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Articles from the October 2, 2019 edition

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 By David Pan    Sports

Marauder boys starting off year with faster times | Cross country

Led by sophomore Dominic Cruz-Estrada, the Mariner boys cross country team has started the season strong. Cruz-Estrada finished fifth with one of the fastest times of his career... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Marauders misfire in loss to Bearcats | Football

Mariner followed up one of its best performances of the season with a disappointing loss. One week after defeating district rival Kamiak, the Marauders struggled in all facets of the game in a 49-7 loss to Monroe in a Wesco 4A... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Knights elevate play against Grizzlies | Football

Kamiak elevated its level of play against one of the top football teams in the Wesco 4A. Glacier Peak still handed the Knights a 41-6 loss Friday, Sept. 27, at Goddard Stadium. But coach Bryant Thomas felt encouraged about... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Early success for Kamiak, Mariner | Boys tennis

The Kamiak and Mariner boys tennis teams both have reasons for optimism this season. The Knights have started out league play 4-1 and are 7-2 overall. "We're in good shape," Kamiak... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Sophomore standout out in front for the Knights | Cross country

A sophomore standout is leading the charge for the Kamiak girls cross country team. Following a freshman season that included a seventh-place finish at the 4A state championships,... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By David Parks    Opinion

Bibles, kids, and the earth l Worship

Millions watched as a 16-year-old from Sweden, Greta Thunberg, addressed the 2019 UN Climate Change Summit in New York. She was urgent. She was blunt. “This is all wrong,” she... — Updated 10/2/2019


School Briefs

Qmlativ update for families Qmlativ is the Mukilteo School District's student information system. Parents are able to log in to Qmlativ's Family Access to see their student grades, homework, attendance and more. The school... — Updated 10/2/2019


Capital bond measure may be on February ballot l Mukilteo Schools

Students and staff are once again settling into their school day routines. This year, we saw more students walk, skip, and breeze through our school doors than in previous years. Our enrollment numbers continue to grow, but the... — Updated 10/2/2019


New art exhibit opens at Rosehill

The work of Robert H. Stockton will be on display at Rosehill Community Center over the next few months. The work debuts Oct. 3, and there is an opening reception Oct. 10 from 6 to... — Updated 10/2/2019


Letters to the Editor: Oct. 2

Appreciation for sign cleanup As a 15-year resident of Mukilteo and someone who's worked in Mukilteo for over 30 years, I've always appreciated how nice and clean this community is, one of the reasons for moving here. Because of... — Updated 10/2/2019


Sights from San Diego l Travel Sketcher

We were in San Diego this month for a wedding. This sketch of the patio at our Airbnb while having my morning tea made for a pleasant start to a busy day. Terry - the... — Updated 10/2/2019

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

The summer of '74 l Chuck's World

I’ve been exchanging text messages with an old friend lately, “old” as in old. We met when we were 15, 46 years ago this month. Maybe on this very day, who knows? I didn’t... — Updated 10/2/2019


Long live the King l Editor's Note

Growing up an avid baseball fan in the area, I’ve been a fan of the Mariners for as long as I can remember. Playing baseball, and my best position being at pitcher (I couldn’t hit to save my life), I was naturally drawn to... — Updated 10/2/2019

 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Old Town parking ... The never-ending story l Guest View

This month, we’ll be discussing parking in the Old Town area. Because my intent is to include many issues that have an impact on this topic, my approach is a fact-based analysis... — Updated 10/2/2019

 By Al Friedrich    News

What's up with the yellow tape?

Good news! The yellow caution tape surrounding an area of the Mukilteo Light Station (MLS) is finally gone. But wait, why all the fuss? A casual glance skyward would have revealed a... — Updated 10/2/2019


A Golden evening...

The Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club celebrated its 50th Luau on Saturday, and it proved to be a golden evening for all, full of beginnings and endings. Longtime director Chuck Davis... — Updated 10/2/2019


Mukilteo student makes top 300 science list

A Mukilteo middle schooler is one of the top scientists of his age in the entire country. Recently, Angad Signh, an Explorer Middle School student, was named to the Top 300 Broadcam MASTERS, one of the country’s premier science,... — Updated 10/2/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Mukilteo police ditch gold and silver for pink

It's October, which means you can expect to see a lot of pink. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to raise awareness, many businesses and agencies add pink to their... — Updated 10/2/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Gymagine sticks the landing

Being in business 25 years is no easy feat. Most business owners will attest to that. And being in business for that many years, there will be plenty of faces that come and go.... — Updated 10/2/2019


Police Beat: 9/19 – 9/25

Sept. 19 Assault Dispatch advised of an assault in-progress at the bus stop near the library. Multiple witnesses reported that a male was assaulting a female by throwing her body up and down and pulling her by the hair. Officers... — Updated 10/2/2019


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