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Edmonds Police Sgt. Shane Hawley answers your public safety questions. This week: What should I do if I’m driving behind a car and smell marijuana smoke?

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Welcome to new sponsors Northwest Doodles, Lynnwood Rotary Rummage Sale

Welcome to new sponsors Northwest Doodles, Lynnwood Rotary Rummage Sale

My Edmonds News is pleased to welcome two new sponsors this week: Edmonds-based Northwest Doodles, specializing in deep red miniature to medium Goldendoodles and various colored miniature multi-generational Australian Labradoodles, and the Lynnwood Rotary Club’s annual rummage sale, this Satur... »

Ask the Edmonds Cop: Driving and pot smoke

Ask the Edmonds Cop: Driving and pot smoke

Edmonds Police Sgt. Shane Hawley answers your public safety questions. This week: What should I do if I’m driving behind a car and smell marijuana smoke? If you have a question for Hawley, email teresa@myedmondsnews.com. »

Reminder: 20th annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour July 19

Reminder: 20th annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour July 19

The 20th annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour will be held on Sunday, July 19. This year’s tour features many of the most beautiful gardens in Edmonds. The 2015 Garden Tour has a full line-up of seven gardens whose intimate charm and natural beauty speak to the attention lavished on these quiet sanct... »

What’s that Edmonds kind of smell? Blame it on the heat, low tide

What’s that Edmonds kind of smell? Blame it on the heat, low tide

A reader asked about the noticeably strong odor near the Edmonds waterfront in recent days. According to City of Edmonds Public Works Director Phil Williams, blame it on warm weather and a low tide. Williams said that high temperatures have contributed to a rapid growth of benthic algae, which accor... »

‘Walk Back in Time’ cemetery tour July 16 to celebrates Edmonds’ history

‘Walk Back in Time’ cemetery tour July 16 to celebrates Edmonds’ history

Less than a month before Edmonds officially marks its 125th anniversary, the annual “Walk Back in Time” cemetery tour will celebrate the history of Edmonds on Thursday, July 16 starting at 1 p.m. Participants will receive a guided tour of the historical Edmonds Memorial Cemetery & Columbar... »

Edmonds Police Blotter: June 30-July 5

Edmonds Police Blotter: June 30-July 5

June 30 18100 block 80th Avenue West: A grandfather assaulted his grandson during an argument. 23600 block Highway 99: Three juveniles came into Safeway intending to steal liquor from the store. One male suspect was arrested and detained; the other two fled. Police found hallucinogenic mushrooms in ... »

Lynnwood Rotary Rummage Sale set for July 11 at Meadowdale High School

Lynnwood Rotary Rummage Sale set for July 11 at Meadowdale High School

The sixth annual Lynnwood Rotary Rummage sale is scheduled for 8 a.m-3 p.m., Saturday, July 11 at Meadowdale High School. The preview night will be from 5-7 p.m., Friday, July 10. A $2 entry fee allows you to preview items. The public is invited to donate items from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. July 6-10 at the h... »

Edmonds School District Board to host Public Hearing on 2015-16 budget on Tuesday

Edmonds School District Board to host Public Hearing on 2015-16 budget on Tuesday

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors will be hosting a Public Hearing on the 2015-16 budget on Tuesday, July 7. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the Educational Services Center, 20420 68th Ave W. in Lynnwood. The district previously held four budget meetings at each of the distric... »

Scene in Edmonds: Low tide

Scene in Edmonds: Low tide

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Study session format back on Edmonds City Council agenda for Tuesday

The Edmonds City Council may take action Tuesday night on whether to continue the study session format that was the topic of extensive debate at the council’s June 23 meeting. Among other items on the agenda for this Tuesday’s meeting: – Cemetery Board presentation – Public h... »

Is this your dog, found Sunday on Olympic View Drive?

Is this your dog, found Sunday on Olympic View Drive?

Selena Menchaca found this female dog Sunday on Olympic View drive near the gas station. The dog is wearing a tag with the name Ellee, but there is no contact information. If she belongs to you, email menchacaselena@aol.com or calll 309-922-5672 (cell phone).   »

Graham Trucking wins hydroplane exhibition in Indiana

Graham Trucking wins hydroplane exhibition in Indiana

The Ohio River never turned into a raceable venue this weekend for unlimited hydroplanes. While the water level went down for Sunday, the Rrver continued to be full of large-sized debris, which made it impossible to hold a full-fledged race. Instead, the organizers decided to run two- and three-boat... »

Happening nearby: Artfully Edmonds previews West Africa Cultural Heritage celebration

Happening nearby: Artfully Edmonds previews West Africa Cultural Heritage celebration

Saturday, July 25 7-10 pm Shorewood High School Performing Arts Center 17300 Fremont Ave N Shoreline Cultural Heritage 2015 This month a vibrant and unique celebration featuring extravagant dance performances and music representing the cultures of West Africa will take place in nearby Shoreline. Acc... »

Notice to Patients of Northwest Hand Specialists, Inc. P.S.

To: Patients of Northwest Hand Specialists, Inc. P.S. Northwest Hand Specialists, Inc. P.S. ceased operations in June 2014. Patient medical records are currently stored at Puget Sound Surgical Centers at 21911 – 76th Avenue West, Edmonds, Washington 98026. Please be advised that you may obtain... »

Reminder: 7th annual Classic Car Show set for July 11 in Edmonds

Reminder: 7th annual Classic Car Show set for July 11 in Edmonds

An annual tradition benefiting local charities, including the Edmonds Food Bank, the Classic Car Show is set for the Dick’s Drive-In parking lot at 220th Street Southwest and Highway 99 Saturday, July 11. The show runs from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Advance registration by July 8 is $20; after July 8 it’s... »

Scene in Edmonds: July 4th was a blast

Scene in Edmonds: July 4th was a blast

Updated at 2:45 p.m. Sunday  with additional photos, video clip Photographers were busy capturing displays from Saturday night’s Edmonds Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Fourth of July fireworks show: And still more photos from our own Larry Vogel, who attended last night’s show and got som... »

More ‘Beat Brackett’ runners

More ‘Beat Brackett’ runners

Additional shots of runners finishing the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Beat Brackett 5K on July 4, from Larry Vogel:   From Brian Ranck and Janice LeVeck of Headspinner Photography:     »

Scene in Edmonds: No butts about it — this is no ashtray

Scene in Edmonds: No butts about it — this is no ashtray

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Edmonds scenic: Independence Day sunset

Edmonds scenic: Independence Day sunset

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Brett Winegar finishes first in Beat Brackett run

Brett Winegar finishes first in Beat Brackett run

Brett Winegar, running in the male age 30-39 category, came in first in the Beat Brackett 5K run Saturday, which drew 445 participants as part of the Edmonds Kind of Fourth of July festivities. Winegar finished the course with a time of 16:23. Finishing second at 16:51 was Sam McCloughan in the male... »

Scene over Esperance: Fireworks display

Scene over Esperance: Fireworks display

John Rumpelein flew his quadcopter through a neighborhood fireworks display in Esperance (unincorporated Snohomish County, where fireworks are legal). »

Advanced care planning seminar at Edmonds Senior Center July 20

A free “Your Life, Your Wishes” advanced care planning seminar will be Monday, July 20, 1-3 p.m. in the Edmonds Senior Center Library. Presenters are Michelle Reitan, MSW and Carolyn Anderson, RN, Enhance Wellness program of the Edmonds Senior Center. to sign up, call 425-774-5555. Accor... »

Reminder: Community invited to Mayor’s Town Hall July 9

Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling and city staff will host a community discussion with a question-and-answer session and an update from Swedish Edmonds on its campus expansion project at the first Town Hall meeting of this year on Thursday, July 9, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The event will take place in the Swedi... »

Bad weather delays hydro races in Indiana

Bad weather delays hydro races in Indiana

Storms up river from Madison, Indiana caused high water levels, filled the Ohio River with debris and forced postponement of Saturday’s first day of unlimited hydroplane racing in the Indiana Governor’s Cup. Two days of racing action will be combined into just one Sunday to complete the ... »

Runners try to ‘Beat Brackett’ in Edmonds

Runners try to ‘Beat Brackett’ in Edmonds

The countdown clicked to zero, the police escorts revved their motorcycles, and hundreds of participants launched down the Fourth of July 5K path from Edmonds City Park to the finish line on the parade route downtown. One runner with a long gray beard, however, confidently gave the rest of the crowd... »

Edmonds Fourth of July parade photo gallery

Edmonds Fourth of July parade photo gallery

From Brandon Jennings, an assortment of Edmonds Kind of Fourth of July photos from Saturday’s parade, which drew several thousand people to downtown Edmonds. »

Found in Edmonds: Golden retriever

Bill MacDonald reports that he has found a neutered male golden retriever, weighing about 60 pounds with a very light-colored coat. The dog is not wearing a collar but is very well behaved, MacDonald said, adding that he will care for the dog until the owner is located. If this dog might be yours, c... »

On video: Snapshots of Edmonds Kind of Fourth of July preparations

On video: Snapshots of Edmonds Kind of Fourth of July preparations

My Edmonds News correspondent Olivia Fuller and videographer Brandon Truesdell were able to capture two interviews for Edmonds Kind of Fourth of July preparations:  Sons of Norway’s Al Vadset talks about the dragon float that won the Most Original Trophy during the 2015 Edmonds Main Parade and... »

Artist Liz Tran creates new On the Fence temporary public art installation

Artist Liz Tran creates new On the Fence temporary public art installation

The Edmonds Arts Commission’s newest On the Fence temporary art exhibit, installed on the City fence just south of Art Works at 2nd and Dayton, “Afloat,” by Seattle artist Liz Tran, features brightly painted fishing floats. Tying into Puget Sound’s maritime history, while referencing the current iss... »

Edmonds CC partners with VOICE to provide work experience to student with developmental issues

Edmonds CC partners with VOICE to provide work experience to student with developmental issues

Edmonds Community College partnered with the VOICE (Vocational Opportunities In Community Engagement) program of the Edmonds School District in 2015 for the first time, to give one of the district’s students, Brianna Horne, an internship and a chance to see what it would be like to work at the... »

Happening nearby: Woman transported to Harborview after car crashes into building

Happening nearby: Woman transported to Harborview after car crashes into building

The Lynnwood Fire Department reported that one woman was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a car drove into a building on Friday. The accident occurred in the Safeway shopping complex, located at 196th Street Southwest and Highway 99. No other details were available.   »

Bird Lore: Savannah Sparrow

Bird Lore: Savannah Sparrow

For a migrant, the Savannah Sparrow is pretty much a North American stay-at-home kind of bird. It winters only as far south as Mexico and Cuba and can also be found across the southern tier of states at that time of year. In summer it migrates as far north as it can go and still be in North America.... »

From Edmonds Parks Director Carrie Hite: It’s time to celebrate parks

From Edmonds Parks Director Carrie Hite: It’s time to celebrate parks

If June is any indication, we are in for a very hot summer. The Edmonds Parks Department has already seen record numbers of people enjoying our beachfront and other parks, and we’re ramping up seasonal labor to keep up with the demand. Along with keeping the parks clean, safe and enjoyable, the Park... »

Police nab shirtless burglar suspected of Edmonds break-ins

Police nab shirtless burglar suspected of Edmonds break-ins

Edmonds police, with assistance from Lynnwood police and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office K9 units, were able to arrest a shirtless burglary suspect from Bellevue after cornering him in a storage shed Friday morning. A homeowner in the 18400 block of Homeview Drive called 911 around 7:30 a.m. stati... »

Happening nearby: Friends, family seek missing Shoreline man

Happening nearby: Friends, family seek missing Shoreline man

Missing Shoreline student Michael Sutherland was last seen on Friday night at his home, according to our friends at Shoreline Area News. He did not bring his ID, debit cards or wallet with him. His phone has been off/inactive since Friday night also around midnight. Reports from the community, all o... »

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