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A personal reflection on living in a segregated South

Editor’s note: Community leader Wally Webster spoke at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony Jan. 15 at the Edmonds Waterfront Center. Here is part two of his speech, beginning with his …

Continuing to turn the tide on the housing crisis

For the last few sessions, I have spoken extensively on how the housing crisis is affecting all parts of Washington. Residents in every corner of our state face the housing shortage, sky-rocketing …

A personal reflection on living in a segregated South

Editor’s note: Community leader Wally Webster spoke at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony Jan. 15 at the Edmonds Waterfront Center. Here is part one of that speech, with part two …

Real estate: New year, new laws | Guest View

Year over year, in this ever-changing real estate market, I’ve come to expect ever-changing laws and forms. This year is no different. In real estate you’ll often hear, …

Thank you, from Habitat for Humanity | Guest View

A  s we start the new year, I want to express our heartfelt gratitude for the countless ways you have participated in our journey to foster housing stability and build hope within our …

A new year: Start with forgiveness | Guest View

W hew, it’s a new year. The ink is probably still wet on your New Year’s resolutions. I have never been a big fan of resolutions. I do like to focus on a public commitment to change …

Housing project would negatively impact Mukilteo | Guest View

The beauty, tranquility, and safety of our community are being threatened by a proposed development by Sea-Pac Homes at 9110 53rd Ave. W. I am writing this because so many Mukilteo residents have …

Mukilteo Way Garden Club celebrates its 90th anniversary | Guest View

Last month, the Mukilteo Way Garden Club celebrated its 90th birthday/anniversary with a charming and delicious celebratory tea at Rosehill Community Center. At its beginnings in 1933, in a house …

Kiwanis gears up for 2024 | Guest View

A new club year began for Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo, and its Board of Directors is looking forward to another successful year. Now in its 26th year in the community, the club plans to continue …

While some may get excited about certain holidays or vacations, the highlight of my year is back-to-school time. “Tis the season” takes on new meaning for me every September. Seeing …

Stand up for libraries on banned books | Guest View

In Washington and across America, public and school libraries have emerged as the latest battleground in the politically polarized culture war. Look no farther than rural Columbia County in …

Federal regulation needed on fentanyl overdoses | Guest View

The following is adapted from a speech by Edmonds resident and U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell at the National Tribal Opioid Summit Aug. 23 in Tulalip. The more than 105,000 people in the United States …

Please keep the party in alignment with our voters

Editor’s note: The following was also signed by Shirley Sutton of the 32nd Legislative District Democrats and Edmonds City Councilmember Jenna Nand. Dear Democratic candidates:  We …

WA Cares will provide a safety net

You don’t need a medical degree to understand that accessing care when you need it, in the comfort of your home, is essential to our well-being. Our first statewide long-term care program will help …

Local news is good for business

It’s no secret that recent years have been tough on small businesses and on newspapers. A bipartisan bill, the Community News & Small Business Support Act, that has been introduced in Congress, …

The talk: Aging is a gift | Guest View

OK, it's long overdue. We are going to have "the talk." Just that phrase conjures up reluctance and anxiety. We are going to talk about "seniors." Our Western society has a screwed-up view of …

Commission urges City to save Hawthorne Hall

This is an open letter from the Mukilteo Historic Preservation Commission to the City Council and citizens of Mukilteo. We would like to provide background for our recommendation to preserve …

Can natural gas be both a fossil fuel and a renewable clean energy fuel? Puget Sound Energy thinks the answer is yes. According to Renewable Energy Product Manager Leslie Myers: “Landfill gas …

From hard times come great creations | Guest View

The global COVID-19 pandemic emergency has been declared over. As a result, we have more local products than ever for sale at the Lighthouse gift shop. However, over the last few years, the …

Do your part to help keep Mukilteo beautiful | Guest View

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Leighton Serrano. I am 13 years old and I am fairly new to Mukilteo, but have quickly fallen in love with the beauty of this city. I became passionate about …

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