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 By Paul Archipley    News

New cell tower to rise 100 feet, but you may not notice

Scrambling to keep up with demand, cell phone providers regularly are seeking approvals to erect new cell towers from Mukilteo to Miami. The Mukilteo City Council OK’d a new one... — Updated 12/4/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Council OKs policy for using social media

City officials Tweet. They’re on Facebook and Google+ and Pinterest. Even YouTube. They’re just regular social media mavens over at City Hall. Except that, like much of the... — Updated 12/3/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Variety show to support special needs kids

Doctors told Jocelin Meadow’s mother Barbara that her daughter would never talk or walk. At 14 months old, Jocelin had suffered a trauma that resulted in a variety of medical... — Updated 11/19/2014 Full story

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Getting ready for the unthinkable

Baby Boomers remember a time when they practiced getting under their desks, likely a futile exercise in preparing for The Bomb should the U.S. go to war with the Soviet Union.... — Updated 11/12/2014 Full story

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Car dealership is driven to help those in need

Campbell Nelson’s motto, “Community Driven,” at first blush may seem to be a clever play on words. With both Volkswagen and Nissan dealerships side-by-side in Edmonds, they... — Updated 10/29/2014 Full story

 
 By Paul Archipley    A & E

See the world, ‘virtually’ and hassle-free

One senior citizen went scuba diving last week. Another piloted an airplane. Yet another walked along cobblestoned streets to a fancy villa in Italy. All went on their adventures... — Updated 10/22/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

See the world, ‘virtually’ and hassle-free

One senior citizen went scuba diving last week. Another piloted an airplane. Yet another walked along cobblestoned streets to a fancy villa in Italy. All went on their adventures... — Updated 10/22/2014 Full story

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

How to make your community more ‘people friendly’

Although its winters are long, cold and miserable, Copenhagen has been named in polls as the world’s happiest city. One of their secrets? They have turned it into a vibrant,... — Updated 10/1/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

A sweet new bakery opens in Town Center

Should Mill Creek want to consider a new slogan or motto, it might consider something like “Sweetest Town on Puget Sound.” OK, technically it’s a few miles inland, but there... — Updated 9/19/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

911 call dispatches Grim Reaper to another day

The recording of the 911 call is chilling. “She’s on the floor. She’s turning blue. What do I do?” caller Kris Sanderson asked frantically. Sanderson’s partner, Paula... — Updated 9/17/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

What price love? A classic car wins hearts

When true love turns out to be a great investment, too, well that’s just icing on the cake. At least, that’s how it worked out for Sharon and Mike Weatherbie of Mukilteo, the... — Updated 9/17/2014 Full story

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Pedestrian bridge will serve commuters, not Mukilteans

Borrowing from a famous boondoggle in Alaska that made national news in 2005, local detractors call a pedestrian overpass on the north side of town Mukilteo’s own “bridge to... — Updated 9/17/2014 Full story

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Area’s 1st recreational marijuana store to open

Although Washington’s march toward legal recreational marijuana seems to have slowed to a crawl, a local store on Mill Creek’s southern border is getting ready to open its doors... — Updated 8/15/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Long-time Rite Aid staffer to retire

If you’re into fancy titles, he’s Electronics Technician Chief Petty Officer Elke, U.S. Navy, Retired. If you’re less formal, just call him Steve. Either way, if you had... — Updated 7/2/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Picture box frames a look at Mukilteo history

In an era before TV, radio, Internet and other distractions, Louisa Fowler Sinclair no doubt had time on her hands for other pursuits. Born in Mukilteo in 1861, hers being the... — Updated 6/11/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Airport director Dave Waggoner to retire

Dave Waggoner, airport director at Snohomish County Airport for 23 years, is retiring. Waggoner, who turns 70 in July, said he is ready to turn the page. Although he already has... — Updated 6/10/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Mayor of Sultan eyes County Executive post

Carolyn Eslick believes her years of experience in both the public and private sectors have made her an ideal prospect for an upcoming job opening. Serving her second term as mayor... — Updated 5/16/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

When the Ramen Rater speaks, noodle nuts listen

For many a former or current college student – and others who simply are trying to make ends meet – Top Ramen has long been a low-cost, filling meal. For Hans Lienesch, it’s a... — Updated 5/8/2014 Full story

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

No bones about it: weight training is key to healthy aging

The scenario is all-too familiar: an elderly person trips and falls, breaking a hip. Brittle bones mean the hip is beyond healing. Hip replacement surgery, followed by a long and pa... — Updated 4/17/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Demonstration garden is blooming – naturally

The title is a mouthful: The Wildlife Habitat Native Plant Demonstration Garden. But that’s OK, because the garden is an eyeful. Located just off Edmonds Way and Pine Street at... — Updated 4/10/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Clinic puts patients on natural path to health

It was Jennifer Johnson’s mother who first suggested she consider a career in naturopathic medicine. “So, of course, I rejected it,” Johnson laughed. But, she later came to... — Updated 3/6/2014 Full story

 
 By Paul Archipley    A & E

Photographer combines ‘old school’ focus with digital age

It’s the rare and lucky person who finds a way to turn an avocation into a vocation. Randall Hodges is among the lucky ones. Passionate about hiking in the great outdoors and... — Updated 2/19/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Free mobile clinic brings health care to those in need

Victor, a Russian immigrant newly arrived in America, was effusive in his praise for the Mobile Medical Clinic. Speaking in broken English, he said, “This clinic helped me too... — Updated 1/16/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Selfless acts at heart of family’s efforts in loss of loved one

As anybody who has lost a loved one knows, the healing process can be long – and never really complete. Laura Shanks is going through that process after losing her mother, Tammi,... — Updated 1/8/2014

 
 By Paul Archipley    News

Shutterbug shoots sharp shark shots

Thanks to shark attacks – such as recent ones off the coast of Western Australia or, of course, the movie “Jaws” – when most people see a shark in the water they make a... — Updated 12/4/2013 Full story

 

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