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Articles from the March 2, 2010 edition

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 By Mike Anderton    Sports    March 2, 2010

Viking boys, girls sweep basketball district games

It wasn’t the Olympics, but Viking boys and girls brought home the equivalent of gold medals in last Saturday’s District Tournament at Jackson High School in Mill Creek. The boys, in yet another...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    March 2, 2010

Skyline students raise funds for Haiti

Skyline elementary students, staff, parents, and grandparents raised $918.07 during a two-week ‘Coins For Haiti’ fund drive after the devastating earthquake in January. Some students dug into piggy banks, while others found coins in toy chests,...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    March 2, 2010

Host families needed in Lake Stevens

A host family is needed for a foreign exchange student who will attend Lake Stevens High School for the 2010/2011 school year. A potential host family can choose from the following students: A girl from Norway who is a great student and dedicated to...

 
 Columns    March 2, 2010

Calvary Chapel hosting Real Spring Tour

On Saturday, March 13 at 7 p.m. the Calvary Chapel in Lake Stevens will be hosting Sanctus Real at their chapel located at 9428 4th St. SE in Lake Stevens. General admission tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Group discounts are...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 2, 2010

There’s a new place in town for local teens

For the past several years the talk of a skate park in Lake Stevens has ebbed and flowed just like the waters of the lake, but with the upcoming grand opening of a new indoor skate park and teen...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    March 2, 2010

Study Warns Midlife Women: Lose Weight or Risk a Stroke

VANCOUVER, Wash. - For some time now medical research has pointed to women's increased risk of stroke as they age. Women ages 35 to 64 who were tested in a new study had lower blood pressure and better overall blood chemistry than men of the same...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 2, 2010

Mandatory Boater Education classes offered through Lake Stevens Police Department

As of Jan. 1, 2010, all boaters 30 years of age or younger are required to have their Boater Education Card with them while they operate a boat. Operators without a Boater Education Card may operate a boat provided they are under the supervision of...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 2, 2010

Love for All Ages Valentine’s dance bridges generations

On the evening of Feb. 13, over 90 people ranging in age from 11 to 87 years gathered at the new Senior Center location on Soper Hill for an intergenerational Valentine’s dance. DJ Bob Justice contributed his time and talents to provide dance music...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 2, 2010

Local students invited to attend dance in G.F.

The Mayor of Granite Falls and the Granite Falls Police Department have teamed up with student leaders to bring students together for a teen dance. On Friday, March 12, Middle school kids are invited to a dance from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the old...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 2, 2010

Lions Club collecting eyeglasses and hearing aids

Lake Stevens Lions Club is continually collecting eye glasses and hearing aids to help those in need in third world countries. You can drop items off at local retailers including Steve’s Barber Shop, Lake Stevens Police Dept., Lake Stevens...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 2, 2010

Hobbs helps secure $500,000 for Frontier Village intersection fix

The Frontier Village intersection could soon be easier to navigate. The Senate’s 2010 supplemental transportation budget, which was released today, sets aside $500,000 for the planning stage of a major overhaul of the SR-9 and SR-204 intersection....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 2, 2010

Glenwood Elementary helps hungry students through Backpack Program

There are children in America that rely on resources such as free or reduced-priced school lunches during the school year. The Backpack Program concept was developed in an Arkansas food bank after a...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    March 2, 2010

Support law enforcement and watch the Silvertips take on the T-Birds

Many residents in Snohomish County may be wondering what they can do to support our local law enforcement in light of all the executions of police officers recently. On March 12, you can attend the Silvertips Hockey Game and 50 percent of proceeds...

 
 Opinions    March 2, 2010

Your Letters

First amendment gives us freedom to worship Dear Editor, I feel it necessary to respond to the letter of Bill DiMonda who puts forth the argument that ours is a Christian nation based on the beliefs of the majority of the signers of the Declaration...

 
 By Don C Brunell    Opinions    March 2, 2010

Robbing Peter to pay Paul is bad money management

My dad lived by the axiom, “You don’t rob Peter to pay Paul!” For our family, that meant mom couldn’t raid our piggy banks to buy something the family budget didn’t cover. It was hard for my mom, who was very creative when it came to...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    March 2, 2010

School shootings are reminders of dangers students face every day

The news of a special education teacher being shot to death in front of the elementary school where she taught in Tacoma last Friday, sparked fear in many parents throughout Western Washington and...