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Tyler Verda of Everett vying for County Council seat

Tyler Verda, a Democrat, Homeless Housing Specialist for Snohomish County and former Council Aide announced his candidacy for County Council District 2, which represents Everett,... — Updated 2/27/2019


Navy ship scoots past Mukilteo

A ship from the Everett Naval Base made a trip past Mukilteo on Monday, Feb. 25, passing by the Mukilteo Ferry Terminal as the M/V Kittitas was loading up patrons to head to... — Updated 2/27/2019 Full story


Down goes the Nelson House

The “Nelson House” on the campus of Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, was demolished Monday, Feb. 25. The first picture was taken roughly a month ago, and the second was taken... — Updated 2/27/2019


Kamiak dance sweeps at Newport

Despite rough weather, the Kamiak dance team traveled to Newport High School last weekend Feb. 16 and won first place in all categories – Kick, Pom, and Dance. The team also took... — Updated 2/27/2019


Cascade Symphony to perform ‘Petrushka’ concert March 11

Cellist Nathan Chan will be the featured soloist when the Cascade Symphony Orchestra – under the direction of maestro Michael Miropolsky – performs “Petrushka, a Puppet’s Life... — Updated 2/27/2019


Council Vice President Rohrbough joins crowded race for County Council

The race to fill County Councilmember Brian Sullivan’s seat is filling up in a hurry, and another Mukilteo politician has declared her candidacy. Mukilteo City Council Vice... — Updated 2/27/2019 Full story

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Mukilteo’s Louis Harris eyes Position 2 seat

Four-year Mukilteo resident Louis Harris, 31, has thrown his hat in the race for Snohomish County Council Position 2, joining two other Mukilteo residents, and seven other... — Updated 2/27/2019 Full story


Kamiak grads using music, holding concert, to help at-risk youth

Mukilteo locals will be center stage March 2 for “Chin Up Kid,” a concert that benefits the U-Turn program of Cocoon House, a nonprofit in Everett that serves homeless and... — Updated 2/27/2019


Letter: Lighthouse Festival needs your help

This letter is an invitation to all Mukiltean’s and everyone interested in having a Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival in 2019. The expenses of the 2018 Festival exceeded the revenue,... — Updated 2/27/2019

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Spending a slow Saturday night in the future l Chuck's World

I spent most of this past Saturday night in the emergency room of a Seattle hospital, shepherding a friend who was trying to find a specialist on a weekend. Sometimes you have to... — Updated 2/27/2019 Full story


Judge not! l Worship

This world is full of folks who are quick to judge others for some perceived fault or failure. In fact, some people seem to live under a compulsion to subject every person they meet to ruthless, destructive criticism and have... — Updated 2/27/2019 Full story

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Eyman, with videographer, attempts to pay for stolen chair

The curious case of the office chair and Tim Eyman got even more strange last week, as the initiative promoter, along with a videographer, returned to the Office Depot in Lacey to pay for the chair he’s accused of stealing.... — Updated 2/27/2019 Full story


Police Beat: 2/15 - 2/19

Feb. 15 Protection order The caller advised of a harassment complaint with suspect information. There were no crimes at this time and the officers provided the caller with information about how to obtain a protection order.... — Updated 2/27/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Mariner’s postseason run ends at state regionals | Boys basketball

Mariner’s magical playoff ride came to an end at the 4A state regional tournament. Kentridge used a 12-2 run midway through the fourth quarter to extend a precarious 4-point lead to 14 points and hung on for a 64-50 victory in a... — Updated 2/27/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Commercial service cleared for takeoff at Paine Field

After multiple delays to the long-awaited grand opening of the Propeller Airports terminal at Paine Field, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) gave the needed “thumbs up” for commercial air service to begin for Alaska... — Updated 2/27/2019


Budget priorities for the 21st District

I wanted to drop a quick note to update our community on a couple of important state budget requests I have submitted this session that will put people first and support our community. I especially want to focus on district... — Updated 2/27/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

New form of government could be coming to Mukilteo

The structure of Mukilteo’s government may be getting a shakeup in the near future as councilmembers have discussed whether the city should revert to having a part-time mayor, or... — Updated 2/27/2019


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