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Articles from the September 20, 2017 edition

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Oil paintings portray dreamy landscapes, realistic still life

Beginning Thursday, the Cole Gallery in downtown Edmonds welcomes the award-winning work of two Northwest oil painters. Works by Michelle Waldele of Bothell and Scott Gellatly of Portland will be on...

 

ECC art gallery features Seattle artist’s ‘Intersecting Parallels’

Edmonds Community College’s art gallery this fall features “Intersecting Parallels” by Gabriel Marquez. The exhibit, running from Monday, Sept. 18 through Dec. 8, is a crossroad from black and w...

 

Everett Philharmonic to open 8th season with English masterworks

The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Music Director Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs, is delighted to open its eighth concert season with a brilliant program featuring two popular English composers. The...

 

Mukilteo brothers both serving in military

Two brothers from Mukilteo are successfully pursuing careers in the military. Both Reggie and Quinn Carlson, sons of Rob and Lisa Carlson, are now graduates of U.S. Military Academy in West Point,...

 
 By Jim Hills    News    September 20, 2017

Sno-Isle Libraries announces first 3 TEDx speakers

The 2017 edition of TEDxSnoIsleLibraries is taking shape with a fresh lineup of ideas worth spreading from area speakers, a new full afternoon event schedule and new ways to participate and engage....

 

Memory care facility in Mukilteo to open next month

Construction of a new memory care community in Harbour Pointe is nearing completion and is expected to open in mid-October. Local officials and community leaders gathered at Mukilteo Memory Care on...

 

Youth club’s 48th luau, auction to be bigger than ever

With nearly 300 items up for auction, organizers expect this year’s Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club Luau & Auction to be the biggest ever. Now in its 48th year, the luau and auction remains one...

 

PHOTOS: Making their mark

Four teams of two set out Friday morning, Sept. 15, with a mission to mark as many storm drains as possible in the Harbour Pointe area of Mukilteo. The effort was not only a productive way to spend...

 

Khan calls out Zieve over claim of Muslim support

The president of a group planning to build a mosque in Mukilteo says City Council candidate Peter Zieve is falsely claiming support from Muslims in Mukilteo. Riaz Khan, who himself has unsuccessfully...

 

Should city allow short-term vacation rentals?

Demand for short-term vacation rentals is well established in Mukilteo, but how the city plans to deal with them is only just starting to take shape. The City Council discussed the issue Monday,...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    September 20, 2017

Bearcats blank Knights 43-0 | Football

Kamiak wasn’t able to slow down a high-powered Monroe offense. The Bearcats produced more than 400 total yards of offense to defeat the Knights 43-0 in the Wesco 4A football season opener for both teams Friday, Sept. 15, at Goddard Stadium. The...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    September 20, 2017

Marauder offense sputters in 14-3 loss to Lake Stevens | Football

Mariner left with mixed feelings after last week’s loss to Lake Stevens. The Vikings scored two touchdowns in the second half and shut down the Marauder offense in a 14-3 victory in the Wesco 4A football season opener for both teams Friday, Sept....

 
 By David Pan    Sports    September 20, 2017

New coach encouraged by Mariner’s early season progress | Girls soccer

Mariner opened league play with tough losses to two of the best Wesco 4A girls soccer teams. The Marauders lost 9-0 to Jackson on Tuesday, Sept. 12, and then fell 6-0 to district rival Kamiak on Thursday, Sept. 14. The Timberwolves are the defending...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    September 20, 2017

Versatile, potent offense should propel Kamiak far | Girls soccer

Kamiak took a little while to get revved up against district rival Mariner. But once they scored about 20 minutes into the game, there was no stopping the Knights. Four different players ended up with goals to lead Kamiak to a 6-0 victory over the...

 

Saying sorry: 3 steps to seeking forgiveness on Rosh Hashanah | Worship

“I’m sorry” are two words that are sometimes impossible to say out loud. With the start of Rosh Hashanah tonight – Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Jews in Mukilteo and around the world will start a 10-day period of saying “I’m sorry” to...

 

Letter: Kamiak students back Kneller for council

School is in session once again; but as the 2017-2018 school year starts, election season in our community is getting closer and closer to being over. Most of the students currently attending Kamiak High School won’t be able to vote in the...

 

Letter: Matthews shows leadership, vision on Peace Park

I was encouraged to hear Mukilteo mayoral candidate Dan Matthews speak directly to the issue of the Peace Park proposal at the Sept. 5 City Council meeting. Mr. Matthews is obviously supportive of the idea of a fitting remembrance to the three teens...

 

Letter: Eyman’s B.S. not worth our time

Regarding “Auditor calls Eyman on his ‘B.S.” in the Mukilteo Beacon on Sept. 6, I intended to provide commentary on Tim Eyman’s juvenile use of boorish language on a public document, but then I realized that I’d already spent too much time...

 

Letter: Is our mayor doing a great job?

Editor's Note:The Beacon invited Mayor Jennifer Gregerson to respond this letter. Read her response here. Is Mayor Jennifer Gregerson doing a great job in running the city of Mukilteo? One of her first days in the office, Mayor Gregerson fired...

 

Letter: Letter makes false, inaccurate allegations

Editor’s Note:The Beacon invited Mayor Jennifer Gregerson to respond to a letter by Bruce Reid. I’m proud of the state funding we received in the transportation package for Harbour Reach, and of the plans to invest in our infrastructure. I’ve...

 

Letter: Markey is most qualified, least politically correct

I have had conversations with Tony about why he is in the running for a council position. It seems he and his wife decided that they wanted to do something for our community, and what better way to contribute to the city than to run for – and...

 

Letter: Zieve, Matthews running ‘dishonorable’ campaigns

I was just down in your fine city working with your fine mayor to improve transit access to Paine Field destinations. It seems to me as if the Mukilteo City Hall is “Jennifer Island” in a sea of insanity. I walked off the rhetorical island Sept....

 

Letter: Zieve helped me, a Muslim woman, after divorce

Like many women after an acrimonious divorce, I was left in both financial ruin and emotional distress. The divorce resulted in me having to close my business, and left me alone with two small children to support. During this time of need, a mutual...

 

Making breakfast special – it’s a piece of pancake | Chef Dez

On many occasions, I have mentioned great ways to transform your dinner making experience into a special event, like pouring a glass of wine and putting on some great music. But what about breakfast? Isn't this the most important meal of the...

 

Ancient Greeks, unread books and fat chances, part 1 | Chuck's World

“Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid” is a 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning book by physicist Douglas Hofstadter, a whimsical, creative look at mathematical and other scientific concepts....

 

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