Community

Two Mountlake Terrace High School students awarded Rotary Club scholarships

Two Mountlake Terrace High School students awarded Rotary Club scholarships

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood awarded $67,000 in scholarships to 20 graduating seniors and two Edmonds School District graduates during a luncheon Thursday at Edmonds Community College’s Gateway Hall. Mountlake Terrace’s Danielle Hirano and Vera Okolo were among the recipients. Lynnwood High School graduate Siyu Lu was a four-time recipient. Lu is attending the University of Washington. ... »

Foundation for Edmonds School District recognizes grant recipients

Foundation for Edmonds School District recognizes grant recipients

The Foundation for Edmonds School District recognized 28 programs during its Grant Awards Ceremony Thursday at the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood. Programs that received support from the Foundation ranged from the district’s Nourishing Network, which provides meals to homeless and low income students, to the Edmonds Heights K-12 and Lynnwood High School Robotics programs and an Anti-Bullying Campaign ... »

Students encouraged to register for June 3 heart screening event at Mountlake Terrace High School

Students encouraged to register for June 3 heart screening event at Mountlake Terrace High School

The Nick of Time Foundation, partnering with the Heart of Edmonds School District will host a Heart Screening event on June 3 at Mountlake Terrace High School. The event is open to any youth, athlete or not, between the ages of 14-24, regardless of where enrolled in school. Screenings will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. with a $25 donation requested. Students will receive heart screenings by medical profes... »

Happening nearby: Annual Edmonds Waterfront Festival to feature 5K run this year

Happening nearby: Annual Edmonds Waterfront Festival to feature 5K run this year

This year’s Edmonds Waterfront Festival, set for May 29-31, will feature a 5K run in addition to live entertainment, food booths and waterfront activities for both kids and adults. The run on Saturday, May 30 starts and ends at the Edmonds Civic Playfield, 300 6th Ave. N., at 8:30 a.m., followed by a Kids Dash at 9:30 a.m. Registration is $25 for the run (with T-shirt) and $10 for the Kids D... »

YWCA needs donations of personal hygiene items for upcoming Project Homeless Connect event

YWCA needs donations of personal hygiene items for upcoming Project Homeless Connect event

As part of Project Homeless Connect, the YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish is giving away 1,000 backpacks filled with essential items and needs donations of the following items: Gently used backpacks Small tube toothpaste Tooth brush Wash cloth Razor (disposable) Bar of soap (full size if possible) Shampoo (travel size) Conditioner (travel size) Body lotion (travel size) Donation drop-offs will be a... »

Scene nearby: Honoring America’s heroes on Memorial Day

Scene nearby: Honoring America’s heroes on Memorial Day

»

Survey: Most Snohomish County students feel safe in school, though bullying still an issue

Survey: Most Snohomish County students feel safe in school, though bullying still an issue

Results on school and community environment is the focus of the second of four data releases from the 2014 Healthy Youth Survey, with statewide data recently released by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Analyzing the trends for Snohomish County since 2008 shows some promising improvements, particularly when it comes to students feeling safe and having access to after-school acti... »

Mark your calendar for Ballinger Summer Festival

Mark your calendar for Ballinger Summer Festival

Mark your calendars for the Ballinger Summer Festival on Saturday, June 27, at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center.  Get ready for a Chili Cook Off and Tasting, a Crafts Show and Vintage Sale, music, food and more. Vendor booth space is available for $20 for a 10 by 10 foot space. The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center is located at 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace. For more information see: www... »

Mountlake Terrace High School jazz bands joined by guest artist Gary Smulyan

Mountlake Terrace High School jazz bands joined by guest artist Gary Smulyan

Music lovers got an earful Thursday night as the jazz bands of Mountlake Terrace High School were joined by professional musician Gary Smulyan for a hot concert in an even hotter MTHS Theater. Smulyan, who is in the Northwest for some recording sessions and a series of concert appearances, played with both MTHS Jazz 1 and Jazz 2 bands for more than an hour. With record temperatures outside, the th... »

Plan to attend next community meeting on Ballinger Park Master Plan on June 2

Plan to attend next community meeting on Ballinger Park Master Plan on June 2

The next community meeting for the Ballinger Park Master Plan is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 2 at the Ballinger Clubhouse, 23000 Lakeview Drive in Mountlake Terrace. Berger Partnership will review and discuss three preliminary drawings that show different elements in relation to environmental and activity spaces in the park. At the first meeting, over 75 interested people attended to he... »

American Legion hosts Memorial Day event to honor Vietnam War Veterans on Monday

American Legion hosts Memorial Day event to honor Vietnam War Veterans on Monday

The American Legion S. Al Wilcox Post 234 presents a Memorial Day event to honor Vietnam War Veterans from 2-4 p.m., Monday, May 25. The special guest speaker will be Vic Mills, Author of SNAFU. There will be food, music, exhibits, videos and prizes. Free admission for Vietnam Veterans and their families. Admission for others is $5. The American Legion S. Al Wilcox Post 234 is located at 22909 56t... »

Happening nearby: Edmonds Community College hosts second annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Wednesday

Happening nearby: Edmonds Community College hosts second annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Wednesday

The public is invited to the Edmonds Community College’s second annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 20 at the school’s Black Box Theatre. This ceremony will pay tribute to the nation’s fallen service member and will feature guest speakers, musical performers, a memorial wreath laying and a flag lowering ceremony. Traffic will likely be delayed because of an ongoi... »

Having a heart for fashion

Having a heart for fashion

»

Happening nearby: Celebration of Food Festival coming Sunday to Lynnwood Convention Center

Happening nearby: Celebration of Food Festival coming Sunday to Lynnwood Convention Center

The Celebration of Food Festival is scheduled from 11 a.m.-4 p.m, Sunday, May 17 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. The festival is a free family event that highlights sustainable, local, organic and wholesome (SLOW) food. “In our fourth year, we are still running a very unique event. We bring people together from Snohomish County and beyond to showcase delicious, loca... »

Scene at the stadium: Focus on fitness at 2015 Expo

Scene at the stadium: Focus on fitness at 2015 Expo

»

Help for hungry delivered through Letter Carriers Food Drive

Help for hungry delivered through Letter Carriers Food Drive

As letter carriers returned from their routes on Saturday, May 9, they brought back more than their usual truckload of mail. With volunteers standing by to help, letter carriers unloaded thousands of yellow bags filled with donations for this year’s Letter Carriers Food Drive. When all was said and done, over 126,300 pounds of food were collected just from the Lynnwood, Perrinville, Everett Main a... »

Happening nearby: Third annual Health and Fitness Expo set for Saturday at Edmonds Stadium

Happening nearby: Third annual Health and Fitness Expo set for Saturday at Edmonds Stadium

Community partners and local businesses are coming together to promote health and fitness at the third Annual Health & Fitness Expo on Saturday, May 16, from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Edmonds Stadium, 7600 212th St. S.W. This free expo is open to the public and will include over 45 interactive health and wellness booths, healthy recipes, healthy snack samples and plenty of opportunities to be active... »

Clothes For Kids raises over $17,000 at luncheon/auction

Clothes For Kids raises over $17,000 at luncheon/auction

Volunteers and supporters of Clothes For Kids raised more than $17,000 to benefit the school wardrobe program at the Celebrate the Children Luncheon & Auction May 2 at Westgate Chapel. “Approximately 25 percent of our funding comes from special events,” said Joy Ingram, Clothes For Kids Development Director. “This is the fourth year that our volunteers – who already dedicate much of thei... »

Mountlake Terrace High School hosting heart screening event on June 3

Mountlake Terrace High School hosting heart screening event on June 3

The Nick of Time Foundation, partnering with the Heart of Edmonds School District will host a Heart Screening event on June 3 at Mountlake Terrace High School. The event is open to any youth, athlete or not, between the ages of 14-24, regardless of where enrolled in school. Screenings will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. with a $25 donation requested. Students will receive heart screenings by medical profes... »

Protest against crumb rubber turf fields fails to sway School Board

Protest against crumb rubber turf fields fails to sway School Board

The opponents of crumb rubber turf fields were out in full force at Tuesday’s Edmonds School District Board of Directors meeting. A group of about 50 children, parents and community members lined both sides of the entrance to the district’s Educational Service Center, where Board Members gathered to vote on the artificial turf field project at the former Woodway High School site in Edmonds. Inside... »

Page 1 of 27123»