ends with an out-of-court settlement

After more than two years, a string of court appearances, a litany of appeals and continuances, and a laundry list of charges filed and dismissed, the Rose Adams case has at last resolved out of court thanks to an agreement between the prosecutor and Adams’ legal team. Edmonds Municipal Court ... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — U.S. Rep. District 7

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — U.S. Rep. District 7

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who will appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. Scott Sutherland 206-853-8662 ScottSutherlandRep7@hotmail.com Prefers: Republican Party The candidate did not respond to the questionnaire; all informatio... »

Happening nearby: Tour de Terrace this weekend

Happening nearby: Tour de Terrace this weekend

Tour de Terrace parade 2013 Are you read to have some fun this weekend at Tour de Terrace? There’s plenty to enjoy including a parade, a car and motorcycle show, a 5k fun run/walk, a pancake breakfast, street fair, music, street fair, carnival and fireworks. Tour de Terrace runs Friday, July 25, 4-1... »

Business brief: PUR Skin Clinic celebrates two years in business by giving back

Business brief: PUR Skin Clinic celebrates two years in business by giving back

During its second anniversary celebration July 21, Pūr Skin Clinic in downtown Edmonds raised almost $600 from raffle ticket sales to benefit Pathways for Women of Snohomish County. Prior to the event, Edmonds Dave Earling hand-delivered a note congratulating Denice Schwind, PA-C, founder of Pur Ski... »

Bird Lore: Heermann’s Gull

Bird Lore: Heermann’s Gull

The nimble thief is an apt description of the Heermann’s Gull. Pointed long wings on a compact body with a short tail allow this aggressive feeder to make breakneck maneuvers. It is adept at chasing other seabirds to steal their food. Edmonds is privileged to host along the waterfront a summer... »

Interested in Meadowdale Preschool for fall? It’s almost full, so reserve your spot

Meadowdale Preschool has only three openings left for the 2014-15 school year. The preschool features a class size of 16, and provides hands-on curriculum in math, science, art, reading and storytelling, writing, music and large motor activities. Early childhood professionals focus on developmentall... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Gratitude for food — nearby and further afield

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Gratitude for food — nearby and further afield

I love writing about the great food here in the Edmonds area. I recently found another reason to enjoy my job. I have been invited to be a judge for the “Taste Off”! I’ll be tasting the offerings from restaurants participating in The Taste of Edmonds. Yummy! This year A Taste of Edmonds takes on the... »

Edmonds K9 Hobbs receives protective vest

Edmonds K9 Hobbs receives protective vest

Edmonds Police Department K9 Hobbs has received a bullet- and stab-protective vest,thanks to the efforts of Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization, and The Petco Foundation. Hobbs will be able to use the vest during  his next shift with his partner, Officer Jason ... »

Edmonds-Woodway HS students will walk your dog for free, but there’s a catch

Edmonds-Woodway HS students will walk your dog for free, but there’s a catch

Seen this flier around town? We did, so we followed up and here’s what we learned. Four Edmonds-Woodway High School students are taking advantage of the dog days of summer — literally — by offering free dog-walking services. While the offer may sound too good to be true, the studen... »

Shop Five Corners: Tori Teriyaki

Shop Five Corners: Tori Teriyaki

Tori Teriyaki 8418 Bowdoin Way Edmonds, WA 98026 425-775-2498 What this business offers: Teriyaki, take out, and catering How they’ve been impacted in recent weeks: “My lunchtime is very slow, because lunch is only 30 minutes to an hour,” said owner Joon Park.. “We have lost a lot ... »

Edmonds VFW, City partner in design competition for future Veterans Plaza

Edmonds VFW, City partner in design competition for future Veterans Plaza

Watch our interview with Ron Clyborne about the importance of the Edmonds Veterans Plaza on My Edmonds News TV here. Edmonds Post 8870 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of America is partnering with the City of Edmonds to hold an open design competition for the future Edmonds Veterans Plaza in d... »

Jon Lein, 30-year City of Edmonds employee, retires

Jon Lein, 30-year City of Edmonds employee, retires

It was all smiles in Mayor Dave Earling’s office as Jon Lein, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, and wife Bev dropped in to accept a framed print in honor of Jon’s retirement from 30 years of service to the city and citizens of Edmonds. Jon’s last day was July 31. “Retireme... »

Edmonds Kind of Play: Coming up — outdoor events galore

Edmonds Kind of Play: Coming up — outdoor events galore

Well, you very likely found out if the kids’ rain jackets still fit this week. By now, you can go out and get one because every store you walk into is full of “School Clothes” designed for fall weather. In the last few days, I have had conversations with friends about back to school shopping and, th... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Rep. District 21, Pos. 1

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Rep. District 21, Pos. 1

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who will appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. Updated July 25 with additional information.   Scott V. Whelpley 425-563‐3004 scottvwhelp@gmail.com Prefers: Democratic Party Background: I served fo... »

Local boat among hydros arriving in Tri-Cities for this weekend’s Columbia Cup

Local boat among hydros arriving in Tri-Cities for this weekend’s Columbia Cup

Twelve unlimited hydroplanes have arrived to the Tri-Cities for this weekend’s Columbia cup. This is the largest turnout of hydroplanes of the year so far. The boats are led by defending season champion, Graham Trucking, and the winner the first two races this year, Oberto. Our local Edmonda h... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Senator District 32

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Senator District 32

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot.   Maralyn Chase 425-312‐3056 maralyn@maralynchase.com  Prefers: Democratic Party Background: I was first appointed to the House of Representatives in 2002... »

Local Disaster Medicine Project helps Methow Valley wildfire rescues

Local Disaster Medicine Project helps Methow Valley wildfire rescues

Snohomish County Fire District 1 Disaster Medicine Project sent notice about recent wildfire rescue efforts: When wildfire struck the Methow Valley at the height of the tourist season and cut access to emergency medical facilities, the area’s largely volunteer ambulance and rescue services rose to t... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Rep. District 21, Pos. 2

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Rep. District 21, Pos. 2

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. Ed Wegner 425-670‐9079 edwegner99@hotmail.com Prefers: Independent Party The candidate did not respond to the questionnaire; all information is taken from the ... »

Edmonds’ chip seal work scheduled for Thursday delayed a week

Due to inclement weather, chip seal work being performed by Snohomish County maintenance crews, previously scheduled for Wednesday, July 23, will be delayed one week. Crews are expected to chip seal 2nd Avenue North during the morning hours of Wednesday, July 30 and will reach 72nd Avenue West and 7... »

City seeks volunteers for Citizens Commission on Compensation of Elected Officials

The City of Edmonds is seeking individuals to fill openings on the Citizens Commission on Compensation of Elected Officials. The position is a non-paid, volunteer position. All appointees must be at least 21 years of age, a registered voter, must reside within the City of Edmonds, and must not serve... »

Commentary: Is homelessness a criminal act?

Community residents should keep a sharp eye on what their elected officials are doing. The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty recently published a study entitled; “No Safe Place.” They collected data from 187 different cities in the U.S. and found that many of these cities had passed la... »

Shop Five Corners: College Place Optical Center

Shop Five Corners: College Place Optical Center

We are continuing our efforts to feature one business each day from the Five Corners neighborhood, which has been impacted by the roundabout construction: College Place Optical Center 8325 212th St. S.W. #104 Edmonds, WA 98026 425-774-3501 www.collegeplaceoptical.com What those businesses offers: Ey... »

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