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 By Paul Archipley    A&E    October 22, 2014

See the world, ‘virtually’ and hassle-free

One senior citizen went scuba diving last week. Another piloted an airplane. Yet another walked along cobblestoned streets to a fancy villa in Italy. All went on their adventures from the comfort of...

 

4th Boo Bash to feature spooky surprises

The fourth annual Mukilteo Boo Bash has several spooky surprises, including a new haunted house. This year’s family friendly Halloween event is set for 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Rosehill...

 

Kamiak hosting Dramafest 2014 this week

The 22nd annual Dramafest, Kamiak High School’s version of a one-act play festival, runs now through Oct. 25. Think of this as a compilation of student culmination projects. The seniors in...

 

Q&A: Get to know your county executive candidates

To give Mukilteo readers an opportunity to get to know their candidates running in November for Snohomish County executive, The Beacon sent out a questionnaire with five questions plus the option for...

 

See the world, ‘virtually’ and hassle-free

One senior citizen went scuba diving last week. Another piloted an airplane. Yet another walked along cobblestoned streets to a fancy villa in Italy. All went on their adventures from the comfort of... Full story

 

First tattoo shop marks its spot in Mukilteo

Robert Bailey followed his tattoo artist from Capitol Hill to her new shop in Mukilteo to get his second inking. Owner Lynn Gosnell recently opened Mystic Tattoo at 8410 Mukilteo Speedway, Ste E. It...

 

Mariner shut out by Snohomish | Girls prep soccer

The Mariner girls soccer team lost a league game to Snohomish on Tuesday, Oct. 21, falling 7-0 to the Panthers. The Marauders, now 0-11 in league and 0-13 this season, will host Jackson on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Contact Megan Managan at... Full story

 

Kamiak holds off Mount Vernon | Girls prep soccer

The Kamiak girls soccer team held on for a win over Mount Vernon on Tuesday, Oct. 21, beating the Bulldogs 2-1. Alexie Morris scored the first goal of the match in the 58th minute, before Madeline Sisk tied the game for Mount Vernon a few minutes...

 

Mariner falls in three games to Mount Vernon | Prep volleyball

The Mariner volleyball team lost a three game set to Mount Vernon on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The Marauders lost 23-25, 8-25, 19-25. Kaycie Fuselier had six assists and two digs during the match, while Ashley Reola added nine digs and five kills. Andrea... Full story

 

Kamiak defeated by Snohomish in four games | Prep volleyball

The Kamiak volleyball team lost a four game set to Snohomish on Tuesday, Oct. 21, losing 3-1. The final scores were 25-23, 23-25, 25-24, 25-8 for the Panthers. Kamiak's Bailey Cornett had 10 kills during the loss, while Kat Anderson added 12...

 

When will the trust of God, latent in man, emerge? (Part 2) | Worship

Read Part 1 of “When will the trust of God, latent in man, emerge?” at www.mukilteobeacon.com. -Ed. Part 1 of this column consisted of scriptural passages that are, to me, literally awesome, simply boggling. Too much information in too tiny a spa...

 

Group to lead walking tour through Old Town

The non-profit group Feet First is leading a walk through Old Town on Nov. 1 to show local bipeds where all the best shortcuts are. Meet Neighborhood Walking Ambassador Laura McCarty Johnson at the Rosehill Community Center at 10:30 a.m. on...

 

Kamiak beats Lynnwood | Girls prep swimming

The Kamiak girls swimming team earned a league win over Lynnwood on Tuesday, Oct. 21, beating the Royals 120-63. The Knights 200 medley relay team of Nicole Hoot, Amy Pilloud, Rosanna Holod and Alexis Smith were first in 2:01.42, while Ingrid...

 

Edmonds-Woodway defeats Mariner | Girls prep swimming

The Edmonds-Woodway girls swimming team earned a league win over Mariner on Tuesday, Oct. 21, beating the Marauders 130-40. The Warriors 200 medley relay team of Juliana Epoch, Luci Brock, Emily Levin and Morgan Broadhead was first in 2:07.80, while...

 

Everett Community College named a military friendly school

Everett Community College has been named a “Military Friendly School,” ranking it among the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools serving active duty military personal, veterans and military families. Victory Media selected...

 

Author tells Japanese ghost stories Oct. 29 at EvCC

Discover Japanese ghost stories from ancient legends to “The Ring” at noon Wednesday, Oct. 29, with Zach Davisson, author of “Y?rei: The Japanese Ghost.” Davisson will speak at Everett Community College’s Henry M. Jackson Center, at 2000...

 

Learn about modern-day slavery in Washington state

Learn about the challenges and impacts of modern-day slavery in Washington state at a panel discussions on Oct. 23 at Everett Community College. The panel is from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. in EvCC’s Baker Hall, Room 120. Panelists will talk about slavery ... Full story

 

More students take SAT, PSAT and AP tests | School brief

More Washington students than ever are enrolling in college-level courses and taking college entrance exams, according to results released this week by the College Board. Every racial subgroup saw increased SAT, PSAT and AP test-taking rates in...

 

Mariner teacher receives leadership award | School brief

A teacher at Mariner High School has won the Mona Bailey Leadership Award. Auliilani De La Cruz was one of two teachers in the state to receive the award from Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement. It honors teachers for leadership and...

 

12 Kamiak seniors commended by National Merit program | School brief

The National Merit Scholarship Program has announced that 12 Kamiak High School seniors have been named commended students. The 12 are among 34,000 students nationwide who are recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not...

 

School district launches new website | School brief

The Mukilteo School District website, as well as all the school and teacher sites, have a new look. The school district launched a new website on Oct. 17. Now all pages on the website will have a consistent look and feel. Here’s what you need to...

 

Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of Oct. 22 | Police Beat

Oct. 15 Collision – 10800 blk Harbour Pointe Blvd. An officer investigated a collision in the parking lot. The officer determined that Vehicle 1 struck Vehicle 2 while trying to park. Traffic – 10800 blk H.P. Blvd. A caller reported a vehicle ran...

 

All Snohomish County judges endorse Anthony Howard | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: All the judges of the Snohomish County District Court have endorsed Anthony Howard for judge. We urge you to elect him. As experienced judges ourselves, we know that extensive judicial experience really does matter in our courts....

 

Mukilteo Farmers Market raises $230 for food bank | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: October always reminds me of the rich harvest the Northwest enjoys, as pumpkin and squash become serious menu items. The summer is gone, and with it, the 2014 Mukilteo Farmers Market. Besides providing our tables with local meat,...

 

Celebrate your Mukilteo Beacon newspaper carriers | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Oct. 12 was International Newspaper Carrier Day! Not only do we tip our hats to our wonderful, hard working carriers, but there have been some noteworthy faces who also had newspaper delivery routes when they were younger. Here...

 

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