Scene in Edmonds: Fostering field science (and keeping students’ feet dry)

The local chapter of Puget Sound Anglers presented new boots to Students Saving Salmon at their meeting on Thursday. The donated new boots, of assorted sizes, will allow high school students to fully participate in field studies along Edmonds streams. Students Saving Salmon club members from Edmonds-Woodway and Meadowdale High Schools conduct monthly stream and…

Scene in Edmonds: For the birds

Photographer Ken Pickle said that over the weekend, while the Great Backyard Bird Count was going on, the Emerald Hills covey of California quail — which he had not seen for months — decided to visit his yard.

Scene at Beverly Elementary School: Staff, families celebrate many cultures

To celebrate the community’s diversity, Beverly Elementary School staff and families last week hosted the annual Beverly Multi-Cultural Night Celebration The Beverly Elementary staff and PTA partnered on the event, inviting families to learn about a variety of winter holidays, see classroom art projects, and a try a variety of foods from around the world. Students and their families…

Scene in Edmonds: Governor comes to town

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee made a quick stop in Edmonds Friday afternoon, visiting with Mayor Mike Nelson for about a half hour. The governor said he was particularly pleased with efforts underway at the Edmonds Marsh, calling it an “important issue,” and he also praised the progress being made with the Edmonds Waterfront Center,…

Scene in Edmonds: Holy Rosary ‘ValenKinds’

Edmonds-based Holy Rosary School celebrated recent winners of its “Random Acts of Kindness” program during its Valentine’s Day festivities on Thursday. The program celebrates students who are “caught being kind” by displaying acts of kindness throughout the school week. When a staff member notices a student doing a kind act, the student is given a…

Scene in Edmonds: Ribbon cut for Crow

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Mike Nelson helped cut the ribbon last week for Crow, a new retail boutique at 114 4th Ave. N. in downtown Edmonds. Crow features local art, handcrafted jewelry, and unique gift items. Learn more at www.EdmondsCrow.com.

Scene in Edmonds: ‘Topping off’ the Waterfront Center

Major donors to the Edmonds Waterfront Center, now being built on the Edmonds waterfront to replace the Edmonds Senior Center, were on hand Monday to autograph the final glulam beam before it was hoisted into place in the building. According to the Waterfront Center’s Daniel Johnson, the “topping off” event drew 24 donors, plus Edmonds…