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Jordan Hanssen to speak at Everett Mountaineers event | A&E brief

Join the Everett Mountaineers for an evening with Jordan Hanssen, modern day adventurer and author. The nonprofit organization’s awards banquet will be held on Nov. 7, 2015 at the Holiday Inn in...


WICA presents ‘A Walker Family Thanksgiving’ | A&E briefs

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts presents “A Walker Family Thanksgiving” by at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, on Whidbey Island. Join the Walkers, a well-known musical Whidbey Island family, in a... Full story


Kamiak students star in ‘The Addams Family’ | A&E brief

If you’re a fan of “The Addams Family” in any of its forms – be that the cartoon, movie or TV show – then you’ll also love the new musical. Village Theatre KIDSTAGE presents “The Addams... Full story


After two ACL injuries, Kamiak soccer player focuses on senior season

Blame Emele Chaddock's love of soccer on a jacket. A really cool coat. At least that's what Chaddock thought about her best friend’s Northwest Nationals jacket in the fifth grade. And of...


Award-winning author Gary Schmidt to visit Voyager | School brief

Author Gary Schmidt will visit Voyager Middle School Friday, Nov. 6, to talk to students about his books and what it’s like to be a writer. Schmidt is the author of nine YA novels, including...


Columbia Elementary hosts Walktober Wednesdays | School brief

Columbia Elementary students and staff walked to school every Wednesday in October. PE teacher Hazel Beiermann organized a walk from the Mukilteo Library to Columbia every Wednesday. Walktober...


Help send Christmas gifts to children in need overseas

This month, the Mukilteo Presbyterian Church will serve as a collection site for Operation Christmas Child, the world's largest Christmas project of its kind. The annual project is a favorite of... Full story


Have coffee with Mukilteo’s new police chief

Mukilteo’s new police chief is inviting the community to join him for coffee and conversation on Monday, Nov. 9. This “Coffee with a Cop” event, to be held at the Starbucks near the police stati...


Fire leaves tree smoking in Japanese Gulch

A fire in Japanese Gulch left a tree smoking for days last week. Before 11:10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, a caller reported the base of a tree in the gulch was burning, Mukilteo Assistant Fire Chief... Full story


Author writes because she loves to read

A love of reading books has led Deb Caletti to write 13 of her own – and counting. Caletti, author of “The Secret She Keeps,” is the keynote speaker at the 23rd annual Mukilteo Schools...


A picturesque peek on a Chinese lake

Mukilteo’s first Travel with the Chamber trip to China included a cruise on West Lake in Hangzhou. There are numerous temples, pagodas, gardens and manmade islands within the lake. The Chamber of...


Schedule of community events for week of Nov. 4 | Around Town

Nov. 4 Sno-Isle Dental Clinic Sno-Isle Technical Dental Clinic will be open from Nov. 4 through March 31 on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Limited openings at 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. for reduced cost services. Cost is $75 per appointment. Receive full...


How do you see your shadow? | Worship

"When I stand in the light, I cast a shadow across the pathway(s) of my experience(s). – “A Course in Miracles” I initially intended to write this column based on my personal experiences as a former Catholic, Pentecostal (where I was activel...


Mariner football falls to Monroe 31-21

The Mariner football team lost to Monroe in a game held Friday, Oct. 23. The final score was 31-21 for Monroe. The Bearcats opened the game with a 54-yard touchdown run. Mariner's running back Darius Brown scored a touchdown after a 3-yard run... Full story


Kamiak volleyball tops Lake Stevens in three

The Kamiak volleyball team hosted Lake Stevens on Wednesday, Oct. 28, earning a three game league win. The Knights won 3-1 (25-23, 25-20, 13-25, 25-22). Katie Petterson had 13 kills during the win, while Kat Anderson had 30 assists, two aces and15... Full story


Kamiak football beats Cascade 28-21

It was a team effort, certainly, but Kamiak?s Connor Alexander and Alex Indicato had huge games on Friday, Oct. 30, as the Knights beat Cascade 28-21 at Goddard Stadium. The win comes after a tough 63-7 loss to top-ranked Lake Stevens. Quarterback...


Local student graduates from Kent State | School brief

A student from Mukilteo has graduated from Kent State University with distinction. Brian Sayre received an associates degree. He was one of nearly 1,700 students to graduate over the summer. Kent State University has more than 41,000 students. It... Full story


Local student graduates from Boston University | School brief

A student from Mukilteo has graduated from Boston University. Parker Powell received a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management. He was one of 1,637 BU students to graduate in September. Founded in 1839, Boston University has...


Mariner drama to present ‘Stand and Deliver’ | School brief

Drama students at Mariner High School will perform “Stand and Deliver,” which opens Nov. 12. This Oscar-nominated drama is the true story of a dedicated East Los Angeles teacher who surmounts overwhelming odds in her quest to turn inner-city...


School levy to go to February ballot for renewal | Mukilteo Schools

Let’s talk about taxes. Few subjects carry as much passion and misunderstanding as that of taxes. We all like to complain about paying taxes, yet we also like the services that we get from those taxes. Where would we be without the police and fire... Full story


Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of Nov. 4 | Police Beat

Oct. 28 Suspicious – 11500 blk W. Oakmont Dr. A caller reported that a man was at the location and that the police had been looking for him. It was determined a corrections officer had been looking for him. He was advised to contact the corrections...


Turn Paine Field into cultural hot spot | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: As a local aviation enthusiast, I'd love to see more historical and educational aerospace institutions in Snohomish County, and I certainly think the potential is there for much more tourism [Sessions: Project will increase...


Thank you from Cook for election support | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I would like thank everyone who supported me in this election and shared my vision for Mukilteo's robust future while protecting its charm and character. You truly embody my election slogan "Working Better Together"!... Full story


Support schools foundation at Nov. 11 breakfast | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: There are several community events held in Mukilteo each year that distinguish our community as a great place to live. One of them is happening next Wednesday, Nov. 11, our annual breakfast. The Mukilteo Schools Foundation does...


Beacon wrong to mention liquor bottles at memorial | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I read the article regarding the death and subsequent memorials for Anthony Boro, and was immediately struck by the mention of liquor bottles left at the memorial [“Family, friends mourn loss of Mariner 10th grader,” front... Full story


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