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Fitness boot camp is born out of the ashes of Retrofit

Fitness boot camp is born out of the ashes of Retrofit

It wasn’t until Alex finished his shift that he was told it would be his last at Retrofit. Alex Johansen was the fitness director at Retrofit which abruptly closed it’s doors back in March and filed for bankruptcy. Members were notified via email, on Retrofit’s web site or simply b... »

Mazatlan is open for business

Mazatlan is open for business

Mazatlan restaurant is now open. Mazatlan purchased the old Canyon’s property and has been renovating the place over the past month. They are now open. If you try them out let us know what you think by rating them here. »

Consider donating to the David Ridge Memorial Fund

Consider donating to the David Ridge Memorial Fund

On Friday, July 30, during the Tour de Terrace parade a man playing basketball at the Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion courts collapsed. Two fire and aid units broke away form the parade and came to assist the man. Unfortunately David Ridge, Jr. died from heart complications that evening. David... »

Caring for our neighbors

Caring for our neighbors

The Mountlake Terrace community has come together to help the families who lost everything in the Lynnview apartments fire on August 9 in south Lynnwood. The Red Onion has lead the charge and teamed up with DD Meats, Mayor Jerry Smith, Happy Cakes and Ellersick Brewery to collect donations of money ... »

What are you doing to beat the heat?

What are you doing to beat the heat?

With the record temperatures well in to the 90’s over the weekend and an excessive heat warning in effect until Monday night, we asked the MLTnews community on Facebook what they were doing to beat the heat and here are some of the responses: Sitting in front of our portable air conditioner... »

Legislative District 21, State Rep. Position 2

Legislative District 21, State Rep. Position 2

Today we continue to look at the candidates that are on the August 17 primary ballot. Below are the candidates for state legislative district 21, state representative position 2. Marko Liias (Prefers Democratic Party) Elected Experience: I have been your state representative since 2008. I also serve... »

Numerous break-ins at Creekside Village trailer storage

We received this report from Eva who lives at the Creekside Village Apartments. Her trailer as well as many other trailers have been broken in to every night for the past several nights. If you live at Creekside Village and have had similar problems, of course report them to the MLT PD but also let ... »

Councilmember Ryan is Awarded Certificate of Municipal Leadership

Councilmember Ryan is Awarded Certificate of Municipal Leadership

Councilmember Rick Ryan recently received a Certificate of Municipal Leadership (CML) from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). Councilmember Ryan completed over 30 hours of training credits to earn this distinction. Ryan has served on the Council since January of 2008. Currently, five Mountl... »

Legislative District 21, Position 1

Legislative District 21, Position 1

Today we continue to look at the candidates that are on the August 17 primary ballot. Below are the candidates for state legislative district 21, position 1. Ed Borey (Prefers Republican Party) Elected Experience: Career businessman compelled to action by out of control spending. Ed is a family man.... »

County seeking committee volunteers

Snohomish County is seeking volunteers for two important county committees-The Snohomish County Council on Aging and the Snohomish County Marine Resources Advisory Committee. “The willingness of people to step forward and volunteer their time is a key part of what makes this community so great... »

MLT Garage Sales August 13-15

Each week we post a map of garage sales in Mountlake Terrace. If you know of one that is not on the map, let us know at tips@MLTnews.com. View MLT Garage Sales 8/13-8/15 in a larger map »

Bike lanes to be added to 236th

Bike lanes to be added to 236th

The Mountlake Terrace City Council voted 6-1 Thursday night to implement bike lanes on 236th St. SW from 54th Ave W to Cedar Way. Thursday’s discussion and vote was a follow-up from the council’s split decision in July. Speaking during public comment at the meeting in favor of the bike l... »

Help find Hercules, the lost chihuahua

Help find Hercules, the lost chihuahua

Hercules, a long haired white chihuahua, was lost on Thursday, August 12 near the water tower by St. Pius (58th Ave W and 222nd St. SW). If you have seen him, please respond to this craigslist ad. [mappress] »

Bartells collecting school supplies for needy children

Bartells collecting school supplies for needy children

Now through August 29 Bartells is teaming up with World Vision to collect school supplies for needy children. All donations in the “School Tools for Kids in Need” drive go to World Vision’s local Storehouses to benefit children and schools in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. From the... »

Neighborhood Names Sought

Neighborhood Names Sought

Ideas for re-naming two neighborhood districts (now called East Terrace and North Terrace) in Mountlake Terrace are being sought. The effort follows up on a Planning Commission suggestion to consider more unique or place-based names for these two neighborhoods. The city’s other neighborhood di... »

Arts of the Terrace submissions due August 30

Arts of the Terrace submissions due August 30

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs and 3-Dimensional works for its 32nd Annual Juried Art Show. Over $3,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is held October 1 October 3, 2010. Deadline for entrie... »

USTA Tennis Rally August 14

USTA Tennis Rally August 14

The City of Mountlake Terrace Recreation & Parks will host a FREE USTA Tennis Rally on Saturday, August 14 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Evergreen Playfields Tennis Courts. There will be prizes, games, drills and matches played for all ages. In previous years this event has attracted well over 100... »

Chip seal project completed

Chip seal project completed

Doolittle Construction completed the second and final phase of the chip seal earlier this month  with the application of fog seal in the project area. The 2010 project provided for the resurfacing on approximately 4.2 miles of City streets. City crews will continue to focus additional street sweepin... »

How you can help the victims of the Lynnview Apartment fire

How you can help the victims of the Lynnview Apartment fire

If you missed the previous news, there was a large apartment fire in an apartment complex in Lynnwood on Monday and 35 families have been displaced. The apartment complex is only about a mile north of the MLT limits so smoke could be seen from many parts of Mountlake Terrace. The now homeless famili... »

UPDATE: Police Request Public’s Help in Locating Hit and Run Driver

UPDATE: Police Request Public’s Help in Locating Hit and Run Driver

On Tuesday, July 13, a pedestrian was struck by a hit and run driver while walking his dog along the south side of 238th Street SW in Mountlake Terrace. The victim sustained serious injuries. The City of Mountlake Terrace Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding the driver. Polic... »

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