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Mountlake Terrace Garage Sales

This will be a new feature that we will be running for the spring/summer. Each Friday, we will provide a map of all the garage sales happening in Mountlake Terrace. There’s just as hand full this week but if the weather stays like it is this weekend I am sure we will see lots more in the near future. If you know of a garage sale that is not listed or would like to make sure yours gets listed... »

Eggs? Check. Candy? Check. Now tell your neighbors!

Eggs? Check. Candy? Check. Now tell your neighbors!

UPDATE: Here are all the details about the Easter Egg Hunt. We just received this update from Seuan Richards of the Red Onion who is planning the Mountlake Terrace Easter Egg Hunt: MLT YOU ROCK. I have surpassed even my big expectations. With your help we have over 7ooo eggs for the MLT Easter Egg Hunt being held at the Evergreen Playfield Saturday April 3rd at 10:00am. All of the eggs are stuffed... »

Teens helping seniors with their gadgets

Teens helping seniors with their gadgets

The Mountlake Terrace Library has a couple great opportunities for seniors with new gadgets and teens who know how to use those gadgets. From the Mountlake Terrace Library blog: Seniors! Got a great new gadget (phone, laptop, mp3 player, etc…), but are frustrated trying to figure it out? Get personal coaching from our talented Teen Tech Coaches, volunteers from your community. Plus…try... »

Two free events coming up at Seattle TKD

Two free events coming up at Seattle TKD

Seattle Tae Kwon Do (one of our sponsors) has two free events coming up. The first is a CPR/1st aid training class on March the 13th. This event had limited spots available and has already filled up due to a huge response. If you’d like Seattle Tae Kwon Do to offer more free classes CPR classes, give them a call and let them know. The second event is a Child Abduction Prevention Workshop. It... »

MLT businesses, churches and residents pitching in for the Easter egg hunt

MLT businesses, churches and residents pitching in for the Easter egg hunt

UPDATE: Here are all the details about the Easter Egg Hunt. For many years the City of Mountlake Terrace had provided funding for an annual Mountlake Terrace Easter egg hunt. It would be $1,000-$1,500 and the event would generally draw a few hundred people. In its efforts to maintain core city services on decreased revenue during the down ecnonomy, the city has had to discontinue funding to most c... »

Tour de Terrace Fireworks Return

Tour de Terrace Fireworks Return

CLICK HERE FOR UP TO DATE INFORMATION ABOUT TOUR DE TERRACE 2010 After having to cancel the Tour de Terrace fireworks show last year, many residents were disappointed that the annual festival wasn’t able to go out with a bang. If that was you, you’ll be happy to hear that the city has agreed to fund the fireworks show for 2010, which will cost around $5,000. In addition to the $5,000, ... »

Big turnout for Seattle TKD presentation at MLT PD

Big turnout for Seattle TKD presentation at MLT PD

Brandon Richards of Seattle Tae Kwon Do sends us a recap of Tuesday’s presentation at the Mountlake Terrace Police Department: Wow, we had a HUGE showing and the Mountlake Terrace Police Advisory Board and Assistant Chief Caw were stunned with the public outcry of love and support. The entire Mountlake Terrace Police Station was filled beyond capacity with over 40 students with shirts and ca... »

The Red Onion planning the MLT Easter Egg Hunt, asking for help from community

The Red Onion planning the MLT Easter Egg Hunt, asking for help from community

UPDATE: Here are all the details about the Easter Egg Hunt. What started as a post on Facebook from the Red Onion is now turning into quite the community effort. Two weeks ago the Red Onion posted that they would be hosting the City of Mountlake Terrace Easter Egg Hunt this year. They had residents and businesses to help with the event and provide plastic eggs filled with candy and prizes. Within ... »

The return of the MLTnews Community Calendar

The return of the MLTnews Community Calendar

Up until a few months ago we had a MLTnews Community Calendar that listed all the upcoming events going on in Mountlake Terrace. Now it’s back. Head over to the calendar page to see library events, sports, nightlife and other things going on in Mountlake Terrace. If you have an event you would like to add the the calendar, email us at tips@MLTnews.com. »

Graffiti in MLT. What are your thoughts?

Graffiti in MLT. What are your thoughts?

We have started working on a project with the Seattle Times and its news partners about graffiti in the region. We’re not sure yet what exactly the project will look like, but we thought we would start by asking you, MLTnews readers, what you thought of the graffiti problem in Mountlake Terrace. First, is there even a graffiti problem in Mountlake Terrace? Do you see graffiti in the city on ... »

Seattle TKD Donates to MLT PD

Seattle TKD Donates to MLT PD

On Tuesday evening, Seattle Tae Kwon Do will be presenting the Mountlake Terrace Police Department with t-shirts purchased in memory of the recent fallen officers in the region. Here’s the story form Seattle TKD: In late November 2009 in response to slain Police officer Timothy Brenton and the 4 Lakewood Police Officers, Master Brandon Richards and the students of Seattle Tae Kwon Do combine... »

Mountlake Terrace Post Office Not Moving Anytime Soon

Mountlake Terrace Post Office Not Moving Anytime Soon

The Herald is reporting this morning that the United States Postal Service has signed a  lease to keep the Mountlake Terrace post office in it’s current location for at least the next two years. There have been many rumors going around the community about the MLT branch closing down or moving. The property where the post office is located is owned by Calvary Fellowship “There was talk of clo... »

The Christmas cow comes home

The Christmas cow comes home

Remember the Christmas cow that was stolen last month?. We just received an update from Russ and the Christmas cow has returned: This morning at 8:30 AM our long lost cow returned home! Her lights are still working and her cow bell was still attached. Life is good! They are currently celebrating in the front yard for a couple of more days but they are now anchored with cable and padlocks. We would... »

MLT Seniors talent show February 27

MLT Seniors talent show February 27

The Mountlake Terrace Super Seniors & Friends proudly present Shooting for the Stars, a sensational talent show at Bethesda Lutheran Church. Performers will include Hawaiian hula dancers, the Bethesda Jammers (Bethesda’s jazz ensemble), singers Rodel Baldoz and Shirley’s Girls, a reading of “Be Still and Listen” by author Meryl Jobe, and a pantomime performance by “J.R.” with Super Seniors and... »

Simply Haiti Project has raised nearly $20,000

Simply Haiti Project has raised nearly $20,000

Simply Haiti is the senior project of Mountlake Terrace High School student Alex Herbig. Two days before the January earthquake in Haiti, Alex launched his project. The project was to raise money for an organization running a feeding program and an orphanage in Haiti. Once the earthquake happened, the project took a double meaning. See our previous story on the Simply Haiti project for more detail... »

Reminder: Haiti Benefit Dinner Saturday

Reminder: Haiti Benefit Dinner Saturday

A reminder about the Simply Haiti benefit dinner Saturday, more details can be found at our original story. Simply Haiti is hosting a dinner at Mountlake Terrace High School. A common Haitian dinner of rice, beans and water will be served and they will talk about ways to help those in the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, Haiti. There is a $5 entry fee for the dinner. You can learn more, ... »

Helen Margaret Sagen, 1922-2010

Helen Margaret Sagen, 1922-2010

I came across this obituary on theSeattleTimes.com of a Mountlake Terrace woman who obviously had a big effect on those around her: Helen Margaret SAGEN Born May 29, 1922 in Deering, North Dakota, Helen passed away peacefully at home January 9, 2010, after living with cancer for 28 years. Helen moved to Seattle during WWII in order to work for Boeing as a “Rosie the Riveter”. After WWI... »

Fire District 1 Offering Free Disaster Training

Fire District 1 Offering Free Disaster Training

Want to learn how to help your community during a disaster? Snohomish County Fire District 1 wants you to so they’re offering a class for free: Snohomish County Fire District 1 is offering Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training for citizens interested in learning how they can help their community during a major disaster. Classes will meet twice a week beginning Feb. 22. During a r... »

Seaun Richards of the Red Onion awarded Police Chief’s Citation

Seaun Richards of the Red Onion awarded Police Chief’s Citation

At last week’s city council meeting, Seaun Richards, the owner of the Red Onion, was recognized for his contribution to the “shop with a cop” program during this past holiday season. Police Chief Gregory Wilson said a few words about how the “shop with a cop” event came to be before presenting Seaun Richards with a plaque, awarding him the “Police Chief’s ... »

Volunteer to help end homelessness in Snohomish County

Volunteer to help end homelessness in Snohomish County

Snohomish County needs help with their annual homeless count and you can volunteer: Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon, the county’s Homeless Policy Task Force and other staff will participate Thursday, Jan. 29, in the annual Point in Time homeless This annual count is an important tool in the community’s efforts to assess the number of homeless in Snohomish County as well as to determine wa... »

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