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Peter Zieve caught with forum questions

When a question about diversifying the City of Mukilteo's budget was asked to Mukilteo City Council Position 6 candidates at the Wednesday, Oct. 23, candidate forum, Peter Zieve snapped off some...

 

Zieve caught with forum questions

When a question about diversifying the City of Mukilteo's budget was asked to Mukilteo City Council Position 6 candidates at the Wednesday, Oct. 23, Candidate Forum, Peter Zieve snapped off some...

 

After some uncertainty, Festival returns this weekend

One of Mukilteo's longest-running traditions returns for the 54th time this weekend with the annual Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival. While many in town know the drill – no parking at the waterfront,...

 

Upcoming needs assessment could help push senior center forward

Dode Carlson's ultimate goal is getting a senior center built in Mukilteo. Carlson, president of the Mukilteo Senior Association, joked that once that happens, she's "out of here." "But seriously,"...

 

Letters to the Editor: It's political season!

I support Gregerson Our mayor, Jennifer Gregerson, is running for the Snohomish County Council seat District 2, vacated by Brian Sullivan, who was another of this City’s best mayors. In the past few months, she has held her head high in the face...

 

‘It’s humbling, and it’s awesome’

When a handful of past Mukilteo Citizens of the Year walked in the doors of Matt Martin’s State Farm office last Tuesday, July 16, he was confused as to what was going on. “I had no idea. I...

 

Candidates talk waterfront parking lot, Paine Field

The primary election will be here before you know it, and we’re here to bring you City Council candidates’ thoughts on various issues relating to Mukilteo. Here in Mukilteo, there are four City Co...

 
 By Makenna Dreher    News    April 17, 2019

2019 Run-A-Muk saved by local business owner

Penny Kellam, owner of Sunshine Productions running company, has stepped up to produce the annual Run-A-Muk 5K/10K on Aug. 24, with all proceeds going to the annual Lighthouse Festival. As The Beacon reported earlier this year, both the Run-A-Muk...

 

Letters: Lots of Council talk

Support for council discussion I was pleased to hear the City Council talking about changing the form of government for Mukilteo during its Feb. 19 discussion about the currently vacant city administrator position. The city’s current mayor-council...

 

Lighthouse Festival is on the ropes

The biggest party of the year in Mukilteo may be getting shut down after more than 50 years. The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival, the annual event that traditionally takes place in early September, has...

 

Letter: Lighthouse Festival needs your help

This letter is an invitation to all Mukiltean’s and everyone interested in having a Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival in 2019. The expenses of the 2018 Festival exceeded the revenue, leaving a deficit...

 

No 2019 Run-A-Muk or festival parade

The lead up to the 54th annual Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival, as well as the festival itself, will look significantly different this year as the Run-A-Muk 5K/10K and the Lighthouse Festival parade...

 

Year in Review July-December 2018

July Phamily, smiles, and service When Nhi Pham exited the back offices and entered the waiting room at her dental clinic, Mukilteo Dental Center, she was shocked and a little concerned to see her entire staff and many Mukilteo residents filling up t...

 

Endorsements, Kiwanis, and Old Town issues

Support for Schaper and Bigea I’d like to tell your readers why I am going to vote for Amy Schaper and Petra Bigea for State Representatives. Amy is a thoughtful analytic who would be a breath of fresh air in Position 1. Petra, Position 2, is a...

 

New Chamber CEO brings vast experience

The Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce said goodbye to longtime employee and CEO Julie Martin recently, and is now under the leadership of Jackie Breedlove, a longtime California resident who started at...

 

Letters: Response, Lighthouse Festival, and more

Response to Stoltz’s Guest View Interesting thing about “opinion” pieces, a writer can paint a particular version of a situation. Readers take it in, and unfortunately, many comprehend the words as pure fact. I’m specifically referring to...

 

Letters: Appreciation, concerns, and a response

Lots of thanks and congratulations Thank you to the Mukilteo Kiwanis Club and the Mukilteo Historical Society as well as the city and community of Mukilteo for this honor of 2018 Mukilteo Citizen of the Year. I am completely humbled by this award. I...

 

Lighthouse Festival needs community support

Held the weekend after Labor Day each year, the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival is iconic for our community. Festival weekend is one of my favorite weekends of the year. It provides a fun, safe place for the community to get out and enjoy the weekend,...

 

Historical Society honors 2018 Pioneer of the Year

The old adage is “never forget where you came from.” That rings especially true for Sharon (Bridget) Waddell Freeman, the Mukilteo Historical Society’s 2018 Pioneer of the Year, who the...

 

Mukilteo’s Pioneer of the Year: Sharon (Bridget) Waddell Freeman

Sharon Waddell Freeman not only grew up in Mukilteo - she also worked for the city of Mukilteo for 24 years, which she says were some of the best years of her life. Sharon’s family history in Mukilteo goes back to her grandparents, Ida and Robert...

 

Mukilteo Kiwanis Club 12th Annual Salmon Bake Scholarship Fundraiser

The Mukilteo Kiwanis Club’s 12th Annual Salmon Bake Scholarship Fundraiser returns to this year’s Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival on Sept. 7, 8, 9th at Lighthouse Park. The Salmon Bake, a festival staple, brings familiar faces and friends in the...

 

2017 year in review: July-December

July: Taylor-made to serve her community As a girl growing up in Oklahoma, Pam Taylor took to heart the value of lending a helping hand. “As a teenager, I would mow grass for people just as a service, and I loved doing it,” she said. “My reward...

 

Special ceremony celebrates retiring councilmembers’ service

Council meetings starting in 2018 will be without two familiar faces as councilmembers Randy Lord and Ted Wheeler are retiring from their positions after 2017. A special ceremony honoring the two...

 

Hello Mukilteo, glad to still be here I Editor's Note

To say that my life has changed drastically over the last month would be an understatement. I went from waking up at 3:30 every morning and driving to a warehouse in Ballard, to driving from my apartm...

 

Letter: Zieve supporters march in festival parade

My family enjoyed the 2017 Lighthouse Festival. This is the biggest event of the year in Mukilteo. We didn't see Bob Champion at the festival. Nor did we see Bob Champion at the City Council meeting on Sept. 5. Nor did we see Bob Champion at the...

 

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