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Kamiak girls soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Coach: Beth Stewart Number of athletes: 36, 16 on varsity Last season: The Knights finished 13-6-1, losing to Issaquah in the winner to state match. Strengths: “I think just that they are all such...

 

Kamiak football | Fall Sports Preview

Coach: Dan Mack Number of athletes: 130 Last season: The Knights were 6-4 last season, earning a spot in the week 10 crossover games playing at Bellarmine Prep. Strengths: “We have some good speed...

 

Kamiak girls swimming | Fall Sports Preview

Coach: Chris Erickson Number of athletes: 40 Last season: The Knights finished 10-1, sending swimmers to the district and 4A state meet. Strengths: “We have a larger dive team, a couple of gymnasts...

 

Kamiak cross country | Fall Sports Preview

Coach: Charley Lewarne Number of athletes: 40 Last season: The Knights had a strong season, with the Kamiak boys team finishing in 15th place at the 4A state meet, after a fifth place team finish at...

 

Kamiak volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Coach: Natalie Bowie Number of athletes: Last season: The Knights were 10-7, advancing to the district tournament. Strengths: “So far the strength of the program are the two captains we have, who... Full story

 

Mariner football | Fall Sports Preview

Coach: John Ondriezek Number of athletes: 48 Last season: The Marauders finished last season with a 1-8 record, beating Lynnwood. Strengths: “I think we have some speed in the backfield and we'l...

 

Mariner girls soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Coach: Scott Willsie Number of athletes: 16 on varsity Last season: The Marauders were 0-15 last season. Strengths: “I think just if they keep working hard, they've done everything I've...

 

Mariner girls swimming | Fall Sports Preview

Coach: Jennifer Angelos Number of athletes: 16 Last season: The Marauders were 3-12, sending swimmers to the district and 4A state meet. Junior Brianna Lucien won the 500 freestyle state title.... Full story

 

Mariner boys tennis | Fall Sports Preview

Coach: Rich Mar Number of athletes: Last season: The Marauders were 2-14 last season. Strengths: “They are just a bunch of good guys who are easy to work with,” returning head coach Rich Mar...

 

Mariner volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Coach: Amy Jones Number of athletes: 38, 10 on varsity Last season: The Marauders finished the regular season 2-12 overall. Strengths: “I think the dedication to train. We did a lot of work this...

 

Mariner cross country | Fall Sports Preview

Coach: Mike Grover Number of athletes: 35 Last season: The Marauders sent several runners to the post season, in which the girls team finished 16th at the district meet. Strengths: “I think our...

 

Dragonfly nymphs: Our own ‘Creature of the Black Lagoon’

Did you know that one of the most vicious underwater creatures on the planet is a juvenile dragonfly? “Dragonfly nymphs are cold-blooded killing machines,” said Tom Murdoch, director of the... Full story

 

Nursing students to volunteer in Dominican Republic

Everett Community College nursing students are raising money and collecting donations of supplies for the college’s fifth annual trip to the Dominican Republic to provide care for impoverished...

 

49th Lighthouse Festival offers array of attractions | Mukilteo Festival

Welcome to Mukilteo’s 49th annual Lighthouse Festival scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 5-7. This waterfront family-style extravaganza includes an array of fun activities. These...

 

Browse more than 50 artist, artisan booths | Mukilteo Festival

Explore more than 50 juried artist and artisan booths Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 5-7, at the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival. Shop for jewelry, paintings, woodwork, ceramics, fiber art, glass,...

 

Ride Wrecking Ball and other festival attractions | Mukilteo Festival

Near the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival’s “Kids Korner” on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6-7, will be five festival attractions: two obstacle courses, a giant slide, a bouncy slide with a play area...

 

Free fishing derby fun for kids | Mukilteo Festival

The Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club annual Fishing Derby is scheduled for 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the two docks near Ivar’s. The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival derby is open to kids ages 5-14...

 

Enjoy largest fireworks show in county | Mukilteo Festival

Watch the largest fireworks show in Snohomish County at the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival on Saturday, Sept. 6 at dusk, or about 8:30 p.m. Hundreds of fireworks in all colors, shapes and sizes will be... Full story

 

Think you can eat 8 hot dogs in 5 minutes? | Mukilteo Festival

The third annual Hot Dog Eating Contest, sponsored by the Mukilteo Lions Club, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival’s main stage. Contestants will have...

 

Kamiak cheerleaders and more to march in parade | Mukilteo Festival

See the Kamiak High School cheerleaders and more in this year’s Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Parade on Saturday, Sept. 6. The parade starts at the corner of Chennault Beach Road and Harbour Pointe...

 

Kiwanis to dish smoked salmon dinners | Mukilteo Festival

The Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo is hosting its annual Salmon Bake Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 5-7, at the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival. The dinner includes alder-smoked salmon, corn on the cob,...

 

Boy Scouts to serve traditional pancake breakfast | Mukilteo Festival

Boy Scout Troop 189 is hosting its third annual Pancake Breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Pointe of Grace church. The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival breakfast includes pancakes,... Full story

 

Mukilteo: A whirlpool of a town | Mukilteo Festival

Angie Kim, a seventh grader at Explorer Middle School, is the runner-up in Beacon Publishing's fifth annual Mayor for a Day essay contest. Read her essay here. -Ed. Mukilteo is a place of people....

 

Mukilteo: Not just a city on a map | Mukilteo Festival

Lara Wahid, a seventh grader at Harbour Pointe Middle School, is the winner of Beacon Publishing's fifth annual Mayor for a Day essay contest. Read her contest-winning essay here. -Ed. Have you...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    September 3, 2014

A smorgasbord of festival foods | Mukilteo Festival

Take a stroll down the Avenue of Food at the 49th annual Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival, and you’ll smell a smorgasbord of traditional and cultural fair foods. This year’s avenue has 19 food booths...

 

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