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Mariner presents ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’ | Theater Review

Mariner High School’s theater season kicks off with “The Man Who Wouldn’t Leave,” also known as “The Man Who Came to Dinner.” It’s an old classic that is as hilarious as it is...


EvCC students perform ‘The Man Outside’ Nov. 20-22, Dec. 4-6

Everett Community College students will perform the dark drama “The Man Outside” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20-22 and Dec. 4-6 in EvCC’s Baker Hall, Room 120. In Wolfgang Borchert's “The Man...


‘All About Beavers’ to show at Northwest Stream Center

The Adopt-A-Stream Foundation presents “All About Beavers” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, at the Northwest Stream Center in Everett. Admission is free. Sammy the Salmon will kick off the show by...


Rotary honors ‘enthusiastic’ ACES senior

Kodee Simmons is the South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club’s September Student of the Month from ACES High School. Simmons, a senior, was born in Seattle and has been in the Mukilteo School District si... Full story


Rotary recognizes ‘compassionate’ Mariner student

Jose Mariscol-Cruz is the South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club’s October Student of the Month for October from Mariner High School. Jose currently has a 3.25 GPA and his teachers say that he is...


Rotary honors ACES senior with perfect attendance

Alexandria Weitzel is South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club’s October Student of the Month from ACES High School. Weitzel, a senior, was born in Sacramento, Calif. and moved to Everett with her family... Full story


Rotary recognizes ‘humble’ Mariner student

Anh-Minh Nguyen is the South Everet-Mukilteo Rotary Club’s November Student of the Month from Mariner High School. Currently, Anh-Minh has a 3.93 GPA. His English teacher wrote the following about... Full story


Sound Transit director named Person of the Year

The national Construction Management Association of America has awarded Sound Transit Construction Management Director Dick Sage with its Person of the Year award. The award is presented annually to... Full story


Father, son serve combined 41 years in military

A father and son spoke at Endeavour Elementary’s Veterans Day assembly to share how their family moved 19 times in 30 years for military assignments. Veterans and aviators Rob and Jesse Coe spoke...

 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    November 12, 2014

Internationally renowned pianist returns to Mukilteo

Internationally renowned pianist Alexander Ardakov is returning to Mukilteo for not one, but two concerts. Ardakov will be the featured soloist in the Mukilteo Community Orchestra’s opening concert... Full story


Zombie houses wreak havoc in neighborhoods

Neighbors next to abandoned houses in Mukilteo are in a state of unrest over what can and can’t be done about the eyesores on their block. The rundown, ramshackle wrecks are the spoils of the...


‘In every thing give thanks’ | Worship

In a land far away, and at a time long ago, Jesus journeyed to Jerusalem. There he healed 10 lepers. But the story is not about the healing only. The story is told, “And it came to pass, that, as they went, they were cleansed. And one of them,...


Enroll now for Washington’s GET Program

Washington’s Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) program’s enrollment period is now open. The GET program provides the opportunity for families with young children to start an account and begin saving for college with the state’s 529 prepaid tui... Full story


Harbour Pointe Middle School Students of the Month | October

The following students from Harbour Pointe Middle School were selected as the October Students of the Month. 6th grade: Coeyn Choi, Matthew Kim, Sally Schafer and Jackson Speer 7th grade: Rajan Hans, Arjun Hara, Natalie Houle and Jocelyn Youn 8th gra...


Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of Nov. 12 | Police Beat

Nov. 5 Found – 12300 blk Harbour Pointe Blvd. A caller reported finding a black and gray Chihuahua. The dog did not have any ID and had an unregistered microchip. She volunteered to care for the dog until the owner could be located. Follow-Up ...


Thoughts on the benefits of baby fat | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Yes, baby fat. Doctors say that most baby fat is good fat for little kids. They bounce around and fall down almost as much as they are walking. For sure, they are not far from the ground and they always have that baby fat to cushi... Full story


Less is more on Mukilteo’s waterfront | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: This is a taste of the information that I took from that open house on Oct. 21 regarding the new Mukilteo waterfront. I was astounded at some of the suggestions, as I am a sure others were too. • The Seattle architect hired for t... Full story


Multi-church effort to help at-risk youth | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I read your Editor’s Note entitled “Addiction affects us all,” [The Beacon, page 4, Oct. 22], as well as what you wrote about the new task force that is being developed to address drug addiction among our youth here in...


Maximize safety with a police officer at Kamiak | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Thanks to Editor Sara Bruestle for the informative article on school resource officers and kudos to Deputy James Kunard for bringing the subject up of assigning one to Kamiak High School [“Does Kamiak need a police officer?...


$15 – Not Now! | Guest View

The desire by some politicians to increase the state minimum wage from the current $9.32 per hour to $15 represents a 62 percent increase, which will be detrimental to small business. Imagine for a moment what a 62 percent increase would do to your...


Roots | Chuck's World

I don’t want to belabor the point, but I think we can all agree that November is the worst month ever. Actually, I don’t think we have to agree. I’m happy to go out on a limb with that...


Schedule of community events for week of Nov. 12 | Around Town

Nov. 12 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....


Marine issues are advisory committee’s focus

The Snohomish County Marine Resources Advisory Committee is seeking 1-2 motivated members to serve as citizen advisors on a committee that addresses local marine issues and recommends action to the county executive and council. Interested parties...


County HR department honored with When Work Works award

Work works for Snohomish County employees. And the county’s Human Resources department has the award to prove it. The Families and Work Institute and Society for Human Resource Management recently presented Snohomish County the prestigious When... Full story


Snohomish County judge appoints new Superior Court administrator

Snohomish County Superior Court Presiding Judge Michael Downes recently appointed Marilyn Finsen as the new Superior Court administrator. Finsen will replace current administrator Bob Terwilliger, who plans to retire at the end of 2014. Finsen has...


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