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 Sports    March 20, 2012

The Sparks dance team performs at Comcast

The Lake Stevens based dance team, The Sparks were asked to perform at the Everett Raptor’s Opening game. They performed at Comcast Arena on Thursday, March 1. The girls did an amazing job...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    March 20, 2012

Lake Volleyball U16 Red continues in its success

Back row L to R: Rowan North, Marley Reynolds, Brittany Schwindt, Bailey Armbruster, Emily Ball, Delaney Watson, Emily Eich, Brooke Johnson. Front row L to R: Courtney Rogers, Anna Stompro, Cassidy Sc...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 20, 2012

Local Middle Schools Battle of the Books – 2012

Students from Lake Stevens Middle School and North Lake Middle School have been reading books since November in preparation for the annual Battle of the Books Competition held every March. North Lake...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 20, 2012

Host a foreign exchange student, learn all about a new culture

Local host families are needed to host a high school student for the 2012-13 school year at Lake Stevens, Granite Falls, and the Snohomish High Schools. Your family will foster relationships between countries and make lifelong friends with people...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    March 20, 2012

LSHS Wrestlers documentary On the Mat to be featured at Tribeca Film Festival

The sixth annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival will include On the Mat, an inspirational documentary that examines the physical and psychological struggles that the Lake Stevens High School wrestlers face while attempting to fulfill their...

 
 By Jan White    Columns    March 20, 2012

Family surprised by presidential visit

There’s a heart-warming story told about how President Dwight Eisenhower surprised a family while he was vacationing in Denver. A newspaper reporter had written an article in the form of a letter to the President to tell him about a little boy...

 
 By Roberta Pierce    News    March 20, 2012

Why I Relay

Roberta Pierce Cancer affects everyone in some little way. Everyone loses someone to cancer. A friend, a loved one, a mother, a cousin, a sister, a brother, a father. Cancer touches everyone,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 20, 2012

Tackling learning in Mrs. Hermes sixth grade class

It’s a new day, a new semester, and there is not a minute to waste in Kathy Hermes sixth grade language-arts class at Lake Stevens Middle School. “You all have straight A’s...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 20, 2012

Skyline Elementary to perform “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”

The teachers and staff and students at Skyline Elementary are putting on their annual musical production. This year’s performance will be “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”, a production based on the TV cartoon songs of “Schoolhouse...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 20, 2012

McCroskey serves as Dunshee page

Lake Stevens Resident Kyle McCroskey poses with State Representative Hans Dunshee. State Representative Hans Dunshee (D-Snohomish) with Lake Stevens High School sophomore Kyle McCroskey on the floor...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 20, 2012

L.S. Taco Time employees featured in upcoming ads

In celebration of its 50th anniversary in 2012, Taco Time Northwest, will be featuring Taco Time employees in its new advertising campaign including employees from their Lake Stevens store. Kristi...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 20, 2012

Host families needed for students from Spain

Alisa Arcos, the Spanish teacher at LSHS is looking for approximately 10 host families for students visiting from Spain. The students will be taking ESL courses and learning about our community, state and country. Knowledge of Spanish is not...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 20, 2012

HF Video awards $3,000 prize to L.S. resident to chronicle her journey from cancer to the “Best Health of My Life”

HF Video announces that Danielle Priore of Lake Stevens has won its Celebration Video Package worth over $3,000. A preview of the video will be held at the Inspiring Hope Run/Walk in Mukilteo on Saturday, May 12. The Celebration Video Package allows...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 20, 2012

Edward Jones’ Diana Jackson still serving L.S.

Diana Jackson, an Edward Jones Financial Advisor, is still serving the Lake Stevens community at her office in downtown Lake Stevens at 1905 Main Street. Jackson has been serving the Lake Stevens area since 2007 and offers advice on everything from...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 20, 2012

Go Girl Go! program at LSFC

A new program is coming to the Lake Stevens Family Center starting Monday, April 9 for girls ages 11-15. Go Girl Go! is a creation from the Women’s Sports Foundation that is an eight week program from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. that includes 45...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 20, 2012

GF Fire District #17 earns stipend to conduct educational demonstration

Granite Falls Fire District #17 was awarded a $1,000 stipend from the national nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) to increase its home fire sprinkler education locally by conducting a live fire and sprinkler side-by-side educational...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 20, 2012

Easter with the Family Center

With an economy where many families are struggling to put gasoline in their vehicles in order to get to work so they can put food on the table; festive spring baskets filled with colorful grass and spring treasures is a ‘nice-to-have’...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 20, 2012

Capital budget brings aerospace improvements, jobs to Snohomish County

The Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center has distinguished itself as the most successful aerospace training program in the state. But the demand for trained aerospace workers has surpassed the number of students who leave the center...

 
 By Journal Staff    Lights & Sirens    March 20, 2012

Lights and Sirens - Lake Stevens Police Beat

The police department responded to 663 incidents in the week of March 4, 2012 through March 10, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Burglary, 03/04/12, 11100 block of 30th St. NE Three males were arrested for...

 
 Opinions    March 20, 2012

YOUR | LETTERS for March 21, 2012

Dear Editor, My name is Dale, and I am the President/Executive Director of All Breed Equine Rescue in Marysville, Wash. As a horse rescue, we also try to bring the community together with the healing and love that these magnificent creatures bring...

 
 By Journal Staff    Opinions    March 20, 2012

Local Middle Schools Battle of the Books – 2012

Students from Lake Stevens Middle School and North Lake Middle School have been reading books since November in preparation for the annual Battle of the Books Competition held every March. North Lake...

 
 By Jason Mercier    Opinions    March 20, 2012

Legislature needs to put ‘public’ back into public hearings

Do lawmakers in Olympia really want to hear from citizens on the bills they are considering, or are they more interested in catering to the needs of lobbyists and special interests? Although Washington’s lawmakers have adopted rules that...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    March 20, 2012

Legislators should have spent more time on budget, less time on bills

The official legislative session is over but because time ran out, once again, legislators were “forced” into special session. According to a KIRO 7 news story, this costs taxpayers an ave...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    March 20, 2012

SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct to close for two of next three weekends

SEATTLE – Crews will close the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct for two of the next three weekends to inspect the structure and reinforce a two-block section located above the path of the future SR 99 tunnel. Both directions of SR 99 between...

 

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