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Articles from the June 27, 2018 edition

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Small fire on the Speedway

A small fire occurred on the corner of 84th Street Southwest and the Mukilteo Speedway Wednesday, June 27 a little before noon. According to Mukilteo Fire Chief Chris Alexander, the fire was started... Full story


Nhi Pham named 2018 Mukilteo Citizen of the Year

Dr. Nhi Pham of the Mukilteo Dental Center was named 2018's Mukilteo Citizen of the Year on Wednesday, June 27. Pham was surprised by her staff, family, and past Citizens of the Year at her...


Homes in this area likely to have broken water lines

If you are experiencing a sudden increase in your water bill, or seeing water build up in your front yard, you may have a broken water line. This is the underground pipe carrying water from the city main line to your home’s plumbing. Apollo... Full story


Ready for summer driving season?

Harbour Pointe Express Lube is a locally owned express lube located on the Mukilteo Speedway, right next door to Les Schwab. Stop on by to make sure your vehicle is ready for that long trip ahead. Now open on Sundays for your convenience. You'll...


‘Gotta have it’ gifts, hair products available at Hair Products Galore & Gifts

For 27 years, Exclusive Salon Products Beauty Supply sold strictly to the professional salon industry. Today, due to the internet, our business model changed to Hair Products Galore & Gifts, an “everyone welcome” retail store. Our inventory...


Are Yellow Jackets beneficial?

Yes, they are beneficial. Although not as productive as the Honey Bee, Yellow Jackets are pollinators. In addition, they feed on flies, mosquitoes and other pests bothersome to people, as well as many pests destructive to plants. When Yellow Jackets...


HURRY! On July 1st the 30% off sale ends!

STEMTREE Education Center's Summer Program is an educational experience designed to immerse your child in HANDS-ON learning. Parents like that their child will receive ONE-ON-ONE INSTRUCTION and an individualized LEARNING PLAN; Students like the...


Thai Waterside, new Thai restaurant, opens in Mukilteo

Thai Waterside, a small restaurant located in a delightful, Victorian style home in Old Town Mukilteo, features fresh and delicious creations by Chefs Boom and Por. The menu includes lots of fresh fruits and vegetables because the owners are focused...

 By David Pan    Sports    June 27, 2018

Marauders making changes on and off the field | Football

The Mariner football team is putting the off-season to good use. The Marauders will have a new look on the sidelines and on the field with the arrival of first-year defensive coordinator Austin Richard and a fresh face at quarterback. Austin...


Mickey’s Hometown Barbershop celebrating 30-year anniversary

If you ask Mickey Rounds why he decided to become a barber, he’ll tell you about his mom and sister. “I was young and was at a point when I was trying to decide what I wanted to do with my life,...


ICOM donates land to HP Boulevard SW project after months of delay

The last piece of land needed by the city of Mukilteo for the Harbour Pointe Boulevard SW Widening Project was finally obtained last Monday, June 18. According to the city of Mukilteo’s website,... Full story


Kamiak student loses leg in cancer battle

Brian Park suffered pain in his knee for a few months starting in December of 2017 before going to get it checked out. Thinking it was something minor, Park, 17, went to multiple doctors, attended phy... Full story


Sneakers and Sirens raises more money than ever before

The grounds of Kamiak High School began to buzz as early as 7 a.m. Saturday, June 23, and by 9 a.m. there was a palpable feeling of excitement as the start of the Sneakers and Sirens 5k/10k neared. Event organizer Penny Kellam spoke over the throng...


Play ball!

Four-year-old Calliya Hallgren called out the most important words in all of sports when she proclaimed "Play Ball" before the Everett AquaSox at Memorial Stadium on Father's Day. The bright-eyed youngster was at the game with four... Full story


Electroimpact Youth Engineering Lab still thriving

Future engineers have been getting a career kick starter at Electroimpact’s Youth Engineering Lab for the last few months. Electroimpact President said the lab has been going well and is concluding at the end of the month.... Full story


South County Fire supports fireworks ban

The county’s largest fire department is asking the Snohomish County Council to adopt a ban on the sale and discharge of fireworks. The South County Fire commissioners unanimously approved a resolution in support of a countywide fireworks ban at a...


Police and Fire non-emergency number has changed

The number to call police and fire for non-emergencies has changed to 425-407-3999. The public is asked to call 425-407-3999 for situations that are “non-emergency” or non-urgent. The reason behind adding this new “hotline” is to keep 9-1-1...


Know fire danger in your area

Disasters happen everywhere. We associate the Southeast with hurricanes; the Midwest with tornados; and the Northeast with winter storms; and in Washington, our disaster is wildfires. Just like with tornados, hurricanes and winter storms, wildfires...

 By Chuck Sigars    General    June 27, 2018

Consider yourself notified

I’m bombarded these days, as you are, I suspect. As we enter the fourth decade of the future, which I’m arbitrarily beginning in the late 1990s, when Americans crested the 30 percent mark of...


Who is my neighbour?

The other day, I was sifting through my daughter's school papers and I read through an assignment about "mottos I live by." My daughter wrote, "kindness is the highest form of intelligence" by Wayne Teasdale and "In God we...


Letter to the editor: Please sign for Initiative-1639

I am guessing you have seen lots of volunteers out on the streets carrying clipboards with yellow pages. This is “the people” doing the job of the legislature. This Initiative-1639 is for common sense guns regulations for the state of...



Question: Did you graduate from a Mukilteo high school? Results: Yes: 40.91% No: 59.09% This week: Mickey’s Hometown Barbershop is celebrating its 30-year anniversary this July. Mickey Rounds, the owner and sole employee, was raised in Mukilteo... Full story


Police Beat: 6/13-6/21

June 13 Pair of Prowls An officer responded to two vehicle prowls. There was no reported theft of property. 7200 block of 47th Avenue West. Tree Down An officer responded for a fallen tree that was blocking the roadway. Public Works cleared the tree...


Godly surprises keep surprising

The joke goes something like, “If you ever want to make God laugh, tell God your plans.” The short form is, “Humans plan; God laughs.” I appreciate that sentiment because if you had asked me a year ago what we would be doing at Pointe of...

 By David Pan    Sports    June 27, 2018

Mukilteo wins two district titles | Little League softball

Three Mukilteo Little League softball teams advanced to their respective District 1 championship games and two of them won to advance to the state tournament. The 8- to 10-year-old and the 9- to...


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