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Articles from the October 23, 2019 edition

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 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Zieve caught with forum questions

When a question about diversifying the City of Mukilteo's budget was asked to Mukilteo City Council Position 6 candidates at the Wednesday, Oct. 23, Candidate Forum, Peter Zieve... — Updated 10/24/2019 Full story

 
 By David Pan    Sports

Kamiak's Mukai outkicks Jackson rivals for win | Cross country

A week after finishing behind Wesco 4A rivals Brenden Charbeneau and Jordan Hansen of Jackson, Kamiak's Carp Mukai came into the annual Everett vs. Mukilteo championships with... — Updated 10/24/2019

 
 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Mariner self-defense event builds women empowerment

When Rhonda Marquardt saw a need for women's self-defense lessons, she sprung to action. The Mariner High School teacher has trained in mixed martial arts for years, and said she... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

What would a February bond fund?

While much of the focus lately in Mukilteo has been about the upcoming Nov. 5 general election, another election looms. There is a likely chance that in early 2020, voters living in Mukilteo School District boundaries will be... — Updated 10/23/2019

 
 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Armed robbery suspect arrested

A man was arrested last week for robbing two women at gunpoint Oct. 8 in Mukilteo, the Mukilteo Police Department has announced. The suspect was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 16, around... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

New officer joins the force

The Mukilteo Police Department has its newest member in Al Gonzalez. Gonzalez took his oath of office with Mayor Jennifer Gregerson at the Mukilteo City Council's meeting on... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

Next issue is last for election letters

Next week’s issue of The Beacon (Wednesday, Oct. 30) will be the last issue for election endorsement letters as our next issue comes out the day after ballots are due. Letters have a 400-word limit, and must have a full name,... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

Annual Boo Bash returns Oct. 27

Boo Bash, Mukilteo's annual family-friendly Halloween event takes place Sunday, Oct. 27, from 2 to 5 p.m., at Rosehill Community Center (304 Lincoln Ave). This year's event is prese... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

Kamiak performing at Puget Sound Festival of Bands

Kamiak High School will compete on Oct. 26 at the Puget Sound Festival of Bands. The school last competed there in 2017, where they took First Place in the Preliminary and Final Open Band Competitions. Will history repeat itself?... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

Mukilteo Schools Foundation breakfast set for Nov. 11

A fascinating story about a U.S. soldier’s secret and heroic role in WWII will be the subject of this year’s featured presentation at the annual fundraising breakfast for the Mukilteo Schools Foundation. Local author Sandra... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

Two Mariner students named South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Students of the Month

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club has named two Mariner students as Students of the Month for September and October. Loretta Allen is the September Student of the Month. Allen... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

Congratulations Kamiak Students of the Month for October 2019

The following students were selected by Kamiak staff as Students of the Month for October 2019, due to their outstanding academics, school and/or community leadership and... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 23

Lord gives election recommendations It’s near the end of October, with the general election right around the corner. Once again, I wanted to weigh in on my recommendations for the local races affecting the citizens of Mukilteo.... — Updated 10/23/2019

 
 By Mike Gold    Opinion

Colors l Off Kilter

Most of us are not aware of how deeply ingrained in our daily lives and society colors are. For example, have you ever been “green with envy?” I’m not certain, but I think... — Updated 10/23/2019

 
 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Living with ourselves when truth gets tricky l Chuck's World

It was a special day in my family when the diaries arrived. At some point in the 1970s, we were sent little journals from Nielsen Media Research to manually record what we watched... — Updated 10/23/2019

 
 By Don Saul    Opinion

Fearlessness and faith go hand-in-hand l Worship

I play trumpet in the Mukilteo Community Orchestra. We’re a good orchestra, and our conductor really brings out our best. When I say best, I mean best assuming we practice, which... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

Like a butterfly

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 By David Pan    Sports

Knights unable to get on track against powerful Bearcats | Football

Little went right for Kamiak against Monroe. The Bearcats dominated on offense, defense and special teams in a 54-0 victory over the Knights in a Wesco 4A football game Friday, Oct. 18, at Monroe High School. “They are a really... — Updated 10/23/2019

 
 By David Pan    Sports

Mariner comes up just short of upset bid against Glacier Peak | Football

Mariner came within a couple of plays of upsetting Glacier Peak. Instead, the Grizzlies forced two key turnovers and converted on a crucial extra point in the fourth quarter to escape with a 21-20 victory in a Wesco 4A football... — Updated 10/23/2019

 
 By David Pan    Sports

Knights tumble to Grizzlies in five-set heartbreaker | Volleyball

Kamiak appeared ready to take down Glacier Peak. The Knights held a 2-0 lead over their rival and just needed one more set to claim victory. The Grizzlies had other ideas, though. G... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

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