Mountlake Terrace

Mountlake Terrace woman accused of hiring men to kill her ex

Police say there may be a financial motive behind the murder-for-hire plan involving “quite a bit of money.”


Premera Blue Cross will eliminate hundreds of jobs as it seeks to cut costs sparked by the current economic downturn. (Submitted photo)

Mountlake Terrace-based health insurer Premera cuts 285 jobs

The layoff at Premera Blue Cross, prompted by the economic downturn, represents about 8.3% of its workforce.


Brenda Carrington (left) and Jared Mead

Mead faces Republican challenger in bid to keep council seat

Brenda Carrington hopes to unseat the appointed, Democratic Snohomish County councilman on Nov. 3.


Edmonds School District changes how cops cover its campuses

The district has opted for a less formal relationship that doesn’t station officers at every high school.

Edmonds man, 20, charged with arson during Seattle protest

He’s accused of tossing Molotov cocktails at two police vehicles during a May demonstration.

County asks: What should housing look like near light rail?

Snohomish County wants public input on housing types in the areas around light rail stations.

Overnight light rail work to close Highway 104 and I-5 ramps

Starting Monday, the links between the freeway and highway will close nightly for light rail work.

County’s Catholic schools will do distance learning this fall

The Archdiocese of Seattle will follow state guidelines and is planning for online teaching.

Mead and Carrington lead in Snohomish County Council race

Incumbent PUD Commissioner Sid Logan will likely face Rob Toyer for a spot on the utility board.

Four vie for county council district 4 post

The seat represents Mill Creek, part of Bothell, Mountlake Terrace and unincorporated parts of the county.

Fire in Mountlake Terrace displaces family of 5

South County Fire arrived to find smoke and flames at the home on 39th Ave. W. Nobody was hurt.

Mountlake Terrace man identified in Lake Ballinger drowning

It was the second death in Snohomish County waters in two days over a hot, sunny weekend.

Two men drown in lakes; several rescued from Eagle Falls

The hot weather lured people to potentially dangerous waters.

Light rail-supporting ‘LEGO’-looking slabs aren’t permanent

The temporary retaining wall blocks will be replaced with different retaining wall blocks.

His hobby is making Mountlake Terrace a better place

When Dustin DeKoekkoek’s second daughter was born with Down Syndrome, it opened his eyes to empathy.

Police: Former nurse threatens Muslim neighbors at gunpoint

The Mountlake Terrace woman was accused of a hate crime against a mother and two daughters.

Man who died in Mountlake Terrace shooting was from Arizona

Mykahl Z. Singleton, 25, died from a gunshot wound, the medical examiner’s office has confirmed.

Man shot to death in Mountlake Terrace; police seek tips

Several reports of gunfire in the 23900 block of 60th Avenue West were made to 911 early Sunday.