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Brush Fire Near I-5 in Mountlake Terrace

Brush Fire Near I-5 in Mountlake Terrace

During this evening’s commute there was a brushfire next to I-5 near 220th. One of our followers (@mindsize2) on twitter relayed the above photo from @beaujoe. As you can, see it wasn’t that bad but slowed down traffic significantly. If you are on Twitter you can follow us @MLTnews. The ... »

Your Bathroom, Coming to a TV Near You

Your Bathroom, Coming to a TV Near You

This from Ravenna Nation via Lake City Live The TV show, ‘Bang For Your Buck‘, is coming back for a second season and they’re looking for fun and enthusiastic homeowners in the greater Seattle area right now – that’s us! Each episode will tour three similar remodels at ... »

Burn Ban Issued for Snohomish County

Burn Ban Issued for Snohomish County

Snohomish County has issue a Phase 1 burn ban beginning this morning (July 8 ) at 8 AM. A Phase 1 burn ban imposes the following restrictions: Burning of forest and yard debris is prohibited Recreational fires are permitted under the following conditions: Be in a metal or concrete pit such those fou... »

Fireworks to Blame for Snohomish County Fires, But Not in MLT

Fireworks to Blame for Snohomish County Fires, But Not in MLT

There were a total of 37 fireworks-related emergencies this weekend in Snohomish County and several homes were completely destroyed. None of the 37 emergencies were in the city of Mountlake Terrace. Fireworks have been banned in Mountlake Terrace since 2007 and even though it still sounded like a wa... »

Family Activities at Sno-Isle Libraries

Family Activities at Sno-Isle Libraries

The Whidbey Daily has a story about how families can spend time together at free events at Sno-Isle libraries. The Mountlake Terrace Library is one of over twenty community libraries in the Sno-Isle system. Sno-Isle libraries serve over 650,000 residents in Snohomish and Island counties. Here’... »

This Week at the MLT Library July 5-11

This Week at the MLT Library July 5-11

Here’s what’s happening at the library this week: Monday, July 6 at 1 PM: Ms. Frizzle Puts Art in Action: A Magic School Bus Program Ms. Frizzle will help children use their imagination to create art through stories and experiments. This program is part of our Summer Reading series. Mond... »

Live Near Jack Long Park?

Live Near Jack Long Park?

The city is recruiting an interested citizen to fill a vacancy on the Neighborhood Parks Improvement Subcommittee (NPIS) for Jack Long Park located at 22106 58th Avenue West. The park is named after Jack Long, a local citizen and one of the original leaders for park development in Mountlake Terrace.... »

Verizon Internet Down

***UPDATE*** Apparently it’s back up **** If you use verizon FIOS or DSL: 1. There was a fire at a datacenter downtown that has knocked out most Verizon Internet access in the Seattle area. 2. You probably can’t read this since you don’t have Internet access. See this article for m... »

No MLT Fireworks Show This Year

No MLT Fireworks Show This Year

Almost all of the cities in King County and many of the more urban cities in Snohomish county have banned fireworks. The city of Mountlake Terrace banned fireworks in 2007 and, probably to deter the use of them, organized a community fireworks show. In 2008 the city put on the community fireworks sh... »

Knock Down Garbage Cans, Get Beat Up

Knock Down Garbage Cans, Get Beat Up

Here’s the latest Mountlake Terrace police reports from the Enterprise: June 24 Assault 22500 block 44th Ave. W., 2:34 p.m. An 18-year-old Mountlake Terrace man said he was on his way home when three men approached him, accused him of knocking over their garbage cans, and beat him up. He said ... »

Possible Closure of the Mountlake Terrace Post Office

Possible Closure of the Mountlake Terrace Post Office

Here’s an update from the City of Mountlake Terrace on the possible closure of the Mountlake Terrace Post Office: We continue our dialogue with the US Postal Service regarding the status of the Mountlake Terrace Post Office. In addition, we have been receiving assistance from Congressman Jay I... »

Car Prowlers Arrested, Show Excellent Teamwork

Car Prowlers Arrested, Show Excellent Teamwork

Mountlake Terrace Police arrested two men this morning who were breaking in to vehicles in an apartment complex near 44th Ave W and 212th St SW. I’ve heard reports from MLTnews.com readers that criminal activity is a fairly normal in these apartments so it’s good to hear the police are d... »

Coffee With the City

Coffee With the City

Do you have questions or comments about city services or about what is happening in the community? The City of Mountlake Terrace, WA has scheduled a monthly event where residents can meet city officials, voice any concerns, ask questions and learn more about the city. These are often scheduled durin... »

Arsons Hit Mountlake Terrace Schools

Arsons Hit Mountlake Terrace Schools

From the Herald: Police are hoping someone might have information about a series of garbage can fires at area schools. Officers are investigating three separate fires, two near Mountlake Terrace High School and one near Cedar Way Elementary, Mountlake Terrace police Sgt. Doug Hansen said. The fires ... »

Mountlake Terrace Seeks Individuals to Serve on Pro/Con Committees for EMS Levy Restoration

Mountlake Terrace Seeks Individuals to Serve on Pro/Con Committees for EMS Levy Restoration

Here’s a great way to get involved and serve the city. The city of Mountlake Terrace is asking for interested citizens to serve on the Pro and Con Committees to prepare written arguments for the Voters Pamphlet supporting and opposing approval of the EMS Levy Restoration on the November 3, 20... »

This Week at the Mountlake Terrace Library June 28-July 4

This Week at the Mountlake Terrace Library June 28-July 4

Here’s what’s happening at the library this week: Monday, June 29 at 1 PM: Splish Splash Come to the watercolor bash. Draw and paint animals galore. Giraffes perhaps? Or, is it horses you adore? You can paint these and much, much more. This event is intended for children and families. Mo... »

Arts of the Terrace 2009: Call For Artists

Arts of the Terrace 2009: Call For Artists

The Arts of the Terrace is an annual juried arts contest/show that the city of Mountlake Terrace, WA has been putting on since the late 70’s. The arts show is September 26th through October 3rd but submissions to the show are due August 30th. Mountlake Terrace Arts commission is seeking paint... »

Chase Ends in T-Boned Police Cruiser

Chase Ends in T-Boned Police Cruiser

King 5 news reports on a police chase that happened early this morning that started on southbound I-5 and ended in Mountlake Terrace, WA near the Ballinger golf course. MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash. – An early morning chase ended with a Washington State Patrol trooper’s car being T-boned. Acc... »

Pipe Bomb, DUI, Casino Fight and Dangerous Dog

Pipe Bomb, DUI, Casino Fight and Dangerous Dog

Quite the interesting mix of police reports this week from the Mountlake Terrace Police Department. The Enterprise reports the following incidents: EXPLOSION. 22000 block 52nd Ave. W, 12:11 a.m. June 19 Someone set off what appeared to be a small pipe bomb that damaged part of a door at an elementar... »

Crime Continues to Decline in 2009

Crime Continues to Decline in 2009

Crime rates in Mountlake Terrace have declined over the past couple of years and they continue to do so in 2009. 2008 showed a 16% decrease in crime compared to 2007 and the first quarter of 2009 was down 24%. The city has just released that 2009 through May has been down 36% from the same period in... »

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