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Articles from the January 26, 2010 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    January 26, 2010

USRowing selects Lake Stevens Rowing Club to host 2010 Northwest Masters Regional Championships

Lake Stevens Rowing Club (LSRC) will host the 2010 USRowing Northwest Regional Masters Regional Championships on June 25-27, 2010, USRowing announced last Tuesday. “This is the first time in many years the USRowing Masters Regionals will be held...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    January 26, 2010

Vikings basketball beat Arlington, Monroe

Lake Stevens boys beat Arlington and Monroe over the past two weeks but a blockbuster 64-63 home loss to archrival Stanwood prevented the Vikings from virtually wrapping up the league title. Lake's 10-1 mark in Wesco North (11-4 overall) is now just...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Sports    January 26, 2010

Viking wrestlers Wesco North dual champs

The Lake Stevens High School wrestling team headed to Central Kitsap High School on Saturday, Jan. 16 to attend the 33rd annual CK Matman Classic. Fifteen other schools competed for the Mat Classic...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    January 26, 2010

Local church helps in Haiti relief

Photos of the devastation in Haiti have many people wondering how they can help. Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Lake Stevens, in partnership with Faith Lutheran Church in La Grande, Ore. has been...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    January 26, 2010

Can a Cleaner, Greener WA Put More People to Work?

The budget crisis has taken center stage in Washington state politics, but today - on Environmental Priorities Lobby Day at the legislature - conservation groups want to convince lawmakers that a cleaner environment and energy efficiency can create j...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 26, 2010

Viking band vying for Battle of the Bands title

The seventy-seven members of the Lake Stevens High School Band are favorites at football and basketball games. They consistently entertain crowds wherever they’re performing at the time. Currently,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 26, 2010

Registered sex offender moves into G.F.

Ricky Edward Olson, a level three sex offender, has moved into the city of Granite Falls. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s office held a community meeting last Thursday, Jan. 21 to inform the public....

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 26, 2010

Fire District opens new administration building to public

Lake Stevens Fire District responds to over 4,000 calls a year and covers over 41 square miles servicing 43,000 residents. Through a levy which was passed by voters in 2006, the fire district was...

 
 Lights & Sirens    January 26, 2010

Lights and Sirens January 27, 2010

The police department responded to 587 incidents in the week of January 10, 2010 through January 16, 2010. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Fraud, 01/12/10, 700 blk Sr 9 A 33-year-old female had forgery charges...

 
 Opinions    January 26, 2010

Letters to the Editor January 27, 2010 issue

Let your voice be heard this legislative session Dear Editor, Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em, I don’t smoke but it is good advise right now. State Legislators will be raising “sin taxes” this year to continue to pay off their special interest...

 
 By Rep. Dan Kristiansen    Opinions    January 26, 2010

Made in Washington – A plan to preserve, restore jobs in our state

When I hear the words “Made in Washington,” I think of the quality and craftsmanship of products and services in our state. I think of businesses trying to remain competitive, creating jobs and helping others be successful. Mostly, I think of...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    January 26, 2010

Heartbreak in Haiti brings world together

Two weeks ago life in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti changed for all of those who call it home when a 6.5 magnitude earthquake rocked the region killing over 200,000 people and leaving many homeless and...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    January 26, 2010

NW Group Sends “Comfort for Kids” to Haiti

The needs in Haiti are many - food and water, shelter, medical supplies and sanitation - but mental health also figures into families' ability to survive after this month's earthquake. This weekend, a Mercy Corps team arrived in Haiti with a mental...