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Edmonds-area high school sports roundup for Monday

Edmonds-area high school sports roundup for Monday

Softball Lynnwood 9, Edmonds-Woodway 0 Jessica Gott threw a complete game as the Royals shut out Edmonds-Woodway  Monday night on the Warriors’ home field. Lynnwood 021 100 5 — 9 11 0 Edmonds-Woodway 000 000 0 — 0 4 3 Records: Lynnwood 1-0 league, 4-1 overall; Edmonds-Woodway 0-1, 3-2. Meadowdale 14, Shorecrest 6 (6 innings) The Mavericks were led by Julia Reuble, who tripled, hit a grand sl... »

Daughter, ex-girlfriend recall life of Edmonds man killed behind Mountlake Terrace pub

Daughter, ex-girlfriend recall life of Edmonds man killed behind Mountlake Terrace pub

At left, 14-year-old Alexis Patterson and her mother Jessica Warren with the memory book made in honor of Chris Patterson. On May 25, 2013, Edmonds resident Chris Patterson finally succumbed to injuries he sustained from a bar brawl behind O’Houlies Pub in Mountlake Terrace. Ten months later it is still difficult for Jessica Warren, the mother of Patterson’s 14-year-old daughter, to talk about the... »

Update on Westgate QFC stabbing death: A drug deal takes a tragic turn

Additional details have emerged suggesting that Friday morning’s stabbing death in the Edmonds Westgate QFC parking lot was the result of a drug deal gone bad. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has identified the dead man as 23-year-old Colin S. Dahlquist of Bainbridge Island. Reports from the police and the Snohomish County Prosecutor suggest Dahlquist was in Edmonds to complete a drug ... »

Scene in Edmonds: A helping hand for Oso victims

Scene in Edmonds: A helping hand for Oso victims

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On Edmonds City Council agenda for Tuesday: public hearing on pot business locations, more discussion on Sunset Walkway

On Edmonds City Council agenda for Tuesday: public hearing on pot business locations, more discussion on Sunset Walkway

Citizens will have an opportunity to speak their minds Tuesday night about whether marijuana production, processing and retail facilities should be allowed in Edmonds, and if so, in which parts of the city. The Edmonds City Council is holding a public hearing on that topic at the April 1 meeting, and may take action on an ordinance that has been drafted by the City Attorney. Recreational sale and ... »

Eagle Scout award to Ian Davidson, for Edmonds park project

Eagle Scout award to Ian Davidson, for Edmonds park project

VFW Post 1040 presented the VFW Eagle Scout award to Ian Davidson of Boy Scout Troop 312 at the National Boy Scouts of America Eagle Court of Honor Sunday at Edmonds United Methodist Church. Davidson’s Eagle Scout project was the re-finishing of the railings at the Edmonds 7th and Elm Park. With his leadership, he oversaw a work party of 15 Scouts and eight adults to get the project completed. Pic... »

Edmonds Military Wire: New laws provide additional protection to veterans and military families

Edmonds Military Wire: New laws provide additional protection to veterans and military families

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson successfully championed two bills on behalf of military and veteran families that received Governor Inslee’s signature on March 27, 2014. The new laws, which will take effect on June 12, provide economic protection for military personnel and veterans when on active duty as well as legal protection for elderly veterans against pension poachers. The eco... »

Scene in Edmonds: Kite sighting

Scene in Edmonds: Kite sighting

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Cheesemonger’s Table to donate 10 percent of sales to Oso relief fund

Cheesemonger’s Table to donate 10 percent of sales to Oso relief fund

Starting Monday, March 31 through Wednesday, April 2, the Cheesemonger’s Table in downtown Edmonds will be donating 10 percent of all sales to the Oso Mudslide Relief Fund for the American Red Cross. The restaurant is located at 203 5th Ave.S. in Old Milltown. »

Edmonds-area high school sports round-up for Friday, Saturday

Baseball Shorewood 10, Edmonds-Woodway 0 (6) Chantz Justice went 2-for-3 for the Warriors in their 10-0 loss to Shorewood Saturday. Shorewood              001 153 x — 10 9 0 Edmonds-Woodway 000 000 x — 0 6 3 WP—Sam Boone LP—Brady Edwards Records—Shorewood 5-0, Edmonds-Woodway 1-3. Boys soccer Edmonds-Woodway 0, Mariner 0 The Warriors and Marauders played through two overtime periods but were unabl... »

Prep baseball: Meadowdale clobbers Marysville-Getchell 17-1

Prep baseball: Meadowdale clobbers Marysville-Getchell 17-1

Meadowdale’s Jacob Hunnewell (17) is greeted by his teammates after hitting an inside-the-park home run against Marysville-Getchell Saturday afternoon at Mountlake Terrace High School. (Photos by David Pan) Coach Bill Hummel hopes that Saturday’s game is an indication of what lies ahead for Meadowdale. The Mavericks scored 17 runs on 15 hits to steamroll Marysville-Getchell 17-1 in a Wesco 3A base... »

Lynnwood Rotary’s $30,000 grant expands pre-kindergarten programs at four Edmonds District Schools

Lynnwood Rotary’s $30,000 grant expands pre-kindergarten programs at four Edmonds District Schools

Presenting the $30,000 check during the March 27 Lynnwood Rotary lunch meeting is President Sue Venable (far left). Accepting the grant on behalf of the Edmonds School District are (left to right): Mountlake Terrace Elementary Principal Doug Johnson; Early Learning Manager Karen Schreiber and Superintendent Nick Brossoit.   As a line of kindergarten students walk past Mountlake Terrace Elemen... »

It’s time to adopt a City of Edmonds flower basket

It’s time to adopt a City of Edmonds flower basket

Once again, the City of Edmonds is sponsoring an adopt-a-flower-basket program, but as of last week there were only 15 baskets remaining. Flower baskets are $100 each for the season. Your donation helps offset the cost of the City’s flower program. Donors select the basket location and the City plants them with assistance from the Edmonds Floretum Garden Club. Once the baskets are placed in June, ... »

Edmonds School District to continue series of Strategic Direction meetings April 2

Edmonds School District to continue series of Strategic Direction meetings April 2

The Edmonds School District will hold the second of four Strategic Direction Community Input Meetings this Wednesday, April 2 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Lynnwood High School Theater. The meetings are a chance to provide input on Edmonds School District’s Strategic Direction work and to learn more about the district’s 2014-15 budget. Each of these meetings is open to anyone in the community. ... »

Recommended Reads:  ‘The Violets of March’ all about family secrets

Recommended Reads: ‘The Violets of March’ all about family secrets

The Violets of March, by Sarah Jio Psssst. I have a secret. When you hear those words, especially with a lowered voice, it gets your attention. This novel is all about family secrets. The story holds added fascination with most of its action set on beautiful Bainbridge Island. Vivid writing brings the Island to life, as if it’s another character in the novel. Sarah Jio lives in Seattle with her fa... »

Scene in Edmonds: Special delivery — a rainbow

Scene in Edmonds: Special delivery — a rainbow

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Familiar face remains as Kate Lise Boutique next week becomes WhimSea

Familiar face remains as Kate Lise Boutique next week becomes WhimSea

Katie Jones laughs that she has always been known as the “blonde girl behind the counter” at Kate Lise Boutique on 405 Main St., having worked there since fall of 2012. But on April 1, the shop will be transformed into WhimSea Boutique and Jones will transition from store employee to small business owner. “I loved working at Kate Alise and enjoyed helping customers select the perfect a... »

Out from the mudslide and debris – no shortage of critics will emerge

Out from the mudslide and debris – no shortage of critics will emerge

“Monday-morning quarterbacking” will undoubtedly surface – overshadowing the heroic efforts of first responders in the early and ALWAYS dysfunctional “fog” of any crisis response, as well as “back-seat driving” the ongoing mammoth efforts in the aftermath of the Oso devastation. The initial stages of the local response to the shocking mudslide this past Saturday will be “microscopically” scr... »

Bird Lore: Anna’s Hummingbird

Bird Lore: Anna’s Hummingbird

Anna’s Hummingbird has become a common year-round resident in the Puget lowlands, the Washington coast, and the Vancouver area of Clark County. The range of the Anna’s is limited to the West Coast, Arizona, and parts of New Mexico. When a treatise titled The Birds of Washington State was published in 1953, Anna’s was not listed as a species that could be seen in Washington. Now m... »

Edmonds’ Union Bank collecting donations for Oso mudslide victims

The Edmonds Union Bank branch has set up an account to collect donations for the Oso mudslide victims. No donation is too small, and no administrative fees will apply — 100 percent of the funds collected will go directly to the families of the victims and any who are affected by this event.​​ Call 425-778-1255, option 4, if you would like to contribute. »

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