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Articles from the January 10, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    January 10, 2012

2011 taxes due by April 17

The Internal Revenue Service opened the 2012 tax filing season by announcing that taxpayers have until April 17 to file their tax returns. The IRS encourages taxpayers to e-file as it is the best way to ensure accurate tax returns and get faster...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Sports    January 10, 2012

Former LSHS wrestler White makes instructional DVD

Theo White grew up in the Lake Stevens High School wrestling room and has made a career out of what he learned there. White shares his story as he launches a new instructional DVD set entitled...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    January 10, 2012

Viking boys beat Edmonds-Woodway, lose to Kamiak

Lake boys split a pair of games in Wesco North basketball action last week, beating Edmonds-Woodway at home and losing to Kamiak on the road. The two games were strangely similar, though the results were topsy-turvy. The Vikings trailed Edmonds-Woodw...

 
 By Alan Soler    Sports    January 10, 2012

Lake Stevens wins Tournament of Champions

Over the holidays the Lake Stevens wrestling team traveled to Lakewood, Cali. to compete in the 21st annual North Torrance Tournament of Champions held on Dec. 29 and 30. The Vikings wrestled against...

 
 By William Walles    Columns    January 10, 2012

New Year’s resolutions, try, try again

Well, it’s that time of year. The time to look back on the New Year’s resolutions you made a few short days ago, and see how many of them you’ve kept. It’s an annual ritual, is it not? In fact, it is the breaking of the New...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    January 10, 2012

Bible study for kids available at Sanctuary Ministries

On January 15, at 10 a.m. Sanctuary Ministries will launch its new children's ministry program, DiscipleLand, for children age two through grade six. The new classes will include an all-inclusive Bible flannelgraph presentation and puppets for the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 10, 2012

Sedy sentenced to six years for Stivers death

On July 29, Randy Sedy, 45, chose to drink and drive his 1996 Dodge Ram pick-up through the streets of Marysville, a mistake that cost Meghan Stivers, a Lake Stevens woman, her life and Sedy six years in prison. After failing to stop for police,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 10, 2012

Lake Stevens seniors enjoy a Christmas to remember

Sixty people, including Santa himself arrived at the Lake Stevens Senior Center on Christmas Day, for fantastic food, gift cards, gifts galore and lots of fun and fellowship. This was the sixth...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 10, 2012

Lake Stevens coach injured after domestic dispute

Larry Jones Larry Jones is a much loved football coach here in Lake Stevens and throughout the weekend has had a plethora of parents and kids eager to hear any news regarding the injuries he sustained...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 10, 2012

Kris Wolf retires from LSHS with 30 years of service

Kris Wolf Thanks and congratulations goes to Kris Wolf who retired from Lake Stevens School District at the end of 2011 with 30 years of services. Wolf began her career at PROVE High School as a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 10, 2012

Free income tax prep assistance

Appointments are now being scheduled for cost free 2011 Income Tax Return preparation assistance through the Lake Stevens Family Center. Trained professionals will be available to assist you in getting refunds available to you. To schedule your...

 
 By Photo George Hespe    News    January 10, 2012

Final 2011 sunset over Lake Stevens

Photo By George Hespe...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 10, 2012

Family fighting cancer...again

Last year we told you about Sarah Lien, 24, the young newlywed who was battling breast cancer and her mother Barbara Hawkins who had battled with the disease in both 1994 and again in 2008. This...

 
 By Roger Stark, Md, Facs    Opinions    January 10, 2012

Doctor shortage is example why central planning doesn’t work

The U.S. in general, and Washington state in particular, are facing a severe doctor shortage in the next 10 to 15 years. Not only is the population growing, but the baby boomer generation is aging and will require more medical services in the near...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    January 10, 2012

Legislature forced to fund education and meet constitutional duties

On Thursday, January 5, 2012, the State Supreme Court upheld the ruling made by King County Superior Court Judge Erlick in February 2010 that the state needed to fulfill its duty to provide...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation - News    News    January 10, 2012

SR 520 bridge, highway to close this weekend for construction

SEATTLE – Major construction will kick into high gear this weekend on State Route 520 east of Lake Washington. All lanes of the highway will close so crews can move in more than two million pounds of massive concrete girders for new lidded...

 
 By Journal Staff    Business    January 10, 2012

G.F. Chamber and Economic Committee hosts ‘Look What’s Local’ business fair

The Granite Falls Shop Local Committee and the Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the first annual “Look What’s Local” Business Fair on Saturday, January 28, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This will be held in the empty office space...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 10, 2012

Parks seek nominations to boating council

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is seeking nominations to its Boating Safety Advisory Council. The Commission is recruiting to fill three open seats on the Boating Safety Advisory Council in the areas of whitewater kayakers,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 10, 2012

Mobile applications offer info, resources for small businesses

A new electronic application that quickly and efficiently finds loans, grants, and other useful small business resources, and its developer Somesh Kumar of Freemont, Calif., won first prize and $5,000 in a nationwide competition sponsored by the...