Andrea Brown

Who should run Mukilteo: Strong mayor or city manager?

If Proposition 1 passes, the city will join more than 50 statewide that have a council-manager format.

Future City Council makeup is hot topic in Mukilteo races

Former mayor, controversial company owner and clashing incumbents are among those vying for seats.

Harmonica honcho Lee Oskar, 71, still rocks ‘Low Rider’

The Danish music legend from the hit band War lives in Everett and sells his harps worldwide.

Second case of vaping-related lung injury reported in county

Woman, in her 40s, used flavored nicotine and THC vape products. Nationwide toll is 1,300 cases.

New fitness center puts seniors a step closer to 6-pack abs

The $56,000 workout room at Everett’s Carl Gipson Senior Center has free weights and eight machines.

The lice lady decimates the louse that infiltrates the locks

Lice Spies is a hair salon that targets those tiny 6-legged parasites that make us itch like crazy.

Mariner High School. (Mariner High School)

Bond proposal could help Mukilteo’s aging overcrowded schools

The $240 million capital bond proposal the board is considering would fund projects for six years.

Mariner High School. (Mariner High School)

Theater is slice of heaven for Mariner High School senior

Heaven Ewers, 17, wants to be famous on stage for something meaningful — not a “one-hit wonder.”

Pay up — and park at Mukilteo park without watching the clock

Non-residents can park for up to 12 hours in 33 spots starting Tuesday. The cost is $2.25 an hour.

Different brands and flavors of vape juice on sale in response to the potential ban on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Nicotine and THC vapes could lose tutti-frutti flavors

Decision comes today on Inslee’s order asking the state health department to ban flavored products.

Different brands and flavors of vape juice on sale in response to the potential ban on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mr. Pickleball takes his sport to parks and prisons

Roger BelAir teaches the art of the game with the funny name to inmates and at courts in Edmonds.

Michelle Mortrud has worked at the Mukilteo Rite Aid for 26 years and has raised thousands of dollars for Children’s Miracle Network. The charity supports Seattle Children’s Hospital, which she credits with saving her life twice as a child. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everybody knows cashier Michelle at the Rite Aid in Mukilteo

Energetic and dependable, she credits Seattle Children’s Hospital for saving her life twice as a kid.

Michelle Mortrud has worked at the Mukilteo Rite Aid for 26 years and has raised thousands of dollars for Children’s Miracle Network. The charity supports Seattle Children’s Hospital, which she credits with saving her life twice as a child. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Rielley, a 7-year-old standard poodle, runs at Freeland Park on Whidbey Island. Owner Laurie Cecil, a pet groomer by trade, spends 10 hours a week doing the dog’s hair. She says it is therapeutic for both her and Rielley. He is her service dog and she takes him everywhere. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

He’s a chill dog with dreadlocks — unless Led Zeppelin’s playing

Poodle is more than groomer’s pet. “He’s my service dog, marketing director and best date I’ve ever had.”

Rielley, a 7-year-old standard poodle, runs at Freeland Park on Whidbey Island. Owner Laurie Cecil, a pet groomer by trade, spends 10 hours a week doing the dog’s hair. She says it is therapeutic for both her and Rielley. He is her service dog and she takes him everywhere. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mukilteo 5th grader: ‘Today, I had 12 minutes to eat my lunch’

A state auditor’s office report says dozens of schools rush students through their midday meal.

Rigoberto Bastida waits on a customer at Taco-Book in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Facebook tells Everett mom-and-pop taco shop to rebrand

The power of the hyphen: The tiny taqueria changed its logo and colors and is now Taco-Book.

Rigoberto Bastida waits on a customer at Taco-Book in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Dude, where’s my guitar? Band reunited with their strings

Bothell PD found guitars along the highway, put out a tweet … and the show went on for Everett band.

Olushola Bolonduro recently started a goth social group called Dark Side of Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Calling all goths: Dark Side of Everett might be for you

A hospital tech has started a group for self-described misfits and outcasts who are into creepy things.

Olushola Bolonduro recently started a goth social group called Dark Side of Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Alison Brynelson will take over on Jan. 1 as superintendent of Mukilteo School District.

Mukilteo School District stays in-house for new superintendent

Alison Brynelson has worked in the district 27 years and was the only internal applicant.

Alison Brynelson will take over on Jan. 1 as superintendent of Mukilteo School District.

Storm season ‘may be a little earlier this year’

PUD ramps up for storm season and potential power outages. You need to get yourself ready, too.

Ferry fares going up, and so is the new Mukilteo terminal

The building taking shape on the waterfront is set to open on schedule in the fall of 2020.