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Fireworks Fizzle, Safety Sizzles: Mukilteo’s Ban for Brighter Nights

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MUKILTEO—The upcoming Independence Day holiday brings with it the excitement of celebration and the age-old tradition of fireworks displays. However, in Mukilteo ordinance (MMC 8.04.020) prohibits the sale, use, and discharge of fireworks within the city limits. The city ordinance, MMC 8.04.020, states that the use of fireworks is prohibited within Mukilteo’s city limits. This […]

Mukilteo Council approves new building and fire codes effective March 15

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MUKILTEO—At its Business Meeting on February 20, the Mukilteo City Council amended its building and fire codes and approved legislative priorities from its annual retreat. Also, Mukilteo Police Chief Andy Illyn presented local crime fighter and resident, Debbie Willcut, with the Community Law Enforcement Award for her exemplary volunteer service to public safety. All councilmembers were present […]

Mukilteo resident recognized for her vigilance in reducing crime

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MUKILTEO—Mukilteo Police Chief Andy Illyn presented local crime fighter and resident, Debbie Willcut, on February 20 with the Community Law Enforcement Award for her exemplary volunteer service to public safety. Below is his speech to the City Council in its entirety: “One of our core values at the Mukilteo Police Department is Community. Yet, I […]

Mukilteo Police Foundation to host “Chowder with the Chief” event

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MUKILTEO—On March 2, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Mukilteo Police Foundation, in partnership with Mukilteo Ivar’s Landing, will hold a “Chowder with the Chief” fundraiser to help launch a new program called Community Cares.  Tickets are $20 at the door and space is limited to 60 guests.  At Chowder with the Chief, […]

Automated traffic cameras coming to Old Town Mukilteo

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MUKILTEO, Wash., December 5, 2023—The Mukilteo City Council approved the installation of automated traffic cameras during their meeting on December 4 after a public hearing, with many council members citing public safety as their primary concern. Public comments were mixed, but, arguably, most who spoke were in favor of the cameras — similar to comments […]

Andy Illyn sworn in as Mukilteo new Police Chief

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MUKILTEO, Wash., October 2, 2023—The Mukilteo City Council unanimously confirmed Mayor Joe Marine’s appointment of Andy Illyn as the city’s new Chief of Police at its Business Meeting on Monday, October 2, 2023. “I am very fortunate,” said newly confirmed Police Chief Illyn. “Some chiefs come into this job having to fix a problem or […]

Mukilteo Police Chief Cheol Kang resigns for new King County position

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MUKILTEO, Wash., May 18, 2023—After 20 years on the force, Mukilteo Police Chief Cheol Kang is stepping down to pursue the next chapter of his career as King County Sheriff Office’s Chief of Community Programs and Services. Beginning June 2, Kang will lead communications, community engagement, media relations, and contracting units, while overseeing priorities for […]

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