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 By Brian Soergel    News    April 12, 2019

Washington State Ferries to discuss future of Edmonds Marsh

Officials from Washington State Ferries’ will hold a public meeting to follow-up on its 2040 long-range plan, which they say will include discussion on the Edmonds Marsh. You’ll have to take the...

 
 By Dave Earling    Opinion    April 12, 2019

Here’s an update on major projects | Mayor's Corner

I have written before about several large projects the community currently has in play. All have made good progress and are all in various stages of development. Yet they do not all follow a common pr...

 

Guest View | Edmonds

Reader opinions and views by guest columnists that rate special placement....

 

Edmonds housing plan should represent true Edmonds stakeholders | Guest View Edmonds

We applaud the Edmonds City Council’s decision to create a new Citizens Housing Commission. If fairly and thoughtfully formed, this new Commission could help make Edmonds become the city that did...

 

The right tree in the right place | Guest View Edmonds

The Citizens Tree Board is no longer responsible for writing code or policy, contrary to what some people still believe. Granted, when first created in 2011, one of its goals was a tree ordinance, as...

 

Letters to the Editor | Edmonds

Letters from Edmonds residents, and those from surrounding communities, on issues that affect the city....

 

'Walking Lady,' gateway sign, LGBTQ decision | Letters to the Editor Edmonds

Great photo from E-W student Congratulations to Edmonds-Woodway High School student Cora Hodges for her remarkable and well-focused photo in the Schack Art Center black-and-white photo contest (“It’s a snap: E-W students shine in photo...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    April 12, 2019

Royce Napolitino: "The fleeting art form of live performance is a passion of mine'

Your first impression that someone from the Public Works department has been selected to sing the national anthem for one of the city’s biggest spectacles might be one of … well, huh? The more you...

 

You gotta have friends | Moment's Notice

On April 27, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly declared an official International Friendship Day. Originally so-named for July 30, in many countries it is celebrated on the first Sunday in Aug...

 

Volunteering, at the library and beyond | Librarian's Desk

Did you know that the week of April 6 to April 13 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week? It is an opportunity to celebrate and honor the generosity, goodwill and the commitment of service to and...

 
 By Makenna Dreher    News    April 12, 2019

Alicia Crank list priorities at Edmonds council campaign kickoff

Alicia Crank kicked off her campaign for Edmonds City Council, Position 5, telling supporters her priorities are government connectability, housing affordability, and economic development. “It...

 

Beach docents needed in Edmonds

The City of Edmonds is accepting applications for its 2019 Volunteer Beach Docent program. Beach docents work side-by-side with ranger-naturalists to educate the public about the Edmonds Marine Sanctuary during the summer. No experience is...

 

Lodging tax fund award information

The City of Edmonds Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) provides recommendations on the usage of City lodging tax revenue for the purposes of tourism promotion. These recommendations, approved by City Council in the annual City of Edmonds budget,...

 

Edmonds Diversity Commission has 2nd round of grants

The city of Edmonds Diversity Commission has announced the opening of the application period for its second round for 2019 grant awards. The grants are available to help make possible community programs, events and/or activities that engage, educate...

 

Edmonds Police hope sketch leads to ID of dead man

Edmonds Police have released a sketch of an unidentified man who hanged himself in Yost Park last year. Natalie Murry drew the sketch based on a photo Edmond police received on Sept. 30 from a...

 

Former Beacon editor wins Rising Star communications award

Laura Daniali, a former editor for the Edmonds Beacon, has won two awards for her marketing and public relations work at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood. Daniali, a communications specialist in...

 

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