Edmonds Jazz Connection photo gallery: Big bands and small combos

The annual Edmonds Jazz Connection brought musicians from local middle, high school and college jazz programs for performances at three downtown Edmonds venues Saturday. The event, sponsored by the Daybreakers Rotary Club, showcased big bands at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, small combos at the Edmonds Theater and vocalists at the Edmonds Opera House…

Prep golf: 14 district golfers competing in state championships this week

It’s time to tee it up for the high school state golf championships and 14 Edmonds School District student golfers will be doing just that at two sites this week. The WIAA 3A Boys State Golf Championships will be held at The Golf Club at Hawks Prairie in Lacey, while the 3A Girls state event…

Public hearing on Point Wells annexation at May 20 Woodway Town Council meeting

Whether the Town of Woodway should annex Point Wells is the topic of a public hearing and possible vote during the Woodway Town Council’s Monday, May 20 meeting, starting at 6 p.m. You can learn more about the annexation proposal here. The council will also discuss Twin Maples traffic calming. There will be two opportunities…

Letter to the editor: Safety concerns regarding electric bicycles in city parks

Editor: My concern: electric bicycles in city parks. Last summer we were walking our dogs at Civic Playfield (outer path) at dusk, when we observed a kid on an electric bike just barely miss an elderly female walking a dog on the inner path. I let the kid know that “motorized vehicles” aren’t allowed in…

WSDOT: Travel charts are key to Memorial Day weekend adventures

Memorial Day weekend is often the unofficial start of summer, and planning ahead now is a great jumpstart to holiday travels. To help travel planning, the Washington State Department of Transportation has released travel charts for the holiday weekend. The charts include the best (and worst) times to travel on major routes like Interstate 5…

Help wanted: Seasonal Public Works Maintenance Worker

Town of Woodway Job Description Position: Seasonal Public Works Maintenance Worker Reports To: Public Works Director Direct Reports: None Employment Type: Temporary Employee, hourly non-exempt position The Town of Woodway, located just north of the King/Snohomish County line, is accepting applications for a full-time Seasonal Public Works Maintenance Worker. Seasonal positions are hired for approximately…

Homage mental health programs receive $150K from Cambia Health Foundation

During National Mental Health Awareness Month, Lynnwood-based Homage Senior Services is expanding its mental health services across Snohomish County, thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Cambia Health Foundation. Among those receiving services is 62-year-old Snohomish County resident Jackie McCoy, who has been caring for loved ones her entire life. “I am a giver by…

High school sports roundup for May 17-18, 2024

Friday, May 17 Track and Field 3A NW District 1 Championships Click here for full story Boys Soccer – 3A State Tournament, Round of 16 Edmonds-Woodway defeated Mead 6-2 at Central Kitsap High School The seventh-seeded Edmonds-Woodway Warriors (14-3-3) advanced to the state quarterfinals with a 6-2 victory over the Mead Panthers. Edmonds-Woodway goals: Alex…

Pride of Edmonds hosting annual potluck picnic June 1

Help kick off Pride Month in the City of Edmonds by attending the seventh annual Pride of Edmonds picnic from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at Hickman Park, 23700 104th Ave. W. Bring a dish to share and any outdoor games/activities you’d like to enjoy. To learn more, check out the group’s Facebook page…

Woman seriously injured after crashing vehicle into Lynnwood Honda display

A Seattle woman in her late 40s was transported to Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center in serious condition Saturday afternoon after the vehicle she was driving jumped the curb and struck an unoccupied display vehicle at the Lynnwood Honda dealership in the 22000 block of Highway 99. According to Edmonds police spokesperson Cmdr. Josh McClure, there…

Kids find move-mentum at 2024 Health and Fitness Expo

Hundreds found a way to combat a chilly, overcast morning Saturday by warming up with some exercise at the 2024 Health and Fitness Expo at Edmonds School District Stadium. Most parents cheered from the sidelines but a few joined their kids during the MOVE 60! Fun Run or tried out the challenges at exercise booths….

Student musicians hit the right notes during annual Edmonds Jazz Connection

It’s an Edmonds tradition. For the past 23 years, the Rotary Club of Edmonds Daybreakers has provided student musicians the opportunity to show the community their talent, hard work and dedication – and that of their teachers and instructors – with the multi-venue Jazz Connection event in downtown Edmonds. Held on Saturday, this year’s Jazz…

Poet’s Corner: Ja’Net, Mama’s Vested Love, High School Mixup

Here is the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group Ja’Net Ja’Net is my youngest sister. She is a mother of five young adult children, (three males, two females). She has lived with one of our brothers since the age of twelve, which she, her family and a small poodle…

Edmonds Police Blotter: May 7-13, 2024

May 7 23400 block Highway 99: A woman had her vehicle vandalized and license plate stolen. No suspect information. 500 block Main Street: A man and woman stole merchandise from a business and fled the scene. 23600 block Highway 99: A man was booked for possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of a controlled…

Kamalpatti Shandil: Funeral service Sunday, May 19 at Evergreen Washelli

In Loving Memory of Kamalpatti Shandil December 28, 1928 – May 15, 2024 Please join us on Sunday, May 19th, 2024, at 10:00 AM. Evergreen Washelli Funeral Home 11111 Aurora Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98133 Kamalpatti Singh was born to Shiu Balak Singh and Kailash Patti Singh in Suva, Fiji on December 28, 1928. Her…

Scene in Edmonds: Watershed fair-goers learn how to protect Puget Sound

Learning more about environmental stewardship through activities, crafts and games was the focus of Saturday’s Watershed Fun Fair in Edmonds. The event brought together staff and volunteers from local nonprofit organizations and the City of Edmonds to share tips on everyone can do their part to protect the Puget Sound. Experts were on hand to…

Se Habla Podcast for May 18, 2024

This weekly podcast, with English subtitles, is provided through the My Neighborhood News Network’s content partnership with Se Habla Media.

More than 54,000 free opioid overdose reversal kits coming to Washington

The first of more than 54,000 naloxone kits have begun arriving in Washington, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said. The kits will be available to the public at no cost through the Department of Health’s statewide mail-order naloxone program, managed by the People’s Harm Reduction Alliance. Teva Pharmaceuticals is delivering the opioid overdose reversal kits…

Sponsor spotlight: Tips for hiring a professional remodeler

If you have collected photos of your dream kitchen, drafted a general budget and talked with friends about how you wish your home was more comfortable or modern, you may be ready to hire a professional remodeler to get the job done right. Each May, the housing industry celebrates Home Remodeling Month, and we have…

Author of ‘Biking Uphill in the Rain’ to speak at Edmonds Library May 29

Seattle was recently named the best bike city in the United States by Bicycling magazine. How did this notoriously hilly and rainy city become so inviting to bicyclists? And what challenges lie ahead for Puget Sound bike advocates? Seattle Bike Blog Founder and Editor Tom Fucoloro dug into these topics in his 2023 book, Biking Uphill in…

Sponsored: RBC Wealth Management in Edmonds seeking Sr. Investment Associate

Join RBC Wealth Management in Edmonds, WA as a Sr. Investment Associate! Click here to apply today What is the opportunity? Join a growing team and use your analytical and communication skills as well as industry knowledge to help clients obtain their financial goals and plan for the future. You will work closely with one…

Search and rescue dog K9 Keb dies at age 14

Edmonds’ own K9 Keb, the American Humane Search and Rescue 2022 Hero Dog, has died at the age of 14. Keb’s adventures were chronicled in the award-winning bestseller A Dog’s Devotion: True Adventures of a K9 Search and Rescue Team. Keb and her owner — Edmonds resident Suzanne Elshult — spent over 13 years of…

Prep track and field: Local athletes impress at 3A district meet

Track athletes from local high schools had numerous highlights Friday at the Class 3A District meet at Shoreline Stadium, as the top four finishers in each event qualified for next week’s state championships. The state meet will be held next week at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. The Mountlake Terrace boys 4×100 relay team…

After 18 years, Walnut Street Coffee’s Pam Stuller passes the torch

Walnut Street Coffee, the beloved local landmark with the big garage door, the forever-happy staff, the homey vibe – and arguably one of the best cups of coffee in town — passes to a new owner Monday, May 20. Opened 18 years ago by Pam Stuller, Walnut has grown over the years into a local…

Port of Edmonds staff members take quick action to save a life

Port of Edmonds staff members were quick to act Friday morning when a transport driver experienced sudden cardiac arrest while backing up a truck at the port’s public boat launch. Port of Edmonds staff members Ian Todd and Luke Brisse pulled the unconscious driver from the truck and performed chest compressions. Along with the assistance…

Margaret ‘Maggie’ Barlament: Known for her warmth, dedication and boundless generosity

Margaret “Maggie” Barlament Margaret “Maggie” Barlament left us on April 24, 2024, surrounded by her family. Born in Seattle, WA, on February 7, 1942, to Margaret and Glenn James Allingham, Maggie’s journey was one of warmth, dedication, and boundless generosity. Growing up in Edmonds, WA, she imbibed the values of community and compassion that would…

Water safety reminders as boating season begins

Recreational boating is a popular pastime in Washington. In fact, nearly 225,000 vessels were registered in 2023. Washington State Parks Recreational Boating Safety Program offers the following boating safety tips: Always Wear a Life Jacket. Wearing a life jacket and encouraging others to do the same is the single most important step to staying safe….

Scene in Edmonds: All about alphorns

The history and traditions of the alphorn were the focus of a Thursday night presentation at the Edmonds Waterfront Center, part of the author/speaker series sponsored by the Waterfront Center, the Edmonds Bookshop and the My Neighborhood News Network. Edmonds resident and University of Washington Professor Emeritus Gary Martin joined Yannick Wey, a senior research…

Beetles killing more trees in Washington, likely due to drought

Washington had fewer dead or dying trees last year, but beetles that feed on dry trees caused greater damage across the state, a concerning trend for environmental officials. The state’s annual forest health survey from the Washington Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service found that Washington’s forests are suffering…

Balkan line dances at Sno-King International Folk Dance Club May 22 in Lynnwood

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to their next dance from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 at the Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W. A special guest teacher, Jana Rickel, will teach three Balkan line dances. The Sno-King Club offers a repertoire of folk dances from many countries — couple dances, no-partner dances,…

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