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Mukilteo man missing for over 24 hours found dead

Kook Byung Choi, 84, was found in woods near where he went missing in Mukilteo.

 

A ferryboat. (Washington State Ferries)

Mukilteo-Clinton ferry riders get their two-boat service back

The Edmonds-Kingston route could be next, depending on COVID-19 cases and crew shortages.

 

Japanese teacher Alicia Ceban takes a photo go her students Justin Mitosis, left, Christopher Araiza and Ethan Kwon with their pen pal letter they received from high school students in Japan at Mariner High School on Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

They’ve got (snail) mail: Mariner High students have Japanese pen pals

For many, it’s the first time writing a letter on paper — and making a friend on the other side of the globe.

 

People look around at the non-profit group Church of Pugճ garage sale during the semi-annual Mill Creek community garage sale Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Mill Creek, Washington. Many people braved the heavy rain to venture from sale to sale. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Shopping like it’s 2019: Yard sales are back!

The rite of bargain-hunting in Snohomish County lawns and driveways resumes in post-pandemic splendor.

People look around at the non-profit group Church of Pugճ garage sale during the semi-annual Mill Creek community garage sale Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Mill Creek, Washington. Many people braved the heavy rain to venture from sale to sale. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Mukilteo waterfront on Friday, April 29, 2022 in Mukilteo, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Got ideas? 26-acre Mukilteo waterfront beckons improvement

There’s an open house on Thursday. See what’s on the drawing board so far from 11 landowners.

The Mukilteo waterfront on Friday, April 29, 2022 in Mukilteo, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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1 dead, 1 wounded inapparent murder-suicide near Mukilteo

A woman was shot as she walked home Friday. The gunman then shot himself. He was identified as her estranged husband.

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Rick Thurmer's completed his life-long goal of summiting the seven highest summits on seven continents.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Mukilteo climber who summited peaks worldwide dies in Cascades

Dr. Richard Thurmer had gone solo hiking over the weekend on Dragontail Peak. His body was recovered from the snow Thursday.

Rick Thurmer's completed his life-long goal of summiting the seven highest summits on seven continents.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Mukilteo Historical Society volunteer Peter Anderson stands in an archive of historic objects that have been filed away at the Mukilteo Lighthouse on Thursday, March 24, 2022, in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

What’s on Mukilteo’s old negatives? Historical society to find out

Hundreds of camera images are sitting in the light station. Now they can finally be processed.

Mukilteo Historical Society volunteer Peter Anderson stands in an archive of historic objects that have been filed away at the Mukilteo Lighthouse on Thursday, March 24, 2022, in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Governor Jay Inslee signs SB 5974 into law during a bill signing Friday, March 25, 2022, outside the ferry terminal in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Governor signs $17B spending package for state transportation system

Gov. Jay Inslee and Democrat lawmakers call it transformative at an event at the Mukilteo ferry terminal.

Governor Jay Inslee signs SB 5974 into law during a bill signing Friday, March 25, 2022, outside the ferry terminal in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Mukilteo Mayor-again Joe Marine on December 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

In Mukilteo, mayor-council friction over diversity appointees

The balance of power between the mayor and City Council members has played out at recent meetings.

Mukilteo Mayor-again Joe Marine on December 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A ferry worker gazes back at the Mukilteo ferry terminal as the vessel departs the dock. (Photo by David Welton)

Mukilteo-Clinton ferry a high priority for restored service

Each route has to go through several stages before service is restored to pre-pandemic levels.

A ferry worker gazes back at the Mukilteo ferry terminal as the vessel departs the dock. (Photo by David Welton)
A quality control specialist at The Group14 Technologies in Woodinville, Washington on March 1, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A quality control specialist at The Group14 Technologies in Woodinville, Washington on March 1, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
FILE - In this Tuesday, June 27, 2017, file photo, a semi-automatic hand gun is displayed with a 10 shot magazine, left, and a 15 shot magazine, right, at a gun store in Elk Grove, Calif. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has thrown out California's ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines. The panel's majority ruled Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, that the law banning magazines holding more than 10 bullets violates the constitutional right to bear firearms. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Lawmakers OK limit on sale of high-capacity ammo magazines

The measure passed the state House 55-42 in a vote late Friday night. The governor is expected to sign it.

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 27, 2017, file photo, a semi-automatic hand gun is displayed with a 10 shot magazine, left, and a 15 shot magazine, right, at a gun store in Elk Grove, Calif. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has thrown out California's ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines. The panel's majority ruled Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, that the law banning magazines holding more than 10 bullets violates the constitutional right to bear firearms. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Members of PRISM close out a dance off Friday afternoon at the Stanwood-Camano YMCA in Stanwood, Washington on March 3, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Gender-identity clubs face resistance in some local schools

Some Snohomish County parents have objected to supportive groups for LGBTQ youth. For the kids, the clubs can be lifesavers.

Members of PRISM close out a dance off Friday afternoon at the Stanwood-Camano YMCA in Stanwood, Washington on March 3, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Mukfest Pirates outside of their 1945 “DUKW“ vehicle soon to be “pirate ship” on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 in Mukilteo, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mukilteo pirates seize their flagship: A ‘Ride the Ducks’ boat

Meet the town’s new ambassadors, the Mukfest Pirates. They’re a laidback krewe of part-time buccaneers.

The Mukfest Pirates outside of their 1945 “DUKW“ vehicle soon to be “pirate ship” on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 in Mukilteo, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mike Gallagher, retired Kamiak High School principal. (Mukilteo School District)

Memorial service set for former Kamiak High principal

In his “retirement,” Mike Gallagher recruited workers for the Mukilteo School District. Services will be held Saturday.

Mike Gallagher, retired Kamiak High School principal. (Mukilteo School District)

Team USA Climbing coach charged with raping second teen

Alexander Fritz, 28, engaged in multiple “inappropriate relationships” with 15-year-old girls, a deputy prosecutor wrote.

Christine Frizzell, Joe Marine and Mark Holmes.

Community Transit gets new board member, chairman, executive

Lynnwood’s mayor joined the board helmed by Mukilteo’s mayor, and Mark Holmes is the new chief operating officer.

Christine Frizzell, Joe Marine and Mark Holmes.
Marysville Getchell High School (Marysville School District)

With a labor shortage, schools scrounge for substitutes

Looking for a career change? Schools in Snohomish County are emergency-certifying substitute teachers and paraeducators.

Marysville Getchell High School (Marysville School District)
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Former USA Climbing team member accused of child rape

Alexander Fritz, 28, was accused of inappropriate “relationships” with child athletes, police wrote.

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