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Kamiak's Arceo takes first at Wesco meet | Cross country

Kamiak sophomore Emma Arceo topped the field at the Wesco girls cross country championships. Arceo edged Monroe freshman Tryggve Trivett by .1 seconds. Arceo finishing the 5k course in 18 minutes, 37.2 seconds, Saturday, Oct. 26, at Lakewood High...


Kamiak earns two 4A state alternate berths | Tennis

Kamiak came up just short of a pair of berths to the 4A state boys tennis tournament. Instead, three Knights – singles player Joshua Lee and the doubles team of Aaron Lee and Jaeden Tongco – will...


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,...

 By Beacon Staff    Opinion    May 15, 2019

Council should send government change measure to the voters

At the Mukilteo City Council’s May 6 meeting, Councilmember Scott Whelpley got the ball rolling on potentially changing Mukilteo’s form of government. Over the last few months, the council has discussed the possibility of changing Mukilteo’s...


What do we want Mukilteo to be? l Our View

As we reported in last week’s paper, the Mukilteo Farmers Market will be taking the summer off. In talking to one of the market’s board members, we learned that money wasn’t the issue. It was a lack of community support in terms of volunteers....

 By Beacon Staff    News    October 14, 2018

Beacon publisher wins top honor

Paul Archipley, owner of Beacon Publishing, picked up the top award at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 131st convention. In addition, three Beacon staffers won a total of eight awa...

 By Beacon Staff    News    April 1, 2014

Mukilteo dog missing since March 26

A Mukilteo resident is searching for her lost dog, a toy Australian Shepard, which has been missing since March 26. The male dog went missing at Taylor Drive and Baker Drive in Mukilteo on Wednesday,... Full story

 By Beacon Staff    News    March 26, 2014

Ways to help victims of the Oso landslide

As the search and rescue and recovery mission continues in Oso, local residents and businesses are looking for ways to help. Many in the community are accepting donations of money and goods for the victims of the landslide. Here is a list of some...

 By Beacon Staff    News    March 12, 2014

Mukilteo Chamber presents Sip. Savor. Showcase on March 13

The Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce invited local business owners and citizens to stop by the annual Sip. Savor. Showcase. event on Thursday, March 13 at the Future of Flight Aviation Center. The event runs from 5 to 8 p.m. and will feature 65 local... Full story

 By Beacon Staff    A&E    March 12, 2014

Ivar’s celebrates 109th birthday with specials

Ivar’s will celebrate its founder’s would-be 109th birthday on Tuesday, March 18 with specials at local restaurants, including Mukilteo. On March 18, customers can get a buy-one, get one for $1.09 dining deal and free birthday cake for the first...

 By Beacon Staff    News    March 9, 2014

Mudslide cancels Sounder commuter train service on Monday, March 10

Another mudslide on Saturday evening has forced the cancellation of the Northline Sounder train on Monday, March 10. The train was also canceled last week on Friday and through the weekend due to mudslides just south of Mukilteo. Sound Transit will... Full story

 By Beacon Staff    News    March 4, 2014

NWS issues flood watch through Thursday night

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of Western Washington in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday night. Periods of heavy rain are forecast for the next few days, according to the NWS, with rainfall amounts of...

 By Beacon Staff    News    January 31, 2014

State ferries renamed in honor of the Seahawks on Sunday, Feb. 2

If you plan to travel by ferry on Sunday, Feb. 2, you may notice new names for the ships. In honor of the Seahawks playing in the Super Bowl, the WSF are renaming the ships on Sunday, Feb. 2, after Gov. Jay Inslee directed the change be made. “We c...


Kamiak High School 12th man fans | Through your lens

Kamiak High School students gathered outside on Friday, Jan. 17 to show off their 12th Fan spirit after school. Any and all students and staff were invited to participate in the picture. Do you have...

 By Beacon Staff    News    January 16, 2014

Starbucks celebrates Seahawks with 12 cent coffee on Blue Friday

Local Starbucks stores are getting into the 12th Fan spirit on Friday, Jan. 17. Stores will be offering a tall brewed coffee to customers wearing blue and green on Friday for 12 cents. Starbucks baristas will also celebrate Blue Friday by wearing... Full story


Through Your Lens | 12th Fans

Fans of the Seattle Seahawks are showing off their 12th fan pride this winter as the Hawks prepare to play in the NFC Championship game this weekend. Fans in Edmonds, like Pete and Jenn Hanson,...

 By Beacon Staff    A&E    January 1, 2014

Winter tips for feeding hummingbirds

It’s common to see hummingbird feeders in area yards throughout the spring and summer. Did you know that some of those little bird stick around for the winter? With fewer food sources, continuing...


Mukilteo student makes Oregon State University honor roll

The list of students who made the Scholastic Honor Roll for fall term at Oregon State University were recently announced. Mukilte's Jonathan P. Feng, a sophomore majoring in bioengineering, was named to the list for his straight-A average. A... Full story

 By Beacon Staff    News    December 30, 2013

Perfect scores to mudslides stories dominate online

Thanks to the power of technology, this year as the Beacon staff began to look back at the top stories of 2013; we stopped to take a look at what were favorites online. Turns out some of our favorite stories were yours too this year. Here's the...

 By Beacon Staff    A&E    November 20, 2013

Through Our Lens | Sunny Mount Baker

Though the weather was fairly wet and grey the last couple of days, the clouds cleared long enough for Beacon staffer Megan Managan to snap this picture of Mount Baker from our office in Mukilteo....

 By Beacon Staff    News    October 9, 2013

Salmonella outbreak in chicken sickens 18 in Washington

Washington state health officials are warning residents in Washington to make sure they thoroughly cook chicken after a multi-state salmonella outbreak has caused several local illnesses. There have been 15 reported cases of salmonella poisoning in...


Sports reporter joins Beacon staff

As many will notice in this week's print edition, there's a new addition to The Beacon – a sports page. As the paper launches into this new territory, there is also a new reporter joining the staff. Megan Managan will be covering local...

 By Beacon staff    Features    March 4, 2009

It's time for the Guide to Mukilteo photo contest

If you've ever taken that "perfect" photograph, and want to share it with the world, we'd like to see it. The Beacon is getting ready to publish its annual Guide to Mukilteo and, for the seventh year in a row, we're looking to you for a cover...


Learn how to help during a disaster

Snohomish County Fire District 1 is offering Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training for citizens interested in learning how they can help their community during a major disaster. Classes will meet twice a week beginning March 16. During a...


Mukiltean earns Special Olympics medal

Mukilteo resident Vicken Ouyarian recently won a fourth place medal at the 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games, which took place Feb. 7-13 Boise, Idaho. More than 3,000 athletes from 85 countries competed in seven different Olympic-type sports....


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