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For 20 years: ‘Meet me at the Twig’

The folks at Red Twig like to say, “Drink Coffee, Eat Well, Do Good Things.” It is a fitting tagline for a café where so many busy people like to meet in Edmonds. I have yet …

James Tilton: A slave owner in the Washington Territory

The Tilton River, which flows southwest from Mount Rainier and into the Cowlitz River, was named for – probably named by – one James Tilton. He was the surveyor general of Washington …

Lights on for safety bill on hold for now

Now that the 2024 legislative session in Olympia is in the history books, I can't but wonder how many might wonder what happened to Sen. John Lovick’s Senate Bill 6288? But before I answer …

PAWS: Where the wild things heal

An eagle flies over your head. You see a heron fishing in a pond. You notice a fawn peeking at you through some bushes with big glassy eyes. These and many other experiences are common with …

Tax season: Net worth vs. self-worth

Oh boy, it’s tax season. You may be one who plans year-round organizing your documents or maybe one who starts thinking about it in February. Either way, for most of us it is stressful. Do …

Edmonds Marsh grant approved. Now what?

Edmonds is off to a great start toward the goal of reconnecting the marsh to Puget Sound and to restoring valuable fish and wildlife habitat. A grant received from the National Fish and Wildlife …

A clean sweep on city streets A big thank you to the City Of Edmonds and their street sweepers. One of their trucks comes down our street every two to three weeks, and it really makes a …

Always a day of discovery at Cascadia Art Museum

Perhaps you are out and about to explore near home, or you have friends in from out of town. Why not take in some beautiful Northwest art? Cascadia Art Museum continues to expose the art community to …

Knock-knock: Jokes are in the belly of the holder

April Fool’s Day starts Natural Humor Month and, as I believe, a belly laugh a day keeps the doctors away. “Humor” is a relative word – it’s in the belly of the …

Let’s be open about that forbidden topic

Death. What instantly comes to mind?  I don’t need to read this any further? When will I die? Will it be a slow one? What pain will it have on my loved ones? Where is the …

Shouting from the rooftops “Amazement” and “adoration” are the words that come to mind when describing all the hard work, fun, and love you pour into making the Edmonds …

Don't let worry go dragon you down

I have some good news today for all of you Worry Warts and Nervous Nellies. And people like me. We all worry too much. If you worry about money, careers, relationships, health, whatever, you're …

The opportunity in curiosity

What is your go-to question when a conversation stalls or you are meeting someone for the first time? What was your first concert? Who would you invite to dinner if it could be anyone? …

Editorial cartoon for the week of March 20

Processed foods: Is the fear warranted?

Processed foods have been the latest nutrition super-villain and the subject of a lot of confusion and misinformation. They have been linked to cancer, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, …

Recommended vaccines for Medicare recipients

Dear Savvy Senior, My husband and I recently turned 65 and would like to find out which vaccines are recommended and covered by Medicare? – New Beneficiaries

Why not more trees?

Editor’s note: Beacon Publishing President Paul Archipley wrote the following column for the Mukilteo Beacon with his hometown of Mukilteo in mind. But many of the points he makes could just as …

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