Scene nearby: Thousands gather in Shoreline for Peaceful Protest Honoring Black Lives Lost

A number of Edmonds residents were among the estimated 4,000 people who participated in Shoreline’s Peaceful Protest Honoring Black Lives Lost Saturday, which included a march and car caravan followed by a gathering at Cromwell Park Saturday. According to Shoreline Area News, which provided these photos, this was a student-led protest with speakers from the Black Students’ Unions…

Scene from my Edmonds backyard: Flying squirrel

From photographer Ken Pickle: “I have been trying to get a good shot of my Douglas Squirrel as he leaps from a nearby tree to my seed feeder. He is so quick, it’s been a challenge. He barely can fit through the openings in the wire; and is gaining weight very fast (because he  is…

Scene in Edmonds: When lightning strikes

Tom Schofield, who lives near Edmonds’ City Park, shared photos of a cedar tree struck by lightning during the Saturday, May 30 storm. “It is still standing but with a big hole in the middle,” he says, adding the tree is coming down on Monday.

Scene in Edmonds: Finding treasures at low tide

Local photographers captured the sights during our recent very low tide, which is expected to reach -3.2 Saturday. Bernie Busch, an Edmonds volunteer beach docent, says: “Please respect Edmonds ‘protected beach sanctuary rules. Take only pictures, memories and litter from the beach, nothing else.”

Scene in Edmonds: Peaceful demonstration at Westgate

About 100 demonstrators gathered at the corner of Edmonds Way and 100th Avenue West Tuesday to peacefully protest the death of George Floyd, a Black man who was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis last week. The demonstrations will be held each day this week at noon in the same location. (Photos by…