'She was the very best parts of all of us'

In her 18 years of life, Kamiak High School senior Chlöe Nuttbrock made a huge impact on her family, friends, school, work community, and even the nation. Many knew Chlöe as a... — Updated 3/23/2023 Full story

Celebrate Earth Day with your neighbors

The City of Mukilteo is encouraging residents to make a difference in Mukilteo this Earth Day. On Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., join hundreds of other Mukilteans... — Updated 3/25/2023

Civic Boot Camp: Transportation accessibility

Seattle CityClub is hosting a "Transportation Accessibility in the Puget Sound Region" Civic Boot Camp program featuring a three-part series diving into the accessibility of... — Updated 3/25/2023

Liias bill to increase access to HIV medication heads to governor's desk

Sen. Marko Liias’ (D-Everett) bill to increase access to HIV medication unanimously passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 22. SB 5142 already passed the Senate and now heads to Governor Jay Inslee’s desk.... — Updated 3/23/2023

Everett Police officer shot in the head, suspect killed in south Everett incident

An Everett Police officer has been shot in the head and a suspect was killed by police during a shooting incident early Wednesday morning in south Everett. At around 3:10 a.m., Everett Police responded to reports of a robbery... — Updated 3/22/2023

Council support for EMS levy lid lift emerges

It took two work sessions, two regular meetings, and hours of back-and-forth discussions before enough support emerged on the Mukilteo City Council to place an EMS levy lid lift on... — Updated 3/22/2023

A piece of Mukilteo's history is on the market

A piece of Mukilteo's history is on the market and waiting for its next family. One of the first three houses to be built on Fifth Street in Old Town is for sale by owners Kassie... — Updated 3/22/2023

Port of Everett's interim parking lot is up and running | News Brief

The Port of Everett’s interim parking lot on the waterfront is up and running as of Friday, March 17. The City of Mukilteo approved the Port’s Shoreline Substantial Development permit application, the final hurdle needed to... — Updated 3/22/2023

The arrival of the first 737 | Through Your Lens

Tyler Elliott of Spin Cycle Photography captured these historic photos of the Boeing Everett factory's first ever 737 (actually two) arriving in Mukilteo... — Updated 3/22/2023

Mukilteo Police share information about string of home burglaries in King and Snohomish counties

The Mukilteo Police Department shared information from Lynnwood Police about a series of home burglaries in King and Snohomish counties. Lynnwood Police said that its officers are... — Updated 3/22/2023

A disability is when one loses spirit | Darn Wright

As he was growing up, he played baseball, football, fished, and enjoyed Frisbee. He skateboarded, rode a bike, and scuba dived. During that period, his call to fame was that he... — Updated 3/22/2023

A speck on the wall inside the Grand Canyon | Off Kilter

Whenever I find myself becoming too involved in all the trivia of day-to-day living, I find myself ”Up on the Roof.” Look at the first stanza’s words: … When this old world... — Updated 3/22/2023

New RMD rules for 2023 | Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the new rules on required minimum distributions from IRAs and 401(k)s? I will turn 72 this year and want to be clear on what I’m required to do. ... — Updated 3/22/2023

Letter to the Editor: Proposal to swap Chamber of Commerce building for Keeper's Quarters not a good idea

A couple of weeks ago, I learned of Mayor Joe Marine's proposal for swapping the use and occupants of the Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Center Building with that of Keeper's Quarters... — Updated 3/22/2023

Letter to the Editor: Old Town safety enhancements are appreciated by resident

I would like to thank the City for finally installing the pair of Rapid Flashing Beacons (RFB) at the intersection of Fifth and Lincoln. The countless near-misses at this... — Updated 3/22/2023

Comfortably numb? | Moment's Notice

Desensitization: noun. The process of reducing or eliminating sensitivity; the act or process of desensitizing, of dulling or reducing sensation. I have always said I want to... — Updated 3/22/2023

Power plants bring/brought electricity to Puget Sound | History File

My mother's parents lost their farm in the southeast corner of Montana, near Ridge, in 1924. They packed up everything they could, like "The Beverly Hillbillies," and left... — Updated 3/22/2023

Ramadan offers chance for reflection, growth | Worship

Ramadan, the month of fasting, begins at sunset today for Muslims in Mukilteo and around the world. Its concept and meaning can have benefits for everyone seeking a positive impact... — Updated 3/22/2023

Buying a car, part 2 | Off Kilter

Last year I wrote about some of the decisions one has to make in buying a car. I covered both new cars and used cars. This week, I write about some of the things that you should... — Updated 3/15/2023

Will the City and Port formalize their partnership? | Reality Check

First, I want to congratulate the cast and crew of “Everything Everywhere All At Once” on their success at this year’s Acadamy Awards. Our son Zak was the visual effects... — Updated 3/15/2023

Yohana Gizaw – Dance

Yohana is a dancer with the Kamiak Dulcineas Dance Team. "My favorite thing about dance is the amazing friendships I've made through the team. The girls have really become family... — Updated 3/22/2023

Gathering budget priorities | Superintendent's Corner

Last month, I shared with you the budget challenges Mukilteo and other school districts around the state are experiencing. The district must cut $20 to $25 million from the budget... — Updated 3/15/2023

Kamiak Dulcineas take first place at districts

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Explorer students win history awards

Explorer Middle School Summit students participated in the Northwest Regional History Day program Saturday, March 11 and all earned first or second place awards. The following are the award winners: JiYoon Seok – first place... — Updated 3/15/2023

Abid named EC Academic Team Bronze Scholar

Ahmad Hilal Abid, a student at Edmonds College, has been named a 2023 Coca-Cola Academic Team Bronze Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.  The Coca-Cola Scholars... — Updated 3/22/2023

Ella Johnson – Visual Arts

Ella is a Kamiak visual artist who specializes in acrylic and mixed media, and considers herself a lifelong artist. She credits her art teacher Emily Palmiter with pushing her to... — Updated 3/15/2023

Jose Guzman-Rangel – STEM Student of the Month

Jose Guzman-Rangel is Kamiak's STEM Student of the Month. He is currently the student manager of Kamiak's student store. He has done an outstanding job problem solving with the... — Updated 3/15/2023

Kamiak's new faces still learning the ropes | Baseball

The Kamiak baseball team has quite a different look this season. The Knights graduated 13 seniors from last year's district playoff team, and many of the players filling those 13... — Updated 3/22/2023

Young Marauders hope to continue building program | Baseball

Coming into the 2023 season, all signs pointed toward an upward trajectory for the Mariner baseball team. The Marauders recorded an 11-9 record last season, their first winning... — Updated 3/22/2023

Elijah Bovey – Baseball

Congratulations to Elijah Bovey on being named Kamiak's Athlete of the Week! Elijah is a sophomore and this is his first year of varsity ball. He has adjusted well and is doing all... — Updated 3/22/2023

Kamiak has veterans up and down the lineup | Softball

The Kamiak softball team has a sense of familiarity that few teams can match. It's no secret why. The Knights return 12 players from last year's district playoff squad, adding only... — Updated 3/22/2023

Marauders in rebuilding mode under new coach | Softball

It's a rebuilding year for the Mariner softball team with a new head coach and the graduation of its top player. Former Cascade assistant coach Erin Lee takes over a team with 11... — Updated 3/22/2023

Macky James – Boys Basketball

Senior guard Macky James is this week's Mariner Athlete of the Week. He was a standout defensive specialist for the Marauders Boys Basketball team this season. Macky was an... — Updated 3/15/2023

Wyatt Stevens – Boys Soccer

Congratulations to Wyatt Stevens on being named Kamiak's Athlete of the Week! Wyatt's junior year will be his third on the varsity soccer team. His enthusiasm and impact have... — Updated 3/15/2023

Lakhpa Sherpa – Cheer Team

Lakhpa Sherpa is a senior and first year member on the cheer team. This year, Lakhpa will leave behind a legacy that will always be remembered. Her patience, kindness and... — Updated 3/15/2023

Flying Heritage & Combat Museum to reopen soon

There's good news for World War II aviation and history buffs. The Flying Heritage & Combat Museum at Paine Field will be reopening soon. Last week, the museum's Facebook... — Updated 3/22/2023

A classic Pacific Northwest stay on the Oregon coast | Wanderlust

Whenever I'm in the Pacific Northwest, I try to make time to visit the Oregon coast. I never tire of the area and came to the conclusion years ago that it's truly my happy place.... — Updated 3/16/2023

Mukilteo Community Orchestra to perform 'Triumphant Soundscapes' on Sunday

The Mukilteo Community Orchestra will present "Triumphant Soundscapes," the second concert of its 25th season at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 19 at the Rosehill Community Center. The free... — Updated 3/21/2023

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