Edmonds CC to participate in Great ShakeOut Oct. 17

Edmonds Community College will participate in The Great ShakeOut on Thursday, Oct. 17. The Great ShakeOut is a global emergency preparedness event that encourages participants to practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” during an earthquake. The Edmonds CC drill will held between 10-10:30 a.m. Thursday, and begin with a digital message display on…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Oct. 4-11, 2019

Oct. 4 221700 block 67th Place West: A truck was recovered after it was reported stolen from the owner’s driveway. The man said he left it running to warm up. Oct. 5 66th Avenue West/220th Street Southwest: A woman was arrested for a DUI at Shell gas station after she was reported to have been…

Threat at Brier Terrace Middle School causes brief lockdown Monday

Brier Terrace Middle School went into a brief lockdown Monday after a student was reported to have threatened to shoot up the school, Edmonds School District officials said. According to a letter sent to Brier Terrace students’ families, the school went into lockdown at approximately 1:45 p.m. after a student reported that another student said…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 2019

Sept. 27 23500 block 48th Avenue West: A woman reported finding stolen credit cards, heroin, needles and other drug paraphernalia left behind at her residence by a former roommate. The heroin weighed 0.7 grams. 4200 block 214th Street Southwest: A woman reported her purse was stolen from her friend’s vehicle after it was prowled. The…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Sept. 19-26, 2019

Sept. 19 5700 block 213th Street Southwest: A man reported three vehicles on his property were prowled and Bluetooth equipment valued at $275 was stolen. Sept. 20 21200 block 52nd Avenue West: A woman was arrested in the 7-11 parking lot for an Everett warrant for fourth-degree domestic assault. Sept. 21 4300 block 236th Street…

Police presence at Brier Terrace MS Friday after potential threat reported

Brier police were called to Brier Terrace Middle School on Friday following what Edmonds School District officials called “a non-specific threat” on the school campus. District spokeswoman Harmony Weinberg said district officials determined the threat was not credible. The district asked for an extra police presence on the BTMS campus “out of an abundance of caution,”…

South County Fire holds fall prevention pancake breakfast

In observance of Fall Prevention Awareness Week, South County Fire invited senior community members and their families Thursday to the Lynnwood Fire Station for a free Senior Stroll and Pancake Breakfast with firefighters. Community Resource Specialist Larry Hadland said fall-related incidents are the number-one source of injuries that South County Fire responds to. Hadland, a retired medical services…

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office seeks help locating missing 13-year-old girl

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help locating a missing 13-year-old girl. According the sheriff’s office, Jayla Mitchell was last seen at 7 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, leaving her home on Madison Way in unincorporated Lynnwood. Mitchell did not show up for school that day and it is believed she ran away from her…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Sept. 12-18, 2019

Sept. 12 6100 block Saint Albion Way: A man reported someone siphoned gasoline out of his vehicle parked at Lakeside Apartments. The suspect reportedly punctured his gas tank to steal the gas. Sept. 13 6000 block 244th Street Southwest: A U.S. postal carrier reported being harassed at work after a woman became verbally aggressive with…

Learn about fall prevention at South County Fire senior stroll, breakfast Sept. 26

In observance of Falls Prevention Week, South County Fire invites older adults and their families to a free Senior Stroll and Pancake Breakfast with firefighters on Thursday, Sept. 26, at Lynnwood Civic Center Fire Station 15, 18800 44th Ave. W. Breakfast will be served from 10 a.m. to noon. Guests will have the option to…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Sept. 6-12, 2019

Sept. 6 5900 block 232nd Street Southwest: A woman called the Mountlake Terrace Police Department to report that her bicycle had been stolen. She valued the bike at $500. 24300 block 56th Avenue West: A woman reported that her bicycle — a Trek Dual Sport 2 — was stolen while she was inside the Getaway…

Reminder: Learn how you can help Cold Weather Shelter during Sept. 14 meeting

Concerned about the homeless? Learn how you can make a difference during an informational meeting sponsored by the South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Maple Park Church, 17620 60th Ave. W., Lynnwood..  Volunteers are needed from November to March when the shelter opens due to emergency cold weather conditions. Help is needed to…

14 South County Fire recruits begin academy training

Fourteen South County Fire recruits began training Monday at the Snohomish County Fire Training Academy. Jonathan Bailey, Brian Buckingham, Anthony Casanas, Brendan Cleary, Tracy Finch, Kyle Johnson, Everard Lewis II, Karl Long, Julian Markfield, Keanan Metcalfe, Dan Nelson, Thomas Perillat, Ryan Scott and Michael Swanson are part of an academy class of 36 recruits from…

Latest opioid overdose survey tracks incidents in Snohomish County

During one week in July, 27 people in Snohomish County overdosed because of opioids, according to the data released Monday by the Snohomish Health District. Two of those overdoses were located in Edmonds, two were in Mountlake Terrace and one was in Lynnwood. Two overdoses — both were fatal, That information comes from the third…

9-11 ceremony set for Edmonds fire station Wednesday

The public is invited to a 9-11 ceremony at South County Fire Station 17 in downtown Edmonds, 275 6th Ave. N., at 9:11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. The event will be at the memorial park that firefighters of Local 1828 created to honor and remember all of those lost in the line of duty. The centerpiece…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2019

Aug. 30 4200 block 236th Street Southwest: Police responded to a verbal domestic dispute at Taluswood Apartments after two brothers were reported to have been shouting at each other. One of the men said the two were going through personal family issues and no physical assault had occurred. 6100 block Saint Albion Way: A couple…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Aug. 23-30, 2019

Aug. 23 4500 block 224th Place Southwest: Police responded to a domestic disturbance after a man and woman were reported to have been arguing in the street outside of a residence. The man was reported to have left in a vehicle and the woman fell chasing after him. 220th Street Southwest/66th Avenue West: Police received…

State Patrol: Drive safe and sober this Labor Day weekend

With summer winding down and fall activities beginning soon, the Labor Day holiday is seen by many as the last chance to hit the road and enjoy warm weather fun. However, the Washington State Patrol, along with five other western state highway agencies, wants to remind all drivers that the long Labor Day weekend is…

State health officials make it easier to access overdose reversal drug

The Washington State Health Department ehas made it easier for people and organizations to get naxolone, which reverses an opioid overdose. Washington State Health Officer Dr. Kathy Lofy on Wednesday signed a statewide standing order for naloxone. The standing order works like a prescription and allows any person or organization in the state to get…

Medical examiner says drowning cause of man’s death in Lake Ballinger Aug. 20

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed its examination of a 52-year-old man who died after going into distress while swimming in Lake Ballinger Aug. 20, and ruled his death was an accidental drowning. The victim was identified as Timothy A. Bergstrom of Shoreline. First responders were called to the lake around 3 p.m….