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Sarah Kishpaugh’s story featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul

Sarah Kishpaugh’s story featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul

Local author Sarah Kishpaugh’s latest piece is in “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries.” The author recently spoke with My Edmonds News about the effect of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on her family after her then-husband fell in 2007. “I’d like for people to know that TBI is a permanent disability, even if the survivor is ‘lucky&... »

Summertime spotlight: ArtWise NW

Summertime spotlight: ArtWise NW

In My Edmonds News’ ongoing series on local summertime businesses, Dori Glass of ArtWise NW sent the following notice: “ArtWise NW is a mom-owned, teacher-run art business based out of Edmonds. At ArtWise NW, we bring ‘Art Beyond The Ordinary’ to youth and adults. We offer camps,creativity workshops, classes, custom curriculum and birthday parties for adults and kids. We re... »

Thanks for your patience

We apologize for the technical difficulties that prevented our readers from accessing My Edmonds News from Saturday night through early Sunday morning. As a result, our daily newsletter was sent later than usual on Sunday. We appreciate your patience. »

What’s at the Edmonds Museum Market this Saturday: Peaches, nectarines and a new favorite — netarcots

What’s at the Edmonds Museum Market this Saturday: Peaches, nectarines and a new favorite — netarcots

After so many weeks of bright sunshine, and hot afternoons, we are looking forward to a few clouds and a great day at the market this weekend. We have almost reached the peak of the season, so everywhere you look you will find something new and delicious to tempt your taste buds. From our berry farmers, we have of course a great selection of raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries! Along with t... »

In Memoriam: Raymond John Sittauer, Purple Heart winner, Edmonds business owner

In Memoriam: Raymond John Sittauer, Purple Heart winner, Edmonds business owner

Raymond John Sittauer, age 88 of Edmonds, passed away peacefully at his home on July 14, 2014. He was born in Sykeston, N.D. on Aug. 14, 1925 to Harry and Freda (Wild) Sittauer. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1943 and proudly served his country for 3 years earning his Purple Heart he has on display. On June 20, 1950 he married his loving wife, Dorothy (Lessner). They made the decision to move to mo... »

Yost Pool closed Friday morning; will open at 11 a.m.

The City of Edmonds said that Yost Pool was closed this morning — Friday, July 18, due to a mechanical issue. The pool will open at 11 a.m .today, according to the city’s Todd Cort. »

New signs will help Edmonds divers find their way, thanks to high schooler’s senior project

New signs will help Edmonds divers find their way, thanks to high schooler’s senior project

Earlier this week, 18-year-old Riley Tudor cemented the last stage of his senior project – literally. Though he graduated from Moses Lake High School, Tudor decided to dedicate his senior project to the Edmonds area by creating underwater street signs for the scuba diving park just north of Brackett’s Landing. The four markers, one of which was installed back in September 2013, have cemented botto... »

Last chance to sign up! Edmonds Chamber offering special deal on October trip to China, open to all

Last chance to sign up! Edmonds Chamber offering special deal on October trip to China, open to all

If you’ve ever wanted to travel to China, now’s your chance with a fun and affordable trip with the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, set for Oct. 11-20, 2014. The tour is open to anyone in the community, regardless of whether one is a chamber member. Cost is $2,628 per person — which includes round-trip airfare between Seattle and Beijng, lodging at 4- or 5-star hotels, three daily meals, ... »

Hidden Cash Network drops in on Edmonds; heads to Lynnwood Saturday

Hidden Cash Network drops in on Edmonds; heads to Lynnwood Saturday

On July 2, Hidden Cash Network, the website that brought the hidden cash craze to Seattle just over a month ago, visited Edmonds with a surprise double drop in the marina. The Network used its Twitter account and website to leave hints starting at 5 p.m. that night. “I like Edmonds,” said the creator of the Hidden Cash Network, who prefers to remain unnamed. “And that particular day I ... »

Summertime spotlight on Rain City Crunch

Summertime spotlight on Rain City Crunch

In My Edmonds News’ quest for the best summertime businesses, Jamie Fender of Sisters Baking Company sent the following note: “Rain City Crunch is a great snack for any of your summer activities. Rain City Crunch has been taken far and wide, including a hike to Machu Pichu. The crunch is packed full of good for you nuts (almonds and pecans), seeds (pumpkin, sunflower and sesame), cranb... »

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... »

Swedish/Edmonds becomes My Edmonds News TV sponsor

Swedish/Edmonds becomes My Edmonds News TV sponsor

My Edmonds News TV, a new video-focused website for those who live, work and/or visit Edmonds, is pleased to announce a new sponsor: Swedish/Edmonds “I am thrilled to welcome Swedish/Edmonds as a My Edmonds News TV sponsor,” said My Edmonds News TV founder Teresa Wippel. “Having our region’s premier health care facility on board with our efforts is a testament to the growing role... »

Edmonds Petanque Club to dedicate memorial to Chris Guitton Saturday

Edmonds Petanque Club to dedicate memorial to Chris Guitton Saturday

The Edmonds Petanque Club will be dedicating a memorial for Chris Guitton at the petanque courts at Civic Center field, 250 6th Ave. N., this Saturday, July 12 at 10 a.m. Guitton, who died May 8, served as the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce executive director from 2002-2006, and was active in the Petanque Club. He also was involved in numerous other community organizations, including the Edmonds Sist... »

Clothes For Kids to host open house/ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 6

Clothes For Kids to host open house/ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 6

Clothes For Kids is having an Open House to celebrate its newly remodeled interior on Wednesday, Aug. 6. The public is invited to drop in and take a tour of the facility. Thanks to a generous grant from the Boeing Employees Community Fund (ECF), the Clothes For Kids building underwent an extensive interior remodel and extreme makeover this spring. The Open House is scheduled from 2-7 p.m. at 16725... »

Western names three local students as outstanding graduates

Western names three local students as outstanding graduates

Western Washington University recently named its Outstanding 2014 Graduates, and three graduated from Edmonds-area high schools. Courtney Hook, the Outstanding Graduate in Communication Studies, and Patricia Swanson, who was honored for her work in the Art Department, graduated from Meadowdale HS, and Tobias Osterhaug, Outstanding Grad in the Honors Program, is an  Edmonds-Woodway HS graduate. Cou... »

Caught in the act…of kindness: Kids spruce up a neighborhood yard

Caught in the act…of kindness: Kids spruce up a neighborhood yard

My Edmonds News announced a few weeks ago that it was seeking stories of folks doing good deeds and small kindnesses — and we received this one, from Julie Huffman: We have a large yard that the neighborhood kids love to play on. They refer to it as “Huffman park”. In our busy lives we struggle to keep the grass cut and maintain the beds. One day we came home and saw that the gra... »

Summertime volleyball camps

Summertime volleyball camps

In My Edmonds News’ quest for the best summertime activities, Barbara Neville of Nevillizms Volleyball Gym sent along this notice: “We live in Edmonds and have for over 20+ years and run our volleyball training facility in Bellevue. My husband, Bill Neville, has coached in three Olympic Games with a Gold Medal for the USA Men’s Olympic Team in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. After ... »

Scene in Edmonds: New gulls in town!

Scene in Edmonds: New gulls in town!

A family of seagulls has taken up temporary residence on the pilings next to the Edmonds ferry terminal passenger loading ramp, and the babies have been drawing lots of attention from ferry passengers boarding and disembarking the boat. “The little guys are just three weeks old now, and they’re really getting big,” said Bob, a 10-year veteran of the Washington State Ferry System,... »

Showcase your photography at Swedish/Edmonds’ new expansion; deadline to submit July 17

Showcase your photography at Swedish/Edmonds’ new expansion; deadline to submit July 17

Swedish/Edmonds is inviting photographers to submit their work “to enhance the healing environment” of the new hospital expansion, scheduled to break ground this September and be complete fall 2015. Community member are invited to submit digital images that — if selected — will be turned into long-lasting pieces of art to showcase in the new Swedish/Edmonds facility. Accord... »

Summertime at Edmonds Sports Academy

Summertime at Edmonds Sports Academy

In My Edmonds News’ search for the best summertime activities, Michael Burdett of Edmonds Sports Academy (ESA) sent along this notice: “The Edmonds Sports Academy (ESA) is excited to announce our summer basketball programs. ESA is a local, non-profit sports academy that offers basketball training for all ages, which I founded in July 2011. We have put together an excellent summer for our area yout... »

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