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Happening nearby: ‘Edmonds Embraces Diversity’ walk Sunday

Happening nearby: ‘Edmonds Embraces Diversity’ walk Sunday

A demonstration of support will be held along the Edmonds waterfront this Sunday night, Sept. 7, for a man who was threatened along with his family and subjected to racial slurs while they walked along Sunset Avenue Aug. 20. Emily Hill organized the “Edmonds Embraces Diversity” event, which will start at 7 p.m. at Brackett’s Landing. Speaker will be former Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Board Member ... »

Road crews re-striping streets on Saturday

Road crews re-striping streets on Saturday

The City of Mountlake Terrace notes that Snohomish County road crews will be re-striping Mountlake Terrace streets on Saturday. The striping should be completed in one day. Cones are placed behind the crews as they go to protect the lines while they are drying. Please do not cross the lines behind the painting crews. »

911 dispatcher saves a life over phone with step-by-step CPR coaching

911 dispatcher saves a life over phone with step-by-step CPR coaching

On Aug. 8, Paula Sanderson was hit with the worst asthma attack of her life. “I was completely unable to breathe,” she said. “I felt myself losing consciousness. The last thing I remember thinking was how ironic it would be to die from an asthma attack.” That’s when it all went black and she fell to the floor. Luckily her spouse, Kris Sanderson, was home at the time. She immediately grabbed the ph... »

Welcome to our latest sponsors: Jeff Scherrer for 21st District and Children’s Hospital of Seattle

Welcome to our latest sponsors: Jeff Scherrer for 21st District and Children’s Hospital of Seattle

The My Neighborhood News Network is happy to welcome our newest sponsors: Jeff Scherrer, running for Washington State Representative in the 21st District, and Children’s Hospital of Seattle. You can learn more about Scherrer, an Edmonds resident, and his campaign for the 21st District seat on his campaign website. Seattle Children’s is promoting its partnership with Kohl’s Cares to provide free he... »

2014 Arts of the Terrace Call to Artists Deadline extended to Saturday, Sept. 6

2014 Arts of the Terrace Call to Artists Deadline extended to Saturday, Sept. 6

The 2014 Arts of the Terrace Call to Artists Deadline has been extended to Saturday, Sept. 6 The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-Dimensional and Artisans’ works for its 36th Annual Juried Art Show. More than $4,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is held Sept. 27 – Oct. 5. To enter or to vie... »

Community invited to celebrate Swedish Hospital Sept. 10 groundbreaking, 50 years of health-care history

Community invited to celebrate Swedish Hospital Sept. 10 groundbreaking, 50 years of health-care history

To mark a half-century of health care service to the community and the groundbreaking for Swedish Edmonds’ largest expansion in 40 years, the community is invited to a celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 4-6 p.m. The celebration will take place on the east side of the hospital, the future site of a $63.5 million expansion to the existing hospital campus. Celebration activities will include: &#... »

Rep. Kagi predicts ‘grueling, contentious’ 2015 state legislative session

Rep. Kagi predicts ‘grueling, contentious’ 2015 state legislative session

There will be many key issues before the Washington State Legislature during the 2015 session, but one of them — education — was emphasized by Rep. Ruth Kagi (D-32nd District) in a presentation to the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce during its August networking breakfast Thursday morning. Kagi began by noting that recent redistricting moved the City of Lynnwood from the 21st Legislative District into... »

Clothes For Kids serves more than 300 students in first three days of operation

Clothes For Kids serves more than 300 students in first three days of operation

Clothes For Kids opened its doors for the 31st year last week and provided school wardrobes to 149 boys and 162 girls. “We estimate that we provided a total of 7,043 pieces of clothing and shoes during the first three days,” said Nancy Laird Burris, Clothes For Kids Program Manager.  “Thanks to generous donors in the spring and summer, we have solid inventory for the next few weeks. As we enter th... »

Clothes For Kids kicking off clothing drive on Sept. 1

Clothes For Kids kicking off clothing drive on Sept. 1

Clothes For Kids and the City of Lynnwood are partnering to host a city-wide clothing drive to benefit students in Snohomish County from Sept. 1-25. Drop-off bins will be located at the Lynnwood Recreation Center, Lynnwood City Hall and the Lynnwood Library. Then on Sept. 25, the public is invited to Stuff the Truck from 3-7 p.m. at the Lynnwood Farmers Market in Wilcox Park. People are encouraged... »

New playground equipment coming to Firefighters Park, new gazebo at Bicentennial Park

New playground equipment coming to Firefighters Park, new gazebo at Bicentennial Park

Expect to see workers at Firefighters Memorial Park and Bicentennial Park in the next two weeks. New play toys are being installed at Firetfighters Memorial Park, located at 3900 228th St. SW. In addition, a new gazebo is being added to Bicentennial Park, located at 4105 222nd St. SW. Both projects are beind funded by Snohomish County and the goal is to have both the new play toys and gazebo insta... »

Happening nearby: Worker dies after construction accident at Swedish Hospital Wednesday

Happening nearby: Worker dies after construction accident at Swedish Hospital Wednesday

A 38-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon after being electrocuted during a construction accident at the Swedish/Edmonds campus that also triggered a power outage to the hospital and several neighborhoods, Edmonds police said. According to police spokesman Sgt. Josh McClure, the victim was working with a compressed air tool while in a ditch, and died at the scene. Snohomish County PUD spokesman N... »

City Council extends Property Tax Abatement Program

City Council extends Property Tax Abatement Program

The Mountlake Terrace City Council unanimously extended the current Property Tax Abatement Program for an additional three years at its Monday, Aug. 18 meeting. The Tax Abatement Program applies to multi-family or mixed use development and is tied to improvements to the property, not to the underlying property value. The current Program was adopted in 2011 and was set to expire on Oct. 1. It targe... »

Fundraising effort started for former Maddox restaurant owner critically burned in house fire

Fundraising effort started for former Maddox restaurant owner critically burned in house fire

My Neighborhood News Network was contacted Wednesday night by Karen Nelson, a family friend of an Edmonds woman badly burned in a Tuesday house fire, letting us know about a fundraising effort to cover the victim’s medical bills. According to Nelson, Tuesday’s fire severely damaged a home owned by Richard and Sue Maddox, the former owners of the Maddox Grill in Lynnwood (and previously in Richmond... »

Rare shark spotted in Puget Sound near Meadowdale Wharf

Rare shark spotted in Puget Sound near Meadowdale Wharf

Grace Coale, 19, wasn’t scared when she saw a 25-foot shark headed toward her fishing boat as she and her father were fishing near Meadowdale Wharf Saturday. The Edmonds native realized that she had spotted a basking shark, a rare species in Puget Sound. According to our online news partner The Seattle Times, Coale began taking photos of the shark as it approached; Coale also sent those photos to ... »

Have you seen Ruby the chihuahua, missing from MLT?

Have you seen Ruby the chihuahua, missing from MLT?

Ruby, a long-haired, cream-colored chihuahua, has been missing from her home in Mountlake Terrace since Saturday, July 26. According to owner Jennifer Nelson, Ruby weighs 4 pounds and is very friendly. A large reward is being offered for her return. Anyone with information about Ruby should email Realestatesalsa@yahoo.com or call 425-205-9226. »

Tour de Terrace parade entertains young and old

Tour de Terrace parade entertains young and old

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Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Senator District 32

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Senator District 32

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. Maralyn Chase 425-312‐3056 maralyn@maralynchase.com Prefers: Democratic Party Background: I was first appointed to the House of Representatives in 2002, I served in the House until 2010 and then moved to the Washington State Senate.   I earned a BA and MA fro... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — U.S. Rep. District 2

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — U.S. Rep. District 2

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who will appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot Mike Lapointe 2727 Colby Ave Everett, WA 98201 (425) 610‐9601 contact@mikelapointe.org Prefers: Independent Party Background: I have been an elected Union Shop and Union Local Officer. I worked as detox staff and outpatient caseworker at Evergreen Manor c... »

Update: Power restored to Recreation Pavilion

Update: Power restored to Recreation Pavilion

The Recreation Pavilion lost power due to a Snohomish County PUD transformer malfunction as a result of a tree on a line at around 2 p.m. Power was restored to the Recreation Pavilion after 6 p.m..     »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — Snohomish County Executive

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — Snohomish County Executive

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of questions and answers  with candidates who will appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. James Robert Deal PO Box 2276 Lynnwood, WA  98036 425-771‐1110 james@jamesdeal.com Prefers: Democratic Party YouTube Video: http://jamesrobertdeal.org/videos/ The candidate did not respond with direct answers to the questionnaire. Instead he submitted the fo... »

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