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“Self-Composed” presented by the Edmonds Driftwood Players

The Edmonds Driftwood Players present “Self-Composed,” an award nominated play by a young Bellingham author, Lyssandra Norton. The play runs one weekend only, January 16-19, 2014.

The Edmonds Driftwood Players present Self-Composed,” an award nominated play by a young Bellingham author, Lyssandra Norton. The play runs one weekend only, January 16-19, 2014.

The teen-age years are tough, no doubt about it, even for the most well-adjusted.  Add a difficult home life and you’ve got a full-blown existential crisis.  This is the topic of a new play being featured by The Edmonds Driftwood Players as part of their annual Spotlight on Local Playwrights. 

Chimney fire causes $50,000 damage to Edmonds home

A chimney fire caused more than $50,000 damage to an Edmonds home Sunday evening, December 15, 2013. The homeowner reported the fire in the single-story house in the 7600 block of 242nd St. SW at 9:45 p.m.

A chimney fire caused more than $50,000 damage to an Edmonds home Sunday evening, December 15, 2013.

The homeowner reported the fire in the single-story house in the 7600 block of 242nd St. SW at 9:45 p.m. She couldn’t see flames, but could hear a crackling noise inside a wall adjacent to the chimney. She called 9-1-1 and safely exited her home with her cat.

Mill Creek family sponsors free showing of award winning documentary, Lolita: Slave to Entertainment

The Clarks, a Mill Creek family, have rented out the Edmonds Theater for a free showing of the award winning documentary, “Lolita – Slave to Entertainment” on September 29, 2013 at 7 pm.

The Clarks, a Mill Creek family, have rented out the Edmonds Theater for a free showing of the award winning documentary, Lolita: Slave to Entertainment on September 29, 2013 at 7 pm. Their goal is to raise public awareness of Lolita’s situation and to help “retire” the oldest living captive Orca.

Long-time Mill Creek resident Jim Clarke co-founds Edmonds investment firm

Jim Clarke, Arne Domas, and Dave Mitchell, Northwest natives and who prefer a view of the Olympics to an urban skyline, found Olympic Investment Group on the Edmonds waterfront.

Edmonds’ Railroad Avenue is a long way from New York’s Wall Street both in distance and style. That’s why Jim Clarke, Arne Domas, and Dave Mitchell – Northwest natives and who prefer a view of the Olympics to an urban skyline - located Olympic Investment Group, a full-service financial services firm, on the Edmonds waterfront. “The beautiful surroundings and quiet, peaceful community of Edmonds is the opposite of the hectic, aggressive atmosphere of Wall Street,” says Clarke, former Vice President at D.A. Davidson & Co. in Edmonds.

Firefighters host July 4th waterball contest in Edmonds

Area firefighters will put their skills on display in the 2013 Edmonds Fourth of July Waterball Competition beginning at 2:30 p.m. at City Park, 3rd Ave. S and Pine Street, Edmonds.

Area firefighters will put their skills on display in the 2013 Edmonds Fourth of July Waterball Competition beginning at 2:30 p.m. at City Park, 3rd Ave. S and Pine Street, Edmonds.

Volunteer firefighters from Snohomish County Fire District 1 will host the free event that has been a Fourth of July tradition in Edmonds for years.

Many families picnic in the park and watch the competition after the parade and before the fireworks show.

2013 4th of July events

There are a number of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in 2013. Even though the City of Mill Creek doesn’t have a celebration planned, other local Puget Sound cities do.

There are a number of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in 2013. Even though the City of Mill Creek doesn’t have a celebration planned, other local Puget Sound cities do.

Bothell – Bothell holds an annual Freedom Festival to celebrate the Fourth.

  • Pancake Breakfast - 8:30 to 10:30 AM. Downtown Fire Station, 10726 Beardslee Blvd. FREE!
  • Children’s Parade - 11:15 AM. Line up on Main Street at 103rd. For children up to 12 years. No motorized vehicles permitted.
  • Grand Parade - 12 noon. Main Street and Bothell Way (SR 527).

Edmonds – Edmonds has events planned for the day and evening, capped with fireworks.

  • 5K Fun Run/Walk - 10:00 AM
  • Children’s Parade - 11:30 AM
  • Main Parade - 12:00 PM
  • Edmonds Firefighters Waterball Competition
- 2:30 PM (City Park, 3rd Ave. S & Pine)
  • SeaWolves Soccer – Edmonds-Woodway Stadium - 4:00 PM (Edmonds-Woodway High School, 7600 212th St SW) 
  • Food Vendors & Evening Entertainment - 7:30 PM (Civic Stadium, 6th & Bell)
  • Fireworks - 10:00 PM (Civic Stadium, 6th & Bell)

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