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Top scholar-athletes earn Edmonds School District honors

Seventeen student-athletes from the Edmonds School District recently were honored at the annual Scholar-Athlete Banquet. Seniors were presented with college scholarships ranging from $1,500 to...

 
 A&E    June 9, 2016

Events for the week of June 9 | Around Town

June 9 The Many Journeys in Our Lives 10 a.m. – noon. This free event will be held at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., with registration suggested (425-774-5555). Dr. James J. Tracy will present “Faith, Doubt, Mystery: A Catholic...

 
 A&E    June 9, 2016

Season tickets available for Cascade Symphony 2016-17 season

Cascade Symphony is excited to announce its 2016-17 season. Season tickets are now available. Full orchestra concert dates for the season are Oct. 24, Dec. 11, Dec. 12, Jan. 9, March 13 and May 8. In...

 

Edmonds Sister City Commission seeks host families

Looking for a great way to expand your family’s global horizon? Would your children enjoy a cross-cultural experience that broadens their view of the world? Are you and your family interested in making new friends from far-away places? Then the...

 

New phone number for non-emergencies | City brief

From now on, don’t call 911 unless it’s to report an emergency. Snohomish County dispatchers have a new phone number for non-emergency calls: 425-775-3000. The number launched June 1. The new number allows operators to reserve 911 for true...

 

Edmonds youth to compete in Pitch, Hit & Run skills contest

Three youths from Edmonds, including a set of twins, will join other competitors from around the greater Pacific Northwest for the chance to represent the Seattle Mariners at the National Finals of the Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run...

 

Edmonds water comes from ‘high quality’ source | City Corner

I would first like to thank The Beacon for the opportunity it provides the city to present information in the public interest. We know your publication plays an important role in getting local news...

 

Fire District 1 offers free disaster prep workshops

Snohomish County Fire District 1 is offering free workshops this month to help citizens and neighborhoods prepare for disasters. A ReadySnoCo Preparedness Workshop will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Edmonds Conference Center (North...

 
 A&E    June 9, 2016

Broadway’s master songman to perform at ECA

Broadway’s master songman, Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, will bring his critically-acclaimed theatre concert, to Edmonds Center for the Arts for one performance at 7:30...

 

EdCC offers free textbooks for Edmonds School District grads

Edmonds Community College announced that it will be offering free textbooks to qualifying students for the upcoming fall quarter. Any graduating high school senior from Edmonds School District with a 2.5 GPA or higher, that registers at EdCC for at l...

 

Sunset Avenue ‘debacle’ continues | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Remember the song of our youth – “same song second verse – couldn’t get better, gonna get worse?” That describes the Sunset Avenue debacle [“Views split on proposed changes to Sunset Ave.,” The Beacon, front page, May...

 

Will construction impact sculptures at Edmonds pier? | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Nice story [“Unforeseen construction delays, costs extend pier closure,” The Beacon, front page, May 26]! As a former resident, and officially anal about details … I'm wondering about the state of the beautiful salmon scu...

 
 By Maria Montalvo    General    June 9, 2016

I heart Noam Chomsky | Moment's Notice

The heroes of my youth, more or less in chronological order, include Laura Ingalls Wilder, Ferdinand the Bull, Jimmy Carter, my brother, James Dean, John Taylor (Duran Duran), Eva Peron (think outside the populist box), Isabel Allende. I also grew...

 

Log of calls to 911 week of June 9 | Police Beat

May 24 False Reporting - 21900 blk Hwy. 99 A pedestrian violation resulted in an arrest, citation and release for false and misleading statements. Weapons Violation - 21500 blk Hwy. 99 A man was arrested for a warrant. Dangerous weapons and drug para...

 

Edmonds Rotary awards $12,500 in scholarships to 8 students

(from left to right) The Edmonds Noon Rotary Club awarded scholarships on May 17 to Santino Dewyer, Hyoju Kim, Catherine Pham, Tiffany Daniggelis, Kristin Yim, Zander Hall-Spicuzza, Nancy Ou and...

 

High school architecture student places 2nd in state

Shyanne Smyer placed second in the SkillsUSA Washington State Competition in architectural drafting. Smyer is a senior at Meadowdale High School who has been attending the Architectural Design/CAD...

 
 By Laura Daniali    Features    June 9, 2016

‘Little White Church’ is 1st church in Edmonds Historic Register

The “Little White Church” on the corner of 4th Avenue North and Bell Street is the first church in Edmonds to be added to the Edmonds Register of Historic Places. The circa 1910 church was built t...

 

High school students publish true accounts of personal struggles

Students from Scriber Lake High School have published a collection of nonfiction stories about the struggles of addiction, mental health issues, homelessness and other hardships they’ve endured. Fif...

 

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