Sponsor spotlight: Scotty’s Food Truck special this week — Fresh Oyster Po Boy wrap

Why cook? Scotty’s Food Truck is serving up amazing seafood in Edmonds’ Five Corners neighborhood Thursday-Saturday this week. Try their festival favorite, Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad, or this week’s special: Fresh Oyster Po Boy wrap (served open faced) with fresh fried Pacific oysters. It’s served on a warm pita with Scotty’s special tartar sauce, lettuce and tomato —…

Sponsor spotlight: Make your child’s summer break a tax break

As a busy working parent, you may be on the lookout for activities that are available for your kids this summer. There may be a solution that’s also a tax break: Summer camp! Using the Child and Dependent Care Credit, you can be reimbursed for part of the cost of enrolling your child in a…

Sponsor spotlight: Busy weekend ahead? Scotty’s Food Truck in Edmonds ready to serve you

With high school and college graduations, the Edmonds Arts Festival and Father’s Day and Juneteenth celebrations, it’s a busy weekend ahead for many. Scotty’s Food Truck will be in Edmonds at the Five Corners Calvary Chapel parking lot Thursday-Saturday this week, ready to serve up their famous Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad, fish and chips or other menu…

Sponsor spotlight: Hustling for extra Income? Don’t forget your taxes

From supplementing their current income to replacing income that was lost because of layoffs, the pandemic or other reasons, many people have started side hustles over the past two years to help make ends meet. If you currently have a side hustle, don’t forget about the tax implications from earning extra money. Here are several…

Sponsor spotlight: Home remodeling boom continues post-pandemic  

With increased home values, a growing number of homeowners are flush with home equity and are eager to reinvest in home improvements. COVID-19 sparked a demand for remodeling projects (e.g., home offices, gyms and outdoor living spaces) and those trends have continued even as the pandemic subsides. “Extended time at home meant home owners focused…

Help wanted: Edmonds law firm seeks office assistant

OFFICE ASSISTANT This is an exciting full-time opportunity for someone who would like to join the team of a successful solo law practice in downtown Edmonds. We work exclusively with estate planning and estate administration clients. Prior legal experience is not required. However, estate planning or estate administration experience is a plus. The candidate must…

Sponsor spotlight: Start your tax planning now

Keeping your taxes as low as possible requires paying attention to your financial situation throughout the year. Here are some tips for getting a head start on tax planning for your 2022 return: – Check your paycheck withholdings. Now is a good time to check your tax withholdings to make sure you haven’t been paying too…

Sponsor spotlight: Heather Krause named to 2022 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisor list for second year in a row

Heather Krause, senior vice president-financial advisor and senior portfolio manager-portfolio focus group of the Krause & Thorpe Wealth Management Team, has been awarded the Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisor for the second year in a row. Heather’s commitment to her clients and fiduciary responsibility has earned her the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) designation—a professional certification that is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)….

Sponsor spotlight: Irons Brothers among top customer service leaders in residential construction industry

Irons Brothers Construction recently received a 2022 Guildmaster Award from GuildQuality for demonstrating exceptional customer service within the residential construction industry. Since 2005, GuildQuality, a third-party customer satisfaction surveying company, has powered the Guildmaster Award to recognize and celebrate home building, remodeling and contracting professionals demonstrating the highest level of customer service within the U.S….

Sponsor spotlight: Hand Shucked Clams the special at Scotty’s Food Truck this week

Scotty’s Food Truck will be in Edmonds at Five Corners Calvary Chapel on Thursday, Friday and Saturday this week. The featured special is Hand Shucked Clam Strips, served with chips and spicy coleslaw. Of course Scotty’s will also be serving their famous Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad. Call ahead to avoid the wait: 206-795-1615 Five Corners in Edmonds…

Sponsor spotlight: Summer jobs and taxes

Now is the time to prepare for the not-so-pleasant part of having a summer job – paying taxes! Here’s what you can expect depending on what type of job you have this summer. The employee. A job at a retail store or restaurant generates earned income that is subject to payroll and income taxes. Paying…

Sponsor spotlight: Vacation costs that sneak up on you

Going on vacation is a time to get away, relax and enjoy new experiences. But if you don’t pay close attention, extra costs can sneak up on you like tiny money-stealing ninjas. Here are eight sneaky vacation costs. Covert airfare increases. Airline pricing algorithms are programmed to store your browsing history to see if you’ve been…

Sponsor spotlight: Irons Brothers Construction builds wheelchair ramp for woman in need

Irons Brothers Construction President Joseph Irons and his team of employees and skilled volunteers this weekend are building their 16th free wheelchair access ramp, part of the Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties (MBAKS) philanthropic Rampathon program, now in its 29th year. This year’s ramp recipient, Laurel, has contracted a rare disease that has…

Sponsor spotlight: Clothes For Kids online auction to support local students

Clothes For Kids, which provides school wardrobes to children in need in the Edmonds School District, is having an online auction this week. Dozens of great items up for bid, including travel packages, sporting events, fine dining, family fun activities, art, jewelry and more. You can browse the auction items here.  Registration is free and…

Sponsor spotlight: Scotty’s Food Truck special this week — Jumbo Shrimp Caesar Salad

Scotty’s Food Truck will be in at Five Corners Calvary Chapel parking lot in Edmonds Thursday-Saturday this week with a featured special of Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Caesar Salad. Of course, the other salad Scotty’s Food Truck is famous for — Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad — will also be available. As another rainstorm rolls in, perhaps you’re craving…

Sponsor spotlight: Maximizing your working-from-home opportunity

Flexible working arrangements appear to be here to stay. But the benefits of working from home also come with the challenge of maintaining an appropriate work-life balance and a high level of productivity. Here are several ideas to consider if you’ll be continuing to work from home, either full-time or occasionally: Divide your day into…

Sponsor spotlight: Giving new life to historic home in Seattle’s Greenlake neighborhood

This 1914 Greenlake residence was fully remodeled and repurposed, giving new life to the historic home. The homeowner’s plans emphasized maintaining the architectural character, while updating the entire structure to meet their family’s modern-day needs. Aesthetics were important to the lady of the house, who was active in the selections of millwork, finishes, and colors….

Sponsor spotlight: Scotty’s Food Truck featuring your favorites in Edmonds this week

Scotty’s Food Truck will be in Edmonds’ Five Corners neighborhood on Thursday, Friday and Saturday this week, serving all your favorites, from the Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad, to fish tacos to clam chowder in a bread bowl. The truck will be parked in the Five Corners Calvary Chapel parking lot, as usual. Call ahead to avoid the wait: 206-795-1615…

Sponsor spotlight: Tax consequences of virtual transactions

As social distancing turns convenience into necessity, the number and types of activities moving to the internet is exploding. It’s important to remember that these virtual events often trigger real-world tax implications. Here are some things to keep in mind: Internet marketplaces – Proceeds of sales of goods and services on internet marketplaces can be taxable…

Sponsor spotlight: Here comes the bridal event!

Cline Jewelers is gearing up to host the bridal event of the year. Cline’s Diamond & Bridal Event is an exclusive three-day event, featuring the latest designs and the largest selection of engagement rings, wedding bands, and anniversary bands! Everyone deserves to shine on their wedding day, and Cline Jewelers is hosting the perfect event…