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Articles from the February 12, 2013 edition

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 By Rory Douglas    Sports    February 12, 2013

Viking wrestlers win regionals, send 14 to State

Some Viking wrestlers might've had deja vu at Saturday's Region 1 wrestling tournament, and you couldn't blame them. A week after dominating the district tournament at Snohomish High School, the...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    February 12, 2013

Viking basketball girls and boys still alive at district

Viking girls and boys basketball teams were still alive at their respective District Tournaments last week as each split a pair of games. Both were in danger of being eliminated if they lose another game. At Jackson 72 Lake boys 36 (February 5) Lake...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    February 12, 2013

Keeping the Faith: Hard Grace

It was extremely important for the church of my youth to prove that every single miracle in the Bible be proven as an historical and scientific fact. A literal seven day creation, the plagues on Egypt, the parting of the Red Sea, Joshua making the su...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

Vietnam veterans get their ‘Day’ with House committee approval

After what some felt was moving testimony about the realities experienced by military veterans was delivered by Vietnam Veteran Gill Calac Wednesday, the House Government Operations and Elections Committee approved a bill that recognizes March 30 as...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

Unemployment rate continues downward slide

JOURNAL STAFF Washington’s estimated unemployment rate reached its lowest point in four years in December, at 7.6 percent, down from a revised seasonally adjusted rate of 7.7 percent in November. The original estimate for November was 7.8...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

Schwarzmiller wins national art contest

BY PAM STEVENS | MANAGING EDITOR Sadierose Schwarzmiller, a 2011 graduate of Lake Stevens High School, entered an art contest on the website Nerdist.com and out of 70 entries, Schwarzmiller was...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

Ploeger wins State competition

JOURNAL STAFF Rylie Ploeger took first place at the state finals of the Constitutional Speech Contest held on February 2 at the Mid-Winter Conference of The American Legion. She qualified for the fina...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

Load restrictions placed on Getchell Road Bridge

Due to surface damage, Snohomish County is placing load restrictions on the westbound lane of Little Pilchuck Creek Bridge on Getchell Road west of Granite Falls. Trucks and other large vehicles heading west from Granite Falls can use State Route 92...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

Lake Stevens Police Department looking for robbery suspect

JOURNAL STAFF On Saturday, Feb. 9 at approximately 7:50 p.m. Lake Stevens Police Officers responded after a man, armed with a firearm, allegedly robbed a Frontier Village restaurant. According to police, the male suspect entered the restaurant,...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce makes changes

JOURNAL STAFF The Lake Stevens Chamber is beginning the New Year with a sense of excitement and renewal beginning with the Chamber office re-locating to Lundeen Park and operating as a business information resource and a local and regional Visitors C...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

The Affordable Care Act – A Stronger Medicare Program for Washington in 2012

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a second annual report detailing how millions of seniors and people with disabilities with Medicare in Washington continued to experience lower costs on prescription drugs and imp...

 
 By Mike Anderton    News    February 12, 2013

Highland students run laps for health, fun

Frost was covering the ground last Friday, February 8 but that didn’t stop the Highland Elementary School Running Club from showing up to run laps at 7:45 a.m. Over 150 kids from kindergarten...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

Clark receives promotion at Edward Jones

JOURNAL STAFF To be named a senior branch office administrator, an individual must meet specific training requirements, demonstrate exceptional performance when completing office responsibilities, handle the complex tasks associated with running a...

 
 Opinions    February 12, 2013

YOUR | LETTERS February 13, 2013

Gun control legislation wastes time and money Dear Editor, First, I would like to share with you my cure for the so called Gun Show Loophole. If our government would require gun shows to do what the Washington Arms Collectors do for the Monroe and...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    February 12, 2013

State, county should adopt restaurant inspection policies not unlike New York City

Nobody wants to think about what goes on in the thousands of restaurant kitchens in the state of Washington and we all hope that our food is being monitored and is safe for consumption. We also hope...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

State parks’ funding salvation may be hidden under litter tax

Officials at Washington State Parks are observing the system's 100th birthday this year, but some have warned that, after over a decade of budget cuts, the state's 138 parks are in danger of serious operations reductions if the system's funding...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

Shots Fired at FDA Facility in Bothell

At approximately 7 AM this morning, two contract Protective Security Officers at the Food and Drug Administration facility at the 22200 block of 23rd Dr SE in Bothell approached a suspicious person in the parking lot. The person fled on foot, then re...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

Help wanted for vulnerable adults

Are you a justice-seeking humanitarian drawn to help people solve problems? Can you advocate for civil rights using a problem-solving approach? Your neighbors in long-term care facilities need you. Snohomish County’s Long Term Care Ombudsman...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

DSHS announces major leadership reorganization

Department of Social and Health Services Secretary Kevin W. Quigley has announced a reorganization of the Department’s leadership team to better align management responsibilities to improve service delivery. “Gov. Inslee has made it...