Mountlake Terrace

Extra cops will be looking for stoned drivers on Saturday

The event coincides with “420” day — an annual celebration of marijuana use.

 

Heading north after leaving the Mountlake Terrace Transit Center, the light rail track will cross to the west side of I-5. Trees on both sides of the highway here will be heavily impacted by the buildout. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

To make room for light rail, 5,300 trees will fall along I-5

Sound Transit expects to start clearing in late April and eventually replant more than 20,000 trees.

 

Big changes at the top for Mountlake Terrace police

There’s a new chief, and the city is losing a well-traveled 38-year veteran of the department.

 

Passengers catch an Uber after arriving at Paine Field Friday. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)
Passengers catch an Uber after arriving at Paine Field Friday. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace High School senior Britta Sinclair performed as a cheerleader in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in November. “I was the only person from Washington there,” she says. “I kind of expected to be the only one from here, just because cheer isn’t as big as it is in other states.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

After years of watching Macy’s parade, Terrace teen joined in

Britta Sinclair cheered through the streets of New York. She’s a senior at Mountlake Terrace high.

Mountlake Terrace High School senior Britta Sinclair performed as a cheerleader in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in November. “I was the only person from Washington there,” she says. “I kind of expected to be the only one from here, just because cheer isn’t as big as it is in other states.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace High senior Sophie Burbank loves playing hockey and wants to pursue studies in educational policy.(Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A Terrace hockey player ready to take on the school system

“There’s a disconnect between teachers and the people who make policy,” says Sophie Burbank.

Mountlake Terrace High senior Sophie Burbank loves playing hockey and wants to pursue studies in educational policy.(Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Tim Eyman’s latest $30 car tab initiative will impact more than just Sound Transit projects. (Sue Misao / The Herald)
                                Tim Eyman’s latest $30 car tab initiative will impact more than just Sound Transit projects. (Sue Misao / The Herald)
Tim Eyman’s latest $30 car tab initiative will impact more than just Sound Transit projects. (Sue Misao / The Herald)
                                Tim Eyman’s latest $30 car tab initiative will impact more than just Sound Transit projects. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Latex paint recycling available in Snohomish County

For a fee, it can now be brought to the hazardous waste facility in Everett.

Charges: Man used app to send sexual messages, rape threats

Ray Boughner, Jr. III reportedly hid his identity and harassed over 20 women.

Mountlake Terrace City Council adds EdCC dean to its ranks

Steve Woodard works as a dean at Edmonds Community College and has lived in the city for 15 years.

Large sinkholes appear on road after water main breaks

Mountlake Terrace residents in an area near the King-Snohomish county line were without water.

More square feet and a dog run but higher rents in Everett

Median rents for one- and two-bedroom apartments are higher in Everett than Seattle, study says

Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

For 3 weeks, no highway will escape the wrath of ‘viadoom’

Transportation agencies are urging patience as 90,000 cars each day will have to shift routes.

Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

To prep for light rail, Mountlake Terrace parking to change

A vacant supermarket site will provide more spaces during construction at the Transit Center.

Matsumoto Wright to serve as Mountlake Terrace mayor

She takes over after the death of Mayor Jerry Smith, whose City Council position also is vacant.

Federal money for Lynnwood light-rail extension is locked in

Under the Trump administration, the $1.17 billion in federal money had been in jeopardy.

The sound of perfection at Edmonds Community College

A new workshop puts a Mountlake Terrace High School orchestra in a recording studio.

Mountlake Terrace Mayor Jerry Smith dies at 77

He joined the City Council in 2001 and had led the city since 2004.

Charles Hatem (Family photo)

Manslaughter, murder charged in 3 Snohomish County homicides

The victims — in three recent unrelated cases — are Charlie Hatem, Candice Black, Mark Giless.

Charles Hatem (Family photo)