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Articles from the February 26, 2013 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    February 26, 2013

Cavelero’s Violette and team win silver at National Curling championships

The Granite Curling club’s Team Vukich, which consists of team members Jake Vukich, Evan McAuley, Luc Violette, Nicholas Connolly and Coach Tom Violette, lost 8-6 to Korey Dropkin’s High P...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    February 26, 2013

Lake Stevens Viking basketball girls roll to the Tacoma Dome

Can the Viking basketball girls accomplish what the Viking wrestlers did at the Tacoma Dome two weeks ago, bring home a state title? Muddling through some discouraging losses in mid-season, Lake Stevens (buoyed by the return to the lineup of 20...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    February 26, 2013

Keeping The Faith: God said it...and that unsettles it

“God said it, I believe it, and that settles it.” This slogan is one of today’s all too common bumper sticker defenses of the Bible. The phrase is sometimes amended to read, “God said it…and that settles it,” to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 26, 2013

Student progress earns Hillcrest second recognition by the state

For the second year in a row, Hillcrest Elementary School earned a “Reward” designation from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for high student progress. Hillcrest is one of only 12 schools throughout the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 26, 2013

Samuel Low announces run for City Council

Samuel “Sam” Low announces his intent to run for Lake Stevens City Council Position 2 this year. As a local, small-business owner and community volunteer, he has been a regular community...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 26, 2013

North Lake Volleyball undefeated

The North Lake Girl’s Volleyball team finished their season with a perfect record of 10 wins and no losses. The lady Bulldogs traveled to face teams from Arlington, Snohomish, and Stanwood....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 26, 2013

Miss Aquafest pageant offering workshops

The 2013 Miss Aquafest Pageant and Scholarship Program offers helpful workshops to assist contestants with interview skills, stage introductions and presentation, choosing apparel, and photos for the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    February 26, 2013

L.S. Police Department makes arrest in local teriyaki restaurant robbery, home invasion

The Lake Stevens Police Department has arrested several suspects in two different robberies this past month including a local restaurant and a home invasion robbery. They are still in search of the...

 
 By Kylee Zabel    News    February 26, 2013

Teens may get vote-registration privilege

Executive action was taken on a bill that would allow teens 16 and 17 to preregister to vote while applying for their driver’s licenses at the Department of Licensing. The legislation passed out of committee on a 6-5 vote. House Bill 1279,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 26, 2013

Free smoke alarms available through L.S. fire

Lake Stevens Fire has been awarded a Vision 20/20 Grant through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program. This grant provides the resources to install 200 smoke alarms, 20 hearing-impaired smoke a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 26, 2013

Cavelero Music Boosters holding fundraiser, dinner

Cavelero Music Boosters will be holding a Dinner and Raffle Fundraiser on Friday, March 1, 2013 to benefit the Cavelero Music Department. This event will be held in the Cavelero Mid High commons from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will feature the impressive...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 26, 2013

American Legion helping soldiers

American Legion Post 181 is holding a Spaghetti Feed fundraiser to raise money to help injured soldiers. On Saturday, March 2, American Legion Unit 181 is hosting a Spaghetti Feed at Ebenezer Lutheran Church located at 2111 117th St. NE in Lake...

 
 Lights & Sirens    February 26, 2013

Lights and Sirens 2-27-2013

The police department responded to 600 incidents in the week of February 10, 2013 through February 16, 2013. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: DUI/DWLS/Warrant Service, 2/10/2013 200 Block of N. Machias. A...

 
 Opinions    February 26, 2013

YOUR | LETTERS

L.S. Police doing great work in community Dear Editor, I wanted to take a moment and praise the work of the Lake Stevens Police Department. I feel that lately there has been some negative press about our police department. I wanted to take the time...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    February 26, 2013

Washington state slips in best states ranking

The famous baseball pitcher Satchel Paige used to say, “Don’t look back — something might be gaining on you.” With all due respect to Satchel, Washington should glance over its shoulder because something is gaining on us....

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    February 26, 2013

Help fight cancer as a community

Think about the three people that you love most in this world. Think of all of the reasons why you love them—their smile, their kind heart, the way they make you laugh. Now imagine how...