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Happy holidays! l Travel Sketcher

Merry Christmas! The Mukilteo Christmas tree dazzles an already stunning view. From my family to yours we wish you a holiday season of peace and love. Thank you for allowing me to share these moments...


Prime Living: Senior Care Consultants guide clients through lifestyle changes

The adult children who lived nearby and saw Mom and Dad regularly didn’t notice their parent’s gradual decline had reached a dangerous stage. But when another sibling from out-of-state came for a...


Congratulations Kamiak Students of the Month for December 2018

The following students were selected by Kamiak staff as Students of the Month for December 2018, due to their outstanding academics, school and/or community leadership and activities and/or...


Sno-Isle Students of the Quarter

Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center has announced that the following students were named Fall 2018-2019 Students of the Quarter Award. Program teachers selected these students based upon employability skills... Full story


Council passes 2019 budget

After months of presentations and more than a month of deliberation, the Mukilteo City Council passed its final budget for 2019. The city of Mukilteo’s total budget is nearly $49 million, according...


Electroimpact’s founder confounds critics, defenders

If Peter Zieve should ever give you a personal tour of Electroimpact’s campus in Mukilteo, skip your workout that day. Zieve walks at a quick pace, skips the elevator when moving from floor to...


Seahawks fans come out for 12 Days of Goodness kickoff at Rosehill

Fresh off a big home win against the Minnesota Vikings last Monday night (we’re not going to bring up this Sunday’s game), Seahawks fever took over Rosehill Community Center Wednesday, Dec. 12.... Full story


Mukilteo Warriors win state title | Boys soccer

The Mukilteo Warriors FC won the U17 Recreation Cup Sunday, Dec. 9 at Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila. Mukilteo defeated Vashon B02 6-1 in the state finals. Pictured are (back row, left to right): assistant coach Jim Payne, Cody Cordoba, Hunter...


Kamiak cheer team qualifies for state

The Kamiak cheer team placed second at Kentwood High School’s Holiday Invitational state qualifier on Saturday, Dec. 15. The team qualified for state in the Game Day division, a new category added last year. “I felt we had a good chance at... Full story

 By David Pan    Sports    December 19, 2018

Cold spell sinks Knights against Timberwolves | Girls basketball

Kamiak went ice cold from the field at a most inopptune time. The Knights had overcome a difficult start that saw Jackson jump out to an 11-0 lead. A buzzer-beating shot by Kamiak’s Kendall Carroll at the end of the first quarter cut the deficit... Full story

 By David Pan    Sports    December 19, 2018

Marauders edged out by Mavericks in tight battle | Boys swimming

Mariner put up a spirited fight until the very end. In a tight battle that came down to the final race, Meadowdale finished ahead of the Marauders in the 400-yard freestyle relay to pull out an 86-84 victory in a Wesco South boys swimming dual meet... Full story


The kids are all right l Chuck's World

I returned home a couple of days ago, after a week in Texas, and almost immediately I went down to the basement. That’s where everything ends up, anyway. Gravity is alive and well in this house,...

 By David Pan    Sports    December 19, 2018

Sophomore standout powering talented Knights | Boys swimming

It’s early in the season, but the numbers are adding up for Kamiak’s boys swim team. Led by sophomore standout Vlad Gilszmer, the Knights posted state qualifying times in all three of their relays during a Wesco dual meet against Stanwood,...


The wonder of it all l Worship

Of all the folks that figure in the Christmas story, I relate most to the shepherds. The shepherds were not of privileged background. They were simple, common people engaged in the ordinary business of daily living. They, like you and me, had their...


Letter: Gregerson's County Council run

Gregerson running for Snohomish County Council? Reading a recent Beacon, I learned that our mayor is running for Snohomish County Council. I am not sure whether to snicker or shake my head. On paper our mayor appears to be a well-qualified...


Expect long wait times for vehicles boarding a ferry, plan for heavy traffic

Hundreds of thousands of people will be dashing through the sound on a crowded state ferry over the next several days. People driving onto a vessel should plan for long wait times as many travelers head to or from their Christmas or New Year’s geta... Full story


Council Briefs

Catchment wall project at 61st to advance The Mukilteo City Council unanimously approved $87,000 for construction of a catchment wall at 61st Place West. Kamins Construction, Inc, a Bothell-based company, will conduct the project. There are two...


Mukilteo schools receive cyber threat involving Bitcoin

Multiple Mukilteo schools were part of nationwide cyber threats involving paying a ransom in Bitcoin last Thursday. The threats were sent to many schools and businesses all across the country, as... Full story


Holiday church services

For many, church services are a big part of the holidays. In the Mukilteo community, we have lots of different churches and denominations that will be celebrating Christmas with special services on Dec. 23, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Here is...


Police Beat: 11/30-12/13

Nov. 30 Theft The reporting party advised that personal property was stolen. 12000 block of Concord Way. Theft The reporting party advised of a theft of personal property. 4800 block of Sterling Way. You’re a fraud An officer responded for a fraud...


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