Mountlake Terrace

After 40 years in fire service, South County chief retires

Bruce Stedman responded to the L.A. riots and the Oso mudslide. Now he’ll focus on health and family.

 

South County Fire commissioner Richard Schrock, 74, dies

Schrock played key roles in merging fire- and police-related agencies. “He left an imprint.”

 

Mountlake Terrace man found guilty of vehicular homicide

Michael Spieker testified that he drank alcohol and ate cannabis before a crash killed Staci Laugle.

 

Co-owners Jerret Botch and Michael Ernst, left, at Hemlock State Brewing Co. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Mountlake Terrace, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Hemlock State, Mountlake Terrace’s new brewery, opens Friday

The business was founded by three church congregants who discovered a common love for craft beer.

Co-owners Jerret Botch and Michael Ernst, left, at Hemlock State Brewing Co. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Mountlake Terrace, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Teachers start receiving pink slips in Edmonds district

The school board approved the layoffs, which could affect 38 full- and part-time teachers.

Herbicides might be used to kill milfoil in Lake Ballinger

A public workshop about environmental concerns is scheduled for May 29 in Mountlake Terrace.

Ben Leonard anchors a Mountlake Terrace defense that’s allowed just 19 goals in 16 matches. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Mountlake Terrace senior excels at soccer — and saxophone

Ben Leonard, headed to college with a music scholarship, is a standout goalkeeper for the Hawks.

Ben Leonard anchors a Mountlake Terrace defense that’s allowed just 19 goals in 16 matches. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hunter, ‘the best narcotics dog in the region,’ dies at 14

The black Labrador retriever served with Mountlake Terrace police for over six years.

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.

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)

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.