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 By David Pan    Sports    December 31, 2019

Club celebrates 50 years of service to soccer community

When Mike Jones founded the Mukilteo Youth Soccer Club, his primary motivation was to provide a safe outlet for his two athletically inclined sons. Jones had played American football and suffered...

 

Remembering the best of 2019 | Year in Review

Mukilteo athletes left quite an impression during the second half of 2019. Prep sports fans saw Kamiak's Ellie Straume close out her spectacular career with a state title at the 4A swimming...

 

Christine Cook says goodbye to City Council

"I think our community in Mukilteo is very civic-minded and we really take care of each other," said Councilmember Christine Cook, who decided earlier this year that she would not seek reelection. "I...

 

Year in Review: July 2019

Mukilteo teachers approve tentative contract agreement What a difference a year makes. Last year, Mukilteo teachers were packing school board meetings and threatening a strike for new salaries that di...

 

Year in Review: August 2019

ACT tests taken at Mariner lost in transit A few dozen students who took the ACT exam at Mariner High School during the last school year received unfortunate news last week when it was revealed that...

 

Year in Review: September 2019

Shocking: Thunder and lightning add more 'boom' to fireworks On a night when seemingly all of Mukilteo was down at Lighthouse Park, Mother Nature decided to make her presence known. The 54th annual...

 

Worship | Breaking bad habits

With the beginning of a new year, chances are some of us have resolved to break some bad habit in our life. We human beings are creatures of habit. We like to settle down into well-traveled ruts of routine; by habit we like to sit in a certain...

 
 By Mike Gold    Opinion    December 31, 2019

Off Kilter | Being an athlete

I’m certain that every little boy envisions themselves becoming the next Russ Wilson or Tom Brady. I can recall as a young man playing touch football on an empty lot in Brooklyn. It was a very...

 

Travel Sketcher | Where will the roads lead this year?

What does the year hold in store for us? Doubt we can guess, but the journey will be an adventure. Happy New Year! I have been pondering the roads I have traveled and curious where the roads will...

 

Letter to the Editor: Renewable energy in Mukilteo

With reference to the Dec. 18 article on the City’s renewable energy plans, may I interject some technically oriented thoughts -- speaking as one with a master’s degree in electrical engineering, 40+ years of experience, and work in both the...

 

Chuck's World | Looking back, looking forward, looking up

Three years ago, I thought I was so smart. It was a bad year, that one. Not only did a presidential election roil us in 2016, unleashing spasms of disbelief and nastiness, but we lost a bunch of...

 

Year in Review: October 2019

Zieve caught with forum questions When a question about diversifying the City of Mukilteo's budget was asked to Mukilteo City Council Position 6 candidates at the Wednesday, Oct. 23, Candidate Forum,...

 

Year in Review: November 2019

2019 local election results The polls showed wide margins and narrow victories when the first group of counted ballots trickled in during the general election Nov. 5. Snohomish County had 475,871...

 

Year in Review: December 2019

What's next for Hawthorne Hall? The City Council is discussing alternatives for Hawthorne Hall after the Boys and Girls Club relocated to a new facility. In determining the future of the property,...

 

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