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Emily Hill, author of “Ghost Stories From A Small Town,” takes her place at the Edmonds Memorial Cemetery to read the legend of “The Woman in White."

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Happening nearby: Christmas Garage Sale event starts this weekend

Happening nearby: Christmas Garage Sale event starts this weekend

Judith Browning sent along this flier from the Shoreline-area Hair Brokers Salon that has served the Shoreline/Edmonds area for more than 30 years, and is hosting a Christmas Garage Sale event this weekend and next. “Each Christmas, they have done extensive decorating but will no longer be doi... »

Edmonds hydro on way to Qatar

Edmonds hydro on way to Qatar

The Miss Peters and May, our local unlimited hydroplane, is entering the Mediterranean Sea on its way to the final race of the 2014 season in Doha, Qatar. The boat left Charleston, S.C. a little over two weeks ago for the adventure. Owner Scott Raney told My Edmonds News that our local boat, along w... »

Artfully Edmonds: A most memorable opening for Cascade Symphony Orchestra; Halloween in high gear

Artfully Edmonds: A most memorable opening for Cascade Symphony Orchestra; Halloween in high gear

This has been an exhilarating week for Edmonds’ stages with wonderful reviews coming in for both playhouses and a memorable and celebratory opening of the 53rd Season for Cascade Symphony Orchestra (CSO). I was in the audience making new friends with frequent patrons Dorothy, Audrey and Carol as oth... »

Clearing the way for Saturday’s volunteer planting event at the Edmonds Marsh

Clearing the way for Saturday’s volunteer planting event at the Edmonds Marsh

Crews from EarthCorps were out on Wednesday getting ready for this Saturday’s volunteer habitat enhancement event at the Edmonds Marsh. Hosted by EarthCorps and the City of Edmonds, citizen volunteers will replant the buffer area adjacent to Harbor Square with native shrubs and groundcover pla... »

Fire District 1 Chief says retroactive pay amount should have been expected

Fire District 1 Chief says retroactive pay amount should have been expected

Snohomish County Fire District 1 Chief Ed Widdis says the recent flap over the district’s retroactive billing for its union employees showcases the importance of creating some type of regionalized fire service. “What I‘ve always said about these contracts is they were a Band-Aid,” Widdis said of the... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Driftwood directors honored with Gregory Awards

Artfully Edmonds brief: Driftwood directors honored with Gregory Awards

On Monday night, Edmonds Driftwood Players President Carissa Meisner Smit and Treasurer Kathleen Huston attended the Gregory Awards at the Moore Theater in Seattle. “We were there to support our TIPs technical director (TD) Roger Huston, and his partner in crime Doug Staley,” Kathleen Huston s... »

Scene in Edmonds: Rotary District Governor pays a visit

Scene in Edmonds: Rotary District Governor pays a visit

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Edmonds-area sports roundup for Tuesday

Meadowdale volleyball versus Mountlake Terrace Mountlake Terrace 3 – Meadowdale 1 (25-17, 22-25, 29-27, 25-18) Records: Mountlake Terrace 2-7 in Wesco League, 2-9 overall; Meadowdale 1-9, 1-11 Edmonds-Woodway soccer vs. Mountlake Terrace Edmonds-Woodway 3 – Mountlake Terrace 0 Records: Mountlake Ter... »

Council OKs 100-foot Edmonds Marsh setback; agrees to senior center negotiations on land lease

Council OKs 100-foot Edmonds Marsh setback; agrees to senior center negotiations on land lease

Updated to clarify there were votes on two separate issues: One that was unanimous to approve the setback and the other that was 5-1 on the issue of “physically separated/functionally isolated.” By a unanimous 6-0 vote, the Edmonds City Council Tuesday night agreed to recommend a 100-foo... »

Belly & Co. owner says timing right for Edmonds maternity store

Belly & Co. owner says timing right for Edmonds maternity store

When the brown paper covering the windows of the former KinderBritches store is peeled back in mid-November, it will reveal not only a new store, but new inventory aimed at meeting what owner Kristina Freeburg sees as an under-served customer base in Edmonds: pregnant women, babies and young familie... »

It’s not too late: Register now for Edmonds Street Scramble, set for Oct. 25

It’s not too late: Register now for Edmonds Street Scramble, set for Oct. 25

It’s not too late to register for this Saturday’s Edmonds Street Scramble. With a special map as your guide, find as many checkpoints as you can before time runs out. How many can you find in 90 minutes? Or three hours? Discover hidden treasures you’ve never seen. Work in teams or tackle it solo. Ru... »

Former Edmonds HR director’s wrongful dismissal case coming to trial Oct. 27

Former Edmonds HR director’s wrongful dismissal case coming to trial Oct. 27

Correction: On May 19, 2014, legal teams for former Edmonds Mayor Mike Cooper, current Mayor Dave Earling and the City of Edmonds filed separate requests for summary judgment to dismiss charges against them. The requests were based on a series of disputed interpretations of the facts and (in the cas... »

Block Watch: Burglary spree on Pine Street

Block Watch: Burglary spree on Pine Street

If you live on Pine Street, you may have experienced the wave of burglaries on Oct. 11. On CrimeMapping.com there were eight burglaries reported on that street in one day, with a ninth burglary taking place a day earlier. If you have been burglarized in the Edmonds area and would like to be anonymou... »

Scene in Edmonds: Adding artwork at Five Corners Roundabout

Scene in Edmonds: Adding artwork at Five Corners Roundabout

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New on My Edmonds News TV: Forum on Initiative 594 regarding background checks for gun owners

New on My Edmonds News TV: Forum on Initiative 594 regarding background checks for gun owners

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City budget public hearing, Shoreline Master Program approval on Tuesday’s council agenda

The Edmonds City Council will address several important matters during its Tuesday night meeting, including possible approval of the Shoreline Master Program update, which involves a controversial decision regarding the size of buffers to be established between the Port of Edmonds-owned Harbor Squar... »

Reminder: Friends of the Edmonds Library Book Sale set for Oct. 25

Reminder: Friends of the Edmonds Library Book Sale set for Oct. 25

Friends of the Edmonds Library is holding its 33rd annual Bargain Book Sale this Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. The sale runs from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and again from 2-4 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Edmonds Library, the sale features donated books, CDs and DVDs o... »

Scene in Edmonds: Prestige Care — out with the old, in with the new

Scene in Edmonds: Prestige Care — out with the old, in with the new

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Artfully Edmonds brief: Just added to ECA lineup — ETHEL and Hey Marseilles

Artfully Edmonds brief: Just added to ECA lineup — ETHEL and Hey Marseilles

Exciting news from Edmonds Center for The Arts! These brand new listings have been added to the ECA line-up. There’s a reason that Edmonds is fast becoming the Arts and Events destination of Puget Sound: Edmonds Center for The Arts 410 4th Ave. ETHEL plus Kaki King Thursday, Oct. 30 ~ 7:30 p.m. Desc... »

Arborist’s report says Hutt Park forest not significantly affected by vandalism

Arborist’s report says Hutt Park forest not significantly affected by vandalism

The City of Edmonds has made available the arborist’s report on the status of trees hacked by an unknown vandal in Edmonds’ Hutt Park in late August. The finding: The overall health of the Hutt Park forest “has not been significantly affected by the vandalism.” The arborist, ... »

My Edmonds News TV Ghost Story: ‘The Woman in White’

My Edmonds News TV Ghost Story: ‘The Woman in White’

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Edmonds Military Wire: Former Navy SEAL Mark Divine to speak at national gala on Nov. 11

Edmonds Military Wire: Former Navy SEAL Mark Divine to speak at national gala on Nov. 11

Most, if not all, men and women who serve our country will agree that those who qualify to serve as a SEAL are the best of the best. The men (women have yet to be indoctrinated) who become SEALS are not only physically fit, but mentally tough and emotionally sound. Former Navy SEAL Mark Divine, reti... »

Scene in Edmonds: Sitting pretty with the kitty

Scene in Edmonds: Sitting pretty with the kitty

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Celebrating college connections

Celebrating college connections

Edmonds resident Dianne O’Connell sent along two photographs celebrating students connecting at the 2014-2015 Northwest Community College Initiative (Edmonds Campus) facilitated by Kim Kraft, NWCCI Program Advisor for International Student Services. For more information on international programs at ... »

A magical Halloween planned for downtown Edmonds, including Elsa from ‘Frozen’

A magical Halloween planned for downtown Edmonds, including Elsa from ‘Frozen’

Are you ready for Halloween Trick-or-Treat Night in downtown Edmonds? It’s happening from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, and it’s free. The festivities, sponsored by the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, include plenty of treats courtesy of Edmonds merchants and a costume contest for people and pe... »

Edmonds scenic: Sunday sunrise from Lake Ballinger

Edmonds scenic: Sunday sunrise from Lake Ballinger

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Reminder: Novelist Claire Gebben to speak Monday

Reminder: Novelist Claire Gebben to speak Monday

EPIC welcomes Claire Gebben to the Edmonds Library on Monday at 11 a.m. as part of the fall speakers series. The event is free, although seating is limited to the first 20 people. Gebben’s novel, ‘The Last of the Blacksmiths,’ is historical fiction based on Michael Harm, a real-life immigrant ... »

Happening nearby: Forum on gun initiatives Sunday at Richmond Beach Congregational Church

Our friends at Shoreline Area News report that a forum on the two statewide gun initiatives on the November ballot is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 19 at Richmond Beach Congregational Church. Proponents and opponents of expanded background checks will debate the initiatives Sunday at 11:30 a.m. in Pilg... »

Backpacking through Asia: Diving into Thailand

Backpacking through Asia: Diving into Thailand

Editor’s note:  2010 Edmonds-Woodway High School graduate Karisa Gurtiza received her business administration-marketing degree in June from Western Washington University. Before entering  the job market, she is taking time off for a six-month backpacking trip throughout Southeast Asia, accompa... »

Reminder: Clothes for Kids to host annual Brew & Bluegrass fundraiser Sunday

Reminder: Clothes for Kids to host annual Brew & Bluegrass fundraiser Sunday

Clothes For Kids is hosting its “Brew & Bluegrass” fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 18, 5-9 p.m. at the Northshore Senior Center (10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell), with all proceeds benefiting Clothes For Kids. The public is invited to join the fun as local breweries, bluegrass bands and even a few w... »

Halloween Howl Best of Show winner: The Dailer family from Edmonds

Halloween Howl Best of Show winner: The Dailer family from Edmonds

The Dailer family of Edmonds beat out dozens of other contestants for Best in Show honors during the 2014 Halloween Howell Costume Contest sponsored by Off-Leash Area Edmonds at Marina Park Dog Beach Saturday. The family’s entry included Doug and Francie Dailer and their daughters Maya and Kia... »

Edmonds scenic: Drama in the sky

Edmonds scenic: Drama in the sky

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Artfully Edmonds review: A gravely impeccable reincarnation of ‘Blithe Spirit’

Artfully Edmonds review: A gravely impeccable reincarnation of ‘Blithe Spirit’

“Blithe Spirit”, now playing at The Phoenix Theatre, brought out a crowd of spirited well-wishers for Friday’s opening night. Noel Coward’s 1941 British comedy about matters concerning The Other Side of the grave couldn’t be a better selection for this time of year. Known for its motto, “comedy with... »

Scene in Edmonds: Glass pumpkin delicacies

Scene in Edmonds: Glass pumpkin delicacies

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New on My Edmonds News TV: Contestants put on the dog for 10th annual Halloween Howl

New on My Edmonds News TV: Contestants put on the dog for 10th annual Halloween Howl

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