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Articles from the March 13, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    March 13, 2012

Lake VBC U14 claims silver division

The girls from the VBC U14 team show that they’re number one. The 2012 Lake VBC U14-Blue team is proving to be a force to be reckoned with. Beginning their season in January, seeded 20th of 82...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    March 13, 2012

Fusion basketball wins championship

Fusion basketball, a fifth and sixth grade team, went 11-0 this year in Boys & Girls Club’s basketball league. The team won a tough championship game against the Vikings 25-23. Great job...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

Students at LSHS ready for annual plant sale, mark your calendar

FFA students are busy planting seeds and preparing the greenhouses for the LSHS Annual Plant Sale. Dates are set for Thursday through Saturday beginning April 26 and ending May 12. All of the usual plants and baskets will be for sale including...

 
 By William Walles    Columns    March 13, 2012

Do we prove we are Christian by the way we live?

On a recent Sunday morning I asked if anyone knew which movie this quote was from: “It’s not who we are underneath, it’s what we do that defines us.” Got it yet? It’s from one of my favorite films, ‘Batman...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    March 13, 2012

Ashley Pointe holds Veteran benefit information seminar

Are you a United States Veteran or a surviving spouse of a veteran? If you are, you can get all of your VA benefits questions answered at a seminar to be held on Thursday, March 22 at Ashley Pointe. This seminar is specifically reserved for...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

Luck won’t stop DUI arrests on St. Patrick’s Day

Police agencies including the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office will be looking for impaired drivers from March 5 through March 18 during the Saint Patrick’s “Drive Hammered, Get Nailed” campaign thanks to an overtime grant...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

LSHS History teacher earns award

Lake Stevens High School History Teacher Mr. Talley accepts the 2012 Outstanding American History Teacher award. The Marcus Whitman Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution selected Mr....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

LSFC Youth Advisory Council holding annual youth forum

The Lake Stevens Family Center Youth Advisory Council will be hosting a Youth Forum addressing the issue of cyber-harassment, cyber-bullying, and other dangers of the internet through various social media. The Youth Advisory Council will focus...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

Kyle McCroskey earns the rank of Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout Kyle McCroskey. Lake Stevens resident Kyle McCroskey earned his Eagle Scout ranking. McCroskey’s Eagle Scout project was for the Lake Stevens Fire Department Station 83 out in...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

Elle Marie Hair Studio named to the 2012 Salon Today 200 by Salon Today Magazine

Elle Marie Hair Studio owned by Colleen Buck, Jody Bossert and Lorry Green recently was named to the SALON TODAY 200 by SALON TODAY magazine, the top business publication for salon and spa owners. It was Elle Marie’s third recognition in as...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

Host families needed for students

Compass USA is sending 20 high school girls from Tokyo, Japan to Lake Stevens this summer. They will be visiting July 20 through August 9 to learn English conversation and American customs. Host families are needed for these students and their...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 13, 2012

Family Center offers holistic approach to helping families

Families play outside of the Lake Stevens Family Center. Helping local families in need is what the Lake Stevens Family Center (LSFC) is all about. Families can stop by the center and receive help...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 13, 2012

Eighth graders learn about Holocaust first-hand

Studying about World War II and the Holocaust is part of the curriculum at Cavelero Mid High School and while eighth grade students are reading either “The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

Deputy Chief Huff reads to kindergarten students at Highland

Deputy Chief Larry Huff is reading to a kindergarten class at Highland Elementary during Literacy Week. Other members of our community who participated in this event included Paramedic/Firefighter...

 
 News    March 13, 2012

Boys & Girls Club benefits from Kiwanis’, community

Thirty Kiwanis members, 11 Key Clubbers, six Builders and one Cub Scout helped with the Spaghetti Dinner and raised approximately $1,600 for the Boys and Girls Club on March 3, 2012 at Ebenezer...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

Blooms Around the Lake coming soon

In 2004 the Lake Stevens Arts Commission created a garden contest for the community-wide summer festival, Aquafest. The garden contest has contributed to the Arts Commission’s goal of developing a strong community identity in Lake Stevens. The...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

36th Street NE Roadway scheduled for repair

If you’ve driven down 36th Street NE, just east of Grade Road, you are aware that a section of the road has been closed to a single lane for some time. The City of Lake Stevens is pleased to announce that we are expecting to reopen the closed...

 
 Opinions    March 13, 2012

YOUR|LETTERS

Substance; What’s that? Dear Editor, When I was a teenager—and already knew everything—I didn’t ask many questions of our society. This was especially true for politics; to my level of understanding, things were pretty...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    March 13, 2012

Social Security: The hot potato no one wants to touch

As Congress continues to struggle with our nation’s massive $15 trillion debt, another looming crisis has slipped off the radar screen: Social Security. Society Security is running almost $50 billion in the red each year, deficits that are...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

Free Health & Beauty Fair, March 17

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. --- Snohomish Health District and community partners will present a free Health & Beauty Fair on March 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Little Red School House, 14 E. Casino Rd., Everett, Wash. The event supports National...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    March 13, 2012

Federal Railroad Administration, WSDOT and Seattle kick off next phase of King Street Station restoration

King Street Station Kick-Off When: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15 Where: King Street Station, 303 South Jackson Street, Seattle Speakers: FRA Administrator Joe Szabo, U.S. Representative Jim McDermott, WSDOT Transportation Secretary Paula Hammond,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

Sears celebrates Eye Health month

Did you know that four out of five students have undetected vision problems according to the American Optometric Association? Did you know that many eye diseases are preventable or manageable through annual eye exams? It is Family Eye Health Month...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

Pacific West announces second location in L.S.

Pacific West Performing Arts, also known as PacWest Dance, announces that a second location opened on Monday, March 5. PacWest has been a prominent member of the Snohomish community since 2004, bringing the recreational and competitive side of dance...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 13, 2012

New website with blood pressure monitors, lifesaving information

Blood Pressure Monitors-quality, automatic, digital with smart technology-made easy to use at home. LifeSavingMonitors.com finds the best monitor for each customer and offers free shipping. Included are articles on hypertension, longevity, diet and...

 

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