MUKILTEO -- It could be six weeks before the Mukilteo police station is good as new.A fire-sprinkler water pipe burst in the station's ceiling Dec. 8, dumping as many as 3,000 gallons of water.No police evidence was damaged, Mukilteo Police Chief Rex Caldwell...
Date: 12/20/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Police in Mukilteo have taken nearly two pounds of methamphetamine and 57.4 grams of heroin off the street, department spokesman Colt Davis said Thursday.
Date: 12/19/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- With City Councilwoman Jennifer Gregerson having been elected mayor, it means there will be an open spot on the council.
Date: 12/19/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Police in Mukilteo and Everett on Tuesday caught three people accused of following a mail delivery truck to steal packages.A neighbor along 46th Place W. saw it happening at 10:52 a.m. and called 911, according to the Mukilteo Police Department.
Date: 12/18/2013 | Local News
LYNNWOOD -- The cold snap might be over, but its bite continued to cause plenty of misery Tuesday.Broken pipes have hit houses, apartments, businesses, a school, a police station and even a college dormitory.Snohomish County Fire District 1, which covers most of...
Date: 12/11/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- It's the time of year when tides are king.While it might seem counter-intuitive, the Earth is actually slightly closer to the sun in winter than in the summer for the northern hemisphere, making for stronger gravitational pull -- and the highest tides of the year.
Date: 12/10/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- They call it the winter extravaganza.The Mukilteo Library has a full slate of programs for children when schools close for winter break later this month.The sessions have been plenty popular over the years, children's librarian Katherine Combs said.
Date: 12/09/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- Joseph Medoro, a burglar who raided a freezer for frozen treats, won't have any more time added to the decade-long prison sentence he's already serving for an assault on a police officer.
Date: 12/06/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- The Mukilteo Library will be closed from Dec. 10-12 for electrical improvements.The Coupeville Library also has a similar closure planned for Wednesday.
Date: 12/03/2013 | Local News
Mukilteo man sentenced for mistreatment of girl
Date: 12/02/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Usually when a victorious politician sees the need for a transition team, it's at the level of president or governor or mayor of a big city like Seattle.
Date: 11/21/2013 | Local News
Difficult-to-access site made Mukilteo fire hard to fight
Date: 11/20/2013 | Local News
Mukilteo veteran uses skills to aid fellow vets, families
Date: 11/11/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Mayor Joe Marine wasn't ready on election night to concede to challenger Jennifer Gregerson, but that changed Wednesday.On election night, he had 44 percent of the vote compared to 55 percent for Gregerson. He failed to close that gap when more numbers were released Wednesday.
Date: 11/07/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- The girl wrapped her arms around the deputy prosecutor and squeezed.A jury had confirmed on Tuesday what the pair knew was the truth all along -- the girl's adoptive brother abused and mistreated the child when he should have protected her.
EVERETT -- A Mukilteo man on trial for the abuse of his 10-year-old adoptive sister spent Monday distancing himself from the girl and the woman who was paid to care for the child.Derron Alexis, 44, told...
The Boeing Co. and the Machinists union are in negotiations that reportedly could land final assembly of the 777X at Paine Field in Everett, but neither side will comment on their substance.
Date: 11/04/2013 | Business
EVERETT -- Police say technology and loose lips led to the arrest of a burglary suspect who reportedly called himself "Uncle Thieve."
Date: 11/01/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Though Mukilteo City Councilman Randy Lord has been elected twice and served nearly eight years on the council, he now faces his first-ever opponent.Lord ran unopposed in his first two council races, in 2005 and 2009.
Date: 10/31/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- To prosecutors, the Mukilteo man is the lesser of two evils, but still should be found guilty of abusing a child.To a defense attorney, the suffering was the work of one person, a woman named
Date: 10/30/2013 | Local News
One of the biggest craft fairs in the south Everett area will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The 20th annual Mukilteo Schools Craft Fair will take place in the main gym at Mariner High School, which is located at 200 120th St. SW.
Date: 10/29/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Local police recommend taking a few precautions to stay safe during this year's Halloween festivities. That goes for small children, big kids and even grown-ups.It's best for children to go trick-or-treating before dusk, when there's still some daylight, said...
Date: 10/28/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Ian Greer heard about a Halloween costume contest during a commercial while he was watching cartoons.It sounded like fun.So the 10-year-old, a 5th-grader at Endeavour Elementary School, got his grandma's help and submitted two pictures to the Hub...
Date: 10/26/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Neither Terry Preshaw nor Ted Wheeler, the candidates for an open seat on the Mukilteo City Council, are shy about citing their qualifications or stating their opinions about city issues -- or each other.
Date: 10/21/2013 | Local News
The Mukilteo School District has scheduled two public meetings this week to discuss projects that may be included in a construction bond proposal to be presented to voters in February. The meetings will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday at Voyager Middle School, 11711 4th Ave. W in...
Date: 10/14/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- City Councilman Richard Emery and the challenger for his position, Bob Champion, agree on many issues, with one notable, nuanced exception.Champion, an aerospace scientist for Honeywell, says his experience in aviation technology can help keep commercial air...
Date: 10/12/2013 | Local News
County distributes $460,000 to seven cities for park work
Date: 10/11/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- The strongest disagreement between Mayor Joe Marine and his challenger in this year's election, City Councilwoman Jennifer Gregerson, is related to the mayor's job itself.More precisely, it's over how the top of the city's administrative pyramid should be...
Date: 10/11/2013 | Local News
The owner of an Everett aerospace-parts company is among those accused in a federal indictment of paying a former Boeing employee for historical bid and price information so they could win contracts to supply military aircraft parts.
Date: 10/08/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- The future appears to be finally taking shape for a half mile of Mukilteo coastline that lay dormant for decades.Ownership of the former Air Force tank farm on Mukilteo's north-facing waterfront, between the business district and the Everett city limits, was...
Date: 10/08/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Think twice before you invite Kristin Ebeling to a brainstorming session.Asked for suggestions on what to do with some extra space at the...
Date: 09/21/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Here's what we already know about Joseph Medoro.The frequent felon likes his dope, he's prone to stealing anything that isn't bolted to the floor, and he seems hard-wired to run from the...
Date: 09/17/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- A man was injured Monday night after being hit by a pickup truck while he was jogging along Beverly Park Road in Mukilteo, according to police reports.
Date: 09/11/2013 | Local News
BOTHELL -- Two of the four largest environmental fines in Washington this spring stemmed from water pollution in Snohomish County, including a Bothell-area sewage leak that's accelerated tens of millions of dollars in pipeline upgrades.
Date: 09/06/2013 | Local News
This year's Lighthouse Festival comes with a pirate theme
Date: 09/06/2013 | Entertainment
MUKILTEO -- Masaru "Mas" Odoi, a World War II veteran and Mukilteo pioneer, died in July at 92.Odoi, who was Japanese- American, was born in Mukilteo in 1921. He volunteered to fight for the U.S. forces while he, his parents and his siblings were held in an internment camp...
Date: 09/02/2013 | Local News
Camping and hiking meals don't have to be like army MREs. That stands for Meals, Ready-to Eat. Learn to cook your hearty outdoor vittles like the pioneers did, in one pot over hot coals.
Date: 08/31/2013 | Life
MUKILTEO -- Police are searching for the suspect in a robbery reported about 6 p.m. Thursday at the U.S. Bank in the 3700 block of Harbour Pointe Boulevard in the Mukilteo area.The robber ran away with the cash. No weapon was seen, according to police.
Date: 08/29/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Voters here won't have to decide this November whether to tax themselves to preserve land for recreation in Japanese Gulch.The Mukilteo City Council decided earlier this month against pursuing a ballot measure similar to last year's request for $3.2 million that...
Date: 08/29/2013 | Local News
Essays land 10 people an hour-long turn aboard a vintage DC-3
Date: 08/28/2013 | Local News
Mukilteo School District teachers and administrators will head back to the bargaining table on Tuesday after talks this week ended in "a stalemate," according to union officials. But key school calendar dates for 2013-14 are set.School is slated to start Sept. 4.
Date: 08/24/2013 | Local News
Some folks in Mukilteo have asked about what appeared to be a police operation on the water Thursday night.Here's what we got from the U.S. Coast Guard's Sector Puget Sound's public affairs office:
Date: 08/23/2013 | Sirens
MUKILTEO -- Work has begun on two projects intended to stabilize hillsides and keep winter mud from sliding onto the railroad tracks.
Date: 08/20/2013 | Local News
Patsy Hill remembers visiting a friend who lived at the Mukilteo Lighthouse. Delores Holt recalls paying a dime for a ferry ride. And Claudine Yonke has memories of seeing tidal mud flats out the windows of
Date: 08/18/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- The deadline for a contest to get a chance to fly a DC-3 has been extended to Tuesday.The Historic Flight Foundation is allowing a dozen people the opportunity to fly the commercial airliner of the 1930s and '40s -- under the supervision of a trained pilot.
Date: 08/17/2013 | Local News
LYNNWOOD -- Mayor Don Gough faces a tight race for re-election in Lynnwood, trailing behind newcomer Nicola Smith and closely followed by City Councilman Mark Smith in initial ballot results released Tuesday night.The top two vote-getters will advance to the general election...
Date: 08/06/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- In Granite Falls, they'll have a Humvee.In downtown Lake Stevens, a DJ will play. In Snohomish, neighbors will throw block parties.
Date: 08/05/2013 | Local News
An introduction to the county's economic engine
Date: 08/04/2013 | Need to Know
This could be one of the smallest arts festivals in Washington but what it lacks in size it makes up for in scenery and its sampling of studio-quality art.
Date: 08/02/2013 | Entertainment
MUKILTEO -- An early morning fire Sunday caused extensive damage to a boat and a garage in the 1600 block of W. Horizon Drive in Mukilteo, officials said.The fire was reported around 4:45 a.m.Mukilteo firefighters were joined by units from the Lynnwood Fire...
Date: 07/28/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Mayor Joe Marine, seeking a third term, is facing his strongest electoral challenge yet in the city.City Council members Jennifer Gregerson and Steve Schmalz are running for Marine's position.
Date: 07/22/2013 | Local News
It's a first for Dorothy Cooper, an Everett Clinic nurse practitioner about to leave for a year in Africa. And it's a first for the Peace Corps, which held a White House ceremony Thursday to swear in 30 American doctors and nurses as it launched...
Date: 07/19/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- A shooting reported in Mukilteo on Wednesday afternoon was believed to be a suicide.Police were summoned to the area of the 800 block of Second Street about 12:30 p.m. for reports of gunfire, Mukilteo police officer Cheol Kang said.
Date: 07/17/2013 | Local News
Garden tour includes elaborate outdoor model train set
Date: 07/10/2013 | Home and Garden
Issac Heiman, 13, committed to planting trees across the world
Date: 07/06/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- With the deadline for placing measures on the fall ballot drawing near, Mukilteo officials again are weighing their options for preserving part of Japanese Gulch for recreation.The city is negotiating with the owner of a 98-acre parcel in the gulch that's zoned...
Date: 07/06/2013 | Local News
SNOQUALMIE PASS -- Two hikers who were lost in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness near Snoqualmie Pass have been rescued.
Date: 07/02/2013 | Northwest
You could last a while in this capsule, Mukilteo engineers say
Date: 06/24/2013 | Business
The Mukilteo Car Show comes in for a landing again this year from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Flight Foundation.All kinds of rides will be on display from classics to modern vehicles. Visitors can vote for their favorites and enter to win prizes.
Date: 06/22/2013 | Life
There are so many exciting things going on at the newly remodeled Diamond Knot Brewery and Alehouse that it's hard to capture in a short dining review, but I will try to convey the coolness that is Diamond Knot.
Date: 06/21/2013 | Entertainment
MUKILTEO -- Police are asking for help identifying the suspect in a hit-and-run crash in Mukilteo on May 5.A newer, light-colored Cadillac CTS or ATS sedan ran a stop sign about 10:50 a.m. and struck a 55-year-old man on a Suzuki Burgman scooter, Mukilteo police officer Cheol Kang said.
Date: 06/18/2013 | Local News
A busy street -- one that seems like it's in Lynnwood but really isn't -- is in for an upgrade.Crews working for Snohomish County plan to begin work today to widen 52nd Avenue W. from 148th Street SW to the Lynnwood city limit just north of 168th Street SW.
Date: 06/17/2013 | Street Smarts
MUKILTEO -- No injuries were reported following an early morning fire at the First Green condominiums in the 5600 block of Harbour Pointe Boulevard.
Date: 06/15/2013 | Local News
Photographer captures aurora borealis near Snohomish (video)
Date: 06/13/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- City officials are divided over the hiring of a new department head who was the subject of a sexual discrimination suit in a previous job.Several accusations were directed at Robert McGaughey, 50, in a lawsuit filed by former employees when he was public works...
Date: 06/11/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- NASA astronaut Michael Foreman will be speaking at the South Everett/Mukilteo Rotary Club meeting Friday.A veteran of two space flights, Foreman flew on STS-123 in March 2008 and STS-129 in November 2009 and has logged more than 637 hours in space, including 32...
Date: 06/11/2013 | Local News
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- A Mukilteo woman died after being hit by a pickup truck while crossing a street in upstate New York, police there say.
Date: 06/10/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- A dog died in an early morning fire Saturday that displaced the residents living in a four-unit Mukilteo apartment complex.
Date: 06/08/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- A new ferry terminal in Mukilteo is looking more certain than ever.After many hang-ups and delays, two major developments this week have cleared the way for the state to begin building a $140 million terminal as soon as next year and be finished by 2017.
Date: 06/06/2013 | Local News
Tank farm siteThe 20-acre former tank farm on the Mukilteo waterfront has officially been transferred from the U.S. Air Force to the Port of Everett, clearing the way for redevelopment of the site, according to U.S. Sen. Patty Murray.The...
Date: 06/04/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- Rachael Kamin's friends sat together Monday in a Snohomish County courtroom, getting a look at the man accused of killing the Everett nurse.One of the women held a large picture of the
Date: 06/03/2013 | Local News
Edmonds: Pancake breakfast SaturdayThe Sons of Norway has scheduled a pancake breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Edmonds Masonic Center, 515 Dayton Street. Breakfasts are a hearty portion of Norwegian pancakes with strawberries and syrup, ham,...
Date: 05/28/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- A 23-year-old south Snohomish County woman was rescued from the Mukilteo waterfront Friday afternoon after a log rolled over her leg.It happened about 12:50 p.m. in an area about a mile south of Lighthouse Park, Mukilteo Assistant Fire Chief Brian McMahan...
Date: 05/24/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- Snohomish County plans a two-month closure of Paine Field's general aviation runway starting Monday.It's part of the more than $8 million in upgrades for the county-run airport this construction season. Other projects will rebuild two Paine Field side roads.
Date: 05/18/2013 | Local News
The Mukilteo Community Orchestra pays tribute to the great body of work from American composers with a free concert of Americana Sunday.The concert will feature the music of American composers Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, George Gershwin and Ferde Grofe.There's...
Date: 05/17/2013 | Entertainment
"Can't Stop Singing": Comcast Arena is hosting another Sesame Street Live performance and this one has the whole gang singing.It's a musical extravaganza with almost nonstop singing and an all-dancing musical montage. The show runs for six performances...
Date: 05/16/2013 | Entertainment
MUKILTEO -- A home was destroyed by a fire Saturday afternoon in Mukilteo, officials with the Mukilteo Fire Department said. The fire happened in the 11000 block of 55th Avenue west about 4:15 p.m.When firefighters arrived, a two-story home was engulfed in flames.
Date: 05/12/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Gov. Jay Inslee announced an aerospace strategy on Thursday that aims to convince the Boeing Co. to design and build the
Date: 05/09/2013 | Business
Big shiny trucks, up closeFamilies are invited to Mukilteo's second annual Touch-a-Truck event Saturday to see and touch emergency vehicles including police, fire, public works and other emergency and utility vehicles.The event is to be held from...
Date: 05/09/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- A man is in his mid-70s was expected to survive after being struck by a sport utility vehicle Friday morning in Mukilteo.It happened just before 8 a.m. at the intersection of Possession Way and Southport Drive, Mukilteo police Cmdr. Charles Macklin said.
Date: 05/03/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- A missing Mukilteo boy with special needs was found safe and sound Tuesday evening.
Date: 05/01/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Police are asking for help finding a missing Mukilteo boy with special needs.Evan C. Stocker, 15, was last seen at his home at 4:30 p.m. Monday, according to police. Stocker has a high-functioning form of autism.
Date: 04/30/2013 | Local News
Here are three good reasons to stay up until 1 a.m. this weekend.Pat Cashman. Chris Cashman. John Keister.They're baaaack!
Date: 04/27/2013 | Entertainment
A car prowler in Arlington may have gotten a surprise earlier this month.Arlington police blotters are faxed to The Herald every few weeks. Here's a strange one from April 8:Arlington: The...
Date: 04/19/2013 | Sirens
MUKILTEO -- Identity thieves aren't particularly picky about their victims.Mukilteo Police Chief Rex Caldwell can vouch for that.Each year millions of Americans are victims of identity theft.
Date: 04/18/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- A dispute over a pair of ill-fitting pants has left a Mukilteo man in trouble with the law.The man was arrested for investigation of robbery and unlawful imprisonment Tuesday after allegedly threatening the owners of a dry cleaning business with a large steel...
Date: 04/18/2013 | Local News
Two more landslides were reported Monday on railroad tracks in Snohomish County.A non-injury landslide on Sunday derailed part of an
Date: 04/08/2013 | Sirens
MUKILTEO -- Sometimes it's the little things that can lead to the big arrest.Mukilteo police detective Nicole Stone was running out of leads in an early March burglary investigation when she stuck her business card into the door jamb of a Lynnwood man's home.It...
Date: 04/05/2013 | Local News
Plus, other holiday events and more ideas for weekend fun
Date: 03/29/2013 | Entertainment
Darrington: Fundraiser to support memorial dinnersNo matter who you are, if your family lives in Darrington, your loved ones can count on the community to serve dinner after your funeral.The volunteer memorial dinner committee has for more than...
Date: 03/27/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Police say a would-be burglar caught drunk and sleeping on the floor of a Mukilteo apartment is suspected in at least a half dozen more break-ins.A couple discovered the man sprawled out on their living room floor near a shattered sliding glass door on Valentines...
Date: 03/26/2013 | Local News