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Articles from the January 15, 2014 edition

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 By Rory Douglas    Sports    January 15, 2014

Viking wrestlers lose in dual meet

The Lake Stevens High School wrestling team lost to Oregon's Roseburg High School 39-23 at a dual meet on Saturday night. Lake Stevens and Roseburg were tied at 23 going into the night's last three...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 15, 2014

LSPD looking for suspect in Wells Fargo Bank robbery

Just before closing time on Friday, January 3, a man walked into the Wells Fargo Bank on 91st Ave. NE and demanded money from one of the tellers. According to Lake Stevens Police, the suspect...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 15, 2014

Lake Stevens Police Officer Wellington terminated by city

Lake Stevens Police Officer James Wellington, 41, was terminated on December 31, 2013 after working under a "last chance" agreement with the City of Lake Stevens. Wellington, who has been the subject...

 
 Opinions    January 15, 2014

Raising minimum wage is just a smoke screen

Dear Editor, President Obama has proclaimed that the major priority of the remainder of his term will be about economic equability, he has begun by pushing for extending unemployment benefits and raising the minimum wage. Neither of these ideas will...

 
 Opinions    January 15, 2014

Have you ever wondered?

Dear Editor, I was in the Lake Stevens Safeway on Monday, Jan. 6 about 12:30 p.m. I had only four items so I went to the checkout line that has a sign over it that reads, ‘15 Items or Less.’ There were only three checkstands open in the store....

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    January 15, 2014

We all need a fresh start in 2014

The New Year is traditionally a time for reflection and renewal. A shiny new year lies ahead, full of promise. The New Year is a time when people pledge to change their lives: lose weight, stop smoking, be a better parent, work harder, work less....

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    January 15, 2014

Viking basketball boys lose two close ones

Lake Stevens boys (1-11 overall) still haven’t won a Wesco game this season but they came close to breaking the ice last week, falling at home on January 7 to Kamiak by 43-37, and at Lynnwood the...

 
 News    January 15, 2014

Early Deadline!

The Lake Stevens Journal will be closed on Monday, January 20 in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. All display advertising is due no later than Wednesday, January 15 by noon. Classified advertising is due no later than 10 a.m. on Friday,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 15, 2014

Two men rescued from Lake Stevens after canoe tips over

Helicopters were looming over Lake Stevens on Thursday, Jan. 2 after two men, ages 30 and 24, fell overboard from their canoe into the freezing, cold lake. 911 calls came into the Lake Stevens Police...

 
 By Dr. James L. Snyder    Church    January 15, 2014

OUT TO PASTOR | To judge or not to judge that is the dilemma

The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage does not allow any pets in our domicile. Something about cleaning up their mess and fleas and other things that I cannot recall. When our last child moved out of the house so did all pets. They are now just...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 15, 2014

Lake Stevens School District to place two replacement levies on February ballot


On Nov. 13, the Lake Stevens School District Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution to place two replacement levies on the Feb. 11, 2014 ballot. Lake Stevens School District will have a replacement Maintenance and Operations (M&O)...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 15, 2014

LSHS graduate shares speaking talents, wins awards

It seems that many people really start to figure out who they are once they leave high school and get out on their own. While 2011 Lake Stevens High School graduate Marlene Pierce enjoyed her time at LSHS being part of the drama club, she really...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 15, 2014

Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce holding second annual run

The Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce their second annual C-Trail 5K/10K Fun Run. The event will take place along the beautiful Centennial Trail. The run will take place on...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 15, 2014

Skateboard park meeting Thursday

On Thursday, January 16, the Rotary Club of Lake Stevens is hosting a special evening meeting featuring guest speaker Tom Tiegen, Parks Director for Snohomish County with over 30 years' experience....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 15, 2014

LSPD teaches gun safety for Risk Watch

Have you talked to your child about what to do if they find a gun or ammunition? Lake Stevens Police School Resource Officers Barnes and Carter visited local elementary schools to discuss gun safety...

 
 Lights & Sirens    January 15, 2014

Lake Stevens Police Beat

The police department responded to 524 incidents in the week of December 29, 2013 through January 04, 2014. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Minor in Possession (MIP)/Providing a Premise to Minors to Consume...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 15, 2014

Affordable ski helmets available at Lake Stevens Fire

Snow and ski season has finally arrived. When families head to the mountains to enjoy snow sports such as skiing, snowboarding and tubing, Lake Stevens Fire and Safe Kids Snohomish County want to encourage everyone to protect their heads by wearing...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 15, 2014

Library offering LEGO and Clay Animation workshop

Bring your LEGOs to life with the Clay Animation Network! Students will use iPads (provided by C.A.N.) to take animation photos that are then turned into movies and placed on the internet. View animation samples and over 2,500 student works at...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 15, 2014

Sheriff's deputy helps round up horses in Lake Stevens

On Thursday, Jan. 2 one of our Snohomish County Sheriff's Deputies, Marty Weinbaum stepped off his motorcycle on 99th Ave. SE in Lake Stevens to help neighbors round up some ponies who were running...

 
 Columns    January 15, 2014

What You Should Know About Your Parents Affairs?

Dear Savvy Senior, My pastor recently suggested that I get informed on my elderly parents’ financial situation and end-of-life plans so I can be better prepared when something happens to them. What’s the best way to handle this and what all do I...

 
 News    January 15, 2014

Student Scholarships Available for WSRA's 2014 Conference

Student Scholarships Available for WSRA’s 2014 Conference Applications Due Friday, February 21, 2014 Tukwila, WA, January 14, 2014 – The Washington State Recycling Association (WSRA), a 501(c)6 nonprofit trade association committed to recycling...

 
 News    January 15, 2014

State Parks offers 'free days' to park visitors in 2014

State Parks offers ‘free days’ to park visitors in 2014 No Discover Pass needed to visit parks on designated days OLYMPIA – Jan. 15, 2014 -- Washington State Parks announces Sunday, Jan. 19 and Monday, Jan. 20 are the first of 12 “free days...

 
 News    January 15, 2014

United Way opening Free Tax Preparation Sites Jan. 21

Neil Parekh (206.370.0058); neil.parekh@uwsc.org Vice President of Marketing and Communications United Way opening Free Tax Preparation Sites Jan. 21 (Everett, WA) - United Way of Snohomish County is once again offering free tax preparation at six si...

 
 Granite Falls    January 15, 2014

Rep. Elizabeth Scott introduces student privacy measure in Olympia

Rep. Elizabeth Scott introduces student privacy measure in Olympia 'Parents and students have a right to know what data is being shared and with whom,' says Scott Rep. Elizabeth Scott, R-Monroe,...

 

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