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The end of an era: Mukilteo’s most unconventional mailbox

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MUKILTEO, Wash., May 31, 2023—Since moving into their Mukilteo home 46 years ago, residents Ron Shaw and his wife Christy’s mailbox has been hit, run over by cars, and demolished by teenagers with baseball bats at least 50 times. His unique solution, to save time and money with repairs, has become somewhat of a Mukilteo […]

Mill Creek launches new resident portal, a one-stop shop for city info

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MILL CREEK, Wash., May 31, 2023—The City of Mill Creek is launching a new resident portal on May 31, offering easy access to the City’s most requested information. Now, consolidated into a single space, residents can access current City projects, future development of city-owned properties, news and community events, permits and licenses, survey opportunities – […]

All seven juveniles who escaped from security facility are now in custody

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KING COUNTY, Wash., May 31, 2023—The four remaining juveniles who escaped the Echo Glenn Children’s Center shortly after midnight on Sunday are now in custody after a statewide manhunt led to their arrest in Vancouver, Washington by Clark County deputies. According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, three of the seven teens were apprehended Sunday […]

Mukilteo firefighters respond to RV fire near Speedway

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 30, 2023—Mukilteo Firefighters responded to a fire just south of 133 Street SW and Lake Road which is just west of Mukilteo Speedway, at 10:45 a.m., Tuesday morning. When firefighters arrived, an RV was fully engulfed in flames and Lake Road was closed for about an hour. At this time no injuries […]

Fentanyl smoke exposure sends two deputies to the hospital

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BOTHELL, Wash., May 30, 2023—The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that two of its deputies were transported to hospital after secondhand exposure to fentanyl smoke in a routine nuisance complaint check. At approximately 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 29, two Snohomish County deputies were investigating a nuisance complaint near the 3900 block of 164th […]

Lynnwood Police seize loaded firearm in failed shoplifting attempt

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 29, 2023—Lynnwood Police seize firearm from a shoplifting suspect on Sunday afternoon after a brief foot chase ending at the Nordstroms Rack near Alderwood Mall Parkway and 196th Street SW. At approximately 4:50 p.m., Sunday, May 28, dispatch received a theft call from Dick’s Sporting Goods alleging a male suspect left the […]

Remembrance from a Korean War veteran for this Memorial Day

Eugene Alfred Turner

LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 25, 2019—In the early 1950s, an 18-year-old Eugene “Gene” Alfred Turner enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Turner went on to complete an eight-week boot camp at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego, which he described as “very disciplined” and where he “learned how to stand at attention.” Ultimately, he […]

Statewide manhunt for four juveniles who escaped from security facility

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UPDATE [8:47 a.m., May 31, 2023] : The remaining Juveniles who were on the run were captured by Tuesday morning after escaping the Echo Glenn Children’s Center on May 28. KING COUNTY, Wash., May 28, 2023—The statewide search is on for convicted juveniles who escaped from the Echo Glenn Children’s Center shortly after midnight today […]

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