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PAWS Wildlife Rehabilitation Center: A second chance for animals

On a beautiful sunny Saturday, PAWS welcomed hundreds of guests to its ribbon-cutting ceremony for the long-awaited Wildlife Rehabilitation facility, the largest in the state. Nearly 10 years to the …

Voters to decide on EMS levy lid lift again

A year after voters rejected an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) levy lid lift, the City Council voted 6-1 to place another EMS ballot measure on the Aug. 6 primary ballot during its Monday meeting. …

Councilmembers, DEI Commission present Tapped into Mukilteo: A community social event

Mukilteo City Councilmembers Mike Dixon and Jason Moon, and Council President Louis Harris, along with members of Mukilteo's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Commission invite residents to join …

Community Transit proposes elimination of commuter bus fare

Community Transit is proposing to eliminate its commuter bus fare when those routes …

Mukilteo Way Garden Club is offering two $1,000 horticulture scholarships

The Mukilteo Way Garden Club will be offering two $1,000 horticulture scholarships for the 2024-25 academic year. The scholarship program is possible through the continued success of the Mukilteo …
Opinion
As it happens, we had a landscaping service at our home today. The owner, upon completion of their work, mentioned that he saw a group of orcas swimming just off the waterfront directly in front of …
Exciting developments are on the horizon for Mukilteo! We have several key projects underway for 2024, ranging from infrastructure improvements to technological advancements like the City of …
As students returned from distance learning and a variety of experiences and circumstances at home, we saw an increase in behavior issues at school. While those initial behavior trends have started …
Many years ago as a young engineer, one of my positions was as a noise staff engineer for the local aircraft manufacturing company. When interviewing for the noise staff position I remember my …
Hello friends, I hope this writing finds you well. My daughter, who now lives in Australia, is visiting with her daughter. It is an absolute joy having her and our granddaughter with us. The …
Now that the 2024 legislative session in Olympia is in the history books, I can't but wonder how many might wonder what happened to Sen. John Lovick’s Senate Bill 6288? But before I answer …
Chances are that you or someone you know has been helped by the Mukilteo Fire Department (MFD). We are blessed to have a caring small-town fire department that provides professional fire, medical, …
I’m certain we all have our favorite movies and television series. Both of these media types have a common thread. They tell a story, which in all cases has an ending. Let’s take a …
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Police beat
April 11 Person lost and found 12300 blk. Harbour Pointe Blvd. A woman was concerned that her husband had not returned from Seattle. Police contacted the husband, who said he was fine and …
April 4 Mistaken/vehicle recovery 8100 blk. 46th Pl. An officer determined a vehicle, reported as stolen, was instead towed away. Disturbance 9600 blk. Harbour Pl. Police …
March 27 Vehicle recovery Marysville Police recovered a stolen trailer from Mukilteo. Property lost/found 300 blk. Lincoln Ave. Credit and debit cards were found. Public …
Schools
(Top, left to right) Tristan Morris (freshman), Jasmine Cho (freshman), Aaron Pierre (sophomore), Zia-Daye Anderson (sophomore), Annabella Bettencourt (junior), Catherine Westermann (junior),  Carin Bullard (senior), and Wesley Andrus (senior).

Kamiak honors Students of the Month for February and March

Kamiak’s Students of the Month for February 2024 are: Brooklynn Brummett (freshman) , Luke Dutchin (freshman) , Zoe Mitrovich (sophomore) , Maya Pugh (sophomore) , Matthew Musto (junior) , …
Kamiak's winter percussion at City Hall.
City recognizes Kamiak’s winter percussion
Members of Kamiak’s winter percussion attended Monday’s City Council meeting where Mayor Joe Marine proclaimed April 15 as Kamiak Winter Percussion Day. Marine praised the hard work by 41 …
Summer Planning Academy students.
Apply for Summer Planning Academy
Are you a high school student who is curious about how cities grow, change, and develop? Have you ever wondered how governments decide where train lines go? Do you have ideas about how to make our …
Aydin Pehlivan – Band
Aydin Pehlivan – Band
Aydin Pehlivan is a trombonist in the Kamiak Band, plays cymbals in Winter Percussion, and is a photographer. He started playing trombone in the fifth grade; however, he started on the piano at a …
Matt Musto – STEM Student of the Month
Matt Musto – STEM Student of the Month
Matt Musto is a wonderful student leader in CTE. His integrity, commitment to excellence, and stewardship in cultivating a strong sense of belonging in the classroom has taken him far this year. He …
Alaunah Simpson – Band
Alaunah Simpson – Band
Alaunah plays the French horn in the band and the mellophone in the Showband. She is the high brass captain and first chair. Friends describe her as focused, reliable, and hardworking. On top of …
Third graders and teachers from Columbia Elementary School pose for a photo while on the sun deck of a ferry while docked at Mukilteo terminal.
Columbia Elementary students learn about ferries
A group of 120 students from Columbia Elementary School visited the Mukilteo terminal and rode a ferry to Clinton and back Thursday, March 21. The third graders learned about the Lushootseed …
Arts & Entertainment
Kimmi Bitter performs in Everett in May.
While mainstream country music continues to blot the line between pop and rock, the popularity of roots country – think Tyler Childers, Cody Jinks, Turnpike Troubadours, Zach Bryan, and others …
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Free family STEM event at Imagine Children’s Museum on Friday
Children and families are invited to Spring into STEM, a free evening event Friday, April 19 at Imagine Children's Museum to spark an early interest in science, technology, engineering, and math …
Chef Joey Surushtavong (right) and bartender Ira Snow. Chef Joey of Mukilteo’s Thai Rama, at 12190 Village Center Place, was just 15 years old when he decided that he wanted to be a chef.
Mukilteo Chef enjoys making people happy
Chef Joey Surushtavong was just 15 years old when he decided what he wanted to do with his life. That’s saying something, considering most 15-year-olds are glued to their Xbox, playing sports, …
Red Flowering Current
Northwest Stream Center hosts Swamp Lantern Festival
T housands of vibrant yellow swamp lanterns (skunk cabbage) are in bloom at the Swamp Lantern Festival this month at the Adopt A Stream Foundation’s Northwest Stream Center (600 128th St. SE, …
Obituaries
Taytem White: 2007-2024
Taytem White was born in Kalispell, Montana on January 5th, 2007. She passed away on January 5th, 2023, at the age of 17. She is survived by both of her parents, her older sister Alexis Solomon, as …
Bonnie Margaret Brown: 1943-2024
Bonnie Margaret Brown (née Remus), born on July 4, 1943, in Wellington, New Zealand, peacefully passed away in her home in Mukilteo, WA, on February 1, 2024, at 80, following a two-year illness. Her …
Mary Margaret Knoll: 1947-2023
Mary Margaret Knoll, beloved mother, died surrounded by family on Oct. 12 in Everett, Washington. Mary was born in Minot, North Dakota, on May 30, 1947, the eldest daughter of Vincent and Nina …
James Bernard Davison II: 1943-2023
"Jim" passed away peacefully at his home in Mount Vernon, Washington, at the age of 79. He follows his second wife Valerie Gail (1949-2009) of 19 years; and is survived by his wife Dana, four sons, …
Ronald Mianecki: 1943-2023
Ronald John Mianecki, our beloved dad, grandpa, and brother passed away peacefully at his home in Mukilteo on Sept. 30, 2023, at age 80. Ron was born on May 29, 1943 in Racine, Wisconsin, and was …
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20 hit songs you may not know were written by music icons

Stacker compiled 20 hit songs between 1960 and today that were written by someone other than the singer, using various sources.

Billions of cicadas are about to emerge from underground in a rare double-brood convergence

In the wake of North America’s recent solar eclipse, another historic natural event is on the horizon. From late April through June 2024, the largest brood of 13-year cicadas, known as Brood XIX, will co-emerge with a midwestern brood of 17-year cicadas, Brood XIII.

Removing PFAS from public water will cost billions and take time – here are ways to filter out some harmful ‘forever chemicals’ at home

Chemists invented PFAS in the 1930s to make life easier: Nonstick pans, waterproof clothing, grease-resistant food packaging and stain-resistant carpet were all made possible by PFAS. …