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Key fob back; save Durbin trees; no to Landmark | Letters to the Editor

Thanks for turning in key fob My husband and I wanted to thank the person who found our Ford Escape fob on Sunset Avenue. We looked everywhere and, this morning, Monday the 18th,... — Updated 9/21/2023


The solution is better border security | Letters to theEditor

I read with great interest the "Guest View" article published in the Beacon on Aug. 31 by Sen. Maria Cantwell. The article was her "solution" to the fentanyl crisis. I read the arti... — Updated 9/14/2023


Memories from a former Chanterelle employee | Letters to the Editor

I worked at Chanterelle from 1993-1996 while in high school. Chanterelle taught me so much more than what one would expect from a part-time job in high school. I learned about hard... — Updated 9/7/2023


Incorporate us; thanks to City; help Bobo | Letters to the Editor

Meadowdale residents want to incorporate into Edmonds I am a resident of the currently unincorporated segment of the Meadowdale area. My home is addressed as Edmonds – the Zip... — Updated 8/31/2023


Remembering Jim Traner; lack of respect for citizens| Letters to the Editor

Jim Traner's life touched many in Edmonds In last week's Edmonds Beacon, columnist Maria A. Montalvo shared her feelings at the recent loss of community icon Jim Traner ("Better to... — Updated 8/24/2023


Which direction for Edmonds; comp plan; Lahiana | Letters to the Editor

Concerned over Edmonds' direction I'm getting concerned about where the mayor is taking the city. It seems we have a lot of new proposals and recent initiatives that would seem, in... — Updated 8/17/2023


Heroes in Edmonds | Letters to the Editor

Heroes on Sixth Avenue Walking to Saturday Market just off of Main and, in spite of my walking sticks, caught my toe on an uneven sidewalk, resulting in a dramatic faceplant. Two... — Updated 8/10/2023


A big stink; walking, parking challenges | Letters to the Editor

The sewer odor problem south of City Park continues to plague the area. The ventilator recently placed in service has obviously failed to remedy the problem. The pumping of sewage... — Updated 8/2/2023


Letters to the Editor

Trains quiet, ferry boats loud Trains are quiet in the Edmonds Bowl. Why are the ferry boats blowing their horns at 6 a.m. on Saturday? Robert Rogowski Edmonds (Council public written comment) Columnist commended for compassionate... — Updated 7/27/2023


Ebb Tide; mayoral endorsement | Letters to the Editor

Ebb Tide access: Thousands of legal hours and counting The State Court of Appeals heard oral arguments concerning an access easement dispute on Wednesday, July 19. Owners of the... — Updated 7/20/2023


Cover-to-cover reading; support for Mike Rosen | Letters to the Editor

The Beacon Magazine: Cover to cover I just read the current edition of The Beacon Magazine. It's engaging, well-written, and has great graphics. While I usually pick and choose... — Updated 7/13/2023


Tagging solution?; a lost cause; praise for SR 99 | Letters to the Editor

Solution for tagging at Civic Field? At least for the skate park, one solution (for graffiti) could be to purposely mural the whole thing and include the boarding community so they... — Updated 7/6/2023


School Board: 'Music program not being cut at any level' | Letters to the Editor

'Music program not being cut at any level' I rely on the Beacon for my local news and am grateful for it. The article about the Edmonds School District music program was a bit edgy... — Updated 6/29/2023


Edmonds Marsh; support for mayor; online newsletter | Letters to the Editor

Dear Mayor Nelson: Why are you not responding to community volunteer requests to extend the successful stream channel restoration project along Highway 104 into the marsh? Last... — Updated 6/22/2023


Flower baskets; so many questions | Letters to the Editor

Thanks for the beautiful flower baskets Many, many kudos go to the people responsible for the beautiful flower baskets hanging throughout our downtown. Every one of them looks... — Updated 6/15/2023


Kindness; concerns for the elderly | Letters to the Editor

Kindness on the way to Edmonds Bookshop One of my projects in moving to a condo was to collect up some paperbacks and take them to the Edmonds Bookshop. Finding a parking spot... — Updated 6/8/2023


Go, Mariners; offended and angry| Letters to the Editor

The Mariners are awesome! I have never sent a letter to an editor, and do not live in Edmonds. But a friend passes the Beacon to me, and I have found it interesting ... until the... — Updated 6/1/2023


Who is stealing LGBTQ posters? | Letters to the Editor

Who is removing LGBTQ posters? I have just discovered that LGBTQ-supporting posters are being removed from Edmonds businesses. There was a Disney Pride concert poster removed from... — Updated 5/25/2023


Thanks for the memories | Letters to the Editor

Enjoyed the memories from Ken Marques Thank you, Ken Marques, for the short and sweet addition to the Beacon ("Leaving the Village of Goodness," Only in Edmonds, May 4). I enjoyed... — Updated 5/11/2023


Edmonds future Leavenworth?; fake cheers for the Mariners | Letters to the Editor

Willkommen to Edmonds I would like elected officials to do all they can to fight upzoning . It's a terrible idea that benefits few in the overall scheme. Look to Leavenworth to see... — Updated 5/4/2023


Stop sign; wonky website; support for music | Letters to the Editor

Save the school district music program from cuts This letter was sent to Edmonds-Woodway High School Principal Alison Larsen, Edmonds School District Superintendent Rebecca Miner,... — Updated 5/1/2023


More diversity; school district cuts | Letters to the Editor

More diversity needed in the Beacon First off, I appreciate your publication and news of things local. I used to get it delivered by kids, now I get it through the mail. Local... — Updated 4/27/2023


Support for Buckshnis, Pence | Letters to the Editor

Council candidate Roger Pence will promote citizen dialogue Roger Pence has a penchant for discussion, but better yet, he is skilled at listening. Professionally, at Sound Transit,... — Updated 4/13/2023


Charming Edmonds; housing density | Letters to the Editor

Appreciates that Edmonds has kept its charm Hello! I wanted to say that I am thankful that I found your website. I was born in Edmonds in March of 1974 at Stevens Hospital. I lived... — Updated 4/6/2023


An ignored post?; Pearl Jam supports dog park | Letters to the Editor

Another school shooting in America It has become so common in America, I guess it's just accepted as part of American life. My postings are ignored or avoided by most people. Until... — Updated 3/30/2023


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