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 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    October 28, 2015

Holiday market to feature record number of artists

This year’s Holiday Art Mart may be Elizabeth Drake’s first and last show since the wildfires. A returning artist, Drake creates “upcycled” skirts, hats, coats, arm warmers, scarves, pillows,... Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    October 28, 2015

Musician returns to his roots for Pacific Northwest mini-tour

The son of the late Jascha Galperin, the founder of the Everett Youth Symphony Orchestra, noted violinist and former music director for the Mukilteo School District, is back for a reunion of sorts....

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    October 21, 2015

Judge rules in favor of Paine Field terminal, tosses out Mukilteo lawsuit

A judge last week upheld Snohomish County’s lease arrangement with a New York company that plans to build a terminal for passenger air service at Paine Field. King County Superior Court Judge Samuel Chung ruled in favor of Snohomish County and...

 

Movie screens at festivals around world

Five years ago, local filmmaker Arthur Allen bet that by the time his movie was made, gay marriage would be legal. He bet right. The Kamiak High School grad wrote, directed, acted in, edited and produ... Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    September 9, 2015

Go back in time with one-woman show

The Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters Guild invites you to go back in time to the turn of the century, when literature was read aloud to eager audiences. The guild presents “Tales Well Told,” a...

 

Boeing worker commutes 88 miles daily by ferry, vanpool

The following article is the sixth in an eight-part series produced by The Beacon on transportation in Snohomish County. The series focuses on the issues surrounding travel by plane, ferry, bus and...

 

Road rage: When anger meets the highway

The following article is the seventh in an eight-part series produced by The Beacon on transportation in Snohomish County. The series focuses on the issues surrounding travel by plane, ferry, bus and... Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    July 15, 2015

Tour combines beauty of gardens, quilts

The biennial Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour this weekend features seven gardens and more than 100 quilts that, when combined, are so beautiful that words don’t do them justice. The Mukilteo Way...

 

Though charming, ferries bring traffic congestion

The following article is the fourth in an eight-part series produced by The Beacon on transportation in Snohomish County. The series focuses on the issues surrounding travel by plane, ferry, bus,... Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    June 17, 2015

Man who died in plane crash near Paine Field identified

The man who died in a small plane crash in Mukilteo near Paine Field last week was from Everett. George E. Luck, 80, died of blunt force injuries of the head and chest after a Beechcraft Bonanza F35 crashed into the wetlands near the McDonald’s on...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    Schools    May 26, 2015

Nonprofit working to help kids get good grades

For 50 years, Jan Link’s mantra has been: “Learning should not stop when the last school bell rings.” Link, of Mukilteo, is the founder of a nonprofit organization with the goal of providing str...

 

Assistance League marks 50 years of support

Since 1965, the Assistance League of Everett has clothed more than 80,000 underprivileged children in Snohomish County. The Assistance League will celebrate its 50th anniversary in May, marking the... Full story

 

Novel with Agatha Christie twist features local schools

Ten teens. Three days. One killer. A young adult horror novel about teens who are trapped on a remote island with a serial killer has been made scarier for local readers because it features fictional...

 

Nonprofit turns up volume of silent battles

Addiction is a mighty battle. It’s a battle that Lindsey Greinke fights every day, for herself and for others. A former addict, Greinke, 26, is founder and president of Hope Soldiers, a nonprofit...

 

Woman’s family lived a year on historic ferry

The Kalakala was the world’s first streamlined ferry, notable for her futuristic art-deco style and distinctive steel superstructure. She worked on the Seattle-Bremerton ferry run and operated big... Full story

 

How today’s laws protect abuse victims

The following article is the seventh in an eight-part series produced by The Beacon on domestic violence. Called the Domestic Violence Awareness Project, the series aims to educate our readers while offering information – and hope – to those... Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    March 5, 2015

County votes to allow commercial flights

The Snohomish County Council has opened the gates to commercial flights at Paine Field. The County Council on March 2 voted 3-2 to allow New-York based Propeller Airports to build a terminal for passe... Full story

 

Why abuse victims stay

The following article is the fifth in an eight-part series produced by The Beacon on domestic violence. Called the Domestic Violence Awareness Project, the series aims to educate our readers while offering information – and hope – to those needing...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    January 29, 2015

Nominate the 2015 Reader of the Year

Fans of the Edmonds Beacon will now have the opportunity to be named Reader of the Year. This year Beacon Publishing Inc. will honor one loyal reader of the Edmonds Beacon and share how reading their hometown newspaper has become a part of his or...

 

Innovative school may have to shut down

The next Albert Einstein could very well attend Bright Avenues School, but we may never know. The new independent K-8 school in south Everett is in danger of shutting down due to low enrollment. The school has just four students and a fraction of a...

 

One man’s journey to fall in love with running

Tony Markey had a confession to make: He hated running. Markey, of Mukilteo, is author of the new book “Re-Run: My 30-Day Experiment to Fall Back in Love with Running,” which can serve as a...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    November 12, 2014

Internationally renowned pianist returns to Mukilteo

Internationally renowned pianist Alexander Ardakov is returning to Mukilteo for not one, but two concerts. Ardakov will be the featured soloist in the Mukilteo Community Orchestra’s opening concert...

 

Local mom turns her creativity into a sweet book

Norene Cox is internationally known as the Candy Queen with a Willy Wonka way of looking at sweet treats and parties. Cox, of Edmonds, is a stay-at-home mom who turned a love of making treats for her... Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    October 29, 2014

Art mart is a holiday extravaganza

This year’s Holiday Art Mart in Mukilteo promises to be a shopping extravaganza of one-of-a-kind gifts made by Washington artists. The Mukilteo Arts Guild juried art show will be held from 10 a.m. t...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A&E    October 1, 2014

Youth club’s luau a party like no other

If you’re from Mukilteo, it’s likely you know the disastrous – yet hilarious – story of the first Boys & Girls Club luau. (If you haven’t, keep reading.) As is tradition, the founders of... Full story

 

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