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Community Transit takes delivery of region’s first hydrogen-powered electric bus

People in Snohomish County will have a chance to ride a new and different kind of bus later this year – one that’s powered by hydrogen instead of diesel fuel. Community Transit is …
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Mill Creek: Help North Creek Trail

Mill Creek residents can celebrate National Trails Day by giving back to North Creek Trail. National Trails Day provides an opportunity to set off on a local trail with others in your …

Navigation tips: The busy ferry season begins now

In a news release, Washington State Ferries reports that, as its crewing situation improves, the sailing cancellation rate has been cut in half over the past year. Hundreds of thousands of …

National Safe Boating Week encourages responsible recreation

Washington State Parks is offering tips for boating safely in recognition of National Safe Boating Week May 18-24. Recreational boating is a popular pastime in Washington with nearly 225,000 …

Free opioid overdose reversal kits available

The first of more than 54,000 naloxone kits began arriving in Washington last week, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Wednesday.  The kits will be available to the public at no cost …
Finishing touches on the Healing Pole. (Photo courtesy AMHS

Healing Pole dedicated at Archbishop Murphy

The Archbishop Murphy High School community celebrated the completion and dedication of The Healing Pole on May 15.     In May 2023, the students and staff of AMHS began …
Opinion
Chef Dez
Do your hands smell? Some suggestions
One of the biggest complaints I hear about regarding prepping fresh ingredients like garlic and onions is how odors from these ingredients tend to linger on your hands afterward. This can not only be …
Chuck Wright
The pain from our value conflicts
May is set aside to think about Mental Health issues so let’s explore moral value conflicts and how those conflicts affect us and our relationships.   A few of my sources include Jack …
Michelle Reitan
Volunteering later in life
Several weeks ago, the Edmonds Waterfront Center hosted a volunteer fair.  We had over 500 community members attend. Though the fair was open to all, many who attended were older adults. As …
Cindy Hansen
Southern resident orcas endangered for 19 years now
When the southern resident orcas were listed as an endangered species in 2005, there were 88 individuals in the population. The following year, the Endangered Species Coalition established …
Sports

Diontaye Moorman - Track & Field

Our athlete of the week is senior sprinter Diontaye Moorman. Diontaye broke the 100-meter dash AMHS school record on April 18, running 11.08 seconds. He currently has the second-best 100-meter …

Keldan Pablo - Boys Golf

Our athlete of the week is junior golfer Keldan Pablo. Keldan pushes himself to be the best student, athlete, and young man he can be. He radiates a positive, calm energy as a teammate and competitor …

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, …
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Police and Fire
Shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday, May 16, Washington State Patrol (WSP) responded to a report of a road rage incident on the shoulder of I-5 northbound near milepost 197. The suspect vehicle began …
The Washington State Patrol (WSP) wants to know who threw metal debris being from an overpass onto I-5, striking a vehicle. It happened just before 7 p.m.  April 30  on 164th St SW …

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  …
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Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might think
Baby boomers – that’s anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 – are 20% of the population, more than 70 million Americans. Decades ago, many in that generation experimented with drugs that were both recreational and illegal. …
Since the first cellphone came out in the '80s, how have they changed?
Spokeo dove into news sources like CNN, data from researchers like Pew Research Center, and online encyclopedias to uncover the history of cellphones.
Wildfire smoke is back – fires burning across Canada are already triggering US air quality alerts in the Midwest and Plains
Dozens of wildfires are burning across Canada in May 2024 and sending unhealthy smoke blowing into the northern U.S. again. At the same time, the southeastern U.S. is getting smoke from Mexico, where …
7 things your dog wants you to know about separation anxiety
(BPT) - Have you ever looked at your dog’s big sweet eyes and wondered, “What is going on inside your head?” If your answer is yes, you’re not alone. While your dog …
Is AI as capable as humans? Here's how far artificial intelligence has come.
Image generation is just one area in which AI use is exploding. Verbit used data from academic research to see how AI is progressing.
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