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Voters grill 21st District legislators

Saturday morning’s townhall meeting with 21st Legislative District officials wasn’t quite like the scene from the Academy award-winning movie “Network” where one of the main …

Reminder: Mayor Marine to present State of City address

Mayor Joe Marine will be presenting his State of the City address to kick off the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce’s 2024 Speaker Series Feb. 28, at Rosehill Community Center. The address will …
The front of the Cessna 150 sustained damage during the crash.

Update: Pilot unhurt after plane crash north of Paine Field

The pilot of a small airplane that crashed in a wooded area north of Paine Field walked away unscathed from the accident. The airplane, a Cessna 150 aircraft owned by the Puget Sound Flyers and …

Rep. Larsen invites students to enter 2024 Congressional Art Competition

Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Everett) is inviting high school-aged students who live or attend school in Washington’s 2 nd Congressional District to showcase their artistic talents in the 2024 …
The Family Tree, c. 1970, mixed media, Estate of Peter Fortune

Iconoclast featured at Cascadia Art Museum

Cascadia Art Museum will feature “The World of Peter Fortune" beginning Feb. 21. A Northwest iconoclast, Peter Fortune (1904-1989) created a unique body of work in painting, printmaking, …
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Michael Gold

Istanbul: The gateway to Asia

Many of you have probably not visited Istanbul. I visited once just passing through. But in that brief time I spent there, I was impressed by the city. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey, …

Navigating pain in the golden years

O lder adults often grapple with chronic pain, a complex issue that significantly impacts the overall well-being and quality of life for many older adults. As the aging population continues to grow, …
Several months ago while planning a family trip to Kauai, my wife Dana and I had a choice of flying from Seattle direct to Kauai (LIH), or flying from Paine Field (Seattle Paine Field International …
February being Black History Month, let us not forget that her name was famous among many. But today Elizabeth Jennings Graham, who had a lot to do with the Civil Rights Movement, was until recently …
Hello friends! The new degrees of abomination globally have me ever more often racing to The Word. What a wonderful silver lining to today’s particular crumbling. I’m sure glad that …
This time last year, I wrote a column on the negative impacts HB 1110, a bill increasing middle housing in areas traditionally dedicated to single-family detached housing, would have on Mukilteo. …
Today I’m going to write about that tragic day, Sept. 11, 2001. Now normally there would be no reason to write about a topic that has been covered ad infinitum. However, in my case, while I …
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Police beat
Feb. 14 Mental health 3900 blk. Harbour Pointe Blvd. A social worker requested officers assist with an involuntary commitment. Assault 11000 blk. Cyrus Way. An employee was sent …
Feb. 5 Theft 12000 blk. Harbour Pointe Blvd. A package was stolen. Lighten up Mukilteo Speedway/Beverly Park Rd. A caller said a man wearing dark clothing was in the roadway. …
Jan. 30 Theft 9400 blk. 48th Ave. W. A resident reported two electric scooters were stolen. Disturbance 12000 blk. Mukilteo Speedway. A caller said a man in a store was yelling. …
Schools

Avery Kegley – Colorguard and Visual Arts

Avery Kegley – Colorguard and Visual Arts
Avery started dancing when she was in preschool and has been drawing since she could hold a pencil. She’s a member of showband and secretary of Kamiak Art Club. “My parents, aunt, and all …
Rowan Evans – STEM Student of the Month
Rowan Evans – STEM Student of the Month
Kamiak High School is proud to announce that Rowan Evans is our STEM student of the month. Rowan is active in the school community as a member of the National Honor Society, Mock Trial, and is …
The work of 2024 Scholastic Art Awards Regional winners are on display at Schack Art Center in Everett.
Schack Art Center in Everett names regional award winners
Schack Art Center in Everett has announced the regional award winners of the 2024 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 2024 Susan J Russell Scholarship …
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Brandon Harkleroad – Band
Brandon is the percussion captain of the Kamiak Showband, a member of the student leadership committee, and plays the drumset in the Jazz Band. “I hope to leave an impression that the fine arts …
Liam Stahler – Drama/Choir
Liam Stahler – Drama/Choir
Liam is a Kamiak Drama Council member and a member of the Kamiak Choir. He is most happy when performing on stage, spending time with friends, or writing. “Something that I love about theatre …
Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs
Student Mock Election now open for K-12 students
K-12 students across the state can now participate in the 2024 Student Mock Election presented by the Office of the Secretary of State. The Student Mock Election is a nonpartisan, educational …
Students invited to apply for VFW scholarship
VFW post #8870 will again award its James Traner Memorial Scholarship to graduating high school seniors in Mukilteo and Edmonds. Student qualifications include having at least one sibling, …
Arts & Entertainment
Anastacia-Reneé: “I like to share work that is interactive and work that heightens audience curiosity.”

Spoken-word poetry: Anastacia-Reneé returns to the PNW

When Anastacia-Reneé takes to the stage at the Edmonds Center for the Arts March 1, it will mark a homecoming of sorts for the queer writer, educator, interdisciplinary artist, speaker, and …
The Devil’s Punchbowl is an geological feature on the Oregon coast.
Enjoy the coastal charms of Newport, Oregon
With a name like Cape Foulweather, I expected gusty winds and pelting rain on my early winter visit to this area of the Oregon coast. After all, Captain Cook had coined the name for the place due to …
Kira Jane Buxton
Sno-Isle Reads Together begins with Buxton’s ‘Hollow Kingdom’
S no-Isle Libraries is launching its inaugural community reading program, Sno-Isle Reads Together. The intention is to connect with your community as it reads the same book. The selected title for …
From 2023: Sketcher Fest Edmonds attracted artists from around Puget Sound and the nation.
Sketcher Fest Edmonds announces international lineup
Nineteen artists will lead sketching activities in downtown Edmonds and present their sketchbooks at the Edmonds Waterfront Center during the second edition of Sketcher Fest July 19-21. The art …
Obituaries
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 …
Patricia L. Dennis: 1932-2023
Patricia L. Dennis passed away at the age of 90 peacefully in her sleep at her home in Mukilteo, Washington, on Oct. 1, 2023. Patricia was born on Nov. 15, 1932 to John and Hazel Robinson in Haywood …
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Making the moral of the story stick − a media psychologist explains the research behind ‘Sesame Street,’ ‘Arthur’ and other children’s TV

To adult viewers, educational media content for children, such as “Sesame Street” or “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” may seem rather simplistic. The pacing is slow, key themes are often repeated and the visual aspects tend to be plain.…

With Beyoncé’s foray into country music, the genre is finally breaking free from the stereotypes that have long dogged it

On Super Bowl Sunday, Beyoncé released two country songs – “16 Carriages” and “Texas Hold ‘Em” – that elicited a mix of admiration and indignation. This is not her first foray into the genre, but it is her most successful and controversial entry. …

Most surprising March Madness winners of all time

ATS.io compiled a ranking of the most surprising men's March Madness national champions of the last 40 years using Sports Reference data.