Edmonds Lions donate funds for students in need

Representatives from three Edmonds School District elementary schools received cash awards of $250 each from the Edmonds Lions Club Monday night. Accepting the donations on behalf of their respective schools were Carmen Ziranda, College Place Elementary family resource advocate; Judy Busse, Westgate Elementary psychologist and counselor, and Sean Silver, Chase Lake Elementary principal. All three said…

Native dancers share traditions during 34th annual Edmonds CC powwow

Edmonds Community College’s Native American Student Association hosted their 34th annual powwow, “Restoring the Salish Sea,” last weekend. Powwows are gatherings to celebrate the Native Americans who live in the U.S. They feature dancing, singing and drum playing by the indigenous people, usually dressed in a variety of different types of regalia. When asked what…

Alderwood Terrace Rotary auction raises funds for community programs

The 7th annual Alderwood Terrace Rotary Club’s dinner auction drew more than 225 guests to the Nile Country Club Ballroom May 3. The evening began with the presentation of the colors by the South Snohomish County Honor Guard. The club then awarded a $5,000 check to the Honor Guard “in recognition for all of their hard…

Scene in MLT: Swimming lessons

Taken at Lake Ballinger Wednesday by photographer David Carlos, who notes that getting all your ducks in a row isn’t what it’s quacked up to be.

Scene in MLT: Calvary Fellowship welcomes Easter with Lake Ballinger sunrise service

With a proclamation of “He is risen,” about 120 people gathered at Ballinger Park in Mountlake Terrace early Sunday morning for an Easter Sunday sunrise service put on by Calvary Fellowship. The 45-minute service included the singing of worship songs and a message from the church’s Director of High School Ministry Craig Finley about the…

Kids kick off Easter weekend with an egg-cellent hunt

The morning chill didn’t keep eager Easter egg hunters from attending the 10th annual Mountlake Terrace Easter Egg Hunt at Evergreen Field, 22301 56th Ave. W. The Red Onion Burgers-sponsored event was for children ages 2-12, and included a special guest appearance by the Easter Bunny. –Photos by Cody Sexton

Rotary clubs, volunteers collect trash along Interurban Trail

Local Rotary Clubs, community volunteers and even a high school baseball team joined forces Saturday to clean up the stretch of the Interurban Trail that runs through Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace and Lynnwood. Leading the effort were the Edmonds Rotary Noon Club and the Alderwood Terrace Rotary Club, who covered the trail from south Edmonds to…

State Senate recognizes Jerry Smith’s lifetime achievements

The Washington State Senate, under the leadership of Senators Marko Liias (21st District) and Guy Palumbo (1st District), in late March recognized with a resolution the lifetime achievements of late Mountlake Terrace Mayor Jerry Smith. Current Mountlake Terrace Mayor Kyoko Matsumoto Wright, Councilmember Laura Sonmore and City Manager Scott Hugill attended the recognition along with…

Chabad Jewish Center hosts ‘Purim in Italy’ party

Approximately 60 people attended a “Purim in Italy” party Thursday night at the Chabad SnoCo center in Lynnwood. Purim is celebrated yearly to commemorate the Jewish nation’s salvation in the 4th century over the danger of mass extermination by Haman, the prime minister of the Persian empire. In short: Persian King Ahasuerus married a woman…

Brighton students pack snacks for Washington Kids in Transition

Students from Brighton School in Mountlake Terrace recently packed thousands of snacks into bags to be donated to Washington Kids in Transition, an organization that supports local homeless children. Over the past few months, Brighton students held a school-wide donation drive and collected thousands of snack food items, including granola bars, fruit cups and crackers….

MLT scenic: Daylight savings sunset

From photographer David Carlos, taken on the Mountlake Terrace side of Lake Ballinger: Now that daylight savings time is here, sunset is officially after 7 p.m.

NAACP Snohomish County honors local residents at annual Freedom Fund Gala

The NAACP Snohomish County honored Lynnwood City Councilmember Shirley Sutton and Edmonds-Woodway High School student Adian Woldub as well as other Snohomish County residents during its 10th annual Freedom Fund Gala March 2. The event was emceed by Angela Russell from KING 5. The event’s keynote speaker was Deborah Parker, Advocate and Director of Equity and Diversity…

Largest Supermoon of 2019 will appear in the sky Feb. 19

Reader Dave Govan took these photos on the nearly-full moon on Sunday, and reminds us that the largest Supermoon of 2019 is happening Tuesday, Feb. 19. Govan said the halo around the moon is caused by ice crystals in the atmosphere refracting the moonlight, similar to how water droplets create a rainbow.

Winter wonderland as snow continues

Doug Petrowski got these winter weather photos late Sunday afternoon, just before the snow started falling again. The Edmonds School District announced that schools would be closed and Edmonds Community College said that classes and activities were canceled on Monday, as the region braced for more snow and ice during the Monday morning commute. The…