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Holly House needs volunteers for Shoe Sorting Party on Saturday, July 26

Holly House needs volunteers for Shoe Sorting Party on Saturday, July 26

Holly House, a non-profit children’s holiday gift program, is in need of volunteers to sort, size and box 1,600 pairs of shoes. The Shoe Sorting Party will be from 1:30-5 p.m., Saturday, July 26 at Armadillo Storage (230031 Highway 99 in Edmonds). Check in at the office to get through the gate – the attendant will tell you where to go. For more information call 425-673-0526. Holly House provides g... »

Calling Mountlake Terrace High School’s Class of 1984: Your 30th reunion is coming up

Calling Mountlake Terrace High School’s Class of 1984: Your 30th reunion is coming up

The 30th year reunion for Mountlake Terrace High School’s Class of 1984 has been scheduled for 6 p.m., Aug. 1 at the Crazy Moose Casino in Mountlake Terrace. For more information see the reunion Facebook page The Crazy Moose Casino is located at 22003 66th Ave. W. Suite A in Mountlake Terrace.   »

Check out upcoming Recreation and Park, Arts Advisory commission meetings

Check out upcoming Recreation and Park, Arts Advisory commission meetings

If you’re interested in Recreation and Parks or the Arts in Mountlake Terrace, then be sure to attend two upcoming meetings. The Recreation and Park Advisory Commission will meet at 7 p.m, Tuesday, July 8 in the Recreation Pavilion Jungle Room. The Arts Advisory Commission is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 15 also at the Pavilion. The Recreation and Parks Advisory Commission p... »

Mountlake Terrace celebrates the Fourth of July

Mountlake Terrace celebrates the Fourth of July

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Take Pop to the pool for free on Sunday

Take Pop to the pool for free on Sunday

The Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion pool is offering a free swim for dads on Fathers’ Day. On Sunday, June 15, dads get into any recreational swim session at the Pavilion for free if they are accompanied by a paid child. To view the pool and fee schedule for Sunday, click here. The Mountlake Terrace Recreation and Parks Department offered a similar deal for moms on Mothers’ Day; more than 40... »

Mountlake Terrace Garden Club brightens city with flowers

Mountlake Terrace Garden Club brightens city with flowers

Following a tradition that goes back more than 20 years, the all-volunteer Mountlake Terrace Garden Club recently planted beautiful impatiens around city welcoming signs at Firefighters Memorial Park (3900-228th St. S.W.) and adjacent to the I-5/220th Street Southwest onramp. Each spring and fall, Garden Club members enhance the entrances to the city by planting flowers and tending the flower beds... »

World War II paratrooper’s story — read by BTMS student — steals show at annual Memorial Day observance

World War II paratrooper’s story — read by BTMS student — steals show at annual Memorial Day observance

Updated with information that speaker was from Brier Terrace Middle School. A humorous, touching essay from a World War II Army veteran — read by a Brier Terrace Middle School Boy Scout — delighted the crowd gathered under mostly sunny skies for the 32nd annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Edmonds Cemetery and Columbarium Monday. Eli Longacre told the story of 18-year-old Fred Diedrich, who enlisted i... »

Pirates of Treasure Island collect food, cash for food bank

Pirates of Treasure Island collect food, cash for food bank

The Concern For Neighbors Food Bank was the beneficiary of a food drive conducted by The Pirates of Treasure Island at the Ballinger Way Thriftway on Saturday. The pirates collected 462 pounds of food and $315 in cash for the Mountlake Terrace food bank. “Your work helps feed the needy in south Snohomish County,” the food bank’s Vice President Bob Jenista told the pirates. “Thank you for including... »

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 Tuesday, April 22, from 5-8 p.m., 50 percent of all sales and credit card tips, and 100 percent of all c... »

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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Brier to stage long-running, festive tree lighting event Saturday

By LILY KATZ UW News Lab At Brier Park, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. This Saturday, Dec. 7, Brier will hold its annual Christmas tree lighting. The event, which is put on by the city, will take place at 6 p.m. in Brier Park. To kick off the occasion, Mr. and Mrs. Claus will arrive by fire truck to welcome the community and ring in the holiday season. After they count down to ... »

Craze recreational brochure coming to mailboxes, online

Craze recreational brochure coming to mailboxes, online

The Craze Parks Recreation Brochure, winter 2014 edition, will not only be arriving in mailboxes in Mountlake Terrace and Edmonds this week, but will also be available for the first time online. Along with the printed edition, the Cities of Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace are launching a new digital version of the Craze, a tri-annual brochure promoting recreational opportunities in the two cities. T... »

Backpack for Little Hawks drive delivers packs, supplies to local schools

Backpack for Little Hawks drive delivers packs, supplies to local schools

A number of students in need at Mountlake Terrace and Cedar Way Elementary Schools will be starting the school year next week with a new backpack and school supplies courtesy of the Mountlake Terrace Business Association. The group’s president, Ayesha Sheikh, along with MLTBA member and City Councilmember Seaun Richards, delivered 150 backpacks to the schools on Thursday. This was the fifth year t... »

Entry deadline for Arts of the Terrace show extended to Sept. 6

The Arts of the Terrace art show has extended the deadline for entries to Friday, Sept. 6; there is no change in the scheduled run of the show itself, Sept. 27-Oct. 6 at the Mountlake Terrace Library. Entries of painting, prints, calligraphy, drawings, miniatures, photography, three-dimensional and artisans’ works are welcome into the show. The entry fee is $15 per piece, and $15 for up to four mi... »

MLT resident named to US Martial Arts Hall of Fame

MLT resident named to US Martial Arts Hall of Fame

After numerous honors, awards and accomplishments, Mountlake Terrace 8th Degree Black Belt and Tae Kwon Do instructor Brandon Richards can add yet another achievement to his resume: United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee. Richards was notified of his induction into the Hall of Fame earlier this month, an honor he was not expecting. “I was told of my nomination but was unable to attend th... »

MLT parks continue to be beneficiary of projects by Eagle Scout candidates

MLT parks continue to be beneficiary of projects by Eagle Scout candidates

Yet another Eagle Scout project is helping to transform Mountlake Terrace’s Firefighters Memorial Park, 3900-228th St. S.W., into a new gem in the city’s park system. Eagle Scout candidate Ray Baldwin is creating a new firefighters’ memorial at the one-acre park that will eventually take the place of the old memorial there. Baldwin, with the help of this dad, other scouts and volunteers, mixed 33-... »

MLT business seeks PB & J for local food banks

MLT business seeks PB & J for local food banks

MOSIAC Physical Therapy & Massage, 21907-64th Ave. W., #110 in Mountlake Terrace, is conducting a peanut butter and jelly drive to benefit local food banks. Donations of peanut butter and jelly will be accepted at MOSIAC until Sept. 13. Those who give a donation of one jar each of peanut butter and jelly will be entered into a drawing for a one-hour massage at MOSIAC. For more information, con... »

Deadline to submit entries to 2013 Arts of the Terrace Show Aug. 30

The deadline for submissions to the 2013 Arts of the Terrace show is approaching quickly; those wishing to have their paintings, photographs, prints, drawings, miniatures and calligraphy entered must do so online by Aug. 30. You can enter here. The 35th edition of the annual juried art show is scheduled to take place Sept. 28-Oct. 6 at the Mountlake Terrace Library. More than $4,000 in prize money... »

Concert, auction to benefit MTHS music department set for Saturday, Aug. 24

Concert, auction to benefit MTHS music department set for Saturday, Aug. 24

The MTHS Music Boosters host a concert and silent auction on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Woodway Hall on the campus of Edmonds Community College, 20000-68th Ave. W. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for light appetizers and the silent auction; beverages will be available for purchase. The MTHS Jazz Ensemble 1 will take the stage at 7 p.m. Tickets to the event are $25 each and will be available at the door. The eve... »

MLT Senior Center to host barbecue on Thursday

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center is hosting an Old Fashioned BBQ on Thursday, Aug. 22, 4:30-7:30 p.m., complete with dinner, live music, a 50/50 raffle and a display of custom cars and bikes. The event is open to everyone; cost is $5 for MLT Senior Center members, $7 for non-members. The barbecue will take place behind the senior center at 5605-235th St. S.W. in Mountlake Terrace. For more info... »

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