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What is the hubbub over CIP/CFP? | Guest View

Edmonds has two documents used for budgetary planning as it prioritizes projects, outlines expected costs and funding sources, and fulfills long-range planning objectives. One is the Capital Improveme...

 

Edmonds Marsh: Alive, but struggling | Guest View

I've been asked what I've learned from the recent final report from Windward LLC. The City Council contracted Windward in 2017 to provide an 18-month site-specific scientific study that would address...

 

The state of two council-funded projects | Guest View

As City Council president, I thought Edmonds citizens would like an update on two ongoing council projects. It is very important for the community to understand the extent and impacts of two of the...

 

Cheers to the Edmonds High School class of '59

Each day, I look for my "shiny penny." Not as an actual coin (although that has happened with frequency) but rather as something that stands out and is special to me that day. It could be a kind...

 

Petition to Gov. Inslee: Help restore Edmonds Marsh

The local Save Our Marsh citizens group has initiated a petition drive to request Gov. Jay Inslee dedicate the state property adjacent to the Edmonds Marsh for salmon recovery, estuary restoration,...

 

There's something I want you to know | Guest View

Editor's note: Artist Michael Reagan, who created the Fallen Heroes Project, posted the following on his Facebook page on Wednesday, Sept. 11. It is edited and reprinted with his permission. This...

 

Rick Steves travelogue on fascism is essential watching | Guest View

I recently had the pleasure of watching Rick Steves' travelogue on "The Story of Fascism in Europe" on PBS. As most Edmonds citizens know, Steves is Edmonds' very own travel writer, author, activist,...

 
Whittney Powers is an RN at Swedish Edmonds. She lives in Seattle.

Health-care workers like me need new commitment from Swedish | Guest View

On Aug. 15, health-care workers at Swedish Edmonds and across the Swedish system, all members of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW, collectively picketed outside of seven Swedish-Providence campuses to demand...

 

Good idea to slow down on the parking study | Guest View

In reviewing the parking study process and the item on the City Council agenda to approve over $100,000 for an outside consultant and staff time to determine current parking capacity issues downtown,...

 

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