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 By Madeline Coats    A & E

Kamiak prepares for production of She Kills Monsters

Kamiak's production of She Kills Monsters has a little bit of everything: comedy, danger, fantasy, action, love, death, sexuality, and growth. The play hits the stage in Kamiak's... — Updated 12/4/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    A & E

Local teacher publishes two poetry books in one year

Steve Bertrand first got serious about poetry at the University of Washington in 1978. He started with slam poetry competitions and small contests nationally and internationally. Now, he has published over 27 books. His latest... — Updated 12/4/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Mayor's salary could be reduced

Mukilteo City Council voted 3-3, with one abstention, on an ordinance to decrease the mayor’s salary to $30,000 without benefits. Since the vote ended in a tie, the ordinance failed. Councilmember Anna Rohrbough was the one... — Updated 11/27/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    Schools

Northshore Christian Academy receives 2019 National Blue Ribbon School award

Northshore Christian Academy was awarded the 2019 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The school celebrated their accomplishment Nov. 20. Superintendent Holly Leach and Principals Diane Winningham and... — Updated 11/27/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    Schools

New storage unit for Kamiak athletes

A new facility at Kamiak High School will provide more accessible and efficient storage for field and team equipment. The 2014 voter-approved Mukilteo School District Capital Bond included $1.3 million for an improvement in athleti... — Updated 11/27/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Kamiak volleyball player overcomes injury

Sarah Brachvogal, 17, took on a different type of leadership role this season. The Kamiak senior signed her letter of intent to play volleyball at Seattle Pacific University Nov.... — Updated 11/27/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Mukilteo YMCA gains new executive director

The new executive director of the Mukilteo YMCA has two decades of experience working for various branches across the West Coast.  Cynthia Kelly aims to use her new position to help create a brighter future for youth in the... — Updated 11/27/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Winter is coming

If last year was any indication that snow can pile high in Snohomish County, then take some time to consider preparing ahead for this year’s predicted storm. County staff wants to remind commuters of tools and tips to prepare... — Updated 11/27/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

City takes steps to address public safety

In an effort to address pedestrian safety, the Mukilteo City Council passed a motion to add temporary speed bumps to eight locations in the city. The motion passed 6-1 in a meeting Nov. 18. Pedestrian safety has been an ongoing... — Updated 11/27/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    A & E

Kamiak Messiah takes the stage for the 23rd year

Kamiak's Holiday Classics Concert is back again for another year at the Everett Civic Auditorium Dec. 15. The show will feature sections from Handel's Messiah, in addition to... — Updated 11/27/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Resident: Graffiti is vandalism, not art

A concerned resident wants the community to be aware of ongoing vandalism, graffiti, and illegal activity occurring near Japanese Gulch. Craig Sylvester has witnessed the area... — Updated 11/27/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    A & E

Holiday homes will open their doors Dec. 2

The Assistance League of Everett will be holding its annual Holiday Home Tour Monday, Dec. 2, from noon-6 p.m. This year, one of the houses being shown belongs to Bill and JJ Leese... — Updated 11/21/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Settlement reached in 2016 shooting that killed three and injured one

A mass shooting on July 30, 2016, ended the lives of three teenagers and left a fourth teenager seriously injured at a house party in Mukilteo. Kamiak High School graduate Jacob Long, 19, was the first of those slain by the... — Updated 11/20/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    A & E

Foundation sells nature calendar to fund prostate cancer research

Whether it is for Giving Tuesday or simply a stocking stuffer, the Prostate Cancer Foundation has a gift that will allow people to give back this holiday season. For the first... — Updated 11/20/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    Schools

Edmonds Mountain Bike seeks Mukilteo riders

Edmonds Mountain Bike is looking for new members to join their high school and middle school teams. All levels of bikers are accepted for residents in the Mukilt... — Updated 11/20/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    A & E

Kamiak Show Band comes out on top in recent competitions

The Kamiak Show Band wrapped up its 2019 competitive season with a third-place finish at the NWAPA Championships Nov. 2. The band competed against 30 other groups from Washington... — Updated 11/20/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Election season is gone, but not forgotten

The November elections are officially over and the ballots are counted. Some races were landslides and others maintained narrow margins. On Tuesday night, after celebrating big wins... — Updated 11/20/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Beloved Pilates instructor retires from the YMCA

Karen Carriker has been teaching Pilates for nearly 40 years. The fitness junkie retired Nov. 7 after 17 years of flexibility, strength, and endurance training at the YMCA in... — Updated 11/14/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Endeavour Elementary celebrates local veterans

Endeavour Elementary school celebrated past, present, and future veterans at an assembly Nov. 8. The event began with Pack 8 Cub Scouts, who raised the colors and lead the... — Updated 11/14/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

CORRECTION: Prop. 1 rejected by voters

This correction is in response to an incorrect fact stated in the election results story posted Nov. 13. Snohomish County Fire District 7 will not restore its fire levy to $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. The proposition... — Updated 11/13/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Updated local election results

The polls showed wide margins and narrow victories when the first group of counted ballots trickled in during the General Election Nov. 5. Snohomish County had 475,871 people register to vote in this election. The total voter... — Updated 11/13/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Snohomish County rejects affirmative action

About 54.5% of Snohomish County voted to reject Referendum 88 in the General Election Nov. 5. Washington voters also elected to reject the measure, with a very tight margin of 50.36% to 49.64%. Ref. 88 was designed to require a... — Updated 11/13/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    Schools

Vapor devices are hard to recognize

Jennifer Reid from the Snohomish Health District (SHD) educated parents at Kamiak High School about the dangers of vaping and the importance of recognizing a vapor device at a PTO... — Updated 11/13/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Mukilteo is rich with funds for City improvements

The Mukilteo City Council accepted two grants at its Nov. 12 meeting, one to improve water quality and the other to maintain pedestrian safe routes to school. The City was awarded $50,000 from the Department of Ecology to... — Updated 11/13/2019

 
 By Madeline Coats    News

Approval of I-976 already stirs controversy, Eyman prepares to fight

Former Mukilteo resident Tim Eyman has finally found success in decreasing car tab taxes to $30 after the General Election Nov. 5. Eyman declared victory before all ballots were even counted Tuesday night. “I love being a... — Updated 11/13/2019

 

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