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Mukilteo School District puts reopening plans on hold

The Mukilteo School District is delaying its plans to bring back students for in-person instruction. The district previously had set Oct. 26 as a tentative date to have preschool... — Updated 10/14/2020

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Trunk-or-Treat, holiday bazaar/yard sale set for Halloween weekend

Boys & Girls Club hosting Trunk-or-Treat event Oct. 30 The Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club is hosting its first Trunk-or-Treat event on Friday, Oct. 30. The event will be from 5:30-7 p.m. and the club is asking for $5 per vehicle... — Updated 10/23/2020

 By David Pan    News 

Vandals deface Point Elliott Treaty monument

Vandals defaced the 1931 monument commemorating the signing of the Point Elliott Peace Treaty, and the bronze plaque also is missing. Mukilteo Police received word from city staff... — Updated 10/23/2020

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City, chamber hosting drive-thru trick-or-treat event at Lighthouse Park

Since the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the cancellation of the annual Boo Bash, the city and the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce instead are hosting a drive-thru... — Updated 10/21/2020

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Beacon journalists honored at WNPA conference

Beacon Publishing picked up eight awards last week at the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association convention, which was held online. The Mukilteo Beacon took third place... — Updated 10/21/2020


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The Beacon has been part of your community for nearly 30 years – covering your world – and we intend to continue doing so for many years to come. But like other small businesses slammed by the coronavirus pandemic, we are battl... — Updated 10/21/2020 Full story

 By Jana Hill    News

Was your vote counted?

Ballots should be in the hands of voters by now, and anyone who has not received a ballot by today should contact the Snohomish County Auditor's office. That advice is from Garth... — Updated 10/21/2020

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COVID: County case count highest since early 2020

The two-week case rate for the period ending Oct. 17 is the highest it has been since the first wave of COVID-19 in early 2020. The rate has increased from 70.6 per 100,000... — Updated 10/21/2020


Mukilteo City Councilmember Marine named to Community Transit Board

Mukilteo City Council Member Joe Marine was selected to serve on the Community Transit Board of Directors. The changes come after two members recently left the transit board. Mill... — Updated 10/21/2020

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Kushman's announces "Tip Matching" fundraiser to support Mari's Place for the Arts

Kushman’s has announced that Mari’s Place for the Arts as the recipient of the next “Matching Tips” fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 23. The Everett-based Mari’s Place provides cultural programs for children and families from... — Updated 10/20/2020

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Snohomish Health District calls on community to help curb increasing COVID-19 cases

As the most recent numbers show, COVID-19 is still very much circulating throughout Snohomish County. The 2-week rolling case count through Oct. 10 was nearly 72 per 100,000. The Snohomish Health District has been receiving more... — Updated 10/16/2020

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Former Mukilteo City Councilmember selected to board for new public health foundation

Former Mukilteo City Councilmember Christine Cook was one of seven people selected to serve as board members of the new Sound Foundation for Public Health. Cook also is a past... — Updated 10/16/2020

 By Paul Archipley    News

For a sustainable future: The Beacon invites you to partner with us | From the Publisher's Desk

Dear Reader, 2020 may be remembered, ironically, as the year everyone would like to forget. From a pandemic to an economic collapse to political polarization and more, this has... — Updated 10/16/2020

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Mukilteo pedestrian trail reopens | News Brief

The pedestrian path near the new Mukilteo ferry terminal has reopened. The trail was closed for four weeks so crews could install a handrail along a wall on the project's south side. The new terminal is scheduled to open in... — Updated 10/15/2020

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Scene on the water near Mukilteo

A radar evading Navy ship was spotted off of Mukilteo Wednesday morning. Guess you never know what you might see out on the water. If you happen to take a photo of something... — Updated 10/15/2020

 By David Pan    News

Picnic Point student's illustration featured in J.K. Rowling's latest book

Esmé Wright almost didn't believe it. About three months ago, the Picnic Point Elementary fifth-grader submitted a drawing as part of "The Ickabog Illustration" competition. "The... — Updated 10/15/2020

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Hammer appointed to Parks and Arts Commission | News Brief

Jason Hammer has been appointed to the Mukilteo Parks and Arts Commission. Hammer will serve a three-year term beginning Nov. 1. Hammer works for Safran, an aerospace company, as a product line manager. He holds a bachelor’s... — Updated 10/14/2020

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Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival to host Zoom meeting on Oct. 22 | News Brief

Planning has begun for the 2021 Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival. Join organizers at their upcoming virtual monthly meeting and learn about volunteer opportunities. The next meeting is Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. via Zoom. The next... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By David Pan    News

Learning center shut down due to safety concerns

A learning center for students at Electroimpact that had been operating since the start of the school year was shut down Oct. 2 due to safety concerns. Electroimpact owner Peter... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By David Pan    News

Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club raises more than $60,000 with first-ever virtual auction

The Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club ventured into uncharted territory. With the coronavirus pandemic eliminating any chance of a live, in-person event, the club switched gears and... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Welcome back, Future of Flight

The Boeing Future of Flight museum officially reopened for visitors Thursday, Oct. 8. The gallery, sky deck, Boeing store and Paper Plane Café are open with new health and safety m... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

24 Mukilteo businesses receive $150,000 in CARES grants

The city has awarded $150,000 to 24 businesses in the first round of the Mukilteo CARES for Business Grants program. Grant awardees included a variety of Mukilteo businesses, including salons, construction companies, non-profits,... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By David Pan    News

Budget: Help is on the way for Mayor Gregerson

Help is on the way for Mayor Jennifer Gregerson as the city heads into the 2021 budget process. When she unveiled the 2021 preliminary budget at the Oct. 5 City Council meeting,... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By David Pan    News

Residents encouraged to provide feedback on 2021 budget

Mukilteo residents still have plenty of time to voice their opinions on the city’s proposed 2021 budget. During her Oct. 5 presentation to the City Council where she introduced the 2021 preliminary budget, Mayor Jennifer Gregerso... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By David Pan    News

Solar panels to be installed at Rosehill Community Center

Solar power is coming to the Rosehill Community Center, as the city has received a $40,000 grant from the state that will fund the installation of solar panels. In early 2020, the... — Updated 10/14/2020


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