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 By Betty Lou Gaeng    News    May 17, 2019

Place names from Edmonds and Meadowdale’s past

As the years pass, the names of places, roads and intersections often change and eventually just disappear, most no longer remembered. However, a few of the old names are still actually in use....

 By Makenna Dreher    News    May 16, 2019

Reaching the LGBTQ visitor

At a tourism forum for local business and hospitality leaders around Snohomish County with a primary focus of reaching and engaging the LGBTQ visitor, Eric Moss made the following point: “You folks... Full story

 By Brian Soergel    News    May 2, 2019

Edmonds Street Waterfront Connector gets needed funds

The controversial Edmonds Street Waterfront Connector is a step closer to fruition after the state Legislature, finalizing its 2019-2021 biennial budget, awarded it another $1.05 million, for a total... Full story


Discounted utilities, former Beacon editor, Art Walk Edmonds | Letters

Discounted utilities could help cost-burdened households I appreciated the article, “City’s deeper look into homelessness shows hidden problems” (April 18). The piece cited an important fact: More cost-burdened households are homeowners, and...


Stephanie Wright is new chair of Snohomish County Board of Health

Snohomish County Councilmember Stephanie Wright – whose Third District includes Edmonds, Woodway and Lynnwood – is the new chair of the Snohomish County Board of Health, comprised of city and county...

 By Brian Soergel    News    January 17, 2019

‘An amazing life': Emily Locke was an inspiration to thousands around the globe

If you shopped at QFC in Edmonds over the past few years, Emily Locke probably bagged your groceries. You may have stared and felt sympathy while watching her work. Emily had Coffin Siris Syndrome,...


Fundraiser adds momentum for Waterfront Center

It was a full house at the Edmonds Yacht Club by 7:15 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25. Community and business leaders arrived to get a campaign update and show their support for the Edmonds Senior Center and its plans to construct the Edmonds Waterfront...

 By Brian Soergel    News    October 18, 2018

$2 million in gifts helps boost Waterfront Center tally

Every week for more than six years, Woodway resident John Osberg took his wife Gloria to the Edmonds waterfront in her wheelchair to take in the beauty of it all. Gloria – an avid hiker who wrote books and even had a trail named after her – had Par...


Verdant grants benefit Edmonds parks, Swedish Edmonds

The Board of Commissioners for the Verdant Health Commission recently approved support for six projects that will increase access to health care and support physical activity for residents of south Snohomish County. They include two in Edmonds and on...


Mayor’s 2019 budget includes parking study, officer for Scriber Lake

For the third year in a row, Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling’s 2019 proposed budget presentation pointed to an economy that continues to hum. But, as usual, Earling threw in a boilerplate mention of the dreaded “bump in the road” that is sure to...


Paine Field ready for takeoff

It appears everything is in order for commercial flights to start next year following a new draft environmental assessment study for an airport terminal at Paine Field in Everett. In the past, Edmonds...


Auditor: Edmonds Public Facilities District could be at risk

In its most recent audit of the City of Edmonds’ Public Facilities District, which operates the nonprofit Edmonds Center for the Arts, the State Auditor’s Office reported that the district has rec...

 By Brian Soergel    News    August 3, 2018

Primary 2018: Election preview – 32nd Legislative District

With the Aug. 7 primary election fast approaching, the Edmonds Beacon last week sent out a questionnaire regarding hot-button issues in the area to those running to maintain their seats our oust incumbents in the 21st Legislative District. This week,...


Election preview: 21st Legislative District

Campaign signs are covering roads all across Snohomish County, and ballots were mailed out late last week as the Aug. 7 primary election is fast approaching. The 21st Legislative District includes all of Mukilteo and some of Edmonds, and all three...


Relief coming to bumpy road | City Briefs

Relief coming to bumpy 76th/212th St. intersection The final pavement and paint striping work at the intersection of 76th Avenue West and 212th Street SW by Edmonds-Woodway High School is scheduled for this summer, tentatively in July. The paving...

 By Betty Lou Gaeng    News    April 27, 2018

The mystery of Reed Lake solved

For years now, those driving on 196th Street SW just east of Edmonds city limits have been stared down by surely one of the loneliest signs in the county – the one reading “Pet Parlor.” It’s...


QFC, Girl Scouts, the library | Letters

QFC needs to do more to repay customers, community Re: “Sales tax snafu: Edmonds QFC overcharged its shoppers during a 2-week period,” March 29: I shop at Edmonds QFC a couple times a week and will continue to do so. In general, my customer... Full story

 By Brian Soergel    News    January 25, 2018

Edmonds benefits from passing of capital budget

Several big-budget projects in Edmonds will be getting much-needed funds after the Legislature passed a $4.18 billion capital budget on a 95-1 vote that was signed by Gov. Inslee. The budget had been left in limbo since August due to the state...

 By Brian Soergel    News    December 1, 2017

Snohomish County creates opioid response group

Edmonds City Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas has seen the effects of the nationwide opioid crisis, which has not spared Snohomish County. In September, she and her son volunteered at the... Full story


Departmental budget requests become clearer in Edmonds

It’s that time of year. Thanksgiving and Christmas, yes, but also ’tis the season for budget requests. It’s when the city of Edmonds’ department heads make their case for funding to City... Full story

 By Brian Soergel    News    November 2, 2017

Edmonds Waterfront Center fundraiser nets $57K

More than 200 bigwigs – community leaders, current and former elected officials and business owners – showed up early morning Thursday, Oct. 26, for an update on the planned Edmonds Waterfront...

 By Brian Soergel    News    October 27, 2017

2 City Council seats are up for grabs in Edmonds

All three incumbent Edmonds City Council members whose terms expire at the end of the year – Kristiana Johnson, Mike Nelson and Adrienne Fraley-Monillas – are up for re-election. Nelson was appointe...

 By Brian Soergel    News    October 19, 2017

Heated port race the talk of the town

Compared to the ho-hum City Council race, the race for three open Port of Edmonds commissioner positions is one that has drawn plenty of community interest. Three incumbents are seeking to retain their seats: Fred Gouge, Bruce Faires and Steve...

 By Brian Soergel    News    August 23, 2017

Edmonds Waterfront Center construction firm selected

Seattle-based W.G. Clark Construction has been selected as the contractor to build the new Edmonds Waterfront Center. With substantial progress made in fundraising, design and permitting, selection of the general contractor marks a significant... Full story

 By Brian Soergel    News    June 8, 2017

Auditor finds fault with Verdant – again

Despite the State Auditor’s recent determination that Verdant Health Commission exceeded its statutory authority in 2016, Verdant says it is doing nothing wrong and will continue its practices. Verdant, also known as Snohomish County Public...


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