Edmonds Arts Commission has opening for visual artist; deadline to apply Nov. 20

The City of Edmonds is seeking an Edmonds resident with a professional background in visual arts to fill a vacant four-year term on the Edmonds Arts Commission starting in 2020. The application deadline is Nov. 20, 2019. Link to the application information is here. The Edmonds Arts Commission is made up of seven members who…

ECA to screen ‘Funny Girl’ with live Cabaret performance Nov. 14

ECA’s Film Cabaret Series continues with Funny Girl (1968) on Thursday, Nov. 14. Presented on ECA’s state-of-the-art digital cinema system, Film Cabaret events feature classic films whose stunning cinematography and iconic music were made to be experienced on the big screen. “Seattle’s Most Fabulous Vocal Quartet,” Princess Guy, will provide live entertainment during happy hour…

Food service, packaging requirements to change in Edmonds starting Jan. 1, 2020

The City of Edmonds has a reminder for food service businesses in Edmonds: New ordinances governing food packaging requirements will take effect Jan. 1, 2020. As of that date, there will be a city-wide ban on food services businesses offering non-compostable single-use plastic utensils and non-compostable single-use plastic containers to their customers. For more information, go to…

Edmonds Citizens’ Housing Commission to meet Nov. 14

The Edmonds Citizens’ Housing Commission will continue its work this Thursday, Nov. 14, reviewing and discussing background reading materials that include demographic and housing facts, the Vision 2050 Housing Background Paper, and the Edmonds Housing Needs Study. The commission will also listen to a presentation from the Alliance for Housing Affordability and discuss a draft…

Friends of Edmonds Library to celebrate 40 years with a party Nov. 21

With 15 founding members, Friends of the Edmonds Library filed articles of incorporation with the Washington Secretary of State’s Office on July 11, 1979. In 1980, Friends of the Edmonds Library gave $868 to the Edmonds Library from book sale proceeds. The Friends of the Edmonds Library has come a long way in four decades….

Sola Salon Studios opening in Lynnwood, seeking salon professionals

We are pleased to welcome as a new advertiser Sola Salon Studios (Sola), which is opening a new studio space in Lynnwood, in the Alderwood Plaza Shopping Center. Since its inception in 2004, Sola has grown to more than 500 locations nationwide. Today, more than 14,000 salon professionals operate successful businesses inside Sola Salons. The…

Reminder: Registration opens Nov. 25 for Creative Retirement Institute classes

Registration for Creative Retirement Institute (CRI) classes for winter term at Edmonds Community College starts on Monday, Nov. 25, at 6 a.m. The Creative Retirement Institute (CRI) is an organization affiliated with Edmonds Community College that provides non-credit, academic level classes to life-long learners. Classes are offered weekday mornings and afternoons in two-hour sessions that run…

Scene in Edmonds: Compassion 2020 brings Dalai Lama to ECA via live-stream

An estimated 250 attendees gathered at the Edmonds Center for the Arts on Sunday evening for Compassion 2020, a live-streamed event with his holiness the Dalai Lama at his temple in McLeod Ganj, India. Hosted by 21st District State Rep. Strom Peterson of Edmonds and his wife Maria Montalvo, the Edmonds event is part of…

Scouts launch unique fundraiser: Collecting candidates’ campaign signs

Members of local BSA Scout Troop 300 have been busy during the past several days with a unique fundraiser: collecting the campaign signs of local political candidates. According to Josh Johnson, Troop 300 Scoutmaster, scouts and their adult leaders started picking up signs in the cities of Edmonds and Lynnwood after election night Tuesday, Nov….

Travelogue: Signing off — and airline adventures

Well, the knee ganged up on me. I’m back in London sorting out hotel cancellations, changing  and canceling flights, etc. Robert arranged for me to have a wheelchair in the Newcastle train station. Not totally necessary, but awfully nice, not least as the two helpers (one for the chair, one for the bags, tip refused)…

Edmonds Police Blotter: Oct. 29-Nov. 5, 2019

Oct. 29 21800 block 76th Avenue West: A traffic stop led to a DUI arrest. 21100 block 76th Avenue West: A man was arrested for violation of a no-contact order. 19900 block 76th Avenue West: Police arrested a man for a domestic violence court order violation. 23600 block Highway 99: A woman shoplifter fled from…

Prep girls soccer: Panthers dash Warriors’ hopes of state tournament berth

After earning berths in the WIAA 3A State Girls Soccer Tournament six of the past eight years — and reaching the quarterfinals of the state tourney the past two seasons — the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors are becoming a regular fixture at the 3A state tournament. But this year’s Warrior squad won’t get the chance to play…