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Editorial cartoon for week of Sept. 15

 — Updated 9/24/2021

 

Editorial cartoon for week of Sept. 22

 — Updated 9/24/2021

 

Letter to the Editor: Schwab is a tireless supporter of Mukilteo School District students

We are rapidly closing in on the general election in November. In odd-numbered years, people don't always pay as much attention to local races as they do in even-numbered years.... — Updated 9/24/2021

 

Letter to the Editor: Zieve wants to keep Mukilteo a small town, supports the police

This endorsement is for Peter Zieve for Mukilteo City Council Position #1. I can't think of anyone that would represent our city better than Peter. Peter sent a postcard to all... — Updated 9/24/2021

 
 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion 

The name of the game has yet to be determined | Chuck's World

I know a writer who likes to capitalize certain words or phrases, as if they were proper nouns. It’s really none of my business, but I can’t help noticing. He’ll write, “My... — Updated 9/24/2021

 
 By Peter Anderson    Opinion 

What and where was Ball's Park? | Muk Revisited

No, it was not a ballpark. It was a wooded retreat area that had picnic tables and small log cabins for rent. Developed in the early 1900s by Hazen and Luella Ball, it was located... — Updated 9/24/2021

 

Letter to the Editor: Zieve supports keeping Mukilteo's small-town feeling

In my interactions with fellow Mukilteo residents, whether it is at Lighthouse Park, the gulch, the grocery store, or at one of our many memorable restaurants, I have found a... — Updated 9/23/2021

 

Letter to the Editor: Marine represents residents' views on housing, public safety

I am a long time resident of Mukilteo, approximately 30 years. I am writing to you to highlight what I believe to be important to my fellow neighbors. I have gone door to door... — Updated 9/23/2021

 
 By Jamie Kaku    Opinion 

A little bit of kindness and love goes a long way | Worship

Last week my daughter asked me, "What do you remember about 9/11?" She said it was an assignment for school and wanted to ask the people in our family who were alive at that time,... — Updated 9/22/2021

 
 By Matt Nienhuis    Opinion 

Let's keep our storm drains clear | Guest View

As we approach fall, your City's Public Works Department is busy preparing to handle the thousands of leaves that will fall on City streets. If left unattended these leaves risk... — Updated 9/22/2021

 

Letter to the Editor: Protecting our freedom is the responsibility of every citizen

In the U.S. and much of Western society, we being faced with life-changing decisions thrust upon us by small groups of vocal, dissident people who wish to change our Constitutional... — Updated 9/19/2021

 

Letter to the Editor: Past actions by Zieve indicate he is not qualified for City Council

In 2016, Peter Zieve mailed an anonymous post ard to the residents of Mukilteo warning residents of the dangers that would happen if Muslim residents of the city were allowed to... — Updated 9/17/2021

 

Letter to the Editor: Zieve is dedicated to keeping Mukilteo quaint and safe

I am writing in support of Peter Zieve for City Council. Peter has the intelligence, experience, and background we need. He has raised his family here and is dedicated to keeping... — Updated 9/17/2021

 

Letter to the Editor: Marine has served his community well, will be a great mayor again

I am going to vote to re-elect Joe Marine for mayor of Mukilteo because when he was mayor, he: 1. Rebuilt Rosehill School and built City Hall. 2. Acquired the requisite acreage to... — Updated 9/16/2021

 
 By Pam Miles    Opinion

Past, Present and Promise | Worship

This month we round the corner on so much in our lives and around the world. We remember 20 years ago 9/11 and the horrors of that day, while we also remember the amazing unity of... — Updated 9/16/2021

 
 By Paul Archipley    Opinion

Subscribers step up to support The Beacon

Dear readers, We wrapped up our August Subscriber Appreciation Month with many new readers as well as existing subscribers who signed up for another year, even months before their... — Updated 9/16/2021

 
 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

On the occasion of 80 weeks | Chuck's World

I wrote a column a while back about having dinner with old friends. It was a jokey piece about accepting certain limitations of aging, and the headline was “Navigating the last... — Updated 9/15/2021

 
 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Fruits of labor exist because of labor | Moment's Notice

“Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed.” – Abraham Lincoln We just... — Updated 9/15/2021

 
 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

Unmasking the falsehoods around wearing masks | Darn Wright

How dare the government of the free take my parental rights away, such as making me send my daughter to school to be brainwashed that she is equal to my son? How dare the... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Voters should reelect Harris to City Council | Letter to the Editor

ted for Louis Harris to retain his Mukilteo Council seat – Position 1.  He has proven (in his short time on the council), that he is a man with integrity and ethics who will... — Updated 9/10/2021

 

Progressive solutions needed for Mukilteo | Letter to the Editor

According to his signs, it seems Peter Zieve doesn't realize that Mukilteo is not a small town. Typically a town that reaches between 20,000 and 30,000 is considered a small city.... — Updated 9/10/2021

 

Time to reconsider the city manager form of government | Letter to the Editor

I must register my agreement with Beth Lewis' letter (https://bit.ly/3ndzfdT – Who is the mayor of Mukilteo? Mukilteo Beacon, Sept. 1, 2021). A reading of the definition of... — Updated 9/10/2021

 

Letter to the Editor: Mukilteo School District board candidate Schwab shows up for students, parents

Judy Schwab shows up. My kids know Judy as the Cookie Lady, because during sign waving for the 2020 Mukilteo School District bond she drove around to all the intersections,... — Updated 9/9/2021

 
 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Getting a glimpse of the way we were | Chuck's World

I was 20 in 1978, a year I would have recalled as pretty unremarkable until I actually looked it up. Stuff happens every year. It was the year of the Camp David accords between... — Updated 9/8/2021

 
 By Jane Martin    Opinion

New Mukilteo Ferry Terminal needs to address numerous problems | Guest View

Editor's note: The following is a letter by a Whidbey Island resident that was sent to Washington State Ferries and state legislators about issues related to the Mukilteo Ferry... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

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