What was that one clap wonder Friday night?

Were you in the area about 10 minutes after 5 p.m. Friday evening? If so, you probably didn’t miss that very loud, ground-shaking thunderclap we had. According to the following post from Carl Dinse, Weather Watcher from Shoreline Area News, mother nature is making up for two weeks of uneventful weather: A strong Puget Sound Convergence…

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New toys and bikes needed for Edmonds Toy Shop

Donations of new toys, bikes and gifts are being sought for The Edmonds Toy Shop, set this year for Saturday, Dec. 7. Operated through the Edmonds United Methodist Church and partnered with Edmonds Food Bank, the Edmonds Toy Shop helps local families in need ‘’shop” with dignity for free Christmas gifts for their children. Donations…

E-W grads lead Boise State to NCAA national cross country championships Nov. 23

Edmonds-Woodway High School alumni Yukino Parle and Miler Haller will lead the Boise State women’s and men’s cross country teams as they compete in the NCAA National Championships in Terre Haute, Ind. Both Broncos’ squads heard their name called when the 31-team fields for the NCAA National Championships were announced. Indiana State will serve as…

Sponsor spotlight: Five burning questions about fireplace safety

Fireplaces provide a generous amount of warmth and add a special ambiance to your home. Before you relax and enjoy your fireplace during the fall and winter months, here are answers to common questions about how to safely enjoy this unique home feature. How do I know if my fireplace needs repairs? Before the first…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — November Breeze, Conic Hill, Kitchen Tao

Here’s the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group.   November Breeze   The hummingbird alit on the tip top point of the swaying fir tree   She looked like a Christmas ornament shiny and showy on her perch   Maple leaves pirouetted around her spinning down to blanket the ground…

Prep volleyball: Warriors end season with loss to Oak Harbor

The Edmonds-Woodway Warriors saw their 2019 season come to an end with a 3-0 loss to the Oak Harbor Wildcats in a District 1 3A Volleyball Tournament loser-out match played Saturday at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. E-W, seeded No. 4 in the district tournament, couldn’t keep up with the tourney’s No .3 seed Wildcats in the…

Edmonds Police Blotter: Nov. 5-12, 2019

Nov. 5 23400 block Edmonds Way: A husband and wife got into a verbal argument. 8900 block 244th Street Southwest: A portable table saw was stolen out of an open trailer. 21900 block Highway 99: A subject who was caught shoplifting was removed from a local business. 23800 block Highway 99: A subject’s removed from…

Edmonds Kind of Play: Holiday events just around the corner

Christmas movies turn up on the Lifetime and Hallmark channels ahead of the holiday. Though of the two Lifetime channels we have, one is still playing a movie that involves a cheerleader who murders or a mom who murders or — as in the movie I checked right now to make sure I wasn’t exaggerating…

South County Fire declines to select fire chief from among three finalists

The South County Fire Board of Commissioners interviewed three finalists for the position of fire chief on Nov.15, but in the end decided not to move forward with any of them. Finalists were Bryan Brice, Chris Riley and Brian Schaeffer. “All of the fire chiefs were experienced and knowledgeable, but the board did not find…

ESD Superintendent Community Lunch and School Tour Nov. 21

The community is invited to attend Superintendent Kris McDuffy’s Community Lunch and School Tour set for Thursday, Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The tour will begin at the Educational Services Center, 20420 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. The program includes: – School lunch at Meadowdale Middle – Tours of Meadowdale Middle and Lynndale Elementary –…

Applications open Nov. 19 for Snohomish County Historic Preservation Commission grants

The Snohomish County Historic Preservation Commission will begin accepting grant applications on Nov. 18. The grant program supports projects that promote the public’s access to county history.  Funds are available through a competitive grant process to public and nonprofit agencies for professional development, public education, capital improvements, or collections enhancement. Past grant awards have been…

Get support for managing your diabetes at Nov. 20 Verdant event

Navigating Diabetes Today is a free new program to support individuals living with diabetes. Join the Verdant Health Commission on the third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. for a session in the teaching kitchen or a presentation by a health professional to learn up-to-date information about diabetes and strategies for better blood sugar…

Community Transit release images of Edmonds CC assault suspect

Community Transit has released images of the suspect accused of assaulting a man on Edmonds Community College campus early Wednesday morning. According to the Lynnwood Police Department, the male suspect was accused of following a 50-year-old man off the bus when it stopped at Edmonds CC campus. The victim said he was walking toward the…

Reminder: 25 local artists to be featured at Puget Sound Artists’ Gift Show Nov. 16

Once a year, local professional artists come together for the Puget Sound Artists Gift Show — a holiday pop-up show in downtown Edmonds — this year set for Saturday, Nov. 16. Glass artists offer gifts from ornaments to serving pieces in bright colored fused glass. Photographers will be selling bookmarks, matted prints, and imprinted gifts…

Photo gallery: South County Fire hosts open house at Esperance fire station

To promote neighborhood safety, South County Fire invited the community to attend an open house Thursday night at Esperance Fire Station 20. Community members met firefighters, learned about neighborhood emergency services and programs, and how families can protect themselves from fire and injuries. Tables were set up with education about life-saving ACT First Aid tips,…

Edmonds Senior Center sponsors intergenerational trivia night Nov. 15

The Edmonds Senior Center is sponsoring an intergenerational trivia night this Friday, Nov. 15 at Holy Trinity Church, downstairs social hall, 657 Daley St., Edmonds. The free event begins with a 6:30-7 p.m. sign in/pizza time followed by trivia from 7-9 p.m. Answer trivia questions and use the knowledge of all your team members, younger…

Prep volleyball: Warriors down Royals to stay alive in district tourney

For the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors, Thursday’s District 1 3A Volleyball Tournament loser-out match against the Lynnwood Royals was a chance for redemption after a tough loss in their last outing. For the Royals, Thursday’s tourney match presented an opportunity to extend their goal-achieving 2019 season yet another day. In the end it was Edmonds-Woodway that got…

Vintage holiday cards now on display at Cascadia Art Museum

Now through Jan. 26, 2020, Cascadia Art Museum presents its annual holiday exhibition with never-before displayed vintage cards, and for the first time, a catalogue. Just in time for the holidays, the museum is releasing the first catalogue of Vintage Christmas Cards by Northwest Artists.  For most of the 20th century, many regional artists created original…

Sponsor spotlight: How to receive copies of fraudulent tax returns

Tax identification theft is becoming all too common. Victims know how frustrating the experience can be. Thankfully, the IRS is willing to help. The frustration If you are a victim of IRS identity theft, your first instinct is to find out what was filed and who filed it. In the past, most requests by victims…

Looking Back: Does anyone remember Pleasant View Hospital in Edmonds?

The Reporter was a newspaper established in August of 1949 and published in the community of Lynnwood — before the city’s 1959 incorporation. With its office located at the crossroads of State Highway 99 and 196th Street, the newspaper covered happenings in the Alderwood Manor, Lynnwood and Edmonds areas. Founded and edited by Seley Alvin…

Holy Rosary Holiday Fair Nov. 15-17

Holy Rosary is holding its annual Holiday Fair, this year running Friday, Nov. 15 through Sunday, Nov. 17. The fair features home -baked goods, hand-crafted gifts, plus lots of “New Again” items: books, puzzles, toys, jewelry and Christmas decor.  The cafe will feature snacks on Friday, lunch on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. Hours are…

Community members encouraged to provide feedback during superintendent search

As the Edmonds School District continues the search for its new superintendent, community members are still able to provide feedback on how best to fill the vacant position. After it was announced in August that Edmonds Superintendent Kris McDuffy would retire at the end of the 2019-20 school year, the district hired Ray and Associates…

Edmonds City Council invites volunteers to appreciation event

The Edmonds City Council is hosting a reception to honor all city volunteers on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 5-7 p.m. in the Brackett Room at City Hall, 121 5th Ave. N. “Edmonds is lucky to have so many wonderful volunteers doing everything from beautifying our city to teaching kids about marine life on our beaches,” said Edmonds…

Reminder: Registration open for Edmonds’ annual 5K Holiday Dash Nov. 30

The Edmonds Police Foundation is sponsoring its annual 5k Holiday Dash Saturday, Nov. 30. Warm-up and reception will be at 8 a.m. with the run starting at 9 a.m. The run will take place at the Edmonds Boys & Girls Club, 310 6th Ave. N., Edmonds. Runners/walkers will be escorted by police vehicles with volunteers helping along the way. Participants are encouraged…

Feed Me Hospitality canned food drive to benefit Nourishing Network

Feed Me Hospitality is sponsoring a canned food drive now through Nov. 27  to benefit the Foundation for Edmonds School District and help feed the district’s hungry and homeless students. The drive will support the Nourishing Network. Diners are asked to drop off canned or nonperishable foods at any of FeedMe Hospitality’s four locations (Bar…

Snohomish PUD Recognized as a Smart Energy Provider

Snohomish County PUD recently earned the Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association  for demonstrating commitment and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation, and environmental initiatives that support a goal of providing low-cost quality, safe and reliable electric service. “We take a lot of pride in the work our Energy Services…

Port of Edmonds Notice of Public Hearing Nov. 25, 2019

PORT OF EDMONDS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AMENDING COMPREHENSIVE SCHEME OF HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS On Monday, November 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m., the Port of Edmonds Commission will hold a public hearing on a proposed amendment to the Comprehensive Scheme of Harbor Improvements, withdrawing its Harbor Square Redevelopment Plan from the Comprehensive Scheme of Harbor Improvements…

Friends of the Edmonds Library announces Kindle raffle winners

The Friends of the Edmonds Library has announced the winners of its Kindle Raffle, chosen from readers who submitted their favorite books. The Kindles were donated by Symetra. The Friends also offered thanks to the Edmonds Library staff for their work to make the raffle a success. The winners will receive their Kindles at the 40th anniversary Friends…

Prep girls swim: Warriors, Mavs to compete in state championships this weekend

Swimmers from Mountlake Terrace, Meadowdale and Edmonds-Woodway high schools will seek glory and medals this week at the WIAA State Girls Swimming & Diving Championships taking place at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. The event is set for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16. Terrace swimmers will compete in the 1A/2A…

Edmonds CC announces appointment of two new members to Board of Trustees

Edmonds Community College announced Wednesday that Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Adrianne Wagner and Wally Webster II  to the college’s Board of Trustees. “I’m proud to welcome our newest trustees to the board and look forward to working together to take Edmonds CC from good to great,” said Edmonds CC President Dr. Amit…

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