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Articles from the January 17, 2018 edition

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Homeowners waking up to better retirement options through reverse mortgages

Carl Self’s father worked until the day he died. Financially, he simply could not have survived on his Social Security alone; in fact, if it wasn’t for his VA health benefits, he would have been...

 

High school student thrives in music despite disorder

In talking to Kathryn McKenna, 16, about her talents and skills, you come away impressed. She has a clear love and knack for music, she is extremely well spoken and respectful and, quite simply, she... Full story

 

Winner winner!

The 2017-2018 Kamiak dance team poses after their victory this past weekend at Edmonds Woodway High School. The Knights took first place in the competition for their kick routine. Kathy Noonan is the...

 

But wait, there’s more! l Chuck's World

I own a 10-year-old car, which doesn’t mean what it used to mean. I think. Whatever it means, I own it. We bought this car five years ago, when it was a pre-owned, low-mileage gleaming beauty that...

 

Letter to MLK l Guest View

You said in 1963 that the fight for racial understanding had only begun, yet it is 2018 and the nation has been stuck at the beginning of the track despite the ring of your starting pistol. You called us to enter a race in which the finish line was...

 

Lessons from the 2017 election l Guest View

A heartfelt “thank you” to the more than 3,100 friends and neighbors who voted for the message of fiscal responsibility during my candidacy for Mukilteo City Council in November. I believe it’s an important message in this difficult financial...

 

Letter: Is Mukilteo prepared?

At a recent neighborhood wine tasting group someone said, “Mukilteo police have an easy job.” On the contrary, I see the job of the Mukilteo police becoming more difficult than ever. Everett, with its drug crisis and homeless epidemic, will...

 

Alaska Airlines announces Paine Field flights to 8 cities

Alaska Airlines announced yesterday new daily nonstop service from Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett. When commercial service begins at the airport in the fall, Alaska will offer 13 nonstop departures to eight cities every day, the comp...

 

Several Prophets of God get mass abuse from confused locals!

Jesus came to us with purest heart to advocate loving the Lord and loving one another. He won victories but was soon executed. Moses too was given a horrible hard time, as was Muhammad and Abraham's travails are legendary. All of the Manifestatio...

 

School Briefs

Kamiak orchestra to host annual ‘Knight in Vienna Ball’ The Kamiak orchestra will hold its 17th annual “Knight in Vienna Ball” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27 in the commons at Kamiak. The evening will include ballroom dancing...

 

Khan upset with ICOM progress; city wants to speed things up

Mohammad Riaz Khan, the president of the Islamic Center of Mukilteo, is upset with progress in getting a mosque built in Mukilteo. The Islamic Center of Mukilteo (ICOM), has land on Harbour Pointe...

 

Kamiak takes 3rd at Kentridge Invitational | Boys swimming

The Kamiak boys swim team earned two first-place finishes at the annual Kentridge Invitational Saturday, Jan. 6, at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Freshman Vlad Gliszmer won the 500-yard freestyle in 4 minutes, 42.03 seconds and also...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    January 17, 2018

Mariner falls to Cascade, Glacier Peak | Boys basketball

Mariner came out strong against Cascade and finished well against Glacier Peak but was unable to put together a complete-game performance in either Wesco 4A boys basketball game. The Bruins outscored the Marauders 20-8 in the third quarter to...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    January 17, 2018

Late rally by Kamiak comes up short against Jackson | Boys basketball

Kamiak came up a basket short of pulling out a comeback victory over Jackson. A last second 3-point shot missed the mark and the Timberwolves escaped with a 58-56 victory in a Wesco 4A boys basketball game Thursday, Jan. 11, at Kamiak High School....

 
 By David Pan    Sports    January 17, 2018

Knights post victories over Bulldogs, Timberwolves | Girls basketball

After a sluggish first quarter, Kamiak picked up the tempo against Mount Vernon. The Knights went on a 13-0 run midway through the second quarter to extend a 1-point lead to 14 points and went on to defeat the Bulldogs 63-50 in a Wesco 4A girls baske...

 

Mukilteo missing woman found safe and unharmed

The Mukilteo Police Department had been searching for Eunice H. Ko, 18, after her disappearance Tuesday night. They announced Wednesday afternoon that she has been found and is unharmed. Ko was located safe at a museum in downtown Seattle. Ko was...

 

Police Beat: 1/7-1/13

Jan. 7 Reckless driver The reporting party advised of a recklessly driven vehicle. The vehicle was not located. Near the Mukilteo Speedway and Paine Field Boulevard. Family argument Officers responded for a domestic disturbance. The officers contacte...

 

Real estate couple team up, provide twice the expertise

For many people, buying or selling a home is a rare event – perhaps just once or twice in a lifetime. Consequently, they’re not only looking for a real estate agent who can handle the details, but...

 

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