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Michael Reagan: ‘Going above and beyond for others’

Michael Reagan: ‘Going above and beyond for others’

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Michael Reagan recognized as ‘citizen hero’ through Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation

Michael Reagan recognized as ‘citizen hero’ through Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation

Edmonds artist and Vietnam veteran Michael Reagan, founder of the non-profit Fallen Heroes Project, was one of three honorees recognized Wednesday, March 25, by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation through its 2015 Citizen Honors Program. Reagan and two other honorees — Alton Brieske and John Meis — were selected from 20 finalists for their acts of courage and selflessness. They... »

A special gift of ‘Frozen’ from a Holly House supporter

A special gift of ‘Frozen’ from a Holly House supporter

At the recent gala and auction for Holly House, which provides holiday gifts for children in need in the Edmonds School District, supporter Arlene James was the winning bidder on a 15-piece Disney “Frozen”-themed bedroom set that included a comforter, throw blanket, pillow cases, canopy, bulletin board and lamp. James does not have any children of her own, so friends were wondering wha... »

Staying on track to help military veterans

Staying on track to help military veterans

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Scene in Edmonds: Giving back

Scene in Edmonds: Giving back

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Edmonds-Woodway HS students create ‘Food for Thought’ to fight hunger

Edmonds-Woodway HS students create ‘Food for Thought’ to fight hunger

With two older brothers who played football at Edmonds-Woodway High School, Caroline Willock remembers helping her mom with the team’s weekly football dinner — and getting a first-hand introduction to a problem that many in Edmonds aren’t aware of: High school students who don’t have enough food to eat. “Players would bring their families or almost beg for the leftove... »

Mayor proclaims Edmonds in Bloom Day as group celebrates 20 years of beautifying Edmonds

Mayor proclaims Edmonds in Bloom Day as group celebrates 20 years of beautifying Edmonds

Edmonds in Bloom held a gala anniversary party Sunday, celebrating 20 years of promoting the floral beautification of Edmonds with everything from hanging flower baskets to childrens’ workshops to street-corner gardens to scholarships. Each year, Edmonds in Bloom volunteers donate thousands of hours of their own time to put in and maintain plantings, operate the group’s annual Garden T... »

Edmonds artist Michael Reagan receives General Douglas MacArthur Award

Edmonds artist Michael Reagan receives General Douglas MacArthur Award

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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. »

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