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Will ‘attack spiders’ rescue MLT building under siege?

Will ‘attack spiders’ rescue MLT building under siege?

Are giant spiders attacking Mountlake Terrace? It may look like one commercial building on 220th Street Southwest is under siege, but the spiders actually represent the defensive forces in this war. H... »

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Suspect in Forest Jackson’s death remains in jail; trial not likely for months

Suspect in Forest Jackson’s death remains in jail; trial not likely for months

Toby Jamyson Sauceda, 20, was formally arraigned in Snohomish County Superior Court late last week on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Forest Jackson on March 29 in Mountlake Terrace. If convicted, Sauceda would face a sentence of life imprisonment. But due to the serious nature of t... »

STEM students Washington, D.C. bound — and could use your help to get there

STEM students Washington, D.C. bound — and could use your help to get there

After successfully competing in regional and state level STEM-related events this school year, six Mountlake Terrace High School students have qualified to attend the 2014 Technology Student Association (TSA) National Conference to be held June 26 – July 1 in Washington, D.C. The six MTHS stud... »

Theis strikes out seven to lead Hawks to 3-2 win over Mavs

Theis strikes out seven to lead Hawks to 3-2 win over Mavs

Starting pitcher Daniel Theis struck out seven in a complete game victory as the Mountlake Terrace Hawks won their second straight game over Meadowdale 2-1 Wednesday. The Mavs’ Moises Valadez also pitched a complete game in a losing effort, with one of the two runs he gave up unearned. The Hawks too... »

Letter to the Editor: City could have done more to notify citizens about changes in building heights

Dear Editor: In a split vote (5-2) the Mountlake Terrace City Council approved new heights of up to 12 story buildings* (180 feet) as incentives to builders in the Gateway freeway district (near the Mountlake 9 and former Compusa buildings and including the grounds of Evergreen School). That would t... »

Up to 12-story buildings approved for MLT’s Freeway/Tourist District

Up to 12-story buildings approved for MLT’s Freeway/Tourist District

After lengthy debate, the Mountlake Terrace City Council voted 5-2 on April 21 to establish new building codes in sections of the Freeway/Tourist District south of 236th Street SW and along I-5 that will allow developers to build projects up to 12 stories tall in the district under certain condition... »

Hawks sports roundup: Softball, baseball victorious; girls tennis edged by Meadowdale

Hawks sports roundup: Softball, baseball victorious; girls tennis edged by Meadowdale

Using the long ball, the Mountlake Terrace High School softball team pounded the visiting Stanwood Spartans on Tuesday, 14-0, in a game shortened to five innings due to the mercy rule. Three Hawks cleared the fences in the game: Hannah Wilcox ripped a three-run homer in the third inning, then in the... »

Registration open for free PreK-2nd grade soccer clinic May 4

Registration open for free PreK-2nd grade soccer clinic May 4

Registration is now open for a free Micro Soccer Clinic for kids in preschool through 2nd grade on Sunday, May 4, 2 p.m. at Edmonds Stadium; the clinic is hosted by Terrace-Brier Soccer Club. Participating kids will receive one-hour of training and a t-shirt. Registration by April 30 is required; yo... »

MTHS boys soccer runs unbeaten streak to four after 1-1 draw with M-G

MTHS boys soccer runs unbeaten streak to four after 1-1 draw with M-G

The Mountlake Terrace High School boys soccer team picked up an early goal against the Marysville-Getchell Chargers on Monday, but wasn’t able to make it stand alone as the two teams played to a 1-1 draw at Marysville-Getchell High School. Hawk Alec Somers scored in the ninth minute of the match, bu... »

Sound Community Bank funds MTHS Sports Booster Club refrigerator/freezer

Sound Community Bank funds MTHS Sports Booster Club refrigerator/freezer

With new Snohomish County Health Department regulations in effect, the Mountlake Terrace High School Sports Booster Club (SBC) found themselves in a $4,500 dilemma; but thanks to a grant from a Washington state bank, the club will be able to feed plenty of hungry sports fans and keep a vital source ... »

Evergreen Playfield Complex cleanup set for Saturday

Evergreen Playfield Complex cleanup set for Saturday

In honor of Earth Day, the City of Mountlake Terrace is providing an opportunity for citizens to give back to their community. Families, friends and neighbors are invited to help tidy up Evergreen Playfield Complex on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Volunteers should meet at the Evergree... »

Mountlake Terrace Plaza to host Health & Wellness Fair Saturday

Mountlake Terrace Plaza to host Health & Wellness Fair Saturday

Mountlake Terrace Plaza, a Merrill Gardens community, is hosting a free Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 23303 – 58th Ave. W. in Mountlake Terrace. Many local services and businesses will be featured at the fair, including Mindful Therapy Group of Mountlake Te... »

MTHS alum brings home gymnastics gold for Seattle Pacific University

MTHS alum brings home gymnastics gold for Seattle Pacific University

Kai Tindall, 2010 graduate of Mountlake Terrace High School, brought home a gold medal and national title earlier this month by winning a share of the floor exercise in the individual event competition of the 2014 USA Gymnastics Collegiate Championships. Tindall, a member of the Seattle Pacific Univ... »

MTHS band to perform at Hot Java, Cool Jazz concert Friday

MTHS band to perform at Hot Java, Cool Jazz concert Friday

Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz 1 is one of five area high school bands that will perform at Starbuck’s Hot Java Cool Jazz concert at the Paramount Theater in Seattle on Friday, April 25. The performances begin at 7 p.m.; general admission tickets are $20. The proceeds from tickets purchased from... »

Dad-daughter dance Friday to benefit MTHS student newspaper

Dad-daughter dance Friday to benefit MTHS student newspaper

Dads and daughters, put on your dancing shoes and get ready for an evening of music and fun. The Hawkeye, Mountlake Terrace High School’s student newspaper, is conducting a Father-Daughter Ball for dads (or moms) and their daughters (or sons) on Friday, April 25. Presale tickets are $5 for a p... »

Fire District 1 calls for April 10-16

Fire District 1 calls for April 10-16

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 335 calls the week of April 10-16: 270 emergency medical aid calls, 19 motor vehicle collisions, 21 fires, 11 service calls, one natural gas leak, one technical rescue and 12 automatic fire alarms. April 12 COLLISION: At 9:27 p.m., a two-car collision wa... »

MTHS Class of 2014 grad night party fundraiser set for Tuesday, April 22

MTHS Class of 2014 grad night party fundraiser set for Tuesday, April 22

Graduation Day is less than two months away and the final fundraisers for the 2014 Grad Night Party are at hand. Red Onion Burgers, 21005-44th Ave. W. in Mountlake Terrace, hosts a fundraiser for the graduate’s all-night party that follows the MTHS Class of 2014 commencement exercises. On Tues... »

Men rescued after sailboat flips over in Lake Ballinger Saturday

Men rescued after sailboat flips over in Lake Ballinger Saturday

Two men were rescued from Lake Ballinger late Saturday afternoon after the sailboat they were in flipped over. According to Snohomish County Fire District No. 1 spokeswoman Leslie Hynes said fire crews responded to a call at Lake Ballinger around 5:17 pm. that a sailboat had flipped over and the vic... »

Would-be burglar may have been inspired by 911 system outage

Would-be burglar may have been inspired by 911 system outage

A seven-hour 911 system outage may have been a factor in the decision of a local man to attempt a break-in of an ex-girlfriend’s home in Mountlake Terrace on April 10. But despite the 911 system not working, the quick action of neighbors summoned police to the scene and the suspect was apprehended a... »

Man with Cedar Park Christian School ties identified as Oso landslide victim

Man with Cedar Park Christian School ties identified as Oso landslide victim

The long wait for friends and family of Ron deQuilettes ended this week as the body of the 52-year-old Bothell man was recovered and identified from the March 22 mudslide near Oso in northern Snohomish County. The news of deQuilettes’ identification came just days after a fundraiser dinner was... »

Baseball: Despite loss, coach pleased with Hawks’ performance vs. Shorewood

Baseball: Despite loss, coach pleased with Hawks’ performance vs. Shorewood

The Mountlake Terrace High School baseball team closed out their three-game series with the undefeated Shorewood T-Birds Friday night with a 6-2 loss, but Coach Andrew Watters was upbeat after the defeat, pleased with the performance of his squad against the top 3A team in the state. “The first game... »

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