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Articles from the June 19, 2019 edition

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Congrats 2019 grads!

Nearly 1,000 Mukilteo high school seniors completed their high school careers last week, being awarded their diplomas at graduation ceremonies last week. In total 927 students graduated, with 444...


What a view l Travel Sketcher

This office building has one of the best views in all of Mukilteo, as well as being a great structure. For many years it housed Gallery Homes, but no more. For Mukilteo sketchers, I have started a...


Brian Sullivan brings County Council to visit Mukilteo

Former Mukilteo Mayor and City Councilmember Brian Sullivan, who now serves as a Snohomish County Councilmember, brought three of his fellow county councilmembers to his native Mukilteo for the... Full story


Council issues letter to citizens on severance situation

The long-discussed severance package issue appears to be nearing its conclusion after nearly one year, as the Mukilteo City Council released a letter from its outside legal attorney, reviewing the...


Zieve campaign signs destroyed over weekend

As with any political season, campaign signs are going to get removed, knocked over, snapped, thrown away, and so on. The first target of that behavior was Peter Zieve, who is running for Mukilteo...


Mukilteo students moving on up

More than 900 Mukilteo high school students earned their diplomas and graduated last week. The grand total is 927, with 444 from Kamiak, 421 from Mariner, 53 from ACES, and nine from the...


Kamiak’s Beirne heads to SPU | Basketball

Kamiak graduate Hunter Beirne is headed to Seattle Pacific University to play basketball. Seattle Pacific announced that Beirne will be one of five players joining the Falcon women’s basketball team for the 2019-20 season. Beirne averaged 15... Full story


The push and pull of all transitions l Worship

Human beings are complicated. Emotions fuel that complexity. Beginnings bring excitement and anxiety; routines quickly create boredom and flatness; and endings lead to grief, nostalgia and a look back. We have served since 2017 as the interim or...

 By Chuck Sigars    General    June 19, 2019

Being in the dark, for a good reason l Chuck's World

On Sunday, Jan. 17, 1965, I joined my brother and sister in front of our black-and-white TV set to watch the annual showing of “The Wizard of Oz” on CBS. I’ve been alive long enough to...

 By Mike Gold    General    June 19, 2019

Sports and falls: Time to rant l Off Kilter

The Mariners and the Seahawks: For some reason, professional football seems to have taken the place of professional baseball in defining part of who a city is. Growing up in New York City, it was the... Full story


Letters to the Editor

Political attacks on freedom There is a threat to our democratic process skulking about in the dark in Mukilteo. It is not immigration, a religion, a meddling foreign power or a political party; it is hatred and fear. Hundreds of thousands of... Full story


School district offering free summer meals

The Mukilteo School District recently announced the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children. Meals are available at no charge to children 18 years of age and younger. Meals will be served at the following locations: Challenger...

 By Kate Agbayani    News    June 19, 2019

Mariner Community Campus project receives much-needed funds

The Mariner Community Campus project is moving on to its second phase as the search for a possible campus location begins. The Mariner Community Campus Project was thought up by state Sen. Marko Liias after noticing how important the then-new... Full story


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