Mukilteo

A dog died and several people were displaced in a fire at an apartment complex in Mukilteo on Monday. (Mukilteo Fire Department)

Dog dies in Mukilteo apartment fire early Monday

Several people were displaced, and the damage was estimated at $850,000.

 

Washington state Sen. Paull Shin, D-Mukilteo, listens to debate on the Senate floor in Olympia, Wash., Friday, March 12, 1999, on legislation requested by the governor and sponsored by Shin. The measure would provide retraining for laid-off Boeing workers along with two years of unemployment insurance. (AP Photo/Louie Balukoff)

Paull Shin went from Seoul streets to Senate leadership

The state’s first Korean-American lawmaker, who died this week, had an inspiring life story.

 

Two people, including a 7-year-old girl, died in this house fire near Mukilteo on Thursday. (South County Fire) 20210415

Girl, 7, and her father die in house fire near Mukilteo

The house was engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived. The cause was under investigation.

 

A rendering of a proposed NOAA Mukilteo Science Center that apparently won't be built. (Hensel Phelps, Perkins Will, and Rolluda Architects)

Last-ditch effort can’t save NOAA’s Mukilteo research center

Bids to build a new waterfront building came in way over budget, so the site’s future is up in the air.

A rendering of a proposed NOAA Mukilteo Science Center that apparently won't be built. (Hensel Phelps, Perkins Will, and Rolluda Architects)
Kelsey Hughes -- Pilot Kelsey -- is a 747 pilot and the producer of 74 Gear, a YouTube channel for aviation fans. Hughes is in front of a 747 Dreamlifter at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City on January 26, 2020 Photo Credit: Kelsey Hughes

This YouTube producer’s other car is a Boeing 747!

His channel, “74 Gear,” offers the flight-deck insight and humor of a 747 Dreamlifter pilot.

Kelsey Hughes -- Pilot Kelsey -- is a 747 pilot and the producer of 74 Gear, a YouTube channel for aviation fans. Hughes is in front of a 747 Dreamlifter at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City on January 26, 2020 Photo Credit: Kelsey Hughes
Contractor crews will close both directions of Highway 526 between Airport Road and Seaway Boulevard overnight starting Monday night until Wednesday morning. (WSDOT)

Highway 526 and northbound I-5 ramps to close overnight

Starting Monday night, drivers should prepare for detours during closures for sign work in Everett.

Contractor crews will close both directions of Highway 526 between Airport Road and Seaway Boulevard overnight starting Monday night until Wednesday morning. (WSDOT)
This longtime mural on a garage door in Mukilteo can be seen mainly from the Mukilteo Speedway overpass sidewalk. (David Welton/This is Whidbey)

This Yellow Brick Road leads to Ivar’s and the ‘Ferry of Oz’

The garage door mural hides in plain sight along Mukilteo Speedway. It’s been there a dozen years.

This longtime mural on a garage door in Mukilteo can be seen mainly from the Mukilteo Speedway overpass sidewalk. (David Welton/This is Whidbey)
Patrons view the 787 exhibition Thursday morning at the Boeing Future of Flight Musuem at Paine Field on October 8, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Boeing’s Future of Flight at Paine Field reopens — for 2nd time

State coronavirus restrictions have closed the aviation center twice in the past year. It’s open again.

Patrons view the 787 exhibition Thursday morning at the Boeing Future of Flight Musuem at Paine Field on October 8, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Captain Carl Williams speaks to a socially distanced and masked group of whale watchers before boarding the Island Explorer 4 on Thursday, March 11, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County’s tourism workers feel hopeful, wary in 2021

Many seasonal ventures are waiting until the last minute to decide whether to open this year.

Captain Carl Williams speaks to a socially distanced and masked group of whale watchers before boarding the Island Explorer 4 on Thursday, March 11, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Girlfriend gets prison for Mukilteo torture-murder cover-up

Anika St. Mary helped clean blood from a car used in the brutal attacks and killings of two young men.

Riaz Khan speaks at the groundbreaking at the site of the Islamic Center of Mukilteo that he helped spearhead over the last seven years on Saturday, March 6, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Ground is broken for Mukilteo’s own mosque

The Islamic Center of Mukilteo has been seven years in planning.

Riaz Khan speaks at the groundbreaking at the site of the Islamic Center of Mukilteo that he helped spearhead over the last seven years on Saturday, March 6, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
After escaping on Wednesday, an emu named Sarah has been safely returned to AJ's Acre, a farm located near the Alexander Road and the Mukilteo Speedway. (AJ's Acre)

An escaped emu is returned to its farm in Mukilteo

Missing since Wednesday, the female bird was noticed by a neighbor and safely recovered Saturday.

After escaping on Wednesday, an emu named Sarah has been safely returned to AJ's Acre, a farm located near the Alexander Road and the Mukilteo Speedway. (AJ's Acre)
Rendering of Islamic Center of Mukilteo

Groundbreaking for Mukilteo’s first mosque is Saturday

The proposed Islamic Center of Mukilteo was the target of an anti-mosque mailer campaign in 2016.

Rendering of Islamic Center of Mukilteo
A barge worker hauls in an oil boom before heading off with the remains of the Mukilteo Ferry Dock ramp and pier on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 in Mukilteo, Washington. With the new dock in operation, all that is left is to tear down the old ticket building. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Old Mukilteo ferry dock afloat on the barge of ‘Lincoln Logs’

The haul included 213 wood pilings, 15 concrete pilings, 47 steel pilings and a “Speed Limit 15” sign.

A barge worker hauls in an oil boom before heading off with the remains of the Mukilteo Ferry Dock ramp and pier on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 in Mukilteo, Washington. With the new dock in operation, all that is left is to tear down the old ticket building. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Paul McElhany points out how far the new building will extend past the current building at Northwest Fisheries Science Center's Mukilteo Research Station on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Oh, crab! NOAA’s Mukilteo waterfront fish lab won’t be rebuilt

Bids for a new Northwest Fisheries Science Center research station are too high. Are condos next?

Paul McElhany points out how far the new building will extend past the current building at Northwest Fisheries Science Center's Mukilteo Research Station on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Peace Park, the new scenic site in Mukiteo, features a bench that honors the Kamiak graduates killed in a house party.  (Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Mukilteo’s new park: Is it Byers Family Park or Peace Park?

It’s both. The new scenic overlook is a place to reflect and recharge. And you can air up your bike.

Peace Park, the new scenic site in Mukiteo, features a bench that honors the Kamiak graduates killed in a house party.  (Kevin Clark/The Herald)
The passenger loading ramp is nearing completion at the new Mukilteo ferry terminal. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Got a ferry question or comment? Have your say this week

Topics for Tuesday and Wednesday online talks with ferry execs include service, COVID and hybrid vessels.

The passenger loading ramp is nearing completion at the new Mukilteo ferry terminal. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)
Chiropractor and owner of Sultan Chiropractic & Massage Brian Copple at his business on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2020 in Sultan, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Local businesses reeling over massive unemployment tax hike

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would moderate the increase, avoiding a big impact now.

Chiropractor and owner of Sultan Chiropractic & Massage Brian Copple at his business on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2020 in Sultan, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The PAWS bald eagle is circled by a crow while he sits on a tree limb after being released at the Harbour Point Golf Club on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2020 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After 2 weeks of rehab, an eagle flies down the golf fairway

It’s a regular occurrence: A rescued bird was released back into the wild after convalescing.

The PAWS bald eagle is circled by a crow while he sits on a tree limb after being released at the Harbour Point Golf Club on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2020 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Third grade teacher Lisa Thompson walks by her ten students, separated at six-foot distance, at Eagle Creek Elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. The students wear masks, are six feet from each other in class and after recess ends, get a mask break. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Third grade teacher Lisa Thompson walks by her ten students, separated at six-foot distance, at Eagle Creek Elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. The students wear masks, are six feet from each other in class and after recess ends, get a mask break. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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