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Edmonds auto licensing office closing Feb. 29; Lynn Kamacho, Marci Norman new owners

Edmonds Auto License will close Feb. 29 to transition to new owners and reopen March 6 at 9 a.m. The licensing station is inside Ace Hardware, 550 Fifth Ave. S. The current appointee, …

Rick Steves Service Above Self winner: Tana Axtelle

Tana Axtelle is the recipient of the Rotary Club of Edmonds’ third annual  Rick Steves Service Above Self award. The club said the inspiration for this award is European travel expert …

Free Play, Last Call, headline DeMiero Jazz Festival

The 48th annual DeMiero Jazz Festival takes place at several downtown Edmonds locations March 7-9. This music education event brings in more than 50 jazz choirs for a noncompetitive, inspiring chance …

Madrona Highlands, Housing Hope's first development in south Snohomish County and in partnership with Edmonds Lutheran Church, is now going up on 1.35 acres of vacant ground east of the church. …

Washington State Ferries recently released updated data on its farebox recovery ratio (PDF 4.1MB) , or the percentage of customer fares that paid for WSF operating costs. Systemwide, the farebox …

Four Edmonds organizations are among 39 whose tourism projects and promotions have received $600,000 in grants from Snohomish County’s Hotel-Motel Small Fund, which invests in efforts that …

Town Hall: Affordable housing a hot topic

Saturday morning’s town hall meeting with 21 st Legislative District officials wasn’t quite like the scene from the Academy Award-winning movie “Network” where the fictional …

Spoken-word poetry: Anastacia-Reneé returns to the PNW

When Anastacia-Reneé takes to the stage at the Edmonds Center for the Arts March 1, it will mark a homecoming of sorts for the queer writer, educator, interdisciplinary artist, speaker, and …

King’s cheer crowned national champions

The King’s High School cheer team has returned from the USA Spirit Nationals competition in Anaheim with a national championship trophy for 2024. The Shoreline cheer squad was …

March 12 presidential primary is underway

On Thursday, Snohomish County Elections will mail ballots for the March 12 presidential primary to 507,000 registered voters in Washington state. The primary is an opportunity for voters to help …

Pilot unhurt after plane crash north of Everett's Paine Field

The pilot of a small airplane that crashed in a wooded area north of Paine Field walked away unscathed from the accident. The airplane, a Cessna 150 aircraft owned by the Puget Sound …

Iconoclast featured at Cascadia Art Museum

Cascadia Art Museum will feature “The World of Peter Fortune" beginning Feb. 21. A Northwest iconoclast, Peter Fortune (1904-1989) created a unique body of work in painting, printmaking, …

Volunteers feeding juvenile fish at Edmonds Fishing Pier

 On Sunday, Feb. 18, Edmonds Marsh advocate Joe Scordino was seen feeding the coho salmon at the Edmonds Fishing Pier. Every three days, volunteers from the Puget Sound Anglers Club feed …

State Republicans: Democrats are neglecting the need for more housing in rural areas

Heading into this year’s state legislative session, there was bipartisan support for bills that might’ve expanded housing in rural parts of Washington, including by allowing for more …

Edmonds City Council to consider scaling back on public meeting minutes

The Edmonds City Council has utilized a “detailed style” of minutes for many years. That means just about everything that is said in weekly minutes is recorded and written in detail for …

Crow, a boutique shop for locally handcrafted gifts, is now open at its new location on Fifth Avenue South. Crow opened in November 2019 on Fourth Avenue North. Owner Jen Lawson says the …

Copper Rose Bakery, 314 Pie open at Main Street Commons Feb. 20

Copper Rose Bakery on Main Street Commons – formerly called Copper Pot Bakery – plans to open Tuesday, Feb. 20. Hours are 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Local real estate agent Adam Cobb hosted "a …

Local photographer Amanda Thornton-DeWitt , a frequent contributor to the Edmonds Beacon, welcomed the public to her exhibit Thursday, Feb. 15, at Cascadia Art Museum during Art Walk Edmonds. …

The City of Edmonds Arts Commission is requesting qualifications from artists/graphic designers interested in creating designs for permanent cut metal banners to be attached to 14 existing street …

Gene Openshaw reading in Edmonds

Edmonds Beacon columnist Peter Kelley led a discussion with  author Gene Openshaw's  “Michelangelo at Midlife: Chasing the Tomb of Julius II” during a reading Thursday at the …

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