Mountlake Terrace

Students get back-to-school boost from Rotary

The Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club recently marked its 15th Back to School Shopping Event. A total of 52 students, from Spruce and Mountlake Terrace elementary schools,… Continue reading

Lynnwood light rail secures more federal dollars

Sound Transit still needs the feds to commit more than $1B to start building the Lynnwood extension next year.

Gallery: Montlake Terrace kicks off Seafair with annual Tour De Terrace Parade

Hundreds gather for the 2018 Tour de Terrace parade in Mountlake Terrace to kickoff Seafair.

Suspect ruled competent for trial in home-invasion killing

Christopher Yacono, who has a history of mental illness and drug use, has pleaded not guilty.

Ejected in Arlington-area crash, Mountlake Terrace man dies

The State Patrol said a woman’s car crossing the center line caused the head-on collision.

Alberta Gbla, left, of Mariner High School and Aleksandra Kogalovski of Mercer Island High School work in the lab during the Fred Hutch Pathway Research Explorers Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 in Seattle, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Teens in Fred Hutch program aspire to be scientists, doctors

Snohomish County students are among the 32 admitted to the Pathway Research Explorer Program.

Alberta Gbla, left, of Mariner High School and Aleksandra Kogalovski of Mercer Island High School work in the lab during the Fred Hutch Pathway Research Explorers Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 in Seattle, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Demolition crews work to dismantle the McDonald’s Furniture Showroom Wednesday morning in Lynnwood on July 25, 2018. It marks the first construction activity on the light-rail expansion in Snohomish County. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Demo removes eyesores from future light rail path

By toppling Lynnwood commercial buildings, Sound Transit clears the way for line from Northgate.

Demolition crews work to dismantle the McDonald’s Furniture Showroom Wednesday morning in Lynnwood on July 25, 2018. It marks the first construction activity on the light-rail expansion in Snohomish County. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Josh Ignacio, recent graduate of Mountlake Terrace High School, will attend the University of Washington and study aerospace engineering. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

He’s set on a future in aerospace

Mountlake Terrace grad Josh Ignacio heading for UW engineering school

Josh Ignacio, recent graduate of Mountlake Terrace High School, will attend the University of Washington and study aerospace engineering. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Seattle’s Seafair kicks off with a parade in Mountlake Terrace

The annual Tour de Terrace includes fireworks, live music, a 5K run and walk, car show and carnival.

Mountlake Terrace teacher wins $10K science prize

Kitten Vaa, a second-grade teacher at the private Brighton School in Mountlake Terrace, was recently named a recipient of a Presidential Award for Excellence in… Continue reading

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.

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