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First responders in South Snohomish County gear up to meet Ebola threat

First responders in South Snohomish County gear up to meet Ebola threat

In response to the worldwide Ebola threat, Snohomish County health and emergency response officials have put new procedures and specialized equipment in place, provided special training to response crews, and are closely coordinating with hospitals and personnel from neighboring jurisdictions, all to ensure that Ebola never gets a foothold here. “We’ve added some specific questions to ... »

Scene in Edmonds: Rotarians gather at Gallagher’s

Scene in Edmonds: Rotarians gather at Gallagher’s

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Clothes For Kids raises more than $6,000 at Brew and Bluegrass fundraiser

Clothes For Kids raises more than $6,000 at Brew and Bluegrass fundraiser

Stillwater Hill Bluegrass Band performs at Clothes For Kids Brew & Bluegrass fundraiser. (Photos courtesy of Clothes For Kids) Thanks to the support of more than 200 community members, sponsors, and vendors, Clothes For Kids raised more than $6,000 at last week’s Brew & Bluegrass event at the Northshore Senior Center. Big E Ales was named the No. 1 Brewery and Chandler Reach took the No. 1... »

Edmonds Fashion: It’s fall, and time for sweaters, boots and capes

Edmonds Fashion: It’s fall, and time for sweaters, boots and capes

Autumn is my favorite season of the year. Besides the beautiful changing of leaves, it’s sweater season. Those who know me can assure you that I love sweaters in all shapes, sizes and colors. Wearing knits makes you feel like you’re cocooned in a warm cozy blanket without actually looking like you’re wearing one! Boots! Boots! Boots! Wellies, riding, o.t.k. (over-the-knee) or ankle boots, ho... »

New on My Edmonds News TV: David  Jaffe speaks about Swedish Edmonds expansion

New on My Edmonds News TV: David Jaffe speaks about Swedish Edmonds expansion

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Edmonds to get on the map of major NW artists

Edmonds to get on the map of major NW artists

Many international art lovers can name the big four of the Northwest School: Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan and Guy Anderson. But not everyone knows three of those major artists lived and worked in Edmonds. Until now. The role of Edmonds as a major player in the Northwest School is about to be highlighted with the Nov. 3 opening of a juried exhibition at the Edmonds Arts Festival Foun... »

How to easily prepare your yard for winter

How to easily prepare your yard for winter

Stumped by the idea of preparing your yard for winter? Luckily, the answer is easy: Hire a graduate of the Edmonds Community College Horticulture Department. The college website lists graduates who have the chops to get your landscaping job done quickly and correctly. See the list of available graduates here. »

Marketing for Introverts author Lois Brandt to speak Monday at EPIC

Marketing for Introverts author Lois Brandt to speak Monday at EPIC

EPIC Group Writers welcomes author Lois Brandt on Monday as part of the speakers series in the Edmonds Library at 11 a.m. The event is free, although seating is limited to the first 20 people. Brandt’s talk, ‘Marketing for Introverts:Theme,’ is for writers considering publishing their work. Brandt offered this preview: “This presentation will help writers play to their stre... »

Scene in Edmonds: Rotary District Governor pays a visit

Scene in Edmonds: Rotary District Governor pays a visit

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Block Watch: Burglary spree on Pine Street

Block Watch: Burglary spree on Pine Street

If you live on Pine Street, you may have experienced the wave of burglaries on Oct. 11. On CrimeMapping.com there were eight burglaries reported on that street in one day, with a ninth burglary taking place a day earlier. If you have been burglarized in the Edmonds area and would like to be anonymously interviewed, let us know. All information in Block Watch is intended to shine a light on safety ... »

New on My Edmonds News TV: Forum on Initiative 594 regarding background checks for gun owners

New on My Edmonds News TV: Forum on Initiative 594 regarding background checks for gun owners

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Celebrating college connections

Celebrating college connections

Edmonds resident Dianne O’Connell sent along two photographs celebrating students connecting at the 2014-2015 Northwest Community College Initiative (Edmonds Campus) facilitated by Kim Kraft, NWCCI Program Advisor for International Student Services. For more information on international programs at Edmonds Community College, see the website. Photo 1(waving). Front row: Ahmed Issa (Egypt), Kim Kraf... »

Reminder: Novelist Claire Gebben to speak Monday

Reminder: Novelist Claire Gebben to speak Monday

EPIC welcomes Claire Gebben to the Edmonds Library on Monday at 11 a.m. as part of the fall speakers series. The event is free, although seating is limited to the first 20 people. Gebben’s novel, ‘The Last of the Blacksmiths,’ is historical fiction based on Michael Harm, a real-life immigrant blacksmith. The book has been praised by Pulitzer-Prize winning author William Dietrich, who said, “... »

Happening nearby: Forum on gun initiatives Sunday at Richmond Beach Congregational Church

Our friends at Shoreline Area News report that a forum on the two statewide gun initiatives on the November ballot is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 19 at Richmond Beach Congregational Church. Proponents and opponents of expanded background checks will debate the initiatives Sunday at 11:30 a.m. in Pilgrim Hall in the basement of the church at the corner of Northwest Richmond Beach Road and 15th Avenu... »

Backpacking through Asia: Diving into Thailand

Backpacking through Asia: Diving into Thailand

Editor’s note:  2010 Edmonds-Woodway High School graduate Karisa Gurtiza received her business administration-marketing degree in June from Western Washington University. Before entering  the job market, she is taking time off for a six-month backpacking trip throughout Southeast Asia, accompanied by her boyfriend Matt.  We will post her occasional reports of their adventures here. Although ... »

Feet First: Safe routes to school

Feet First: Safe routes to school

Did you know October is International Walk to School Month? During IWALK month, schools around the world inspire students to walk to school by hosting celebrations and campaigns. If you are interested in knowing more about local efforts to create safe routes to schools and bus stops, see the Feet First website. And to learn how your elected officials and candidates feel about safe walking routes, ... »

My Edmonds Real Estate Review: Navigating the ‘Sell/Buy’

My Edmonds Real Estate Review: Navigating the ‘Sell/Buy’

So you’ve decided to move, now what? For many, the logistics of selling their current home, and finding and buying a new one can be paralyzing. And rightly so! Do you sell and hope to buy a new one before it closes? Do you try to buy contingent? Let’s talk about some of your options. Buy “contingent.” This one generally sounds the best. You find the home you want, and write an offer that is contin... »

Tunnel to beach at Meadowdale Beach Park now closed

Snohomish County Parks and Recreation Department notes that there currently is no beach access at Meadowdale Beach Park The pedestrian access tunnel is now closed. The rest of the 108-acre park remains open. Puget Sound beach access is available at Picnic Point County Park. The tunnel is closed to allow for salmon passage. Meadowdale Beach Park is located at 6026 156th St. S.W. in Edmonds. »

A Close Encounter of the Worst Kind: They began by ‘Googling Ebola’

A Close Encounter of the Worst Kind: They began by ‘Googling Ebola’

The fear and overreaction to the Ebola crisis is a direct result of the level of preparedness in the U.S. public health arena and health care communities and the ensuing breakdown of trust. This trust collapse derives from the confused and inadequate federal (CDC) response and messaging all the way to the trust in each other of front-line responders, hospital personnel for one another, in existing... »

Pen Pals: artist Mona Fairbanks connects with English knot expert

Pen Pals: artist Mona Fairbanks connects with English knot expert

Edmonds artist Mona C. Smiley-Fairbanks’ latest collaboration ‘SEVEN,’ aka ‘Not Knot,’ spent the summer as part of the City’s On the Fence project. Recently Fairbanks struck up a pen pal friendship with Des Pawson of Footrope Knots, a Museum of Knots & Sailor’s Ropework, in England. Fairbanks recently sent word of her correspondence with Pawson: In New York Times Style Magazine for Sept.... »

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