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Nominations sought for Kamiak’s inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame

The Kamiak Athletic Department will be inducting its first class of Kamiak Athletic Hall of Fame in October 2024. Nominations will be accepted from June 1 to Aug. 1 for players, teams, coaches, …

National Safe Boating Week encourages responsible recreation

Washington State Parks is offering tips for boating safely in recognition of National Safe Boating Week May 18-24. Recreational boating is a popular pastime in Washington with nearly 225,000 …

Free opioid overdose reversal kits available

The first of more than 54,000 naloxone kits began arriving in Washington last week, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Wednesday.  The kits will be available to the public at no cost …

County Council bans sale of fireworks in county areas that prohibit use

This week, the Snohomish County Council voted unanimously to amend the county code by prohibiting the sale of fireworks in all “no fireworks areas” where use is currently banned. The …

Road rage: Officer kills suspect armed with hammer

Shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday, May 16, Washington State Patrol (WSP) responded to a report of a road rage incident on the shoulder of I-5 northbound near milepost 197. The suspect vehicle began …
Opinion
More than  four million  Americans will turn 65 this year, more than ever before. Whether this milestone means retirement or not, these individuals need to make important choices about …
It should come as no surprise to most who read this column that I’m passionate about safe pedestrian access to and at Mukilteo’s waterfront area. It needlessly has been and continues to …
As you enter into this column, keep in mind this is my adaptation of Will Rogers’ (1879-1935) expressed views. I’m not a well-founded witness because what I know comes from the …
T he Gospel message, also called “The Good News,” is quite simple: acknowledging that you have sinned and need the risen Son of God, Jesus Christ, to save your soul and to lead you …
The City has proposed the zoning of Hawthorne Hall (the old Boys and Girls Club) at 1134 Second St. be changed from residential single family to commercial mixed use. Our community has made clear …
“Our world is but a land of a master jam, get up and dance.”  - Afrika Bombaataa During a chat with a dear friend last year, we learned that we shared a mutual appreciation for …
I am excited to announce the release of my new cookbook: “From My Kitchen to Yours,” with over 130 recipes. I have been working on this book for nearly the past three years, and I am so …
As the subject of this column is East Coast vs. West Coast,  I thought I’d write about some of the differences in living in each of these areas. Brooklyn: The sheer crush of humanity …
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Police and Fire
A store reported that a customer used a stolen credit card. An employee told officers the victim called from Seattle and reported the charges. The …
May 1 Theft 11500 block Mukilteo Speedway. A resident reported an overnight vehicle prowl. Nuisance 10100 block Mukilteo Speedway. Officers checked on a vehicle. The owner was …
The Mukilteo Fire Department put out a small fire at the Elliot at Mukilteo apartment complex in the 9500 block of 49 th Ave. W. on Thursday, May 4. The fire started on a second-story balcony …
Schools

Sarah Ramzan – STEM Student of the Month

Kamiak High School is proud to announce that Sarah Ramzan is our STEM student of the month. Sarah is active in the school community, serving as president of the Math Team, winning several local and …
Mohamed Elnamous – Drama
Mohamed Elnamous – Drama
Mohamed Elnamous is a senior in the Kamiak theatre arts program and a member of the barbershop choir. The reason he enjoys the performing arts programs, is because of the welcoming community of …
Kamiak’s MidKnights finished first in the mixed vocal-large division at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest.
Kamiak’s MidKnights take 1st place at state contest
T he MidKnights, Kamiak High School’s mixed Barbershop group, took first place at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest April 26 at Central Washington University. Competing against top-tier …
Harrison Hanson – Band
Harrison Hanson – Band
Harrison is a flute player in the Kamiak showband. “My most memorable performance was Kamiak Show Band’s 'Off the Wall' performance at NWAPA’s Sunset Classic in 2021. I think that …
Reminder: Mukilteo Way Garden Club offering two $1K 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 …
Ivy Kelleher – Band
Ivy Kelleher – Band
Ivy is the brass leader in the Kamiak Band and plays trombone. She credits her band teacher, Patrick Hunninghake, for inspiring her and the rest of the band with high expectations, energy and …
Catrina Dylla – Dance
Catrina Dylla – Dance
Catrina has been dancing since the age of two and it has always been a big part of her life. As a member of the Kamiak dance team she holds a position on the spirit committee, responsible for team …
Arts & Entertainment
The Museum of History & Industry is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Photo courtesy MOHAI)
A visit to the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) in Seattle should be on everyone’s list. And if you’ve already been there, and think you’ve done that, go again, as …
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CSO Music Director Michael Miropolsky. (Photo courtesy CSO)
Cascade Symphony Orchestra announces 63rd season
The Cascade Symphony Orchestra will open its 2024-25 season of six concerts at the Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) on Monday, Oct. 28, when it hosts its “Poem of Ecstasy” concert. …
A happy seal
Mary Macomber caught this happy seal having a good time May 12 near Lighthouse Park. Have a photo you’d like to share? Email it (full resolution, not file reduced) to …
Flower power
Photographer Lilo Lamerdin said she may have found the largest rhododendron bush/tree in Mukilteo. It’s located at Mukilteo Presbyterian Church. Have a photo you'd like to share? Email it (full …
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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Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might think

Baby boomers – that’s anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 – are 20% of the population, more than 70 million Americans. Decades ago, many in that generation experimented with drugs that were both recreational and illegal. …

Since the first cellphone came out in the '80s, how have they changed?

Spokeo dove into news sources like CNN, data from researchers like Pew Research Center, and online encyclopedias to uncover the history of cellphones.

Wildfire smoke is back – fires burning across Canada are already triggering US air quality alerts in the Midwest and Plains

Dozens of wildfires are burning across Canada in May 2024 and sending unhealthy smoke blowing into the northern U.S. again. At the same time, the southeastern U.S. is getting smoke from Mexico, where …