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Letter to the Editor: Build Back Better bill supports families out of poverty

Thanks to the local Rotary Club for insuring 370 families will not be hungry on Thanksgiving. (Rotary Club of South Everett-Mukilteo helps feed the community, Nov. 24, 2021) Nationally, this year also saw good work on the part of... — Updated 12/1/2021


Letter to the Editor: Who destroyed the vegetation at the Edgewater Beach walk?

Beginning at the end of last week, the vegetation along the concrete walls that previously enclosed the tank farm has been chopped to the ground. This includes many small trees and bushes that small birds used for cover. There is... — Updated 11/17/2021


Letter to the Editor: Make Kitty Hall at City Hall an annual event in honor of Mayor Gregerson

I wanted to thank Mayor Gregerson for establishing the precedent of an animal adoption event in Mukilteo’s City Hall. In October, Mayor Gregerson canvassed my neighborhood talking to residents about the upcoming election. She... — Updated 11/17/2021


Letter to the Editor: Former Councilmember Stoltz should fill council opening

Joe Marine will be our new mayor. His remaining term as a councilmember will be a vacancy to fill. The remaining six councilmembers will appoint someone to fill that vacant position. Councilmembers should be those who residents... — Updated 11/10/2021


Letter to the Editor: Councilmembers should remember they represent all of Mukilteo's residents

Sadly, Mayor Gregerson lost to a candidate that rode in on the coattails of the anti-HAP movement. I cannot say that all those who said no to the ballot question are ill informed. I believe that many read and understood the HAP... — Updated 11/10/2021

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

The question of the duck, part deux

In 1992, nearly 30,000 rubber duckies fell off of a boat leaving China. Yes, 28,800 bath toys were lost at sea, and for years to follow, rubber duckies washed up on beaches far,... — Updated 11/10/2021


Letter to the Editor: Partisan politics doesn't address real problems facing residents

I have been disappointed by our elected officials for some time, and for the first time I am sad to say I did not vote for a position in an election: Council position 1... — Updated 11/3/2021


Letters for week of Oct. 20

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Letter to the Editor: Gregerson's knowledge, experience needed as Mukilteo faces unprecedented challenges

Jennifer Gregerson is one of Mukilteo's own, born and bred here in town, attending local schools, then moving out to the wider world to attend NYU in Manhattan and back home for gra... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Schwab is a strong advocate for diversity, equity in public schools

For about three years, I coordinated the Mukilteo Teen Lounge at Pointe of Grace Lutheran Church, a non-sectarian drop on center for all middle and high school youth that met once... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Schwab is proponent for centering education around childrens' needs

This is to encourage all of those living within the Mukilteo School District to cast their ballot for Judy Schwab so she can continue her superb work on the school board. I had the... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Vote for candidates who are against rezoning of Mukilteo

My parents live in Lynnwood right off Shelby Road, where old growth is being logged to make room for "building up." We are told this high-density redevelopment is going to solve... — Updated 10/13/2021 Full story


Letter to the Editor: Primary opponent endorses Crocco for City Council

I became good friends with Alex while running against him. I love what his wife Anne said; "there may be seven votes between them now but nothing will come between then again." A... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Who best represents your views for Mukilteo?

Before taking it down, Louis Harris' Facebook included what he called "My personal views on Defunding the Police." It said, "I wouldn't want to defund something keeping me safe ...... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: City should not raise property taxes by 1%

Given the financial challenges that some in our community are facing and the continued inflation overall in our economy, there is no need for the City to collect an additional 1%... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Harris clarifies his post on defunding the police

This year I have the privilege of running to retain position one on the Mukilteo City Council. This election season has been relatively calm, and clean, until the recent rumors... — Updated 10/13/2021


Where have the letters gone? | OK Boomer OK Zoomer

Publisher Paul Archipley and Mill Creek Editor Christopher Kim are at opposite ends of the generational gap. Archipley is a Baby Boomer; Kim is a member of Generation Z. But they have at least one thing in common: a love of... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Is Peter Zieve the best choice for Mukilteo?

I am responding to the letters of support for Peter Zieve and feel compelled to remind everyone about him. While Mr. Zieve has been generous in his support of the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival and the Boys and Girls Club, this by... — Updated 10/6/2021


Letter to the Editor: Councilmember Harris owes residents an explanation on his views on police

Transparency in government is important. And, nowhere is transparency more important than in local government – our first and best opportunity to ensure that community members are adequately represented in government. In... — Updated 10/6/2021


Letter to the Editor: Readers wish Chuck Sigars would write 1,021 more columns

Chuck’s World will be missed. Although only in our fifth year here in Mukilteo, Chuck’s stories and diatribes have been welcoming, enlightening, and humorous. We wish there could be 1,021 more Chuck’s Worlds! Best wishes... — Updated 10/6/2021


Letter to the Editor: Louis Harris doesn't represent Mukilteo's views on police

I've called Mukilteo home for almost 10 years. Peter Zieve has earned my vote by revealing his opponent, Louis Harris, is all for defunding the police, as evidenced by his social media posts. This community honors and is for fully... — Updated 10/1/2021


Letter to the Editor: Candidates Marine, Zieve deserve residents' support

The author of the “Letter to the Editor: Past actions by Zieve indicate he is not qualified for City Council ( ” is misinformed. There is a second candidate running for mayor, former mayor Joe Marine.... — Updated 10/1/2021


Letter to the Editor: The mayor and city administrator are now staff

In March, the federal government passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) intended to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including the public health and economic impacts. A huge amount of... — Updated 9/30/2021


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