Happening nearby: Police seek Everett-area suspect in Highway 99 crash

Edmonds police are seeking a 21-year-old Everett-area man who was driving recklessly and crashed his car in area of Highway 99 near Burlington Coat Factory Monday night, then fled the scene. The suspect, 21-year-old Joshua Blackwood, is from the Everett area. At approximately 7:30 p.m. Monday night, he was spotted driving recklessly, but when an…

City of Mountlake Terrace gears up for National Night Out

The City of Mountlake Terrace invites residents to attend our award-winning National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 2. The event begins at 6 p.m. at Evergreen Playfield, located at 22205 56th Avenue West. This year’s event features Hula-hoop dancer Jon Coyne of “Hoopsmiles,” roving juggler on stilts Sarah Liane Foster, caricature artist Steve Hartley and balloon…

Happening nearby: DUI driver crashes into pole in Lynnwood

Police closed 208th Street Southwest on Monday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole near 60th Avenue West. Lynnwood Police Sgt. Sean Doty said it was a DUI crash. The driver was transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries. Snohomish County PUD responded to the scene to repair the pole. Doty said…

Fire District 1 fire calls, July 7-31

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 483 calls July 7-13: 384 emergency medical aid calls, 31 motor vehicle collisions, 25 fires, 16 service calls, 6 natural gas leaks, 2 rescues and 19 automatic fire alarms. July 7 COLLISION: At 6:01 a.m., firefighters responded to a car that struck a telephone pole at 163rd Place…

Mountlake Terrace police blotter: July 8-15

July 8 An employee in the 24100 block of 56th Avenue West reported someone scratched letters into three of the front windows of the business she works for. The letters were “MTC.” Each letter was carved into a separate window. All three windows will need to be replaced. An assault was reported in the 23000…

Can you ID this man? Wanted nearby for fraudulent charges

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information about the man pictured here, wanted for making fraudulent charges. According to detectives, the man recently used a stolen credit cart to buy $2,200 worth of stuff from Best Buy, Target, Kohl’s and Gregg’s Cycle in Lynnwood. He is also believed to be associated with the…

Fire District 1 fire calls, June 30-July 6

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 440 calls the week of June 30-July 6: 326 emergency medical aid calls, 21 motor vehicle collisions, 45 fires, 21 service calls, 4 natural gas leaks, 2 rescues and 21 automatic fire alarms. June 30 MOTOR HOME FIRE: At 3:25 a.m., firefighters extinguished a motor home fire that…

Mountlake Terrace police blotter: July 1-7

July 1 Officers responded to a fraud in progress at a bank on 21900 block of 66th Avenue West. A man was trying to deposit a forged check. The suspect had left before police arrived. Photos of the suspect were pulled off of surveillance video. July 2 A vehicle was stolen from the 22700 block…

Happening nearby: Detectives seek more information about Lynnwood shooting

Lynnwood Police detectives are still investigating a shooting that occurred on Wednesday afternoon on 204th Street Southwest near 61st Avenue West. So far, no arrests have been made. Detectives are asking anyone who witnessed the incident or knows anything to call the Lynnwood Police Department at 425-744-6900. The shooting happened between two vehicles on Wednesday, just after…

Fire District 1 fire calls, June 23-29

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 461 calls June 23-29: 363 emergency medical aid calls, 26 motor vehicle collisions, 25 fires, 15 service calls, 1 gas leak, 1 rescue and 30 automatic fire alarms. June 23 COLLISION: At 6:20 a.m., firefighters transported one patient to an area hospital after a car hit four parked…

Do you know these suspects in nearby Walgreens theft?

Edmonds police say these two suspects stole about $800 worth of products from Walgreens on Edmonds Way. They are associated with a gold sedan. If you know who they are, contact Detective Andy Mehl at 425-771-0285 or andrew.mehl@edmondswa.gov.

Happening nearby: 40th Place Northeast closed in Lake Forest Park due to crash

Update at 6:30 p.m.: The road has re-opened. Mountlake Terrace drivers heading through Lake Forest Park on Wednesday morning were stopped by crews cleaning up a crash. A section of 40th Place Northeast in Lake Forest Park closed on Wednesday morning after a car crashed into a power pole. The Lake Forest Park Police Department…

Crazy Moose Casino evacuated after grease fire

Crazy Moose Casino in Mountlake Terrace had to be evacuated Tuesday morning after a grease fire was reported in the kitchen around 8:50 a.m. The fire was contained to a grill, Fire District 1 Spokeswoman Leslie Hynes said. Firefighters used a fire extinguisher to put it out. No one was injured. Damage is estimated at…

Worker killed under West Seattle Bridge identified as Mountlake Terrace man

A construction worker who was fatally injured below the West Seattle Bridge on Friday has been identified as 40-year-old Rafe Rasmussen from Mountlake Terrace. Our online news partner The Seattle Times reported Sunday that Rasmussen was one of two men thrown from a bucket of an elevated boom lift under a westbound exit ramp when a…

Reminder: Fireworks allowed in unincorporated areas, but there are rules

Fireworks are illegal within the city limits of Mountlake Terrace, Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mill Creek and other local jurisdictions. However, fireworks are still allowed in unincorporated areas of the county. There are some restrictions, however. Fireworks in unincorporated Snohomish County can only be fired between the hours of 9 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on the Fourth…

When should you call 9-1-1 with fireworks complaints? The Fire Marshal explains

Every year around the Fourth of July, 9-1-1 operators are inundated with calls regarding fireworks. The majority of these calls are non-emergency related, but tie up the 9-1-1 system, potentially delaying an emergency call from getting through. The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office provided the chart below, which was produced with input from a number…

Mountlake Terrace police blotter: June 23-30

June 23 A vehicle prowl was reported in the 5500 block of 220th Street Southwest. The rear passenger window was broken and several items were taken. June 24 A vehicle prowl was reported in the 5900 block of 214th Street Southwest. The victim said their vehicle was unlocked. Coins and a blank check were stolen….

Reminder: Fireworks are prohibited in MLT city limits

The City of Mountlake Terrace reminds the community that personal use fireworks are prohibited within the city limits, as they are in many other surrounding cities. Two of every five house fires on July 4 is started by fireworks. Each July 4, thousands of people, often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks….

State Patrol cracks down on distracted drivers this week

The Washington State Patrol is cracking down on distracted drivers from Tuesday through Thursday on all of Washington’s major highways. Violations include driving while texting or talking on the phone. Offenders will receive a ticket with a $136 fine.  

Fire District 1 fire calls, June 16-22

June 16 COLLISION: At 12:54 a.m., a one-car collision was reported at 136th Street SE and Seattle Hill Road east of Mill Creek. Firefighters transported one patient to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. VEHICLE FIRE: At 10:24 a.m., firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire at 8th Place W and Logan Road east of Lynnwood. No one…