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Snohomish County to remain in Phase 1

Based on regional data published by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH), Snohomish County will remain in Phase 1 for the week beginning Jan. 18. The Puget Sound Region continues to meet three of the four criteria laid... — Updated 1/17/2021

 
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Mukilteo Police identify suspicious man

Multiple women have reported to police that a suspicious man had been soliciting them for sex in the Harbour Pointe Boulevard area for several days. On Saturday, Jan. 16 , Mukilteo Police officers contacted and identified the man i... — Updated 1/17/2021

 
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Mukilteo Police investigating suspicious man

The Mukilteo Police Department has received three reports of a suspicious man propositioning women for sexual intercourse over the last two days along Harbour Pointe Boulevard. The man is described as Caucasian, in his late 30s or... — Updated 1/15/2021

 
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School superintendents: Move staff up on state's vaccination plan

The following letter was addressed to Gov. Jay Inslee Jan. 13. Dear Governor Inslee: In December, we heard your clear message to bring back students in elementary grades and those... — Updated 1/15/2021

 
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VIDEO: Vaccinations underway in Snohomish County

COVID-19 vaccinations were given today, Jan. 12, at Paine Field in Everett. The Snohomish Health District is currently vaccinating people eligible in Phase 1a. That phase centers... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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Rep. Ortiz-Self gets new chair position

The Washington State Legislature begins a regular session Monday, Jan. 11. Due to the ongoing cornonavirus, both the Senate and House of Representatives will operate mostly... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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Legér Skin Care Center opens in Old Town

Mayor Jennifer Gregerson (second from left) helps Denise Legér cut a grand opening ribbon for the Legér Skin Care Center Tuesday, Jan. 5. Joining in the celebration are Dru Wolff... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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Police Beat

Jan. 4 Traffic 1300 blk. Beverly Park Rd. A dog was hit by a vehicle and died. Officers attempted CPR, but the dog could not be revived. The owner was on the scene and transported the dog. Malicious mischief 11900 blk. Cyrus Way.... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
 By Beacon Staff    Schools 

Edmonds College welcomes Dave Earling to its Board of Trustees

Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed former Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling to Edmonds College's Board of Trustees. "I'm honored to welcome our newest trustee. Mr. Earling brings a wealth of... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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Input sought for Comprehensive Plan amendments | News Briefs

Once each year, Washington State law allows cities to amend their comprehensive plans. During this time, interested parties and property owners may submit proposals to change language in the comprehensive plan, comprehensive plan... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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Housing Action Plan community meeting set for Thursday | News Brief

The city has scheduled its second community meeting on the Housing Action Plan at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the meeting will be held virtually. Topics on the agenda are: • Review how the property... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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Mukilteo Ferry Advisory Committee hosts meeting on Thursday | News Brief

The Mukilteo Ferry Advisory Committee is hosting a virtual Zoom meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14. Issues on the agenda include selection of the committee chair and an update on the current status of the Mukilteo ferry project.... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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City Council to meet with Tulalip Tribes Board | News Brief

The City Council has scheduled a joint meeting with Tulalip Tribes Board at 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14. The meeting will be held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions. The purpose of the meeting is concerning traffic issues along... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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Ferry numbers at lowest level in nearly 50 years

With the sharp drop in commuter traffic due to the coronavirus pandemic, the following should come as no surprise: The latest numbers from Washington State Ferries show that the Mukilteo-Clinton and Edmonds-Kingston runs both... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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KSER listeners lose longtime friend

Ed Bremer, longtime voice of public radio station KSER, passed away at his home in Everett on Dec. 22, 2020, with his loving wife Lucia by his side. Edward Charles Bremer was born... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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Focus group will help direct Mukilteo Beacon's path

We’re not even halfway through January, and 2021 is already shaping up to be a wild year. Because of events beyond our control, the Beacon is rescheduling its online reader focus group meeting to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21. We don... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
 By Beacon Staff    Sports

Mukilteo golf pro named as one of top 50 golf coaches

Golf player development program, Operation 36, awarded Mukilteo golf professional Tim Ressa of Harbour Pointe Golf Club as a 2020 Top 50 Golf Coach. The Operation 36 Top 50 Golf... — Updated 1/10/2021

 
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Local government officials' responses to riots, impeachment

With the riots at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., and Olympia, as well as calls for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, dominating headlines, the Beacon reached to state representatives serving Mukilteo for statements.... — Updated 1/8/2021

 
 By Beacon Staff    Sports

WIAA alters prep sports schedule in response to new state guidelines

The WIAA Executive Board voted Wednesday to amend its season schedule moving traditional fall sports to season 1 and choosing to review seasons 2 and 3 at its Jan. 19 meeting. Season 1 will be seven weeks in length, beginning with... — Updated 1/6/2021

 
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Police Beat

Dec. 31 Property lost/found 11700 blk. 59th Ave. W. A resident found a wallet. Police attempted to contact the owner. Assist 800 blk. Front St. Police assisted the fire department with a dumpster fire at the NOAA building. The... — Updated 1/6/2021

 
 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Mukilteo students named to UW's dean's list for spring

Students from the Mukilteo area have been named to the dean’s list at the University of Washington for spring quarter 2020. To qualify for the list, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point... — Updated 1/6/2021

 
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Focus group to help direct Beacon's path

Happy New Year! The Beacon wants to hear from you, and as such is hosting an online reader focus group at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13. “The purpose of the focus group is to connect with readers so we better understand their news... — Updated 1/6/2021

 
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Rep. Larsen out of quarantine | News Brief

Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Everett) has successfully completed 10 days of quarantine after contracting COVID-19. In a Jan. 1 statement on his Twitter account, Larsen said, “Today is my Get Out of COVID Jail day. Per CDC guidelines, I ha... — Updated 1/6/2021

 
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Residents invited to participate in Housing Action Plan community meeting on Jan. 14 | News Brief

Residents are encouraged to participate in a community meeting on the city’s Housing Action Plan at 7 p.m., Jan. 14. The city will share potential strategy recommendations for the Housing Action Plan and hear from the public... — Updated 1/6/2021

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

Mayor Gregerson to run for third term

Mayor Jennifer Gregerson announced Tuesday, Jan. 5, that she will run for re-election "I'm proud of the work we've done in Mukilteo, but I believe there is more to be done," said... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

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