Scene in Edmonds: Three generations of cyclists cruise Sunset

Three generations of intrepid cyclists passed through Edmonds on Saturday, as they included Sunset Avenue as part of their course. John Davies, 79, lives in Seattle’sWedgwood neighborhood. On Saturday, he arranged to meet his son Mark and grandson William at their home in Innis Arden for a 20-mile family bicycle excursion, part of which included…

Scene in Edmonds: Walkable, drawable Main Street

The fifth weekend of Walkable Main Street couldn’t have asked for better weather, as diners, shoppers, kids and families turned out to enjoy the pedestrian-friendly scene. — Photos by Larry Vogel  

Scene in Edmonds: Great Golden Digger Wasps

Since first noticing and identifying them a few years ago, I now look forward to seeing the impressive, beautiful, and unaggressive Great Golden Digger Wasps (Sphex ichneumoneus) each summer. They are solitary ground nesters. A bit skittish, so a challenge to photograph with a cellphone, however, even though holding the phone within a foot of…

Scene in Edmonds: Eagle eyes on the nest, part 3

Bernie Busch provided more follow-up photos of the Woodway eagles and their two eaglets that he is observing. One of the fledging “is about to take flight any day now,” Busch said. “It is out of the nest and negotiating around the branches near its nest. The sibling is less adventurous but has also been…

Scene in Edmonds: Fishing for a snack

Great Blue Herons move slowly and frequently, standing like a statue while stalking prey, photographer Dave Govan notes. A heron strike is lightning fast, using its dagger-like beak. Blue Herons will eat almost anything they can catch and manage to swallow. This heron is feeding on what look like small flounders. Its accuracy is amazing —…

Scene in Edmonds: I spy a comet

More photos of the NEOWISE comet — this time from Bill Ray — as it continues to be visible over Edmonds. “Over the next couple clear nights, the comet may still be visible around 11 p.m.,” Ray says. “Look towards Whidbey, about 30 degrees west of north a dozen degrees above the horizon. I’d recommend the Sunset…

Scene in Edmonds: Socially distanced volunteers bring floral beauty to downtown

In these dire COVID-crisis times, a group of five volunteers from Edmonds in Bloom and the Edmonds Floretum Garden Club gathered Thursday morning to pool their energies and skills and add a dash of brightness, color and cheer to corner gardens at Fourth and Dayton. Organized by the Edmonds Park Department and spearheaded by City…

Scene in Edmonds: In flight

Cordell Hauglie photographed these eagles over the beach just off Sunset Avenue about 6 a.m. Wednesday morning.