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Kamiak's Kameda earns accolades for her artwork

Like every student in the state, Toko Kameda has been living under the cloud of the coronavirus pandemic for more than two years. Masks have been a part of her daily life... — Updated 5/25/2022

Snohomish County Council supports religious freedom resolution

The Snohomish County Council unanimously passed a resolution promoting religious freedom and supporting the choice of religious garb during its Wednesday meeting. Mukilteo City Councilmember Ritz Khan, who introduced a similar... — Updated 5/25/2022

Two dead in shooting east of Paine Field in South Everett

Everett Police Major Crimes detectives are investigating an apparent domestic incident that resulted in a shooting, leaving the suspect and one other dead. Just before 7 a.m.... — Updated 5/25/2022

City donates police car to Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center

Students in Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center's criminal justice program have another tool in their arsenal of educational materials. Last week, Mukilteo Police Chief Cheol Kang, on... — Updated 5/25/2022

City Council talks ARPA funding

The Mukilteo City Council reaffirmed its support for several projects it plans to fund through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). During Monday’s council meeting, City Administrator Steve Powers reviewed where the City stands... — Updated 5/25/2022

Police Beat

May 18 Overheated 8200 blk. 44th Ave. W. A motorhome pulled into a parking lot because the engine started to overheat. After the engine cooled down, the motorhome left the area.... — Updated 5/25/2022

County announces plan for federal recovery investments

Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers last week announced that the Office of Recovery & Resilience (ORR) and partners are launching a countywide engagement effort to guide investment strategies for the county’s $160 million... — Updated 5/25/2022

Snohomish County releases 2022 Point-in-Time count of homelessness

Snohomish County’s Annual Homeless Point-in-Time (PIT) count found more people living without shelter at any time since 2012. The count, designed to provide a snapshot of households experiencing homelessness on a single night,... — Updated 5/25/2022

Plane crash drill: Preparing for the worst at Paine Field

It's a scenario no one wants to think about. A commercial airplane with 35 passengers and crew accelerates for takeoff from Paine Field. Without warning, a flock of birds flies... — Updated 5/25/2022

City's Byers Family Park receives state recognition

The City of Mukilteo's Recreation and Cultural Services Department recently won a Washington Recreation and Park Association Spotlight Award for Byers Family Park. Spotlight Awards... — Updated 5/25/2022

Our changing oceans | Guest View

Ours is a water planet. Seventy percent is ocean and, when seen from space, we are a blue-and-white marble. What happens in the oceans is important to us land dwellers – and not just for giving us canned, hard-smoked, Quinault... — Updated 5/25/2022

Outdoor sports in New York City | Off Kilter

One of the great things about living in the Pacific Northwest is the availability of outdoor sports. That plus our temperate climate allows us to participate in a wide range of... — Updated 5/25/2022

The history of the Mukilteo Historical Society gift shop | Muk Revisited

The Mukilteo Historical Society gift shop is on the light station grounds in Quarters B, which was previously the assistant lighthouse keeper's family residence. The revenue from... — Updated 5/25/2022

Winning should be accepted with modesty | Darn Wright

For a lot of us, our phones’ alert signal will be going off early on the morning of June 4, 2022. The “pop-up” will, reinforce it’s the day we have been on “pin and... — Updated 5/25/2022

Finding the right words | Moment's Notice

I was lucky to grow up with two parents who challenged my use of language and encouraged me to analyze what others said. When I was just 11, my parents gave me a thesaurus (yes, I... — Updated 5/25/2022

Dealing with sudden loss | Worship

I am mourning the loss of a good friend. My high school friend Dean, who died unexpectedly recently at age 53, was a Gulf War Marine veteran. He also studied film in Paris and... — Updated 5/25/2022

Letter to the Editor: Citizen urges City Council to focus on long-term budget issues

Dear members of the Mukilteo City Council, I am reading in the Mukilteo Beacon of your plans to add another full-time position using the funds from the ARPA. These funds are only... — Updated 5/18/2022

Waterfront parking still needs to be addressed | Reality Check

In case you missed it, the Port of Everett is partnering with the City of Mukilteo and YOU to help define the vision and guiding principles for future development at the Mukilteo... — Updated 5/18/2022

Growing up in New York City | Off Kilter

From the Beatles song: “There are places I remember.” Well, among them are growing up in New York City. Certain things about growing up there are inherently different than... — Updated 5/18/2022

Letter to the Editor: Rotary Club of South Everett-Mukilteo thanks community for support

On behalf of the Rotary Club of South Everett-Mukilteo, I want to thank everyone who supported our Dueling Pianos for Rotary fundraising event at Rosehill Community Center. The... — Updated 5/18/2022

Edward Lee - Art

Edward is a Senior Visual Arts student at Kamiak. Not only is he an artist, but he is also co-president of the Math Club and Knowledge Bowl Team. "I'd say that my most memorable... — Updated 5/25/2022

A Commotion is happening at Everett Community College

Leadership Launch, a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing student leaders and strengthening communities, is hosting Emotion Commotion from noon to 4 p.m. May 21 at Everett Community College’s Henry M. Jackson... — Updated 5/18/2022

Eyual Degaga - Choir

Eyual is a senior in the Kamiak Choir and a member of the Barbershop Jazz Choir. While he has always enjoyed singing, he has discovered a joy for performing on stage as Billy in... — Updated 5/18/2022

Kamiak's state playoff run derailed by Skyline | Boys soccer

Kamiak knew Skyline would be a formidable opponent in its 4A state quarterfinal game. Less than two weeks earlier, the Spartans defeated the Knights 3-1 in a District 1/2 playoff... — Updated 5/25/2022

Young Knights play like veterans at districts | Softball

A young Kamiak softball team showed veteran poise in the district playoffs. The Knights overcame a late three-run home run that tied the score, fell behind by a run, and then... — Updated 5/25/2022

Kamiak boys, girls golf claim district crowns, head to state

The Kamiak boys and girls golf teams took home 4A District championships and are headed to this week's state... — Updated 5/25/2022

Knights tennis are district champions

The Kamiak girls tennis team finished first at the District... — Updated 5/25/2022

Celebrating a trip to state | Track and field

Kamiak's Kalia Estes, Anabelle Heiman, Natalie Roberts, and Emma Arceo celebrate their third-place finish in the 1,600 relay at the Wes-King Bi-District girls track and field... — Updated 5/25/2022

Kamiak's Hasan captures long jump title | Track and field

Kamiak packed a powerful punch in the long jump at the 4A Wes-King Bi-District girls track and field championships. Sophomore Bella Hasan edged sophomore teammate Vivian Mawudeku by .25 inches to take the long jump crown. Hasan... — Updated 5/25/2022

Julian Nelson-Sellers - Track & Field

Julian Nelson-Sellers is a Senior who has been running since his freshman year. The two season interruption due to COVID did not put a hitch in his step. He stated at the... — Updated 5/25/2022

Kalia Estes - Girls Track & Field

The Kamiak Athlete of the Week for Girls Track and Field is Kalia Estes. Kalia is a junior and a multi-sport student athlete. She competes in soccer and track. In track she runs... — Updated 5/25/2022

Kamiak claims state playoff berth with shootout victory | Boys soccer

Kamiak senior goalkeeper Weston Joyner has an eye for detail. That detail turned out to be a critical factor in the Knights' shootout victory over Redmond in a w... — Updated 5/25/2022

Kamiak's Hammons wins 1,600, 3,200 races

Kamiak's Jackson Hammons collected a pair of medals at the Wesco 4A boys track and field championships last week at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish. Hammons captured the... — Updated 5/25/2022

New Rick Steves TV series focusing on art of Europe

Travel expert, author, host and Edmonds resident Rick Steves will showcase Europe's art and architecture in a new six-part series currently in production. The culmination of three... — Updated 5/25/2022

Mukilteo Community Orchestra presents final concert of the season

The Mukilteo Community Orchestra will present its final concert of this season May 22 with performances of traditional Gaelic and Irish orchestral works. The free concert is at 2... — Updated 5/25/2022

Reap the rewards when you hike Wallace Falls | Wanderlust

If you stop and consider the outdoor recreation opportunities that exist around the area, it's an impressive list. You can walk, run, cycle and rollerblade along dedicated trails;... — Updated 5/25/2022

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