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Making all the right moves

The bantam-level Kamiak Youth Football team hit the gridiron for the first time this year at North Sound Junior Football League's annual jamboree Saturday, Aug. 17, at Snohomish High School. The...

 

Larsen retiring after 16 years leading School District

The leader of the Mukilteo School District is retiring from her position in the near future. Late last week, the Mukilteo School District announced that Dr. Marci Larsen, Mukilteo School District's su...

 

Muk PD is back on 2 wheels

Very soon, one Mukilteo Police officer will be trading in four wheels for two, as the Mukilteo Police Department will have a motorcycle officer for the first time in roughly seven years. Chris...

 

Upcoming needs assessment could help push senior center forward

Dode Carlson's ultimate goal is getting a senior center built in Mukilteo. Carlson, president of the Mukilteo Senior Association, joked that once that happens, she's "out of here." "But seriously,"...

 

A sprint to the finish | Run-A-Muk

Matthew Mason cruised to a first-place finish in the Run-A-Muk 5k race Saturday, Aug. 24, in Mukilteo. Mason finished the course in 19 minutes, 20.24 seconds, ahead of Tyler Oshiro, who placed second...

 

Run-A-Muk helped raise money for 2019 Lighthouse Festival

Dan Thorson (532) leads the pack at the start of the Run-A-Muk 5k race Saturday, Aug. 24, near Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo. More than 200 participants competed in the 5k and 10k races and...

 

Lost and found: ACT exams

Last week, The Beacon reported that 40 ACT exams taken at Mariner High School in June had been lost in transit somewhere between Mariner and Iowa, where the ACT’s headquarters is located. Word came out two weeks ago that the exams had been lost...

 

Elementary events next Tuesday

To the agony of some (mostly kids) and relief of others (mostly parents), the Mukilteo School District school year starts next Wednesday, Sept. 4. While many in the area are seasoned veterans, some may have just moved to the district, or were out of...

 

Police Beat: 8/16 - 8/20

Aug. 16 Remember that boat? The officer tried to call the owner of the boat again without success. 600 block of Front Street. Horror film scene One of the housekeepers at the TownePlace Suites found blood all over the walls and they were worried...

 

All are welcome l Worship

Welcome. It’s a word that has multiple meanings. Welcome can come as a form of “you’re welcome,” as in saying “thank you” for noticing me, but welcome can also come as an invite; “you are welcome here” or “you are welcome to...

 

Lessons learned from a lifetime of Augusts l Chuck's World

“History never repeats itself,” Mark Twain once said, “but it rhymes.” Of course, if you believe the internet, Mark Twain said everything worth saying. Aside from a couple of nods in the...

 

The beauty of our waterfront l Council Corner

Council President Cook and I wanted to give you an update from a Council Corner we wrote a month or so back. We have been working on building a relationship with the Tulalip Tribe Board to discuss land they own on our waterfront. The first step was...

 
 By Mike Gold    Opinion    August 28, 2019

Every boy should have a band l Off Kilter

Every young man can probably envision himself as the next Beach Boys, Beatles or Rolling Stones. Why do I say that? Because that’s what I remember thinking when I was a young man. If you had any...

 

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