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2015 Year in Review (Part 1)

January Innovative school may have to shut down The next Albert Einstein could very well attend Bright Avenues School, but we may never know. The new independent K-8 school in south Everett is in...

 

Will Mukilteo get a town center?

A local development company has proposed a mixed-use destination next to the Staybridge Suites in Mukilteo. Windward Real Estate Services Inc., a property development and investment firm, has asked...

 

Two named Mukilteo’s employees of the quarter

Mukilteo has named two employees of the fourth quarter in recognition of their excellent service to the city. Shawna Gossett, permit services supervisor, is Supervisor of the Quarter and Colt Davis, c...

 

Lighthouse lit on Christmas Day | Through Your Lens

Reader Lilo Lamerdin took this shot of the Mukilteo Light Station decorated with lights on Christmas Day. The lighthouse was lit with Mukilteo’s tree lighting. After the Dec. 5 lighting, the tree... Full story

 

Ahn family’s Christmas gift to Mukilteo | Photos

The Ahn family hosted the 21st annual Mukilteo Christmas Concert Dec. 17, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood in memory of the late Rev. Sung Jin Ahn. The concert featured pianist Sun Chang, Ahn...

 

Schedule of community events for week of Dec. 30 | Around Town

Dec. 30 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....

 

Spiritual teachings don’t have to come from the church | Worship

"The essential point of spiritual teachings is their appropriateness to the needs of individual circumstances.” – Dalai Lama I was born and raised in a Catholic family, as my mother and maternal grandparents were. My father was born and...

 

Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of Dec. 30 | Police Beat

Dec. 23 Suspicious – 5000 blk 81st Pl. S.W. A caller reported that a suspicious silver Volkswagen station wagon was driving slowly through the neighborhood, and that the occupants were possibly looking into mailboxes. It was not located. Collision...

 

Blogger uses Beacon websites as a soapbox | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: There were no fewer than seven of Steven Keeler’s diatribes on the online version of The Beacon on Dec. 8 [“Not So Green,” Blogs, www.mukilteobeacon.com]. More than any of the regular contributors to the print version get...

 

Will foundation move to Skagit airport? | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: As I currently do not live in Snohomish County, let me just say: It is now open museum poaching season. John Sessions, founder of the Historic Flight Foundation, wrote in a year-end email to HFF friends: ”Looking ahead, I will...

 

Aviation attraction would have been win-win | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: As a local aviation enthusiast, I would have loved to see more historical and educational aerospace institutions in Snohomish County [“Snohomish County Council against another Paine Field museum,” front page, Dec. 23]. I... Full story

 

‘Proof’: A play with heart | Art & Appetite

Perhaps the most famous first lines of any work of literature are from Leo Tolstoy’s "Anna Karenina": “All happy families are happy alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” I was reminded of this as I read a New Yorker...

 

Economic forecast strong in New Year | Chamber Corner

Next year will likely bode well for our businesses, with a predicted slow but steady improvement of the U.S. economy. It certainly is a far cry from the Great Recession that lasted longer than any of us would have liked. According to National...

 
 By Chef Dez    General    December 30, 2015

Culinary resolutions for the New Year | Chef Dez

Ah, the start of a fresh year. What better time is there to make a pact with oneself to start anew? As a cooking instructor, I encounter many situations with people wanting to improve areas of the culinary arts within their home kitchens and...

 

The next voice you hear | Chuck's World

I lose socks occasionally. So do you. I’m not even going to try to slip a new joke into the lost sock humor canon. They’re small and go missing during laundry sometimes. It happens. When I’m...

 

Pacific Seafood community meeting Jan. 5 | City brief

A local company wants to build a seafood-packing plant off 44th Avenue W. in Mukilteo. Pacific Seafood Group, a seafood processing company, has asked that the city allow it to modify height and landscaping requirements so that it can expand its...

 

Two women arrested for package thefts in Mukilteo

Two women accused of stealing packages in Mukilteo were arrested days before Christmas. Witnesses reported seeing two women – one in a gray Honda and another in a green Volkswagen – steal packages off doorsteps around noon on Tuesday, Dec. 22....

 

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