Prep boys tennis: Mavs doubles team qualifies for state tournament

The Meadowdale Mavericks’ doubles team of Ben Fahey and Chase Harmon have punched their ticket to the WIAA State Tennis Championships next spring with a strong finish at the district tournament completed Wednesday in Arlington. After falling in their first match at the District 1 3A Boys Tennis Tournament on Tuesday, Fahey and Harmon won…

Expect delays during repairs to Seattle’s Aurora bridge, starting Oct. 31

Attention all those who commute to Seattle: Washington State Department of Transportation crews have developed a plan to repair a damaged support beam connection below Seattle’s Aurora bridge. The bridge will be reduced to two lanes in each direction for approximately 10 days of work beginning 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. The lane closures create room for…

Prep girls soccer: Mavs end season with 1-0 loss to Warriors

The Meadowdale Mavericks closed out their 2019 girls soccer season with a 1-0 loss to the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors in a Wesco League match played Tuesday at Edmonds Stadium. With the defeat, the Mavericks finish the season with a league mark of 1-12-1, 1-14-1 overall. Prep Girls Soccer: Edmonds-WoodwAay at Meadowdale, Oct. 29 Edmonds-Woodway 1 –…

Prep volleyball: Meadowdale brings home a win on Senior Night

On Tuesday night in the Stable at Meadowdale High School, the Meadowdale Mavericks volleyball team celebrated senior night by hosting the Red Wolves from Cedarcrest. The Mavs handled the Wolves fairly easily early on, capturing the first two sets 25-13 and 25-14. The third set was a different story. Meadowdale looked to be on its…

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Edmonds schools foundation receives $25K Rite Aid grant for food and family assistance programs

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has been awarded a $25,000 Rite Aid Foundation KidCents Regional Grant to expand the foundation’s Nourishing Network food and family assistance programs. It is one of 15 Washington state non-profits to receive funding.  KidCents Regional Grants support nonprofit organizations with programs that serve children, from newborn to 18 years…

Free Safe Boating seminars start Nov. 5 in Edmonds

Receive free training by Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors during a series of three Safe Boating seminars, starting Tuesday, Nov. 5.  It’s a chance to reinforce your safe boating practices and learn new skills on how to navigate local waters. Co-sponsored by the Port of Edmonds, the Edmonds Yacht Club and the Coast Guard Auxiliary, these seminars…

Prep girls swimming: Mavs edge Hawks to win ESD championship

The Meadowdale Mavericks edged out the two-time defending champion Mountlake Terrace Hawks to win the girls swim Edmonds School District Championships held Saturday at the Lynnwood Pool.  The Mavs’ final 30-point advantage over the Hawks was boosted with victories in two of the three relay races at the meet. Grace Morgan and Jersey Razzano led…

Prep cross country: Edmonds School District teams compete in Wesco League meet

Runners from Edmonds-Woodway, Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood and Meadowdale took part in the Wesco League Cross Country Championship Meet held at Lakewood High School in Marysville on Saturday. The Edmonds-Woodway girls squad brought home the top team placement among the local squads, finishing fifth in their 21-team competition. The Warriors boys earned sixth while the Terrace…

Dr. Dennis Stolzenburg: Long-time Lynnwood dentist, avid outdoorsman

On Wednesday, October 16, 2019, Dr. Dennis Stolzenburg, beloved husband, father, friend, and dentist, passed away at the age of 72. Denny was born in Shickley, NE to Everett and Ferne (Trapp) Stolzenburg. Denny served in the Air Force and graduated from the University of Nebraska and the University of Nebraska Dental School. He practiced…

Use Hwy 99 through Seattle? Southbound Aurora Bridge reduced to two lanes this week

Attention to all commuting to Seattle via Highway 99: The right lane of the southbound Highway 99 Aurora bridge will remain closed around-the-clock this week. Travelers should plan for delays, especially during the morning and afternoon commutes, if traveling toward downtown Seattle through Fremont and Wallingford. During an in-depth inspection of the structure, Washington State…

Day Trip Discoveries: New Burke Museum now showcases active research

Where can you peer up at an ancient mastodon skeleton? Watch paleontologists examine a 60-million-year-old, T-Rex dinosaur skull? Admire a vintage, Coast Salish whaler’s hat and enjoy frybread at a Native American-themed café? The new Burke Museum opened Oct. 16 to offer such experiences — designed to engage as well as educate visitors. It is…

Letter to the editor: What Judge Okoloko brings to the Superior Court

Dear Editor:  After a 23-year career as a Snohomish County judge, having served over 18 years on our Superior Court, I retired from that service last year. While I have now left the court, I have a strong interest in maintaining and improving the quality of our judiciary. It is for this reason that I…

Prep cross country: Mavs girls place first, boys second in three-team meet

Sonja Amy, Jordan Leith and Deklund DeBell led the way for the Meadowdale Mavericks cross country squads as the Mavs hosted a three-team meet at Lynndale Park Wednesday. Amy and Leith finished first and second respectively in the girls race as the Lady Mavs outran the Shorewood Thunderbirds and the Kamiak Knights and finished first…

Edmonds School District to host Trade Up! event Oct. 10

The Edmonds School District, in conjunction with the Edmonds School Foundation and Snohomish County Labor, is hosting Trade Up! The event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10 at the former-Alderwood Middle School campus.    Twelve community partners will provide the roughly 100 students attending information on career opportunities in trades. Participating industries include —…

Pacific Northwest College Admission Counseling fair for all students at Lynnwood HS Oct. 8

Lynnwood High School is hosting the first Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC) Snohomish County Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Approximately 70 in- and out-of-state colleges and universities will be in attendance. There will be two sessions: Morning session, 9-11 a.m. and evening session, 6-8 p.m. Both sessions will be in the main…

Free beginning genealogy class in Lynnwood Oct. 5

The Sno-Isle Geneaological Society is offering a free beginning genealogy class on at Saturday, Oct. 5, at its Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood, at 10 a.m. The one-hour free class can help the beginning researcher get organized and off to a good start in documenting family history. Drop-ins are welcome. For more…

Prep girls soccer: Mavs lose to Tomahawks

The Meadowdale Mavericks’ offensive struggles continued Tuesday as the team fell to the Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks 2-0 in a Wesco League girls soccer match played at Edmonds Stadium. The Mavs have scored just once in their past six matches. Meadowdale will try to turn things around when they next face the Everett Seagulls on Thursday, Oct….