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Articles from the July 23, 2014 edition

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 By Megan Managan    Sports    July 23, 2014

Need to entertain the kids? Summer camp options still available

There’s still another month before school starts up again, and if the kids are hanging around the house, slightly bored, there are plenty of summer camps in Mukilteo available. Here are some of the... Full story

 
 By Megan Managan    Sports    July 23, 2014

Champion Tae Kwon Do competes at nationals

Mukilteo Champion Tae Kwon Do recently traveled to the USA Tae Kwon Do National Championships in California. The demo team earned a gold medal at the event in San Jose, Calif. and showed off skills...

 

Fancy footwork in ‘Footloose’ | Theater Review

Nothing instigates dancing more than music, and I don’t think there’s anyone who doesn’t envy someone who can dance well. Just watch Gene Kelly in “Singin’ in the Rain,” or Patrick Swayze... Full story

 

Mukilteo student named WWU outstanding graduate

A Mukilteo student has been honored as an Outstanding Graduate of Western Washington University. Aaron-Jeramee Alonso was named the Outstanding Graduate for Theatre Arts. He graduated with a...

 

Dentist office spreads Aloha spirit with food drive

The Mukilteo Dental Center is hosting a food drive this week along with Aloha Spirit Week to benefit the Mukilteo Food Bank. The last day to donate is Friday, July 25. “We heard that the demand is r...

 

Orthodontist office hosts day full of appreciation, fun

Kate Wilson, Kiana Estes, Gavin Wilson, Kalia Estes, Owen Wilson, Dyton Hecox and Keagan Estes show off their painted faces at last year’s Harbour Pointe Orthodontics annual Patient Appreciation...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    July 23, 2014

Council airs disappointment over Marko Liias hire

Randy Lord is not happy that the mayor hired her friend Marko Liias as the city’s new policy analyst. The council president challenged Mayor Jennifer Gregerson’s decision. He said that if Liias...

 

Golfers give from the heart to wounded warriors

Harbour Pointe Golf Club golfers have a special place in their hearts for wounded warriors. This year’s Red, White and Blue Wounded Warriors Golf Tournament raised a record $8,500 to go toward...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    July 23, 2014

Half of city’s Tank Farm land would be temporary

Mukilteo is slated to get 10 acres of the Tank Farm, although half of that would be only temporarily. The city is in negotiations with the Port of Everett over a proposed transfer agreement for the...

 

Shakespeare play on the plaza

Jason Philip Hay (Don Pedro), Kevin Pugsley (Claudio) and Scott Maddock (Leonato) of Last Leaf Productions perform Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” on the Rosehill Community Center plaza... Full story

 
 By Megan Managan    Sports    July 23, 2014

NW Warriors baseball holds tryouts | Sports brief

The NW Warriors baseball organization will hold tryouts for next summer’s teams for the 13U and 14U teams. The club will hold tryouts on July 29 at 6 p.m. and Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Evergreen Playfields, located at 22289 56th Ave. W. in Mountlake... Full story

 
 By Megan Managan    Sports    July 23, 2014

WFDC annual golf tournament set for Aug. 15 | Sports brief

The annual Work Force Development Center Charity Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Aug. 15, at Legion Memorial Golf Course in Everett. The event, which benefits the WFDC, is a four-man scramble with a shotgun start. It starts at 9:30 a.m. with...

 
 By Megan Managan    Sports    July 23, 2014

EdCC hosts volleyball camp in August | Sports brief

The Edmonds Community College volleyball team will be hosting a volleyball camp in August for local players. There will be a high school tryout prep camp, aimed at helping local high school players prepare for the fall season. The camp will be...

 
 By Megan Managan    Sports    July 23, 2014

EvCC athletes continue playing at 4-year universities | Sports brief

Several members of the athletic teams at Everett Community College will continue playing sports at the four-year college level. Brad Monson, a baseball player who went to Bothell High School, and who pitched and played outfield for the Trojans in...

 

Temple gearing up for the Jewish New Year | Worship

It’s summer and for many of us that means time to take it easy. Such is not the case at Temple Beth Or. For those who organize the High Holy Day services and activities, and who manage our Religious School, the planning activities are just now...

 

Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of July 23 | Police Beat

July 16 Animal – 10700 blk 53rd Ave. W. A caller reported raccoons and their babies were living on the city-owned retention pond property and she was concerned that they might attack her and her neighbor’s dogs. An officer gave her advice on how...

 

We just keep paying taxes | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: The Port of Everett owns the former Tank Farm and will be disposing of it to Washington State Ferries, Sound Transit and Mukilteo. At a recent City Council work session the mayor and her staff said the port wants to keep the... Full story

 

Sidewalk café would only add to Diamond Knot noise | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I live across the street from the Diamond Knot Brewery & Alehouse at the Losvar Condominiums, and noise generated by its customers has been a constant source of annoyance for all residents [“Leasing of parkland to brewery...

 

Mukilteo layman more certain than Everett pastor | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: With regards to the column by Pastor David Parks on July 9, “Some things I used to believe in with certainty,” [The Beacon, Weekly Worship, page 9], clearly he is free to believe anything he wants and to change his beliefs... Full story

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    July 23, 2014

The lady who stayed | Chuck's World

Phil and Betsy, friends of ours, take a week nearly every summer and travel to Ashland, Ore., where they rent a cottage, spending their days hiking and their evenings submerged in the offerings of...

 

Community events for week of July 23 | Around Town

July 23 Scrap Metal Drive Kamiak Youth Football is hosting a Scrap Metal Drive through Aug. 4. Proceeds go to the Kamiak Fightin’ Knights Youth 89ers football team. Donate old lawn mowers, washers, dryers, car parts, bicycles, barbecues, etc. Drop... Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    July 23, 2014

More time needed to analyze fire services contract, City Council says

Mayor Jennifer Gregerson would like to sign a contract with Snohomish County Fire District 1 for fire services by August, but that may not happen. The City Council voted unanimously on Monday to continue the public hearing on the proposed 20-year...

 

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