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Sheriff’s Office receives accreditation

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office announced that it is now an officially accredited law enforcement agency through the Washington State Sheriffs and Police Chiefs Association (WASPC). …

Community Transit takes delivery of region’s first hydrogen-powered electric bus

People in Snohomish County will have a chance to ride a new and different kind of bus later this year – one that’s powered by hydrogen instead of diesel fuel. Community Transit is …

Navigation tips: The busy ferry season begins now

In a news release, Washington State Ferries reports that, as its crewing situation improves, the sailing cancellation rate has been cut in half over the past year. Hundreds of thousands of …

City launches public survey on renaming Mukilteo Speedway

The City is inviting residents to participate in a public survey on renaming the Mukilteo Speedway (SR 525) from Beverly Park Road to First Street. The survey will run until May 31, providing …

Nominations sought for Kamiak’s inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame

The Kamiak Athletic Department will be inducting its first class of Kamiak Athletic Hall of Fame in October 2024. Nominations will be accepted from June 1 to Aug. 1 for players, teams, coaches, …
Opinion
One of the biggest complaints I hear about regarding prepping fresh ingredients like garlic and onions is how odors from these ingredients tend to linger on your hands afterward. This can not only be …
Several weeks ago, the Edmonds Waterfront Center hosted a volunteer fair.  We had over 500 community members attend. Though the fair was open to all, many who attended were older adults. As …
When the southern resident orcas were listed as an endangered species in 2005, there were 88 individuals in the population. The following year, the Endangered Species Coalition established …
I just finished re-reading a book called “The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne. It is one of many books about the world around us that most of us are not aware exists. I also just finished …
Hello, friends! I have, indeed, been taught, by the most stringent professionals on the planet, the electron microscope definition of the word “watch”: the U.S. Navy. I have credentials. …
More than  four million  Americans will turn 65 this year, more than ever before. Whether this milestone means retirement or not, these individuals need to make important choices about …
It should come as no surprise to most who read this column that I’m passionate about safe pedestrian access to and at Mukilteo’s waterfront area. It needlessly has been and continues to …
As you enter into this column, keep in mind this is my adaptation of Will Rogers’ (1879-1935) expressed views. I’m not a well-founded witness because what I know comes from the …
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Police and Fire
May 16 Domestic violence 8100 block 53rd Ave. W. Police responded to a call in which a woman said she wanted to speak with an officer about a friend who was the victim of domestic violence. …
Shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday, May 16, Washington State Patrol (WSP) responded to a report of a road rage incident on the shoulder of I-5 northbound near milepost 197. The suspect vehicle began …
A store reported that a customer used a stolen credit card. An employee told officers the victim called from Seattle and reported the charges. The …
Schools
Mariner students Andrea Reynoso, Felix Bonilla, and Emiliano Herrera performed at the second annual Heritage Night.

Showcase: The 2nd annual Mariner Heritage Night

The second annual Heritage Night brought fun, food, and entertainment to Mariner High School on May 17. Mariner’s clubs and students, including the Vietnamese Fan Dance Group and the Step team, …
Brayla Burkhalter – Dance
Brayla Burkhalter – Dance
Brayla is a senior and a captain for the Dulcinea Dance team! She started dancing at the age of two. “My biggest inspiration for dance is my older sister, Christiana. We both have been dancing …
Sarah Ramzan – STEM Student of the Month
Sarah Ramzan – STEM Student of the Month
Kamiak High School is proud to announce that Sarah Ramzan is our STEM student of the month. Sarah is active in the school community, serving as president of the Math Team, winning several local and …
Mohamed Elnamous – Drama
Mohamed Elnamous – Drama
Mohamed Elnamous is a senior in the Kamiak theatre arts program and a member of the barbershop choir. The reason he enjoys the performing arts programs, is because of the welcoming community of …
Kamiak’s MidKnights finished first in the mixed vocal-large division at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest.
Kamiak’s MidKnights take 1st place at state contest
T he MidKnights, Kamiak High School’s mixed Barbershop group, took first place at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest April 26 at Central Washington University. Competing against top-tier …
Harrison Hanson – Band
Harrison Hanson – Band
Harrison is a flute player in the Kamiak showband. “My most memorable performance was Kamiak Show Band’s 'Off the Wall' performance at NWAPA’s Sunset Classic in 2021. I think that …
Reminder: Mukilteo Way Garden Club offering two $1K horticulture scholarships
The Mukilteo Way Garden Club will be offering two $1,000 horticulture scholarships for the 2024-25 academic year. The scholarship program is possible through the continued success of the Mukilteo …
Arts & Entertainment
Mary Ann Macomber captures this beautiful photo of a spectacular sunset in Mukilteo on May 22. Macomber said she did not use any filters or make any edits to the image. Have a photo you’d like …
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The Museum of History & Industry is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Photo courtesy MOHAI)
Legos? Yes. History? Yes. Heritage and innovation at MOHAI
A visit to the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) in Seattle should be on everyone’s list. And if you’ve already been there, and think you’ve done that, go again, as …
CSO Music Director Michael Miropolsky. (Photo courtesy CSO)
Cascade Symphony Orchestra announces 63rd season
The Cascade Symphony Orchestra will open its 2024-25 season of six concerts at the Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) on Monday, Oct. 28, when it hosts its “Poem of Ecstasy” concert. …
A happy seal
Mary Macomber caught this happy seal having a good time May 12 near Lighthouse Park. Have a photo you’d like to share? Email it (full resolution, not file reduced) to …
Obituaries
Taytem White: 2007-2024
Taytem White was born in Kalispell, Montana on January 5th, 2007. She passed away on January 5th, 2023, at the age of 17. She is survived by both of her parents, her older sister Alexis Solomon, as …
Bonnie Margaret Brown: 1943-2024
Bonnie Margaret Brown (née Remus), born on July 4, 1943, in Wellington, New Zealand, peacefully passed away in her home in Mukilteo, WA, on February 1, 2024, at 80, following a two-year illness. Her …
Mary Margaret Knoll: 1947-2023
Mary Margaret Knoll, beloved mother, died surrounded by family on Oct. 12 in Everett, Washington. Mary was born in Minot, North Dakota, on May 30, 1947, the eldest daughter of Vincent and Nina …
James Bernard Davison II: 1943-2023
"Jim" passed away peacefully at his home in Mount Vernon, Washington, at the age of 79. He follows his second wife Valerie Gail (1949-2009) of 19 years; and is survived by his wife Dana, four sons, …
Ronald Mianecki: 1943-2023
Ronald John Mianecki, our beloved dad, grandpa, and brother passed away peacefully at his home in Mukilteo on Sept. 30, 2023, at age 80. Ron was born on May 29, 1943 in Racine, Wisconsin, and was …
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Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might think

Baby boomers – that’s anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 – are 20% of the population, more than 70 million Americans. Decades ago, many in that generation experimented with drugs that were both recreational and illegal. …

Since the first cellphone came out in the '80s, how have they changed?

Spokeo dove into news sources like CNN, data from researchers like Pew Research Center, and online encyclopedias to uncover the history of cellphones.

Wildfire smoke is back – fires burning across Canada are already triggering US air quality alerts in the Midwest and Plains

Dozens of wildfires are burning across Canada in May 2024 and sending unhealthy smoke blowing into the northern U.S. again. At the same time, the southeastern U.S. is getting smoke from Mexico, where …