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Sharing the spectacular unknown

People of a certain age, and movie buffs, may recall a pivotal scene in the epic “2001 – A Space Odyssey,” when a tribe of primitive humans stumbled upon a towering, gleaming, …

What if there’s no ‘there’ there?

Many people move to towns like Mukilteo, Edmonds, and Mill Creek because they like the small-town “feel,” and want to raise their kids or retire in a safe place that has a strong sense …

Learning to be colorblind

I have a Black friend. Actually, we’ve known each other for several years, so it feels more natural to say I have a friend, Kelvin, who happens to be Black. Our skin color is only an …

Why not more trees?

Editor’s note: Beacon Publishing President Paul Archipley wrote the following column for the Mukilteo Beacon with his hometown of Mukilteo in mind. But many of the points he makes could just as …

Get off the sidelines | The View From Here

Happy New Year! I write those words with some trepidation. After all, when the annual calendar switches over, many of us are happy to see the termination of the passing year and look forward to a …

Stop the madness; there are too many guns | View From Here

My wife wants to buy a gun. She isn't a Second Amendment defender or supporter of gun rights organizations. She's not interested in hunting or target shooting or some other recreational …

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