Personal experience shapes calming care at All Smiles Family Dentistry

In August, Dr. Ilona Furman opened her second office, All Smiles Family Dentistry, in Mill Creek Town Center where she offers the kind of caring, calming, and affordable care that she received as a...

Two members of the Women's Club compete in the upcoming election

Carmen Fisher and April Berg have two big things in common: their names are both on the November ballot and they are members of the Mill Creek Women's Club.  Fisher is vying for pos. 5 on the City...

Lions, Tigers, and Bears--OH MY! 

Snohomish Elementary school students and their families gathered at the Thoren Family Farm Oct. 12 for the first annual "Wizard of Oz" pumpkin carving festival.  The 45 students carved images of...

City discusses updates to Transportation Improvement Plan

The City of Mill Creek is required to update its Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) annually. The City Council conducted a study session Oct. 8 to discuss potential projects in Mill Creek. Director of Public Works and Development Services Gina...

Garden Club's October trickery

Sorceress Lyndal, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With moss and slime, and poisonous vine and skunk cabbages all in a row! A little Halloween sorcery crept into Shawn O'Donnell's Pub at...

Is the Mill Creek Senior Center "out of sight, out of mind?"

Does anyone remember when the Mill Creek Senior Center was located in the building now known as "City Hall North?" Does anyone remember when it was displaced for use as City offices, then...

Flood risks, preparedness, and recovery

The fall and winter months have arrived, and so has the likelihood of significant flooding. Snohomish County has developed numerous resources to be accessed before, during, and after a flood event.  Snohomish County Surface Water Management (SWM),...

Long-term care insurance; Do you need it? Can you get it?

Long-term care insurance. What is it really? Do I need it? Can I still get it? It is a fact of modern times that we need insurance to protect our home, car and possessions from fire, flood and theft....

ECA celebrates 5th anniversary of arts programming for people with memory loss

Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) announced the 5th season of its Dementia-Inclusive Series – a lineup of creative and social enrichment programs designed to engage people living with memory loss...

Nature as Medicine

In the Northwest, some patients are receiving a novel prescription from their doctor: a walk in the park. Physicians in Seattle are weaving nature therapy into clinical practice. There's plenty of...

Anna Alexander for judge. Superior Court number 7

Garth Fell for county auditor

Garth Fell is the right choice for county auditor. The position leads a host of county services, most critical among them, our elections.  Nationally and state certified as an elections administrator, Garth has overseen more than 80 elections,...

Mayor's Corner | Elections coming up

If anyone said, “Give me 50% of your money and I will take care of you,” you'd be skeptical and ask a lot of questions. Between the School Board, Fire District, cities, county, state, federal government, and a multitude of other taxing...

Advertising expert Jim Pompeo joins Beacon team

Over the last five years, Coca-Cola has spent an average of $3.8 billion a year on advertising. Coffee is the most widely consumed beverage in America, yet Starbucks spends nearly $400 million...

Retain Judge Okoloko

As a recently retired trial attorney after a long career in the Snohomish County Public Defender’s office, I strongly recommend Judge Okoloko be retained as a Snohomish County Superior Court Judge.  Prior to being appointed to the bench by our...

Anna Alexander was our victim advocate

Our family has been victimized in a very personal way—our home was broken into, our personal effects ransacked, and irreplaceable, meaningful pieces of our family history, passed down to us from our dearly beloved grandparents, stolen. The...

Publisher's Desk | You too can fight domestic violence

Kim Goldman had brought extensive notes for a prepared speech she was going to give at the Hope Within Luncheon, a fundraiser for Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County that’s held annually during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. But...

John Steckler is a good man

I have known John Steckler personally for over 30 years and believe without a shadow of doubt that he is the best choice for Position 1 on the Mill Creek City Council. John is one of the hardest working and most conscientious people I know. He...

Doctors Rx | Using fiber to manage our weight

Statistics from early 2019 show the US obesity rate approaching 40% after holding steady around 35% a decade earlier. These numbers are even more startling when you consider it was only 20 years ago that no state had an adult obesity rate greater...

Anna Alexander is our best choice

As a judge and former colleague, I strongly recommend Anna Alexander for Superior Court Judge.  I believe Anna is the right candidate because of her integrity and her diverse experience. I first met Anna Alexander while we were both law students...

Hed: Darn Wright | Tricky, but maybe a treat 

It was one of those old days (nights) when the group of us ghosts, scarecrows, clowns, goddesses, and queens-dressed teenagers were still going door to door and yelling “Trick or Treat!” When our treats came, we would open the tops of our...

Retain Judge Thompson

Jackson students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Four students from Jackson High School were named Washington State National Merit Scholarship semifinalists last month. Juliana Mothersbaugh, Emilia Peterson, Priyanka Rao, and Ethan Thong received...

North Middle School held a community open house Oct. 17

North Middle School opened its doors this fall and welcomed students, staff, and the community to a new 21st century learning space. The school is designed to promote collaboration, according to a news release from Everett Public Schools. Voters...

Timberwolves struggle in lopsided loss to Bearcats | Football

A week after playing one of its better games of the season against Mariner, Jackson took a step back. Monroe scored six touchdowns in the first quarter to run away with a 56-7 victory over the...

Archbishop Murphy rally comes up short against Lakewood | Football

Archbishop Murphy didn’t come out with the urgency that coach Mark Leone was hoping the team would have against Lakewood. That lack of urgency ultimately cost the Wildcats in a 35-27 loss to the Cougars in a Northwest Conference 2A Sky Division...

Junior Chang leads strong Jackson girls swim squad

Jackson junior Mia Chang has picked up where she left off from last season. That's a positive development for Chang and the Timberwolves. Chang, who finished third in the 100-yard backstroke at...

Missed opportunities, turnovers hurt Glacier Peak | Football

Glacier Peak had its opportunities against top-ranked Lake Stevens. The Grizzlies had first and goal three times but weren’t able to convert on any of the three trips inside the red zone. Glacier Peak also turned the ball over four times – two...

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