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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.

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

Spend a day at sea

State ferries make for a budget-friendly adventure

Date: 05/09/2015 | Life

Take in some trains (and trucks) on Mother’s Day weekend

You know what Sunday is (hint: Mother's Day) but do you know what Saturday is?Why, it's National Train Day.Swamp Creek & Western Railroad Association will have an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 9 at Edmonds Amtrak Depot, 210 Railroad St., Edmonds.

Date: 05/06/2015 | Entertainment

Mukilteo seeks ideas for park at Japanese Gulch

MUKILTEO — The city is asking the public for ideas on how to turn 144-acre Japanese Gulch into a park.

Date: 05/05/2015 | Local News

Shipwrecked sailboat moved out of Mukilteo

Update, 9:25 a.m. Thursday: The abandoned sailboat was taken to the Port of Everett on Thursday morning, Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson said.---------------------

Date: 04/29/2015 | Local News

Boat abandoned at Mukilteo’s Lighthouse Park to be moved

Update, 11:25 a.m. Wednesday: The boat was not moved Wednesday morning, according to Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregson. Plans now call for the boat to be towed to the Port of Edmonds (not the Port of Everett) on Thursday morning. 

Date: 04/29/2015 | Local News

Masters of meatloaf

Competition decides Mukilteo's best recipe

Date: 04/29/2015 | Life

Mukilteo’s Lighthouse Park parking passes have arrived

MUKILTEO — When the City Council approved a new paid parking program at Lighthouse Park, there was one caveat in the plan.City residents would qualify for a free parking pass.With the paid program set to start in June, questions began pouring in to city hall: When can we get our permit?

Date: 04/28/2015 | Local News

Sailboat abandoned at Mukilteo park; no sign of owner

MUKILTEO — There's a new conversation starter at the city's Lighthouse Park that has nothing to do with charging for parking.A sailboat...

Date: 04/27/2015 | Local News

Bargain hunters' paradise

Garage sale season starts with huge one in Mukilteo

Date: 04/24/2015 | Life

5 SnoCo Beers (that aren't IPAs) to try right now

Here in the Northwest, if your brewery doesn't boast a hop-forward IPA, well, you're going to hear about it from customers. IPAs are big here. But what about the other hundreds of styles of beers? Where's the love? I decided to take a look at six local non-IPA beers that every good...

Date: 04/24/2015 | Hops & Sips

Feeling thirsty?

Your guide to Snohomish County breweries and taprooms

Date: 04/23/2015 | Entertainment

State Reps. Kagi, Ortiz-Self, Ryu not surprised about special session

When Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday that he expects to call the legislature back for a special session, local representatives weren’t surprised.

Date: 04/23/2015 | South County Politics

Mukilteo residents can leave unwanted stuff on the curb next week

MUKILTEO — This is one city that takes the concept of spring cleaning seriously.On April 27 and 29, households can take unlimited amounts of unwanted items to the curb for pick-up by Rubatino Refuse Removal and Waste Management-North Sound.

Date: 04/21/2015 | Local News

Mukilteo eyes waterfront parking options

MUKILTEO – More parking is needed on the city’s waterfront. It’s often overrun with people looking for parking at Lighthouse Park, downtown restaurants or other nearby businesses.

Date: 04/19/2015 | Local News

Just in time for summer

Access restored to Edgewater Beach

Date: 04/16/2015 | Local News

Briefs: New president named for Mukilteo nonprofit

New president named for Mukilteo nonprofitImpact Washington, a nonprofit in Mukilteo, named Loren Lyon as the new president and center director of the organization. He replaced retired president John Vicklund. Lyon is a former Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of...

Date: 04/16/2015 | Business

Feed your family

From grandkids to grandads, Speedway Cafe is a hit

Date: 04/16/2015 | Entertainment

Masked-man holdups in Everett, Mukilteo could be linked

EVERETT — A Snohomish County sheriff's detective did double duty Monday detaining an armed robbery suspect in Everett.Detective Dave Bilyeu was driving past the intersection of 37th Street and Rockefeller Avenue when he saw two men in a shoving match shortly after 6:30...

Date: 04/15/2015 | Local News

Kids' cook-off

Mukilteo's 'Future Chefs' compete for snacking honors

Date: 04/15/2015 | Life

Liias bill on payday loans nearly dead in legislature

A bill on payday loans, sponsored by Democratic State Sen. Marko Liias, appears to be dead for the current legislative session.

Date: 04/13/2015 | South County Politics

Mukilteo beginning repairs on storm-drain pipe

MUKILTEO — One big spring storm last month did more than dump two inches of rain in the Harbour Heights Parkway neighborhood.It triggered a shallow landslide of about 100 feet square. A once-buried 36-inch storm-drain pipe was exposed and broke loose from a manhole.

Date: 04/12/2015 | Local News

Man charged with assault for injuries to his infant son

EVERETT — Prosecutors on Friday filed an assault charge against the father of a 5-week-old boy who suffered multiple broken bones, including 15 fractured ribs.

Date: 04/10/2015 | Local News

On the bandwagon

Volunteer devotes countless hours to Kamiak music program

Date: 04/10/2015 | Local News

Briefs: Cyber crime symposium planned in Mukilteo

Cyber crime symposium planned in MukilteoPLC Insurance, along with The Economic Alliance of Snohomish County and Liberty Mutual Insurance, will be conducting a Cyber Crime Symposium from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on April 30 at the Future of Flight...

Date: 04/09/2015 | Business

Cities deciding on contract with the county for emergency services

EVERETT — Seven cities in south Snohomish County are considering a contract for the county to take over their emergency management in 2016.Each city is supposed to make a decision by June 30, so an interim contract could start in July.The seven cities...

Date: 04/08/2015 | Local News

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