High school sports roundup for May 13, 2021

Boys Basketball Mountlake Terrace defeated Cascade 67-49 Scoring highlights Mountlake Terrace: Jeffrey Anyimah 19, Vito Mkrtychyan 10, Jace Breakfield  10 Cascade: Devin Gilbert 11, Makai Bloomfield 11, Charlie Nelson 10 Records: Mountlake Terrace 2-0; Cascade 1-1 Mountlake Terrace next game: vs Shorewood; Wednesday May 19; 7:15 p.m. Kamiak defeated Edmonds-Woodway 66-46  Scoring highlights Kamiak: Brendan…

Police say charges coming soon in MLT crow shootings

Charges are expected to be filed soon against a man Mountlake Terrace Police Department investigators believe to be responsible for a rash of crow shootings earlier this year. Senior police staff provided the update as part of their quarterly report to the Mountlake Terrace City Council at its April 29 work/study session. Chief Pete Caw…

High school sports roundup for April 15, 2021

Track & Field Lynnwood/Meadowdale/Mountlake Terrace Dual Meets Edmonds Stadium Girls Winners 100 Meters- Kesley Love (M) 14.07 200 Meters- Tresley Love (M) 27.66 400 Meters- Tresley Love (M) 1:00.72 800 Meters- Donna Marie Harris (L) 2:52.84 1600 Meters- Sonja Amy (M) 6:08.72 3200 Meters- Esther Himmelfarb (L) 14:09.82 100 Meter Hurdles- Caroline Vo (L) 19.31…

Missing 12-year-old Lynnwood girl found safe

A missing Lynnwood girl has been located by the FBI in another county and is safe, Lynnwood police said Friday. She was found with a person who is known to her, and detectives were on their way to speak with her, police said. The girl was last seen Thursday morning in the Meadowdale area in Lynnwood…

Sno-Isle Libraries customers can now access grant funding information from home

Nonprofit organizations have relied on the Marysville Library to help find grants ever since the library joined the Funding Information Network by Candid in 2013 and offered Foundation Directory Online – Professional. Now, Marysville librarians Jill Wubbenhorst and Mark Barnett are expanding the service with Foundation Directory Online – Essential. “Because many library buildings are closed,…

Brier Terrace Middle student among those honored by Washington Music Educators Association

Nearly a dozen Edmonds School District student musicians will join others across Washington who will participate in one of the 2021 WMEA All-State and All-Northwest performing groups. These WMEA All-State musicians were selected through auditions to participate in the event, which is sponsored by the Washington Music Educators Association. “We had far fewer students audition…

Superintendent: Students’ return to classroom hinges on negotiations with teachers

Plans for the Edmonds School District to bring more students back into classrooms currently hinge on negotiations between the district and teachers’ union, according to a message sent by Superintendent Gustavo Balderas to district families Wednesday. As the district prepares to move into Stage 2 of its school building reopening plan, Balderas said that the…

Sound Transit cancels north line Sounder service for rest of week

Sound Transit said that its Sounder commuter train north line service has been canceled for the rest of the week due to forecasted rain and the continued threat of landslides. If there are no additional events, Sounder north line service is expected to resume Monday, Jan. 11. Special buses providing direct service to and from Seattle will operate from each station scheduled…

MLTnews 2020 year in review: July-December

As we enter the new year, MLT News continues to look back on 2020. Part 2, July-December July After receiving federal CARES Act funds to provide financial relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mountlake Terrace City Council at its July 2 work/study session discussed how best to use the funds to help affected residents and…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Dec. 19-27, 2020

Dec. 19 24000 block Van Ry Boulevard: An LG television was reported stolen from a room at Studio 6. 7800 block 220th Street Southwest: A woman was arrested for DUI after failing a field sobriety test during a traffic stop. According to police, her vehicle was impounded and she was booked into Snohomish County Jail….

MLT City Council approves street vacation, transportation plan during last meeting of year

  Wrapping up business before year’s end, the Mountlake Terrace City Council during its Dec. 21 meeting passed a bevy of ordinances, approved a street vacation and the city’s Transportation Management Plan, and held discussions about supporting a local celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. Councilmembers voted unanimously to approve continuing services contracts with…

MLT Council adopts 2021-22 biennial budget, approves Cedar Park Townhomes project

The Mountlake Terrace City Council during its Dec. 7 business meeting unanimously approved adoption of the city’s 2021-22 biennial budget, and also gave the green light to the Cedar Park Townhomes subdivision. The city’s budget will average approximately $67 million over each of the next two years. City Manager Scott Hugill summarized that the budget…

Snohomish Health District to continue drive-thru COVID testing week of Oct. 5

The Snohomish Health District will continue drive-thru testing at the 3900 Broadway site in Everett the week of Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. With daylight hours decreasing, and testing volumes seen earlier in the day, the health district said it will no longer be offering evening testing appointments. In…

From the Publisher’s Desk: 11 years and counting

Eleven. It’s not a particularly magical number — unless it’s the number of years you’ve been slogging through as a community news publisher at possibly the worst time to be a news publisher in modern history. Most of you know the story: News publications going out of business or downsizing is the norm these days, both…

COVID-19 report for Aug. 24, 2020

The worldwide spread of COVID-19 slowed slightly this week, adding 1.7 million cases compared to 1.8 million the previous week (see our earlier reports and Aug. 17 here .  Deaths worldwide were also slightly down, with just more than 33,000 added, compared to more than 40,000 last week. The United States continues to lead the world…

Local students to perform in virtual music concert July 18-19

Students from 4/4 School of Music — a local recreational music school — will be showcasing their talents this weekend during the school’s first virtual recital. Performances by 365 students from the Lynnwood-based school — which includes Edmonds School District students — will stream online Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19, and feature singing,…

Council authorizes grant applications aimed at funding MLT city parks projects

The Mountlake Terrace City Council at its Monday night business meeting unanimously adopted four resolutions that will allow city staff to apply for grants to fund various parks projects. The council met remotely via Zoom to comply with Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 outbreak. City Recreation and Parks Director Jeff Betz…

COVID-19 daily report for Mountlake Terrace and Snohomish County: April 23, 2020

The Thursday, April 23 data from the Snohomish Health District continues a mixed report card on the progress in the local battle with COVID-19. On the downside, new cases are up, with 50 added to the ranks of confirmed COVID patients since Wednesday (yellow bar chart). Also continuing to trend upward are the number of active…

COVID-19 daily report for Mountlake Terrace and Snohomish County: April 17, 2020

The Friday, April 17 data from the Snohomish Health District marks the end of the second full week of flattening numbers of new cases and steadily declining numbers of active cases. The total caseload grew by 38 in the past 24 hours, the smallest daily gain since March 25. Friday’s total stands at 2,219 Snohomish County…

More than half of Washington residents respond to the 2020 census questionnaire so far

Washington state Tuesday passed the halfway mark for response to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2020 questionnaires. Overall, 50.4% of Washington households were reported to have responded to the census, putting the state ahead of the national average of 45.7%. Washington is number two in the western United States for public participation, edged only by Utah….

Looking for a place to stretch your legs? Try Ballinger Park

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has ordered state residents to “Stay Home, Stay Healthy,” and told nearly all businesses and community gathering places in the state to close until at least April 8. The City of Mountlake Terrace followed with the temporary closure of “public playgrounds, park restrooms, gazebos, athletic…