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Articles from the May 22, 2019 edition

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 By Brandon Gustafson    News    May 22, 2019

From ‘hype videos’ to hanging with Russell Wilson

If you’re a fan of the Seattle Seahawks and have a Twitter account, it was hard to miss. During the second half of Seattle’s 2018 season, when the team caught fire and made the playoffs in a...

 By Brandon Gustafson    News    May 22, 2019

Twelve vying for four City Council seats

The field for the 2019 Mukilteo City Council election is set. Twelve Mukilteo residents will vie for the four seats up for election this year – Positions 4-7. Last week, we reported on those who...


Kamiak students earn Cascade Symphony scholarships

Scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $3,000 have been awarded by the Cascade Symphony Orchestra to five high school seniors from the, Mukilteo, Northshore, Edmonds, and Shoreline school districts. Owen...

 By Kate Agbayani    News    May 22, 2019

Change in government form will be on the ballot

Mukilteo residents will get to vote on the city’s future this November, as the Mukilteo City Council voted to add a proposition on this year’s ballot to potentially adopt a city manager-council...

 By Brandon Gustafson    News    May 22, 2019

Last-minute shuffle for council races

It looked like everything was set during the Friday, May 17, election filing period, but a little more than an hour before the 5 p.m. deadline, Richard Emery switched his seat, which led to other... Full story


Mukilteo resident gifted wheelchair ramp for home

Mukilteo resident Kaelyn Drummond has cerebral palsy, which affects her legs and left arm. She uses a wheelchair to get around, and until this last weekend, her family was using a makeshift plywood...


Kamiak, Mariner golfers advance to state; Robison qualifies for state tennis tourney

Kamiak’s Alvin Kwak earned medalist honors and helped lead the Knights to the 4A District boys golf championship Tuesday, May 14, at Snohomish Golf Course. Kwak won the individual title in a 4-hole playoff. All six Knights – Kwak, Josh Clogston,... Full story

 By David Pan    Sports    May 22, 2019

Mariner blanked by Puyallup | Boys soccer

Mariner’s postseason run was cut short. Puyallup defeated the Marauders 4-0 in a first-round 4A state boys soccer tournament game Wednesday, May 15, at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. The Vikings took a 1-0 lead into halftime and then scored early in...


Mariner’s Wanjiru, Kamiak’s Warner capture district track and field crowns

Mariner and Kamiak each walked away with an individual title at the 4A Northwest District 1 boys track and field championships. Mariner sophomore Sebastian Wanjiru finished first in the 100-meter dash Friday, May 17, at Shoreline Stadium. Wanjiru...

 By David Pan    Sports    May 22, 2019

Young Knights wrap up season at district tourney | Softball

A young Kamiak softball team caught a glimpse of its potential future at the Wes-King 4A District tournament. After falling 5-2 to Woodinville in the first round, the Knights rebounded to defeat Inglemoor 7-3 before being eliminated by Bothell 7-4...

 By Chuck Sigars    General    May 22, 2019

Lunch with a fellow traveler on this aging road

I was visiting my daughter in San Antonio last week, a spontaneous trip that needed no special reason, as the reason is 5 years old and has a nightlight in his room. If you catch my drift. This kept...


Emergency Medical Services Week

This month, I recognized May 19-25 as Emergency Medical Services Week. We pause to recognize the women and men who respond to take care of us in our hour of need. These trained emergency medical dispatchers, first responders, firefighters, emergency... Full story


Letters to the editor

Candidates should limit number of campaign signs I have the honor and opportunity of running for Mukilteo Council again and have an idea to not clutter our community, and a challenge to all candidates for our council this year. Each campaign season,... Full story

 By Mark Smith    General    May 22, 2019

Problems can be friends

Life is a series of problems. We all have our big and not so big troubles. We all have to deal with painful situations and relationships. The question is, how do we deal with them? When problems come our way, do we resent their intrusion into our liv...


School Briefs

Baccalaureate ceremony is June 2 The Kamiak High School class of 2019 Baccalaureate ceremony will be held Sunday, June 2 at 2 p.m. in the Kamiak Commons. Baccalaureate is a graduation event for seniors, their families, friends, and community... Full story


Rotary Club honors Mukilteo high school students

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club has named a multitude of Mukilteo School District students as Students of the Month for March and April. ACES High School's Tristan Ishmael is a Student of...


Police Beat: 5/9 - 5/13

May 9 Watch your step Officers responded to the park for broken glass in the playground area. When officers arrived park, attendants were cleaning up the glass. 600 block of Front Street. Elevator sleepover The reporting party (RP) reported that she...


Candidates for Mukilteo races

A lot of races directly affecting Mukilteo will be decided this year, as four City Council seats, the Snohomish County Council Position 2 seat, three Mukilteo School Board seats, and a Water and Wastewater District commissioner seat are all on the...


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