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Articles from the April 23, 2014 edition

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Everett Philharmonic to perform its season finale

The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a “Listener’s Choice” concert for its season finale at 7 p.m. on May 10 at the Everett Civic Auditorium. The concert will feature harpist Juliet... Full story


Touch-A-Truck, Emergency Preparedness Fair are May 10

This year, Mukilteo’s Touch-A-Truck and the Emergency Preparedness Fair events are joining forces. The third annual Touch-A-Truck and the fourth annual Emergency Preparedness Fair are set to run...


Community gathers for YMCA’s annual Good Friday celebration

Nearly 400 gathered at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at the Comcast Arena at Everett on April 18 for the 54th annual Good Friday Prayer Breakfast sponsored by the YMCA of Snohomish County.... Full story


Dine out in Mukilteo to build fresh-water wells in Africa

Eat out on May 6 in Mukilteo and help build wells in Africa. Kamiak High School will host the eighth annual Dine Out fundraiser from 4-9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, to help build fresh-water wells in...


Kamiak percussion ensemble wins silver at world championships

Kamiak Winter Percussion recently earned a silver medal in a world championships competition in Dayton, Ohio. Competing against over 50 schools from across the United States, Canada and Europe, the... Full story

 By Megan Managan    Sports    April 23, 2014

Kamiak beats Edmonds-Woodway, Jackson, Mariner in league match | Girls prep golf

The Kamiak girls golf team earned a league win at Walter Hall Golf Course on Tuesday, April 22, beating Edmonds-Woodway, Jackson, Mariner, Casdcade and Lynnwood. The Knights won with a team score of...


Piazza’s in Mukilteo has a new name

The Red Cork Bistro, formerly Piazza’s Wine Bar, celebrated its recent name change with a ribbon cutting on April 18. Owner Debbie Curtis bought Piazza’s in August and changed the bar and... Full story


New director of Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival named

The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association has named its executive director for 2014. Jim Goettler was selected as director of the association, which organizes Mukilteo’s annual waterfront...


Mukilteo Food Bank now offering healthier options

The all-volunteer Mukilteo Food Bank has launched an initiative to improve the nutritional value of the food it offers its clients. With the motto “Be Accountable,” volunteers are purchasing more...


Treasure hunter opens Mukilteo bargain store

You know the saying: “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Clay Collins is a professional buyer, aka treasure hunter. He buys merchandise from estate sales, garage sales and storage...


‘Show me your bunny ears!’

Mayor Jennifer Gregerson and Mukilteo Officer Colt Davis asked children at the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Mukilteo Elementary on April 19 to “Show me your bunny ears!” With the Easter Bunny are...

 By Megan Managan    Sports    April 23, 2014

Mariner doubles up on Monroe | Boys prep soccer

The Mariner boys soccer team bounced back from three straight losses on Tuesday, April 22, beating Monroe 4-2. Mariner’s Jorge Ruiz scored twice for the Marauders in the win, while Edgar Navarro added the third goal and Monroe scored an own goal....

 By Megan Managan    Sports    April 23, 2014

Kamiak draws with Lake Stevens | Boys prep soccer

The Kamiak boys soccer team battled to a draw with Lake Stevens on Tuesday, April 22, finishing regulation with a 1-1 score. The team’s battled through the first half scoreless before Kamiak’s Eric Koegler scored the first goal of the game in...


What true happiness is really all about | Worship

What is real happiness? No doubt it’s something we all want, but how many of us know how to achieve it and really feel? Material wealth is obviously not the answer. We live in a materialistic society, but seriously, an excess of material goods...

 By Megan Managan    Sports    April 23, 2014

Cascade beats Kamiak 10-1 | Prep baseball

The Cascade baseball team earned a league win over Kamiak on Tuesday, April 22, beating the Knights 10-1. Cascade led 3-1 after the second inning, scoring twice in the bottom of the third, followed by four runs in the fourth and one in the bottom of... Full story

 By Megan Managan    Sports    April 23, 2014

Mariner scores four runs in loss to Lynnwood | Prep baseball

The Mariner baseball team scored four runs during a loss to Lynnwod on Tuesday, April 22. The Marauders fell 8-4 in the first game of three against the Royals. Lynnwood led 3-0 after the second inning, before scoring two in the fourth and three in... Full story

 By Megan Managan    Sports    April 23, 2014

Kamiak shuts out Monroe | Girls prep tennis

The Kamiak girls tennis team earned a dominating shut out win over Monroe on Tuesday, April 22. The Knights won 7-0. In singles matches, Sally Park beat CeAnna Heit 6-0, 6-0, while Jenna Gilbert beat Kylie Cape 6-0, 6-0. Elizbeth Norris beat Marissa... Full story


Mariner band receives top honors in Daffodil parade | School brief

The Mariner High School marching band participated in the Tacoma and Puyallup legs of the annual Daffodil Parade on April 5 and earned the Parade Marshall’s Award for being the best out-of-area band in the event. The Mariner band, which is led by...


Play it Forward benefit concert is May 15 | School brief

The third annual Play it Forward benefit concert will be held 6:30-8 p.m. on May 15 at the Rosehill Community Center. Performances will feature the talents of Mukilteo Elementary and Explorer Middle School orchestras, Voyager Middle School Jazz... Full story


WIAA looking for student leaders | School brief

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) is looking for current sophomores who exhibit leadership qualities and who would like to join the organization’s LEAP Committee. The committee was established to be the voice of the... Full story


5 Mukilteo schools win state achievement awards

Five Mukilteo schools have won seven 2013 Washington Achievement Awards. The awards are sponsored by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education. Award winners are selected using the state’s...


Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of April 23 | Police beat

April 16 Harassment – 900 blk 3rd St. A caller reported that she has been receiving harassing phone calls from a subject. An officer called the number and the subject who answered hung up on the officer. The officer called back and left a message...


Donate unwanted items to DVS | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Spring cleaning? Want to donate to a good cause? I am looking for items that may be in your home currently that you don't need, but the local Domestic Violence Services women's shelter desperately needs. Here are the...


Kudos to Glacier Lanes for field trip | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Several weeks ago, we witnessed something that we felt compelled to share. For the past semester, our students in the Connections Special Education class at Olympic View Middle School have been saving their coffee stand money for...


Preferential non-enforcement | Guest View

Mukilteo elected officials continue to discuss the need to reduce traffic congestion and to build costly parking at both street level and in garages on our waterfront. Yet, they stay silent about recent city actions that allowed Diamond Knot to...


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