Updated March 28: Directory of Lynnwood restaurants offering takeout, delivery

Publisher’s note: Here’s our roundup of Lynnwood restaurants that are offering take-out and/or delivery or are closed due to the statewide ban on in-store dining following the COVID-19 outbreak. If you have changes or additions to this list, please add to the comments below and we will update as soon as we can Lynnwood Local…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 10

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

Books for kids, little to big

Publisher’s note: In these days of social distancing, many parents may be looking for ways to keep their kids engaged at home.  Edmonds resident and retired teacher Barbara Chase offered to share her own list of reading recommendations for children of all ages.  Ever since I started teaching many moons ago, I noticed that schools seemed…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 9

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

Local filmmakers make a timely movie about isolation

Growing up in Edmonds, Brandon “Banjo” Tiehen and his childhood friend Neo King began their movie careers at 12, using a family camcorder. Now, joined by a cohort of former high school friends, they’ve produced a short film. Called Shaded, the movie was shot locally, primarily at Lynnwood’s Wilcox Park and Edmonds Community College. “It’s…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 8

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 7

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

Lynnwood’s Temple Distilling pivots from spirits to sanitizers

As demand for cleaning and sanitizing products skyrocket amid COVID-19 concerns, a Lynnwood distillery has pivoted from bottling spirits to producing sanitizers. Since word got out that AJ Temple — owner of Temple Distilling Company — had switched from producing gin to making hand sanitizer, he has struggled to keep up with orders from customers,…

It’s business as usual for Dick’s Drive-In amid COVID-19 outbreak

While restaurants throughout South Snohomish County have had to institute major changes in their business model in order to stay open during the current COVID-19 outbreak and corresponding government response, one is operating as usual since their opening in October 2011. Dick’s Drive-In Edmonds, 21910 Highway 99, is continuing to serve its signature burgers, fries…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 6

6 As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 5

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 4

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 3

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 2

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of the Edmonds-based EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 1

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of the Edmonds-based EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull…

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary cancels signature Jazz Connection event

In what would have been the 20th anniversary of the Edmonds Jazz Connection —  a day of performances by outstanding local middle and high school jazz bands —  organizers have decided to cancel it due to school closures and social distancing concerns related to the COVID-19 outbreak. Sponsored by the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club, the…

Governor to announce statewide shutdown of restaurants, bars Monday

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee Sunday night said he will be signing a statewide emergency proclamation Monday to temporarily shut down restaurants, bars and entertainment and recreational facilities. Restaurant will be allowed to provide take-out and delivery services but no in-person dining will be permitted. The action is based on “the explosion of COVID-19 in…

Restaurant review: Teriyaki Wok Express sets standard for deliciousness

Our area has plenty of delicious, comparable Asian food choices pretty much everywhere you go. If you’re in the mood for udon, yakisoba, teriyaki, sushi, spring rolls, or pad Thai, there’s always an option close by. And as delicious as that is, it can get a little mundane if you’re not careful. Too much of…

Cascade Symphony Orchestra’s March 9 concert postponed

Cascade Symphony Orchestra’s Monday, March 9 From the New World performance at Edmonds Center for the Arts has been postponed “due to uncertainty around the coronavirus,” the symphony said in an announcement. “We are taking this action based on recommendations by the King and Snohomish County Health Departments to postpone large events and gatherings in an effort to…