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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


Save Perrinville woods; kudos to the Bread Guy | Letters to the Editor

Don't develop wooded lot in Perrinville Open letter to Mayor Nelson and Edmonds City Council: On Oct. 6, you will have the unique opportunity to stop the development of the beautifu... — Updated 10/1/2020


Liking the astronomy Q&A | Letters to the Editor

Thanks for the astronomy Q&A As an Edmonds resident who is borderline obsessed with astronomy and astrology, thank you so much to Edmonds Beacon writer Brian Soergel and professor... — Updated 9/17/2020


Don't close beaches; an objection | Letters to the Editor

Please do not close the beaches down Re: "Mayor threatens to close beaches," Aug 6: As longtime Edmonds residents, we really appreciate the waterfront and we often walk from the... — Updated 8/19/2020


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


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