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Articles from the January 10, 2011 edition

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 By Pastor Jerry Brady    Columns    January 10, 2011

Packing Up Christmas

It’s “Twilight Time”. (I’m not sure that is really true; I just said it to be relevant with all the fans of the book/movie series out there.) We have entered the post-Christmas holiday season and have entered into a new year....

 
 By Pam Stevens    Business    January 10, 2011

New bed & breakfast opens in L.S.

Sitting atop Mitchell Road with a beautiful view of Lake Stevens is the new Mansion Inn Lake Stevens, a newly remodeled bed & breakfast which opened its doors on Dec. 31, 2010. This beautifully...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 10, 2011

Whistling Gardener to speak at Friends of the Library meeting

Steve Smith, also known as the Whistling Gardener, from Sunnyside Nursery will be speaking in Lake Stevens. Smith will be at the Friends of the Library annual meeting Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Lake Stevens Community Center, adjacent to the Library....

 
 News    January 10, 2011

Local dentist provides care in Guatemala

Dr. Tracy DeLorm, a voluntary member of the Lake Stevens Rotary Club “Team Guatemala”, provided three days of dental care to 35 Guatamalans. Most of the procedures were tooth extractions...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 10, 2011

City tightens up 2011 budget

Economic development is key to the future of the City of Lake Stevens and the city council and city staff have budgeted $300,000 to help plan for a fiscally bright future. “We need economic deve...

 
 By Alan Soler    News    January 10, 2011

Big week for Viking wrestlers at duals

The Lake Stevens wrestling team started their Wesco North league duals this past week on Wednesday, Jan. 12 against Stanwood High School. The Vikings won 12 of the 14 matches for a 62-12 victory. On...

 
 Lights & Sirens    January 10, 2011

LIGHTS AND SIRENS

Assault 4/Malicious Mischief 3, 12/27/2010, 1800 blk Main Street A 36-year-old male was booked into Marysville Jail for assault and malicious mischief. The suspect was at Buzz Inn when the suspect’s friend began making lewd comments to other...

 
 Opinions    January 10, 2011

Letters to the Editor January 12 2011 issue

Changing the way the state spends money should be a top priority Dear Editor, We are at the the start of the 2011 Washington State legislative session, what will they do to actually reform spending within the state? The legislature could look to...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    January 10, 2011

Quality of Life

Obesity is a burgeoning concern of many Americans. No pun intended. Well, maybe it was. I could have said: Obesity is a concern of many burgeoning Americans, but I didn’t want to offend fat people. You would think that with the number of...

 
 By Sally C. Pipes    Opinions    January 10, 2011

The FDA’s new world of Avastin haves and have nots  

The Food and Drug Administration did something highly unusual in December: It revoked its previously granted approval for using a drug called Avastin to treat late-stage metastatic breast cancer. The FDA’s decision dampened the hope of a new...

 
 By Monika Kristofferson, Professional Organizer    Columns    January 10, 2011

Closet Organizing: What to Keep and What to Part With

What’s the first thing we need to think about when it comes to our closets? Answer: We wear 20% of our clothing 80% of the time. So, what’s hanging up (or heaped on the floor) in there? Most likely, a lot of clothing that hasn’t...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    January 10, 2011

To Balance State Budget, Raise Revenue or Cut Services?

OLYMPIA, Wash. - If Washington state lawmakers need some marching orders on this first day of the legislative session, there's a new survey from AARP Washington for them to consider. Just over 800 voters statewide were asked what approaches the Legis...

 
 By Meghan Pembroke, Wsdot Communications, Janice Fahning, Project Engineer    News    January 10, 2011

Plan for overnight closures on northbound I-5 at I-405 in Lynnwood

Crews will close up to three left lanes of northbound I-5 just north of I-405 from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday through Thursday nights. During the closure crews will bore under the freeway as they prepare to replace an electronic message sign over I-5....

 
 By Sterling Gurney    News    January 10, 2011

New Year’s financial resolutions

Now that 2011 is almost here, you may want to make some New Year’s resolutions. Planning to volunteer? Go to the gym more often? Learn a new language? All worthy ambitions, of course, but this year, why not add some financial resolutions as...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 10, 2011

Edward Jones branch ranks first in client service

Diana Jackson and Dawn Clark of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Downtown Lake Stevens recently received the firm’s Client Service Excellence award for being the No. 1 client service provider in their region. “We are honored...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    January 10, 2011

Museum to hold a book signing

The Everett & Monte Cristo Railway helped build Snohomish County and just as the County is celebrating its 150th anniversary, the authors of the “Everett & Monte Cristo Railway”...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    January 10, 2011

Major flooding spills the Stillaguamish into G.F.

Rains came down so quick and hard during the weekend of December 11 and 12 that the Stillaguamish River couldn’t hold it all. Water flowed over roadways and into homes as the river crested...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    January 10, 2011

Local Equestrian participates in national competition

Granite Falls resident Sara Cleland, 15, recently competed as a member of Team Morgan 2010. Sara Cleland, 15, of Granite Falls, recently competed as a member of Team Morgan 2010 in a hunter seat...

 
 By Don C Brunell    Granite Falls    January 10, 2011

A new way of looking at things

It’s been said that during the worst of times, things get fixed. That adage is certainly ringing true in 2011. Our crushing financial crisis at all levels of government is sending shock waves through the halls of government these days bringing...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    January 10, 2011

Local dentists participating in Children's Dental Health month

February has been declared National Children’s Dental Health Month and the doctors at Cerven Dentistry are doing what they can to keep local kids equipped with healthy smiles. “We are excited about giving back to our community by...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    January 10, 2011

GFHS accepting nominations for Alumni Hall of Fame

Nominations are now being accepted for the annual Granite Falls High School Alumni Hall of Fame inductees. The Alumni Hall of Fame was established in 1994 to honor past graduates who were active in school activities and have gone on to become...

 
 Granite Falls    January 10, 2011

January 2011 Letters to the Editor

Nuclear power plants could be the answer to green energy Dear Editor, When our state legislature meets later next month an idea they should consider is petitioning for the construction of one-to-two nuclear power plants in Washington State. The...

 
 By Daris Howard    Granite Falls    January 10, 2011

Life's outkaes...outtakes

Abby approached me after one of my classes. She said her grade was not the best, and she really needed to talk about it. We went to my office to review her semester’s work. Her grade truly was not stellar, but still quite salvageable, so I...

 

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