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A house with lots of character

Heidi and John Marsh wanted a house with a little character. The Marshes were moving back to the Pacific Northwest from Boston, where they were both attending graduate school.... — Updated 7/28/2021


Five years since shooting took lives of three Kamiak graduates

Today (Friday, July 30), marks the five-year anniversary of the tragic shooting that claimed the lives of Kamiak graduates Anna Bui, Jordan Ebner, and Jake Long. Earlier this... — Updated 7/30/2021


Know how to keep cool in the next round of heat

Temperatures are expected to increase Friday and remain hot into the weekend, and residents are encouraged to be prepared. Snohomish County is not currently part of the heat... — Updated 7/29/2021


Mukilteo resident surprised by Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol

Mukilteo resident Laura Smith was surprised by the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol Wednesday afternoon at her home. PCH representative Danielle Lam handed Smith and her... — Updated 7/28/2021


Mukilteo Mayor Gregerson reaches out to Tulalip Tribes about Point Elliott plaque

The City has contacted the Tulalip Tribes for their possible input on the replacement of the plaque commemorating the signing of the 1855 Point Elliot Treaty. Vandals defaced the... — Updated 7/28/2021


City deciding how to put money into your pocket

The City Council seems to be generally supportive of finding a way to directly deposit funds into residents' pockets. As part of the federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act passed... — Updated 7/29/2021


Police Beat: June 21-28

June 21 Welfare check 11500 blk. Mukilteo Speedway. A caller asked for a welfare check on a man laying on the grass. The man did not need any assistance, police said. Traffic 600... — Updated 7/29/2021


City seeks pro/con ballot statement committee members for housing advisory measure

The City of Mukilteo is looking for people to serve pro and con committees for an upcoming housing advisory ballot measure. The Mukilteo City Council approved draft language to... — Updated 7/28/2021


Aug. 3 primary ballots have been mailed

Snohomish County Elections has mailed ballots for the Aug. 3 primary to 507,000 registered voters. Ballots were mailed to military and overseas voters on June 18 and to... — Updated 7/28/2021


National Night is Tuesday, Aug. 3

The Mukilteo Police Department will be participating in National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 3. Police, fire department personnel, elected officials, and City staff will be visiting... — Updated 7/28/2021


The gun dilemma in America | Boomer Zoomer

Paul: So, Chris, guns are on my mind this week. Over the weekend, a 6-year-old girl was shot to death, an innocent bystander in a drive-by shooting in Washington, D.C. Also,... — Updated 7/29/2021


The wonders of 41-year-old Sue Bird | Darn Wright

A phone call from an avid fan of the Women's National Basketball Association's Seattle Storm, who happens to be my daughter, Karen Michelle, led to a wonderful July 11th... — Updated 7/31/2021


Letter to the Editor: Mayor responds to concerns about alcohol in city parks

Editor's note: The following letter from Mayor Jennifer Gregerson is in response to concerns about alcohol in city parks raised by Charlie Pancerzerski in a letter published in the... — Updated 7/29/2021


Letter to the Editor: Reflecting on the importance of the vote in a democracy

As we gear up to vote in the August primary election for positions, including Mukilteo City Council, it is a good time to reflect on the power of our vote in the democratic... — Updated 7/29/2021


Letter to the Editor: Councilmember Emery offers his endorsements for upcoming election

Coming up in the next two years and beyond, the City of Mukilteo will have to address a significant number of issues and concerns. Many of these will have complex consequences.... — Updated 7/30/2021

Letter to the Editor: City Council, Planning Commission should ignore housing advisory ballot measure

Putting an advisory vote on the ballot asking Mukilteo voters, “Do you think the City should encourage more high density housing to be built in Mukilteo” would be a colossal waste of time and is an inappropriate use of the... — Updated 7/31/2021


Letter to the Editor: City Council candidate Schmalz brings background and knowledge of issues

I would highly recommend voting for Steve Schmalz. As a former councilmember Steve knows the city very well. Having the background and knowledge of City issues is very important.... — Updated 7/30/2021

Letter to the Editor: City Council candidate Ellis has a passion for protecting our environment

I am delighted to support Tim Ellis for Mukilteo City Council Position No. 3, as he demonstrates the insight, ability, and leadership skills needed in our City Council. As our community reconnects and collaborates to prioritize... — Updated 7/31/2021


Our ferries and alcohol don't mix | Darn Wright

Even though the Washington state chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) website indicates that every two minutes a person is injured in a drunk driving crash, we voters... — Updated 7/24/2021


Letter to the Editor: Speed bumps don't solve traffic issues in Old Town

This morning another car went speeding past my home on Fourth Street in Old Town. Another one of the many vehicles, which has found a shortcut from or to the ferry. Granted, this... — Updated 7/23/2021


Kamiak Unified Basketball selected for 2022 Special Olympics USA Games | School Brief

The Kamiak Unified Basketball program, coached by Georgia McClaskey, has been selected to represent Washington state and compete at the Special Olympics USA Games. The 2022 games... — Updated 7/30/2021

Mukilteo Schools Foundation seeks candidates for board | School Brief

The Mukilteo Schools Foundation is looking for candidates to serve on its Board of Directors. Candidates need not have any prior board experience. The foundation’s mission is to encourage and reward excellence while supporting... — Updated 7/31/2021


Work in progress! | Mukilteo Schools

As I was finally able to venture out into our community this spring, I was surprised to see how much the physical landscape had changed while I had been largely stuck at home... — Updated 7/22/2021


Community inspires hope

Live racing returned to Mukilteo with the Inspiring Hope Run Saturday, July 17, at Kamiak High School. The annual 5K/10K race, postponed last year, raised about $7,500 for several... — Updated 7/30/2021


Two Knights selected as U.S. Youth Ambassadors

A current Kamiak student and a 2021 graduate have been selected to be two of 30 U.S. Youth Ambassadors for the Special Olympics. Kamiak junior Chloe Nuttbrock and graduate Myron... — Updated 7/30/2021


Author pens tale of a curious pigeon on Mukilteo ferry

Laura Roetcisoender spends a lot of time riding the Mukilteo/Clinton ferry. Roetcisoender has lived in Langley since 2001, but she grew up in Snohomish and makes frequent trips... — Updated 7/29/2021


Photography show coming to Rosehill

The Rosehill Community Center is hosting a photography show by Olivia Rose Snyder Getz. The show will be from Aug. 1 through Oct. 28. A free artist reception is scheduled from... — Updated 7/30/2021


Tipsy Baked Mussels on the Half Shell | Let's Cook!

These delicious mussels make a great appetizer and will work well for a large group. The recipe can easily be doubled or tripled. Check out the Food and Cooking section on my... — Updated 7/31/2021


When in France, Van Gogh comes to mind | Travel Sketcher

Thinking as I often do of travel and France, Van Gogh style images come to mind – distant hills and farmers working in yellow ocher fields. Hope you are planning to travel again... — Updated 7/30/2021


Find out about volunteer opportunities for Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival

Planning is on for the 2021 Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival. Join organizers at an upcoming virtual monthly meeting and learn about volunteer opportunities.  The meeting is... — Updated 7/21/2021

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