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Articles from the February 21, 2012 edition

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 By Alan Soler    Sports    February 21, 2012

Vikings take fifth at Mat Classic

Lake Stevens’ wrestler Eric Soler won the 126 lb. 4A State wrestling championship Saturday, February 18, leading the Vikings to a fifth place finish in the team standings. Soler defeated two...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    February 21, 2012

Viking basketball: Girls nab trifecta, boys keep on truckin’

Viking girls earned their third consecutive District Tournament title last Friday, beating Jackson 53-48 in Arlington. Meanwhile the boys were scrapping and scratching to keep their season going,...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    February 21, 2012

Keeping the Faith: Step into the water

I met Candice on a Florida sidewalk while walking to the beach. She was a young, blonde, attractive woman, and she was hovering close behind me as if she had something to say. She had something to say alright —I haven’t been the same...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation - News    News    February 21, 2012

Expert panel confirms viaduct replacement on schedule, on budget

SEATTLE – An independent expert review panel, requested by the state Legislature, found that the Washington State Department of Transportation’s Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement program is on schedule and budget and can be successfully...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 21, 2012

Volunteers needed for LSHS Senior Culminating Exhibition presentations

Lake Stevens High School is seeking community members interested in viewing student Culminating Exhibitions along with staff members. The Culminating Exhibition is a celebration of growth and learning while students attend Lake Stevens High School....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 21, 2012

Republican Caucuses to be held March 3, attend to vote

Due to budget cuts, the State Presidential Primary has been cancelled this year. Voters will not receive a ballot in the mail. The only way you will be able to make your vote known in the Republican Primary is to attend your local caucus. Caucuses...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    February 21, 2012

Relay for Life announces a Wedding at Lake Stevens Relay

Cancer touches everyone at some time throughout their lives, whether they themselves are diagnosed with a form of this terrible disease or if it is someone they love. While these are tough times for t...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 21, 2012

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    February 21, 2012

Prosecutor appealing court decision after L.S. police officer conviction

It all started in October of 2009 when Lake Stevens Police Officer at Stevenson was arrested for a DUI in Seattle while visiting family. A Washington State Patrol Officer arrested Stevenson for...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    February 21, 2012

Mitchell, Hatlan honored for work at L.S. Sewer District

A room full of friends, family and co-workers of Jim Mitchell and Jack Hatlan applauded the two men for the decades of service as Commissioners of the Lake Stevens Sewer District. Mitchell, who has...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 21, 2012

Hillcrest student goes to Olympia for Gifted Education Day

Cora Rose Hannigan inside the rotunda at the State Capitol. On Monday, January 23, Cora Rose Hannigan from Ms. Fiske’s fourth grade class at Hillcrest Elementary traveled with her family to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 21, 2012

February Is American Heart Month

When was the last time you thought about your heart health?If you’re over 40-years-old, a leading expert in cardiovascular care suggests that NOW is the time to pay close attention to the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 21, 2012

Epidemic continues: Free whooping cough shots for adults, Feb. 25

In response to the ongoing whooping cough epidemic in the area, Snohomish Health District and Group Health Cooperative will offer free vaccine to protect adults from whooping cough, also called pertussis, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 21, 2012

Community School Tour with Superintendent Cook

The first schools tour event with the superintendent occurred last Wednesday, Feb. 22 and five community members signed up to personally see learning and students in action. Dr. Amy Beth Cook...

 
 By Journal Staff    Lights & Sirens    February 21, 2012

Lights and Sirens for February 22, 2012 issue

The police department responded to 638 incidents in the week of February 4, 2012 through February 11, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Assault 4 Domestic Violence (DV), 02/05/12, 9000 block of 13th St. NE...

 
 By Journal Staff    Opinions    February 21, 2012

YOUR|LETTERS for February 22, 2012

A public thank you from the family of Josh Divers Dear Editor, It took about thirty minutes to get Josh Divers out from under the airplane the evening of Friday, February 3, 2012. This was accomplished by firefighters from Paine Field Fire and...

 
 By Liv Finne    Opinions    February 21, 2012

On K-12 education, Washington Supreme Court makes itself a super-legislature

Last month the state Supreme Court decided in McCleary v. State of Washington that lawmakers have failed to provide enough money to K-12 education to fulfill constitutional requirements. The court also held the state’s constitutional duty will...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    February 21, 2012

Why should you attend your local caucus?

We’ve been hearing about it for months now, caucuses and campaigns going on all over the country in the battle to win the Republican nomination for President. These well televised elections and...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    February 21, 2012

Westbound I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass to reopen at 9:30 a.m. from the summit

SNOQUALMIE PASS – Westbound interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass will reopen at 9:30 a.m. from the summit of Snoqualmie Pass (milepost 52) to North Bend (milepost 34) to let local traffic off the pass. Eastbound I-90 will remain closed due to...

 
 By Soundbite Services    News    February 21, 2012

Report: Consumer Info At Risk in Overseas Call Centers

WASHINGTON - Most Americans know the drill: You call a company's customer service line and often, you end up speaking with someone in another country. This can be an inconvenience because of languages and accents, but the matter is more serious than...