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 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    July 30, 2014 

National Night Out coming Tuesday, Aug.5th

On Tuesday, August 5, the Lake Stevens Family Center will host the annual National Night Out Against Crime. The event will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM on Main Street and North Cove Park in...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    July 30, 2014 

Dog Agility Training at Rover's Day Ranch

Dog agility what is that? Winnie Simon gets that question a lot. The best way to describe dog agility is: An activity where a handler (the human) and a dog successfully navigate an obstacle course. So why would anyone want to do that? First and...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    July 30, 2014 

Lion's to Host First Annual Community Sale

The Lake Stevens Lion’s Club will be hosting a Community Sale on Saturday, August 16. Anyone who would like to sell their treasures or home made items can reserve a 9x9 booth space for $35 which will be used as a donation to the Lake Stevens...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    July 30, 2014 

A Grand Aquafest Weekend

Aquafest was in full swing last week-end as the weather cooperated and both residents and tourist enjoyed all the activities on the lake, in North Cove Park and along Main Street in downtown Lake...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    July 9, 2014

Run or Dye comes to Lake Stevens

Run or Dye, the world's most colorful 5K, will cover Downtown Lake Stevens in a shower of color on Saturday, July 12. With a blast of color, a heap of happiness, a pinch of passion and a splash of spo...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    July 9, 2014

LSSD publications garner Local and National recognition

Lake Stevens School District received eight awards for its publications from the state and national school public relations associations. The awards recognize outstanding printed publications, photographs, newsletters, websites, and audio or video...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    July 9, 2014

Jurassic Quest invades Comcast Arena

Over 50 life-size animatronic dinosaurs will be roaming the Comcast Arena at Everett July 26 and 27 in a dinosaur adventure called Jurassic Quest. This all-new attraction features dinosaur rides, fossil digs, dino air mazes, face painting and more....

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    July 2, 2014

The All American Aquafest - United We Lake, is almost here, July 25th through 27th

In appreciation for the sacrifice of the veterans living in our community, and in honor of the 2014 Aquafest theme "All American Aquafest-United We Lake", the 2014 Aquafest board is pleased to...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    July 2, 2014

Comcast Host's Record number of People

Comcast Arena Hosts 64,551 in 11 Days Record Numbers Flock to Everett for Graduations and Sold Out Concert The Everett Public Facilities District and Global Spectrum welcomed 64,551 guests to the Comcast Arena at Everett over 11 days, with 17...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 2, 2014

LSSD Offers Free Summer Lunch at Hillcrest Elementary

The Lake Stevens School District’s Food and Nutritional Services Department is pleased to announce that a Free Summer Lunch program is now available at Hillcrest Elementary School (9315 4th St. SE) and will continue through Friday, Aug. 16 (closed...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 25, 2014

Local Artist Envisions Geometric Sculpture for Lundeen Roundabout

While the salmon (where have they gone?) and eagle sculptures overlooking the roundabouts along Lundeen Park Way are a nice reflection of the local fauna surrounding our community, a local artist...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    June 25, 2014

Baker to the Stars

Have you heard of JENNYCOOKIES.COM? Tori Spelling has. Matter of fact since 2006 many people have. She has created quite a following. It's easy to see why. Just pick up a copy of her new book, EAT...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    June 25, 2014

Village Theatre Announces Summer KIDSTAGE Performances in Everett

The KIDSTAGE Summer Independent production in Everett is Footloose running July 18-27 at Village Theatre’s Second Stage. With a cast, orchestra and creative team structured just like Children of Eden, Footloose is directed by Lena Pulve, has music...

 
 By Journal Staff    Awards & Honors    June 18, 2014

Presenting... The 2014 "Miss"  Aquafest Royalty

On Sunday June 1st at the Lake Stevens Performing Arts Center located at the Lake Stevens High School, five qualified judges made the difficult choice of selecting the new Miss Aquafest Royalty...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 18, 2014

New Quarantine Facility needed at All Breed Equine Rez-Q

For several years now, owner Dale Squeglia, has used her land and her talents to rescue horses in need. The lucky ones have been treated well and feed, but for circumstances beyond control their owners can no longer afford them. These are the lucky...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 18, 2014

LS Senior Center, Kiwanis and Albertsons, held 5th annual BBQ for Veterans and Dads

Twenty five Veterans and many Dads enjoyed a free BBQ meal last Friday, June 13th at the Lake Stevens Senior Center. This was the fifth annual BBQ hosted by LS Senior Center cooks in cooperation with Albertsons, and the local Kiwanis Club. Fathers...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    June 18, 2014

The NLMS Library is open this Summer!

North Lake Middle School's library will be open from 10:00 am until 12 Noon on Tuesdays: June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2014. Bulldog Students and 5th graders coming into NLMS can continue to check-out books for two weeks,...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    June 18, 2014

LSSD Parent & Community Survey

Each year, the Lake Stevens School District conducts a survey of its parents and community members. The results provide valuable information that is used to improve our schools and the district as a whole. Taking the survey is easy! Visit the...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    June 18, 2014

Sylvan Learning Centers offer tips and book lists to get kids excited about Summer reading

While summer is a break from school, Sylvan Learning Centers in the Lake Stevens area don’t believe that the time off should also be a break from learning. A recent survey* from Sylvan Learning found that on average, kids spend significantly more...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    June 11, 2014

Lake Stevens School District will offer a Free Summer lunch program

The Lake Stevens School District’s Food and Nutritional Services Department is pleased to announce that a Free Summer Lunch program will be available at Hillcrest Elementary School (9315 4th St. SE) beginning Monday, June 17 and will continue...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    June 11, 2014

Lake Stevens Fire and Lake Stevens Police put on 2014 Health and Safety Fair

Lake Stevens Fire and Lake Stevens Police will host the upcoming Health & Safety Fair, from 10am – 2pm on Saturday, June 14th. at the. Admission is FREE and there will be lots of great...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 4, 2014

Affordable Bike Helmets at Lake Stevens Fire

As sunny and warm weather approaches, more families and children will be biking.  It’s important to remember the most important part of a bike ride, a helmet! Lake Stevens Fire offers bike helmets to the community for $10, which are provided by...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    June 4, 2014

Prevent Window Falls During Warmer Months

With the recent sunny weather and temperatures rising as we approach the summer months, remember that open windows pose a risk for young children. Last year, Snohomish County saw an increase of 12% in window falls in comparison to 2012, leading to...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    June 4, 2014

Cavelero leadership students tutor at Skyline in math and reading

Upon visiting Skyline Elementary School you'll notice young students seated at tables in the hallway engrossed in learning. If you look more closely, you'll see that some of these students are being...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    May 28, 2014

Aquafest

Aquafest began as an afternoon waterski tournament between friends in 1960. Fast forward 54 years and what was once a half day of competitive fun on the water between friends has developed into three...

 

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