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 By David Pan    News

Mukilteo Schools to continue distance learning through end of year

Students in the Mukilteo School District will need to continue to fire up their computers and head online for the rest of 2020. The district announced Friday, Nov. 6, that it will be delaying bringing back any entire grade levels... — Updated 11/11/2020

 By David Pan    News

Kamiak graduate vying to be the Greatest Baker

The votes have been counted and a winner has been declared in the presidential election. But that doesn't mean the campaigning is over – at least for the Greatest Baker. Katie... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By David Pan    News

Rep. Ortiz-Self elected new House Democratic Caucus Chair

Washington State House Democrats held their reorganization assembly over video meeting Saturday, Nov. 14 and elected Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self as their Caucus Chair. The position,... — Updated 11/25/2020

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Help Rotary feed needy families on Thanksgiving

The Rotary Club of South Everett/Mukilteo is doing its best to make sure needy families have full bellies on Thanksgiving. Each year, the club prepares Thanksgiving baskets for 350... — Updated 11/25/2020

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Mukilteo Yacht Club hosts Lighted Boat Parade | Holiday Cheer

The waterways will be lit up again this holiday season. The Mukilteo Yacht Club hosts the annual Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 5. Last year more than 30 boats from Mukilteo... — Updated 11/25/2020

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City receives additional funds for business grants

Additional help is on the way for Mukilteo businesses. At Monday’s meeting, the City Council unanimously approved a motion to authorize the city to accept $121,575 in grant funding from Snohomish County toward additional... — Updated 11/25/2020

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Youth group hopes to boost seniors' spirits

A youth group from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mukilteo is making sure that senior citizens aren't forgotten during the holidays. Last week, 20 volunteers... — Updated 11/25/2020

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Tapped Mukilteo moving into former Lombardo's location on Speedway

If you're hoping to check out the new restaurant going into the former Lombardo's Pizzeria location on Mukilteo Speedway, you won't have long to wait long. Sean Drought said that he... — Updated 11/25/2020

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City Council close to finalizing 2021 budget

The Mukilteo City Council moved a step closer to approving the 2021 budget, but it’s not quite there yet. A combination of projected higher sales tax revenue, along with some reductions, have narrowed the gap between revenues... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By David Pan    News

Accident leads to life's passion

Michael Mathis has always been a fighter. That was never more evident than when he was 11 and nearly lost his life in a horrific accident at a friend's house near Paine Field.... — Updated 11/19/2020

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Giving back to Mariner High School

James Abbott's teen years were tough for him and his family. His mother, struggling with personal issues, was afraid to leave the house. His father toiled on a ship far from home.... — Updated 11/18/2020

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Study Buddies Mukilteo offers help for struggling students

Earlier this fall, Soren Sackett was having a conversation with her mother about the challenges parents were facing with the shift to online classes. "Her friends were having a lot... — Updated 11/18/2020

 By David Pan    News

Just a little off the top

The second annual Cuts with Cops event drew a steady stream of residents looking to support Men's Health Awareness Month and to get a much-needed haircut at Nic's Barbershop. Three... — Updated 11/18/2020

 By David Pan    Sports

Knights to continue athletic careers in college

Four Kamiak senior student-athletes will be continuing their athletic careers in college. Kaelyn Bundy (girls soccer), Ava Collinge (girls swimming), Slava Gilszmer (boys swimming)... — Updated 11/18/2020

 By David Pan    News

Funding gap: Council to continue working on budget

The Mukilteo City Council has more work to do on the 2021 final budget. The city is projecting a $587,000 gap between revenues and expenditures based on the latest numbers presented by Mayor Jennifer Gregerson during Monday’s... — Updated 11/18/2020

 By David Pan    Calendar

Mukilteo Lighthouse Park Gift Shop to reopen

Holiday shoppers are in luck. The Lighthouse Park Gift Shop is reopening next week by appointment only. The shop, staffed by volunteers from the Mukilteo Historical Society, was... — Updated 11/18/2020

 By David Pan    News

League of Women Voters joins with Braver Angels to promote unity

In the wake of one of the most divisive elections in United States history, the League of Women Voters of Snohomish County and the Seattle-Everett Braver Angels Alliance are... — Updated 11/11/2020

 By David Pan    News

City Council pondering the future of Hawthorne Hall

The future of Hawthorne Hall remains up in the air. A structural condition assessment report, authorized by the City Council, indicated that it will cost $587,217 to bring the... — Updated 11/11/2020

 By David Pan    News

Vandals deface Point Elliott Treaty monument

Vandals defaced the 1931 monument commemorating the signing of the Point Elliott Peace Treaty, and the bronze plaque also is missing. Mukilteo Police received word from city staff... — Updated 11/11/2020

 By David Pan    News

Rosehill plans to reopen on modified basis

The city is making plans to reopen the Rosehill Community Center on a modified basis. That includes hosting small weddings and funerals in a couple of weeks. No more than 30 guests... — Updated 11/11/2020

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City's revenues, expenditures in line with budget expectations

Interim Mukilteo Finance Director Michelle Meyer offered both good and bad news in the third quarter financial update. But Meyer said that the city’s revenues and expenditures were in line with budget expectations. Overall... — Updated 11/11/2020

 By David Pan    A & E

The Fall of Troy releases new album – 'Mukiltearth'

The boys are back. Four years after its last recording, the Mukilteo-based post-hardcore band The Fall of Troy has released a new album – "Mukiltearth." The three original band me... — Updated 11/9/2020

 By David Pan    News

Residents get chance to sound off on Housing Action Plan

Mukilteo residents will have their first opportunity to weigh in on the city’s Housing Action Plan this week. The city will be hosting the first of two community meetings at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5. The meeting will be streamed l... — Updated 11/4/2020

 By David Pan    News

Assistance League still lending helping hand to students

It's safe to say that 2020 has been a year like none other for the Assistance League of Everett. Since 1965 when the Assistance League opened, one of its main goals is to provide... — Updated 11/4/2020

 By David Pan    News

Picnic Point student's illustration featured in J.K. Rowling's latest book

Esmé Wright almost didn't believe it. About three months ago, the Picnic Point Elementary fifth-grader submitted a drawing as part of "The Ickabog Illustration" competition. "The... — Updated 10/28/2020


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