Crime & Fire

Burn Ban Lifted

Burn Ban Lifted

The burn ban for Snohomish County (and other counties) has been lifted as of 10 am Sunday. Feel free to commence your burning and chestnut roasting. »

Drop Off Unwanted Medications at MLT PD

Drop Off Unwanted Medications at MLT PD

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department has started a program where residents can drop off unwanted medications and they will be disposed of: Residents may now drop off unwanted or unused medications at the City of Mountlake Terrace Police Department at 5906 232nd Street SW. Secure lock boxes are available at 28 police departments located throughout Snohomish County for people to drop off unwanted... »

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire (but only if it's your only source of heat)

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire (but only if it's your only source of heat)

Thinking about cozying up to your sweetie next the fire in this cold weather? Think again. Unless it’s your only source of heat, you’re out of luck: Due to stagnant weather conditions and elevated air pollution levels, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has issued a Stage 2 burn ban for Snohomish County. During a Stage 2 burn ban: No burning is allowed in any wood-burning fireplaces, woo... »

Officer Osborn Keeping Our Streets Safe

Officer Osborn Keeping Our Streets Safe

The Enterprise recently published an article about how one Mountlake Terrace police officer, Brian Osborn, is making a big difference keeping drunk and high drivers off the street: Osborn, 36, a police officer for eight years, has been on the Mountlake Terrace force for four. During his time in Mountlake Terrace, he has consistently posted the highest number of DUI arrests in the unit and was rece... »

Wall Heater Causes Fire at MLT House

On Tuesday afternoon a fire caused around $17,000 worth of damage on a Mountlake Terrace house: A fire caused more than $17,000 damage to a Mountlake Terrace home this afternoon. A neighbor heard the smoke alarm sounding at a single-story house in the 4700 block of 237th St. SW and reported the fire at 12:12 p.m. No one was home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries. Smoke was coming ... »

MLT Wins National Night Out Award

MLT Wins National Night Out Award

Mountlake Terrace recently won an award for it’s National Night Out event in August. The award criteria were: 1. Overall Campaign – Quality of area’s NNO program including” Organizational structure (e.g. advance planning, involving all levels of community, etc.); Short and long term impact upon community; Significant results; Regular communication with NATW/NNO office. 2. N... »

MLT Firefighters Assist in Shoreline Fire

MLT Firefighters Assist in Shoreline Fire

As reported by Shoreline Area News, there was an early morning fire today in Shoreline on Aurora Ave and 170th St. The fire destroyed NW Discount World. Firefighters from nearby cities, including Mountlake Terrace, assisted in fighting the blaze, which was out by 5 A.M. this morning. There are reports that a person of interest in this fire and the 14 unsolved Greenwood arson fires has been taken i... »

Fire Station 18 Gets a New Engine

Fire Station 18 Gets a New Engine

Snohomish County Fire District 1 recently purchased a new fire engine for Fire Station 18 in Mountlake Terrace (soon to be moving to Brier): Snohomish County Fire District 1 welcomed its newest engine to Fire Station 18 in Mountlake Terrace with a traditional fire service housing ceremony recently. Housing is a fire service tradition that dates back to the 1830s. Part of the ceremony includes havi... »

Terrace Park Student Hit in Crosswalk

The Herald reports that a Terrace Park Elementary student was hit in a crosswalk on Monday morning: A Terrace Park Elementary School student is expected back in the classroom soon after being struck by a car Monday morning, officials said. The sixth-grade student was walking to school and used a crosswalk at 224th Street and 56th Avenue when she was hit, school officials said in a letter to parent... »

Fire Station 19 Artwork Unveiling

Fire Station 19 Artwork Unveiling

After a very rainy morning on Saturday the weather cleared up just in time for the artwork unveiling at Fire Station 19 in Mountlake Terrace. There were about 50 in attendance at the combined artwork unveiling and fire station open house, including mayor Jerry Smith and city council members Rick Ryan, Kyoko Wright and Jon Zambrano. Mayor Jerry Smith and Arts Advisory Commission chair Judy Ryan spo... »

FD1 Installs 45 Free Smoke Alarms at MLT Mobile Home Park

FD1 Installs 45 Free Smoke Alarms at MLT Mobile Home Park

As we previously reported, Snohomish County Fire District 1 was out in the community on October 31 for “Smoke Alarm Saturday”, a countywide event sponsored by the Snohomish County Fire Prevention Association. From FD1: Firefighters also handed out information at local businesses, including Rogers Market and D & D Meats in Mountlake Terrace, encouraging citizens to change smoke alar... »

Seattle Police Ask for Help Solving Officer Killing

Seattle Police Ask for Help Solving Officer Killing

I am sure you have all heard about the Seattle Police officer that was killed on October 31st. Though this doesn’t directly relate to Mountlake Terrace, this killing effects the entire region. Our mayor, Jerry Smith worked for the Seattle Police Department for 18 years and was classmates with the father of the slain officer, Timothy Brenton. At the beginning of the City Council meeting on Mo... »

Dog Park Attack Stories Were Exaggerated

Dog Park Attack Stories Were Exaggerated

Remember the reports about the pit bulls that attacked (and supposedly killed) a dog at Magnuson park and also attacked dogs at Edmonds dog park? Well, it appears as if these stories may have stretched the truth a bit. The boxer that had apparently died, didn’t. In fact it was never even injured. Here’s what Seattle animal control conveyed to Grisha Stewart of Ahimsa Dog Training: Ther... »

Police Chase Through MLT Ends in Northgate

Police Chase Through MLT Ends in Northgate

Last night, November 3, around 10 PM, police responded to a call about a suicidal woman who had cut herself. The woman fled in her car and a police chase ensued down to the Northgate area where the woman was taken in to custody and taken to Harborview for evaluation and determination of what her mental state is. It was reported by someone one twitter that the chase took place on 238th St. SW. »

Fire District 1 to Provide Edmonds Fire Service

My Edmonds News reports that the Edmonds City Council has approved a contract for Snohomish County Fire District 1 to provide fire service to the city of Edmonds, ending a 105-year history of the Edmonds Fire Department: In less than two months, Snohomish County Fire District 1 will be providing fire service to City of Edmonds residents, following a 6-1 Edmonds City Council vote last night to appr... »

Fire Station 18 Moving to Brier

Fire Station 18 Moving to Brier

There are currently two fire station within the City of Mountlake Terrace, soon there will be only one. Fortunately, a brand new station is being built in Brier, less than 2 miles from the existing station on 228th that will be demolished. The new station will be located near 21th and Poplar Way and will be built into the hillside to minimize impacts on the neighbors. Fire District 1 says that the... »

Fire District 1 Wants You to Check Your Smoke Alarms

Fire District 1 Wants You to Check Your Smoke Alarms

Firefighters in Snohomish County Fire District 1 will be participating in Smoke Alarm Saturday, encouraging citizens to check their smoke alarms and installing free smoke alarms on Oct. 31. This is the second year the Snohomish County Fire Prevention Association has sponsored Smoke Alarm Saturday countywide. We know smoke alarms save lives by providing the early warning you need to escape a fire.... »

Five Cars Broken in to at Melody Hill Center Last Night

Last night between 8 and 9 PM, five cars were broken in to at the Melody Hill Center and personal items were stolen. The police were called and reports were filed. If you have any information about the break-ins or if you were in the area and remember anything suspicious please contact the Mountlake Terrace Police Department at (425) 670-8260. The Melody Hill Center is located at 222nd St. SW and ... »

Apartment Fire Extinguished by Neighbors

There was a fire in an apartment near 50th and 212th this afternoon. Snohomish County Fire District reports that there was nearly $60,000 in damage and that the fire was put out by a quick thinking neighbor: A neighbor used fire extinguishers to put out a kitchen fire that caused more than $60,000 damage to a Mountlake Terrace apartment this afternoon. Neighbors reported the fire at 12:27 p.m. in ... »

Police in Search of Robbery Suspect

The Herald reports that the Mountlake Terrace police are in search of a robbery suspect. The robbery ocurred near 219th and 44th on Friday afernoon. Police are searching for a man suspected of robbing a woman in her home Friday afternoon. The woman, in her 50s, arrived home to find a man standing in her kitchen, Mountlake Terrace police Sgt. Doug Hansen said. The man told the woman he didnt want ... »

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