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George Brackett, revealed

Editor's note: This is part one of the historical timeline of George Brackett, the founder of Edmonds. Part two will be published Oct. 17. As a child, did you ever play the game Pass It On? One boy...

 

Chanterelle keeps its iconic charm and adds fresh twists

Since changing owners last October, the always-bustling Chanterelle continues to be a thriving gathering spot for the community, offering quality food and a welcoming atmosphere, with a few new...

 

Bond would build new College Place Middle School

Edmonds students who attend College Place Middle School in Lynnwood – the main campus for local kids – will see a new school in the near future if voters say yes to a $600 million capital...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    October 10, 2019

Mayor's budget includes infrastructure improvements

As the oldest incorporated city in Snohomish County, Edmonds is certainly feeling all of its 129 years these days. That fact was a main driver in Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling's proposed $130 million...

 

Candidate forums, Housing Commission | City Briefs

Two candidate forums are online Candidate forums held Oct. 3 and Oct. 7 can now be viewed online. The Alliance of Citizens for Edmonds (ACE) city council and mayoral candidate forum is at...

 

Ruffing it at Halloween Howl

Judging was ruff at the 15th annual Halloween Howl at Off Leash Area Edmonds, but all were winners. According to OLAE co-founder Diane Buckshnis, the event raised more than $1,200 for the...

 

On paper or online, the Beacon is here for you

With the launch of our new, user-friendly website, Beacon readers have several ways to keep abreast of the community news that affects their daily lives. As always, the Beacon newspaper is free at... Full story

 

Advertising expert Jim Pompeo joins Beacon team

Over the last five years, Coca-Cola has spent an average of $3.8 billion a year on advertising. Coffee is the most widely consumed beverage in America, yet Starbucks spends nearly $400 million...

 

Senior Center has Fall Fashion Show

The Edmonds Senior Center Thrift Store has its Fall Fashion Show 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at its Westgate Shopping Center location, 22820 100th Ave. West, Edmonds. The Thrift Store Fashion Show will...

 

Edmonds Marsh: Alive, but struggling | Guest View

I've been asked what I've learned from the recent final report from Windward LLC. The City Council contracted Windward in 2017 to provide an 18-month site-specific scientific study that would address...

 

Election endorsements, CRISTA, bike lanes | Letters to the Editor

Editor's note: The following letter, which ran last week, had an incorrect headline. Because of that, we are running it again, in addition to the response to the letter. The Beacon apologizes for the...

 

The kids are all right | Chuck's World

I’ve been reading your mail for 18 years. I just realized that sounds sort of illegal. Let me clarify. I’ve been writing this column for 18 years. A few weeks following the attacks of Sept. 11,...

 

Lessons from writers in Edmonds | Moment's Notice

Professional or academic conferences – they bring to mind-sprawling convention centers, lanyards and nametags, buffet meals, and uncomfortable conference chairs. Over the years, however, we are...

 

Epic comeback boosts Meadowdale's confidence | Volleyball

The Meadowdale volleyball team proved that it's not how you start but how you finish. The Mavericks were nine points down but rallied to win set one and then they overcame a 2-1 set deficit to pull...

 

Third season of Diversity Film Series begins this month

Patrick Doherty, Edmonds' economic development and community services director, says the third version of the Diversity Film Series is its most diverse yet. The series, sponsored by the City's...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    October 10, 2019

Mavericks fall 48-21 to Storm | Football

A potent Squalicum offense scored on its first play from scrimmage against Meadowdale. The Mavericks responded with a touchdown of their own, but the Storm turned out to be too much to handle, as Squalicum scored 21 unanswered points and cruised to...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    October 10, 2019

Edmonds-Woodway uses ground game to beat Lynnwood | Football

Edmonds-Woodway moved into sole possession of first place in the Wesco 3A South with a hard-fought victory over district rival Lynnwood. Junior running back Steele Swinton rushed for a career-high...

 

Knights record first win of year | Football

It took about a quarter but once its offense got rolling, King’s was unstoppable. The Knights scored 38 unanswered points in the second and third quarters to run away from Raymond with a 52-14 victory in a nonconference football game Friday, Oct....

 

Warriors, Mavericks wrapping up strong regular season runs | Tennis

The Edmonds-Woodway and Meadowdale boys tennis teams both are headed for successful regular season runs with just two weeks left until the district tournament. The Warriors suffered their first...

 

Registration open for Fall Discovery Day Camps

Owls of Edmonds Non-School Day Camp 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18: For ages 6-12. Have fun with owls on your day off of school. Get to know owls by learning about their unique adaptations such as...

 

Edmonds celebrates National Arts and Humanities Month

A proclamation by Mayor Dave Earling at Edmonds City Council Oct. 1 recognized October as National Arts and Humanities month, which annually highlights the arts and humanities as vital to the...

 

Canadian indigenous tenor performing in Edmonds Oct. 26

Jeremy Dutcher, a Canadian indigenous tenor, composer, and activist, performs 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Edmonds Center for the Arts. A classically trained tenor and ethnomusicologist and inner...

 

Coast Salish artist featured in the Frances Anderson Center

Exhibits of Coast Salish artwork by Ty Juvinel are featured in the Edmonds Arts Commission Display Case and in the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation Gallery at the Frances Anderson Center through Oct....

 

Southern resident orcas, humpbacks in Edmonds | Through Your Lens

Janine Harles – a frequent contributor to the Beacon – was out in the water recently and captured some great shots of the southern resident orcas as they passed by, as well as a young humpback,...

 

School District issues advisory on fentanyl

The Edmonds School District on Monday, Oct. 7, sent a letter to families regarding the increase in the number of fentanyl-related overdose deaths among young people, including high school students....

 

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