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 By Neil Tibbott    Opinion

An amendment to the state's top-down approach | Guest View

Editor's note: Council President Neil Tibbott provided this editorial following his trip to Olympia with Councilmembers Jenna Nand and Will Chen. Gov. Jay Inslee declared at the... — Updated 3/2/2023


Mansplaining: You know what you need to do | Moment's Notice

"Men explain things to me, and facts do not get in their way" – Rebecca Solnit Molly Tuttle, one of the most extraordinary bluegrass singers, composers, and guitar players, won a... — Updated 3/2/2023

 By Ken Marques    Opinion

Weather report for the soul | Only in Edmonds

In search of the ideal weather to suit one’s desire for wellness and an improved attitude is the mantra for the favored snowbird, of which I was one at one phase of my life advent... — Updated 3/2/2023

 By Alan Bine    Opinion

High prices, my oh my | You Have My Word(s)

My mind works in very strange ways. To say it "works" might be an overstatement. When contemplating what to write about this week, for some odd reason I thought of Dick's... — Updated 3/2/2023


Opposition to the Taste in Esperance | Letters to the Editor

Esperance neighbors: We don't want the Taste here We are a group of concerned citizens that live in unincorporated Snohomish County neighborhood of Esperance. We are writing to... — Updated 3/2/2023

 By Lu Loree    Opinion

What I discovered about the Edmonds Marsh | Guest View

I am a 79-year-old lady, recently (within the last five years) transplanted to the Bowl of Edmonds. I was not completely new to Edmonds, having lived right next door in Lynnwood... — Updated 3/2/2023

 By Strom Peterson    Opinion

On housing, we need a statewide response | Guest View

Edmonds City Council President Neil Tibbott wrote a critique of House Bill 1110 suggesting that the Legislature isn’t listening to cities and counties. The truth is we are... — Updated 3/2/2023


Dinner with friends at La Casa de Amigos | Arts & Appetite

A meal from La Casa de Amigos (loosely translated as the "house of friends)" fulfills the promise of its name – it is a meal cooked with love and care that is tasty and... — Updated 2/23/2023


A big, blue van; school-zone cameras | Letters to the Editor

An 'almost true' Edmonds story I am going shopping. Looking forward to the interaction with customers and store owners in my neighborhood, I slowly back out of my driveway into the... — Updated 2/23/2023


Coastline cities should be exempt from state zoning mandates | Guest View

RE: Our Environment and HB 1110 and SB 5190 Dear Gov. Inslee: There continues to be a huge flaw in all discussions regarding the Growth Management Act (GMA) and planning: the... — Updated 2/23/2023


Representatives: Expand housing choices, opportunity | Guest View

Editor's note: The following was sent to senators and representatives in the 21st and 32nd legislative districts, which represent portions of Edmonds. We are residents, parents,... — Updated 2/23/2023


Will traffic cameras solve the problem? | Letters to the Editor

Are traffic cameras the answer? I understand that traffic needs to be changed in school zones. 220th Street SW for Westgate Elementary is a major entrance for Highway 99 and the I-5... — Updated 2/21/2023

 By Sue Shearer    Opinion

Free Medicare assistance available from SHIBA

Open enrollment might be over, but your SHIBA team keeps on going. At the Edmonds Waterfront Center, we are the sponsor agency for 32 dedicated, highly trained, and experienced Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA).... — Updated 2/16/2023


Unidentified objects in magical places | Moment's Notice

“There's a starman waiting in the sky/He's told us not to blow it/'Cause he knows it's all worthwhile” - David Bowie Is there a difference between an unidentified flying... — Updated 2/16/2023

 By Ken Marques    Opinion

A visit with a pharmacy clerk | Only in Edmonds

There is no man-made medicine on the shelves of your local pharmacy to rid the maladies of worry, fear, criticism, and complaining. Many have attempted with potions that dull the... — Updated 2/16/2023


It's our future: Important Climate Action Plan meeting Feb. 28 | Guest View

Thank you for the opportunity to share information about our work on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) in our community. We would like to call attention to an important upcoming City Council meeting to review an updated Climate Action... — Updated 2/16/2023


Fine fare and phenomenal philharmonics | Arts & Appetite

The first weekend of February brought an opportunity to enjoy two unique and beautiful sounds and tastes in and around Edmonds. As readers of this column know, I love going to a... — Updated 2/13/2023


Is it time to end Taste Edmonds? | Letters to the Editor

Is Taste Edmonds decision what the community wants? Regarding the proposed move of Taste Edmonds to Esperance Park: This is a major disappointment. I wish the community had a vote... — Updated 2/9/2023

 By Alan Bine    Opinion

A valentine to Amazon | You Have My Word(s)

A lot of people find things they don't like about Amazon and Jeff Bezos, but I think the good about the company far outweighs the bad. As an Amazon Prime member, along with an... — Updated 2/9/2023

 By Joan Bloom    Opinion

House, Senate bills will not build affordable housing | Guest View

I'd like to think our legislators believe HB 1110 (SB 5190) and SB 5466 (HB 1517) will create affordable housing, but since all evidence shows otherwise, it's clear they're serving... — Updated 2/9/2023


Urgency needed on traffic violence | Guest View

Editor’s note: The following was sent to Edmonds City Council and relevant City staff. This afternoon (Jan. 29) a 60-70-year-old man on an electric bike was struck by a driver at... — Updated 2/2/2023


Sign petition to prevent rampant growth | Guest View

Bills were introduced in last year's legislative session around issues of land use, zoning, and housing. When these ill-advised bills were defeated, the sponsors said they would be... — Updated 2/2/2023

 By Jim Miller    Opinion

A checklist of what to do when a loved one dies | Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, What steps need to be taken after a loved one dies? My 71-year-old uncle, who’s divorced with no children, has terminal cancer. He’s asked me to take care of... — Updated 2/2/2023


Small but mighty: Taking down Francis in the sixth grade | Letters to the Editor

Re: "Soak 'em, late 1960s: Edmonds Elementary: Hero or goat?" (Back in Edmonds," Jan. 26)) I loved this story! I am a woman now and not a little girl anymore. But I, too, remember... — Updated 2/2/2023


Comfortably numb? | Moment's Notice

Desensitization: noun. The process of reducing or eliminating sensitivity; the act or process of desensitizing, of dulling or reducing sensation. I have always said I want to... — Updated 2/2/2023


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