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Articles from the October 2, 2013 edition

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‘Find yourself’ at the Y corn maze

Every year for the fall pumpkin season, Stocker Farms works with different community organizations to create a memorable corn maze experience on their family farm in Snohomish. This year Stocker...

 

Explore Puget Sound: Seminar covers Rockfish conservation

Learn about Rockfish at a Beach Watchers seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at City Hall. According to the American Fisheries Society, Puget Sound has the most depressed fisheries in the country. Join WSU... Full story

 

Skin Deep welcomed to Mukilteo

Skin Deep Esthetics owner Christine Hill and Mukilteo Mayor Joe Marine and the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new business during a celebration on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Hill offers variety of... Full story

 

‘Where the Wild Things Were’ author speaks Oct. 10

Award-winning journalist Will Stolzenburg will speak about his book “Where the Wild Things Were,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, at Everett Community College’s Henry M. Jackson Conference...

 

Kamiak hosts Music in Motion show

If you go to high school football games just to see the half-time show, then Kamiak High School’s Music in Motion show is for you. The Kamiak Show Band is hosting its inaugural marching band...

 

Church garden is Mukilteo’s ‘stone soup’

Like the story of ‘stone soup,’ the Pointe of Grace garden has grown through the cooperation of volunteers and is enjoyed by many. The 1/4 acre “learning garden” next to the church parking lot...

 

Mariner falls to Arlington in four games | Prep volleyball

The Mariner volleyball team lost a league match to Arlington on Tuesday, Oct. 1 in four games. The final scores were 13-25, 25-22, 23-25 and 17-25. Anya Golubitskikh posted 18 kills and 16 digs, while Corrine Davis had 19 assists and 14 digs. Andrea...

 

Kamiak falls to Snohomish in five games | Prep volleyball

The Kamiak volleyball team lost to Snohomish on Tuesday, Oct. 1 in five games. The final scores were 25-20, 14-25, 25-23, 24-26 and 13-15. Kamiak is 0-2 in league games and 4-2 overall this season. The Knights will play at Arlington on Tuesday, Oct....

 

Eternal in the past, eternal in the future

Hello, friends! Due to illness this week, I respectfully submit the following column that I originally offered in 1995. My accompanying photo (from 1994) is not accurate, but I promise that the writing is spot on, timely and way needed. There is...

 

EvCC named a ‘military friendly school’

Everett Community College has been named a “Military Friendly School,” ranking it among the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools serving active duty military personal, veterans and military families. Victory Media selected E...

 

Schools overcrowded, more students to come

Have you noticed all the new housing developments being built in our area? Just off the Mukilteo Speedway south of the Albertson’s store, land has been cleared for an apartment complex that will have 201 units, some with as many as four bedrooms. T...

 

Kamiak beats Shorewood by four points | Girls prep swimming

The Kamiak girls swimming team won a close match with Shorewood on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The Knights won by four points, with a final score of 95-91. Individually, Laura Johnson won the 200 freestyle in 2:03.11, while Ingrid Straume won the 200... Full story

 
 By Chef Dez    General    October 2, 2013

A recipe for fall – Sweet Potato Bisque

The start of the autumn season brings cooler weather and the rainbow of transforming leaves welcome us every time we step outside our door. It also earmarks the beginning of how our vision of food and celebration starts to change. With the dog days... Full story

 

Letters for the week of Oct. 2

Not happy about development Editor, The Beacon: Does Ms. McCartney expect an applause for advising that there is only 5 percent of land left to build houses [“Only 5% of land left to build homes in Mukilteo,” The Beacon, front page, Sept. 25]? Th...

 

Be flood-ready before storms hit

Do you know how to protect your home and family from flooding? With fall weather quickly approaching, and heavy rains expected soon, Snohomish County Executive John Lovick encourages residents to plan ahead. While the county will recognize Oct. 20...

 

King 5’s Jesse Jones to emcee Brunch by the Bay fundraiser

Brunch by the Bay, a long-time community event for Providence Hospice and Home Care Foundation of Snohomish County, is celebrating its 23rd anniversary. This brunch/fundraising auction is held to support the pediatric Carousel Program, and will take...

 

Kamiak outlasts Lake Stevens in double overtime | Girls prep soccer

The Kamiak girls soccer team picked up a non-league win over Lake Stevens on Tuesday, Oct. 1, beating the Vikings in double overtime 2-1. Kamiak’s Christine Heisen scored two goals for the Knights. Kamiak is 6-1-0 in league and 6-1-1 overall this... Full story

 

Mariner blanked 10-0 by Monroe | Girls prep soccer

The Mariner girls soccer team lost 10-0 to Monroe on Tuesday, Oct. 1, playing at Monroe High School. Mornoe’s Madison Bradley scored five goals for the Bearcats, while Cierra Mattern, Loryn Moore, Ashlyn Walker, Gaby Chase and Jessica Idle all...

 

2nd statewide animal shelter open house Oct. 5

Take a field trip to the local animal shelter – PAWS in Lynnwood – on Saturday, Oct. 5, during Pawsitive Alliance’s second Statewide Shelter Open House. Pawsitive Alliance is working with animal shelters across Washington state for this event in... Full story

 

Remember my name

I watch the torrential rain, earning its adjective, rolling off the roofs, pushed by some serious wind, and I think of you. I’m standing on the front porch of my daughter’s house in Austin, Texas,...

 

Community Events for week of Oct. 2

Oct. 2 Toddler Storytime 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Mukilteo...

 

Tips on how to prevent kitchen fires

It's time for Fire Prevention Week, and from Oct. 6-12, the Mukilteo Fire Department is joining forces with the non-profit National Fire Protection Association to remind local residents to prevent kitchen fires. During this year's fire...

 

State board approves funding to increase aerospace competitiveness

The state Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) recently awarded a $2 million loan to Paine Field to invest in infrastructure. The Snohomish County Airport will use the funds, along with more than $2 million in local match, to prepare 42...

 

2 from Mukilteo win Voice of Community awards

An individual and a group whose work is based in Mukilteo are winners of KSER Voice of the Community Awards. Kristin Ebeling, Mukilteo YMCA skate park director, and the Japanese Gulch Group, supporter of saving the gulch for parkland, have been...

 

Ferry project wins environmental recognition

The Federal Transit Administration recognized Washington State Ferries’ Mukilteo Multimodal Project for excellence in environmental documentation preparation on Sunday, Sept. 29, at an American Public Transportation Association meeting. The final...

 

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