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Edmonds Maytag Laundry closing Sunday after 16 years

Edmonds Maytag Laundry closing Sunday after 16 years

“It’s been a great 16 years,” said David Kenyon, who along with his wife Mai is preparing to close the Edmonds Maytag Laundromat, a community fixture since before the turn of the century. “Kids who’d come in with their parents when we first opened are now bringing in their own children.” Located in the north section of the Salish Crossing complex, Kenyon’s... »

Scene in Edmonds: Museum treats market vendors to breakfast

Scene in Edmonds: Museum treats market vendors to breakfast

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Why I subscribe to My Edmonds News: ‘The most comprehensive news about Edmonds’

Why I subscribe to My Edmonds News: ‘The most comprehensive news about Edmonds’

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Edmonds Moms still running this town through annual fundraiser

Edmonds Moms still running this town through annual fundraiser

The third annual Edmonds Moms Run This Town event got off to a fast start on Wednesday evening as a group of more than 30 moms, dads, and kids accompanied by a convoy of strollers left the Edmonds United Methodist Church to complete a course that would take them along the waterfront to Marina Beach Park and back. “This is our big fundraising event of the year,” said Kate Nichols, coord... »

Scene in Edmonds: A buggy made for two

Scene in Edmonds: A buggy made for two

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Scene in Edmonds: Peace Corps volunteer speaks to Daybreakers Rotary

Scene in Edmonds: Peace Corps volunteer speaks to Daybreakers Rotary

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Scene in Edmonds: A marriage nearly half as old as Edmonds

Scene in Edmonds: A marriage nearly half as old as Edmonds

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Edmonds Korean War Purple Heart vet still in there pitching

Edmonds Korean War Purple Heart vet still in there pitching

Korean War veteran, Purple Heart recipient and 20-year Edmonds resident Phil Sacks had the honor of throwing out the first pitch on Monday night as the Seattle Mariners took on the Baltimore Orioles. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Sacks grew up in the shadow of the Williamsburg Bridge. With the outbreak of the Korean War in 1951, Sacks joined the Army and after basic training was shipped out to Korea... »

How I ended up meeting Taylor Swift

How I ended up meeting Taylor Swift

My story of meeting Taylor Swift begin seven years ago when I fell in love with her first album. But I’ll save you all the relationships, heartbreaks and life-changing songs and skip forward to November 2014. I was one of 33 lucky Taylor Swift fans who were sent holiday presents, picked out specifically to complement everything Taylor had found out about us on the social media site Tumblr. Ever si... »

Edmonds native on the run

Edmonds native on the run

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Local musician puts his heart into his music

Local musician puts his heart into his music

Two heart attacks haven’t slowed down local musician Vern Percival. Despite past health challenges, the 69-year-old has not lost his smile or his positive attitude, and he also sings with popular local band the Huckabillys. Twelve years ago, the outlook for Percival was not so upbeat. He experienced a massive heart attack when he was living in Nashville, Tenn. Tearing up slightly, he recalls being... »

Scene in Edmonds: Roberto the Magnificent works his magic

Scene in Edmonds: Roberto the Magnificent works his magic

Roberto the Magnificent performed at Hazel Miller Plaza Tuesday to an enthusiastic crowd, part of the City of Edmonds Arts Commission’s summer concert series. Roberto has been juggling and entertaining professionally for 35 years, starting in 1980 when he was 11 years old. “It’s the only job I’ve ever had!” he exclaimed proudly. He’s performed on national and in... »

Son’s autism diagnosis inspires mom to launch gluten-free bakery

Son’s autism diagnosis inspires mom to launch gluten-free bakery

Edmonds mom Elizabeth Rayborn was happy with her job as a professional baker and didn’t have plans to start her own bakery – let alone a gluten-free one. Then her youngest son was diagnosed with autism. After son Killian’s diagnosis, Rayborn and her husband began researching different remedies for his condition. Surprisingly for them, they found that many autistic people are intolerant to gl... »

Scene in Edmonds: Another amazing ECA auction dinner fulfilled

Scene in Edmonds: Another amazing ECA auction dinner fulfilled

For the second year in a row, Arnie’s Restaurant Chef Bill Pennington and his staff, Carlos Vasquez and Charles Manley, delighted the lucky winners who bid on a private hosted dinner benefiting the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Even the weather was perfect (if not a bit too warm) Saturday night for the beach-themed deck party hosted by Rock and Maggie Peterson. Manley whipped up a wonderful P... »

Edmonds ex-Marine will run 160 miles to honor her fallen sister soldiers

Edmonds ex-Marine will run 160 miles to honor her fallen sister soldiers

Wearing a shirt that says “Valor Knows No Gender,” Edmonds resident and retired Marine Major Bridget Guerrero is in the final stages of preparing for a solo 160-mile run through the Puget Sound area, one mile for each of the 160 service women who have lost their lives in the Global War on Terror. The Valor Run was started last year by Guerrero’s friend and classmate, U.S. Navy Ca... »

Meadowdale grad pitching for Tampa Bay minor league team

Meadowdale grad pitching for Tampa Bay minor league team

Meadowdale graduate Sam Triece is glad to be back on the mound. Triece, who recently graduated from Washington State, is even happier that he is on the road to a professional baseball career. Triece was selected in the 10th round by Tampa Bay in the Major League Baseball amateur draft in June and flew down later in the month to Florida to join the GCL (Gulf Coast League) Rays, a short season Rooki... »

Edmonds resident receives Tourism Bureau Lifetime Service Award

Edmonds resident receives Tourism Bureau Lifetime Service Award

Edmonds resident Linda McCullough has been awarded the President’s “Call to Service” Lifetime Service Award from the Snohomish Couny Tourism Bureau. McCullough was recognized for “always working to promote tourism in her home town of Edmonds and all of Snohomish County,” wrote Volunteer Services Manager Jennifer Bravo of the Tourism Bureau. The award noted her extensive volunteer work,... »

Edmonds Fourth of July parade photo gallery

Edmonds Fourth of July parade photo gallery

From Brandon Jennings, an assortment of Edmonds Kind of Fourth of July photos from Saturday’s parade, which drew several thousand people to downtown Edmonds. »

Senior Center serves up a celebration for members in their 90s

Senior Center serves up a celebration for members in their 90s

For the fourth year, the Edmonds Senior Center celebrated those members who are 90 or older with a light lunch, a decadent dessert, harp music and a lighthearted speech about “the good old days.” A total of 140 senior center members over the age of 90 were invited to the birthday party Monday, and nearly half were in attendance at the event, which was co-sponsored by the Edmonds Landin... »

Local students entertaining jazz lovers this summer

Local students entertaining jazz lovers this summer

Although they come from different graduating classes of two different schools, Ryan Leppich, Luis Ross and Emma Howelier hope to spend lots of time together this summer entertaining jazz lovers throughout the Puget Sound area. The three South Snohomish County young adults played their first summer gig together as the Ryan Leppich Trio Wednesday night before a small crowd of wine and jazz connoisse... »

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