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And all that jazz!

The Village Theatre concludes another fantastic season with “Chicago,” a story of corruption, lying, cheating and the lure of celebrity. The Broadway musical, of course, came before the Academy... Full story

 

2 Kamiak throwers place in Junior Olympics

Kamiak High School’s Tim Beard placed well in the state U.S. Track and Field Junior Olympic Championships held at the West Seattle Athletic Complex June 22-23. He dominated in the ball and chain for...

 

Naval Station Everett changes command

Capt. James Duke Jr. relieved Capt. Michael Coury July 2 as commanding officer of Naval Station Everett in a ceremony attended by military personnel, federal civilian employees, and distinguished... Full story

 
 By Neil Parekh    Features    July 10, 2013

Project Homeless Connect serves 1,200 in Snohomish County

For the first time, Chalanda and her 8-year-old son Alasan were able to get a housing voucher with the help of this year’s Project Homeless Connect. According to Chalanda, the voucher will “give m... Full story

 

Fishing for breakfast at the beach

Local resident Cindy Macomber noticed this bald eagle at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park around 6 a.m. on July 2. The eagle later found itself a crab to eat for breakfast....

 

Carnival fun at 10th anniversary celebration

Dr. Jacqueline de Leon-Estes and Harbour Pointe Orthodontics in Mukilteo are hosting the fourth annual Patient Appreciation Day carnival 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 13 and celebrating 10 years in... Full story

 

Philosophical book shares ‘gospel’ of Mother Nature

Local author Paul Hartley has a message to share: We must return to nature. Hartley, of Mukilteo, has published his first novel “The Seventh Tool,” which he calls “the gospel of Gaia.” After...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    July 10, 2013

Garden and quilt tour is 2 day event

The fusion of gardens and quilts in the biennial Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour make it a one-of-a-kind event. The Mukilteo Way Garden Club and the Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters Guild will host...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    July 10, 2013

‘No one thinks that they’re lost’

It was Day 2 when two Kamiak High School grads lost after a day hike in the Cascades first heard a chopper. A King County sheriff’s helicopter was searching overhead for Ricardo Perez, 18, and... Full story

 

Getting to know you! Getting to know all about you!

Many years ago, I submitted a screed expounding upon Bahá’í verities that was also a love letter to Paul and Cate Archipley for the extraordinary gift that they bring to our city. I named them in the article, but Paul, in his usual self-effacing...

 

Tour artists’ studios as they work on Whidbey

Whidbey Working Artists present its annual Summer Studio Tour on Whidbey Island for two weekends in August and September. The tour is set for Aug. 24-25 and Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1-2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. This free,...

 

School Board Report for July 8

During its meeting on July 8, the Mukilteo School Board did the following: Approved a one-year contract with Sodexo America, LLC, to provide management services for the school district’s nutrition services program. The contract is renewable...

 

Letters for the week of July 10

The 10 Essentials Dear Editor: Thank you for this article, Sara [“Missing teenage hikers found safe,” The Beacon,” front page, July 3]. I saw the parents' concerned/relieved faces on the local news, too. It reminded me of the "10 essent...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    Opinion    July 10, 2013

Lost on a mountain

I was already on the phone on when the news tip came in, so the Edmonds Beacon editor wrote me a note. Two Kamiak High School grads were missing after a day hike in the Cascades on June 30. They had set out on a hike around 7:30 a.m. to Mason Lake, n...

 

Aviation coming to a classroom near you

Paine Field Airport is sponsoring “Airplanes! Bringing the Exciting World of Aviation to the Classroom,” a graduate level professional development course. The course will be held Aug. 5 -8 at Paine Field. The class will reveal not only the... Full story

 

Relay For Life this weekend at Kamiak track

Hundreds of local citizens of all ages will participate this weekend in Relay For Life of Mukilteo, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. It will be held at the Kamiak High School track from noon on Saturday, July 13, to 9 a.m. on Sunday,... Full story

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    July 10, 2013

The road to Cicely

The late William F. Buckley Jr., publisher of The National Review, author of a bajillion books, and a man who never met a syllable he didn’t like, was asked once by David Letterman if he spoke so... Full story

 

Community Events for week of July 10

July 10 Exhibit features artist Jerry Newport 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. See a one-man showing of paintings and enhanced prints by local artist Jerry Newport in the Harbour Pointe Shopping Center. Exhibit is open now through July 31, Monday through Saturday....

 

City taking count of its public trees

The city will be counting its public trees throughout July in order to achieve a Tree City USA status. Workers wearing marked vests will soon be out on the streets identifying the species, evaluating the health of the trees, measuring their size and... Full story

 

Police Beat for week of July 10

July 3 Warrant/Order Service – 5400 blk 84th St. S.W. A caller advised that her daughter was at her house causing a disturbance. There was also a protection order that had not been served against her and she had a $7,500 warrant out of Mukilteo for... Full story

 

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