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 By Beacon staff    News 

A winter wonderland

Winter officially arrived in Mukilteo Tuesday, Nov. 29. The snow did its fair share of damage to trees throughout the city. Public Works crews were hard at work clearing fallen... — Updated 12/1/2022 Full story

 By Beacon staff    A & E

'Every Picture Tells a Story Don't It' at Rosehill

The Northwest Collage Society's fall show brought out artists and art enthusiasts for an opening reception Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Rosehill Community Center. The theme of the... — Updated 11/30/2022

 By Beacon staff    Sports

Kamiak's student-athletes sign letters of intent

The Kamiak community celebrated the achievements of five senior student-athletes who are headed to college where they will continue their athletic careers. Family, friends, teammate... — Updated 11/30/2022

 By Beacon staff    Schools

Kamiak High School honors October Students of the Month

Kamiak High School has recognized its Students of the Month for October. The students honored were Mason Hammons (senior), Esaw Adhana (senior), Drew Stein (junior), Marcus Closson... — Updated 11/30/2022

 By Beacon staff    News 

County treasurer cautions public about scam notices | News Brief

Local taxpayers have been hit with a demand for payment of a phony tax debt. The scam involves a letter claiming to be from the Snohomish County “Tax Resolution Unit” and threatens garnishment, property seizure or a lien on... — Updated 11/30/2022

 By Beacon staff    News 

Apply for positions on Evergreen State Fair Advisory Board | News Brief

Applications and nominations are needed for immediate openings to the Evergreen State Fair Advisory Board from Council District 2 (Everett/Mukilteo/Tulalip) and Council District 3 (Lynnwood/Edmonds). Applications can be found... — Updated 11/30/2022

 By Beacon staff    News 

Yacht Club hosts annual holiday lighted boat parade

As part of the Port of Everett’s “Holiday on the Bay” festivities, the Mukilteo Yacht Club is hosting the annual lighted boat parade on Saturday, Dec. 3. The public is invited to watch the parade from shoreside locations... — Updated 11/30/2022

 By Beacon staff    News 

Tickets on sale for Kamiak's holiday concert

Kamiak Performing Arts Boosters present the 25th annual Holiday Classics Concert on Sunday, Dec. 11 at the Everett Civic Auditorium (2415 Colby Ave, Everett). Performances are at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Each concert will feature... — Updated 11/30/2022

 By Beacon staff    News 

City invites residents to Merry Mukilteo and Tree Lighting Festival on Saturday, Dec. 3

The City and the Chamber of Commerce present the Merry Mukilteo and Tree Lighting Festival from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Rosehill Community Center and Plaza (306 Lincoln Ave.). The festival features: • Gingerbread house... — Updated 11/30/2022

 By Beacon staff    News 

More snow could be on the way to Mukilteo

The National Weather Service indicates there is the potential for more snow in Mukilteo and the greater Puget Sound area this week. City crews will start plowing when snow depths... — Updated 11/30/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Community award winners announced

The winners in the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce's second annual Community Awards Gala were announced Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Rosehill Community Center. The New Business winner was... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

A holiday treat

Kathleen Knull plays the violin during the Mukilteo Community Orchestra's Holiday Fantasy Concert Sunday, Nov. 13, before a near capacity audience in the Rosehill Community... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Cub Scouts collect food for food bank

The Mukilteo Cub Scout Pack 16 collected and donated 892 pounds of food and $390 to the Mukilteo Food Bank last week. Scouts stood out in front of the Mukilteo QFC on... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Nation's first Native crisis line launch

Washington’s Native and Strong Lifeline is now live – the first program of its kind in the nation dedicated to serving American Indian and Alaska Native people. Operated by Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOA), one of... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation receives $100K grant

The Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The two-year grant will provide general operating support, and Sno-Isle Libraries plans to use the funds to continue... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Pickus receives Planning Association award

Snohomish Planning Director Glen Pickus, a Mukilteo resident, and his department received an award from the Planning Association of Washington. The Planning Department was... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    A & E

Adopt a Stream Foundation to offer living holiday trees

The Adopt A Stream Foundation is kicking off the season with its annual Holiday Trees for Salmon event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3-4, at the Northwest... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Deputy chief will run for Snohomish County Sheriff

Susanna Johnson, deputy chief at the Bothell Police Department, will run for Snohomish County Sheriff in the 2023 election. The position is now held by Adam Fortney. Johnson worked... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Public can weigh in on possible ferry fuel surcharge online

The Washington State Transportation Commission is seeking public input on the possibility of applying a ferry fuel surcharge to ferry fares in the future, to help cover growing fuel costs for the state ferry system. The ferry fuel... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Police Beat

Nov. 20 Sex in a car 8400 blk. Mukilteo Speedway. An officer contacted two people in a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot. The two were having intimate relations in the front of the vehicle. The officer warned and advised the... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Snohomish County Council adopts 2023 budget

Last week, the Snohomish County Council passed a $1.5 billion operating budget for the upcoming 2023 fiscal year. The adopted budget passed unanimously. “As Council chair, it has been an honor to lead the process to pass the... — Updated 11/22/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Burn ban called for Snohomish County

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is issuing a Stage 1 burn ban for Snohomish County, effective Nov. 20. This ban is in... — Updated 11/20/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

'I-5 Stilly Doe' identified using DNA technology

Last week, Snohomish County Medical Examiner Office staff announced the identification of "I-5 Stilly Doe," an individual who had been found in the Stillaguamish River near I-5 in... — Updated 11/17/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Sheriff's Office detectives investigating child's death in Lynnwood

Snohomish County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit (SIU) detectives are investigating the death of a child that occurred in Lynnwood on Saturday, Nov. 12. Deputies responded to a residence around 4 a.m. for a report of... — Updated 11/17/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Incumbents remain ahead in midterm election results

Incumbents in the 21st Legislative District remain well ahead of their rivals after the Nov. 14 vote counts in the 2022 midterm general election. State Rep. Strom Peterson (D-Edmonds) had a 67% (37,735) to 33% (8,257) advantage... — Updated 11/16/2022


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