Six months later: Oso revisited

Edmonds resident, Robert “Bob” Mitchell, M.D., recently provided an update on the Oso tragedy and the Sept. 21 memorial service. Suddenly, tears streaming down my face, the tire noise of my Nissan Xterra hushed; the pavement abruptly changed to that newly laid, smooth, fresh, dark black surface all drivers recognize. Just as suddenly I found…

Edmonds Booktalk: Great summer reads for kids

Good news! Edmonds Bookshop is open. We are excited to have you back in the store. For the time being we will be open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. [Check our Facebook page, and our website, follow us on Twitter and Instagram. We will keep you updated as we attempt to go with…

South County Politics: Update on who has filed for County Council, non-partisan races

The end of filing for local offices May 19 brought a Republican challenger to a Democratic Snohomish County Councilmember and 60 candidates for 32 non-partisan offices. Democrat Terry Ryan gets Republican challenger for county council seat Democratic Snohomish County Council member Terry Ryan has a challenge from Republican Marcus Barton for the only partisan office…

Share your ideas: Who gets health care after a catastrophic event?

Remember the childhood game “Musical Chairs”? The music stops without warning and everyone scrambles frantically for seats, the loser left sadly standing without a chair. Much like that sudden stopping of the game’s music, disasters can happen suddenly and leave citizens frantically dependent on those doctors and nurses “left standing” in the hospitals to provide…

Disaster Medicine Project seeks focus group participants

Edmonds is home to the Disaster Medicine Project, an organization seeking to improve hospital and provider response during disasters. Edmonds resident Robert Mitchell, M.D., spearheads the all-volunteer organization and provided this note seeking focus group members interested in planning how communities care for sick and injured people in times of disaster: It’s not sexy … It’s…

Edmonds-based Disaster Medicine Project teaches across the border

Edmonds is home to the Disaster Medicine Project, an organization seeking to improve hospital and provider response during disasters. Edmonds resident Robert Mitchell, M.D., spearheads the all-volunteer organization, and his local home is serving as base for a training rotation of physicians from Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Fellowship in Disaster Medicine, an affiliated Fellowship…

Artfully Edmonds: Driftwood opens new production as Edmonds remains ‘arts busy’

Thursday, Feb. 18 7:30 p.m. Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra (SRJO) at     ECA     410 4th Ave. N. The long-awaited Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra returns Thursday, bringing with them, from the East Coast, the very snazzy Terell Stafford. What fame Stafford has enjoyed! Michael Brockman, SRJO’s Co-Artistic Director, wants to share with My…