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 By Joanne Mulloy    Opinion

The History of Forest Park and the Zoo | Muk Revisited

When I tell people about my memories of visiting the bears at the Forest Park Zoo. I get strange looks. When discussing it with those from this area, we differ on what zoo animals... — Updated 9/23/2020

 By David Pan    News 

New owner takes over at John's Grill

The timing was perfect. Late last year John and Lisa Alden, owners of John's Grill, decided it was time to retire so they could spend more time with family and travel the world.... — Updated 9/23/2020

 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 David Pan    News

Multicultural learning pod pops up in Mukilteo

Students in the Mukilteo School District headed back to classes last week. Of course, what that really meant is students fired up their computers and went online, since the... — Updated 9/22/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

City seeks Parks and Arts Commission applicants | City Briefs

The City of Mukilteo is seeking candidates to apply to serve on the Parks and Arts Commission for a three-year term. The term of the new appointment would be Nov. 1, 2020 through Nov. 1, 2023. The Parks and Arts Commission (... — Updated 9/9/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Sports

Ex-Kamiak football standout dies in traffic accident

Spencer Teerink, a former standout football player at Kamiak High School, died in a traffic accident. Teerink, 26, was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident while on his way home... — Updated 9/9/2020

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

What I did on my summer vacation | Chuck's World

We would have stayed home this summer, pandemic or not. It’s what we do in the summers, and we have reasons. And the biggest one is that, after nearly 40 years of living in... — Updated 8/17/2020

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Domestic civility during a cooped-up crisis | Chuck's World

“Are you eating M&Ms for breakfast?” my wife asked the other day, although politely. We’re very polite in this household at the moment. It just makes sense to be on our best... — Updated 8/12/2020

 By Sara Bruestle    News

Baseball pioneer played for Mukilteo team | From the achive/Weekend read

Editor's note: The Beacon is republishing stories we think will be of interest to readers. This feature is on Jimmy Claxton, a Black baseball player, who broke the color barrier... — Updated 7/17/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Primary ballots to be mailed this week

Snohomish County Elections will mail ballots for the Aug. 4 Primary to 475,000 registered voters on Thursday, July 16. Ballots were mailed to military and overseas voters on June 19 and to out-of-state and rural voters on July 10.... — Updated 7/13/2020

 By David Pan    Sports

Honoring Mariner's spring senior athletes

James Smith was looking forward to wrapping up his four-year athletic career at Mariner High School. The senior standout had trained hard for the upcoming track and field season.... — Updated 7/8/2020

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

The surprise at being suddenly senior | Chuck's World

I was wandering around the edges of a luncheon that was winding down, looking for a job to do or else a stray cupcake I could swipe. We were loaded with cupcakes that day. I’m... — Updated 7/8/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Schools

Mukilteo woman named new executive director of Gene Nastri School

Julie Buetow is the new executive director of the Gene Nastri Community School of the Arts. Buetow, a resident of Mukilteo, takes over for founder/director Carol Harkins, who... — Updated 7/8/2020

 By Beacon Staff    Sports

A salute to Kamiak's spring sports senior class

The coronavirus pandemic disrupted just about every person's life in unimaginable ways. High school seniors were particularly hit hard, as commencement, prom and other rites of... — Updated 6/20/2020

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Commence with the good news already | Chuck's World

I’ve been doing some thinking, and the last person I actually hugged before we all locked ourselves in our houses was a linguist. You never know who’s going to be the last one.... — Updated 6/10/2020

 By David Pan    Sports

New Kamiak girls hoops coach focuses on developing leaders

Kamiak's May Tupua views herself much more than just the school's new girls basketball coach. "What I'm really passionate about is developing girls to become future leaders and... — Updated 5/27/2020

 By David Pan    Sports

Major changes for Kamiak with coaching departures

The sidelines at Kamiak are going to look a lot different next year. Boys basketball coach Brandon Corsi, girls basketball coach Brian Norman and boys wrestling coach Bryan... — Updated 5/27/2020

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Look at the church, look at the steeple | Chuck's World

I was thinking about Vaughn Meader the other day, so my unconscious appears to be totally in charge now. I won't tell you about my dreams. Vaughn Meader was one of the most famous... — Updated 5/27/2020

 By David Pan    Sports

Harbour Pointe Middle School teacher takes over Kamiak boys hoops program

After wrapping up his first season as the head boys basketball coach at Bishop Blanchet High School, Joe DeGrazia planned on continuing with the Braves. But then an opening arose th... — Updated 5/27/2020

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

From the archives: 'Hype videos' to hanging with Russell Wilson

Editor's note: Each weekend, the Mukilteo Beacon is republishing stories we think will be of interest to readers. Here's one on Josh Cashman, a Kamiak graduate who made waves in... — Updated 5/4/2020

 By Pamela Gompf    Opinion

Worship: Holy Week in the shadow of COVID-19

It seems odd to be planning for Holy Week from my home and not from my church office. As the COVID-19 pandemic restricts our physical proximities to each other, it is amazing how... — Updated 4/8/2020

 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

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

This column has been disinfected for your safety

The cat jumped into my lap this morning, as he does most mornings. This is not a random cat, although I'm pretty sure he considers it a random lap. And as he got up close and... — Updated 3/11/2020

 By David Pan    Sports

Large turnout, solid talent give Mariner big boost

It's no secret that the Mariner softball team has struggled in recent years. Last year, the Marauders weren't able to field a junior varsity squad because of low numbers and the... — Updated 3/11/2020

 By David Pan    Sports

Familiar faces lead talented Knights | Softball

The Kamiak softball team will be relying on its veteran players to lead the way in 2020. And there are plenty of them, as the Knights graduated only two seniors from last year's... — Updated 3/11/2020


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