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…

Sponsor spotlight: A sweet offer from Caravan Kebob

Here’s a special offer from our advertiser Caravan Kabob, ready to help you welcome in fall. Print this announcement or show it on your phone to enjoy complimentary baklava for the table. This offer is good only Tuesdays and Wednesdays at lunch, from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. Bring the office, friends or family — and…

Sponsor spotlight: A smarter college housing option

Does your child, grandchild, or someone else you know need a place to live while attending college? Instead of renting a dorm or apartment, buying a condo or small house might make more sense. This can save money and provide tax breaks, but you need to do the math and be aware of the risks….

Windermere Edmonds Brokers ‘serve’ to serve those In need

The brokers of  Windermere Real Estate Edmonds office recently partnered with Las Brisas Mexican Restaurant to host a meal for their clients and raise money for the Edmonds area food banks. All tips from the evening were donated to the Edmonds Food Bank.The Windermere Edmonds team offered thanks to Las Brisas Restaurant in Edmonds. If…

Sponsor spotlight: The marriage penalty is alive and well

Despite what you may think, the marriage penalty is still alive and well. Whether you’re changing your filing status in 2019 because of marriage, divorce or another event (or it’s staying the same), you should review this information and plan accordingly. What is the marriage penalty? The marriage penalty occurs when the dollar ranges for…

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…

Thrills and chills in fa-BOO-lous Edmonds!

Fall is in the air and that means it’s time to grab your best ghoul-friends and head down to Edmonds for Halloween fun with activities taking place through the month. Annual Scarecrow Festival Drive around town in early October and you are bound to see some creative displays popping up. Each year dozens of businesses,…

Sno-King Youth Club receives WISH funding to replace vandalized goal

The Edmonds Chamber Foundation has announced the first recipient of its newly-established WISH Fund: Sno-King Youth Club. Last month, Sno-King found that one of its brand-new soccer goals had been vandalized and damaged beyond repair. Since Sno-King is a small non-profit organization operating on a tight budget, the cost to replace equipment is not an…

Ribbon cut for new Culture Monuments installation in Edmonds

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce recently helped Culture Moments cut the ribbon for its newest installation, “Edmonds Is.” Culture Monuments incorporate the words, images and symbols that represent communities of all types and sizes. They’re designed to endure for generations. Anyone who provides the space for a piece to be built will be part of…

2020 Edmonds Chamber of Commerce board nominations open; deadline Nov. 8

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has opened nominations for its 2020 Board of Directors. The Board of Directors meets from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on the third Thursday every month. As a policy board, members guide the chamber into the future, set long-term strategic goals and help identify issues the membership should support or oppose.  The…

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…

Sponsor spotlight: How to maximize deductions for assisted living

It’s possible that someone in your family will need assisted living care at some point in their life. This care can be at an assisted living facility, a nursing home, or in their own home. Often, assisted living care is expensive and not fully reimbursable by typical health insurance policies. Thankfully, there is a medical…

Sponsor spotlight: Ed! to the parking rescue

Downtown Edmonds is a bustling scene year round and with so many businesses and amenities in close proximity, it’s a very walkable city. We’ve even earned a walkability score of 84 from WalkScore.com. With our blossoming restaurant and retail scene, arts-related events, long-standing service-based businesses and residences, it’s no wonder people are coming to Edmonds…

The experience Women in Edmonds are Craving

“ I just need to carve out time for myself “ “ Life is so busy that I often forget to connect with my playful side”  “ I’ve been meaning to get back to doing this for years”  “I have heard about the benefits of mindfulness for stress reduction” These are some of the reasons…

Welcome back, advertiser SnoKing Carpet Cleaning

Welcome back SnoKing Carpet Cleaning Services. Mention that you’ve seen their ad on My Edmonds News, Lynnwood Today or MLTnews and receive 25% off your service. The company is a family-owned and -operated business, formed in 2009. Owner Kyle Wood went to elementary school in Lynnwood and graduated from Meadowdale High School. See before and…

Networking event brings together LGBTQ business community, local candidates and officials

  The first-ever GSBA networking event in Snohomish County got underway Monday afternoon at the offices of First Financial Northwest Bank located in Edmonds’ Salish Crossing complex. Formed in 1981, the GSBA is Washington state’s LGBTQ and allies chamber of commerce. It is the largest LGBTQ chamber in North America, representing more than 1,300 small-business, corporate…

Share-a-Pair: Peoples Bank launches 2019 “Socktober” campaign

Building on its 2018 Socktober campaign, during which more than 7,000 pairs of socks were donated to non-profit organizations serving homeless communities in Washington, Peoples Bank Oct. 1 launched its 2019 campaign with a goal of donating 10,000 pairs of socks. Donations of new, unopened pairs of socks, as well as monetary contributions, will be…

Welcome to our new advertiser: personal trainer Darian Coleman of D2I Fitness

Welcome to our new advertiser, Certified Personal Trainer Darian Coleman of D2I Fitness. We’ll let her tell you a bit about what she does best. Her motto is “Dare 2 Inspire Fitness.” Hello, I’m Dare, your local Certified Personal Trainer and owner of D2I Fitness, LLC. I specialize in strength and conditioning, fat loss and…

Sponsor spotlight: Municipal bonds — an investment with tax breaks

Everybody likes getting something for free, and taxes are no different. Investing in securities like municipal bonds (munis) or municipal bond funds generates tax-free interest income. Here is what you need to know. Advantages of municipal bonds You pay zero federal tax on municipal bond investment income. This makes municipal bonds more attractive than many…

Peoples Bank celebrates new Edmonds location with gala housewarming

The new location may be only just across the street from its former digs, but as the anchor tenant in the new multi-use building at Second and Main, it’s a big deal for Bellingham-based Peoples Bank as it ramps up its presence in the community. Wednesday’s grand opening packed the new space from wall to…

Scratch Distillery WAquavit wins double gold in 2019 Best of the NW Spirits

Scratch Distillery recently garnered five awards in the 2019 Best of the Northwest Spirits from Sip Northwest, including Double Gold for its WAquavit, Gold for Scratch Potato Vodka, and Silver for Scratch Barrel-Finished Gin. Scratch Martini-Style Gin and Edmonds’ Own Whiskey both were named Judges’ Picks. “In a region known for its strong craft spirits…