Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Log in Subscribe
Top Stories

National Safe Boating Week encourages responsible recreation

Washington State Parks is offering tips for boating safely in recognition of National Safe Boating Week May 18-24. Recreational boating is a popular pastime in Washington with nearly 225,000 …
More local news

Free opioid overdose reversal kits available

The first of more than 54,000 naloxone kits began arriving in Washington last week, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Wednesday.  The kits will be available to the public at no cost …
Finishing touches on the Healing Pole. (Photo courtesy AMHS

Healing Pole dedicated at Archbishop Murphy

The Archbishop Murphy High School community celebrated the completion and dedication of The Healing Pole on May 15.     In May 2023, the students and staff of AMHS began …

Mill Creek included in summer resurfacing project

Snohomish County Public Works will work to improve about 73 miles of county roads through its annual road resurfacing programs.   “The county has developed a multiyear plan to …

Mill Creek Library repair project begins June 3

Sno-Isle Libraries, in partnership with the City of Mill Creek, will begin repairs at the Mill Creek Library on June 3. The last day of library service at the Mill Creek Library will be June 2; …

DelBene faces challenges from 'Trump Republican' and 'calm, rational GOP' candidate

Incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Suzane DelBene, who represents Mill Creek in the 2nd Congressional District will have some competition in this year’s primary as five people have filed to run for …
Opinion
Humana Washington Medicare President Jess Gamez (Courtesy photo)
Retiring and ready for Medicare? Here's some thoughts
More than  four million  Americans will turn 65 this year, more than ever before. Whether this milestone means retirement or not, these individuals need to make important choices about …
Veterans Monument at Library Park in Mill Creek.
Mill Creek Veterans Monument needs to be updated
Customarily, on Memorial Day and Veterans Day, veterans are often approached and greeted with “thank you for your service”; “thank you and your love ones for serving our …
The taco from La Terraza  on Highway 99. (Photo courtesy Maria A. Montalvo)
Potato, Potato, Potato: Part 1
What is better than a potato? The humble potato is versatile, transformable, and delectable. Potatoes can be the base of a dish, a side, or the star of the show. Potatoes can be covered and …
Chuck Wright
The wise and insightful Will Rogers
As you enter into this article, keep in mind this is my adaptation of Will Rogers’ (1879-1935) expressed views. I’m not a well-founded witness because what I know comes from the …
Sports

Diontaye Moorman - Track & Field

Our athlete of the week is senior sprinter Diontaye Moorman. Diontaye broke the 100-meter dash AMHS school record on April 18, running 11.08 seconds. He currently has the second-best 100-meter …

Keldan Pablo - Boys Golf

Our athlete of the week is junior golfer Keldan Pablo. Keldan pushes himself to be the best student, athlete, and young man he can be. He radiates a positive, calm energy as a teammate and competitor …

Stella Tepley - Girls Golf

Our athlete of the week is freshman varsity golfer Stella Tepley. In her last match, she shot a 56, which qualified her for the District Golf Tournament. Stella is an excellent student-athlete, …
Calendar of events
Police and Fire
The Washington State Patrol (WSP) wants to know who threw metal debris being from an overpass onto I-5, striking a vehicle. It happened just before 7 p.m.  April 30  on 164th St SW …
Bob Eastman was sworn in as fire chief of South County Fire during the regional fire authority’s Board Commissioners meeting April 2.  Eastman previously served as assistant chief. He …

Edmonds College's Expanding Your Horizons empowers over 300 girls to explore STEM fields

Edmonds College hosted over 300 girls from the Edmonds, Mukilteo, and Everett school districts from eighth to 12th grade March 27 for an Expanding Your Horizons event. The annual event, designed to …

STEM scholarships available

The Edmonds SnoKing Branch of the American Association of University Women is accepting applications for the Elizabeth Sears STEM Scholarship.

Edmonds College to participate in a 3-year pilot program

  Edmonds College is the only West Coast college selected to participate in a three-year pilot program with the aim of dramatically increasing the manufacturing workforce. The  …
Find us on Facebook
Web Extra content
Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might think
Baby boomers – that’s anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 – are 20% of the population, more than 70 million Americans. Decades ago, many in that generation experimented with drugs that were both recreational and illegal. …
Since the first cellphone came out in the '80s, how have they changed?
Spokeo dove into news sources like CNN, data from researchers like Pew Research Center, and online encyclopedias to uncover the history of cellphones.
Wildfire smoke is back – fires burning across Canada are already triggering US air quality alerts in the Midwest and Plains
Dozens of wildfires are burning across Canada in May 2024 and sending unhealthy smoke blowing into the northern U.S. again. At the same time, the southeastern U.S. is getting smoke from Mexico, where …
7 things your dog wants you to know about separation anxiety
(BPT) - Have you ever looked at your dog’s big sweet eyes and wondered, “What is going on inside your head?” If your answer is yes, you’re not alone. While your dog …
Is AI as capable as humans? Here's how far artificial intelligence has come.
Image generation is just one area in which AI use is exploding. Verbit used data from academic research to see how AI is progressing.
/Arts & Entertainment/