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Continuity and progress in Mukilteo

Mayor Joe Marine has the leadership, vision, and boldness to guide Mukilteo toward a sustainable, prosperous future. Mukilteo is a small city with big city challenges. Mayor Marine is at the forefront of solving those challenges... — Updated 7/8/2009

 By rebecca Carr    Opinion

No need to move the ferry

Regarding the letter "Move the ferry to Everett" of July 1. Referenced writer Bill Downing appears to be speaking due to frustration with the inability of local government to cause the needed Mukilteo Landing upgrade for the... — Updated 7/8/2009

 By Paul Archipley    News

City to tear down Precht building

Precht property neighbors will be pleased to hear that the old mortuary, now a vandalized eyesore, is coming down. On Monday, the City Council voted, 3-2, to approve a bid by Afford... — Updated 7/8/2009

 By Paul Archipley    News

Council to decide on annexation vote

Open house for Mukilteans in the works Voters living in the proposed annexation area will decide whether they favor annexing into Mukilteo during the November general election.... — Updated 7/8/2009

 By Paul Archipley    News

Park popularity prompts police popping pyros

Only the first phase of redevelopment has been done at Lighthouse Park, and bids are going out for the second phase in August. But citizens have already proved it's a success with... — Updated 7/8/2009

 By rebecca Carr    Features

Mukilteo Little League All Star action

The Mukilteo Little League All Stars had a great showing last week against other leagues in the area. Photos courtesy of Liz Ferry Noah Swanson brings the heat Mukilteo's Tyler Frisch takes off against Pacific All-Stars Mukilteo... — Updated 7/8/2009


Mukilteo rowers help club shine at Nationals

Forty Everett Rowing athletes competed at the US Rowing Youth National Championships in mid-June, bringing home a host of victories after matching up with the best of the best. Crews from all over the country qualified at regional... — Updated 7/8/2009


Mukilteo team tops Hoopfest

Spokane Hoopfest, in its 20th year, is the world's largest 3-on-3 street basketball tournament. Among 200,000 players and spectators were 6,701 teams competing on 428 courts spread throughout 40 downtown blocks on June 27 & 28.... — Updated 7/8/2009

 By rebecca Carr    Features

Citizen of the Year nominees sought

It's that time of year when judges have their eye out for the next "Citizen of the Year." The purpose of the award is simple: to recognize an individual or individuals whose impact on the Mukilteo community has been significant... — Updated 7/8/2009

 By rebecca Carr    Features

Civil War ceremony

Members of the community, honored guests, and historical re-enactors will join together Sunday, July 19, to pay tribute to the military accomplishments of the Civil War veteran N. B. Fowler on the occasion of the dedication of a... — Updated 7/8/2009

 By rebecca Carr    Features

Everett senior rowers graduate in style

As the Everett Rowing team's presence in Cincinnati resulted in seniors' absence from their high school graduation commencement ceremonies, a special commencement ceremony was held pool side at the rower's hotel for Kamiak... — Updated 7/8/2009

 By Sara Bruestle    Features

Student director takes leadership role

Samantha Olmstead, the new student director of ACES High School, wanted to serve on the Mukilteo school board for the 2009-2010 school not only because it is a great opportunity, but because it would have made her mom proud. Her... — Updated 7/8/2009

 By Rebecca Carr    Schools

Future varsity stars hoop it up

The future of Kamiak basketball looked pretty bright during the recent hoops camp Knight players and coaches held last week for boys entering grades 4-8 this fall. Under the direction of head coach Cory West, 50 prospective Kamiak... — Updated 7/8/2009


Mending the wounds of broken relationships

When it comes to what's important in life, there is nothing more important that the relationships we have with other people. Whether it be a co-worker, a neighbor, a friend, a son or daughter, a spouse, etc., the relationships we... — Updated 7/8/2009


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