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What’s you’ll find at the Edmonds Museum Market this week: Veggies, meat, bread

What’s you’ll find at the Edmonds Museum Market this week: Veggies, meat, bread

The rain may fall and a breeze may blow, but never fear —  the market returns this Saturday. I cannot imagine a better day to wander the market and pick up some fresh tomatoes, zucchinis, eggplants, onions and more to make a fantastic ratatouille, stew or sauce. Pair it with some chicken from Sky Valley Farm, or maybe lamb from Martiny Livestock. Pick up some fresh crusty bread from one of o... »

Edmonds Police Blotter, Aug. 20-27

Edmonds Police Blotter, Aug. 20-27

Aug. 20 7400 block 218th Street Southwest: A woman saw a man in her backyard late at night and believes that he was naked and looking into her window. No suspect has been identified. 600 block Main Street: A man notified police of his concern that his former landlord may commit arson based on past activity that he discovered through research. 23600 block 97th Place West: Residents report that thei... »

Mayor’s rail crossing advisory task force to hold first meeting Sept. 2

The first meeting of the Mayor’s Advisory Task Force on the At-Grade Rail Crossings Alternatives Analysis will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the Brackett conference room on the third floor of City Hall. Under the leadership of co-chairs Mike Nelson, Edmonds City Councilmember, and Jim Orvis, Edmonds Port Commissioner, the 10-member Advisory Task Force also includes: Kirk Gr... »

Sponsor spotlight:  Seattle Met names Pur Skin Clinic founder Top Dermatology Physician Assistan

Sponsor spotlight: Seattle Met names Pur Skin Clinic founder Top Dermatology Physician Assistan

Edmonds-based Pūr Skin Clinic founder and provider Denice Schwind, PA-C, was named the top dermatology physician assistant in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine’s 2015 Top Doc list. Schwind was one of 459 medical providers in the Seattle area named to the list, out of 11,743 who were nominated by their peers and then voted on 1,500 providers, who were asked “If you or a loved one needed medical c... »

National Weather Service predicting strong winds, rain on Saturday

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement advising residents that a strong Pacific storm could bring strong winds and locally heavy rain to Western Washington on Saturday, Aug. 29. A much stronger system will impact the region on Saturday with the potential to bring winds of 20 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph to parts of the coast, northwest, and I-5 corridor. Winds ... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Tickets now on sale for ECA ‘Dementia-Inclusive Series’

Artfully Edmonds brief: Tickets now on sale for ECA ‘Dementia-Inclusive Series’

Tickets went on sale Friday for Edmonds Center for the Arts’ (ECA) new program, the “Dementia-Inclusive Series”. According to the ECA, this series has been developed collaboratively with the feedback and support of senior services organizations, eldercare and memory care professionals, and arts groups in the Puget Sound region. The series opens in October with two components; a four-part improvisa... »

Edmonds Maytag Laundry closing Sunday after 16 years

Edmonds Maytag Laundry closing Sunday after 16 years

“It’s been a great 16 years,” said David Kenyon, who along with his wife Mai is preparing to close the Edmonds Maytag Laundromat, a community fixture since before the turn of the century. “Kids who’d come in with their parents when we first opened are now bringing in their own children.” Located in the north section of the Salish Crossing complex, Kenyon’s... »

Peterson recounts rewarding, grueling freshman year as state lawmaker

Peterson recounts rewarding, grueling freshman year as state lawmaker

Freshman State Rep. Strom Peterson, a Democrat from Edmonds who represents the 21st District (which includes much of Edmonds plus Lynnwood and Mukilteo), discussed his first year as a state Legislator during Thursday’s Edmonds Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Beck’s Tribute Center. (The entire video of Peterson’s presentation is embedded above.) Peterson recounted the successes an... »

Lynnwood Pawsabilities 4-H Club members putting their best feet and paws forward

Lynnwood Pawsabilities 4-H Club members putting their best feet and paws forward

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Lora Petso launches re-election campaign with focus on finances, emergency services

Lora Petso launches re-election campaign with focus on finances, emergency services

A group of more than 30 supporters and family of City Councilmember Lora Petso gathered on Thursday evening in Hickman Park to hear her formally kick off her re-election campaign for Edmonds City Council position 7. Petso identified three major issues that would be the focus of her second term: long-range financial planning, emergency access to the waterfront, and working with Fire District 1 to p... »

Expect traffic delays for upcoming city road, drainage projects

The City of Edmonds on Thursday announced that two city construction projects beginning Aug. 31 in different neighborhoods are likely to cause traffic delays: the 220th Street Overlay and 238th Street Walkway and Drainage Improvements. Construction for the 220th Street Overlay Project will continue through approximately the end of October. According to the city, the project involves a full-width r... »

Scene in Edmonds: Motorcyclist injured in 9th and Main crash

Scene in Edmonds: Motorcyclist injured in 9th and Main crash

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Council hears update on Sunset Avenue project; residents air safety concerns

Council hears update on Sunset Avenue project; residents air safety concerns

City of Edmonds Public Works Director Phil Williams provided the Edmonds City Council Tuesday with an update on the temporary Sunset Avenue Walkway, but not before Sunset Avenue residents let the council know that — from their perspective — there are still  safety problems with the project As he had done for the council earlier this summer, Williams went through traffic data and accide... »

Scene in Edmonds: Police chief speaks to Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary

Scene in Edmonds: Police chief speaks to Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary

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Happening nearby: Lovick shares good news about unemployment, economy

Happening nearby: Lovick shares good news about unemployment, economy

Snohomish County Executive John Lovick had good news to share at Thursday’s Lynnwood Chamber meeting at Fairwinds-Brighton Court. The unemployment rate in the county is down to 3.6 percent, a decrease of about 2 percent from the last time Lovick spoke at the Lynnwood Chamber meeting about a year ago. Lovick also reported that the housing and automobile markets are strong. The state recently announ... »

Edmonds School District Board passes 2015-16 budget

Edmonds School District Board passes 2015-16 budget

The Edmonds School District Board of Directors unanimously passed the annual budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 during a special Board meeting on Tuesday. Executive Director of Business and Operations Stewart Mhyre noted that the district is picking up a number of expenses that the state currently doesn’t not fully cover including cost of living adjustments, medical insurance and retirement. The d... »

From the Edmonds Mayor: Signs that an election is coming

From the Edmonds Mayor: Signs that an election is coming

I had several folks in the community wondering aloud earlier this month, when they received their primary election ballot, why there were so few names on the ballot and why none regarding local Edmonds races? A fair question and the answer has a couple of reasons. The first reason is; if a candidate’s office is non-partisan, and there is either no opposition or there are only two non-partisan cand... »

Sno-Isle Libraries set Sept. 7-8 closure for holiday, training

In addition to being closed on Labor Day, Sept. 7, Sno-Isle Libraries will be closed on Sept. 8 so that employees can attend a day of in-service training. The Monday-Tuesday closure affects the district’s 21 community libraries and Library on Wheels. Online services will remain available through the website sno-isle.org. “Providing outstanding library service is a point of pride with us,” said Dep... »

Edmonds police seeking owner of dog who bit 6-year-old at Brackett’s Landing

Edmonds police seeking owner of dog who bit 6-year-old at Brackett’s Landing

Edmonds police are looking for the owner of a pit bull/shepherd mix dog who bit a 6-year-old Shoreline boy at the north end of Brackett’s Landing beach last Thursday, Aug. 19. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Shane Hawley, after the dog, who was off leash, bit the child in the face, the owner left the scene with the dog and didn’t identify himself. The boy’s mother happ... »

Decorum takes a holiday as council decides to review Woodway field permits

Decorum takes a holiday as council decides to review Woodway field permits

The agenda Tuesday night before the Edmonds City Council — reduced from its normal body of seven members to five due to vacations of Diane Buckshnis and Mike Nelson — appeared deceptively short: a study session with no action items, save a consent agenda that included formal approval (passed unanimously) of money to fund the long-awaited Diversity Commission. Instead, the meeting turne... »

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