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New officer joins the force

The Mukilteo Police Department has its newest member. Chris Perisho took his oath of office at Monday’s Mukilteo City Council Meeting. Above, Perisho gives his oath of office with Mukilteo Mayor...

 

Fill the boot!

Members of Mukilteo Firefighters IAFF Local 3482 collected $5,082 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s “Fill the Boot” fundraiser late last week. The firefighters have been working with MDA...

 

Mukilteo’s Simran Handa receives $1,500 scholarship for Washington women in STEM

Alexander Sobel, DO, FAACS of Bellevue recently announced that Simran Handa, a junior at Lewis & Clark College from Mukilteo, is the recipient of the second annual WISE (Women in STEM Excel)...

 

2nd Anna Bui fundraiser raises over $50,000

With the help of generous community members, the second annual Anna Bui World of Hope Scholarship Fundraiser raised more than $50,000 to help University of Washington Bothell students study abroad....

 

4th suspect arrested in Beverly Park murder case

A fourth person is in police custody in connection with two murders earlier last month, one of which occurred in Mukilteo. The Mukilteo Police Department arrested Anika St. Mary on Wednesday, Aug. 1...

 

Thai Waterside offers delicious August special

Thai Waterside features a special menu in August: Pineapple Fried Rice. So delicious!! Enjoy the summer – both indoor and patio seating are available. We make it easy, offering: lunch box/dinner/take out/delivery/private party. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 11...

 

Lighthouse openings this summer coincide with the Farmer's Market every 1st and 3rd Wednesday

This summeryou can visit the lighthouse while enjoying the Farmer's Market on the first and third Wednesdays from 4-7 p.m. In addition, the gift shop will be open to browse for mementos of your visit. Come enjoy the stunning early evening views,...

 

Your water heater could be contaminating your water

The water in your home should be clear. If it’s cloudy, there could be several contributing factors. If your hot water is cloudy, the likely cause is your water heater. Every year your water heater accumulates sediment and rust. This will make the...

 

Keep you child’s brain sharp this summer

Has your child's brain been taking the summer off? STEMTREE can help jump start your child’s brain, so the back-to-school learning transition will be smoother. We offer fun, hands-on educational activities designed for kids to enjoy learning...

 

What is this mind creating? l Worship

I was standing in the parking lot two weeks ago when I saw this SUV zipping through the driveway and nabbed a parking slot. I debated whether to challenge what she had executed in that zippy little maneuver. You see, she was in a hurry to get to a...

 

Seeing the tree, not the forest l Chuck's World

I’ve made this mistake many times. I continue to make it. The benefits of aging, which are underappreciated in my opinion and mostly center around still being alive, come bundled with hidden dangers. Experience and education are tools that grow...

 

Mukilteo’s Pioneer of the Year: Sharon (Bridget) Waddell Freeman

Sharon Waddell Freeman not only grew up in Mukilteo - she also worked for the city of Mukilteo for 24 years, which she says were some of the best years of her life. Sharon’s family history in Mukilteo goes back to her grandparents, Ida and Robert...

 

Mukilteo Kiwanis Club 12th Annual Salmon Bake Scholarship Fundraiser

The Mukilteo Kiwanis Club’s 12th Annual Salmon Bake Scholarship Fundraiser returns to this year’s Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival on Sept. 7, 8, 9th at Lighthouse Park. The Salmon Bake, a festival staple, brings familiar faces and friends in the...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    August 8, 2018

57 overdoses over 7 days in Snohomish County

More than 50 overdoses in one week. Twelve in one day. The Snohomish Health District – in partnership with the Snohomish County Opioid Response Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) Group – recently completed a second seven-day point-in-time data collect...

 

Mindful Self Compassion Class returning to Rosehill

Mindful Self Compassion (MSC) is an empirically supported, eight-week, training program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Based on the research of Kristin Neff and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer, MSC teaches core...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    August 8, 2018

Marauders see improved defense as the path to success | Boys basketball

The Mariner boys basketball team has fallen on hard times the last two seasons. The Marauders finished at the bottom of the Wesco 4A standings and has won only two league contests during that time. But after a successful spring and summer coach...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    August 8, 2018

Major changes for Kamiak on-and-off the court | Boys basketball

This spring and summer marked the beginning of a new chapter for the Kamiak boys basketball program. The biggest change took place earlier in the year when longtime head coach Cory West stepped down from his post to spend more time with his family....

 

Mukilteo resident earns scholarship from WWU

Western Washington University student Isaac Heiman of Mukilteo received the $2,000 Gordon and Alice Fraser Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Gordon and Alice Fraser Scholarship provides support for students from Whatcom, Skagit,...

 

Council to approve severance for city staff

While listening to a second quarter finance update from Mukilteo Finance Director Michelle Meyer, Councilmember Scott Whelpley brought forward information he found through public records showing the...

 

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