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 By Dave Earling    Opinion    May 30, 2019

The case for the Waterfront Connector | Mayor's Corner

Over the past few weeks, there’s been a steady stream of articles and opinions about the Edmonds Street Waterfront Connector. Unfortunately in the mix has been a fair amount of misinformation and...

 

Finding meaning on International Women’s Day | Moment's Notice

Last Friday was International Women’s Day, and women and girls around the globe, and here in the Edmonds School District, gathered for screenings of “Captain Marvel” to see its fierce heroine...

 

The Edmonds marsh, big trees, name calling | Letters to the Editor

Contact politicians to support daylighting of Edmonds Marsh The Feb. 21 article "Saving the Salmon" in the Edmonds Beacon is most appreciated for the increased transparency and understanding it provided of the Edmonds Marsh estuary...

 

Edmonds 2017 year in review: Part 2

July Teachers’ union to rally in support of contract Teachers in the Edmonds School District haven’t gone on strike since 1987. “I remember that date because that’s when my husband graduated...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    October 27, 2017

Nightmare on Main Street

During the five years of the Edmonds Scarecrow Festival, there have been cute-kid scarecrows, Disney scarecrows, scarecrows based on historical events and, sometimes, even scary scarecrows. But not...

 

Scary monsters – and super creeps | Moment's Notice

David Bowie released the album and the song “Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)” in 1980, at a time when music critics and friends said that Bowie’s worldview was becoming more desperate. Themes around politics, pretenders, and the lack of... Full story

 

Lift your voice for the planet

Social movements have long been associated with songs. Women’s suffrage had “Daughters of Freedom;” the Civil Rights Movement had “We Shall Overcome.” Now, those in Snohomish and King... Full story

 

Lip service?

Editor: The city of Edmonds is still in dire straits financially. Shall we build the roundabout at 5 corners at a cost of $250m (I know, I know, it’s the Federal Gov’t paying for it…but aren’t we all taxpayers to the Government?) My vote was...

 

Letters to the Editor

In response to a letter in last week’s Beacon by Ron Wambolt titled “Condo’s benefit Edmonds economy,” Councilmember Michael Plunkett had this to say: I’m happy "I'm happy to let Ron Wambolt explain as to why he...

 

Helping children at Christmas time

Here it is, the Season of Giving—the choosing, the shopping, the wrapping, the hoping that what you bought is going to delight the loved one you bought it for. Most of us are able to provide... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor for 10-28-2010

Needed qualities Editor: Rep. Marko Liias (D-Edmonds) accomplished an almost unheard of feat this year by facilitating the unanimous passage of the Safe Schools law, HB 2801. The law requires that every school district's anti-harassment policies and...

 

Turn those Help me prayers into Thank you

By Joanne Peterson The Beacon One of my favorite authors, Anne Lamott, says she relies on two prayers. One is Help me. Help me. Help me. And the other is Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Ive adopted...

 

Mukilteos Love Triangle

Annexation, Japanese Gulch, and a new community center. Each one has a direct and likely adverse impact on the other and the current direction of the city is moving forward on all three. Annexation benefits the city in that its projected to push the...

 

DARE to be cut from Edmonds schools

Maplewood K-8 to continue program on its own By Sara Bruestle The Beacon The DARE program is in danger of being cut from the curriculum of 10 Edmonds schools due to lack of funding. The last DARE graduation of the year for the Edmonds School...

 
 By DJ Wilson    Opinion    March 19, 2009

Taxes or services? Something has

There are three final outcomes I hope to accomplish By DJ Wilson Edmonds City Council president About a month ago the City Council asked for applications from citizens to join a Citizen Levy Review Committee. The purpose of this citizen group is to l...

 
 By Chef Dez    Opinion    February 19, 2009

Chef Dez On Cooking

Fat Free Cheesecake! I received a great deal of positive feedback on a previous column because I included a favorite recipe for you to try. The response was so positive I decided to include another recipe in this column. Please e-mail me your...

 

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