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Articles from the February 21, 2011 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    February 21, 2011

Lake volleyball ranked seventh

On the opening weekend of the Puget Sound Regions Power League in Tacoma last month, the Lake U12 National Team came from behind due to the 14 aces by Gabby Gunterman and the high serving percentages...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    February 21, 2011

Lake Stevens VBC’s U15 Team rocks the house at Power Tournament

Lake VBC’s U15 team, coached by Keith Manske and Aimee Hardenbrook, is comprised of athletes from Snohomish to Stanwood. The team made a strong showing at their first U16 Power League tournament on January 9 with four wins and two losses,...

 
 By Alan Soler    Sports    February 21, 2011

Lake Stevens Wrestlers win 4A State Championship at 2011 Mat Classic

The number one ranked Lake Stevens Vikings won its eighth Wrestling State Championship at Mat Classic XXIII in the Tacoma Dome held last Friday and Saturday, Feb. 18 and 19. It is the Vikings’...

 
 By Colquitt Nash    Columns    February 21, 2011

A Good Deed

Several years ago on Vancouver’s West End, Donni LaSaw was working as a clerk in a local Mini Mart. On a July afternoon, a young man entered the store and ordered her to hand over the money in the cash register. Opening the drawer, she asked,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 21, 2011

Scout Troop hails many Eagle Award winners

From left to right in the picture, they are Jens-Kristian Hoult, Shawn Cooper, Shaun Marti, and Kraig Looney. Four boys in the same patrol in a local boy scout troop have achieved the rank of Eagle...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 21, 2011

Relay for Life upcoming fundraisers

All proceeds go directly to Relay for Life Lake Stevens which in turn goes to The American Cancer Society for research and other cancer related issues. Sahara Pizza on-going fundraiser $3 of every purchase at Sahara Pizza goes directly to Relay each...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 21, 2011

Lillian McFarland celebrates 90 years

The mother of nine Lake Stevens-Granite Falls graduates of the l960’s and 70’s, Lillian McFarland celebrated her 90th Birthday with an Orlando, Flor. vacation with her daughters Marcia, Valda, Lorrie and son Vance. Attending also were...

 
 By Alan Soler    News    February 21, 2011

Lake Stevens Wrestlers win 4A State Championship at 2011 Mat Classic

The number one ranked Lake Stevens Vikings won its eighth Wrestling State Championship at Mat Classic XXIII in the Tacoma Dome held last Friday and Saturday, Feb. 18 and 19. It is the Vikings’...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 21, 2011

DECA recognizes outstanding school stores including LS

The DECA store at Lake Stevens High School. The School-Based Enterprise (SBE) at Lake Stevens High School of Lake Stevens was among the 112 school stores in the nation that achieved Gold...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    February 21, 2011

Berserkers prove their strength at State tournament

MTV camera crews followed Berserker Jack Reeves to early morning seminary at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints as part of their documentary in the lives of Lake wrestlers. Reeves is on...

 
 Opinions    February 21, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS February 23, 2011

Smaller class sizes mean increased success Dear Editor, As an educator of 21 years, I am concerned with Senate Bill 5399 and House Bill 1609. With our class sizes already the third highest in the country, we cannot afford continued increases. Having...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    February 21, 2011

Did Seattle police officer show malice?

Crowds of protestors filled the streets in Seattle last week after prosecutors chose not to charge Seattle police officer Ian Birk for the alleged shooting of First Nations woodcarver John T....

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    February 21, 2011

The Liveliest Spot in Olympia? Tuesday's Youth Caucus

OLYMPIA, Wash. - This week is a mid-winter break for some Washington schools, but the learning will continue for almost 100 kids at the State Legislature in Olympia. On Tuesday, they'll gather from around the state for a Youth Caucus, part of the...