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Artfully Edmonds: Eccleshall murals grace walls of Edmonds condo for sale, with open house Sunday

Artfully Edmonds: Eccleshall murals grace walls of Edmonds condo for sale, with open house Sunday

Content sponsored by Chuck Cady and Associates Open House Sunday, April 19 1-4 p.m. 7710 196th St. SW. Unit A Edmonds, WA What if you could unlock the door of your home, take a deep breath, drop your car keys on the console in the hallway, and enter another world? Maybe a world of drama – that broug... »

World champion ballroom dancers whirl into Edmonds

World champion ballroom dancers whirl into Edmonds

Edmonds resident Rickie Taylor and her dancing partner, Erik Linder, performed at the Edmonds Senior Center Friday afternoon. The two have been dancing together since they were 4. Now teenagers, they are five-time National Junior Ballroom champions as well as world champions. Also making a guest app... »

Reminder: Author Dee Dahl at bookshop on Saturday

Reminder: Author Dee Dahl at bookshop on Saturday

Author Dee Dahl will sign copies of her novel, ‘Rebel and the Promise,’ at the Edmonds Bookshop on Saturday, April 18, at noon. Dahl’s book is set in pre-Civil War with orphaned teens Sara and Aaron Rogers traveling to San Francisco for an inheritance and also to protect a friend f... »

Happening nearby: Experience Momentum celebrates its grand opening

Happening nearby: Experience Momentum celebrates its grand opening

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My Edmonds Restaurant News: Tea for you, tea for me, Baicha has my kind of tea!

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Tea for you, tea for me, Baicha has my kind of tea!

I’m on the road, at a writers retreat in Algonkian, Virginia. We plan a field trip to view Washington, D.C.-area blossoms, which arrive late this year, due to ice accumulation in the waters that only began to melt last week. Cherry blossoms in D.C. remind me of Japan, which reminds me of my favorite... »

Holy Rosary students honor Father Joe Petosa with American Heart Association award

Holy Rosary students honor Father Joe Petosa with American Heart Association award

Smiling faces packed Holy Rosary School’s gymnasium Friday as community leader and long-time assistant priest at Holy Rosary Parish, Father Joe Petosa, was honored by Holy Rosary students and staff with a special award from the American Heart Association. The students raised $3,124 in Petosa&#... »

Scene nearby: Bee roundup

Scene nearby: Bee roundup

A semi-truck rolled early Friday morning, spilling a load of honeybees on the Interstate 5 median at the Interstate 405 interchange near Lynnwood. Beekeepers were at the crash site within an hour to attempt round up the honeybees, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT... »

Scene in Edmonds: Money for the maestro

Scene in Edmonds: Money for the maestro

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Bird Lore: Golden-crowned Sparrow

Bird Lore: Golden-crowned Sparrow

The Golden-crowned Sparrow is a far west specialty of the U.S. and Canada. It is a common winter resident of the Puget Trough that can be found throughout Edmonds from autumn to late spring. Look for this sparrow in brushy areas of parks and yards. By the end of May, most of these sparrows will have... »

Edmonds Kind of Dad: Challenging the Edmonds School District’s Challenge Program

Edmonds Kind of Dad: Challenging the Edmonds School District’s Challenge Program

I admit it: I’m a proud father. But when you have a son who counted to 100 at the age of 2, studied and understood the U.S. highway system at the age of 4, and explained weather patterns to teachers in 2nd grade, you know you have a pretty special kid on your hands. Every teacher, coach, and adult w... »

Edmonds Police Blotter, April 11-16

Edmonds Police Blotter, April 11-16

April 11 20300 block 83rd Avenue West: A man reported he was assaulted by an unknown male suspect while walking in a local park. April 12 24000 block 77th Place West: A man was arrested for unlawful imprisonment after he held his father-in-law on the floor for an extended period of time. 7300 block ... »

Sponsor Spotlight: Verdant’s Couch to 8K group hitting its stride

Sponsor Spotlight: Verdant’s Couch to 8K group hitting its stride

Following an exercise program can be easier when you have experts at the ready to answer your questions and coach you along. When Verdant’s Couch to 8K group launched in March, activity levels in the group ranged from not physically active to active runners. With five educational classes, week... »

Chase introduces bill to address ‘upside-down tax system’

Chase introduces bill to address ‘upside-down tax system’

State Sen. Maralyn Chase, who represents the 32nd District including parts of Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace, on Friday introduced a bill that would eliminate the tax exemption on intangible personal property and the business and occupation tax exemption on investments and dividends. Chase ... »

Happening in Edmonds and Lynnwood: Two chances to recycle and shred this weekend

Happening in Edmonds and Lynnwood: Two chances to recycle and shred this weekend

It’s almost Earth Day (happening next Wednesday, April 22) and there are two opportunities this weekend to recycle unwanted electronics as well as paper ready for shredding: On Saturday, April 18, between 10 a.m. –2 p.m., Windermere Real Estate North in Lynnwood is teaming up with Friendly Ear... »

Welcome to new sponsor Herzer Homes

Welcome to new sponsor Herzer Homes

We want to welcome My Edmonds News sponsor Brett Herzer, a long-time Edmonds resident and local realtor. His business, Herzer Homes, is located in historic downtown Edmonds at RE/MAX Direct Realty. We thank Brett for his support and look forward to his updates in his NEW editable My Edmonds News ad,... »

College Place Middle School students raise money to help build schools in Kenya, support local food bank

College Place Middle School students raise money to help build schools in Kenya, support local food bank

College Place Middle School’s fundraiser this week was a huge success. Students raised $900 to help build schools and provide educational supplies in Kenya in three hours at Red Onion Burgers in Mountlake Terrace. Students felt passionate about education and that everyone should have access to... »

Happening nearby: Geese in Ballinger Park

Happening nearby: Geese in Ballinger Park

John Rumpelein used his quadcopter to videotape these mellow geese in Ballinger Park Thursday. »

Gov. Inslee to sign sudden cardiac arrest bill into law; heart safe fundraiser May 3

Gov. Inslee to sign sudden cardiac arrest bill into law; heart safe fundraiser May 3

Melinda Truax, the Edmonds woman who lost her 16-year-old son Matthew to undetected heart condition in September 2013, will have something to celebrate on Friday: Gov. Jay Inslee will sign SB 5083, the Sudden Cardiac Awareness Act bill, into law. “This is huge for our entire state and for our ... »

Reminder: Premera, American Red Cross hosting Save-a-Life CPR event April 18

Reminder: Premera, American Red Cross hosting Save-a-Life CPR event April 18

The American Red Cross and Premera Blue Cross have teamed up to host Save-a-Life Saturday 2015, a hands-only CPR training event on April 18 that is free to the public. The event will provide people with the power to save lives, focusing on the skills and know-how needed to help an individual survive... »

From the Edmonds Mayor: The new Westgate

From the Edmonds Mayor: The new Westgate

Making “big decisions” in Edmonds has always been a bit of a challenge, especially when a land use decision is front and center. A week ago, after five years of study, engaging numerous consultants on transportation, land use, scores of public meetings and hearings, as well as general te... »

Edmonds Museum sponsoring Edmonds history essay contest for fourth graders

Edmonds Museum sponsoring Edmonds history essay contest for fourth graders

The Edmonds Historical Museum is sponsoring an essay contest open to all fourth graders who live in and/or attend public or private school in Edmonds, or who are home-schooled at a comparable grade level. This contest is being held in conjunction with the City of Edmonds 125th Anniversary, which is ... »

Seattle police find 61 stolen bikes in Edmonds — is one of them yours?

Seattle police find 61 stolen bikes in Edmonds — is one of them yours?

According to a report posted on the Seattle Police Department’s SPD Blotter Thursday, a tip from a sleuthing bike theft victim led Seattle police to a large cache of stolen bicycles and a suspected chop shop Wednesday in Edmonds. Now detectives want to know if they have your bike. SPD Major Cr... »

Happening nearby reminder: Experience Momentum to celebrate grand opening in Lynnwood April 17

Experience Momentum, located at 4030 Alderwood Mall Blvd. in Lynnwood, will celebrate its grand opening on Friday, April 17 from 3-8 p.m. The first facility of its kind in the region, the Experience Momentum Functional Wellness Center will provide free public access to its new 10,000-square-foot fac... »

Most northbound I-5 concrete grinding work complete between Northgate, Shoreline

Most northbound I-5 concrete grinding work complete between Northgate, Shoreline

The Washington State Department of Transportation reported Thursday that most northbound concrete grinding is complete on I-5 between Northgate and Shoreline. Contractor crews completed most of the grinding involving the northbound lanes this week as part of WSDOT’s project to repair and rehab... »

Meadowdale graduate throws perfect game for Central Arkansas softball team

Meadowdale graduate throws perfect game for Central Arkansas softball team

Meadowdale High School graduate Kylee Studioso pitched a perfect game to lead the Central Arkansas Bears to an 8-0 victory over Mississippi Valley State Tuesday night at Farris Field in Conway, Arkansas. The senior righty struck out 10 in five innings, retiring all 15 batters that she faced. She str... »

Welcome our new sponsor, Fifth Avenue Animal Hospital

Welcome our new sponsor, Fifth Avenue Animal Hospital

We are proud to welcome Fifth Avenue Animal Hospital as the latest My Edmonds News sponsor. The full-service veterinary clinic, which opened earlier this month, is run by Dr. Chris Garg, VMD, who built a new 4,000-square-foot facility at 310 Fifth Ave. S. (just north of Arista Wine Cellars) with und... »

Artfully Edmonds profile: How late-blooming novelist Dee Dahl’s career came to be

Artfully Edmonds profile: How late-blooming novelist Dee Dahl’s career came to be

Book Signing: Rebel and The Promise Saturday, April 18 ~ Noon Edmonds Bookshop 111 5th Ave. S. Dear Readers, Have you ever attended the Edmonds’ 4th of July parade? Crowded isn’t it? Wall-to-wall people, right? As crowded as Mardi Gras in New Orleans, the Indie 500, the Puyallup Fair! Well, I was on... »

You’re invited to Erik and Rickie ballroom dancing fundraisers Friday

You’re invited to Erik and Rickie ballroom dancing fundraisers Friday

Edmonds resident Rickie Taylor and her dancing partner, Erik Linder, have been dancing together since they were 4. Now teenagers, they are five-time National Junior Ballroom champions as well as world champions. This dynamic duo will perform two shows at the Edmonds Senior Center on Friday, April 17... »

Welcome to our new sponsor, Alan Lawrence of Wells Fargo Advisors

Welcome to our new sponsor, Alan Lawrence of Wells Fargo Advisors

Welcome to our new My Edmonds News sponsor, Alan Lawrence, Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors, offering a full range of investment planning strategies tailored to your unique needs. Whether you are investing for retirement, education expenses or some other goal, Lawrence will help you make ... »

Prep sports roundup for Wednesday

Prep sports roundup for Wednesday

Baseball At EWHS, Meadowdale 9, Edmonds-Woodway 4 Elliott Reece struck out seven in a complete game as the Mavs downed the Warriors in the battle of the cross-town 3A rivals Wednesday. On offense, Max Johnson went 2-for-3 with two RBI and scored two runs for Meadowdale (4-4 league, 5-5 overall). For... »

Artfully Edmonds: The art career of Fireball Bill, Thursday Art Walk wonders, Driftwood pairs with Demetri’s

Artfully Edmonds: The art career of Fireball Bill, Thursday Art Walk wonders, Driftwood pairs with Demetri’s

The Edmonds art scene is so vibrant, and is becoming such a draw to area art lovers, that it is not unusual for enthusiasts to follow our gallery news and exhibit openings from afar. Which is exactly how Mukilteo artist Bill Ball discovered the Edmonds art scene. This energetic and imaginative artis... »

Edmonds’ Sherwood Elementary recognized for academic achievement

Edmonds’ Sherwood Elementary recognized for academic achievement

Sherwood Elementary School in Edmonds was one of four Edmonds School District schools recognized with 2014 Washington Achievement Awards, which honor the top performing schools in the state. In addition to Sherwood, the schools recognized were Lynnwood High, Mountlake Terrace High and the Challenge ... »

Edmonds School Board hears from turf field supporters, opponents

Edmonds School Board hears from turf field supporters, opponents

Supporters and opponents of the Edmonds School District’s plans to install artificial turf fields at the former Woodway High School campus pleaded their cases to the School Board of Directors at Tuesday’s meeting. Those who spoke in favor of the fields included two high school athletes, a high schoo... »

Everett man suspected in April 9 car theft, police standoff now being held on another charge

Everett man suspected in April 9 car theft, police standoff now being held on another charge

The car theft suspect who surrendered to police April 9 after barricading himself inside a home just behind the Ranch 99 Market in Edmonds’ Highway 99 neighborhood is now in custody in the Snohomish County Jail on charges stemming from an earlier incident in unincorporated Snohomish County. Brian Wa... »

Meadowdale HS athletes honored at college signing ceremony

Meadowdale HS athletes honored at college signing ceremony

Eleven Meadowdale High School athletes gathered Wednesday afternoon for a letter of intent signing ceremony with families and friends in the library. The following are the athletes, their school and sport: Tim Smith, Southwest Oregon Community College, wrestling Ashley Routh, Seattle University, soc... »

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