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Articles from the January 13, 2016 edition

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 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    January 13, 2016

Kamiak courtroom drama has alternate endings | Theater Review

The audience gets to pick one of two alternate endings for Kamiak High School’s winter play. Kamiak Drama presents “Night of January 16th” by Ayn Rand, which opens Thursday, Jan. 14, in its Muki... Full story


‘My Fair Lady’ is a ‘loverly’ performance | Art & Appetite

Lerner and Loewe's “My Fair Lady” is one of my top three favorite musicals. So I will admit that I’m not the most objective person to review the Village Theatre’s current production. But,... Full story


Philharmonic Orchestra to perform Mozart concert | A&E brief

The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a concert highlighting the works of Mozart Sunday, Jan. 31. The 3 p.m. That Magnificent Mozart! concert will feature selected arias from Mozart operas,...


Twins gain strength through separation at boot camp

After 19 years at one another's side, twins Joe and Savannah Sturgis found motivation in their separation while training at the Navy’s boot camp. Savannah and Joe, of Mukilteo, have graduated fr...


Girl’s painting stolen from Snohomish County exhibit

A local girl’s artwork was stolen from a Snohomish County Arts Commission show around Dec. 31. Emily Burson, 12, is both flattered and flustered that her reverse-glass painting of a landscape was... Full story


Arcade aficionado aims for arcane record

Jason Lundgren has a New Year’s resolution you don’t hear every day: His goal is to become King of the Arcades. The Mukilteo man is attempting to beat the world’s high score in an arcade game.... Full story


Over 100 homeless after Casino Road fire

Two weeks after the New Year’s Eve fire at an apartment complex on Casino Road in Everett, the American Red Cross and Hand in Hand continue to help the victims. The three-alarm fire on Dec. 31 at...

 By David Pan    Sports    January 13, 2016

Kamiak's Limm wins two events at Kentridge Invitational | Swimming

Kamiak’s Henry Limm had a good week in the pool. The senior standout recorded first place finishes in the 200-yard individual medley and the 100 breaststroke at the Kentridge Invitational Jan. 9 at the King County Aquatic Center. “His IM was... Full story

 By David Pan    Sports    January 13, 2016

Marauders defeat Knights | Wrestling

Mariner followed up its Jan. 8 dual meet victory over district rival Kamiak with a strong effort at the Jan. 9 Rumble by the River tournament at Auburn Riverside High School. Two wrestlers won titles – Cayden Herbert at 220 pounds and Levi Weaver... Full story

 By David Pan    Sports    January 13, 2016

Kamiak uses balanced offensive attack to beat Mariner | Girls basketball

A balanced offensive attack helped lift Kamiak past district rival Mariner. Three players scored in double figures to lead the Knights to a 48-37 victory over the Marauders in a Wesco 4A girls basketball game Jan. 8 at Kamiak High School. Junior Jami... Full story

 By David Pan    Sports    January 13, 2016

Poise, inside play lift Knights past Marauders | Boys basketball

Kamiak kept its poise late in the game against district rival Mariner. The Knights outscored the Marauders 20-10 in the third quarter and then withstood a late Mariner rally to prevail 69-57 in a Wesco 4A boys basketball clash Jan. 7 at Mariner High...


Schedule of community events for week of Jan. 13 | Around Town

Jan. 13 Networking Group 10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business.... Full story


Through our faith we must overcome violent impulses | Worship

The president’s call to tighten control and the enforcement of firearms in our nation should give us pause. America has a problem with gun violence – more people now die by guns than by cars. It reminds me of how essential it is for good people... Full story


Free concert features student musicians Jan. 17 | A&E brief

The Snohomish County Music Teachers Association and the Mukilteo Community Orchestra are hosting the first-ever Young Arts Concerto Concert on Sunday, Jan. 17. Admission is free. The 2 p.m. concert will showcase the talents of six student musicians... Full story


Capital Projects Levy to be on ballot | School brief

Voters in the Mukilteo School District will be asked to approve a six-year Capital Projects Levy on Feb. 9. The school board put the measure on the ballot to replace a levy that will expire. Capital levies provide funding that school districts use... Full story


Local host families needed for exchange students | School brief

ASSE International is seeking local host families for international high school students. These exchange students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to Mukilteo for the upcoming high school year or semester. They are enthusiastic and excited... Full story


Mariner to hold MLK assembly Jan. 14 | School brief

Mariner High School is hosting its annual Martin Luther King assembly on Thursday, Jan. 14. There will be two assemblies: the first will be held at 8:15 a.m., and at 9:20 a.m. in the main gym. The assemblies last about 55 minutes. Dr. Martin Luther K... Full story


Levy renewal to appear on February ballot | Mukilteo Schools

At the end of next week, voters in the Mukilteo School District will receive a ballot in the mail asking them to consider the approval of a Capital Projects Levy. You might wonder what that is, what it does, and how it’s different than other...


Log of calls to Mukilteo police for week of Jan. 13 | Police Beat

Jan. 6 Animal – 4200 blk Harbour Pointe Blvd. S.W. A caller reported that a vehicle struck a cat. She did not know if the cat was still alive. It was gone on arrival. DUI – 1100 blk W. Mukilteo Blvd. Officers were dispatched to check for a white To...


Is a streetcar for Mukilteo? | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: It seems to me one question Mukilteo transportation planners might want to consider is a streetcar [“Report: Mukilteo has 4 main transportation needs,” page 2, Jan. 13] A Mukilteo Streetcar could operate between the...


Thanks from Khan for voters’ support | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Happy New Year to all the residents of the city of Mukilteo. Thank you so much for supporting me during the November election season. As a proven leader in the community and workforce, now I am getting ready for the upcoming City... Full story


Don’t break development promises to residents | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: The land purchased for a proposed Pacific Seafood plant has been zoned industrial for many years, and those who purchased homes on 44th Avenue W. or nearby relied on that zoning [“Residents don’t want seafood plant...


Mayor to give state of the city address Jan. 23 | Mayor's Message

A few weeks ago, I reached the halfway point of my term as mayor. I really can’t believe how fast the time has gone by! A new year offers time to reflect on the last two years, including the...


The kid in the hall | Chuck's World

If we live long enough, we can break memories. Scientists say so. This doesn’t sound right. Something memorable happens. We tell the story a million times, because we were there and we saw it with... Full story


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