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 By Sara Bruestle    News

Officers surprise 5-year-old with visit to birthday party | Kudos & Complaints

We received a follow-up accolade from the mom who asked if a Mukilteo police officer could visit her son’s birthday party for our Kudos and Complaints series after the last one ra... — Updated 11/2/2016 Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Kamiak student aces AP computer science exam

A Kamiak High School junior has earned a perfect score on the AP computer science exam. Joey Schafer, son of Scott and Katie Schafer, is one of only 10 students in the world to... — Updated 11/2/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

5th Street signal redesign in the works

It’s arguably the most dangerous signalized intersection in Mukilteo. The 5th Street signal for northbound vehicles along the Mukilteo Speedway has two lights for two lanes, one... — Updated 11/2/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Local church to host prayer vigil on election night

As the ballots are counted Tuesday, many might find themselves turning to prayer. St. Hilda St. Patrick Episcopal Church near Mukilteo is ready to help. The church is holding an election night vigil – including prayers, litanies... — Updated 11/2/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    Schools

Award-winning author inspires love for reading at Mariner

When Matt de la Peña visited Mariner High School, he met the characters in his books. The author of six young adult novels and two picture books, de la Peña spoke to students at... — Updated 10/19/2016 Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Mayor dismisses Public Works director of 3 years

After three years as Mukilteo’s Public Works director, Rob McGaughey has been let go. McGaughey replaced Larry Waters, who retired in 2013 after serving as head of the Public... — Updated 10/19/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Man gets 3 years for abusing 5-week-old son

A Mukilteo man has been sentenced to three years in prison for abusing his newborn son. Andre Ash, 35, was convicted of second-degree child abuse for assaulting his 5-week-old son. Ash shook his son and broke many of the baby’s... — Updated 10/19/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Eagle Scout delivers supplies to schoolchildren in Africa

Carson Leavitt was inspired by an African safari to start working toward his Eagle Scout rank when he was in the eighth grade. Carson, now a junior at Kamiak High School, completed... — Updated 10/12/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Arcade aficionado finally sets new Final Fight record

Jason Lundgren is well on his way to becoming King of the Arcades. The Mukilteo man’s New Year’s resolution was to beat the world’s high score in an arcade game. Lundgren,... — Updated 10/12/2016 Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Clown craze creeps its way into Mukilteo

While some believe the real bozos are running for high office, some creepy clowns have been spotted in Mukilteo within the last week. The first clown sighting was reported in South Carolina in August, but the eerie phenomenon has... — Updated 10/12/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    Schools

New benches honor school buddies lost too soon

It can be lonely at recess. Two new benches at Mukilteo Elementary help kids fight loneliness with friendship on the playground. The “buddy benches” were installed last week in... — Updated 10/5/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Hiker, in solitude, discovers the best in people

While hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, Rich Steward wasn’t Rich Steward. His name was “Proton.” Steward, 59, of Mukilteo, hiked all 2,650 miles of the trail in four months and... — Updated 10/5/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Mayor's 3rd budget is balanced but includes tax increases

Mayor Jennifer Gregerson has presented her third balanced budget in a row – but this one includes increases in property taxes and licensing fees. The mayor’s first and second budgets balanced revenues and expenditures without... — Updated 10/5/2016 Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Second suspect convicted of teen’s murder

A man has been found guilty of killing a Mariner High School sophomore. Anthony Boro, 16, was shot to death last year at an apartment complex near Lynnwood. A jury convicted Charles Courtney of first-degree murder on Sept. 26... — Updated 10/5/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    Schools

Kamiak to host Music in Motion show Oct. 1

This year’s Kamiak High School’s Music in Motion show will feature two of the top 10 marching bands in the Pacific Northwest. The Kamiak Show Band is hosting its fourth annual c... — Updated 9/21/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Lost Vuarnets to play 47th Boys & Girls Club luau

Get ready to dance! Long-time Mukilteo favorite The Lost Vuarnets will perform at this year’s Boys & Girls Club luau. The Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club will host its 47th annual Luau & Silent Auction from 5:30-11 p.m.... — Updated 9/21/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

5 taxing options identified for Mukilteo streets

The Mukilteo City Council is looking into five funding options to help pay for street maintenance. The Wise Investments Transportation Taskforce has recommended that the city more than double to at least $900,000 what it spends to... — Updated 9/21/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Facebook group makes game of sharing art

A new Facebook group is spreading kindness through Mukilteo with free art. Mukilteo Random Acts of Art makes a game out of sharing art. The group invites Mukilteo artists and... — Updated 9/14/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

New park wetland disappoints visitors

Jeff Nicholson lives only blocks from Mukilteo’s 92nd Street Park. He doesn’t get out much because he’s in a powered wheelchair, but he does like to wheel over to the park to... — Updated 9/14/2016 Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News

Team forming to help Mukilteo with long-term recovery

Mayor Jennifer Gregerson hopes to turn “Mukilteo Strong” into more than a slogan. The city is forming a recovery team to help Mukilteo heal in the aftermath of the July shooting. The community is invited to the launch of the... — Updated 9/14/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A & E

Appreciation dinner to honor local heroes | MukFest

The 51st annual Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival will honor our local heroes with an appreciation dinner. The Mukilteo festival will hold the second Military and First Responders... — Updated 9/7/2016 Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A & E

Kids Korner now has petting zoo | MukFest

This year’s Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival from Sept. 9-11 will have more fun for kids than ever before. New this year, Kids Korner at the 51st annual Mukilteo Lighthouse will show... — Updated 9/7/2016 Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A & E

A smorgasbord of festival foods | MukFest

Take a stroll down the Avenue of Food at the 51st Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival, and you’ll smell a smorgasbord of traditional and cultural fair foods. This year’s avenue has 20... — Updated 9/7/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A & E

See Kickin’ Dust in festival beer garden | MukFest

Kickin’ Dust is about to go country at the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival in the beer garden. The band will be one of six to perform at this year’s Lighthouse Festival in the... — Updated 9/7/2016

 
 By Sara Bruestle    A & E

Five teenage bands ready for battle | MukFest

Five bands will compete to wield the coveted golden “Kamiaxe” at this year’s teen Battle of the Bands. The 10th annual Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival contest will be held from 7... — Updated 9/7/2016

 

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