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Articles from the January 25, 2011 edition

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 By Sarah Ruiz    Sports    January 25, 2011

Viking girls basketball win one, lose one

The Viking girls faced off against Jackson Wednesday, Jan. 19 and beat the team 42-39. Katie Goddard scored the first basket of the night, only a few seconds into the game. By halftime the score was close, with the Vikings in the lead. During the...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    January 25, 2011

Viking boys beat Mariner, Snohomish

Lake Stevens boys basketball team edged closer to clinching a berth in the forthcoming District Tournament by winning two of its three games recently. Lake beat Mariner 48-31 at home on January 14, lost at Jackson 77-50 on January 18, and beat...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    January 25, 2011

Lake VBC U-14A sweeps first season power league

The team includes: Caliegh Wyzevich, Amber Dalgelish, Abby Jamieson, Emily Vandegrift, Courtney Fitzmaurice, Summer Thorp, Kendle Valade-Nunez, Audrey Frolich, Chloe Heindl, Bre Resor, Larisa Kreft,...

 
 By William Cripe Sr.    Columns    January 25, 2011

There’s nothing generous about forced benevolence

When is enough, enough? Senator Bernie Sanders posed the question in reference to keeping the “Bush tax cuts” in place, wondering for how long, to what extent and for whom. Sanders’ followed up his question stating, “The...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 25, 2011

Volunteers seek applications to build wheelchair access ramps

The Master Builders Care Foundation seeks applications for its 18th Annual “Rampathon” event, presented by Parr Lumber. Disabled homeowners within King and Snohomish counties may be eligible for free access ramps, built by volunteer membe...

 
 By Alan Soler    News    January 25, 2011

Vikes continue to dominate in Wesco North wrestling

The Lake Stevens Wrestling team continued its dominance of Wesco North Thursday evening with a 68-9 victory over Monroe. Lake’s Cody Schlosser started off the pin fest in the 285 lb. match with...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 25, 2011

Silvertips visit local schools

Ask kids around here if they like the Everett Silvertips and you’ll get a loud and resounding ‘yes’, just as the kids at Glenwood Elementary will attest to when two Silvertips...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 25, 2011

Risk Watch teaches fall prevention

Lake Stevens Fire continues Risk Watch in Lake Stevens’ elementary schools for the month of January with a focus on preventing injuries caused by falls. Falls are one of the leading causes of...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    January 25, 2011

Westerners versus Chinese—who raises better children?

Calling her young daughter “garbage” after she behaved disrespectfully is just one of the many incidents that is outraging American parents when they read Amy Chua’s newly published...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 25, 2011

Prepare your child for Kindergarten

Is your child READY to be successful in Kindergarten? ABC (Academic Beginnings for Children) and the Lake Stevens Education Foundation is offering the Winter session of READY! for Kindergarten classes for parents. Join other parents and get the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 25, 2011

Emergency Preparedness places emphasis on food storage, emergency kits

A trip to the grocery store during a harsh winter storm may be near impossible. The shutdown of highways and interstates, due to storms or flooding, can leave grocery store shelves empty. Food storage and emergency kits, kept within your home, your...

 
 Opinions    January 25, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS for January 26th 2011 issue

National debt will effect state debt Dear Editor, Our nation’s debt limit is $14.3 trillion and currently our national debt is a little under $14 trillion, now the political arguing starts on whether to raise or not to raise. Of course we have...

 
 By Senator Steve Hobbs    Opinions    January 25, 2011

State must spare job-generating account from budget ax

As dire as the state’s budget situation is, we must guard against doing more long-term economic damage by raiding the state’s job-creating Public Works Trust Fund. Most have probably never heard of it, but we see and feel its impact...