Rotary Club serves up Thanksgiving dinner

Operation Thanksgiving ran like a well-oiled machine Sunday morning. That should not come as any surprise since for more than 26 years members of the Rotary Club of South... — Updated 11/23/2022

City Council approves 1% increase in property taxes

The Mukilteo City Council voted 5-2 to approve Mayor Joe Marine’s request for a 1% increase in the general property tax levy. The 1% increase is not on the property owner’s total property tax. Instead, it is 1% on the... — Updated 11/23/2022

A taste of African music and dance

Those attending Saturday's performance by three members of the Gansango Music & Dance Company expected to be entertained and enlightened about African culture. But audience... — Updated 11/23/2022

Police Beat

Nov. 20 Sex in a car 8400 blk. Mukilteo Speedway. An officer contacted two people in a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot. The two were having intimate relations in the front of the vehicle. The officer warned and advised the... — Updated 11/23/2022

Public can weigh in on possible ferry fuel surcharge online

The Washington State Transportation Commission is seeking public input on the possibility of applying a ferry fuel surcharge to ferry fares in the future, to help cover growing fuel costs for the state ferry system. The ferry... — Updated 11/23/2022

Deputy chief will run for Snohomish County Sheriff

Susanna Johnson, deputy chief at the Bothell Police Department, will run for Snohomish County Sheriff in the 2023 election. The position is now held by Adam Fortney. Johnson worked... — Updated 11/23/2022


Pickus receives Planning Association award

Snohomish Planning Director Glen Pickus, a Mukilteo resident, and his department received an award from the Planning Association of Washington. The Planning Department was... — Updated 11/23/2022

Nation's first Native crisis line launch

Washington’s Native and Strong Lifeline is now live – the first program of its kind in the nation dedicated to serving American Indian and Alaska Native people. Operated by Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOA), one... — Updated 11/23/2022

Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation receives $100K grant

The Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The two-year grant will provide general operating support, and Sno-Isle Libraries plans to use the funds to continue... — Updated 11/23/2022

'How do you meet 21,000 people?'

Yuri "Tony" Trofimczuk wants to hear from you. The City's new recreation and cultural services director isn't quite sure how to meet all 21,000 residents of Mukilteo, but he's... — Updated 11/23/2022

Have you been to Kwiltalahun Lake? | Darn Wright

In 1990, Congress passed, and President George H.W. Bush signed, a bill dedicating November as National American Heritage Month, with National American Heritage Day celebrated on... — Updated 11/23/2022

Thanks for … everything | Moment's Notice

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” — Willie Nelson Thanks (n) 1: kindly or grateful thoughts : GRATITUDE 2: an expression of gratitude... — Updated 11/23/2022

Ways to pay for long-term care without insurance or savings | Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, What types of financial resources are available to help seniors pay for long-term care? My 86-year-old mother will need either an assisted living facility or... — Updated 11/23/2022

Tricks when building a house | Off Kilter

For those of you who followed my Facebook page last year, each day you could see additional progress being made to the house we were building just down the street from our current... — Updated 11/23/2022

Historical records provide some answers | History Files

Popular author Mary Daheim died eight months ago. Teresa A. Anderson and I have been helping Mary’s family sort through photos and historic records that Mary had collected.... — Updated 11/25/2022

Proactivity yields delightful pavilion of eternity while still on earth! | Worship

Hello friends! Sometimes, God speaks to us in the first person. It’s a concept. Pretty compelling stuff. For instance, here is His Voice now, from the Baha’i Writings: “O... — Updated 11/23/2022

Improve safety at Paine Field with voluntary curfew | Reality Check

The FAA control tower at Paine Field (PAE) operates from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. During that time, ALL arriving and departing aircraft must talk to the controllers for... — Updated 11/17/2022

Coming of Age | Off Kilter

I was rewatching the movie “A Social Network.” This is a great film about the founding of Facebook. As I watched, there were quite a few scenes about Mark Zuckerberg’s time... — Updated 11/17/2022

Time to think about your porcelain throne | Darn Wright

Even with our hectic days, we still make time to just isolate ourselves, and sit down to think over our to-do list. And most of this time can be done while sitting on our white... — Updated 11/17/2022

Top financial scams targeting seniors today | Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the most common scams today that target elderly seniors? My 75-year-old mother has been swindled several times over the past year, so I’m being extra... — Updated 11/17/2022

Kamiak High School honors October Students of the Month

Kamiak High School has recognized its Students of the Month for October. The students honored were Mason Hammons (senior), Esaw Adhana (senior), Drew Stein (junior), Marcus Closson... — Updated 11/23/2022

Eli Funston – Orchestra

Eli has been playing violin since the age of nine and is currently the second chair section leader in the Kamiak Orchestra. One moment that solidified her interest in Orchestra at... — Updated 11/23/2022

Nathan Pao – STEM

Nathan Pao has been an incredible student while at Kamiak. By the end of this year, he will have completed seventeen Honors or AP STEM classes and was recognized as our top junior... — Updated 11/23/2022

Edmonds College students complete first tiny home build

Nearly four weeks ago students in Edmonds College's Advanced Manufacturing Skills Center (AMSC) Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program (CAP) learned they were going to build a... — Updated 11/17/2022

District works to keep students safe

No student of any age should feel emotionally or physically unsafe while attending school. The Mukilteo School District safety department – outgoing Director of Safety and Transportation Cindy Steigerwald, interim Director of... — Updated 11/17/2022

Madison Harwood – Dance

Madison is a proud member of the Kamiak Dance team and always brings her bubbly attitude and school spirit to practice. She is most happy when dancing and uses it as an outlet.... — Updated 11/17/2022

Kamiak's student-athletes sign letters of intent

The Kamiak community celebrated the achievements of five senior student-athletes who are headed to college where they will continue their athletic careers. Family, friends,... — Updated 11/23/2022

Chloe Bundy – Girls Cross Country

Congratulations to Chloe Bundy on being named Kamiak High School's Athlete of the Week! Chloe is a sophomore and 2nd year letter-winner on the Kamiak cross country team. This year,... — Updated 11/23/2022

Aaron Ton – Boys Cross Country

Aaron Ton, a junior at Mariner, was our best performing Cross Country male athlete this year. He is a big reason behind the growth of our boys' team. Aaron consistently led summer... — Updated 11/23/2022

Kamiak's Smith collects 3 medals at state

Claire Smith was all smiles after the 4A state swimming championships. The Kamiak standout capped her junior season with a stellar performance in her two individual events and... — Updated 11/23/2022

Kamiak Knights win Falcon Classic tourney

The eighth grade Kamiak Knights feeder basketball team won the championship at the Woodinville Falcon Classic Tournament over the Veterans Day weekend. The Knights won their pool... — Updated 11/23/2022

Zion An – Boys Tennis

Congratulations to Zion An for being named Kamiak High School's Athlete of the Week! Zion is Kamiak Beacon Athlete of the Week for his season long performance on the Boys he... — Updated 11/17/2022

Landon Manoppo – Boys Tennis

Landon Manoppo returned this school year as a 4th year varsity tennis player. His flexibility on being able to play either singles or doubles was crucial in some of Mariner's team... — Updated 11/17/2022

Adopt a Stream Foundation to offer living holiday trees

The Adopt A Stream Foundation is kicking off the season with its annual Holiday Trees for Salmon event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3-4, at the Northwest... — Updated 11/23/2022

'Every Picture Tells a Story Don't It' at Rosehill

The Northwest Collage Society's fall show brought out artists and art enthusiasts for an opening reception Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Rosehill Community Center. The theme of the... — Updated 11/23/2022

Recharge with a getaway to Skamania Lodge | Wanderlust

Once again, I found myself flying through the forest with the greatest of ease. Only this time, I was on the zipline course at Skamania Lodge, a well-known resort in Washington... — Updated 11/17/2022

Kamiak carolers to perform at Jingle Bell Breakfast and Craft Fair

Acapella carolers from Kamiak High School will be among the performers at the first-ever Jingle Bell Breakfast and Craft Fair at the Lynnwood Convention Center. The Dec. 3 event kicks off with a breakfast, merry musical... — Updated 11/17/2022

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