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Articles from the December 24, 2019 edition

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Year in Review: May 2019

Man arrested for assault in SWAT incident A typically sleepy Thursday afternoon in Old Town was anything but, as the 900 block of Third Street looked more like a war zone than a... — Updated 12/24/2019


Year in Review: April 2019

Mukilteo lighthouse season has officially begun For the 113th consecutive year, the Mukilteo Light Station is open for business. The Mukilteo Historical Society opened the... — Updated 12/24/2019


Year in Review: March 2019

Gregerson outlines goals, reviews successes at State of the City address A call for volunteers, a reflection of the past, and a glance at the future were all on display at what may... — Updated 12/24/2019


Year in Review: February 2019

Commercial service cleared for takeoff at Paine Field After multiple delays to the long-awaited grand opening of the Propeller Airports terminal at Paine Field, the Federal... — Updated 12/24/2019


Year in Review: January 2019

Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club officially open After more than a decade of planning, financing and, lately, constructing, the Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club officially opened its... — Updated 12/24/2019


Year in Review: June 2019

Mukilteo Lighthouse to shine in new way this Friday Members of Moms Demand Action's Mukilteo/Lynnwood chapter organized a candlelight vigil service that took place Friday in front o... — Updated 12/24/2019

 By Chef Dez    Opinion

Chef Dez | Homemade Crackers for New Year's Eve 

With New Year's Eve fast approaching, many people are looking for unique foods to serve at their midnight soiree. One of the recipes we always turn to for our cheese and cracker platter is my wife’s Cheddar Sesame Crackers.... — Updated 12/24/2019

 By David W. Parks    Opinion

Worship | Justice for the Youngest Ones; No Room in the Inn

First-century Palestine was not a child-friendly place. Matthew’s gospel paints a gloomy picture of the perils faced by Mary, Joseph, and the Babe. A brutal and anxious king who called himself “Herod the Great” desperately... — Updated 12/24/2019

 By Chuck Sigars    Opinion

Chuck's World | After the deluge, Christmas comes

At some point toward the end of last week’s rain, probably Saturday afternoon, I took a little inspection tour of my house. I have a feeling I wasn’t the only one in my... — Updated 12/24/2019


Letter to the Editor

Those following the current Mukilteo city budgeting process carefully know that the cost to run the fire department is an issue, and both the budgeting and goals and objectives for the department per the 2020 budget illustrate the... — Updated 12/24/2019


Dr. Universe | Evergreen trees

Why are evergreen trees green all year? – Emily, 10, Silverdale, Wash. Dear Emily, Whenever I go for a hike in the woods, I can’t help but admire the tall evergreen trees. No matter what time of year it is, the pines,... — Updated 12/24/2019

 By Madeline Coats    News

Mayor's salary stays at $70,800, plus benefits

The Mukilteo mayor elected in 2020 will continue to earn $70,800 a year plus benefits, rather than the previously proposed $36,000.  This topic has been an ongoing conversation within the City Council for months. Councilmember... — Updated 12/24/2019


Athletes, teams left their mark in 2019

Prep sports fans had plenty to cheer about in 2019. Kamiak and Mariner athletes providing many thrilling moments, ranging from noteworthy postseason appearances to state titles. Kam... — Updated 12/24/2019


Kamiak grad runs at NCAA Division III championships | Cross country

Kamiak High School graduate Leah Clark made quite a debut during her freshman season on the Emory University women's cross country team. Clark was named to the All-Region team at... — Updated 12/24/2019


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