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 By Paul Archipley    News    February 12, 2020 

Coyote in a pickle saved by concerned residents

For months, Mukilteans have been commenting on increased coyote activity hereabouts, trading stories about backyard sightings, and warning each other to keep pets and kids safe. Feelings ranged from c...

 
 By Paul Archipley    News    February 12, 2020 

'To do' list is long; resources are short

Every year about this time, members of the Mukilteo City Council meet in retreat to discuss their visions for the year ahead. What needs to be done? What should be their priorities? What can they do with limited resources? As Saturday’s daylong...

 
 By Paul Archipley    News    February 12, 2020 

Karla Lawson puts her stamp on 30 years of 1st class service

For many of us, going to the post office for stamps rates on a scale with a trip to the grocery store for milk. Rather not. Yet, regulars at the Mukilteo post office actually enjoy their visit. Why? I...

 

Snohomish County Treasurer Sullivan announces transition team leadership

Snohomish County Treasurer Brian Sullivan last week announced the formation of an all-volunteer Transition Team to help provide advice and recommendations for improving the Treasurer’s Office. Since taking office on Jan. 1, Sullivan, a former...

 

'Mukilteo Stands Behind You' mental health event slated

The City of Mukilteo's Youth Advisory Committee (MYAC) will host its 3rd annual Mukilteo Stands Behind You at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at Rosehill Community Center. The event aims to promote discussion on how to help those struggling with mental...

 

Mukilteo Police Chaplain Pat Ward retires

On Feb. 1, longstanding Mukilteo Police Chaplain Pat Ward retired after more than 16 years of selfless service to the Mukilteo Police Department and the entire Mukilteo Community. There will be a reception on Friday, Feb. 21, at Mukilteo City Hall,...

 

Forum to highlight physical risks from drug abuse

On March 10, the Mukilteo Police Department will host a community forum to highlight the physical risks associated with drugs and drug abuse. The event will be held at Mukilteo City Hall, 11930 Cyrus Way, from 60-8 p.m. Health educator Shanie...

 

Construction of new Mukilteo fishing pier underway

Marine construction crews began driving piles last week for a new fishing pier just east of the new Mukilteo terminal building. They’re replacing the old fishing pier near Ivar’s with one of roughly the same length. It’s scheduled to open in...

 

State of the Art Dentistry at 19th Avenue Dental

A broken tooth can be more than just an embarrassment. Having to take time off from work or school for restoration can be a time-consuming process that can interrupt your life and busy schedule....

 

Proposed school bond improves community for all, supporters say

While Mukilteo School District voters have always been supportive of their schools – levies virtually always pass – bond measures are never a shoo-in. That's because bonds, such as the proposed...

 

Windstorm rattles Mukilteo

Windows rattled, branches crashed on rooftops and trees fell on roadways Friday when a fierce windstorm, accompanied by sideways rain, blew through the region. Meteorologists reported a wind gust of 5...

 

Armed 2nd Amendment supporters rallied in resistance at Capitol

For Mukilteo residents still hurting from a mass shooting in 2016 that killed three young people and injured a fourth, the scene in Olympia on Jan. 17 stirred up strong feelings. Roughly 100 gun...

 

Report focuses on county's 1st coronavirus victim

A collaborative report has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, co-authored by representatives from Snohomish Health District, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Washington...

 

Limited Commuter Service on Presidents Day

Community Transit will operate all local, DART paratransit and Swift service within Snohomish County on regular weekday schedule on Presidents Day, Feb. 17. Commuter service to Seattle and the University District will be limited to specific routes....

 

Liias bill would require healthier kid beverages

Liias bill would require healthier kid beverages State Sen. Marko Liias (D-Lynnwood), who represents Mukilteo in the 21st Legislative District, is making a case for a bill that would require restaurants to offer healthier drink options for any...

 

Learn how to help during disaster

Learn how to help during a disaster in a three-day Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course offered by South County Fire this spring. Following a major disaster, firefighters and other first responders may not be able to meet the heavy demand...

 

Taxpayers eligible for identity protection PIN from IRS

The Internal Revenue Service this week announced it was expanding its voluntary Identity Protection PIN program to taxpayers in 20 locations, a step toward making the program nationwide. The IP PIN is a six-digit number that adds a layer of...

 

A new tradition is born in Mukilteo

Mukiltean's jumped into freezing cold water at Lighthouse Park on Saturday morning...on purpose. Sound Salmon Solutions, a new nonprofit organization in Old Town, hosted the city's first annual Polar...

 

Council split on affordable housing

The Department of Commerce recently awarded $4 million to 52 communities across the state in an effort to address the affordable housing crisis. Mukilteo was one of those recipients. Councilmembers voted 4-3 to accept the grant at a meeting Tuesday,...

 

A light at the end of the ... corridor

After nearly 15 years of studies, millions of dollars in secured funding, tons of designs, and a long bid process, it is almost time to break ground for the Harbour Reach Corridor Project. Council...

 

Women fight back

“Every nine seconds, a woman is assaulted or beaten somewhere in the US,” Mayor Jennifer Gregerson said. “We can do more to protect women from violence and learning self-defense tactics is one important skill we can all use to stay safe....

 

Potential transportation projects coming to Mukilteo

Sound Transit is taking massive steps to improve convenient and safe connections to commuter rail stations. About $40 million is set aside for parking and access improvements program at the Mukilteo and Edmonds Sounder stations. The program was...

 

Through Your Lens | A colorful day in Mukilteo

Local resident Leland Hansen took this photo from him home in Mukilteo on Sunday, Jan. 26. In between rain showers and small breaks for sun, a rainbow appeared across town. Children and adults alike...

 

Police Blotter | Jan. 17-22

Jan. 17 Suspicious barrel An officer responded to Legacy Roofing for a report of a sealed barrel that showed up on the property three days ago. There were no identifying marks on the barrel and it had been placed next to the businesses recycle bin...

 

Cultural differences add to an adventure, just not always in a good way

When you are on the freewheelin' road, everyday life is different from our Edmonds world. It's not wrong or right, just different. For the first time since we took off traveling, we are living in a to...

 

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