Edmonds man sentenced to 12 years in robbery of Mountlake Terrace marijuana store

An Edmonds man who along with another man robbed a Mountlake Terrace marijuana store at gunpoint has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to 12 1/2 years in prison and five years of supervised release. Bradford Marselas Johnson, 22, was sentenced Dec. 6 after being found guilty in an earlier trial of robbery, possessing a firearm…

Coffee with the City set for Dec. 11

Citizens, business owners and others from the community are invited to join city officials for a cup of coffee and hear first-hand what’s happening in the city Wednesday, Dec. 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Recreation Pavilion, 5303 228th St. S.W. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, provide input on city services or…

Prep girls basketball: Hawks dominate Bruins in 58-16 win

The Mountlake Terrace Hawks scored the first 14 points of the game and were never challenged in a 58-16 blowout of the Cascade Bruins in a non-conference girls basketball contest played Tuesday at Mountlake Terrace High School. The 42-point victory was the largest winning margin for a Terrace girls basketball squad since Jan. 10, 2014,…

Here’s more information about ESD bond measure on Feb. 11 ballot

The Edmonds School District is providing additional information on the $600 million construction bond measure before voters Feb. 11 to build two new schools, replace three others and cover the cost of other district-wide building improvements. If approved, the bond would allow for a new middle school on the former Alderwood Middle School campus, a…

Brier Terrace Middle principal addresses campus fires in letter to parents

In response to reports of two fires at Brier Terrace Middle School on Tuesday, Dec. 10, Principal Scott Morrison has submitted the following letter to parents regarding the incidents: Dear Brier Terrace Middle School families, We want to share information about two fire incidents that took place on our campus today. We first want to…

Marilynn Florence McGlashan: Her life revolved around service to the community

Marilynn Florence McGlashan 02/03/1948 – 11/22/2019 Marilynn was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois. She went home to the Lord on November, 22, 2019. Since her parents moved often, she spent her childhood living all over the country. Marilynn began her career in Chicago, and in 1988 she relocated to Seattle. Marilynn earned a Bachelor of…

Draft tree ordinance, labor agreements among items on Dec. 12 council agenda

The Mountlake Terrace City Council will consider a wide range of agenda items during its Thursday, Dec. 12 work/study session. Among them: – Review a draft tree ordinance and tree care policy – Review the Terrace Brier Soccer Club field use agreement – Review a proposal to purchase a prefabricated restroom for Ballinger Park –…

Re-Imagining Retirement: Love, Play, Listen

Years ago, I was drawn to the marvelous work of Bernie Siegal with his book Love Medicine and Miracles and his others. In recent times, Elizabeth Gilbert wrote of her quest in book. Today I propose a new title of Love Play Listen! I want a simple easy recipe for isolation and Love Play Listen…

Adult English classes for ESD parents to begin Jan. 14 in Mountlake Terrace

English classes for parents of children in the Edmonds School District begin on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. at Mountlake Terrace High School, located at 21801 44th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Parents and community members are invited to meet with other parents and learn English. Training is available at beginning and intermediate level classes….

Pet Adventure hosting Santa pet photos Dec. 14, adoption event Dec. 15

Pet Adventure is hosting a pair of events this weekend designed to bring some holiday joy to both pet owners and those who may want to become a pet owner. On Saturday, Dec. 14, the Mountlake Terrace pet supply store hosts Santa Photos for Pets and People, a time for pet owners to pose for…

Deadline Jan. 1 for input on city’s ADA transition plan

The City of Mountlake Terrace is developing an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self-Assessment and Transition Plan. The city encourages residents to participate in an online survey and comment on the current conditions of the city’s accessibility for persons with disabilities. The deadline to complete the survey is Jan. 1, 2020. Using an interactive mapping tool, the city…

Sponsor spotlight: Charity donation basics to ensure a tax deduction

Donating to charity not only helps others, it can reduce your tax bill — but only if the charity qualifies as a tax-exempt organization. Checking for qualified status If you plan on itemizing your deductions on your tax return, make sure the organization you’re donating to is designated by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization…

MLT National Night Out receives participation award

The City of Mountlake Terrace was recently selected as a national award winner for its outstanding participation for National Night Out Against Crime, a crime, drug and violence prevention program by the National Association of Town Watch. Over 1,000 people celebrated the Mountlake Terrace National Night Out event this year. Organized by city employees from…

MTHS holiday concerts set for Dec. 12, 17

The Mountlake Terrace High School Music Department is presenting a pair of upcoming concerts sure to bring some holiday cheer to all. The MTHS jazz bands take the stage on Thursday, Dec. 12, for a concert full of seasonal music. The event is set for the school’s theater starting at 7 p.m. On Tuesday, Dec….

Prep wrestling: Hawks compete in White River Classic

Six Mountlake Terrace Hawks had their hands full as they traveled to Buckley to compete at the White River Classic, a multi-team wrestling tournament, on Saturday. The six Hawks — Seraphim Treperinas, Caden Connors, James Fletcher, Tyler Ekse, Dylan Breuer and Kadin Hixon — collectively went 1-13 in individual matches against the tough field of…

Reminder: Mountlake Terrace HS Music Boosters sponsoring breakfast with Santa Dec. 14

The Mountlake Terrace High School Music Boosters are inviting the community to attend its 18th annual pancake breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 14 at MTHS, 21801 44th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Enjoy holiday music performed by music groups from Mountlake Terrace High School and other local schools. The pancake breakfast includes sausage, fruit and beverages….

Lynnwood man is 15th millionth rider on Community Transit’s Swift service

Just a week after its 10-year anniversary, Community Transit’s Swift bus rapid transit service transported its 15 millionth rider. Abbas Razaghzadeh was designated the 15 millionth person to ride Swift as he rode the Swift Blue Line to Crossroads Station in Lynnwood Friday morning. The calculation was made by Community Transit’s data analysts who track…

Help count birds for science during Audubon’s Annual Christmas Bird Count Dec. 14

The National Audubon Society invites birdwatchers and people with backyard bird feeders to participate in the longest-running citizen science survey — the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC).  On Saturday, Dec. 14, birders and nature enthusiasts will take part in this century-long project. “Pilchuck Audubon is making a special effort to count birds visiting yard…

No suspects yet in Friday night shooting; victim in serious but stable condition

Mountlake Terrace police provided an update Saturday on the shooting that occurred around 7:30 p.m. Friday in the area of 49th Avenue West and 236th Street Southwest in Mountlake Terrace. Mountlake Terrace Police Chief Pete Caw said that the male victim, in his early 20s, was in serious but stable condition at Seattle’s Harborview Medical…

Prep wrestling: Hawks lose to Royals, Bruins in season opener

The Mountlake Terrace Hawks opened their 2019-2020 wrestling season with a pair of team losses in duals staged at Lynnwood High School on Friday. The shorthanded Hawks were only able to suit up seven wrestlers on Friday. Prep Wrestling: Mountlake Terrace vs. Jackson, Cascade; Dec. 6 Jackson 63 – Mountlake Terrace 11 106 — Sam…

November 2019 Edmonds School District High School Students of Month

Edmonds Heights K-12 Sara Dakhil Mother’s name: Widad Zlitni Father’s Name: Naser Dakhil GPA: 4.0 Clubs & Activities: Accounting club at EDCC. Honors: Honor roll and on Dean’s list at Edmonds Community College. Educational Goals: I plan on transferring to the University of Washington and receiving a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.   Edmonds-Woodway High…

Mountlake Terrace residents turn out for 37th annual Christmas Tree lighting event

Cold weather and a brief drizzle did not keep Mountlake Terrace residents from attending the 37th annual Christmas Tree lighting event Friday night at Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W. Prior to the tree lighting, community members gathered on the field to hear students from Mountlake Terrace Elementary and Terrace Park School launch the event…

Police searching for suspect in Mountlake Terrace shooting

Mountlake Terrace police were searching Friday night for a suspect in a shooting that occurred in the area of 49th Avenue West and 236th Street Southwest in Mountlake Terrace. Mountlake Terrace Police Chief Pete Caw said that the male victim was transported to Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center. A police K-9 unit was tracking in the…

Sponsor spotlight: Sola Salons Studios now open in Lynnwood

Sola Salon Studios (Sola) has opened a new studio space for salon professionals in Lynnwood’s Alderwood Plaza Shopping Center. Since its inception in 2004, Sola has grown to more than 500 locations nationwide. Today, more than 14,000 salon professionals operate their businesses inside Sola Salons. The new salon is located near the Alderwood Mall at…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Nov. 22-Dec. 5, 2019

Nov. 22 21800 block 44th Avenue West: Mountlake Terrace High School faculty reported that a student might have a firearm on campus after he posted a video with a gun on Instagram. After searching the boy’s possessions, police did not report finding a gun, but requested that the case be forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor’s…

Fireworks to be banned in South County Fire unincorporated service area as of 2021

Fireworks will be banned in South County Fire’s unincorporated service area in southwest Snohomish County beginning in 2021. The Snohomish County Council on Wednesday, Dec. 4 unanimously approved the ban in the densely populated Southwest County Urban Growth Area, which includes all of South County Fire’s unincorporated service area. In June, South County Fire filed…

DUI patrols out this weekend in Snohomish County

The Snohomish County DUI and Target Zero Task Force will be conducting DUI emphasis patrols Friday, Dec. 6 from 8 p.m. – 4 a.m.  Representatives from Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Patrol, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, Lynnwood Police, Mountlake Terrace Police, Everett Police and Mill Creek Police will be doing high visibility…

Prep boys basketball: Hawks beat Storm in season opener

  The Mountlake Terrace Hawks have always prided themselves on playing hard-nosed defense. In their 2019-2020 season opener on Thursday, the Hawks used a strong defensive effort early — allowing just five points in the first quarter to the visiting Squalicum Storm. They then rode that start to a 76-55 non-league win at Mountlake Terrace High…

MLT Salary Commission approves pay raise for city council

Following a two-month review, and a public hearing on Wednesday, Dec. 4, the Mountlake Terrace Salary Commission adopted a resolution that provides for a $100 increase to the monthly salaries of the city’s mayor and councilmembers effective Jan. 5, 2020. As of Jan. 5, 2020, the mayor’s salary will be $1,100 per month and councilmembers’…

Snohomish County PUD to host Holiday Lights Exchange on Dec. 6

Snohomish County PUD is hosting an LED Holiday Lights Exchange from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, in the lobby of its headquarters in downtown Everett. Customers can exchange up to five strands of their working incandescent holiday lights, per household, for the same number of LED holiday lights at no charge. The…

Annual Shop with a Cop event helps kids in need

Christmas came early Wednesday night for a group of Edmonds School District kids in need who participated in the 11th annual Shop with a Cop event at the Lynnwood Target. Volunteers from South Snohomish County law enforcement, firefighters, first responders and members of the military paired with nearly 100 children to help them shop for…

Public invited to help place wreaths on veterans’ headstones during Dec. 14 ceremony

Edmonds resident and military veteran Cpl. Michael Reagan of the Fallen Heroes Project, will be the featured speaker at a Wreaths Across America program military ceremony and wreath-placing event, set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Veterans Memorial Park, Evergreen Washelli Cemetery, 11220 Aurora Ave. N. in Seattle. Through the Veterans Memorial Wreath Foundation (VMWF),…

Volunteers needed for VEX Robotics Club competition at MTHS Dec. 7

Mountlake Terrace High School’s VEX Robotics Club is hosting its first VEX Robotics Tower Takeover competition this Saturday, Dec. 7, and the club is looking for volunteers to assist with the event. VEX Competitions bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills to life by tasking teams of students with designing and building a robot…

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