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Articles from the January 29, 2014 edition

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 By Rory Douglas    Sports    January 29, 2014

Lake Stevens wrestling team takes second at Matman Classic

Despite a tournament-high four individual champions, the Lake Stevens High School wrestling team placed second to Tahoma at the 37th annual Matman Classic tournament on Saturday, January 18, at...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2014

Level 3 sex offender released in LS Lake Stevens Police Department to host community meeting

The Lake Stevens Police Department has released the following information regarding a Level 3 Sex Offender who recently moved to the 8900 Block of 11th St NE: According to official documents, Travis...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 29, 2014

Arrest made in GFHS cyber-bullying threats School district, police work together to keep students safe

Dozens of students attending Granite Falls High School received threats through a website called Ask.fm beginning mid-December. On Friday, January 17, Granite Falls police arrested a 17-year-old male...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    January 29, 2014

Changing your perspective can help you enjoy life more

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about perspective and how it can affect our attitude and our appreciation, or lack thereof, for all that we have. Maybe these thoughts have been running through my mi...

 
 By Jason Mercier    Opinions    January 29, 2014

Baumgartner introduces "Debt-Free Degree Act" to cap college tuition at 10 percent of state's average wage

If a bill proposed by Spokane Sen. Michael Baumgartner becomes law, tuition at state colleges and universities would be capped at 10 percent of the state’s average wage. The 6th District Republican says the next phase of higher-education reform...

 
 Opinions    January 29, 2014

Keeping the world healthy needs to be a priority

Dear Editor, Excellent editorial about battling the pandemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.  (‘Fighting malaria, TB and AIDS/HIV is a global and local issue’ by Pam Stevens, Lake Stevens Journal, January 8, 2014)  It truly is both “a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2014

Antiques & Collectibles sale Feb. 1 at Senior Ctr.

Lake Stevens Senior Center invites you to join them for their first annual Antiques, Collectibles and Bake Sale on Saturday, February 1. They will feature booths with antique tools, glassware, jewelry, dolls and other collectibles along with a bake...

 
 By Ronnie McBrayer    Church    January 29, 2014

You Will Be Free

Before and during the US Civil War, tens of thousands of slaves made their way out of slavery on what was nicknamed the Underground Railroad. It wasn’t a railroad. It was a secret escape route that took slaves from the Deep South across the Mason-D...

 
 By Lisa Finley    Church    January 29, 2014

Property Brothers

The Father's House In the HGTV series Jonathan and Drew Scott help couples buy fixer-upper houses and transform them into dream homes. The drama begins with much destruction, hammers flying as they tear down walls and demolish the inside. When it is...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    January 29, 2014

GFHS student looking for your help in completing senior project

Each year seniors have to complete a senior project before they can receive that coveted diploma. Granite Falls High School senior Nick Wooldridge is in the process of his project and is asking for...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    January 29, 2014

Viking girls basketball win three, boys win one in league play

Viking girls mounted a late-season surge with three straight wins to pull within a couple of games of second place Snohomish in Wesco 4A North, with four league games remaining.   If Lake can secure the second place spot it would avoid facing...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2014

Lake Stevens Fire recognizes twenty years of service

Lake Stevens Fire recently recognized Deputy Chief Larry Huff, Paramedic Nick Harris, and Firefighter Del Divers for their twenty years of service with the department. This tenure of twenty years...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2014

Free smoke alarms available

Lake Stevens Fire continues to offer FREE smoke alarm installations and Home Safety Surveys, while supplies last. These supplies were provided by the Vision 20/20 Grant for citizens who are in need of smoke alarms in their homes. Through this grant...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2014

Girl Scouts holding information meeting

A meeting to organize new Girl Scout troops is scheduled at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 29 at North Lake Middle School in the cafeteria, located at 2202 123rd Ave. NE.   New troops, volunteers and girls will join over 700 girls in South Snohomish...

 
 Opinions    January 29, 2014

The country's grant money should be used for its citizens first

Dear Editor, As the 2014 Washington State Legislative session began the Democratic controlled House immediately voted 71-23 to pass the “Dream Act”, which allows illegal immigrants to be eligible for state funded financial aid for college. The ...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    January 29, 2014

Library offering LEGO and Clay Animation workshop

Bring your LEGOs to life with the Clay Animation Network! Students will use iPads (provided by C.A.N.) to take animation photos that are then turned into movies and placed on the internet. View animation samples and over 2,500 student works at...

 
 News    January 29, 2014

How did state lawmakers vote this week? 1-31-14

WashingtonVotes.org "How did my state lawmakers vote in Olympia?" Readers of the Lake Stevens Journal & Granite Falls Press would like to know. WashingtonVotes.org provides a free weekly roll call service to media outlets as long as the legislature...