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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Here is a selection of holiday windows from around downtown. In our travels around downtown, someone expressed a wish: “Imagine at some future Christmas if the Edmonds shop windows had animated elves and Santas, along with model railroad trains from the Edmonds Hobby Shop on 4th Avenue…o... »

City seeks new judgment in Humann case as former HR director asks for an additional $1 million in attorney fees

City seeks new judgment in Humann case as former HR director asks for an additional $1 million in attorney fees

Recent motions filed by both sides in the case of former City of Edmonds Human Resources Director Debi Humann against the City of Edmonds and former Mayor Mike Cooper suggest that despite the more than $1 million awarded to Humann by a jury in November, this action is far from over. On Dec. 2, Human... »

Girls basketball photo gallery: Warriors vs. Hawks

Girls basketball photo gallery: Warriors vs. Hawks

From the Edmonds-Woodway High School girls basketball team’s 69-22 win over Mountlake Terrace Wednesday night, a photo gallery by Karl Swenson. »

Prep girls basketball: Warriors dominate Hawks 69-22

Prep girls basketball: Warriors dominate Hawks 69-22

Heading into Wednesday night’s match-up with the Mountlake Terrace Hawks, the girls basketball team of Edmonds-Woodway High School was undefeated in five games, outscoring their opponents by an average of almost 30 points. The Warriors were able to improve on that average point spread even more by d... »

Plummeting gas prices helping South Snohomish County consumers, school district save money

Plummeting gas prices helping South Snohomish County consumers, school district save money

As oil prices drop to five year lows, plummeting gas prices are welcome news to cash strapped consumers, businesses, and local governments in south Snohomish County. The price per barrel of oil has dropped more than half in the last six months to less than $60 a barrel, mostly because of oversupply ... »

Citizen Harry: 2015 City of Edmonds budget approved — what’s in it?

Citizen Harry: 2015 City of Edmonds budget approved — what’s in it?

The Edmonds City Council approved the 2015 budget Tuesday evening. It’s the first time a budget has been approved in at least six years that projects running at a deficit. Not that the city will run out of money, but rather for the first time the city expects to spend more money than it takes ... »

Artfully Edmonds: Warm up to holidays at Thursday Art Walk Edmonds, plus other holiday events

Artfully Edmonds: Warm up to holidays at Thursday Art Walk Edmonds, plus other holiday events

Edmonds galleries and shops will offer a place to warm up and to celebrate December’s Art Walk Edmonds (AWE). Let’s see what’s in store for you as you take a break from the hectic-home chaos and step out onto the downtown sidewalks for Art Walk. Dragonfire Neighborhood Gallery 529 Dayton St. Have yo... »

Scene in Edmonds: Kindergarteners bring cheer to seniors

Scene in Edmonds: Kindergarteners bring cheer to seniors

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Update: Brenda Welch out of ICU, ‘getting better by the day’

Update: Brenda Welch out of ICU, ‘getting better by the day’

As we continue to monitor the medical progress of Brenda Welch, who was beaten and burned in the Lynnwood house fire in November, we saw this update: Here’s the latest, posted on the Support for Brenda Welch website: It has been a month since the incident. A month that started with shock and horror ... »

Edmonds Chamber announces new membership and events manager

Edmonds Chamber announces new membership and events manager

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that it has appointed a new membership and events manager, Sandra Williams. She replaces Valerie Claypool, who left the organization in October. “Sandra comes to us with many years of service and leadership in non-profits around the globe, in... »

Edmonds police: Action on Olympic View Drive Wednesday related to search warrant

Neighbors located near 73rd Avenue West and Olympic View Drive observed a significant amount of police activity in the area starting around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, and according to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh, it was related to a search warrant being served by Redmond police on a p... »

Reminder: The future of senior housing in Edmonds — what do you think?

Reminder: The future of senior housing in Edmonds — what do you think?

The Alliance for Affordable Housing recently presented a draft of their findings to the Edmonds Planning Board. The report is titled: Housing Profile: City of Edmonds and is available on the city website here. In our last article we laid out the data regarding population trends and some implications... »

Edmonds high school sports roundup through Tuesday

Edmonds high school sports roundup through Tuesday

Tuesday Wrestling (dual meet) at EWHS Edmonds-Woodway 36, Arlington 33 106—Brandley Stupey (A) pinned Noah Trudeau 5:59; 113—Ebrima Fatty (EW) d. Danny Herrera 7-4; 120—Siday Kanyi (EW) d. Christian Evanger 7-2; 126—Gavin Rork (A) d. JinSung Lee 6-1; 132—Jeremy Nygard (A) maj. dec. Trystan Trudeau; ... »

Edmonds City Council approves 2015 budget, passes resolution supporting Coburn as new judge

Edmonds City Council approves 2015 budget, passes resolution supporting Coburn as new judge

The Edmonds City Council unanimously approved the city’s 2015 budget Tuesday night, but not before voting against a proposal by Councilmember Lora Petso — and supported by Councilmember Joan Bloom — to add a crime analyst/crime prevention analyst to the Edmonds Police Department. C... »

Block Watch: crime mapping for Dec. 9-15

Block Watch: crime mapping for Dec. 9-15

For this week’s Block Watch, the Edmonds crime data here is selected from CrimeMapping for the period Dec. 9-15, 2014. To do the same search, put in “Edmonds Police” or your zip code for the period you wish to know about, such as a particular day or month. This information is provided as a public se... »

Prep boys basketball: Mavericks edge Wildcats 56-54

Prep boys basketball: Mavericks edge Wildcats 56-54

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‘Edmonds Kind of Year’ photo contest features prizes from Edmonds Bookshop, Walnut Street Coffee

‘Edmonds Kind of Year’ photo contest features prizes from Edmonds Bookshop, Walnut Street Coffee

Have fabulous photos of Edmonds that you’d like to share? My Edmonds News and Celebrate Edmonds are sponsoring a contest aimed at showcasing what is special about our city. Best of all, the winning entries will be displayed at the Edmonds Bookshop and Walnut Street Coffee — and the top w... »

Letter to Editor: Olympic Ballet’s Nutcracker cast ‘wonderful’

Editor: Sunday evening I attended the Olympic Ballet Theatre’s perfomance of The Nutcracker at the Everett Performing Arts Center. I don’t believe most people in the area realize what a treasure we have in Mara Vinson, co director of Olympic Ballet. Before coming to OBT, Mara was a princ... »

Office of Insurance Commissioner revokes license of Edmonds insurance agent

The Office of the Insurance Commissioner has revoked the license of insurance agent Earl C. Dennis of Edmonds. According to an announcement sent Tuesday by the insurance commissioner’s office, in 2012, Dennis borrowed $210,000 from a 79-year-old insurance client, which was a significant portio... »

Edmonds School Board reprimands Superintendent Brossoit

Edmonds School Board reprimands Superintendent Brossoit

The Edmonds School Board reprimanded Superintendent Nick Brossoit earlier this year for “a serious error in judgment” after he questioned an assistant superintendent about the details of a letter of reference she wrote for Brossoit’s wife, our online news partner The Seattle Times reported Tuesday. ... »

Scene in Edmonds: Eagle in action

Scene in Edmonds: Eagle in action

Bill Anderson of Edmonds took these photos of an eagle at the Edmonds Marsh Monday. »

Happening nearby: Fans line up to see Seattle Seahawk Doug Baldwin

Happening nearby: Fans line up to see Seattle Seahawk Doug Baldwin

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Edmonds School Board elects officers for 2015

Edmonds School Board elects officers for 2015

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors selected its officers for 2015 at last week’s meeting. Diana White was chosen as president, Kory DeMun was tapped as vice president and April Nowak takes over as legislative representative. White was first elected to the Board in 2011. White and her hus... »

‘Cookie Angels’ bake, bag 112 dozen cookies for seniors in need

‘Cookie Angels’ bake, bag 112 dozen cookies for seniors in need

Fourteen “Cookie Angel” volunteers contributed to an annual effort at the home of Edmonds resident Lynn Meyer to bake and donate holiday cookies to Senior Services of Snohomish County. The 112 dozen cookies, which were bagged by volunteers at Meyer’s home on Sunday, Dec. 14, will b... »

Bar Dojo to celebrate 2nd birthday Wednesday

Bar Dojo to celebrate 2nd birthday Wednesday

Bar Dojo, the Five Corners restaurant featuring modern Asian cuisine, is celebrating its second birthday Wednesday, Dec. 17, with a special three-course meal for $30. In celebration, complimentary champagne will be offered. Reservations are highly recommended at 425-967-7267 or www.bardojo.com. »

Snohomish County Fire District 1’s improved rating may lower insurance rates

Snohomish County Fire District 1’s improved rating may lower insurance rates

Property owners served by Snohomish County Fire District 1 may be eligible for a reduction in fire insurance premiums next year. The Washington Survey and Rating Bureau (WSRB) recently upgraded the district’s fire protection classification. Most insurance companies use this classification to set rat... »

Happening nearby: Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin to make appearance at new Xfinity store on Tuesday

Happening nearby: Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin to make appearance at new Xfinity store on Tuesday

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin will be making an appearance at the new Xfinity store on Tuesday, Dec. 16, in Lynnwood. Baldwin will do a meet and greet with guests, as well as sign autographs from 1-3 p.m. The Lynnwood location is the eighth Xfinity store opening in Washington. The stor... »

State champion goalkeeper Towell in net for West’s win in High School All-American game

State champion goalkeeper Towell in net for West’s win in High School All-American game

Kiera Towell, who served as goalkeeper for the Edmonds-Woodway High School team that won the state 3A tournament in November, was in the net for the West team at the Girls High School All-American Game in Raleigh, North Carolina this past weekend in a 5-0 win for the West squad. There were five play... »

Edmonds Police Blotter, Dec. 5-14

Edmonds Police Blotter, Dec. 5-14

Dec. 5 22800 block 76th Avenue: A vehicle was broken into with a number of items stolen from it. Dec. 6 200 block 5th Avenue North: Police investigation a report of someone possibly communicating with a minor for immoral purposes. 8500 block 236th Street Southwest: Someone reported the burglary of h... »

Art Walk Edmonds holiday event: Portraits and Santa photos at Ombu Salon

Art Walk Edmonds holiday event: Portraits and Santa photos at Ombu Salon

Art Walk Edmonds Holiday Event! Thursday, Dec. 18 ~ 5-8 p.m. Ombu Salon + Spa 550 Main St. Downtown Edmonds shops and galleries are gearing up for a grand Art Walk Edmonds this Thursday, Dec. 18. Between 5-8 p.m. downtown, all the sparkle and sass of the season will be showcased as proprietors prop ... »

Scene nearby: Holy Rosary Choir performs at Winterfest

Scene nearby: Holy Rosary Choir performs at Winterfest

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Jennifer Graves named interim CEO of Swedish Edmonds

Jennifer Graves named interim CEO of Swedish Edmonds

Swedish Health Services announced Monday that it has appointed Jennifer Graves, chief executive officer of Swedish Ballard, as the interim CEO of Swedish Edmonds. Graves will begin work in her new role on Jan. 1, 2015, with the retirement of current CEO David Jaffe. “Anyone who has worked with Jenni... »

Tonight! Arts event — Cascade Symphony’s ‘Happy Holidays’ performance

Tonight! Arts event — Cascade Symphony’s ‘Happy Holidays’ performance

In homes across the Seattle area, Cascade Symphony Orchestra musicians are setting out their finery and tuning their instruments for this evening’s “Happy Holidays” performance at the Edmonds Center for the Arts (410 4th Ave. N.). Maestro Michael Miropolsky will raise his baton at ... »

American Brewing hosting holiday food drive and hot dogs event Tuesday

American Brewing hosting holiday food drive and hot dogs event Tuesday

The Edmonds Food Bank will benefit from American Brewing Company’s Holiday Food Drive and Hot Dogs on Tuesday, Dec. 16 from 5:30-8 p.m. American Brewing will trade you one of Big Mike’s delicious grilled dogs and condiments for a non-perishable food item or a cash donation. Celtic Cowboy BBQ is dona... »

Student representative sought for Edmonds Arts Commission

The Edmonds Arts Commission is seeking a student representative to serve on the commission. Students age 16-25 who will be enrolled in high school or college-level classes during the 2015-2016 academic year and who live in Edmonds are eligible to apply. Students with leadership qualities and with an... »

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