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Edmonds-Woodway High School dance team places 4th at state

At the recent 2012 State Competition, Edmonds-Woodway High School’s Dance Team placed 4th in Military. “This is a wonderful finish to our season but is also admirable as 12 of our 18 members are first-year members and were competing for the first time at such a large venue,”  said Deb Johnson, EWHS Dance Team Coach. »

Reminder: MSHH open house Saturday to increase MS awareness

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) support groups nationwide –including those sponsored by MS Helping Hands in Edmonds – are recognizing March as National Education and Awareness Month. The goal is to reach out to those with MS and their immediate families. There are many new diagnoses of MS every day, and both the newly diagnosed patient and his/her family are in the dark as to what to expect next. Accordin... »

Reminder: Driftwood Players invite you to come play in their house Sunday

Reminder: Driftwood Players invite you to come play in their house Sunday

If you were strolling through downtown Edmonds recently, you would have spotted these three Driftwood Players volunteers. Yes, they raided the costume closet at the Driftwood Annex and picked some interesting things to wear. Carissa (sparkle top hat), Kathleen (purple hat) and Roger (distinguished pith helmet) were strolling along, waiving to the crowds and shop owners, and handing out invitation ... »

Welcome to our new advertiser: Affinity Contemporary Dentistry

Welcome to our new advertiser: Affinity Contemporary Dentistry

My Edmonds News is pleased to welcome new advertiser Affinity Contemporary Dentistry, located at 651 Edmonds Way, Ste. A, in Edmonds. Dr. Naguib Youssef and his staff are committed to developing long-lasting, trusting relationships with their patients. They offer computer-aided design technology that enables them to complete crowns, onlays and inlays from start to finish in one appointment. The cl... »

Edmonds Waterfront Mall property auction postponed to March 23

Edmonds Waterfront Mall property auction postponed to March 23

Update: We just learned the auction has been postponed to March 23. Edmonds’ Waterfront Antique Mall property will be auctioned to the highest bidder at 10 a.m. Friday, March 9, on the north steps of the Snohomish County Courthouse, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. That’s the word from City of Edmonds Economic Development Director Stephen Clifton, who said the Seattle law firm of Hacker... »

Now at Revelations Yogurt: Top your creation with Girl Scout cookies!

Now at Revelations Yogurt: Top your creation with Girl Scout cookies!

Tuesday night, we were at the Edmonds City Council meeting when Mayor Dave Earling read a proclamation on behalf of Girl Scouts everywhere — including those girls participating in scouting from Edmonds. Today, Wednesday, Edmonds’ own Revelations Yogurt announced that they have introduced Girl Scout cookies to their topping bar! “Starting today you can add Samoas, Thin Mints, Lemo... »

Edmonds Mobile Medical Clinic expanding to provide weekly care for uninsured

Edmonds Mobile Medical Clinic expanding to provide weekly care for uninsured

The Edmonds Mobile Medical Clinic, which has been offering free basic health care services biweekly to those without insurance, will begin operating on a weekly basis beginning March 20. Under the non-profit charitable organization Puget Sound Christian Clinic and with support from the Verdant Health Commission, the program’s mobile medical clinic truck, “HOPE,” will be at the Edmonds United... »

O’Reilly Auto Parts to open in new Highway 99 location Tuesday

We heard from Jim Underhill, a member of the City of Edmonds’ Highway 99 task force, that O’Reilly Auto Parts will open its new building at 23005 Highway 99 on Tuesday. The business had been located at the corner of 220th Street Southwest and Highway 99. O’Reilly Auto Parts is the third largest auto parts retailer in the U.S. The store will be open from 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Sa... »

Five workers injured in explosion at Picnic Point area construction site Thursday

Updated with new information at 6:53 p.m. Five workers were injured in a propane explosion at a construction site north of Edmonds Thursday morning. Damage from the blast is expected to total at least $1 million, including the two buildings under construction, building materials, the propane tank and truck, and a construction trailer. All five injured workers were inside the larger of the two buil... »

Reminder: Edmonds Sports Academy to hold spring basketball tryouts Feb. 25-26

Edmonds Sports Academy is hosting basketball tryouts for boys and girls in grades 4 through 8 Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26, at the Edmonds Church of God, 8224 220th St. S.W. The gym entrance is located at the back of the church. Tryout times for specific age groups are as follows: Feb. 25 2-3:30 p.m., girls grades 4-6 3:30-5 p.m., girls grades 7-8 Feb. 26 2-3:30 p.m., boys grades 4-6 3:30-5 p.m... »

Edmonds Stadium to host Seawolves semi-pro soccer action this year

Edmonds Stadium to host Seawolves semi-pro soccer action this year

Edmonds District Stadium will serve as the home field this year for the North Sound SeaWolves soccer team, which held tryouts at Edmonds-Woodway High School Saturday. The Seawolves will open their 16-game Premier Development League 2012 season on Sunday, May 20 at the Fraser Valley Mariners, kicking off the second season for the PDL soccer team. The SeaWolves will play their eight home games at Ed... »

Book signing for “Trafficked,’ about domestic slavery, at Edmonds Bookshop Thursday

Book signing for “Trafficked,’ about domestic slavery, at Edmonds Bookshop Thursday

The Edmonds Bookshop is hosting a book signing from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, for a New York author with local connections who has authored “Trafficked,” a book about modern-day domestic slavery. Kim Purcell, daughter-in-law of local attorneys Doug Purcell and Florine Gingerich, will sign copies of book, her first published novel, aimed at young adults (ages 12 and up). The plot: ... »

Edmonds CC invites public to celebrate Women’s History Month with events next week

Edmonds CC invites public to celebrate Women’s History Month with events next week

Edmonds Community College celebrates Women’s History Month Feb. 19-25 on campus, 20000 68th Ave. W. in Lynnwood, with free lectures, panels and performances open to the public. All events, except an art gallery reception Friday, take place in the Black Box Theatre in Mukilteo Hall. For more information, call 425-640-1139 or go to www.edcc.edu/artsandculture. Women’s History Month Awareness Week Ev... »

Reminder: Edmonds church to discuss coal trains Friday

Reminder: Edmonds church to discuss coal trains Friday

A hot topic now being discussed in Edmonds – the environmental effects of coal trains running along the Edmonds waterfront on their way to a proposed facility in Bellingham – is the topic of Justice Friday, sponsored by the Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, at 7 p.m. Friday. At issue are plans to develop one of the largest coal export facilities on the continent at Cherry Point, situated on t... »

Edmonds police identify officer who evacuated apartment residents

Edmonds police identify officer who evacuated apartment residents

The Edmonds Police Department has identified the police officer who heroically entered a burning apartment building a block off Highway 99 early Sunday morning to wake up residents so that they could be safely evacuated. She is 33-year-old Jodi Sackville. A three-and-a-half-year veteran, Sackville ran from door to door to wake up residents at the apartment complex, located in the 7600 block of 230... »

Learn more about Edmonds Community Solar Cooperative at meeting Monday

The Edmonds Community Solar Cooperative is holding a members and friends meeting on Monday, Feb. 13, from 7-9 p.m. at the Meadowdale Community Clubhouse, 6801 N. Meadowdale Rd., Edmonds. Find out what the cooperative has accomplished, including the installation and operation of a rooftop solar system on the Frances Anderson Center roof in downtown Edmonds, and what they are planning. [welocally id... »

St. Alban’s to celebrate ‘Pancake Day’ Feb. 21

Shrove Tuesday, otherwise known as Pancake Day and celebrated the day before the Christian observance of Lent, is Tuesday, Feb. 21, and St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Edmonds has activities planned for the occasion. The pancake supper will be the highlight of the day, with the Roving Troubadours on hand to lead attendees in song with the hymn, “In Praise of the Humble Pancake.”. Cost for th... »

Neighbors request postponement of hearing on Southwest Edmonds land development

Neighbors request postponement of hearing on Southwest Edmonds land development

Neighbors of the former Old Woodway Elementary soccer and baseball playfields in southwest Edmonds sent out a press release Wednesday requesting postponement of a hearing scheduled Thursday aimed at deciding whether a housing development should be allowed on the property. Residents in the surrounding neighborhood expressed concerns during a community meeting Tuesday that their homes will be floode... »

This Friday: Enjoy free wine and chocolate in downtown Edmonds

This Friday: Enjoy free wine and chocolate in downtown Edmonds

Here’s a great way to start your Valentine’s Day shopping: Visit Arista Wine Cellars from 5-7 p.m. this Friday and enjoy free wine and chocolate tasting. Arista hosts the event and provides the wine sampling and Nama’s Candy brings the chocolate, including a chocolate fountain and delicious treats for dipping– strawberries and cream puffs, anyone? This a free event that is open t... »

It’s International Night at Edmonds Center for the Arts Friday

It’s International Night at Edmonds Center for the Arts Friday

The Edmonds Community College Office of Student Life invites all to join the college’s 33rd annual International Night this Friday, Feb 10, at 7 p.m. at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Students will share their culture through different talents and the school promises that “One ticket can take you around the globe. Do not miss this event!” Tickets are available through the ECA box off... »

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