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Town hall helps unite community


From left, Sen. Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo; Rep. Strom Peterson, D-Edmonds; Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson; and Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney Adam Cornell answer questions about public policy on gun violence. The four officials took part in a three-panel town hall discussion in which Mukilteo residents joined with local leaders in devising solutions to gun violence. Photo by Alex Visser.

A bevy of words filled Mukilteo’s Rosehill Community Center on Thursday, as residents and local leaders came together to discuss potential solutions to gun violence.

The town hall was organized by Mukilteo City Councilmember Sarah Kneller, who cited as her motivation this year’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and the 2016 Mukilteo shooting in which a 2015 Kamiak High School grad shot and killed three people at a house party, injuring another in the process.

The event was organized as three panels, each with a distinct focus.

Kamiak junior Niko Battle, who has helped organize l...

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