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Articles from the January 22, 2013 edition

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 By Rory Douglas    Sports    January 22, 2013

Viking Wrestlers Defeat Mount Vernon, now face Snohomish for Wesco North Title

The Lake Stevens High School wrestling team rolled over Mount Vernon 70 to 4 on Thursday night, recording 10 pins and forfeits to bring their Wesco North record to 3-0. The match of the night was...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    January 22, 2013

Viking boys lose at home to Edmonds-Woodway, girls beat E-W

Viking boys failed to maintain the momentum of their two-game winning streak, losing at home to Edmonds-Woodway 59-49 on January 15. Viking girls, however, sewed up a playoff spot by winning at E-W 42-37 on the following night. Still playing without...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    January 22, 2013

Keeping the Faith: Round-A-Bout

As a child I rode my bicycle without a helmet or elbow pads. I would leave home on that same bicycle on summer mornings and not return until dinner, never once checking in by cell phone. It was fun – and acceptable – to jump on a...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 22, 2013

School district employs 21 Nationally Certified teachers

Washington State was recently recognized as ranking second nationally in National Board Certified Teachers for 2012, behind North Carolina. “In total, 6,817 Washington public school teachers hav...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 22, 2013

Local schools collecting Jeans for Teens

It’s that time of the year again...the sixth annual DoSomething.org and Aeropostale’s Teens for Jeans Campaign. You can help youth homelessness by donating your gently used jeans to Li’l Hungry Hearts this year. Li’l Hungry He...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 22, 2013

Four bald eagles found dead near Granite

Contributed Photo Just east of Granite Falls four bald eagles were found dead by a Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist. The eagles were discovered on Jan. 9 by the biologist who was doing some...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 22, 2013

Family Center changes hours

In response to community requests, the Lake Stevens Family Center has changed its hours of operation. Beginning February 1, the Family Center hours of operation will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. To contact the Family Center please...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 22, 2013

Dentist offering free sealant to kids in need

As part of National Children’s Dental Health Month Dr. Stacey Cerven’s office will be having a FREE sealant day on Saturday, February 23. They will see children from the ages of 6 through 18. A parent or guardian must be present with...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 22, 2013

Local kids blow their horns for Sandy Hook

The horror of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary touched everyone’s hearts in different ways. Adults, of course, wanted to squeeze their children a little tighter and ensure the safety that...