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Kamiak students win ‘Best of Show’ for Schack

Schack Art Center is hosting the Scholastic Art Awards & Exhibit for 2018. This program gives thousands of students throughout America the opportunity to broaden their creative... — Updated 1/31/2018


Missing Mukilteo person last seen near Tulalip

Jacob Hilkin, 24, has been missing since Jan. 23. Hilkin is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 160 pounds. He also has one tattoo on his inner elbow and always wears glasses.... — Updated 1/31/2018 Full story

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Kamiak war hero honored for service

When Rachel Chambers saw an Epic Ford Northwest commercial about a contest honoring veterans, she knew she had to do something for her boyfriend, Kyle Storbakken. Storbakken, a reti... — Updated 1/31/2018


HB 2201, bill to reduce car tab tax passes the state House

The state House of Representatives passed a bill last Wednesday that would reduce car tab taxes that help finance regional transportation projects. The bill, HB 2201, would require... — Updated 1/31/2018 Full story


Learning from the pros

Everett Silvertips players Carter Hart and Luke Ormsby along with team announcer Mike Benton visited Picnic Point Elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 24. The trio told the students about... — Updated 1/31/2018

 By David Pan    Sports

Sophomore Cantini takes 2nd at Lady Knights Invitational | Wrestling

Kamiak’s Diana Cantini took second place in the 105-pound division at the inaugural Lady Knights Invitational. Cantini was pinned by Othello’s Emily Mendez at the 3-minute,... — Updated 1/31/2018


Police Beat: 1/19-1/25

Jan. 19 Welfare check Officers responded for a welfare check of a female. She was transported to the hospital. 10400 block of 62nd Place West. Pup transport An officer transported a dog to PAWS. 10500 block of 47th Place West. Plea... — Updated 1/31/2018


Cast your cares on Jesus Christ l Worship

The other day I was reading this verse in my Bible: “Cast all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.” That was written by the Apostle Peter in his letter, 1 Peter 5:7. My brain stopped on the word, “Cast.” Cast ... — Updated 1/31/2018 Full story


Kamiak student awarded prestigious scholarship from PLU

Cassie Woodworth, a student at Kamiak High School, has been awarded a prestigious Pacific Lutheran University President’s Scholarship, worth $26,000 a year, along with the opportunity to earn more. PLU offers a number of merit... — Updated 1/31/2018


Schack Art Center's H'Arts auction

On Feb. 24, the Schack Art Center will showcase some of the finest artists in the region during the 36th annual H'Arts (Helping the Arts) Benefit Auction at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. This Snohomish County art... — Updated 1/31/2018

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

The privilege of your company l Chuck's World

I’m as aware as anyone else, I guess, of the cultural diffusion in 21st-century America. There’s too much stuff to see or hear, too little time, and no cohesion among groups. It... — Updated 1/31/2018


A community invader near us l Guest View

Recently, my family experienced a home invasion. I want to share my experience to spread awareness and highlight the importance of securing our homes for the safety of our community. My husband and I have enjoyed the beautiful, qua... — Updated 1/31/2018 Full story


Why these two teams? l Editor's Note

This may be the least excited for a Super Bowl I have ever been. Obviously I’m going to be bitter about the Seahawks not being in it, but honestly, the way they played this year and the way the injuries piled up on the defensive... — Updated 1/31/2018


Southwest Airlines becomes third airline to fly from Paine Field terminal

By the end of 2018, there will be three airlines flying out of the new terminal at Paine Field. Last week, Southwest Airlines announced it would be adding flights from Paine Field. This comes on the heels of Alaska Airlines... — Updated 1/31/2018 Full story


Night construction for new ferry terminal

According to Taylor Knowles of the Mukilteo Multimodal Project, crews for the new ferry terminal project started performing nighttime work to install a stormwater outfall earlier this week. “This work will take place from 6 p.m.... — Updated 1/31/2018


Gregerson and Edin visit state Legislature

Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson and Mukilteo’s Management Service Director Steve Edin traveled to Olympia last week to meet with several legislators to thank them for supporting the city with the important projects funded from... — Updated 1/31/2018

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Police searching for Mukilteo burglary suspect

Mukilteo has been hit by a string of burglaries in the last few weeks, and police believe it’s been by caused by one person. According to the Mukilteo Police Department, the series of residential burglaries have all had similar... — Updated 1/31/2018 Full story


Kamiak beats Jackson in Wesco clash | Boys swimming and diving

Kamiak easily topped arch rival Jackson in a battle between two of the Wesco 4A’s best boys swimming and diving teams. Depth lifted the Knights to a 115-68 victory over the Timberwolves on Thursday, Jan. 25, at Kamiak High... — Updated 1/31/2018

 By David Pan    Sports

Kamiak shares the ball in victory over Mariner | Boys basketball

It took about a quarter for Kamiak to loosen up. But once the Knights started having fun and sharing the ball they pulled away from district rival Mariner. Kamiak outscored the Marauders 36-9 in the second and third quarters to... — Updated 1/31/2018 Full story

 By David Pan    Sports

Kamiak hangs on to defeat Mariner in rematch | Girls basketball

Round two goes to Kamiak. After losing to district rival Mariner for the first time in school history last month, the Knights were looking for a different result in the rematch. Junior Hunter Beirne hit a 3-pointer to break a... — Updated 1/31/2018 Full story


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