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OV names Pirates of the Month for May

Olympic View Middle School has named its Pirates of the Month for May. Students are selected by OV staff for demonstrating exceptional character in and out of the classroom. May’s theme was...

 

South Everett/Mukilteo Rotary Club honors scholarship recipients

The South Everett/Mukilteo Rotary Club would like to congratulate its 2019 scholarship recipients from Mariner, Cascade, and Kamiak High School. They were all recognized for their outstanding...

 

Making it official

The new Mathnasium of Mukilteo had its official ribbon cutting Saturday, June 8. Here is Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson with Betty Yiu Au, the owner and director of the facility...

 

ME students hosted 10th annual Leadership Day

Mukilteo Elementary students incorporate leadership qualities into their daily lives, and shared those qualities with their parents and members of the community last Friday, June 7, at the school’s...

 

Mukilteo YMCA first in Washington to have eGym

The Mukilteo YMCA can brag that it was the first YMCA branch in the state to install and offer eGym equipment for its members. The eGym operates through a wristband that members who sign up for the... Full story

 

Gorgeous ferry shot

Mukilteo resident Kendra Petersen snapped this shot of the ferry this past Saturday evening while she was at Ivar’s. Said Petersen: “We had some seriously choppy waves!...

 

Tickets available for Garden and Quilt Tour

Come see some of the loveliest gardens in Mukilteo adorned with the most beautiful quilts at the 2019 Mukilteo Garden and Quilt Tour. Several of the gardens are tended by Master Gardeners. The quilts...

 

Mukilteo’s Andre Marmaduke showcasing pottery at local art sale

For Andre Marmaduke, making art was never in his plans. Now, the Mukilteo resident will be showcasing and selling his art June 13, at Everett Community College’s (EvCC) upcoming student art sale.... Full story

 

‘The true story you’ve never heard’

Mukilteo resident Art Krull never envisioned himself to be a writer. He had a story to tell, and he didn’t mind telling it, but writing was never in his plans. But after telling his story many times... Full story

 

Candlelight service honors gun violence victims and survivors

With gun violence taking the lives of many across the United States each and every day, residents of Mukilteo, as well as across the country, held services in honor of Gun Violence Awareness Day last...

 

Runners tackle ultra marathon

Mukilteo’s Japanese Gulch Runners held a long-distance race on the trails in the wooded, protected area just north of Paine Field on Saturday, June 8. This was not a typical race. First off, it was... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor

Students deserve free menstrual products in school bathrooms Even in a presidential election cycle with a historic number of highly qualified women candidates, a problem that continues to go unaddressed by any major candidate for president is the ong...

 

Police Beat: 5/27 - 6/2

May 27 Happy ending The reporting party (RP) advised that she had a lost dog in custody. The animal control officer (ACO) responded and determined where the dog belonged. The dog was reunited with her owner. 10900 block of 53rdAvenue West. Vehicle...

 

Mukilteo resident earns scholarship from WWU

Western Washington University student Isaac Kenneth Heiman, son of Ron and Wendy Heiman of Mukilteo, received the $3,950 Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Eleanor Rinne Scholarship and the $1,000 Alumni Association Trunkey Leader Scholarship for the 2019-2020... Full story

 
 By David Pan    Sports    June 12, 2019

Wesco 4A announces all-league spring sports teams

Four Kamiak players earned all-Wesco 4A boys soccer recognition. Kamiak defenders Connor Ruis and Noah Venditto, forward Harrison Rohrbough and midfielder Aidan Drought were voted to the first team.... Full story

 
 By Aziz Junejo    General    June 12, 2019

Making amends as obedience to the one God

Eid al Fitr is the three-day celebration, which marks the end of the month of Ramadan, important to Muslims as Christmas or Hanukkah is to others of the Abrahamic faiths. Eid al Fitr is one of two equally major holidays for Muslims around the world,... Full story

 
 By Mike Gold    General    June 12, 2019

Truth (or consequences)

No, this column is not about the old TV show “Truth or Consequences.” Rather, it is about our perception of what is real and what is myth. I read both fiction and non-fiction. Sometimes, I have...

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    June 12, 2019

Drop the toast and walk away slowly

I stopped eating sandwiches about 15 years ago. It was a peculiar life choice, as up until then I considered no food completely edible unless it could be placed between two pieces of bread, including... Full story

 

Mukilteo Police emphasis on school zone safety

The Mukilteo School District’s school year will conclude on June 25 this year. This comes a few days later than usual because of the snow closure days this winter. During the remainder of the school year, Mukilteo Police will increase traffic...

 

Snohomish County Council to hold meeting in Mukilteo next Monday

Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson and the City Council will welcome the Snohomish County Council to Mukilteo City Hall on Monday, June 17, for a 6 p.m. County Administrative Session. “County Councilmember Brian Sullivan represents District 2,...

 

Wrongful death suit going to court

The wrongful death suit filed by the brother of Anna Bui against the parents of Allen Ivanov will go to trial. Anna Bui’s brother, David Bui, filed the suit late last year. Anna Bui was one of...

 

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