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Walkable Main Street; district levy | Letters to the Editor

Praise for artist's energy, enthusiasm Re: "Busy art, busy artist: Doug Lofstrom started painting in his late 70s – turns out he's pretty good," April 8. Doug's energy and... — Updated 4/15/2021


Rick Steves; hazard pay; turn lanes | Letters to the Editor

Down in the weeds Re: "Let's be blunt: Rick Steves is in a position of power as chair of national marijuana reform group," March 11). Just a thought. How about using that political... — Updated 4/8/2021


The sky isn't falling | Letters to the Editor

The sky is not falling on Edmonds I enjoy reading the Beacon, keeping abreast of the goings-on in Edmonds, and hearing what my neighbors are thinking regarding the matters of the da... — Updated 4/1/2021


N'est pas Paris!; Edmonds a shantytown?; weed couple; Main Street | Letters to the Editor

La ville d'Edmonds n'est pas Paris No to Walkable Main Street ("Walkable Main Street – should it return?"). We are not Rick Steves' Paris. We are not University Village. We are... — Updated 3/24/2021


Condemning anti-Asian hate crimes | Letters to the Editor

Statement condemning anti-Asian hate crimes There has been an increase in anti-Asian hate crimes in the United States, including in our own community, and the horrible murders in Ge... — Updated 3/18/2021


Boutique hotels; Housing Commission | Letters to the Editor

Boutique hotels: Will they work for developers? I applaud the decision by the Edmonds City Development Committee to allow boutique hotels in Edmonds ("'Boutique' hotels now allowed... — Updated 3/11/2021


Perrinville Creek; Mika's Playground | Letters to the Editor

The demise of Perrinville Creek Edmonds city staff have now cut off the natural connection of Perrinville Creek to Puget Sound, eliminating over 100 yards of stream habitat that... — Updated 3/4/2021


Too liberal; bike lanes; Zoom meetings | Letters to the Editor

Kind of blue Beacon: Thanks – liked reading you for free. But as a CPA, things cost. We know. Won't subscribe for primary reason that your editorial view and tenor is a bit too... — Updated 2/25/2021


Black History Month; a welcome | Letters to the Editor

Reflecting on Black History Month, Amanda Gorman This Black History Month, I'm reflecting on the words of Ms. Amanda Gorman. The Legislature is working to create a Washington that... — Updated 2/18/2021


Safety concerns | Letters to the Editor

Safety at Swedish a concern I have been seeing reports of patients at Swedish Edmonds becoming increasingly violent, escaping the hospital due to poor security and injuring members... — Updated 2/12/2021


Everyone's a critic; Black History Month | Letters to the Editor

Everyone's a critic "Sure, it's easy to be a critic. Lady Gaga's voluminous red dress was over-ripe" (Rick Steves, "A day that filled me with joy and hope," Guest View, Jan. 28).... — Updated 2/4/2021


Diversity statment; Housing Commission | Letters to the Editor

Diversity statement is needed I have read and reread the mayor's article in the January 21 edition of the Edmonds Beacon ("Mayor Nelson: It's time to move forward"). He mentions,... — Updated 1/28/2021


Will miss Beacon paperboy; support for Neil Tibbott | Letters to the Editor

Will miss the Beacon paperboy I am writing to compliment my current (soon out of a job) paperboy Isaac, who has delivered my Beacon for two years. He has been steadfastly reliable,... — Updated 1/21/2021


Waiting for update on police chief situation | Letters to the Editor

Mayor needs to speak up on police chief decision The position of Edmonds Chief of Police is arguably one of the most important positions in our local government structure – good... — Updated 1/14/2021


Suggestion for Waterfront Center | Letters to the Editor

Indigenous ceremony would be great at Waterfront Center I would love to see an Indigenous ceremony included as part of the Edmonds Waterfront Center's grand opening ceremonies,... — Updated 1/7/2021


Police chief selection; gratitude | Letters to the Editor

How was the police chief process justified? Your editorial "Police chief pick: Botched from the start" (Dec. 17) was spot on. As you, Chief Al Compaan and Edmonds Police Officers... — Updated 12/31/2020


Compelling essays; dog poop; apologies needed | Letters to the Editor

Compelling essays on police chief Your essays in the Dec. 17 Edmonds Beacon about the selection of the chief were great. Compelling reasons to subscribe. Good work! Paul... — Updated 12/24/2020


Help for racism; praising Denver omelets | Letters to the Editor

A few helpful recommendations on racism Re: "Looking for information on racism," Letters to the Editor, Dec. 10: Congratulations! You are on the right track to enlightenment!... — Updated 12/17/2020


Racism; reaction to police chief appointment | Letters to the Editor

Looking for information on racism I'm looking for some new information for enlightenment. My wife and I have been citizens and employees in the greater Edmonds area for over half a... — Updated 12/10/2020


Spend where it's needed; defending Harvey's | Letters to the Editor

Spend where it's most needed In 2020, the city of Edmonds Human Services Program was created under Economic Development and Community Services Director Patrick Doherty. A program... — Updated 12/3/2020


Soccer; kindness vs. change; Waterfront Center | Letters to the Editor

Sno-King soccer is still going on We were saddened to hear of the staffing reduction at Sno-King ("Sno-King Youth Club cuts 2 positions," Nov. 19). So many kids have gone through... — Updated 11/24/2020


Food Bank open; questions on the Port | Letters to the Editor

Edmonds Food Bank remains open Our goal at Edmonds Food Bank during COVID-19 is to protect our volunteers and customers above all. We want to thank Edmonds United Methodist Church f... — Updated 11/19/2020


Questions about Beacon's subscription model | Letters to the Editor

End of era for Beacon carriers In regards to the Beacon moving to a digital and USPS delivery: I'm really sad that we are taking this job away from our youth. My son has been... — Updated 11/12/2020


Appreciates the Edmonds Beacon | Letters to the Editor

Appreciates the Beacon's contributions My husband and I have sent on our subscription online, "The Beacon invites you to partner with us for a sustainable future," Oct. 15. It is... — Updated 11/5/2020


Thanks for coverage | Letters to the Editor

Thoughtful coverage on tragic situation at Boo Han Oriental Market My name is Natalie Dolci, and I'm an Edmonds resident and a social worker who has spent my whole career working... — Updated 10/14/2020


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