Edmonds Lutheran hosting community gathering Feb. 29 for slain 7-11 clerk

Edmonds Lutheran Church is hosting a community gathering this Saturday, Feb. 29 for neighbors grieving the Friday, Feb. 21 shooting death of 7-11 clerk Nagendiram Kandasamy at the store located near the church. The event will run from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at the church, located at 23525 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. The church notes that…

Edmonds journalist among those targeted in hate flyer intimidation campaign; FBI arrests four extremists

Four violent extremists associated with Atomwaffen (atomic weapon) Division, a neo-Nazi group operating in several states and internationally, were arrested and charged Wednesday in U.S District Court in Seattle with conspiracy to threaten and intimidate journalists and activists. The targets included individuals in Seattle, Mercer Island and Edmonds, among them TV journalist and Edmonds resident Chris…

Sponsor spotlight: Next free legal clinic for seniors March 4 in Edmonds

The Edmonds Waterfront (Senior) Center and Sanders Law Group offers a free monthly legal clinic for seniors, with the next one set for Wednesday, March 4 in downtown Edmonds. Here’s your chance to ask your burning legal questions, at no charge. This popular monthly clinic offers 15-minute individual appointments with an Elder Law Attorney. The…

Letter to the editor: The bigger picture behind the ADU increases

Editor: Ms. Dotsch’s Monday letter to the rditor misses the culprit behind the 3 ADU/lot discussion.  Peterson and Lilas are simply following the path the state legislators have been on for 30 years. Most citizens don’t have a clue as to why this is/maybe happening. State SB6617 and HB2570 are simple further implementation of the…

State Senate resolution recognizes Earling’s public service

The Washington State Senate on Tuesday honored former Edmonds Mayor and City Councilmember Dave Earling for his local and regional government work. In a resolution co-sponsored by 21st District Sen. Marko Liias and 32nd District Sen. Jesse Salomon, Earling was recognized as being “a strong leader and an asset to the city and our region during…

Hazel Miller Foundation donates $1.5M to Edmonds CC’s STEM campaign

Edmonds Community College on Wednesday announced a $1.5 million donation from the Hazel Miller Foundation dedicated to its STEM campaign for funding of the college’s new 70,000-square-foot Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and Nursing building, as well as STEM scholarships, programs, and technology. “This generous gift from the Hazel Miller Foundation will allow Edmonds…

Edmonds School District announces superintendent finalists

After two days interviewing seven candidates to become the next superintendent of the Edmonds School District, the district’s board of directors has narrowed the search to two finalists: Dr. Gustavo Balderas, currently superintendent with the Eugene School District J4 in Oregon, and Dr. Deborah Rumbaugh, Instructional Leadership Executive Director with the Highline School District in Burien….

Rotary Clubs kick off annual athletic shoe drive for kids in need

Three Rotary Clubs — Edmonds Daybreakers, Edmonds Noon and Lynnwood —  on Feb. 24 kicked off their annual 1,000 Pairs of Athletic Shoe Drive that benefits students in need in South Snohomish County. The drive runs from Feb 24 -March 21. It’s the fifth year the Rotary Clubs have come together to do a joint shoe…

Edmonds United Methodist sponsoring Alzheimer’s series starting March 13

Every 65 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s disease. That’s why the Edmonds United Methodist Church is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter, to sponsor a community education series beginning March 13 The three-session series, based on best practices and the latest research findings, will be held on Fridays — March 13,…

Requirement to declare party affiliation on primary ballot raising privacy concerns

Are you planning to vote in the March 10 Washington State Presidential primary? Do you consider yourself Democrat, Republican or Independent – and (here’s the kicker) do you care who knows? Ballots were mailed last week, and by now they should have been received by all registered voters.  According to the information provided with the…

Rewards offered for information leading to suspect in Edmonds 7-11 homicide

Edmonds police said Tuesday that two rewards are being offered for any information leading to the arrest and charging of the person or persons responsible for the death of Nagendiram Kandasamy, who was shot and killed at an Edmonds 7-11 store Friday, Feb. 22. Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound is offering a $1,000 reward, while…

Edmonds girl, 4, shows the world what real beauty is

“She wasn’t supposed to live,” said Angie Foy of her baby girl Harper born 4 years ago. “But here she is. There’s a reason she’s here.” Foy recounted how her third child was born with an extremely rare genetic disorder called Harlequin Ichthyosis, in which a newborn is covered by a thick layer of skin…

City of Edmonds seeking new Economic Development Commission member

The Edmonds Citizens Economic Development Commission will have one open position April 1, and the City of Edmonds is seeking applicants. The appointed commissioner will serve in a volunteer capacity for an initial two-year term that runs until March 31, 2022, at which time the appointed commissioner may request reappointment to another two-year term. Both…

Country music legend Lorrie Morgan comes to Edmonds Center for the Arts March 13

Lorrie Morgan, Grand Ole Opry lifetime member and one of the most eloquently emotive country vocalists of modern times, will perform at the Edmonds Center for the Arts Friday, arch 13 at 7:30 p.m. Morgan is the first woman in her genre to begin her career with three consecutive Platinum albums. Born Loretta Lynn Morgan,…

Prep girls basketball: Mavs to face Hudson’s Bay Saturday for trip to Tacoma Dome

Members of the Meadowdale Mavericks girls’ basketball team have received their wish to return to the regional round of the 3A State Girls Basketball Tournament this year and erase a disappointing memory from a year ago. The Lady Mavericks square off against the Hudson’s Bay Eagles on Saturday, Feb. 29, at Issaquah High School. Tipoff…

Register now for annual Edmonds Schools Foundation March 13 fundraisers

Edmonds School District parents and community members are invited to A Recipe for Success! Annual Breakfast and Lunch on Friday, March 13. Presented by Premera Blue Cross, A Recipe for Success! is the Foundation for Edmonds School District’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds fund grants to schools and classrooms, stipends and scholarships, and food…

May 29 leadership conference to benefit Edmonds Veterans and Families Center

Edmonds-based Operation Military Family is sponsoring a leadership conference in late May directed at entrepreneurs, executives and first responders — and it will serve as a fundraiser for the Edmonds Waterfront Veterans and Families Health and Wellness Center. Speakers at the Vision 2020 conference include Medal of Honor winner Florent Groberg, health care executive Jennifer Anthony, former…

Get German, Scandinavian genealogy research help in Lynnwood March 3, 17

Do you need help with your German or Scandinavian research? Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering free assistance on the first and third Tuesday — March 3 and March 17 — at its Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. Experienced researcher Lee Langsted is available by appointment to give one-on-one assistance for 45 minutes….

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation offering scholarships to art students

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation is offering scholarships to students who wish to pursue a degree in arts-related fields. Current seniors within the Edmonds School District and students at Edmonds Community College are encouraged to apply. Past recipients may re-apply every year until graduation if they maintain a focus on the arts. The application period…

Sheriff’s deputies take man into custody after standoff in Meadowdale area

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Sunday afternoon took a 34-year-old Edmonds man into custody following a five-hour standoff in the Meadowdale area of unincorporated Edmonds. According to Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Courtney O’Keefe, deputies responded Sunday morning to a reported family disturbance in the 5000 block of 163rd Place Southwest, where the armed man was…

3rd annual Toast of Edmonds Cocktail Classic set for March 1 at 190 Sunset

It’s time for the third annual Toast of Edmonds Cocktail Classic, a friendly cocktail competition and fundraiser hosted by 190 Sunset on Sunday, March 1, from 2-4 p.m. Taste handcrafted cocktails featuring Pampero Aniversario rum and prepared by some of Edmonds’ finest bartenders as they compete for the Crowd Favorite and Judge’s Choice Awards. Proceeds from…

Council Feb. 25 set to approve hiring of new Edmonds parks and recreation director

Among the items on the Edmonds City Council agenda for Tuesday, Feb. 25 is to approve the hiring of Angela Feser as the city’s new Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Director. Under the employment contract before the council for approval, Feser — now director of parks and recreation for the City of Sammamish — will…

Snohomish County recruiting member for Boundary Review Board  

Snohomish County is currently seeking volunteers for one open position on the Boundary Review Board. Board members are residents of the county they serve. They serve for a four-year term and are not allowed to hold other local government elected or appointed positions or jobs. For over 50 years in Washington state, boundary review boards…

Reminder: South County Fire offering free two-hour preparedness class Feb. 27

Get started on disaster preparedness with a new free two-hour class offered by South County Fire. The interactive, hands-on training includes: How to build a preparedness kit for your family. Disaster first aid basics. Putting out small fires. Shutting off utilities. Assessing damage to determine a safe action plan for your home. The class is…

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