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Articles from the October 10, 2012 edition

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‘4word Momentum’ comes to Voyager

Voyager Middle School students had the opportunity to attend an assembly on Sept. 26, featuring the “4word Momentum” program. This is an intensive anti-bullying program led by Stu Cabe, a former...

 

Cub Scouts earn citizenship badge

Mukilteo Pack 16 Den 3 Webelos earned their Citizenship Badge after they met County Executive Aaron Reardon on Sept. 28. They had a full day in Everett that Reardon set up for them to help earn their...

 

Benefit show to give kids a chance to dance

You don’t have to go far to dream big. That’s the message one local dance crew is trying to send to Mukilteo youth. The Connection Performing Arts Center and the Mukilteo Youth Advisory Committee...

 

‘Incubator’ helps businesses get started

A business that helps other businesses grow has moved into Mukilteo. Abhinc Group, a business incubator, opened on Oct. 2 at 12199 Village Center Pl. Suite 103. What is a business incubator? Much...

 

Mukilteo family plays ‘Family Feud’

The Seung family had a lot of fun playing “Family Feud” – even if they didn’t win the big prize. Chris and Shirley Seung, of Mukilteo, and their three grown children all played the television g...

 

Marauders crown their royalty

Homecoming King Andrew Santos and Queen Bianca Llorico walk off of the football field at the Mariner High School Homecoming Game on Oct. 5. They were crowned during half time. For more photos, see...

 

Hajj begins next week

One week from today millions of Muslims of every ethnicity will begin arriving in Mecca for the annual Hajj. My wife and I made the annual Muslim pilgrimage just a few years ago, and it is life changing to say the least. Hajj is the largest annual...

 

HOAs: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Many residential communities have Home Owner Associations. Often they might seem like they hold little relevance – until rules are broken. Residential HOAs are often managed by volunteer neighbors who form a board. They must register the HOA in the...

 

Police beat for week of Oct. 10

Oct. 3 Suspicious – 10500 blk 47th Pl. W. A woman from Texas called to report that after she posted a picture of a deceased family member on Facebook, someone posted a message to her page threatening to kill her brother-in-law and father-in-law,...

 

Letters for the week of Oct. 10

Residents should park for free Editor, The Beacon: At last week’s Mukilteo City Council meeting, I made a motion that Mukilteo residents should not be required to pay for parking at Lighthouse Park and/or on certain streets on the waterfront. When...

 

Vote for the gulch

This month I’m straying a bit from my normal desire to justify my decisions based on the facts before me and am asking you to vote ‘Yes’ in November on Proposition 1 to “Save the Gulch,” just because it’s the right thing to do....

 

Paid parking: Don't tax residents twice

Lighthouse Park is popular. Anyone who has visited the waterfront park knows this. The 14.4-acre site with a beach, lighthouse, and boat launch is a big draw. With renovations, it has become even more popular. On a sunny day, there isn’t enough...

 

Try to remember

In the spring of 1980, ABC introduced its alternative to Saturday Night Live, a West Coast-based sketch show called “Fridays.” For you young-uns. This was actually a good time to try to siphon off...

 

Mukilteo firefighters to host annual pancake breakfast

The annual pancake breakfast hosted by the Mukilteo Firefighters Association will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fire Station 25, located at 10400 47th Pl. W. The firefighters, including the Fire Chief Mike Springer are...

 

Public input sought on affordable-housing needs

Residents are invited to provide input on local community needs for affordable housing, public facilities, infrastructure and service projects in Snohomish County to be funded with federal grant funds for 2013. Snohomish County, in cooperation with...

 

County solicits applications for housing development funds

Snohomish County is accepting applications for affordable housing, public facility and infrastructure projects from nonprofit organizations, for-profit developers and government agencies. An estimated $3.5 million in federal and local grant funds is...

 

Mukilteo firefighters: Have 2 ways out of a fire

If you woke up to a fire in your home, how much time do you think you would have to get to safety? According to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), one-third of Americans households who made and estimate they thought they...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    October 10, 2012

Woman convicted of beating, starving girl

A Mukilteo woman faces decades in prison after she was found guilty of child abuse after starving and beating a 10-year-old girl for nearly a year. Mary Mazalic, 35, was convicted of first-degree assault and first-degree criminal mistreatment of her...

 

County tourism grants available for biggest, best ideas

Snohomish County’s Tourism Promotion Area (TPA) board is soliciting applications to support projects that will increase overnight lodging in Snohomish County. Highly desired are project applications in fields including, but not limited to, sports,...

 

School board report for Oct. 8

During its meeting on Oct. 8, the Mukilteo School Board did the following: Adopted the school district’s Mission Statement for the 2013-14, 2014-15, and 2015-16 school years. The Mission Statement will help determine district goals as well as...

 

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