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Forty days and forty nights l Chuck's World

I have a story for the season. I’m not sure which season yet. It could be an Easter story, but then there’s already one of those. And sometimes people think you’re referring to chocolate bunnies, and it’s hard to construct a decent metaphor...

 By Jesse Blair    A&E    January 25, 2019

Pelindaba Lavender owner Lisa Reddick writes ‘The Same River’

Lisa Reddick’s new novel, “The Same River,” was birthed at a workshop that focused on how to use fiction to talk about social and economic change. “It’s doing very well, and I’m really proud of it,” said Reddick, a longtime Edmonds resi... Full story


More responses to 'A new man' story | Letters to the Editor

Some are born in the wrong bodies Thank you for lifting up to community awareness and the hardship of some of our children, sisters and brothers who struggle with sexuality (“A new man,” Nov. 29). These people are our neighbors, live on our... Full story

 By Brian Soergel    A&E    October 12, 2017

Edmonds author’s book may break a record

An illustrated children’s book about a cat that thinks it’s a duck will be on the minds of more than 2 million readers on Thursday, Oct. 19. It’s “Quackers,” written and illustrated by... Full story


Trip to Red Lantern worth the wait | Art & Appetite

Red Lantern Score: 4.8 out of 5 Where: 546 Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds Entrees: $8.95-19.95 Information: 425-673-9933, www.redlanternedmonds.com What inspires a restaurant review from me? With few... Full story

 By James Spangler    A&E    January 5, 2017

Trip to Red Lantern worth the wait | Art & Appetite

Red Lantern Score: 4.8 out of 5 Where: 546 Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds Entrees: $8.95-19.95 Information: 425-673-9933, www.redlanternedmonds.com What inspires a restaurant review from me? With few...


Thanks for giving | Kind of Day

Thanks to Edmonds Beacon readers. Thanks to those who contribute columns, letters and photos. Thanks for the news tips. We are always looking for stories. Thanks for attending City Council meetings and the city’s open houses. Believe me, your...


Pair hopes pumpkin patch will produce profits for philanthropy

If you think you’ll be in the mood to bake dozens of pumpkin pies next fall, Dan and Daniel Eagle may be able to assist. That’s because the grandfather-grandson team has planted a pumpkin patch...


High school students publish true accounts of personal struggles

Students from Scriber Lake High School have published a collection of nonfiction stories about the struggles of addiction, mental health issues, homelessness and other hardships they’ve endured. Fif... Full story


Hop Jack’s makes a ‘great’ burger | Art & Appetite

You’ve probably heard the expression, “Good is the enemy of great.” This idea implies that with a little extra effort, a little more thought, a little more time expended on something, you can... Full story


A book is (almost) man’s best friend | Art & Appetite

Groucho Marx once observed that, “Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside a dog, it’s too dark to read.” I can’t argue with that. Have you read any good books lately? I have. Do you ever get into a mood where you just want to... Full story


I-405 express lane testing begins

Interstate 405 express toll lanes will launch later this year, and WSDOT has been busy installing readers, photo-tolling cameras and 21 new toll rate signs. Starting today, May 26, toll engineers will kick off 24-hour testing to make sure the system... Full story


Why abuse victims stay

The following article is the fifth in an eight-part series produced by The Beacon on domestic violence. Called the Domestic Violence Awareness Project, the series aims to educate our readers while offering information – and hope – to those needing...


2014 Year in Review | Part 1

January Finance director resigns After just six months on the job, Edmonds Finance Director Roger Neumaier has tendered his resignation, effective Jan. 31. In his resignation letter to Mayor Dave...

 By John Owen    General    April 24, 2014

View glass fishing float finders with suspicion

Mr. Owen, My wife and I were enjoying a leisurely breakfast this morning at Chanterelle's in downtown Edmonds, and we were reading your article in the Edmonds Beacon concerning the lack of glass fishing floats turning up on the Washington/Oregon...


Newest 1-name celebrity bolsters Edmonds PD

Like some other, better known celebrities – think Bono and Cher – Hobbs only needs one name. But the furry fellow will be better known soon enough – at least among the less upstanding members of th...


'Around Town' events and volunteer opportunities for the Edmonds area

Edmonds in Bloom seeks volunteers Edmonds in Bloom is seeking volunteers to help out with its 2013 events. Projects may include any of the following: miscellaneous computer work, website maintenance, publicity and/or graphic design. If interested,...

 By John Nadeau    General    August 16, 2012

The CRI Trivia Quiz is back

It’s time to sharpen your wits and your number 2 pencils, though not necessarily in that order. The first CRI Trivia Quiz of the academic year is ready to stimulate your brain cells. Also, it is supposed to promote – in a thinly disguised manner...


Beacon Letters to the Editor for week of 8-11-2011

Political signs stolen Editor: Seems even our Edmonds has "politics as usual". We put out "vote for" signs, on our property, for Diane Buckshnis and Roger Hertrich. A few days later they're all gone! Ms. Buckshnis and Mr.... Full story

 By Pat Ratliff    News    June 30, 2011

Edmonds puzzler receives New York Times honor

David Steinberg shows the New York Times newspaper he was featured in for his crossword puzzle. He is the third youngest contributor in NYT history. A 14-year-old Edmonds student, David Steinberg,...


Sing a song of Boeing – what’s going on here?

On Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, Boeing announced that the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner would be delayed again – the 6th announced delay since 2007. Original delivery of the first Dreamliner...


Foundation awards $30,000 to 19 schools in the Edmonds School District.

On May 25, The Edmonds Public Schools Foundation for the Edmonds School District held their annual Grant Awards ceremony at the School District Conference room awarding $30,000 to support creative classroom projects and larger school programs. The...


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