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 By Emily Gilbert    News    April 2, 2020 

An Edmonds family's experience with COVID-19

Edmonds resident Melinda Knight and her family had just recently returned from a trip to Disneyland when one of her sons began feeling sick. "It just hit through all of us," she said. "Now I'm just...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Cascadia offers a virtual visit to current exhibit

Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds has released its second "Virtual Visit" during its temporary closure. The video features two of the museum's docents, Shelley and Tom. Docents are volunteers who help interpret the art and its historical context for...

 
 By Cheryl Aarnio    News    April 2, 2020 

Cheryl Aarnio: "All our lives have been completely changed because of the coronavirus'

Editor's note: Cheryl Aarnio is a journalism student at Washington State University who interned at the Edmonds Beacon last summer. Here, the 19-year-old Woodway resident shares her experiences abroad...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

COVID-19 resources; Housing Commission update

Development Services Director Shane Hope offers some information on COVID-19 resources, plus updates on the Citizens Housing Commission. As you know, life has taken some unexpected turns due to the...

 
 By Zach Bauder    News    April 2, 2020 

Zach Bauder: 'For a little while, we'll be lonelier than usual'

Editor's note: Zach Bauder is a senior at Lakeside High School in Seattle. He was the student representative on the Edmonds City Council before councilmembers began conducting their meetings...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    April 2, 2020 

Update: Garden Market could open in late May

UPDATE "At this time, yes, we are planning to hold the annual Garden Market. We are working with the Snohomish Health District and the City of Edmonds at this time," said Christina Martin on April 3....

 
 By Amelia Miller    News    April 2, 2020 

Amelia Miller: 'My friends and I miss each other so much'

My dad has been encouraging me to start writing about my experience with the coronavirus. I thought that it would be beneficial to our community to hear from the perspective of a sixth grader. I...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Edmonds community leader dies from COVID-19

Community leader John Reed, former president of Alliance of Citizens for Edmonds (ACE), died Sunday, March 29, from complications of COVID-19, according to ACE President Damian King. "Words cannot...

 

Coronavirus mimics climate politics | Guest View

Coronavirus and climate policies are different sorts of problems. Because citizens have varying risk perceptions about these issues (their immediacy and threats to personal well being), they are more...

 
 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion    April 2, 2020 

Settling in, or taking out | Arts & Appetite

As we all settle in under the statewide stay-at-home order and do our best to stay home to stay healthy, eateries across the region are making sure everyone can still enjoy restaurant meals at home. Since we cannot dine together at our favorite...

 
 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion    April 2, 2020 

Fading colors, sudden waves, surprising hope | Chuck's World

I honestly can't remember my marriage vows. It was a quick wedding, impromptu even, although as I recall it was conventional. I don't think I agreed to anything untoward. There could have been some fi...

 
 By Emily Gilbert    News    April 2, 2020 

COVID-19's impact on domestic violence resources

Gov. Jay Inslee's stay-at-home order may be difficult for everyone – social plans canceled, schools and businesses closed, trips limited to the essentials – but can be even more so for those...

 
 By Lisa Reddick    A & E    April 2, 2020 

The promise of flower baskets

One part of our community that continues to thrive under the guidance of Debra Dill, City arborist and beautification program lead, is the flower program for the City of Edmonds. For the last 15...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    April 2, 2020 

Edmonds Waterfront Center update

Drive by the former Edmonds Senior Center on Railroad Avenue and you'll see that construction of its replacement, the Edmonds Waterfront Center, is moving quickly. Or, was moving quickly....

 

Brighton students ready for virtual competition

Are you ready for an earthquake in the Pacific Northwest? A group of the sixth graders (Dylan Johnson De Lacy, Noah Anderson, Nolan Walsh, Michael Usoltsev, Noah Hopkins) from King's Schools and...

 

Rick Steves offers kids a virtual trip to Europe

For millions of teachers and parents suddenly homeschooling, their students are stuck in the house, wishing for something fun and enriching to watch. Edmonds travel writer and public television host...

 

Learning to learn remotely at Holy Rosary

With schools ordered closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers are having to get creative to continue connecting with their students. Holy Rosary Edmonds pre-kindergarten teacher Anna Olson has...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Beacon offers free classifieds

Looking to sell some stuff and pick up a little extra money during the coronavirus pandemic? Let the Beacon help! We will run your classified "for sale" ad for FREE. Here are the particulars: ...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Tell us about your home-based business

Starting your own home-based business? The pandemic that has led to pay reductions, cuts in hours and layoffs, coupled with orders by state officials to shelter in place, has prompted some enterprising folks to start a business out of their home....

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    March 26, 2020

Coronavirus continues to take toll in Edmonds

In the past week, Mayor Mike Nelson has taken several steps to help flatten the curve of the coronavirus' ascent, which has disrupted lives and businesses in Edmonds as it has done in every corner of...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    March 26, 2020

Edmonds community leader dies from COVID-19

Community leader John Reed, former president of Alliance of Citizens for Edmonds (ACE), died Sunday, March 29, from complication of COVID-19, according to ACE President Damian King. "Words cannot expr...

 

County isolation, quarantine facility to open

Snohomish County will open a COVID-19 isolation and quarantine site next week at the Angel of the Winds Arena in downtown Everett. This facility will provide a site for temporary isolation and quarantine for those who may not be able to recover in...

 

SnoPUD temporarily suspends reading meters

Snohomish County PUD has temporarily suspended reading meters and paused sending meter readers into the field as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The delivery of critical power and water...

 

State scrambles to boost supply of life-saving protective items for health-care workers

Editor's note: The Edmonds Beacon is collaborating with the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association on stories updating the public on the cornonavirus pandemic. Millions of N-95 masks and other...

 

Edmonds mayor changes mind on emergency firearms amendment

This story has been updated to correct some inacuracies. Faced with increasing public outcry and probable legal challenges, Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson has called a special Edmonds City Council meeting...

 

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