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Firefighters rescue teen boys who fell through ice

A 15-year-old boy who spent more than 20 minutes in an ice-covered Lake Serene Jan. 4 survived thanks to a quick response by Snohomish County Fire District 1 crews. “Our response time was just a...

 

Coast Guard fines man $9,500 for pointing laser at ferry

A Freeland man who pointed a laser at a state ferry in 2015 while traveling between Mukilteo and Clinton has been issued a $9,500 civil penalty rather than the potential $100,000 penalty. “That...

 

Weller to bid farewell

Like clockwork, Joe Weller has risen at 4 a.m. six days a week for the past 16 years to serve breakfast at Weller’s Café along the Mukilteo Speedway. “My dad always told me that if you don’t op... Full story

 

Kamiak grad earns full-ride to Navy ROTC

A 2012 Kamiak High School graduate has been commissioned into the U.S. Navy as an Ensign. On Dec. 17, 2016, Benjamin Jerome Stewart graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Architectural Engineering and...

 

New Kamiak drama director debuts with ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Fall deep into the rabbit hole with Kamiak High School’s winter production of “Alice in Wonderland,” beginning Jan. 13 at the Kamiak Performing Arts Center. The production is Drama Director...

 

Military veterans welcome in Mukilteo Police Department

Mukilteo’s police department is the smallest of some 20 agencies nationwide to be named by Military Times’ as one of the best law enforcement agencies for veteran and reservist employment. “Being the smallest agency on this list is an...

 

County, city elect council leaders for 2017

The Snohomish County Council has unanimously elected three-term Councilor Brian Sullivan to chair that legislative body for 2017. “I am excited to get to work,” said Sullivan, who served as chair in 2012 and most recently as vice chair in 2016....

 

South Everett shooting victim in serious condition

A 28-year-old man remains in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a Jan. 3 shooting in the parking lot of a Motel 6 in south Everett. Snohomish County Sheriff’s detectives have yet to identify a suspect after conducting...

 

Police Beat

Jan. 3 Curbed Having suffered a mechanical malfunction, a vehicle struck the curb in the 4900 block of 92nd St. Southwest, causing it to partially block westbound traffic lanes. An officer stood by until a tow truck arrived. Hacked Computer...

 

City seeks civic-minded students for scholarship

High school students who live in Mukilteo and plan to graduate this spring or summer to pursue a post-secondary degree in the fall are eligible for $1,000 in scholarship money. The scholarship program is sponsored by the Association of Washington Cit...

 

Mukilteo students make CWU honor roll

Some 14 of Mukilteo’s own made Central Washington University’s honor roll for Fall Quarter 2016. Those undergraduate students include Tera Beyerlein, Maddie Bogart, Madison Duskin, Luke Fisher, Andrew Gompf, Katy Hamill, Mochamad Jaelani, Emily... Full story

 

Cascade Warbirds, Galvin Flying offer flight school scholarships

Cascade Warbirds has partnered with Galvin Flying, a flight school at Boeing Field in Seattle, to offer eight scholarships valued at $1,125 to young people to attend Private Pilot Ground School with Introductory Flights. Applicants must be between...

 

What it was, was trouble | Chuck's World

Occasionally I’ll run across someone who’s just now gotten around to watching the 1957 film “A Face in the Crowd.” It’s actually remarkably prescient for a movie about to turn 60,...

 
 By Chef Dez    General    January 11, 2017

Soup from scratch all the more comforting | Chef Dez

Here we are in January. This is the time of year that is filled with healthy resolutions, but because of the cold temperatures and still limited daylight hours, we also yearn for comfort food. Allow me to help you satisfy both in a single recipe....

 

You have not because you ask not, so ASK! | Worship

When my alarm goes off, I find that I’m in that morning fog again. It is familiar to me, and my mind begins its morning scan: “What is going on? What is important today? What are this day’s priorities? What is first?” It is incumbent upon...

 

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