Articles written by laura daniali

Sorted by date  Results 26 - 50 of 297

Page Up



 By Laura Daniali    News

Train warning system to push horns to the wayside

Those in downtown Edmonds know when a train is pulling into town or just passing through. About 40 trains a day pass through Edmonds, each sounding warning blasts that send the hands of people nearby to their ears. The city has... — Updated 4/21/2016 Full story

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

It’s citizen survey time, but don’t check your mailbox just yet

The City of Edmonds will soon send out citizen surveys to 2,200 Edmonds households to help identify community needs and wants for the 2017 budgeting process. The city anticipates introductory postcards will be mailed by mid-May,... — Updated 4/14/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

D.C. hire to lobby for rail crossing alternative

The City of Edmonds has hired a federal lobbying firm, Capitol Strategies of Washington, D.C., to pursue federal dollars for the at-grade rail crossing alternatives project. “You have to have people on the ground in D.C. going... — Updated 4/14/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

What’s your vision for the revitalization of Highway 99?

Something unusual happened at a recent community workshop – residents and developers agreed. When it comes to Highway 99, those who attended the City of Edmonds Highway 99... — Updated 4/7/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Crossing Hwy. 99 is a risky bet

A woman was struck by a vehicle while trying to walk across Highway 99 near Country Farms market on Monday, just weeks before new crosswalk signals will be activated. The... — Updated 4/7/2016 Full story

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Port, marina visitors create a current of commerce

Though small in scale compared to the Port of Seattle or even the Port of Everett, the Port of Edmonds and marina businesses contribute to the city’s economy by netting out-of-tow... — Updated 4/7/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    Opinion

It’s about the stories, not the media | Editor's Note

In a digital world, where you’re given almost instantaneous access to information, are printed newspapers still relevant? As the editor of a weekly newspaper with both print and online editions, I’ve found this question has... — Updated 4/7/2016 Full story

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Woman struck while crossing Highway 99

An 88-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle around 5:40 p.m. on Monday while crossing Highway 99 near 225th Street Southwest and Country Farms Market. The suspect driver fled the... — Updated 4/4/2016 Full story

 
 By Laura Daniali    Schools

School tests for air quality after $250K fire loss

A fire that started in a supply closet on Sunday night at Madrona K-8 School caused an estimated $250,000 in fire, smoke and water damage. Classes have been canceled through... — Updated 3/31/2016 Full story

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Women at the helm of ferry leadership

In honor of Women's History Month, the Edmonds Beacon is featuring three women in key roles with Washington State Ferries. –Ed. When the Washington state ferry system was... — Updated 3/31/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Thousands turn out to Edmonds caucus sites

Thousands of Snohomish County voters filled two Edmonds School District high schools on Saturday, March 26, as they vied for the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee. Vermont... — Updated 3/31/2016 Full story

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Food bank director retires after 35 years of service

An Edmonds woman who has helped feed thousands of families through 35 years of service at a local food bank is set to retire. Peggy Kennedy, 87, remembers when the Carol Rowe... — Updated 3/24/2016 Full story

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Fire District asks for improved communication from city

After a 15-month gap in communication between Snohomish County Fire District 1 and the City of Edmonds, district commissioners urged the council to improve communications and view i... — Updated 3/24/2016 Full story

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Though teen pregnancy is challenging, there is hope

The following article is the last in an eight-part series produced by The Beacon on teen issues. Called “Turn Up The Volume,” the series aims to educate our readers while offering information – and hope – to those needing... — Updated 3/23/2016 Full story

 
 By Laura Daniali    Schools

Chase Lake community gathers to build school garden

They’re growing more than minds at Chase Lake Elementary. Members of the community from students, parents and teachers to neighbors gathered on Saturday, March 12, to build a... — Updated 3/17/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Public speaks out on critical areas

A proposed eight-year planning document that would govern the city’s critical areas could impact residents, construction of a new community center and development at the port. Concerned residents and civic leaders voiced their... — Updated 3/17/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Not all were wary of the wind

High winds and rain hit Puget Sound last week, causing downed trees, power outages and mudslides in Snohomish County, but not all were negatively impacted. Four kiteboarders had a... — Updated 3/17/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    Schools

Chase Lake community gathers to build school garden

(from left to right) Fourth-grader Gabrielle Silue helps her teacher, Jody Wallis, secure the corners of a newly-constructed raised bed at a community work party on Saturday, March... — Updated 3/12/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    A & E

‘Shrek the Musical!’ is ambitious, fantastic undertaking for MCT

With a microphone in hand and a script nearby, director Marianni Groves shouts, “Where’s Jasmine, Belle and Cinderella?” from a seat in the middle of the Mountlake Terrace... — Updated 3/10/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Public records requests can tie up city clerk’s office for years

The public has the right to request public records, but at times, citizens request substantial amounts of information and tie up local government entities for months or even years. In the City of Edmonds, a citizen recently filed... — Updated 3/10/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

BNSF’s demands narrow options for rail crossing alternatives

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad has weighed in on the City of Edmonds’ rail crossing alternatives analysis with definitive objections. It will not approve of any concept that impacts existing or future rail lines, and it... — Updated 3/10/2016 Full story

 
 By Laura Daniali    Schools

District comes in below state average for absenteeism

According to a recent study, Edmonds School District students are in class more often than students in other districts across the state. The Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Instruction released data in February on... — Updated 3/3/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

39-year-old pier gets $1.4M renovation

A $1.4 million renovation of the Edmonds Pier will begin on March 14 with the first major structural improvements being done since its construction 39 years ago. “The main thrust... — Updated 3/3/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Cyberbullying leaves a lasting trace – and none at all

The following article is the fifth in an eight-part series produced by The Beacon on teen issues. Called “Turn Up The Volume,” the series aims to educate our readers while offering information – and hope – to those needing... — Updated 3/2/2016

 
 By Laura Daniali    News

Seniors encourage vibrant living, launch creative aging festival

For some local seniors, retirement is no longer a time to sit back and watch time pass. It’s a time to rediscover the creativity and vibrancy of his or her youth. For 76-year-old... — Updated 2/25/2016

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020