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Big tech, remote learning, the fence issue | Letters to the Editor

A love letter to Amazon and Apple Say what you want about big tech. How Amazon and Apple are crushing small business. But a huge factor in their success is their exceptional... — Updated 8/6/2020

 

Praise for police officer; a beekeeper's plea | Letters to the Editor

Officer Shoemake an asset to the community I am writing to express my gratitude for Officer Tabatha Shoemake's willingness to be interviewed for the Edmonds Beacon ("Being a Black... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

Comments on parade, Main Street closure | Letters to the Editor

Regarding Black planners at justice march I am excited to see so many residents and members of the downtown business community show support for this parade with such a short... — Updated 7/3/2020

 

Thoughts on closing Main Street to traffic | Letters to the Editor

Editor's note: The Beacon received numerous letters about the City's plan to close Main Street from Sixth to Third avenues on Saturday and Sunday, June 20-21. Responses were mixed.... — Updated 6/18/2020

 

George Floyd; closing Main Street; | Letters to the Editor

Editor's note: The following is from Iris Brown, a 15-year-old at Edmonds-Woodway High School. Would George Floyd have wanted more violence? This morning, I watched a video of a... — Updated 6/4/2020

 

City pay cuts?; Rick Steves' plan; wear those face masks | Letters to the Editor

Mayor, staff should take pay cuts to be role models I'm a 40-year Edmonds resident and currently serving on an Edmonds city board. After reading your last edition, I saw that the... — Updated 5/21/2020

 

Missing ECA; new mural?; and doggie doo | Letters to the Editor

Can't wait to return to Edmonds Center for the Arts Re: "We're leaving the light on for you," Guest View, April 16: Thanks for embodying the Edmonds community spirit. We look forwar... — Updated 5/7/2020

 

Rituals; park issue | Letters to the Editor

A new ritual for Edmonds? The coronavirus episode has left many yearning for social interaction. Social distancing was meant to create physical separation, and it seems to be... — Updated 4/16/2020

 

Are park signs discriminatory? | Letter to the Editor

I know we have weighty issues in today's virus environment, and I thank Edmonds and Snohomish County for its valiant efforts to keep us safe and informed. While I applaud the... — Updated 4/14/2020

 

A new ritual for Edmonds? | Letter to the Editor

The coronavirus episode has left many yearning for social interaction. Social distancing was meant to create physical separation, and it seems to be working, at least in the state... — Updated 4/8/2020

 

Where my coronavirus payment is going | Letter to the Editor

Social isolation provides time to think and read of the plight of others much less fortunate. There are many items I could spend $1,200 on, but none that I NEED. How this money,... — Updated 4/5/2020

 

A beautiful plaza; caring neighbors | Letters to the Editor

Have you seen the new planting at Hazel Miller Plaza?... — Updated 3/13/2020

 

Taxes; PCC's hypocrisy | Letters to the Editor

This letter makes sense... — Updated 3/5/2020

 

Accessory dwelling units; taxes are too high | Letters to the Editor

Editor's note: What follows is a letter to the editor from Edmonds resident Michelle Dotsch and a response from Reps. Strom Peterson (D-Edmonds) and Marko Liias (D-Lynnwood), both... — Updated 2/27/2020

 

Message to the mayor | Letter to the Editor

Mayor: New police chief is near at hand This is actually an open letter to our new mayor. Mayor Nelson: I followed your campaign and you seem to be an honest, hard-working man who... — Updated 2/20/2020

 

Something smelly; invisibility cloak | Letters to the Editor

Something smells So let me get this straight. Over a half a million of my tax dollars are being given to someone with a "fragrance disability"? ("Fragrance claim: City pays $510K... — Updated 2/13/2020

 

Transparency, schools, and sex ed | Letters to the Editor

Hey, Edmonds: Play 'transparency' The City's Housing Survey is online. With today's technology, what information is being collected behind the scenes? If you take the City of... — Updated 2/6/2020

 

Save the Beacon!; School District bond and levy | Letters to the Editor

PCC make wrong call on free publications It has recently come to my attention that our local "community" supermarket, PCC Edmonds, has chosen to stop carrying our community... — Updated 1/30/2020

 

School bond; support local businesses | Letters to the Editor

Vote no on School District bond and levy Over the next few days, every householder in the Edmonds School District will receive a ballot for an Edmonds School District bond and levy... — Updated 1/23/2020

 

Facebook 'likes'; happy trails | Letters to the Editor

An unwise "like" on Facebook? Is a fair process too much to hope for when filling the vacant council position? It is disconcerting that Council President Adrienne Fraley-Monillas "l... — Updated 1/16/2020

 

Foodie bona fides, councilmember selection | Letters to the Editor

Are all Edmonds restaurants deserving of praise? Several points of inquiry: I've read Maria Montalvo's column numerous times, including the Dec. 26 issue ("Korean barbecue:... — Updated 1/9/2020

 

Possible solution to railroad hazard? | Letters to the Editor

Several people who have turned left from Railroad Avenue to what they thought would be Sunset Avenue, or the reverse, ended up on the tracks. Given the depth of the rail ties from... — Updated 1/2/2020

 

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