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 By Maria A. Montalvo    Opinion 

So many wonderful options at Katya's Bakery | Arts&Appetite

I have not stopped telling people about a bakery I recently discovered right here in Snohomish County, so I suppose it is not surprising that I, too, learned about it through word... — Updated 9/29/2023

 By Chuck Wright    Opinion 

Sign language: The universal form of communication | Darn Wright

If you want to learn another language, in most cases you have to take a class or log onto a self-teaching course. Of course, the best option is to hang around those who speak or... — Updated 9/28/2023


Thanks from Rotary Club; more City staff needed | Letters to the Editor

Rotary Club: Thank you, Edmonds The Rotary Club of Edmonds thanks our amazing community for coming out to support us at our annual Oktoberfest Family Festival. We were able to raise... — Updated 9/28/2023

 By Alan Bine    Opinion 

It takes a village – and some niceness | You Have My Words(s)

The other day I went to Trader Joe's to pick up a few essentials, like fresh-squeezed orange juice, romaine lettuce, bananas, and watermelon chunks. After shopping, I felt a sense... — Updated 9/28/2023

 By Diane Buckshnis    Opinion 

What's the hubbub about repealing ordinance 4079? | Guest View

I have to laugh, as after 13 years on City Council writing opinion editorials should be a cinch! Not this topic – two of my three editors said I’m too much in the weeds. The... — Updated 9/28/2023

 By Jesse Salomon    Opinion

Housing hope for homeless students | Guest View

I want to share with you something that's close to our hearts – the stories of the families who will benefit from an important housing initiative right here in our district, the... — Updated 9/21/2023

 By Jim Miller    Opinion

3 vaccines seniors should get this fall | Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, Which vaccines are recommended for Medicare seniors this flu season? – Just Turned 65 Dear Just Turned, There are actually three different types of vaccines... — Updated 9/21/2023


Senior Suicide prevention: A compassionate approach to saving lives | Health&Wellness

September is Suicide Prevention Month. When people think of those who die by suicide, many do not think of seniors. Yet the elderly have significant higher rates of suicide then... — Updated 9/21/2023


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

 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

Who's mentoring artificial intelligence? | Darn Wright

Although it seems to be a common gospel that anything is possible, James Madison wrote in The Federalist in 1789 that, "As long as the reason of man continues fallible, and he is... — Updated 9/21/2023


What everyday heroes can create | Moment's Notice

“We could be heroes, just for one day.” – David Bowie Walking down a long hallway the other day, looking at statues of important figures from American history, I saw an... — Updated 9/21/2023

 By Rebecca Miner    Opinion

Join me in learning about entry plans | Our Schools

Welcome to the 2023-24 school year! I'm grateful to have the opportunity to serve as a monthly guest contributor for the Edmonds Beacon this year. I hope my columns will be an... — Updated 9/21/2023


Over the top at Rusty Pelican Cafe

As I have shared before in this column, I am a fan of breakfast. Breakfast for lunch, breakfast for dinner. And of course, breakfast for breakfast. Because we love breakfast so, it... — Updated 9/20/2023


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

 By Alan Bine    Opinion

What, me worry? | You Have My Word(s)

I don't like to admit that I'm more of a worrier than I want to be. How about you? Do you spend more time worrying about what could happen tomorrow than trying to live your best... — Updated 9/14/2023


To be fair: The middle of fact and fiction | Moment's Notice

“To be fair …” begins many a sentence intended to present the other side of a situation or issue. It is not a phrase we hear much these days, except in jest. If you have not... — Updated 9/7/2023

 By Bill Trueit    Opinion

Moving forward: Electric vehicles in 2023 | Earth Matters

You have at least one family member, a neighbor, a friend, or a co-worker who already has one. This year, both production and sales of electric vehicles, EVs, are moving forward. Th... — Updated 9/7/2023


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

 By Tim Raetzloff    Opinion

The mystery of the Chimacum | History Files

If you take the ferry from Edmonds to Kingston, and then drive to Port Townsend, you will likely drive through Chimacum on Highway 19. A farm near Chimacum was the source of the... — Updated 9/7/2023

 By Sara Jones    Opinion

Stand up for libraries on banned books | Guest View

In Washington and across America, public and school libraries have emerged as the latest battleground in the politically polarized culture war. Look no farther than rural Columbia... — 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

 By Joe Scordino    Opinion

Can we stop the demise of Edmonds' salmon streams? | Guest View

First it was Perrinville Creek. Now it is Shell Creek that is losing its natural functions and salmon habitat -– this time because of neglect and inaction by City administration... — Updated 8/31/2023

 By Daniel Johnson    Opinion

The universal principle of diversity | Guest View

Simply put, diversity means variety. It is a superpower on many fronts. Biodiversity refers to the remarkable range of living organisms on the planet from bacteria to human beings.... — Updated 8/31/2023

 By Maria Cantwell    Opinion

Federal regulation needed on fentanyl overdoses | Guest View

The following is adapted from a speech by Edmonds resident and U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell at the National Tribal Opioid Summit Aug. 23 in Tulalip. The more than 105,000 people in the... — Updated 8/31/2023

 By Alan Bine    Opinion

Going way back: Lyrics to my ears | You Have My Word(s)

I really like music. Who doesn't? But, unfortunately, I can't sing or play a musical instrument. I sang in a school chorus as a kid, with others thankfully drowning me out. And I... — Updated 8/31/2023


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