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Darn Wright l In the grasp of our past

Often current history is a mirror of our past events. Can it be that our present political situations are supporting this notion?  Keeping history in mind, let’s review how a sinister manipulator and serial liar took control of our country back in...

 

Playing Hooky is an art

I can’t say with any definitive expertise about playing Hooky on the West Coast. I can speak with some authority about the game of the same name on the Other coast. To wit: Playing Hooky is the “art” of skipping school and doing something more...

 

Something about Mary l Chuck's World

In the mid-1970s, the late Pleistocene era, just as we were crawling out from under the Ice Age and practically nobody had cable TV, a local PBS station in Chicago began airing a monthly show featuring a couple of newspaper film critics. It was...

 

The stories behind the images at Cascadia Art Museum | Arts & Appetite

With its current exhibition, “Invocation of Beauty,” Cascadia Art Museum achieves another milestone in the northwest arts community – the first in-depth study of the work and life of photographer...

 

Mill Creek’s own Mt. Polizzotto Volcano

Controversies over Mill Creek’s City manager are like ashes from a volcano. You can’t have one without the other. Here are a few debating questions for we Mill Creekers will continue to pay attention to while discussions continue taking place...

 

Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame to induct six individuals, one team

Everett Merchants baseball coach Harold Pyatte headlines the 2017 Induction Class of the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame. The induction class includes four athletes, one coach, one team and one...

 

Around Town | April 2-30

April 2 Book Page Poetry Craft Workshop Noon. Celebrate National Poetry Month by creating beautiful poetry art. Using a canvas, paint, and recycled book pages, we'll show you how to turn a favorite poem or verse into a stunning work of art to...

 

Good reads: Mill Creek Library recommendations

Did you receive gift card for the holidays? If so, and you’re looking for a good book to read, the literate folks at the Mill Creek Library have put together some suggestions just for Mill Creek... Full story

 

Ann Rule and I

My office phone was ringing and, unbeknown to me, it became one of those calls that changes one’s direction in life. On day, in the early afternoon in the late 1970s, my Washington State Probation and Parole office phone rang. The caller...

 

I’m walking to help prevent suicides

Three people commit suicide every day in Washington. On Feb. 15, 2012, one of those three was my older brother and former Mill Creek resident Patrick Fraley. With the high-profile death last year of...

 

‘Write to Heal’ in daylong session on Whidbey Island

The Northwest Institute of Literary Arts is offering a new session called Write to Heal on Saturday, April 18, on Whidbey Island. Those who sign up for this In-Depth Session, to be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., will learn how to harness the healing...

 
 By Brian Soergel    News    March 25, 2015

J.A. Jance has book signing in Mill Creek

Best-selling mystery writer J.A. Jance is an Arizona kind of person, but she has a soft spot for Seattle – and Snohomish County. Among her 15 Washington state stops this month is a book signing... Full story

 

EPIC Group Writers host literary agent’s workshop

This fall literary agent Elizabeth Wales will meet area writers as part of an agent workshop hosted by EPIC Group Writers. “We want to give local writers a chance to work with an agent,” said...

 

‘Done to Death’ a parody of murder mysteries | Theater Review

Do you have a taste for murder mysteries? But are you of the opinion that every variation has been explored? That all twists and clichés have been ‘done to death’? Then maybe you should go see...

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    July 2, 2014

Free to be somewhere else | Chuck's World

My wife insisted that I be 25 before we got married. It was the only conversion I needed to make, and it was easy. I just waited until July, and it happened without me doing anything. That was in 1983, and four days later we got married. Two months... Full story

 

ECA celebrates historic anniversary with Beatles biography show

April 4 marks the 50th anniversary of a historic record accomplished by the Beatles - occupying the top five singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, a feat not matched by any other act, before or sinc...

 

Poets to freshen up monthly Art Walk

From the people who brought you Art Walk, comes Poet Walk! Each Edmonds Art Walk, held the third Thursday of the month from 5-8 p.m., will now include Poet Walk, featuring a local poet or poets reading their work and interacting with the public....

 

Beacon wins four awards at annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association convention

Two Beacon Publishing writers won four awards in the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association's Better Newspaper Contest and were honored last weekend during the WNPA convention in Olympia. Mukilteo Beacon Editor Sara Bruestle won... Full story

 

Cascade Symphony awards 3 scholarships

Cascade Symphony Orchestra recently awarded scholarships to two Kamiak High School seniors to continue their music education in college. Kamiak’s Jennifer Shin, flute, and Susan (Soobin) Dokko,...

 

School briefs for week of Oct. 24

Transportation levy is on the ballot Voters in the Mukilteo School District are now receiving their November ballots, which include a measure that proposes a Transportation Vehicle Fund Levy. In short, it proposes a one-year levy that would collect... Full story

 

Writers’ group publishes first anthology

Like driftwood that washes up onto Mukilteo’s beach after a storm, the works of several local writers have been shaped, not by wind and sea, but by words and thoughts, and collected for...

 

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