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Articles from the July 15, 2015 edition

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Hour-long Shakespeare for everyone to enjoy

Two Shakespeare in the Park performances will be held this summer at the Rosehill Community Center plaza. Admission is free. Last Leaf Productions will perform the tragedy “Hamlet” at noon on...

 
 By Erik Erickson    Sports    July 15, 2015

Best friends from Kamiak compete on rowing’s biggest stage

If Ian Ferguson is done with his competitive rowing career, he finished it at one of the most elite competitions in the country. Ferguson, who graduated from Kamiak High School in June, and Bailey...

 

Kamiak grad to get her master’s at Fuller | School brief

A Kamiak High School grad plans to further her studies at a seminary school. Jessica Lau, of Mukilteo, has been admitted into the Fuller Theological Seminary. She plans to earn a master’s degree in... Full story

 

Cascade Symphony awards 4 scholarships

Cascade Symphony recently awarded scholarships to two Kamiak High School graduates to continue their music education in college. Kamiak’s Nayeon Kim and Najung Kim, both flute players, each won the...

 

New Diamond Knot beer supports firefighter fund

Those wanting to enjoy a cold one this summer can do so while supporting a good cause. The Mukilteo Fire Department and Diamond Knot Craft Brewing have teamed up to create the Beach House Blonde Ale...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    July 15, 2015

Tour combines beauty of gardens, quilts

The biennial Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour this weekend features seven gardens and more than 100 quilts that, when combined, are so beautiful that words don’t do them justice. The Mukilteo Way...

 

Centenarian toasts birthday milestone with champagne

As promised, Lois Brado treated everyone to a round of champagne on her 100th birthday. Brado celebrated her 100th at Harbour Pointe Retirement on July 8 with friends, family and staff. She blew out... Full story

 

Road rage: When anger meets the highway

The following article is the seventh 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...

 

Golf tournament raises $9,000 for wounded warriors

The Red, White and Blue Wounded Warriors Golf Tournament held July 4 at the Harbour Pointe Golf Club raised $9,000 for the Snohomish County nonprofit Heartbeat – Serving Wounded Warriors. Pictured... Full story

 

This bibliophile’s relationship with the Bible | Worship

On most days I rise early, make some coffee, check emails and look for a weather report. After that, I open my Bible and attempt a conversation with God. Sometimes it’s a glorious experience. I read lines from the Psalms that remind me of God’s s...

 

Local students named to University of Washington Dean’s List

Students from Mukilteo have been named to the Dean's List at the University of Washington for fall quarter 2015. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point average of at...

 

Twin sisters graduate from Seattle University | School brief

Two local sisters have graduated from Seattle University with bachelor’s degrees. Alexandra Grigore graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's in psychology and French. Laura Grigore graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's in business...

 

Mukilteo sisters graduate from universities | School brief

Two local sisters have graduated from Seattle universities with bachelor’s degrees. Alia Maria (Throckmorton) Patterson graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s in health sciences. Ami Liane Throckmorton graduated from...

 

Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of July 15 | Police Beat

July 8 Animal – 9900 blk Harbour Pl. Fish and Wildlife requested that Animal Control check on a report of an injured owl in the roadway. The owl was located and transported to PAWS. Burglary – 12800 blk 60th Ave. W. A caller reported that some...

 

Vote with me for Richard Emery | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I would like to show my support for Richard Emery for Mukilteo City Council and recommend him to my fellow residents of Mukilteo. I grew up in Mukilteo and now I am proud to raise my children here. The leadership in Mukilteo is...

 

Paine Field could become another SeaTac | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I strongly oppose commercial air service at Paine Field. My opponents for county executive John Lovick and Dave Somers support it. See www.JamesRobertDeal.org/Paine-Field for a full analysis. Once any level of commercial service...

 

Mukilteo seniors picnic a great success | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: We are grateful to The Beacon for publishing the information reminding members and prospective members to attend the Mukilteo Seniors Association’s annual picnic last month. Thank you to all who attended the picnic. We were... Full story

 

Sounder parking lot for commuters | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I've taken the Sounder train from Mukilteo to Seattle every day for two years. Before June 1, the date the city started its paid parking program, the Sounder lot had ample parking. Since June 1, the lot is almost always full...

 

Man had his dog attack mine | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: This happened around 11:30 a.m. on July 4. The guy was around 5 foot 7 inches tall, slim build, pale skin, wearing a light green Red Sox hat, plaid button-down shirt and Bermuda shorts. His wife was very small, I’ll say around... Full story

 

Tax increase for Japanese Gulch | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: In 2012, Mukilteo asked voters to approve a bond levy to acquire 98 acres of Japanese Gulch in Everett to preserve its historical environment and wildlife. The levy did not pass. Mukilteo proceeded to negotiate to purchase this...

 

Airport issue divides County Council candidates | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: There is only one choice for county councilmember, District 2, for a candidate who is opposed to commercial air service at Paine Field. Councilmember Brian Sullivan will continue to defend our quality of life, support and promote...

 
 By Megan Managan    Sports    July 15, 2015

Registration open for 2015 Run-A-Muk scheduled for Aug. 29

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...

 
 By Megan Managan    Sports    July 15, 2015

EdCC Triton volleyball camp Aug. 10-12

Edmonds Community College's volleyball team will be hosting two volleyball camps Aug. 10-12 at EdCC. The high school tryout prep camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is open to girls in grades 8-12. The camp is an advanced skills camp for those...

 

A response to Brett Smith’s insults | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Notwithstanding the insulting and misleading commentary by Propeller Investments’ Brett Smith, it’s worth a look at the Investment Focus on Propeller’s website which notes, “We evaluate all opportunities with care,... Full story

 

Open carry law is absurd | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Thank you for publishing Paul Archipley's Op-Ed "The right to bear harms" about the practice of open carry in Washington state [Our View, page 4, July 1]. I think it's important to shed some light on some of our...

 

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