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Edmonds, it’s scarecrow time

Edmonds, it’s scarecrow time

The first entrants in this year’s annual Edmonds Scarecrow Festival are beginning to show up on streetcorners, in front of homes and stores, and just about anywhere you can put a stake in the ground. It’s all part of the opening of this year’s Edmonds Scarecrow Festival, a community event sponsored by the Edmonds Historical Museum in which entrants build scarecrows and the whole ... »

Meadowdale boys basketball feeder program hosts tryouts on Oct. 5

Meadowdale boys basketball feeder program hosts tryouts on Oct. 5

The Meadowdale Maverick Boys Feeder Program will have tryouts on Sunday, Oct. 5 at Meadowdale High School. The program is for players in grades 5-8. It is designed to give young players, who will be attending Meadowdale High School, the opportunity to play together and develop through the program’s system. Each team will participate in the Wesco Youth Basketball League and play in several tourname... »

Scene in Edmonds: A party for Cascade Symphony donors

Scene in Edmonds: A party for Cascade Symphony donors

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Edmonds brain cancer survivor to participate in Saturday fundraising walk

Edmonds brain cancer survivor to participate in Saturday fundraising walk

An Edmonds resident who has survived two bouts with brain cancer will be participating in her fourth Seattle Brain Cancer Walk this Saturday, Sept. 20, in Seattle. Monica Ledgett was diagnosed four years ago while her husband was out of state training for the Army National Guard and her daughter was 3 months old. She is now in remission. This is the seventh anniversary of the walk, defined as R... »

Register now for Edmonds Street Scramble, set for Oct. 25

Register now for Edmonds Street Scramble, set for Oct. 25

Attention runners, cyclists and walking enthusiasts: Mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Edmonds Street Scramble on Saturday, Oct, 25. 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. Run, walk or bike. It’s up to you. At S... »

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

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. A one-time screening of “No Evidence of Disease” is set for Sunday, September 28 at th... »

Feet First Walks presents Edmonds walk Tuesday

Feet First Walks presents Edmonds walk Tuesday

Feet First, a local nonprofit working to ensure all communities in Washington are walkable, is hosting an Edmonds waterfront walk at 5:30 p.m. this Tuesday, Sept. 16, starting and ending at the Edmonds Train Station. The closest cross street is Dayton and Railroad Avenue, and the group will meet on the platform along Dayton Street. (There is plenty of parking nearby in the Sound Transit lot, Harbo... »

Artfully Edmonds: Time to raise the curtain on 2014-15 performance season

Artfully Edmonds: Time to raise the curtain on 2014-15 performance season

It’s that time of year — when Edmonds raises the curtain on its upcoming performance arts schedule. And we have a dazzling 2014-15 lineup waiting in the wings – and already on stage – with The Phoenix Theatre leading the way with its early season opener, “Rumors” by Neil Simon. The Driftwood Players will follow in quickstep with its upcoming offering, “Night Watch” by Lucille Fletcher, a dra... »

Ride the Sounder train to the Washington State Fair

Ride the Sounder train to the Washington State Fair

If you’re looking for something fun to do the next couple of weekends, Sound Transit has an idea for you. Ride the Sounder Train to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup. Enjoy a relaxing ride and forget the hassles of freeway driving and paying for parking. Trains run on Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20, serving nine stations between Everett and Puyallup, including Edmonds. Take a free shuttle between ... »

Reminder: Community invited to celebrate Swedish Edmonds Wednesday groundbreaking

Reminder: Community invited to celebrate Swedish Edmonds Wednesday groundbreaking

To mark a half-century of health care service to the community and the groundbreaking for Swedish Edmonds’ largest expansion in 40 years, the community is invited to a celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 4-6 p.m. The celebration will take place on the east side of the hospital, the future site of a $63.5 million expansion to the existing hospital campus. Celebration activities will include: &#... »

From VFW Post 8870: The history of 2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Day

From VFW Post 8870: The history of 2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Day

In some communities across the nation, Friday Sept. 19, 2014 will be observed as National POW/MIA Recognition Day, and appropriate ceremonies will be conducted to honor Americans who have returned from their ordeals as Prisoners of War (POWs) and those Americans who are listed as Missing In Action (MIA) and are still unaccounted for. Sadly, for a majority of Americans, the day will pass as just an... »

It’s almost time for scarecrows — and the Edmonds Museum Scarecrow Festival

It’s almost time for scarecrows — and the Edmonds Museum Scarecrow Festival

That scary time of year is getting closer — Halloween, the time for ghosts and goblins, and in Edmonds, scarecrows!  What are scarecrows exactly? They can be defined as “a mannequin stuffed with straw; standing, sitting, or free-hanging, often with reflective parts that are movable by the wind. These reflective parts are commonly attached to increase their effectiveness in scaring the ... »

Dick’s charity walk-a-thon raises $2,000

Dick’s charity walk-a-thon raises $2,000

The Dick’s Drive-In Change For Charity Walk-a-Thon raised more than $1,000 from customers Sunday, and will be matched by Dick’s, resulting in more than $2,000 in donations to Mary’s Place, First Place School, FareStart, ROOTS Young Adult Shelter, The Compass Center, Operation Nightwatch, St. Martin de Porres Shelter and Cocoon House. A total of 19 participants covered 22 miles to all s... »

Scene in Edmonds: Classic Car Show

Scene in Edmonds: Classic Car Show

David Carlos was on hand to document a glorious day for classic car enthusiasts in downtown Edmonds, as the annual Edmonds Classic Car Show roared into town Sunday. And just a sampling of the more than 300 entries: You can see more of David’s photos at this link (Google login required to view): http://bit.ly/1tkJwz6 »

Scene in Edmonds: Will walk (22 miles) for burgers

Scene in Edmonds: Will walk (22 miles) for burgers

You can watch Larry Vogel’s video interview with the walk organizers here on My Edmonds News TV. For the third year, a group of friends met up at the Edmonds Dick’s Drive-In to begin a 22-mile walk-a-thon that took them to all six Dick’s locations. This year’s walk — held Sunday — benefited local charities, and Larry Vogel was on hand to capture the action. You can read mor... »

Port of Edmonds to begin work on 2015 budget

The Port of Edmonds will begin work next week on its 2015 budget and citizens are invited to attend any of the following meetings, starting at 7 p.m.: Sept. 8: Commission Workshop to discuss 2015 Budget Baseline Conditions, Property Taxes, Economic Development Budget Oct. 13: Commission Workshop to discuss 2015 Preliminary Operating Budget, 2015 Preliminary Capital Budget, Public Comments Oct. 27:... »

Reminder: Earling Town Hall meeting set for Sept. 11 in Highway 99 neighborhood

Reminder: Earling Town Hall meeting set for Sept. 11 in Highway 99 neighborhood

Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling has scheduled a second Town Hall meeting for Thursday, Sept. 11, this time in the Highway 99 neighborhood. The meeting will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the new Community Health Center of Snohomish County located at 23320 Hwy. 99 in Edmonds. Community members from the Highway 99 area are invited to attend to discuss current issues relating to the neighborhood, ask questions... »

Join the Dick’s Charity Walk-A-Thon Sunday to help the homeless

Join the Dick’s Charity Walk-A-Thon Sunday to help the homeless

For the past two years, My Edmonds News has written about the urban hike by Ballard High School grads covering all Dick’s Drive-In restaurants, starting at the Edmonds Dick’s. This year, Dick’s Drive-In itself is participating as a sponsor for the walk, which starts at 10:35 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, The event, which involves six Dick’s Drive Ins and coves 22 miles, will suppor... »

New on My Edmonds News TV: Bird lovers flock to Edmonds

New on My Edmonds News TV: Bird lovers flock to Edmonds

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Scene in Edmonds: Fishing for biggest catch at Coho Derby

Scene in Edmonds: Fishing for biggest catch at Coho Derby

David Carlos was there for the Puget Sound Anglers Sno-King Chapter Edmonds Coho Derby Saturday. Money from the derby benefits salmon conservation, Everett Lions Club Fishing for the Blind and Kids Fishing Programs.   »

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