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Articles from the July 25, 2018 edition

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 By Beth Bond    News

Your legacy as a storyteller

Writing the great American novel is not a “skill-set” for everyone. A more realistic approach may be to re-tell snippets and incidents in a life well lived. How many times, in... — Updated 7/25/2018 Full story


Treatment options for men with enlarged prostate

If you’re a male over the age of 45, chances are you may be suffering from a condition more common than prostate cancer – benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). More commonly known... — Updated 7/25/2018

 By Kelvin Thomas    News

Embrace a system, not a goal!

Like most people, I was taught that if you want to achieve anything in life, you must set goals. When I didn’t reach the particular goal, I would feel defeated. Like a failure.... — Updated 7/25/2018


You CAN take charge of your own affairs

Dear SharonAnn, I’m just so angry I could scream! We KNEW my husband was going to go soon. The path of disease was clear. But WHY did we not talk about what I needed to know... — Updated 7/25/2018


Chamber President and CEO stepping down

For the last seven years, Julie Martin has been an integral part of the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce. Martin started as the Marketing Director and was promoted to President &... — Updated 7/25/2018


Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee hosts ‘The Annual Nubian Jam’

The Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee is hosting the Annual Nubian Jam Community Festival, this Saturday, July 28. The event will take place at Everett’s Forest Park (802... — Updated 7/25/2018


Through your lens l Quite the hungry visitor

If you live in Old Town, you may have seen some deer wandering around of late. Mary Ann Macomber snapped this shot of a deer enjoying some of her neighbor’s flowers on Sunday,... — Updated 7/25/2018


Larsen receives raise amidst teachers’ contract debate

With the Mukilteo School District and the Mukilteo Education Association (MEA) still at odds over the future of teachers’ salaries within the district, the school board gave Super... — Updated 7/25/2018

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Second Anna Bui scholarship fundraiser is next week

For the second straight year, the University of Washington Bothell is collaborating with the Mukilteo community to host the Anna Bui World of Hope Fundraiser. The event is from 5 to... — Updated 7/25/2018

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Election preview: 21st Legislative District

Campaign signs are covering roads all across the county, and ballots were mailed out late last week as the Aug. 7 Primary Election is fast approaching. The 21st Legislative... — Updated 7/25/2018

 By John McAlpine    News

You can make a difference just giving your time

As we work our way through the spectacular (usually) summers we get here in the Northwest, it’s good to remember that people all around us struggle with things we might take for... — Updated 7/25/2018


Simple driving devices that can help older drivers

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any specific auto gadgets you can recommend that can help senior drivers? Both of my parents are in their 80s, and still pretty good drivers, but due to arthritis and age they’re very stiff, which... — Updated 7/25/2018


Most older homes have a water heater that’s costing them a lot of money

Nobody thinks about water heaters until they don’t work. If your water heater is older than 10 years, now is the time to think about getting a new one. If you replace that old water heater now, you will eliminate the prospect of... — Updated 7/25/2018


Summer Sizzle Sale underway at Hair Products Galore & Gifts

Hair Products Galore & Gifts is featuring a Summer Sizzle Sale – 20 percent off on every item: jewelry, sunglasses, scarves, hats, hair products, garden glass, candles, home decor and more. Great savings and Buy One Get One... — Updated 7/25/2018


Unique birthday, corporate parties available at STEMTREE

STEMTREE Education Center offers a unique location for BIRTHDAY or CORPORATE PARTIES. Choose from a list of science and robot activities to create a fun party or team building event. Or perhaps a CSI themed party? Call to set up... — Updated 7/25/2018

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Teach your children well l Chuck's World

Forty-five summers ago, on the first day of my sophomore year in high school, I walked into my geometry class and got distracted immediately. The teacher, whose name was Mr. Kemper,... — Updated 7/25/2018


How the levy would help EMS l Fire Sirens

You probably have already received your Aug. 7 Primary Election ballot. The city encourages you to return your ballots (no stamp needed this time!) by Aug. 7. On that ballot, you will find a proposition that would return the... — Updated 7/25/2018 Full story


Two Steves l Council Corner

These past seven months have been filled with not only a few frustrations, but some real fun and leadership learning experiences as well. I am always watching and learning from others, looking to grow. Leadership is everything to... — Updated 7/25/2018


Letter: Response to column

Response to Gregerson column Mayor Gregerson, I recently read your letter titled “A housing conversation.” I believe the point of your letter is noble, however, you misinform our community as to the many reasons for a lack of... — Updated 7/25/2018


When faith requires protest l Worship

Top leaders from a variety of American faith communities gathered last month. Together, they condemned recent executive orders that led to the separation of children from their families at the U.S. southern border. Muslims,... — Updated 7/25/2018


Kamiak student takes passion for history to new heights

Not many high school students spend their free time reading the old letters of Albert Einstein. Even fewer would choose to make a historical presentation on the man, and still fewer would perform as Einstein as part of a... — Updated 7/25/2018


School Briefs

Stellar Kids Dentistry hosting annual ice cream social Stellar Kids Dentistry in Mukilteo hosts their annual ice cream social this Thursday, July 26 from 3 to 7 p.m. Attendees can expect a complimentary scoop of Ben &... — Updated 7/25/2018


Through your lens l Hoot goes there?

A couple of weeks ago, their neighbor had a black bear in his back yard. Now, the Condits had some visitors of their own with this pair of owls. The owls were located near the pond area between Discovery Crest and Waterford Park,... — Updated 7/25/2018 Full story


Run-A-Muk is one month away

The annual Run-A-Muk 5k/10k is one month away! The race is Saturday, Aug. 25, at 8 a.m. at the Rosehill Community Center, and continues through Old Town and the Mukilteo Boulevard. The day includes a live band at the start and... — Updated 7/25/2018


2018 Citizen of the Year reception is this Saturday

The Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo and Harbour Pointe Senior Living are hosting the 2018 Citizen of the Year Award Presentation and Reception honoring the 2018 Mukilteo Citizen of the Year Nhi Pham. Pham was named Mukilteo’s Citizen... — Updated 7/25/2018 Full story


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