Kamiak engineering students float their boats

It was sink or swim for six teams of Kamiak students Friday morning at the school pool. The third annual Float Your Boat Challenge offered 17 Engineering Design II students an... — Updated 10/4/2023

Andy Illyn named new Mukilteo police chief

Interim Police Chief Andy Illyn can drop interim from his title. The City Council unanimously approved Illyn's appointment as police chief during Monday's meeting. Illyn had been... — Updated 10/4/2023

Lungbuster 5K: Raising hope and money

Before community members headed out in the sixth annual Lungbuster 5K race, the woman who the race was established in honor of shared a few inspiring words Sunday morning at... — Updated 10/4/2023

Mayor's 2024 preliminary budget emphasizes public safety

The budget season has arrived. During Monday's City Council meeting, Mayor Joe Marine described his 2024 preliminary budget as lean, but said it maintains a commitment to public... — Updated 10/4/2023

Police Beat

Sept. 20 Threat 4300 blk. Harbour Pointe Blvd. SW. A caller reported an issue with a former employee. Theft 5400 blk. Harbour Pointe Blvd. A resident reported a vehicle prowl that... — Updated 10/4/2023

15-year-old Kamiak shooting victim is identified

The 15-year-old Kamiak boy killed in a shooting in south Everett has been identified as Bryan Tamayo-Franco. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the identity of the victim Sept. 27. Tamayo-Franco was shot... — Updated 10/4/2023

A spotlight on classic cars

Some say word of mouth is the best form of advertising. If that's true, the House of Fire Car Show is on its way to establishing itself as a premier late summer/early fall... — Updated 10/4/2023

Islamic Center hosts groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday | News Brief

The Islamic Center of Mukilteo invites the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony of the new Mosque construction project. The ceremony will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at 3920 Harbour Pointe... — Updated 10/4/2023

Attention kids and parents: Boo Bash set for Oct. 29 | News Brief

The City’s annual Boo Bash is from 2-5 p.m., Oct. 29, at Rosehill Community Center. Activities include: • Paint ‘n take mini pumpkins (large pumpkins for first 50 painters) • Custom Boo bags for first 500 guests • Candy... — Updated 10/4/2023

Kamiak hosts 30th anniversary homecoming at Goddard Stadium

Kamiak High School is hosting its 30th-year anniversary celebration during the Oct. 13 homecoming football game at Goddard Stadium. In honor of this milestone anniversary, Kamiak... — Updated 10/4/2023

Harvest time: Thank our farmers | Earth Matters

Thank you, local farmers. Thank you for the fresh food you supplied to our grocery stores and local markets. Thank you for providing what you could to local food banks. Of all the... — Updated 10/4/2023

The meaning of folk music | Off Kilter

I’ve written about music before. This week I thought I’d look into folk music. Sometimes folk music was music transmitted orally, music with unknown composers, or music... — Updated 10/4/2023

Extended hours at park could lead to unwanted activities | Reality Check Update

This edition of Reality Check Update comes with a thank you, a questionable look at longer park hours at Edgewater Beach, some troublesome political “speak” from Mukilteo... — Updated 10/4/2023

No mandate to have nine Supreme Court lawyers | Darn Wright

“Oyez, Oyez! Oyez! All persons having business before the honorable Supreme Court of the United States are admonished to draw near and give their attention, for the court is now... — Updated 10/4/2023

Letter to the Editor: Elect Susanna Johnson for Snohomish County Sheriff

It was an honor to work with the then Snohomish County Sheriff Operations Bureau Chief, Susanna Johnson, who oversaw Sheriff technology initiatives. As a senior analyst in the... — Updated 10/4/2023

Letter to the Editor: Solutions for managing undocumented workers

The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) estimates there are more than 16.8 million illegal immigrants in the U.S. today, costing U.S. taxpayers in excess of $150... — Updated 10/4/2023

Honey bees are a gift from God | Worshipb

Take a moment and envision a world where your favorite foods did not exist, or even worse, where you had to pay a special premium for essential items like fruits and vegetables.... — Updated 10/4/2023

Editorial cartoon for week of Oct. 4

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City and Council focused on long-term plans for Mukilteo | Council Corner

The City of Mukilteo, like most of us, has come out of a freeze over the past year like a field of edelweiss blooming after a long winter. The pace of activity is high. Nearly all... — Updated 9/28/2023

A focus on student belonging and support this year and beyond | Mukilteo Schools

While some may get excited about certain holidays or vacations, the highlight of my year is back-to-school time. “Tis the season” takes on new meaning for me every September.... — Updated 9/28/2023

Audrey Stewart – Dance

Audrey is a captain of the Kamiak Dulcineas Dance Team and has been dancing and moving since the age of two. "I love dancing because it's a great way to disconnect from the... — Updated 10/4/2023

Five Kamiak students named National Merit semi-finalists

Five Kamiak students – Jenny Choi, Ryan Chung, Zachary Hogue, Sarah Ramzan, and Audrey Stewart – have been named as 2023 National Merit semi-finalists. Of more than 16,000... — Updated 10/4/2023

Marcus Closson – Drama

According to his mom, Marcus has been performing since he was a toddler, though his first musical theatre performance was in the 5th grade. Today Marcus can be seen on the Kamiak... — Updated 9/27/2023

Mariner falls to Glacier Peak in league opener | Football

The first play from scrimmage was an indication it wasn't going to be Mariner's night. Glacier Peak running back Chrisvin Bonshe took the handoff and burst through the line for a... — Updated 10/4/2023

Kamiak senior looks to add to medal collection | Girls swimming

Claire Smith's senior season is off to a fast start. The Kamiak standout earned her first state cut in the 100-yard butterfly in late September. Last year, Smith did not get the... — Updated 10/4/2023

Marauders jump on Hawks early but lose in 4 sets | Volleyball

Mariner played some of its best volleyball of the season, claiming the first set against Mountlake Terrace. The Marauders weren’t able to sustain the momentum and ended up falling 17-25, 25-21, 25-21, 26-24 in a nonconference... — Updated 10/4/2023

8-year-old golfer qualifies for Drive, Chip, and Putt National Finals

Max Soterakopoulos of Everett qualified to compete in the Drive, Chip, and Putt National Finals in Augusta during the Masters in April 2024. The 8-year-old will be 1 of 80... — Updated 10/4/2023

Sean Benoit – Boys Tennis

Congratulations to Sean Benoit on being named Kamiak's Athlete of the Week! Sean has had an amazing rise to #1 singles through his solid dedication during the off-season. He has... — Updated 10/4/2023

Jarell Lara – Boys Tennis

Jarell joined Mariner tennis as a junior and in one short year has made it to varsity where he currently plays at both Doubles 1 and Doubles 2. Jarell is a team focused player who... — Updated 10/4/2023

Mariner, Kamiak still winless | Football

The Mariner and Kamiak football teams both dropped their fifth straight games. In their league opener, the Marauders lost 38-12 to Glacier Peak Friday, Sept. 29, at Goddard Stadium. Mariner's Tristan Lolohea ran for a 3-yard TD... — Updated 9/29/2023

Kamiak dominates Jackson in league opener | Girls Soccer

Kamiak senior Alyia Johnson was in the right place at the right time against league rival Jackson. Johnson scored two goals off rebounds from corner kicks to lead the Knights to a... — Updated 10/4/2023

M-G charges ahead of Mariner in the 2nd quarter | Football

The first quarter was a back-and-forth football contest between Mariner and Marysville-Getchell. The Chargers struck first with a 5-yard touchdown run by Arion Palacol at the 3:44... — Updated 10/4/2023

Kamiak graduate takes over as Mariner coach | Girls soccer

The Mariner girls soccer team is headed in the right direction. Under new head coach Gerry Maxfield, the Marauders already equaled last year's win total two weeks into the season.... — Updated 10/4/2023

Definitely for the birds

Fifty years after its founding, the Pilchuck Audubon Society has been a champion of conservation for Snohomish County and Camano Island. To celebrate, Pilchuck will highlight both... — Updated 10/4/2023

Kamiak's Music in Motion set for Saturday

The Kamiak Show Band's 10th annual marching band show, Music in Motion, is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 7, at Goddard Stadium. Performances will kick off at 10 a.m. Participating... — Updated 10/4/2023

Free Admission to Cascadia Art Museum on Oct. 9

Cascadia Art Museum celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday, Oct. 9. with free admission and special events. Visitors will have the opportunity to see the Native American... — Updated 9/30/2023

Hot rods are coming

The House of Fire Car & Motorcycle Show returns to Mukilteo Saturday, Sept. 30. Travis Industries and the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce present a car and motorcycle show... — Updated 10/4/2023

Through Your Lens: A different natural kind of 'web'

Reader Lilo Lamerdin sent us this photo of a spider's web at the Rosehill Community Center. Have a photo you'd like to share? Email it to mu... — Updated 10/4/2023

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