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Articles from the September 6, 2017 edition

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 By Nicholas Johnson    A & E

A smorgasbord of festival foods | MukFest

Take a stroll down the Avenue of Food at the 52nd Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival, and you’ll smell a smorgasbord of traditional and cultural fair foods. This year’s avenue has 20... — Updated 9/6/2017 Full story


PHOTO: Kiwanis to dish up smoked salmon dinners | MukFest

The Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo is hosting its 10th annual Salmon Bake on Friday, Satur-day and Sunday, Sept. 8-10, at the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival. The dinner includes... — Updated 9/6/2017


PHOTO: Have ‘Tubs of Fun’ on festival rides | MukFest

Find several slides, rides and obstacle courses near the playground in the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival’s Children’s Area on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10-11. Tickets are $1.25... — Updated 9/6/2017


With high-touch, local service, and bold thinking, PNW Insurance Solutions is bringing the ‘care’ back into healthcare insurance 1 client at a time

In an increasingly unstable health insurance market with shrinking choices, many business owners believe they have few options for their employees and offer a “one size fits... — Updated 9/6/2017 Full story


PHOTO: Lighthouse parade particularly large this year | MukFest

This year’s Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival parade will be one of the largest in several years with more than 40 entries, Executive Director Marilyn Langdon said. The Children’s... — Updated 9/6/2017 Full story

 By Nicholas Johnson    A & E

Children’s Area packed with activities for kids, tweens | MukFest

This year’s Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival from Sept. 8-10 will have more fun for kids than ever before. New this year, the Children’s Area at the 52nd annual Mukilteo Lighthouse... — Updated 9/6/2017


PHOTO: Join Boy Scouts for traditional breakfast | MukFest

Boy Scout Troop 189 is hosting its sixth-annual Pancake Breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Pointe of Grace Church. The breakfast, which is held each year during the... — Updated 9/6/2017 Full story


PHOTO: Hook a fish, win a prize at free derby | MukFest

The Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club annual Fishing Derby is scheduled for 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the two docks near Ivar’s. The derby, which takes place each year during... — Updated 9/6/2017


PHOTO: Enjoy fireworks both Friday, Saturday nights | MukFest

Watch not one but two fireworks shows again this year at the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival. Listen up for a countdown as both shows start at dusk Sept. 8 and 9, or between 8:20 p.m.... — Updated 9/6/2017

 By Nicholas Johnson    A & E

5 teen bands ready to battle it out | MukFest

Five bands will compete for the privilege to wield the coveted golden “Kamiaxe” at this year’s teen Battle of the Bands. The 11th annual Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival contest... — Updated 9/6/2017

 By Nicholas Johnson    A & E

Festival organizers get crafty with art marketplace | MukFest

The Mukilteo Marketplace at the 52nd Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival is Mukilteo’s take on Seattle’s Pike Place Market. This year’s market – with a “Light Up the Sound” them... — Updated 9/6/2017


One for the road: Country band shares favorite foods | Chef Dez

I love being a chef. Food is a universal language that touches the lives of almost everyone. No matter what road of life one travels along, chances are they can appreciate a good... — Updated 9/6/2017


Natural beauty makes Mukilteo great | MukFest

Editor’s Note:Sophie Thompson, 9, a fourth grader at Mukilteo Elementary School, is the runner-up in Beacon Publishing's eighth-annual Mayor for a Day essay contest. Read her... — Updated 9/6/2017


I can’t imagine living anywhere else | MukFest

Editor’s Note:Finley Gonzales, 10, a fifth grader at Endeavour Elementary School, is the winner of Beacon Publishing's eighth-annual Mayor for a Day essay contest. Read her co... — Updated 9/6/2017 Full story

 By Marie Haaland    News

State ferries facing recruitment problems

Captain Tim Koivu began working for Washington State Ferries (WSF) in an entry-level position 43 years ago, when he was studying to be an X-ray technician at Bellevue College. “I... — Updated 9/6/2017

 By Nicholas Johnson    News

PHOTO: A vintage view

Standing atop a ladder, Oliver Johnson, 7, of Picnic Point takes a peek inside a Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina aircraft Sunday, Sept. 3, during the Historic Flight Foundation’s... — Updated 9/6/2017 Full story

 By Nicholas Johnson    News

Mukilteo 5th grader wins Mayor for a Day

Rather than settle for the title of runner-up in last year’s Mayor for a Day essay contest, Finley Gonzales decided to try again this year – and it paid off. Ten-year-old... — Updated 9/6/2017 Full story

 By Nicholas Johnson    News

Tribes welcome Mukilteo’s new ferry terminal

Tulalip Tribal leaders joined federal, state and city officials last week to welcome construction of a new ferry terminal on part of the Snohomish people’s original territory – t... — Updated 9/6/2017


Mariner misfires in loss to Oak Harbor | Football

Mariner has work to do. Mackenzie Nuanez ran for three touchdowns to lead Oak Harbor to a 34-12 victory over the Marauders in the non-conference season opener for both teams Friday, Sept. 1, at Goddard Stadium. The Wildcats (1-0)... — Updated 9/6/2017 Full story

 By Marie Haaland    Sports

Kamiak graduate pursuing Olympic skating dreams

The 2018 Winter Olympics begin in South Korea in just over five months, and Kamiak High School graduate Jean-Luc Baker and his skating partner Kaitlin Hawayek are working hard to secure one of three spots open to U.S. ice dancing... — Updated 9/6/2017 Full story


Kamiak's Hasan wins Pan-Am Taekwondo championship

Kamiak’s Bilal Alakai Hasan took first place in his division at the Pan Am Junior and Cadet Taekwondo Championships last week in Costa Rica. Hasan won his gold medal in sparring in the junior male flyweight division. The victory... — Updated 9/6/2017

 By David Pan    Sports

Barton leads Kamiak to season-opening victory | Football

Kamiak’s Ben Barton waited almost a year for Friday’s season opener. After suffering a season-ending broken leg in the third regular season game last year, Barton wanted nothing more than to return to the gridiron. The wait... — Updated 9/6/2017

 By Nicholas Johnson    A & E

Dinner to honor local heroes for third year | MukFest

The 52nd annual Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival will honor our local heroes with an appreciation dinner. The Mukilteo festival will hold the third-annual Military and First Responders Appreciation Dinner Friday, Sept. 9, to thank... — Updated 9/6/2017

 By Nicholas Johnson    A & E

9 bands to take center stage in beer garden | MukFest

The musical line-up in this year’s Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival beer garden is bigger than ever with nine artists set to take the stage Friday and Saturday. New to the line-up this year is Seattle-based Jimmy Free’s Friends as... — Updated 9/6/2017


Without commandments, we tend to confuse good and evil | Worship

With so many challenges in the world, the separation between wrong and right seems to be blurring. Drug and alcohol abuse; the loss of civil discourse; hatred and animosity; selfish... — Updated 9/6/2017


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