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Tickets, sponsorships available for April 5 Soroptimist brunch, fashion show

Tickets, sponsorships available for April 5 Soroptimist brunch, fashion show

Tickets and sponsorships are now available for New Beginnings – Soroptimist of Sno-King Awards Brunch and Fashion Show on Saturday, April 5. The event will take place at the Nile Golf and Country Club, 6601-244th St. S.W. in Mountlake Terrace. The Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professional woman who volunteer service to their communities. In addition to the brunch a... »

South Snohomish County cold weather shelter open Friday, Feb. 21

The South Snohomish County Emergency Shelter Network will be open on Friday, Feb. 21 for all individuals requiring overnight emergency shelter due to the anticipated overnight freezing weather. The shelter network is open to families, women, and men. Evening and morning meals will be provided. For those who are in need of this service, please meet outside of the Lynnwood City Hall at 19100 44th Av... »

Clothes For Kids receives Boeing Employees grant to remodel office

Clothes For Kids receives Boeing Employees grant to remodel office

The Employees Community Fund of Boeing has granted more than $39,000 to Clothes For Kids to remodel the interior of its Lynnwood shop and offices. Clothes For Kids, a Snohomish County-based nonprofit that provides clothes for school-age children in need, will complete its 2013-14 shopping season and begin to prepare for the remodel on Feb. 28. Clothes For Kids is seeking storage space and work par... »

32nd District voters can participate in telephone town hall Feb. 26

32nd District voters can participate in telephone town hall Feb. 26

Voters within the Washington State 32nd Legislative District, including residents of Mountlake Terrace west of I-5, will have an opportunity to attend a telephone town hall with district Representatives Cindy Ryu and Ruth Kagi on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The two state representatives will be giving an update about what is occurring in Olympia during the current Washington State Legislative session, and... »

Tanker rollover closes I-5 through MLT overnight; Bremerton man killed

Tanker rollover closes I-5 through MLT overnight; Bremerton man killed

Updated with additional details at 8 a.m. Monday. All northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near 220th Street Southwest in Mountlake Terrace were reopened around 7:45 a.m. Monday after being closed through the night due to an accident on the freeway involving a Honda Accord and a tanker truck carrying 7,000 pounds of liquid nitrogen. The driver of the Accord, a 22-year-old Bremerton man, died at the sc... »

Kagi legislation to monitor fatalities in child care centers passes House

Kagi legislation to monitor fatalities in child care centers passes House

Legislation proposed by 32nd Legislative District Representative Ruth Kagi that would require reviews of child fatalities that occur in licensed child care facilities passed the Washington State House last week. HB 2165 passed the House by a 93-5 vote and is now being considered by the Senate’s Human Services & Corrections Committee. The proposed legislation calls for the state’s Department of... »

State senator lauds Inslee’s decision to place moratorium on executions

State senator lauds Inslee’s decision to place moratorium on executions

Calling the practice of capital punishment “barbaric,” 32nd District Sen. Maralyn Chase lauded Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s announcement this week that he is placing a moratorium on death-row executions in Washington State during his term as governor. “We don’t honor life when the state kills,” Chase said in a statement on Tuesday. “We don’t discourage crime when the state kills. We don’t bring lo... »

Concern for Neighbors Food Bank receives Hazel Miller Foundation grant

Concern for Neighbors Food Bank receives Hazel Miller Foundation grant

The Concern for Neighbors Food Bank in Mountlake Terrace has once again been granted money from the Edmonds-based Hazel Miller Foundation for the purchase of dairy items and other grocery needs for the food bank. “These grants help stretch the food dollars for the food bank during the year and at the holidays,” said Concern for Neighbors Food Bank Executive Director Anne Peterson. The Hazel Miller... »

VFW Post presents 100th Eagle Scout Award in MLT

VFW Post presents 100th Eagle Scout Award in MLT

Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 1040 presented its 100th Eagle Scout award since 2006 at a National Eagle Court of Honor held at the Mormon Church in Mountlake Terrace. The scout honor went to Adam M. Oberstadt of Boy Scouts of America Troop 67. Oberstadt’s Eagle Scout project consisted of collecting and distributing books to low-income families. »

Weekend snow expected to give way to week of rain in Mountlake Terrace

Weekend snow expected to give way to week of rain in Mountlake Terrace

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MLT Senior Center begins regular lunch service

MLT Senior Center begins regular lunch service

Another milestone was reached for the Mountlake Terrace seniors’ group the first week of February 2014, as the organization began regular service of their twice-weekly lunch offering at their new home at Ballinger Park. About 35 lunches were served on Wednesday and again on Friday at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center @ Ballinger Park, 23000 Lakeview Drive in Mountlake Terrace. The grou... »

Forklift topples in Albertson’s parking lot Wednesday

Forklift topples in Albertson’s parking lot Wednesday

No one was injured Wednesday night when a forklift tipped over at the Albertson’s shopping center, 212th Street Southwest and 44th Avenue West, in Mountlake Terrace. The rented forklift was being used to remove signs and construction debris from the site of a new O’Reilly’s Auto Parts store scheduled to open later this year. It is believed the forklift may have toppled when a tow truck attempted t... »

MLTnews Poll: Are you going to the Seahawks championship parade in downtown Seattle Wednesday?

MLTnews Poll: Are you going to the Seahawks championship parade in downtown Seattle Wednesday?

Nearly everyone knows by now that a victory parade for the 2014 Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks is scheduled for downtown Seattle Wednesday. According to our online news partner The Seattle Times, the parade will start at 11 a.m. on Fourth Avenue, south of Denny Way, and will continue along Fourth, arriving at CenturyLink Field around 1:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to carpool or travel to the ... »

Brier, MLT make list of Washington state’s 50 safest cities

Brier, MLT make list of Washington state’s 50 safest cities

Brier, Mountlake Terrace and Edmonds were named among the 50 safest cities in Washington State by SafeWise.com, a home security reference and comparison website. Brier landed at No. 13 on list; Edmonds came in at No. 27, while Mountlake Terrace made the list at No. 39. SafeWise created the list through independent research and an examination of the 2012 FBI Crime Report. In placing Brier at #13 on... »

Homeless Point in Time count shows increase in Snohomish County over 2013

The number of homeless on Snohomish County streets increased 12 percent in 2014 over 2013 numbers. Forty-one more people lived on the street this year compared to last year, according to data released last week by Snohomish County’s Human Services department. On Jan. 23, more than 130 volunteers across the county surveyed a total of 1,312 people who identified themselves as homeless. That number i... »

Tuesday memorial service to honor Fire District Capt. Don Navarre

Tuesday memorial service to honor Fire District Capt. Don Navarre

A memorial service for Snohomish County Fire District 1 Capt. Don Navarre will take place Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1 p.m. at Westgate Chapel, 22901 Edmonds Way, Edmonds. Capt. Navarre passed away Jan. 19 after a nine-year battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He was a 28-year veteran of the fire service. Most of his career was spent working in Mountlake Terrace where he served the community as a firefighter, p... »

Ray Baldwin receives Eagle Scout award for work on Firefighters Memorial Park

Ray Baldwin receives Eagle Scout award for work on Firefighters Memorial Park

Mountlake Terrace and Brier benefited greatly from the work of Eagle Scout candidates in 2013 as a number of scouts volunteered in city parks as part of their effort to achieve the highest ranking in the Boy Scouts of America. Scout Ray Baldwin, from Troop 304, received his Eagle Scout award on Jan. 25 at a National Eagle Scout Court of Honor hosted by VFW Post 1040 and held at the Expedition Chri... »

Happening nearby: Lynnwood’s Playdate Cafe celebrates one-year anniversary Monday

Happening nearby: Lynnwood’s Playdate Cafe celebrates one-year anniversary Monday

Lynnwood-based Playdate Cafe will be celebrating its one-year anniversary with a special birthday party on Monday, Jan. 27. The 8,500-square foot play cafe for “little ones and their favorite grown-ups”, located in Lynnwood, will be having a party starting at 11:30 a.m. Playdate Preschool students will be singing “happy birthday” and then there will be music and balloons for the children. Free tre... »

Congressman donates staff laptops to MLT Homework Center

Congressman donates staff laptops to MLT Homework Center

Two Laptop computers formerly used by staff of Congressman Rick Larsen are now in the hands of school-aged students at the Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club Community Homework Center in Mountlake Terrace. Larsen was at the center, located inside Terrace Park School, to present the computers to Director Pat Cordova and center volunteers on Tuesday. Larsen represents the Second Congressional District, w... »

Volunteers help MLT seniors finish move to new Ballinger Park center

Volunteers help MLT seniors finish move to new Ballinger Park center

Monday was a big day for the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center, as volunteers both young and old helped move truckloads of furniture, office equipment, catering supplies and miscellaneous other items in and out of the senior group’s old location in the downtown city core and their new home at Ballinger Park. The senior center had hoped to be up and running at their new location, 23000 Lake... »

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