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Articles from the October 29, 2014 edition

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‘Rex’s Exes’ continues ‘Cake War’ comedy | Theater Review

The Reunion Theatre Group is at it again. This time, they’re performing a sequel. Hopefully, the audience recalls “The Red Velvet Cake War,” which the group performed two years ago. “Rex’s...


The great and original Oz musical | Theater Review

If there is one story in literature that has repeatedly reinvented itself, it’s “The Wizard of Oz.” After the movie of the same title came “The Wiz,” which was a funky retelling. Then came...


Non-starving musicians to speak about making a living with music

Pianist Lisa Bergman and violinist Svend Ronning will perform their music and talk about how they make a living as professional musicians at 12:20 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, at Everett Community... Full story


Meet astronaut Chris Hadfield at the Future of Flight Nov. 8

Retired Canadian Astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield will be at the Future of Flight Aviation Center on Saturday, Nov. 8, to sign books and deliver a program highlighting his experiences in space. The...


Dancing with the Hawks | Through Your Lens

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, the Kamiak Dulcineas dance team were invited to the Seahwaks game on Sunday, Oct. 12 to perform with the SeaGals. The Dulcineas, along with seven... Full story


Kiwanis Club installs 2014-2015 officers

Police Chief Rex Caldwell was installed as president of the Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo during the club’s annual Installation Banquet on Oct. 15 at Travis Industries. This is his first term as...


Pumpkins harvested at community garden potluck | Photos

The Mukilteo Community Garden held its yearly End of Season Potluck in the garden at 44th Avenue W. and 76th Street S.W. on Oct. 18. Volunteers with the non-profit put the garden to bed for the...


Car dealership is driven to help those in need

Campbell Nelson’s motto, “Community Driven,” at first blush may seem to be a clever play on words. With both Volkswagen and Nissan dealerships side-by-side in Edmonds, they have been one of the... Full story


Q&A: Get to know your PUD Commissioner candidates

To give Mukilteo voters the opportunity to get to know their candidates up for election this November, The Beacon sent out a questionnaire with five questions plus the option for a closing statement.... Full story

 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    October 29, 2014

Art mart is a holiday extravaganza

This year’s Holiday Art Mart in Mukilteo promises to be a shopping extravaganza of one-of-a-kind gifts made by Washington artists. The Mukilteo Arts Guild juried art show will be held from 10 a.m. t... Full story


Mukilteo Academy marks 20 years with new building

Whenever Miss Vic closed her eyes, she could see her dream school for Mukilteo Academy – but she doesn’t have to close her eyes anymore. Mukilteo Academy celebrated its new school, located at...

 By Erik Erickson    News    October 29, 2014

New water meter technology making its way to Mukilteo

The Mukilteo Water and Wastewater District is in the process of installing new water meters featuring radio technology that will allow the meters to be read with a computer instead of manually in Muki...


Bruce James Richter: 1923-2014

"Death is nothing at all. It does not count. I have only slipped away into the next room." – Henry Scott Holland Bruce James Richter, the youngest child of Arthur and Bertha Richter, was...


Edward J. Ellis:  1942 - 2014

Edward J. Ellis, of Mukilteo, passed away on October 2, 2014 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. He was born to Edward R. Ellis and Beverly (Dudder) Ellis on July 12, 1942. Ed was a graduate of...


Find hidden treasure within life’s trials | Worship

Trials and tribulations, and hardship and adversity are a part of life; some things that we all have to face. As much as we would like it to not be so, it’s reality and it’s never pleasant. How many people do you know who after hearing bad news...


Harbour Pointe Middle School Students of the Month | September

The following students from Harbour Pointe Middle School were selected as the September Students of the Month. 6th grade: Eva Alibejsi, Simon Burrows, Brendan Congdon, Stevie Fenton and Vivian Huynh 7th grade: Helina Azer, Ryan Madalina, Andrew...


4 honored with We Value Kids awards | Board report

During its meeting on Oct. 27, the Mukilteo School Board did the following: Approved a revision to Board Policy 3141 (Release and Admission for Students to Attend School in a Nonresident District). Watched as the Snohomish County Children’s Commiss... Full story


WSDOT urges continued caution for bikers, pedestrians during darker months

With Daylight Savings Time ending this weekend, the Washington State Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to be on the look out for bikers and pedestrians during the darker months of the year. Between October and January nearly half of... Full story


Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of Oct. 29 | Police Beat

Oct. 22 Suspicious –19th St. & Goat Trail Rd. A caller reported a blue Toyota Camry had been parked overnight near the entrance to Japanese Gulch. He was concerned that someone might have gotten hurt and was in the park all night. Officers check...


We must invest in our public health system | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Not one city in Snohomish County is contributing a dime toward ensuring our public health system is strong and ready to respond to health situations that impact us all. Communicable diseases such as Tuberculosis and the emergence...


Anthony Howard is clear choice for Everett District judge | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: In a few days, Snohomish County voters will be marking and mailing in their ballots for this year’s election. Far down on the ballot are the judges. As one of your Snohomish County Superior Court judges, I am painfully aware...


State’s most senior judge endorses Anthony Howard | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: A vote for Anthony Howard for judge in the Snohomish County District Court, Everett Division, is a vote for the most experienced and qualified candidate. Tony Howard is fully prepared to handle all aspects of this position.... Full story


Re-elect Rep. Rick Larsen to U.S. Congress | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: In such a crucial time for our country, it is of the utmost importance that our elected officials are held accountable to those they represent. Rick Larsen has always been focused on what is important to Northwest Washington, and... Full story


1 kudos, 2 complaints on city matters | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Three city items I feel compelled to comment on: First, I applaud Mayor Jennifer Gregerson and her staff (especially Public Works) for successfully opening the temporary walkway to Edgewater beach. It's not easy to coordinate...


Community cleanup at Mariner a memorable event | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: The community cleanup event on Oct. 18 was one of the most memorable Mariner experiences I have been a part of as the Mariner principal [“Mariner students to cleanup their community,” The Beacon, page 8, Oct. 15]. The joy of...


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