Scene in Mountlake Terrace: Mother Nature at work

While the Seattle Seahawks were playing, Mother Nature performed a show of her own, photographer David Carlos notes. These are some scenes this afternoon at Lake Ballinger Park in Mountlake Terrace. By the way, the Seahawks won over the Arizona Cardinals, 27-24.

‘A really holy moment’: Celebrating a bris at Chabad synagogue

About 100 people attended a bris ceremony Wednesday morning at the Chabad of Snohomish County synagogue in Lynnwood’s Perrinville neighborhood. A little background: It is tradition in the Jewish faith for a newborn boy to be circumcised on the eighth day after birth. This is done by a professional mohel. The ceremony lasted about 15…

Madrona K-8 students visit Veterans Museum on Pearl Harbor Day

About 150 middle school students from Madrona K-8 School visited the Northwest Veterans Museum at Lynnwood’s Heritage Park on Pearl Harbor Day, Friday, Dec. 7. According to museum docent Richard Clark, the event — sponsored by City of Lynnwood Parks and Recreation, the Snohomish County Visitors Center and the Northwest Veterans Museum — gave the…

Hundreds gather in Lynnwood to celebrate start of Hanukkah

The beginning of Hanukkah was observed Sunday, Dec. 2 by more than 200 people at Lynnwood City Hall, in the 7th Annual Menorah Lighting ceremony. People from multiple generations sang traditional Jewish songs, such as “Blessings for Menorah Kindling,” “Maoz Tzur, and “Al Hanissim,” along with the all-time favorite, “I Have a Little Dreidel.” Many…

Brier brings holiday sparkle with tree lighting

With music, treats and plenty of good cheer, the City of Brier lit their holiday tree before a big crowd – including special guests from the North Pole – Saturday at Brier Park. Santa and Mrs. Claus made a grand entrance to the festivities, brought by a convoy of Snohomish County Fire District 1 fire…

Scene in MLT: Mountlake Terrace HS hosts veterans for lunch

To cap off the 2018 Veterans’ Day week, Mountlake Terrace High School invited a few vets and active military members to join students at lunch on Nov. 16. “Some were invited by staff and some were invited by students,” noted Jeannie Brzovic, MTHS ASB advisor and activities director. Brzovic hopes the intergenerational lunch gathering can…

Scene in MLT: Lake Ballinger sunset

From David Carlos, a time-lapse video of Friday’s sunset, as seen from the shores of Lake Ballinger in Mountlake Terrace, plus photos too:  

Sponsor spotlight: ‘Painting a Better Tomorrow’ for veterans

Irons Brothers Construction participated Saturday in Painting a Better Tomorrow, a one-day event that brings Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish County members and community volunteers together to paint a local service organization’s facility. The Compass Housing Alliance’s Shoreline Veterans Center is a transitional housing program for veterans who have experienced homelessness. The Shoreline…

Scene in MLT: Trunk R Treat 2018 photo gallery

Dinosaurs, witches, super heroes and skeletons were among the creatively-dressed children and adults roaming the streets of Mountlake Terrace Halloween night, as the 10th annual Trunk R Treat event drew hundreds to 56th Avenue West. Sponsored by the Mountlake Terrace Business Association, Trunk R Treat offers the community a safe and family-friendly trick or treat…

Sunday suggestion: Day trip along Chuckanut Drive

Since the Seahawks aren’t playing Sunday, it might be a good day to take a drive north along winding Chuckanut Drive, photographer David Carlos suggests. “It takes about 1.5 hours from the Lynnwood area to get to the start of Chuckanut Drive,” he says. “From that point, it’s a 20-mile drive along twisty, boulder-lined roads,…

2018 MTHS Homecoming Court

Hawks homecoming royalty photo gallery

The 2018 Mountlake Terrace High School homecoming court, as introduced during halftime of the MTHS football game Friday night at Edmonds District Stadium.

Scene at Hwy 99 and 215th: Truck vs. truck crash

Reader Doug Waterman submitted these photos of a commercial truck vs. pickup crash on Highway 99 and 215th Street Southwest Friday. According to Waterman, the crash involved a pickup turning into the CarMax parking lot and a commercial truck heading northbound on Highway 99. A CarMax car, a sign and guardrail were damaged, and one…

Gallery: Candidates gather at EWHS to speak to the next generation of voters

Local candidates from the 21st and 32nd Legislative Districts, as well as the 1st and 2nd Congressional Districts, gathered at Edmonds-Woodway High School on Thursday to speak to the school’s senior class, the next generation of voters. The 32nd Legislative District includes the city of Lynnwood, part of Mountlake Terrace, south Edmonds, Woodway and nearby…