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Articles from the October 28, 2015 edition

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Athletic fields at middle schools nearly finished

New athletic fields were installed at two Mukilteo middle schools over the summer break. The track surfaces and fields at Voyager and Harbour Pointe middle schools have been replaced. The Voyager...


Artist’s watercolors featured in EvCC’s Russell Day Gallery

Watercolor landscapes by Ron Stocke will be on display at Everett Community College’s Russell Day Gallery Nov. 2-Dec. 4. Visitors can meet Stocke at a reception scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Thursday,... Full story


Kamiak names October Students of the Month

The following students were selected by Kamiak High School staff as Students of the Month for October, due to their outstanding academics, school and/or community leadership and activities and/or...


Rep. DelBene to keynote Nov. 6 Small Business Summit | Biz brief

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene will give the keynote address at the first ever North Puget Sound Small Business Summit, an event designed to help the area’s small, disadvantaged and minority-owned busi...


New Wells Fargo off Mukilteo Speedway features historical mural | Biz brief

A new Wells Fargo branch has opened at the Park Pointe Plaza shopping center, 12926 Mukilteo Speedway. The grand opening was held Oct. 12. Branch Manager Dylan Phan and about 10 Wells Fargo team... Full story


Manager of QFC awarded for helping disabled veterans

The Snohomish County chapter of Disabled American Veterans has honored Mukilteo QFC manager Kevin Hauser with a plaque of appreciation. DAV Commander Gregg Michael presented the award to Hauser at... Full story


Kiwanis Club installs 2014-2015 officers

Scott Whelpley was installed as president of the Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo during the club’s annual Installation Banquet on Oct. 14 at Travis Industries. This is his first term as president. Also...


Stunning sunrise | Through Your Lens

Bonnie Hilory shot this photo of the sunrise from Oct. 6 from the Flightline Room at the Future of Flight Aviation Center in Mukilteo. It also shows the skyline of Paine Field Airport and the Boeing... Full story

 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    October 28, 2015

Holiday market to feature record number of artists

This year’s Holiday Art Mart may be Elizabeth Drake’s first and last show since the wildfires. A returning artist, Drake creates “upcycled” skirts, hats, coats, arm warmers, scarves, pillows,... Full story

 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    October 28, 2015

Musician returns to his roots for Pacific Northwest mini-tour

The son of the late Jascha Galperin, the founder of the Everett Youth Symphony Orchestra, noted violinist and former music director for the Mukilteo School District, is back for a reunion of sorts....


Mukilteo council candidates talk issues (Part 4 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 candidates for each of... Full story


Heron stands tall on Mukilteo rooftop

A blue heron perches on the rooftop of a house next to the Beacon offices on Thursday, Oct. 22. That roof proved to be a favorite spot of the bird’s, as it returned several times to stand...


Schedule of community events for week of Oct. 28 | Around Town

Oct. 28 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 to your business....


When will the Trust of God, latent in the reality of man, emerge? (Part 5) | Worship

Read parts 1-4 of "When will the Trust of God, latent in the reality of man, emerge?" at -Ed. For my life-candle to be in effect, its inherent perfection must be augmented by the actual kindling of its latent flame,...


John’s Grill serves ‘just right’ portions | Art & Appetite

I want to take a moment to introduce the Mukilteo Beacon and the Mill Creek Beacon to my column. I started writing Art & Appetite for the Edmonds Beacon last year. I jump back and forth from food to art reviews and occasionally rant about...


Knights football falls to Lake Stevens in division title showdown

The Kamiak Knights football team lost the 4A Wesco division title to Lake Stevens on Friday, Oct. 23, in a nationally broadcast game. The final score was 63-7 for Lake Stevens. The game was broadcast on ESPNU as part of the 2015 Geico ESPN High...


Kamiak, Mariner compete in cross country meet

The Lakewood cross country teams hosted the Wesco cross country championship meet on Saturday, Oct. 24, in Lakewood. In the boys meet, Lake Stevens won with 100 points, while Kamiak was fourth with 267 and Mariner was eighth with 622 points. In the... Full story


Kamiak volleyball loses divison title to Monroe

The Kamiak volleyball team faced off against Monroe in the district championship game at Monroe High School on Thursday, Oct. 22. The Knights lost 3-1 to the Bearcats. The final scores were 22-25, 25-13, 19-25 and 14-25 for the Bearcats. Katie... Full story


Kamiak girls soccer shuts out Cascade

The Kamiak girls soccer team picked up a league win over Cascade on Thursday, Oct. 22, beating the Bruins 5-0 at home. Jamie Beirne scored two goals for Kamiak during the win, while Alexie Morris, Sidney Schmidt and Jenny Wrobel each scored one...


Kamiak Dulcineas to host Italian dinner | School brief

The award-winning Kamiak Duncineas dance team will host its annual Italian dinner and silent auction fundraiser Tuesday, Nov. 10. “A Roman Holiday” will be held at Kamiak High School in the commons from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner includes spaghetti,... Full story


Annual district craft fair set for Nov. 7 | School brief

One of the biggest craft fairs in south Everett will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7. The 22nd annual Mukilteo Schools Craft Fair will take place in the main gym at Mariner High School, which is located at 200 120th St. S.W. The... Full story


4th graders get to see national parks for free | School brief

Hey, fourth graders! You get to see America’s natural wonders and historic sites for free. As of Sept. 1, fourth graders and their families can gain free access to federally managed lands and waters, including national parks for an entire year....


Colorful run raises $24,000 for Mukilteo Elementary | School brief

Students ran, danced and skipped through paint powders and bubbles during Mukilteo Elementary’s annual event. The PTSA fundraiser has raised a record $24,000 with its These Colors Will Run fundraiser so far. The fun run was held Friday, Oct. 16,...


Kamiak drama program is best in Northwest | School brief

Kamiak High School’s drama program has been named the best in the Northwest by Stage Directions magazine. Director Laurie Levine and the Kamiak Drama Department will be spotlighted in the next issue of Stage Directions as the 2015 Northwest winner...


Fundraisers needed to sell at hockey games | School brief

Olympic View Music Boosters needs volunteers to sell raffle tickets, programs and hockey pucks at Everett Silvertips games. The club is scheduled to sell from 5:15-8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, and Friday, Nov. 13, at the hockey games. The Everett...


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