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Mukilteo Police seeking robbery suspect

Mukilteo Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank at around 3 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 25. Mukilteo officers responded to the robbery in the 3900 block of Harbour Pointe Blvd. SW, in which the suspect entered the bank,... — Updated 1/25/2022

Salmon habitat rules would restrict agricultural uses

Advocates hope mandatory conservation of key habitat areas will help salmon runs recover, but opponents worry farmers will pay a price. House Bill 1838, to be known as the Lorraine... — Updated 1/24/2022

Future fund would help close income gap, supporters say

Young adults will be able to access a fund years from now to give them a boost if lawmakers pass a bill aimed at narrowing the gap between the rich and poor. Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, sponsor of HB 1861, said the... — Updated 1/24/2022

Employment test for marijuana use questioned

Washington marijuana users won’t face losing their job over a positive drug test if a proposal under consideration in the state Legislature wins approval. SB 5517 would update the Washington law that currently allows employers... — Updated 1/20/2022

Proposed law would force cities to increase housing density in single-family neighborhoods

Forcing higher densities in Washington’s cities will help reduce housing costs, cut fuel emissions and put an end to exclusionary zoning, supporters of House Bill 1782 say. Critics of the idea, however, say it will require... — Updated 1/20/2022

Kamiak students walk out, demand COVID rule changes

Feeling unsafe and unhappy that in-school classes are continuing as the latest COVID-19 variant speeds through their campus, Kamiak High School students staged a walkout Tuesday to... — Updated 1/21/2022

Councilmember Jordal is listening and learning

Tom Jordal is still learning the ins and outs of being a new City Councilmember, but he is quickly getting up to speed with the help of City staff, his new colleagues, and two... — Updated 1/19/2022

Council reappoints Marine, Crawford as reps to CT board, health district

The Mukilteo City Council unanimously voted to reappoint its two representatives on the Community Transit Board and the Snohomish Health District during its Jan. 10 meeting. Mayor Joe Marine is the City’s representative on the... — Updated 1/19/2022

School District: Be prepared for possible shift to distance learning

As the omicron variant continues to spread rapidly throughout Snohomish County, the Mukilteo School District is doing its best to maintain normal operations. But the district acknowledged that, in spite of its best efforts, there... — Updated 1/19/2022

Prime Living | Deciphering senior housing options

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you decipher the different types of housing options available to seniors, and recommend some good resources for locating them? I need to find a place for my... — Updated 1/21/2022

Now, why didn't I think of that?

Ever since my Darn Wright column in the June 21, 2021, Mill Creek Beacon, “Sunnier times means pickleball time,” hit the newsstand, pickleball has been a hot topic. I discussed... — Updated 1/20/2022

Career choices | Off Kilter

I was thinking the other day about my work on my eighth startup. Now, most of you reading this probably have not started up a company from scratch. Let me assure you that it is not... — Updated 1/21/2022

New City Council putting together its agenda for 2022 | Council Corner

Welcome to a new year and a new City Council. It feels great being back on the City Council and also as Council President. The Council this year has a great opportunity to do some... — Updated 1/19/2022

Public comment period for Paine Field Master Plan extended | Reality Check

Happy 2022! My plan this month was "a waterfront Reality Check roadmap for where we could be going in 2022 and what we can realistically expect. "I changed my mind. Instead, this... — Updated 1/19/2022

The plane truth about Paine Field's noise | Darn Wright

It was a dark and dreary 3 a.m., and I was drifting in and out of sleepiness when I again felt those unsettling piercing engines from another one of those landing airships. My... — Updated 1/19/2022

Letter to the Editor: City Council should look for a candidate with a positive approach

Regarding an opinion letter to The Jan, 12, 2022 Mukilteo Beacon by Charlie Pancerzewski. Proposing and making an argument for appointing Kevin Stoltz to the vacant council seat.... — Updated 1/19/2022

Letter to the Editor: Get out and support Mukilteo School District's Educational Programs, Capital Projects levies

e Mukilteo School District levies for Educational Programs and Capital Projects in February. I'm in support of continuing these levies, and here is why. 1. Mukilteo schools are one... — Updated 1/19/2022

Letter to the Editor: City should make enforcing traffic laws a top priority

While there are certainly other important issues, I am encouraged to read that Mayor Joe Marine is focused on enforcing our traffic laws. The Speedway and Lighthouse Park seem to... — Updated 1/19/2022

Letter to the Editor | Mukilteo Lane: Precarious at best

Mukilteo Lane is on the minds of the new mayor, the City Council, and some of us in the Boulevard Bluffs neighborhood in Everett at the Mukilteo border. What hasn't been discussed... — Updated 1/19/2022

COVID offers opportunity to love and live sacrificially | Worship

Are you tired of the COVID battle? Are you tired of wearing masks? I am. But even as COVID is – perhaps – in its waning days (we pray!), I am as convinced as ever as a pastor... — Updated 1/19/2022

Edmonds College returns to remote operations for winter quarter

Edmonds College announced Thursday, Jan. 6, that it has made the decision to remain in remote operations through March 18, the end of winter quarter. A few critical classes with... — Updated 1/12/2022

Victor Javadoff – Choir

Victor is a member of the Kamiak choir and the leader of the Men's Jazz Choir. He has only been performing since the age of fourteen and has loved working with, and learning from,... — Updated 1/12/2022

Marauders snap 4-game losing streak | Boys basketball

Mariner picked the right time to snap a four-game losing streak. Four players scored in double figures as the Marauders dominated Lake Stevens 75-53 in the Wesco 4A opener for both... — Updated 1/19/2022

Knights off to a tough start in league play

An undermanned Kamiak boys basketball team dropped its first two league games, but then rebounded for a huge nonconference victory over Arlington., Junior Jaytin Hara scored a... — Updated 1/19/2022

Mukilteo Pythons win state title

The Mukilteo Pythons defeated Tacoma 2-0 in the Washington Youth Soccer Recreational Cup U12 Boys Soccer championship game Dec. 11 at Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila. The team... — Updated 1/20/2022

Kamiak playing well after tough start to the season | Girls basketball

The Kamiak girls basketball team appears to have found its rhythm. After losing four of their first five games to start the season, the Knights have rebounded with three victories... — Updated 1/19/2022

Mariner loses rematch to Shorecrest | Girls basketball

Mariner learned a valuable lesson in a 55-36 loss to Shorecrest Thursday, Jan. 6, at Shorecrest High School. Never underestimate an opponent. In their season opener, the Marauders... — Updated 1/19/2022

Mukilteo Little League open for baseball, softball registration | Sports Brief

Mukilteo Little League registration is now open for Spring 2022 baseball and softball programs. Registration ends Feb. 4 for intermediate, majors, minors and farm divisions.... — Updated 1/14/2022

Kamiak graduate and partner named to U.S. Olympic ice dancing team | Sports Brief

Kamiak graduate Jean-Luc Baker and partner Kaitlin Hawayek were named to the U.S. Olympic figure skating team that will be competing in Beijing, China, next month. Baker and... — Updated 1/12/2022

Special Olympics Washington cancels 2022 State Winter Games | Sports Brief

Due to rising COVID-19 case rates throughout the state, the 2022 State Winter Games scheduled for March has been canceled. For the remainder of this season, Special Olympics... — Updated 1/12/2022

Andrew Bishop – Unified Basketball

The Kamiak Athlete of the Week for Unified Basketball is Andrew Bishop. Andrew truly embodies the definition of a hard worker. As a coach, Andrew is the type of athlete that you... — Updated 1/12/2022

Yuni and Angela Rodriguez-Frias – Girls Basketball

The Rodriguez-Frias sisters – Angela (11th) and 'Yuni' (12th) get the job done. These girls know how to make buckets. The Dynamic Duo of Descendants Defended the Tomahawks of... — Updated 1/12/2022

The next great adventure | Travel Sketcher

If all continues to go as planned, in March we will be in France. This is a small chapel at the end of rue d'église in Saint-Céneri-le-Géri, about 30 miles from where we plan to... — Updated 1/19/2022

Jaiiya: A bowl (or more) of goodness | Arts and Appetite

It is 2022! Time is marching on ... How many restaurants on your route to work or to your favorite shop make you pause and think, "Oh yeah, I really want to try that place?" Well,... — Updated 1/20/2022

Mukilteo youth takes 1st place in art contest

Hana Dau of Mukilteo was awarded first place in the children's division of Choose Civility's 2021 Art Contest. With a theme of Choose Civility: Be respectful, listen, and be kind,... — Updated 1/14/2022

Chamber names Let's Glow winners

The votes were tallied and the winners of the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce's Let's Glow Mukilteo holiday contest are: People's Choice (voted by community) Vicki Strand; Griswold... — Updated 1/19/2022

Culinary Resolutions for 2022 | Chef Dez

Ah, the start of a fresh year. What better time is there to make a pact with oneself to start anew? In the position of a culinary instructor, I encounter many situations with... — Updated 1/12/2022

Sponsored Feature | Charcoal cuisine features inspired Northwest favorites

For years, Edmonds has been transforming itself from a sleepy town on the Sound into a destination location. Restaurants, art galleries, boutique retailers and other attractions,... — Updated 1/13/2022

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