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 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

When fathers know best | Darn Wright

For the few who do not have it as a pop-up, I am your alarm. Sunday, June 20, is Dad's Day! This day must be a red-numbered date on all our calendars since it is set aside to focus... — Updated 6/9/2021

 
 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

Sunnier times means pickleball time | Darn Wright

Here comes our sunnier times and with the sun shining down on us it's time to once again bring out the pickleball equipment. I'm told the Everett Garfield Park is a designated... — Updated 6/2/2021

 
 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

It's a disorder, but really what is 'IT'? | Darn Wright

Due to their symptoms and a long history of belittling labels, a WWII general slapped these infirmed soldiers. Those GIs, who were assaulted by their superior, belong to a long... — Updated 5/26/2021

 
 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

Medal of Honor recipient remains identified | Darn Wright

In 1964 our Uncle Sam sent a young 20-year old Army private, who proudly wore on his uniform collar a brass medical symbol, Caduceus (kuh-doo-see-uhs), to Korea. This upstart medic... — Updated 5/19/2021

 
 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

'Be a good boy' | Darn Wright

What happens when a son listens to his mother? To answer my own question, all Hades can break loose throughout our land. And this is what happened when a son stepped forward to... — Updated 5/5/2021

 
 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

Identifying, educating, preventing sexual assaults | Darn Wright

Every calendar month and its days are set aside for us to focus our attention on some specific topic, with many of those being bizarre or wacky ones. Be that as it may, additional... — Updated 4/7/2021

 
 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

The vaccine is starting to protect us | Darn Wright

Editor’s note: Beacon columnist Chuck Wright recently received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The Beacon asked him to share his experience. Most of the process went like... — Updated 2/3/2021

 
 By Chuck Wright    A & E

It's officially Christmas movie time | Holiday Cheer

Tis the season of “Joy to the World.” Sitting down with friends and loved ones exemplifies the time-honored truism: that the togetherness of watching those oldies-but-goodies... — Updated 12/9/2020

 
 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

Self-quarantine fever

Almost 24 hours a day it's discussed on every major television station. Our friends are constantly talking about it. Even when we are using social distancing, one can overhear... — Updated 3/18/2020

 
 By Chuck Wright    A & E

The Dark Ages have returned to McCollum Park

Hear ye! Hear ye! Care to return to the Dark Age and Renaissance years of yore when chivalry and heroics on the battlefield – not to mention rescuing damsels in distress – was the... — Updated 3/4/2015 Full story

 
 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

Holidays are a time of many different emotions | Guest View

The holidays are now upon us. It is the time of year that brings out many different emotions. There are the strong feelings of laughter, happiness, caring, loving and the desire... — Updated 12/5/2014

 
 By Chuck Wright    News

Snohomish County’s hidden Victim’s DUI Wall

It could be a “Where Is George?” type of question. Do you know in the southern end of Snohomish County there is a Victim’s DUI Wall, which is sad to say is out of sight, thus... — Updated 11/26/2014

 

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