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‘Sweet Treats’ author to sign books at 2 events | A&E brief

Candy Queen Norene Cox is getting ready for Halloween with two book-signing events. Cox is the local author of “Sweet Treats for the Holidays” and “Party with Sweet Treats... — Updated 10/14/2015


Kamiak grad wins Youth Caring Award | School brief

A Kamiak High School grad has been recognized by the Caring Institute for his selfless service to those in need. Michael Bervell, 17, has won a Youth Caring Award for his work... — Updated 10/14/2015


Docks add new meaning to windsurfing | Through Our Lens

Visitors to Mukilteo Lighthouse Park surf the waves made by strong winds on the park’s boat launch docks around 6 p.m. on Saturday. The National Weather Service reported winds of... — Updated 10/14/2015


Mukilteo council candidates talk issues (Part 2 of 4)

As in past election seasons, The Beacon asked City Council candidates to answer a questionnaire that focuses on some of the city’s most important issues. Since there are two... — Updated 10/14/2015 Full story

 By Sara Bruestle    Features

Teacher fundraising to help shooting victims

A former teacher of one of the victims of a shooting near Discovery Elementary last month is asking the community to show how much it cares. Local teacher Sonja Vaughan has teamed... — Updated 10/14/2015

 By Sara Bruestle    Features

Family, friends mourn loss of Mariner 10th grader

Family and friends remember Anthony Boro as honest, loving, supportive, happy, determined, optimistic and a bit of a daredevil. The Mariner High School sophomore was killed in a... — Updated 10/14/2015


Kamiak shuts out Monroe to remain unbeaten | Girls prep soccer

For the eighth time this season, the Kamiak girls soccer team earned a shutout win, beating Monroe 5-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Kamiak's Jamie Beirne scored twice during the win over the Bearcats at home, while teammates Lexi... — Updated 10/14/2015


Mariner shut out by Monroe | Prep volleyball

The Mariner volleyball team lost a league game to unbeaten Monroe on Tuesday, Oct. 13, losing in three games. The Bearcats won 3-0 (25-9, 25-11, 25-18). Mariner's Jenny Caywood had four kills during the loss, with teammate... — Updated 10/14/2015


Kamiak tops Mount Vernon in four | Prep volleyball

The Kamiak volleyball team hosted Mount Vernon on Tuesday, Oct. 13, earning a four game league win. The Knights won 3-1 (25-10, 25-15, 17-25, 25-17). Danica Studioso had six kills and two aces during the win, while Kat Anderson... — Updated 10/14/2015


Kamiak beats Glacier Peak, Snohomish | Girls prep swimming

The Kamiak girls swimming team traveled to Snohomish for a meet against Glacier Peak and Snohomish on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The Knights beat the Grizzlies 107-78 and topped Snohomish 126-57. Against the Grizzlies, the Knights 200 medle... — Updated 10/14/2015 Full story


Mariner loses to Everett | Girls prep swimming

The Mariner girls swimming team hosted a league meet against Everett on Tuesday, Oct. 13, losing 118-49 to the Seagulls. Carter (first name not provided) won the 200 individual medley race in 3:00.51, while teammate Vo was first... — Updated 10/14/2015 Full story


Jackson shuts out Kamiak | Boys prep tennis

The Jackson boys tennis team earned a shutout win over Kamiak at home on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The Timberwolves beat the Knights 7-0. In singles, Bence Dare beat Jimmy Hua 6-1, 4-6, 6-3, while Anuj Vimawala beat Devon Kashishian 6-0,... — Updated 10/14/2015


Mariner loses to Cascade 4-3 | Boys prep tennis

The Mariner boys tennis team lost a league match to Cascade on Tuesday, Oct. 13, losing 4-3 to the Bruins. In singles, Prachatorn Joemjumroon lost 6-0, 6-0 to Yevgeniy Kolomiyets, while Derek Mayfield lost 6-1, 6-1 to Shulong Mo... — Updated 10/14/2015


Kamiak, Harbour Pointe and Columbia schools go into lockdown

Three Mukilteo schools were locked down this morning after a student notified Kamiak High School administration that he saw a subject with a weapon on the athletic field. As a precaution, the high school went into lockdown around... — Updated 10/14/2015


Schedule of community events for week of Oct. 14 | Around Town

Oct. 14 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... — Updated 10/14/2015


God loves the unlovable | Worship

In 1 Corinthians 13, Paul gives us incredible insight in to the necessity, character and permanence of love. We are reminded that all of our actions are to be done in a loving manner. We are to act in a loving way toward others... — Updated 10/14/2015 Full story


Gatsby themed gala to fight back against cancer

The American Cancer Society and Caliber Home Loans will host A Gatsby-inspired Night of Hope Gala Nov. 7 from 5:30-11 p.m. at the Future of Flight Aviation Center in Mukilteo. The American Cancer Society is partnering with Martin M... — Updated 10/14/2015


‘Short Story Smash’ with Chris Spencer | A&E brief

Local author and personality Chris Spencer returns for the ninth 100 Word Short Story Smash at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, on Whidbey Island. Write your heart out, send it in, and... — Updated 10/14/2015


Bat Lady wings to NW Stream Center | A&E brief

The Adopt A Stream Foundation is hosting The Bat Lady at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, at the Northwest Stream Center. The Bat Lady also goes by the name of Barbara Ogaard. She rehabilitates injured bats for the Sarvey Wildlife Center... — Updated 10/14/2015


Top dancers to perform at Everett Gala Ball | A&E brief

The world’s top professional dancers Mikhail Avdeev and Olga Blinova will be performing at The Everett Gala Ball Saturday, Oct. 24, at Oly’s at the Dorothy Jayne Studio. The main show starts at 7 p.m. “This is an exciting... — Updated 10/14/2015


A ghoulishly twisted reality show | A&E brief

From the twisted mind of Jay Hitt of Unexpected Productions comes a “reality show" like no other. “Haunted Doorways” is a horrific improv comedy about a ghoulish game show in which “Saw” meets “Let’s Make a... — Updated 10/14/2015


WICA presents ‘The Reluctant Dragon’ | A&E brief

What happens when a dragon moves into the village? Whidbey Island Center for the Arts presents the puppet show “The Reluctant Dragon” by Tears of Joy Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, on Whidbey Island. In this children’s... — Updated 10/14/2015


Letters About Literature contest kicks off Nov. 2

Washington students are invited to enter an annual national competition where they write about a favorite or influential book. In the Letters About Literature contest, students write letters to their favorite authors, living or... — Updated 10/14/2015


Harbour Pointe Middle School Students of the Month | September

The following students from Harbour Pointe Middle School were selected as the September Students of the Month. 6th grade: Isabella Allen, Khushi Amin, Kimber Hilton, Erik Lee, Miguel Cruz-Mendez and Jesse Toves 7th grade: Kevin Cab... — Updated 10/14/2015


Clothes For Kids raises over $13,000 | School brief

This year’s Brew & Bluegrass event raised more than $13,000 to benefit Clothes For Kids. Clothes For Kids serves low-income families in Snohomish County with a vision of empowering students for success one wardrobe at a... — Updated 10/14/2015


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