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COVID cases still rising in Snohomish County

The following is from Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers: Snohomish County is continuing to see rising case rates. The preliminary rate for the most recent two-week period is... — Updated 10/27/2020 Full story


EC awarded over $1.1 million for materials science education

Edmonds College was awarded three grants this year for materials science education, totaling over $1.1 million. "These resources are vital," said EC President Amit B. Singh.... — Updated 10/27/2020


Appreciates the Beacon's contributions | Letter to the Editor

My husband and I have sent on our subscription online ("The Beacon invites you to partner with us for a sustainable future," Oct. 15). It is our hope that lots of others will do... — Updated 10/26/2020 Full story


Make the most out of Halloween 2020

We who love Halloween are very disappointed that we cannot have our fantastic festival this year as usual, with our great disc jockey, our flash mob dancing to "Thriller," and... — Updated 10/26/2020 Full story


St. Alban's Church plans Drive-By Food Drop Nov. 7

St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Edmonds will hold another "Drive-By Food Drop" 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 to collect contributions for local area food banks from surrounding... — Updated 10/27/2020

Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt in Edmonds

Downtown businesses are hosting a scavenger hunt for school-age children and their families to encourage safe fun while supporting local. The scavenger hunt forms are available to download and fill out and turn in through Nov. 1.... — Updated 10/22/2020


Cascade Symphony's opening night to be streamed Oct. 26

Edmonds-based Cascade Symphony Orchestra will have a "Virtual Opening Night" concert 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26. The online performance replaces the first of two remaining 2020... — Updated 10/27/2020 Full story


COVID: County case count highest since early 2020

The two-week case rate for the period ending Oct. 17 is the highest it has been since the first wave of COVID-19 in early 2020. The rate has increased from 70.6 per 100,000... — Updated 10/27/2020


Woodway taxes thinly disguised, inequitable | Letter to the Editor

On Oct. 19, the Town of Woodway Council passed Resolution 2020-619 to implement a utility franchise fee and utility tax. While both will be levied directly on Olympic View Water... — Updated 10/20/2020


Parking garage construction begins at Lynnwood Transit Center

Construction has begun on a new parking garage at Sound Transit's Lynnwood Transit Center. The new garage will contain 1,670 parking stalls in a five-story structure. Along with... — Updated 10/20/2020


October surprises and the news you need | Chuck's World

I am a keeper of irrelevant anniversaries, which strikes me as a talent not unlike being able to raise one eyebrow or dislocate your little finger, mostly because I can also do... — Updated 10/19/2020 Full story


Fortuna Law PLLC moves to Edmonds

Edmonds Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Fortuna Law PLLC, which moved its firm from Lynnwood to downtown Edmonds. It's a 543 Main St., Pictured,... — Updated 10/19/2020

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