Deadline extended to Aug. 19 for Arts of the Terrace juried show entries

The Arts of the Terrace juried art show is looking for artist submissions, and has extended the submission deadline to Aug. 19. Eligible items include paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, three-dimensional and artisans’ works. Over $5,000 in prize money is available. This is the 42nd year for the Mountlake Terrace tradition, which is sponsored…

Just Around the Corner: Everett’s Despi Delite Bakery

Knowing that I’m always interested to try new eateries in the area, a friend mentioned that I needed to go to a bakery in Everett, near Funko Field.  “It’s the best,” he said. Sunday, my wife and I were driving around and decided to go to the suggested spot, Despi Delite Bakery. It’s been in Everett…

Mountlake Terrace City Council to meet Aug. 15

The Mountlake Terrace City Council will hold a hybrid business meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15 at Mountlake Terrace City Hall, 23204 58th Ave. W. Among the items on the agenda are honoring the Smith Family and their efforts to put on Tour de Terrace, review and adoption of the Snohomish County Comprehensive Solid and Hazardous…

Free South County Fire kids camps Aug. 18 in Edmonds, Lynnwood

South County Fire is hosting two free Kids Fire Camps on Aug. 18 with fun safety activities for the whole family: – Edmonds Fire Camp, 1-2 p.m., downtown fire station 17, 275 6th Ave. N. – Lynnwood Fire Camp, 6-7 p.m., Lynndale Park, 18927 72nd Ave. W. (before Sandlot Cinemas in the Park). Kids can…

Sponsor spotlight: When one door closes, another opens.

The art of moving forward lies in understanding what to leave behind. Nicola Davies of Create Next Steps, LLC has been coaching in Edmonds for the past five years. She offers leadership coaching to help individuals, businesses and nonprofits navigate personal and professional transitions. Nicola also leads creative expression workshops using the healing power of…

Home + Work: Delegate these five things to relish the end of summer

Isn’t it funny how we became adults and then no longer got to enjoy summer breaks? If you’re like us and signed up for a fancy corporate job, you slipped into your “grown-up” career and then walked out of a tall office building one day, bleary-eyed and blinking, thinking, How did I get here? What…

Taste Edmonds 2022: What you need to know

It’s almost time for the Taste Edmonds Festival, set for Friday-Sunday, Aug. 19-21, at Frances Anderson Center Playfield, 700 Main St. in downtown Edmonds. Organizers invite you to come for the food and stay for the tunes. This year’s food truck lineup boasts a delectable array of eats for the whole family.And the music lineup…

Susan Shipley: Service set for Aug. 20 at Venture Church

Susan Shipley Susan Shipley was born September 26th to Donald and Betty Carrington. Susan attended Ballard High School where she was class president. She went on to work at the federal Bankruptcy Court selflessly in service for 40+ years. She loved her job and the people she worked with. Susan was a devoted wife, mother,…

Mountlake Terrace recycle and transfer station to reopen Sunday following Saturday fire

The Snohomish County Solid Waste Southwest Recycle and Transfer Station in Mountlake Terrace was closed on Saturday, Aug.13 due to an onsite fire, but will reopen on Sunday, the county said in a news release. The county said the fire “has been addressed” but the cause wasn’t immediately available. South County Fire spokesperson Leslie Hynes…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Aug. 6-11, 2022

Aug. 6 6600 block 220th Street Southwest: A man told police he had interrupted a possible catalytic converter theft. The man said he was driving north of 58th Avenue West from 232nd Street Southwest when he noticed a dark gray Toyota parked next to another truck, later identified as a blue 2004 Ford F250. He also noticed…

2022 NW Pinball Championships coming to Lynnwood Bowl & Skate Sept. 9

This fall, Lynnwood Bowl and Skate will be hosting the 10th annual Northwest Pinball Championships. This year’s championship rounds will consist of three International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA) rounds, a women’s tournament and Sunday consolation knockout event. While the three IFPA rounds are full, competitors can apply to be put on the waitlist, and registration…

Homage Senior Services invites community to Engage: Mind and Body Challenge

Lynnwood-based Homage Senior Services, which provides services for older adults and people with disabilities in Snohomish County, is gearing up to launch its first Engage: Mind and Body challenge. The challenge will work to raise money for Homage and the various programs it runs. When considering ways to engage with the community, Mollie Meyer, Homage’s…

Sponsor spotlight: Remodeling projects that add value to your home

Remodeling your home has many benefits. A home improvement can modernize your living space, enhance your comfort level, and add to the resell value of your home. However, not all remodeling projects are equal when generating the greatest resell value for homeowners. Zonda, a housing market research firm, recently released their annual Cost vs. Value Report,…

North Puget Sound Small Business Summit in Lynnwood Oct. 26

The Economic Alliance of Snohomish County is sponsoring a North Puget Sound Small Business Summit Wednesday, Oct. 26 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Join over 600 individuals from a variety of industries representing businesses across the North Puget Sound region for a day of panel discussions, training opportunities, an exhibition hall and networking. The event…

Save the date: 6th annual Overdose Awareness Day event in Everett Aug. 31

All are invited to attend the 6th Annual International Overdose Awareness Day candlelight vigil and resource fair, “A Night To Remember, A Time To Act,” set for 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 at Snohomish County Plaza, 3000 Rockefeller Ave. in Everett. The resource fair will run from 5-6:15 p.m. and 8-8:30 p.m. The program and…

Have questions about the monkeypox virus? There’s a phone number for that

People across Washington can now call 1-833-829-HELP for the latest information on monkeypox virus (MPV). This call center is an expansion of the Washiington State Department of Health’s efforts to provide information to Washingtonians. Two weeks ago, the state health department activated its Incident Management Team (IMT) to dedicate their time and efforts to the…

James E. Paul: Educator, musician, bon vivant

James E Paul Oct 29, 1930 – June 26, 2022 James E. Paul, musician, educator, and renaissance man of the human spirit, passed away peacefully on the morning of June 26th. He lived fully each of his 91 years: with curiosity, discernment, and his own uniquely exuberant approach to enjoying good things. Jim loved music:…

Under the weather: The warmth continues as we march through August

It’s a sobering thought to think that August is already almost halfway over. With all the heat we’ve had lately, it honestly feels like it’s been summer forever. Believe it or not, we’ve actually passed the climatological peak of temperatures for the summer. Take a look at the graphic below. Using data from 1991-2020, the…

SeaScare Parade sails into Brier

I have no count of how many people showed up to watch Brier’s annual SeaScare Parade Wednesday night. It seems like the entire city was there. As one observer noted: “What I like about this parade is half the people are in it, and the other half is watching it. So everyone’s involved.” This was…

Sponsor spotlight: Edmonds Art Studio Tour Sept. 17-18

Throughout greater Edmonds, Washington From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the weekend of Sept. 17 and 18, 2022 The Edmonds Art Studio Tour is excited to announce that this year’s event is again being organized as an in-person community engagement; opening the studios of our artists to those interested in purchasing handmade works and…

Sponsor spotlight: Carefree summer meals at Scotty’s Food Truck Thursday-Saturday

Whether you want to enjoy a carefree summer evening on the deck or a picnic dinner at the park or beach, Scotty’s Food Truck has you covered in Edmonds’ Five Corners neighborhood Thursday-Saturday this week. Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad, fish and chips and more seafood delights are available. Call ahead to avoid the wait: 206-795-1615…

City reports water line break on 66th Ave W Wednesday

The City of Mountlake Terrace reported on Wednesday afternoon that a water line break occurred along 66th Avenue West, near 216th Street Southwest. “You may see water on the road and changes to traffic as crews resolve the issue,” the city said. The work is related to the Westside Water Main Improvements Project, which is…

Job hunting? YWCA offers appointments for free Working Wardrobe

Get ready for an interview or update your wardrobe for your job with free clothing from YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish Working Wardrobe. The organization ofers a large selection of high-quality apparel from sizes XS-5X, and volunteers will assist you in selecting outfits from gently-used clothing to stylishly create your own working wardrobe that fits…

City council set Aug. 11 to revisit idea of multifamily tax exemption program

A follow-up discussion on the multifamily property tax exemption program and a review of performance measures for city departments are among the items on the Mountlake Terrace City Council’s work/study session agenda for Thursday, Aug. 11. The hybrid meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the city council chambers, Mountlake Terrace City Hall, 23204 58th Ave….

Snohomish Film Festival set for Lynnwood Convention Center Sept. 17

The Snohomish Film Festival is holding its first in-person event on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Lynnwood Convention Center from 3-8 p.m. The festival — which launched in 2021 as a virtual event — will screen 30 short films, many by local filmmakers, host panels featuring the films’ cast and crew and have live readings…

Edmonds native ready to launch Offset Ciderworks

A new cider company is coming to the Seattle area Aug. 15, and it has Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace connections. Offset Ciderworks was founded by Edmonds native Adam Pinkham, and the company’s warehouse is located in Mountlake Terrace. Offset is scheduled to launch with its flagship Off Dry in cans and kegs. Made in Washington…

Cascade Symphony Orchestra opens season ticket sales for its 61st year

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra has opened season ticket sales for 2022-23 concerts at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. “It is going to be a great season filled with a variety of exciting music and distinguished soloists,” said  Music Director Michael Miropolsky, who is entering his 21st season as the orchestra’s conductor. Opening night is set for…

VFW youth essay contests underway

Every year, Edmonds Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8870 sponsors a group of student essay contests, along with VFW posts throughout the nation. Applications are made available through the local schools but students may also enter directly by filling out the application and submitting their entry to VFW Post 8870 prior to Oct. 31….

Mountlake Terrace police host first ‘Cops and Clergy’ Event

Members of the Mountlake Terrace Police Department and local faith leaders met during a recent Cops and Clergy event to discuss ways they can work together to help people in crisis. Police and about two dozen faith leaders gathered at the Mountlake Terrace Police Department July 28. The goal is to meet quarterly going foward. This…

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