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Kiwanians give record amount in scholarships

The Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo this year awarded scholarships to 21 graduating seniors totaling $21,000 – more than in any previous year. “We’re very proud of the selections we’ve made this...

 By Nicholas Johnson    News    June 14, 2017

Taking her thyme

The Mariner High School Horticulture Club is raising money by selling herb and vegetable starters and potted flowers, starting at $1, during the first three Mukilteo Farmers Markets, including June...

 By Nicholas Johnson    News    June 14, 2017

EPA honors Mukilteo energy storage company

A Mukilteo company that’s forging the future of energy storage knows firsthand the value of public-private partnerships. The battery technology that UniEnergy Technologies has successfully...


All about the light

By his own estimation – he keeps a detailed calendar – Randall J. Hodges has hiked just about 26,000 miles of trail far and wide, including one of his favorite spots: Mukilteo’s Big Gulch. For... Full story

 By Nicholas Johnson    News    June 14, 2017

Drunken driving on display

Hundreds of Kamiak seniors bore witness last week to a tragedy all too common among young adults: a fatal car crash caused by drunken driving. The traumatic scene that played out in a parking lot on...

 By Aziz Junejo    General    June 14, 2017

Being frugal may be a blessing in disguise | Worship

This year, Ramadan has local Muslims fasting for 18 hours every day, though I have never taken fasting as a hardship; it’s a discipline – a powerful, spiritual discipline meant for God alone. Giving up comforts such as that mid-morning cappuccino... Full story


Letter: Former mayor endorses Kneller for council

Municipal elections are all non-partisan, and for good reason: on the local level, our issues are not and should not be partisan in nature. Above all, the job of City Council is to represent everyone in Mukilteo. In order to do that, they need to lis...


Letter: Many hands made light work of Lighthouse grounds

On behalf of the residents of Losvar Condominiums, I would like to thank Pastor Jim Romack and the members of New Life Church of Everett. On their “One Day” of service June 11, about 25 people – of more than 1,200 people participating in... Full story


Dad deserves better than plain ol’ burgers and ‘dogs | Chef Dez

My dad is a real meat-and-potatoes kind of guy, and he doesn't stray from this beaten path very often. Although he appreciates good food and has a palette accepting of spiciness, he usually doesn't like anything too fancy or extraordinary. Ma...

 By Chuck Sigars    General    June 14, 2017

Putting the cape in context | Chuck's World

I don’t know why I clicked. Sometimes you don’t know. I just saw the link and was in a mood, I guess. It was a video of the Harvard commencement ceremony in late May, where composer John Williams...

 By Tim Raetzloff    General    June 14, 2017

Still keeping a list, and checking it twice | Taking Stock

Last week, I mentioned the Abarim Snohomish Stock Index – ASCSI – which I began in 1994 and ended in 2010. I also mentioned the spreadsheet that I maintain of Washington companies, and the occasion when Microsoft surpassed IBM in market...


Police beat (June 2-11)

June 2 Caught dumping An officer responded to a report of a male dumping garbage in a Dumpster in the 5000 block of 84th Street Southwest. After being noticed, the male took the garbage out of the Dumpster, placed it back in his vehicle and left the...

 By Nicholas Johnson    News    June 14, 2017

‘Prolific fraudster’ skips hearing, faces more charges

A woman police call a “prolific fraudster” was arrested at a Mukilteo residence May 26 after failing to appear for a May 19 court hearing. Alexia Dallas Devlin, 36, was originally arrested Jan. 24 on suspicion of 54 felonies following a... Full story

 By Nicholas Johnson    News    June 14, 2017

Mukilteo ferry dry-docked for maintenance

Washington State Ferries has switched out one of Mukilteo’s two ferries for mandated maintenance. The 144-car ferry Tokitae was replaced Monday, June 12, with the 124-car ferry Chelan, which will remain on the Mukilteo-Clinton route for three... Full story


I-5 ramp to Boeing Freeway to close overnight June 17-21

Drivers who use southbound Interstate 5 to access westbound State Route 526 – the Boeing Freeway – in Everett can expect five consecutive nights of ramp closures starting Saturday, June 17. Contractor crews working for the Washington State...


Rotary hands out 12 scholarships to seniors

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club has awarded scholarships to 12 graduating seniors from Kamiak, Mariner and Cascade high schools. The recipients – each of whom received a scholarship of...


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