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Articles from the May 1, 2019 edition

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Good morning from Orcas l Travel Sketcher

The ferry from Anacortes stops at Lopez Island to let off cars and people. I sketched this from the upper deck of the ferry. We are spending the weekend on Orcas Island, a travelsketcher’s...

 

Mariner’s annual art show is May 6

Mariner High School’s annual art show will take place May 6. Mariner art teacher Carrie Whitney said the art show attracted roughly 200 visitors last year. “It is an all school event that...

 
 By Brandon Gustafson    News    May 1, 2019

Mukilteo chiropractor aims to represent Mukilteo at 2020 Olympics

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be here before we know it, and while many of us will be cheering on the U.S. athletes in various competitions, one Mukilteo business owner may be in Japan...

 
 By Brandon Gustafson    News    May 1, 2019

State AG Bob Ferguson adds Mukilteo Rotary Club to his list

Prior to last Friday, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson had visited 142 rotary clubs in the state. After speaking at the South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club’s (SEMR) Friday meeting,...

 

Everett man arrested for assault in SWAT incident

A typically sleepy Thursday afternoon in Old Town was anything but, as the 900 block of Third Street looked more like a war zone than a residential neighborhood after a man assaulted a woman and...

 

Kamiak High School raises funds for Unified Sports

The seventh annual UKnight for Special Olympics 5K Fun Run/Walk drew 130 participants and raised $3,894. The event was held Saturday, April 27, on the Kamiak High School track. The money raised goes to Kamiak’s special education program and...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    May 1, 2019

Sonnichsen throws no-hitter, Knights overpower Marauders | Softball

Sophomore Katelyn Sonnichsen threw a no-hitter and Kamiak’s offense continued its recent hot streak as the Knights defeated Mariner 10-0 in five innings in a Wesco 4A softball game Friday, April 26, at Kamiak High School. The victory was the...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    May 1, 2019

Fired-up Mariner takes down Kamiak in rematch | Boys soccer

All it took was one goal for Mariner to get fired up. Senior Harrison Rohrbough scored to give Kamiak a 1-0 lead in a Wesco 4A boys soccer clash. The Knights’ advantage didn’t last long, though. Mariner senior Antonio Latino tied the score about...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    May 1, 2019

Coté, Oh lead Knights past Marauders | Baseball

Clutch hitting and pitching lifted Kamiak to a victory over district rival Mariner. Senior Bryce Coté smacked a two-RBI double in the third inning and freshman Sanha Oh allowed only one run in 5 2/3 innings to lead the Knights to a 3-1 victory in a...

 

Kamiak claims district berth | Baseball

Kamiak is headed to the Wes-King 4A District baseball playoffs. The Knights clinched their first postseason berth in six years with a 1-0 victory over Glacier Peak in a Wesco 4A tiebreaker game Monday, April 29 at Kamiak High School. Freshman Sanha...

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    May 1, 2019

‘Endgame’: Marvel at this l Chuck’s World

I gave a friend a ride to the grocery store the other day, and while I was waiting for him to check out, I walked over to the DVD kiosk to look at titles. I never rent a film from one of these, but...

 
 By Paul Archipley    Opinion    May 1, 2019

Compact parking spaces suck l Our View

We all joke about shopping at Costco where we can buy cases of food or several months’ worth of toilet paper even if we don’t really have space to store it all. But among the things Costco...

 

The history of the lighthouse gardens

When Mukilteo Historical Society (MHS) volunteers weed the gardens at the Mukilteo lighthouse, they always receive compliments and thanks. The flowerbeds are well known for their beauty because the...

 

Feeling safe through community partnership l Mayor's Message

\When it comes to delivering services efficiently and well, there is nothing more important than the public safety services we provide. We are fortunate to have career professionals in our fire and police departments who keep us safe. However, law...

 

Letters to the Editor

Pleased with council discussion I was pleased to see the City Council discussing changing the city’s form of government at their worksession on April 22 and they decided to continue their discussion on May 20 when the public can have an...

 

The ultimate reality of God

Editor’s Note: Father Bill Mobley was a Worship columnist for The Beacon in the early- and mid-1990s until his death in 1996. A few times this year, we will be revisiting his columns. This column ran in 1993. Most of us consider scripture to be rev...

 

Police Beat: 4/18 - 4/25

April 18 Brake check The officer was dispatched to an area check for a recklessly driven white BMW last seen headed southbound. The officer spoke with the registered owner of the vehicle via phone and he confirmed that he had been involved in a road...

 

Our district is growing l Mukilteo Schools

With the end of the school year approaching, it’s a time when schools are planning year-end celebrations and when this year’s graduates are becoming anxious about the big step they will soon take to the next phase of their young lives. This is...

 
 By Brandon Gustafson    News    May 1, 2019

Second man sentenced in Beverly Park murder

The second man involved in the July Beverly Park Road shooting that resulted in the murder of 22-year-old Ezekiel Kelly was sentenced to 35 years in prison last Tuesday. Hassani Hamadi Hassani, 20 at...

 

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