Scene in Edmonds: Salish Sea Brewing expanding in 2017

Salish Sea Brewing Company on Dayton Street is expanding into the former Segway of Edmonds space. According to Salish Sea bar manager Pete Wilson, the expansion includes room for a new kitchen, and builds on the brewing business that opened in 2013 and took over a neighboring gelato space in 2015. Beer lovers are invited…

Recent burglary and crime data for Edmonds

A recent search of the Lexis | Nexis Community Crime Map includes three residential burglaries in Edmonds for the period of Dec. 5 – Dec. 20. To do a similar search, go to Lexis | Nexis Community Map and put in “WA – Edmonds” or your ZIP code for the period you wish to know…

Scene in Edmonds: New business taking shape at 5 Corners

The old Red Apple Grocery at Five Corners most recently housed Mieko’s and Vision Quest athletic clubs before sitting vacant. Now the property next to Caffe Ladro is being prepared by workers for a new phase as a veterinary oncology center. To learn more about the coming business, see here.

Scene in Edmonds: Anchor Chic opens on Dayton

Shopping in Edmonds just got a bit more green with the recent opening of consignment store Anchor Chic. Owner Liz Le founded the “welcoming resale boutique specializing in well-curated women’s clothing and accessories at affordable prices” with a goal of keeping clients fashionable while keeping usable textiles out of the landfill. Her shop, located at…

Recent burglary and crime data in Edmonds

A recent search of the Lexis | Nexis Community Crime Map includes four burglaries in Edmonds for the period of Nov. 1 – Dec. 4. To do a similar search, go to Lexis | Nexis Community Map and put in “WA – Edmonds” or your ZIP code for the period you wish to know about….

EdCC Horticulture hosts wreath-making event Saturday

Edmonds Community College Horticulture Department invites the public to their greenhouse for a day of wreath-making on Sat., Dec. 3, from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. This is an opportunity to use one of three craft machines, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Visitors can call ahead at 425-640-1614 for more details, and to find…

Spotlight on EdCC: How to do the 5k and lose 100 lbs

When Edmonds Community College marketing manager Nathan MacDonald woke up the morning of his first 5K in April 2010, he wasn’t sure how it was going to go. While he had trained, worked out, and even bought a fashionable sweatband for the race, he still weighed over 350 pounds and was completely out of his…

Scene in Edmonds: Star tops tree

Early morning risers today saw preparations for the annual Edmonds Tree Lighting, which is set for Nov. 26 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. More details on the traditional festive event can be found here.

Spotlight on EdCC: The college in prison program

Edmonds Community College serves all members of our community, including those housed in Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC). The men’s prison houses 2,500 inmates, and 350 of them attend classes through EdCC’s corrections education program. Dean of Corrections Education, Kristyn Whisman, recently provided an update to the EdCC Foundation: “The Edmonds Community College Foundation provided two…

Spotlight on EdCC’s 50th birthday: How to join the party

Edmonds Community College’s 50th birthday is being marked with a year of events, including a festive gala coming April 2017 at the Future of Flight. In preparation, Edmonds Community College Foundation is seeking volunteer table captains for the gala. To find out what it takes to be a party table captain, volunteer Meg Rankin provided this…

Spotlight on EdCC: How to join the party

Edmonds Community College’s 50th birthday is being marked with a year of events, including a festive gala coming April 2017 at the Future of Flight. In preparation, Edmonds Community College Foundation is seeking volunteer table captains for the gala. To find out what it takes to be a party table captain, volunteer Jean Pennington provided…

Spotlight on EdCC: Volcanoes and rain garden research

Undergraduate research is a hallmark of distinguished universities, such as Stanford and University of Washington. But at Edmonds Community College, Professor Robin Datta, along with a team of faculty, administrators, and staff, intend to establish undergraduate research as a cornerstone of the two-year institution. Recently, Professor Datta, with students Robert Kingen and Sahayra Barojas, presented…

Scene in Edmonds: Drive-by sculpture

The quiet streets west of Yost Park in Edmonds are home to a few totem poles. If you walk or drive by, you may encounter these artistic sculptures.

Insider’s tip: How high school students can ace college at EdCC

Fall is the time of year when many high school students feel anxious about their next steps. One option is Edmonds Community College, and Michelle Platt, Outreach, EdCC Admissions and Recruitment Specialist for the college, provided this insider’s tip: In my position, I collaborate with other departments and partners to attend college fairs, provide information…

Reminder: Public invited to Edmonds CC 50th anniversary celebration Sept. 16

Edmonds Community College celebrates its 50th year with a party at Triton Field set for Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. The public is invited to join the festivities, hosted by Master of Ceremonies Don Wick, a graduate of EdCC’s first class. Wick, who was the college’s first elected body president and graduation speaker, recently provided…

Scene nearby: ZINC’s second venture wows Seattle

Laura Zeck, owner of Zinc Art + Object in downtown Edmonds, recently provided an insider’s tip about her new venture, ZINC contemporary in Pioneer Square: “We opened a second gallery, ZINC contemporary in Pioneer Square, on Aug. 4. We wanted to expand what we were presenting, and it is just a quick train ride from Edmonds to…