Mountlake Terrace

Mountlake Terrace teacher wins $10K science prize

Kitten Vaa, a second-grade teacher at the private Brighton School in Mountlake…

 

115 mph on I-5, 110 mph on Highway 99, and now 0 mph in jail

The 18-year-old suspect bailed out of the SUV and ran, but four passengers promptly gave up his name.

 

Sewer, water main replacements close Shelby Road

Construction will continue throughout the summer and into the fall at different points.

 

Tamia Reese reacts during swim safety lessons Thursday afternoon at the Lynnwood Recreation Center. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Here’s where kids can learn an essential life skill — for free

One way to prevent drownings is to teach kids to swim, and a health agency will cover the cost.

Tamia Reese reacts during swim safety lessons Thursday afternoon at the Lynnwood Recreation Center. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

It’s getting real: Light rail is coming to the ’burbs

Plans are farther along in Lynnwood than in Everett, which is the end of the line in more ways than one.

Bill Akers, a senior vice president at Premera Blue Cross in Mountlake Terrace, is one of the adult players in a decades-long game of tag that inspired the movie “Tag.” Players, all buddies from Spokane’s Gonzaga Prep High School, are in a photo displayed in Akers’ office, complete with signatures. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

In the real-life ‘Tag,’ this local health-care executive is ‘it’

Bill Akers of Premera Blue Cross and nine other Gonzaga Prep “Tag Brothers” inspired the movie.

Bill Akers, a senior vice president at Premera Blue Cross in Mountlake Terrace, is one of the adult players in a decades-long game of tag that inspired the movie “Tag.” Players, all buddies from Spokane’s Gonzaga Prep High School, are in a photo displayed in Akers’ office, complete with signatures. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Rotary honors outstanding school staff in Edmonds district

The Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace names an Educator of the Month for the Edmonds School District each month during the school year. Jenica Valdivia, a… Continue reading

Mountlake Terrace woman heading to Galapagos

Kiersten Hurst, of Mountlake Terrace, has received a Summer Credit Workshop Study Abroad Scholarship from Miami University’s Global Initiatives office to help fund travel on… Continue reading

Garden club adorns entries to Mountlake Terrace

The Mountlake Terrace Garden Club planted flowers at city entry sites on June 1. The all-volunteer club plants and cares for the flowers each spring… Continue reading

Light rail loses some bells and whistles as it inches north

To cut costs, it will look less pretty and have smaller parking stalls as it enters Snohomish County.

Mom arrested after police doubt her story of baby’s injuries

The Mountlake Terrace child had multiple bruises and eight fractures in his legs and ribs.

Teens picked for Washington Aerospace Scholars program

The Washington Aerospace Scholars program provides opportunities for high school students to explore STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) topics with the Museum of Flight… Continue reading

Work starting on buildings along I-5 in Mountlake Terrace

More housing and retail is going in near the planned light rail station.

Man charged in Mountlake Terrace slaying of pregnant woman

Marta Haile died after blows from a cooking pot. The suspect has a history of mental health issues.

Mountlake Terrace teens win Press Freedom Award

Mountlake Terrace High School for a seventh time and the fifth consecutive year won a First Amendment Press Freedom Award, sponsored by the Journalism Education… Continue reading

Monroe approves ATVs on city streets, with rules

It’s part of a statewide effort to boost tourism in rural areas and expand recreation.

More townhomes could rise near center of Mountlake Terrace

New rules will allow 3-story buildings closer to businesses and the future light rail stop.

Students bake up good carbs for a good deed for food banks

Elementary and high school students in the Edmonds School District teamed up with the King Arthur Flour Company to learn about and bake yeast bread… Continue reading

Teens to spend summer break researching cancer cure

Nine Snohomish County teens are among 30 area students who will spend part of their summers researching cures for cancer after being accepted to two-week… Continue reading