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 By Journal Staff    News    December 10, 2014

Lake Stevens Fire Welcomes Fire Academy Graduates: Virnig, Pick and Harrott

After an intense 12 weeks of training at the North Bend Fire Academy, Paramedic/Firefighter Joe Virnig, Firefighter Chris Harrott, and Firefighter David Pick have graduated. There were 29 firefighters in their graduating class, representing 13 fire...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 10, 2014

Action Planning for Successful Aging

How do you talk to mom about her new boyfriend? What about asking for dad’s keys when he has an accident? And, how do you begin those tough conversations about end-of-life wishes?  Discussing aging issues, such as living arrangements, finances,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 10, 2014

Lake Stevens School District Announces November 2014 Apple Award Recipients

Nominated and selected by their peers, the following Lake Stevens School District employees will be recognized for their contributions to our district and for their demonstration of excellence in their work. November recipients of the APPLE AWARD...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    December 3, 2014

Cavalero students achieve adult-level Microsoft certifications as freshmen

Cavelero students achieve adult-level Microsoft certifications as freshmen 
The Computer Applications course at Cavelero Mid High School, taught by veteran teacher Karen Coulombe, isn't your...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 3, 2014

Coping with grief during the Holiday season

Coping with grief over the death of a loved one during the holidays can be difficult. Somehow, mourners must navigate an emotional roller coaster ride during the holidays that can be bittersweet with nostalgia and happy memories, and also feel painfu...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 3, 2014

Holiday Trees for Salmon & Elevated Nature Trail "Sneak Peek

The holiday season is upon us. To help coming celebrations, the Adopt A Stream Foundation will be selling 200 "Live & Wild" Holiday Trees for Salmon. The trees cost $35 to $50 and will be available at the Northwest Stream Center on Saturday,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 3, 2014

WILLIAM BLAKE JOINS GALLOWAY LAW GROUP

William Blake has recently joined the Galloway Law Group as its newest attorney. Blake passed the Washington State Bar Exam in February and was sworn in to the practice of Law during the summer. Joining the Galloway Law Group PLLC, of Lake Stevens,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 26, 2014

Bourne's Thanks-giving Recipe starts with 1,112 Pounds of Halloween Candy

Lake Stevens, WA. – After eleven years, the Bourne Orthodontics Candy Buy-Back program finished 2014 with great success. This year, over 1,100 pounds of trick or treating delights were dropped off...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    November 19, 2014

Viking Girls Swim Team finish 12th in State

The LSHS Viking Girls Sim Team was ranked 12th overall in state, this past week."Head Coach Sarah Summers and Asst. Brady Dykgraaf did an excellent job with the girls this season",  said Kendal...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 19, 2014

Paige Norris of Lake Stevens honored by Children's Hospital

On Sunday, November 23rd, Paige Norris, a LSHS sophomore, will be honored by Seattle Children's Hospital with a Tree dedication. Norris was chosen among 21 children. Having been a four year patient...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 19, 2014

Lake Stevens' school board named state Board of Distinction

The Lake Stevens School District Board of Directors was one of 17 entities in the state named as a Board of Distinction by the Washington State School Directors' Association (WSSDA), for the second...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 12, 2014

Dr. Gaddis Honored by Washington State Chiropractic Association

Dr. J. Marvin Gaddis, a Lake Stevens chiropractor, was recently honored by the Washington State Chiropractic Association (WSCA) with its President's Award. He was presented with the award at the WSCA...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    November 12, 2014

Viking Girls Swim Team Qualifies to compete at State

Lake Stevens High School Viking Girls Swim Team qualified to compete at 4A State in the 200 free and the 400 free relay this past weekend during the 4A District meet.   They swam the 200 free relay...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 12, 2014

Local Student Gains Leadership Skills At FCCLA Training

Katie Ellis, a junior at Lake Stevens High School, recently returned from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America’s (FCCLA) Capitol Leadership, held October 12-15, in Washington, D.C. Ellis is a member of Lake Stevens FCCLA, and serves...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 12, 2014

Sunny Seniors Sponsor Vocational Scholarship

The “Sunny Seniors of Lake Stevens Hawkins House” raised funds to sponsor a $500.00 Vocational Scholarship for 2015 Lake Stevens High School graduating students. The group presented a $500.00 check to Terri Spencer, President of the Lake Stevens...

 
 By LS Journal Staff    News    November 5, 2014

Fire Marshal Elected To Board of Directors for WA State Assoc. Of Fire Marshals

Lake Stevens Fire announced that local Fire Marshal, Robert Marshall, was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the Washington State Association of Fire Marshals (WSAFM).  Robert Marshall...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 5, 2014

Highland and LSMS receive state awards for Student Achievement


Highland Elementary School and Lake Stevens Middle School were named 2014 Schools of Distinction from The Center for Educational Effectiveness in partnership with the Association of Educational...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 5, 2014

Lake Stevens High School presents, The Nerd, opens November 13th

ook out! From the same author of the renowned play The Foreigner, comes The Nerd, a clever comedy, guaranteed to make everyone laugh from preteens to senior citizens. This hilarious play features a socially inept nerd who throws an unsuspecting...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 29, 2014

Everett Silvertips Pink the Rink hockey game was a Success!

Saturday, October 25th several of the current and past Miss Aquafest royalty, along with some of their family members, volunteered at the Everett Silvertips Pink the Rink hockey game. The girls and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 29, 2014

Mandatory Background Checks

I’ve been a gun owner since I was 14 years old. Handguns since I turned 21. I don’t have a problem with background checks. I’ve had one every 5 years to be able to renew my Concealed Weapons Permit. Yes I belong to the NRA and believe we have...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 22, 2014

Everett Silvertips Hockey Club and the XFINITY Arena Pink the Rink this Saturday

When the Everett Silvertips take on the Seattle Thunderbirds, Saturday, Oct.25th the XFINITY Arena masts will be lit up pink in honor of the annual Pink the Rink game. This annual event has raised...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 15, 2014

American Cancer Society Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer in Everett

The Miss Aquafest Royalty were up bright and early Saturday, October 4th to help volunteer at the Snohomish County Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Everett. These young ladies helped register and check in participants that attended the...

 
 By Journal Staff    Lights & Sirens    October 8, 2014

Jim Steinruck New Commissioner

Lake Stevens Fire recently appointed Jim Steinruck as Fire Commissioner.  Commissioner Steinruck took his Oath of Office at the October 1st Commissioner Meeting, and his appointment will remain in...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    October 8, 2014

Lake Stevens School District Announces September 2014 Apple Award Recipients

Nominated and selected by their peers, the following Lake Stevens School District employees will be recognized for their contributions to our district and for their demonstration of excellence in their work.  September recipients of the APPLE AWARD...

 
 By Journal Stafft    News    October 8, 2014

Free Class on Keeping Your Septic System Healthy

A healthy septic system is what every homeowner wants; both for peace of mind and to avoid costly repairs. Unhealthy on-site systems can present problems, both to homeowners and to the environment, if not properly installed and managed. Snohomish...

 

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