Medical oxygen fire safety tips for older adults

According the United States Fire Administration, older adults have a 2.6 times greater risk of dying in a fire than the U.S. population as a whole. In the U.S. and Canada, adults age 65 and older comprise about 12% of the population, making it essential to take the necessary steps to stay safe. Last year…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Sept. 9-14, 2022

Sept. 9 22400 block 44th Avenue West: The owner of Sorelli Pizza called police to report that someone broke the glass front door of his store around 4 a.m., stealing $30 in change. The cost to replace the door is estimated at $3,000. 22800 block 44th Avenue West: A 30-year-old man who reportedly shoplifted items from…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Aug. 25-31, 2022

Aug 25 18400 block Highway 99: A woman driver was booked into Snohomish County Jail on charges of DUI after she was pulled over by a Mountlake Terrace police officer conducting a DUI emphasis patrol for the Target Zero Teams program. The driver was stopped about 10:15 p.m. in the Safeway parking lot on 196th…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Aug. 18-24, 2022

Aug. 18 22900 block 55th Avenue West: A man reported his work truck, which was parked on the street in front of his home, had been stolen overnight. The truck, which is used for a landscaping business, contained a leaf blower, a welder a portable band saw, a grinder and an O2 bottle for the welder….

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Aug. 13-17, 2022

Aug. 13 22700 block 57th Avenue West: An intoxicated man was arrested and booked into Snohomish County Jail for fourth-degree domestic violence after he pushed his daughter’s boyfriend during an argument over living arrangements. 22000 block 37th Avenue West: A woman told police she noticed some jewelry and money missing from her spare room. She added that…

Kids life jacket giveaway added to Aug. 18 Lynnwood Fire Camp

South County Fire and Safe Kids Snohomish County, in partnership with Seattle Children’s, will be giving away 100 life jackets for children at the Lynnwood Kids Fire Camp on Aug. 18, starting at 6 p.m., at Lynndale Park, 18927 72nd Ave. W. Fittings are required and the child must be present to receive a free life…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: July 25-29, 2022

July 25 21400 block 52nd Avenue West: A resident of the Capri Apartments told police he came back from a trip and observed a large hole in his living room window and a large rock inside his apartment. 21900 block 48th Avenue West: A man said he was defrauded of $10,000 after receiving a phone call from…

South County Fire sponsoring free kids camps

South County Fire is hosting three free Kids Fire Camps in August with fun safety activities for the whole family. Kids ages 3 and up can participate in a firefighter challenge obstacle course, relay races and tours of the fire engine and medic unit. To participate, drop by one of the following camps (no registration…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: July 8-14, 2022

July 8 4900 block 221st Street Southwest: A woman was arrested and booked into Snohomish County Jail for third-degree malicious mischief after she damaged her male roommate’s Xbox and a clock during verbal arguments over guests in their home. 22800 block 44th Avenue West: Police were called to the Cedar Plaza QFC at 11:14 p.m….

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: July 1- 8, 2022

July 1 6500 block 216th Street Southwest: A man reported that his 2018 Subaru Outback was prowled between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. while it was parked outside his home. Entry was gained by breaking the driver’s side window. The vehicle registration, sunglasses, checkbook, garage door opener and approximately $20 in cash was stolen. Interstate 5…

Happening nearby: Lynnwood police identify suspect who shot at officer Tuesday

Lynnwood police have released the name and photos of a man suspected of exchanging gunfire with a Lynnwood police sergeant outside the Lynnwood Pick-n-Pull on Highway 99 Tuesday, then fleeing the scene in a black 2011 Jaguar XF. Police identified the suspect as 26-year-old Lane Scott Phipps. He is described as 5 feet, 11 inches…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: June 21-27, 2022

June 19 23300 block Lakeview Drive: A hit-and-run collision was reported by the owner of a Honda Fit. She reported hearing a loud crash come from the parking lot outside of her apartment, and upon checking discovered that there was new damage to her car’s front left side. Police observed the damage appeared consistent with…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: June 13-20, 2022

June 13 24000 block Van Ry Boulevard: Police determined probable cause exists to arrest a man for second-degree burglary and malicious mischief. Surveillance footage at the Terrace Station apartments showed that he had followed a resident into the locked building and entered the apartments’ package room. He then used a hand tool to pry away…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: June 2-13, 2022

June 2 5600 block 244th Street Southwest: Harassment was reported at Diore Espresso in which a male suspect had called and threatened a former girlfriend. Police noted that the threats continued a recent pattern of behavior by the suspect that have resulted in several other charges. They developed probable cause to charge the man with…

June 8: County councilmembers hosting Public Safety Town Hall in Marysville

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney, County Councilmembers Sam Low and Nate Nehring, and Chief Criminal Deputy Prosecutor Matt Baldock are hosting a Public Safety Town Hall from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 8 at the Marysville Opera House, 1225 3rd St., Marysville. According to organizers, the event is intended to start a dialogue with the community about…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: May 27-June 2, 2022

May 27 23900 block 56th Avenue West: Malicious mischief was reported after a resident noticed that graffiti had been spray painted on a nearby telephone pole. 5600 block 218th Court Southwest: Police arrested a man on an outstanding felony warrant. The subject refused to comply with several commands to put his phone down and while…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: May 20-27, 2022

May 20 4300 block 212th Street Southwest: A man was trespassed, at the request of staff, from the Safeway property for one year. 21900 block 56th Avenue West: A resident reported that her motorcycle’s rear license plate was stolen overnight. Intersection of 56th Avenue West and 231st Street Southwest: The driver of a blue Amazon…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: May 12-19, 2022

May 9 6700 block 220th Street Southwest: Staff at Procraft Windows and Doors reported that two of its fleet vehicles were damaged over the weekend. One of the work trucks had one of its catalytic converters cut and removed. The second work truck had both of its catalytic converters stolen. (The report of this incident…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: May 5-12, 2022

May 5 7100 block 220th Street: An employee at Blue Flame reported that three of the company’s box vans had their catalytic converters stolen overnight. May 6 22800 block Lakeview Drive: Police recovered a pistol that a public works employee had found in a planting strip located near Ballinger Park. It was a rusty Ruger…

Escaped inmate with local ties captured in Nevada

Escaped rape suspect and convicted drug trafficker Andrew Kristovich is back in jail. Kristovich escaped an Oregon medium-security federal prison on April 25 and two days later, Edmonds police recovered a stolen car they say he dumped in the parking lot at the Burlington Coat Factory. He was known to have strong ties to Edmonds…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: April 29-May 6, 2022

April 29 22400 block 67th Place Southwest: A resident reported that six locking mailboxes on her dead-end street’s mailbox stand had been opened overnight. None of the mailboxes were damaged. She stated that her mailbox was already empty from the day before and it was unknown if any mail was taken from the other boxes….

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: April 23-29, 2022

April 23 24000 block Van Ry Boulevard: Police determined there was probable cause to arrest a man for domestic violence assault after he was reported to have grabbed his girlfriend by the bicep to intimidate her during an argument between them at the Studio 6 motel. Her arm was observed to have a bruise. The…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: April 14-21, 2022

April 12 21400 block 52nd Avenue West: During a traffic stop at the Capri Apartments, the male driver of a Chevy Blazer was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant and his female passenger was arrested on two outstanding warrants. Both subjects were transported to the Snohomish County Jail for booking. While in the jail’s booking…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: April 8-14, 2022

April 8 23400 block Lakeview Drive: The owner of a Honda Accord reported that the car’s catalytic converter was stolen overnight. 22900 block 53rd Avenue West: Police determined there is probable cause to charge a male resident with a nuisance ordinance noise violation. A blue Jeep Patriot parked in his driveway had been playing loud…