Scene in Edmonds: Playing Taps at Veterans Plaza

Former City of Edmonds Animal Control Officer Deb Dawson made an appearance at Edmonds Veterans Plaza Monday morning to play Taps in honor of veterans on Memorial Day. All official Memorial Day events have been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. (Photos by Larry Vogel) And here’s a video (thanks to Janice Carr):

On video: Echo Taps for Memorial Day

Former City of Edmonds animal control officer and long-time trumpet player Deb Dawson often appears at local events around Memorial Day, playing Echo Taps to honor veterans who have given their lives for our country. This year, these ceremonies — including the one in Edmonds — have been canceled due to COVID-19, so Dawson made…

Ask the Edmonds Cop: Making a left turn — or not

You’re at an intersection waiting to make a left turn. The driver of a vehicle facing you starts to wave you through like the coast is clear. Edmonds Police Sgt. Shane Hawley addresses the appropriate course of action in these and other similarly sticky left-turn situations.    

On video: Scary Halloween house

Edo Schweihs submitted this video he created of a house in the 8500 block of 218th Street Southwest in Edmonds, decorated for Halloween.  

On video: Facebook Live interview with Buckshnis, Nand

Here’s the Facebook Live interview with Edmonds City Council Position 4 candidates Diane Buckshnis and Jenna Nand. (Please scroll to the 2:35 mark to start the actual presentation.) Our next Facebook Live interview will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 with Position 6 candidates Susan Paine and Diana White. Here are the remaining sessions…

On video: 2019 Edmonds Candidate Meet and Greet

Video of presentations made Sunday, Sept. 8 by general election candidates for Edmonds City Council, Edmonds Mayor, Edmonds School District Board of Directors and Snohomish County Superior Court Judge. The speeches were made during a Candidate Meet and Greet at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, sponsored by the Edmonds Neighborhood Action Coalition, Indivisible Edmonds…

On video: City of Edmonds parking study meeting

Video recording of the Aug. 8, 2019 City of Edmonds meeting to determine the scope for the planned Downtown Edmonds Parking Study. You can read the story here. And make sure to take the survey here by Aug. 12, 2019.

On video: Meet and greet with historian Betty Gaeng

The Lynnwood-Alderwood Manor Heritage Association on March 23 sponsored a meet and greet with local historian Betty Gaeng, columnist for Lynnwood Today, My Edmonds News and MLTnews. Gaeng, age 92, is moving to Alaska after spending years documenting the history of Lynnwood, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace. You can read more in our earlier story.  

Now on video: The 3 Practices on Affordable Housing and Homelessnes

Facilitators Jim Hancock and Jim Henderson lead a 3 Practices Method session at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, Wash. on Jan. 30, 2019. The goal: Bridging the differences that divide us on hot-button topics — this session focused on affordable housing and homelessness. Learn more here.