Reader view: Building a tiny house to serve those in need

Lynnwood Rotarian Debbie Bodal sent this report regarding the volunteer work that she and others did May 15 building a tiny house as part of a Rotary District 5030 community service project. Bodal was joined by her husband Trond Bodal, an Emerald City Rotarian; and Diane Cohn, age 89, and her husband Jerry, age 94….

Reader view: A reflection on Hanukkah

As I begin the eight days of Hanukkah with my family, and I clean off the previous year’s wax from our Hanukkah menorah (called a Hanukkiah), I am reminded of how I came to own this symbol of the Festival of Lights. It was 1970 and I was a  aptain in the Army stationed in…

Reader view: In a nation deeply divided, a longing for real dialogue

My dear friends and neighbors of Edmonds and Lynnwood: My husband and I live on the boundary of Lynnwood and Edmonds. We belong to both of these wonderful communities. We love where we live. We are privileged. We are nourished in our Christian faith at Trinity Lutheran Church. Two weeks ago, I woke up and…