Rewards offered for information leading to suspect in Edmonds 7-11 homicide

Edmonds police said Tuesday that two rewards are being offered for any information leading to the arrest and charging of the person or persons responsible for the death of Nagendiram Kandasamy, who was shot and killed at an Edmonds 7-11 store Friday, Feb. 22. Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound is offering a $1,000 reward, while…

Prep boys basketball: Hawks’ journey to state begins in Mount Vernon Saturday

Reaching a goal set months ago, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks boys’ basketball team has punched its ticket to the 2A Hardwood Classic at the Yakima Dome next month. But which path they must take to a potential state championship will be determined by a Regional Playoff game on Saturday, Feb. 29. The Hawks have been…

Country music legend Lorrie Morgan comes to Edmonds Center for the Arts March 13

Lorrie Morgan, Grand Ole Opry lifetime member and one of the most eloquently emotive country vocalists of modern times, will perform at the Edmonds Center for the Arts Friday, arch 13 at 7:30 p.m. Morgan is the first woman in her genre to begin her career with three consecutive Platinum albums. Born Loretta Lynn Morgan,…

Register now for annual Edmonds Schools Foundation March 13 fundraisers

Edmonds School District parents and community members are invited to A Recipe for Success! Annual Breakfast and Lunch on Friday, March 13. Presented by Premera Blue Cross, A Recipe for Success! is the Foundation for Edmonds School District’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds fund grants to schools and classrooms, stipends and scholarships, and food…

Get German, Scandinavian genealogy research help in Lynnwood March 3, 17

Do you need help with your German or Scandinavian research? Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering free assistance on the first and third Tuesday — March 3 and March 17 — at its Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. Experienced researcher Lee Langsted is available by appointment to give one-on-one assistance for 45 minutes….

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation offering scholarships to art students

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation is offering scholarships to students who wish to pursue a degree in arts-related fields. Current seniors within the Edmonds School District and students at Edmonds Community College are encouraged to apply. Past recipients may re-apply every year until graduation if they maintain a focus on the arts. The application period…

City to install 28 bike racks at MLT civic facilities with grant funding

In 2014, the cities of Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood and Edmonds were jointly awarded $1.9 million in grant funds from the Verdant Health Commission to improve bicycle infrastructure and wayfinding throughout South Snohomish County. According to NextMLT, three were some additional funds left in the grant, and the City of Mountlake Terrace will be using some…

Snohomish County recruiting member for Boundary Review Board  

Snohomish County is currently seeking volunteers for one open position on the Boundary Review Board. Board members are residents of the county they serve. They serve for a four-year term and are not allowed to hold other local government elected or appointed positions or jobs. For over 50 years in Washington state, boundary review boards…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Feb. 14-20, 2020

Feb. 14 5600 block 229th Street Southwest: A man reported that a chainsaw was stolen from a construction site on which he is building a house. He reported that the chainsaw was located in his tool shed at the time of the theft. 22800 block 44th Avenue West: A woman reported that a suspicious male…

Boys swim: Hawks compete at 2A championships

Five Mountlake Terrace Hawks comprising three relay teams were among the hundreds of swimmers to compete at the WIAA State Boys Swimming & Diving Championships held Friday and Saturday. Kai Hinch, Eric Gallager, Noah Jorgensen, Drew Daly and Antonio Nguyen were the Terrace representatives at the state’s biggest boys’ prep swim meet of the year,…

Reminder: South County Fire offering free two-hour preparedness class Feb. 27

Get started on disaster preparedness with a new free two-hour class offered by South County Fire. The interactive, hands-on training includes: How to build a preparedness kit for your family. Disaster first aid basics. Putting out small fires. Shutting off utilities. Assessing damage to determine a safe action plan for your home. The class is…

York, England: Explore Roman, Viking and medieval legacies

Planning a trip to England? Do visit the fascinating city of York. This small city has Roman roots and a Viking past, medieval walls enclosing its highly walkable center, and the magnificent York Minster. More than a stunning cathedral, the Minster encompasses nearly 2,000 years of history. York is just over a two-hour train ride…

Visit Brier Terrace, Cedar Way during March 5 superintendent school tour

Join Edmonds School District Superintendent Kris McDuffy on Thursday, March 5 for a superintendent school tour from 12-3 p.m.  Enjoy a school meal and ride a school bus that begins and ends at the Educational Services Center, located at 20420 68th Ave. W. in Lynnwood. Students from Brier Terrace Middle School and Cedar Way Elementary…

Police continue search for suspect in slaying of Edmonds 7-11 clerk

While Edmonds police continued their search for a homicide suspect, a pile of flowers and balloons was growing in front of the 7-11 store on Highway 99 where a 64-year-old clerk was shot to death Friday morning. The store remained closed on Saturday, with crime tape stretched across the parking lot. The Snohomish County Medical…

Edmonds School Board set to OK office personnel bargaining agreement during Feb. 25 meeting

The Edmonds School District at its Feb. 25 business meeting is scheduled to approve a tentative bargaining agreement between the district and the Edmonds School District Association of Office Personnel Employees. Since last May, office personnel have been in contract negotiations with the district regarding their pay. In the past, the district has determined the…

Updated information about the coronavirus outbreak, and where to learn more

On Jan. 21, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Washington State Department of Health announced the first case in the U.S. of 2019 novel coronavirus was identified in Snohomish County. The patient recently returned from Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, where an outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus has been ongoing since December. The…

Deadline for high school students’ TEDx applications extended to March 1

Edmonds School District high school students are producing the second annual TedX event for local high school students and they want student voices to be heard. The event will be held May, 30, from 2 p.m. in the Edmonds Community College Black Box Theater The deadline to submit nominations and applications has been extended to…

Sponsor spotlight: North Seattle French School open house Feb. 29

North Seattle French School, a French immersion and bilingual preschool and K-5 elementary school in Shoreline, is hosting a second open house this month — on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 10-11:30 a.m. The location is Shoreline Center, Wing F, 18560 1st Ave. N.E., Shoreline. Tour the school and hear a presentation from the Interim Head of…

More than 50 arrests made during Hwy 99 patrol emphasis in South Snohomish County

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration with several other agencies, announced Friday that it made more than 50 arrests during a three-day joint emphasis on Highway 99 in south Snohomish County. Law enforcement agencies involved in this effort included the Violent Offender Task Force, the Drug Task Force, the Auto Theft Task Force, the…

Edmonds School District to host superintendent finalist community forum March 2

As the Edmonds School District continues the search for its next superintendent, district staff will host a Superintendent Search Community Forum Monday, March 2 at Meadowdale High School. According to a district announcements, more than 35 candidates applied for the job that will be vacated by current Superintendent Kris McDuffy, who is retiring at the…

Construction update: MLT Transit Center parking garage weekend closures

Mountlake Terrace commuters are advised to expect closures at the Mountlake Terrace Transit Center parking garage from Friday, Feb. 21, at 11 p.m. to Monday, Feb. 24 at 4 a.m. Sound Transit’s contractor will close the parking garage at the transit center to prepare for guideway construction of the Lynnwood Link Light Rail extension. Pedestrian…

Prep boys basketball: Hawks beat Patriots, will play Saturday for regional berth

The Mountlake Terrace Hawks jumped out to an early lead, survived a third-quarter scare, and then steamrolled the Liberty Patriots in the fourth quarter Thursday to earn a 72-62 victory in a District 1/2 2A Boys Basketball Tournament loser-out game played at Mount Vernon High School. The Hawks took advantage of the slow-starting Patriots to…

South County Fire welcomes five new volunteers to Fire Corps

Five new volunteers have joined South County Fire’s Fire Corps. Fire Corps volunteers serve the community and assist in promoting public safety in a variety of ways, including fire and injury prevention education, assisting at community events, and other programs to fit their skills and interest. New volunteers are Robin Boyer, Chris Hayes, Nickita “Nick”…

Seattle Dragons game-day Sounder trains will run Saturday

Seattle Dragons fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s Sounder train to the Dragons’ game Saturday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. against the Dallas Renegades. Special Sounder service is in addition to Link light rail, ST Express bus and King County Metro bus service to and from CenturyLink Field….

Light rail-related rolling slowdowns planned on Interstate 5 early Feb. 24

Beginning Monday, Feb. 24, Sound Transit will be conducting rolling slowdowns on northbound and southbound Interstate 5  so that crews can relocate utility lines. This work is part of Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension Project to construct the light rail guideway. The rolling slowdown will run from 1-3 a.m. Drivers should expect delays. Northbound, the…

Hawks boys basketball team named WIAA Winter Academic State Champion

While the 2019-2020 postseason continues, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks’ boys basketball squad can already celebrate a state title as the team was proclaimed a WIAA Winter Academic State Champion this week. At a 3.66, the Hawks posted the highest collective grade point average of all 2A boys basketball squads in the state to earn the…

Prep boys swim: Warriors, Royals, Hawks to compete in state championships this weekend

One of the largest contingents of swimmers from the Edmonds School District in recent years will be competing this week at the WIAA State Boys Swimming & Diving Championships, to be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22, at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Swimmers from Edmonds-Woodway, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace High Schools…

Washington Kids in Transition finds a new home on Scriber Lake Road

Washington Kids in Transition, which provides basic needs for homeless children in the Edmonds School District, recently moved into a new office space at 19721 Scriber Lake Road in Lynnwood. Assistance that the organization provides includes food, emergency closets, motel vouchers, rental and utility assistance, and transportation vouchers. The goal is to remove stressors that…

Restaurant News: Highway 99’s Boiling Fish worth a visit

To the list of things we might be taking for granted around here, perhaps we should add the surprising array of terrific Asian restaurants available to us. There are at least a dozen such gems along a one-mile stretch of Edmonds’ Highway 99 International District alone. I’ve written about many of them, but two months…

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