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Gallery North show to feature new members

Gallery North announces its January exhibition “In With The New,” featuring artists who have joined the gallery during 2014. The show includes: fused glass by Kevin Creekmore; watercolors by...

 

Temple Grandin will present ‘The Way I See It’

Mary Temple Grandin is an American doctor of animal science, a professor at Colorado State University, a best-selling author, an autistic activist and a consultant to the livestock industry on animal...

 

Movie critic Robert Horton presents 'How Hollywood Created the Star’

How were the first great movie stars created? Find out at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 11, at Harbour Pointe Retirement when distinguished film critic, author, curator and broadcaster Robert Horton...

 

Beacon on Business: Sound Family & Sports Chiropractic, PLLC

A new chiropractic office has opened off of the Mukilteo Speedway this year. The new Sound Family & Sports Chiropractic, PLLC in Mukilteo provides chiropractic care to patients with personal...

 

2014 Year in Review (Part 1)

January New mayor to restructure management Although Mayor Jennifer Gregerson was sworn in on Jan. 6, she’s been making her transition into the mayor’s office for weeks. Gregerson formed a...

 

Find much-needed rest for your weary soul | Worship

“The seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord your God. In it you shall do no work” (Exodus 20:9-10) Many of us live at a high-speed pace. A recent article indicated that, assuming a middle class worker working 50 weeks a year, worked over 428 more...

 

Log of 911 calls to Mukilteo police for week of Dec. 31 | Police Beat

Dec. 24 Information – 600 blk Front St. An officer was advised of a 12-14 foot boat that appeared to be in trouble 200 yards from the shoreline. The boat appeared to be drifting toward the ferry. Coast Guard was notified. Animal – 600 blk 3rd St. A...

 

Fullness Circles Foundation publishes ‘Best of Thrashin' Jack 2014’

The Fullness Circles Foundation is pleased to announce the publication of a new book by local Humanist thinker and illustrator Jeff Stilwell. “The Best of Thrashin' Jack 2014” is a compilation of nearly 100 illustrations, known as visual para...

 

Holiday greetings from Sheriff’s department | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: Happy holidays, Mukilteo Beacon! It’s been a wild and hectic year here in Snohomish County. Thank you for telling our stories and helping to keep our communities informed. I look forward to working with you in 2015. Shari...

 

Kiwanis welcomes USS Rodney M. Davis | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: The homecoming of the USS Rodney M. Davis was Dec. 19. Cmdr. Todd Whalen let me know the ship would be passing by the park and lighthouse between 11 a.m. and noon. We had a group on the pier serving the families as they wait for...

 

Editor’s Japan Town idea is brilliant | Letter

Editor, The Beacon: I was so pleased to read your thoughts on the historical aspects of the Japanese Gulch [“If only the trees could talk,” Editor’s Note, Dec. 17, page 4]. I hope some bright people who are studying this and creating the plan...

 

A look back at local business | Chamber Corner

2014 is drawing to a close, and even though they’re working their way through the Holiday frenzy, businesses should step back and look at what worked, what backfired, and what it will take to improve in the New Year. After all, a fourth quarter...

 
 By Chef Dez    General    December 31, 2014

Reduce food waste to save money in 2015 | Chef Dez

According to the American Heritage Dictionary, the phrase "waste not, want not" was first recorded in 1772, but was derived from an earlier version: "wilful waste makes woeful want" recorded in 1576. In today's world of credit...

 

In my own defense | Chuck's World

I’m going to return for the moment to the dawn of history, which for our purposes I’ll say was 1991. It’s not a bad choice. That was the year that Tim Berners-Lee and others got a system up and...

 

Schedule of community events for week of Dec. 31 | Around Town

Dec. 31 City Hall Closed Mukilteo City Hall will be closed at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31 and on Thursday, Jan. 1. For emergency services that require attention before the next business day, call 911. More info: 425-263-8000 or www.ci.mukilteo.wa.us...

 

Community Transit recruiting a new CEO

Snohomish County’s public transportation provider is looking for a chief executive officer. Community Transit’s longtime CEO Joyce Eleanor retired in August, and the agency’s board of directors has launched a process to recruit a new leader....

 

Sno-Isle Library's favorite books of 2014

The Sno-Isle Library staff has put together a list of their favorite books of 2014, recommended to local readers. To see the full list, including descriptions of each book, visit www.sno-isle.org. •"A Sudden Light" by Garth Stein • "All...

 

Top online stories for Mukilteo Beacon in 2014

Like most newspapers these days, The Beacon has a thriving online version of the paper. We regularly post updates to stories, extra photo galleries and much more. Links to each of the stories can be found online. Here's a look at the top 10 most...

 

Was mysterious green circle painted by aliens? | Kudos & Complaints

We’re thinking of re-naming our Kudos and Complaints series to just Complaints because, apparently, Mukilteans don’t take the time to send an email to the city unless it is to complain. (Just kidding.) Here is the eighth of a bi-monthly look at...

 

Mukilteans victims of holiday package thefts

This is the season for package thefts in Mukilteo: At least nine boxes were stolen from residents this month. Five victims called 911 this holiday season to report that their packages had been stolen off their doorsteps – many of them likely boxes...

 

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