Election 2014: Candidate Q&A – Snohomish County Executive

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of questions and answers  with candidates who will appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. James Robert Deal PO Box 2276 Lynnwood, WA  98036 425-771‐1110 james@jamesdeal.com Prefers: Democratic Party YouTube Video: https://jamesrobertdeal.org/videos/ The candidate did not respond with direct answers to the questionnaire. Instead he submitted the following…

Mountlake Terrace Class of 1989 schedules its 25th Class Reunion in August

The Mountlake Terrace High School Class of 1989 has scheduled its 25th Class Reunion in August.  Mark your calendar for Friday, Aug. 22 at 8 p.m. – Let’s Catch Up at Paradise Billiards in Lynnwood.  Cost if $40 per adult (cash only accepted) – If you attend Friday night the cost of the picnic is included.  Saturday, Aug. 23rd at 11…

Holly House needs volunteers for Shoe Sorting Party on Saturday, July 26

Holly House, a non-profit children’s holiday gift program, is in need of volunteers to sort, size and box 1,600 pairs of shoes. The Shoe Sorting Party will be from 1:30-5 p.m., Saturday, July 26 at Armadillo Storage (230031 Highway 99 in Edmonds). Check in at the office to get through the gate — the attendant will tell…

Sno-Isle Libraries conducting customer survey

Sno-Isle Libraries is currently undertaking a project to improve information and reference services. In order to learn how to best serve our communities we have created a brief survey to gather customer feedback. You can access the Information Services Survey here.

City has several part-time, seasonal jobs available

The City of Mountlake Terrace is looking for a few good men and women. The city has posted several part-time and seasonal jobs in the following areas: Rec Pavilion Clerk, Shallow Water Fitness Instructor, Lifeguards, Recreation Leaders, Parks Maintenance Aide, Police Cadet, and Lateral or Entry Level Police Officer. If you’re interested in finding more information…

Be aware of water risks while summer swimming

Swimming or playing in water that is contaminated or high in bacteria or natural toxins can affect your health. Swimming pools, spas, lakes, rivers, or oceans are all potential sources of water-related illness. Recreational water illnesses typically affect a person’s stomach and intestines, causing diarrhea and vomiting. Water quality can also affect your skin or respiratory…

Boeing employees make a difference at Clothes For Kids

Clothes For Kids hosted 23 Boeing employees and retired Sno-King Bluebills for the Global Day of Service Saturday July 12. Boeing employees helped Clothes For Kids with critical set up for its back to school re-opening. “They inventoried and helped to set up shoes as well as assisted in transporting coats and shoes from our storage unit…

Candidates for 32nd District State Senate seat to appear at forum on Thursday, July 17

The three candidates running for the 32nd District State Senate seat are scheduled to appear at a candidate forum at 7 p.m, Thursday, July 17 at the the Richmond Beach Congregational Church. Democrat incumbent Maralyn Chase is running against Democratic challenger Chris Eggen, a Shoreline City Councilmember and Robert Reedy of Mountlake Terrace. The 32nd District includes all or…

Premera Blue Cross invites public to nominate their favorite nurse

If you have been touched by the work and caring of an exceptional nurse, you are encouraged to submit a nomination and join Premera Blue Cross in recognizing these caregivers whose extraordinary efforts stand out. The March of Dimes Washington Chapter is celebrating its 12th year in honoring the best and brightest of local nurses for…

Reminder: Rep. Larsen to have Community Coffee at Senior Center on Saturday, July 12

Second District Congressman Rick Larsen will host a community coffee at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center on Saturday, July 12. Larsen is inviting constituents to join him to discuss issues important to them from 9-10 a.m. The coffee coincides with the center’s community breakfast. Those attending the coffee are welcome to purchase breakfast for $5. Mountlake…

Clothes For Kids hosts Open House/Ribbon Cutting ceremony on Aug. 6

Clothes For Kids is having an Open House to celebrate its newly remodeled interior on Wednesday, Aug. 6. The public is invited to drop in and take a tour of the facility. Thanks to a generous grant from the Boeing Employees Community Fund (ECF), the Clothes For Kids building underwent an extensive interior remodel and extreme…

Rep. Larsen to have Community Coffee at Senior Center on Saturday, July 12

Second District Congressman Rick Larsen will host a community coffee at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center on Saturday, July 12. Larsen is inviting constituents to join him to discuss issues important to them from 9-10 a.m. The coffee coincides with the center’s community breakfast. Those attending the coffee are welcome to purchase breakfast for $5. Mountlake…

Check out upcoming Recreation and Park, Arts Advisory commission meetings

If you’re interested in Recreation and Parks or the Arts in Mountlake Terrace, then be sure to attend two upcoming meetings. The Recreation and Park Advisory Commission will meet at 7 p.m, Tuesday, July 8 in the Recreation Pavilion Jungle Room. The Arts Advisory Commission is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 15 also…

10 Edmonds School District elementary schools gearing up for kindergartners in August

Ten Edmonds School District elementary schools will be offering Jump Start, a pre-kindergarten program held in August for children preparing to enter kindergarten in September. This free program is open to all incoming District kindergarten students. Children will experience typical kindergarten classroom activities, tour the school campus and experience outdoor play on the school playground. This…

Fifth annual Classic Car Show coming July 20

The fifth annual Mountlake Terrace Classic Car, BBQ and Blues show is coming Sunday, July 20. Rain or shine expect to see up to 100 Classic Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles at 21005 44th Ave. in Mountlake Terrace. Show hours are from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The awards ceremony will be at 2:30 p.m. with 14 trophies awarded….

Register by Monday, July 7 to vote in Aug. 5 primary

The deadline for voters to register by mail or online for the Aug. 5 primary is Monday, July 7. Register online at:www.vote.wa.gov. The last day to update any registration also is July 7. Voters, however, may register in-person at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office until July 28. Mail-in registration forms are available at libraries, post…

Edmonds School District’s Summer Meals Program starts Monday, July 7

The Edmonds School District’s Summer Meals Program for Kids is scheduled to start Monday, July 7 at Cedar Valley Community School, Alderwood Middle School, Edmonds-Woodway High School and Meadowdale High School. Meals will be made available at no charge to all youth, ages one through 18. No sign up is needed. Kids just need to show…

What to do if your pet is lost

It’s not surprising that the Fourth of July holiday is difficult for many pets and their owners. Animal shelters report that more pets are lost during this holiday than any other. If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, PAWS offers some suggestions. Start looking. Don’t assume your missing pet will be back in a day…

Former State Senator Shin named grand marshal of Tour de Terrace parade

Former Washington State Senator Paull Shin has been tapped to be the grand marshal of Tour de Terrace parade, which will start at 6:45 p.m., Friday, July 25. Shin retired from the Senate shortly after having been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He served the 21st District, which includes includes all or parts of Edmonds, Lynnwood, Everett and Mukilteo,…

Happening nearby: Free Facing Foreclosure Legal Assistance clinic set for July 16

The Northwest Justice Project and Snohomish County Legal Services are hosting a free Facing Foreclosure Legal Assistance clinic on July 16 at the Snohomish County Legal Services office in Everett. Early intervention in the process is a key part of the solution. The clinic will be from 6-9 p.m. and will have: Foreclosure prevention attorneys and/or…

Brier hosting National Night Out Tuesday at Brier Park

The City of Brier will be hosting its National Night Out event starting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5 in Brier Park. Activities scheduled include: Live Local Music Pirate Ship Bouncy for the Kids Face Painting Shaved Ice Stand Display Booths Food Drive Free Hot Dogs and Water Sit Inside a Real Police Car…

Celebrate Veterans Day with local events

Veterans Day is next Tuesday, Nov. 11, and Lynnwood and Edmonds are hosting events aimed at showing support and appreciation of those who have served our country: On Monday, Nov. 10, Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) will present “From The Front” at Edmonds Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Host and curator Paul Morgan…