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Articles from the June 5, 2019 edition

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 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Expect delays with latest Harbour Pointe project

The Harbour Pointe area may see traffic delays further south near Mukilteo Speedway, as construction for the Harbour Pointe Boulevard Southwest Widening Project began recently. Cone... — Updated 6/5/2019


Shooting over par l Travel Sketcher

A couple of regulars at the Red Cork complaining about golf scores. If you recognize these fellas, tell them you saw their sketch. Thanks to all the sketchers who have joined my... — Updated 6/5/2019

 By Kate Agbayani    News

Mukilteo resident killed in Everett hit and run accident

A 37-year-old Mukilteo woman was killed in a hit and run collision in north Everett Friday, May 25. The Mukilteo resident was identified as Heidi K. Allen Tuesday, May 28,... — Updated 6/5/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Mukilteo Lighthouse to shine in new way this Friday

Whether it’s a mass shooting, suicide, or an accident, many people know someone personally who has died from gun violence, or know someone whose life was impacted by it. Here in... — Updated 6/5/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Former Kamiak student accused of sexually assaulting four girls

A former Kamiak High School student was arrested last week after being accused of raping at least four girls in 2018 while enrolled at the school, according to Snohomish County... — Updated 6/5/2019 Full story


Views from the lighthouse

Sunday was a nice one! Temperatures were in the 60s most of the day, with a high of 72. Many residents took advantage of the nice weekend and ventured to Lighthouse Park. As... — Updated 6/5/2019 Full story


Ups and downs in the story of Paine Field l Muk Revisited

Military base or county airport? Paine Field Airport began as an airport for Snohomish County in 1936. It was a part of the federal effort by the Works Progress Administration... — Updated 6/5/2019

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Everything old is new again l Chuck's World

One cold winter’s day, wearing a bulky coat, I walked down a grocery store aisle and my sleeve brushed a display of wine glasses. There wasn’t enough contact to cause breakage.... — Updated 6/5/2019

 By Mike Gold    Opinion

Flori(duh!) l Off Kilter

Let me say, at the outset, that my wife and I lived in Boca Raton for six years just after I retired (for the first time). The weather was beautiful (other than from about... — Updated 6/5/2019 Full story


Reflections l Fire Sirens

A couple recent events have put me in a reflective state of mind. The first event was EMS Week, which occurs annually in May to recognize the valuable pre-hospital medical services these professionals provide to the community. Here... — Updated 6/5/2019


Tips for those who need help

It is never too late to start, either keep going, or get going. This month's article is for those people who may have had hit a bump or two and ended up somewhere other than where they expected and they feel stuck, sidetracked... — Updated 6/5/2019


With our district growing, a ballot measure may be needed l Mukilteo Schools

Five years ago, a supermajority of about 64 percent of the voters in the Mukilteo School District approved a ballot measure that gave us the authority to finance improvements to many school facilities. The largest of those... — Updated 6/5/2019 Full story


Letters to the Editor

City’s government should stay the same With all the infighting, wasted time and money, as well as bitter antics of the Mukilteo City Council this past year, why would we want a council-appointed mayor? I, for one, want the... — Updated 6/5/2019 Full story

 By Kate Agbayani    Sports

New women’s football team embraces challenges

The Seattle Spartans are ready to conquer any challenge that comes in front of them. Having only been around for a year, the Spartans are part of the Women’s Football Alliance, one of the largest women’s tackle football leagues... — Updated 6/5/2019


Police Beat: 5/24 - 5/26

May 24 No O Dispatch advised of a hang up call. Officers spoke with the caller who advised of two aggressive subjects that were at her door. The caller stated they were refusing to leave when asked, but they eventually did when... — Updated 6/5/2019 Full story


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