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Articles from the September 30, 2014 edition

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Schack to host children’s art show from Domestic Violence Shelter

Schack Art Center will be hosting a month-long viewing of children’s artwork from the children who have stayed at the Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County 52-bed emergency confidential...


Grace-full friends reflect love of God | Worship

There is a story about a man by the name of Roy Riegels, who had a chance at fame and glory playing football for the University of California on New Year’s Day in 1929. The Cal Bears were playing Georgia Tech in the Rose Bowl. Near the end of the f... Full story


Let loose at 38th annual Everett Sausage Fest

The 38th annual Everett Sausage Fest will be held Oct. 3-5 at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Admission is free. The “Bratweilers on the Loose” event will run from noon to midnight Friday, Oct. 3, and Saturday, Oct. 4, and from noon to 7... Full story


Orchestra kicks off 5th concert season | A&E brief

The Pacifica Chamber Orchestra will perform the opening concert for its fifth season at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5. The program includes Rosenberg’s “Overture Bianca Nera,” R. Strauss’ “Capriccio for Strings,” Weiner’s “Divertimento... Full story


CFK to host ‘Brew & Bluegrass’ fundraiser | A&E brief

Clothes For Kids will host its third annual “Brew & Bluegrass” fundraiser to benefit Clothes For Kids from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18. It will be held at the Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Dr. in Bothell. The event will...


Apply for symphony’s Rising Star Competition | A&E brief

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra is searching for young talented musicians to compete in its 2014-15 Rising Star Competition. Winners of the competition will perform with the orchestra at its Children's Concert. The competition is open to...


Trunk or Treat in Mill Creek | A&E brief

Mill Creek will host its annual Trunk or Treat Halloween Haunt on Friday, Oct. 31. The event, sponsored by Mill Creek Parks & Recreation and Canyon Creek Church, features a parking lot full of cars – whose trunks will be decorated and filled...


Local student makes honor roll at Oregon State University | School brief

A student from Mukilteo made the Scholastic Honor Roll Summer term at Oregon State University. Jonathan P. Feng, a junior majoring in pre-bioengineering, made the list with a 3.5 or better. A total of 246 students earned straight-A (4.0). Another... Full story


Students’ day off is day of training for school staff | Mukilteo schools

Getting proper training is an important part of any job. No matter where you work, there are times when you will need to get trained on something, whether it’s a new skill related to your job duties or training related to the policies and... Full story


Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of Oct. 1 | Police Beat

Sept. 24 Suspicious – 11700 blk SR-525 A caller reported that he owns some donation boxes in the city and some of them have been moved. He suspects another company has been moving them. Runaway – 11500 blk Pine Ct. A caller reported his son as a ru...


Modify destination sales tax law | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: On July 1, 2008, the destination sales tax went into effect. The destination sales tax was set up so that if a retailer (seller) sold an item (s) (purchaser), and the item(s) was to be delivered to the purchaser in a different...


Operatunities raises over $1,600 to share music | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Just a quick note to share the results of our Operatunities Fund the Fall campaign on Indiegogo, which ran through August. On the campaign site it shows that we raised $1,360, which is just over a third of the goal amount. The...


Crews working to repair Tokitae’s ramps | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: As I close out my first week as Washington State Ferries assistant secretary, I am looking forward to the days ahead serving the customers and employees of our nation’s largest ferry system. In the near term, my biggest priority...


Take back Lighthouse Park | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: As a new resident of Mukilteo, I was excited at the prospect of having a nice, relatively quiet and scenic waterfront park with a history behind it. Little did I know that, any time the weather has hints of being reasonable, peopl... Full story


Why don’t victims just leave? | Guest View

Why don’t victims just leave? They do. Every day we hear from survivors of abuse who were able to find the support and resources they needed to be safe and self-sufficient. Every day we also hear from people who are unable to leave because they: ...


It’s all about numbers | Chuck's World

“I have a question about my lab tests,” I said to my doctor a few weeks ago, at the end of a rambling visit in which we talked about many things, most of them having nothing to do with my health.... Full story


Schedule of community events for week of Oct. 1 | Around Town

Oct. 1 Volunteers over 55 wanted The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), sponsored by Catholic Community Services, seeks people age 55 and over for a variety of volunteer opportunities. Volunteers are needed to help in schools, food banks,... Full story


Open House to go over ferry terminal project | City brief

The community is invited to attend an Open House about the Mukilteo Multimodal Project, which includes the replacement of the ferry terminal. The event will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Rosehill Community Center. “Our commun...


Rock & Gem Club slates Rocktoberfest

The Marysville Rock and Gem Club presents the 40th annual Rocktoberfest 2014 Gem and Mineral Show on Oct. 11-12. Taking place in the Totem Middle School Cafeteria at 7th Street and State Avenue, Marysville, the show has rocks from all over the...


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