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 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Some flights out of Paine Field take off when tower is closed | Guest View

Despite the MRD (Mediated Role Determination) adopted by Snohomish County in 1979 that paved the way for residential development around PAE (Paine Field) with the county's... — Updated 6/30/2021

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Completion of ferry terminal won't solve traffic issues | Reality Check

As summer approaches, the new Mukilteo Ferry Terminal project is expected to be finished by the end of the month. We'll dispense with all the fluff and get down to the reality of... — Updated 5/19/2021

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

New speed hump in Old Town reduces the 'jerk' factor | Reality Check

This month we'll be discussing how understanding "jerk" as it relates to speed humps may be the secret to finally getting City officials to embrace speed humps as a viable traffic... — Updated 4/21/2021

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

A stroll to the waterfront isn't safe for pedestrians | Reality Check

One evening last week, my wife Dana and I decided to walk down across the SR-525 bridge to Ivar’s to pick up some dinner. While walking back up the narrow 41-inch sidewalk we had... — Updated 3/17/2021

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Ferry issues: Focus on what can be done

This month I need to take a break from what has become an overwhelming list of frustrations that have come with the new Mukilteo ferry terminal project. Over the past several... — Updated 2/17/2021

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Access challenges at new ferry terminal | Reality Check

The new Mukilteo ferry terminal has been open for almost a month now and while there are many things to like about the new terminal, the project is far from finished, and is resulti... — Updated 1/27/2021

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Keep the Mount Baker crossing open | Reality Check

The new Mukilteo ferry terminal is scheduled to open Dec. 29. Last month we discussed some of the pedestrian access and safety concerns. This month, it’s all (almost) about... — Updated 12/31/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Waterfront safety concerns remain for pedestrians | Reality Check

The new Mukilteo ferry terminal will be opening near the end of the year so this month and next we’ll be focusing on Mukilteo’s waterfront development projects. This month the e... — Updated 12/14/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Politics: From the nation to the city | Reality Check

This month is all about politics and the impact all levels of politics is having on our community. We’ll start at the national level, then go to the state level, the county level... — Updated 10/28/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Waterfront could use some budget-friendly improvements | Reality Check

The city has begun the 2021 budget discussions. Considering the obvious impact the coronavirus will have on the budget, this month I thought I’d take a crack at suggesting some... — Updated 9/23/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Masks, social distancing in short supply on the waterfront | Reality Check

The coronavirus is still very much with us and impacting Mukilteo’s waterfront and those of us who live here in many ways. This month we’ll touch on the current status of... — Updated 8/26/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Speed humps: A bumpy ride for residents | Reality Check

This month we’re discussing speed humps and why they’re so difficult to get in Mukilteo.   In 2013 (my last year on the council) we were successful in getting two... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

City failed to address residents' concerns about ferry traffic | Guest View

This month I'm adding the political impact to our ongoing discussion of Mukilteo's waterfront area to help explain some of the decisions made by local government officials. The... — Updated 7/8/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

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 6/10/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

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

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Noise curfew needed at Paine Field | Guest View

This month we'll be discussing some health and safety issues as it relates to Boeing and passenger air service at Paine Field. Government officials in our state have done a good job... — Updated 4/22/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Guest View: Making Mukilteo a better place to live, work and play

Having been on hiatus for the past several months, it’s time to get the ball rolling again making sense out of everything Mukilteo and specifically Mukilteo’s waterfront area... — Updated 3/25/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Park and ride: What happened? l Guest View

In the first two parts of our Mukilteo waterfront/Old Town parking discussion, we discussed where we are today, how we got there, and what we might expect in the future. This week,... — Updated 10/30/2019

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

What's next with parking? l Guest View

Last week in part 1 of our three-part discussion of parking in Mukilteo’s waterfront/Old Town area, we discussed the current state of parking and how we got to where we are... — Updated 10/9/2019

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Old Town parking ... The never-ending story l Guest View

This month, we’ll be discussing parking in the Old Town area. Because my intent is to include many issues that have an impact on this topic, my approach is a fact-based analysis... — Updated 10/2/2019

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Let's get started l Guest View

Welcome to the introduction edition of an ambitious project to make sense out of everything Mukilteo and specifically Mukilteo’s waterfront area, what’s happening, why, what... — Updated 7/24/2019

 

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