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Watch on My Edmonds News TV: Edmonds couple’s take on power of solar; open house set for Saturday

Watch on My Edmonds News TV: Edmonds couple’s take on power of solar; open house set for Saturday

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Edmonds woman gives back — literally — to senior center

Edmonds woman gives back — literally — to senior center

Gloria Osberg won $1,000 in a Aug. 21 money raffle drawing at the Edmonds Senior Center, but on Friday she gave half of it back. Osberg officially donated half of her winnings — $500 — to the senior center; the other half is going to the Alzheimer’s Association. According to Senior Center Program Manager Michelle Burke, for the past three years the center nets about $10,000 annually on... »

Edmonds Police Department spokesman takes Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Edmonds Police Department spokesman takes Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

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Scene in Edmonds: Winner, winner, seafood dinner

Scene in Edmonds: Winner, winner, seafood dinner

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Dance teacher from Edmonds on quest for Miss Washington USA title

Dance teacher from Edmonds on quest for Miss Washington USA title

A 25-year-old dance instructor and college student from Edmonds is in the running for the title of Miss Washington USA. Melanie Herring, who has been involved in dance since age 3, is representing Edmonds after recently moving to the area. A  business major at Northwest College in Kirkland, Herring said she was saw competing in the pageant as a way to refine her public speaking skills — some... »

Edmonds man uses music and stories to soar above disabilities

Edmonds man uses music and stories to soar above disabilities

Nick Baker is a 33-year-old Edmonds resident with a degree in music performance, a recording studio and four albums to his name. He taught himself how to play the piano starting at age 1 and began to write his own music around 2000. He performs in venues ranging from senior centers to schools, sharing his music with countless audience members. He also happens to be blind and autistic. “I started p... »

Emily Hill: My night with Robin Williams

Emily Hill: My night with Robin Williams

In 2007, I was working as a movie set Extra for the talent agency “Foreground/Background”. As I watched the job postings that summer one came in for a movie being shot in Seattle starring Robin Williams. Of course I wanted to be in that movie and excitedly let the agency know that I was available that afternoon to work as an Extra for “World’s Greatest Dad,” directed by Bobcat Go... »

Fundraising effort started for woman critically burned in Westgate house fire

Fundraising effort started for woman critically burned in Westgate house fire

My Edmonds News was contacted Wednesday night by Karen Nelson, a family friend of the Edmonds woman badly burned in Tuesday’s Westgate neighborhood house fire, letting us know about a fundraising effort to cover the victim’s medical bills. According to Nelson, Tuesday’s fire severely damaged a home owned by Richard and Sue Maddox, the former owners of the Maddox Grill in Lynnwood... »

In memoriam: John M. Taylor, who died in Edmonds bicycle accident

In memoriam: John M. Taylor, who died in Edmonds bicycle accident

The Edmonds man who died in a bicycle accident Aug. 4 has been identified by his family and friends as John M. Taylor. Mr. Taylor, 65, was just a few blocks from home on his bicycle when he went off the road in the area of 7th and Hemlock in Edmonds and struck the fence of a home. While the official report has not yet been released from the Snohomish County Medical Examiner, family friend Ervin Me... »

Scene in Edmonds: A lemonade stand story with a twist

Scene in Edmonds: A lemonade stand story with a twist

In a quiet Edmonds neighborhood, entrepreneurial sisters Shelby, Lorelei and Georgia keep alive the great American tradition of kids selling lemonade in summertime from a classic roadside stand. The cost is 25 cents per cup. As recently as last month, the girls did business using a more modern-looking table with folding legs. That was before a woman in a car stopped to tell Georgia, “I don’t want ... »

Japanese exchange students arrive in Edmonds

Japanese exchange students arrive in Edmonds

Exchange students from Hekinan, Japan were welcomed to Edmonds Friday night with a dinner and greeting from Mayor Dave Earling. The 13 students arrived Wednesday from Hekinan, Edmonds’ sister city. They will leave on Aug.18. Hekinan is Edmonds’ only sister city. “It’s wonderful to see all of the family hosts here tonight,” Earling said.” That’s such an important part of this whole experience.” Ear... »

Scene in Edmonds: Fond farewell to Tarin Erickson

Scene in Edmonds: Fond farewell to Tarin Erickson

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We asked, you answered — What do you like about the Edmonds Museum Farmers Market?

We asked, you answered — What do you like about the Edmonds Museum Farmers Market?

This week’s My Edmonds News TV person-on-the street interview: Why do you like the Edmonds Museum Farmers Market? »

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... »

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