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Mukilteo School District will begin the fall with online/distance learning

Students in the Mukilteo School District will begin the fall with online/distance learning classes. Mukilteo School District superintendent Alison Brynelson made the announcement in an email sent out to families on Wednesday, July... — Updated 7/29/2020

 
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Outdoor burning ban announced for Snohomish County

Due to high fire danger and expected hot and dry weather conditions, the Snohomish County Fire Marshal has announced an outdoor burning ban for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County that will go into effect at 8 a.m.,... — Updated 7/17/2020

 
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A comet sighting at the Mukilteo Lighthouse

Reader Alicia Nielsen took this photo of the Neowise on July 20 at the Mukilteo Lighthouse. The comet won't be visible in the skies for another 6,800 years. Hope you were able to... — Updated 8/3/2020

 
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Snohomish Health District hosts drive-thru testing at McCollum Park

The Snohomish Health District will continue drive-thru testing this week at McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE. in Everett. Online registration is now open at www.snohd.org/drive-thru-testing, with appointments for this week starting... — Updated 8/3/2020

 
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Gov. Inslee extends pause on phases

Gov. Jay Inslee has extended the pause indefinitely on counties moving ahead in the Safe Start Washington plan. In a July 28 news release, Inslee noted that the following changes to the Safe Start Plan will be effective July 30:... — Updated 7/28/2020

 
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Inslee announces rollbacks to some activities to slow COVID-19 exposure

The following is from a news release from Gov. Jay Inslee. Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Wiesman today, July 23, announced changes to "Safe Start," Washington's... — Updated 7/23/2020

 
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Touch down

No injuries were reported when a small airplane made an emergency landing on Airport Road near Paine Field on Saturday morning, July 11. The landing resulted in road closures on... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
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Making a splash

In light of the humpback whale likely killed in a collision with a ferry earlier this month near Mukilteo, here is look at how we prefer to see whales. Photographer Janine Harles... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
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Primary election is Aug. 4

Although the Aug. 4 primary won't directly affect Mukilteo government – Mayor Jennifer Gregerson is in her second term and all seven councilmembers are set (Gregerson and... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Four Mukilteo School District students awarded scholarships

The Mukilteo Education Association awarded $1,000 scholarships to four 2020 high school graduates. Mariner's Chase Atchison is the recipient of the Joanne Brennan Memorial... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
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Mukilteo Kiwanis announces 'Coolest Pet in Mukilteo' photo contest

Think you have the coolest pet in Mukilteo? Want to brag about your furry friend? Well, the Mukilteo Kiwanis Foundation is giving you the opportunity to show off your best friend... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
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WSU Beach Watchers launches Mukilteo Lighthouse Park virtual app

The WSU Beach Watchers won't be hosting its Summer Naturists program at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but instead are offering a free virtual scavenger... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Student rep sought for Rosehill Community Board | School Brief

The City of Mukilteo is seeking a student member for the Rosehill Community Board. The current student member’s term ends on Aug. 15. The student member must be a student from the Mukilteo School District, but residency in... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    Schools

District asking for input from public on fall plans | School Brief

The Mukilteo School District is seeking the public’s input on its plans for the fall. The district is planning for in-school instruction for elementary students, and a hybrid instruction model of in-person and remote learning... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
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Police Beat

July 16 Traffic 600 blk. Front St. An officer responded to a traffic complaint. No violations were observed. Suspicious Concord Way/Wilmington Way. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was not located. Disturbance 11... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
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What a view: Comet as seen from Mukilteo

Readers Jenna "J.J." Arends and Terry Preshaw snapped some impressive photos of the Comet Neowise from their homes in Mukilteo this week. The comet was discovered by NASA in March.... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
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Mukilteo Fire assists with massive waterfront apartment complex fire in Everett

The Mukilteo Fire Department was one of the agencies that assisted the Everett Fire Department in putting out a massive fire at an apartment complex being constructed on the... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
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Gov. Inslee announces new limits on social gatherings, ban on live entertainment

As cases of COVID-19 continue to increase across the state, Gov. Jay Inslee and Sec. of Health John Wiesman Thursday announced a new limit on social gatherings and a ban on live ent... — Updated 7/17/2020

 
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Mukilteo celebrates Independence Day

Many Mukilteans took a break from the state's stay-at-home orders to head out to Lighthouse Park to enjoy the sun and fresh air during the July 4 holiday weekend. With flags... — Updated 7/17/2020

 
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Snohomish County's Public Facilities District to meet Thursday online

The Snohomish County Public Facilities District will meet at 3 p.m., Thursday, July 16. Due to social distancing guidelines outlined by Gov. Jay Inslee, the meeting will be virtual. Meeting participation information will be... — Updated 7/14/2020

 
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Mukilteo Police officers retire

Two longtime Mukilteo Police officers recently retired. Sgt. Shaun Greenum wrapped up a 28-year career in law enforcement. His assignments included DARE officer at Kamiak High... — Updated 7/13/2020

 
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City grants noise variance to WSDOT

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has been approved for a noise variance to perform certain nighttime construction activities (catch basin cleaning) along 84th Street Southwest from State Route 525 and Paine... — Updated 7/8/2020

 
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Parks and Arts Commission hosts virtual meeting on Thursday, July 9

The City of Mukilteo’s Parks and Arts Commission will be holding a virtual meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 9. Items on the agenda included Byers Family Park naming; 2020 Revised Work Plan update; Gateway Project update; and... — Updated 7/8/2020

 
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Fireworks-related calls up from last year

The Mukilteo Police Department received about twice as many fireworks-related calls compared to last year. Police responded to about 44 calls during the three-day, July 4 holiday weekend. Nearly all of the public firework shows... — Updated 7/8/2020

 
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Police calls

July 1 Burglary 5400 blk. Harbour. A resident reported a burglary. The case is under investigation. Suspicious 600 blk. Front St. A suspicious subject was contacted. He was given a ride out of the area. Vehicle theft 11100 blk.... — Updated 7/8/2020

 

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