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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


Why is the Beacon in Mukilteo?; praise for Earling, Compaan | Letters to the Editor

A brief history of geography A friend who lives in Edmonds recently enclosed your 12-page Dec. 5 edition inside a box of Christmas gifts. It may have only been 12 pages LONG, but I... — Updated 12/30/2019


Councilmember comments on attorney contract | Letters to the Editor

Why I voted for the renewal of Lighthouse The Lighthouse Law Group has represented the City's legal affairs for the past nine years. Many citizens thanked me for keeping Lighthouse... — Updated 12/19/2019


Update on 2nd and Main; thanks to elected leaders | Letters to the Editor

An update on Graphite construction Two years ago, Mary Olsen and I announced the addition of a new art facility at the corner of Second Avenue South and Main Street in downtown... — Updated 12/12/2019


Feel-good story, something positive, something negative | Letters to the Editor

Heading to the bread pop-up Re: "From scratch: Meadowdale graduate finds his niche with baking bread," Nov. 26: This is such a great, feel-good story. I'm looking forward to... — Updated 12/5/2019


What's next, Edmonds?; More on George Brackett | Letters to the Editor

City is overreaching My mother-in-law (the City) recently passed ban on single-use plastic containers and is appealing a safe gun storage ruling. Although I agree the people should... — Updated 11/26/2019


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