Scene in Edmonds: Stormy weather

Storm clouds gathered, thunder and lightning arrived, and rain fell — then there was clearing. All captured by local photographers on the Edmonds waterfront Friday.

Scene in Edmonds: Whale watching

Photographer Janine Harles shared her recent shots of the Southern Resident orcas and a breaching humpback between Edmonds and Kingston.  

Dogs take a dip during Yost Pool’s last swim of season

Canines cavorted at Yost Pool Saturday as dogs and their owners enjoyed Edmonds’ first-ever Paws in the Pool event. The event, co-sponsored by the City of Edmonds and Off Leash Area Edmonds, marked the last swim of the year at Yost, which is now closed for the season. The pool will be cleaned and inspected by…

Scene in Edmonds: Fun run, pet parade and kids events during Oktoberfest, day 2

Day two of Edmonds’ first-ever Oktoberfest started with a 5K run that drew about 100 participants, followed by a pet parade on Main Street and a pet costume contest. Families gathered for a range of free kids’ activities, from bouncy houses to building activities at the Home Depot booth. Organizers said they were pleased with…

Scene nearby: Edmonds residents among those participating in climate ‘die-in’

Members of Edmonds-based Interfaith Climate Action were among a group of nearly 300 people participating Friday in a Climate Strike “Die-In” outside the Snohomish County Administration Building in Everett. “The courthouse bell tolled at noon and people lay down, many with signs indicating how they were killed due to a climate event,” said Gayle Leberg…

Just Around the Corner: Belltown P-Patch Community Gardens

Now in its 25th year, the 4,400-square-foot Belltown P-Patch Community Garden is home to roses, nasturtiums, dahlias, tomatoes, artichokes and squash. Some of the vegetable harvests are for private use, while some go to food banks. People have to wait up to two years for a plot to become available so they have the privilege…

Scene in Edmonds: Rotarians pitch in, putting a new shine on some rusty wrought iron

The old saying “many hands makes light work” was front and center Saturday morning as Edmonds Rotary volunteers joined forces to scrape, sand and put fresh paint on the Edmonds Cemetery Columbarium wrought iron fence. “This poor old fence has been crying out for a long time,” said Edmonds Parks Manager Rich Lindsay. “But there’s just…