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Scene on the seas: Heading out, heading in

Readers Ali Shami and Donna Enneking were in the right place at the right time to catch a Navy ship and a Washington State Ferry out on the water. Shami shot the Navy ship leaving... — Updated 1/16/2021

 By Beacon staff    News 

Mukilteo Police investigating suspicious man

The Mukilteo Police Department has received three reports of a suspicious man propositioning women for sexual intercourse over the last two days along Harbour Pointe Boulevard. The man is described as Caucasian, in his late 30s or... — Updated 1/15/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News 

School superintendents: Move staff up on state's vaccination plan

The following letter was addressed to Gov. Jay Inslee Jan. 13. Dear Governor Inslee: In December, we heard your clear message to bring back students in elementary grades and those... — Updated 1/15/2021

 By Joseph Claypoole    News 

Online participation is 'silver lining' in online state legislative session

This might be the most accessible Legislative session in history, thanks to online tools provided by the state. McKenna Troje, 22, a graduate student at the University of Washington in Seattle, participated in a one-person... — Updated 1/15/2021

 By Patric Haerle    News

Lawmakers launch session with calls for cooperation, quick action on COVID-19

Editor's note: This is part of a series of articles the Beacon will be publishing on the 2021 Legislative session in Olympia. Washington state legislative leaders on Monday Jan. 11 took turns delivering upbeat messages that... — Updated 1/14/2021

 By Patric Haerle    News

COVID-related relief tops state budget priority list

Desperately needed COVID-19 relief is a top priority for this year's Legislature, and Republicans and Democrats generally agree it will be necessary to get that aid out as soon as possible. The parties are split, however, when it c... — Updated 1/14/2021

 By David Pan    News 

Plunging into the new year

A record number of people made it a point to start the new year with a bang. Or rather, a splash. The fifth annual Sound Salmon Solutions Jump In for Salmon Polar Bear Plunge was... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News 

VIDEO: Vaccinations underway in Snohomish County

COVID-19 vaccinations were given today, Jan. 12, at Paine Field in Everett. The Snohomish Health District is currently vaccinating people eligible in Phase 1a. That phase centers... — Updated 1/13/2021


New ferry terminal celebration

 — Updated 1/13/2021

 By David Pan    News

City to seek input about Mukilteo Lane traffic issues

Help is on the way for residents of Mukilteo Lane concerned about speeding, pedestrian safety and potential cut-through traffic from ferry and train commuters. But residents will... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News 

Police Beat

Jan. 4 Traffic 1300 blk. Beverly Park Rd. A dog was hit by a vehicle and died. Officers attempted CPR, but the dog could not be revived. The owner was on the scene and transported the dog. Malicious mischief 11900 blk. Cyrus Way.... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News 

Input sought for Comprehensive Plan amendments | News Briefs

Once each year, Washington State law allows cities to amend their comprehensive plans. During this time, interested parties and property owners may submit proposals to change language in the comprehensive plan, comprehensive plan... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News 

Housing Action Plan community meeting set for Thursday | News Brief

The city has scheduled its second community meeting on the Housing Action Plan at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the meeting will be held virtually. Topics on the agenda are: • Review how the property... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News 

Mukilteo Ferry Advisory Committee hosts meeting on Thursday | News Brief

The Mukilteo Ferry Advisory Committee is hosting a virtual Zoom meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14. Issues on the agenda include selection of the committee chair and an update on the current status of the Mukilteo ferry project.... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News 

City Council to meet with Tulalip Tribes Board | News Brief

The City Council has scheduled a joint meeting with Tulalip Tribes Board at 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14. The meeting will be held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions. The purpose of the meeting is concerning traffic issues along... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News 

Ferry numbers at lowest level in nearly 50 years

With the sharp drop in commuter traffic due to the coronavirus pandemic, the following should come as no surprise: The latest numbers from Washington State Ferries show that the Mukilteo-Clinton and Edmonds-Kingston runs both... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By David Pan    News 

Vaccinations are off to a good start

The specific time that the general public will be eligible to start receiving the COVID-19 vaccine has not yet been finalized. But according to a timeline created by Snohomish Count... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News 

KSER listeners lose longtime friend

Ed Bremer, longtime voice of public radio station KSER, passed away at his home in Everett on Dec. 22, 2020, with his loving wife Lucia by his side. Edward Charles Bremer was born... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News 

Focus group will help direct Mukilteo Beacon's path

We’re not even halfway through January, and 2021 is already shaping up to be a wild year. Because of events beyond our control, the Beacon is rescheduling its online reader focus group meeting to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21. We don... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By David Pan    News 

Marine to challenge Gregerson

Former Mukilteo mayor and current Councilmember Joe Marine plans to run against incumbent Jennifer Gregerson, who announced her plans to seek reelection as mayor last week. Marine... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Jana Hill    News 

A little strength

Penelope Aguilera's parents look forward to celebrating at home on July 3, but if things go as they are now, they might be at the hospital instead. July 3 is Penelope's second birth... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Joseph Claypoole    News

Security increased for Legislature's opening day

Increased security is now expected around the Capitol building in Olympia on Jan. 11 for the start of the 2021 Legislative session. The decision to add security follows the storming of the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. and... — Updated 1/10/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News

Local government officials' responses to riots, impeachment

With the riots at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., and Olympia, as well as calls for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, dominating headlines, the Beacon reached to state representatives serving Mukilteo for statements.... — Updated 1/8/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News

Focus group to help direct Beacon's path

Happy New Year! The Beacon wants to hear from you, and as such is hosting an online reader focus group at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13. “The purpose of the focus group is to connect with readers so we better understand their news... — Updated 1/6/2021

 By David Pan    News

New Mukilteo ferry terminal impresses residents

The wait was definitely worth it. The new Mukilteo Multimodal Ferry Terminal, the state's first in 40 years, made its official debut to rave reviews from residents during its grand... — Updated 1/6/2021


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