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Bringing awareness to Lou Gehrig's disease

For 15 years, Rob Coe enjoyed playing the tuba in the Mukilteo Community Orchestra. But physical issues began to interfere with the Air Force veteran's ability to perform music.... — Updated 6/7/2023

Mukilteo Police arrest robbery suspect

The Mukilteo Police arrested a robbery suspect late this morning. At about 11 a.m. in the 12300 block of Harbour Pointe Boulevard, officers and detectives apprehended a suspect for... — Updated 6/8/2023

Keeping his culture and traditions alive

Tulalip Tribes artist James Madison was thinking about what kind of art project he and the students and staff at Archbishop Murphy High School could collaborate on. The school had... — Updated 6/7/2023

Police Beat

May 14 Vehicle prowl 4800 blk. 99th St. SW. A resident reported that his truck door lock was pried out. Vehicle theft 5700 blk. 92nd St. SW. A caller reported his vehicle was... — Updated 6/7/2023

Mukilteo PD continuing investigation of former Kamiak assistant football coach

The Mukilteo Police Department is continuing its investigation into allegations that a former Kamiak assistant football coach and substitute teacher engaged in sexual misconduct with a student. The suspect was terminated by the... — Updated 6/7/2023

Mukilteo resident is new CEO of Domestic Violence Services

A longtime Mukilteo resident took over as CEO for Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County earlier this year, strengthening the nonprofit's mission to prevent intimate... — Updated 6/7/2023

Sno-Isle Libraries employees organize and unionize

Non-supervisory employees of Sno-Isle Libraries told library management on May 30 they have organized a union and "believe unionization is necessary for our collective voices to be fully heard, valued, included, and respected,"... — Updated 6/7/2023

DEI Commission seeks applicants | News Brief

The City of Mukilteo is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission. The remainder of the vacant term will end on Dec. 31, 2023. The commission provides information, education, and... — Updated 6/7/2023

Kenmore has service to Victoria B.C., out of Paine Field

With summer fast approaching, the public can travel to British Columbia quicker and more conveniently. Western Washington’s premier local air carrier Kenmore Air has expanded its coverage to serve Victoria, B.C., twice daily... — Updated 6/7/2023

Peterson: Toxic chemical regulations good news

When the Washington Department of Ecology recently issued new regulations to reduce pollution from toxic chemicals in consumer products, it was greeted as good news by 21st Legislative District Rep. Strom Peterson, whose district... — Updated 6/7/2023

Those awes are all around us | Darn Wright

The doldrum days are out there. If you don’t believe it, turn to Fox News, CNN or just listen to the negative people around you. And to help us turn away from the negative... — Updated 6/7/2023

Best dating apps for retirees | Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good online dating apps or sites for retirees? I’m a 66-year-old widow and would like to find a new friend to spend time with, but... — Updated 6/7/2023

Fiery Asian grilled pork chops | Chef Dez

If you are looking for a great pork recipe for your outdoor grill this summer, this is it. It has become a favorite with us. I have featured it in my cooking shows and made it just... — Updated 6/7/2023

Letter to the Editor: Appreciation for all those who put on the annual Memorial Day ceremony

I wish to thank the community of Mukilteo, the mayor, the Historical Society, the Mukilteo Brass Band, and the Everett Veterans of Foreign Wars. On Memorial Day, for years, I have... — Updated 6/7/2023

Letter to the Editor: Visitor information center – Where in the Muk is it?

Not all folks know this, but Mukilteo has an official visitor information center located in the old water district building, across the street from Olympic View Middle School and a... — Updated 6/7/2023

City must actively combat loud and speeding vehicles | Reality Check Update

The last Reality Check discussed the loud vehicle problem that’s reached an intolerable level for many of us who live in Old Town near the waterfront. This Reality Check Update... — Updated 6/7/2023

The beginning of personal computing | Off Kilter

Many of you have probably seen one of two movies about Steve Jobs – one called Jobs or one called Steve Jobs. In both movies, they describe Jobs’ fascination with the emerging... — Updated 6/7/2023

From hard times come great creations | Guest View

The global COVID-19 pandemic emergency has been declared over. As a result, we have more local products than ever for sale at the Lighthouse gift shop. However, over the last few years, the Mukilteo Historical Society (MHS) faced... — Updated 6/7/2023

'I don't believe it anymore' | Worship

She sat across the table from me. We had just finished a lovely meal and had poured a second glass of wine. They had been friends of ours for many years. The conversation turned... — Updated 6/7/2023

Rotary Club awards $59,000 in scholarships

Thirty-two high school seniors will be receiving a helping hand from the Rotary Club of South Everett/Mukilteo. During its 2023 Scholarship Presentation Luncheon, the Rotary Club... — Updated 6/7/2023

Kamiak recognizes Students of the Month for May

Kamiak High School's Students of the Month for May are: Emily Chu (freshman); McKenna Boonsripial (freshman); Alessandra Chavez (sophomore); Evelin Tkachenko (sophomore); Miles... — Updated 6/7/2023

Kamiak recognizes Students of the Month for April

Kamiak High School's Students of the Month for April are: Jeffrey Bravo-Walker (freshman); Pierce Murphy (freshman); Jamier Belisle (sophomore); Brian Flores-Garcia (sophomore);... — Updated 6/7/2023

Kamiak recognizes Students of the Month for March

Kamiak High School's Students of the Month for March are: Jakob Herbst (freshman); Kalynne Myhre (freshman); Ashlyn Brynelson (sophomore); Lillian Jones (sophomore); Heaven Kim... — Updated 6/7/2023

Nephrotity Godinez-Martinez – Visual Arts

Nephrotity has been creating art since the age of three or four. Her preferred mediums are oil pastels and digital. "I'm inspired by a lot of different artists like Remedios Varo... — Updated 6/7/2023

Annabell Demelo – Color Guard

Annabell is a senior member of the Kamiak Color Guard. While she may have started Color Guard only a couple of years ago, Annabell has been a consistent leader in the program. She... — Updated 5/31/2023

Mariner Unified Soccer team wins state title

The Mariner Unified Soccer team made history in its inaugural season. After going undefeated in the regular season and advancing to the playoffs, the Marauders capped a perfect... — Updated 6/7/2023

Heaven Kim and Abbie Dyer – Girls Golf

Congratulations, again, to our captains, Heaven Kim and Abbie Dyer on being named Kamiak's Athletes of the Week! Heaven and Abbie led our Lady Knights to the state championship... — Updated 6/7/2023

Azul Rangel – Unified Soccer

Azul Rangel is this week's Mariner Athlete of the Week. Azul is the glue for our Mariner Unified Soccer team. She is an inspirational mentor and leader for her teammates, some of... — Updated 6/7/2023

High school state football championships coming to Husky Stadium in 2023

On Tuesday, June 6, the WIAA Executive Board approved Husky Stadium to host all six state football championship games for the 2023 football season. The move will spread the... — Updated 6/6/2023

Three Knights claim titles at state track meet

Kamiak's Jaedyn Chase never expected to be the 4A state champion in the 3,200-meter race. Two days earlier, Chase went into the 1,600 with the second-fastest seed time, but the... — Updated 6/7/2023

Kamiak closes out successful year at state | Softball

The Kamiak softball team made the most of its first appearance at the state tournament since 2006. The Knights dropped their state opener, but rebounded with a pair of victories in... — Updated 6/7/2023

Aliya Boonsripisal – Softball

Congratulations to Aliya Boonsripisal on being named as Kamiak's Athlete of the Week! Aliya is a three-year varsity player. She has made some key plays this season at second base,... — Updated 5/31/2023

Calvin Gutierrez – Boys Track & Field

Calvin Gutierrez is this week's Mariner Athlete of the Week. Calvin finished up the year on a rampage! He broke the school record for the hammer throw and finished second in the... — Updated 5/31/2023

MUK Skate Park celebrates grand reopening

Skateboarders didn't wait long to check out three new features added to the MUK Skate Park during its grand reopening Friday, June 2, at the Mukilteo Family YMCA. Seconds after the... — Updated 6/7/2023

Rosehill hosts Shin Chansoon painting exhibit

The Rosehill Community Center hosts an exhibition by artist Shin Chansoon through July 29. An artist's reception is 6-7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 15. The Rosehill Community Center is... — Updated 6/8/2023

El Mariachi: Taco perfection in Everett | Arts and Appetite

I lost count of the number of people who asked (or let’s be honest) TOLD me to review El Mariachi Birria Y Tacos. Although this column generally covers the communities of the... — Updated 5/31/2023

'The Way' to screen at Edmonds Theater June 15

On March 27, movie stars Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez joined Edmonds European travel guide Rick Steves to shoot added content in Edmonds to Estevez’s “The Way,” a 2011 release starring Sheen, Estevez’s father. That... — Updated 5/31/2023

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