Restaurant News: When ‘buy local’ takes on a whole new meaning

The cottage food industry in Washington state grows entrepreneurs of all sorts. Some are content to stay small and are satisfied to remain in their home kitchens; others see this as a stepping stone to a full launch at a commercial/ retail location. Here’s the skinny: Home/cottage industry locations have a business license with the…

Man found dead Friday in MLT homeless camp near Interurban Trail

A man was found dead Friday afternoon in a known homeless camping area off the Interurban Trail in Mountlake Terrace, police said. According to Mountlake Terrace Police Chief Pete Caw, MLT police detectives and South County Fire medics responded at 1:35 p.m. Friday to a report of a possible deceased male in the 22100 block of…

County Districting Committee seeks public input on preliminary council district maps

The Snohomish County Districting Committee has released preliminary draft council district maps based on the 2020 Census data.  The Districting Committee wants to hear from the public regarding how the draft maps impact communities of related and mutual interest. Maps are designed to serve as a springboard for committee discussion and public input. The next…

High school sports roundup for Sept. 16, 2021

Girls Soccer Mountlake Terrace defeated Marysville Getchell 3-1 Sophomore Natalie Cardin scored three goals and Claire August had two assists as the Hawks won their first game of the season. Records: Mountlake Terrace 1-1-3; Marysville Getchell 1-3 Mountlake Terrace next match; at Stanwood; Tuesday Sept. 21; 7 p.m. Lynnwood defeated Marysville Pilchuck 3-2  Lynnwood goal…

Grab-and-go meals for online Edmonds School District students now at Lynnwood High School

Students attending online classes in the Edmonds School District can receive grab-and-go meals at Lynnwood High School. The meals will be available from 3-3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday (on school days) for online students, the district said. The meals will include one breakfast and one lunch, except on Thursdays when the district will provide two breakfasts…

Volunteers of America Western Washington hosting Hope is Brewing fundraiser Oct. 1

Volunteers of America Western Washington is hosting a Hope is Brewing virtual celebration and fundraiser from 9-9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1. Register prior to Sept. 24, and you will receive a special VOA coffee blend to brew and enjoy during the event. Volunteers of America is a nonprofit organization founded in 1896 that provides affordable…

Under the weather: First significant storm of season to hit this weekend

I’m not going to lie—I’ve been waiting for this day for a while. I’ve been waiting for the opportunity to write about an actual storm. To make things even better, this storm is expected to be a trifecta of excitement, complete with copious rain, wind and even the potential for thunderstorms. Let’s get right to…

High school sports roundup for Sept. 15, 2021

Boys Tennis Edmonds-Woodway defeated Snohomish 7-0 Singles: Russell Anderson (EW) defeated Will MacDonald (S) 6-1, 6-1 Steven Anderson (EW) defeated Cade Strickland (S) 7-5, 7-5 Grant Oliver (EW) defeated Alex Schwieger (S) 6-2, 6-0 Sam Browne (EW) defeated Brendan McKinley (S) 6-0, 6-0 Doubles: Drew Warner/Ben Hanson (EW) defeated Dylan Schwartzmiller/ Trove Van Assche (S)…

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society offering free ‘brick wall’ sessions Sept. 25

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering free “brick wall” sessions on Saturday, Sept. 25 at its research library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. Make your appointment at 425-775-6267 on Thursday or Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. — or leave a message and you will be contacted. Caroll Budny is an experienced researcher and will be…

Prep girls soccer: Panthers use second-half surge to beat Hawks

After a scoreless first half, the Snohomish Panthers girls soccer team defeated the Mountlake Terrace Hawks 2-0 at Edmonds Stadium Tuesday night. The game started out in a back-and-forth fashion with neither team able to maintain possession for long, but the Panthers found themselves with the ball in the Hawks’ side of the field  for…

Sponsor spotlight: Warm up with favorites from Scotty’s Food Truck

The weather is getting colder — perhaps it’s time to visit Scotty’s Food Truck for a bowl of his famous clam chowder and an order of hot and crispy fish and chips. Chef Scotty will be in his usual Edmonds spot at Five Corners Calvary Chapel on Thursday, Friday and Saturday this week. Call ahead to avoid…

Two from Edmonds School District named semifinalists in 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program

Two Edmonds School District students were named semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Lillian Geil of Edmonds-Woodway High School and Brooke Rinehimer of Mountlake Terrace High School are among approximately 16,000 who made the list nationwide. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit…

Sound Transit service changes taking effect Sept. 19 and Oct. 2

Sound Transit riders will see significant changes in service in the coming weeks, starting on Sept. 19 and culminating with the opening of the Northgate Link extension on Oct. 2. In addition to service changes, riders will see changes in the way that Sound Transit lines are named. Link becomes the 1 Line, Tacoma Link…

Reminder: EPIC Group Writers sponsoring virtual writing workshop Sept. 18

EPIC Group Writers begins its 2021/2022 writing workshop season on Saturday, Sept. 18 with a two-hour virtual session on worldbuilding in any genre with author Donna Galanti. I asked Donna how participants will benefit from her workshop. “They’ll discover how worldbuilding supports mood, theme, conflict, character, culture, and setting—basically everything!” she said. “Often, writers may…

Updated: Missing Everett woman located

Everett police said Wednesday that 18-year-old Everett resident Rebecca Haskins, who was reported as missing and possibly endangered on Sept. 13, has been located and is safe.  

High school sports roundup for Sept. 14, 2021

Girls Swimming Shorewood defeated Mountlake Terrace 119-51 200 medley relay- Shorewood (Katie Freshwater, Malaina Mirabueno, Evie Hoff, Cameron Bell) 2:03.81; 200 freestyle- Brooke Anderson (SW) 2:18.37; 200 individual relay- Cameron Bell (SW) 2:27.75; 50 freestyle- Jeslyn Vuong (MT) 26.41; 100 butterfly- Jeslyn Vuong (MT) 1:08.72; 100 freestyle- Brooke Anderson (SW) 1:02.97; 500 freestyle- Cameron Bell…

Medic One Foundation, fire agencies bring life-saving mobile app to Snohomish County

Snohomish County fire agencies, Snohomish County 911 and the Medic One Foundation on Tuesday announced the launch of PulsePoint, a free mobile app that empowers community members to save lives. PulsePoint uses location-based technology to alert CPR-trained residents to a nearby cardiac arrest. Those residents can then voluntarily respond and start CPR in the critical…

Sponsor spotlight reminder: Edmonds Art Studio Tour Sept. 18-19

Throughout greater Edmonds, Washington From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the weekend of Sept. 18th & 19th, 2021 Edmonds Art Studio Tour is excited to announce this year’s event is being planned as an in-person community engagement, opening the studios of our artists to those interested in purchasing handmade works and learning more about…

Opal Beck: Mother of 10 was pioneer in blending career and family

Opal Beck On the morning of September 8, 2021 Opal Lorraine Beck died in her sleep, at home, with her daughters by her side.  Born in Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan CAN on October 10, 1923 her 97 years were filled with love, kindness and a devoted family. She married the love of her life, Bill Beck…

Mountlake Terrace City Council to meet virtually Sept. 16

The Mountlake Terrace City Council will hold a virtual special meeting and work/study session this Thursday, Sept. 16. The council’s special meeting at 6:30 p.m. is with Washington State auditors to hear the findings of their yearly audit. The Zoom meeting link is here. Meeting ID 859 7823 6599 | Passcode 091621). The work/study session…

High school sports roundup for Sept. 13, 2021

Boys Tennis Lynnwood defeated Cascade 4-3 Singles: Matthew Sheuffele (C) defeated Andy Ho (L) 6-2, 6-3 Dullin Agler (C) defeated Tommy McMahon (L) 6-3, 7-5 Jacob Hahn (C) defeated Evan Yang (L) 7-6 (7-4), 6- Luke Tyler (L) defeated Yuvraj Ajimal (C) 6-1, 6-1 Doubles: Matt Ruiz/Drew Kiner (L) defeated Kevin Jacks/Andrew Hayashi 6-0, 6-3…

Reminder: Edmonds Schools Superintendent to address MLT Diversity Commission Sept. 15

The City of Mountlake Terrace Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission on Sept. 15 will welcome guest speaker Dr. Gustavo Balderas, the superintendent of the Edmonds School District. Balderas joined the district in July 2020. He previously served as superintendent in Eugene, Oregon, and once was named National Superintendent of the Year. The child of migrant…

All aboard for a bird-watching adventure

As part of the Puget Sound Bird Festival in Edmonds, a group of approximately 75 birders and bird photographers gathered on the Puget Sound Express Saratoga late Sunday afternoon for a three-hour excursion to Protection Island a National Wildlife Refuge. Jon Houghton and Joe Sweeney were the bird guide experts leading the trip. They are…

Patricia Anne Powers: Celebration of Life set for Sept. 26 at Hickman Park

P. Anne Powers A Celebration of Life Patricia Anne Powers passed away peacefully January 9th, 2021 at the age of 90. Born in Durban, South Africa on November 20th, 1930 to Wells and Belle Evans, Anne was the oldest of 3 children. Her family had lived in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg until 1946 when…

Edmonds police investigating Plum Tree Plaza fire as arson

The early morning fire that severely damaged all 14 businesses at the Plum Tree Plaza in Edmonds Saturday, Sept. 11 is being investigated as arson, Edmonds police said Monday. Edmonds police detectives are working with South County Fire as well as agents from the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) as they continue the…

Sponsor spotlight: Protect your valuables before thieves arrive

If you are concerned about protecting your valuables, here are several suggestions to consider for protecting them from would-be thieves: Rent a safe deposit box. It may make sense to keep seldom worn jewelry, coins and other important documents in a traditional safe deposit box at your local bank. But beware if you go this route,…

2021 Edmonds Coho Derby winners reel in fish, prizes

The 2021 Edmonds Coho Derby got underway Saturday before most of us were turning on the coffee pot. A new record of over 1,000 adult and youth anglers hit the water under overcast skies and the fleet of boats stretched all the way from Mukilteo to Elliott Bay. The derby is a family friendly fundraiser hosted by…

High school sports roundup for Sept. 10, 11

Sept. 10 Football Shorecrest defeated Mountlake Terrace 41-0 Edmonds Stadium Score by quarter final Shorecrest 7 – 20 – 14 – 0 41 Mountlake Terrace 0 – 0 – 0 – 0 0 Scoring plays: -Remy Abdalla 21 yard run (Gus Hamilton kick) -Ben Seather-Brady 5 yard run (Gus Hamilton kick) -Carson Christensen 32 yard…

Get crafty with beer and painting event at Hemlock Brewing Wednesday night

Paints and pints will be on tap during a “Funky Chicken” paint party at Hemlock State Brewing Company Wednesday, Sept. 15 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Artist Nathalie Lehoux will guide participants step-by-step through the process of painting their own funky chicken on a 16-inch-by-20-inch canvas that they can take home afterward. The cost is $35 and…

South County Fire urges parents to take precautions for preventing window falls

South County Fire is urging parents and caregivers of young children to take precautions as injuries from child window falls are nearing record-setting levels in Snohomish County. “At least 10 window falls have occurred in Snohomish County since April – including three in the last week,” said Wendy Burchill, Snohomish Health District Healthy Communities communications…

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