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Seal Sitter training set for Saturday in Edmonds

Seal Sitter training set for Saturday in Edmonds

Want to help protect baby harbor seals who take a rest on the Edmonds waterfront? Become trained as an Edmonds Seal Sitter volunteer this Saturday, Aug. 30 at 11 a.m., Room 206, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. Attendees will spend one-and-a-half hours in the classroom, then move to the Edmonds waterfront to do a seal sit drill on the beach. All ages are welcome as volunteers, though children... »

Edmonds Literary Walk coming Sept. 13

Edmonds Literary Walk coming Sept. 13

The public is invited to take part in Chapter by Chapter: an Edmonds Literary Walk taking readers and writers on a literary sampler starting at the Edmonds Library and proceeding to the EdCC Conference Center, Edmonds Bookshop, and Hazel Miller Plaza on Sept. 13. The literary walk includes stops and events with light refreshments at these four locations: 9:30 a.m. Participate at the Edmonds Librar... »

Clothes For Kids serves more than 300 students in first three days of operation

Clothes For Kids serves more than 300 students in first three days of operation

Clothes For Kids opened its doors for the 31st year last week and provided school wardrobes to 149 boys and 162 girls. “We estimate that we provided a total of 7,043 pieces of clothing and shoes during the first three days,” said Nancy Laird Burris, Clothes For Kids Program Manager.  “Thanks to generous donors in the spring and summer, we have solid inventory for the next few weeks. As we enter th... »

Edmonds Floretum Garden Club announces Zucchini Contest winners

Edmonds Floretum Garden Club announces Zucchini Contest winners

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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 train crossing situation ‘unacceptable,’ Earling tells panel

Edmonds train crossing situation ‘unacceptable,’ Earling tells panel

A public panel discussion on coal and oil train traffic in the Puget Sound area drew a standing-room-only crowd Friday to Everett’s Snohomish County Administration Building, where they heard a group of local experts discuss and debate everything from public safety concerns to local traffic delays, climate and regional economic impacts. Moderated by Snohomish County Councilmember Dave Sommers... »

Construction worker who died identified as South Prairie resident

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has released the identity of the 38-year old man who was killed while working on a construction project at the Swedish/Edmonds Medical Center campus Wednesday, Aug. 20. The victim, Jason E. Vanlandingham of South Prairie, Wash., died as a result of “high voltage electrocution,” the medical examiner’s office said. South Prairie is loc... »

My Edmonds Real Estate Review: Five things you must do before putting your home on the market

My Edmonds Real Estate Review: Five things you must do before putting your home on the market

You may have heard that the market is picking up. In fact, Edmonds home prices this year are at 90 percent of the peak (2007), and up 22 percent from the bottom (2011). Right now there is roughly 2.4 months of housing inventory available, which is to say that if no more homes were listed, it would take two and a half months for everything currently on the market to sell. A “balanced” m... »

Edmonds Boys and Girls Club benefits from Taste tips

Edmonds Boys and Girls Club benefits from Taste tips

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Updated: Worker dies after construction accident at Swedish/Edmonds Wednesday

Updated with more details at 4:07 p.m. A 38-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon after being electrocuted during a construction accident at the Swedish/Edmonds campus that also triggered a power outage to the hospital and several Edmonds neighborhoods, Edmonds police said. According to police spokesman Sgt. Josh McClure, the victim was working with a compressed air tool while in a ditch, and died... »

Brrrisk business: Coldwell Banker Bain takes Ice Bucket Challenge in Edmonds

Brrrisk business: Coldwell Banker Bain takes Ice Bucket Challenge in Edmonds

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Did you lose a bag with valuables in Westgate area?

One of our readers told us Saturday that she found a small bag containing valuables in the Westgate commercial area. If this is you, please send a description of the bag’s contents via email to Lorax@earthlink.net so it can be returned to you.   »

Going to the Saturday market? Here’s your chance to visit with Sister City students

Going to the Saturday market? Here’s your chance to visit with Sister City students

If you visit the Edmonds Museum Farmers Market this Saturday, you can also meet visitors from Japan, learn about their culture, and hear their perspectives on American life. Each summer, families and individuals in Edmonds host Japanese students in their homes, giving them a unique opportunity to learn about America. Daily tours and activities for the students are organized by the Edmonds Sister C... »

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... »

Sign-ups open for agent workshop

Sign-ups open for agent workshop

Edmonds is known as an arts town and soon the literary arts will take center stage. This fall literary agent Elizabeth Wales will meet area writers as part of an agent workshop hosted by EPIC Group Writers. “We want to give local writers a chance to work with an agent,” said EPIC President Janette Turner, “and we are excited to host Elizabeth Wales at this workshop.” The workshop takes place on tw... »

Head back-to-school with organic services at Ombu Salon

Head back-to-school with organic services at Ombu Salon

Edmonds residents Tom and Beth Sanger bought Ombú Salon + Spa in January 2014 after Beth learned the salon was about to shut down. Upon investigation, Beth and Tom discovered the core of Ombú Salon + Spa featured a skilled and knowledgeable team of stylists, make-up artists, aestheticians, massage therapists and salon coordinators dedicated to their jobs and community. Despite having limited knowl... »

Money Talk: Managing money to reach your financial goals

Money Talk: Managing money to reach your financial goals

Part 2 of 6 Do you understand where your money comes from and where it goes? Are you procrastinating about putting your financial house in order? Managing your money is too important to put off until tomorrow. Let’s look at four areas to get you started. Budget A budget is more than columns of numbers; it’s the foundation of your plan to achieve your goals. Start by recording all of your income so... »

Stay back if you see a seal pup

Stay back if you see a seal pup

Susan Morrow, founder of the volunteer group Edmonds Seal Sitters, reminds us that it will soon be “pupping season” for seals. That means baby seals will soon be using local beaches “to rest and warm up, usually while their mothers are offshore foraging for food.” Says Morrow: OUR BIGGEST CHALLENGE is educating folks about what to do if they encounter a seal on the beach. B... »

Sand sculptors show their stuff on Marina Beach Tuesday

Sand sculptors show their stuff on Marina Beach Tuesday

The August rain didn’t stop the annual Edmonds Sand Sculpting contest. Over 34 teams came Tuesday to show off their sand skills at Marina Beach. Sculptors competed in three different categories, “adult/family,” “children” and “day camp, daycare and large groups.” Each category had two winners and one honorable mention. Judges for the competition included Mayor Dave Earling. Winners received a buck... »

Edmonds native spots rare shark in Puget Sound near Edmonds

Edmonds native spots rare shark in Puget Sound near Edmonds

  Grace Coale, 19, wasn’t scared when she saw a 25-foot shark headed toward her fishing boat as she and her father were fishing near Meadowdale Wharf Saturday. The Edmonds native realized that she had spotted a basking shark, a rare species in Puget Sound. According to our online news partner The Seattle Times, Coale began taking photos of the shark as it approached; Coale also sent those pho... »

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