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PIZZA SUPPORTS KAMIAK COLORGUARD No lunch or dinner plans on Thursday Feb. 15? No problem! Visit MOD Pizza in Mukilteo anytime between 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and tell them you are there to support Kamiak Colorguard. Be sure to bring a flyer with you... Full story

 

Why these two teams? l Editor's Note

This may be the least excited for a Super Bowl I have ever been. Obviously I’m going to be bitter about the Seahawks not being in it, but honestly, the way they played this year and the way the...

 

Lessons Learned in a tough time l Chuck's World

The new year is so shiny. It always is, but this year seems particularly gleaming in its newness. It’s not as though I have inside information, or that I’m particularly optimistic about 2018 and...

 

In defense of ordinary I Chuck's World

My father died of cancer 14 years ago, four days following his 67th birthday, just 8 years older than I am now. This is something to ponder. He would have turned 81 this week, although that’s...

 

Thank you for your service I Editor's Note

Veterans Day has passed, and with that, I’d like to share a few thoughts regarding the holiday. First, I want to briefly talk about the controversy regarding some NFL players kneeling or sitting dur...

 

Locals gather to buy and sell homemade goods

Joe Hart and Theresa Hutchinson pose behind their booth at Mukilteo School District's 24th Annual Craft Fair Saturday, Nov. 4 at Mariner High School. The duo were selling tissue box covers, many were themed after local sports teams such as the...

 
 By Brian Soergel    A&E    November 2, 2017

First-time author finds success with historical novel

As any writer knows, getting a book published is a big deal. Many authors self-publish their own, but having a publishing company’s support can make all the difference in making sure your voice...

 

Choosing Sides as a National Pastime I Chuck's World

On some mornings, following their graveyard shift, my son and a few coworkers head out to breakfast before bed. It’s not actually breakfast, but waffles rarely need even a flimsy excuse. And it... Full story

 

A smorgasbord of festival foods | MukFest

Take a stroll down the Avenue of Food at the 52nd Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival, and you’ll smell a smorgasbord of traditional and cultural fair foods. This year’s avenue has 20 food booths with... Full story

 

9 bands to take center stage in beer garden | MukFest

The musical line-up in this year’s Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival beer garden is bigger than ever with nine artists set to take the stage Friday and Saturday. New to the line-up this year is Seattle-based Jimmy Free’s Friends as well as MachOne...

 

Join us for a drink in the garden | Chamber Corner

I just returned from a trip through the Bavarian region of Germany, so my Beer Garden expertise has increased substantially. Not being a beer drinker myself, the whole process and, dare I say,...

 

The once and future us | Chuck's World

Beginning in 1998, Benoit College in Wisconsin has produced a list every fall about incoming freshmen. These are usually playful but provocative broad strokes, fun to read and intended to help...

 

Event to boost Anna Bui scholarship endowment fund

David Bui doesn’t want his little sister’s tragic, untimely death to define her legacy. That’s why he and the rest of his family are working so hard to raise money for an endowment in her name... Full story

 

Eight selected for 2017 WIAA Hall of Fame Class

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has named eight individuals to the 2017 Hall of Fame class. The eight will be honored at an induction ceremony with the 2018 class in the spring of 2018. “These inductees are a great mix of...

 
 By Nicholas Johnson    A&E    July 12, 2017

Quilts to complement gardens in biennial tour

A combined tour of gardens and quilts is something like a rare flower: it only blooms once every two years, demands lots of sunshine and has almost never been spotted outside the Mukilteo area.... Full story

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    May 25, 2017

Michael Reagan: A hero to military families

You can expect shoulder-to-shoulder crowds Monday during the Edmonds Veterans Plaza dedication. Dignitaries. Veterans. Veterans’ families. The curious. But long after the pomp and circumstance is...

 

Kamiak's Dulcineas dance their way to state competition

Kamiak High School’s 31-member Dulcineas Dance Team earned first place in all three of its 4A routines – pom, kick and dance – at the WIAA Districts competition Saturday, March 11 at Kamiak High...

 

Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse speaks at Kamiak, Mariner

Kamiak High School senior and Seattle Seahawks super fan Kenneth Nguyen could hardly stand still long enough to have his photo taken. “You are turnt up,” Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse said as...

 
 By Nicholas Johnson    News    March 8, 2017

Kiwanis fundraiser to help feed hungry students

Since 2010, the Packs for Kids program in Mukilteo has survived off food drives, monetary donations and help from school staff, but it’s never held a fundraiser – until now. “Every year, we have about three food drives to generate food,...

 

Kamiak dance team eyes another state run

Having qualified for district-level competition Jan. 14 at Edmonds-Woodway High School, coach Kathryn Noonan says Kamiak High School’s dance team is well on its way to state again this year....

 

Stop complaining, Seahawks fans | Taking Stock

Seahawk fans are again disappointed by the team’s failure to advance beyond the divisional round of the playoffs. Fans in most cities would think us spoiled. Eight teams haven't made the playoffs even once in the last five years, and eight...

 

What it was, was trouble | Chuck's World

Occasionally I’ll run across someone who’s just now gotten around to watching the 1957 film “A Face in the Crowd.” It’s actually remarkably prescient for a movie about to turn 60,...

 

Seahawk home playoff games add to local economy

The Seahawks didn’t win in Green Bay on Sunday, but Arizona lost in Miami. That puts the Seahawks’ magic number at one. One Seahawks win or one Arizona loss will confirm the Seahawks as the Western Division champion in the NFC. That will...

 

Seahawk gets students excited about exercise | School brief

A Seattle Seahawk visited Columbia Elementary last week to help students celebrate Seahawk Day. Hawk running back CJ Prosise talked with fifth graders on Nov. 15 before PE class about how important...

 

Holiday tour showcases grand homes, chef tastings

One of the houses on the Assistance League’s Homes for the Holidays tour this year will feature close to 50 snowmen decorations. The Assistance League of Everett will host its fourth annual home...

 

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