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Articles from the February 1, 2011 edition

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 By Mike Anderton    Sports    February 1, 2011

Viking boys split games at Stanwood, Arlington

Lake Stevens boys split two road games last week, beating Stanwood 48-39 on January 25 and losing to Arlington 63-50 on January 28. Lake’s 8-5 record in Wesco North (10-8 overall) locked up a District playoff berth for the Vikings, who...

 
 By Gary Hardaway    Columns    February 1, 2011

At last - A pretty sure bet

I am not a gambling man. I don’t buy lottery tickets, and when I pass a casino I feel like standing out in front with a sandwich board sign that reads “Abandon hope, all ye who enter.” But . . . if I could scrape up $10,000 or so I...

 
 By Alan Soler    News    February 1, 2011

Viking wrestling wins Wesco 4A wrestling title

The Vikings wrapped up the Wesco 4A north wrestling title this past week with a 59-12 victory over Marysville Thursday evening and a 48-15 victory over Arlington Wednesday evening. This year’s...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 1, 2011

Rotary L.S. hosts leaders of mentoring program

This week’s program will feature Cyndie Shepard who will discuss the Compass 2 Campus program which is a newly initiated university wide mentoring program on the Western Washington University...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 1, 2011

Rep. Hope stands for education

The House of Representatives voted on Jan. 24 on a proposal to begin dealing with a $500 million budget shortfall for the remaining 2011 fiscal year. Rep. Mike Hope, R-Lake Stevens, voted against the proposal, which he called a delayed reaction to...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    February 1, 2011

Mother and son arrested after police find dozens of dead animals

Granite Falls Police were called to a home on the 500 block of Granite Ave. on Friday, Jan. 21 after a locksmith smelled a horrible stench outside of the foreclosed home. Granite Falls Police Chief...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 1, 2011

Host family needed in L.S.

A host family is needed for a Lake Stevens High School foreign exchange student for the 2011/12 school year. A potential host family is needed for students coming from the following countries: Germany, Brazil, Netherlands, Norway, Taiwan, Spain,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    February 1, 2011

Mourning the deaths of animals in Granite Falls home

What were these people thinking? That was the first thing that came to my mind when I heard about the senseless deaths of over 30 cats and dogs which were left to starve to death inside a home in...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 1, 2011

City of L.S. has opening on Arts Commission

The City of Lake Stevens is interested in considering applicants for a vacant position on the Arts Commission. The Arts Commission’s focus is to advise the Mayor and Council regarding the acquisition and display of art in public places....

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    February 1, 2011

Granite Falls woman found dead inside Monroe prison

Jayme Biendl, 34, a graduate of the 1995 class at Granite Falls High School, was found dead inside the chapel of the Monroe Correctional Facility where she has worked as a correctional officer since...

 
 Lights & Sirens    February 1, 2011

Lights and Sirens

The police department responded to 693 incidents in the week of January 16, 2011 through January 22, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Robbery 2, 01/16/2011, 100 blk 91st Avenue Se A report was forwarded to...

 
 Opinions    February 1, 2011

YOUR |LETTERS FOR FEBRUARY 2, 2010

Government doesn’t need to be so involved in our lives Dear Editor, Wal-Mart announced this week that they would lower the cost of fresh fruits and vegetables, thusly providing food that is healthier at an affordable price. Wal-Mart is the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    February 1, 2011

Some legislators want Public Notices to disappear from newspapers

Senate Bill 5360 and House Bill 1478 will give cities and counties in Washington state the option to publish public notices, which are required, on their websites instead of posting them in a...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    February 1, 2011

Mourning the deaths of animals in Granite Falls home

What were these people thinking? That was the first thing that came to my mind when I heard about the senseless deaths of over 30 cats and dogs which were left to starve to death inside a home in...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 1, 2011

Edward Jones to host Financial Workshop

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Diana Jackson with Edward Jones and members of the Lake Stevens PTA will host a “Financial Workshop: Your Source for Financial Education.” The four-week workshop will assist individuals in setting financial...

 
 Granite Falls    February 1, 2011

Awards & Honors

Elizabeth Fisk of Granite Falls has made the Fall 2010 Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University in Ellensburg. The following students from Granite Falls have been placed on the Honor Roll at Washington State University for Fall 2010...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    February 1, 2011

Wietersen memorial vandalized, objects stolen a year after accident

Shaylynn Wietersen. Last December, 16-year-old Granite Falls High School sophpmore Shaylynn Wietersen died in a car accident when the Jeep Cherokee she was riding in collided with a Toyota 4Runner....

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    February 1, 2011

Success in Education winners announced

The Granite Falls School District announced its second quarter Success in Education award winners. Staff members Joe Roy (K-12 band teacher) and Cathy Mueller (Monte Cristo Elementary library assistant) and student winners Katie Christensen, Shoen...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    February 1, 2011

Mother and son arrested after police find dozens of dead animals

Granite Falls Police were called to a home on the 500 block of Granite Ave. on Friday, Jan. 21 after a locksmith smelled a horrible stench outside of the foreclosed home. Granite Falls Police Chief...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    February 1, 2011

High School students address flooding issues in competition

The ShopGirls team designed an infiltration trench to help prevent roadway flooding. The Granite Falls High School ShopGirls team and the boys UrbanAutos team placed second and third respectively in t...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    February 1, 2011

Granite Falls Fire District 17 here to serve

fire1 - Firefighters from Fire District 17 pose for their annual photo in front of one of the district’s fire trucks. fire 2 - Fire District 17 Chief Jim Haverfield, Lake Stevens Fire Chief...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    February 1, 2011

G.F. Fire District number 17 partners with Lake Stevens Fire

Fire District 17 Chief Jim Haverfield, Lake Stevens Fire Chief Dave Lingenfelter, and Public Educator Alison Caton. The New Year brought in a new opportunity for Fire District 17 in Granite Falls....

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    February 1, 2011

Dentists offering free sealant day for local kids

February has been declared National Children's Dental Health Month and the doctors at Cerven Dentistry are doing what they can to keep local kids equipped with healthy smiles. ìWe are excited about giving back to our community by improving...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    February 1, 2011

Adkins, Haverfield to be inducted into G.F. High School Hall of Fame

Diane (Simpson) Adkins, Class of 1971, and Jim Haverfield, Class of 1991, have been inducted to the Granite Falls High School Alumni Hall of Fame. The awards will be presented at the varsity basketball game held February 4. The Hall of Fame was...

 

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