Contributing photographer close-up: David Carlos

Publisher’s note: Here is another in a series of profiles on our contributing photographers. I’ve been interested in photography ever since I was a kid, when my mother would let me borrow her Fujica 35-millimeter film camera. In high school and in college, I took black-and-white photography classes, developing negatives and enlarging prints. But the…

Contributor close-up: Nathan Blackwell

Publisher’s note: We continue our profiles aimed at helping readers get to know the people behind the names you see in our publications. Here’s the background on reporter Nathan Blackwell. I grew up in Montana and one of my fondest memories was learning to read at an early age. My grandmother was a retired school…

Contributor close-up: Bob Throndsen, reporter

Publisher’s note: We continue our profiles aimed at helping readers get to know the people behind the names you see in our publications. Here’s the background on reporter Bob Throndsen. I called Teresa Wippel last February; introduced myself and asked if she might be willing to take on a part-time writer. We met for coffee….

Contributor close-up: Healthy Eating columnist Deborah Binder

Publisher’s note: After 11 years in business, it’s time our readers got better acquainted with the people behind the names you see in our publications. Here, learn more about Healthy Eating columnist Deborah Binder. I have been cooking for as long as I remember. I grew up in a suburb called Clayton just outside St….

Contributor close-up: Jennifer Marx, Playtime columnist

My first interaction with My Edmonds News was in December 2009, not too long after it was founded. I saw a request on social media for family Santa pictures and after the wild ride of the first six months after my youngest’s arrival, I jumped at the chance to share our first two-kid Santa picture…

Contributor close-up: Restaurant writer Kathy Passage

Publisher’s note: After 11 years in business, it’s time our readers got better acquainted with the people behind the names you see in our publications. Here. learn more about Restaurant New columnist Kathy Passage. My love affair with food and cooking began at an early age. I adored tapioca pudding, made from scratch; my mother…

Contributor close-up: ‘Looking Back’ columnist Betty Lou Gaeng

Publisher’s note: After 11 years in business, it’s time our readers got better acquainted with the people behind the names you see in our publications. Here. learn more about columnist Betty Lou Gaeng. If you have ever read my Looking Back columns in My Edmonds News, Lynnwood Today or MLTnews, you already know a lot…

Contributor close-up: Reporter/photographer Larry Vogel

Publisher’s note: After 11 years, it’s time our readers got better acquainted with the people behind the names you see in our publications. We’ll start with reporter/photographer Larry Vogel. I never imagined myself ending up as a journalist. Ever since I can remember I’ve been fascinated with science, particularly the science of living things. As…