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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" section? Or ... you cou...


Film Cabaret; Write on the Sound; scarecrows | A&E Briefs

'Casablanca' first up in Film Cabaret Series Edmonds Center for the Arts' annual Film Cabaret Series kicks off Oct. 10 with "Casablanca," the 1942 movies starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman....

 By Tina Novak    A & E    September 12, 2019

Tricks, pranks, and laughter at Phoenix Theatre | Theater Review

What do you get when you mix mayhem, six spectacular playwrights and directors, and 21 amazingly talented actors? A fabulous opening of six original, 10-minute plays, all under the title of “Bad Dog,” at the Phoenix Theatre in Edmonds for its...

 By Kate Agbayani    A&E    July 26, 2019

In Edmonds: More than a writing group

The Edmonds Writing Sisters are launching their first book together, “Writing in Place: Prose and Poetry from the Pacific Northwest,” Sunday, July 28, at ArtWorks in Edmonds. Despite their group...


2019 EPIC writing contest winners

EPIC Group Writers of Edmonds has named the winners in its annual writing contest. A reception was held in the Plaza Room above the Edmonds Library May 16. Adult author, prose Natalie Leif, first...


Something about Mary l Chuck's World

In the mid-1970s, the late Pleistocene era, just as we were crawling out from under the Ice Age and practically nobody had cable TV, a local PBS station in Chicago began airing a monthly show...


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


Conflicting views on transgender story; parking; the marsh | Letters to the Editor

A safe place for an honest narrative Thank you for your recent article, “A new man,” in the Nov. 15 Beacon. What really stood out is the lifetime of hardship a transgender person struggles with to understand their identity, but the writer’s... Full story


Wyatt Earp in Seattle: The man who created the modern Old West | History Files

When I was young, I didn't understand why this area was never in Western movies. After all, Puget Sound is about as far west as you can get. Instead, "Gunsmoke" was in Dodge City. Dodge City? That's Kansas. Not very West. "The...


A thank you, racial incidents, Five Corners | Letters to the Editor

Brooke and Randy Baker: Thank you, Edmonds To all the people who have come by to love on us these past couple of weeks when they learned the news of our departure from the helm at Chanterelle, well, we are nothing less than overwhelmed. We love you...


The stories behind the images at Cascadia Art Museum | Arts & Appetite

With its current exhibition, “Invocation of Beauty,” Cascadia Art Museum achieves another milestone in the northwest arts community – the first in-depth study of the work and life of photographer... Full story


All-female playwrights and directors at Phoenix Theatre in Edmonds

Phoenix Theatre has its annual 24-Hour Theatre Festival Friday and Saturday, Aug. 24-25. This year’s festival is titled “Wonder Women,” and features six short plays all written and directed by women. About 18 local, well-known actors, six playw...


Dianne Anderson O'Connell: 1945-2018

Dianne Anderson O'Connell died Monday, June 11, 2018, at her home in Brier, Washington. She was an Alaskan resident from the summer of 1967 through the summer of 2011. She is survived by son Jeff Anderson and his partner Marisa Godbee; her...

 A&E    May 18, 2018

Silver Fox Players forming at Edmonds Senior Center

The Edmonds Senior Center is looking for people to become the driving force behind a new group, The Silver Fox Players, a performing troupe specializing in entertaining other seniors and those who intend to become seniors sometime in the near or...


Property taxes, trees, diversity, Westgate | Letters to the Editor

Much wailing and cries after election, property taxes Re: “Retirees can’t keep up with tax increases,” Letters, Feb. 8: Unfortunately, many voters didn’t take (or didn't have) the time to truly understand what they were voting for. A... Full story


Goodbye to a steady friend | Home Again

On the day after Christmas, a dear member of my writing group died. Edythe lived in southern Oregon, but was a participant in the Edmonds group we call the Writing Sisters. She was an inspiration and...


Edmonds Library: People, ideas and culture | Librarian's Desk

Americans love their public libraries. The comments that I repeatedly hear in the course of my work are reflected in the research. Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project 2013...


Giving thanks, with active empathy | Moment's Notice

Many years ago, I was talking with a friend of my father’s, Dr. Salvador Minuchin, a brilliant psychologist known for leading a small group of trailblazers in family therapy. Sal, as all knew him, was visiting my parents after more than a decade... Full story


What to read? Here's a list | Fresh Reads

This new monthly column in the Edmonds Beacon highlights recent arrivals and staff favorites from Edmonds Bookshop, the longtime indie store on Fifth Avenue South. Saturday, Nov. 25, is Indies... Full story

 By Brian Soergel    News    November 9, 2017

It’s raining poetry on Edmonds streets

The summer sun may have waved ba-bye for another year, but the rainy season’s return can be something to enjoy as well. Please don’t email, persistent precipitation pessimists – that’s...


Parade, George Murray, Tyler Nebeker | Letters to the Editor

Acceptance at An Edmonds Kind of 4th parade Perhaps due to the current political climate or because I did not feel so proud of this country, I had no real desire to celebrate July 4th in 2017. So the decision to walk in the Edmonds Kind of 4th... Full story


Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame to induct six individuals, one team

Everett Merchants baseball coach Harold Pyatte headlines the 2017 Induction Class of the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame. The induction class includes four athletes, one coach, one team and one... Full story


Getting a grandchildren fix | Home Again

Between various illnesses in the family, trips out of town and scheduling conflicts, I hadn’t seen my West Seattle grandchildren in quite some time. Any grandparent knows that when life gets tough,...

 By Marlene Lund    Opinion    April 8, 2017

Growing diversity contributes to city’s vibrancy | Guest View

The March 30 edition of the Beacon contained a letter to the editor expressing concern about an article regarding the start of a new satellite meeting of PFLAG Seattle, which would also serve the Edmonds area. While the focus of the complaint seemed... Full story


EPIC contest deadline April 10

EPIC Group Writers’ fifth annual writing contest deadline is April 10 for adults and teens. “Send Us Your Best” is the theme for poetry and prose; cash prizes and a chance to read at Edmonds Library and to post your entry on the website go to... Full story


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