Tenth annual Transforming Lives Breakfast celebrates work of Clothes for Kids

More than 270 parents, local officials, business owners, community volunteers, candidates for office and just plain folks came together Thursday morning at the Lynnwood Convention Center for the tenth annual Transforming Lives Breakfast to both celebrate and show support for Clothes for Kids. Clothes for Kids has been transforming the lives of young people since…

Mavs, Warriors sports roundup: Cross country, volleyball results for Wednesday

Student athletes from Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace High Schools took over the trails of Ballinger Park on Wednesday for the running of the Edmonds School District Cross Country Championships. The Edmonds-Woodway Warriors captured both the boys’ and girls’ team titles; the Mountlake Terrace Hawks placed second in the boys’ competition while the Lynnwood Royals were the runner-ups…

Letter to the editor: Mike Nelson embodies spirit of public service

Dear Editor,  Like many longtime Edmonds residents, we wish to preserve the charm of the downtown core, and the natural beauty of the marsh and our beaches. We also celebrate the diversity of our town: once referred to by local residents as “Deadmonds” due to its sleepiness and homogeneity. As Christians, we care very much…

Sponsor spotlight: Polish your complexion with a microdermabrasion facial at Ombu

With all the facial trends there are out there right now, it’s easy to see why you might get confused. But if you are ready for a glowing, polished complexion you should try a microdermabrasion facial! What is microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion is a minimally invasive procedure in which a stream of fine crystals or diamond-tipped wand…

Letter to the editor: Neil Tibbott will rise above partisan politics

Editor: I didn’t plan on writing a letter to the editor, as I know people are generally sick and tired of opinion pieces at this point. However, after reading Adrienne Fraley-Monillas’ condescending and fearmongering “endorsement,” I feel compelled to write in. I don’t particularly appreciate being lectured about what is best for my family nor…

Art ‘Stalk’ your way through Edmonds Thursday night

Enjoy Art “Stalk” — the Halloween version of Art Walk — in downtown  Edmonds Thursday, Oct. 17 from 5-8 p.m. Organizers promise that this Thursday’s event will be anything but scary. Downtown Edmonds locations will be serving up both tricks and treats in the form of great art shows: Edmonds Arts Commission commemorated Indigenous Peoples…

Decision 2019: It’s time to vote for your favorite scarecrow

It’s been a spooky couple of weeks. No, it’s not a scarecrow apocalypse, but with more scarecrows popping up every day, you’d be forgiven for thinking they’re taking over our downtown. Some are funny, some are political, some are scary — and some are very scary. And now is the time to pick your favorite…

Edmonds School District to host Latino Family Information Night Oct. 23

The community is invited to Latino Family Information Night Wednesday, Oct. 23. from 6-8 p.m. Learn about high school graduation credit requirements and opportunities at the community college. We have partnered with Edmonds Community College to provide a family-friendly information night for families with students from sixth to 12th grade in Spanish. Interpreters will be…

Stephanie Wright appointed to National Association of Counties committees

Snohomish County 3rd District Councilmember Stephanie Wright has been appointed to serve on a several committees and commissions for the National Association of Counties during the 2019-20 year. The 3rd District includes the cities of Lynnwood and Edmonds. Among Wright’s appointments are the International Economic Development Task Force, Large Urban Counties Caucus, Veterans and Military…

Letter to the editor: Firefighters support Mike Nelson for mayor

Editor: I have served as a firefighter for our community for over 17 years. I have seen our town go through changes. I first got to know Mike when he participated in a training with our firefighters. He donned our heavy bunker gear in 90-degree weather. He eagerly climbed up a 6-story ladder, crawled on…

Letter to the editor: Neil Tibbott will preserve and protect Edmonds

Dear Editor, Choosing a new mayor for our great city is like choosing a steady, experienced, protective captain of a ship. Neil Tibbott meets and exceeds those qualifications and qualities. Whether working on the Planning Board or as a City Council Member, he comes prepared, he listens respectfully to the public, to staff and to…

Roberta Ann Engelhart: Loving mother, wife and friend

Roberta Ann Engelhart Born May 4, 1951 in Seattle; died October 10, 2019 in Edmonds. Survived by her husband, Gary; daughter, Maegan; her 1st husband, Greg; and three brothers. Roberta was a loving mother, wife and friend. She will be missed deeply by those who loved her. She was a member of the Lions Club…

Mavs sports roundup: Girl soccer, swim results for Tuesday

The Meadowdale Mavericks suffered a defeat on the soccer pitch but swam away with an easy victory in the pool in Wesco League action on Tuesday. The Mavericks’ girls soccer team lost their tenth match in a row as the Archbishop Murphy Wildcats beat Meadowdale 3-1 at Archbishop Murphy High School. The Mavs’ girls swim…

Wednesday: Facebook Live interview with mayoral candidates Nelson, Tibbott

Join us at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 for a Facebook Live interview with Edmonds mayoral candidates Mike Nelson and Neil Tibbott. You can watch the interview live at Facebook.com/MyEdmondsNews or watch the archived video later, either via Facebook or on My Edmonds News. Have questions for the candidates? Email to myedmondsnews@gmail.com or ask them via…

Scene in Edmonds: Shades of fall

Monday afternoon, one of the male Anna’s hummingbirds that inhabits the Edmonds Marsh was posing in the tree above the main viewing platform. The leaves of the tree turn bright red every fall, providing an autumn ambience, photographer Bill Anderson notes.

Warrior sports roundup: Win for boys tennis and girls swim; tie for girls soccer

The Edmonds-Woodway Warriors’ boys tennis team closed out its regular season on Tuesday with a 7-0 thumping of the Cascade Bruins in a non-conference match played at Edmonds-Woodway High School. The Warriors didn’t lose a set in the shutout over the Bruins. E-W has a week off before the postseason begins with the 3A Wesco…