The Hawkeye

The need to know about the Community Transit changes

By Terrah Short

February 23, 2012

As of Feb. 20, Community Transit will reduce 20 percent of its bus service due to the result of the recession and the slow recovery of the economy. This is the second major service cut in less than three years. These cuts are necessary to bring current expenses below revenues so the agency can continue...

Lunch at Edmonds-Woodway ends with a bang

Lunch at Edmonds-Woodway ends with a bang

By Terrah Short

February 23, 2012

Two homemade bombs exploded at Edmonds-Woodway H.S. on Jan. 31. No one was injured, and no damage occurred; however, the incident was taken very seriously. The fire department reported to the school immediately. The bombs were placed inside two trash cans in the school cafeteria and exploded at...

Tacoma teacher trouble

By Terrah Short

November 14, 2011

Tacoma teachers called a strike on Monday September 12th in response to inadequate decisions made by the Tacoma School Board.  The 3-year contract for these teachers ended on August 31 and the teachers wanted to discuss new terms. Of those terms were class sizes, pay and seniority. After many unsuccessful...

Cutting the ribbon after 37 years

By Terrah Short

November 14, 2011

The new Dick’s Drive-In is a history-making restaurant for the company. It is the first new location in thirty-seven years, the first Dick’s to have a cash machine, and possibly the beginning of a new wave of restaurants. Dick’s Drive-In recently had the “Orange Ticket Contest” to determine...

Economy impacts teens

By Terrah Short

November 14, 2011

The pressures from high school include homework, sports, and extracurricular activities, but as students begin to reach the age when moving into the workforce, there comes a laundry list of all new pressures from job searches and résumés to the fact that America’s economy isn’t in a good state. “For...

At Melt it’s all about the waffle

By Terrah Short

November 14, 2011

Melt Waffle and Frozen Yogurt, which held its grand opening on Labor Day weekend, is located at 4311 212th ST SW Suite 110, in Mountlake Terrace. Melt is open seven days a week, from noon until 10 p.m., giving customers a lunch time treat or a late night snack. At Melt, hot waffles from the waffle...

New local FroYo

By Terrah Short

November 14, 2011

A new restaurant front has made its way into the 44th Avenue Plaza on 212th, settled nicely between Little Caesar’s Pizza and Randal Southam Photography Studios, also adjacent to Urban City Coffee, and it seems to have made a great impression. Melt Waffle & Frozen Yogurt had their grand opening...

Mountlake Terrace disaster preparation

By Terrah Short

November 14, 2011

Washington state’s autumn and winter seasons come with a large variety of weather conditions, and with them potential damages. The city of Mountlake Terrace, along with ten surrounding cities, including Edmonds and Lynnwood, are embracing the necessity of being more prepared for a variety of disasters. Nationwide,...

Nature’s bloom causes sniffling and red noses

By Terrah Short

April 13, 2011

With Spring’s season getting into full swing, more and more pollen will be in the air. The predominant culprits are trees, the main species being Cedar/Juniper, Birch, and Poplar/Aspen/Cottonwood. Many Poplar and Cottonwoods inhabit the area surrounding Mountlake Terrace High School which have been...

Stress: Ordeal for the body and mind

By Terrah Short

April 13, 2011

When someone talks about stress, almost always it is talked about in a negative way, but stress, also known as the “fight or flight response,” is also good. Stressful situations, stressors, trigger our hypothalamus, a part of the brain, to signal our adrenal glands to produce more adrenaline and...

Heels: Not looking so great on the inside

By Terrah Short

April 13, 2011

Wearing heels brings the advantages of looking taller, being more stylish, brings a special confidence to women, and enhancing the beauty of a woman’s legs, but do these benefits outweigh the negatives of wearing these complimentary shoes. Common knowledge among stiletto steppers is the aches that...

Ads get more graphic, disgusting, disturbing

By Terrah Short

November 30, 2010

So many types of advertisements exist and we see them for more products on a daily basis than we can name off the top of our heads. Brand names are plastered on our clothes, slapped across our chests, and advertised on our butts. Food companies’ ads with the “perfectly” and ideally cooked meals,...

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