Mountlake Terrace

Mountlake Terrace child psychologist charged with raping boy

Robert Wright worked for a King County school district. He’s accused of abusing a boy, 13, in Aberdeen.

 

Mountlake Terrace man given max sentence for deadly crash

Michael Spieker caused a crash that killed passenger Staci Laugle in 2017. He was sentenced to 8½ years.

 

Premera Blue Cross agrees to $10M data-breach settlement

Information about 10 million customers of the Mountlake Terrace company was vulnerable during an intrusion.

 

Starting Monday, a reduced fare will be available for low-income riders on both Community Transit and Everett Transit. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Low-income fare available starting Monday

The ORCA LIFT card will now be accepted on Community Transit and Everett Transit routes.

Starting Monday, a reduced fare will be available for low-income riders on both Community Transit and Everett Transit. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)
An artist’s conception of the Mountlake Terrace station for the Lynnwood light rail extension from Northgate to Lynnwood. (Sound Transit)

Last chance to comment on Mountlake Terrace light rail plans

A public hearing Thursday will review permits and site plan for a portion of the Lynnwood extension.

An artist’s conception of the Mountlake Terrace station for the Lynnwood light rail extension from Northgate to Lynnwood. (Sound Transit)

With 6 months left, Fire District 1 needs board member

The appointee will also serve on the South County Fire board for another two years.

New Sound Transit railcars will eventually serve Lynnwood

They will be phased in between now and 2024 as Link service greatly expands north, east and south.

A familiar face returns as Mountlake Terrace’s football coach

Tony Umayam, who coached the Hawks for 11 seasons before stepping down in 2015, is back as head coach.

Fireworks ban sought for south Snohomish County

Fire officials want to outlaw personal fireworks on the outskirts of Everett, Lynnwood and Edmonds.

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.