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 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Becoming our grandparents isn’t for chickens; and we need the eggs l Off Kilter

Michael Gold, a self-described “gadfly” who lived on the East Coast before moving to Mill Creek, then the Picnic Point area, is a serial entrepreneur who combines his East... — Updated 5/8/2019

 

School Briefs

Future Chef event showcases Mexican cuisine Colorful flair and a lot of delicious food were showcased recently at the 11th annual Future Chef competition. Eighteen future chefs prepared a variety of creative and tasty Mexican... — Updated 5/8/2019 Full story

 

Legislature ‘prays’ for Congress to curb Trump’s ability to launch a nuke

Democratic lawmakers in Olympia have asked the U.S. Congress to ensure the president does not have sole authority to launch a nuclear strike, except in cases of retaliation to a nuclear attack. The state House and Senate each prese... — Updated 4/19/2019 Full story

 

Union wants higher taxes despite MSD's $15K per student

For years, through politics, teacher strikes and court cases, we have heard that state lawmakers were underfunding schools. Then, with great fanfare, state leaders came together in 2017 and passed an historic bill that is providing... — Updated 4/3/2019

 
 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Say what you will l Chuck's World

I stopped reading comic books around the same time I stopped trick-or-treating, and for the same reason – I was 12 years old. So I’ll admit to being a little baffled by adults... — Updated 11/21/2018

 
 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Annual ‘Christmas Spectacular’ returns for 18th year

Many in the area know Dr. Sanford Wright as a neurosurgeon in Snohomish County and as the son of Dorothy Jayne Wright who taught dance to generations of Mukilteans at the old... — Updated 11/14/2018 Full story

 

What’s your plan? l Insightful Investing

Market volatility seems like a bad thing. The news networks have a way of creating programming that keeps you watching. Fear is one of the strongest emotions in human beings. And the media has a way of playing to our basic fears.... — Updated 10/31/2018

 

Finding your true self by serving others l Worship

He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it. (Matthew 10:39) On Sept 15, President Russell M. Nelson, the current prophet and... — Updated 9/26/2018 Full story

 

Festival history l Muk Revisited

In early 1966, a handful of members of the newly incorporated Mukilteo Historical Society (MHS) were searching for some way to increase awareness of the history of Mukilteo while al... — Updated 9/5/2018

 

Letters: EMS, Liias and SB 6617

Vote “no” on EMS In the last issue of the Beacon a column was published, Fire Sirens, titled, "How the levy would help EMS" in which a statement was made that will not be understood by many and should be clarified. The... — Updated 8/1/2018

 

Agent Amy Morrison brings ‘client first’ approach to real estate

It would take someone who can think outside the box to be able to connect the dots between a job as a Doula (helping deliver babies) and a career as a real estate broker. Amy Morrison is just such a person. She decided to shift... — Updated 7/11/2018

 

ACES, Kamiak, and Mariner seniors earn diplomas

Tassels were moved, gowns were worn, and caps flew high last week as nearly 1,000 Mukilteo students graduated from high school. Seniors from ACES, Kamiak, and Mariner high schools... — Updated 6/20/2018 Full story

 

Waterfront safety in Mukilteo l Guest View

As the busy summer season descends rapidly upon us, many are asking what changes are being made to ease the access and safety concerns of everyone trying to get to Mukilteo’s waterfront. Whether you’re getting on the ferry or... — Updated 6/20/2018

 

Carole M. Goldberg: 1945-2018

Carole M. Goldberg passed away at home surrounded by loved ones on May 30, 2018 following a seven and a half month brave and valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. Born May 11,... — Updated 6/13/2018

 

Letters: Congrats and Paine Field

Congrats Kamiak grads Carpe diem, it’s a Latin phrase meaning, “seize the day.” Class of 2018, your day begins now. The world is opening up to all of the choices and opportunities that will shape the course of your lives.... — Updated 6/13/2018

 
 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

The silent survivors | Chuck's World

If you’ve ever erred and written “continental” in a publication when you really meant “contiguous,” you would be like me, I guess. It’s an easy mistake to make,... — Updated 5/30/2018

 

School Briefs

Students will help research cure for cancer Mariner sophomores Marlene Barajas-Salas, Amber Carbajal, Portia Forson, Alberta Gbla, and freshman Nina Huynh will start researching for cures for cancer at a two-week paid internship... — Updated 5/2/2018 Full story

 

The Empty Garden Tomb l Worship

In April 2016, Elder Paul V. Johnson, a church leader, shared the following personal experience, “Nearly one year ago, our daughter Alisa died. She had struggled with cancer for almost eight years, with several surgeries, many... — Updated 4/4/2018

 

The gift of true friendship l Worship

How are you fixed for friends? That's an important question to ask yourself. Having some friends is not only nice thing; it’s crucial to your emotional and physical health. We are made to live in relationship with others.... — Updated 3/7/2018

 

‘That Magnificent Mozart!’ featuring Symphony No 31, ‘Paris’

The Everett Philharmonic and Conductor Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs will be performing “the intimacy of Mozart” for Valentine’s Day weekend in their third concert of the season,... — Updated 2/7/2018

 

Reasons I will never retire l Insightful Investing

In the past few years, I have been on the receiving end of age discrimination. I have grey hair and that is just about enough to do it. People think I should be retired. Some people think I am just tired. I have no intention of ret... — Updated 2/7/2018

 

Why these two teams? l Editor's Note

This may be the least excited for a Super Bowl I have ever been. Obviously I’m going to be bitter about the Seahawks not being in it, but honestly, the way they played this year and the way the injuries piled up on the defensive... — Updated 1/31/2018

 

State budget is all about better education for our children

The budgets we pass in the state capitol aren’t merely page after page of numbers. Those numbers represent real children in real schools, here in the 44th District and in every corner of the great state of Washington. Those... — Updated 1/4/2018

 

What to know about tax laws l Insightful Investing

Happy New Year! 2018 has begun. The new tax law will be in effect starting now! And if you are like me then your eyes are probably glazed over. How does this affect me? I am not sure yet. So I will try to break some of this down... — Updated 1/3/2018 Full story

 

Institute of Flight receives Brewer Award

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) director of Aerospace education for the CAP Washington Wing presented one of the highest recognitions in aeronautic education to the Institute of Flight... — Updated 12/6/2017 Full story

 

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