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Just posted on My Edmonds News TV: Secrets to a long life from Edmonds Senior Center 90-plus-year-olds

Just posted on My Edmonds News TV: Secrets to a long life from Edmonds Senior Center 90-plus-year-olds

On July 28, 2014, the Edmonds Senior Center celebrated those members who were 90 or older. My Edmonds News TV publisher Teresa Wippel asked some of them to share on camera their secrets to a long life. Read more about the celebration in our story posted earlier this week.   »

Tarin Erickson leaving her position as Edmonds Museum director

Tarin Erickson leaving her position as Edmonds Museum director

After three and half years on the job, Tarin Erickson, director of the Edmonds Historical Museum, has announced her resignation. She will be transitioning to a position in Seattle, where she will continue her career in museum and collections management with the U.S. National Park Service. “It’s been such a pleasure to work in Edmonds as museum director,” she said. “The city... »

Hometown Heroes: A boy lands on Normandy and becomes a man

Hometown Heroes: A boy lands on Normandy and becomes a man

My Edmonds News continues its series, Hometown Heroes, to recognize the courageous contributions made by members of VFW Post 8870. Warren Eddy was the youngest of six children who were raised in a rural part of northern Minnesota. Shortly after he graduated from high school, his family moved to California. Eventually, Warren moved to Washington, D. C. to live with a sister. Soon after his arrival ... »

Saturday memorial honors late Edmonds community leader Chris Guitton

Saturday memorial honors late Edmonds community leader Chris Guitton

The Edmonds Petanque Club and the Edmonds Chamber were joined by family and friends of the late Chris Guitton to dedicate a permanent memorial honoring his life and many contributions to the Edmonds community. Born in Paris, Guitton never lost his love of the culture, people and language of France. But while his roots were in France, his heart was in Edmonds, as his many activities in and contribu... »

Happening nearby: Frogs and Edmonds ‘Frog Lady’ invade Lynnwood Library

Happening nearby: Frogs and Edmonds ‘Frog Lady’ invade Lynnwood Library

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Edmonds-Woodway grad sets up fund to cover funeral expenses of fellow alum

Edmonds-Woodway grad sets up fund to cover funeral expenses of fellow alum

Edmonds-Woodway High School graduate Nora (Dean) Hermann is raising money to help pay for the funeral expenses of another E-W grad, Boise (Junior) Friday, who died Wednesday of complications related to cancer. The money is being collected through a GoFundMe account here. According to Hermann, Mr. Friday was an Edmonds native, born at Stevens (now Swedish/Edmonds) Hospital. “He was initially ... »

Kiwanis Citizen of Year will ride in Edmonds 4th of July parade

Kiwanis Citizen of Year will ride in Edmonds 4th of July parade

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has announced that Francine “Frannie” Cohen, the 2014 Edmonds Kiwanis Citizen of the Year, will be honored and riding in the chamber’s “An Edmonds Kind of Fourth” parade. Cohen was selected in May by the Edmonds Kiwanis Club as the Citizen of the Year winner, based on her volunteer efforts in Edmonds. With an over-100-year tradition, the Edmo... »

My Edmonds News welcomes summer intern Caitlin Plummer

My Edmonds News welcomes summer intern Caitlin Plummer

Caitlin Plummer, a Meadowdale High School graduate and Lynnwood native, will be interning with My Edmonds News and My Edmonds News TV this summer. Plummer is studying print and digital journalism at the University of Southern California, and will start her sophomore year at USC this August. Her column, “Real Talk With Caitlin Plummer,” was featured on My Edmonds News in 2012 and 2013, and she has ... »

Pulitzer Prize winner Alex Tizon to sign book in Edmonds Thursday

Pulitzer Prize winner Alex Tizon to sign book in Edmonds Thursday

Alex Tizon Edmonds Bookshop 111 5th Avenue Thursday, June 19 ~ 7 pm This week, My Edmonds News had the privilege of interviewing Alex Tizon, 1997 Pulitzer Prize winner and author of “Little Big Man: In Search of My Asian Self.” Edmonds Bookshop will host a reading and book signing by Tizon this Thursday, June 19 at 7 pm. Tizon immigrated to the United States from the Philippines, with his pa... »

Fourth annual Bicycle Extravaganza honors late P.E. teacher

Fourth annual Bicycle Extravaganza honors late P.E. teacher

Offering a bicycle repair clinic, a bike swap, and a series of rodeo events, the annual Gaylynne Ullerich Bicycle Extravaganza got underway Saturday morning at Edmonds’ Seaview Elementary School. Named for late Edmonds School District teacher and bicycle enthusiast Gaylynne Ullerich, the event drew more than fifty participants. Ullerich, who was known for promoting the Bikes in Schools progr... »

Scene in Edmonds: Dinner for a good cause

Scene in Edmonds: Dinner for a good cause

On Saturday night, Mayor Dave Earling and his wife Sue — along with their invited guests — enjoyed dinner provided by Chef Bill Pennington of Arnie’s Restaurant and hosted at the Edmonds home of Rock and Maggie Peterson The Earlings were the highest bidders on the dinner at the Annual Edmonds Center for the Arts Auction last September. Chef Pennington served a seven-course meal t... »

Rampathon ‘ramps up’ life for local senior citizen

Rampathon ‘ramps up’ life for local senior citizen

Saturday was no day off for the owners and staff of Edmonds’ Chermak Construction.  First thing in the morning the Chermak group assembled at the home of 95-year-old Fred J. Shaw to pitch in for the 2014 Rampathon, an annual event sponsored by Chermak, the Master Builders’ Association, Dunn Lumber, Homestreet Bank and others, in which the sponsors donate materials, labor and skill to c... »

March for Babies set for Edmonds April 26; ambassador shares her journey

March for Babies set for Edmonds April 26; ambassador shares her journey

The following story was submitted by Swedish/Edmonds regarding the upcoming Snohomish County March for Babies walk, which will be held in downtown Edmonds Saturday, April 26. You can find the walk map, registration information and more at this link to our previous story. Meagan Holt is grateful every day for her curious, happy 16-month-old daughter, Madeline. Because of critical research and suppo... »

David Marty named 2014 Edmonds Arts Festival marketing poster artist

David Marty named 2014 Edmonds Arts Festival marketing poster artist

The Edmonds Arts Festival announced Friday that David Marty’s painting, “Evening at the Marina,” is the 2014 Edmonds Arts Festival poster. This image will be shown in the Festival advertisements, posters, website, and on specialty items in the Festival Store. Here’s more from the Arts Festival announcement: Like a gentle breeze breathes life into sails on a boat, David Mart... »

Scene in Edmonds: Irish eyes are smiling at Senior Center

Scene in Edmonds: Irish eyes are smiling at Senior Center

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Konkydoodle Kitchens presents: Michael Miropolsky cooks angel hair pasta with Scallops

Michael Miropolsky, conductor of the Cascade Symphony Orchestra, prepares scallops and vegetables served over angel hair pasta with Carol Kinney and Doug Lofstrom of Edmonds-based Konkydoodle Kitchens. »

This is My Job: Edmonds Community College President Jean Hernandez

This is My Job: Edmonds Community College President Jean Hernandez

Edmonds Community College President Jean Hernandez Dr. Jean Hernandez was named President of Edmonds Community College in 2011. Hernandez previously was the vice president for instruction at South Seattle Community College, where she served as the interim president and vice chancellor. She received her Doctorate of Education degree in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from the University... »

Edmonds’ Jan Steves hits the trail in third Iditarod race Saturday

Edmonds’ Jan Steves hits the trail in third Iditarod race Saturday

Saturday, March 1 marks the third Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race for long-time Edmonds resident (and 1974 Edmonds High School grad)Jan Steves, who will again be mushing through the Alaska wilderness with her beloved team of dogs. You can follow Steve’s  975-mile trek across Alaska via her “Living My Dream” blog here. Her blog entry for Friday, Feb. 28, the day before the race, star... »

Funeral service Saturday for Ellie Bonanno

A funeral service will be held this Saturday, Feb. 1 for Ellie Bonanno, a long-time Edmonds resident who died Jan. 23, two days after being struck by a car in the 800 block of Walnut Street. The service will begin at 1 p.m. at Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523-84th Ave. W., Edmonds. »

Fabric of Life store to close as of Dec.31; founder to focus on online, wholesale sales

Fabric of Life store to close as of Dec.31; founder to focus on online, wholesale sales

Carol Schillios, founder of the downtown Edmonds Fabric of Life store, announced Monday that she is closing the doors of her Fair Trade shop in downtown Edmonds as of Dec. 31. Schillios, who spent 113 days on the store roof four years ago to raise money for her Fabric of Life Foundation, said she will transition her efforts to online retail and wholesale aimed at Fair Trade retailers. “The n... »

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