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Eyman must sell share of home to pay off debt

Former Mukilteo resident and anti-tax advocate Tim Eyman was quick to respond after a federal bankruptcy judge approved a resolution that requires him to give up his share of his... — Updated 8/10/2022

Suspect on the the loose after robbing Chase Bank

A suspect eluded police and a police dog after allegedly robbing Chase Bank at 3905 Harbour Pointe Blvd. S. Thursday, Aug. 11. According to Mukilteo police crime prevention officer... — Updated 8/11/2022

Port acquires parcel to redevelop Mukilteo waterfront

The Port of Everett Commission has authorized the property acquisition of the former Mukilteo ferry terminal holding lanes to preserve the property for the future redevelopment of... — Updated 8/11/2022

Kamiak grad, TikTok star

Have you ever swiped through TikTok and found yourself spiraling down a rabbit hole with no light in sight? If not, chances are you missed the litter of dancing puppies. Amusing,... — Updated 8/10/2022

Walmart heir acquires Flying Heritage collection

Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum (FHCAM) in Everett on Aug. 4 announced plans for the museum’s artifacts and assets to be acquired by the Wartime History Museum, a new nonprofit started by entrepreneur and philanthropist... — Updated 8/10/2022

National Night Out: Building more community in Mukilteo

When Kyle and Nikki Kennedy moved into their new house in Mukilteo seven years ago they were like most people in that they did not know their neighbors. But the Kennedys didn't... — Updated 8/10/2022

Fraudulent asbestos contractor is sentenced to 105 days

Attorney General Bob Ferguson has announced that Derrick Boss, owner of Above & Beyond Asbestos Removal in Bothell, was sentenced to 105 days in jail and ordered to pay full... — Updated 8/10/2022

Police Beat

July 18 Hit and run 600 blk. Front St. An unknown vehicle struck another vehicle in a parking lot. The victim’s vehicle suffered front-end damage and was not drivable. Where are you? 9300 blk. 63rd Pl. W. A business was... — Updated 8/10/2022

Mukilteo's 75th anniversary: Share your memories with us

The City of Mukilteo is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Mukilteo voters approved a ballot measure to incorporate their community in 1947. A lot has changed since then, including annexation, the transfer of ownership... — Updated 8/10/2022

Ferries get $42.4M boost from bipartisan infrastructure law

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell announced Aug. 5 that Washington ferries will receive $42,442,646 in fiscal year 2022 formula funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal... — Updated 8/10/2022

Environment, equity: Children, poor to suffer

Who will face the biggest continuing impact of environmental decline? We are all affected, but it is clear that children and the poor bear the brunt of dramatic ecological change. According to the United Nations Children’s... — Updated 8/10/2022

Would you take the pill?

It was suggested I read the June 2022 AARP Bulletin’s “Health redefend – Longevity Pill? Maybe” article. I thought about this intriguing presentation and of course I had... — Updated 8/10/2022

PNW: How do Florida, NYC compare?

Most of us take for granted what the trials and tribulations are when living here in the Pacific Northwest. I thought this week I’d compare some of these against living elsewhere. Specifically, east coast (New York City) and... — Updated 8/10/2022

Anna Curtis: Which town was named for her?

Have you visited Joyce, Florence, Beverly, Addy, Arletta, Amanda Park, or Lebam? Those are all towns in Washington named for wives, daughters, and lady friends. There are certainly... — Updated 8/10/2022

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream

Money does not buy happiness, but it does buy ice cream. With the recent heat wave, we made the decision to have ice cream for lunch on Sunday. It felt more like logical thinking... — Updated 8/10/2022

The fly on the wall

Editor’s note: The Beacon is revisiting Worship columns by some of our retired writers. This piece that ran March 18, 2009, is by Jeff Dutra, former pastor of Family Life Center.... — Updated 8/10/2022

City considers new options to keep Lighthouse Park safe | Guest View

Editor’s note: Mukilteo resident Joleen Sims was among those the Beacon interviewed for a June 29 story on the increase in littering and illegal fires at Lighthouse Park this summer. After sitting down with City Council... — Updated 8/3/2022

Letter to the Editor: Democrats have passed legislation to help the 'working man and woman'

Thanks to the letter writer last week who called out the anonymous senders of a postcard sent to Mukilteo residents. If the senders feel strongly enough in their beliefs, why be... — Updated 8/3/2022

We are the walking wounded | Darn Wright

“I am the voice of Violence. You know me. You do. I’ve made my presence clear though you may pretend otherwise. We need each other, you and I.” – Ellen Hopkins Parents,... — Updated 8/3/2022

A story with two happy endings | History Files

In my last column, I wrote about former Seattle Mariner third-base coach Rich Donnelly, his daughter Amy, her losing battle with cancer in the 1990s, and a couple of nearly forgotten baseball players who deserve to be remembered.... — Updated 8/3/2022

Junior cheer clinic Aug. 26 at Kamiak | School Briefs

Junior cheer clinic Aug. 26 at Kamiak On Friday, August 26, the Kamiak cheer team will be hosting a junior cheer and skills prep clinic at Kamiak High School from 1-5 p.m. Any students entering kindergarten through eighth grade... — Updated 8/10/2022

Golf tournament Aug. 22 at Harbour Pointe Golf Club

One day you might have a group of golfers responsible for saving your life. That's because, every year, the volunteer Edmonds Police Foundation invites south Snohomish County... — Updated 8/10/2022

Kamiak graduate Slack awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Washington rower Katherine Slack, a graduate of Kamiak High School, has been granted an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Slack was one of 21 female, spring-sport student-athletes... — Updated 8/10/2022

Muk Games provide plenty of thrills

The Mukilteo Family YMCA was the place to be last weekend. Athletes from across the city descended on Mukilteo for the annual Muk Games scooter and skateboard competitions.... — Updated 8/10/2022

Mukilteo athletes have strong performances at nationals

Mukilteo athletes had strong showings at the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships at Hornet Stadium/California State University, Sacramento. Kamiak... — Updated 8/3/2022

Recognition for three Mill Creek pickleball activists

While observing the 800 or more players and attendees involved in the four-day annual fundraiser for the Seattle Metro Pickleball Association at Shoreview Park in Shoreline, it was... — Updated 8/3/2022

ECA's new season: Music mix on the menu

Rock icon Graham Nash, country legends Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt (together), and the bluesy sounds of the Robert Cray Band are all part of Edmonds Center for the Arts' 2022-23... — Updated 8/10/2022

Art exhibit at Rosehill

"Bubble Wand" by Mary Bess Johnson. Artist Mary Bess Johnson has an art exhibit through Oct. 26 at Rosehill Community Center. A reception with the artist is 6:30-8 p.m.... — Updated 8/10/2022

Zipping along at a local adventure park

It's a playground for the young and the old. And it's arguably the best outdoor fun you can have without it eating up the entire day. High Trek Adventures at Paine Field Community... — Updated 8/10/2022

Sponsored Feature | St. James Gate: Irish food and drink in a homey pub

There's no need to cross the pond. Inviting and convivial, the craic – a term popular in Ireland for "fun" and "good times" – at the St. James Gate Irish Pub in Lynnwood is... — Updated 8/11/2022

Gallery North hosts 'Of Earth and Its Treasures'

For August, Gallery North presents "Of Earth and Its Treasures" by pastel and acrylic painter Susan Swapp. The exhibit, which also includes watercolor and oil paintings, runs... — Updated 8/3/2022

Northwest Stream Center hosts bird photography course

The Adopt A Stream Foundation hosts a bird photography course in August at the Northwest Stream Center. The new Streamkeeper Academy workshop, Bird Photography: Tools and... — Updated 8/3/2022

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