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Northwest Asian Weekly
Seattle local running to be Miss Washington
Jane Stone, a 23-year-old resident of the Seattle area, has joined the race to be Miss Washington USA 2015. A graduate from Edmonds Community College, Stone is currently a branch banking supervisor who has an online business on the side called The House of Stones where she sells her handmade jewelry, crafts, and paintings.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Classrooms are crowded: Paying for a solution will be costly
Voters will get the chance this fall to require smaller classes in Washington public schools, and there's every indication they will do so. Initiative 1351 would shave the average number of students in classes at every grade level, a move supporters say will improve student achievement, increase graduation rates and reduce the number of drop-outs.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Edmonds police warn of phone scammers
A similar scam was reported in Mukilteo a few months ago. Other scams targeting local seniors have involved callers posing as police and demanding money to squash arrest warrants.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Number of in-patient psychiatric beds in county expected to increase
The number of in-patient psychiatric beds in Snohomish County could increase nearly tenfold over the next four years, due in part to recent state approval of new psychiatric units in Monroe and Smokey Point. Meantime, there's only one in-patient psychiatric unit in the county, with 23 beds, at Swedish/Edmonds hospital.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Swedish Edmonds celebrates past and breaks ground for the future
A s Swedish Edmonds broke ground for a two-story, 77,000-square-foot hospital expansion Wednesday, Chief Executive David Jaffe noted the key role the new facility will play in the lives of local residents, "by providing the very best care to patients in their own backyard." At a festive event celebrating the medical facility's 50th anniversary, from its founding as Stevens Hospital in 1964, to its acquisition by Swedish Medical Center in 2010, a group of speakers acknowledged the next phase: the addition of a new emergency department, urgent care, observation unit, outpatient diagnostic imaging center, new lobby, public space, and 37,000-square-foot shelled second floor.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Artfully Edmonds: Time to raise the curtain on 2014-15 performance season
I t's that time of year - when Edmonds raises the curtain on its upcoming performance arts schedule. And we have a dazzling 2014-15 lineup waiting in the wings - and already on stage - with The Phoenix Theatre leading the way with its early season opener, "Rumors" by Neil Simon.
Edmonds School District enrollment numbers up from projections
Monday was the fourth day of school and the official count day for September. Executive Director of Business and Operations Stewart Myhre noted that the District is projected to have an average full-time enrollment of about 18,445 students, which is 78 students above last spring's projection of 18,367.
In Our View/Audubon's Birds and Climate Report: Watching as birds fall away
Language matters. "Global warming" sounds oddly appealing on a wet-cold November morning.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
First-day butterflies: Start of school year can be exciting for a teacher, too
Teacher Laurel Hasten encourages children to 'fill each other's buckets' with encouragement during class Wednesday at Challenger Elementary School in Everett. On Wednesday, students in Laurel Hasten's third-grade class were just beyond long days filled with campouts, sticky Popsicles, the sting of chlorine pools and sun-baked bike rides.
Bainbridge Island Review
WSF spill occurred during fuel transfer
The fuel spill that canceled 14 one-way ferry sailing between Edmonds and Kingston occurred when Washington State Ferry personnel were transferring fuel to an emergency generator tank.
Police wrap up investigation of 4th and Bell collision; case now with prosecutor's office
E dmonds police have finished their investigation into the May 20 SUV-pedestrian collision at 4th Avenue North and Bell Street, and have sent the case to the Snohomish County Prosecutor's Office for their review, an Edmonds police spokesman said Wednesday.
Headless scarecrow appears before Edmonds City Council
Edmonds Museum Board member and Scarecrow Festival project manager Dave Buelow looks on as Councilmember Lora Petso boosts her grandson, 4-year-old Augustine "Gus" Nishino, to the podium to address the Edmonds City Council.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
New on My Edmonds News TV: County Executive John Lovick speaks to Edmonds Kiwanis Club
Watch now on My Edmonds News TV : Snohomish County Executive John Lovick's Tuesday presentation to the Edmonds Kiwanis Club about his philosophy of county government, his accomplishments and his experiences during the tragic Oso mudslide earlier this year.
'Java Juggs' coffee-stand brothel operator pleads guilty
The owner of Seattle-area drive-up coffee stands that offered caffeine and sex acts and earned hundreds of thousands of dollars in tips for her baristas pleaded guilty to felony charges of fraud and promotion of prostitution, the county prosecutor's office said on Tuesday.
Editorial: Kenneth Bae, North Korea and a new opportunity to talk
Kenneth Bae and two other Americans remain trapped in North Korea, but new prison interviews represent an opportunity for diplomacy and the easing of tensions in the region.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Kenneth Bae's family worried about his health
The sister of an American missionary held nearly two years in North Korea says she is worried about Kenneth Bae's health and wellbeing.
Cybercast News Service
Family worries about detained missionary's health
Kenneth Bae, a American tour guide and missionary serving a 15-year sentence, detained in North Korea, speaks to the Associated Press, Monday, Sept.
Sno-King Puget Sound Anglers Edmonds Coho Derby is this Saturday
Cost is $30 by Friday, Sept. 5. First place for the largest coho is $5,000; second is $2,000; and third is $1,000.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Bikini coffee stand owner charged with prostitutionBikini coffee...
A Seattle-area business owner has been charged with promoting prostitution and money laundering, after allegedly using her baristas in a bikini coffee stand to sell sex acts.
'The Presence, Experiencing More of God,' by Alec Rowlands
"Rowlands reveals the ways God makes His presence known, how you can prepare for it, and how experiencing it transforms everything."