City urges residents to prepare for emergencies, offers online resources

The City of Mountlake Terrace advises residents that snow and windstorms, floods, earthquakes, fire, extended power outages and influenza outbreaks are emergencies that the Puget Sound area has experienced and they can happen at any time. It is important to take time to prepare for potential emergencies as winter approaches. People should prepare to take…

Emegency Services Coordinating Agency offers disaster preparedness classes

  How will you keep your family safe and assist others in a disaster? Disasters can happen anytime, anywhere.  As seen in the wake of SR 530 mudslide, Hurricane Sandy and other recent events, it may take hours to days for emergency responders to meet the needs of the public following a major disaster. The…

MLT getting ready for winter weather

The city is preparing now for whatever winter weather may come this season by sweeping streets, cleaning storm drains and preparing for possible de-icing and snow plowing. The City of Mountlake Terrace is equipped for snow removal and de-icing operations that are typical for Western Washington with a fleet of five trucks equipped with snowplows…

In case of snow, Edmonds School District has resources for parents

Forecasters are continuing to predict the possibility of snow at the start of the school week, so the Edmonds School District is advising parents to be prepared for possible changes to school schedules. If it is necessary to have a late start or close schools due to inclement weather, this is a districtwide decision for…

Strong winds uproot trees, knock out utilities over weekend

Fierce winds blew through Mountlake Terrace on Saturday, leaving scattered damage in parks, school grounds, and on the private property of homeowners. Utility crews spent much of the weekend making repairs, while school and city crews would be getting to work in dealing with issues left from the storm beginning on Monday. According to the…

Preparing for winter weather in Mountlake Terrace – Part 4

Rain, snow, wind: Winter can bring severe and challenging weather; it’s best to be prepared before conditions become difficult. This is the final posting in a four-part series on preparing and coping with winter weather in Mountlake Terrace. Winter weather can certainly disrupt school schedules; the Edmonds School District has passed out informational flyers to…

Preparing for winter weather in Mountlake Terrace – Part 3

Rain, snow, wind – winter can bring severe and challenging weather; it’s best to be prepared before conditions become difficult. This is the third in a four part series on preparing and coping with winter weather in Mountlake Terrace. City crews are getting ready now for any upcoming winter weather by sweeping streets, cleaning storm…

Preparing for winter weather in Mountlake Terrace – Part 2

Rain, snow, wind: Winter can bring severe and challenging weather, and it’s best to be prepared before conditions become difficult. This is the second in a four-part series on preparing and coping with winter weather in Mountlake Terrace.The City of Mountlake Terrace is providing some helpful tips to help homeowners prepare for the upcoming season….