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Articles from the September 26, 2018 edition

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Mukilteo’s Polish community l Muk Revisited

Crown Lumber attracted laborers from all over the world. The best known are the Japanese workers who came to Mukilteo in the early 1900s. Not so well-known are the Poles. About six... — Updated 9/26/2018

 

Kamiak’s triple threat ready to make big splash | Girls swimming

The Kamiak girls swim team is ready to make another strong run at the 4A state championships. Three Knights, who each advanced to either the finals or consolation finals in... — Updated 9/26/2018

 
 By Brandon Gustafson    News

WSF leads brief public overview of ferry project

The Mukilteo Ferry Advisory Committee (FAC) hosted a walkthrough/open house with members of Washington State Ferries (WSF) for Mukilteo residents interested in discussing the new... — Updated 9/26/2018

 
 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Final luau at current Boys & Girls Club

Fall is here, school and football season are in full swing, so naturally, the Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club Annual Luau is fast approaching. This year’s luau, which begins at 5... — Updated 9/26/2018

 

Safety measures revamped for Goddard

After a shooting scare forced the cancellation of the Kamiak-Mariner football game, as well as the evacuation of Goddard Stadium, the Mukilteo School District and local law... — Updated 9/26/2018 Full story

 
 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Mukilteo Teen Lounge back for 2018-19 school year

The Mukilteo Teen Lounge is back and operating this week for the third-straight school year. The lounge, located at Pointe of Grace Lutheran Church (5425 Harbour Pointe Blvd.) is... — Updated 9/26/2018 Full story

 
 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Happy anniversary, Mukilteo Library!

The Mukilteo Library marked 20 years in its new location with an anniversary celebration on Saturday, Sept. 22. One of the most common stomping grounds for seniors, students, and, r... — Updated 9/26/2018

 
 By Paul Archipley    A & E

Ex-Beacon editor hits bull’s-eye in ‘One Last Shot’

The journalists in novelist Al Hooper’s world are hardened and experienced, but their tough personas are leavened with strains of gentleness, understanding and, of course, love.... — Updated 9/26/2018

 
 By David Pan    Sports

Mariner excelling in and out of pool | Girls swimming

The Mariner girls swim team includes both those new to the sport and others who are hope to make some noise in the postseason. “We begin each season teaching half of the girls how to swim,” Marauders coach Jennifer... — Updated 9/26/2018 Full story

 
 By David Pan    Sports

New quarterback helps engineer two Kamiak scoring drives | Football

Kamiak lost its fourth straight game, but the Knights may have found its quarterback for the rest of the season and the future. Sophomore Nick Laman made his first varsity start at quarterback in place of senior quarterback Hunter... — Updated 9/26/2018

 
 By David Pan    Sports

Knights out of sync in loss | Volleyball

Kamiak could not get in sync on offense against Monroe. The Bearcats took advantage, coming out on top in two sets that could have gone either way, to prevail 25-17, 25-23, 29-31, 26-24 in a Wesco 4A volleyball match Thursday, Sept... — Updated 9/26/2018

 
 By David Pan    Sports

Mariner misfires in loss to Monroe | Football

Mariner could not get the stops it needed in the first half. Monroe jumped out to a 14-3 lead in the first quarter and scored three unanswered touchdowns in the second quarter to pull away for a 42-10 victory in a Wesco 4A... — Updated 9/26/2018 Full story

 

Sponsored Brief: If your home is over 20 years old, you need to read this

The main waterline, from the street to your home, is extremely important to the flow and quality of water. A common pipe used in homes built before 1995 was made with polybutylene. This pipe is now banned for use in Washington... — Updated 9/26/2018

 
 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Having a senior moment l Chuck’s World

A football landed at my feet a few weeks ago. I was at a picnic, minding my own business, occasionally watching a couple of young guys toss the ball around, when it missed the mark... — Updated 9/26/2018 Full story

 

Develop a healthier relationship to yourself l Guest View

As we know, things do not always go the way we want them to. We encounter frustrations, losses occur, we make mistakes, bump up against our limitations, fall short of our ideals. This is the human condition, a reality shared by... — Updated 9/26/2018

 

Finding your true self by serving others l Worship

He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it. (Matthew 10:39) On Sept 15, President Russell M. Nelson, the current prophet and... — Updated 9/26/2018 Full story

 

Letters: Response, Lighthouse Festival, and more

Response to Stoltz’s Guest View Interesting thing about “opinion” pieces, a writer can paint a particular version of a situation. Readers take it in, and unfortunately, many comprehend the words as pure fact. I’m... — Updated 9/26/2018

 

Police Beat: 9/12-9/20

Sept. 12 Theft Officers responded to a disturbance. The reporting party located a subject who was in possession of stolen property. The subject was not located. 5300 block of 88th Street Southwest. DU-gone An officer responded to a... — Updated 9/26/2018

 

School Briefs

Searching for student actors Academic Link is searching for student actors to perform in the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of The Emperor’s New Clothes, which will be held on Oct. 6 at Olympic View Middle School at 3... — Updated 9/26/2018

 

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