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The Civic Campus: How You Voted

The Civic Campus: How You Voted

The Civic Campus measur,e which appeared on the November 2nd ballot, needed a 60% voter approval to pass. With only 47% of Mountlake Terrace voters in support of the measure, the future of the Civic Campus is uncertain. The City will continue leasing space in the office building just north of 220th ... »

Chili/Karaoke Competition Sunday for a good cause

Chili/Karaoke Competition Sunday for a good cause

Creekside Church in Mountlake Terrace is having a Chilil/Karaokecompetitionthis Sunday to raise money to help build a home for a woman in Honduras: What is Chil-Aoke you ask? Chil-Aoke is a fundraising event for the Honduras House Build Mission Team. We are combining two great things, A Chili Cook... »

Slight Increase in 3rd Quarter Crime Rates

Slight Increase in 3rd Quarter Crime Rates

The City of Mountlake Terrace saw a slight increase in dispatched police calls in the 3rd quarter of 2010. SNOCOM 9-1-1 dispatch statistics show Mountlake Terrace has a 4.89% increase in dispatched calls, while other comparable cities are showing a decline. City of Mountlake Terrace Police Chief Gre... »

Driver of Motorcycle in Accident Expected to Make Full Recovery

Driver of Motorcycle in Accident Expected to Make Full Recovery

The driver of the motorcycle who was seriously injured in an accident last week is expected to fully recover, say members of his family. The accident, which closed lanes of 220th for several hours, occurred when a vehicle turning left on to 66th Ave W from westbound 220th St sW collided with a motor... »

House fire causes $12K worth of damages

At 10:15 a.m., Fire District 1 crews were dispatched to a fire in Mountlake Terrace in the 22500 block of 56th Ave. W. “A passerby saw smoke coming from the house and called 9-1-1,” said Leslie Hynes, Fire District 1 public information officer. Smoke was coming from all windows of the si... »

Found cat

Found cat

A cat was recently found in Mountlake Terrace: This young cat has been coming around for food for the last week or so. He’s very friendly, not yet fixed and obviously hungry. It looks as though he’s come from a good home, he’s very beautiful and (was) very clean. He’s very af... »

Fire District 1 crews distribute alarms and batteries on Smoke Alarm Saturday

Fire District 1 crews distribute alarms and batteries on Smoke Alarm Saturday

Snohomish County Fire District 1 crews installed more than 60 free smoke alarms and distributed more than 670 free batteries on Nov. 6 as part of Smoke Alarm Saturday, a countywide event sponsored by the Snohomish County Fire Prevention Association. We know smoke alarms save lives by providing the ... »

Terrace Park Principal earns outstanding educator award

At the Washington Association of Educators of Talented and Gifted (WAETAG) Conference Oct. 15-16, Terrace Park Principal Mary Freitas received the outstanding educator in Washington state honor. In recent years, Mary has worked to raise awareness of gifted education in the Edmonds School District an... »

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter

Here are a selection of recent reports from the Mountlake Terrace Police Department. Attempted burglary November 3: An attempted burglary occurred at an apartment in the Creekside Apartment complex near 44th Ave W and 236th St SW. The person occupying the apartment was not home at the time but came ... »

Brier Terrace Middle School Jazz Band Benefit Concert

Brier Terrace Middle School Jazz Band Benefit Concert

Looking for a fun way to jazz up your weekend before the holiday rush? The Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Band and Brier Terrace Middle School Jazz Band will hold a benefit concert on Novemebr 20 featuring Seattle native and saxophone virtuoso, Jeff Kashiwa. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the conce... »

The Salvation Army and Bartell’s team up for Christmas gift drive

The Salvation Army and Bartell’s team up for Christmas gift drive

Bartell Drugs is once again partnering with the Salvation Army to help bring holiday cheer to children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys during its 7th annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N’ Joy Giving Tree” drive, November 15 – December 17. Toys collected will be distr... »

Exclusive Screening of “Night Catches Us” at Cinebarre

Exclusive Screening of “Night Catches Us” at Cinebarre

Night Catches Us, a soon-to-be-released film about the Black Panthers set in Philadelphia and produced by UW graduate Ron Simons, will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Cinebarre theater in Mountlake Terrace. The exclusive screening, which will raise money for the UW School of Drama Car... »

Eat a burger, support a good cause

Eat a burger, support a good cause

On Monday, November 15, the Red Onion is donating 20% of all their sales and 100% of tips to the Shop With a Cop program. Shop with a Cop is a program to raise money for underprivileged kids in the area to go shopping with police officers for Christmas presents. Last year, Richards raised $1,500 whi... »

Motorcycle Accident near 220th/66th

Motorcycle Accident near 220th/66th

At 8:38 a.m., Fire District 1 units responded to a car-motorcycle collision at 220th St. SW and 66th Ave. W. The motorcyclist, a 25 year-old male in his 40’s, was transported by paramedics to Harborview Medical Center. His injuries are serious, but do not appear to be life-threatening. The dri... »

Get free help with your gadgets

Get free help with your gadgets

This from the Mountlake Terrace Library Blog: This Saturday we are offering another Gadget Coaching session. Tech-savvy teen volunteers will be available to assist senior citizens with their questions about their cell phones, mp3 players, laptops and other hand-held devices. You don’t have to ... »

Large amount of stolen property recovered from King/Snohomish Counties

Large amount of stolen property recovered from King/Snohomish Counties

Shoreline police detectives arrested two suspects at the end of October for investigation of burglary. The suspects – a male and a female – both have criminal histories. Police believe they are responsible for a large number of residential and commercial burglaries in North King and Sout... »

Thank you Veterans

Thank you Veterans

From it’s beginnings, veterans have always played an important role in the Mountlake Terrace community. In 1949 develoepr Albert LaPierre and his partner Jack Peterson, bought an abandoned airstrip on logged-over land about 12 miles north of Seattle, just over the Snohomish County li... »

Candle sparks fire in duplex

Candle sparks fire in duplex

A candle sparked a fire that caused more than $35,000 damage to a duplex last night and displaced the two men that lived there. A neighbor called 9-1-1 around 8:45 p.m. to report the fire in a duplex in the 21200 block of 58th Ave. W. The neighbor then pounded on the doors of both duplex units to al... »

Mountlake Terrace High School evacuated due to possible natural gas leak

Mountlake Terrace High School evacuated due to possible natural gas leak

Reports of a natural gas odor in the science area of Mountlake Terrace High School led to the evacuation of the school Wednesday morning around 9am. Fire District 1 Public Information Officer Leslie Hynes said that because of the cold weather, the gymanisum was quickly cleared and deemed safe by fir... »

Only a month after going “family friendly, bikini baristas are back

Only a month after going “family friendly, bikini baristas are back

A CLARIFICATION: This coffee shop is technically in the City of Lynnwood, though the other 3 corners of the intersection are the City of Mountlake Terrace. Only a month after going “family friendly”, the coffee stand at 212th St SW and 44th Ave W now has a large sign that says “BIK... »

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