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Kamiak fall sports previews

The days are getting shorter, schools starting and it’s time for fall sports. This fall, local high school coaches from Kamiak and Mariner high schools were asked a few questions about the upcoming...

 

Mariner fall sports previews

The days are getting shorter, schools starting and it’s time for fall sports. This fall, local high school coaches from Kamiak and Mariner high schools were asked a few questions about the upcoming...

 

10th annual Hope Within Luncheon is Oct. 13 | A&E brief

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is holding its 10th annual Hope Within Luncheon “United Against Violence” on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The luncheon will be held from noon to 1:30 pm. at...

 

‘Creatures of the Night’ at Northwest Stream Center

Looking for an exciting new night adventure? A walk on the wild side? The Adopt-A-Stream Foundation is hosting a naturalist-led interpretive tour at nighttime of a nature walk at the Northwest Stream...

 

Edmonds couple displaced by Lynnwood townhome fire

A couple, who work and are from Edmonds, were displaced after their Lynnwood town home caught fire on Tuesday, Sept. 1. Around 6:15 p.m., neighbors called 911 to the 13700 block of 26th Pl. W. in...

 

Mukilteo student wins $3,000 scholarship | School brief

A Mukilteo student has won a $3,000 scholarship from the BECU Foundation. Amy Tran is one of 80 student members to win a scholarship from the BECU Foundation. She won for her service as a youth...

 

Kamiak grad named Crusader of Year

A Kamiak High School grad has received top honors from the Oregon Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corp. Tim Mitchell, 21, was recently named Crusader of the Year of the 150 member Portland, Ore., drum and...

 

Rotary Club donates $64,000 to Dawson’s Place

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club’s 20th annual auction raised more than $64,000 for Dawson’s Place. The Dawson’s Place Child Advocacy Center is an Everett nonprofit that improves the...

 

Volunteers needed for United Way Days of Caring

Registration for the 22nd annual United Way Days of Caring is closing soon. Days of Caring is the largest volunteer event in Snohomish County, and there are still many opportunities to volunteer...

 

Donation to help firefighters save pets from fire

The Mukilteo Fire Department is now better equipped to save a pet’s life. Invisible Fence Brand of Seattle has donated pet oxygen mask kits to the fire department as part of the company’s Project...

 

Creosote test shows no health risk

Although the smell can be nauseating, lab results show that airborne creosote from the demolition of the Tank Farm pier doesn’t pose a health risk. After Old Town residents complained of the fumes...

 

Local couple barbecues for firefighters in Chelan

A Mukilteo couple stayed in Chelan for a week to feed more than 100 firefighters fighting the complex of fires there. Weeks after lightning sparked flames, the Chelan fires have scorched 92,000 acres...

 

Schedule of community events for week of Sept. 2 | Around Town

Sept. 2 Networking Group 10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business....

 

Mending the wounds of broken relationships | Worship

The following is a rerun of a column that ran on July 8, 2009. -Ed. When it comes to what’s important in life, there is nothing more important that the relationships we have with other people. Whether it be a co-worker, a neighbor, a friend, a son...

 
 By Chef Dez    General    September 2, 2015

Garlic, lemon juice in Greek cooking | Chef Dez

Of my cooking classes, Greek are the most popular by far and this stems from my own passion for the flavors of Greece. Almost everyone I talk to loves Greek food and has frequented their local Greek restaurants many times. People are always quick to...

 

Mukilteo student named to Albany College Dean’s List | School brief

A student from Mukilteo has earned a place on the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Dean’s List. Yeo Jin Hyung is named on the Albany College 2015 spring semester. Dean’s List status is awarded to students who have successfully...

 

Kamiak student makes EvCC President’s List | School brief

A Kamiak High School student has made the President’s List at Everett Community College. Rebekah Hoopengarner, now a Kamiak senior who is in running start at EvCC, earned a spot on the President’s List for the spring quarter with a 4.0 grade...

 

Here’s a look at school administration salaries

The Mukilteo School District recently released the salary ranges of its administrative staff. The release offers employees’ pay ranges over the years, but not the actual salary and benefits. All of the district’s salaried administrative...

 

Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of Sept. 2 | Police Beat

Aug. 26 Malicious Mischief – 3600 blk South Rd. An officer responded to a malicious mischief report. Sometime during the previous night, someone cut a hole in the fence. Nothing appeared to be missing. Follow-Up – 10200 blk Harbour Pl. A caller req...

 

Response to Sullivan’s senior center idea | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I am really excited that so many folks are rallying around the idea of finally providing our seniors with their own dedicated space [“Seniors could host box lunch fundraiser,” Letters, Sept. 2, page 4]. They have paid taxes...

 

Seniors could host box lunch fundraiser | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I thoroughly enjoyed the article about our Pioneer of the Year [“Pioneer of the Year brings town history alive,” front page, Aug. 19] and the great Op-Ed from Sara Bruestle [“A nod to an old-fashioned fundraiser,...

 

Trade body criticism for gratitude | Healthy Living

I’m feeling emotional as I fly home from Chicago, where I was visiting my beloved father. Dad is 73 years old and has Parkinson’s disease. He’s in good spirits, he’s still working full time (by choice, not necessity), he still walks, drives...

 

My venture out of the sports world | Guest View

When I began my internship at the Mukilteo Beacon in June, 95 percent of the stories I had ever written had been about sports. Sports is what I love and what I know. Almost all my jobs or internships in journalism have been centered around sports,...

 

Copy that | Chuck's World

My son, who is now 25, has been a lifelong easy giver of compliments, something that I suspect was learned behavior but has now become second nature. I don’t want to invade his privacy, or embarrass...

 

Train to be a Domestic Violence Services volunteer

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is offering a Community Education and Volunteer Training Class at its downtown Everett location. The six-week course will run from Oct. 19 to Nov. 16. Classes will be held on Mondays from 5:30-8:30 p.m....

 

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