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Congratulations Olympic View Students of the Month

The following students were named Olympic View Students of the Month for December. Students are selected by the OV staff for demonstrating exceptional character in and out of the classroom. This...

 

Legal battle over Frognal Estates dropped

Just weeks after King County Superior Court Judge Barbara Linde sided in favor of the developer of over 100 houses in the Picnic Point area to continue logging, an environmental group that had been...

 

Previewing 2019 in Mukilteo, part 1

The year of 2018 was an eventful one in Mukilteo, to say the least. In last week’s issue, as well as this week’s, we’ve recapped some of the biggest stories The Beacon published in 2018. Some...

 

The one about the cookies l Chuck's World

My wife and I drove to Portland last week for a quick trip, which is to say she drove. She’s become one of those people who have to be the driver or else they spend the entire trip slamming their fe... Full story

 

Athletes provided many memorable moments in 2018

The second half of 2018 provided many memorable moments on and off the field for sports fans. Two Mukilteo Little League umpired received recognition for their work behind the plate. A shooting near Goddard Stadium during a football game between... Full story

 
 By David Pan    Sports    January 2, 2019

Kamiak finds its offensive groove at holiday tourney | Boys basketball

Junior guard Charlie Powers came out firing after halftime. Powers scored 23 of his game-high 31 points in the second half to help lead Kamiak to a 62-52 victory over Sunnyside in a Mountlake Terrace Holiday boys basketball tournament game Friday,...

 

The Mukilteo Fire Department peeks into 2019

As we look towards 2019, here is a glimpse at some fire and medical services topics that the City Council and fire department staff will be discussing. Ladder Truck Since the city annexed Harbour Pointe in 1992 and grew to the size it is today, we...

 

When clergy behave badly l Worship

Earlier this week, I sat with other members of my family in a hospital waiting room. We were waiting for news from the doctors about my 84-year-old father’s heart surgery. It was a busy place with paper coffee cups, Christmas carolers, staffers in...

 

Year in Review: Police Beat 2018

Jan. 1 Who let the dogs out? The reporting party advised of two dogs loose. The dogs were not located. 10200 block of the Mukilteo Speedway. Jan. 5 No confirmation on barking The officer responded for a report of a barking dog. The dog did not bark... Full story

 

Winter on the Sound l Travel Sketcher

For us genuine Puget Sound folks, a winter view of the Sound is just as inspiring as a summer day. I did this while at the Sage and Cinder for happy hour. Some spiced garbanzo beans with a glass of... Full story

 

The importance of technology in our schools

While the focus of our effort is always on what happens in the classroom, there are many other supporting functions that also play a critical role. Education can’t work, for example, if the school buildings aren’t maintained or the school buses d...

 

Year in Review July-December 2018

July Phamily, smiles, and service When Nhi Pham exited the back offices and entered the waiting room at her dental clinic, Mukilteo Dental Center, she was shocked and a little concerned to see her entire staff and many Mukilteo residents filling up t...

 

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to Police Chief Thank you Chief Kang for clarifying the information (or misinformation) about crime in the city published in last week's Beacon. Since the letter writer all but accused the mayor of causing the sinking of the Titanic, I...

 

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