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Scene on Saturday: Literary walk snapshots

Scene on Saturday: Literary walk snapshots

Sno-Isle Libraries provided these photos from Saturday’s Literary Walk. »

White paper looks at housing-based state Medicaid benefit for disabled, homeless

The Washington Low Income Housing Alliance has joined with CSH (the Corporation for Supportive Housing) and the Washington State Chronic Homeless Policy Academy to produce a white paper that promotes the concept of creating a new Medicaid benefit that will cover housing-based case management and tenancy support services. The white paper presents a specific affordable housing and service delivery m... »

Featured Edmonds business: Endurance Stone

Featured Edmonds business: Endurance Stone

Tom Hawkes, owner of masonry business Endurance Stone, recently sent along a photo showcasing the beauty of stonework. He suggests home owners who want to remodel should consider natural stone because it is “the product of choice for aesthetic and enduring properties.” The business is locally owned and based on 92nd W. in Edmonds.For more information, see Endurance Stone website and Go... »

Reminder: Monday morning writing group starts Sept. 15

Reminder: Monday morning writing group starts Sept. 15

EPIC Group Writers kicks off its weekly writing series on Sept. 15 with a talk by William “Bill” Kenower, author of ‘Write Within Yourself: An Author’s Companion.’ The talk will be held in the Edmonds Library at 11 a.m., after a free-writing session led by Janette Turner at 10 a.m. Space is limited to the first 20 people. Kenower will discuss The Physics of Creativity and the three fun... »

Edmonds-Woodway, Edmonds CC grad also competing for Miss Washington USA title

Edmonds-Woodway, Edmonds CC grad also competing for Miss Washington USA title

We ran a story recently about Melanie Herring, who is representing Edmonds in the Miss Washington USA pageant in October.  Another local woman competing in that pageant is 23-year-old Jane Stone, a 2009 Edmonds-Woodway High School graduate who received her degree in business administration from Edmonds Community College. She began her career as an employee in the banking industry, and now serves a... »

Reminder: Community invited to celebrate Swedish Edmonds Wednesday groundbreaking

Reminder: Community invited to celebrate Swedish Edmonds Wednesday groundbreaking

To mark a half-century of health care service to the community and the groundbreaking for Swedish Edmonds’ largest expansion in 40 years, the community is invited to a celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 4-6 p.m. The celebration will take place on the east side of the hospital, the future site of a $63.5 million expansion to the existing hospital campus. Celebration activities will include: &#... »

Saturday literary walk to kickoff with author Bernadette Pajer

Saturday literary walk to kickoff with author Bernadette Pajer

Chapter by Chapter: An Edmonds Literary Walk kicks off Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the Edmonds Library with author Bernadette Pajer, whose new book, “The Edison Effect,” released today. The novel is fourth in the Professor Bradshow series. The new book is a page turner written with “great skill as the detail including cutting-edge technology from one-hundred years ago is gently intr... »

EPIC fall season opens Monday with Bill Kenower

EPIC fall season opens Monday with Bill Kenower

EPIC Group Writers kicks off its weekly writing series on Sept. 15 with a talk by William “Bill” Kenower, author of Write Within Yourself: An Author’s Companion. The talk will be held in the Edmonds Library at 11 a.m., after a free-writing session led by Janette Turner at 10 a.m. Space is limited to the first 20 people. Kenower will discuss The Physics of Creativity and the three funda... »

Edmonds PCC to host used bicycle drive to help West African girls stay in school

Edmonds PCC to host used bicycle drive to help West African girls stay in school

The Edmonds PCC will host a Bicycles for Education drive Saturday, Sept. 27 from noon-2 p.m. People can drop off used bikes at the store, located at 9803 Edmonds Way. The event is sponsored by Alaffia, an organization with mission of “alleviating poverty and advancing gender equality in West Africa,” according to the Alaffia website. The Bicycles for Education program, which started in 2004, colle... »

Edmonds walk against racism draws 100 to Brackett’s Landing Sunday night

Edmonds walk against racism draws 100 to Brackett’s Landing Sunday night

Watch the video report of this event on My Edmonds News TV here. Edmonds is known for its beautiful waterfront sunsets, but Sunday night’s sky wasn’t the main feature for the 100 people gathered at Brackett’s Landing beach. Instead, a group of 100 citizens gathered to show their solidarity against racism after an Edmonds man, Dembo Sanneh, and his family were subjected to racial ... »

Parking lot pet fundraiser at Next to Nature Sunday

Parking lot pet fundraiser at Next to Nature Sunday

Next to Nature is holding a parking lot rummage sale Sunday, Sept. 7 to benefit the GGAA, Genevieve G. Animal Advocacy. All proceeds will directly help the rescued cats now available for adoption at their store. The event will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 550 Main St., Edmonds. In addition, the available cats — Lakota, Declan, Gemma, Noah and Pepper —  are all hoping to get into loving h... »

Reminder: ‘Edmonds Embraces Diversity’ walk Sunday

Reminder: ‘Edmonds Embraces Diversity’ walk Sunday

A reminder that a demonstration of support will be held along the Edmonds waterfront this Sunday night, Sept. 7, for an Edmonds man who was threatened along with his family and subjected to racial slurs while they walked along Sunset Avenue Aug. 20. Emily Hill, who also happens to write the Artfully Edmonds column for My Edmonds News, organized the “Edmonds Embraces Diversity” event, which will st... »

Literary agent coming to town

Literary agent coming to town

Literary agent Elizabeth Wales will work with area writers at an agent workshop hosted by nonprofit EPIC Group Writers. Writers of all genre and levels are invited to attend the two-part workshop at the Frances Anderson Center on Sept. 20 and Nov. 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. On Sept. 20, story developer Elena Hartwell will help writers refine their narrative arc, and Ingrid Emerick and Andrea Du... »

Friends of the Edmonds Library to meet Sept. 25

Friends of the Edmonds Library will meet on Thursday, Sept. 25 at 1 p.m. for coffee and at 1:30 for the guest speaker, Edmonds Bookshop owner Mary Kay Sneeringer, who will share her favorite new releases. The meeting is at the Library’s upstairs Plaza Room, 650 Main St. Admission is free. You can learn more about the Friends of the Edmonds Library here. »

In memoriam: Robert ‘Bob’ Freeman, Edmonds environmental advocate

In memoriam: Robert ‘Bob’ Freeman, Edmonds environmental advocate

Robert “Bob” Freeman, an environmental advocate who worked tirelessly to promote sustainability issues in Edmonds, died Monday at the age of 78, following a long illness. In recent years, Mr. Freeman and his wife Janice were best known for their work to establish the all-volunteer citizen group Sustainable Edmonds. Mr. Freeman served as president of the group from its inception in 2008 until short... »

‘Edmonds Embraces Diversity’ walk set for night of Sunday, Sept. 7

‘Edmonds Embraces Diversity’ walk set for night of Sunday, Sept. 7

An Edmonds woman has organized a demonstration of support along the Edmonds waterfront this Sunday night, Sept. 7, for an Edmonds man who was threatened along with his family and subjected to racial slurs while they walked along Sunset Avenue Aug. 20. Emily Hill, who also happens to write the Artfully Edmonds column for My Edmonds News, said the “Edmonds Embraces Diversity” event will ... »

Welcome to our latest sponsors: Jeff Scherrer for 21st District and Children’s Hospital of Seattle

Welcome to our latest sponsors: Jeff Scherrer for 21st District and Children’s Hospital of Seattle

The My Neighborhood News Network is happy to welcome our newest sponsors: Jeff Scherrer, running for Washington State Representative in the 21st District, and Children’s Hospital of Seattle. You can learn more about Scherrer, an Edmonds resident, and his campaign for the 21st District seat on his campaign website. Seattle Children’s is promoting its partnership with Kohl’s Cares to pro... »

Holly House having day-long fundraiser at PF Chang’s in Lynnwood Sept. 23

Holly House having day-long fundraiser at PF Chang’s in Lynnwood Sept. 23

PF Chang’s in Lynnwood will be donating 20 percent of all its sales to Holly House on Sept. 23. The fundraiser will be from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at the Alderwood Mall location. Holly House will be collecting socks and underwear for the 2,000 low-income children it serves in 15 schools In the Edmonds School District.. You and your children also can meet Disney Princesses Anna and Elsa from “Frozen... »

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1040 presents Eagle Scout certificates to Battern brothers

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1040 presents Eagle Scout certificates to Battern brothers

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New on My Edmonds News TV: County Executive John Lovick speaks to Edmonds Kiwanis Club

New on My Edmonds News TV: County Executive John Lovick speaks to Edmonds Kiwanis Club

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