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Edmonds College receives $220K grant for patient care program

Edmonds College has received a $220,000 grant from Career Connect Washington for its patient care technician program. The college said the grant will help remove financial barriers... — Updated 10/19/2023

 By Beacon Staff    News

A new era beginning for ECA

At the end of February, Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) announced the coming departure of its founding Executive Director Joe McIalwain, who steps down from his position in late A... — Updated 5/25/2023

 By Beacon Staff    News

ACE President Michelle Dotsch seeks council Position 4

Dr. Michelle Dotsch, an Edmonds native whose family dental practice earned her the nickname "Dr. Michelle," has announced she will run for the Edmonds City Council's open Position... — Updated 5/19/2023

 By Beacon staff    News

ARTspot celebrating 10 years; new owner announced

ARTspot, an art supply store on Main Street in Edmonds, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. "The goal was to be supportive of local artists and encouraging to anyone who wanted to... — Updated 6/21/2022

 By Beacon staff    Sports

Edmonds-Woodway dominates all-league soccer honors

Seven Edmonds-Woodway players earned first-team, all-Wesco 3A/2A girls soccer recognition. Forward Sophia Martino-Crew, midfielders Michaela Danyo, Gaby Chappell and Chiara Serafini, defenders Juliet Hufford and Sophia Pellegrini... — Updated 11/20/2018

 By Beacon Staff    News

Beacon publisher wins top honor

Paul Archipley, owner of Beacon Publishing, picked up the top award at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 131st convention. In addition, three Beacon staffers won a... — Updated 10/14/2018

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale student art highlighted at Schack Art Center

Several students from Edmonds-Woodway and Meadowdale High Schools will have their photography on display at the Schack Art Center through the end of April. As part of the Black & White Photography contest exhibit, local... — Updated 4/2/2014

 By Beacon Staff    News

Ways to help victims of the Oso landslide

As the search and rescue and recovery mission continues in Oso, local residents and businesses are looking for ways to help. Many in the community are accepting donations of money and goods for the victims of the landslide. Here... — Updated 3/26/2014 Full story

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds School District asking for input from parents, community

The Edmonds School District is looking to gather input from families and the community during four public meetings starting on March 26. The District, as part of it's strategic direction work, is hosting four meeting for the... — Updated 3/25/2014

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds-Woodway string quartet joins Beatles Musical | School brief

The Edmonds-Woodway High School string quartet was recently invited to join a traveling Beatles Musical production. The group will join "In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute... — Updated 3/25/2014

 By Beacon Staff    News

Mudslide cancels Sounder commuter train service on Monday, March 10

Another mudslide on Saturday evening has forced the cancellation of the Northline Sounder train on Monday, March 10. The train was also canceled last week on Friday and through the weekend due to mudslides just south of Mukilteo.... — Updated 3/9/2014

 By Beacon Staff    News

NWS issues flood watch through Thursday night

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of Western Washington in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday night. Periods of heavy rain are forecast for the next few days, according to the NWS, with... — Updated 3/4/2014

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Edmonds School District students honored | School briefs

Several students from schools in the Edmonds School District were highlighted by the district recently. Edmonds-Woodway's Alfred Yi, who plays the bassoon, took first place in the regional during Solo/Ensemble competition, and... — Updated 2/25/2014

 By Beacon Staff    News

State ferries renamed in honor of the Seahawks on Sunday, Feb. 2

If you plan to travel by ferry on Sunday, Feb. 2, you may notice new names for the ships. In honor of the Seahawks playing in the Super Bowl, the WSF are renaming the ships on Sunday, Feb. 2, after Gov. Jay Inslee directed the chan... — Updated 1/31/2014

 By Beacon Staff    News

Starbucks celebrates Seahawks with 12 cent coffee on Blue Friday

Local Starbucks stores are getting into the 12th Fan spirit on Friday, Jan. 17. Stores will be offering a tall brewed coffee to customers wearing blue and green on Friday for 12 cents. Starbucks baristas will also celebrate Blue... — Updated 1/16/2014

 By Beacon Staff    Sports

Through Your Lens | 12th Fans

Fans of the Seattle Seahawks are showing off their 12th fan pride this winter as the Hawks prepare to play in the NFC Championship game this weekend. Fans in Edmonds, like Pete and... — Updated 1/13/2014 Full story

 By Beacon Staff    A & E

Winter tips for feeding hummingbirds

It’s common to see hummingbird feeders in area yards throughout the spring and summer. Did you know that some of those little bird stick around for the winter? With fewer food... — Updated 1/1/2014 Full story

 By Beacon Staff    News

Freeing orcas to astronomy dominate online

Thanks to the power of technology, this year as the Beacon staff began to look back at the top stories of 2013; we stopped to take a look at what were favorites online. Turns out some of our favorite stories were yours too this... — Updated 12/30/2013 Full story

 By Beacon Staff    News

Edmonds School District cancels school on Friday, Dec. 20

The Edmonds School District canceled school for all students on Friday, Dec. 20 because of snow and hazardous conditions. All schools, after-school activities, and evening events at district buildings have been canceled. "This... — Updated 12/20/2013 Full story

 By Beacon Staff    News

Salmonella outbreak in chicken sickens 18 in Washington

Washington state health officials are warning residents in Washington to make sure they thoroughly cook chicken after a multi-state salmonella outbreak has caused several local illnesses. There have been 15 reported cases of... — Updated 10/9/2013 Full story

 By Beacon Staff    Sports

Sports reporter joins Beacon staff

As many will notice in this week's print edition, there's a new addition to The Beacon – a sports page. As the paper launches into this new territory, there is also a new reporter joining the staff. Megan Managan will be... — Updated 9/10/2013 Full story

 By Beacon staff    News

Its time for the Guide to Mukilteo photo contest

If you've ever taken that "perfect" photograph, and want to share it with the world, we'd like to see it. The Beacon is getting ready to publish its annual Guide to Mukilteo and, for the seventh year in a row, we're looking to you... — Updated 3/4/2009

 By Beacon staff    News

Countys solid-waste fees to change March 1

For the first time since 1992, Snohomish County solid-waste rates for the disposal of garbage at transfer stations will increase. To offset this increase, rates on other solid-waste services have been reduced or made free. The... — Updated 2/25/2009

 By Beacon staff    News

Immerse yourself in Puget Sound and Mukilteo shorelines No byline

You have probably talked with WSU Beach Watchers if you spend time at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park they have been out there sharing information about the wildlife and waters that live along that shoreline. WSU Beach Watchers are... — Updated 2/25/2009 Full story

 By Beacon staff    News

Learn how to help during a disaster

Snohomish County Fire District 1 is offering Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training for citizens interested in learning how they can help their community during a major disaster. Classes will meet twice a week beginning... — Updated 2/25/2009


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