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 By Ken Reidy    Opinion

Scrivener's errors, and why City has work to do | Guest View

Many have heard the term “scrivener’s error.” Washington State case law (88 Wn. App. 669, Halbert v. Forney) defines a scrivener's error as an unintended error or omission mad... — Updated 3/30/2023


Mansplaining: You know what you need to do | Moment's Notice

"Men explain things to me, and facts do not get in their way" – Rebecca Solnit Molly Tuttle, one of the most extraordinary bluegrass singers, composers, and guitar players, won a... — Updated 3/2/2023

 By Ken Marques    Opinion

Pick up those erasers | Only in Edmonds

The pink nib at the other end of a sharpened pencil scrubs away an error. Thank you for erasers! Oh, how good it would be if we had an eraser to scrub some of our spoken words. We... — Updated 12/8/2022

 By Ken Marques    Opinion

Fashion faux pas for gentlemen: Belt and suspenders | Only in Edmonds

If you are fortunate enough to lunch at the Edmonds Waterfront Center and join an older adult at one of the many tables, you’ll find good conversation about most any subject. On... — Updated 7/28/2022

 By Tim Raetzloff    News

How Edmonds, and other places, got their names | History Files

I'm the Galloping Ghost of the Japanese coast. You don't hear of me and my crew. But just ask any man off the coast of Japan If he knows of the Trigger Maru. - Constantine N.... — Updated 6/15/2022


COVID funding; disappointed in poll question | Letters to the Editor

Did businesses understand the City's COVID funding process? Sounds like the city screwed up, too ("City is found negligent in distributing COVID funding," April 7). How many... — Updated 4/14/2022

 By Ken Marques    Opinion

Errors can sometimes turn out OK | Only in Edmonds

You can't make this stuff up. I did a few chores. and finished with planting an azalea in the backyard. My jeans were soiled, shoes were muddy and, while heading back to the garage... — Updated 4/14/2022


Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation names board officers

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation has elected three new board officers: President Jennie de Mello e Souza, Vice President Morgan Smalley, and secretary Marnie Chinn. Tim Jones... — Updated 1/13/2022


Traffic fixes; just ducky | Letters to the Editor

Editor's note: Due to an editing error, a letter in the Oct. 14 issue of The Beacon was missing a key point. Here is the letter, in full. Serious traffic fixes needed on Dayton and... — Updated 10/28/2021


Child passenger safety week is Sept. 19-25

South County Fire and Safe Kids Snohomish County encourage parents and caregivers to check their child's car seat or booster to make sure their little one is riding safely during Ch... — Updated 9/19/2021

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

A glance in the rearview mirror at the other guy | Chuck's World

I knew a man briefly, once, so long ago now that I have a vague idea of maybe his age, possibly his height. I can’t imagine his name or anything else, except that I knew him for... — Updated 8/26/2021

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

The choreography of caution | Chuck's World

We’ve been putting out little fires for a few weeks, my community of friends, manageable trauma for the post-pandemic era and not unexpected. Some are desperate to hand out... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

The silence of the children who listen | Chuck's World

I’m guessing that the name of Theodore Parker doesn’t ring a bell. This is probably because he delivered an historical sermon in 1853 that history tends to ignore. Parker studie... — Updated 4/29/2021

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Cancel culture: When bad people make good things | Chuck's World

I fell in love with movies as a child, almost certainly because they were a treat. My parents had three little kids and pennies were definitely being pinched, so movies were special... — Updated 3/4/2021


The 407 Coffee House closing on Main Street in Edmonds

The 407 Coffee House is closing on Main Street. It had replaced the Ganache pastry shop in April 2019, which had replaced Garden Gate. Below is the shop's post on the closing,... — Updated 12/27/2020 Full story

 By Eric Brotman    News

James Martin: Mystery man of Main Street dies at 92

Editor's note: James Martin died Dec. 15 at 92. His work was featured in a yearly exhibition since 2004 at Foster/White in Seattle, usually in January. However, he has shown his... — Updated 12/18/2020

 By Brian Soergel    News

Paid parking approved in Bank of America lot

After a considerable delay, Edmonds Hearing Examiner Phil Obrects has approved a conditional use permit that will allow for the city's first paid parking lot downtown. The Nov. 16... — Updated 11/24/2020

 By Brian Soergel    News

City says no wrongdoing in finance director's firing

Scott James, Edmonds' finance director since March 2014, has abruptly left the City after being fired by Mayor Mike Nelson. According to a separation agreement obtained by the Beaco... — Updated 6/9/2020

 By Brian Soergel    News

UPDATE: City says no wrongdoing in finance director's firing

Scott James, Edmonds' finance director since March 2014, has abruptly left the City after being fired by Mayor Mike Nelson. According to a separation agreement obtained by the Beaco... — Updated 6/4/2020 Full story


What is it like owning a restaurant today? | Moment's Notice

This week, the Beacon asked me to write this Arts & Appetite column from my perspective as a restaurant owner. Since my personal feelings are entwined with any attempt at a... — Updated 5/21/2020 Full story


Hello from Eight Oaks!

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story mentioned seven oak trees at the fountain. We were wrong. There are eight. The Beacon regrets the error of the missing tree. Rick Ste... — Updated 5/7/2020 Full story

 By David Pan    Sports

Mavericks ready to take aim at state title | Softball

The Meadowdale softball team is ready to pick up right where it left off. The Mavericks graduated only one senior from a team that won Wesco 3A and district championships and went... — Updated 3/12/2020


Something smelly; invisibility cloak | Letters to the Editor

Something smells So let me get this straight. Over a half a million of my tax dollars are being given to someone with a "fragrance disability"? ("Fragrance claim: City pays $510K... — Updated 2/13/2020

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Canceling our subscription to sleaze | Chuck's World

I run a small business, and I need widgets. You’re the owner of a widget factory. I’m me. You’re Bob. Hi Bob! My customers have become accustomed to quality service and... — Updated 11/7/2019


The 2019 general election | Letters to the Editor

New source of revenue for the Beacon? Given the length of several letters in recent issues of the Beacon, perhaps they should be moved to a "guest editorial" or "guest opinion" sect... — Updated 10/24/2019


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