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 By Madeline Coats    News

Children's book educates kids on dangers facing the ocean

Mukilteo native Casson Trenor recently published a children’s book called “Umijoo,” a tale of a curious girl who, with the help of a little magic, journeys underwater to learn about the dangers facing the ocean.  Trenor... — Updated 1/8/2020

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Christine Cook says goodbye to City Council

"I think our community in Mukilteo is very civic-minded and we really take care of each other," said Councilmember Christine Cook, who decided earlier this year that she would not... — Updated 12/31/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Mayor's salary stays at $70,800, plus benefits

The Mukilteo mayor elected in 2020 will continue to earn $70,800 a year plus benefits, rather than the previously proposed $36,000.  This topic has been an ongoing conversation within the City Council for months. Councilmember... — Updated 12/24/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    Schools

Mariner senior helps rebuild online newspaper

Kya Nethercot helped rebuild Mariner High School's journalism program within months of moving to Everett from Kansas. In just one month at the school, she was named editor-in-chief.... — Updated 12/18/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    A & E

Kamiak Messiah concert receives standing ovation

Kamaik's Holiday Classics Concert celebrated their 23rd year at the Everett Civic Auditorium Dec. 15. The students performed two shows back to back. The event was sponsored by... — Updated 12/18/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Dentists of Mukilteo open new offices

The Dentists of Mukilteo hosted a ribbon cuttings for its new offices Dec. 11. It is located at 12502 Mukilteo Speedway Ste 108. The Chamber of Commerce, local residents, and family members celebrated the opening with food,... — Updated 12/18/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

City finalizes purchase of new stormwater vactor truck

The City of Mukilteo recently finalized the purchase of a $510,000 new stormwater vactor truck. Mayor Jennifer Gregerson signed a contract to buy the truck from Owen Equipment throu... — Updated 12/18/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Mukilteo Lane may become a one-way road

Residents of Old Town fear that commuters will cut through their neighborhoods to bypass the Mukilteo Speedway once the new terminal is opened. As a result, Mukilteo Lane may become a one-way road. City Council continued a... — Updated 12/18/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Seven potential improvement projects in Mukilteo

Sound Transit conducted various surveys and outreach with residents in Mukilteo this fall. Of the 16 potential improvements identified for Mukilteo Station, the most highly rated were bus transfer timing, City of Mukilteo parking,... — Updated 12/18/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Mukilteo aims to have 100% renewable energy by 2045

Council approved a resolution to establish a Climate Action Committee back in April. Since then, committee members have started working towards a goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045 or sooner. Tim Ellis, chair of the Climate Acti... — Updated 12/18/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

The woman in the lighthouse

Residents have expressed concern after seeing a person wandering around the Mukilteo Lighthouse lately. Yes, there has been someone inside the lighthouse. No, it is not an... — Updated 12/18/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Local Toastmaster becomes a leader in the community

Donna Stolz defines leadership as bringing others along, not being in front. Her dedication to Toastmasters provided her the opportunity to give 45 speeches over a 10-year period. H... — Updated 12/11/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    Schools

School district plans to close the gap in student achievement at Kamiak

The Mukilteo School District has adopted new goals and strategies to close the gap in student achievement at Kamiak High School.  School Improvement Plans (SIP) are required by the State Board of Education. A new school district... — Updated 12/11/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Community Cat Coalition shares Christmas cheer with foster cats

The Community Cat Coalition opened its annual Home for the Holidays event Nov. 22 at the Harbour Pointe Shopping Center. It will stay open on weekends until Dec. 22. Members from... — Updated 12/11/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Retaining wall will be built after nearly 8 years

The 61st Place West retaining wall will finally be fixed after nearly eight years. Council unanimously approved and authorized Mayor Jennifer Gregerson to sign the Hazard Mitigation Grant Agreement at a meeting Dec. 2. The funds se... — Updated 12/11/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Khan sworn into council one month early

Scott Whelpley has resigned from City Council nearly one month before Riaz Khan's start date. Khan was sworn into office Dec. 2. Whelpley resigned after moving outside city limits.... — Updated 12/11/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    Schools

Alison Brynelson takes oath of office; Larsen's retirement nears

Dr. Alison Brynelson began transitioning into the role of superintendent for Mukilteo School District at the school board meeting Dec. 9. She will take over Dr. Marci Larsen's... — Updated 12/11/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

21st Legislative District prepares for upcoming session

Three legislators from the 21st Legislative District will be heading to Olympia for the upcoming 2020 Washington State Legislature, set to begin Jan. 13. Sen. Marko Liias, Rep.... — Updated 12/11/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Annual tree lighting brings holiday spirit to Mukilteo

The annual tree lighting provided for a festive array of holiday spirit at the Rosehill Community Center Dec. 7. For over 30 years, the community has come together for the... — Updated 12/11/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    A & E

The Christmas Spectacular: Freedom, giving back, and entertainment

Freedom, Michael Jackson, skits, Dickens carolers, Queen, Make-A-Wish, dancers, Lion King, and giving back to the community – "The Christmas Spectacular" combines a random assortm... — Updated 12/4/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

She's A Given aims to transform the lives of small business owners By Madeline Coats

Emilie Given's journey to start her own business stems from almost dying in childbirth three years ago. Today, she owns a virtual assistant agency. The near-death experience made... — Updated 12/4/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

River otter found dead in crab pot

There were supposedly three resident otters that spent their time around Lighthouse Park. Now there are just two. An otter was found dead on the shores of Lighthouse Park Nov. 25.... — Updated 12/4/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

What's next for Hawthorne Hall

The City Council is discussing alternatives for Hawthorne Hall after the Boys and Girls Club relocated to a new facility. In determining the future of the property, the City said it... — Updated 12/4/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

City discusses legislative priorities for the upcoming session

With the Washington State Legislature preparing to begin in January, now is the time for Mukilteo to compile a list of priorities for the 2020 session. The legislative agenda will direct the City of Mukilteo’s efforts in the... — Updated 12/4/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

What's that noise?

Mukilteo residents should expect to hear loud noises from the new ferry terminal, 910 Front St., during the upcoming weeks. The City of Mukilteo approved a noise variance... — Updated 12/4/2019

 

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