From the Publisher’s Desk: Anyone want to buy a website?

While this title is a bit sensational, it is in part, true. My Edmonds News and sister sites MLTnews and Lynnwood Today, are “for sale.” Let me explain. This October, I will mark my seventh anniversary publishing My Edmonds News. (I acquired MLTnews and Lynnwood Today a few years later after the founders of those…

Local students recognized at Youth Challenge Awards Thursday night

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood hosted the 24th Annual Youth Challenge Awards at the Lynnwood High School Royal Act Theater on Thursday night. The event recognizes students in grades 7-12 for their achievements in five categories: Leadership/Inspiration, Creativity, Community Service, Courage and a group award for a group contributing to and engaging with their community….

Happening nearby: HomeStreet Bank gives $5,000 donation to Clothes for Kids

HomeStreet Bank gave Clothes for Kids, an organization that helps local families in need by providing clothes for children to wear to school free of charge for qualifying families, a $5,000 donation on Thursday afternoon. Thursday’s donation is one of many grants given to the organization by HomeStreet Bank over several years — including Thursday’s…

Happening nearby: ECA to present free Golden Era Sing-Along this Saturday

Edmonds Center for the Arts presents a Golden Era Sing-Along, a guided tour of musical memories that is free and open to the public at 10 a.m. this Saturday, April 30. Curated by Elizabeth Shepherd, film programmer at Northwest Film Forum, the Sing-Along marks the grand finale of ECA’s pilot season of its Dementia-Inclusive Series…

Happening nearby: Fire causes $120,000 damage to home

A fire on Monday afternoon caused $120,000 damage to a home in the Martha Lake area east of Lynnwood. Two people were inside at the time but no one was hurt. The fire was reported around 1:45 p.m. at a two-story house in the 100 block of 167th Place Southwest in unincorporated Snohomish County. “One…

Prep boys golf: Mavs take second in four-team match

The Meadowdale Mavericks took home second place from a four-team boys golf match on Monday night at the Nile Golf Course in Mountlake Terrace. The Shorewood T-Birds captured first place by one stroke over the Mavs. Prep Boys Golf: Meadowdale vs. Mountlake Terrace, Shorecrest, Shorewood, March 28, Nile Golf Course (nine holes, par 33) Team scores…

Fitness Corner: Avoiding (mostly) the Fitness Cliff

I don’t know about you, but I’m smack in the middle of the winter doldrums. It’s cold and wet outside, the sun is still setting too early, and it is just a slog to get out and exercise. I do it, but there is a little voice in my head that is beginning to sound…

Jazz artist to appear on Edmonds stage with Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra

Thursday, Feb. 18 7:30 p.m. Edmonds Center for the Arts 410 4th Ave. N. Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra (SRJO) returns to Edmonds with special guest Terell Stafford on Thursday, Feb. 18. “We are extremely pleased to offer a 25 percent discount on tickets to Lynnwood Today readers,” explains Emily Grosenick, Operations Manager of the organization. Hailed by piano legend…

Haz mat crew responds to report of suspicious white powder at Swedish Edmonds

A hazardous materials crew from Snohomish County Fire District 1 was dispatched to Swedish Edmonds hospital Monday afternoon after a nurse discovered a suspicious white powder in a bathroom. The call generated a large response of emergency vehicles to the hospital, but the powder was determined not to pose a threat and was disposed of…

Scene in Lynnwood: CityCenter Apartments construction Feb. 4

  Work is continuing on the CityCenter Apartments across the street from the Lynnwood Convention Center. Compared to last week, an excavator is working on a pile of dirt on the right side of this photo, and walls in the center of the photo are getting taller. Want to see regular updates on construction projects…

Prep boys basketball: Royals end 10-year drought with 47-46 win over Mavs

Tuesday night’s cross-town boys basketball featured a team, Meadowdale, that needed a win to enhance their playoff chances, versus Lynnwood, which was just looking for a conference win. Thanks to a suffocating fourth-quarter defense that held the Mavericks to just seven points, the Royals hung on for a 47-46 victory. Not only did it mark…

Fire District 1 fire calls: Dec. 31-Jan. 6

 Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 492 calls Dec. 31 through Jan. 6:  401 emergency medical aid calls, 34 motor vehicle collisions, 17 fires, 12 service calls, six natural gas leaks and 22 automatic fire alarms. Dec. 31 DUMPSTER FIRE:  At 2:06 p.m., firefighters extinguished a dumpster fire in the 600 block of Center Road…

Sno-Isle Libraries wants to know which issues matter to you

Sno-Isle Libraries managers are planning this year’s Issues that Matter forum, and want to know what issues matter to you. The programs are meant to encourage community conversations on high-profile issues. Last October, a forum discussing how to save youth from the sex trade was held at the Lynnwood Black Box Theater. The other two…

EdCC College Cafe opens for winter quarter

Edmonds Community College posted a Facebook notice that the school’s popular cafe is open for winter quarter. The EdCC College Cafe is operated by students in the college’s culinary arts program and is open most Mondays through Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., with last seating at 1 p.m. Produce frequently comes from the school’s…

Application now open for lifeguard training scholarships

The city of Lynnwood is now accepting applications for the Randy Terlicker Memorial scholarship. It is for teens and young adults who are interested in becoming a lifeguard. To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must be between 15-20 years old, live within the Edmonds School District boundary, have a qualified income level or receive subsidized…

Youth volunteers needed for MLK Day of Service

Teens looking to give back to their community are invited to come together on Jan. 18 to work on several community projects. For example, they can make posters for Meadowdale Elementary School, write letters for the Lynnwood Food Bank and help rehabilitate a trail at the Lynnwood Golf Course. It’s all a part of the…

Teen inventors can turn everyday objects into touchpads

This Saturday, teens can stretch their imagination and invent creative touch pads at the Lynnwood Library. A class on Jan. 9 shows teen how to turn objects into a video game controller, or bananas into a keyboard, thanks to MaKey MaKey. MaKey MaKey is an invention kit for artists or engineers. Inventors can use the…