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Articles from the March 6, 2012 edition

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 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    March 6, 2012

For Real Social Networking

I have a couple thousand “friends” on Facebook, and a few days ago I cyber-smacked one of them over the head like an ugly son-in-law. He had made what I thought was a very snarky, malicious comment about one of my awe-inspiring, earth-sha...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 6, 2012

Women in Business special section coming soon

On Wednesday, March 28 our annual “Women in Business” special section will be published and delivered throughout Lake Stevens. Please contact Nina Lawrence at 425-268-0864 no later than March 14 to reserve your space and advertise your...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 6, 2012

Weekly Roll Call Report for the Lake Stevens Journal

WashingtonVotes.org Weekly Roll Call Report for the Lake Stevens Journal This week, the Legislature passed bills concerning the budget, teacher evaluations, the Discover Pass, boundary review boards and financing options for public facilities...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 6, 2012

Spring for Education breakfast benefits students

Now more than ever, it is important that we focus on the future of education in Lake Stevens. The community is invited to enjoy breakfast while hearing musical entertainment by Lake Stevens students and learning about exciting Innovative teaching...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 6, 2012

Sherwood Community hosts free event “Cheers to 55 Years”

Sherwood Community Services will host a cocktail party commemorating its 55th year providing services to Snohomish County’s children and adults with disabilities from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 10 at Swans Trail Farms in Snohomish. Community membe...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 6, 2012

Senate Budget proposal brings welcomed news to Washington’s low-income families

On Tuesday, February 28, low-income families across the state heard welcomed news from the Washington State Senate. Earlier today the Senate released its proposed supplemental budget, which protects, maintains, and even restores some lost funding to...

 
 By Scott Panitz    News    March 6, 2012

Republicans snooker Democrats with Senate budget plan; little-used floor tactic overtakes governor’s fiscal proposal

With the support of three key Democrats who share similar conceptual views on the budget, Republicans wielded a little-used procedural tactic to maneuver into control of Senate budget proceedings on Friday in Olympia. A Republican budget plan,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 6, 2012

Relay for Life team member meeting coming soon

Can you believe that there are less than three months until Relay for Life Lake Stevens is here? If you have signed up as a member of one of the over 50 teams already registered to participate or if you are considering joining or creating a team,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 6, 2012

LSSD recognized for energy efficiency

Lake Stevens School District is one of only four schools in Washington State to be recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency as an Energy Star Leader for building energy efficiency. They are among 210 organizations recognized as Energy Star...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 6, 2012

Lake Stevens holds Republican caucuses

Over 300 Lake Stevens citizens gathered for the Republican caucuses which were held on Saturday, March 3 where constituents cast their votes for precinct delegates to send to the County Convention to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 6, 2012

Lake Stevens’ Ashley Pointe believes senior health matters

Ashley Pointe in Lake Stevens is offering a senior fitness program for local seniors. Senior Pride – Senior Health and Fitness Matters will include a Healthy Steps with Sherry exercise class every other Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. The...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 6, 2012

Hope’s ‘BLUE Alert’ bill unanimously passes the House

The bill, sponsored by Rep. Mike Hope, would protect law enforcement, first responders, and the public by mirroring AMBER Alert. When the BLUE Alert system is set in motion, all the resources available to AMBER Alert­—like radio, TV and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 6, 2012

Engineering Pathways at Lake Stevens School District – Meet two students

Look into Mr. Shanholtzer’s Engineering Design & Development (CTE Capstone class) and you’ll find some amazing work being done by students. Here’s a look at two. Colby...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 6, 2012

Change your clocks, check your batteries

On Friday, March 9, Lake Stevens Fire will be out reminding our community to check their smoke detector batteries at the same time they change their clocks during the weekend. Emergency calls...

 
 Opinions    March 6, 2012

YOUR|LETTERS - March 7, 2012

Proud of our city’s staff Dear Editor, On Feb. 19, 2012 the Everett Herald published a full page of the salaries of mayors, city population figures and city employees of all cities in Snohomish County. Great job by Herald writer Amy Daybert. I...

 
 By Rep. Dan Kristiansen    Opinions    March 6, 2012

Writing a responsible state budget

Most responsible families live within a budget. Beginning with their income levels, they plan how to pay for bills, such as the mortgage, rent, utility payments, groceries, gasoline, prescription drugs, etc. They prioritize their spending, save...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    March 6, 2012

Students & guns, what do districts do?

In the past two weeks this nation, including Washington State, has been witness to the devastation that occurs when kids bring guns to school. First the shooting in Bremerton, Kitsap County, shocked...

 
 By Washington News Service    News    March 6, 2012

Getting Conservation, Collaboration to Pay Off in Rural NWWashington News Service

ANCOUVER, Wash. - The links between public lands, conservation efforts and strong local economies are the focus of people from rural communities in 15 states who are meeting in Vancouver for the next three days. It isn't easy for some groups to work...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    March 6, 2012

Volunteers neededfor Granite Falls High School Career and Technical Education program

The Granite Falls High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) program is looking for volunteer adults to serve on an Advisory Board to help plan courses and learning experiences that prepare students for the workforce and training after...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    March 6, 2012

GFHS Eco-team instructor awarded grant from BECU to spread message

Granite Falls High School Eco-team instructor Michael Werner was awarded a $2,450 grant from Boeing Employees Credit Union on February 24. The grant will be used to involve students at Granite Falls Middle School and Monte Cristo Elementary in the...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    March 6, 2012

Curtis, Stilley inducted into Granite Falls High School Alumni Hall of Fame

George Curtis, Class of 1940, and Arlene Winje Stilley, Class of 1953, were named to the Granite Falls High School Alumni Hall of Fame at the varsity basketball game held January 27. The Hall of Fame was established in 1994 to honor past graduates...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    March 6, 2012

Upcoming event at the Granite Falls Library

Furry Friends & a Book: Tuesdays, April 3rd and May 1st from 5:00-7:00 pm. Read with our Furry Friends, Tiki and Spring, Labrador Retrievers who are trained Delta Society Pet Partners. These dogs will act as non-judgmental listeners to assist...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    March 6, 2012

Tax help available at local libraries

Free tax return preparation, as well as tax forms and instructions are available at Sno-Isle Libraries. Sno-Isle Libraries offers free, one-on-one assistance with individual federal tax returns through the AARP Tax-Aide program at the following...

 

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