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Articles from the March 14, 2011 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    March 14, 2011

Snohomish Valley Volleyball Club takes first in Flight

Front Row: Madi Solis and Sarah Gregarek, Middle Row: Kayla Heman, Natasha Valentine, Megan Gregarek, Mikel Pounds Back Row:Coach Elise Valentine, Abbie Miller, Katie James, Natalie Garrick, Courtney...

 
 Sports    March 14, 2011

Lady Vikes place 2nd in tournament

Left to right - front row: Allie Moore, Shelby Keith, Cassidy Fifield, Maggie Norling. Back row- Coach Tom Vandegrift, Emily Vandergrift, Kacie Reichert, Haley Holmes, Camryn Dietrich, and Coach Troy...

 
 By Pastor Jerry Brady    Columns    March 14, 2011

“Unexplainable Christianity”

Let me ask you a question. What will you allow to determine how you live: that which is unexplainable, or that which is undeniable? Perhaps the greatest challenge (hindrance) to people accepting the Christian faith is all of the unanswered...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 14, 2011

Sunnycrest’s Sally Dooley named Regional Classified Employee of the Year

These days Mrs. Dooley spends her time at Sunnycrest Elementary supporting fifth grade students in learning the skills to become great readers and writers. There she works with kids on their literacy...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 14, 2011

Local man graduates from basic training

Airman Anthony D. Wright Air Force Airman Anthony D. Wright graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 14, 2011

Hwy. 2 Trestle to be closed for repairs

After finding signs of corrosion on the girders of the Highway 2 trestle, WSDOT will be repairing over 800 feet of steel and concrete girders on the westbound lanes of Highway 2. The $4.1 million project is scheduled to begin sometime in May and...

 
 By Carrie Blankenship    News    March 14, 2011

How do you Relay Lake Stevens?

One of the best things about living in Lake Stevens and raising a family here is the incredible sense of community that I feel when I look at our surroundings. I remember traveling across the water and later over the mountains on trips home from...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 14, 2011

Hobbs sponsors Izel Thomson as legislative page

Izel Thomson worked as a page for Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, and the Washington State Senate last week in Olympia. Izel Thomson of Lake Stevens recently spent a week as a Senate page sponsored...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 14, 2011

Higher education bill passes House

The House of Representatives late March 4 passed a bill 74-23 to create more higher education opportunities in Snohomish County. Co-sponsored by Reps. Mike Hope and Hans Dunshee, Substitute House Bill 1792 would transfer management and leadership of...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 14, 2011

Glenwood students performing at Lake Stevens High PAC

The Glenwood Elementary School Dramatics practice moves from their musical. The Glenwood Elementary School Dramatiks will be performing an original two-act musical entitled “MLK, Jr: A Story of...

 
 By Arlene Hulten    News    March 14, 2011

Cavelero Mid High’s Officer Jim Barnes - On the job

This is the first in a three part series focusing on Lake Stevens Police Officer Jim Barnes who is the resource officer at Cavelero Mid High School in the Lake Stevens School District. The Lake Steven...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 14, 2011

American Legion’s Women’s Auxiliary hosts national President

Having a national dignitary in Lake Stevens was a huge coo to the American Legion Post 181’s Women’s Auxiliary and hosting National American Legion Auxiliary President Carlene Ashworth...

 
 Lights & Sirens    March 14, 2011

Lights and Sirens

The police department responded to 698 incidents in the week of February 27, 2011 through March 5, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: VUCSA, 02/27/11, 100 blk South Davies Road Officers made contact with the...

 
 Opinions    March 14, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS March 16 2011 issue.

A scholarship for white males, it's about time Dear Editor, In regard to the March 16 Editorial "A scholarship for white males, it's about time", I write to add a few brief thoughts. First, I'd like to state my admiration for the editor in...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    March 14, 2011

A Cave-Inn

We visited an underground house the other day. It is an interest of my husband’s. He says it’s because he wants to save money on our electric bills, but that is just how he sells it to me. Most men were born to live in caves. It is where...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    March 14, 2011

A scholarship for white males? It’s about time

It’s tough to be a white male in America sometimes, especially when you’re trying to get into college or get scholarships for college. Many have found this to be true and one Texas...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    March 14, 2011

Legislation Aims to Improve Adult Family Homes in WA

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Adult Family Homes were the subject of a Seattle Times investigation last year that people are still talking about - particularly in the State Legislature. It revealed shocking cases of neglect and abuse of older residents who pay to...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    March 14, 2011

A New Way to Report, Research Unsafe Products

There's a new way to alert the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and the public, about products that could be dangerous. It's a website just launched by the CPSC, www.SaferProducts.gov, where anyone can file a report or look up safety...