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New on My Edmonds News TV: What’s next for Gary Haakenson?

In the October 2014 edition of our video magazine Edmonds Today: - Ex-Edmonds Mayor Gary Haakenson talks about his four roller coaster years in Snohomish County; 17-year-old Justin Fehler joins boy band Stateside; time to get your scarecrow ready; Edmonds Happy Hour visits Las Brisas.

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New sponsored content from PCC Natural Markets on My Edmonds News TV

New sponsored content from PCC Natural Markets on My Edmonds News TV

A warm welcome to our new My Edmonds News TV sponsor PCC Natural Markets, which is providing sponsored video content for our readers. This month’s videos include Apple Pie Morning Oatmeal and Cooking with Winter Squash. The PCC Natural Markets store in Edmonds is located at 9803 Edmonds Way. I... »

Reminder: Mayor to host Town Hall Thursday on growing train traffic concerns

Reminder: Mayor to host Town Hall Thursday on growing train traffic concerns

Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling is hosting a Town Hall on the evening of Oct. 2 to discuss what experts predict may be an alarming increase in train traffic through Edmonds. The public event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Plaza Room of the Edmonds Library. The purpose of the Town Hall is to share information... »

Clothes For Kids to sponsor open house Wednesday, Oct. 1

Clothes For Kids to sponsor open house Wednesday, Oct. 1

The public is invited to an Open House hosted by Clothes For Kids in Lynnwood at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1. Interested community members are invited for refreshments, a tour of our facility, and the chance to learn more about Clothes For Kids from volunteers, staff, and board members. Clothes For... »

Warriors down Mavs 2-0 in ‘Jam the Stands’-style girls soccer match-up

Warriors down Mavs 2-0 in ‘Jam the Stands’-style girls soccer match-up

The game was billed as “Jam the stands, soccer version,” and while Meadowdale had more fans in attendance, Edmonds-Woodway put more balls in the goal as the Warriors beat the Mavericks 2-0 on Tuesday night. The two Warrior goals both came in the first half. Number one was at 17 minutes in on a shot ... »

New on My Edmonds News TV: October’s Edmonds Today video magazine

New on My Edmonds News TV: October’s Edmonds Today video magazine

In this edition: – Edmonds’ own 17-year-old singing sensation Justin Fehler talks about his move to London to join new UK boy band Stateside. – Former Edmonds Mayor Gary Haakenson discusses his four roller-coaster years in Snohomish County government, including his  the 530 landslide recovery effort... »

Edmonds Scenic: Grand Sunset view

Edmonds Scenic: Grand Sunset view

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Avalon Alderwood Grand Opening

Sponsored by Avalon Alderwood Lynnwood, WA – Avalon Alderwood, a growing community in the heart of Snohomish County, is a centrally located, transit-oriented multi-family development currently in pursuit of a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Home Certification. LEED is a voluntar... »

Edmonds Port Commission report for Sept. 29

The Port of Edmonds Commission at its Monday, Sept. 29 meeting: Heard an optimistic growth report from the Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Alliance of Snohomish County. Reviewed the status of potential fuel dock upgrades. The latest plan is to proceed on a phased basis, largely in recognitio... »

Scene nearby: HOV passenger? Bearly

Scene nearby: HOV passenger? Bearly

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Edmonds City Council seeking applicants for Economic Development Commission

The Edmonds City Council is seeking applicants interested in serving on the City of Edmonds Citizens Economic Development Commission. There are currently two openings. Commissioner terms are staggered and the EDC may sunset on Dec. 31, 2015. The purpose of the commission is to address specific issue... »

Register now for Oct. 4 Celebrate Schools 5K to benefit Edmonds district schools

Register now for Oct. 4 Celebrate Schools 5K to benefit Edmonds district schools

The 6th annual Celebrate Schools 5K Run/Walk is set for this Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Alderwood Mall. This year, the event will be an offical City of Lynnwood Festival. The event is sponsored by the Foundation for Edmonds School District (formerly the Edmonds Public Schools Foundation_. Event Progra... »

Letter to the editor: Solomon and The Sunset Ave Issue

Dear Editor: (Sent to Mayor Dave Earling, Edmonds City Council) The Council’s decision to compromise and make interim improvements to Sunset ends up pleasing no one. For once, I am in agreement with the Naysayers.   The “ interim improvements” have made it worse than it was before….with one bi... »

Edmonds Museum names new director

Edmonds Museum names new director

The Edmonds Historical Museum and the Edmonds-South Snohomish County Historical Society has named Dr. Peter Bojakowski as the new Museum Director. He takes the helm starting Wednesday, Oct. 1. “We were fortunate to have a fantastic group of applicants,” said Emily Scott, chair of the sel... »

Annie’s Community Kitchen celebrates 10 years of Wednesday evening meals

Annie’s Community Kitchen celebrates 10 years of Wednesday evening meals

Annie’s Community Kitchen, a ministry of Edmonds Lutheran Church, opened its doors in 2004, with the purpose of providing a hot and nutritious meal every Wednesday night to everyone, regardless of their circumstances. It was intended to be a neighborhood gathering; not only a place to have bas... »

Two more workshops in October to learn about solar for your home

Two more workshops in October to learn about solar for your home

Two additional workshops are scheduled in October — the first one this Wednesday — to learn more about Solarize South County, a grassroots initiative that includes volunteers from Lynnwood, Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace and Woodway working together to streamline the process of purchasing a ... »

Money Talk: Financial Well-Being — Retirement and Tax Planning

Money Talk: Financial Well-Being — Retirement and Tax Planning

Saving for retirement can be a lot more complicated than just socking away money for later. By strategically coordinating your income, retirement accounts and investments to maximize tax savings, you may be able to reach your retirement goals more efficiently. Assemble Your Team It’s common to work ... »

Looking Back: Gertie Perrin’s Perrinville

Looking Back: Gertie Perrin’s Perrinville

When Carl Perrin returned to their comfortable home in downtown Edmonds and told his wife Gertie they had just become owners of a few acres of land a few miles northeast and they were moving. Gertie’s comeback to him was “If I am moving to the sticks, then I am starting me a town.” True or not—we wi... »

Reminder: Warriors Select Basketball boys feeder teams to hold tryouts Oct. 8 and 14

Reminder: Warriors Select Basketball boys feeder teams to hold tryouts Oct. 8 and 14

The Warriors Boys Select Basketball feeder teams will hold tryouts on Wednesday, Oct. 8, and Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Edmonds-Woodway High School gym. Warriors Select Basketball is a youth basketball program for boys in 5th through 8th grades who will be attending Edmonds-Woodway H... »

Edmonds scenic: Splish, splash Sunday

Edmonds scenic: Splish, splash Sunday

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Edmonds Community College presents fall lecture series

Edmonds Community College presents fall lecture series

Three speakers — Kip Fulbeck, Jane Wong, and Parfait Bassalé — have been announced for the fall segment of Edmonds Community College’s Brown Bag Lecture series, sponsored by the college’s Center for Student Engagement and Leadership. Kip Fulbeck | “What are you? The Changing Face of America” | Wedne... »

Scene in Edmonds: Annual ECA gala a festive affair

Scene in Edmonds: Annual ECA gala a festive affair

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Reminder: Benefit screening of film documentary ‘No Evidence of Disease’ at Edmonds Theater Sept. 28

Reminder: Benefit screening of film documentary ‘No Evidence of Disease’ at Edmonds Theater Sept. 28

The numbers are significant: 90,000 women will be diagnosed with a “below the belt” cancer this year, and unfortunately one-third of them will die. Often patients will say, “I didn’t know,” referring to the signs and symptoms, which often go unnoticed and undiagnosed until it is too late... »

City of Edmonds looking for Transportation Committee members

The City of Edmonds is seeking interested citizens / business owners to serve on the Transportation Committee. The committee has the following purposes: 1) Monitor and make recommendations relative to motorized and non-motorized transportation issues, systems, and funding. 2) Contribute input to the... »

Edmonds Healthy Eating: Skip the pasta and enjoy spaghetti squash casserole

Edmonds Healthy Eating: Skip the pasta and enjoy spaghetti squash casserole

I absolutely love the fall. I grew up in the Midwest and spent almost 20 years living in New England — both are places that have spectacular autumns full of colorful trees. My last residence before I moved to Edmonds was Burlington, Vermont—yes, indeed the leaves were brilliant. Leading ... »

EarthCorps volunteers pitch in at Edmonds Marsh; and Oct. 25 you can help too

EarthCorps volunteers pitch in at Edmonds Marsh; and Oct. 25 you can help too

EarthCorps, with support from the City of Edmonds, is helping to improve Edmonds Marsh. Edmonds Marsh is a unique asset to the City that provides important habitat for local wildlife and naturally helps filter stormwater before it runs into Puget Sound. Edmonds Marsh also offers abundant bird watchi... »

The Beauty of Stone: Tips for creating a stone masterpiece in your home

The Beauty of Stone: Tips for creating a stone masterpiece in your home

I love to look at a great stone fireplace; a beautiful marble or onyx bathroom; gorgeous granite or soapstone countertops in a kitchen; or some really impressive bluestone or slate flooring. A well-designed project made with excellent craftsmanship takes the chosen stone material and uses it to its ... »

Show us your dahlias: One more, from Seaview neighborhood

Show us your dahlias: One more, from Seaview neighborhood

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Hawks edge Warriors in 35-28 back-and-forth thriller

Hawks edge Warriors in 35-28 back-and-forth thriller

Mountlake Terrace quarterback Justin Hopkins threw only one pass in the second half and running back Ryan Lacasse caught only one pass all night. The connection, a 68-yard touchdown play with 55 seconds left in the game, proved to be the game winner as the Hawks held on for a 35-28 win over the Edmo... »

Reminder: Bring unwanted drugs to Edmonds Police Department Saturday

The Edmonds Police Department will be participating in another Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Those who have expired or unused prescription drugs are invited to drop them off at the police department, 250 5th Ave. N. The amount of unwanted medications collected h... »

Happening nearby: Son’s legacy of caring and compassion lives on through mother, Foundation

Happening nearby: Son’s legacy of caring and compassion lives on through mother, Foundation

Brandon Brauns was a kid who was always thinking of others. Diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of 4, Brandon appreciated the people who helped him and his parents, Jeff and Kris, during his treatment. One day Brandon said to his mother, “We should help other kids who are sick.” So Brandon and h... »

Prep football: Mavericks prevail over Grizzlies 30-19

Prep football: Mavericks prevail over Grizzlies 30-19

Meadowdale dominated play in the first half and then kept its cool when Glacier Peak mounted a second-half comeback, prevailing 30-19 in a Wesco 3A South football game Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish. The Mavericks took a 23-5 lead into halftime and them fumbled on the opening... »

Edmonds scenic: Starry, starry night

Edmonds scenic: Starry, starry night

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Thanks for showing us your dahlias — what’s next?

Thanks for showing us your dahlias — what’s next?

Greetings. From the responses received by My Edmonds News, there are many dahlia growers in Edmonds. And they are darn proud to show us their handiwork. We are closing out this first season of showcasing our city’s official flower by posting dahlia photos that readers sent in. As you can see, ... »

Bird Lore: Double-crested Cormorant

Bird Lore: Double-crested Cormorant

  The Double-crested Cormorant is a year-round resident of Washington’s outer coast, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the northern inland marine waters. It is only a winter resident of Edmonds and the lower reaches of Puget Sound because it breeds in summer on the tops of coastal offshore ... »

Scene in Edmonds: Thank you lunch for Five Corners crew

Scene in Edmonds: Thank you lunch for Five Corners crew

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