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Letter to the Editor: Ask questions of the candidates, then vote, and follow up

Couldn't help but notice something missing from the editorial cartoon for the week of June 29: us. We may have a "do-nothing Congress, a do-little President, and a do an about-face... — Updated 7/13/2022


Letter to the Editor: Marko Liias has let us down

st of living, feeling less safe, the homelessness and drug addiction crisis, and the lack of progress being made to address these serious issues. I lay this at the feet of elected o... — Updated 7/13/2022


Letter to the Editor: Certain city councilmembers reject finance director pick without any good reason

At the June 21 Mukilteo City Council meeting, I was shocked and disgusted when certain members of the council refused to approve the appointment of Scott James as the City's finance... — Updated 6/29/2022


Letter to the Editor: Janelle Cass will tackle issues holistically as a senator

Integrity, leadership, and the right qualifications are what we need in the 21st Legislative District, and Janelle Cass is the answer. Upon hearing about Janelle Cass' run for... — Updated 6/22/2022


Letter to the Editor: Conflicts of interest – follow the money

The Port of Everett hired a large Seattle consulting firm to assist in coming up with a vision and guiding principles for Mukilteo's waterfront. Although this was billed as a... — Updated 6/22/2022


Letter to the Editor: Volunteer ham radio group provides communication support to county and city

I want to commend the Beacon on an excellent article about the importance of amateur radio in our community ("Fostering connections around the Sound, around the world"; June 8, 2022... — Updated 6/15/2022


Letter to the Editor: Mukilteo is a welcoming place of peace, tolerance, and prosperity

For 25 years we've lived here and raised our family. I am proud to say that our community welcomes people of all cultures and faiths. Over these years, our world has grown... — Updated 5/18/2022


Letter to the Editor: Rotary Club of South Everett-Mukilteo thanks community for support

On behalf of the Rotary Club of South Everett-Mukilteo, I want to thank everyone who supported our Dueling Pianos for Rotary fundraising event at Rosehill Community Center. The... — Updated 5/18/2022


Letter to the Editor: Citizen urges City Council to focus on long-term budget issues

Dear members of the Mukilteo City Council, I am reading in the Mukilteo Beacon of your plans to add another full-time position using the funds from the ARPA. These funds are only av... — Updated 5/18/2022


Letter to the Editor: The Senate should support Global Malnutrition and Prevention Act

Thanks to Michael Gold for the great music stories. ("Things about songs you probably didn't know," Mukilteo Beacon, May 4, 2022). One of my favorites, Jackson Browne's "Lives in... — Updated 5/11/2022


Letter to the Editor: Volunteers made Earth Day weekend a success at Mukilteo Community Garden

We just wanted to thank all of the volunteers who showed up to the Mukilteo Community Garden and helped clean up the grounds on Earth Day weekend. All together we had approximately... — Updated 5/4/2022


Letter to the Editor: Ask our federal representatives to continue to support Ukraine

As we watch the people of Ukraine fight for their freedom, our commitment to human rights and democracy must be unwavering. Appeasing Putin after his invasion and occupation of... — Updated 4/27/2022


Letter to the Editor: India has no governmental ban or cracking down on religious attire

As a citizen of the United States, a longtime resident of Washington state, co-chair of WASITRAC (Washington State India Trade Relations Action Committee), and an Indian-born Americ... — Updated 4/20/2022


Letter to the Editor: City should avoid the spraying of herbicide in our community

I recently sent the following to the City of Mukilteo: "Last spring the Mukilteo DPW (Department of Public Works) did an extensive spraying of herbicide along virtually all of our... — Updated 4/13/2022


Letter to the Editor: Students need to be educated on the dangers of fentanyl

I am a mom of four kids who all went to Mukilteo schools or are currently enrolled. I lost my oldest child two years ago at the age of 20. He was suffering from a sore throat that... — Updated 4/13/2022


Letter to the Editor: City Council should reject religious freedom resolution

I am writing to ask that the Mukilteo City Council come together and vote NO on "Resolution 2022-05: Promoting Religious Freedom." Why does Mukilteo need this resolution? Why is... — Updated 4/10/2022


Letter to the Editor: Resident appreciates police department's focus on loud mufflers

I was so glad to see that the Mukilteo Police Department is finally going to monitor these loud illegal mufflers on cars. This has been going on for two years and not just on... — Updated 3/30/2022


Letter to the Editor: Procedure for City appointments should be clarified

Per City Council Rules of Procedure 4.C, I am requesting the following items be researched by the Parliamentarian and included in the soonest practicable council agenda: The... — Updated 3/30/2022


Letter to the Editor: Lynnwood Rotary clubs also provide great service to the community

I enjoyed your copy of the spring 2022 edition of The Magazine. I appreciated your coverage by David Pan of "Service clubs adapt to changing environment." I am not sure of the circu... — Updated 3/23/2022


Letter to the Editor: Dog owners should leash their pets at all times

I would like to ask all dog owners to leash their dogs at all times and have police enforcement of this public nuisance. It is illegal to have your dog (or any pet) off leash... — Updated 3/23/2022


Letter to the Editor: DEI Commission candidate disappointed by City Council's actions

I was recently offered the opportunity to participate in the City of Mukilteo's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission and was honored when the mayor invited me to attend the c... — Updated 3/16/2022


Letter to the Editor: City Council candidate stands by assertion partisan politics entered into appointment process

The Beacon news story about "City finds no laws broken during candidate's meeting" ( found it convenient to quote the city manager, councilmen Khan and... — Updated 3/16/2022


Letter to the Editor: Reader agrees that State of City Address should have been open to all

Amen Ms. O'Connor. ( ) The State of the City address should have been open to all. The waterfront development is important to all of us. Mayor Joe Marine has... — Updated 3/9/2022


Letter to the Editor: Mayor Marine should stick with his original choices for DEI Commission

The March 7 City Council meeting was really a spectacle. It is apparent that the council is going to make things difficult for Mayor Joe Marine, and council newcomer Jason Moon... — Updated 3/9/2022


Letter to the Editor: State of City address should have been open to all

Mayor Joe Marine chose to give his State of the City speech at an exclusive, paying event. The speech, including Q & A regarding the mayor's plans for our community, should... — Updated 3/2/2022


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