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Articles from the March 8, 2010 edition

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 By Mike Anderton    Sports    March 8, 2010

Girls win one game, boys none at State tourney

Lake Stevens girls came close to bringing home a trophy from last week’s State Basketball Tournament at the Tacoma Dome, winning one game and falling just short of a second victory which would have...

 
 News    March 8, 2010

Temporary road closure at Lundeen Parkway and Vernon

The City of Lake Stevens will have a temporary road closure to all traffic on Lundeen Parkway at the Vernon Road intersection in order to perform construction of a new roundabout improvement. The closure is expected to be from March 22, to April 30,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 8, 2010

Senate passes Lakewood Act

The Washington State Senate unanimously passed House Joint Resolution 4220, also known as the Lakewood Police Officers’ Memorial Act. Rep. Mike Hope, the prime sponsor of the bill and a Seattle police officer, was pleased the Senate passed the bill...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 8, 2010

Lake Stevens Fire recognizes employee accomplishments

From L to R: Chief Gary Faucett, Deputy Chief Lingenfelter, Battalion Chief Perry Putnam, Fire Marshal Robert Marshall, Battalion Chief Larry Huff and Battalion Chief Bruce Huston. Lake Stevens Fire...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 8, 2010

Eagle Ridge Park to become more than just a park

Eagle Ridge Park, located on Soper Hill Road, will have major improvements in the near future. Using the natural environment will provide an outdoor classroom and other amenities. Eagle Ridge Park is...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 8, 2010

Chamber hosts networking breakfast

Please join the Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, March 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. (doors open at 7 a.m.) at the Lake Stevens Fire Conference Center, 10518 18th St. SE, Lake Stevens (near Tom Thumb) for a morning of fun filled...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 8, 2010

Major collision on Highway 9 in Lake Stevens

On Monday, March 8 at approximately 12:30 p.m. a car and dump truck collided on Highway 9 between Lundeen Parkway and Highway 204. The driver of the car, a woman thought to be in her 20’s was...

 
 Entertainment    March 8, 2010

THE GYPSY KING: HILARIOUS COMIC ROMP WORLD PREMIERES AT VILLAGE THEATRE

ISSAQUAH and EVERTT, WA – Village Theatres produces the World Premiere production of Emmy Award-winner Randy Rogel’s musical, THE GYPSY KING. This production will have one preview performance in Issaquah on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, and will...

 
 Opinions    March 8, 2010

Letters to the Editor March 10, 2010

Spending government money does not create jobs Dear Editor, Rep. Dunshee claims that lowering someone’s taxes that doesn’t have a job will not give that person a job, then maybe Mr. Dunshee needs to get a lesson in the American economy. The job...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    March 8, 2010

Dear Stranger...

Dear Stranger, It wasn’t your fault, I know. It was your young son, just on the verge of adulthood, who decided to pick up a weapon and assault my son without provocation. He left marks that may scar, but worse are the marks you cannot see. Your...

 
 By Roger Stark Md    Opinions    March 8, 2010

ObamaCare: What happens now?

The much anticipated health care summit was held recently in Washington, D.C. President Obama controlled the microphone and served as moderator, timekeeper, and chief negotiator with the Republicans. It became clear by hour two of the almost seven...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    March 8, 2010

Child air traffic controller incident blown out of proportion by FAA

Take your Daughter to Work Day has become common place in America since its beginning in 1993 but what happened at JFK Airport in New York last month was probably not what founder Gloria Steinem had i...

 
 By Sen. Val Stevens    News    March 8, 2010

Stevens warns vicious taxing cycle could collapse state’s economy

OLYMPIA…In response to today’s Senate passage of the largest tax increase in Washington state history, Sen. Val Stevens, R-Arlington, offered a warning about the long-term effects of soaking businesses and taxpayers for almost $3 billion more...

 
 By Murray Press Office    News    March 8, 2010

Murray Applauds Ferry Funding for Washington State

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) applauded the release of $3.2 million from the Recovery Act to pay for vessel preservation activities including renovation, replacement and upgrading vessels in the Jumbo, Evergreen State...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    March 8, 2010

How Much is Energy Efficiency Worth to WA Families?

SEATTLE, Wash. - A new state-by-state analysis of research on what federal energy efficiency standards would cost families - and how much they would save on utility bills - shows the net gain would be about $330 for the typical Washington household....

 
 By Press Office (cantwell)    News    March 8, 2010

Cantwell Statement on NewGen Tanker: “Will Support Over 12,000 Washington State Jobs”

“Today’s announcement by Northrup Grumman is a significant development in what has been a long effort to get a new and much needed air refueling tanker to our military. Secretary of Defense Gates has personally assured me that he is going to...

 
 By Bobbi Cussins, Public Information Officer    News    March 8, 2010

Budget focused on tax hikes and spending, not jobs

Majority Democrats in the House passed their state supplemental operating budget, which assumes nearly $1 billion in tax increases this year alone. This represents the largest one-year tax increase in the history of the state. The budget would...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 8, 2010

Chamber hosts networking breakfast

Please join the Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, March 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. (doors open at 7 a.m.) at the Lake Stevens Fire Conference Center, 10518 18th St. SE, Lake Stevens (near Tom Thumb) for a morning of fun filled...