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St. John's Mission hosts holiday open house

Residents have a rare opportunity to check out one of Mukilteo's most enduring landmarks. St. John's Mission is hosting a Christmas Carol open house in its historic 103-year-old... — Updated 11/30/2022

A winter wonderland

Winter officially arrived in Mukilteo Tuesday, Nov. 29. The snow did its fair share of damage to trees throughout the city. Public Works crews were hard at work clearing fallen... — Updated 12/1/2022

Thanks to Tapped Mukilteo, families enjoy holiday dinners

Tapped Mukilteo was pretty busy the three days before Thanksgiving. But not for the reason you might think. While the popular restaurant was open for regular business, the staff... — Updated 11/30/2022

Council puts finishing touches on 2023 budget

The end of the 2023 budget process is in sight. During Monday’s special meeting, the Mukilteo City Council agreed to add seven new items to the preliminary budget, funding all but two of them with American Rescue Plan Act... — Updated 11/30/2022

Mukilteo Police Department launches two gun safety initiatives – updated

If you're looking to get rid of an unwanted firearm or want to take a gun safety class, the Mukilteo Police Department is ready to help. The department is launching two gun safety... — Updated 11/30/2022

More snow could be on the way to Mukilteo

The National Weather Service indicates there is the potential for more snow in Mukilteo and the greater Puget Sound area this week. City crews will start plowing when snow depths... — Updated 11/30/2022

City invites residents to Merry Mukilteo and Tree Lighting Festival on Saturday, Dec. 3

The City and the Chamber of Commerce present the Merry Mukilteo and Tree Lighting Festival from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Rosehill Community Center and Plaza (306 Lincoln Ave.). The festival features: • Gingerbread... — Updated 11/30/2022

Yacht Club hosts annual holiday lighted boat parade

As part of the Port of Everett’s “Holiday on the Bay” festivities, the Mukilteo Yacht Club is hosting the annual lighted boat parade on Saturday, Dec. 3. The public is invited to watch the parade from shoreside locations... — Updated 11/30/2022

Tickets on sale for Kamiak's holiday concert

Kamiak Performing Arts Boosters present the 25th annual Holiday Classics Concert on Sunday, Dec. 11 at the Everett Civic Auditorium (2415 Colby Ave, Everett). Performances are at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Each concert will feature... — Updated 11/30/2022

Apply for positions on Evergreen State Fair Advisory Board | News Brief

Applications and nominations are needed for immediate openings to the Evergreen State Fair Advisory Board from Council District 2 (Everett/Mukilteo/Tulalip) and Council District 3 (Lynnwood/Edmonds). Applications can be found... — Updated 11/30/2022

A detailed look at the 2023 budget | Council Corner

The complexities of City finances, sources of revenues, and expenditures can be difficult to understand. The purpose of this column is to shed light on the process and some of the... — Updated 11/30/2022

Standard of living in the United States | Off Kilter

The other day, a friend happened to mention to me that they were having a hard time putting $200 together to buy something. This got me to thinking about whether putting $200... — Updated 11/30/2022

Think within your box | Darn Wright

The cliché says to get ahead you must think outside the box. But is this the best advice? Yes, we must be creative if we want to emerge above the horde. By turning to what you... — Updated 11/30/2022

Letter to the Editor: Darn Wright columnist is always an enjoyable read

Compliments and congratulations to Chuck Wright for his always entertaining and informative “Darn Wright” column. We knew Chuck during his career with the Department of Corrections, and are delighted to see him still sharing... — Updated 11/30/2022

Sports and faith help unite the world | Worship

Rarely do faith and sports cross paths; this year’s World Cup is the exception. Morgan Freeman said “Football united nations and their love for the beautiful game. What brings... — Updated 11/30/2022

Editorial cartoon for week of Nov. 30

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District of choice | Mukilteo Schools

School districts in many ways are like the business world when it comes to recruiting. They too are focused on attracting the best and the brightest talent. While recruiting... — Updated 11/30/2022

Ezra Kocher – Drama

Ezra Kocher is a Senior member of the Kamiak Theatre Department, is the Stage Manager for all major productions and secretary for the Drama Club. They rst jumped into theatre at... — Updated 11/30/2022

No longer overlooked: Kamiak sets sights on league title | Girls basketball

Last year turned out to be a season of pleasant surprises for the Kamiak girls basketball team. Picked to finish last in the league in the coaches poll, the Knights shook off a... — Updated 11/30/2022

Marauders aim to build on last season's success | Girls basketball

As a first-year coach for the Mariner girls basketball team last season, Reggie Davis believed it would take time to reverse Mariner's rocky basketball culture. He was wrong. Last... — Updated 11/30/2022

Nayella George – Volleyball

Congratulations to Nayella George on being named Kamiak High School's Athlete of the Week. This is George's 3rd year on varsity. Her senior season was completed with a second place... — Updated 11/30/2022

Jade Berger – Special Olympics Bowling Team

Jade Berger is a sophomore on the Mariner High School Special Olympics Bowling Team. She always displays a positive attitude, encourages her teammates and focuses on improving her... — Updated 11/30/2022

Local photographer stands out in a crowd

John Watkins of Watkins Photography would like to turn his dream of becoming a full-time photographer into a reality. His current job in law enforcement, as one could imagine, can... — Updated 11/30/2022

A newcomer's look at Cascadia Art Museum

Being an artist and fairly new to the area, I decided I wanted to learn a little more about Cascadia Art Museum at Salish Crossing. Executive Director Sally Ralston greeted me... — Updated 11/30/2022

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