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Save the date: Edmonds Community College hosts Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Jan. 15

Save the date: Edmonds Community College hosts Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Jan. 15

Edmonds Community College, in partnership with the Edmonds School District and the City of Lynnwood, will be hosting a free Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Jan. 15 at the Black Box Theatre on campus, 20310 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. The public is invited to celebrate the life and teachings of Dr. King with an inspirational message — “Painting ‘The World House’” — from keynote speaker Emory Dougl... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 firefighters donate ‘Coats for Kids’

Snohomish County Fire District 1 firefighters donate ‘Coats for Kids’

Firefighters from Snohomish County Fire District 1 donated 54 coats to local children last week as part of the national Firefighters Coats for Kids campaign sponsored by the International Association of Fire Firefighters (IAFF). Members of IAFF Local 1828 in Fire District 1 delivered to coats to the entire kindergarten class at Discovery Elementary School south of Everett. All coats were purchased... »

Military Wire: 2015 — Underemployment the new employment for many veterans

Military Wire: 2015 — Underemployment the new employment for many veterans

Hope and Change is more than a campaign slogan for many service members and their families as they prepare to transition from active duty to civilian life in 2015. As the Army continues to reduce its troop strength (otherwise known as downsize), transitioning service members and their families are holding on to the prospect of getting a viable job in light of the declining veteran unemployment rat... »

Mountlake Terrace volunteers to be honored at Monday reception

Mountlake Terrace volunteers to be honored at Monday reception

Members of the City of Mountlake Terrace’s Boards and Commissions will be honored at a Reception for Volunteers at 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 15 at the interim City Hall Council Chambers. City Councilmembers and City staff will be on hand to recognize the volunteers. The reception precedes the regular City Council meeting that starts at 7 p.m. The Interim City Hall Council Chambers are located at ... »

More than $300 raised for Recreation and Arts funds at Tree Lighting

More than $300 raised for Recreation and Arts funds at Tree Lighting

More than $300 in cash donations were collected for the Michelle Ringler Recreation Scholarship Fund and the Manu Sood Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission Scholarship at City’s 32nd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and 60thBirthday Celebration last week. Since 2002, the Recreation Fund has helped over 400 children register for recreation programs at the Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion. The Manu S... »

Mountlake Terrace Senior Center hosts Community Breakfast Saturday

Mountlake Terrace Senior Center hosts Community Breakfast Saturday

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center hosts its monthly Community Breakfast from 8-10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 13. Come and feast on pancakes, eggs, bacon or sausage. It’s ‘all you can eat pancakes.” Cost is $5 per person. The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center is located at 23000 Lakeview Drive, Mountlake Terrace. »

Donate to Food Bank at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

Donate to Food Bank at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center is collecting non-perishable food for the Concern For Neighbors Food Bank. You can drop off food in the barrel next to the Christmas tree in the lobby through Dec. 23. The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center is located at 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace. »

Holly House looking for volunteers

Holly House looking for volunteers

Holly House, an organization that helps families in the schools in the Edmonds School District, is looking for volunteers who can help Dec. 12-15 for its annual event. At the Holly House Event, children each receive “a new toy, new pajamas, new socks/underwear, books, stocking stuffers, dental supplies, stuffed animals, hats and scarves, plus more (coats and blankets) if (they) have them.” Holly H... »

Senior Center’s annual membership lunch set for Tuesday

Senior Center’s annual membership lunch set for Tuesday

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center’s annual membership lunch is scheduled for noon-2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 9. This is your opportunity to hear from the Board of Directors and staff about the Center’s first year and discuss plans for the future. If member dues are paid for 2014, lunch is on Center. If you are not a member and join that day lunch is free. Non members are welcome to come f... »

Have Coffee with the City on Wednesday at Rec Pavilion

Have Coffee with the City on Wednesday at Rec Pavilion

Citizens, business owners and others from the community are invited to join city officials for a cup of coffee and hear first-hand what’s happening in the City on Wednesday, Dec. 10. This casual event will be from 6-7 p.m. at the Recreation Pavilion, 5303 228th Street SW. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, provide input on city services or just listen to the conversation. The informal s... »

Girl Scouts help stock food bank

Girl Scouts help stock food bank

A pre-Thanksgiving food drive by Mountlake Terrace Girl Scouts has become a big factor in helping a local food bank get prepared for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Girl Scout Troop 41923 collected 1,407 pounds of food during a drive Nov. 21-23 at Roger’s Market in Mountlake Terrace. The donations were recently delivered to the Concern for Neighbors Food Bank and are now bein... »

Families enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus

Families enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus

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Santa and Mrs. Claus crash Brier’s Tree Lighting

Santa and Mrs. Claus crash Brier’s Tree Lighting

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Mountlake Terrace Elementary spreads Season’s Greetings

Mountlake Terrace Elementary spreads Season’s Greetings

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Mountlake Terrace gathers to kick off the holiday season, celebrates City’s 60th birthday

Mountlake Terrace gathers to kick off the holiday season, celebrates City’s 60th birthday

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Reminder: American Legion’s annual Santa Breakfast coming Sunday

Reminder: American Legion’s annual Santa Breakfast coming Sunday

The S. Al Wilcox Unit #234 American Legion Auxiliary with the support of the S. Al Wilcox American Legion present their annual Santa Breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 7 at the American Legion Hall in Mountlake Terrace. The breakfast, featuring ham, scrambled eggs, pancakes and beverages, will be from 9 a.m-1 p.m. There will be pictures with Santa and raffle for gifts and baskets. Please bring donations fo... »

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club presents 27th annual Sharing Tree at Alderwood Mall

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club presents 27th annual Sharing Tree at Alderwood Mall

Come out and support the Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club’s 27th year of hosting The Sharing Tree at the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood. The Club is collecting unwrapped donated gifts and will distribute them to the community through local food banks, women’s shelters, senior centers and more. The current biggest need is for teenagers, but the club serves all age groups. This year the club is... »

Mountlake Terrace’s annual tree lighting set for Friday

Mountlake Terrace’s annual tree lighting set for Friday

The Mountlake Terrace Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony is set for Friday, Dec. 5, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W. The event features a concert by Mountlake Terrace Elementary and Terrace Park Elementary School students, a visit from Santa and the traditional lighting of the tree. Visible for miles around, the enormous “tree” is actually a frame constructed of over 1,800... »

Giving Back: Holiday concert this Saturday to benefit Edmonds School District’s Nourishing Network

Giving Back: Holiday concert this Saturday to benefit Edmonds School District’s Nourishing Network

Throughout the holiday season, MLT News will be highlighting charitable organizations or activities that we hope our readers will consider funding as a way of “giving back” to our community. Tickets are going fast, but it’s not too late to join the Foundation for Edmonds School District this Saturday night, Dec. 6 for the North Sound Church’s holiday benefit concerts, featuring the Mosaic Choir &a... »

College leader named to national executive board

College leader named to national executive board

Edmonds Community College Board of Trustee (BOT) Chair Emily Yim was elected to the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Executive Committee. The election was held at the ACCT’s 45th annual Leadership Congress in Chicago, Ill. on Oct. 24. “I am proud to represent Edmonds CC at a national level,” said Yim, who has served on the Edmonds Communikty College BOT since 2007. “It is a great o... »

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