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Swedish Edmonds settles claim regarding interpretation services for deaf patient

The U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday that it has entered into an agreement with Swedish Edmonds Hospital to remedy alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington began the investigation after a complainant, who is deaf, alleged that during an emergency room visit to Swedish Edmonds for her 13-year-old son, s... »

PNWA literary judge Darcy Carson visits EPIC this Monday

PNWA literary judge Darcy Carson visits EPIC this Monday

EPIC welcomes award-winning writer Darcy Carson to the Edmonds Library on Monday at 11 a.m. as part of the speakers series. Seating is limited to the first twenty people and takes place after Monday morning writing group which meets at 10 a.m. Carson is a trustee of Pacific Northwest Writers Association and chairs the organization’s literary contest. Her talk, ‘PNWA, Literary Contest and Me!’ will... »

Scene in Edmonds: winning chef Erin Coopey

Scene in Edmonds: winning chef Erin Coopey

Last night at Edmonds PCC Cooks, chef Erin Coopey brought her Spanish Seasonal Table to a packed class of foodies. Coopey also shared the inside scoop about her recent win on ‘Guy’s Grocery Games‘ with host Guy Fieri and the challenge of making her paprika sauce chocolate cakes with baby food but no chocolate. (Hint: her fellow contestant helped her out for the win). Last night&#... »

Block Watch: burglaries and crimes reported Oct.20-27

Block Watch: burglaries and crimes reported Oct.20-27

The image reflects selected area crime data for the period Oct. 20-27, 2014. For a more complete listing, see CrimeMapping. »

Reality show features scenes at The Loft

Reality show features scenes at The Loft

The Loft Café & Courtyard owner Niko Raptis provided a hot tip that ‘Prison Wives Club,’ debuting Tuesday on the Lifetime channel at 10 p.m., features scenes shot at his Edmonds restaurant and bar. Check out the reality series and see if you recognize any area sights. »

Scene in Edmonds: Red Twig barista winners

Scene in Edmonds: Red Twig barista winners

At a recent barista competition at Cafe Javasti in Seattle, Red Twig baristas Steven Lindquist and Rob Kleine took first and second place. Stop by Red Twig to try out our local latte talent. »

Scene in Edmonds: Showers don’t damper Street Scramble

Scene in Edmonds: Showers don’t damper Street Scramble

Edmonds’ second annual Street Scramble got off to a wet start on Saturday morning, but the rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the participants. “We have about 100 folks taking part today,” said Carrie Hite, Edmonds Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Director. “Most signed up early, but we’ve had quite a few drop-ins. Kind of surprising with the rainy weather... »

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, “... »

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