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Everest mountaineer to speak at banquet Nov. 2

In 1924, George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Irvine were last seen just a few hundred feet below the summit of Mt. Everest, never to be seen again. Their disappearance has captivated the imaginations of...

 

‘Making God Laugh’ is a riot | Theater Review

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans” – Woody Allen Families make plans. We map out our lives, though seldom do we become who we intended to, or who our parents molded us to be....

 

Kamiak beats Edmonds-Woodway | Girls prep swimming

The Kamiak girls swimming team beat Edmonds-Woodway on Tuesday, Oct. 15 in a 4A league meet. The Knights won 101-69 during a dual meet at the Lynnwood Pool with Jackson and Mountlake Terrace....

 

Mukilteo son graduates U.S. Marine Corps boot camp

Private John Christian Nathan, 18, son of John and Michelle Nathan, brother to Paul and Rachel Nathan of Mukilteo, graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot... Full story

 

Mukilteo Elementary gets 2 new play structures

The Mukilteo Elementary PTSA exceeded its goal of raising $25,000 and added two new structures to the school playground. The new equipment was installed this summer, and a dedication ceremony was...

 

Kiwanis Club installs new officers

Paul Salas of Mukilteo was installed as president of the Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo during the club’s annual Installation Banquet on Oct. 9 at Travis Industries. This is his second term as president....

 

Q&A: Mukilteo council candidates talk city issues (Part 2 of 3)

As in past election seasons, The Beacon asked the City Council candidates to answer a questionnaire that focuses on some of the city’s most important issues. Since there are two candidates for each...

 

Reflections from a Mukilteo lighthouse keeper

Thirty years ago, Gail Moore called the Mukilteo lighthouse “home.” Many in Mukilteo know that Peter Christiansen was Mukilteo’s first keeper of the lighthouse – Moore was the 17th. She served...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    October 16, 2013

Mukilteo police officer awarded for saving dog’s life

A Mukilteo police officer has received an award for preventing a pit bull named Patience from dying. Officer Shanita Duke was honored on Oct. 9 with the Mukilteo Police Department’s Lifesaving...

 

Snohomish beats Mariner 3-1 | Prep volleyball

The Mariner volleyball team lost 3-1 to Snohomish on Tuesday, Oct. 15. The Panthers won 25-19, 25-11, 30-28 and 22-25. Individually, Mariner’s Andrea Canizales was a perfect 27-27 serving, with four aces, four kills, 18 digs and five blocks. Any...

 

Monroe downs Kamiak 3-2 | Prep volleyball

The Kamiak volleyball team lost in five games to Monroe on Tuesday, Oct. 15. The Bearcats earned the non-league win, rallying back after losing two straight games, with scores of 25-23, 19-25, 19-25, 25-23, 15-9. Kamiak is 1-4 in league this season...

 

Kamiak falls to Snohomish 3-1 | Girls prep soccer

The Kamiak girls soccer team lost 3-1 in a non-league match to Snohomish on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Alexie Morris scored the Knights only goal of the game, assisted by Christine Heisen. Kamiak is 8-2 in league and 8-2-1 overall this season. They will host...

 

Edmonds-Woodway beats Mariner 5-2 | Boys prep tennis

The Edmonds-Woodway boys tennis team defeated Mariner on Tuesday, Oct. 14 with a 5-2 final score. In singles matches, Mariner’s Alex Hoang beat Max Teer 6-2, 6-0, while Brandon Chen beat Ferdinan Feliciano 6-1, 6-2. Warrior Grayson Turly beat...

 

Kamiak beats Cascade 6-1 | Boys prep tennis

The Kamiak boys tennis team beat Cascade 6-1 on Tuesday, Oct. 15. In singles matches, Jimmy Hua lost to Cascade’s Patrick Chung 6-4, 6-2, while Joseph Lee beat Adam McArthur 6-1, 6-2. Daniel Chung beat Nick Tomenu 6-2, 6-2 and Janson Garside...

 

Middle east bomber takes out dozen of school children: Local columnist sees red, publishes a prayer

“The present day order is lamentably defective.” (Bahá’u’lláh) My newspaper today was dominated by the current economic shutdown. Buried on the lower right corner of page 5 was a tiny blurb reporting the massacre of many school children by...

 

Boo Bash returns to Rosehill

The third annual Boo Bash, Mukilteo’s family-friendly Halloween event, is scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Rosehill Community Center. All children’s activities are free. This year’s Boo Bash has some new and scary attractions,... Full story

 

Mukilteo student wins Western Washington University scholarship

Samuel Day, son of Steven and Anne Day of Mukilteo, received a $1,000 College of Fine and Performing Arts Dean’s Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. The scholarship is awarded to outstanding Western Washington University students in...

 

Letters for the week of Oct. 16

Congrats to editor on award Editor, The Beacon: Congratulations on your award – you deserve more awards [“Beacon writers win 4 awards at annual newspaper convention,” The Beacon, page 15, Oct. 2]. Hope you got lots of money for that award....

 

It’s time for change

We see a rush to congratulate the mayor and some city councilmembers for the new Rosehill Community Center, the restructured Lighthouse Park and what seems to be the future Japanese Gulch regional park. Those who write leave out any praise about the...

 

Private lives

“I think probably 85 percent of the people I interact with on the Internet are jerks,” he said, all seriousness, locking eyes with me, making his point. Full disclosure: He did not use the word... Full story

 

Community Events for week of Oct. 16

Oct. 16 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....

 

Killer deal for magazine lovers from Mukilteo Library

Imagine what it would cost to purchase the latest issue of every magazine you were interested in. Or what the bill would be to subscribe to hundreds of magazines. Now multiply that by having access to back issues. That’s exactly what Sno-Isle...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    October 16, 2013

Commercial flights, chip seal top Mukilteo forum

Japanese Gulch acquisition, commercial expansion at Paine Field and issues with chip seal rose to the top last week when six City Council candidates faced off in a forum at Rosehill Community Center. About 100 voters attended the forum on Oct. 9...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    October 16, 2013

Mukilteo plans for its 5 acres of waterfront

Now that ownership of the Tank Farm was transferred last month, many are looking at what it means for Mukilteo. The Port of Everett accepted the transfer from the Air Force on Sept. 10, and now owns nearly 20 acres. The port has plans to convey...

 

Police Beat for week of Oct. 16

Oct. 9 Collision – 12300 blk Harbour Pointe Blvd. A vehicle was traveling southbound at the location and hit a tree in the center island. The driver of the vehicle said she thought that she fell asleep. The driver was not injured and her vehicle...

 

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