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Articles from the May 9, 2012 edition

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 By Sara Bruestle    Features    May 9, 2012

Kamiak grad wins new music award

It all started with a piano scale. Calvin Hanson, 20, of Mukilteo, is the winner of the third annual Community College Musical Competition, a musical-score contest for community college students ...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    Features    May 9, 2012

Beer flights to fund aviation education

Here’s a term you don’t have to be an aviator to understand: A comparison of several different craft beers is called a “beer flight.” The Historic Flight Foundation is hosting the first ever...

 

Discovery students donate teddy bears to Fire District 1

Students at Discovery Elementary School recently collected teddy bears and other stuffed animals for Snohomish County Fire District 1 crews to give to children in emergency situations. The Discovery... Full story

 

Local Girl Scouts donate $160 to Operation School Bell

Local Girl Scout Troop 40952 recently donated a $160 check to Operation School Bell, an Assistance League of Everett program. The donation was 10 percent of their earnings from this year’s cookie...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    May 9, 2012

Drugs involved in home invasion

Police arrested four men last Monday for investigation of a drug-related, armed home invasion in Mukilteo. The robbery occurred around 9:30 p.m. at a home near the 9800 block of Marine View Drive on May 1, according to police. Three suspects pushed...

 

Police Beat for week of May 9

May 1 Suspicious – 8400 blk SR-525 A caller reported a female unconscious sitting in her vehicle in the parking lot. While an officer was en route, the caller called back and reported that a male subject woke her up and she left with the male in an...

 

The worship of work

Daily work is truly a gift from God; it is not only a means to make a living, but lends meaning and purpose to our lives. We are indeed blessed if we love what we do! It’s possible, however, to love our work too much. We can end up worshipping... Full story

 

Who nurtured your potential?

The micro-lending organization KIVA ( HYPERLINK "http://www.kiva.org" www.kiva.org) sent a reminder that the funds I’d loaned to three strangers in Kenya, India and Afghanistan had been fully repaid; those funds were now available to loan to...

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    May 9, 2012

Cosmo’s Moon

Our myths about full moons are obviously primal, stretching from campfires to Joss Whedon, giving us something to think about while we look up. There is really no increase in strange behavior, and...

 

Like weddings? See ‘It Shoulda Been You’

It’s almost guaranteed that something unexpected will happen at a wedding. This is exactly what happens in Village Theater’s musical comedy “It Shoulda Been You.” Jenny is the sister of the br...

 

Letters for the week of May 9

Community partners make Y day a success Dear Editor, We live in an incredible community! I want to thank all the community partners and families who came out for our Mukilteo YMCA Healthy Kids Day on April 28. Thanks to the following community... Full story

 

Heads would roll

Depending on who you listen to, you may be under the impression that the city is managing its finances well because we are staying within our budget, revenue sources are at or exceeding budget expectations, and we have a plan in place to eliminate...

 
 By Sara Bruestle    News    May 9, 2012

Council adopts permanent medical marijuana rules

Medical marijuana garden regulations are now on the books in Mukilteo. After nine months of study, the City Council on Monday voted 6-1 to adopt permanent regulations allowing medical marijuana “collective gardens” within city limits. The...

 
 News    May 9, 2012

Low-cost vaccine available for adults; epidemic continues in Snohomish County

In an effort to slow the spread of whooping cough in Snohomish County, the Snohomish Health District has launched a two-fold campaign to increase vaccinations that prevent the highly contagious disease. Whooping cough – also called pertussis -- sick... Full story

 
 News    May 9, 2012

Low-cost vaccine available for adults; epidemic continues in Snohomish County

In an effort to slow the spread of whooping cough in Snohomish County, the Snohomish Health District has launched a two-fold campaign to increase vaccinations that prevent the highly contagious disease. Whooping cough – also called pertussis -- sick...

 

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