Editorial http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial Editorial RSS Feed Olympics bring the world together every two years http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2010-02-16_olympics_bring_the_world_together_every_two_years Tue, 16 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2010-02-16_olympics_bring_the_world_together_every_two_years 2010-02-16T06:00:00Z Senate bill 6841 could mean higher prices on everything http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2010-02-08_senate_bill_6841_could_mean_higher_prices_on_everything SB6841 requires additional taxes to pretty much every type of business out there. Mon, 08 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2010-02-08_senate_bill_6841_could_mean_higher_prices_on_everything 2010-02-08T06:00:00Z Letters for February 10, 2010 http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2010-02-08_letters_for_february_10__2010 Letters to the Editor Mon, 08 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2010-02-08_letters_for_february_10__2010 2010-02-08T06:00:00Z Keeping an eye on our legislators http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2010-02-01_keeping_an_eye_on_our_legislators In President Obama’s State of the Union address last week he hit on some key issues that we all knew and hoped he would talk about. Among them––health care reform, the economy and taxes. Mon, 01 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2010-02-01_keeping_an_eye_on_our_legislators 2010-02-01T06:00:00Z Heartbreak in Haiti brings world together http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2010-01-26_heartbreak_in_haiti_brings_world_together Two weeks ago life in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti changed for all of those who call it home when a 6.5 magnitude earthquake rocked the region killing over 200,000 people and leaving many homeless and orphaned. Tue, 26 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2010-01-26_heartbreak_in_haiti_brings_world_together 2010-01-26T06:00:00Z Vote yes on school levy ballot http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2010-01-15_vote_yes_on_school_levy_ballot Lake Stevens residents know the importance of a good education; this is evident every time a school levy or bond election comes up as we consistently vote to support our students and learning. Fri, 15 Jan 2010 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2010-01-15_vote_yes_on_school_levy_ballot 2010-01-15T06:00:00Z Enjoy the traditions of the holiday http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-12-21_enjoy_the_traditions_of_the_holiday Mon, 21 Dec 2009 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-12-21_enjoy_the_traditions_of_the_holiday 2009-12-21T06:00:00Z No magic wand, only hard choices http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-12-14_no_magic_wand__only_hard_choices In our state, the governor must submit a balanced budget to the Legislature. That means government spending must equal tax collections.  Unlike Congress, we cannot borrow or print money. Mon, 14 Dec 2009 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-12-14_no_magic_wand__only_hard_choices 2009-12-14T06:00:00Z We need to get our priorities straight http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-12-07_we_need_to_get_our_priorities_straight Mon, 07 Dec 2009 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-12-07_we_need_to_get_our_priorities_straight 2009-12-07T06:00:00Z Dying with dignity means more than assisted suicide http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-11-30_dying_with_dignity_means_more_than_assisted_suicide Mon, 30 Nov 2009 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-11-30_dying_with_dignity_means_more_than_assisted_suicide 2009-11-30T06:00:00Z Letters http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-11-23_letters Mon, 23 Nov 2009 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-11-23_letters 2009-11-23T06:00:00Z Veterans should be remembered daily, not just once a year http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-11-16_veterans_should_be_remembered_daily__not_just_once_a_year JOURNAL | EDITORIAL Mon, 16 Nov 2009 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-11-16_veterans_should_be_remembered_daily__not_just_once_a_year 2009-11-16T06:00:00Z Civility, ethics and morality http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-11-02_civility__ethics_and_morality Mon, 02 Nov 2009 06:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-11-02_civility__ethics_and_morality 2009-11-02T06:00:00Z Bikini clad baristas get caught doing more than serving coffee http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-09-29_bikini_clad_baristas_get_caught_doing_more_than_serving_coffee Five women, ages 18 to 24, were doing more than just serving coffee at the Grab-n-Go coffee stand in Everett, police said. According to Everett Police, the women were charged with prostitution last week after exposing themselves and allowing customers to touch their breasts for money, which is against the city’s laws. Tue, 29 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-09-29_bikini_clad_baristas_get_caught_doing_more_than_serving_coffee 2009-09-29T05:00:00Z R-E-S-P-E-C-T, should always be the social norm http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-09-14_r_e_s_p_e_c_t__should_always_be_the_social_norm Ask anyone you know how they feel about healthcare reform and chances are you’ll get a passionate and well thought out response. Mon, 14 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-09-14_r_e_s_p_e_c_t__should_always_be_the_social_norm 2009-09-14T05:00:00Z The Lake Stevens Journal has more to offer than a weekly newspaper http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-09-08_the_lake_stevens_journal_has_more_to_offer_than_a_weekly_newspaper As many of you have noticed, the Lake Stevens Journal has a new and improved website. Not only do we offer you the weekly information you read inside of our pages, but we also offer breaking news and loads of county and state information. Tue, 08 Sep 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-09-08_the_lake_stevens_journal_has_more_to_offer_than_a_weekly_newspaper 2009-09-08T05:00:00Z Health care reform or health care rip-off http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-08-03_health_care_reform_or_health_care_rip_off It seems that all that is coming out of Washington D.C. these days is talk of health care reform. Frankly, it’s getting tiresome. Mon, 03 Aug 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-08-03_health_care_reform_or_health_care_rip_off 2009-08-03T05:00:00Z Search for missing girl continues, more publicity is needed http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-07-28_search_for_missing_girl_continues__more_publicity_is_needed When a parent hears that a child is missing, heartbreak for the family instantaneously comes to the surface. Tue, 28 Jul 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-07-28_search_for_missing_girl_continues__more_publicity_is_needed 2009-07-28T05:00:00Z Better, less costly ways to reduce greenhouse gases http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-07-21_better__less_costly_ways_to_reduce_greenhouse_gases President Obama says the opponents of cap and trade are not telling the truth. Tue, 21 Jul 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-07-21_better__less_costly_ways_to_reduce_greenhouse_gases 2009-07-21T05:00:00Z Life without Boeing http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-07-14_life_without_boeing A strong possibility? Tue, 14 Jul 2009 05:00:00 GMT http://lakestevensjournal.com/editorial/article.exm/2009-07-14_life_without_boeing 2009-07-14T05:00:00Z