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New Edmonds managing librarian emphasizes importance of community

New Edmonds managing librarian emphasizes importance of community

Integration, community and people are what Chy Ross, the new managing librarian at Edmonds Library, is all about. An Everett local and transplant from Mountlake Terrace Library, where he was also the library manager, Ross moved into the top position at Edmonds Library in mid-December, filling the shoes of longtime Managing Librarian Lesly Kaplan, who retired. “I’m happy right where I am,” he said.... »

Looking Back: Reuben Hunter and an early-day mystery

Looking Back: Reuben Hunter and an early-day mystery

Over 70 years before there was a City of Lynnwood, and even before Alderwood Manor, a few pioneer families were living on land that is now part of Lynnwood. They were the homesteaders, and three of the most well-remembered family names were Hunter, Breed and Morrice. Without a doubt, the most interesting of these was the Hunter family: Duncan, a Scotsman; his wife Jennie; and their four sons, Will... »

Edmonds scenics: Night train

Edmonds scenics: Night train

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Schillios to reopen Fabric of Life store with expanded mission

Schillios to reopen Fabric of Life store with expanded mission

If you’ve walked down Main Street and passed by the vacant space that used to be home to Reuben Sapien’s Homestyle Mercantile store, you’ll see a familiar face peering underneath the brown paper covering the windows. It’s Ralph, known as the friendly “guard dog” for the Fabric of Life Fair Trade boutique that closed its doors in January 2014. And yes — his... »

Scene in Edmonds: Supporters raise money for Rice brothers

Scene in Edmonds: Supporters raise money for Rice brothers

  Supporters of Edmonds brothers Jordan and Brad Rice, who lost their father on Christmas Eve 2014, held a benefit dinner in the Edmonds-Woodway High School Great Hall Thursday night. All donations raised from the event, coordinated by the Derousseau family, will benefit Jordan, a student at Edmonds-Woodway who plays on the EWHS basketball team, and Brad, a Shoreline Community College student... »

Meadowdale student honored by Edmonds Noon Rotary Club

Meadowdale student honored by Edmonds Noon Rotary Club

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Chris Pratt and Anna Faris: Love via Seahawks shirt

Chris Pratt and Anna Faris: Love via Seahawks shirt

Actor Chris Pratt, who grew up in Lake Stevens, was the biggest movie star of 2014, thanks to starring roles in the year’s No. 1 and No. 4 top-grossing films (“Guardians of the Galaxy” and “The LEGO Movie”). He also is a passionate Seahawks fan, which figured largely in Pratt’s hometown/Hollywood love story with actress and Edmonds native Anna Faris, our online news partner The Seattle Times repor... »

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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