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Elect Dan Matthews: It’s a win-win-win | Letter

Recently there has been some discussion about a conflict-of-interest in the race for state senator in District 21. Because Marko Liias is a Mukilteo city employee he cannot represent us when issues regarding the city come up in the state Senate. A...


Give residents opportunity to enjoy our beach | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I sure hope this proposal goes through [“Non-residents could pay to park on waterfront,” The Beacon, front page, Oct. 15]! Please give us the opportunity to access and enjoy our beautiful local beach during the enjoyable... Full story


Kudos for foundation breakfast preview | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Great, great story [“Author writes fiction about factual science,” The Beacon, page 6, Oct. 15]. Thanks so much, Sara. And congrats on your new responsibility with the state association [“Beacon wins 3 awards at state...


The weakest link | Chuck's World

At Muroc Field in the high desert country of California, about 70 miles north of Los Angeles, near the adjoining towns of Lancaster and Palmdale, an aeronautical engineer and Air Force captain by the name of Edward Murphy snarked his way into history...


Schedule of community events for week of Oct. 22 | Around Town

Oct. 22 Tapas & Topics 5 p.m. The League of Women Voters of Snohomish County invites you to attend "Tapas and Topics," an informal gathering at a Snohomish County restaurant to network, discuss current issues and learn about the league.... Full story


Time to start talking: Making parents part of the aging process now

Talking about aging issues, such as living arrangements, finances, dating, end-of-life decisions and driving, early and often can save families years of heartache, tension and even legal battles. Yet, research indicates that about two-thirds of...

 By Sara Bruestle    News    October 22, 2014

Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association nearly called it quits

With the 50th Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival looming, last week the city nearly lost the association that runs the three-day festival. The non-profit Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association on Oct. 14 voted 5-3 to maintain itself for next year’s... Full story


23 burglaries reported in 3rd quarter in Mukilteo

After four break-ins in less than a month, a neighborhood on Chennault Beach Road has formed Mukilteo’s newest Block Watch. According to a third quarter report released Oct. 7 by the Mukilteo Police Department, Mukilteo saw a below average number...

 By Sara Bruestle    News    October 22, 2014

New task force to fight teen addiction

The principal of Kamiak High School is leading efforts to form a new group to fight drug and alcohol addiction in Mukilteo. Principal Mike Gallagher is forming the Together We Can Task Force to help the community find support through awareness,...


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