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 By David Pan    Sports    November 20, 2019

Kamiak's Straume captures state championship | Swimming

Kamiak's Elli Straume joined some pretty elite company last weekend. The senior became only the third female swimmer or diver in school history to win an individual state title. Straume finished...

 

Knights' postseason run ends | Volleyball

Kamiak's season came to an end with a 25-23, 25-21, 25-16 loss to Wesco 4A rival Mount Vernon in a loser-out Wes-King 4A District volleyball tournament match Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Bothell High School....

 

Knights sign letters of intent

Family, friends and coaches of seven Kamiak High School seniors attended a National Letter of Intent Signing Day ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 13. Pictured are select volleyball coach Dave Weitle, Kamiak...

 

Election season is gone, but not forgotten

The November elections are officially over and the ballots are counted. Some races were landslides and others maintained narrow margins. On Tuesday night, after celebrating big wins, candidates Joe Ma...

 

Settlement reached in 2016 shooting that killed three and injured one

A mass shooting on July 30, 2016, ended the lives of three teenagers and left a fourth teenager seriously injured at a house party in Mukilteo. Kamiak High School graduate Jacob Long, 19, was the first of those slain by the gunman. Long’s mother...

 

'Tis the season to visit Ivar's restaurants

The most wonderful time of the year is here, and Ivar’s is ready to bring back its favorites. With a lineup of holiday events, live entertainment, and special activities throughout December, Ivar’s said it invites all to “shell-abrate” the...

 

Washington state bans vapor products containing vitamin E acetate

The Washington State Board of Health expanded its emergency rule on vapor products to include a new section banning the sale of vapor products containing vitamin E acetate Nov. 18. The DOH recommended the update based on new CDC findings connecting...

 

Camp Fire raises over $84,000 at annual luncheon

Camp Fire Snohomish County raised over $84,000 at its 28th annual luncheon at Angel of the Winds Arena Oct. 23. Cathy Schindler from the Housing Authority of Snohomish County spoke at the event. Chris Sullivan, transportation reporter for KIRO...

 

Kamiak Show Band comes out on top in recent competitions

The Kamiak Show Band wrapped up its 2019 competitive season with a third-place finish at the NWAPA Championships Nov. 2. The band competed against 30 other groups from Washington and Oregon at Autzen...

 

Inslee appoints two new board of trustees members for EdCC

Gov. Jay Inslee appointed two new members to the board of trustees at Edmonds Community College Nov. 13. Adrianne Wagner and Wally Webster II will join the six-member board. "I'm proud to welcome our...

 

Litter Wranglers clean over 800 miles of road in Snohomish County

Snohomish County’s Litter Wranglers cleaned about 800 road miles in just one year, collecting nearly 6,000 bags of litter during the 2019 season. In 2017, the County’s public works department created the Litter Wranglers program with the goal to...

 
 By Chef Dez    Opinion    November 20, 2019

Chef Dez | Cranberry pistachio banana bread

Since my last column entry was all about quick breads, I thought it would be appropriate to share one of our family favorite recipes. I am certain that we all have made a banana bread in our...

 

Dr. Universe | Why do we have eyebrows?

Why do we have eyebrows? -Zach, 11, Kettle Falls, Wash. Dear Zach, Humans have hair on their heads, arms, and as you mention, even the face. If you feel your face, you might feel some small, fuzzy hairs on your cheeks and forehead. But the hair of...

 
 By Mike Gold    Opinion    November 20, 2019

Off Kilter | To maintain a healthy level of insanity

This week I thought I'd write about an unconventional way of looking at the world. Why? Because we're much too serious about life. Hopefully, you'll get some enjoyment from reading this. At lunch,...

 

Chuck's World | There's no accounting for this

I read an interesting article the other day, although I went through it quickly and then bookmarked it for later. I can’t be the only one who practices skim-and-save reading. It’s a form of...

 

Travel Sketcher | Back from Asia

We are back from Asia, wonderful yet busy trip. While in Seoul, we visited the Festival of Lanterns. In the center of the city is a stream, with walkways on both sides. It is a nice place for a...

 

$250 million bond proposal on February ballot

The Mukilteo School Board voted unanimously Nov. 12 to place a capital bond proposal before voters in the February 2020 election. Planning for a potential 2020 bond began nearly two years ago and included community involvement through the Capital...

 

Edmonds Mountain Bike seeks Mukilteo riders

Edmonds Mountain Bike is looking for new members to join their high school and middle school teams. All levels of bikers are accepted for residents in the Mukilteo/Edmonds/Shoreline area. Teams are...

 

Rotary Club recognizes two students for achievements

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary chose two Kamiak High School students to be recognized for their achievements in service, academics, and leadership.  The September student of the month was awarded...

 

Kamiak inducts 100 students into National Honor Society

Kamiak High School inducted 100 students into the National Honor Society at a ceremony Nov. 6. This event has been held every year since the school’s inception in 1993. This was Kamiak’s 26th year hosting the induction ceremony. The National...

 

Edmonds Center for the Arts presents "CeCe Winans Christmas Show"

Best-selling gospel artist CeCe Winans will join the Edmonds Center for the Arts for a Christmas show Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Winans has recorded and performed as both a solo artist and as a duo with...

 

Foundation sells nature calendar to fund prostate cancer research

Whether it is for Giving Tuesday or simply a stocking stuffer, the Prostate Cancer Foundation has a gift that will allow people to give back this holiday season. For the first time, the foundation is...

 

Holiday homes will open their doors Dec. 2

The Assistance League of Everett will be holding its annual Holiday Home Tour Monday, Dec. 2, from noon-6 p.m. This year, one of the houses being shown belongs to Bill and JJ Leese at 1014 Hoyt Ave...

 

Around Town | Nov. 21 - Dec. 13

Nov. 21 Learn about the electoral college 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The South County unit of the League of Women Voters will meet at the Pancake Haus in Edmonds. The main topic will be the role of the electoral college. Visitors and members alike are...

 

Police Blotter | Nov. 8 - 14

Nov. 8 Umm Dispatch advised of a 911 open-line call from a cell phone with sounds of a pocket dial and people arguing. On call back to the phone, a female answered and said “hello” and “umm” before hanging up. The phone signal was reportedly...

 

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