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Mukilteo Fire Department assists in water rescue Friday morning

The Mukilteo Fire Department assisted in the rescue of two people, who were in the water south of Lighthouse Park Friday, Oct. 16. Fire personnel were dispatched to a water rescue call at 9:10 a.m. Initial information indicated a... — Updated 10/16/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Mukilteo School District puts reopening plans on hold

The Mukilteo School District is delaying its plans to bring back students for in-person instruction. The district previously had set Oct. 26 as a tentative date to have preschool... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News 

City, chamber hosting drive-thru trick-or-treat event at Lighthouse Park

Since the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the cancellation of the annual Boo Bash, the city and the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce instead are hosting a drive-thru... — Updated 10/21/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Beacon journalists honored at WNPA conference

Beacon Publishing picked up eight awards last week at the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association convention, which was held online. The Mukilteo Beacon took third place... — Updated 10/21/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

COVID: County case count highest since early 2020

The two-week case rate for the period ending Oct. 17 is the highest it has been since the first wave of COVID-19 in early 2020. The rate has increased from 70.6 per 100,000... — Updated 10/21/2020

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Kushman's announces "Tip Matching" fundraiser to support Mari's Place for the Arts

Kushman’s has announced that Mari’s Place for the Arts as the recipient of the next “Matching Tips” fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 23. The Everett-based Mari’s Place provides cultural programs for children and families from... — Updated 10/20/2020

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Snohomish Health District calls on community to help curb increasing COVID-19 cases

As the most recent numbers show, COVID-19 is still very much circulating throughout Snohomish County. The 2-week rolling case count through Oct. 10 was nearly 72 per 100,000. The Snohomish Health District has been receiving more... — Updated 10/16/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Former Mukilteo City Councilmember selected to board for new public health foundation

Former Mukilteo City Councilmember Christine Cook was one of seven people selected to serve as board members of the new Sound Foundation for Public Health. Cook also is a past... — Updated 10/16/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Mukilteo pedestrian trail reopens | News Brief

The pedestrian path near the new Mukilteo ferry terminal has reopened. The trail was closed for four weeks so crews could install a handrail along a wall on the project's south side. The new terminal is scheduled to open in... — Updated 10/15/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Scene on the water near Mukilteo

A radar evading Navy ship was spotted off of Mukilteo Wednesday morning. Guess you never know what you might see out on the water. If you happen to take a photo of something... — Updated 10/15/2020

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Gregerson, Larsen react to reports that Boeing is moving 787 production to South Carolina

Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson issued the following statement in regards to news reports that Boeing will move future production of the 787 Dreamliner entirely to South... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

A new roof at the Mukilteo Lighthouse

Steve Bertrand captured some work on the new roof at the Mukilteo Lighthouse this week. City crews aided in the replacement of the light station roof. The tiles' color and material... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Five vehicle holding lanes closed at Mukilteo ferry terminal

Washington State Ferries has closed a section of the vehicle holding lanes at its Mukilteo terminal this week. Crews are using the upper portion of lanes 18 through 22 to stage... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Masks for Mukilteo

Mukilteo Recreation and Cultural Services Director Jeff Price distributes masks to a resident Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Rosehill Community Center. The city handed out about 1,200... — Updated 10/14/2020

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Police Beat

Oct. 8 Woof, woof 10100 blk. 53rd Ave. W. Police found no problems during a barking dog investigation. Parking 8100 blk. 46th Pl. W. An officer issued a parking warning notice. Traffic Mukilteo Speedway/Harbour Pointe Blvd. SW.... — Updated 10/14/2020

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Mukilteo Police promoting breast cancer awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Mukilteo Police Department will replace their regular badges for pink ones to support this national effort. Mukilteo Police... — Updated 10/14/2020

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Hammer appointed to Parks and Arts Commission | News Brief

Jason Hammer has been appointed to the Mukilteo Parks and Arts Commission. Hammer will serve a three-year term beginning Nov. 1. Hammer works for Safran, an aerospace company, as a product line manager. He holds a bachelor’s... — Updated 10/14/2020

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Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County hosts Raise the Roof fundraiser on Oct. 16 | News Brief

Mark your calendars for Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County's fourth annual Raise the Roof fundraiser. The online/virtual event will be at noon, Oct. 16 at:... — Updated 10/14/2020

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Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival to host Zoom meeting on Oct. 22 | News Brief

Planning has begun for the 2021 Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival. Join organizers at their upcoming virtual monthly meeting and learn about volunteer opportunities. The next meeting is Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. via Zoom. The next... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Why the Federal Government needs to mandate a national mask wearing policy

The following letter to the editor was written by Mukilteo Elementary student Reece Hubbard as an assignment for a class. With the rise of COVID-19 and the ever-increasing threat it is imposing on our country and community, the que... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Kamiak students named National Merit semifinalists

Seven Kamiak High School have been selected as National Merit semifinalists. The seven are: • Zachary Durocher • Ryan Musto • Inyoung Seo • Patrick Stiles • Margaret Wang • Jennifer Xu • Gaia Yun This honor generally... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Welcome back, Future of Flight

The Boeing Future of Flight museum officially reopened for visitors Thursday, Oct. 8. The gallery, sky deck, Boeing store and Paper Plane Café are open with new health and safety m... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

24 Mukilteo businesses receive $150,000 in CARES grants

The city has awarded $150,000 to 24 businesses in the first round of the Mukilteo CARES for Business Grants program. Grant awardees included a variety of Mukilteo businesses, including salons, construction companies, non-profits,... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

General Election ballots mailed to voters this week

Registered voters in Washington state will soon receive their ballots for the General Election. Ballots for the Tuesday, Nov. 3 election, must be sent to registered voters no later than Friday, Oct. 16. Voters have until 8 p.m.,... — Updated 10/13/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Mukilteo Library waiting on Sno-Isle decision on when to reopen

The Mukilteo Library isn't quite yet open. New guidance from Gov. Jay Inslee has opened opportunities for public-library services during COVID-19 restrictions. Sno-Isle Libraries ha... — Updated 10/8/2020


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