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Mukilteo is open for business

The City of Mukilteo is officially entering Phase 2 of the state's reopening plan. This means that local businesses can begin to open safely, following the state guidelines for reopening. The City of Mukilteo, in partnership with... — Updated 6/5/2020


Scene at City Hall: Businessman donates 2,000 masks

Geumma Group USA's Pil Joe Kim and his son Edward donate 2,000 masks to the City of Mukilteo on Friday, June 5. Administrator Steve Powers accepted the donation on behalf of the... — Updated 6/5/2020

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Community Transit to increase bus service this summer

Community Transit plans to increase its bus service this summer to meet an expected increase in ridership demand. Today, Snohomish County was approved to move into Phase 2 of Washington’s Safe Start program, while King County... — Updated 6/5/2020

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Snohomish County approved to move into Phase 2 of state's Safe Start plan

Effective immediately, Snohomish County is allowed to be in Phase 2 of the state's reopening plan, officials announced Friday morning. "Snohomish County can now start reopening our... — Updated 6/5/2020


Letter from Police Chief Kang

Editor's note: Mukilteo Police Chief Cheol Kang released the following letter to the community on Friday, June 5: To our Mukilteo community, The actions of the officers in Minneapolis do not reflect the patrol tactics, procedures,... — Updated 6/5/2020

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Community comes together to honor George Floyd during peaceful protest in Lynnwood

Residents from across South Snohomish County lined 52nd Avenue West near Beverly Park Elementary School in Lynnwood for a peaceful candle light vigil to honor George Floyd on... — Updated 6/4/2020

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Inslee extends eviction moratorium through Aug. 1

Gov. Jay Inslee extended protections for renters yesterday, as COVID-19 continues to impact the finances of Washingtonians statewide. The governor first proclaimed a moratorium on evictions in mid-March, then extended and expanded... — Updated 6/3/2020

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Gardeners wanted for 2021 Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour

The Mukilteo Way Garden Club is seeking gardeners who would like to participate in the July 17-18 2021 Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour. The club will be previewing gardens this summer for this popular biennial event held with the... — Updated 6/3/2020

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Snohomish County to apply for Phase 2 variance

In a series of back-to-back special meetings, the Board of Health and Snohomish County Council voted to approve resolutions in support of a Phase 2 variance application. “I’d like to express deep gratitude to the staff and... — Updated 5/29/2020

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Governor announces long-term care testing program

The state Department of Health issued an order Thursday, May 28, that will require widespread testing within long-term care facilities. Residents and staff in nursing homes will be... — Updated 5/29/2020

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Life goes on

How do you celebrate the 80th birthday of twin brothers in the light of coronavirus pandemic and the state's social distancing recommendations? You have a drive-by celebration.... — Updated 5/29/2020

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Snohomish County leaders announce desire to move to Phase 2 of reopening plan

In a reversal from comments made just in the past week about the county not being able to reopen June 1 because of the current rate of new COVID-19 cases, Snohomish County officials... — Updated 5/29/2020


Showing our appreciation

Residents on 53rd Avenue West paid tribute to a convoy of nurses and healthcare workers during their nightly "two minutes of gratitude" on Wednesday, May 27. The group was preceded... — Updated 5/28/2020

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Sno-Isle Libraries seeking applicants for virtual worker retraining project

Sno-Isle Libraries is launching a new Virtual Worker Retraining Project to help out-of-work individuals gain access to in-demand jobs in Information Technology. The plan is to assist 20 individuals achieve a CompTIA A+... — Updated 5/28/2020

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Seniors bridging the gap with Zoom gatherings

The Mukilteo Senior Association and the City of Mukilteo’s Recreation and Cultural Services Department are working together to bring older adults together during the coronavirus pandemic. The two recently started hosting a... — Updated 5/27/2020

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City accepting applications for Mukilteo Youth Advisory Committee

The City of Mukilteo is accepting applications for the Mukilteo Youth Advisory Committee. The committee includes up to 15 Mukilteo residents between the ages of 14-18, who are appointed to one-year terms by the Mayor and confirmed... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Snohomish PUD to resume meter reading on June 1

As the state moves toward reopening more businesses in the wake of COVID-19, Snohomish County PUD plans to resume meter reading on June 1. When meter reading resumes, customers will begin to transition off estimated bills. After a... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Work continuing on Mukilteo Ferry Terminal

Work is proceeding on the Mukilteo Multimodal Ferry Terminal Project. With COVID-19 safety practices in place, trucks will begin hauling in materials to lay down the new holding... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Mayor has no regrets about reporting alleged business violation

Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson stands by her decision to report a business that was allegedly violating the state's stay-at-home order. Gregerson's name, along with those of... — Updated 5/27/2020


City hosting virtual workshop

Mayor Jennifer Gregerson and the City Council will be holding a virtual workshop from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, May 28. The topics scheduled to be discussed are: • Department 2020 Work Plan Updates • Status Report on Council... — Updated 5/27/2020

 By David Pan    News

Police report large increase in unemployment fraud cases

The Mukilteo Police Department is being inundated by calls from residents who are victims of unemployment fraud. The calls from residents, which have numbered up to 15 a day, started to increase about a month ago when the... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Mukilteo seeks applicants for City Council vacancy

The City of Mukilteo is seeking applicants to fill the unexpired term of City Council Position No. 1, which is being vacated by Anna Rohrbough. The deadline to apply for this position is at 4:30 p.m., June 3. No late applications... — Updated 5/27/2020

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School district adjusts plans for virtual high school graduations

The Mukilteo School District has made some changes with its planned virtual ceremonies to honor high school graduates. Assuming that Snohomish County has moved into Phase 2 of the... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Incumbent State Reps. Ortiz-Self, Peterson both draw two challengers

Incumbent State Representatives Lillian Ortiz-Self (D-Mukilteo) and Strom Peterson (D-Edmonds) each have drawn two challengers for the Aug. 4 primary. The general election is Nov. 3. In the 21st Legislative District, Position 2,... — Updated 5/27/2020

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Paine Field flights suspended until Aug. 1

Propeller Airports and Snohomish County announced that passenger service at Paine Field will be temporarily suspended from May 22 through July 31, 2020 for aircraft ramp... — Updated 5/27/2020


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