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Early morning fire closes Endeavor Elementary

Endeavor Elementary School on Harbour Pointe Boulevard is closed today after an early morning fire caused extensive damage to the building. Mukilteo Fire responded at 1:13 a.m.... — Updated 12/4/2023

Helping to feed neighbors in need

 — Updated 11/29/2023

Merry Mukilteo

The holiday tree is shining bright. More photos to come in our Dec. 6... — Updated 12/4/2023

New, wider sidewalk opens along SR-525 near ferry terminal

WSDOT shared that work on widening the sidewalk along northbound SR-525 near the Mukilteo Ferry Terminal has been completed. The contractor uncovered the new, 7.5-foot-wide... — Updated 12/1/2023

Rotary Club of South Everett-Mukilteo serves the community

Rotary Club of South Everett-Mukilteo members, Rotaract, their families, and friends prepared and delivered more than 360 Thanksgiving meals Sunday, Nov.... — Updated 11/30/2023

Holidays kick off with Merry Mukilteo

The holiday season kicks off with the second annual Merry Mukilteo Saturday, Dec. 2, at Rosehill Community Center. The event features a bevy of Mukilteo’s holiday traditions,... — Updated 11/30/2023

Speeders caught by new traffic cameras won't pay full fine

Motorists caught speeding by automated traffic cameras in Mukilteo likely won’t have to pay the full fine. Mukilteo Police Chief Andy Illyn shared details of a proposed fee/fine schedule that the City Council supported during... — Updated 12/4/2023

Mukilteo-Everett duo, both 71, wins national pickleball title

Allison Mead thought of her trip to the 2023 USA Pickleball National Championships earlier this month almost as a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Mukilteo resident and her... — Updated 11/29/2023

Police Beat

Nov. 4 Suspicious 12000 blk. Mukilteo Speedway. An officer located an RV with all its windows covered. The officer knocked on the vehicle with no response. Theft 9600 blk. Harbour... — Updated 11/29/2023

Man killed in traffic collision on Highway 99

A 32-year-old Tacoma man was killed Friday, Nov. 24, in a two-vehicle collision just north of SR-525 on Highway 99. The Washington State Patrol said that the driver was headed... — Updated 11/29/2023

Housing project would negatively impact Mukilteo | Guest View

The beauty, tranquility, and safety of our community are being threatened by a proposed development by Sea-Pac Homes at 9110 53rd Ave. W. I am writing this because so many Mukilteo... — Updated 11/29/2023

Mukilteo Way Garden Club celebrates its 90th anniversary | Guest View

Last month, the Mukilteo Way Garden Club celebrated its 90th birthday/anniversary with a charming and delicious celebratory tea at Rosehill Community Center. At its beginnings in 1933, in a house along the boulevard, the group of... — Updated 11/29/2023

Writers and writing | Off Kilter

As someone who writes (this column), I’ve watched many writers become spectacularly successful and others (including myself) not. Let me start with James Patterson, the world’s... — Updated 11/29/2023

24% of Mukilteo vehicles are electric | Climate Action

In the third quarter of 2023 (July-September), 24% of new Mukilteo vehicles were electric, according to Climate Protection Northwest, a Snohomish County research and training... — Updated 11/29/2023

The Christian life is not meant to be lived alone | Worship

Christianity Today published an article on what Christians believe. The article was based on a survey, conducted by LifeWay research through Ligonier Ministries, where they... — Updated 11/29/2023

Are traffic cameras right for Mukilteo Speedway? | Council Corner

The City of Mukilteo is considering adding traffic cameras at the north end of Mukilteo Speedway. Three locations are being considered: (1) near Rosehill; (2) near Olympic View... — Updated 11/22/2023

Turkey and Thanksgiving | Off Kilter

This Thursday is another Thanksgiving. Now I don’t know about your household, but in ours, we (actually my wife) spend two days preparing our feast. That does not include about a... — Updated 11/22/2023

Letter to the Editor: Another view on the message of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

It seems that Mukilteo educators and students who object to studying "To Kill A Mockingbird" misunderstand its message. It is really not about Black people other than it does... — Updated 11/22/2023

Letter to the Editor: Dixon appreciates the trust voters showed him on election night

Now that the tally is near final, I am encouraged that nearly 3,800 of our citizens placed their trust in me to serve as a representative on their behalf. This is a responsibility... — Updated 11/22/2023

Milana Thomas – Band

Milana is a well-rounded Kamiak Arts student playing clarinet and cymbals in the Band, AP Visual Arts student, and she plays in the orchestra for the Kamiak spring musicals.... — Updated 12/2/2023

Jenny Choi – Orchestra

Jenny is a cellist with the Kamiak Orchestra and has been playing since she was eight years old. Her most memorable moment came when she performed with the student-led... — Updated 11/22/2023

Mariner heads into season with new coach, lineup | Boys basketball

It's a season of change for the Mariner boys basketball team. For the first time in seven years, a new head coach will be sitting on the bench. Terry Smith-Harris takes over for... — Updated 11/29/2023

Kamiak to run a more balanced offense | Boys basketball

The Kamiak boys basketball team is sporting a far different look from a year ago. First-team, all-league standout Josiah Pierre, now at Edmonds College, was the team's clear... — Updated 11/29/2023

Kim wins U.S. Kids Seattle golf title

Tristan Kim, an eighth grader at Harbour Pointe Middle School placed first in the 13-14 year old division Oct. 29 at the U.S. Kids Seattle Fall Tour Championship at Chambers Bay Golf Course.  Kim was the champion in the... — Updated 11/29/2023

Anna Ludgate – Kamiak Cheer

Congratulations to Anna Ludgate on being named as Kamiak's Athlete of the Week! Anna is a senior, captain, and third-year cheerleader. She is a conscientious leader, teammate, and... — Updated 11/29/2023

Samantha DeMoranville – Mariner Cheer

Samantha DeMoranville is the Mariner Athlete of the Week. Samantha is a second-year returner and has stepped up incredibly this season. Not only is she beginning to spread her... — Updated 11/29/2023

From martial artist to basketball star

Kamiak's Bella Hasan can trace the moment when the trajectory of her life changed. Up until the fifth grade, Hasan and her older brother Bilal were both into taekwondo. They both... — Updated 11/29/2023

New coach takes over young Marauders squad | Girls basketball

First-year coach Donnell Surtain is building the Mariner girls basketball team from the ground up. The Marauders' roster underwent a major overhaul with the graduation of six... — Updated 11/29/2023

Kamiak cheer qualifies for nationals

The Kamiak cheer team finished second in its division and secured a berth to nationals at the UCA Northwest Regionals Nov. 4, at Gig Harbor High School. The Knights competed in the... — Updated 11/29/2023

Sophia Polley-Fergeson – Volleyball

We are excited to recognize our senior, Sophia Polley- Fergeson, as Athlete of the Week for her dedication and high performance in the Mariner volleyball program. Sophia is a... — Updated 11/22/2023

Mukilteo choir to sing in Austria

The Filipino Community Choir of Seattle, a group of singers from Mukilteo and Everett, will be participating in the annual "Advent Sing Vienna Festival," in Vienna, Austria this... — Updated 11/29/2023

Take a bean-to-bar journey with chocolate tour | Wanderlust

"Don't be a consumer of chocolate," says Tim Straub. "Instead, savor it, as you'll enjoy it better, plus you'll eat less of it, but have a better experience." Good advice,... — Updated 12/1/2023

Through Your Lens | Hold on tight

 — Updated 11/29/2023

Through Your Lens | A perfect sunrise

 — Updated 11/22/2023

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