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Four residents displaced, one dog dies in apartment fire

Four residents from an apartment complex in Mukilteo were displaced by a early morning fire, Monday, April 19. The Mukilteo Fire Department was dispatched to the fire at 11108... — Updated 4/19/2021

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Mukilteans rally for peace, social justice

Mukilteo's fifth annual Peace Rally drew a small but passionate crowd. Organized by the Islamic Center of Mukilteo, the rally sought to bring awareness to mental health, drug... — Updated 4/14/2021

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Public invited to participate in town hall on upcoming federal funding

The City of Mukilteo and Mayor Jennifer Gregerson will be hosting an upcoming virtual town hall to discuss ideas for usage of the American Recovery Plan federal funding. The event... — Updated 4/19/2021

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Snohomish County hosting Earth Day event

In celebration of Earth Day, the Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee (MRC) is hosting a shoreline cleanup. Grab a bag and head out to pick up litter from a local shoreline,... — Updated 4/19/2021

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Two injured in Picnic Point house fire

Two people were seriously injured in an early morning house fire in the Picnic Point area south of Mukilteo. Neighbors called 911 around 2:15 a.m. to report the fire at a two-story... — Updated 4/19/2021

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Snohomish Health District urges public to continue to be vigilant about COVID-19 symptoms

As case numbers rise, the Snohomish Health District is reminding residents to stay home if sick. If COVID-like symptoms develop or they were exposed to a confirmed case, seek... — Updated 4/17/2021

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House fire near Mukilteo claims lives of father, daughter

A man and his young daughter died in a house fire early Thursday, April 15, near Mukilteo. Dispatchers received multiple 911 calls around 3:25 a.m. reporting smoke and flames... — Updated 4/19/2021

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Former Sen. Paull Shin dies

Dr. Paull H. Shin, who served in the 21st Legislative District for many years, died April 12, 2021, at age 85. "Sen. Shin was one of those inspirational people whose incredible... — Updated 4/15/2021

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New ferry terminal, road nearing completion

The completion of the Mukilteo ferry terminal project is in sight. During Monday's City Council work session, representatives of Washington State Ferries (WSF) said residents can... — Updated 4/14/2021 Full story

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Mukilteo District high school seniors returning for in-person instruction next week

When senior Mackenzie Graham returns to Mariner High School next week, it will be the first time she has stepped into a classroom in more than a year. For Graham and the rest of... — Updated 4/14/2021

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From a bus barn to a watering hole | Muk Revisited

Over the years, the Front Street building we now know as the Diamond Knot Brewery and Alehouse has been home to quite a variety of uses. It was built around 1942 as a storage and... — Updated 4/14/2021 Full story

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Renewal, COVID-style | Moment's Notice

Resurrection (n) 1. a: the rising of Christ from the dead b: the rising again to life of all the human dead before the final judgment c: the state of one risen from the dead 2.... — Updated 4/14/2021

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Things we can't live without | Off Kilter

There are a couple of basics that humans could not live without. Chief among them are air, water, and food. Studies have shown that a person could not live more than a couple of... — Updated 4/14/2021

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Letter to the Editor: Will adopting the Housing Action Plan make city obligated to state, federal government?

I read several articles and Letters to the Editor in recent issues of The Mukilteo Beacon about the Housing Action Plan. The mayor and most of the City Council seem to be promoting... — Updated 4/14/2021 Full story

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Letter to the Editor: Seahorse restaurant also a major part of Mukilteo's waterfront history

Regarding (Waterfront proposal: Parking garage with retail, commercial office space, April 7 issue– https://bit.ly/3s9dFpD ) – the article mentioned that the site is the former... — Updated 4/14/2021

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Letter to the Editor: Waterfront pedestrian safety still a major problem

On Saturday, March 27, 2021, around 5:30 p.m., I was heading down to Ivar's Fish Bar to pick up dinner. At the Second Street crosswalk I pushed the button and the strobes started... — Updated 4/14/2021

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Letter to the Editor: Rebuilding of NOAA research center needs your support

Perhaps you saw the April 2, 2021, front page of the Everett Herald, “Last ditch effort fails to save research center in Mukilteo” accompanied by a large, beautiful picture of... — Updated 4/14/2021 Full story

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Over the river and out of the woods, finally | Chuck's World

In the years after his retirement and before he passed away, I noticed that my father had aged into a cliché. He was always social, but he'd become garrulous, happy to engage in... — Updated 4/14/2021

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Earth Day: Be a responsible caretaker of God's Creation | Worship

For some who claim to not be religious but rather instead claim to be "spiritual," they may not find a connection with the Divine Creator in a sanctuary built of wood and mortar,... — Updated 4/14/2021

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Editorial cartoon for week of April 14

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Rotary Club of Everett – Mukilteo recognizes its Students of the Month

The Rotary Club of South Everett – Mukilteo has named its Students of the Month for February and March at ACES, Kamiak and Mariner high schools. ACES February Student of the... — Updated 4/7/2021

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Apply for Mukilteo Way Garden Club Horticulture Scholarship | School Brief

The Mukilteo Way Garden Club is accepting applications for its 15th annual $1,000 Horticulture Scholarship for the 2021-22 academic year. The scholarship provides funds for... — Updated 4/7/2021

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Kamiak, Mariner name Students of the Month

Kamiak High School's Students of the Month for March are freshmen Nazarii Zhuk and Sofia Montaperto, sophomore Amiya McLean, juniors Oliva Higgins and Owen Pacey, and seniors Edwin... — Updated 4/7/2021

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Marauders showing significant improvement | Softball

It's clearly going to be quite a different year for the Mariner softball team. The last time the Marauders took the field in 2019, they won only one of 20 games. Two games into the... — Updated 4/14/2021

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Six seniors lead talented Kamiak squad | Softball

Kamiak's six seniors have a twofold mission in 2021. First and foremost, they want to enjoy their final season at Kamiak. The seniors also will be taking on a mentoring role with... — Updated 4/14/2021

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The boys of spring are back

A year ago, Clarence Trinidad was preparing to take the reins of the Kamiak baseball program. Trinidad, a 1996 alum, had long wanted to be the head coach. He previously applied... — Updated 4/15/2021

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Kamiak pounds Cascade, wraps up perfect season | Football

Kamiak's senior class took more than its fair share of lumps in their sophomore and junior years. All the Knights had to show during those two difficult seasons was two victories.... — Updated 4/15/2021

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Everything you ever wanted to know about rhododendrons

Join Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens and the Everett Public Library for a virtual class titled Rhododendrons 101 from 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 12. Bob Zimmerman, owner of... — Updated 4/14/2021

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Mukilteo Yacht Club hosts opening day boating celebration | A & E Brief

The Mukilteo Yacht Club's 18th annual opening day of boating celebration will be at noon, May 1, at Dock 6 in the Port of Everett. The theme is Wild, Wild West. All boaters are... — Updated 4/7/2021

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Through Your Lens | A Mukilteo icon

Edmonds photographer Britany Brigham frequently takes photos of her hometown and of Seattle, especially Pike Place Market. She recently spent some time in Mukilteo to capture some... — Updated 4/15/2021

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Good food, good brew | Travel Sketcher

We have some good restaurants in this city. Tapped in Mukilteo is the new place in the Harbour Pointe area. If you are into good food and brew, check it out. It is so good to be... — Updated 4/15/2021

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Swamp Lantern Festival coming to Northwest Stream Center

It's that time again. Celebrate spring at Adopt A Stream Foundation's Swamp Lantern Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays in April. Reservations are required.... — Updated 4/7/2021

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