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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... Full story

 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...


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...

 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...


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...


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

 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


Remember the country’s founding values | Letter

I’m compelled to respond to the letters in last week’s Beacon regarding the recent City Council meeting and the discussion of whether to designate Edmonds a “safe city.” I think it’s important to understand what “safe” might mean to...


Events for week of April 7 | Around Town

April 8 Edmonds Toastmasters 7-8 a.m. Come learn, laugh and overcome your fears of public speaking. Group meets at the Pancake Haus in downtown Edmonds, 530 5th Ave. S. More info at 206-403-8595 or www.edmonds.toastmastersclubs.org. April 9 Get your...


Senior Center hosts writers’ group | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: The Edmonds Senior Center’s Writers’ Support Group started four years ago. In that time, everyone has met their personal writing goals and most have even been published. This is a safe, supportive group which is open to the...


Events for the week of March 12 | Around Town

March 12 Andre Feriante Concert 7:30 p.m. World-renowned Spanish classical and flamenco guitar virtuoso and acclaimed poet Andre Feriante will perform a fundraising benefit for EPIC Group Writers at the Wade James (Driftwood) Theater, 950 Main St., E...


EPIC Group Writers host literary agent’s workshop

This fall literary agent Elizabeth Wales will meet area writers as part of an agent workshop hosted by EPIC Group Writers. “We want to give local writers a chance to work with an agent,” said...


Learn to write about your travels

A group has formed for travel writers in Edmonds. The travel writing program is led by Vivian Murray and Judith Works at Savvy Traveler, 112 5th Ave. S. Attendance is free. The group kicked off their first informal meeting this week focusing on... Full story


Waiting for the mood to strike, aka wasting time

Today I ran across a quote from famed author Pearl Buck: “I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.” I notice the things...


Time management, goal setting and purpose

For me, time management is the most efficient tool for meeting my goals; goals that enable me to accomplish my purpose in life: to help children and to empower the adults in their lives. Recently I... Full story


Time management, goal setting and purpose

For me, time management is the most efficient tool for meeting my goals; goals that enable me to accomplish my purpose in life: to help children and to empower the adults in their lives. Recently I... Full story


Passing It On

It is my humble privilege to introduce this new column (blog): Passing It On, a blog from the Edmonds’ Senior Center. This column is about sharing the positive aspects of life. It will contain... Full story


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

Grace Lutheran Lenten Services Grace Lutheran Church of Edmonds will have Lenten Services every Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m., (for 45 minutes) before Easter. In addition, there will be a special Palm Sunday service on March 24 at 10:30 a.m. On...


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

Come celebrate ‘World Day of Prayer’ Maplewood Presbyterian Church will host the annual celebration of World Day of Prayer 2012 in South Snohomish County on Friday, Mar. 1 at 10 a.m. This ecumenical prayer service, written by women of France on...


'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,... Full story


'Around Town' events for the Edmonds area

Alpaca valentines to steal your heart Looking for a warm and fuzzy way to spend your Valentine’s weekend? The Alpaca Association of Western Washington (AAWW) will be holding their second annual Valentine’s weekend Herdsire Review on Saturday,... Full story


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

Lynnwood Toastmasters host open house You are invited to the Lynnwood Lunchmasters Open House from noon to 1 p.m., on Feb. 7, in the Banquet Room at Alfy's Pizza, 4820 196th Street SW, Lynnwood. Visitors are always welcome! Where you can learn...


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

Friends of the Edmonds Library to meet The Friends are meeting Thursday January 24. Jeff Stilwell from The Edmonds Mural Project will be featured guest speaker. Stop by at 1 p.m. for a coffee social, and the meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. “Friends... Full story


'Around Town' events and volunteer opportunity calendar for the Edmonds area

Sew thoughtful Bring your sewing machine or serger, some basic sewing tools and help the Snohomish County Clothing and Textile Advisors (CTA) sew large tote bags for the foster children brought to Safe Place. The totes are used to carry all the... Full story


'Around Town' events and volunteer opportunities for Edmonds

CROSSFIT KIDS For ages 12-18. Get fit, feel good and raise self confidence in this FUN fitness class. No workout is ever the same to keep you engaged and motivated, and the movements are things you do naturally when you play - run, jump, climb, throw...


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