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….

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Aug. 16-23, 2019

Aug. 16 22800 block 54th Avenue West: A woman reported her ex-boyfriend was harassing her after their break up. She reported that he threatened to post fliers of her picture and information about her history of drug use if she did not pay him $50. The man admitted to the accusations. 5900 block 232nd Street…

Terrace Brier Lions honor late MLTPD Capt. Stan Krahn with scholarship donations

The Terrace Brier Lions Club and the family of late Mountlake Terrace Police Capt. Stan Krahn have donated a $1,000 scholarship to the Mountlake Terrace Police Explorer Scouts in Krahn’s memory. The money will be used to help pay for Explorer Scout uniforms and equipment.  Along with the scholarship, the Lions Club presented a plaque to…

Lynnwood woman held on $150K bail in Edmonds child luring case

On Wednesday, the Snohomish County Prosecutor filed a complaint in district court against a 59-year-old Lynnwood woman in custody since her arrest in connection with an Aug. 18 incident outside the Edmonds Yacht Club. In the complaint, the prosecutor charged the woman with attempting to lure a 4-year-old female victim identified in court documents as…

State patrol to conduct ‘Slow Down, Move Over’ emphasis patrols this weekend

The Washington State Patrol is conducting a statewide “Slow Down, Move Over” emphasis from Aug.23 through Aug. 25. The purpose is to help troopers, roadway workers, emergency responders, and citizens stay safe and bring awareness to the “Move Over Law”  The “Move Over Law” is RCW.46.61.212- Approaching Emergency Zones. The law was updated this spring…

Man sent to Harborview for firework-related injury

A man was transported to Harborview Medical Center last weekend for a firework-related injury in Brier, South County Fire said. South County Fire spokeswoman Leslie Hynes said firefighters were dispatched at 10:48 p.m. Aug. 17 for report of an adult male injured by a firework in the area of 236th Street Southwest and 24th Avenue…

Tow truck collides with utility pole in MLT

A tow truck hit a utility pole near 220th Street Southwest and 66th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace around 10:20 a.m. Wednesday morning. According to Mountlake Terrace Police Chief Pete Caw, the truck hit the pole after the driver said he lost control of the vehicle. After the incident, the male driver was reported to…

Seven South County Fire recruits graduate from Fire Training Academy

South County Fire welcomed seven new recruits who graduated from the Snohomish County Fire Training Academy in a ceremony held at Lynnwood High School Aug. 16. Connor Davis, Thomas Fitchett, Jed Golder, Mitch Irvin, Sean McGinnis, Jordan Reyes and Cory Watters successfully completed intensive training in the nine-week academy held at the South County Fire…

Lynnwood man suspected of sexual assault turns himself into police

A Lynnwood man suspected of sexually assaulting and robbing a woman in July has turned himself in to the Lynnwood police. According to Deputy Chief James Nelson, a man in his early 20s arrived at the Lynnwood Police Department with his lawyer to surrender himself into police custody. He will be booked in Snohomish County…

Lynnwood police seek suspect accused of sexual assault, robbery in July

The Lynnwood Police Department is seeking help identifying a man accused of sexually assaulting and robbing a woman on July 26, around 5:40 p.m. in a wooded area near the 17100 block of Highway 99. According to police, the 33-year-old female victim said she met the man on a Community Transit bus, where they began…

Lynnwood woman arrested in child luring incident outside Edmonds Yacht Club

Edmonds police Sunday night arrested a 59-year-old Lynnwood woman and booked her into Snohomish County Jail after a witness reported she attempted to lure a 4-year-old child away from an event at the Edmonds Yacht Club According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Josh McClure responding officers were able to locate the suspect in a vehicle not…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Aug. 8-15, 2019

Aug. 8 4800 block 219th Street Southwest: A woman reported a burglary at her home, which was temporarily vacant. The front door was damaged to gain entry. She told police that an urn with her late husband’s ashes was missing. The woman accused her mother-in-law, and the mother-in-law said the woman may have misplaced them…

Mountlake Terrace home damaged in fire

South County Fire responded to a house fire that occurred late Thursday night on the 23800 block of 54th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace. Damage from the fire was estimated at $75,000. According to South County officials, at 11:40 p.m. a neighbor called 911 and reported seeing smoke coming from the one-story house. The two…