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Ballots mailed this week: What's on it?

The Nov. 5 general election will be here before you know it. Today (Wednesday, Oct. 16), all Snohomish County voter pamphlets were mailed to registered voters. Tomorrow, ballots will be sent out. Mukilteo has been one of the leaders in voter turnout...

 

Beacon journalists feted at annual newspaper association confab

Two members of the Beacon Publishing newsroom were honored with a handful of awards last week at the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association convention in Olympia. Sports editor David Pan won five awards, including 2nd place for 2019...

 

Police bring awareness to domestic violence

The Mukilteo Police Department will collect needed personal goods to support victims of domestic violence during the month of October, the department has announced. In November, the items collected will be delivered to Domestic Violence Services of... Full story

 

Sound Transit's Mukilteo open house is Oct. 30; Event is 5 p.m. at Rosehill

Sound Transit (ST) is evaluating more than 50 potential projects to improve parking and access at the Mukilteo Sounder station so more residents can use a traffic-free travel option. Sound Transit currently has $40 million to split between Mukilteo...

 

Couple launch pet- and house-sitting travel adventure

"Home is now wherever we are," they declare as they step off the airplane in Paris, ready to take on their first pet sitting gig. They are off on adventures for at least a year, but Edmonds is still...

 
 By Beth Bond    News    October 16, 2019 

Long-term care insurance; Do you need it? Can you get it?

Long-term care insurance. What is it really? Do I need it? Can I still get it? It is a fact of modern times that we need insurance to protect our home, car and possessions from fire, flood and theft....

 

Police Beat: Oct. 3 - Oct. 10

Oct. 3 Collecting samples? The officers responded to the location for several subjects collecting seawater. They were not located. The Ranger will follow up with the company about this Park Code violation. 600 block of Front Street. Theft The...

 

ECA celebrates 5th anniversary of arts programming for people with memory loss

Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) announced the 5th season of its Dementia-Inclusive Series – a lineup of creative and social enrichment programs designed to engage people living with memory loss...

 

Nature as Medicine

In the Northwest, some patients are receiving a novel prescription from their doctor: a walk in the park. Physicians in Seattle are weaving nature therapy into clinical practice. There's plenty of...

 

Personal experience shapes calming care at All Smiles Family Dentistry

In August, Dr. Ilona Furman opened her second office, All Smiles Family Dentistry, in Mill Creek Town Center where she offers the kind of caring, calming, and affordable care that she received as a...

 

Police Beat: 9/26 - 10/2

Sept. 26 Passport theft The reporting party (RP) came to the Mukilteo PD to report that his passport had been taken from his unlocked vehicle that he had left parked in the Walgreens parking lot this morning. Officer completed a report. Officer...

 

Advertising expert Jim Pompeo joins Beacon team

Over the last five years, Coca-Cola has spent an average of $3.8 billion a year on advertising. Coffee is the most widely consumed beverage in America, yet Starbucks spends nearly $400 million...

 

Whether on paper or online, the Beacon is there for you

With the launch of our new, user-friendly website, Beacon readers have several ways to keep abreast of the community news that affects their daily lives. As always, the Beacon newspaper is free at...

 

Firefighters raising breast cancer awareness

Mukilteo firefighters have joined the Mukilteo Police Department in special uniform changes for Breast Cancer Awareness month. This week, firefighters are wearing special shirts to help raise breast...

 

Chamber busy with three big events this month

The Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce will be very busy throughout October, with three large events coming in the coming weeks. Chili Chowder Challenge The first Chamber-hosted event is the first annual Chamber Chili Chowder Challenge. The chili cook-off...

 

Man found guilty in 2018 Staybridge incident

An Everett man accused of spraying the synthetic opioid fentanyl up his ex-girlfriend’s nose in an apparent attempt to have her overdose was found guilty of second-degree assault in Snohomish County Superior Court late last week. The incident took...

 

Robbery, shooting suspect still at large

An armed robbery took place on 53rd Avenue West off 92nd Street Southwest around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8. The suspect reportedly brandished a pistol at two residents who were walking on the street....

 

City receives $764,000 from Sound Transit

Old Town Mukilteo will likely be getting a new look in a few years, as the City of Mukilteo received word last week that it is receiving $764,000 from Sound Transit to design bicycle and pedestrian improvements on Fifth Street from Lincoln Avenue to...

 

Tulalip Tribes: No parking lot on Mukilteo waterfront

With the ever-changing landscape of Mukilteo’s waterfront, aside from what’s going on with the new Mukilteo ferry terminal, a frequently discussed topic is the future of Tulalip Tribes-owned land where the old tank farm used to be, east of the ne...

 

Mukilteo's best kept secret is right around the corner

It's not every day that guests at a brewery can get up close and personal to how the beer in their hand was made. Diamond Knot does it differently than the other guys, and they want to tell you about...

 

Police Beat: 9/19 – 9/25

Sept. 19 Assault Dispatch advised of an assault in-progress at the bus stop near the library. Multiple witnesses reported that a male was assaulting a female by throwing her body up and down and pulling her by the hair. Officers contacted the two...

 

Gymagine sticks the landing

Being in business 25 years is no easy feat. Most business owners will attest to that. And being in business for that many years, there will be plenty of faces that come and go. That's been the case...

 

Mukilteo police ditch gold and silver for pink

It's October, which means you can expect to see a lot of pink. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to raise awareness, many businesses and agencies add pink to their uniforms or...

 

A Golden evening...

The Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club celebrated its 50th Luau on Saturday, and it proved to be a golden evening for all, full of beginnings and endings. Longtime director Chuck Davis was honored by the...

 
 By Al Friedrich    News    October 2, 2019

What's up with the yellow tape?

Good news! The yellow caution tape surrounding an area of the Mukilteo Light Station (MLS) is finally gone. But wait, why all the fuss? A casual glance skyward would have revealed a broken antenna ato...

 

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