International team from Japan to compete in 2020 Edmonds Clam Chowder Cook-Off  

The fifth annual Edmonds Clam Chowder Cook-Off — set for Feb. 22, 2020 — will have a new twist: an international competitor. Early this year, the Japanese city of Funabashi held its first clam chowder event, which was modeled after the popular Edmonds event. The contest went so well that next month Funabashi will hold…

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…

WHS, EHS and EWHS Alumni Night set for Oct. 17

Calling all WHS Warriors/EHS Tigers/EW Warriors! Who has the most spirit and alumni pride? Grab your friends and come down to Brigid’s Bottleshop on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 6-8:30 p.m. for Alumni Night. Dig out that old letterman jacket, throw on those school colors, and enjoy a drink and socialize with friends — and demonstrate…

Snohomish County Sheriff candidate forum on police accountability set for Oct. 18 in Everett

A Snohomish County Sheriff Candidates Forum, “A Conversation on Police Accountability,” is set for Friday evening, Oct. 18, at the Robert J. Drewel Building (Hearing Room), Snohomish County Administration (East), 3000 Rockefeller Avenue in downtown Everett. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the event begins at 6:30 p.m. The moderated event features candidates…

Tickets now on sale for Nov. 9 Washington Kids in Transition fundraiser

Tickets are now on sale for Out of Jeopardy 2019: Silent Auction + Trivia Night, to support Washington Kids in Transition, which provides after-school bags of food to homeless students in the Edmonds School District. The event starts at 6 p.m.  Saturday, Nov. 9  at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lynnwood. Cost is $50/individual ticket or…

Save the date: annual British Bazaar set for Oct. 26 in Edmonds

The Daughters of the British Empire are presenting their annual British Bazaar featuring handmade crafts, British goodies and a bake sale Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds. Lunch — consisting of shepherd’s pie, green peas and dessert, plus tea or coffee — will…

Clothes for Kids Transforming Lives breakfast set for Oct. 17

Support the mission of Clothes for Kids to provide school wardrobes for students in need in the Edmonds School District. Attend the 10th annual Transforming Lives breakfast at the Lynnwood Convention Center Thursday, Oct. 17 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Breakfast will be buffet-style and there is no charge to attend. A donation will be…

Reminder: Edmonds Port Commission meeting agenda for Oct. 14, 2019

October 14, 2019 7:00 p.m. I. CALL TO ORDER II. FLAG SALUTE III. CONSENT AGENDA A. Approval of Agenda B. Approval of September 30, 2019 Meeting Minutes C. Approval of Payments D. Approval of Executive Director Contract Amendment E. Travelift Repairs F. Authorization To Approve Edmonds Yacht Club To Conduct Holiday On The Docks In…

Pancake breakfast to benefit local Scout troops Oct. 13 in Edmonds

Scouts BSA Troops 312 and 319 are holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 in the Edmonds United Methodist Church, Kennedy Hall, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds. The breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice and coffee/tea. Freewill offerings will be accepted.

Verdant to host inaugural Latina women’s health conference Oct. 12

The Verdant Health Commission and its partners are hosting their inaugural health conference for Spanish-speakers on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Lynnwood’s Community Life Center. Titled “Corazón y Conexión,” which translates to “Heart & Connection,” this event will bring together women from our community to learn about health issues and make connections…

Coastal Community Bank sponsoring second annual Edmonds Pumpkin Quest

When Coastal Community Bank opened its Edmonds branch last year, it collaborated with the Edmonds Historical Museum on the annual Scarecrow Festival by simultaneously organizing the Pumpkin Quest. The Pumpkin Quest is returning for a second year, beginning on Oct. 15. (Scarecrow Festival voting will take place Oct. 16-Nov. 1.) Each day, clues will be…

Save the date: Annual Friends of the Edmonds Library Book Sale Oct. 26

The Friends of the Edmonds Library is hosting its annual book sale from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. You can browse thousands of donated books, CDs and DVDs of interest to children, teens, and adults.  Proceeds benefit the Edmonds Library. Debit and credit cards are accepted. The sale will be in at the…

Local businesses to be part of Seattle Home Show 2 Oct. 12-13

Several Edmonds businesses will be participating in the Seattle Home Show 2 Oct. 12-13. The show is the fall version of the oldest and largest consumer home show in the nation and it will take place at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Everything from the latest products and services for the exterior and interior of the…

AAUW to present Policy Cafe on Diversity and Equity Oct. 12 at Edmonds CC

The American Association of University Women Edmonds/SnoKing AAUW presents “The Policy Cafe: Public Policy through the Lens of Diversity and Equity” from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 12 at Edmonds Community College, Snohomish Hall Room 338. Participate in small group briefings on legislation and initiatives affecting Washington girls and women. After the discussions there will be an…

Visit Edmonds home on National Solar Tour Saturday

Want to see an Edmonds solar home featured on the National Solar Tour? You can from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at 23025 74th Ave. W., in the Lake Ballinger neighborhood. See solar panels up close, ask questions about how solar works, learn about why the homeowner made the choice to go solar, and connect…

Edmonds Sons of Norway pancake breakfast, bake sale Oct. 5

The Edmonds Sons of Norway is hosting a pancake breakfast and bake sale on Oct. 5 from 7:30 a.m.-noon at the Edmonds Masonic Center, 515 Dayton St. Breakfasts are a hearty portion of Norwegian pancakes with strawberries and syrup, ham, juice, coffee, tea, and milk and cost $8 for adults and $5 for kids 6-10…

Registration now open for Edmonds Scarecrow Festival

Registration is now open for the Edmonds Historical Museum’s seventh annual Edmonds Scarecrow Festival, a favorite yearly celebration of community, fun and the particular spooky joys of autumn in Edmonds. This year there are six categories, which will ensure that everyone has a chance to participate:  Government/Civic Group/Artist/Schools; Financial/Insurance/Real Estate; Food and Beverage Providers; Service…

Read a book, recommend it and you could win a prize

Join the annual Read! Recommend! Raffle! with the Edmonds Library and the Friends of the Edmonds Library. Just submit a quick book or audiobook recommendation before Oct. 28 on the Read! Recommend! Raffle! online form, and win a Kindle prize. Your review is your raffle ticket. You can also find the link to the form on the…

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…

Annual Halloween Howl set for Oct. 5

The annual Halloween Howl costume contest for dogs and their humans is set for this Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Off Leash Area Edmonds dog park at Marina Beach. Costume judging will be at 1 p.m. Costume categories include: -Funniest -Most Original -Best Owner & Dog Combination -Best in Show There will be silent auction…

Election notes: Upcoming candidate forums

Note that we have included all forums we are aware of in Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace because some forums include candidates for multiple jurisdictions. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 7-8:30 p.m. Candidates for Lynnwood City Council. Co-sponsored by Lynnwood Today and the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce. Community Life Center, (19820 Scriber Lake Rd., Lynnwood) Thursday, Oct. 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m….

Edmonds Senior Center special events and activities for October 2019

Community Breakfast Friday, Oct. 4 8:30-9:30 a.m. Edmonds United Methodist Church (Kennedy Hall), 828 Caspers St., Edmonds Cost: $5 Includes full menu of pancakes, strawberry compote, eggs and ham, biscuits and sausage gravy, orange juice, coffee and tea. Everyone is welcome, bring a friend. Oktoberfest Wednesday, Oct. 23 5 -7 p.m. Mountlake Terrace Senior Center,…

Reminder: Free legal clinic for seniors Oct. 2

The Edmonds Senior Center and Sanders Law Group offer a free Legal Clinic for seniors every month. The next clinic will be held on Oct. 2 at 1 p.m. The location is the office of Sanders Law Group at 152 3rd Ave. S, Suite 101, Edmonds. Here’s your chance to bring your burning legal questions…