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Sound Transit's Mukilteo open house is Oct. 30; Event is 5 p.m. at Rosehill

Sound Transit (ST) is evaluating more than 50 potential projects to improve parking and access at the Mukilteo Sounder station so more residents can use a traffic-free travel option. Sound Transit currently has $40 million to split between Mukilteo...

Police Beat: Oct. 3 - Oct. 10

Oct. 3 Collecting samples? The officers responded to the location for several subjects collecting seawater. They were not located. The Ranger will follow up with the company about this Park Code violation. 600 block of Front Street. Theft The...

Ballots mailed this week: What's on it?

The Nov. 5 general election will be here before you know it. Today (Wednesday, Oct. 16), all Snohomish County voter pamphlets were mailed to registered voters. Tomorrow, ballots will be sent out. Mukilteo has been one of the leaders in voter...

Couple launch pet- and house-sitting travel adventure

"Home is now wherever we are," they declare as they step off the airplane in Paris, ready to take on their first pet sitting gig. They are off on adventures for at least a year, but Edmonds is still...

Long-term care insurance; Do you need it? Can you get it?

Long-term care insurance. What is it really? Do I need it? Can I still get it? It is a fact of modern times that we need insurance to protect our home, car and possessions from fire, flood and theft....

Police bring awareness to domestic violence

The Mukilteo Police Department will collect needed personal goods to support victims of domestic violence during the month of October, the department has announced. In November, the items collected will be delivered to Domestic Violence Services of...

Personal experience shapes calming care at All Smiles Family Dentistry

In August, Dr. Ilona Furman opened her second office, All Smiles Family Dentistry, in Mill Creek Town Center where she offers the kind of caring, calming, and affordable care that she received as a...

Nature as Medicine

In the Northwest, some patients are receiving a novel prescription from their doctor: a walk in the park. Physicians in Seattle are weaving nature therapy into clinical practice. There's plenty of...

Beacon journalists feted at annual newspaper association confab

Two members of the Beacon Publishing newsroom were honored with a handful of awards last week at the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association convention in Olympia. Sports editor David Pan won five awards, including 2nd place for 2019...

ECA celebrates 5th anniversary of arts programming for people with memory loss

Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) announced the 5th season of its Dementia-Inclusive Series – a lineup of creative and social enrichment programs designed to engage people living with memory loss...

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 16, 2019

Vote for Elisabeth Crawford I’m voting for Elisabeth Crawford for City Council Position 6 because she possesses the intelligence, ideals and vision to represent the future of Mukilteo. Elisabeth and her husband Paul have lived in our community...

The virtues of living virtually l Chuck's World

For someone whose summers are typically low-key seasons, this past one was an anomaly in the sense that I lost it. I spent about a month traveling this summer, making several trips, and I’m...

Things that make me laugh l Off Kilter

It is said that laughter is one of the best things a human can do. It seems to be good for the human heart. So laughter is truly the best medicine, at least I think so. So what amuses this East Coast transplant? Number one on my list is slapstick....

We all long for community, safety, and belonging l Worship

“When my great grandfather and great grandmother arrived in America from Sweden, they were just 18 years old. With no other choice, they left their home country with a small suitcase and a dream.” At a speaking event I recently led, a member of...

Out with the old, in with the new l Travel Sketcher

The new Mukilteo Ferry Terminal is rising. The old, current terminal is in the distance. The waterfront will change, that is for sure. I hear many opinions, but I do hope that in the end it is a place we can be proud of. Either way, there will...

Mariner High School celebrates 50 years

Long before there was Kamiak High School, there was Mariner. One of the oldest schools in the Mukilteo School District, construction for the high school began 50 years ago in 1969, before it...

Latest safety update for Mukilteo schools

One of the most-discussed aspects of day-to-day life over recent years throughout the entire United States has been school safety. In the Mukilteo School District, a new safety and security manager is helping take that discussion to a new level....

Late goal helps Kamiak pull out tie with Cascade | Soccer

A wild first half that saw Kamiak and Cascade combine for six goals – three apiece – tightened up considerably in the second half. After taking a 4-3 lead, the Bruins appeared headed for victory...

Knights down Bruins, Wildcats | Tennis

It was a perfect week for the Kamiak boys tennis team. The Knights did not lose a match in a pair of Wesco clashes with Cascade and Archbishop Murphy. Kamiak beat league rival Cascade 7-0 on Tuesday,...

Cruz-Estrada, Sevigny lead Mariner | Cross country

Mariner’s frontrunners continue to lead their respective packs. Sophomore Dominic Cruz-Estrada was the top finisher for the Marauders in a Wesco meet against Glacier Peak, Snohomish and Lynnwood...

Bulldogs dominate Marauders on both sides of ball | Football

Mariner could not get the job done on either side of the ball. The Marauders struggled to put up points on the scoreboard and the defense didn't have any answers for a balanced offensive attack by...

Turnovers torpedo Knights' strong offensive performance | Football

The Kamiak offense put together its best game of the season by far. The Knights scored two touchdowns and had four other scoring opportunities inside the Cascade five-yard line. But critical turnovers spoiled Kamiak’s bid for an upset and Bruin...

Mukilteo Community Orchestra returns Nov. 3

The Mukilteo Community Orchestra will kick off its 2019-2020 performance season on Sunday Nov. 3 with a concert featuring works by Ottorino Respighi and Claude Debussy. "Moods and Emotions" will...

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