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Articles from the January 23, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    January 23, 2012

Snohomish Valley Volleyball Club finishes in Flight 1

Elise Valentine. Middle row: Madison Phan, Kyla Ruse, Madison Solis, Natasha Valentine, Sarah Gregarek. Front: Kayla Heman. Back Row: Coach Anela Kaikala, Megan Gregarek, Larissa Ablutz, Coach Cindy...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    January 23, 2012

Club volleyball season now underway

The U15 Blue Team consists of girls from North Snohomish County. The Puget Sound Region Power League volleyball season began the weekend of January 7 and 8 with seeding tournaments played for a...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    January 23, 2012

Free Genealogy seminar in Lake Stevens

If you are a beginner or a pro when it comes to searching your family history, this is a class you will enjoy. On Sunday, Jan. 29 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. speaker Stephanie House will be presenting ‘Effective Research Strategies’ at no...

 
 By Lisa Finley    Columns    January 23, 2012

Better than a medal

A gold medal! We have all dreamed of such an accomplishment! Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded not just one, but two gold medals: The Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977 and the Congressional Gold Medal in 2004. Unfortunately, he could not wear...

 
 By Jane Molenkamp    News    January 23, 2012

Why I relay?

Molenkamp’s father Alphonse A. Brazas, born 1909, died 1948. “I’m all washed up”. These are the words spoken to my Mom, by my father, late in 1947. He had just returned from a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 23, 2012

Stay away from ponds as snow melts

Over the past four days, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office has responded to numerous traffic-related incidents due to the inclement weather. This includes 112 traffic accidents and 320 traffic hazards within unincorporated Snohomish...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 23, 2012

Snowpocalypse 2012

One of the biggest snowstorms in decades hit the Pacific Northwest last week bringing over a foot of snow to Lake Stevens along with power outages, sliding cars and icy streets along both city and...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 23, 2012

Robbery suspects arrested in Lake Stevens residency

On Wednesday, January 18 Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a suspected armed robbery at the 600 block of Bowen Street in Snohomish. Two suspects allegedly entered a market and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 23, 2012

Rep. Hope’s police reform bills get backing of state police associations

Rep. Mike Hope As the 2012 Legislative Session began, Rep. Mike Hope, R-Lake Stevens, was one of the first lawmakers to propose innovative legislation. Rep. Hope introduced several bills that would...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 23, 2012

Fundraiser dinner for Coach Jones

Long-time little league football coach Larry Jones had his life changed forever when he tried to help a friend who was being held against her will by an ex-boyfriend in Lake Stevens on Friday, January 6. Jones, 56, went to the home of his friend and...

 
 Opinions    January 23, 2012

YOUR | LETTERS for January 25th 2012 issue

Lake Stevens residents helped children throughout the world Dear Editor, Thanks to the generous efforts of Lake Stevens residents, thousands of hurting children worldwide will have the opportunity to experience the joy of Christmas. Lake Stevens...

 
 By Washington News Service    News    January 23, 2012

Simple New Guidelines for Cancer Prevention

SEATTLE - The American Cancer Society (ACS) has updated its cancer prevention guidelines. Maintaining a healthy weight and exercising regularly are now believed to be the most important lifestyle changes - along with quitting smoking - for those who...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    January 23, 2012

A Lesson in Bouyancy

I wish I could somehow take all of the knowledge and information I have gained over the years and export it into my children’s heads. If I could do that, my kids wouldn’t have to make the same dumb mistakes I once made. It seems rather...

 
 By Guest    Opinions    January 23, 2012

Ineffective eco-fads and unproductive new taxes put carbon reductions at risk

Everyone wants to help the environment, but blindly following trendy environmental fads can often do more harm than good. Eco-fads squander precious resources and waste the opportunity to adopt more beneficial strategies. One of the most common...

 
 By Monika Kristofferson    Columns    January 23, 2012

Go Green Organizing

You can organize your home in a way that doesn’t have a big impact on the environment. Getting organized and helping the environment is a win-win! Use these ideas to help you get started. # 1: Use environmentally friendly products. In doing...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    January 23, 2012

Snow wimps are we? I don’t think so

It must have been a really slow news day in Los Angeles last Wednesday when one LA Times writer stated, “Call Seattle clueless” and “The snowstorm had been forecast to be the worst...