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Visitors to the Edmonds waterfront may notice that new tsunami hazard zone and evacuation route signs have been installed. These signs are to inform the public and help people navigate …

New nonprofit challenges City’s aquifer regulation

Because of the risk of contaminated drinking water in Woodway and south Edmonds, a newly formed nonprofit says its first action is challenging the recent City of Edmonds’ Critical Aquifer …

The annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden is July 21, and the Beacon will spotlight one of the featured gardens in the next issue. We'll also have information on the theme for 2025 – it's …

Panel offers suggestions to fix budget mess

Mayor Mike Rosen’s “blue-ribbon panel” of experts – gathered to “help the City achieve financial resiliency and instill confidence and trust among community …

Hot temps, cool water

Yes, it’s been a hot week, which calls to mind the deadly heat wave of 2021, where wildfires combined with triple-digit temps introduced the PNW to the term "heat dome." Last year, a …

The Snohomish County Council on Wednesday unanimously approved the inclusion of a public safety sales tax levy on the Nov. 5 general election ballot. The levy was proposed by Snohomish County …

Red-light cameras to be placed at 2 locations

This is the first of a two-part series on the possible impacts of red-light cameras approved by a majority of councilmembers. Information was gathered from council meetings, Beacon archives, and …

Peoples Bank is once again giving away piggy banks filled with money with no strings attached, but this time, we’re telling you exactly where to look. ‘The Pigs Tour’ has …

Meet the Murals of Edmonds on a walking tour Mural Project Edmonds, an outreach project of Art Walk Edmonds, offers two free walking tours of the city’s murals on Thursday, July 18, at …

Teen charged with 2 counts of murder pleads not guilty; trial set for Sept. 6

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first- and second-degree murder in the death of 13-year-old Jayda Woods-Johnson, struck by an errant bullet at Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood July 3.

QFC in Edmonds' Westgate neighborhood is one of the five brands owned by Kroger and Albertsons being sold to C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC. C&S is based in Keene, New Hampshire. In 2021, …

Rick Larsen: ‘I’m on Team Biden’

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, who represents Edmonds and Mukilteo in the 2nd Congressional District, said he’s supporting President Joe Biden amid increasing calls for him to step down. “I …

Plenty of people took to Edmonds beaches over the weekend as temperatures climbed into the 90s. Expect more of the same Monday and Tuesday. The rest of the week will have higher than typical …

3 $500 citiations for fireworks in Edmonds

Edmonds Police were busy on Independence Day. They fielded 121 calls between 6 a.m. July 4 and 6 a.m. July 5.   There were 39 fireworks calls and four noise complaints.   …

Did you hear the fireworks in Edmonds last night? Of course you did. Want to tell the City and councilmembers all about it? Tuesday's meeting has the fireworks on its agenda. Here's some …

Sno-Isle Libraries board seeks new member

Sno-Isle Libraries seeks to fill an upcoming vacancy on the seven-member board of trustees, which governs the Library District for Snohomish and Island counties. Snohomish County residents interested …

Landmark 99 project is off the table

The Edmonds City Council has approved a resolution from Mayor Mike Rosen and City directors that Edmonds should not move forward with the so-called Landmark 99 property, now the site of Burlington on …

From Friday, July 5, through Sunday, July 7, PAWS will waive all adoption fees for available adult dogs age 6 months and older. Prospective adopters are invited to visit the PAWS shelter in Lynnwood …

In its second 2024 grant cycle, the Hazel Miller Foundation awarded $308,906 to 26 organizations in Snohomish and King counties.  The board of directors worked to award grants that touch …

Last week, the Beacon debuted part one of a two-part series on Washington State Ferries’ new boss, Steve Nevey, who State Secretary of Transportation Roger Miller selected as assistant …

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