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Edmonds CC art gallery features student works for spring

Edmonds Community College’s art gallery this spring features the Student Art Exhibit with works by the college’s visual arts students. The exhibit is now open and will run through mid-June. Featur...

 

Expert on school crisis events in Mukilteo tonight

One of the country’s top crisis experts is leading a presentation for the Mukilteo community regarding school crisis events and their impacts on their communities tonight at the Kamiak Performing...

 

Council chooses ‘road diet’ for pedestrian waterfront access

The Mukilteo City Council had an important decision to make in regards to pedestrian safety to the waterfront at Monday’s council meeting. After hearing results of an online public survey,...

 

Students, residents gather to protest gun violence

Heart stirring stories and messages took center stage at Never Again: Mukilteo, a student-led protest against gun violence and school shootings this past Saturday, March 31, at Lighthouse Park....

 

40th Easter Egg Hunt a great success

Mukilteo celebrated one of its oldest traditions Saturday when the annual Easter Egg Hunt took place for the 40th time. The fields at Mukilteo Elementary and Olympic View Middle School were covered wi...

 

Kamiak's West stepping down as boys basketball coach

Kamiak's Cory West has resigned from his position as boys basketball coach. West has been head coach for the last 10 years and previously was an assistant for seven years. In his letter of...

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    April 4, 2018

Me or my lying eyes l Chuck's World

In the fall of 2010, an Irish filmmaker named George Clarke was watching a DVD of “The Circus,” a 1928 Charlie Chaplin film, when he began to wander through some of the extra features on the disc...

 

Same old M’s? Hopefully not l Editor's Note

I try to be a fairly positive person for the most part. My friends and family reading this are probably laughing and saying, “You’re kidding, right?” But it’s honestly the truth. One area...

 
 By Chef Dez    General    April 4, 2018

Rediscovering enjoyment at the table

Throughout my years involved in the culinary industry, I have encountered many people who have either become bored of cooking, or don't think the result is worth the effort. Everything is perception; appreciation through levels of awareness...inc...

 

Blindsided by budget l Council Corner

When in discussion these past several months it was revealed to us by our finance director that with the projected numbers for the next 10 years we were looking at a huge gap in expenses versus...

 

The Empty Garden Tomb l Worship

In April 2016, Elder Paul V. Johnson, a church leader, shared the following personal experience, “Nearly one year ago, our daughter Alisa died. She had struggled with cancer for almost eight years, with several surgeries, many different...

 

Lighthouse Opens this Saturday, April 7

Opening ceremony festivities start at 11:30 a.m., including a ribbon cutting to mark the lighthouse's 112th year of continuous operation. The lighthouse will be open through September on Saturdays and Sundays from Noon to 5 p.m. and every 1st...

 

Letters: Peace Park and libraries

Editor’s Note: In regards to one part of the following letter: the land value for the Byers property is $500,000, but the land was donated to the city for the purpose of the Peace Park and was not purchased by the city. The line where it says,...

 

Safety in Mukilteo schools l Mukilteo Schools

I wrote a letter to all of our staff members last week that outlines the things we are doing in our schools to improve safety and security. In that message, I had to admit that in my many years in education as a student, a teacher, and as a...

 

Kamiak names next principal

The Mukilteo School District has announced the appointment of Dr. Eric Hong to be the next principal of Kamiak High School. Hong has extensive experience with high school management and development, including raising literacy achievement for...

 

Sno-Isle students of the quarter

Sno-Isle students of the quarter Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center is pleased to announce the following students received the Winter 2017-2018 Student of the Quarter Award. Program teachers selected these...

 

Survey open for Mukilteo School District parents

Mukilteo School District parents are invited to take part in a short survey about their child’s school. The survey asks parents a series of questions, such as whether they have a positive impression about the quality of education at the school,...

 

Khan named to school district committee

Islamic Center of Mukilteo President Riaz Khan was recently appointed to the Mukilteo School District’s Research and Assessment Committee. Khan is one of two parents on the committee, along with Melany Richmond who is in her second year. They are...

 

Police Beat: 3/23-3/29

March 23 Is your refrigerator running? An officer responded for a 911 hang up call. The call was a misdial. 1600 block of Washington Avenue. Theft An officer responded for a theft report. 4800 block of Sterling Way. Assist for MPD Officers assisted...

 

Mukilteo Police Department releases 2017 Annual Report

Mukilte Police Chief Cheol Kang released the Mukilteo Police Department’s 2017 Annual Report last week to Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson, Mukilteo City Councilmembers, and residents. This is the second report submitted by Kang, who was appointed...

 

Kamiak, Mariner track and field | At a glance

Mariner Coaches: Dave McFadden, Chuck Nichols Top athletes: Boys – Fernando Castaneda-Flores (400, 800, 1,600), Romelo Mangum (sprints), Robel Anshebo (sprints, jumps), Randy Nguyen (sprints, jumps), Thanh Nguyen (sprints, jumps), Brandon Lopez...

 

Mukilteo spring cleanup scheduled for April 30 or May 2

The city of Mukilteo’s annual spring cleanup is scheduled for your regular solid waste pickup, either Monday, April 30 (Waste Management customers) or Wednesday, May 2, 2018 (Rubatino customers). The city of Mukilteo sponsors this community...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    April 4, 2018

Knights open league play with victory over Bulldogs | Baseball

Kamiak senior pitcher Morgan White dominated the opposition and he and his teammates came up with key hits as the Knights opened league play with a victory. White struck out 14 batters and also drove in a run to help Kamiak to a 4-1 win over Mount...

 

Free First Thursday Exhibit features artist Jason Otto

Local painter, Jason Otto, will open a show of his recent acrylic paintings beginning Thursday, April 5 in the Aerospace Gallery at the Future of Flight (FoF) Aviation Center & Boeing Tour. Admission is free for this event and includes access to...

 

Mukilteo Historical Society meeting features Port of Everett commissioner

Glen Bachman, the commissioner of the Port of Everett will speak at Mukilteo Historical Society’s general meeting on Thursday, April 12 7 p.m. The meeting will occur in the Rosehill Community Center’s Fowler Room, 304 Lincoln Ave. Guests and...

 

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