Edmonds, Lynnwood, MLT residents invited to UW Community Night football game

Residents from Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Edmonds and the surrounding areas are invited to University of Washington’s Husky Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 3, for Community Night: the university’s first home football game of the season. Participating communities and individuals will receive special discounted tickets and get the chance to represent their own community at the game…

Peoples Bank invites local nonprofits to apply for $25,000 Impact Grant

People’s Bank is accepting applications for its annual Impact Grant through Aug. 31. The Peoples Bank Impact Grant provides a maximum of $25,000 to a single organization for a specific project, use, capital expense or identified purpose that will have a long-lasting, positive impact on the community. New this year, an additional grant of up…

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…

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office accepting donations for Ukrainian and Afghan refugees

The Snohomish County Sheriffs office is coordinating donations for local Ukrainian and Afghan refugees. The department is asking for new items only at this time. The most requested donations are household items such as towels, pillows, laundry detergent, cookware and diapers. The donation center is located at the Carl Gipson Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett,…

YWCA Pathways for Women shelter seeking donations of household items

The YWCA Pathways for Women shelter in Lynnwood is seeking donations of household cleaning products and gently used bedding, especially twin/full sheets. These donations allow the shelter to ensure funds can be used to directly support clients. Also needed are other household items such as can openers, pots and pans, silverware, potholders, oven cookware, glasses,…

Heat advisory issued for this weekend; cooling centers available

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for this weekend that remains in effect from noon on Saturday, June 25 to 11 p.m. on Monday, June 27. Snohomish County’s Public Safety Hub notes that extreme heat events are becoming more frequent, intense and dangerous in the Pacific Northwest. More very hot days are…

Gesa Credit Union opens applications for Local Heroes grant program

Gesa Credit Union is accepting applications for its 2022 Local Heroes grant program, open to any local organization that supports local heroes in Washington, including firefighters, health care workers, law enforcement, teachers and veterans. Grants of up to $50,000 are available, and the application process is open through July 31, 2022. Funds for the grants are generated…

Casino organization providing 4,200 summer packs for families in need

Maverick Gaming, which owns several casinos throughout the region, will be giving out 4,200 summer packs June 28 for families and kids in need at its annual “School’s Out” event hosted at multiple locations throughout the state. Each string backpack will be filled with items including snacks, lightweight outdoor toys, treats, grocery gift cards and…

Tour de Terrace organizers looking forward to event’s return July 22-24

Tour de Terrace, the three-day Seafair-sanctioned summer festival held in Mountlake Terrace, returns July 22-24 after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers said they are excited to once again be hosting the community event. The traditional festivities include a Friday parade with Seafair pirates and clowns, live music, a beer garden, carnival,…

MLT Garden Club holding annual spring planting event Friday

The Mountlake Terrace Garden Club is holding its annual spring planting event Friday, June 3. The planting effort will start at 4:50 p.m. with garden beds located outside of the Mountlake Terrace Library before then moving to four other planting sites located throughout the city. The garden club recently cleared weeds from the planting sites…

Brier residents invited to have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ Wednesday

The Brier Police Department will be holding “Coffee with a Cop” on Wednesday, June 1 at Brier Pizza Kitchen from 7-10:00 a.m. Residents are invited to stop by for an informal conversation with Brier police over a cup of coffee. Brier Pizza Kitchen is located at 23631 Brier Road  

Students and staff display artistic talents at MTHS art show

Mountlake Terrace High School students and faculty shared their artistic talents with the community at a free art and maker show on Saturday, May 21. The MTHS Innovations Club organized the event to show off the creativity of students and staff with various murals, Edmonds Arts Festival submissions and projects on display. Instructors noted that…

Community offers ideas about priorities for local watershed improvements

The City of Mountlake Terrace and the Snohomish Conservation District hosted an online discussion Thursday about local watersheds to gather residents’ ideas on which local creeks and lakes are most in need of improvement. During the hour-long webinar, Stormwater Program Manager Laura Reed provided an overview on the status of the city’s watersheds, talked about fish…

National Night Out celebration returning to Brier Aug. 2

The City of Brier will host National Night Out Against Crime in Brier Park on Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 6-9 p.m. This year marks a return of the celebration to Brier for the first time since 2017. The Brier Police Department is “currently in the process of securing vendors, food trucks, bouncy houses for kids…

Have Coffee with the City May 11

The community is invited to the City of Mountlake Terrace’s monthly virtual Coffee with the City from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, via Zoom. This is a casual setting with the city manager and staff members to talk about city operations, events and opportunities for community involvement. Everyone is welcome, including students. Attendees can ask…

Terrace Brier SC free micro soccer clinic for kids Sunday, May 1

The Terrace Brier Soccer Club is hosting its 26th annual free introductory soccer clinic Sunday, May 1 at Evergreen Playfields 4 and 5 in Mountlake Terrace. The event runs from 1-2 p.m. and is open to all kids born between 2013-2017, regardless of their experience level. Youths will be separated into age-appropriate groups and organizers…

Volunteers pitch in at Mountlake Terrace spring cleanup

More than 60 volunteers turned out for a City of Mountlake Terrace-sponsored work party to clean up Veterans Memorial Park and the Civic Campus on Saturday morning in honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day. Activities during the three-hour community event included pruning, raking, spreading wood chips, invasive plant removal, clearing debris and picking up…

Hundreds gather for community egg hunt in Mountlake Terrace

The Nile Shrine Center in Mountlake Terrace hosted its annual free public Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 16. The weather was dry and sunny during the community event that drew hundreds of people. There were separate areas cordoned off by age group and participants lined up in anticipation. It was a brief mad dash…

PUD student art and photo contests accepting entries until April 20

Snohomish County PUD is accepting entries for its student art and photography contests until Wednesday, April 20 at 5 p.m. All students in grades K-12 who live in Snohomish County or on Camano Island are eligible to enter the art contest and the high school photography contest is open to all students in grades 9-12 from…

Brier holding traditional egg hunt on April 16

The City of Brier is holding a traditional egg hunt on Saturday, April 16 at 10 a.m. in Brier Park. The event, for children ages three to 10, will utilize a staggered start for different age groups and features eggs filled with candy and prizes. It was noted on the Brier Community Group page on…

Nile Shriners hosting Easter Egg Hunt April 16

The Nile Shrine Center in Mountlake Terrace will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt that is free to the public on Saturday, April 16. The event opens at 12:30 p.m. and the egg hunt starts at 1 p.m. Organizers note, “Come early to take photos with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny.” The Nile Shrine Center…

April Pool’s Day water safety event at MLT Recreation Pavilion April 9

An April Pool’s Day water safety event will be held at the Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion pool on Saturday, April 9 from 11:00 a.m. to noon. The event will provide information on boating and open water safety, first aid, cold- and deep-water preparedness, along with life jacket fittings and use training. Participants will also have…