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Articles from the October 15, 2018 edition

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Journalism matters because democracy matters l Guest View

An in-depth newspaper investigation revealed that a state-operated home for aged military veterans was providing sub-standard care and that taxpayer money that was to go to improve the home was spent elsewhere. The result was the replacement of the...

 

Time to stand up for a free press: We’re not the enemy l Guest View

Enough already. The last couple of years have been an unending barrage against the freedom of the press and the practitioners of this noble trade. From being called “liars,” “fake,” and “sick” by irate politicians to enduring capricious...

 

Thanks for the (food and life) memories, Chanterelle | Arts & Appetite

Edmonds likes its institutions. Events like Taste Edmonds and the holiday tree lighting, as well as shopping locales from 99 Ranch Market to Edmonds Bookshop, and bars like Engel’s or The Loft,... Full story

 

Ergo, don’t begrudge words of choice | Moment's Notice

“I do not begrudge them the opportunity,” I said during a recent conversation with some friendly colleagues. “Begrudge?” One answered, not successful in holding back a chuckle. “Are we... Full story

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    October 15, 2018

Welcome to controversy

The “Welcome to Downtown Edmonds” sign, whose redesign is on hold after aggressive public outcry, certainly is getting its share of publicity. Here’s some more. To recap: City officials in July...

 

Relief for Ninth and Main in Edmonds

Here’s some good news. The busy intersection of Main Street and Ninth Avenue should be a little easier to navigate now after the City’s Public Works department put striping down to add right-turn... Full story

 

Welcome, Hekinan delegation – just in time for Halloween | Mayor's Corner

In a few short weeks, a delegation from our sister city, Hekinan, Japan, will join us to celebrate the 30th anniversary of our sister-city relationship. The relationship began 30 years ago with the...

 

Good job Beacon, bad job Beacon | Letters to the Editor

Good news from Pine Street Thank you for the well-written article in the Edmonds Beacon about Pine Street (“Nightmare on Pine Street?" Aug. 30). You gathered information all sides to present a balanced view, and didn’t hesitate to suggest... Full story

 

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