South County Fire receives grant to add community paramedic telehealth

South County Fire is receiving a $10,000 grant to launch a telehealth program to safely connect community paramedics with older adults and other vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Community paramedics provide non-emergency assistance to frequent 911 callers. The program helps clients access social services and community resources to meet their needs. This reduces 911…

MLT Recreation & Parks announces plan for phased reopening of amenities, programs

The City of Mountlake Terrace Recreation & Parks Department on Tuesday announced its plan for the reopening of amenities and programs in accordance with Gov. Jay Inslee’s Safe Start — Washington’s phased reopening. Throughout Phase 1, passive areas, trails, the fishing pier, boat launch and disc golf have been open. Once Snohomish County’s variance is…

Police: Alderwood Mall still closed due to ‘continuing credible threats’

This story was updated June 2 to include new information from the Lynnwood Police Department and Lynnwood Mayor Nicola Smith. Due to continuing credible threats of property damage and theft at the Alderwood Mall, businesses at the mall are still closed and barricades are in place to prevent access to the area, according to Lynnwood…

Lynnwood declares civil emergency, imposes curfew until 5 AM Tuesday

Declaring a civil emergency, Lynnwood Mayor Nicola Smith Monday announced she was imposing a curfew in the city starting at 5 p.m. Monday, June 1. The curfew was set to last until 5 a.m. Tuesday, June 2. and was  enforced by the Lynnwood Police Department. In response, Edmonds College closed its campus at 5 p.m. Monday…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: May 22-28, 2020

Between May 22-28, the Mountlake Terrace Police Department reported more 18 cases of identity theft related to unemployment fraud. The department recently issued advice regarding what to do in the event personal information is used to file false unemployment claims. May 22 23800 block 56th Avenue West: A woman told police her ex-husband violated a temporary…

Two MTHS students awarded Mountlake Terrace Police Association scholarships

The Mountlake Terrace Police Association has announced the winners of its scholarship program for Mountlake Terrace High School students who are interested in a career in public service. The winners are MTHS seniors Suraksha Dean and Melanie Quintanilla. Each  student will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarships are funded by employees participating in the…

MLT police participate in Target Zero video urging drivers to slow down

Members of the Mountlake Terrace Police Department participated in a Target Zero video that encourage drivers to slow down. Target Zero is the Washington Traffic Safety Commission’s plan to reduce the number of vehicular deaths and serious injuries to zero by 2030.  During the COVID-19 Stay at Home order, many highways have had a lot…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: May 15-21, 2020

Between May 15-21, the Mountlake Terrace Police Department reported more than 60 cases of identity theft related to unemployment fraud. The department recently issued advice regarding what to do in the event personal information is used to file false unemployment claims. May 15 21600 block 66th Avenue West: A man reported his vehicle was prowled…

South County Fire makes 3-year-old Lynnwood boy’s wish come true

Three-year-old Eli Kincaid likes two things — “Toy Story’s” Buzz Lightyear and fire trucks. So, when a trip to Disney World was postponed due to the coronavirus, the Make-a-Wish Foundation partnered with South County Fire to bring Eli the next best thing — a fire truck parade. Joining the procession were police patrol vehicles, ambulances,…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: May 9-13, 2020

May 9 5900 block 232nd Street Southwest: A woman called the Mountlake Terrace Police Department to report someone shattered her car window. 5900 block 232nd Street Southwest: A woman who works at the Washington State Employment Security Department called the Mountlake Terrace Police Department to report she was harassed by a phone scammer. According to…

Victim in May 10 homicide was from Arizona; police continue investigation

Mountlake Terrace police are continuing their investigation into the shooting death of an Arizona man whose body was found in the 23900 block of 60th Avenue West early Sunday morning May 10. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner identified the victim as 25-year-old Mykahl Z. Singleton of Phoenix. The cause of death was a gunshot wound and…

Three more Mountlake Terrace summer events canceled due to COVID-19

Add the Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show, the National Night Out Against Crime and the 2020 Evergreen Award Program to the list of Mountlake Terrace events canceled this summer due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Event sponsors stated that the decisions were difficult to make, but in light of uncertainties on public gathering restrictions,…

Have questions for Ask the Mountlake Terrace Cop?

We’re set to record another set of Ask the Mountlake Terrace Cop video interviews next week, featuring Sgt. Scott King. If you have questions for Sgt. King, you can email info@mltnews.com or leave them in the comments below. You can see past topics we’ve addressed at this link.    

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: April 24-May 5, 2020

April 24 21300 block 52nd Avenue West: A brown bi-fold wallet was located near Pheasant Hill Apartments. 4300 block 212th Street Southwest: A man reported his bicycle was stolen while it was parked and secured outside Safeway. The bike was described as a green and grey Carbon 2108 Transition Patrol mountain bike, valued at $5,000….

Police seek information about early Sunday morning shooting death in MLT

Mountlake Terrace police are investigating an early Sunday morning shooting in the 23900 block of 60th Avenue West that took the life of a man in his early 20s. According to Commander Pat Lowe, police were called to the location about 12:30 a.m. after receiving multiple reports of gunshots heard in the area. Officers responding to the…