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 By Beacon Staff    News

Outdoor burning ban announced for Snohomish County

Due to high fire danger and expected hot and dry weather conditions, the Snohomish County Fire Marshal has announced an outdoor burning ban for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County that will go into effect at 8 a.m.,... — Updated 7/17/2020

 

Donate blood Aug. 3 and 6 at Rosehill Community Center

Bloodworks Northwest will have a pop-up center in the Point Elliott Room at Rosehill Community Center on Aug. 3 and 6. To participate, people should schedule an appointment online... — Updated 7/27/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

Making a splash

In light of the humpback whale likely killed in a collision with a ferry earlier this month near Mukilteo, here is look at how we prefer to see whales. Photographer Janine Harles... — Updated 7/22/2020 Full story

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

H.G. Wells' 'War of the Worlds' filmed in Mukilteo | From the archive/Weekend read

Editor's note: The Beacon is republishing stories we think will be of interest to readers. This feature is how part of the War of the Worlds documentary was shot in Mukilteo. The st... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By David Pan    News

Former Kamiak student charged with second-degree rape

A former Kamiak High School student has been charged with second-degree rape of a 14-year-old girl. Cameron Reed Stone, 20, was formally charged June 22 in Snohomish County Superior Court. The assault allegedly took place in... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

Primary election is Aug. 4

Although the Aug. 4 primary won't directly affect Mukilteo government – Mayor Jennifer Gregerson is in her second term and all seven councilmembers are set (Gregerson and... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By David Pan    News

City moves ahead with Housing Action Plan

A sharply divided Mukilteo City Council voted 4-3 to move forward with creating a Housing Action Plan during its Monday, July 6 meeting. Council president Richard Emery, vice... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By David Pan    News

City Council nixes Regional Fire Authority proposal

The timing isn't quite right for the City of Mukilteo to pursue talks with Everett about a proposed Regional Fire Authority. During its Monday, July 13, work session, the City... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By David Pan    News

Whale likely dead after collision with ferry near Mukilteo

A 3-year-old humpback whale is presumed dead following a collision with a Washington State ferry near Mukilteo Monday, July 6. The accident occurred around noon when two humpback... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By David Pan    News

PUD offers assistance to customers struggling to pay bills

If you’re struggling to pay your bill from Snohomish County PUD because it is much higher than expected, help is available. Some Mukilteo residents have been surprised by bills that are double or more the amount they are used to... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By David Pan    News

Overall sales tax revenue ahead of last year

The latest numbers on sales tax revenue for the City of Mukilteo seem to be generally positive. In her monthly budget update to the City Council Monday, July 20, finance director Michelle Meyer said that although the June numbers a... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

Mukilteo Kiwanis announces 'Coolest Pet in Mukilteo' photo contest

Think you have the coolest pet in Mukilteo? Want to brag about your furry friend? Well, the Mukilteo Kiwanis Foundation is giving you the opportunity to show off your best friend... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

WSU Beach Watchers launches Mukilteo Lighthouse Park virtual app

The WSU Beach Watchers won't be hosting its Summer Naturists program at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but instead are offering a free virtual scavenger... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By David Pan    News

Mukilteo ferry terminal opening delayed to at least end of year

The opening of the Mukilteo ferry terminal has been pushed back to at least the end of the year, as a result of a six-week construction delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

What a view: Comet as seen from Mukilteo

Readers Jenna "J.J." Arends and Terry Preshaw snapped some impressive photos of the Comet Neowise from their homes in Mukilteo this week. The comet was discovered by NASA in March.... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

Mukilteo Fire assists with massive waterfront apartment complex fire in Everett

The Mukilteo Fire Department was one of the agencies that assisted the Everett Fire Department in putting out a massive fire at an apartment complex being constructed on the... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

Gov. Inslee announces new limits on social gatherings, ban on live entertainment

As cases of COVID-19 continue to increase across the state, Gov. Jay Inslee and Sec. of Health John Wiesman Thursday announced a new limit on social gatherings and a ban on live ent... — Updated 7/17/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

Mukilteo celebrates Independence Day

Many Mukilteans took a break from the state's stay-at-home orders to head out to Lighthouse Park to enjoy the sun and fresh air during the July 4 holiday weekend. With flags... — Updated 7/17/2020

 
 By David Pan    News

Residents talk police, racism during virtual roundtable

In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd and the renewed interest in the Black Lives Matter movement, the City of Mukilteo hosted a virtual roundtable with the goal of... — Updated 7/17/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

Snohomish County's Public Facilities District to meet Thursday online

The Snohomish County Public Facilities District will meet at 3 p.m., Thursday, July 16. Due to social distancing guidelines outlined by Gov. Jay Inslee, the meeting will be virtual. Meeting participation information will be... — Updated 7/14/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

Mukilteo Police officers retire

Two longtime Mukilteo Police officers recently retired. Sgt. Shaun Greenum wrapped up a 28-year career in law enforcement. His assignments included DARE officer at Kamiak High... — Updated 7/13/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

City grants noise variance to WSDOT

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has been approved for a noise variance to perform certain nighttime construction activities (catch basin cleaning) along 84th Street Southwest from State Route 525 and Paine... — Updated 7/8/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

Parks and Arts Commission hosts virtual meeting on Thursday, July 9

The City of Mukilteo’s Parks and Arts Commission will be holding a virtual meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 9. Items on the agenda included Byers Family Park naming; 2020 Revised Work Plan update; Gateway Project update; and... — Updated 7/8/2020

 
 By Beacon Staff    News

Fireworks-related calls up from last year

The Mukilteo Police Department received about twice as many fireworks-related calls compared to last year. Police responded to about 44 calls during the three-day, July 4 holiday weekend. Nearly all of the public firework shows... — Updated 7/8/2020

 
 By David Pan    News

City monitoring financial impacts of COVID-19

The City of Mukilteo appears to be weathering the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic better than some of its neighbors. In her monthly report to the City Council June 29, finance director Michelle Meyer said that based on... — Updated 7/8/2020

 

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