Prosecuting attorney says phone records show father was notified of Harvey’s decision; mother disagrees and says family considering lawsuit

Addressing questions raised during his appearance before the Edmonds Diversity Commission Dec. 4, Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney Adam Cornell has sent a follow-up letter to the commission stating phone records confirm his office did notify the father of two Edmonds’ African American teens that charges would not be filed in connection with racially motivated threats…

Coffee with a Splash of Kindness: Celebrating the goodness of others around us

Hello again. I say again because it’s been two years since you and I first met here via My Edmonds News. And three years since I was told, “I’m sorry Ms. Sabounchi. You have stage IV terminal cancer. It’s spread to your brain and to your bones. A genetic mutation of lung cancer. The same your mom had.”…

Prep wrestling: Mavs score eight match victories in win over Kamiak

The Meadowdale Mavericks picked up eight match victories — six by pinfall — to slip past the Kamiak Knights 43-33 in a wild Wesco League non-conference matchup staged under a single spotlight Thursday at Kamiak High School. Mavericks who pinned their opponents for wins were Jaden Yang, Jinho Lee, Caleb Monillas, Saul Hernandez, Joseph William…

Prep boys swim: E-W loses to Jackson in season-opening meet

The Edmonds-Woodway Warriors boys swim team stayed close to the perennial-power Jackson Timberwolves on Thursday but ultimately were sunk 96-74 in the team’s 2019-2020 season opener contested at the Lynnwood Pool. The Warriors won two relay events, the 200 Yard Freestyle and the 200 Yard Medley, and Jeff Plum captured the 100 Yard Butterfly race,…

Dayton Street Phase 2 construction to start in early January

It’s official: Phase 2 of the Dayton Street Utility Improvement project will start in early January 2020. This earlier start date will decrease construction impacts during the summer of 2020. Construction in Phase 2 will occur along Dayton Street between 5th Avenue and 9th Avenue South and will include single-lane closures on Dayton Street, intermittent…

Scene in Edmonds: The spirit of Christmas at Foundation for International Services

Each year, employees with the Edmonds-based Foundation for International Services (FIS) decorate their workspaces in a spirited competition for the coveted trophy of Dazzling Christmas Décor. A recent tour of the FIS offices revealed holiday displays ranging from shiny tinsel trees to embroidered tea towels with the international twist of “Merry Christmas” in different languages. “It’s…

Snohomish County detectives still looking for Antonio Neill, missing since 2016

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detectives continue to seek the public’s help in locating Antonio Neill, who has been missing since Dec. 12, 2016. He was 22 years old at the time of his disappearance. In February of this year, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner positively identified a human foot that washed ashore on…

Prep boys basketball: Mount Vernon defeats Meadowdale 69-41

The Mount Vernon Bulldogs stormed into The Stable at Meadowdale High School and overpowered the host Mavericks with stingy defense and some hot shooting to run away with a 28-point non-conference game victory, 69-41. Trailing by just six after one quarter, the Mavs struggled to score points after that, posting just eight in the second…

Sponsor spotlight: Ombu Salon + Spa holiday shopping specials

Ombu Salon + Spa has a great selection of gift items for every body — including skin and hair product packs, CBD-infused products, beauty tools and products, heavenly scented candles, sumptuous tea, Edmonds swag… and more. Ombu also has a special going on until the end of December: Buy any two regular sizes of product get…

Prep boys basketball: Falcons edge Warriors 60-59

In a back-and-forth game at Edmonds-Woodway High School, the Warriors came up one point short in a 60-59 loss to the visiting Woodinville Falcons in a non-league boys basketball game on Wednesday. E-W trailed by a single point at halftime, at the end of the third quarter and at the final buzzer. Senior Mutdung Bol…

Save the date: Northshore Civil Air Patrol squadron open house set for Jan. 14

Northshore Civil Air Patrol squadron, an active local unit of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), is hosting an open house from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the U.S. Army Reserve Center, located at 130 228th St. S.W., in Bothell. Members come from many local communities including Lynnwood, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace.  CAP was established in…

Edmonds Art Beat: An update on Graphite, plus sparkling holiday experiences

Yes, the Graphite project is alive and well. That’s the word from Edmonds business owner and artist Tracy Felix, who along with Mary Olsen is planning a new arts center on the former Mar-Vel Marble site at 2nd Avenue South and Main Street. It has been two years since Olsen and Felix announced their plans…

Scott Dickinson appointed new principal managing broker for Coldwell Banker Bain South Snohomish offices

Coldwell Banker Bain announced Wednesday that Scott Dickinson has been named principal managing broker of its South Snohomish Lynnwood/Edmonds offices. For the past five years, Dicknson has served as a broker in Coldwell Banker Bain’s Capitol Hill office. A certified luxury specialist, Dickinson “lends his experience and knowledge to his colleagues by instructing courses organization-wide,”…

Prep girls basketball: Warriors lose to Kings in non-league contest

The Edmonds-Woodway Warriors dropped to 0-3 after a 45-34 loss to the Kings Knights in a non-league girls basketball contest played Tuesday at Kings High School in Shoreline. The Knights led the low-scoring battle 28-22 at halftime and held the Warriors to just 12 second half points to secure the victory. No Warriors reached double…

Prep girls basketball: Mavs overwhelm Bearcats 66-34

The Meadowdale Mavericks girls basketball team picked up their first win of the season, crushing the Monroe Bearcats 66-34 in a non-conference contest played Tuesday at Monroe High School. Meadowdale led 18-5 after the first quarter and easily kept the Bearcats at arms’ length throughout the game. Nine Mavericks scored in the runaway victory with…

Council approves 2020 budget, utility tax increase; honors departing officials

The Edmonds City Council Tuesday night approved a nearly $131 million budget for 2020 that includes money for several new employee positions — notably a part-time human services coordinator to assist residents who need social services — plus funding for a range of capital projects, and continued investments in the Edmonds Marsh. The council also…

Here’s more information about ESD bond measure on Feb. 11 ballot

The Edmonds School District is providing additional information on the $600 million construction bond measure before voters Feb. 11 to build two new schools, replace three others and cover the cost of other district-wide building improvements. If approved, the bond would allow for a new middle school on the former Alderwood Middle School campus, a…

Edmonds man sentenced to 12 years in robbery of Mountlake Terrace marijuana store

An Edmonds man who along with another man robbed a Mountlake Terrace marijuana store at gunpoint has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to 12 1/2 years in prison and five years of supervised release. Bradford Marselas Johnson, 22, was sentenced Dec. 6 after being found guilty in an earlier trial of robbery, possessing a firearm…

Marilynn Florence McGlashan: Her life revolved around service to community

Marilynn Florence McGlashan 02/03/1948 – 11/22/2019 Marilynn was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois. She went home to the Lord on November, 22, 2019. Since her parents moved often, she spent her childhood living all over the country. Marilynn began her career in Chicago, and in 1988 she relocated to Seattle. Marilynn earned a Bachelor of…

Sponsor spotlight: Let Edmonds Rotary wrap your holiday gifts

Need help wrapping your holiday gifts this year? The Edmonds Rotary is here to help you, and you will be helping the Rotary. Edmonds Rotary will be at the Lynnwood Fred Meyer on 44th Avenue West from 4-7 p.m. Dec. 18 – 20, and from noon-7 p.m. Dec. 21-22, and 4-7 p.m. on Dec. 23….

Letter to the editor: Thank you, mayor and council

Editor: As the year is about to come to an end, so does the role of four amazing individuals who have served our city with distinction. I want to express my sincerest thank you to Mayor Earling and City Council Members Tibbott, Mesaros and Teitzel. It has always been clear to me that You love…

Re-Imagining Retirement: Love, Play, Listen

Years ago, I was drawn to the marvelous work of Bernie Siegal with his book Love Medicine and Miracles and his others. In recent times, Elizabeth Gilbert wrote of her quest in book. Today I propose a new title of Love Play Listen! I want a simple easy recipe for isolation and Love Play Listen…

Prep boys basketball: Mavs earn first win of season

Behind the 23 points of senior Hunter Moen, the Meadowdale Mavericks captured their first victory of the 2019-2020 season with a 58-57 come-from-behind victory over the Mariner Marauders on Monday. The Mavericks trailed after three quarters 42-38, but outscored the Marauders by five points in the final quarter to earn the non-conference win at Meadowdale…

Floretum Garden Club invites all to sweet holiday meeting Dec. 16

The Edmonds Floretum Garden Club invites members and visitors to its chocolate-scented Dec. 16 meeting featuring speaker Aaron Lindstrom, a Theo Chocolate’s ambassador, teacher and chocolatier. Lindstrom has been working in chocolate for just under a decade. He’s studied to become a chocolatier, has given lectures on cacao at colleges across the country, and has…

Save the date: Dominique Dawes keynote speaker for April 2020 YWCA luncheon

The YWCA Inspire Luncheon has announced its keynote speakers for 2020, helping the YWCA  kick off its 126th year of eliminating racism and empowering women across King and Snohomish counties. Keynote speaker for the April 16, 2020 Snohomish County luncheon is Dominique Dawes, an Olympic Gold Medalist, three-time Olympian, brand ambassador and motivational speaker. Dawes…

Sponsor spotlight: Cline Jewelers caring for community during holidays

Cline Jewelers is showing their care and appreciation for the Edmonds community this holiday season. Now through Dec. 24, a portion of the proceeds of their silver and gold “Love Edmonds” pendants will help feed the hungry in the community through the Edmonds Food Bank. In addition, Cline Jewelers is also providing free holiday movies…

Sponsor spotlight: Charity donation basics to ensure a tax deduction

Donating to charity not only helps others, it can reduce your tax bill — but only if the charity qualifies as a tax-exempt organization. Checking for qualified status If you plan on itemizing your deductions on your tax return, make sure the organization you’re donating to is designated by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization…

Teens invited to Edmonds Youth Forum Dec. 10

Teens are invited to a forum hosted by the Edmonds Youth Commission this Tuesday, Dec. 10. The forum will provide a space for teenagers to voice their opinions about a range of different subtopics including socioeconomic diversity, LGBTQ+ issues, racial inequality and gender issues. Teens ages 13-18 years old are invited to attend the forum…

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