Snohomish County officials push to enter Phase II

Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers, Board of Health Chair Stephanie Wright, and County Council Chair Nate Nehring jointly announced Thursday, May 28, their intention for Snohomish County to be moved into Phase II of Governor... — Updated 5/28/2020

Showing our appreciation

Residents on 53rd Avenue West paid tribute to a convoy of nurses and healthcare workers during their nightly "two minutes of gratitude" on Wednesday, May 27. The group was preceded... — Updated 5/28/2020

Seniors bridging the gap with Zoom gatherings

The Mukilteo Senior Association and the City of Mukilteo’s Recreation and Cultural Services Department are working together to bring older adults together during the coronavirus pandemic. The two recently started hosting a... — Updated 5/27/2020

Police Beat

May 20 Parking 5100 blk. 80th St. SW. A parking complaint was lodged by a resident. The officer issued a warning notice. Welfare check 10800 blk. Harbour Pointe Blvd. Police engaged in a welfare check of a woman. No problems were... — Updated 5/27/2020

Life goes on

How do you celebrate the 80th birthday of twin brothers in the light of coronavirus pandemic and the state's social distancing recommendations? You have a drive-by celebration.... — Updated 5/27/2020

Zieve launches group opposed to low-income housing

A group opposed to the adoption of an "Affordable Housing Plan" by the City of Mukilteo is looking to garner support from the community. A postcard detailing the group's views and... — Updated 5/27/2020

Mayor has no regrets about reporting alleged business violation

Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson stands by her decision to report a business that was allegedly violating the state's stay-at-home order. Gregerson's name, along with those of... — Updated 5/27/2020

Sno-Isle Libraries seeking applicants for virtual worker retraining project

Sno-Isle Libraries is launching a new Virtual Worker Retraining Project to help out-of-work individuals gain access to in-demand jobs in Information Technology. The plan is to assist 20 individuals achieve a CompTIA A+... — Updated 5/28/2020

City accepting applications for Mukilteo Youth Advisory Committee

The City of Mukilteo is accepting applications for the Mukilteo Youth Advisory Committee. The committee includes up to 15 Mukilteo residents between the ages of 14-18, who are appointed to one-year terms by the Mayor and... — Updated 5/27/2020

Snohomish PUD to resume meter reading on June 1

As the state moves toward reopening more businesses in the wake of COVID-19, Snohomish County PUD plans to resume meter reading on June 1. When meter reading resumes, customers will begin to transition off estimated bills. After... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Letter to the editor: No common sense on what is deemed an essential service

I read with interest Mayor Gregerson’s feelings about having no regrets in reporting alleged business violations. It seems she thinks that it is fair to have the government decide what is essential and what is not. There... — Updated 5/28/2020

Letter to the editor: Preserve Mukilteo's postcard presents incomplete picture

I recently received a mailing from Peter Zieve’s group, Preserve Mukilteo. This group claims that Mukilteo will soon be changing zoning to encourage construction of low-income housing, resulting in an uptick in crime and drugs.... — Updated 5/27/2020

Letter to the editor: Affordable housing needed in Mukilteo

Do I belong in Mukilteo? Several years ago we received a postcard attempting to create fear and hostility towards the building of a mosque in Mukilteo. With the city logo on it, it deceptively implied that it came from city... — Updated 5/27/2020

Mukilteo needs to address waterfront, Paine Field issues | Guest View

With the arrival of spring in a COVID-19 pandemic, the Mukilteo waterfront is experiencing higher than normal usage. As construction resumes on the new ferry terminal and... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Housing Action Plan will reflect community values | Mayor's Message

The City of Mukilteo is required to adopt a comprehensive plan (and we have a great one, it is award winning and reads like a story instead of a government document!). That plan... — Updated 5/27/2020

Newspapers have your back| Guest View

We're in the midst of a global pandemic, but its impact on America's communities is local. First responders are our neighbors helping our neighbors, rushing to addresses just down... — Updated 5/27/2020

Letter to the editor: Time to speak up about reopening state

Now we have done it! A recent Bloomberg survey indicates 52% of U.S. small business owners “expect to be out of business within six months.” These are the same small businesses that employed 7 out of 10 people in our nation.... — Updated 5/27/2020

Look at the church, look at the steeple | Chuck's World

I was thinking about Vaughn Meader the other day, so my unconscious appears to be totally in charge now. I won't tell you about my dreams. Vaughn Meader was one of the most famous... — Updated 5/27/2020

A Reminder of what really 'Matters' | Worship

The recent coronavirus has caused many to experience feelings of unhappiness, anxiety, and even fear — which makes the quest for inner happiness and contentment challenging, to... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Mukilteo School District planning 'virtual' ceremonies to honor high school graduates

The Mukilteo School District is planning “virtual” ceremonies to honor its high school graduates. Students will be picking up their caps and gowns in the coming weeks and, at a later date, arrive at their school at an... — Updated 5/13/2020

Kamiak in top 25 best schools in state by U.S. News and World Report

Kamiak High School was ranked 24th among the 310 high schools in Washington by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list of 2020 Best High Schools. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests and how well... — Updated 5/13/2020

District makes changes in response to COVID-19 pandemic, more work to be done | Superintendent's Corner

If you imagine public education as a large freighter, steady and strong, but typically slow to change course, the last two months have put rocket boosters on the back and converted... — Updated 5/13/2020

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Harbour Pointe Middle School teacher takes over Kamiak boys hoops program

After wrapping up his first season as the head boys basketball coach at Bishop Blanchet High School, Joe DeGrazia planned on continuing with the Braves. But then an opening arose... — Updated 5/27/2020

Kamiak hires DeGrazia as new boys basketball coach

Kamiak High School has hired Joe DeGrazia as its new head boys basketball coach. DeGrazia, who teaches at Harbour Pointe Middle School, previously coached at Bishop Blanchet High... — Updated 5/27/2020

Players swing away at Harbour Pointe

It didn't take long for the word to get out. Two weeks ago, Gov. Jay Inslee announced that golf courses throughout the state would be allowed to reopen Tuesday, May 5. The Harbour... — Updated 5/13/2020

Major changes for Kamiak with coaching departures

The sidelines at Kamiak are going to look a lot different next year. Boys basketball coach Brandon Corsi, girls basketball coach Brian Norman and boys wrestling coach Bryan... — Updated 5/27/2020

New Kamiak girls hoops coach focuses on developing leaders

Kamiak's May Tupua views herself much more than just the school's new girls basketball coach. "What I'm really passionate about is developing girls to become future leaders and... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Master Gardeners offer free vegetable gardening online classes

Growing a Vegetable Garden in a Pot is one of six informative and concise vegetable gardening classes being offered online free by WSU-Snohomish County Extension Master Gardeners this June. “Interest in vegetable gardening has... — Updated 5/27/2020

Rosemary Maple Bacon Jam ... Yes, I said Bacon Jam | Chef Dez

Many people sing the praises of bacon, and I am no different. What happens however, when you take that wonderfully complex flavour and turn it into jam? True bliss. Recently I... — Updated 5/27/2020

Battling boredom: Basics of bird watching

Studies show that hobbies improve mental health, but COVID-19 has made some hobbies and activities impossible, or at least put them on hold. Puget Sound bird experts agree that one... — Updated 5/18/2020

Cooking Pasta for the Best Results | Chef Dez

A staple in almost every home’s pantry is spaghetti or some form of pasta that makes its way to the dinner table on a regular basis. Many of us take the time to focus on building the flavour and complexity of the accompanying... — Updated 5/18/2020

Use fresh garlic, lemon juice when cooking Greek food | Chef Dez

Of my cooking classes, Greek are the most popular by far and this stems from my own passion for the flavours of Greece. Almost everyone I talk to loves Greek food and has frequented their local Greek restaurants in the past many... — Updated 5/14/2020

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