Edmonds City Council to hold public hearing on streateries Dec. 7

A public hearing on a city proposal to extend permitting of streateries is among the items on the Edmonds City Council agenda for Tuesday, Dec. 7. The council in December 2020 passed an ordinance that allowed the temporary streateries in on-street parking spaces, giving the public an outdoor dining option during COVID-19. That ordinance is…

Puget Sound wastewater treatment plants to tackle nutrient pollution with new permit

To stop the flow of nitrogen pollution and improve the health of Puget Sound, the Washington State Department of Ecology is requiring — starting Jan. 1 — that wastewater treatment plants — including those in Edmonds and Lynnwood — monitor discharges, optimize operations and plan for infrastructure investments. Excess nitrogen is the main pollutant causing…

Olympic Fly Fishers presents check to Sound Salmon Solutions

The Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds has donated $1,000 to Sound Salmon Solutions, a non-profit organization that works to preserve the future of salmon through education, habitat restoration and stewardship programming. Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds is dedicated to improving the sport of quality fishing, with emphasis on the art of fly fishing; to encourage others…

High school seniors invited to apply for Smart Choices Scholarship Program

Applications are now open for the 2022 Smart Choices Scholarship Program. Sponsored in conjunction with the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA), Gesa Credit Union, Dairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires, it will award three $5,000 scholarships and 12 $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from WIAA member high schools for excellence in athletics/activities, academics, leadership and community service throughout…

Northwest Neighbors Network named outstanding human services program

Northwest Neighbors Network, which works to help seniors age well in their own homes, has received an Outstanding Human Services Program award from the North Urban Human Services Alliance (NUHSA). Northwest Neighbors Network (NNN) serves residents in North King County (Shoreline and Lake Forest Park) and South Snohomish County (Edmonds, Brier, Woodway, Lynnwood and Mountlake…

Edmonds Booktalk: Lists and lists of books for holiday gift-giving

Ready or not, it is December! We have almost made it through another crazy year… this is where the fun part of crazy begins for us… We have books. We have great recommendations. And: We wrap the books you are gifting for free. [We will wrap books that you are gifting to yourself, too. We…

Sponsor spotlight: How working at Goodwill helped an employee overcome life challenges

At Evergreen Goodwill, our employees are dedicated, determined and driven. Our team is the backbone of our mission to provide FREE job training and education to people in the community, and we’re committed to making sure each employee has the tools they need to succeed in their personal and professional endeavors. Joseph Lancaster, a material…

Letter to the editor: No reason to continue streateries in Edmonds

Dear Editor: There have been discussions on Edmonds streateries ad nauseam. They started in the early summer of 2020 with the expected end date and their demolition in 70 days. A few businesses determined the Return On Investment (ROI) justified the erecting of the structures because they had no outdoor dining of their own. Their…

Mayor, councilmember to be sworn in at Dec. 6 Woodway Town Council meeting

Among the items on the agenda for the Monday, Dec. 6 Woodway Town Council meeting: The swearing in of Mayor Mike Quinn and Councilmember John Brock, both of whom were elected to fill positions they had been appointed to earlier this year due to retirements. The council will also thank retiring Councilmember Tom Whitson for…

Edmonds Police Blotter: Nov. 23-29, 2021

Nov. 23 22600 block Highway 99: A man spit on another person after a verbal altercation at a convenience store. 21900 block Highway 99: A man was arrested for shoplifting at WinCo Foods. He was cited for theft and given a trespass warning and a drug diversion referral. 23200 block Highway 99: A vehicle window…

Northwest Girl Choir welcomes new singers; rehearsals start in January

Northwest Girlchoir has openings for new singers in grades 1-12 this fall. Choristers perform for thousands of audience members at concerts held across the greater Puget Sound Region and on tours nationally and internationally. Grades 1-2: Online registration is now open for girls entering grades 1-4 to join Prep Choir or Fresca! Enrollment for Prep Choir…

High school sports roundup for Dec. 3, 2021

Boys Basketball Edmonds-Woodway defeated Redmond 62-55 Edmonds-Woodway scorers: Adonai Daniel 31, Gibson Marshall-Inman 8, Andrew Warner 8, Jacob Gabler 6, Steven Warren 4, Ben Hanson 3, William Bates 2 Redmond scorers: Luke White 17, Ethan Tung 13, Braedon Davis 11, Josh Ruff 5, Tyler Sigel 5, Vihaan Kasam 2, Will Shoesmith 2 Records: Edmonds-Woodway 1-1; Redmond 0-3…

Sold out: No Edmonds Floretum Garden Club wreath sale Dec. 5

Edmonds Floretum Garden Club had planned for a two-day wreath sale this weekend, but we received word that they sold out of all wreaths on Saturday — so there is no sale on Sunday, Dec. 5 The popular wreaths, table decorations, and swags are freshly made by club members using greens and blooms from their…

Prep boys basketball: Mavs fall to Timberwolves in first home game of season

The Meadowdale High School boys basketball team played its first home game of the season Friday night, hosting the 4A Timberwolves from Jackson High School. Finding themselves down 14-6 after one quarter, the Mavs scrapped their way back into the game, pulling to within three at the half, 23-26, due in large part to junior…

Edmonds Kind of Play: Fun and free holiday options for families

This year, the call to keep Christmas from seeping into Thanksgiving was coming from inside the house, if you will. So while a few of the tiny trees made it onto the table before Thanksgiving, by Friday I was chomping at the bit to put up my other countertop tinsel trees without (as many) comments….

Performing artists sought for 2022 Edmonds Summer Concerts in Parks series

The City of Edmonds Arts Commission is accepting submissions from local and regionally-based bands and performers to perform at the 2022 Summer Concerts in the Parks series. Concerts are held mid-July through August: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-6 p.m. at the Hazel Miller Plaza (downtown, 5th Avenue South and Maple Street): Musical duos/trio/quartets and solo performers….

Sound Transit offers Seahawks game-day Sounder trains Dec. 5

Fans can now save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to the Seattle Seahawks’ 1:25 p.m. game Sunday, Dec. 5 against the San Francisco 49ers. Special Sounder service is in addition to regular Link light rail, ST Express, and King County Metro service to and from Lumen Field….

Reminder: Edmonds Floretum Garden Club wreath sale Dec. 4-5

Edmonds Floretum Garden Club will be holding its annual wreath sale this Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4-5, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. or until sold out, at 400 Sunset Ave. The wreaths, table decorations, and swags are freshly made by club members using greens and blooms from their own gardens. The garden club promises that there…

Sponsor spotlight: Say hello to Bodyworks Massage — and enjoy self-care at its finest

Say hello to a new therapeutic business in downtown Edmonds — Bodyworks Massage — and say goodbye to chronic ailments, pain, and swelling. Increase mobility, flexibility and range of motion. Paired with LED facial panels scientifically proven to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, blemishes and scars, Bodyworks offers self-care at its finest. Relax, renew…

After anonymous threats at two high schools, Edmonds School District superintendent outlines safety protocols in place

After two Edmonds School District high schools discovered anonymous graffiti threats in bathroom stalls, district Superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas sent an email message to parents of high school students Thursday afternoon outlining the safety protocols the district follows in addressing such incidents. “We understand there is an increase in anxiety for our community due to…

Volunteers needed for Girls on the Run youth development program this spring

Girls on the Run of Snohomish County (GOTR) is looking for dedicated individuals to serve as coaches and mentors during the spring season, April 18-June 13, 2022. The nonprofit organization is seeking volunteer coaches to facilitate the program for girls in 3rd through 8th grade in Snohomish County. No experience is necessary and coach training, program curriculum, supplies and coach support are provided for…

High school sports roundup for Dec. 1, 2021

Girls basketball  Mountlake Terrace defeated Mercer Island 63-47 Mountlake Terrace scorers: Elise Colvin 24, Lindsey Ho 13, Maile Armstrong 12, Cameron Dunn 7, Mya Sheffield 6, Ainsley Ward 1 Mercer Island scorers: Caitlin Monohan 27, Lauren Monohan 8, Caley Newcomer 8, Anna Marsh 2, Kate Nordstrom 2 Records: Mountlake Terrace 1-0; Mercer Island 0-1 Mountlake Terrace next…

Lynnwood-based Project Girl on a mission to mentor young women of color

According to the Education Trust, “Black girls face some of the greatest barriers to educational opportunities because of racial and gender biases embedded within school discipline policies, dress code and codes of conduct that target their cultural identity.” Lynnwood-based Project Girl Mentoring Program (PGMP) is committed to addressing that bias. Since 2012, the organization has made…

Scene in Edmonds: Lions Club donates to Heroes’ Cafe

The Edmonds Lions Club on Wednesday presented Edmonds Heroes’ Café with a check for $250 to support the organization’s outreach program for veterans. Edmonds Heroes’ Café meets the first Wednesday of the month at the United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St. Veterans from all branches of the military are welcome.

Cline Jewelers to sponsor free Holiday Movie Nights in Edmonds Dec. 3, 10

The holiday season is upon us, and the most wonderful of the time of the year has finally arrived. To add a bit more magic to the holidays in Edmonds, Cline Jewelers is sponsoring a Holiday Movie Night at the Edmonds Theater. On the first two Fridays in December — Dec. 3 and 10 —  swing…

High school sports roundup for Nov. 29-30, 2021

Nov. 29 Girls Basketball Issaquah defeated Meadowdale 66-34 Issaquah scorers: Keira Hanson 20, Keira Slippern 12, Grace McKillap 12, Lia Hanson 9, Abby Cameron 8, Shea Dillon 3, Courtney Smith 2, Meadowdale scorers: Gia Powell 17, Jordan Leith 6, Sam Medina 3, Ava Powell 3, Jenaly Gabriel 2, Payton Fleishman 2, Kaiya Dotter 1 Records: Issaquah 1-0;…

Announcing new advertiser Bodyworks Massage

Welcome to our new advertiser Bodyworks Massage. Come experience the new buzz around town and eliminate chronic pain and boost your immunity. Relax, renew and recharge with Grand Opening Specials at www.BodyworksEdmonds.com.

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