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 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

Darn Wright | Freedom of the press and free choice

Fred Fillbrook, the View’s owner and publisher, has my compliments and many others for over 28 years of using his 1st Amendment rights. If one or more city councilmembers follow their peers’ – Mark Bond, John Stickler, and... — Updated 4/3/2020

 By Chuck Wright    Opinion

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... — Updated 9/20/2019


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... — Updated 5/17/2019

 By Chuck Sigars    General

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... — Updated 12/26/2018


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 l... — Updated 11/2/2018


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... — Updated 6/15/2018


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... — Updated 7/13/2017


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... — Updated 4/1/2016


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... — Updated 1/12/2016


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.... — Updated 8/10/2015


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... — Updated 6/5/2015


‘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... — Updated 4/15/2015

 By Brian Soergel    News

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... — Updated 3/25/2015


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... — Updated 8/28/2014


‘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... — Updated 7/9/2014

 By Chuck Sigars    General

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... — Updated 7/2/2014


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... — Updated 4/2/2014


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... — Updated 11/19/2013


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... — Updated 10/7/2013


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... — Updated 6/5/2013


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... — Updated 10/24/2012

 By Sara Bruestle    Features

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... — Updated 4/4/2012


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