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'Old School' is cool again

While mainstream country music continues to blot the line between pop and rock, the popularity of roots country – think Tyler Childers, Cody Jinks, Turnpike Troubadours, Zach Bryan, and others …
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Edmonds judge Matthew Baldock plans to retain his seat

Judge Matthew Baldock has announced his candidacy to retain his seat in the South Division of the Snohomish County District Court in Lynnwood. Baldock, 49, was appointed to this position in 2023. …

Community Transit proposes elimination of commuter bus fare

Community Transit is proposing to eliminate its commuter bus fare when those routes …

Mill Creek debuts State of the City luncheon

Mill Creek Mayor Brian Holtzclaw and Mayor Pro Tem Stephanie Vignal present the inaugural Stae of the City luncheon noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 24. The event, in conjunction with the Mill Creek …

South County Fire to seek benefit charge renewal

The South County Fire Board of Commissioners have unanimously approved a ballot measure for voters to consider a 10-year renewal of a benefit charge to maintain fire and emergency medical services.

Link 1 Line service to Lynnwood begins Aug. 30

It’s getting close. Passenger service on Sound Transit’s Link 1 Line will begin to Lynnwood Aug. 30. The 8.5-mile segment will add four new stations: Shoreline South/148th St., …
Opinion
Sen. John Lovick studies a proposal at his desk on the floor of the Senate.
A legislative update from State Sen. Lovick
The work from the latest Washington State Legislature is now in the history books. And what did our 44th District Sen. John Lovick accomplish for us and our community? Being one of our current …
Jerell and family.
Jerell: Let your soul lead the way
“Our world is but a land of a master jam, get up and dance.”  - Afrika Bombaataa During a chat with a dear friend last year, we learned that we shared a mutual appreciation for …
Michael Gold
Wildlife in Puget Sound
As it happens, we had a landscaping service at our home today. The owner, upon completion of their work, mentioned that he saw a group of orcas swimming just off the waterfront directly in front of …
Lights on for safety bill on hold for now
Now that the 2024 legislative session in Olympia is in the history books, I can't but wonder how many might wonder what happened to Sen. John Lovick’s Senate Bill 6288? But before I answer …
Sports

Stella Tepley - Girls Golf

Our athlete of the week is freshman varsity golfer Stella Tepley. In her last match, she shot a 56, which qualified her for the District Golf Tournament. Stella is an excellent student-athlete, …

Meiweya Amazona - Girls Tennis

Our athlete of the week is senior tennis player Meiweya Amazona. As a senior captain, Meiweya competed in singles during the 2A district tournament last year, and she plays first singles for the team …

Tommy Zook – Baseball

Our athlete of the week is senior pitcher Tommy Zook. Tommy will be attending Bellevue College next year to continue his baseball career as a pitcher. He has excelled at pitching the previous …

Solomon Perera - Boys Soccer

Our athlete of the week is senior midfielder and team captain, Solomon Perera. In the Wildcats' first two games of the season, Solomon has scored four goals with two assists. He had a hat trick …

Archbishop Murphy girls basketball team

We are nominating the AMHS girls basketball team as our team of the week. The Wildcats qualified for the 2A State tournament, when they beat Sehome with a final score of 57-42. They went into …

Meghan Nilson – Cheer

Our athlete of the week is senior cheerleader and captain Meghan Nilson. Meghan is a third-year cheerleader and a second-year captain. She always comes to practice ready to work. Meghan is kind …
Police and Fire
Bob Eastman was sworn in as fire chief of South County Fire during the regional fire authority’s Board Commissioners meeting April 2.  Eastman previously served as assistant chief. He …
Schools

Edmonds College's Expanding Your Horizons empowers over 300 girls to explore STEM fields

Edmonds College hosted over 300 girls from the Edmonds, Mukilteo, and Everett school districts from eighth to 12th grade March 27 for an Expanding Your Horizons event. The annual event, designed to …

STEM scholarships available

The Edmonds SnoKing Branch of the American Association of University Women is accepting applications for the Elizabeth Sears STEM Scholarship.

Edmonds College to participate in a 3-year pilot program

  Edmonds College is the only West Coast college selected to participate in a three-year pilot program with the aim of dramatically increasing the manufacturing workforce. The  …

Woodside Elementary hosts inaugural PE Parent Week

Parents at Woodside Elementary were invited to attend their student’s physical education class with them for the first-ever “PE Parent Week.” They came to school dressed to …
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Billions of cicadas are about to emerge from underground in a rare double-brood convergence
In the wake of North America’s recent solar eclipse, another historic natural event is on the horizon. From late April through June 2024, the largest brood of 13-year cicadas, known as Brood XIX, will co-emerge with a midwestern brood of 17-year cicadas, Brood XIII.
Removing PFAS from public water will cost billions and take time – here are ways to filter out some harmful ‘forever chemicals’ at home
Chemists invented PFAS in the 1930s to make life easier: Nonstick pans, waterproof clothing, grease-resistant food packaging and stain-resistant carpet were all made possible by PFAS. …
Gold vs. stocks: As both hit record highs, which is performing better for investors?
Money helps shed light on which is a better investment: gold or stocks.
Taylor Swift’s homage to Clara Bow
One track on Taylor Swift’s new album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” honors a long-celebrated, oft-miscast heroine of American feminism: actress Clara Bow. As historians of the 1920s, we’ve studied Bow’s fame and her cultural legacy.
10 of the best places in the US to see the northern lights in 2024
Astronomers say 2024 will be a great year to see the northern lights. Stacker used various sources to list 10 places in the U.S. to view them.
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