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Students catch STEM fever at district’s annual expo

Students catch STEM fever at district’s annual expo

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Mountlake Terrace graduate’s mural of Cesar Chavez unveiled at Meadowdale High School

Mountlake Terrace graduate’s mural of Cesar Chavez unveiled at Meadowdale High School

In large part due to a question asked by a Meadowdale High School student of a visiting state legislator, Washington state is moving closer to having a day of recognition for civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. The day of recognition for Chavez came about when Rep. Zach Hudgins from Tukwila visited the Native Spanish Speaker classroom at Meadowdale High School. Having just finished a unit on Cesar... »

Reminder: Edmonds School District schedules Community Budget meeting on Wednesday

Reminder: Edmonds School District schedules Community Budget meeting on Wednesday

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit will be hosting a Community Budget meeting to discuss the budget process for the 2015-16 school year at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 1 at the Lynnwood High School Theater. Hear about where the District’s Strategic Work Groups recommend the district uses any additional state funding. Edmonds-Woodway and Mountlake Terrace high schools also will be hos... »

Nile Shriners present Easter Egg hunt on April 4

Nile Shriners present Easter Egg hunt on April 4

The Nile Shriners host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4. All kids are invited to participate in the event at 11 a.m at the Nile Shrine Golf Course, 6601 244th St. SW., Mountlake Terrace. For more information call 425-744-9611. »

Brier hosts Easter Egg Hunt at Brier Park on April 4

Brier hosts Easter Egg Hunt at Brier Park on April 4

The City of Brier will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, April 4 at Brier City Park. The event is for children up to 10-years-old. Brier Park is located at 2903 228th St. SW, Brier. For more information call 425-775-5440.     »

Reminder: Mountlake Terrace Gridiron Booster Club hosts annual Poker Tourament on Saturday Big E Ales

Reminder: Mountlake Terrace Gridiron Booster Club hosts annual Poker Tourament on Saturday Big E Ales

The sixth annual Mountlake Terrace High School Gridiron Booster Club Poker Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at Big E Ales. Play some poker, have some fun, and raise money for the team. Check in starts at 5 p.m. and game play starts at 6 p.m. There will be raffle prizes, 50/50 raffle drawing, $5 helmet bowl grab for chip values up to a full buy-in and more. Big E Ales is located at 50... »

Celebrating a century of life

Celebrating a century of life

Regina Byrd was a little bit late to her birthday party Wednesday afternoon at Mountlake Terrace Plaza but the guest of honor definitely made it worth the wait for her guests. Dressed in her finest clothes, Byrd was wheeled around in the dining room and greeted her friends on a momentous occasion – her 100th birthday. Byrd is the second of five residents at the Mountlake Terrace retirement a... »

Clothes For Kids Transforming Lives Breakfast raises more than $29,000

Clothes For Kids Transforming Lives Breakfast raises more than $29,000

More than $29,000 in donations and pledges — a new record — were collected during the 2015 Clothes for Kids Transforming Lives breakfast earlier this month, with online and mail-in donations still coming in, according to a Clothes for Kids announcement Tuesday. Thanks to the event’s sponsors, 100 percent of those donations will go directly to Clothes For Kids, the announcement said. Clothes for Ki... »

Holly House supporter finds the perfect girl to receive Frozen-themed gift set

Holly House supporter finds the perfect girl to receive Frozen-themed gift set

At the recent Holly House Gala and Auction, supporter Arlene James was the winning bidder on a 15-piece Disney Frozen-themed bedroom set that included a comforter, throw blanket, pillow cases, canopy, bulletin board and lamp. James does not have any children of her own, so friends were wondering what she planned to do with the gift set. James wanted to give it to a child, but she didn’t have... »

Local nonprofits, Mexican Consulate organizing financial education fair for Latino community on March 28

Local nonprofits, Mexican Consulate organizing financial education fair for Latino community on March 28

Nonprofit organizations and the Consulate of Mexico in Seattle are reaching out to the Latino community in Snohomish County to offer information regarding homeownership, small business development, banking and education. The “Expo Finanzas: Su Dinero, Su Futuro” will take place Saturday, March 28, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Cedar Valley Community School, 19200 56th Ave W, Lynnwood. All of the worksho... »

Arts and Recreation/Parks Advisory Commissions look forward to 2015

Arts and Recreation/Parks Advisory Commissions look forward to 2015

The Mountlake Terrace Arts and Recreation and Parks Advisory Commissions presented their plans for 2015 at a recent City Council work session. The Arts Advisory Commission is working on plans for the 37th Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show that runs Sept. 26 through Oct. 11 at the Mountlake Terrace Library. The show features paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, photography, 3-dimension... »

Happening nearby: Operation Military Family-Cares Spring Challenge to feature Jeff Kemp – ‘Facing the Blitz’

Happening nearby: Operation Military Family-Cares Spring Challenge to feature Jeff Kemp – ‘Facing the Blitz’

Operation Military Family (OMF)-Cares is extending an invitation to its 2015 Spring Challenge Fund Raising Event on April 30 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Edmonds Conference Center, 201 4th Ave. N. Admission is free but seating is limited. Help OMF-Cares achieve its $50,000 Spring Challenge Goal to support the “After The Hug Campaign,” which assists in reducing veteran homelessness, strengthening the re... »

Community looks for common ground on Edmonds School District turf field worries

Community looks for common ground on Edmonds School District turf field worries

Despite some testy moments, those attending a public meeting at the former Woodway High School Wednesday night tried to find common ground regarding how to mitigate the possible impacts of artificial turf fields that the Edmonds School District is planning to install on school grounds starting in late spring. Among concerns expressed by about 50 parents, students and community members who gathered... »

Save the date: Celebrate Earth Day at Ballinger Park on April 25

Save the date: Celebrate Earth Day at Ballinger Park on April 25

In honor of Earth Day, the City of Mountlake Terrace is providing an opportunity for citizens to give back to their community. Families, friends and neighbors are invited to help tidy up Ballinger Park on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Volunteers should meet at the Ballinger Clubhouse (Senior Center) parking lot, 23000 Lakeview Drive, at 9 a.m. in comfortable work clothes, with glove... »

Mountlake Terrace looking for volunteers to serve on Boards and Commissions

Mountlake Terrace looking for volunteers to serve on Boards and Commissions

The City of Mountlake Terrace is recruiting citizens to serve on its Boards and Commissions to help organize events, inform and advise the City Council. Volunteers use their time and talents to promote Mountlake Terrace and its events such as National Night Out and Arts of the Terrace. In most cases, board and commission members do not need specialized training or experience. They need dedication ... »

Hundreds pack Lynnwood Convention Center to support Clothes for Kids

Hundreds pack Lynnwood Convention Center to support Clothes for Kids

Root Sports Northwest reporter Jen Mueller’s first thought when she watched her interview of Felix Hernandez following his perfect game for the Seattle Mariners in 2012? “Why am I wearing that outfit?” she recalled to the laughter of nearly 300 people gathered at the Lynnwood Convention Center Thursday morning. It was an appropriate anecdote for the occasion, as those in the room... »

Mountlake Terrace Senior Center hosts community breakfast on Saturday

Mountlake Terrace Senior Center hosts community breakfast on Saturday

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center is hosting a community breakfast on Saturday, March 14 in the Lakeside Lunchbox Café. From 8-11 a.m., all you can eat pancakes are $5. The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center is located at 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace. »

Holly House supporters enjoy an evening of entertainment and inspiration

Holly House supporters enjoy an evening of entertainment and inspiration

The first annual Holly House Fundraiser Gala drew a packed house Saturday evening at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center. Guests enjoyed appetizers and wine and other drinks, while taking a look at the various items in the silent and live auction up for bid to support the organization, which provides holiday gifts and other necessities to low income children in the Edmonds School District. The Ali... »

Snohomish Pie Company set to open on Saturday, March 14

Snohomish Pie Company set to open on Saturday, March 14

What better day to open a new pie bakery than on Pi Day. The brand new Mountlake Terrace location of the Snohomish Pie Company has set its opening day for Saturday, March 14. Grand opening festivities, scheduled for 1 p.m., will include a ribbon cutting ceremony with Mountlake Terrace Mayor Jerry Smith and local dignitaries. The store will be full operation for its opening day, said owner Jenny Br... »

It’s that time of the year again – How many boxes of Girl Scout cookies do you want?

It’s that time of the year again – How many boxes of Girl Scout cookies do you want?

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