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 By Brandon Gustafson    A&E    May 8, 2019

Steve Bertrand’s latest book covers history of neighboring Everett

Mukilteo resident Steve Bertrand is back at it again. Bertrand, well-known in the area for his poetry and history books, as well as being a longtime track and field coach at Cascade High School, will...

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    March 14, 2018

The company I keep l Chuck's World

A few years ago, I was sitting in my daughter’s living room in Austin, drinking coffee with my son-in-law, when a package arrived at the door. I know. I’ve now got you sitting on the edge of your... Full story

 
 By Mark Smith    General    October 11, 2017

When disaster strikes I Worship

This fall, our country has suffered one disaster after another – both of the natural and man-made variety. So many lives lost. Families are trying to pick up the pieces and begin again. After such terrible tragedy, the question is always asked, “W...

 

On the road to Lost | Chuck's World

I was going to tell you about the time my friend Gordon called me by accident, but then I started thinking about the banana peel. And if I’m completely honest, I was only thinking of the banana peel because of the exoplanets. But let’s start...

 

Schedule of community events for week of Nov. 2 | Around Town

Nov. 2 Networking Group 10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business....

 

Schedule of community events for week of Oct. 26 | Around Town

Oct. 26 Networking Group 10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business.... Full story

 

Award-winning author inspires love for reading at Mariner

When Matt de la Peña visited Mariner High School, he met the characters in his books. The author of six young adult novels and two picture books, de la Peña spoke to students at Mariner Oct. 4... Full story

 

Schedule of community events for week of Oct. 19 | Around Town

Oct. 19 Networking Group 10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business.... Full story

 

Fifteen years | Chuck's World

I’ve seen a lot of Bruce Springsteen lately, with his new book out and him being interviewed by everyone apparently able to borrow a microphone. It’s not that he’s been a recluse. He’s just... Full story

 

Schedule of community events for week of Oct. 12 | Around Town

Oct. 12 Networking Group 10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business....

 

Schedule of community events for week of Oct. 5 | Around Town

Oct. 5 Networking Group 10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business. Br... Full story

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    July 29, 2015

They know what you did last summer | Chuck's World

Spend any amount of time online, whether you’re shopping or engaging social media, and you’ll notice it. People like quotes. It’s hard to find a site online, in fact, that doesn’t have a...

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    July 22, 2015

One for the ages | Chuck's World

For those of you who are still numb from the amazing pictures of Pluto, who are still mourning the moral diminishment of Atticus Finch, or who are terrified of a subduction zone earthquake any day...

 

Community events for week of Jan. 8 | Around Town

Jan. 8 Nordic Oral History Project 2 p.m. Hear a presentation by Gordon Strand and Mari-Ann Jackson of the Nordic Heritage Museum and watch a documentary on the museum’s “American Voices Oral History Project.” The project is an effort to... Full story

 

Edmonds resident authors book on ADHD

Andrew K. Smith, a 22-year-old Edmonds resident, will publish his first book with Morgan James Publishing later this month. Through Smith’s firsthand experiences, “The Adderall Empire: A Life With ADHD and the Millennials’ Drug of Choice,...

 

Author recounts adventure-turned-pilgrimage in trip down Huck’s river

The vision of drifting down the mighty Mississippi on a lazy summer day has enthralled generations of boys since Mark Twain wrote his classic, “Huckleberry Finn.” Dave Ellingson, of Edmonds, never...

 

Stepping beyond the net into the ocean of awareness

“To be intimate is to feel the silence, the space that everything is happing in.” – Adyashanti In my previous column entitled “Dominion of the heart,” I accidentally omitted one of the 5 As by David Richo. “Allowing” is one of the 5 As...

 

Community Events for week of Feb. 8

Discuss city matters at Council Chat Join Mukilteo City Councilmembers Kevin Stoltz and Steve Schmalz for an informal discussion about city matters on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Rosehill Community Center. Bring your questions,...

 

Dancing with the Future

I’m a skeptic when it comes to memories, mine in particular, having been burned a few times in this column. Meaning I’ve written about something that happened years ago, only to be... Full story

 
 By Sara Bruestle    Schools    June 8, 2011

Author’s visit a monster treat for young readers, writers

Photo courtesy of Stephanie Wilson Mukilteo Elementary’s John Kohorst meets Amanda Noll, author of the children’s book “I Need My Monster.” Noll visited Mukilteo Elementary to... Full story

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    May 4, 2011

When months go bad, look on the bright side

The problem with being a guy like me who does what I do in a forum like this at a time that appears to be now is that I can’t count on anything. Case in point: The month of May began in western...

 

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