Mukilteo

Kamiak alum and Harvard graduate, Michael Bervell on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 in Mill Creek, Washington. Bervell's new book, "Unlocking Unicorns",  profiles 10 founders of billion-dollar companies in India, Africa and the Middle East. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Kamiak graduate profiles the ‘Unicorns’ of the business world

Michael Bervell’s new book features 10 entrepreneurs who created billion-dollar startup companies. What do they have in common? None of them are white Western men.

 

Top (L-R): Judy Schwab, Peter Swardstrom. Bottom (L-R): Jayme Lee Vail, Charles Hauck.

Masks? Sex ed? Where do Mukilteo school board candidates stand?

Three newcomers are in races for two seats. In each case, there’s a candidate calling for a “back to basics” approach.

 

David Simpson (left) and Scott Murphy.

Port of Everett candidates spar over transparency

An incumbent, David Simpson, is challenged by Everett City Councilmember Scott Murphy.

 

Alejandro Meza watches a video of the altercation he had with Gene Peterson on Community Transit bus during opening statements of his trial on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Murder trial opens for man who shot stranger on Everett bus

Alejandro Meza got into a fight with a passenger over drug use, he claimed. His attorneys say he acted in self-defense.

Alejandro Meza watches a video of the altercation he had with Gene Peterson on Community Transit bus during opening statements of his trial on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Top (L-R): Louis Harris, Peter Zieve, Kevin Stoltz. Bottom (L-R): Tom Jordal, Steve Schmalz, Alex Crocco.

Race for Mukilteo City Council is a mix of old and new names

Housing, waterfront and public safety top the list of concerns for candidates.

Top (L-R): Louis Harris, Peter Zieve, Kevin Stoltz. Bottom (L-R): Tom Jordal, Steve Schmalz, Alex Crocco.
With the Olympic mountains in the background, the first passenger flight by Alaska Airlines Flight 2878 departs for Portland on opening day of the Paine Field Terminal on Monday, March 4, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Alaska Airlines stalls plan for extra flights in Everett

Business has been sluggish, but the airline says it will offer 12 flights a day at Paine Field in the new year.

With the Olympic mountains in the background, the first passenger flight by Alaska Airlines Flight 2878 departs for Portland on opening day of the Paine Field Terminal on Monday, March 4, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Hillside homes in Mukilteo are seen from the ferry line on Oct. 20. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Mukilteo asks for input on housing density, and it’s complicated

Here’s a guide to what voters should know about the advisory ballot measure. What does it actually do?

Hillside homes in Mukilteo are seen from the ferry line on Oct. 20. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)
The Kitsap prepares to make a crossing from Mukilteo to Clinton on July 28. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Ferry-geddon: Sailings from Mukilteo, Edmonds cut in half

The state blames route cuts on COVID factors and not enough staff. The vaccine mandate is a factor.

The Kitsap prepares to make a crossing from Mukilteo to Clinton on July 28. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
Cars line up waiting to board the ferry from Mukilteo to Clinton on July 28. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

A third of ferry sailings cancelled due to crew shortages

Slashed service could persist in Mukilteo, Edmonds and elsewhere. It’s unprecedented, officials said.

Cars line up waiting to board the ferry from Mukilteo to Clinton on July 28. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Judge: ‘You treated the victim like your personal ATM’

An Everett man was sentenced to two years in prison in a $1 million embezzlement scheme of a friend.

The state ending its 877-764-HERO program where the public could report ferry cutters. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

That jerk who cuts in the ferry line can be fined $139

Meanwhile, the state has ended the 877-764-HERO program, whereby the public could report violators.

The state ending its 877-764-HERO program where the public could report ferry cutters. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Fred Chu is the founder and artistic director of the Pacifica Chamber Orchestra. (Pacifica Chamber Orchestra)

Orchestra is back for Everett concert after 19-month hiatus

The Pacifica Chamber Orchestra is scheduled to play Oct. 3 at Archbishop Murphy High School.

Fred Chu is the founder and artistic director of the Pacifica Chamber Orchestra. (Pacifica Chamber Orchestra)
Marko Liias

Liias hired to help spread word on county recovery efforts

The lawmaker will guide communications for the new Office of Recovery. He isn’t leaving the state Senate.

Marko Liias
Commercial Aircraft Interiors General Manager James Barnett stands in a warehouse aisle of 777 overhead bins at the company's new building on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Commercial Aircraft Interiors General Manager James Barnett stands in a warehouse aisle of 777 overhead bins at the company's new building on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Phoenix Police Department Sgt. Kevin Johnson shows off the new Axon Body 2 body camera after demonstrating to fellow officers how the camera works as another precinct gets their cameras assigned to them Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Phoenix.  Although body-worn cameras are becoming a police standard nationwide, Phoenix was among the last big departments to adopt their widespread use. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Phoenix Police Department Sgt. Kevin Johnson shows off the new Axon Body 2 body camera after demonstrating to fellow officers how the camera works as another precinct gets their cameras assigned to them Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Phoenix.  Although body-worn cameras are becoming a police standard nationwide, Phoenix was among the last big departments to adopt their widespread use. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Elizabeth Panagos kisses her son Paxton through her mask as she drops him off for his first day of kindergarten at Mountain Way Elementary on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 in Granite Falls, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Masks on, at a distance, students begin a new year of school

Nervous and excited students filtered back into classrooms full-time in five districts in Snohomish County.

Elizabeth Panagos kisses her son Paxton through her mask as she drops him off for his first day of kindergarten at Mountain Way Elementary on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 in Granite Falls, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A small amount of debris covers the ground where Ivar's tables and chairs had been set up in the parklet where the former Mukilteo Ferry Landing was located on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Whose asphalt is this? ‘Parklet’ is no longer a dining area

The city of Mukilteo has erected red tape around the former ferry ramp where Ivar’s wants to serve customers.

A small amount of debris covers the ground where Ivar's tables and chairs had been set up in the parklet where the former Mukilteo Ferry Landing was located on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Megan Dunn

County Councilwoman Dunn selected to serve on EPA committee

She will be the only representative from Washington on a 39-member federal advisory committee.

Megan Dunn
Inside of a freshly peeled fig on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Every year he must figure out what to do with all the figs

Wally Harper didn’t know what to expect when he planted a tree in his Mukilteo yard 25 years ago.

Inside of a freshly peeled fig on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Woman injured in house fire south of Mukilteo

Firefighters extinguished a blaze at a Lake Serene-area home around 4 a.m. Friday.