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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...

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....

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...

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...

'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...

Event benefits Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is sponsoring An Evening in Diamonds 6-8 p.m. Oct. 20, at Jared The Galleria of Jewelry, 2925 196th St, SW, Lynnwood. The event will benefit DVS, with...

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...

Sno-King Youth Club gets WISH Fund to replace vandalized goal

The Edmonds Chamber Foundation has announced the first recipient of the newly established WISH Fund. This past month Sno-King Youth Club found one of its new soccer goals had been vandalized and...

Party in the house, woot | Police Beat

Oct. 1 An offer you should refuse Attempted scam over Offer Up involving fraudulent check. 23010 Highway 99. Highway robbery $3,000 was taken from reporting party's motel room when he was not...

Clothing by heaters causes townhouse fire

No one was injured when an early morning fire Oct. 10 caused more than $55,000 damage to an Edmonds townhouse. A passerby called 911 at 4:35 a.m. to report smoke and flames coming from the two-story...

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... Full story

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...

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...

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...

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