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From cars to cocktails, September 2014 Edmonds Today Video Magazine

In this edition: The Edmonds Classic Car Show, high school football season preview, back-to-school tips and Church Key Pub's signature cocktail.

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Edmonds businesses: Have a home remodeling product or service?

Edmonds businesses: Have a home remodeling product or service?

My Edmonds News is looking for interior home remodeling products or services to feature throughout the month of September. If you own a local business offering interior remodeling products or services and you have not been featured before, then email janette@myedmondsnews.com to be featured as one o... »

Updated: One-boat service now available on Edmonds/Kingston ferry run

Update at 9:55 a.m.: The Washington State Ferries reports that one-boat service between Kingston and Edmonds will begin with the 10:25 a.m. Kingston sailing and an 11:10 a.m. Edmonds sailing. The entire Edmonds/Kingston route was out of service earlier this morning due to a fuel leak on the ferry Wa... »

From the Publisher’s Desk: Relax now, as there’s a busy week ahead

From the Publisher’s Desk: Relax now, as there’s a busy week ahead

For those of you who take Labor Day as a holiday — and I hope you do, as that’s the idea, right? — be forewarned that the rest of the week in Edmonds is shaping up to be a busy one. For starters, the Edmonds City Council meets Tuesday night and may decide an issue that has been swi... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Early call for Northwest School Art

Pieces by Northwest School artists Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Guy Anderson and Kenneth Callahan are requested for a juried exhibition at the Edmonds Arts Festival Museum in November. The juried exhibition is sponsored by the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation, Edmonds Bookshop, and The Edmonds Arts Co... »

Operation One Roof: Home-buying tips for veterans

Operation One Roof: Home-buying tips for veterans

One of the benefits earned by those who serve is the VA Home Loan. The VA provides a home loan guaranty benefit and other housing-related programs to “help veterans buy, build, repair, retain, or adapt a home for their own personal occupancy.” Navigating the home buying process can be a bit overwhel... »

Scene in Edmonds: Pear harvest on 5th Avenue

Scene in Edmonds: Pear harvest on 5th Avenue

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Artfully Edmonds Spotlight: Phoenix Theatre opens season with a full house for ‘Rumors’

Artfully Edmonds Spotlight: Phoenix Theatre opens season with a full house for ‘Rumors’

A classic comedy, pratfalls paced with precision timing, a beautiful backdrop and a full house ushered in Edmonds 2014-2015 playhouse season as The Phoenix Theatre pulled off one of the most intricate Neil Simon dialogue challenges known to theatre. I was in attendance at Friday night’s performance ... »

RIP: The Dean Lawrence Memorial Kicking Tree

RIP: The Dean Lawrence Memorial Kicking Tree

It was a hot August in 1971. The familiar pre-season ‘two-a-days’ were stretching our youthful, high school, muscles into manhood, whether we liked it or not. The grass on the practice field was sweet and pungent each time our helmeted faces slammed to the turf and bounced back up when &... »

Boys and Girls Club to sponsor ‘Miss Representation’ screening in Edmonds Oct. 2

Boys and Girls Club to sponsor ‘Miss Representation’ screening in Edmonds Oct. 2

The Boys and Girls Club of Snohomish County will present a screening of the film “Miss Representation” followed by a panel discussion at the Edmonds Center For The Arts on Thursday, Oct. 2. Cost is $25 and includes a 5:30 p.m. social hour and a 6:30 p..m. film viewing, followed by a pane... »

Recommended Reads: Storms of Denali a gripping, realistic adventure

Recommended Reads: Storms of Denali a gripping, realistic adventure

The Storms of Denali, by Nicholas O’Connell Reading this book, I found myself continually re-checking whether it’s a novel, or a factual account. These characters are so touching they ascend from the page and bivouac in my heart and soul as real people. The harrowing description of their expedition ... »

Snohomish Health District seeks public comment on changes to Smoking in Public law

Snohomish Health District seeks public comment on changes to Smoking in Public law

The Snohomish Health District is seeking preliminary public comment on a proposal to adopt and amend the state Smoking in Public Places law. According to an announcement from the health district, the intent is not to change the law adopted by voters in 2005, “but to make it more clear in light... »

What’s open and closed on Labor Day in Edmonds

Here’s the schedule for what’s open and closed in Edmonds on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1: City of Edmonds facilities — all closed. Yost Pool — open regular hours on Labor Day. Edmonds Library — closed Edmonds Post Offices – closed; no mail delivery Community Transit Bus ... »

Cities of Edmonds, Lynnwood complete 76th Avenue West water/sewer main project

The 76th Avenue West water and sewer main project has been completed, the cities of Lynnwood and Edmonds announced. The joint project included: Installation of approximately 2,700 lineal feet of new larger-diameter sewer main Replacement of approximately 2,000 lineal feet of aging water main Reducti... »

Schools need nursing plans for students with life-threatening health conditions

Schools need nursing plans for students with life-threatening health conditions

The Edmonds School District reminds parents that children with life-threatening conditions such as severe bee sting or severe food allergies, severe asthma, diabetes, severe seizure, or other at-risk conditions are required to have the following in place before they can begin school: - A nursing pla... »

Edmonds man threatened on Sunset Avenue says he’s unlikely to take family there again

Edmonds man threatened on Sunset Avenue says he’s unlikely to take family there again

An Edmonds man said Saturday he is unlikely to bring his children back to Sunset Avenue after a suspect made racial slurs against the family and threatened to kill them as they walked along the scenic Edmonds waterfront earlier this month. “I’m not that comfortable to go there with my ki... »

Sno-King Puget Sound Anglers Edmonds Coho Derby set for Sept. 6

From our online news partner The Seattle Times comes news that the Puget Sound Anglers Sno-King Chapter Edmonds Coho Derby is Saturday, Sept. 6. Cost is $30 by Friday, Sept. 5. First place for the largest coho is $5,000; second is $2,000; and third is $1,000. Money from the derby benefits salmon con... »

Bird Lore: Least Sandpiper

Bird Lore: Least Sandpiper

The Least Sandpiper, the size of a sparrow, is the smallest shorebird in North America. It breeds across the sub-Arctic latitudes from Alaska to Newfoundland. It migrates along both coasts of North America as well as on inland flyways. Some overwinter in the southern U.S. and Gulf Coast. Others cont... »

Watch on My Edmonds News TV: Edmonds couple’s take on power of solar; open house set for Saturday

Watch on My Edmonds News TV: Edmonds couple’s take on power of solar; open house set for Saturday

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Fire District 1 fire calls, Aug. 21-27

Fire District 1 fire calls, Aug. 21-27

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 361 calls the week of Aug. 21-27: 298 emergency medical aid calls, 11 motor vehicle collisions, 20 fires, 13 service calls, 1 rescue and 18 automatic fire alarms. Aug. 21 BRUSH FIRE: At 1:01 a.m., firefighters extinguished a fire that burned a 15-foot se... »

Community invited to celebrate Swedish Edmonds Sept. 10 groundbreaking, 50 years of health-care history

Community invited to celebrate Swedish Edmonds Sept. 10 groundbreaking, 50 years of health-care history

To mark a half-century of health care service to the community and the groundbreaking for Swedish Edmonds’ largest expansion in 40 years, the community is invited to a celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 4-6 p.m. The celebration will take place on the east side of the hospital, the future site o... »

Edmonds woman gives back — literally — to senior center

Edmonds woman gives back — literally — to senior center

Gloria Osberg won $1,000 in a Aug. 21 money raffle drawing at the Edmonds Senior Center, but on Friday she gave half of it back. Osberg officially donated half of her winnings — $500 — to the senior center; the other half is going to the Alzheimer’s Association. According to Senior Cente... »

Consultant Carol Sanford speaks on economic development in Edmonds

Consultant Carol Sanford speaks on economic development in Edmonds

Watch on My Edmonds News TV: The Aug. 28 presentation by Edmonds author and consultant Carol Sanford to the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce on Economic Development in Edmonds. »

Snohomish County Executive John Lovick to speak at Edmonds Kiwanis meeting Sept. 2

Snohomish County Executive John Lovick to speak at Edmonds Kiwanis meeting Sept. 2

The Kiwanis Club of Edmonds will host Snohomish County Executive John Lovick at its noon meeting Tuesday, Sept. 2 at the Pancake Haus, 530 5th Ave. S. in Edmonds. Lovick is running for election to the County Executive post he was appointed to following Aaron Reardon’s resignation in 2013. He s... »

Are you ready for the roundabout? Five Corners revision to start Sept. 2

While construction is scheduled to continue through October, the Five Corners Roundbout will become a reality next week. According to a City of Edmonds announcement, on Tuesday, Sept. 2 the Five Corners intersection at 212th Street Southwest and 84th Avenue West will begin operating as a roundabout ... »

Pacific Little League All-Stars honored by Snohomish County Council

Pacific Little League All-Stars honored by Snohomish County Council

Add yet another honor to the list for the Pacific Little League All-Stars who just returned from the Little League World Series. On Wednesday, Aug. 27, the team was recognized with a Snohomish County Council resolution “for bringing the community together with their successful season and for d... »

Edmonds Chamber of Commerce appoints three new board members

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has appointed three new members to its board of directors, and a former member has also returned to the board. The new members are Maggie Peterson, advertising and marketing director for the My Neighborhood News Network; Diane Toney, rental manager at the Edmonds Yach... »

Vandals damage trees at Edmonds’ Hutt Park

Vandals damage trees at Edmonds’ Hutt Park

My Edmonds News was alerted Thursday night that more than 30 trees have been slashed at Edmonds’ Hutt Park in the Seaview neighborhood. Edmonds resident Laura Martin discovered the damage on Thursday and reported it to Councilmember Diane Buckshnis, who lives in the area, around 6 p.m. “... »

Commentary: Building a better robot, or how NCLB is failing our students

Commentary: Building a better robot, or how NCLB is failing our students

Students at Mountlake Terrace High School know how to innovate. The robots they build, wings they design and medical research they conduct are clear markers of successful students and teachers. When I visited the high school last spring, students not only schooled me in robotics and aerodynamics, th... »

Edmonds scenic: That’s some sunset!

Edmonds scenic: That’s some sunset!

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Artfully Edmonds special: Welcome, new Art Walk Edmonds Director

Artfully Edmonds special: Welcome, new Art Walk Edmonds Director

You’ve come along way, Baby! My Edmonds News and “Artfully Edmonds” has the delight of welcoming to the Edmonds art scene Elizabeth Martin-Calder – the newly-hired Art Walk Edmonds Director. Ms. Martin-Calder is a seasoned arts administrator and marketer with over 15 years in nonprofit management. M... »

21st District candidates to appear at Sept. 16 forum in Edmonds

21st District candidates to appear at Sept. 16 forum in Edmonds

The Faith Action Network, a statewide interfaith public policy organization, is sponsoring a community-wide Candidate Forum for legislative candidates in the 21st Legislative District on Tuesday, Sept. 16. The Forum will be hosted by Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers in Edmonds. All six c... »

Solar comes of age in Edmonds

Solar comes of age in Edmonds

Edmonds residents Dan and Kim Fine are blazing a trail into Edmonds’ future. Like the pioneers who settled Edmonds, they have a vision for what this community can be. But unlike the settlers of the late 19th century, that future is not in cutting forests and milling shingles. Instead the Fines... »

Happy homecoming for Pacific Little League All-Stars

Happy homecoming for Pacific Little League All-Stars

Watch the My Edmonds News TV video of Wednesday’s Pacific League All-Stars Homecoming HERE.   Hundreds of well-wishers gathered at Lynndale Park in Lynnwood Wednesday night to welcome home the Pacific Little League 12 and under All-Stars from their nearly month-long journey to become the ... »

Artfully Edmonds: Now it’s ECA’s turn to receive Teeny Awards nominations

Artfully Edmonds: Now it’s ECA’s turn to receive Teeny Awards nominations

The most dazzling news for Edmonds’ performing arts scene this week is the continued sweep of TeenTix “Teeny Award” nominations by City of Edmonds venues. With thousands of patrons making their way to Edmonds every season to enjoy our outdoor stages, live theatre and performing arts venues the news ... »

Stunningly Strange Gallery closing its doors Oct. 11

Stunningly Strange Gallery closing its doors Oct. 11

Stunningly Strange Gallery announced Wednesday that it will be closing its retail doors in downtown Edmonds on Oct. 11. The gallery, located at 407 Main St., will be having “a wonderful sale during the month of September to make sure all the amazing art gets placed in appreciative homes,”... »

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