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Prep football preview: Mountlake Terrace aiming for third straight winning season

Prep football preview: Mountlake Terrace aiming for third straight winning season

Mountlake Terrace coach Tony Umayam chats with Sound Live Sports Network’s Steve Willits about the impact of the Hawks’ success the last two seasons. The numbers are up and the team is hea... »

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Sign up for upcoming CPR/AED and First Aid classes

Sign up for upcoming CPR/AED and First Aid classes

The City of Mountlake Terrace and First District 1 are teaming up to offering the American Heart Association’s Heartsaver First Aid and CPR/AED classes in September and November. The course is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respo... »

Boys and Girls Club to sponsor ‘Miss Representation’ screening on Oct. 2

Boys and Girls Club to sponsor ‘Miss Representation’ screening on Oct. 2

The Boys and Girls Club of Snohomish County will present a screening of the film “Miss Representation” followed by a panel discussion at the Edmonds Center For The Arts on Thursday, Oct. 2. Cost is $25 and includes a 5:30 p.m. social hour and a 6:30 p..m. film viewing, followed by a panel discussion... »

City Council to meet on Tuesday, scheduled to hear Second Quarter Financial Report

City Council to meet on Tuesday, scheduled to hear Second Quarter Financial Report

The Mountlake Terrace City Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday this week because of the Labor Day holiday on Monday. The meeting time is 7 p.m. The Council has a full agenda of items, including the potential adoption of a resolution declaring the need for the Housing Authority of Snohomish Count... »

Happening nearby: Man threatened along Edmonds waterfront says he’s unlikely to take family there again

Happening nearby: Man threatened along Edmonds waterfront says he’s unlikely to take family there again

An Edmonds man said Saturday he is unlikely to bring his children back to Sunset Avenue after a suspect made racial slurs against the family and threatened to kill them as they walked along the scenic Edmonds waterfront earlier this month. “I’m not that comfortable to go there with my kids,” said De... »

What’s open and closed on Labor Day in Mountlake Terrace

What’s open and closed on Labor Day in Mountlake Terrace

Monday, Sept. 1 is Labor Day, and the holiday brings with it a number of closures of private and government operations and services. Here is what’s closed on Monday: Mountlake Terrace City Facilities – all closed. Rec Center and Pavilion: Closed. Note building closes at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. Aug. 31 ... »

Mountlake Terrace Police offers tips to discourage vehicle prowls

Mountlake Terrace Police offers tips to discourage vehicle prowls

Vehicle prowls continue to be a major issue for Mountlake Terrace residents and people across the country. Most of these crimes are crimes of opportunity through unlocked doors and open windows where victims usually encounter expensive vehicle damage – especially to their windows, doors and locks. L... »

Schools need nursing plans for students with life-threatening health conditions

Schools need nursing plans for students with life-threatening health conditions

The Edmonds School District reminds parents that children with life-threatening conditions such as severe bee sting or severe food allergies, severe asthma, diabetes, severe seizure, or other at-risk conditions are required to have the following in place before they can begin school: - A nursing pla... »

Mountlake Terrace graduate Downs makes college football debut for University of California

Mountlake Terrace graduate Downs makes college football debut for University of California

Mountlake Terrace High School graduate Devante Downs made his college football debut for the University of California Saturday in its season opener against Northwestern Saturday at Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill. Downs, who graduated in 2014, missed the entire 2013 season for the Hawks due to a torn AC... »

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter. Aug. 21 4800 block of 212th St. SW. Malicious mischief. A store owner reported a window was smashed out. Nothing was stolen and no entry was made. 5900 block of 232nd St. SW. Humane. A man in the vacant field in front of... »

Community invited to celebrate Swedish Hospital Sept. 10 groundbreaking, 50 years of health-care history

Community invited to celebrate Swedish Hospital Sept. 10 groundbreaking, 50 years of health-care history

To mark a half-century of health care service to the community and the groundbreaking for Swedish Edmonds’ largest expansion in 40 years, the community is invited to a celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 4-6 p.m. The celebration will take place on the east side of the hospital, the future site o... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Aug. 21-27

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Aug. 21-27

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 361 calls the week of Aug. 21-27: 298 emergency medical aid calls, 11 motor vehicle collisions, 20 fires, 13 service calls, 1 rescue and 18 automatic fire alarms. Aug. 21 BRUSH FIRE: At 1:01 a.m., firefighters extinguished a fire that burned a 15-foot se... »

Rep. Kagi predicts ‘grueling, contentious’ 2015 state legislative session

Rep. Kagi predicts ‘grueling, contentious’ 2015 state legislative session

There will be many key issues before the Washington State Legislature during the 2015 session, but one of them — education — was emphasized by Rep. Ruth Kagi (D-32nd District) in a presentation to the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce during its August networking breakfast Thursday morning. Kagi began by... »

Register for upcoming obedience classes for puppies and dogs

Register for upcoming obedience classes for puppies and dogs

The Mountlake Terrace Recreation and Parks Department is offering Puppygarten, Basic Dog Obedience and Intermediate Dog Obedience classes in September. Puppygarten meets Thursday from 7-8 p.m. and is for puppies 8-16 weeks old. Socialization and basic obedience is covered. Housebreaking and other ba... »

VFW Post 8870 seeking student entries for annual essay contest

VFW Post 8870 seeking student entries for annual essay contest

Edmonds-based VFW Post 8870 has announced the details regarding its annual student essay contest, which is open for students living in the Edmonds and Mukilteo School Districts. Students attending private schools or being home-schooled are eligible to enter the contest. The Youth Essay Program is fo... »

Happening nearby: State Department of Revenue hosts free tax workshop for business owners

Happening nearby: State Department of Revenue hosts free tax workshop for business owners

To help business owners know which taxes to report, the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners on Sept. 9 in Lynnwood. Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax ... »

Commentary: Building a better robot, or how NCLB is failing our students

Commentary: Building a better robot, or how NCLB is failing our students

Students at Mountlake Terrace High School know how to innovate. The robots they build, wings they design and medical research they conduct are clear markers of successful students and teachers. When I visited the high school last spring, students not only schooled me in robotics and aerodynamics, th... »

Kidz Love Soccer classes starting in mid-September

Kidz Love Soccer classes starting in mid-September

Kidz Love Soccer offers four programs starting Sept. 18 at the Evergreen Playfield. The four classes are Tot/Pre Soccer (ages 3.5-5), Soccer 1: Techniques (5-6), Soccer 2: Skillz (7-10) and Mommy/Daddy & Me (2-3.5). Fees are $70 resident and $77 non-resident. Shin guards required for all classes... »

Snohomish PUD offers up ways to save energy, money

Snohomish PUD offers up ways to save energy, money

The temperatures say its still summer but the calendar is inching its way to fall and that means increased heating bills. Snohomish County Public Utility District has some great ideas for saving energy as fall approaches. You’ll not only save money on bills, but you’ll be helping the environment by ... »

Public comment sought on local smoking code proposal

Public comment sought on local smoking code proposal

Snohomish Health District is currently seeking preliminary public comment on a proposal to adopt and amend the state Smoking in Public Places law (SIPP). The intent is not to change the law adopted by voters in 2005, but to make it more clear in light of current trends. The Snohomish Health District... »

Register for ‘A Matter of Balance’ workshop

Register for ‘A Matter of Balance’ workshop

“A Matter of Balance,” a workshop on reducing falls, will be offered at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center beginning Sept. 29. This 8-week series meets on Mondays, 1 – 3:30 p.m. through Nov. 17 and teaches practical strategies to reduce the fear of falling in people 60 years and older. Workshop top... »

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