Mountlake Terrace

Democrat Ruth Kagi won’t seek re-election to the state House

The 32nd District representative, first elected in 1998, has been a champion of children and education.

South county firefighter Brad Reading retires after 41 years

Reading led local fire departments through emergencies, conflicts and mergers.

MLT Police announce service achievements

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department on Jan. 31 honored several employees for service achievements in 2017. Medal of Meritorious Service: Officer AJ Werfelmann Police Chief’s… Continue reading

Sound Transit chief executive gets ‘an important wake-up call’

An investigation found he has used offensive language and made the agency’s staff feel threatened.

Mountlake Terrace recognizes volunteers

Over 50 guests attended a Jan. 31 recognition event for volunteers serving on Mountlake Terrace city boards, commissions and committees. Special recognition was given to:… Continue reading

Drive times improve when traffic lights talk to each other

A new system is in the works from Boeing to Bothell, Lynnwood, Mill Creek and Mountlake Terrace.

MLT honored for Night Out

Mountlake Terrace was recently selected as a National Award Winner for its outstanding participation for National Night Out Against Crime, a crime, drug and violence… Continue reading

Rotary clubs honor teacher, students in Edmonds district

Greg Troyer, a Spruce Elementary School fifth- and sixth-grade teacher, was the Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace December Educator of the Month. “He lets us do… Continue reading

Scout project honors school

A new sculpture is in the entryway at Mountlake Terrace High School thanks to Boy Scouts Eagle rank candidate Thaddeus Merten, a junior at the… Continue reading

2 dozen crimes, 3 counties — and one Mountlake Terrace man

Matthew Luxon once said that he struggles to keep track of all the criminal charges against him.

Alleged home intruder charged with burglary

Said B. Osman has a warrant for his arrest, but he’s in federal immigration custody, officials said.

Hawkeye staff earn national awards

Two members of the Mountlake Terrace High School’s Hawkeye staff earned national awards at the JEA/NSPA National Journalism Convention held recently in Dallas. Of the… Continue reading

Marijuana-store robbery defendants reeked of experience

They confidently took over a Mountlake Terrace shop but fled when cops arrived, leaving lots of clues.

High schools bring in 20K pounds of food

Edmonds School District high schools each held a holiday food drive. Together, this year’s efforts brought in more than 20,000 pounds of food for food… Continue reading

Shoulder-driving could ease the morning I-5 bus commute

Sound Transit and the state propose reconfiguring southbound lanes from Lynnwood to Mountlake Terrace.

Armed man arrested after six-hour standoff in Mountlake Terrace

The man had pointed a bolt-action rifle at his father, police said.

Wanted man arrested after leading police on chase

He is accused of motor vehicle theft, attempting to elude, second-degree assault and harassment.

Home-invaders pretend to be cops — then flee riled-up resident

A sleeping man in Mountlake Terrace awoke to find two men dressed in black standing over him.

Jamie Copeland is a senior at Cedar Park Christian Schools’ Mountlake Terrace campus. She is a basketball player, ASB president, cheerleader and, of course, a Lion. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Cedar Park Christian senior stepping up to new challenges

Jamie Copeland’s academics include STEM studies, leadership, ASB activities, honor society.

Jamie Copeland is a senior at Cedar Park Christian Schools’ Mountlake Terrace campus. She is a basketball player, ASB president, cheerleader and, of course, a Lion. (Dan Bates / The Herald)