Front Porch: Tour Edmonds cemetery, celebrate Edmonds women in history on July 17

Cemetery tour

A guided tour of the historical Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium at 1 p.m. July 17 will celebrate “Remarkable Women in Edmonds History.”

Hear stories of courage, hardship, accomplishment, romance, perseverance, tragedy, kidnapping and a bear story or two. Bring your own stories to share.

Edmonds Cemetery Board members in period mourning dress will be your guides for the tour lasting approximately one hour.

The cemetery and columbarium is located at 100th Avenue West and 15th St. SW, one block north of the Westgate QFC. Street parking is available. The tour is free and refreshments will be served.

Road work in Monroe: The Snohomish County Department of Public Works advises motorists in the Monroe area of the single lane closure on Woods Creek Road.

This lane closure will begin today through Thursday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Snohomish County PUD has been granted permission to close one lane of traffic on the road, in the 12800 block and the vicinity of Yeager Road, for work in conjunction with a Snohomish County culvert replacement project.

Emergency vehicles and school district transportation will have access at all times.

Questions regarding this project may be directed to Snohomish County Public Works, at 425-388-6453.

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