Edmonds Restaurant News: Community Loaves movement nourishes those in need

COVID times have given rise to a trend in home baking. Yeah… pun intended and full disclosure… more to come. Folks who’ve never been closer to fresh bread out of the oven than standing in their local bakery have discovered the joys — and the comfort — provided by kneading dough. The icing on the…

COVID frustration and fatigue impacting City of Edmonds front-line workers

Updated Sept. 24 with a response from Mayor Mike Nelson COVID frustration and fatigue are taking a toll on some of the city’s front-line workers. It’s not the virus itself; though several of the 88 staffers in the City of Edmonds Public Works Department did come down with coronavirus. It’s the fatigue as they watch…

Edmonds Police Blotter: Sept. 14-20, 2021

Sept. 14 22000 block Highway 99: A window was broken at a phone store and someone attempted to break in. 23600 block Highway 99: A disturbance between two shoppers was reported at a discount store. 6800 block 220th Street Southwest Warrant: A traffic stop resulted in a warrant arrest. 8400 block 244th Street Southwest: A…

Sponsor spotlight: Keep unwanted guests away from your home

Social distancing may be a barrier for having visitors at your home. There are some guests, however, that you should never allow in — pests such as ants, roaches, rats, and termites. Not only are pest infestations a nuisance, its critical to protect your family from disease due to food contamination and your property from…

Prep football: Warriors dominate Royals in Friday matchup

Senior quarterback Alec Rust scored four touchdowns as the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors dominated the visiting Lynnwood Royals on their way to a 48-7 win at Edmonds Stadium Friday evening. The Alec Rust show got started early, when the Warriors took the first possession of the game and drove downfield with a steady diet of running plays,…

Leadership Snohomish County to host Leadership Day, honor community leaders Oct. 13

Leadership Snohomish County is hosting its 6th annual Leadership Day from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Oct. 13 Leadership Day is the organization’s biggest fundraising event, and the goal for this year’s virtual event is to raise $125,000. “Leadership Day was born out of a unique time four years ago,” Leadership Snohomish County Executive Director…

Empty Bowl event benefits Edmonds Food Bank

Edmonds Food Bank supporters gathered at the Edmonds Yacht Club Thursday evening for the food bank’s annual Empty Bowl fundraising event — this year transformed into an outdoor speakeasy due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chef Navi and Chef Dane provided soup to go, with fresh bread from Cottage Bakery, and attendees also received a hand-crafted art…

Reminder: Future of housing topic of Sept. 27 Edmonds Civic Roundtable virtual discussion

The Edmonds Civic Roundtable is inviting the public to participate in a free roundtable virtual session from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27 regarding the future of housing in Edmonds. The two-hour meeting will begin with presentations by people familiar with housing issues in the community, followed by a question-and-answer session, community member comments and suggestions,…

High school sports roundup for Sept. 23, 2021

Girls Volleyball Everett defeated Mountlake Terrace 3-1 25-12, 25-23, 21-25, 26-24 Everett individual stats: – Lillian Thompson 13 kills and 6 blocks – Caroline Jameson 5 kills, 2 aces and 3 blocks – Maggie Chadwick 14 assists – Camille Maggio 6 kills – Peyton Lust 6 assists, 1 ace and 16 digs Records: Everett 3-2;…

Sept. 24 last day to bid in Edmonds Center for Arts online SHINE auction

Don’t miss your chance to bid in Edmonds Center for the Arts’ SHINE Online Auction before it closes Friday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. Watch this video update from auctioneer Fred Northup, Jr. to learn about a few of the exclusive auction items and experiences available and why it is important to raise your virtual…

Reminder: Car trunk sale at Edmonds Church of God Sept. 25

  Daughters of the British Empire are hosting a car trunk sale from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at Edmonds Church of God, 8224 220th St. S.W., Edmonds. For $15, you can come and sell from your trunk. Set up starts at 10:30 a.m. Free admission for shoppers. Proceeds will benefit local nonprofits. Masks…

High school sports roundup for Sept. 22, 2021

Girls Volleyball Lynnwood defeated Cascade 3-0 25-12, 25-20, 25-17 Lynnwood individual stats: – Sarah McAlister 7 kills and 10 digs – Hannah Johnson 12 kills and 4 blocks – Charlie Thomas 29 assists, 3 kills and 2 aces – Cassidy Johnson 5 kills and 4 aces Records: Lynnwood 4-2; Cascade 1-4 Lynnwood next league match;…

Harbor Square women’s tennis team wins PNW sectional championship

A 65-plus women’s tennis team from Edmonds’ Harbor Square Athletic Club last weekend won the 2021 USTA League Pacific Northwest sectional. The sectional competition included teams from Washington, Oregon and Alaska. The Harbor Square team earned the title in finals competition Sunday, Sept. 19 in Vancouver, Wash. The next stop for the team is national…

HOV lane ‘HERO’ program comes to an end

  After 37 years, the “764-HERO” Program intended to educate travelers on proper use of high occupancy vehicle and ferry lanes, has been retired. Funding for the program will be reallocated for safety improvements and traffic operations. The Washington State Department of Transportation began the HERO Program in 1984 to educate HOV lane violators on…

Port of Edmonds public notice meeting cancellation

The Port of Edmonds has cancelled their regularly scheduled business meeting on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. You can visit The Port of Edmonds website for the current Commission Meeting schedule at www.portofedmonds.org. — Sponsored by the Port of Edmonds    

Onsite breast cancer screenings at Edmonds Waterfront Center Oct. 5

The Edmonds Waterfront Center is partnering with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance provide onsite breast cancer screenings Tuesday, Oct. 5. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance mammogram van will be at the Edmonds Waterfront Center that day. The appointment takes 15 minutes and no referral is needed for an annual screening mammogram. A nurse navigator will…

High school sports roundup for Sept. 21, 2021

Girls Volleyball Meadowdale defeated Everett 3-0 25-19, 25-21, 25-23 Meadowdale individual stats: – Steph Grimes 16 digs and 2 aces – Ella Ray 6 kills – Eden Thoesen 11 assists and 2 aces – Tanna Kollen 4 kills and 3 blocks Records: Meadowdale 3-2; Everett 2-2 Meadowdale next match; at Stanwood; Thursday Sept. 23; 7…

Petanque Club tournament raises record amount for Edmonds Food Bank

During last month’s Edmonds Food Bank Petanque Tournament, the Edmonds Petanque Club collected a record-setting $12,500 in donations for the food bank. This total includes cash gifts, sponsorships from Edmonds businesses, gifts in kind of durable food goods, and the proceeds of an auction, raffle and ticket sales. An earlier announcement cited the value of…

PUD has options for customers behind on electric, water bills

With Gov. Jay Inslee’s utility shut-off moratorium ending Sept. 30, Snohomish County PUD customers who are behind on their bills are encouraged to reach out for assistance to help get back on track and save future time and stress. “Due to the pandemic, we know there are many customers with varying circumstances who might need…

Sponsor spotlight: Enjoy your favorites this week at Scotty’s Food Truck

Whether you are craving Blackened salmon Caesar salad or jumbo shrimp tacos — or maybe a hot bowl of clam chowder —  Scotty’s Food Truck will be in its usual Edmonds spot at Five Corners Calvary Chapel on Thursday, Friday and Saturday this week. Call ahead to avoid the wait: 206-795-1615 Five Corners in Edmonds 8330 212th…

Letter to the editor: The polarization of local politics

Editor: This morning, I received an email from Adrienne Fraley-Monilas and her biggest concern about the upcoming council race. Here is a snippet, ” What’s at stake in the upcoming city council race? Funding for social and community programs, the Democratic majority on our city council, and solutions to our homelessness crisis.” This is both…

Election notes: Cass sponsoring Oct. 2 town hall on drug addiction, homelessness

Edmonds City Council Position 2 candidate Janelle Cass is hosting a town hall Saturday, Oct. 2 on “Drug Addiction and Homelessness: What have we learned from Seattle?” The event will run from 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 2, at the covered pool shelter at Yost Park, 9535 Bowdoin Way in Edmonds. Panelists include the president of the Seattle Police…

Councilmembers OK property donation, spar over charges of inappropriate conduct

The Edmonds City Council meeting went along in smooth fashion for most of Tuesday night, with councilmembers voting to accept a property donation from the will of longtime resident Shirley Johnson and postponing to future meeting dates additional discussions on changes to the city’s stormwater code and plans for adding bicycle lanes. But the tone changed…

High school sports roundup for Sept. 20, 2021

Girls Volleyball Cascade defeated Edmonds-Woodway 3-2 15-25, 25-22, 14-25, 27-25, 15-10 Cascade individual stats: – Julia Boyko 5 aces and 4 digs – Jessica Fincle 6 kills and 3 blocks Records: Cascade 1-3; Edmonds-Woodway 1-4 Edmonds-Woodway next match; vs Arlington; Wednesday Sept. 22; 7 p.m. at Edmonds-Woodway High School Arlington defeated Lynnwood 3-0 25-16, 25-16,…

Reminder: City of Edmonds hosting suicide prevention events Sept. 23, 30

The City of Edmonds is hosting two two suicide prevention efforts virtually in the community this week and next: On Thursday, Sept. 23, there will be a panel discussion from 7-8:30 p.m. with six speakers: – Justine McClure and Tim Krivanek of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Michelle Reitan of the Edmonds Senior Center…

Tougher vaccine mandates coming from state, county executive warns

New vaccine mandates are coming to Snohomish County – not just to business, but to city governments, organizations, even non-profits – to any workplace that employs more than 100 people. That’s a key takeaway from the county’s Tuesday COVID briefing. New federal guidelines already mandate vaccination at businesses of more than 100 employees. The state…

Bomb squad called to Woodway after homemade explosive found

Updated with additional details. A report of a suspicious device in the Town of Woodway Tuesday morning turned out to be a homemade explosive device that was removed by the Everett Police Department’s bomb squad. That’s according to Edmonds police, which contracts with Woodway to provide police service. A Town of Woodway employee found the…

Reminder: Annual Brouhaha sidewalk sale Sept. 24-26

Brouhaha is defined as “a noisy and overexcited reaction or response to something.” In Edmonds, it’s known as the annual sidewalk edition of what has become one of the best sales downtown — with up to 70% off clothing, furnishings, accessories, home goods and more at 21 participating locations. “We continue to have great response…

Reminder: County committee seeks public input Sept. 22 on preliminary council district maps

The Snohomish County Districting Committee has released preliminary draft council district maps based on the 2020 Census data.  The Districting Committee wants to hear from the public regarding how the draft maps impact communities of related and mutual interest. Maps are designed to serve as a springboard for committee discussion and public input. The next…

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