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 A&E    July 8, 2015

Cascade Symphony unveils new logo | A&E brief

With the launch of its 54 season, Cascade Symphony is introducing a new logo. In creating the logo, designer Clayton Moss sought to convey a look and feel that would reflect the energy and creativity...

 
 By Erik Erickson    A&E    July 8, 2015

Mukilteo artist’s decorated eggs to be featured in show

Kim Cunningham has plenty of creative bones in her body. The Mukilteo resident has tried her hand at many different kinds of arts and crafts, ranging from photography to scrapbooking. But there is...

 
 By Megan Managan    Sports    July 8, 2015

Middle schools getting new tracks this summer

Two Mukilteo School District middle schools will be getting new tracks this summer in preparation for the next school year. Crews will spend the summer at Voyager and Harbour Pointe middle schools...

 

Mukilteo student wins $1,000 business scholarship

A student from Mukilteo is the winner of a $1,000 scholarship from Fit Small Business. Jake Berry is the second winner of the Business Plan Scholarship, which will now be awarded twice a year. Berry...

 

Local student earns degree from Santa Clara University | School brief

A student from Mukilteo has graduated with honors from Santa Clara University. Kyle Langdon graduated on June 13 with a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts and history. He is a member of Alpha Psi...

 

Boeing worker commutes 88 miles daily by ferry, vanpool

The following article is the sixth in an eight-part series produced by The Beacon on transportation in Snohomish County. The series focuses on the issues surrounding travel by plane, ferry, bus and...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    July 8, 2015

Local rock duo Grace & Degroot releases first album

The frontman of the local Stephen Grace Band has recorded his first album – except it’s with his newer band. “Musical Chairs,” released on the Fourth of July, is the debut album of the rock...

 

Judaism doesn’t go on a summer vacation | Worship

I wouldn’t blame you if you looked at the calendar of Jewish holidays and concluded Judaism goes on vacation every summer. Between Shavuot, which typically occurs in late May or early June and Rosh HaShanah, which occurs in September, the only...

 

Net Nerds volleyball camp July 20-23 | Sports brief

The Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club will be hosting the Net Nerds volleyball camp July 20-23. The camp runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day and is $75 per student. The camp has been designed for players in third through sixth grades and is being put...

 

Registration open for 2015 Run-A-Muk | Sports brief

Registration is now open for the 2015 Run-A-Muk race. The race will be held on Saturday, Aug. 29, starting at Rosehill Community Center. Participants can choose between a 10k race and 5k race, strollers and pets on leashes are allowed on the 5k walk...

 

Clothes For Kids seeking summer volunteers

Clothes For Kids is seeking volunteers as the organization prepares for its 32nd year of serving the community. Last year, Clothes For Kids provided free school clothing to 3,170 low-income students. Clothes For Kids will open Aug. 24 for Back to...

 

EvCC newest partner in Boeing’s AerosPACE program

Everett Community College is the first community college in the nation to join five universities in a Boeing-led collaboration to close the skills gap in aerospace engineering. EvCC is the newest partner in AerosPACE (Aerospace Partners for the...

 

District bids farewell to 50 retiring employees

Fifty Mukilteo School District staff members retired this year, which is a record high number for the school district. “All of our retirees deserve a big thank you for their years of service to the school district and to the students in our...

 

47 graduate from EvCC’s Ocean Research College Academy

Six students from Kamiak High School earned their associates degree through the Everett Community College’s Ocean Research College Academy (ORCA) this year. Those students are: Celeste Dylla, Andrew Foote, Laura (Lola) Glastra, Cara Kilbride,...

 

Be Mukilteo’s Mayor for a Day | School brief

The Mukilteo Beacon, in partnership with the city of Mukilteo, is looking for a student between 8 and 12 years old to serve as the city’s honorary mayor during the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival this September. The winner will get to ride with the...

 

Visiting artist works with Olympic View students | School brief

Olympic View Middle School worked throughout the school year to revive a focus on helping keep the environment vibrant through recycling, service hours for clean-up, and building awareness for community. As part of that effort, the Art Club brought...

 

Kamiak junior selected for summer aerospace program | School brief

A junior at Kamiak High School will participate in phase two of the Washington Aerospace Scholars program this summer. Shannay Kammann is one of 100 students in the state selected to take part in a six-day experience at the Museum of Flight in...

 

Local student makes Linfield Dean’s List | School brief

A student from Mukilteo has been named to the Linfield College Dean’s List. Christian Santangelo was recently recognized on the Linfield Dean’s List for placing within the top 10 percent of each class for the spring semester. In order to be...

 

8 local students make Dean’s List at Eastern | School brief

Eight students from Mukilteo have made the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 quarter at Eastern Washington University. The students are: Donnie Belk, Austin Brihn, Kyle Buzzelle, Mason Chalfant, Kyla Coyne, Maechen Heitzman, Chardalise Madrigal...

 

Student makes President's List at Pratt Institute | School brief

A student from Mukilteo has been named to the President’s List at Pratt Institute. Christine Shon was among the 900 students who made the President’s List for the spring 2015 semester. Students on the President’s List have maintained a term...

 

University of Great Falls honors 2 Kamiak grads | School brief

Two Kamiak High School grads have been named to the University of Great Falls Dean’s List for the 2015 spring semester. Erin Langdon, of Mukilteo, and Tyler Uddin, of Edmonds, earned a grade point average of 3.5 or above and were named to the...

 

School staff members reach career milestones

The following Mukilteo School District employees are receiving service pins this year for at least 25 years of service: 45 Years: Maureen Stevens (Discovery Elementary) 40 Years: Stan Davis (Picnic Point Elementary) 35 Years: Deanna Hicks (Olivia...

 

Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of July 8 | Police Beat

July 1 Noise – 600 blk Front St. A caller reported juveniles were at the park “blaring music since 4 a.m.” Upon arrival, nothing was heard. According to visitors in the park, the music was from was juveniles in a black car that left just prior...

 

Emery’s passion makes him an ideal candidate | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Solar panels on all city buildings, electric vehicle charge stations throughout Mukilteo and improved pedestrian safety are just some of the visions Richard Emery has for Mukilteo's future. Richard pledges clear...

 

Council needs Emery for future decisions | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I am writing to encourage all of you Mukilteo residents to support Richard Emery for his goal to return to City Council. During his earlier term, I was delighted to work with him as we worked together on many important issues,...

 

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