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Deputy Prosecutor Adam Cornell of Edmonds to be honored as youth advocate

Deputy Prosecutor Adam Cornell of Edmonds to be honored as youth advocate

Snohomish County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney and Edmonds resident Adam Cornell will be honored with the Center for Children & Youth Justice’s 8th annual Norm Maleng Advocate for Youth Award at the organization’s breakfast fundraiser at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. According to the announcement: Growing up in the state’s foster care system, Cornell learned a... »

Edmonds woman honored as ‘Top Thought Leader in Trust’ for third straight year

Edmonds woman honored as ‘Top Thought Leader in Trust’ for third straight year

Edmonds resident Carol Sanford has again been recognized for her work as a business consultant and author. First, Sanford was named one of the 2015 Trust Across America-Trust Around the World Top Thought Leaders in Trust. It is the third straight year Sanford has been honored by the organization, which celebrates professionals who are transforming the way organizations do business. The organizatio... »

Seattle’s bus-riding dog visits Edmonds

Seattle’s bus-riding dog visits Edmonds

Dorothy Moore, owner of Edmonds’ Dining Dog restaurant in Firdale Village, treated Eclipse, the Seattle bus-riding dog, to a four-course meal on Saturday. Moore invited Eclipse to her restaurant after seeing the story of the lab-bull mastiff mix’s independent travel from Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood to the dog park in Seattle’s Belltown. Eclipse’s owner Jeff Youn... »

Looking Back: A joining of the past and the electronic age

Looking Back: A joining of the past and the electronic age

For many people, microfilm and microfiche may appear too antiquated to even bother with anymore. Especially, since it may seem as if everything that is important from the past in the way of books and other written material has now been digitized and is available to all. However, if you are a historian, a writer, or working on a term paper, you have probably discovered that many of our old newspape... »

New on video: Hawks fans ready to ride

From Larry Vogel, taken at the Edmonds Station Sunday morning. »

Scene in Edmonds: All aboard for the Seahawks-Packers game

Scene in Edmonds: All aboard for the Seahawks-Packers game

Larry Vogel was on hand Sunday morning as the Sounder train pulled away with Seahawks fans bound for the NFC Championship between Seattle and Green Bay. And yes, Larry reports that there were also some Packers’ fans on board.   »

Mermaid makes appearance at Brackett’s Landing

Mermaid makes appearance at Brackett’s Landing

What do you give as a graduation gift to a young woman with a passion for mermaids? Why, the opportunity to be photographed as a mermaid, of course! Opal Campbell is the niece of Debra Dodge, office coordinator for the Edmonds School District Department of Athletics. According to Dodge, her niece — from Beaverton, Ore. — first became interested in mermaids when she visited Hawaii a few... »

Black Panthers, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shared same goals, former member says at Edmonds CC King lecture

Black Panthers, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shared same goals, former member says at Edmonds CC King lecture

The Black Panther Party is viewed by many as one of the most controversial movements of the 20th century. Originally called the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, the organization initially was known for its armed citizen patrols and its opposition to police brutality. It might come as a surprise to some people that the work of the party actually aligned with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his ... »

From candy striper to CEO, new executive brings nursing background to Swedish Edmonds

From candy striper to CEO, new executive brings nursing background to Swedish Edmonds

From the moment she became a candy striper at Lakewood General Hospital in her early teens, Jennifer Graves was certain about her career choice. “I knew from an early age that I wanted to be a nurse,” said Graves, remembering how proud she was to wear the red-and-white-striped jumper that gave young hospital volunteers the candy striper label. “And I think part of that was defini... »

My Edmonds News TV looks back at 2014

From the My Edmonds News TV archives, a review of noteworthy events and people from 2014. Thanks for watching, and we have more in store for you in 2015! »

Here are more ways that you can support Rice brothers

Here are more ways that you can support Rice brothers

The Edmonds community is continuing its generous support of two brothers who lost their father on Christmas Eve to a heart attack, six years after their mother died of cancer. More than $50,000 has been raised so far through a GoFundMe account established for Brad and Jordan Rice, whose father Corey Rice died Dec. 24. This Tuesday night, Jan. 6, at the Edmonds-Woodway High School boys basketball g... »

Welcome to Swedish Edmonds’ first baby of 2015

Welcome to Swedish Edmonds’ first baby of 2015

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Scene in Edmonds: Crab catch

Scene in Edmonds: Crab catch

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Christmas memories of Rome

Christmas memories of Rome

This time of year, I often pause to remember the many Christmases in Rome my husband and I enjoyed. Our favorite sight was the delightful Christmas market filling the spacious Piazza Navona with toys, candy and figures of a wizened old granny, la befana, who flies through the air astride a broomstick to bring treats to children if they are good, and coal if they’re not. She arrives on the night of... »

Edmonds woman gets up close and personal with Oprah

Edmonds woman gets up close and personal with Oprah

Not too many Edmonds residents can say that they have shared a stage with Oprah Winfrey, but that’s exactly what happened to local therapist and life coach Peggy Farah in November. The occasion was Winfrey’s visit to Seattle in early November. Farah had won a sweepstakes for premium seats at Oprah’s Life You Want weekend Nov. 7-8. She was one of two women selected out of a crowd of 10,... »

Local dancing duo wins gold at ballrooom world championships

Local dancing duo wins gold at ballrooom world championships

Congratulations to Rickie Taylor, 13, of Edmonds and her 14-year-old dance partner Erik Linder, of Lake Stevens, who won the gold medal at the ballroom world championships in Paris Friday, according to this report in The Herald of Everett Friday night. You can read our earlier story on Rickie and Erik here. »

Artfully Edmonds profile: Marni Muir uses art to shine light on plight of salmon

Artfully Edmonds profile: Marni Muir uses art to shine light on plight of salmon

Edmonds artist Marni Muir has completed a unique public installation of Fabric Art focusing on the plight of salmon that once called Miller and Shellabarger creeks and the Edmonds Marsh home. From the sea to the creek – her installation is a superficial representation of a blocked pathway. Muir explains her motivations for the public installation: “I’ve lived in Edmonds my whole life and am deeply... »

Edmonds native earning instant success with USA bobsled team

Edmonds native earning instant success with USA bobsled team

It’s not often that an athlete moves from first timer to a sports’ highest level in just a few short months of training. But Edmonds native Alex Harrison has done just that and will represent the United States bobsled team at the FIBT World Cup Bobsled and Skeleton Tour in Lake Placid, N.Y. on Dec. 12 and 13. On Nov. 21 and 22, he competed at the International Cup in Lillehammer, Norway. “It was s... »

Yes, Edmonds, there is a Santa Claus — and this year he has a new helper

Yes, Edmonds, there is a Santa Claus — and this year he has a new helper

Throughout modern history, children have been sending letters to Santa. Letters telling about how good they’ve been all year, how they’ve always eaten their Brussels sprouts, and of course, listing what they want to find waiting under the tree on the big morning. The letters are sent off to the North Pole, and then the waiting and wondering begin. Did Santa get it? Will he bring what I... »

Darlene Stern resigns from Edmonds Chamber of Commerce

Darlene Stern resigns from Edmonds Chamber of Commerce

Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Board member Darlene Stern, who has chaired the chamber’s Fourth of July celebration the past two years, has resigned from the chamber, she announced Monday. Stern has spent the past six years on the chamber board, and has also served on the Executive Committee as Treasurer. She became chairman of her favorite chamber event, the 4th of July after being tutored by the pr... »

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