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 By Emily Gilbert    News    April 2, 2020 

An Edmonds family's experience with COVID-19

Edmonds resident Melinda Knight and her family had just recently returned from a trip to Disneyland when one of her sons began feeling sick. "It just hit through all of us," she said. "Now I'm just...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Cascadia offers a virtual visit to current exhibit

Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds has released its second "Virtual Visit" during its temporary closure. The video features two of the museum's docents, Shelley and Tom. Docents are volunteers who help interpret the art and its historical context for... Full story

 
 By Cheryl Aarnio    News    April 2, 2020 

Cheryl Aarnio: "All our lives have been completely changed because of the coronavirus'

Editor's note: Cheryl Aarnio is a journalism student at Washington State University who interned at the Edmonds Beacon last summer. Here, the 19-year-old Woodway resident shares her experiences abroad...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

COVID-19 resources; Housing Commission update

Development Services Director Shane Hope offers some information on COVID-19 resources, plus updates on the Citizens Housing Commission. As you know, life has taken some unexpected turns due to the...

 
 By Emily Gilbert    News    April 2, 2020 

Former Mill Creek police chief under investigation

Editor's note: Our somewhat neighbor to the east, Mill Creek, is a city that has seen some high drama over the past few years. City managers come and go – they come, they get fired for reasons... Full story

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    April 2, 2020 

Update: Garden Market could open in late May

UPDATE "At this time, yes, we are planning to hold the annual Garden Market. We are working with the Snohomish Health District and the City of Edmonds at this time," said Christina Martin on April 3....

 
 By Zach Bauder    News    April 2, 2020 

Zach Bauder: 'For a little while, we'll be lonelier than usual'

Editor's note: Zach Bauder is a senior at Lakeside High School in Seattle. He was the student representative on the Edmonds City Council before councilmembers began conducting their meetings...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    April 2, 2020 

About face: Prohibition on firearms is removed

You can read all of the Beacon's stories on the coronavirus, and its effects on Edmonds and its residents, at this link: edmondsbeacon.com/series/coronavirus. Faced with increasing public outcry and probable legal challenges, Edmonds Mayor Mike...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Edmonds community leader dies from COVID-19

Community leader John Reed, former president of Alliance of Citizens for Edmonds (ACE), died Sunday, March 29, from complications of COVID-19, according to ACE President Damian King. "Words cannot...

 
 By Emily Gilbert    News    April 2, 2020 

COVID-19's impact on domestic violence resources

Gov. Jay Inslee's stay-at-home order may be difficult for everyone – social plans canceled, schools and businesses closed, trips limited to the essentials – but can be even more so for those...

 
 By Amelia Miller    News    April 2, 2020 

Amelia Miller: 'My friends and I miss each other so much'

My dad has been encouraging me to start writing about my experience with the coronavirus. I thought that it would be beneficial to our community to hear from the perspective of a sixth grader. I...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    April 2, 2020 

Edmonds Waterfront Center update

Drive by the former Edmonds Senior Center on Railroad Avenue and you'll see that construction of its replacement, the Edmonds Waterfront Center, is moving quickly. Or, was moving quickly....

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Edmonds hires a public information officer

The City of Edmonds has hired Jamie Holter as a part-time public information officer/communications strategist. Holter has worked in state and county communications for more than 15 years. "My family...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Vandals tag Edmonds fishing pier

As if these weren't troublesome times enough already. Vandals took to the Edmonds fishing pier recently and scrawled ugly messages on one of the city's most iconic and beautiful locations....

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Mischief still happening | Police Beat

March 24 Tire mischief Malicious mischief, slashed car tires. Possible suspect. 9500 block Edmonds Way. Prowl Unlocked vehicle prowled. Victim's keys may have been taken. 8600 block 242nd St. SW....

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Beacon Publishing moves to new office

After 17 years at the same location on Fifth Street in Mukilteo, Beacon Publishing has moved to a new headquarters. Nothing has changed for Edmonds Beacon readers; the Edmonds editor works from his...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Beacon offers free classifieds

Looking to sell some stuff and pick up a little extra money during the coronavirus pandemic? Let the Beacon help! We will run your classified "for sale" ad for FREE. Here are the particulars: ... Full story

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

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The Beacon has been part of your community for nearly 30 years – covering your world – and we intend to continue doing so for many years to come. But like other small businesses slammed by the coronavirus pandemic, we are battling to keep our... Full story

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Tell us about your home-based business

Starting your own home-based business? The pandemic that has led to pay reductions, cuts in hours and layoffs, coupled with orders by state officials to shelter in place, has prompted some enterprising folks to start a business out of their home....

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

City accepting tourism grant applications

POSTED APRIL 6 Looking ahead to 2021, the City of Edmonds has opened up its annual application period for Tourism Promotion Grants for events, programs and activities scheduled for next year. The grants of up to $2,600 are funded by the City’s...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Schools closed for rest of the 2019-20 year

School's out for the year. Gov. Jay Inslee and Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal announced April 6 the extension of school closures for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year....

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    March 26, 2020

Coronavirus continues to take toll in Edmonds

In the past week, Mayor Mike Nelson has taken several steps to help flatten the curve of the coronavirus' ascent, which has disrupted lives and businesses in Edmonds as it has done in every corner of...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    March 26, 2020

Edmonds community leader dies from COVID-19

Community leader John Reed, former president of Alliance of Citizens for Edmonds (ACE), died Sunday, March 29, from complication of COVID-19, according to ACE President Damian King. "Words cannot expr...

 

Vandals tag Edmonds fishing pier

As if these weren't troublesome times enough already. Vandals took to the Edmonds fishing pier recently and scrawled ugly messages on one of the city's most iconic and beautiful locations....

 

County isolation, quarantine facility to open

Snohomish County will open a COVID-19 isolation and quarantine site next week at the Angel of the Winds Arena in downtown Everett. This facility will provide a site for temporary isolation and quarantine for those who may not be able to recover in...

 

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