Comcast makes discounted high-speed broadband available to low-income residents

Comcast announced Tuesday it is expanding eligibility for its Internet Essentials broadband adoption program to include all qualified low-income households in Washington state. The program has already given 34,000 people in King County discounted internet access, including  approximately 7,200 people in Lynnwood, and 1,600 people in Mountlake Terrace and Edmonds. Comcast said the expansion is the…

Sponsor spotlight: Let Caliber Home loans guide you home!

Are you buying or refinancing your home? Think Caliber Home Loans, Inc! We are the number 1 lender* in the state, and the secret to our success is always putting our borrowers first. We have a growing array of loan options that can fit your needs and help making owning a home affordable.  Here are…

Sponsor Spotlight: 4 summertime tax saving tips

Summer is usually the time for relaxing, but it can also be a time for tax savings, especially if you’re still reeling from an unexpectedly large tax bill in April. Here are four timely tips: Rent your home. If you rent out your main home or a vacation home part of the time, you may…

Sponsor spotlight: Retirement basics — understanding tax efficiency

One of the basics in retirement is to be as tax efficient with your income as possible. In 2019, income tax rates range from 0 to 37 percent, plus a potential 3.8 percent net investment tax. Understanding how these progressive tax rates apply to ordinary income creates a tremendous retirement planning opportunity. The basic concept…

Premera submits proposal to renovate Mountlake Terrace campus

Premera Blue Cross has submitted a proposal to renovate its headquarters in Mountlake Terrace, the City of Mountlake Terrace said. The Premera campus is located between 216th and 220th Streets Southwest and the Interurban trail and 68th Avenue West. According to the city, Premera is proposing to replace Building 1 with a facility that provides…

Welcome to new advertiser, Monarch Regenerative Medicine

We welcome Dr. Amber Content to MLTnews and to Mountlake Terrace, where she has opened Monarch Regenerative Medicine. Content is a licensed naturopathic physician who specializes in anti-aging and regenerative medicine. Her focus is on weight loss, aging, aesthetics and natural pain relief. The clinic is located at 23009 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace, Ste….

Premera to pay $10 million nationwide in data breach case

Mountlake Terrace-based Premera Blue Cross, the largest health insurance company in the Pacific Northwest, will pay $10 million nationwide for failing to secure sensitive consumer data and for misleading consumers before and after a data breach affecting millions across the U.S., the Washington State Office of the Attorney General said in an announcement. State Attorney…

Reminder: Grand opening July 13 for Red Onion Cafe and Seafood Bar

The public is invited to the grand opening for Red Onion Cafe and Seafood Bar this Saturday, July 13, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. There will be a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. Activities include: – $5 meals that include a choice of fish and chips, chicken and waffle strips, and burger with a bag of…

Demolition permit issued for Creekside Church building

The City of Mountlake Terrace said that a demolition permit has been submitted for the former Creekside Church building complex at 7011 226th Street Southwest, which is set to be replaced with the Creekside Meadows planned unit development of 56 single-family homes. The demolition will begin in mid- to late July, the city said. This…

Welcome to new advertiser Orshees — personal shopper and wardrobe stylist

Orsolya Sranko moved to the Seattle area from Hungary a couple of years ago and says she’s a happy transplant. Her degree in fashion merchandising, combined with her love of personal shopping and image consulting, is the perfect fit for her because it expresses her passion for both helping people and fashion. Through her company,…

Sponsor spotlight: Chanterelle July dinner specials cater to summer taste buds

School is out and summer is finally here! We know that people’s appetites are a little bit different when it is hot, so our July dinner specials cater to summer taste buds. The July starter salad is red, white and blue with blueberries, raspberries, watermelon, jicama and cucumbers. Blueberries and watermelon also make an appearance…

Houses demolished for Solana and Tamblyn townhome projects

  Landsverk Quality Homes (LQH) is moving forward to construction with two townhome projects in Mountlake Terrace’s Town Center, NextMLT reports. Three houses were recently demolished to make way for Solana, a 19-unit townhome development. The project will feature 19 townhomes fronting 55th Avenue West,  240th Street Southwest, and the alley between 55th and 56th….

Lake Forest Park Montessori relocating to Terrace Station Development

  Lake Forest Park Montessori announced in a June 25 letter to parents that they would be moving to the Terrace Station development, according to NextMLT. NextMLT previously reported that Nobel Learning Communities, the owner of LFP Montessori, would be operating a school out of Terrace Station Building 1. Building 1 is supposed to open some time…

Welcome to new advertiser Maxim Health Services

We’re happy to announce our new advertiser, Maxim Health Services. Maxim Healthcare Services lead the nation in providing homecare, medical staffing, and wellness services. Their award-winning Seattle office is proud to be recognized as one of the largest and most reputable flu and wellness programs in Washington State. Last year their  team held more than 400 clinics, conducted over 20,000 wellness screenings…

Edmonds CC President Amit Singh to speak at June 27 Edmonds Chamber luncheon

Edmonds Community College President Dr. Amit Singh will be the guest speaker at the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce luncheon this Thursday, June 27 at Edmonds CC’s  Gateway Hall, Room 352, 6600 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. Singh joined Edmonds CC in June 2018 as the school’s fifth president, replacing Jean Hernandez, who retired. Singh holds four…

Safeway celebrates grand re-opening in Mountlake Terrace

Hundreds of customers, employees and officials from the City of Mountlake Terrace were on hand last week for the grand re-opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Mountlake Terrace Safeway. The newly-remodeled store is located at 4301 212th St. S.W., where the store employs 100 people. The transition is a result of the grocery chain…

Payroll hiring moderates slightly in May, state says

Washington’s economy gained 9,600 jobs in May and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for May remained steady at 4.7 percent, according to the monthly report issued by the Employment Security Department. That rate is slightly higher than the national unemployment rate of 3.6 percent in May 2019. The revised estimated April 2019 state unemployment…

Reminder: Library tools for business topic of June 19 MLTBA Lunch and Learn meeting

The Mountlake Terrace Business Association is presenting a Lunch and Learn event on Wednesday, June 19 from 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the City of Mountlake Terrace interim City Hall Council Chamber, located on the second floor of Redstone Corporate Building II, 6100 219th St. S.W. Guest speaker will be Emily Felt, Sno-Isle Libraries lead…

More salaried workers in Washington could get OT pay boost under proposed rule

Salaried workers in Washington state who log long hours on the job soon could be eligible for overtime pay. The Department of Labor and Industries has proposed raising the threshold for overtime pay for the first time in more than four decades. Currently any salaried worker making more than $23,660 a year is exempt from…

A fun Father’s Day for every dad at Gallaghers’

Gallaghers’ will be having a fun Father’s Day for every dad (any kind of dad!) that comes in to brew. Enjoy one pint on the house of our delicious, fresh beer to drink while brewing a batch of your favorite beer. Not only that, but if you order a pizza from Portofino Restaurant they’ll deliver it…

Grand re-opening of Safeway store in former MLT Albertsons set for June 13

After months of remodeling work, the Mountlake Terrace Albertsons is ready to be officially christened in its new incarnation as a Safeway store. On Thursday, June 13, officials from Albertsons Companies will conduct a grand re-opening of the store, located at 4301 212th St. S.W. A ribbon-cutting ceremony, along with recognition of long-time employees at…

Big E Ales hosting “Paints & Pints’ fundraiser June 7

Big E Ales is hosting a fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and its associated Out of the Darkness walks on Friday, June 7, at their Lynnwood brew pub. Paints & Pints will give attendees the opportunity to take part in a unique painting class led by local artist Trina Sullivan while enjoying…