The local voters pamphlet for the Aug. 4 primary covers candidates in parts of Snohomish County from Lynnwood to Stanwood.
Date: 07/30/2015 | South County Politics
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — The ability to text 911 has been live in Snohomish County for three weeks now.The good news is people are making use of the service.The bad news is that so far, 81 percent of the texts received haven't been for emergencies.
Date: 07/29/2015 | Local News
Early primary-election ballot returns for the Aug. 4 primary election are arriving at the Snohomish County auditor’s office in Everett at a pace that would lead to a final turnout in the estimated range of 25-26 percent.
Date: 07/28/2015 | South County Politics
EDMONDS — The woman who was sexually assaulted by a former police officer is suing Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace, alleging the cities failed to protect her from Daniel Lavely.
Date: 07/27/2015 | Local News
Mountlake Terrace plans to combine the money that will come from the state capital budget with previously allocated state money, money from other grants and money from local bonds to pay for the planned revitalization of Main Street in a few years.
Date: 07/23/2015 | South County Politics
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Police in Mountlake Terrace are investigating an overnight stabbing that sent one man to the hospital and another to jail.The incident was reported from an apartment complex in the 21400 block of 52nd Avenue W around 12:15 a.m. Monday.
Date: 07/20/2015 | Sirens
Edmonds School Board member Gary Noble faces challengers Mark Norton and Mary Murphy on the Aug. 3 primary-election ballot.
Date: 07/14/2015 | South County Politics
Work on Lakeview Trail in Mountlake Terrace is underway.
Date: 07/13/2015 | Street Smarts
Forest Jackson was stabbed when he tried to help Toby Sauceda
Date: 07/11/2015 | Local News
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Starting Wednesday, you can text to 911 in Snohomish County.
Date: 07/08/2015 | Local News
Mountlake Terrace will get financial support for revitalizing Main Street as part of the state’s capital budget that the governor signed Tuesday.
Date: 07/06/2015 | South County Politics
Mountlake Terrace city officials will be hosts to citizens, business owners and others from the community for a cup of coffee and discussion about what's happening in the city Wednesday, July 8, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Recreation Pavilion, 5303 228th St. S.W., Mountlake Terrace.
Date: 07/02/2015 | South County Politics
Democratic 32nd District State Rep. Ruth Kagi, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, says that the legislature will pass a budget in time to avoid a government shutdown.
Date: 06/29/2015 | South County Politics
Initiative sponsor Tim Eyman says he’s optimistic about getting enough signatures to qualify his latest measure for the Nov. 3 ballot.
Date: 06/29/2015 | South County Politics
Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling leads south Snohomish County candidates in fundraising. Earling, who will run unopposed for re-election in the Nov. 3 general election, has reported raising $25,391 and spending $4,282. Most of the contributions come from companies or individuals in real...
Date: 06/23/2015 | South County Politics
Edmonds School Board incumbent Gary Noble faces challengers Mary Murphy and Mark L. Norton on the Aug. 4 primary election ballot. Three other board positions have only one or two candidates and will appear only on the November ballot.
Date: 06/22/2015 | South County Politics
Julie ShayneNoon July 25, Edmonds BookshopThe local author and editor will talk about her latest project, which is one she edited: "Taking Risks: Feminist Activism and Research in the Americas." Shayne is senior lecturer in...
Date: 06/21/2015 | Entertainment
Democrats in the 32nd Legislative District have endorsed one incumbent and two challengers for places on the Lynnwood City Council.
Date: 06/16/2015 | South County Politics
Derrick Coleman Jr.Noon June 14, Third Place Books
Date: 06/14/2015 | Entertainment
Some local legislators say that they remain optimistic about an end to the second special legislative session in Olympia. Many, however, say that they won’t know much until leaders finish negotiating.
Date: 06/11/2015 | South County Politics
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — A woman and her dog and cat escaped a house fire in Mountlake Terrace without injuries Monday afternoon.The fire was reported shortly after 2:15 p.m. in the 23500 block of 56th Avenue. W.
Date: 06/08/2015 | Local News
Neal Stephenson7 p.m. June 10, Alderwood Barnes & NobleThe Seattle science fiction writer will make a rare appearance to read from and sign his latest book, "Seveneves," an epic story 5,000 years after the end of the world. The...
Date: 06/07/2015 | Entertainment
The two Democratic candidates for Snohomish County executive will face questions in a forum at a meeting of the 1st Legislative District Democrats Monday in Bothell.
Date: 06/05/2015 | South County Politics
When the state legislature started the first week of its second special session Monday, Democratic State Reps. Ruth Kagi and Lillian Ortiz-Self both agreed with House Appropriations Committee Chairman Ross Hunter that the legislature could finish by the end of the second week in the...
Date: 06/05/2015 | South County Politics
A bill that State Sen. Maralyn Chase sponsored to require that voters in a water or sewer district get to decide whether a city or town can assume jurisdiction of their district became law in May when Gov. Jay Inslee signed it.
Date: 06/02/2015 | South County Politics
Scriber Lake High School students6 p.m. June 2, Cafe Louvre
Date: 05/31/2015 | Entertainment
South Snohomish County cities expect to reach an agreement over the next few months on a contract to get emergency-management services from the Snohomish County department of emergency management (DEM).
Date: 05/29/2015 | South County Politics
Candidate filing for local offices ended May 15.Filing became final when the withdrawal period ended May 18.
Date: 05/27/2015 | South County Politics
EVERETT — Seven cities south of Everett have decided to contract with Snohomish County for emergency management.The agency that helped them prepare for earthquakes and flooding is shutting its doors.
Date: 05/24/2015 | Local News
Otto Greule and Warner Blake2 p.m. May 30, Everett Public Library
Date: 05/24/2015 | Entertainment
EVERETT — Forest Jackson's family and friends packed a Snohomish County courtroom Friday morning to witness a young man admit to stabbing Jackson to death last year.The Mountlake Terrace man, 20, was attacked March 29, 2014. Detectives believe that Toby Sauceda, 21,...
Date: 05/23/2015 | Local News
MUKILTEO — Kamiak High School’s performing arts department received about a dozen nominations from the 13th annual 5th Avenue Theatre Awards program, which honors musical theater productions in the state’s high schools.
Date: 05/22/2015 | Entertainment
Late withdrawals by candidates for positions on the Edmonds School Board and the Snohomish County Fire District 1 board on 2015 ballots have reduced the number of positions on the Aug. 4 primary ballot.
Date: 05/21/2015 | South County Politics
The intersection of 230th Street SW and 58th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace has been converted from a 2-way stop to an all-way...
Date: 05/20/2015 | Street Smarts
Two of the four Edmonds School Board positions on 2015 ballots have three candidates each, meaning that the two positions will appear on the Aug. 4 primary ballot, with the top two vote-getters for each position advancing to the Nov. 3 general election.
Date: 05/18/2015 | South County Politics
Stephen Merlino12:50 p.m. May 18, Mountlake Terrace High SchoolMerlino, an English teacher at the school, has published the novel "The Jack of Souls," which is available on Amazon. He plans to read from his...
Date: 05/17/2015 | Entertainment
Candidates for the four Edmonds School Board positions on 2015 ballots include two incumbents, one newcomer and former Board President Susan Phillips, who will seek to replace the woman who replaced her on the board.
Date: 05/14/2015 | South County Politics
Mountlake Terrace officials invite citizens, business owners and others from the community for a cup of coffee and discussion about what is happening in the city on Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Recreation Pavilion, 5303 228th Street SW.
Date: 05/13/2015 | South County Politics
Candidate filing for local offices starts Monday.Filing online or in person at the county auditor’s office begins at 9 a.m. May 11, and ends at 4 p.m. Friday, May 15.
Date: 05/08/2015 | South County Politics
Wallie Funk10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 9, Anacortes DepotLegendary Washington state newspaperman Wallie Funk plans to talk about his new history book "Pictures of the Past" at a reception at the Depot Arts and Community Center, 611 R Ave.
Date: 05/03/2015 | Entertainment
Incumbent Councilman Bryan Wahl has become the first Mountlake Terrace City Council candidate for the 2015 elections.
Date: 05/01/2015 | South County Politics
We visit Snohomish Pie Co.'s new Mountlake Terrace shop
Date: 04/30/2015 | Entertainment
Joseph Gaydos7 p.m. April 28, Third Place BooksIf you missed the reading at Everett Community College, you have another chance to hear one of the authors of "The Salish Sea: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest" talk about the new book out...
Date: 04/26/2015 | Life
SEATTLE — The Sound Transit board of directors unanimously approved a route Thursday to take Link light rail to Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace by 2023.The 8.5-mile addition would extend...
Date: 04/24/2015 | Local News
When Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday that he expects to call the legislature back for a special session, local representatives weren’t surprised.
Date: 04/23/2015 | South County Politics
Saul Weisberg7 p.m. April 21, Snow Goose Books
Date: 04/19/2015 | Entertainment
A bill on payday loans, sponsored by Democratic State Sen. Marko Liias, appears to be dead for the current legislative session.
Date: 04/13/2015 | South County Politics
The 1st Legislative District Democrats will meet Monday at the International Union of Operating Engineers Hall in Bothell.
Date: 04/10/2015 | South County Politics
Meeting scheduled on final route of Lynnwood light railThe Sound Transit Board is anticipated to select the final route and stations for the Lynnwood Link Extension at its April 23 meeting. The board meeting is scheduled from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Union Station,...
Date: 04/10/2015 | Bizblog
Last week, State Rep. Ruth Kagi praised fellow House members for including $227 million for early learning in their budget, but Monday she saw the Senate pass a budget with less than half the amount for early learning.
Date: 04/09/2015 | South County Politics
EVERETT — Seven cities in south Snohomish County are considering a contract for the county to take over their emergency management in 2016.Each city is supposed to make a decision by June 30, so an interim contract could start in July.The seven cities...
Date: 04/08/2015 | Local News
Mountlake Terrace officials invite citizens, business owners and others from the community for a cup of coffee and discussion about what’s happening in the city Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Recreation Pavilion, 5303 228th Street SW.
Date: 04/07/2015 | South County Politics
Democratic State Rep. Ruth Kagi says that the State Senate needs to at least consider the Democrats' proposed capital-gains tax in the House budget.
Date: 04/06/2015 | South County Politics
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — The contours of the former municipal golf course are still recognizable through the shaggy grass.
Date: 04/05/2015 | Local News
U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen will meet citizens at a town-hall event Wednesday evening in Everett.
Date: 03/31/2015 | South County Politics
One Edmonds School Board member has revealed plans to run in the coming election, and another says he won’t run.
Date: 03/30/2015 | South County Politics
OLYMPIA — Washington state’s insurance commissioner announced Tuesday a multistate investigation into this winter’s cyberattack on Premera Blue Cross.
Date: 03/24/2015 | Northwest
U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen used the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act to tout the virtues of the health care law.
Date: 03/24/2015 | South County Politics
State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe says she expects the current legislature to make what she calls a "significant investment" in basic education.
Date: 03/23/2015 | South County Politics
A bill that State Sen. Marilyn Chase introduced to ensure that ratepayers have a voice in a city assumption of water or sewer districts is now under consideration in the state House of Representatives after it passed the Senate last week.
Date: 03/19/2015 | South County Politics
Snohomish on the Rocks
Date: 03/16/2015 | Hops & Sips
Voters in the November election throughout Snohomish County will choose 15 members of a county charter-review commission.
Date: 03/16/2015 | South County Politics
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — The Snohomish Pie Co. plans to open a second location on Saturday, this one in Mountlake Terrace.Mayor Jerry Smith, city councilmembers and City Manager Arlene Fisher are expected to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 p.m., which happens to occur on Pi Day (3.14).
Date: 03/13/2015 | Business
Legislators from the 1st, 21st and 32nd districts will play host to town-hall meetings Saturday.
Date: 03/12/2015 | South County Politics
The 32nd Legislative District Democrats will discuss early endorsements, the 2016 presidential nominating process, and common-core education standards when they meet Wednesday in Shoreline.
Date: 03/11/2015 | South County Politics
A Mountlake Terrace legislator says that the Washington Voting Rights Act, which he sponsored, would make complaints of denial of rights simpler and less expensive for both sides.
Date: 02/27/2015 | South County Politics
EDMONDS — The 39th annual DeMiero Jazz Festival starts March 5 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.The festival offers workshops for students and public performances by great musicians. Directed by the jazz man himself, Frank DeMiero, the festival’s concerts are at 7 p.m. March 5 through 7.
Date: 02/27/2015 | Entertainment
State Sen. Maralyn Chase and State Rep. Cindy Ryu will be hosts for a town-hall meeting Saturday, March 14* from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Shoreline Fire Department at 17525 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline.
Date: 02/26/2015 | South County Politics
Democratic State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe withdrew in late January as a co-sponsor of a proposal to amend the state constitution to stop petitioning for any citizen initiative that would keep the state from complying with balanced-budget requirements.
Date: 02/19/2015 | South County Politics
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — State troopers want to hear from anyone who saw Saturday night's crash of a school bus carrying members of the King's High School boys...
Date: 02/17/2015 | Local News
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — A school bus carrying the King's High School boys basketball team overturned while exiting I-5 late Saturday.The bus was carrying 15 students and two coaches from the private Christian school in Shoreline. Eight of the students, one coach and the...
Date: 02/15/2015 | Local News
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Two people were taken to hospitals Wednesday when a passenger car and fire truck collided at an intersection in south Snohomish County.
Date: 02/12/2015 | Local News
Mountlake Terrace officials invite citizens, business owners and others to an hour of informal discussion over coffee Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion, 5303 228th St. S.W.
Date: 02/06/2015 | South County Politics
BRIER — Two south Snohomish County cities are mulling a partnership to staff police shifts in Brier.There’s also talk of outsourcing all policing of Brier to its westward neighbor, Mountlake Terrace.Both conversations are ongoing, with no timeline set for a decision.
Date: 02/05/2015 | Local News
EDMONDS — The city and Fire District 1 have reached an agreement on a bill for retroactive pay for firefighters, which calls for the city to pay $1.6 million.
Date: 02/03/2015 | Local News
Adrienne Fraley-Monllas, Loren Simmonds, Jerry Smith and Martin Krienke will lead the Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace and Brier city councils for the rest of the year.
Date: 02/02/2015 | South County Politics
State Rep. Derek Stanford has been elected as the head of the
Date: 01/22/2015 | South County Politics
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — A former Mountlake Terrace police commander has lost his appeal for his job back after nearly a year of legal wrangling.
Date: 01/20/2015 | Sirens
EVERETT — Three U.S. Navy personnel with local ties will take to the skies over Seattle on Sunday when the Seahawks take on the Green Bay Packers for a trip to the Super Bowl.Several aircraft based at
Date: 01/16/2015 | Local News
Here are committee assignments for south Snohomish County legislators in the 2015 session that started Monday:
Date: 01/16/2015 | South County Politics
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Four people escaped after a smoke alarm alerted them to a fire at their Mountlake Terrace home Wednesday night.The fire was reported around 11:30 p.m. at a two-story home in the 23300 block of LaPierre Drive.
Date: 01/15/2015 | Sirens
South Snohomish County Politics in 2014 saw a dull election but interesting contests to fill vacancies on the Edmonds City Council and in the State Legislature.
Date: 12/31/2014 | South County Politics
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — A former Mountlake Terrace police commander has been given a traffic ticket and a $550 fine in connection with his drunken-driving arrest earlier this year.
Date: 12/09/2014 | Local News
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Police were investigating a bomb threat at Mountlake Terrace High School on Thursday afternoon.The school was evacuated after the threat was reported about 1:30 p.m., Assistant Police Chief Pete Caw said.
Date: 12/04/2014 | Sirens
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Investigators have determined a fire that did more than $180,000 damage to a Mountlake Terrace home Sunday night started in the garage and was most likely accidental.They could not pinpoint the exact cause, Snohomish County Fire District 1 spokeswoman Leslie Hynes said.
Date: 12/01/2014 | Local News
Family, police hope for answers in woman's 1991 death
Date: 11/30/2014 | Local News
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Police in Mountlake Terrace have received three reports of possible child lurings in recent weeks.The most recent case reportedly occurred around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday at 56th Avenue W and 224th Street SW.
Date: 11/17/2014 | Local News
Three dozen transportation projects in Snohomish County, including the new Mukilteo ferry terminal and the
Date: 11/05/2014 | Street Smarts
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Police in Mountlake Terrace are warning neighbors about two recent incidents of attempted child luring.In both cases, drivers approached students who were walking home, detective Sgt. Mike Haynes said.
Date: 11/03/2014 | Sirens
Democratic 1st Legislative District State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe and Democratic 21st District State Rep. Mary Helen Roberts have opposing views on Initiative 1351,which would require the Legislature to pay to reduce class sizes throughout the public-school system.
Date: 10/30/2014 | South County Politics
Diamond Knot Brewing Co. celebrated its 20th anniversary on Oct. 15 with a special toast at its Brewery & Alehouse that is still located where the first batches of Diamond Knot beer were crafted over two decades ago.
Date: 10/29/2014 | Hops & Sips
Incumbent Democratic 21st District State Sen. Marko Liias leads South Snohomish County legislative candidates in fundraising.
Date: 10/28/2014 | South County Politics
Forget the rake. Forget the street sweeper. Some autumn cleanup jobs require a front-end loader.It's fall leaf-drop time, and local cities are stepping up their efforts to keep the deciduous deluge from clogging storm drains and exacerbating local flooding problems.
Date: 10/27/2014 | Street Smarts
Republican Al Rutledge has taken on a tenured legislator in his challenge for a seat in the Legislature.He's trying to unseat Democratic state Rep. Ruth Kagi, who was first elected to the District 32 seat in 1999. The district includes parts of King and Snohomish counties,...
Date: 10/21/2014 | Local News
The Puget Sound Regional Council has come out with a cool new map.
Date: 10/17/2014 | Street Smarts
On Oct. 15, 1994, Diamond Knot Brewing tapped its first kegs of IPA and hefeweizen.
Date: 10/15/2014 | Hops & Sips
Incumbent 1st Legislative District Democratic State Rep. Derek Stanford faces Republican Mark Davies on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Date: 10/14/2014 | South County Politics
Brier pro tennis player Cako plays in her first U.S. Open
Date: 10/14/2014 | Sports