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Annual Celebrate Schools 5K brings in nearly $40,000 for ESD schools

Annual Celebrate Schools 5K brings in nearly $40,000 for ESD schools

By Paxtyn Merten

October 6, 2013


Filed under Featured Stories, The425

Over 700 people participated in the Celebrate Schools 5K Fun Run on Oct. 5, raising $40,000 for the Edmonds School District. Of the 33 schools in the district, 31 were being represented by runners. With the largest turnout in the event's history, event coordinators ran out of event t-shirts. “...

Peeling back the next layer of the Red Onion

By Paxtyn Merten

October 1, 2013


Filed under The425

After encountering many problems along the way, Red Onion Burgers Owner Seaun Richards has discontinued his plan to create a hot dog restaurant. Instead, he is introducing hot dogs to the menu of the Red Onion. The hot dog restaurant, which was to be named Relish Works, was intended to be open on...

Faces of the425: Firefighters

By Kaylee Putrick

September 18, 2013


Filed under The425

GET TO KNOW THREE FIREFIGHTERS OF BRIER FIRE STATION 18   Have you always wanted to be a firefighter? I did. My brother was a firefighter, so I hung out with a bunch of firefighters when I was younger. Watching men in their late 20s having a good time in life and doing the heroic thing ma...

Sunshine Market: freshening up the425

Sunshine Market: freshening up the425

By Paxtyn Merten

September 12, 2013


Filed under The425

Sunshine Market, the new farmers market on the corner of 212th St. and 44th Ave., is finally open for business. The walls are lined with many assorted fruits and vegetables. Inexpensive prices as well as the store's year-round status have brought new customers already. %%wppa%% %%slide=16%% Photos by Nick Fio...

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, 2013


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, 2013


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, 2013


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, 2013


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, 2013


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, 2013


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, 2013


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, 2013


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...

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