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Articles from the March 19, 2014 edition

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 By Jason Wicklund    News    March 19, 2014

Snohomish County woman competes in Iditarod

On Sunday, March 2, the 42nd Iditarod Dog Sled Race got underway in Wasilla, Alaska. "The Last Great Race on Earth" commemorates a serum run made by a group of dog mushers to Nome in order to prevent...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 19, 2014

Lake Stevens kid starts and hosts first Kid Film Fest in Everett

Red carpets were rolling in Everett on February 21 at the first annual Kid Film Fest, an event started and hosted by Lake Stevens nine-year-old Aven Woodard, a student at Lake Stevens School...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    March 19, 2014

Let's just give everyone a break

I’m not sure if it’s my age or social networking that has made me aware of the extreme amount of adversities that people seem to be facing lately. It seems I can’t go a day without hearing of...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 19, 2014

Sen. Hobbs honored by state's business community with Cornerstone Award

Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, received the Cornerstone Award from the Association of Washington Business for his work to help make Washington an even better place to do business. Hobbs' support...

 
 By Erin Shannon    Opinions    March 19, 2014

HB 2175 would improve Washington's wireless telecommunications competitiveness

Introduction This Legislative Memo provides an overview and analysis of HB 2175. This bill would help improve Washington’s wireless telecommunications climate, making it easier and less costly for wireless companies to respond to the...

 
 By Elliot Suhr    News    March 19, 2014

Lottery funds could be the ticket for new classrooms

From Safeco Stadium to the Qwest Field and Exhibition Center in Seattle, lottery revenue has been the winning ticket for various cash-starved state accounts. A proposal in the Legislature would turn lottery proceeds into new classrooms across...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 19, 2014

Lake Stevens Lions add daytime meeting

The Lake Stevens Lions Club has added a new daytime meeting in addition to its two evening meetings. For those of you that always wanted to participate in supporting the community and could not attend the evening meetings for various reasons, now is...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 19, 2014

Bulldogs win league championship

The Lake Stevens Bulldogs fifth and sixth grade girls basketball team, playing out of the Boys and Girls Club league took first place in the championship tournament. Congratulations to all the girls...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 19, 2014

Skyline students to perform spring musical

The tradition continues as teachers and students at Skyline Elementary put on their annual musical production.  This year's performance will be Peter Pan Jr. based on the Disney film and J.M....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 19, 2014

Buckle up every time, the right way

Lake Stevens Fire and Lake Stevens Police will be teaching Motor Vehicle Safety as part of Risk Watch in local schools this month. LSF and LSPD will cover topics such as the importance of wearing a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 19, 2014

Hobbs amendment will increase safety at state's nursing homes

A budget amendment sponsored by Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, and adopted by the Senate on Thursday clears the way for federal dollars to enter our state's underfunded nursing homes.  "This...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 19, 2014

Tax preparation at Sno-Isle Libraries

Free tax return preparation for people of low and moderate income is available at seven Sno-Isle Libraries. The one-on-one assistance with individual federal tax returns is offered through the AARP Tax-Aide program at the following libraries:...

 
 News    March 19, 2014

Legislature ends on time with basic ed funding unresolved

Legislature ends on time with basic ed funding unresolved By Elliot Suhr WNPA News Service OLYMPIA--House Bill 2797 and Senate Bill 6483 have a lot in common. Both increased funding for K-3 classroom construction, both had bipartisan sponsorship and...

 
 News    March 19, 2014

How did state lawmakers vote this week? 3-14-14

WashingtonVotes.org "How did my state lawmakers vote in Olympia?" Readers of the Lake Stevens Journal & Granite Falls Press would like to know. WashingtonVotes.org provides a free weekly roll call service to media outlets as long as the legislature i...

 
 News    March 19, 2014

Snohomish Level III Sex Offender Notification

Sex Offender moves to Snohomish Staff Earl Franklin Bogart, a convicted Level 3 sex offender, recently moved to the 17300 block of 24th Place NE in Snohomish. Bogart is a 53 year-old male and has been convicted of 3rd degree rape. Bogart is not on...

 
 News    March 19, 2014

Final Roll Call for 2014 Legislative Session

WashingtonVotes.org "How did my state lawmakers vote in Olympia?" Readers of the Lake Stevens Journal & Granite Falls Press would like to know. This is WashingtonVotes.org’s final roll call report for the 2014 legislative session that adjourned...

 
 Lights & Sirens    March 19, 2014

Lights & Sirens: March 02, 2014 through March 08, 2014

The police department responded to 505 incidents in the week of March 02, 2014 through March 08, 2014. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Theft, 03/02/14, 8400 blk of 15th Pl SE An 18 year-old male is under...

 
 Lights & Sirens    March 19, 2014

Lights & Sirens: March 09, 2014 through March 15, 2014

The police department responded to 537 incidents in the week of March 09, 2014 through March 15, 2014. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Court Order Violation, 03/10/14, 1400 blk of E Lakeshore Charges for a 57 ye...