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Articles from the November 9, 2016 edition

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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...


Rotary recognizes ‘determined’ Kamiak senior | School brief

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club has named Mary Craggs its Kamiak High School Student of the Month for October. She was recognized for his accomplishments at a recent Rotary Club meeting at...


Rotary honors ‘driven’ Mariner senior | School brief

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club has named Galina Prozapas its Mariner High School Student of the Month for November. She was recognized for his accomplishments at a recent Rotary Club meeting...

 By John Beck    General    November 9, 2016

Pope Francis invites the world to talk reformation | Worship

The Lutherans and Roman Catholics of the world witnessed an earthshaking event last week. Many of the leaders of worldwide Lutheranism gathered in Sweden with Pope Francis for worship and important... Full story


Rotary recognizes ‘focused’ Kamiak senior | School brief

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club has named Michael Li its Kamiak High School Student of the Month for November. He was recognized for his accomplishments at a recent Rotary Club meeting at...


Former Marine to students: You can be like a veteran

Myron Travis has a lesson for elementary students on Veterans Day: You can be just like a veteran. A Marine Corps veteran, Travis spoke to students at Endeavour Elementary’s Veterans Day assembly on...

 By Sara Bruestle    News    November 9, 2016

Large truck damages ferry dock’s control box

Mukilteo ferry service was shut down Saturday morning after a large truck damaged a control box at the dock. The terminal was closed at about 8 a.m. A maintenance crew managed to repair the controls...


Mari’s ballerinas dance as orchestra plays

Eleven student ballerinas from Mari’s Place dance to music from “Frozen” as the Mukilteo Community Orchestra performs a children’s concert on Nov. 6 at Rosehill Community Center. The concert,...


Harbour Pointe honors October students | School brief

The following students from Harbour Pointe Middle School were selected as the October Students of the Month. 6th grade: Charles An, Leo Bartron, Emily Doan, Keyah Hahn, Annabelle Heiman, Eshana Singh and Kavindu Thotapalakumbura 7th grade: Mathias An... Full story


Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of Nov. 9 | Police Beat

Oct. 25 Collision – Evergreen Way & Mukilteo Speedway Officers responded to a two-vehicle collision. Vehicle 2 had slowed for traffic and was struck from behind by Vehicle 1. There were no injuries. Theft – 10800 blk Harbour Pointe Blvd. A...


Kudos to volunteers of Paine Field events | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Fall greetings from your Paine Field staff! As the days become shorter and the leaves fall in earnest, another great flying event season here at the airport has drawn to a close. I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the... Full story


Seniors have to fill out too many forms | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I am 80 years old and have lived in Snohomish County for 30 years. I really appreciate all the handouts that county, state and private companies give to the elderly on limited income. We receive electricity bill, water bill,...


Association thanks festival volunteers | Letter

The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association hosted a volunteer appreciation event on October 24. It was the first such event. We were thrilled to have close to 50 of our volunteers attend, all of whom indicated they will be back to help with our...


Reader energized by Beacon’s front page | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: How refreshing it was to read the front page of the Mukilteo Beacon [Nov. 2]. Adorable little children all dressed up for Boo Bash, addressing the signal problem on the Mukilteo Speedway and 5th Street, a local student aces the... Full story


Schedule of community events for week of Nov. 9 | Around Town

Nov. 9 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.... Full story


Mukilteo sets a better example | Mayor's Message

One of the most divisive and stressful election seasons in our lifetime has just closed. Whether your favorite candidate won or lost this week, we are all left scratching our heads and wondering: “Now what?” Well, here in Mukilteo, we are setting...


Timing is everything | Chuck's World

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the Broadway mega-hit “Hamilton,” is currently in Great Britain, which I know because he mentioned it on Twitter. I read it on Twitter because I was out of...


Mukilteo awards $317K in 2017 tourism grants

The city has awarded over $317,000 in 2017 Lodging Tax Grants to 17 community projects. The city’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee made recommendations to the City Council on how to award the grants. The council on Nov. 7 approved the grants. The... Full story


Ninth sick child is from Snohomish County

The state Department of Health is leading an investigation into reports of nine children who were admitted to Seattle Children’s Hospital with acute neurologic illnesses. The Department of Health has confirmed that eight out of the nine children...

 By Sara Bruestle    News    November 9, 2016

12 Mukilteo staffers to get pay raises

A dozen non-union city employees will receive a total of $30,000 in raises next year. The higher salaries were included in the 2017 budget the Mukilteo City Council approved on Nov. 7 with a 5-1 vote. While the mayor’s preliminary budget included a... Full story


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