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Ballots mailed this week: What's on it?

The Nov. 5 general election will be here before you know it. Today (Wednesday, Oct. 16), all Snohomish County voter pamphlets were mailed to registered voters. Tomorrow, ballots will be sent out. Mukilteo has been one of the leaders in voter turnout...

 

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 16, 2019

Vote for Elisabeth Crawford I’m voting for Elisabeth Crawford for City Council Position 6 because she possesses the intelligence, ideals and vision to represent the future of Mukilteo. Elisabeth and her husband Paul have lived in our community for...

 

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 9

Zieve is the clear choice I had heard of Peter Zieve for the first time I moved in Mukilteo over 10 years ago through his business of aerospace technology. I discovered his company and involvement in the community and being a leader in helping lots...

 

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 that, I just wanted...

 

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A short history on city councils Mukilteo faces a ballot measure in November on local self-government: administration by council or by mayor. Council administration may be considered a modern form of governance, but historically, councils are the...

 

Policy for election season

With election season here, we want readers to be aware of some guidelines for publishing letters to the editor. We will allow for one letter endorsing a single candidate through the election. We will not publish multiple letters from a single writer...

 

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Loving the signs The new 25 mph white signs painted on the Goat Trail Loop Road are wonderful! Now we need them on Fifth Street (Mukilteo Boulevard), Mukilteo Lane, and really all the streets in Old Town. For visitors and residents, a reminder that e...

 

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More thumbs up for Stoltz Kudos to Kevin Stoltz for his recent Guest View article “Let’s talk airplane noise” in the Aug. 21, 2019 Mukilteo Beacon. We have experienced a few months of the increased commercial airport noise at Paine Field and...

 

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Votes are in; remove your signs The primary election is over. Votes are in. It would sure be nice if campaign signs littering our streets would be out. Susan Davison Mukilteo Zieve temporarily pulling signs There was a request on Next Door that...

 

Letters to the Editor: It's political season!

I support Gregerson Our mayor, Jennifer Gregerson, is running for the Snohomish County Council seat District 2, vacated by Brian Sullivan, who was another of this City’s best mayors. In the past few months, she has held her head high in the face... Full story

 

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Schmalz throws support behind Melnichenko Hey Mukilteo voters! The primary is only a few days away, and I am voting for Kristina Melnichenko for Mukilteo City Council (Position 7) and I am asking you to do the same. Kristina is smart, and her...

 

Letters to the Editor: Election season

Change Mukilteo’s government Thank you for publishing the candidate statements regarding positions on our city's form of government. I was interested to see the opinions of former Mayor Joe Marine, Councilmember Richard Emery, and Mr. Peter... Full story

 

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WSF fares need increase, and thoughts on the campaign trail Thanks for your story on the Washington State Ferries fare increase (“Ferry riders could see fare bumps over next year,” July 3 edition). I conditionally support this, provided some...

 

Zieve campaign signs destroyed over weekend

As with any political season, campaign signs are going to get removed, knocked over, snapped, thrown away, and so on. The first target of that behavior was Peter Zieve, who is running for Mukilteo...

 

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Political attacks on freedom There is a threat to our democratic process skulking about in the dark in Mukilteo. It is not immigration, a religion, a meddling foreign power or a political party; it is hatred and fear. Hundreds of thousands of... Full story

 

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Students deserve free menstrual products in school bathrooms Even in a presidential election cycle with a historic number of highly qualified women candidates, a problem that continues to go unaddressed by any major candidate for president is the ong...

 

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City’s government should stay the same With all the infighting, wasted time and money, as well as bitter antics of the Mukilteo City Council this past year, why would we want a council-appointed mayor? I, for one, want the citizens of Mukilteo to... Full story

 

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Candidates should limit number of campaign signs I have the honor and opportunity of running for Mukilteo Council again and have an idea to not clutter our community, and a challenge to all candidates for our council this year. Each campaign season,... Full story

 

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Pleased with council discussion I was pleased to see the City Council discussing changing the city’s form of government at their worksession on April 22 and they decided to continue their discussion on May 20 when the public can have an...

 

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Now is the time for a Mukilteo technical or community college With the owner of the Harbour Pointe Technical Center located at 6500 Harbour Heights Parkway requesting to rezone the property from its current Industrial classification to a Multi-Family... Full story

 

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No to Paine Field expansion Editor’s Note: Alaska Airlines has 18 daily flights – both arrivals and departures – while United Airlines has the remaining six. Alaska was originally to have 13 before purchasing five slots from Southwest Airlines...

 

Letter to the Editor

Not shocked, but still Paine-ful I would like to add to Mr. Neal Thatcher’s “Thumbs down for Paine Field” (Letters to the Editor, Mukilteo Beacon, March 13, 2019), and to Mr. Paul Archipley’s “Welcome to Mukil ‘you’re screwed’ teo...

 

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City Council woes I’m not quite sure when it started, but it seems that our city government has lost its way. The “political winds” have shifted over the last few years, with the one-time minority council school of thought gathering steam to...

 

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Response to Rohrbough column When I read this headline, I thought that the author may have been referring to herself and the other half of the dynamic duo mentioned in her article, Councilmember Whelpley. Not content with the State Auditors...

 

Logging at Frognal property again an issue

The drama over construction in Picnic Point took yet another turn late last week as an apparent “full clearing” at the planned Frognal Estates property has taken place, much to the dismay of the...

 

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