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Development opposed

Neighbors band together to fight construction of 112 homes

Date: 11/28/2015 | Local News

Students, Rotary bring Thanksgiving meals to Everett’s needy

MUKILTEO — Dozens of students and Rotary Club members turned out Sunday morning to bring Thanksgiving Day dinners to families who can’t afford to buy their own.

Date: 11/24/2015 | Local News

Firecrackers in stairwell prompt school lockdown in Mukilteo

MUKILTEO — In this day and age of extra precaution, a couple of firecrackers can lock down a school.Such was the case Monday when someone reported hearing a loud noise at Kamiak High School.The Mukilteo campus was placed in lockdown shortly after 9:30 a.m. Monday.

Date: 11/23/2015 | Local News

Diamond Knot giving back this Thanksgiving

Both Diamond Knot locations will prepare and serve a dinner to the families of Esther’s Place this Thanksgiving.For more details, here’s a press release from Diamond Knot:Diamond Knot Craft Brewing cooks, serves Thanksgiving dinner to the homeless

Date: 11/23/2015 | Hops & Sips

Seattle pianist Cheng to perform with Mukilteo orchestra

MUKILTEO — The Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor, performed by Seattle pianist Rose Jo-Shih Cheng, is sure to be a highlight of Mukilteo Community Orchestra’s 2015–16 season opener Sunday afternoon under the direction of Trevor Lutzenhiser.

Date: 11/20/2015 | Entertainment

Briefs: PNAA holds holiday party at Mukilteo’s Historic Flight Foundation

PNAA holds holiday party at Mukilteo's Historic Flight FoundationPacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance will take a nostalgic look at the vintage aircraft of the Historic Flight Foundation at a holiday party from 5 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 10 at 10719 Bernie Webber...

Date: 11/20/2015 | Bizblog

Sullivan likely to secure his third term on Snohomish County Council

EVERETT — When results showed up on election night, Brian Sullivan couldn't hide his dismay.The Democrat, who has spent most of his adult life in politics, was running for a third term on the Snohomish County Council. And on Nov. 3 he was trailing

Date: 11/13/2015 | Local News

Where to find live tunes around town this weekend

Alexa's Cafe: 10115 Main St., Bothell; 425-402-1754; Live music Saturdays at 7 p.m. Nov. 28: Tweety and the Tom-Cats.The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-2580;

Date: 11/13/2015 | Entertainment

Mukilteo aerospace supplier ElectroImpact expanding

MUKILTEO — ElectroImpact is getting bigger.The aerospace supplier plans on adding a new building with a mix of offices and a soaring assembly bay to handle growing demand for the company's robotic assembly machines.ElectroImpact makes machines that make...

Date: 11/11/2015 | Business

U.S. Rep. Larsen to talk Saturday about Pacific Trade agreement

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen will meet with constituents Saturday at Lynnwood High School about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement and other issues important to people in Northwest Washington.

Date: 11/09/2015 | South County Politics

Sullivan's lead over Tisdel grows in County Council race

EVERETT — Snohomish County Councilman Brian Sullivan increased his lead to 450 votes over opponent Greg Tisdel in updated vote totals released Friday evening.Tisdel was ahead on election night but the...

Date: 11/07/2015 | Local News

Through an iPad's lens

Technology, friends help Sam through school

Date: 11/06/2015 | Julie Muhlstein

Check out these recently reviewed dining options

Zeek's Pizza4309 196th St. SW, Lynnwood, 425-893-8646Specialty: PizzaPizza lovers rejoice: Zeeks brings gourmet pizza to Lynnwood

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Get to know this diner along Mukilteo Speedway

The sandwich was a triple decker with turkey, ham and Swiss cheese dipped in egg batter and cooked on the griddle.It was soft, moist and flavorful. No way could it get more perfect. Or so I thought as I dug into the mound of my Monte Cristo at Mukilteo’s Weller’s Cafe.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Sullivan leads Tisdel by 61 votes in Snohomish County Council race

Snohomish County Councilman Brian Sullivan increased his slim re-election lead to 61 votes over challenger Greg Tisdel in updated vote totals posted Thursday.The incumbent had trailed Tisdel by 98 votes on...

Date: 11/05/2015 | Local News

Mukilteo candidates say no to Paine Field flights, yes to public safety

Candidates running for Mukilteo City Council have been hearing an earful from city residents: parking issues at Lighthouse Park, traffic issues, development of Japanese Gulch as a city park and solidifying the future of the city’s finances. Voters will sort through eight candidates to decide who is...

Date: 10/30/2015 | Local News

Man allegedly aimed laser at ferry captains, injuring them

MUKILTEO — A man could face criminal charges after he allegedly aimed a high-powered laser into the eyes of two ferry captains last week.One of the captains suffered a damaged retina and a third-degree burn to the eyelid, said Sgt. Christina Martin with the Washington State Patrol.

Date: 10/28/2015 | Local News

Feds kick in $10M for new Mukilteo ferry terminal

MUKILTEO – The state learned Monday it will be getting a $10 million federal grant that should be the final piece of funding required for the new Mukilteo ferry terminal.“These funds cement our ability to get a good project for the community,” said state Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood.

Date: 10/27/2015 | Local News

Bringing smiles to kids

Operation Christmas Child is gearing up

Date: 10/24/2015 | Local News

All voters should have ballots by Tuesday

Snohomish County voters should have ballots and voters’ pamphlets for the Nov. 3 General Election.

Date: 10/20/2015 | South County Politics

Ruling: County can lease space to firm that wants to build terminal

MUKILTEO — A King County judge last week upheld Snohomish County’s lease arrangement with a New York company trying to build an air passenger terminal at Paine Field.

Date: 10/17/2015 | Local News

Check out these recently reviewed dining options

Beardslee Public House19116 Beardslee Boulevard, Bothell, 425-286-1001, www.beardsleeph.comSpecialty: Pub grub and beerBeardslee does upscale pub grub and beer well

Date: 10/16/2015 | Entertainment

Report of person with weapon prompts lockdowns in Mukilteo

MUKILTEO — Three schools were placed in lockdown here Wednesday morning after a student reported seeing someone with a weapon on an athletic field.

Date: 10/14/2015 | Local News

Four good choices for Mukilteo City Council

Quality of life covers a lot of ground regarding campaign issues in Mukilteo.For the city of about 21,000, it's the concern as it relates to the issue of commercial airline service at Paine Field, the city's parks, traffic, parking and more.Four city council...

Date: 10/14/2015 | Editorials

Mukilteo school locked down during burglar search, suspect found

MUKILTEO — Endeavour Elementary School was locked down Tuesday morning while police hunted for a burglary suspect in the area.

Date: 10/13/2015 | Local News

A job that will tickle your funny bone

Want to bring in a little extra bacon over the holidays?Archie McPhee’s warehouse in Mukilteo is hiring for two positions: unicorn wrangler and rubber chicken peddler.The wrangler is McPhee-speak for a warehouse worker. The peddler is an admin assistant.

Date: 10/12/2015 | Whats Up With That?

No sure thing for Sullivan

Longtime politician faces opposition from newcomer Tisdel

Date: 10/12/2015 | Local News

Historian to share story of the Powder Mill Gulch explosion

Windows shattered and people were hurt by flying glass. A teenage girl lost an eye. Homes were destroyed. A boat in the bay was blown 20 feet into the air. And a major employer's plant was in ruins, never to open again.As the nation slid into the Great Depression 85 years...

Date: 10/11/2015 | Julie Muhlstein

Free right turn exacerbates Mukilteo ferry backups

Eunice Ishii of Mukilteo writes: “On weekends and especially when the weather is beautiful, the Mukilteo ferry traffic backs up. Those who wait patiently

Date: 10/07/2015 | Street Smarts

Visual Arts Calendar

Snohomish CountyEventsSchack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; Teen Nights at Schack return 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8. These free, after-hours events...

Date: 10/02/2015 | Entertainment

What’s on November ballots in south Snohomish County

South Snohomish County will have a full ballot for the Nov. 3 general election.

Date: 09/29/2015 | South County Politics

Ferry launches rescue of woman diving at Mukilteo

MUKILTEO — A rescue boat launched from a Washington State Ferry Saturday morning assisted a woman who apparently had become exhausted while diving near the ferry terminal.

Date: 09/26/2015 | Local News

Inspired by employee, Diamond Knot donates money to fire efforts

Diamond Knot Craft Brewing is donating money to the North-Central Washington Fire Relief Fund after one of its kitchen workers, Cody Chrisman, returned recently from helping the firefighting cause eastern and central Washington.According to a press release, Chrisman, a...

Date: 09/18/2015 | Hops & Sips

Introductory statement from Alderwood Water incumbent Donna Cross

Incumbent Alderwood Water and Wastewater Commissioner Donna Cross is running unopposed in the Nov. 3 general election.

Date: 09/17/2015 | South County Politics

Meeting set for Sept. 20 to discuss proposed Mukilteo development

MUKILTEO — Neighbors who are concerned about a 112-home development on steep terrain above Picnic Point Road plan to meet for a discussion Sunday afternoon.

Date: 09/16/2015 | Local News

County tests new paving treatment

EVERETT — Snohomish County is taking the lead on a new approach to paving that could result in cheaper, faster and better upgrades to local roadways.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Street Smarts

Chatting with Cadence Whittle

Mukilteo native talks about acting and recent move to L.A.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Life

Check out these recently reviewed dining options

Mediterranean Kitchen18415 33rd Ave. W Suite G, Lynnwood; 425-245-7551; mediterraneankitchens.netSpecialty: MediterraneanLynnwood’s Mediterranean Kitchen lives up to the hype

Date: 09/04/2015 | Entertainment

Briefs: Environmental firms raise money for Northwest Harvest

Environmental firms raise money for Northwest HarvestMore than 50 Northwest environmental firms, including consultants, attorneys, contractors, and vendors, joined forces to net $22,790 for Northwest Harvest at the third annual Take a Swing Against Hunger...

Date: 09/04/2015 | Bizblog

Noisy Monday at Paine Field was due to refueling Navy jets

EVERETT — Jets diverted to Paine Field from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island created unusually loud noise that was heard around the area on Monday afternoon and evening.

Date: 09/01/2015 | Local News

Rep. Larsen to meet riders on Lynnwood-Seattle bus trip Tuesday

U. S. Rep. Rick Larsen will meet riders on a Lynnwood-to-Seattle bus trip Tuesday morning.

Date: 08/31/2015 | South County Politics

No danger in removal of creosote-soaked pilings from Mukilteo pier

MUKILTEO — Air quality tests show that the level of fumes created by removing creosote-soaked pilings from the former tank farm pier were many times below what's considered a health risk, despite of being a headache-inducing nuisance to neighbors.Test results show that...

Date: 08/29/2015 | Local News

Doing it for the birds

Volunteers needed for October Audubon count

Date: 08/28/2015 | Local News

U.S. Rep. Larsen, VA officials to meet vets at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen and representatives of federal veterans’ organizations will meet with local vets Saturday at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center.

Date: 08/27/2015 | South County Politics

Familiar names on ballot for county charter-review commission

You’ll see a lot of familiar names on the November ballot for positions on the Snohomish County charter-review commission.

Date: 08/26/2015 | South County Politics

1 of 3 suspects arrested after Mukilteo store robbery

MUKILTEO — Police in Mukilteo are investigating a convenience store robbery that occurred early Friday morning.The robbery occurred around 5:45 a.m. at a business in the 3800 block of Harbour Pointe Boulevard SW, Mukilteo police officer Colt Davis said.

Date: 08/24/2015 | Local News

Mukilteo mayor pushes for Community Transit tax hike

A newly formed political committee led by Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson is leading the effort to pass Community Transit’s sales tax hike measure this fall.

Date: 08/23/2015 | Local News

Crews work to ensure trains will keep rolling when rains hit

EVERETT — Work has started to shore up the worst of the slipping, sliding coastal bluffs above the railroad tracks between Everett and Mukilteo.Mudslides pose a seasonal nuisance — and danger — for Sounder commuters, Amtrak passengers and freight trains.

Date: 08/21/2015 | Local News

Very instrumental

Music4Life volunteers work to provide kids with instruments

Date: 08/21/2015 | Local News

State to use mist to stem the smell from pier work in Mukilteo

MUKILTEO — Following complaints from neighbors that removing creosote-soaked pilings from a former tank farm pier is creating headache-inducing fumes, the state Department of Ecology has approved a plan to mist the pilings...

Date: 08/20/2015 | Local News

Noxious odor rises from removal of pilings on Mukilteo waterfront

MUKITEO — Neighbors say that demolishing an old military pier to make way for a new ferry terminal has had an unintended consequence — an odor so pungent that it makes their eyes water, gives them headaches, and leaves them feeling nauseated.The smell is being...

Date: 08/15/2015 | Local News

Out with the old

Mukilteo ferry terminal work begins with pier demolition

Date: 08/12/2015 | Local News

Paine Field aviation center proposal raises revenue concerns

EVERETT — Snohomish County leaders could decide soon on clearing the way for a vast expansion of Paine Field's already impressive trove of vintage airplanes.If the vision from aircraft collector John...

Date: 08/11/2015 | Local News

Mukilteo motorcyclist remains hospitalized after Darrington crash

SEATTLE — A Mukilteo man remained hospitalized Monday after crashing his motorcycle near Darrington last week.

Date: 08/10/2015 | Sirens

Where to find live tunes around town

Alexa’s Cafe: 10115 Main St., Bothell; 425-402-1754; Live music Saturdays at 7 p.m.

Date: 08/07/2015 | Entertainment

Sifting through debris

Mukilteo families salvage what they can from burnt homes

Date: 08/06/2015 | Local News

‘Burnt to the ground’

2 injured by fire at 2 Mukilteo homes

Date: 08/05/2015 | Local News

Back in the brass

Attorney Terry Preshaw gets treasured French horn back

Date: 08/05/2015 | Local News

‘Night Out’ block parties more popular than ever

EVERETT — Perhaps it is a sign of the times.A year ago, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office created a way for neighborhoods to request a deputy to visit their block parties for National Night Out, an annual event each August.There were two submissions.

Date: 08/02/2015 | Local News

Herald endorsements for the primary

If you haven't done so already, dig out that mail-in ballot for Tuesday's top two primary election, make your choices and mail it or drop it off at one of several drop boxes throughout the county. For a list of ballot drop boxes, go to

Date: 08/02/2015 | Editorials

Find fresh art Saturday at festivals in Mukilteo and Index

The eighth annual Mukilteo Art Festival and the 12th annual Index Arts Festival are both on Aug. 1, drawing art lovers to the water and the mountains.

Date: 07/31/2015 | Entertainment

Paine Field passenger flights resound with Mukilteo voters

When Mukilteo City Council member Emily Vanderwielen decided not to seek re-election, there was no lack of interest by people seeking to take her place with three candidates seeking the job.

Date: 07/30/2015 | Local News

A key manufacturing source

As Boeing continues construction in Everett of its wing fabrication facility for the 777X and other aerospace businesses in the county continue their own growth, production of a critical component for those manufacturers also is ramping up: the training and development of skills for the...

Date: 07/24/2015 | Editorials

Koon, Emery for council seats

The Herald Editorial Board's endorsements for the Aug. 4 primary conclude with city council races in Lake Stevens and Mukilteo. Voters' top two choices in the primary will move on to the Nov. 3 general election.For Lake Stevens City Council, Position No. 5,...

Date: 07/21/2015 | Editorials

County and Lynnwood candidates to appear at Wednesday forum

Candidates for Snohomish County executive, county council and the Lynnwood City Council will appear at a forum Wednesday in Lynnwood.

Date: 07/20/2015 | South County Politics

Diamond Knot releases Beach House blonde to support firefighters fund

Mukilteo’s Diamond Knot Craft Brewing is releasing a special beer to raise funds for the Mukilteo Firefighters Benevolent Fund, according to a press release.

Date: 07/17/2015 | Hops & Sips

Mukilteo searching for new finance director

MUKILTEO — The city is looking for a new finance director to replace Scott Morgan, whose tenure with the city lasted about a year.Morgan left last month. “We had an amicable separation,” said Mayor Jennifer Gregerson. “I wished Mr. Morgan well.”

Date: 07/14/2015 | Local News

Mukilteo company rents devices that could save your life in great outdoors

Kevin Stoltz hates hearing about people getting lost or injured and dying while having adventures. He wants people to get out and explore, but he wants them to come home, too.

Date: 07/13/2015 | Business

Extra ferry sailings while Deception Pass closed

Extra ferry sailings will be added on the Mukilteo-Clinton route to and from Whidbey Island to assist travelers while the Highway 20 Deception Pass bridges are closed for overnight paving.

Date: 07/10/2015 | Street Smarts

Butterflies, bees, bowling balls

Personality shines through on Mukilteo Quilt & Garden Tour

Date: 07/09/2015 | Home and Garden

Take a virtual tour of our solar system, including Pluto

Kevin Manning, an astronomer and former consultant to NASA, will speak from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd.

Date: 07/08/2015 | Explore NW

Look great, feel great

New Mukilteo business offers blow-dry styling, makeup

Date: 07/08/2015 | Business

Options for Japanese Gulch park amenities are narrowing

MUKILTEO — Basketball courts? Probably not. A place to picnic? Probably yes. And an area for off-leash dogs? Still undecided.

Date: 07/07/2015 | Local News

Mukilteo ferry terminal construction crews begin asbestos removal

MUKILTEO — The next step in construction of the new ferry terminal is now under way. Construction crews are beginning asbestos removal from the dilapidated tank farm pier as well as lights and other material from the top of the pier.

Date: 07/06/2015 | Local News

The water has a bad taste but it’s safe to drink, officials say

EVERETT — An early and intense algae bloom in Lake Chaplain is to blame for a metallic taste in the drinking water in Everett and surrounding communities.

Date: 06/30/2015 | Local News

Liias says Supreme Court decision makes promise of America real

After the U.S. Supreme Court said Friday that bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional, Democratic 21st District State Sen. Marko Liias said that the decision enhances the promise of America for gay and lesbian families.

Date: 06/29/2015 | South County Politics

Mukilteo woman's college project spurs athletic line

A Mukilteo woman has combined her love of basketball and her Christian faith to create athletic apparel with a positive message. Kelsey Patrick, a 2009 graduate of Kamiak High School, started Every Blessed Day as a class project during her senior year at Pepperdine...

Date: 06/29/2015 | Business

Want to visit our park? Help us pay for it

I've read several letters from people all over the area complaining about paying parking fees at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, including cries about how wonderful the park is and that children shouldn't be denied such a beautiful opportunity and moans about not being able to sit and enjoy...

Date: 06/18/2015 | Commentary

Fees at Mukilteo’s Lighthouse Park unpopular with anglers

MUKILTEO — Add one more group to those still fuming about new parking fees at Lighthouse Park — people who like to fish.

Date: 06/13/2015 | Local News

'Family' reunion brings together Taylor's Landing customers, co-workers

It was the place to go. Whether for the morning's first cup of coffee or that last drink before closing time, regulars had a home away from home at Taylor's Landing.A Mukilteo institution, the restaurant at 710 Front Street was sold to

Date: 06/12/2015 | Local News

Local legislators cautiously optimistic about end to second special session

Some local legislators say that they remain optimistic about an end to the second special legislative session in Olympia. Many, however, say that they won’t know much until leaders finish negotiating.

Date: 06/11/2015 | South County Politics

Plane crash kills 1

Another injured as small aircraft goes down near Paine Field

Date: 06/10/2015 | Local News

Days at Snohomish County beaches, parks may take some planning this summer

It was a perfect beach day. With the sun out and temperatures in the 70s, the place should have been packed. It wasn’t.

Date: 06/07/2015 | Local News

Kagi, Ortiz-Self optimistic about quick end to special session

When the state legislature started the first week of its second special session Monday, Democratic State Reps. Ruth Kagi and Lillian Ortiz-Self both agreed with House Appropriations Committee Chairman Ross Hunter that the legislature could finish by the end of the second week in the...

Date: 06/05/2015 | South County Politics

Who does it best?

Local treats put to the test for National Doughnut Day

Date: 06/05/2015 | Entertainment

No bus stop at Future of Flight

Bus rider Joe Kunzler wonders why Community Transit doesn’t have a route to the popular Future of Flight Aviation Center at Paine Field.

Date: 06/04/2015 | Street Smarts

Engaged in education

Maddie Bogart’s goals: Build a school in India; become a teacher

Date: 06/01/2015 | Local News

No more freebies

Non-Mukilteo residents start paying at Lighthouse Park

Date: 06/01/2015 | Local News

Car crashes into Everett Clinic at Harbour Pointe

MUKILTEO — No one was hurt Friday when a car slammed into the Everett Clinic at Harbour Pointe.A woman who appeared to be in her 60s or 70s accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brake, officials said. It happened around 11 a.m.

Date: 05/29/2015 | Local News

Cities negotiating new emergency-management plan

South Snohomish County cities expect to reach an agreement over the next few months on a contract to get emergency-management services from the Snohomish County department of emergency management (DEM).

Date: 05/29/2015 | South County Politics

Libraries' DVDs in demand

Sno-Isle sees rentals climb as video stores fade

Date: 05/27/2015 | Local News

Local legislators plan telephone town-hall event Tuesday

Legislators from the 21st District plan to talk to constituents in a telephone town-hall event Tuesday.

Date: 05/26/2015 | South County Politics

7 cities contract with Snohomish County for emergency services

EVERETT — Seven cities south of Everett have decided to contract with Snohomish County for emergency management.The agency that helped them prepare for earthquakes and flooding is shutting its doors.

Date: 05/24/2015 | Local News

Any kid can climb

Everett program introduces city kids to outdoor skills

Date: 05/24/2015 | Explore NW

Kamiak leads list of local schools honored by theater

MUKILTEO — Kamiak High School’s performing arts department received about a dozen nominations from the 13th annual 5th Avenue Theatre Awards program, which honors musical theater productions in the state’s high schools.

Date: 05/22/2015 | Entertainment

Living the American Dream

Once a refugee, he now runs one of Boeing's top suppliers

Date: 05/20/2015 | Business

Mukilteo teachers, too, will strike; Everett district to serve lunch

MUKILTEO — Members of the teachers union here will walk off the job on Wednesday, joining those of other school districts in political action aimed at

Date: 05/18/2015 | Local News

Historic planes in action

Take a look or go for a ride at Aviation Day on Saturday

Date: 05/15/2015 | Local News

Mukilteo Orchestra goes to the movies in season finale

The Mukilteo Community Orchestra will conclude its 2014-15 season with a concert at 2 p.m. May 17 with a program called "Mukilteo Goes to The Movies."The concert, led by artistic director Trevor Lutzenhiser, is at Rosehill Community Center, 204 Lincoln Ave.

Date: 05/15/2015 | Entertainment

County Councilman Sullivan faces well-funded challenge

EVERETT — Democrat Brian Sullivan has walloped Republican opponents by 2-1 margins to win two terms as a Snohomish County councilman.Sullivan now faces a well-funded, well-connected challenger from within his own party. That could make for a spirited competition as he...

Date: 05/11/2015 | Local News

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