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Articles from the October 9, 2019 edition

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Mukilteo's best kept secret is right around the corner

It's not every day that guests at a brewery can get up close and personal to how the beer in their hand was made. Diamond Knot does it differently than the other guys, and they... — Updated 10/15/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

City receives $764,000 from Sound Transit

Old Town Mukilteo will likely be getting a new look in a few years, as the City of Mukilteo received word last week that it is receiving $764,000 from Sound Transit to design bicycle and pedestrian improvements on Fifth Street... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Tulalip Tribes: No parking lot on Mukilteo waterfront

With the ever-changing landscape of Mukilteo’s waterfront, aside from what’s going on with the new Mukilteo ferry terminal, a frequently discussed topic is the future of Tulalip Tribes-owned land where the old tank farm used to... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Robbery, shooting suspect still at large

An armed robbery took place on 53rd Avenue West off 92nd Street Southwest around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8. The suspect reportedly brandished a pistol at two residents who were... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Man found guilty in 2018 Staybridge incident

An Everett man accused of spraying the synthetic opioid fentanyl up his ex-girlfriend’s nose in an apparent attempt to have her overdose was found guilty of second-degree assault in Snohomish County Superior Court late last... — Updated 10/9/2019


Weary of biting bugs, Mukilteo Girl Scouts build houses to bring in bats

Editor's note: The following is an edited news release from Sno-Isle Libraries. When Girl Scout Troop 41137 found an environmental problem in Mukilteo, the Mukilteo Library played... — Updated 10/9/2019


Annual craft fair returns Nov. 2

One of the biggest craft fairs in the area will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 in the main gym at Mariner High School, 200 120th Ave W, Everett. The 26th annual... — Updated 10/9/2019


Orca experts to give talk at Rosehill Oct. 16

Southern Resident Killer Whales, also known as orcas, not only hold a critical place in the Puget Sound ecosystem, but also in our culture here in the Pacific Northwest. A lack of... — Updated 10/9/2019


Chamber busy with three big events this month

The Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce will be very busy throughout October, with three large events coming in the coming weeks. Chili Chowder Challenge The first Chamber-hosted event is the first annual Chamber Chili Chowder Challenge.... — Updated 10/9/2019


Firefighters raising breast cancer awareness

Mukilteo firefighters have joined the Mukilteo Police Department in special uniform changes for Breast Cancer Awareness month. This week, firefighters are wearing special shirts to... — Updated 10/9/2019


Whether on paper or online, the Beacon is there for you

With the launch of our new, user-friendly website, Beacon readers have several ways to keep abreast of the community news that affects their daily lives. As always, the Beacon... — Updated 10/9/2019


Advertising expert Jim Pompeo joins Beacon team

Over the last five years, Coca-Cola has spent an average of $3.8 billion a year on advertising. Coffee is the most widely consumed beverage in America, yet Starbucks spends nearly... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Mark Smith    Opinion

Dealing with criticism l Worship

We all know people who seem to delight in finding fault with us. In their eyes we can do nothing right. They may ridicule us for making certain changes in our life or in the sphere of influence around us. Perhaps they are jealous... — Updated 10/9/2019


Letters to the Editor: Oct. 9

Zieve is the clear choice I had heard of Peter Zieve for the first time I moved in Mukilteo over 10 years ago through his business of aerospace technology. I discovered his company and involvement in the community and being a... — Updated 10/9/2019


Police Beat: 9/26 - 10/2

Sept. 26 Passport theft The reporting party (RP) came to the Mukilteo PD to report that his passport had been taken from his unlocked vehicle that he had left parked in the Walgreens parking lot this morning. Officer completed a... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

The kids are all right l Chuck's World

I’ve been reading your mail for 18 years. I just realized that sounds sort of illegal. Let me clarify. I’ve been writing this column for 18 years. A few weeks following the... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

What's next with parking? l Guest View

Last week in part 1 of our three-part discussion of parking in Mukilteo’s waterfront/Old Town area, we discussed the current state of parking and how we got to where we are... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

'The Internet of Things'

OK, many of you know I’ve been a serial entrepreneur – starting seven previous computer companies. I’m currently working on my eighth. All have been in and around professional... — Updated 10/9/2019


Organizing your records l Insightful Investing

Staying organized and paying attention to details can make you money. I have written on this subject before. This column is going to deal with organizing your financial records. It takes a certain amount of time and effort to get... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Paul Archipley    Opinion

You too can fight domestic violence l Publisher's Desk

Kim Goldman had brought extensive notes for a prepared speech she was going to give at the Hope Within Luncheon, a fundraiser for Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Knights overcome slow start to down Marauders | Volleyball

The Kamiak volleyball team overcame a rocky start to defeat district rival Mariner. Junior Marina Tukan recorded a match-high 13 kills and had five digs to lead the Knights to a... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Ground game, tough defense power Mariner to victory | Football

The Mariner ground game ran wild over the Jackson defense. Junior quarterback Jackson Cole rushed for 168 yards on 16 carries and scored two touchdowns, as the Marauders cruised to... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Mariner looks forward to second half of season | Soccer

Mariner could not sustain a strong first-half performance against Cascade. The Bruins scored three unanswered goals in the second half to defeat the Marauders 5-1 in a Wesco 4A... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Overmatched Kamiak loses to No. 1 ranked Lake Stevens | Football

Kamiak did its best against top-ranked Lake Stevens. But the Vikings showed why there are considered one of the favorites to win a state title with a dominant 61-6 victory in a Wesco 4A game Friday, Oct. 4, at Goddard Stadium.... — Updated 10/9/2019


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