Tips for physical distancing in parks and on trails

As some trails and outdoor recreational opportunities reopen, here’s a graphic that reminds visitors about the importance of physical distancing: For more information on how to remain healthy and safe on trails, visit: Washington Trails Association

Golfers gather — at an appropriate distance — for course openings in MLT and Lynnwood

Under sunny skies, golfers flocked to courses in Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace Tuesday — the day designated by Gov. Jay Inslee to resume some statewide recreation activities after closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Courses reopened under new State of Washington restrictions that must be followed to ensure social distancing. See more in our earlier story…

Lynnwood, MLT golf courses prepare to get back in the swing with May 5 opening

Managers of golf courses in Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace are readying their facilities for reopening after Gov. Jay Inslee announced last week that he was allowing some statewide recreation to resume after initially shutting everything down to stop the spread of COVID-19. Operators at both courses remind golfers of new State of Washington restrictions that…

With schools closed for year, no spring prep sports either

Student athletes from Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace High Schools have participated in their final competitions of the school year as all high school sports in the Edmonds School District and throughout Washington state have been cancelled through June. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) confirmed on Monday that Gov. Jay Inslee’s executive order…

COVID-19 disrupts schedules for local youth baseball, softball leagues

While area recreation fields in mid-March would normally include the sights and sounds of youth playing organized baseball and softball, this year is different — thanks to COVID-19. Two local youth organizations acknowledge that the COVID-19 outbreak has affected their spring schedules, but both hope to get their players back on baseball and softball diamonds…

Three Edmonds School District grads receive all-league college basketball honors

Three South Snohomish County high school basketball standouts were chosen for college league honors recently for their play during the 2019-2020 season. Mady Burdett, a 2016 graduate of Edmonds-Woodway High School, was named to the All-Northwest Conference First Team; Jordyn Edwards, a 2016 graduate of Lynnwood High School, was nabbed for the All-West Coast Conference…

Edmonds School District suspending sporting events, dances, plays through April 12

The Edmonds School District announced Friday it is suspending all districtwide community events and student activities from Monday, March 9 through Sunday, April 12, to address the COVID-19 outbreak. This includes high school athletic competitions, concerts, dances, plays, and information nights. “Edmonds School District sports practices, rehearsals, and school club meetings will continue to be held, as…

Sounder trains to run for Sunday Sounders FC match

Sounders FC fans can take Sound Transit’s Sounder trains to the match on Sunday, March 1, at noon against the Chicago Fire FC. Special Sounder service is in addition to Link light rail, ST Express bus and King County Metro bus service to and from CenturyLink Field. An inbound Sounder train from Snohomish County will…

Seattle Dragons game-day Sounder trains will run Saturday

Seattle Dragons fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s Sounder train to the Dragons’ game Saturday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. against the Dallas Renegades. Special Sounder service is in addition to Link light rail, ST Express bus and King County Metro bus service to and from CenturyLink Field….

Prep boys swim: Warriors, Royals, Hawks to compete in state championships this weekend

One of the largest contingents of swimmers from the Edmonds School District in recent years will be competing this week at the WIAA State Boys Swimming & Diving Championships, to be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22, at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Swimmers from Edmonds-Woodway, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace High Schools…

Seattle Dragons game-day Sounder trains will run Saturday

XFL Seattle Dragons football fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s Sounder trains to the Dragons’ home opener Saturday, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. against the Tampa Bay Vipers. Special Sounder service is in addition to Link light rail, ST Express bus and King County Metro bus service to…

Reminder: Beginning Fly Tying Class begins Feb. 20

The Olympic Fly Fishers and the City of Mountlake Terrace are presenting a four-part Beginning Fly Tying Class at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center from 6:15-8 p.m. on four Thursdays — Feb. 20 and 27 and March 19 and 26. If you have been interested in getting into fly tying, this class is for…

Special Olympics seeking volunteers for basketball regionals at three locations Feb. 8

Special Olympics Washington is seeking volunteers for its 2020 Northwest Unified Basketball Regionals taking place at three locations Saturday, Feb. 8: Edmonds-Woodway High School, Lynnwood High School and College Place Middle School. Volunteers will help in a variety of roles including scorekeeping, timing, team assistants and individual skills. Volunteeers will use this application to sign up for…

Prep boys swim: Warriors win team title during Edmonds School District meet

Winning nine of the 11 events run on Saturday, the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors left their rivals in their wake, swimming away with the Edmonds School District (ESD) Boys Swim meet team title. The Warriors, scoring 418 team points, easily outdistanced runner-up Lynnwood with 267 points. The Mountlake Terrace Hawks finished third with 224 points while Meadowdale…

Reminder: Olympic Fly Fishers to sponsor fly-tying classes starting in February

The Edmonds-based Olympic Fly Fishers Club is set to host another series of fly-tying workshops, beginning Thursday, Feb. 20 at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center next to Lake Ballinger. These courses will offer beginners another opportunity to learn how to construct and tie their own flies, similar to a series of classes the club…

Second day of school closures means more prep basketball games canceled

A second day of school closures in the Edmonds School District this week meant a second day of postponing local high school basketball games. The girls’ basketball teams at Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood and Meadowdale all had their scheduled games on Tuesday shelved after district officials closed down all operations due to snow and ice.  The…

Snow, ice force reschedule of Monday prep basketball games

Wintry weather put the deep freeze on high school basketball games scheduled for Monday night, Jan. 13, including contests involving teams from Lynnwood, Meadowdale and Mountlake Terrace High Schools. The Royals, Mavericks and Hawks were all slated to go up against other Wesco League teams but the games were postponed after Edmonds School District officials…

Olympic Fly Fishers to meet Jan. 14 in Mountlake Terrace

Ryan Smith from the Avid Angler fly fishing shop will be the guest speaker at the January meeting of the Olympic Fly Fishers, set for Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center, 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace. The social hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:45 p.m.. Smith will…

Sounder game trains for Sunday Seahawks games canceled

Now that the time of the Sunday, Dec. 29 Seattle Seahawks game has been moved to 5:20 p.m., Sound Transit said it won’t be able to provide Sounder game trains to the Seattle vs. San Francisco contest. The later start time for the game does not allow for enough required rest time for the train…