On video: Finding Common Ground When You Disagree

Journalist and author Monica Guzman visited Edmonds Jan. 5 to speak about about finding common ground during divided times. Guzman is a bridge builder who lives for great conversations sparked by curious questions. She’s senior fellow for public practice at Braver Angels, the nation’s largest cross-partisan grassroots organization working to depolarize America, founder and CEO of…

Elusive bobcat spotted at Lynnwood Park and Ride

A bobcat, an animal that usually is only seen at night, was spotted near the Lynnwood Park and Ride on Wednesday morning, Aug. 10. Justin Luckenbach noticed the animal and quickly captured a video of  it meandering through the parking lot before it disappeared again. Bobcats are very elusive animals and are usually only seen…

Scene on video: Holiday music from the Gothard Sisters

Enjoy some holiday cheer from the Edmonds-based Gothard Sisters, with the official music video for the trio’s Celtic folk version of a classic Christmas carol, “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.” The song is the first track on their most recent holiday album, Falling Snow. The video was filmed in the foothills of the North Cascades.

On video: ‘Black’ in honor of Juneteenth

Edmonds resident Misha Carter, who writes and take photographs for the My Neighborhood News Network family of websites, created this martial arts movement piece Black in honor of the month-long Juneteenth celebration in Snohomish County. Carter was born in Anchorage, Alaska under the magical hues of the northern lights. She attended the drama program at…

On video: Rocket debris in sky just after soccer game

As the girls soccer game came to an end at Lynnwood High School Thursday night, Willa Jones shared this video via Twitter of the debris from a Falcon 9 rocket second stage that did not successfully have a deorbit burn. Read more on the Falcon 9 here.

On video: Bagpipe sound check on St. Patrick’s Day

The Kenmore & District Pipe Band warms up and tunes bagpipes on St Patrick’s Day, March 17, prior to playing on the sidewalk outside ot Rory’s in downtown Edmonds. “We also played later in the day at Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill & Irish Pub in Everett and St James Gate Irish Pub in Lynnwood,” said…

On video: Progress on the Lynnwood Link light rail extension

This drone footage from Skanska shows progress on Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension project, which will run along Interstate 5 from Northgate to stations in Mountlake Terrace and Lynnwood. The extension is scheduled for completion in 2024.  

Saying goodbye to 2020

 From drive-thru weddings to a run on toilet paper, David Carlos captures the essence of 2020 in this video featuring his local photographs.  

Now on video: Holiday cheer in 2020 — community caroling submissions

  Meadowdale High School graduate Maia Austvold provided a link to the playlist for the online holiday music videos she received, and you can watch by clicking the video above. Austvold, a Lynnwood resident who graduated from Meadowdale in spring 2020, requested that community members submit videos of themselves performing holiday songs. The goal, she…

Just Around the Corner: Mima Mounds Natural Area Preserve

Here’s a video and commentary from David Carlos, who often submits photos profiling interesting places nearby. The Mima Mounds Natural Area Preserve near Olympia is 445 acres containing hundreds of these bumps on the ground. There’s no conclusive explanation for how they got here. Theories range from the plausible–glacial ice melted, leaving deposits of soil…

To our readers: Publisher’s TEDX talk now on video

Dear readers: For those who weren’t able to watch my Aug. 29 live TEDXSnoIsleLibraries talk on the sustainability of journalism, and the question-and-answer session that followed, I’m embedding the YouTube version here. After watching, if you have feedback or ideas to share, I welcome them via email at teresa@myedmondsnews.com.  

On video: Meet and greet with historian Betty Gaeng

The Lynnwood-Alderwood Manor Heritage Association on March 23 sponsored a meet and greet with local historian Betty Gaeng, columnist for Lynnwood Today, My Edmonds News and MLTnews. Gaeng, age 92, is moving to Alaska after spending years documenting the history of Lynnwood, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace. You can read more in our earlier story.  

Now on video: The 3 Practices on Affordable Housing and Homelessnes

Facilitators Jim Hancock and Jim Henderson lead a 3 Practices Method session at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, Wash. on Jan. 30, 2019. The goal: Bridging the differences that divide us on hot-button topics — this session focused on affordable housing and homelessness. Learn more here.