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Letter to the Editor: Gregerson's knowledge, experience needed as Mukilteo faces unprecedented challenges

Jennifer Gregerson is one of Mukilteo's own, born and bred here in town, attending local schools, then moving out to the wider world to attend NYU in Manhattan and back home for gra... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Schwab is a strong advocate for diversity, equity in public schools

For about three years, I coordinated the Mukilteo Teen Lounge at Pointe of Grace Lutheran Church, a non-sectarian drop on center for all middle and high school youth that met once... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Schwab is proponent for centering education around childrens' needs

This is to encourage all of those living within the Mukilteo School District to cast their ballot for Judy Schwab so she can continue her superb work on the school board. I had the... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Vote for candidates who are against rezoning of Mukilteo

My parents live in Lynnwood right off Shelby Road, where old growth is being logged to make room for "building up." We are told this high-density redevelopment is going to solve... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Primary opponent endorses Crocco for City Council

I became good friends with Alex while running against him. I love what his wife Anne said; "there may be seven votes between them now but nothing will come between then again." A... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Who best represents your views for Mukilteo?

Before taking it down, Louis Harris' Facebook included what he called "My personal views on Defunding the Police." It said, "I wouldn't want to defund something keeping me safe ...... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: City should not raise property taxes by 1%

Given the financial challenges that some in our community are facing and the continued inflation overall in our economy, there is no need for the City to collect an additional 1%... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Harris clarifies his post on defunding the police

This year I have the privilege of running to retain position one on the Mukilteo City Council. This election season has been relatively calm, and clean, until the recent rumors... — Updated 10/13/2021


Letter to the Editor: Is Peter Zieve the best choice for Mukilteo?

I am responding to the letters of support for Peter Zieve and feel compelled to remind everyone about him. While Mr. Zieve has been generous in his support of the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival and the Boys and Girls Club, this by... — Updated 10/6/2021


Letter to the Editor: Councilmember Harris owes residents an explanation on his views on police

Transparency in government is important. And, nowhere is transparency more important than in local government – our first and best opportunity to ensure that community members are adequately represented in government. In... — Updated 10/6/2021


Letter to the Editor: Readers wish Chuck Sigars would write 1,021 more columns

Chuck’s World will be missed. Although only in our fifth year here in Mukilteo, Chuck’s stories and diatribes have been welcoming, enlightening, and humorous. We wish there could be 1,021 more Chuck’s Worlds! Best wishes... — Updated 10/6/2021


Letter to the Editor: Louis Harris doesn't represent Mukilteo's views on police

I've called Mukilteo home for almost 10 years. Peter Zieve has earned my vote by revealing his opponent, Louis Harris, is all for defunding the police, as evidenced by his social media posts. This community honors and is for fully... — Updated 10/1/2021


Letter to the Editor: Candidates Marine, Zieve deserve residents' support

The author of the “Letter to the Editor: Past actions by Zieve indicate he is not qualified for City Council ( ” is misinformed. There is a second candidate running for mayor, former mayor Joe Marine.... — Updated 10/1/2021


Letter to the Editor: Zieve has demonstrated his strong commitment to Mukilteo

I highly support Peter Zieve for Mukilteo Council.  Peter’s dedication to our school children (where he donated $250,000 for the Mukilteo Boys and Girls Club) as well as opening up one of his facilities to school children... — Updated 10/1/2021


Letter to the Editor: The mayor and city administrator are now staff

In March, the federal government passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) intended to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including the public health and economic impacts. A huge amount of... — Updated 9/30/2021


Letter to the Editor: Mayor, council pushing for virtual meetings to avoid public

I am reading in the Mukilteo Beacon that the council goes back to virtual meetings. According to the article, Mayor Gregerson made this decision in conjunction with council... — Updated 9/30/2021


Letter to the Editor: Schwab is a tireless supporter of Mukilteo School District students

We are rapidly closing in on the general election in November. In odd-numbered years, people don't always pay as much attention to local races as they do in even-numbered years.... — Updated 9/24/2021


Letter to the Editor: Zieve wants to keep Mukilteo a small town, supports the police

This endorsement is for Peter Zieve for Mukilteo City Council Position #1. I can't think of anyone that would represent our city better than Peter. Peter sent a postcard to all... — Updated 9/24/2021


Letter to the Editor: Zieve supports keeping Mukilteo's small-town feeling

In my interactions with fellow Mukilteo residents, whether it is at Lighthouse Park, the gulch, the grocery store, or at one of our many memorable restaurants, I have found a... — Updated 9/23/2021


Letter to the Editor: Marine represents residents' views on housing, public safety

I am a long time resident of Mukilteo, approximately 30 years. I am writing to you to highlight what I believe to be important to my fellow neighbors. I have gone door to door... — Updated 9/23/2021


Letter to the Editor: Protecting our freedom is the responsibility of every citizen

In the U.S. and much of Western society, we being faced with life-changing decisions thrust upon us by small groups of vocal, dissident people who wish to change our Constitutional... — Updated 9/19/2021


Letter to the Editor: Past actions by Zieve indicate he is not qualified for City Council

In 2016, Peter Zieve mailed an anonymous post ard to the residents of Mukilteo warning residents of the dangers that would happen if Muslim residents of the city were allowed to... — Updated 9/17/2021


Letter to the Editor: Zieve is dedicated to keeping Mukilteo quaint and safe

I am writing in support of Peter Zieve for City Council. Peter has the intelligence, experience, and background we need. He has raised his family here and is dedicated to keeping... — Updated 9/17/2021


Letter to the Editor: Marine has served his community well, will be a great mayor again

I am going to vote to re-elect Joe Marine for mayor of Mukilteo because when he was mayor, he: 1. Rebuilt Rosehill School and built City Hall. 2. Acquired the requisite acreage to... — Updated 9/16/2021


Letter to the Editor: Mukilteo School District board candidate Schwab shows up for students, parents

Judy Schwab shows up. My kids know Judy as the Cookie Lady, because during sign waving for the 2020 Mukilteo School District bond she drove around to all the intersections,... — Updated 9/9/2021


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