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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...

 
 By Paul Archipley    News    October 18, 2019 

Beacon journalists feted at annual newspaper association confab

Two members of the Beacon Publishing newsroom were honored with a handful of awards last week at the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association convention in Olympia. Sports editor David Pan won five awards, including 2nd place for 2019...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    News    August 15, 2019

Reports of our death have been greatly exaggerated

The offices of Beacon Publishing received numerous phone calls and emails in response to a photo that appeared on the front page of another Mill Creek newspaper with the headline “Bye, Bye Beacon.” The intent of the misleading headline,...

 

UW senior now interning for Beacon Publishing

Makenna Dreher is Beacon Publishing’s new intern. She will be writing stories for the Edmonds, Mukilteo and Mill Creek publications through June. Dreher, 22, was born and raised in Edmonds and is a...

 

Beacon intern brings a worldly perspective

Beacon Publishing welcomes Abigail Dente for a monthlong internship, where she is taking photos for the Beacon’s three newspapers, in Edmonds, Mukilteo and Mill Creek. Dente, 20, is an American...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    November 2, 2018

Meet Snohomish County's new prosecuting attorney

Edmonds resident Adam Cornell, a Democrat and 15-year deputy prosecuting attorney, is running unopposed for the four-year seat of Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney. Incumbent Mark Roe is...

 

Beacon publisher wins newspaper association's top award

Paul Archipley, owner of Beacon Publishing, picked up the top award Friday, Oct. 12, in Yakima at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 131st convention. Archipley was honored with the...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    News    September 20, 2018

Rate of price increases slows as homebuyers grow weary

Home sales in Mill Creek continue to be strong despite an apparent lack of inventory and buyers who have grown tired of the frenzied state of the market. Home prices have continued to climb for the past 72 months, but now at a rate lower than at any...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    Features    May 3, 2018

Lower inventory, higher interest rates have turned up the heat in an already hot residential real estate market

It seemed impossible, but the scorching hot market for residential real estate in Mill Creek has become even more competitive as prices continue to climb at a pace that exceeds the record-setting...

 

NBA legend James Donaldson shuts doors of his rehab clinic

Patients and employees were greeted by a stark note taped to the front door when they arrived at The Donaldson Clinic last Monday morning, Feb. 19. The unexpected closure of the physical...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    Business    January 4, 2018

Toasted: Where everybody knows your name

Hair stylists are often trusted with intimate family secrets and insider business tips from their clients. So it was natural for Heather Gilbo to expand on her unofficial role as a counselor when she...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    Features    January 4, 2018

The doctor is in at The Toasted Bar & Grill

Hair stylists are often trusted with intimate family secrets and insider business tips from their clients. So it was natural for Heather Gilbo to expand on her unofficial role as a counselor when she considered opening a second business in Mill...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    News    November 15, 2017

Police focused on reversing rise of property crimes in Mill Creek

The chances of becoming a victim of a property crime in Mill Creek is less than half than other areas of Washington, but that is still too much for Police Chief Greg Elwin. Elwin made an impassioned presentation to members of the City Council in Octo...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    News    November 15, 2017

Police focused on reversing rise of property crimes fueled by drug users

The chances of becoming a victim of a property crime in Mill Creek is less than half than other areas of Washington, but that is still too much for Police Chief Greg Elwin. Elwin made an impassioned presentation to members of the City Council in Octo...

 

Beacon newspapers win 12 journalism awards

Beacon Publishing staffers won 12 awards in the 2017 WNPA Better Newspaper Contest and were honored Oct. 13 during its annual convention in Olympia. The Edmonds Beacon and Mukilteo Beacon are members...

 

Natural beauty makes Mukilteo great | MukFest

Editor’s Note:Sophie Thompson, 9, a fourth grader at Mukilteo Elementary School, is the runner-up in Beacon Publishing's eighth-annual Mayor for a Day essay contest. Read her essay here....

 

I can’t imagine living anywhere else | MukFest

Editor’s Note:Finley Gonzales, 10, a fifth grader at Endeavour Elementary School, is the winner of Beacon Publishing's eighth-annual Mayor for a Day essay contest. Read her con-test-winning essa...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    News    June 15, 2017

City’s official stance on Sanctuary City: “No comment”

City officials and elected representatives for the city, county and state who represent the City of Mill Creek seem to have taken a vow of silence when it comes to the city’s official stance on the...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    News    May 18, 2017

Public outcry convinces Community Transit to drop plan that would have reduced service on vital routes in Mill Creek

Input from residents frightened that the proposed changes to bus service would have left them without their only source of transportation helped persuade Community Transit to modify the proposed...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    May 18, 2017

Puget Sound under pressure

In 2015, from his government office in Snohomish County, Kenneth Murphy made the pronouncement that woke up the Pacific Northwest from its earthquake-denial slumber. “Our operating assumption is...

 
 By Masa Takaba    Opinion    March 15, 2017

An enriching exchange | Guest View

My adventure is almost over. A year ago, I was a bit worried about what would happen. It was my first visit to the U.S. and all I had were stereotypical images of graffiti on subways. Now, I can tell...

 

What goes around comes around: Multigenerational living on the upswing

“The Waltons,” a popular 1970’s TV show based on the book “Spencer’s Mountain,” over nine seasons recounted the story of the Walton family eking out a living in rural Virginia during the d...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    February 8, 2017

Edmonds-Woodway grad loses daughter in I-5 crash

A former Edmonds resident who lost her young daughter in a horrific traffic collision last week wants people to know how special she was. “When she left the supermarket, she always blew kisses to...

 
 By Dan Aznoff    News    January 27, 2017

Mumps patient from Mill Creek intensifies record flu season

An adult from Mill Creek who was diagnosed as the second reported case of the mumps this year has added strain on the already limited resources of the Snohomish County Health Department that was...

 

Make the best fruitcake ever

This is the season for holiday dinners, parties and potlucks with friends, family and co-workers. Don’t know what to bring? Keep reading. The following is a favorite holiday recipe sent to the...

 

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