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Dunn, Rohrbough face off

For the first time in over a decade, there will be a new face representing Mukilteo on the Snohomish County Council. Longtime County Councilmember Brian Sullivan, a Democrat who is a former Mukilteo mayor and councilmember, is wrapping up his third...

 

City Council candidates make cases

The Mukilteo City Council will have at least three new faces next year, and those candidate hopefuls, as well as a pair facing off to remain on the council, made their cases for election Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Rosehill Community Center at the...

 

Police to host forum about risks of e-cigarettes and vaping

With the increase in the usage of e-cigarettes and vaping, the Mukilteo Police Department will host a community forum on Nov. 19 to highlight the safety risks involved with using those products. The event will take place at 6 p.m. at Mukilteo City...

 

Oct. 14 - Oct. 24

Oct. 14 Hay The reporting party (RP) requested contact because he found numerous items at the location left over the weekend. The items were of no value (mostly garbage). The RP suspects a homeless person sleeping on the business property in the tree...

 

Annual Boo Bash returns Oct. 27

Boo Bash, Mukilteo's annual family-friendly Halloween event takes place Sunday, Oct. 27, from 2 to 5 p.m., at Rosehill Community Center (304 Lincoln Ave). This year's event is presented by Leading Edg...

 

Next issue is last for election letters

Next week’s issue of The Beacon (Wednesday, Oct. 30) will be the last issue for election endorsement letters as our next issue comes out the day after ballots are due. Letters have a 400-word limit, and must have a full name, address, and phone...

 

New officer joins the force

The Mukilteo Police Department has its newest member in Al Gonzalez. Gonzalez took his oath of office with Mayor Jennifer Gregerson at the Mukilteo City Council's meeting on Monday, Oct....

 

Armed robbery suspect arrested

A man was arrested last week for robbing two women at gunpoint Oct. 8 in Mukilteo, the Mukilteo Police Department has announced. The suspect was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 16, around 2:30 p.m. According...

 

Mariner self-defense event builds women empowerment

When Rhonda Marquardt saw a need for women's self-defense lessons, she sprung to action. The Mariner High School teacher has trained in mixed martial arts for years, and said she is regularly asked...

 

Zieve caught with forum questions

When a question about diversifying the City of Mukilteo's budget was asked to Mukilteo City Council Position 6 candidates at the Wednesday, Oct. 23, Candidate Forum, Peter Zieve snapped off some...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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