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First Flight: A Mother Hummingbird’s Story | A&E brief

The Adopt-A-Stream Foundation is hosting “First Flight: A Mother Hummingbird’s Story” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Northwest Stream Center. “First Flight is a wonderful 60-minute... Full story


Future of Flight Foundation gala is Oct. 24 | A&E brief

The Future of Flight Foundation will hold its fourth annual Gala & Auction at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Future of Flight Aviation Center in Mukilteo. Enjoy red carpet treatment at...


Free organization workshop at Rosehill | A&E brief

Have you been disorganized all your life? Been told that you were sloppy or lazy because you couldn’t find things? Lauren Williams, founder of Casual Uncluttering LLC, will teach a free...


Jackson shuts out Mariner | Girls prep soccer

The Jackson girls soccer team headed across the freeway on Tuesday, Sept. 29 for a league game against Mariner. The Timberwolves won 5-0 over the Marauders. Drew Locknane, Rikki Myers, Jadyn Edwards,...


WICA presents ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ | A&E brief

An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet café. A stranger at the next table who has had enough. And a dead man — with a lot of loose ends. Whidbey Island Center for the Arts presents “Dead... Full story


Free service to rescue pets locked in cars | Biz brief

Pop-A-Lock of Snohomish County has established a free service to help rescue pets when they’re locked in a vehicle. The locksmith company’s service was initially designed for children, but... Full story


Two appointed to county’s tourism bureau board

Two new members have been appointed to the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau board of directors. Kerri Lonergan-Dreke and Brian Davern will serve on the board for three-year terms, effective Oct. 1.... Full story


Days of Caring draws 500 volunteers in Snohomish County

They painted barns and playrooms, cleaned yards and built fences. They ran a carnival for children and a casino day for adults with disabilities. They worked, hard. All told, over 500 volunteers...


Rescue boat assists woman diving near ferry

A rescue boat launched from the Tokitae assists a woman who apparently swam too far out while diving near the Mukilteo ferry terminal Saturday, Sept. 26. The woman was reunited with her fellow divers... Full story


Blood moon in Old Town | Through Your Lens

Reader Terry Preshaw shot these photos of the blood moon between 7:45 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sept. 27 in Old Town. The totally eclipsed moon gets the nickname "blood moon" for the red-orange color... Full story


Mariner shut out by Lake Stevens | Prep volleyball

The Mariner volleyball team lost in three game to Lake Stevens on Tuesday, Sept. 29 during a home game for the Marauders. The Vikings won 3-0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-21). Ashley Reola had five kills during the loss, with Errin Hendrickson posting five...


Kamiak falls to Monroe in four games | Prep volleyball

The Kamiak volleyball team lost their second league game of the second on Tuesday, Sept. 29, losing in four games to Monroe. The Bearcats won 3-1. Bailey Cornett had 15 kills, while Kat Anderson posted 37 assists and Haley Gilbert had 23 digs. Katie...


Kamiak shuts out Cascade for sixth win | Girls prep soccer

The Kamiak girls soccer team traveled to Everett on Tuesday, Sept. 29 to play Cascade, where the Knights earned their sixth win of the season. Kamiak shut out the Bruins 4-0 at Everett Memorial Stadium. Emele Chaddock, Jenny Wrobel, Olivia Bianco...


Kamiak earns three wins at home | Girls prep swimming

The Kamiak girls swimming team hosted a four team meet on Tuesday, Sept. 29, earning wins over Lynnwood, Everett and Cascade. The Knights beat Lynnwood 148-34, while topping Everett 144-42 and beat Cascade 132-53. The Knights 200 medley relay team...


Schedule of community events for week of Sept. 30 | Around Town

Sept. 30 Networking Group 10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business.... Full story


What Jesus would do if He had email | Worship

Last time I wrote, I mentioned three practices that help inoculate churches (and other groups) from destructive conflict. We all know that conflict is normal. We know that it is present among relatives and work groups, as well as in scripture, the mi... Full story


Snohomish Pumpkin River Race returns | A&E brief

A fall favorite returns to Snohomish on Oct. 10, when orange gourds float down the river in a colorful race to the finish. The Snohomish Pumpkin River Race will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The race starts at 10 a.m. The first 10 pumpkins to...

 By Chef Dez    General    September 30, 2015

A classic soup done Chef Dez style | Chef Dez

Recently, I featured a recipe on Global TV and then in my column for Italian Sausage & Gnocchi Soup. The amount of positive feedback I received from this recipe was overwhelming, to say the least. One of the requests I received within this...


Washington remembers: Enter student writing contest on World War II

To help mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Washington students in grades 8 through 11 are invited to take part in an essay and letter-writing contest. The competition, sponsored by the Office of Secretary of State’s Legacy...


College in the High School for low-income students

Everett Community College will spend up to $300,000 for low-income students to earn college credit for free through EvCC’s College in the High School program. “[The funds] will increase access to college, increase enrollment opportunities for low...


Local students to graduate from University of Washington

The following students from Mukilteo are on schedule to graduate from the University of Washington with one or more bachelor’s degrees in June. Bette Jane Camp Taylor Paige Stanley Yun Jung Choi Jae Young Choi Jonathan H. Cho Daniel Ching Derrick...


Coming soon: Become a Coug without leaving county

It just keeps getting more difficult to justify leaving Snohomish County to earn a college education. Today, you can make the short trip to Everett Community College or Edmonds Community College. At both locations, you can pick up a bachelor’s...


Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of Sept. 30 | Police Beat

Sept. 23 Animal – 4500 blk 88th St. S.W. An officer contacted a subject who had found a dog wandering along the Speedway the previous night. The dog was scanned and a chip ID was located. The officer contacted the owner, who retrieved the dog. Hit...


Drivers need to follow cellphone law | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: As resident of Mukilteo and an avid runner, I have covered nearly every mile of sidewalk throughout the city. It never fails to amaze me when I witness drivers breaking the current distracted driver law: Current restrictions: ...


Gratitude is good medicine | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: This is an open letter to Catherine Bongiorno: Thank you for this lovely column [Trade body criticism for gratitude,” Healthy Living, page 5, Sept. 2]. I am inspired by your dad, too, and your words and perspective. Having... Full story


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