Scene in Edmonds: Here come the holidays!

Debra Dill, City of Edmonds Horticulturalist, traded in her rake and trowel for a ladder and strings of holiday lights as she and other city staff begin the annual ritual that transforms downtown into a picture postcard holiday wonderland. “I guess this falls under ‘other duties as required,’” she laughed. Now all we need is…

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…

Scene in Edmonds: Pedestrian safety field trip for Sherwood Elementary second graders

A group of 90 Sherwood Elementary second graders Wednesday participated in a City of Edmonds-sponsored pedestrian safety field trip. Students had an in-class program last week, and this week broke into nine groups of 10 for a walking trip that included learning best practices for pedestrian safety. Students stopped at different points along a one-mile…

Edmonds comes out for Day of the Dead festivities

Edmonds came out in force to dance, dress in costume and participate in a range of activities Saturday to commemorate the traditional Mexican Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos). The holiday celebrates memories and the lives of departed friends, relatives and notables, and is viewed not as a day of sadness but as a…

Ribbon cut for Navi’s Catering Kitchen

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting recently for Navi’s Catering Kitchen, which just opened its new event venue and commercial kitchen at 5902 196th St. S.W., Ste. 201, Lynnwood. The event space has two meeting rooms that are able to accommodate up to 65 people. Learn more at www.naviscateringkitchen.com.  

Scene in Edmonds: Coming in for a landing

Photographer Bill Anderson notes that both of the Point Edwards eagles are back in their usual nesting spot — in a tree above the new condos at the top of Pine Street. He took these photos of one of them landing on a branch Sunday.