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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 […]

Stanley Warp: Remembering a World War II Hero

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On Sunday, December 7, 1941, Stanley Warp and some friends were skiing down Mount Rainier’s gorgeous Paradise slopes without a worry on their minds until they heard the announcement on the radio: Pearl Harbor had been attacked by the Axis. That morning, the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service attacked the United States at Naval Station […]

Snohomish County Council votes to become a Purple Heart County

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EVERETT, Wash., December 6, 2021 – On the eve of the attack on Pearl Harbor, tonight at its 6 p.m. Administrative Session, the Snohomish County Council will vote to become a Purple Heart County. Snohomish County will be the third county in Washington state following Thurston and Lewis counties to officially be recognized as a […]

9/11: Revisiting Everett’s role in paving American history

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EVERETT, Wash. – When Sgt. Mike Atwood of the Everett Police Department returned home from a graveyard shift at Snohomish County Jail on September 11, 2001, the last thing he expected was to be awakened by his family notifying him of the attacks on the world trade center. He watched the towers fall on the […]

The Passing of Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Eric Lucas

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EVERETT, Wash., September 15, 2021 — Below is a statement from Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers on the passing of Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Eric Lucas. It was with great sadness I learned of Superior Court Judge Eric Lucas’ passing over the weekend. Judge Lucas was not just an excellent judge, he was an […]

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