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 By Beacon Staff    News

Schools closed for rest of the 2019-20 year

School's out for the year. Gov. Jay Inslee and Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal announced April 6 the extension of school closures for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. The order keeps both public and... — Updated 4/6/2020

 
 By David Pan    Sports

Keith Kingsbury: His lessons endure

Keith Kingsbury coached hundreds and hundreds of players during his 32-year career as the men's basketball coach at Edmonds Community College. But his time with his players was... — Updated 9/22/2020

 
 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Jerry Seinfeld is back, with a new show | Off Kilter

Jerry Seinfeld has been producing (and starring) in a “made for streaming” television program called “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” on Netflix. As if Seinfeld needed... — Updated 9/9/2020

 
 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Just humor me for a moment | Chuck's World

My grandson is nearly 7 years old, a remarkable child in many ways, bright and curious, but also very much a normal kid. By which I mean he’s discovered puns, right on time. I’m... — Updated 8/31/2020

 
 By Jeff Dutra    Opinion

Bridge builders | Worship

This is likely my final contribution to the Worship column for the Beacon. After 25 years of ministry at Mukilteo Foursquare Church, and 18 of those years as the Senior Pastor,... — Updated 8/26/2020

 
 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Insanity | Off Kilter

The number of columns I have written is not really so interesting, but the things I’ve seen and heard while I’ve been writing newspaper columns really have, on occasion,... — Updated 6/24/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

Auto repair shops, some vehicle sales deemed essential services

Auto repair facilities and some limited vehicle sales and leasing activities have been deemed as essential services. Gov. Jay Inslee issued additional guidance related to the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" proclamation to slow the sprea... — Updated 4/7/2020

 
 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Off Kilter: Frozen ponds and ice skating rinks

For those of you who have lived in the northeast, we have a rich tradition of ice skating on frozen ponds, lakes, etc. in winter. Unlike greater Seattle, which rarely gets a cold... — Updated 4/3/2020

 

Country music legend Lorrie Morgan comes to ECA

Lorrie Morgan, Grand Ole Opry lifetime member and one of the most eloquently emotive country vocalists of modern times will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, at the Edmonds... — Updated 2/26/2020

 

Mukilteo district educators, students to honor Bud Davis at memorial

Charles Arthur’s Mukilteo School District family will join his loved ones at noon, Sunday, March 1, to celebrate Bud’s life in the Kamiak High School Gymnasium. There will be a reception following the memorial in the Kamiak... — Updated 2/26/2020

 
 By Michael Gold    Opinion

The Academy Awards and other Outrages | Off Kilter

OK, I’ll admit it right off the starting mark. I can’t stand the over-blown, over-exposed, over-anticipated ceremony marking the annual pilgrimage of the world’s greatest... — Updated 2/19/2020

 
 By Anna Rohrbough    Opinion

More transparency needed at City Hall

I hear you. I want to say thank you to all those who wrote into the council after the mayor's proposal to accept the affordable housing grant passed slimly by 4-3. I heard your... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Cameron Sheppard    News

Lawmakers hear pitch to replace gas tax with a fee per mile driven 

Washington state lawmakers will consider a gradual transition from the state’s current gasoline tax to a system that would charge drivers fees based on how many miles they travel. This comes amid rising concerns over the amount... — Updated 1/28/2020

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Lombardo's Pizzeria closes after 22 years

It is the end of an era for Lombardo's Pizzeria on the Mukilteo Speedway. The restaurant closed its doors Nov. 4. Owner Michael Skeffington has been using his newly acquired free... — Updated 1/8/2020

 

Get Inspired to Give Back this Holiday Season

For many, the holiday season sparks the spirit of giving – not only among family and friends, but to those living in need and the organizations working to help them. If you’re committed to helping improve the lives of others... — Updated 12/18/2019

 

If I knew for sure that I would die next month, part 5 l Worship

Editor's Note: See parts 1-4 of "If I knew for sure..." at mukilteobeacon.com. They were published Aug. 15, 2018, Jan. 9, May 29, and Aug. 7, respectively. Hello friends! For part 5, a pause in all of my theorizing for some meat... — Updated 11/6/2019

 

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 30

Forum fallout speaks volumes In reading Brandon Gustafson's article about the candidate forum held at Rosehill Community Center on Oct. 23, I am astounded at the finger pointing by both candidate Peter Zieve and Lynnwood Times Publ... — Updated 10/30/2019

 
 By Don Saul    Opinion

Fearlessness and faith go hand-in-hand l Worship

I play trumpet in the Mukilteo Community Orchestra. We’re a good orchestra, and our conductor really brings out our best. When I say best, I mean best assuming we practice, which... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

Capital bond measure may be on February ballot l Mukilteo Schools

Students and staff are once again settling into their school day routines. This year, we saw more students walk, skip, and breeze through our school doors than in previous years. Our enrollment numbers continue to grow, but the... — Updated 10/2/2019

 
 By Brandon Gustafson    News

What other issues are important to City Council candidates?

Ballots have been mailed, and the Aug. 6 primary election is less than a week away. There are four City Council seats (Positions 4-7) on the ballot this year, and three candidates... — Updated 7/31/2019 Full story

 
 By Mike Gold    Opinion

Volunteering l Off Kilter

I’ve volunteered some of my time for quite a long period. It started while I was still a relatively young worker. I was working at Raytheon in Waltham, Massachusetts, building... — Updated 7/31/2019

 

Letters to the Editor

Schmalz throws support behind Melnichenko Hey Mukilteo voters! The primary is only a few days away, and I am voting for Kristina Melnichenko for Mukilteo City Council (Position 7) and I am asking you to do the same. Kristina is... — Updated 7/24/2019

 

Don't waste your time! l Worship

Billy Graham, who died at the ripe old age of 99, was once asked in his later years what surprised him the most about life: “To me,”# he said, #“the greatest surprise is just how short life really is." Life really is... — Updated 7/24/2019

 
 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Candlelight service honors gun violence victims and survivors

With gun violence taking the lives of many across the United States each and every day, residents of Mukilteo, as well as across the country, held services in honor of Gun Violence... — Updated 6/12/2019

 

Tips for those who need help

It is never too late to start, either keep going, or get going. This month's article is for those people who may have had hit a bump or two and ended up somewhere other than where they expected and they feel stuck, sidetracked... — Updated 6/5/2019

 

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