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 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Speed humps: A bumpy ride for residents | Reality Check

This month we’re discussing speed humps and why they’re so difficult to get in Mukilteo.   In 2013 (my last year on the council) we were successful in getting two... — Updated 7/22/2020

 

City Council needs to ask tough questions about budget, revenues | Guest View

The Mukilteo City Council Agenda Bill 2020-61 refers you to the Budget pages xiii-xv and says "The City's Gap Closing Policy outlines specific reporting requirements dependent upon... — Updated 7/19/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

City failed to address residents' concerns about ferry traffic | Guest View

This month I'm adding the political impact to our ongoing discussion of Mukilteo's waterfront area to help explain some of the decisions made by local government officials. The... — Updated 7/8/2020

 
 By Duane Leonard    Opinion

Racism in housing happened here too | Guest View

The murder of George Floyd is a tragedy, but the social unrest and demonstrations that have resulted are long overdue and are the result of issues long unaddressed. The real... — Updated 7/8/2020

 
 By Frank Workman    Opinion

Just for a moment: A sense of what it's like | Guest View

Publisher’s note: The Black Lives Matter movement, sparked by recent police killings of Black citizens, has led to widespread discussions on racism. In the following columns, two... — Updated 6/24/2020

 
 By Kelvin Thomas    Opinion

Conversations about race still necessary in America | Guest View

Publisher’s note: The Black Lives Matter movement, sparked by recent police killings of Black citizens, has led to widespread discussions on racism. In the following columns, two... — Updated 6/24/2020

 
 By Dode Carlson    Opinion

Seniors association group dedicated to improving lives | Guest View

The Mukilteo Seniors Association has changed its focus from a social club to improving the life of seniors in and around our community. Starting in 2016, Snohomish County has given... — Updated 6/10/2020

 
 By Mike Simmons    Opinion

Black Lives Matter: Premium for unity is high

With a very heavy heart after the murder of George Floyd, I'm taking this opportunity to reiterate to all of you that I take my role as your School Board President seriously, as... — Updated 6/10/2020

 
 By Eliza Kirk    Opinion

Mukilteo should stand up for Black Lives | Guest View

Police violence against people of color, particularly Black people, is nothing new. It has been woven into the fabric of American life since the nation's birth, and it continues to... — Updated 6/10/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Mukilteo needs to address waterfront, Paine Field issues | Guest View

With the arrival of spring in a COVID-19 pandemic, the Mukilteo waterfront is experiencing higher than normal usage. As construction resumes on the new ferry terminal and... — Updated 6/10/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Mukilteo needs to address waterfront, Paine Field issues | Guest View

With the arrival of spring in a COVID-19 pandemic, the Mukilteo waterfront is experiencing higher than normal usage. As construction resumes on the new ferry terminal and... — Updated 5/27/2020

 
 By Dean Ridings    Opinion

Newspapers have your back| Guest View

We're in the midst of a global pandemic, but its impact on America's communities is local. First responders are our neighbors helping our neighbors, rushing to addresses just down... — Updated 5/27/2020

 

City finances need attention, public daylight | Guest View

A month ago my letter to the editor described some areas of financial impact on Mukilteo from COVID-19 and urged the Mayor and Council to identify and analyze those impacts and... — Updated 5/13/2020

 

More challenges ahead in fight against COVID-19 | Guest View

First, I want to express my gratitude, respect, and admiration for all of the people, businesses, medical workers, and first responders for the work they are doing in response to... — Updated 4/24/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Noise curfew needed at Paine Field | Guest View

This month we'll be discussing some health and safety issues as it relates to Boeing and passenger air service at Paine Field. Government officials in our state have done a good job... — Updated 4/22/2020

 
 By Leslie Gregg    Opinion

Guest View: Governor needs a plan for people to return to work

What is the end state to Governor Inslee's COVID-19 lockdown, which is now extended through May 4, 2020? Is this the last extension? No one knows. The lockdown order infringes on... — Updated 4/8/2020

 
 By Kevin Stolz    Opinion

Guest View: Making Mukilteo a better place to live, work and play

Having been on hiatus for the past several months, it’s time to get the ball rolling again making sense out of everything Mukilteo and specifically Mukilteo’s waterfront area... — Updated 3/25/2020

 
 By Skip Ferderber    Opinion

Saving local businesses from the coronavirus

Every day, hour-by-hour, we're watching the coronavirus eat away at our everyday lives. Here in Mukilteo, I'm watching traffic all but disappear, stores with empty shelves, many... — Updated 3/11/2020

 

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