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A taste of African music and dance

Those attending Saturday's performance by three members of the Gansango Music & Dance Company expected to be entertained and enlightened about African culture. But audience part... — Updated 11/30/2022


'How do you meet 21,000 people?'

Yuri "Tony" Trofimczuk wants to hear from you. The City's new recreation and cultural services director isn't quite sure how to meet all 21,000 residents of Mukilteo, but he's... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Community award winners announced

The winners in the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce's second annual Community Awards Gala were announced Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Rosehill Community Center. The New Business winner was... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By David Pan    News

Paine Field expansion opposition

No surprise here. The Mukilteo City Council and Mayor Joe Marine are not fans of the recent decision by a state commission to recommend expanding Paine Field as an option to address... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By David Pan    News

Lighthouse Festival, City, and Chamber to receive lodging tax grants

The City Council approved the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee's recommendations of four ongoing grants totaling $189,000 during its Nov. 7 business meeting. The Mukilteo Lighthouse... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

A holiday treat

Kathleen Knull plays the violin during the Mukilteo Community Orchestra's Holiday Fantasy Concert Sunday, Nov. 13, before a near capacity audience in the Rosehill Community... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Cub Scouts collect food for food bank

The Mukilteo Cub Scout Pack 16 collected and donated 892 pounds of food and $390 to the Mukilteo Food Bank last week. Scouts stood out in front of the Mukilteo QFC on... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Nation's first Native crisis line launch

Washington’s Native and Strong Lifeline is now live – the first program of its kind in the nation dedicated to serving American Indian and Alaska Native people. Operated by Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOA), one of... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation receives $100K grant

The Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The two-year grant will provide general operating support, and Sno-Isle Libraries plans to use the funds to continue... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Pickus receives Planning Association award

Snohomish Planning Director Glen Pickus, a Mukilteo resident, and his department received an award from the Planning Association of Washington. The Planning Department was... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Deputy chief will run for Snohomish County Sheriff

Susanna Johnson, deputy chief at the Bothell Police Department, will run for Snohomish County Sheriff in the 2023 election. The position is now held by Adam Fortney. Johnson worked... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Public can weigh in on possible ferry fuel surcharge online

The Washington State Transportation Commission is seeking public input on the possibility of applying a ferry fuel surcharge to ferry fares in the future, to help cover growing fuel costs for the state ferry system. The ferry fuel... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Police Beat

Nov. 20 Sex in a car 8400 blk. Mukilteo Speedway. An officer contacted two people in a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot. The two were having intimate relations in the front of the vehicle. The officer warned and advised the... — Updated 11/23/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Snohomish County Council adopts 2023 budget

Last week, the Snohomish County Council passed a $1.5 billion operating budget for the upcoming 2023 fiscal year. The adopted budget passed unanimously. “As Council chair, it has been an honor to lead the process to pass the... — Updated 11/22/2022


Pack patience for Mukilteo ferry

Travelers planning a state ferry ride over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend should be prepared for long waits if boarding in a vehicle. In addition, all riders should regularly... — Updated 11/21/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Burn ban called for Snohomish County

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is issuing a Stage 1 burn ban for Snohomish County, effective Nov. 20. This ban is in... — Updated 11/20/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

'I-5 Stilly Doe' identified using DNA technology

Last week, Snohomish County Medical Examiner Office staff announced the identification of "I-5 Stilly Doe," an individual who had been found in the Stillaguamish River near I-5 in... — Updated 11/17/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Sheriff's Office detectives investigating child's death in Lynnwood

Snohomish County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit (SIU) detectives are investigating the death of a child that occurred in Lynnwood on Saturday, Nov. 12. Deputies responded to a residence around 4 a.m. for a report of... — Updated 11/17/2022


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We all know getting insurance can be overwhelming, right? But with more than 165 five-star reviews, Cornerstone Insurance Group is the company you might want to call when it comes... — Updated 11/17/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Incumbents remain ahead in midterm election results

Incumbents in the 21st Legislative District remain well ahead of their rivals after the Nov. 14 vote counts in the 2022 midterm general election. State Rep. Strom Peterson (D-Edmonds) had a 67% (37,735) to 33% (8,257) advantage... — Updated 11/16/2022

 By David Pan    News

So long to the NOAA building

A piece of Mukilteo's history is almost gone. The demolition of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)building on the Mukilteo waterfront is almost complete, as... — Updated 11/16/2022

 By David Pan    News

Mukilteo's new fire chief hopes to leave his mark as a mentor

Glen Albright wasn't planning to become a fire chief. In February 2021, he was hired as the City's fire marshal, a position that oversees fire inspections and plan reviews and coord... — Updated 11/16/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

New police officer sworn in

 — Updated 11/16/2022

 By David Pan    News

Property tax increase proposal draws mixed reaction

The Mukilteo City Council appears to be divided on Mayor Joe Marine’s proposal to raise property taxes by 1% as detailed in his 2023 preliminary budget. During Monday’s meeting, councilmembers differed on whether a property... — Updated 11/12/2022

 By Beacon staff    News

Incumbents appear to be on their way to victories

Incumbents in the 21st Legislative District are doing well after the first tally of votes in the 2022 midterm general election. State Rep. Strom Peterson (D-Edmonds) had a 67%... — Updated 11/9/2022


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