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Verdant Health Superintendent Robin Fenn stepping down

After three years at the helm of the Verdant Health Commission, Superintendent Robin Fenn is stepping down in November. Fenn replaced Edmonds resident Carl Zapora. The Verdant board plans to appoint...

Couple launch pet- and house-sitting travel adventure | Prime Living

"Home is now wherever we are," they declare as they step off the airplane in Paris, ready to take on their first pet sitting gig. They are off on adventures for at least a year, but Edmonds is still...

'There was consensus that College Place needs to be done first'

When designers created College Place Middle School 50 or so years ago, they probably thought it looked pretty good. Maybe. But today, most would say the Lynnwood school – where most Edmonds kids...

Diversity Commission; Solar award | City Briefs

Edmonds Diversity Commission seeks 2 members Edmonds residents interested in working on issues, programs, and activities associated with the changing demographics of Edmonds, while enhancing an...

Nature as Medicine | Prime Living

In the Northwest, some patients are receiving a novel prescription from their doctor: a walk in the park. Physicians in Seattle are weaving nature therapy into clinical practice. There's plenty of...

Snohomish County budget focuses on housing, environment

Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers' proposed 2020 budget to the Snohomish County Council, announced last week, focuses on public safety and the opioid crisis, environmental and fiscal...

Open houses to share ideas for improved Sounder station access

Sound Transit has evaluated more than 50 potential projects to improve parking and access at Edmonds and Mukilteo Sounder stations so that more residents can use this traffic-free travel option....

Edmonds City Council urges no vote on I-976

Although recent polling suggests Initiative 976, the $30 car tab ballot measure, is winning among likely voters, powerful forces are arrayed against it – including, as of Tuesday evening, a...

George Brackett, revealed – part two

Editor's note: This is part two of the historical timeline of George Brackett, the founder of Edmonds. Part one was published Oct. 10. Both are available at www.edmondsbeacon.com. Along the shores of...

Prime Living | ECA celebrates 5th anniversary of arts programming for people with memory loss

Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) announced the 5th season of its Dementia-Inclusive Series – a lineup of creative and social enrichment programs designed to engage people living with memory loss...

You too can fight domestic violence | Publisher's Desk

Kim Goldman had brought extensive notes for a prepared speech she was going to give at the Hope Within Luncheon, a fundraiser for Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County that's held annually...

We get election letters | Letters to the Editor

Where is the real intolerance? The article in the Oct. 3 Edmonds Beacon about the controversy at King's Schools "Our humanity is intertwined") was well-written and for the most part presented both...

With good cookbooks, old is new again | Home Again

My favorite cookbook, without a doubt, is the oldest one in my collection. It’s my maternal grandmother’s “revised and enlarged” copy of "The Household Searchlight Recipe Book," 12th...

I'll take 'why should read history,' Alex | History Files

"You have no chance of winning. You are too old and your reflexes are too slow. These young people will all be faster." Such was the cheerful advice of Alex Trebek at dinner. One of the perks as a...

The virtues of living virtually | Chuck's World

For someone whose summers are typically low-key seasons, this past one was an anomaly in the sense that I lost it. I spent about a month traveling this summer, making several trips, and I’m...

Ram Run at Holy Rosary| Through Your Lens

Holy Rosary School Edmonds' annual Ram Run had the benefit of sunny weather Oct. 10. Students made the best of the nice conditions during their annual school fundraiser, earning money for their...

Defensive stands propel Meadowdale past Everett | Football

Meadowdale's defense came up big twice in key moments against Everett. A successful goal line stand at the Maverick 1-yard line at the end of the first half kept the Seagulls out of the end zone....

Edmonds-Woodway suffers first league loss of season | Football

Edmonds-Woodway remains in the hunt for a Wesco 3A South title despite losing its first league game of the year. Snohomish used a punishing ground game and an effective short passing attack to upend...

Edmonds-Woodway High School Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony set for Oct. 24

The public is invited to attend the 2019 Edmonds-Woodway High School Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 24, in the high school’s Great Hall. A meet and greet will be from 6-7 p.m. (light snacks provided) and...

King's falls 16-7 to Granite Falls | Football

King’s worst offensive output of the season came at a most inopportune time. Granite Falls limited the Knights to just 128 yards of total offense and prevailed 16-7 in King’s North Sound Conference football opener Friday, Oct. 11, at Granite...

Cascade Symphony opens season Oct. 21

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Michael Miropolsky, opens its 2019-2020 season – its 58th – 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, with its "Brahms' Passion" concert.. The concert, at...

Music at the Library kicks off with acoustic duo

Edmonds Library's annual Music at the Library season begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 with a performance by the Jim Basnight Acoustic Duo with Mikel Rollins. Here's the rest of the lineup for...

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