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Family-run farmers market to open on corner of 212th and 44th

Family-run farmers market to open on corner of 212th and 44th

By Paxtyn Merten
September 8
Filed under The425

Yet another business is opening on the corner of 212th St. and 44th Ave. later this week. In the building where many different trades have tried to make their way, Sunshine Market, a locally owned and supplied farmers market, is moving in. Owner of Sunshine Market, Alex Almtowaq, is looking forward...

MLT City Manager Resigns

MLT City Manager Resigns

By Paxtyn Merten
September 3
Filed under The425

Mountlake Terrace City Manager John Caulfield resigned his position as of July 2. On Sep. 3, he began duty as the City Manager of Lakewood in Pierce County. Meanwhile, Interim City Manager of MLT Scott Hugill took the wheel starting Sep. 2. Caulfield was the City Manager for just under eight years....

Arbor Village brings business to MLT

Arbor Village brings business to MLT

By Paxtyn Merten
September 3
Filed under The425

Mountlake Terrace’s Town Center project continued with the grand opening of the Arbor Village mixed use building on Aug. 23. The building is located at the corner of 56th Avenue, which is becoming the new “Main Street,” and 236th Street SW, right in the midst of the other improvements being ma...

Strike three for Proposition 1

Strike three for Proposition 1

By Paxtyn Merten
May 17
Filed under The425

After being placed on the ballot three times, twice under the same circumstances, Proposition 1 failed once again on April 23. With just a 53.4 percent vote in favor of Prop. 1, it fell short of the 60 percent requirement, as it has twice before. If the bond measure had passed, it would have supported...

Mountlake Terrace job fair

Mountlake Terrace job fair

By Gurminder Singh
May 16
Filed under The425

Potential employees met with many local employers on May 15 at the very first MLT Job Fair. The job fair, organized by the Mountlake Terrace Business Association (MLTBA), ran from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Mountlake Terrace Library. The flagship job fair was created to “help businesses find potential...

The Mountlake Terrace pot problem

The Mountlake Terrace pot problem

By Nick Fiorillo
April 16
Filed under The425

With the passing of Initiative 502, Mountlake Terrace and cities all across Washington could expect a brand new kind of store to open up: a store that sells marijuana. Tasked with creating the guidelines for how marijuana will be produced, processed and sold, the Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB)...

Terrace’s top issue goes to vote

By Nick Fiorillo
April 15
Filed under The425

Citizens of Mountlake Terrace will again decide the fate of Proposition 1, to build a new civic campus, on April 23. This is the third time Proposition 1 has been brought to the ballot. Currently, the city of MLT is renting the interim city hall. However, funding for the rent is set to run out beginning...

Rising drug abuse leads to more crime

By Paxtyn Merten
April 15
Filed under The425

In Mountlake Terrace, as with the rest of the nation,  more and more people are turning to drugs. Commander Don Duncan of the Mountlake Terrace Police Department (MTPD) said this drug abuse is resulting in more crime, both property and violent. As reported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse...

MLT Civic Center: making sense of it all

MLT Civic Center: making sense of it all

By Nick Fiorillo
March 14
Filed under The425

Absence of funds, out-of-date facilities and the fact that the city of Mountlake Terrace doesn’t own its city hall are all reasons why Propositon 1 is back on the ballot. The city is again trying to pass Proposition 1 to provide funding for a new Civic Center. The vote will take place early next month. The...

Local artist Cee Lambert specializes in painting portraits of pets

Local artist Cee Lambert specializes in painting portraits of pets

By Sereena Gee
March 13
Filed under The425

Entering the Mountlake Terrace Library, several rows of bright, furry faces cover the wall. Painted delicately with pastels, local artist Cee Lambert’s artwork brings the scene of the library to life. Each of Lambert’s paintings is unique, and is displayed with the goal of promoting cultural ...

Hansen: ‘not an increase in crime, just a change in how the crime is counted’

By Paxtyn Merten
March 12
Filed under The425

By scanning the recent Mountlake Terrace 2012 crime report shows a total of 649 crimes, it would seem as if the amount of crime has been gradually rising since 2009 when the total was 564. Mountlake Terrace Police Dept. (MTPD) Commander Doug Hansen said that this is not actually the case. “What y...

Newly opened Splash Nail Bar in MLT hopes to brighten up your day

Newly opened Splash Nail Bar in MLT hopes to brighten up your day

By Paxtyn Merten
February 11
Filed under The425

In the empty building which was once occupied by Melt Waffle & Frozen Yogurt, a new business by the name of Splash Nail Bar opened on December 15, 2012. The bright, colorful nail bar is no standard nail salon. Splash Nail Bar is unique because its set up is like a bar where they tend to people...

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