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Kamiak presents ‘Hello Dolly!’

Kamiak actors will present the blockbuster Broadway hit, “Hello Dolly!” on May 3, 4, 10, and 11. The romantic and comic exploits of Dolly Gallagher-Levi, turn-of-the-century matchmaker and “woma...

 

Kamiak Students of the Month for April 2019

The following students were selected by Kamiak staff as Students of the Month for April 2019, due to their outstanding academics, school and/or community leadership and activities and/or athletics....

 

Mariner soars in final home meet of year | Track and field

Kumba Sarr anchors Mariner’s winning 800 relay team during a Wesco meet against Glacier Peak and Everett Thursday, April 18, at Goddard Stadium....

 

Kamiak Winter Percussion Ensemble takes 5th at World Championships

While many Mukilteo students spent their spring break on vacation, catching up on sleep and/or homework, or even just doing nothing, Kamiak’s Winter Percussion Ensemble spent the week in Dayton,...

 

A visit to Olympic View’s Learning Lab

I had the opportunity to stop by Academic Link’s Learning Lab at Olympic View Middle School last week to see how the lab runs. Founder Jan Link, as well as volunteer Larry Wewel, introduced me to th...

 

Another year, another successful Easter Egg Hunt

Kids and parents from the greater-Mukilteo area gathered for the 41st annual Mukilteo Easter Egg Hunt put on by Mukilteo fire fighters. After the horns blared, signaling the start of the hunt,...

 

Change in city government structure talks moving forward

Mukilteo has had a mayor-council form of government since the city’s incorporation in the 1940s, but that may be changing soon. At the Mukilteo City Council’s worksession on Monday, April 22, the...

 

Volunteers work at Mukilteo Community Garden for Earth Day

It was a little chilly, windy at times, but the rain held up, much to the pleasure of the few dozen volunteers who worked on the Mukilteo Community Garden Saturday, April 20, in honor of Earth Day....

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    April 24, 2019

I can see clearly now l Chuck’s World

I discovered a truism this morning, which is when I usually run across them. Life stops making sense around 1 p.m., in my experience, so the early mornings are when I look for insight breakthroughs....

 

Running for City Council? Tell The Beacon!

Though the Aug. 6 primary and Nov. 5 general election are months away, the filing period for candidates is fast approaching. The filing period is May 13-17, and the two candidates with the most votes...

 

Fighting hate l Worship

The world learned an important lesson from the rise of Nazism in the 1930s – that hate must be resisted with vigor and vigilance because appeasing hate is doomed to fail. One widespread form of hate today, in the United States and worldwide, is...

 

Letter to the Editor

Many thanks for Earth Day event On behalf of Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo and the Mukilteo Community Garden, we want to thank the 30-plus volunteers who spent the Saturday before Easter helping us prepare the food bank beds for seeding. Other tasks that...

 

Scholarships available for graduating students

Schools foundation offering scholarships The Mukilteo Schools Foundation is offering scholarships to graduating seniors from Mukilteo schools who will be enrolled in post-secondary education next year. The application forms are available at each high...

 

School Briefs

School district hires director of equity The school district has announced the appointment of Gerry Ebalaroza-Tunnell to be the director of equity. She will begin her new position on June 10. Ebalaroza-Tunnell will be filling a position that is...

 

Marauders take down Bearcats | Boys soccer

Edgar Guzman scored two goals and assisted on a third to lead Mariner to a 3-1 victory over Monroe in a Wesco 4A boys soccer game, Friday, April 19, at Monroe High School. Anthony Garcia-Huerta scored the other goal for the Marauders (5-5 in the...

 

Knights earn a series split with Grizzlies | Baseball

Kamiak earned its fourth straight series split of the season. The Knights lost 13-11 in the series opener against Glacier Peak, but prevailed 16-9 in the finale in Wesco 4A baseball action last week. Glacier Peak took a 5-0 lead after two innings...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    April 24, 2019

Kamiak comes up just short against league leader | Softball

Kamiak showed it can play with any team in the league. The Knights battled first place Glacier Peak tough before losing 7-5 in a Wesco 4A softball game Tuesday, April 16, at Glacier Peak High School. “My girls hit really well today and they played...

 

Police Beat: 4/10 - 4/17

April 10 Metal theft An officer responded to a business for a theft complaint. Upon arrival, it was determined that at about 0140 hours a suspect came and broke into a metal recycling container and stole about 500 pounds of metal that the company...

 

Touch-A-Truck returns May 11

Mukilteo’s 8th Annual Touch-A-Truck, Sponsored by Dwayne Lane’s is Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rosehill Community Center (304 Lincoln Avenue). Vehicles from utility and emergency departments from Mukilteo and surrounding areas...

 

No new signs in missing Mukilteo resident case

It has now been three years since Mukilteo resident Tyler Christensen disappeared, and there have not been any recent updates regarding his potential whereabouts. Christensen was 16 when he was...

 

Expect uptick in truck traffic in Old Town

Drivers may experience additional congestion getting to the Mukilteo ferry terminal as of this Monday. About six to eight trucks an hour will haul fill to the site of the new ferry terminal, which started Monday, April 22. The work hours are 7 a.m....

 

Ferries to host series of community meetings, including in Mukilteo

This spring, Washington State Ferries will host a series of community meetings for each route it serves. Topics will include proposed changes to passenger fares, implementation of WSF’s 2040 Long Range Plan and issues and projects specific to each...

 

Emery seeking reelection to council

At least one current Mukilteo City councilmember will be vying to keep his seat this election season, as Councilmember Richard Emery announced he will run to maintain Position 6. As 2019 concludes,...

 

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