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State track and field meet photo gallery

Kamiak’s Tracey Hatch runs in a 400-meter preliminary heat Friday, May 25, at the 4A state track and field championships at Mount Tahoma High School....


Mukilteo and Everett mayors finish friendly biking competition

Throughout the month of May, Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin and Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson celebrated Bike Month with a series of challenges and a competition to bike the most total miles....

 A&E    June 6, 2018

Edmonds Center for the Arts announces 12th season

Edmonds Center for the Arts has announced its 12th season, opening Oct. 1 and continuing through May 2019. It includes a award-winning contemporary artists, as well as mix of music, dance, film and...

 By Chuck Sigars    General    June 6, 2018

Places in the heart | Chuck's World

I wanted to go home again. I’ve been told that I can’t. I decided to test that theory. I’m not alone. Nostalgia has been a big business for a long time, and I’m an easy mark. Even as a kid, I...


Muk Revisited

Members of the Mukilteo Historical Society will bring up Mukilteo history and tie it in to the Mukilteo we know today.... Full story


Eternal in the past, eternal in the future | Worship

There is only one religion, and that is the religion of God. Each and every Prophet of God has always made it clear that His own personal identity and His personality should be regarded as secondary to the will, the identity, and the... Full story


Letters: Paine Field, assistance, and senior issues

FAA Environmental Assessment is an opportunity As I'm sure your readers are aware of by now, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has decided to do a supplemental environmental assessment into Paine Field commercial terminal flights. This... Full story


Police Beat: 5/24-5/29

May 24: Collision An officer responded for a collision. 121st St. SW and the Mukilteo Speedway. Alarm Officers responded for an alarm. There were no problems. 8200 block of 44th Avenue West. Butt dial An officer responded for a 911 hang-up call. The...


Moms make city orange to oppose gun violence

Members of the Mukilteo/Lynnwood Mom’s Demand Action group donning their orange apparel and posing in front of Mukilteo City Hall with Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson on Saturday, June 2. The group also raised an orange flag, joining the U.S.... Full story


Four to be inducted into Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame

The Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association (WIBCA) will be inducting four coaches into its Hall of Fame at its 43rd annual banquet on Tuesday, July 24, at the Nile Country Club in Mountlake Terrace. Three Snohomish County coaches... Full story


Register for Snohomish Summer Smash tennis tournament

The Snohomish Summer Smash, a three-day tournament for high school players ages 14-18, returns to the Snohomish High School Tennis Courts on July 20-22. Registration fees are $30 for singles players and $50 per doubles and mixed doubles teams....


Jake Long Memorial baseball tourney kicks off Friday

The second annual Jake Long Memorial Baseball tournament is expanding. This year eight teams will be participating in the tournament, which will be played Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 8-10, at Kamiak and Mountlake Terrace high schools. The...

 By Brandon Gustafson    News    June 6, 2018

New FAA study could delay Paine Field terminal

The expected grand opening of the new Propeller airport terminal at Paine Field may come later than the originally anticipated fall 2018 opening. The Federal Aviation Administration announced late... Full story


Mavericks capture Hollywood Stars tourney | Baseball

The Mukilteo Mavericks Baseball Club’s 9U team won the Hollywood Stars tournament championship over Memorial Day weekend in Woodinville. Mukilteo played five games and outscored its opponents 39-23, including a 9-1 victory over the Bothell... Full story

 By Brandon Gustafson    News    June 6, 2018

Teachers once again pack school board meeting

For the second time in three weeks, teachers in the Mukilteo School District packed the Mukilteo School Board meeting to voice their displeasure with the district’s refusal to bargain for salary... Full story


Knights take Snohomish County title | Basketball

The Kamiak/Mukilteo Knights feeder program’s seventh grade boys basketball claimed the Snohomish County 2018 Spring Basketball Tournament championship, winning 49-43 in the finals. The Knights are: (left to right): Chance Loudenback, Issac...


Two Kamiak seniors help Everett qualify for nationals | Rowing

The Everett Rowing Association’s varsity boys 8+ team finished third at the Northwest U.S. Rowing Youth championships May 18-19 in Vancouver. The team qualified for the Junior National Championships June 9-11 in Sacramento, California. Kamiak...

 By Ian Davis-Leonard    News    June 6, 2018

Orienteering blazes new trails for local runners

You may not have heard of it, you may have no clue what it is, but if there is one thing local orienteers want to make clear, it’s that orienteering is a sport. “A lot of people think orienteering isn’t a sport or that it shouldn’t be... Full story

 By Ian Davis-Leonard    News    June 6, 2018

Talks of Regional Fire Authority ignite City Council meeting

Discussion of the Mukilteo Fire Department’s future budget at the Mukilteo City Council meeting Monday night shifted toward the contentious possibility of the city of Mukilteo joining a Regional Fire Authority (RFA). During Mukilteo Fire Chief...

 By David Pan    Sports    June 6, 2018

Kamiak, Mariner alums to play at Goddard Stadium | Soccer

Three Kamiak and Mariner High School graduates will be playing in front of a hometown crowd on Sunday, June 10. Kevin Baron of Kamiak, Carlos Rodriguez and Vlad Kutsyy of Mariner and the rest of their teammates on the Snohomish County FC Steelheads...


Tips on recreational fire safety

Recreational fires are defined in state law as cooking fires and charcoal barbecues, campfires and bonfires that occur in designated areas or on private property for cooking, pleasure or ceremonial purposes. The following regulations apply: Stay... Full story


North Sound Progressive Community People’s Summit 2.0

June 3 was the second annual North Sound Progressive Community People’s Summit, followed by the March for Solidarity. The event was held at the Snohomish County Courthouse Plaza and Amphitheater. More than 30 local progressive grassroots community...


Mukilteo Ferry Tales

Author’s Note: Portions of this article extracted from a “Scenes from the Past” article by Opal McConnell previously published in the “Rosehill News.” Did you know that: Regular...


Mukilteo Police names 4th grader, Macen Rettich, as Chief for a Day

On Thursday, Aug. 16, the Mukilteo Police Department in conjunction with law enforcement agencies, the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC), hospitals, and others, will enrich the lives of children who have been diagnosed...


Where are the leprechauns?

Mukilteo resident Jennifer Tschimperle captured a rainbow over the Mukilteo Little League complex last Tuesday, May 29. Who says rain is always a bad thing?... Full story


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