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Community comes together to honor George Floyd during peaceful protest in Lynnwood

Residents from across South Snohomish County lined 52nd Avenue West near Beverly Park Elementary School in Lynnwood for a peaceful candle light vigil to honor George Floyd on... — Updated 6/4/2020

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Inslee extends eviction moratorium through Aug. 1

Gov. Jay Inslee extended protections for renters yesterday, as COVID-19 continues to impact the finances of Washingtonians statewide. The governor first proclaimed a moratorium on evictions in mid-March, then extended and expanded... — Updated 6/3/2020

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Gardeners wanted for 2021 Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour

The Mukilteo Way Garden Club is seeking gardeners who would like to participate in the July 17-18 2021 Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour. The club will be previewing gardens this summer for this popular biennial event held with the... — Updated 6/3/2020

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Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum closing

The Flying Heritage & Combat Museum at Paine Field has announced that it has suspended all operations. In a statement on its website, the museum said "The COVID-19 crisis has... — Updated 6/1/2020

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Sheriff's Office looking for level 3 sex offender who cut off ankle bracelet

The Snohomish County Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF) seeks the public's help to locate 40-year-old Timothy McCamey, a Level 3 Registered Sex Offender. He is out of compliance... — Updated 5/30/2020

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Snohomish County to apply for Phase 2 variance

In a series of back-to-back special meetings, the Board of Health and Snohomish County Council voted to approve resolutions in support of a Phase 2 variance application. “I’d like to express deep gratitude to the staff and... — Updated 5/29/2020

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Governor announces long-term care testing program

The state Department of Health issued an order Thursday, May 28, that will require widespread testing within long-term care facilities. Residents and staff in nursing homes will be... — Updated 5/29/2020

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Life goes on

How do you celebrate the 80th birthday of twin brothers in the light of coronavirus pandemic and the state's social distancing recommendations? You have a drive-by celebration.... — Updated 5/29/2020

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Snohomish County leaders announce desire to move to Phase 2 of reopening plan

In a reversal from comments made just in the past week about the county not being able to reopen June 1 because of the current rate of new COVID-19 cases, Snohomish County officials... — Updated 5/29/2020

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Sno-Isle Libraries seeking applicants for virtual worker retraining project

Sno-Isle Libraries is launching a new Virtual Worker Retraining Project to help out-of-work individuals gain access to in-demand jobs in Information Technology. The plan is to assist 20 individuals achieve a CompTIA A+... — Updated 5/28/2020

 By Beacon Staff    A & E

Master Gardeners offer free vegetable gardening online classes

Growing a Vegetable Garden in a Pot is one of six informative and concise vegetable gardening classes being offered online free by WSU-Snohomish County Extension Master Gardeners this June. “Interest in vegetable gardening has... — Updated 5/27/2020

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City accepting applications for Mukilteo Youth Advisory Committee

The City of Mukilteo is accepting applications for the Mukilteo Youth Advisory Committee. The committee includes up to 15 Mukilteo residents between the ages of 14-18, who are appointed to one-year terms by the Mayor and confirmed... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Snohomish PUD to resume meter reading on June 1

As the state moves toward reopening more businesses in the wake of COVID-19, Snohomish County PUD plans to resume meter reading on June 1. When meter reading resumes, customers will begin to transition off estimated bills. After a... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Work continuing on Mukilteo Ferry Terminal

Work is proceeding on the Mukilteo Multimodal Ferry Terminal Project. With COVID-19 safety practices in place, trucks will begin hauling in materials to lay down the new holding... — Updated 5/27/2020

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A drive-by 80th birthday celebration

How do you celebrate the 80th birthday of twin brothers in the light of coronavirus pandemic and the state’s social distancing recommendations? You have a drive-by celebration.... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Police Beat

May 20 Parking 5100 blk. 80th St. SW. A parking complaint was lodged by a resident. The officer issued a warning notice. Welfare check 10800 blk. Harbour Pointe Blvd. Police engaged in a welfare check of a woman. No problems were... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Mukilteo seeks applicants for City Council vacancy

The City of Mukilteo is seeking applicants to fill the unexpired term of City Council Position No. 1, which is being vacated by Anna Rohrbough. The deadline to apply for this position is at 4:30 p.m., June 3. No late applications... — Updated 5/27/2020

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School district adjusts plans for virtual high school graduations

The Mukilteo School District has made some changes with its planned virtual ceremonies to honor high school graduates. Assuming that Snohomish County has moved into Phase 2 of the... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Incumbent State Reps. Ortiz-Self, Peterson both draw two challengers

Incumbent State Representatives Lillian Ortiz-Self (D-Mukilteo) and Strom Peterson (D-Edmonds) each have drawn two challengers for the Aug. 4 primary. The general election is Nov. 3. In the 21st Legislative District, Position 2,... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Paine Field flights suspended until Aug. 1

Propeller Airports and Snohomish County announced that passenger service at Paine Field will be temporarily suspended from May 22 through July 31, 2020 for aircraft ramp... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Snohomish County approves business relief grant programs

The Snohomish County Council has approved two new grant programs for businesses, allowing the application process to open. The two grant programs include a Small Business Relief, Recovery, and Resiliency (R3) Grant Program and the... — Updated 5/22/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

New fever detection system installed at Paine Field

To help stop the spread of COVID-19, influenza and other illnesses, Propeller Airports has installed a new fever detection system at Paine Field. Developed by Athena Security, the... — Updated 5/13/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Mukilteo School District planning 'virtual' ceremonies to honor high school graduates

The Mukilteo School District is planning “virtual” ceremonies to honor its high school graduates. Students will be picking up their caps and gowns in the coming weeks and, at a later date, arrive at their school at an assigned... — Updated 5/13/2020

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Mukilteo School District nurses honored by residents

All 14 of the Mukilteo School District's nurses paid a special visit to the residents of 53rd Avenue West during their nightly "two minutes of gratitude" Wednesday, May 6. Mukilteo... — Updated 5/13/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Kamiak in top 25 best schools in state by U.S. News and World Report

Kamiak High School was ranked 24th among the 310 high schools in Washington by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list of 2020 Best High Schools. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests and how well... — Updated 5/13/2020


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