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Editorial cartoon for the week of Nov. 16

 — Updated 11/17/2022

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Chasing firetrucks | Moment's Notice

Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, what you counted and ca... — Updated 11/10/2022

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Unplugging from society | Off Kilter

OK, like many of you, we had the displeasure of involuntarily disconnecting from society due to the windstorm that hit us a few days ago. First, we lost power for almost a full... — Updated 11/10/2022

 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

Forgotten warriors in a forgotten, on-going war | Darn Wright

I served in Korea for 13 months, five days, nine hours, and 12 minutes, so I'm extremely interested in hearing about that Forgotten War. It's said that our participation in the... — Updated 11/9/2022


Editorial cartoon for week of Nov. 9

 — Updated 11/9/2022

 By Jamie Kaku    Opinion

Remembering to be grateful | Worship

The start of the fall season is one of my favorite times of the year. I could do with a little less rain, but there is something about November, when the air is crisper, the days... — Updated 11/9/2022

 By Megan Dunn    Opinion

2023 Snohomish County budget allocates 2nd round of ARPA funds | Guest View

As Snohomish County Council Chair I work closely with staff to ensure meeting logistics move smoothly, agendas are clear, and any proposed amendments or new legislation are brought... — Updated 11/9/2022


Let There Be Light! | Muk Revisited

On the morning of May 1, 1906, Lighthouse Keeper Peter Christiansen and Assistant Keeper David Kinyon of the U.S. Lighthouse Service were very busy making sure the inner workings... — Updated 11/2/2022

 By Matt Nienhuis    Opinion

Help prepare your neighborhood for fall weather | Mukilteo Public Works

Fall is in the air and your City's Public Works Department is busy preparing to handle the deciduous leaves along city streets. If left on the streets, these leaves risk clogging... — Updated 11/2/2022


Safety is a community effort | Mukilteo Schools

Safety has always been at the forefront of school efforts, but it has never reached the level of concern that it is now. The frequency of public venue and school-related crimes, as... — Updated 11/2/2022

 By Igor Karabut    Opinion

Reformation Day | Worship

On Oct. 31, much of our culture celebrated by dressing up in various costumes and did the very thing their parents had warned them about. They took candy from strangers well into... — Updated 11/2/2022

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

The Seahawks – a substitute for 'real life' | Off Kilter

I’ve often thought about our fixation on our professional sports teams. Locally, that includes the Seahawks, the Mariners and now the Kraken (oh yeah, there is a professional... — Updated 11/2/2022

 By Tim Raetzloff    Opinion

On watersheds and lost rivers | History Files

Recent trips to Alpental at Snoqualmie Pass and Black River Junction in Renton were learning experiences and reminders of history that is older than usually found in textbooks. I... — Updated 11/2/2022

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

What's in a date? | Moment's Notice

Anniversary, celebration, remembrance, birthday, National Day of … Oct. 24 was National Chicken Fried Steak Day, National Day of the Deployed, National Mincemeat, Mule Day, and... — Updated 11/2/2022

 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

It was a dark and dreary night | Darn Wright

With the celebration of Halloween earlier this week, many of us still talk about that Oct. 30, 1938, classic Halloween Eve frightful Orson Welles' CBS "Mercury Theatre on the Air"... — Updated 11/2/2022


Letter to the Editor: Cass is best candidate for state Senate

Regarding the Oct. 26 letter about Janelle Cass, I concur that she is the best candidate for Legislative District 21. She has worked tirelessly in efforts to understand and improve... — Updated 11/2/2022


Letter to the Editor: New business park development could have an adverse impact on the Japanese Gulch area

I am writing to share a concern that likely will have a grave impact on the Japanese Gulch area. Though I now live on Whidbey, I grew up on LaMar Drive and have relatives who live... — Updated 11/2/2022


Letter to the Editor: Mukilteo City Council should reject the proposed 1% increase in property taxes

The Mukilteo City Council unanimously rejected the 1% increase in property taxes proposed in Mayor Jennifer Gregerson's preliminary budget for 2022. I urge the City Council to also... — Updated 11/2/2022

 By Kevin Stoltz    Opinion

Update: Traffic calming discussion postponed | Reality Check

The last Reality Check, “City officials should learn the difference between speed humps and speed bumps” said that the Nov. 7 council meeting would have a “Traffic Calming... — Updated 11/2/2022


Letter to the Editor: Addressing drug issues will take a concerted effort from politicians

If you are too young to remember the song, "Eve of Destruction," Google the lyrics and see if you think it could easily be the theme song for one of our political parties. I read Ma... — Updated 10/26/2022


Editorial cartoon for the week of Oct. 26

 — Updated 10/26/2022

 By Michael Gold    Opinion

Old time sports | Off Kilter

It’s World Series Time again. Each fall, when the Fall Classic approaches, I start to think of the “old days” of Major League Baseball. Now I’m old enough to remember the ... — Updated 10/26/2022

 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

Marriage terms: Now where did those come from? | Darn Wright

October is the busiest month for matrimonial bonding. During this month, as you line up to walk down the matrimony aisle to take the vows to merge your life with another, you should... — Updated 10/26/2022


Letter to the Editor: Learning from Janelle Cass' public safety discussion

Recently, I attended a panel discussion at the Black Box Theatre in Edmonds on drug addiction and public safety hosted by Janelle Cass, who is running for state Senate in District... — Updated 10/26/2022


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