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Articles from the January 29, 2013 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Business    January 29, 2013

L.S. Chamber news

Make sure you mark your calendar for next month’s Chamber membership meeting Wed., Feb. 13 where the speaker will be Juli Bacon, President of JB Consulting Systems, LLC, Human Resources and Business Consulting. Bacon will be providing our...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2013

L.S. High School students participate in Legion Speech Contest

Rylie Ploeger, a senior at Lake Stevens High School, was selected as a finalist in The American Legion Constitutional Contest held Saturday, Jan. 19, in Moses Lake. Ploeger will now compete for the sc...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    January 29, 2013

Viking girls win two key games; boys split two

A resurgent Viking girls basketball team, reviving from their mid-campaign slump, swept two key home contests in Wesco North play last week, beating teams they’d lost to earlier this season. Lake rolled past Snohomish 52-24 and Arlington 55-41...

 
 By Rory Douglas    Sports    January 29, 2013

Lake Stevens Wrestling wins Wesco North Title

The Lake Stevens High School wrestling team defeated Snohomish in a home dual meet on Tuesday, Jan. 22, to take home their fifth straight Wesco North title. Winning eleven out of fourteen matches,...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    January 29, 2013

Keeping the Faith: More thank we can stand

In the previous generation there were at least three great Southern-born prophets: Martin Luther King, Jr., Clarence Jordan, and Will Campbell. Campbell is the only one still living. He is nearing his 90th year, and is a self-proclaimed prickly,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2013

Students share in MLK’s dreams

Sunnycrest students share their dreams in honor of Dr. King In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, students from Sunnycrest...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2013

Senior Center needs help with defibrillator

The Lake Stevens Senior Center is in the process of raising funds, to purchase a Automatic External Defibrillator. The fundraiser ‘Defib Is Vital’ is spearheaded by Volunteer Louise Fellows. The goal is to purchase and install the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2013

Register your American Cancer Society Relay For Life team today

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life® of Lake Stevens gives everyone in the community a chance to help the organization save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Register your team today by visiting RelayForLife.org...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 29, 2013

NLMS student ‘Dances Upon A Dream’

Dancing is a huge part of 11-year-old Tia Buell’s life and has been since she was only four years-old. The North Lake Middle School student got the opportunity to share her talent in a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2013

Lake Stevens Fire teaches falls prevention through Risk Watch

Lake Stevens Fire Public Educator Jennye Cooper visited elementary schools to help educate about fall prevention. Lake Stevens Fire continues its Risk Watch education in the elementary schools within...

 
 By Zoey Palmer    News    January 29, 2013

House, Senate bills ignite debate on health insurance abortion requirement

Sen. Steve Hobbs of Lake Stevens is the primary sponsor of the Senate’s Reproduction Parity Act. Two bills introduced early in this legislative session would require any health-insurance plan...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2013

Father/Daughter Dance draws hundreds to LSHS

Little girls in sparkly dresses and shiny shoes clung to dads and father-figures in suits and ties as they arrived at the sixth-annual Father/Daughter Dance at Lake Stevens High School on Jan. 12....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2013

Cavelero holding first art show, everyone invited

Do you have artistic ability? Do you want a chance to show off? Cavelero Mid-High is having their First Annual Art Night on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be booths by both students and adults from around the...

 
 By Staff    Lights & Sirens    January 29, 2013

Lights and Sirens

The police department responded to 497 incidents in the week of January 13, 2012 through January 19, 2013. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Burglary, 01/13/13, 1300 block of 71st Ave. SE A 29-year-old male was co...

 
 Opinions    January 29, 2013

YOUR | LETTERS for January 30, 2013

17th Amendment should be looked at more closely Dear Editor, After passage of I-502, what still lingers is whether the federal government will attempt to legally stop it’s enactment or raid stores, growers, and distributors after the system is...

 
 By Kevin W. Quigley    Opinions    January 29, 2013

Children’s Protective Service’s everyday heroes

Last week, I started my job as Secretary of the Department of Social and Health Services. I owe an inspiring first couple days to Justin, Rachel, April, Dayna, Valerie and Codie, investigators on the front line of Child Protective Services (CPS)....

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    January 29, 2013

Drivers who use cell phones while driving more likely to break other laws of the road

My son had the opportunity to take driver’s education this summer and as a parent, I feel the best thing he learned is that having a cell phone nearby while driving should not be tolerated and...