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Articles from the March 13, 2019 edition

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Congratulations Kamiak Students of the Month for February

The following students were selected by Kamiak staff as Students of the Month for February 2019, due to their outstanding academics, school and/or community leadership and... — Updated 3/13/2019


Proposed commission may open door for Paine Field expansion

Just one week after commercial air service began at Paine Field, a new commission proposed in the state Legislature may look to expanding service out of Paine Field to help relieve... — Updated 3/13/2019


Council retreat recap l Council Corner

The Mukilteo City Council held their annual retreat at Rosehill on Saturday, March 2, with the goal of creating a unified vision which council leadership summarized as: We are focus... — Updated 3/13/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Electeds split on accountability audit findings

The Washington State Auditors Office published the accountability portion for the city of Mukilteo’s 2017 annual audit late last week, and to the approval of some and displeasure... — Updated 3/13/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    A&E

Young artists shine at Mukilteo Community Orchestra concert

If the Mukilteo Community Orchestra’s (MCO) most recent concert is any indication of the future of music, we are in good hands. The MCO held “The Young Artists Concert” at Ros... — Updated 3/13/2019


Sponsored Brief: Come be a helper at the Mukilteo Lighthouse or Gift Shop!

The Mukilteo Historical Society is seeking volunteers to join our society and represent us with guests from every corner of the globe. If you love romance, history and people, you belong here! Training is required on March 16th at... — Updated 3/13/2019

 By Chuck Sigars    General

Saved by the (Girl Scout Cookie) box l Chuck’s World

I lost my wedding ring a couple of years ago. I can’t remember the details. I think I just noticed one day that it was gone, obviously either taken off and misplaced, or having... — Updated 3/13/2019

 By Paul Archipley    Opinion

Welcome to Mukil ‘you’re screwed’ teo l Our View

Many readers remember well when county officials began reneging on their long-held promise to maintain Paine Field as a corporate and general aviation airport. Although some... — Updated 3/13/2019


Prepare yourself for the unexpected l Insightful Investing

It is not my intention to enter into a gender debate. This article is intended for the real world challenges women face. And though it may spark an intense emotion or two, I mean to offer concrete action steps if you find yourself... — Updated 3/13/2019

 By Arhiana Shek    General

New season and new beginnings l Worship

The season of spring is a time of new birth, and new beginnings. As the temperature begins to change, a gardener prepares the soil that has been asleep during the winter months for planting. Perhaps adding compost, water, and... — Updated 3/13/2019


Police Beat: 3/1 - 3/8

March 1 Gun theft Seattle PD advised they recovered a stolen firearm from Mukilteo. The firearm was removed from stolen status and the owner was notified of the recovery. 10500 block of 47th Place West. Getting my kid The caller... — Updated 3/13/2019


Local students earning top college marks

Mukilteo students are thriving in the classrooms at their respective colleges. The following students have earned top marks at their universities, made their school’s Dean’s List, President’s List, or Honor Roll. University o... — Updated 3/13/2019

 By Don Stapleton    Schools

VFW Post 8870 announces Freedom Scholarship

Mike Denton, Commander of VFW Post #8870, has announced the Post will, once again, offer their Freedom Scholarship. The scholarships will be awarded to four deserving graduating seniors who reside within the Mukilteo and Edmonds Pu... — Updated 3/13/2019


Letters to the Editor

City Council woes I’m not quite sure when it started, but it seems that our city government has lost its way. The “political winds” have shifted over the last few years, with the one-time minority council school of thought... — Updated 3/13/2019


Mayor Gregerson to deliver State of the City address next Monday

Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson will deliver her 2019 State of the City Address on Monday, March 18, at 11:30 a.m., at Mukilteo City Hall. This is Gregerson’s fifth State of the City address. The event had originally been set... — Updated 3/13/2019


State House passes bill to eliminate philosophical or personal objection to vaccines

In a 57-40 vote last Wednesday, the Washington state House of Representatives passed a bill that would eliminate the philosophical or personal objection used to exempt children from receiving the vaccines required to attend school... — Updated 3/13/2019


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