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Mountlake Terrace High School actors set to perform throughout the summer

Mountlake Terrace High School actors set to perform throughout the summer

With the Memorial Day weekend comes a new season of theater productions all around the Puget Sound area. Here’s a rundown of some of the summer productions that will include on-stage performances by Mountlake Terrace High School students: Amanda Petrowski (Class of 2016) in Mary Poppins The Kitsap F... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. May 14 23400 block of 55th Ave. W. Burglary. Several tools and a bicycle  were reported missing from a shed. Video was taken of two suspects, which helped lead police to one of the suspect’s residence. One individual was... »

Arts of the Terrace seeking artists’ submissions

Arts of the Terrace seeking artists’ submissions

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-Dimensional and Artisans’ works for its 37th Annual Juried Art Show. More than $4,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace will be held Sept. 26–Oct. 10. Deadlin... »

Letter to parents of Alderwood Middle School students regarding Thursday’s student protest

Letter to parents of Alderwood Middle School students regarding Thursday’s student protest

The following letter from Principal Erin Murphy was sent to parents of children at Alderwood Middle School regarding Thursday’s protest by some students: May 21, 2015 Dear Alderwood Middle Families – Some of you may have heard, but I want to share with you what occurred at school today. ... »

Mountlake Terrace High School jazz bands joined by guest artist Gary Smulyan

Mountlake Terrace High School jazz bands joined by guest artist Gary Smulyan

Music lovers got an earful Thursday night as the jazz bands of Mountlake Terrace High School were joined by professional musician Gary Smulyan for a hot concert in an even hotter MTHS Theater. Smulyan, who is in the Northwest for some recording sessions and a series of concert appearances, played wi... »

From the Publisher’s Desk: Everyone needs a dugout

From the Publisher’s Desk: Everyone needs a dugout

My son played baseball from T-ball through college, and I became very familiar with the camaraderie that developed among the players sitting in the dugout. Not only did those players cheer on their teammates and engage in (mostly) good-natured heckling of their opponents, they also became problem-so... »

Alderwood Middle School students stage protest against racism

Alderwood Middle School students stage protest against racism

About 120 students at Alderwood Middle School staged a walk-out Thursday to protest what they say is racism at their school. The protest began in the morning when students were arriving at school. Some students did not go to class and instead staged a sit-down protest and then marched around the sch... »

Happening nearby: Police focusing ‘Click it or Ticket’ efforts on Highway 99

Happening nearby: Police focusing ‘Click it or Ticket’ efforts on Highway 99

Edmonds police are participating in this year’s annual statewide “Click It or Ticket” campaign that runs now through May 31. During these dates, motorists in Washington can expect to see extra seat belt patrols, which will include an emphasis on children who are not properly restrained. The main foc... »

Rep. Kagi receives Washington CeaseFire Civic Leader award

Rep. Kagi receives Washington CeaseFire Civic Leader award

Washington CeaseFire, a statewide organization dedicated to reducing gun violence, honored 32nd District Rep. Ruth Kagi, D-Seattle, with their Ancil Payne Civic Leader of the Year Award for her work as a legislator to reduce gun violence, especially among children. “Since coming to the legislature i... »

Plan to attend next community meeting on Ballinger Park Master Plan on June 2

Plan to attend next community meeting on Ballinger Park Master Plan on June 2

The next community meeting for the Ballinger Park Master Plan is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 2 at the Ballinger Clubhouse, 23000 Lakeview Drive in Mountlake Terrace. Berger Partnership will review and discuss three preliminary drawings that show different elements in relation to environme... »

Former Edmonds School Board member now running unopposed to regain seat

Former Edmonds School Board member now running unopposed to regain seat

Susan Phillips, the former Edmonds School Board member who filed last week to run for the District 4 seat she relinquished for family reasons last year, is now running unopposed. Phillips initially had two other opponents — Michael Arendt and Monica Wheaton — but each of them withdrew their candidac... »

Prep sports roundup for Wednesday: Mountlake Terrace’s Jenson qualifies for state boys golf tourney

Prep sports roundup for Wednesday: Mountlake Terrace’s Jenson qualifies for state boys golf tourney

As high school district championships for spring sports continues this week, more Mountlake Terrace Hawks have qualified for the season-ending state championships that will take place around Washington state next week. Junior Mike Jenson will be making the trip to the 3A State Boys Golf Championship... »

American Legion hosts Memorial Day event to honor Vietnam War Veterans on Monday

American Legion hosts Memorial Day event to honor Vietnam War Veterans on Monday

The American Legion S. Al Wilcox Post 234 presents a Memorial Day event to honor Vietnam War Veterans from 2-4 p.m., Monday, May 25. The special guest speaker will be Vic Mills, Author of SNAFU. There will be food, music, exhibits, videos and prizes. Free admission for Vietnam Veterans and their fam... »

Planning Commission holding Public Hearing on Comp Plan update

Planning Commission holding Public Hearing on Comp Plan update

The 2015 update of the Comprehensive Plan will be considered by the Planning Commission at a Public Hearing at 7 p.m., May 26 at the Mountlake Terrace Interim City Hall, 6100 219th Street SW, Suite 220, second floor. This review and update of the Comprehensive Plan is due in mid-2015. The purpose of... »

Sheriff’s Office seeking help in identifying armed robbery suspect

Sheriff’s Office seeking help in identifying armed robbery suspect

For a second time this week, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detectives are looking for tips from the public to identify an armed robbery suspect. The crime was recorded on surveillance video at a coffee shop at the 600 block of 164th St. SW. in Lynnwood at around 5 p.m. on Tues... »

Prep softball photo gallery: Mountlake Terrace at 3A District 1 tournament

Prep softball photo gallery: Mountlake Terrace at 3A District 1 tournament

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Nominations for Evergreen Awards due by Saturday

Nominations for Evergreen Awards due by Saturday

The deadline for nominating properties for the seventh annual Evergreen Awards program is Saturday, May 23. The awards program helps to build community pride, enhances the city’s image, and promotes conservation. This program was established in 2009 to recognize property owners who take great care o... »

Prep sports round for Tuesday: Mountlake Terrace’s Bouche, Liu earn trip to state tennis tournament

Prep sports round for Tuesday: Mountlake Terrace’s Bouche, Liu earn trip to state tennis tournament

The Mountlake Terrace doubles team of Nicki Bouche and Tina Liu earned a ticket to the Class 3A state girls tennis championships next week by qualifying for the doubles’ final at the District 1 3A tourney on Tuesday. Bouche and Liu will play for the district doubles title on Wednesday, May 20, again... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council passes amendment to driveway standards ordinance

Mountlake Terrace City Council passes amendment to driveway standards ordinance

The Mountlake Terrace City Council unanimously passed an amendment to the driveway standards ordinance during Monday’s meeting. The amendment removes the 250 feet maximum driveway length provision and instead require conformance to all fire code access and turn-around requirements. Under the a... »

Happening nearby: Police investigating robbery at gunpoint near 7-Eleven store on Highway 99

Happening nearby: Police investigating robbery at gunpoint near 7-Eleven store on Highway 99

Edmonds police are investigating a report by a man who said he was robbed at gunpoint early Tuesday morning after accepting a ride from the 7-11 store parking lot in the 23800 block of Highway 99. According to police spokesman Sgt. Shane Hawley, the victim initially reported he was getting a ride ho... »

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