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Arthur G. Losvar: 1924 – 2019

At age 94, Art left us peacefully the morning of September 14, 2019. He was born in his beloved Mukilteo, WA, on November 6, 1924 and remained a lifelong resident. The middle child... — Updated 3/16/2020 Full story

 By David Pan    Sports

Kamiak beats Jackson for first victory of season | Football

Kamiak put together its most complete performance on both sides of the ball. Junior quarterback Nick Laman completed 11 of 21 passes for 222 yards and two touchdowns and senior... — Updated 11/8/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Marauders outlast Cascade | Volleyball

Mariner's Natalie Garcia picked an ideal time to have her best performance of the season. The junior outside hitter recorded a season-high 15 kills to lead the Marauders to a 25-9,... — Updated 11/8/2019


Police Beat: Oct. 25 - Oct. 30

Oct. 25 Scoot in The officers responded to the location for a vehicle that was sticking too far out in the roadway. An officer spoke with the owner and she agreed to move the vehicle. 4400 block of 75th Street Southwest. Theft The... — Updated 11/6/2019


If I knew for sure that I would die next month, part 5 l Worship

Editor's Note: See parts 1-4 of "If I knew for sure..." at They were published Aug. 15, 2018, Jan. 9, May 29, and Aug. 7, respectively. Hello friends! For part 5, a pause in all of my theorizing for some meat... — Updated 11/6/2019


Mukilteo students make UW Dean's List

The following Mukilteo students made the University of Washington Dean’s List for the Spring Quarter: Adam Samir Alayli, Luke Patrick Allen, Batoul Al-Sadi, Trevor John Aquiningoc, Najibullah Bajouri, Sangho Bak, Alina... — Updated 11/6/2019


OV names Pirates of the Month

Olympic View Middle School has named its Pirates of the Month for October. Students are selected by OV staff for demonstrating exceptional character in and out of the classroom.... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Marci Larsen    Schools

Safety and security in our district l Mukilteo Schools

The school district’s new safety and security manager, Tim Reeves, is very busy training staff throughout the district. He is working directly with school security monitors in increasing their training. He has also been training... — Updated 11/6/2019


Letters to the Editor: Nov. 6, 2019

Zieve’s wife weighs in I have a suggestion for Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce and anyone involved with our local political debates. How about supplying the candidates with debate questions before the debate? I feel it would... — Updated 11/6/2019


That's all, folks l Editor's Note

I’m usually pretty certain when I write. I rarely get “writer’s block,” and when I get going, it’s hard to stop. I don’t really find myself doing rewrites or drastic changes to stories or anything unless it’s a major... — Updated 11/6/2019 Full story

 By Peter Anderson    Opinion

Mukilteo's foghorn l Muk Revisited

Mukilteo's foghorn has a storied past. The lobby area where you now enter our historic lighthouse was once a fog signal building that was full of machinery needed to operate a large... — Updated 11/6/2019


Greetings from Tokyo l Travel Sketcher

I am in Tokyo this week. This is Akaji Shrine. I sketched this while sipping tea in the cafe. Wherever you may be this week, take a moment to sip some tea and savor the moment.... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Canceling our subscription to sleaze l Chuck's World

I run a small business, and I need widgets. You’re the owner of a widget factory. I’m me. You’re Bob. Hi Bob! My customers have become accustomed to quality service and... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

Council makes first major changes to 2020 budget

It’s that time of year again. While many are planning for the upcoming holiday season, the City of Mukilteo is in arguably its most important time of the year: budget season. Mayor Jennifer Gregerson announced her 2020 preliminar... — Updated 11/6/2019


Dental assisting program at Sno-Isle prepares future of dentistry

Did your high school career involve wearing gloves, eye and mouth protective gear, and wearing scrubs? Probably not. But for more than 50 students at the Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center... — Updated 11/6/2019


Cemetery serenity

Pioneer Cemetery is often described as being one of the most beautiful and peaceful places in Mukilteo. That certainly seemed to be the case Monday, Nov. 4. This photo was taken at... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Brandon Gustafson    News

False noise complaints filed under Paine Field director's name

An account using Paine Field Director Arif Ghouse's name has filed hundreds of false noise complaints against Paine Field over the last few months, many of which have been filed thr... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Marauders end season with tough loss to Lake Stevens | Football

Mariner faced the team many people think is the best in the state. And like all of the other nine teams to play Lake Stevens the Marauders didn’t fare very well, losing 62-0 in a Wesco 4A football game Friday, Nov. 1, at Lake... — Updated 11/6/2019


Kamiak boys qualify for state | Cross country

Carp Mukai and Jason Blinn helped lead Kamiak to a second-place finish at the Northwest District 4A boys cross country championships. Mukai placed fourth and Blinn took fifth in the 5k race Saturday, Nov. 2, at South Whidbey High... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By David Pan    Sports

Knights bounced at districts | Soccer

Kamiak got off to a bad start in its Wes-King 4A District girls soccer tournament game against Redmond. Grace Westby scored a goal one minute into the contest to give the Mustangs t... — Updated 11/6/2019


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