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 By Mike Denton    Opinion

Consider donating stimulus check to help others | Guest View

Right about now, most of us are getting $600 or more from the government. We didn't ask for it, and many of us don't really need it. You may have thought that it should have gone... — Updated 1/21/2021

 By Mike Denton    A & E

No toy drive, but Teri's Toybox still taking donations

Since we are unable to hold our regular VFW/Legion Christmas Party (a disappointment to all), we will also not be able to hold our annual toy drive for Teri's Toybox program for... — Updated 12/17/2020

 By Mike Denton    A & E

No poppy drive this year, but donations VFW donations accepted

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8870 has been forced to modify its plans to distribute poppies in the Edmonds community during the Memorial Day weekend. The poppy drive... — Updated 5/23/2020 Full story

 By Mike Denton    A & E

Memorial Day observance, COVID-19-style

Editor's note: The Edmonds Memorial Cemetery will have flags and crosses up on May 22 in observance of Memorial Day, recognizing the gravesites of military personnel. The... — Updated 5/21/2020 Full story

 By Mike Denton    News

Memorial Day observance in Edmonds, COVID-19-style

Every year on Memorial Day, the Edmonds Memorial Cemetery board chooses one or more Edmonds veterans, or groups of veterans to be honored with ceremonies, speeches, music and... — Updated 5/7/2020 Full story

 By Mike Denton    News

Edmonds VFW raises more than $13,000 for Veterans Day

In cities and towns around the country, this past Veterans Day was observed with parades, gatherings in public squares, speeches, and patriotic songs. Veterans participate in... — Updated 11/19/2018 Full story


Edmonds Sea Scouts celebrate 20 years | Guest View

An article in a 1994 February edition of the Edmonds Paper, the predecessor to the Edmonds Beacon, opened like this: “The newly formed Edmonds Sea Explorer unit of the Boy Scouts has been called fun, challenging, worthwhile, exci... — Updated 12/11/2014

 By mike denton    Opinion

Priorities, priorities where are they?

Editor: Just read your City Lights column (May 21). I am at least as livid as my good friend Tom Miller (former Edmonds police chief and City Council member). Once again my... — Updated 5/28/2009


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