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Articles from the March 21, 2011 edition

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 News    March 21, 2011

Statewide 100 Ideas Initiative Launching on Wednesday

Press conference Wednesday March 23rd at 12:30 on the Capital Steps in Olympia State Representative Mike Hope along with many others are launching a statewide project to seek innovation and forward thinking proposals for the future of our state. A...

 
 Sports    March 21, 2011

L.S. Lakers SWISH League Champions

On Saturday, March 12 the Lake Stevens Lakers seventh grade select SWISH basketball team capped an 11-2 season winning the SWISH League Championship. After putting up 89 points in the semi-final game...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    March 21, 2011

In Matters of Faith, Keep Your Eye on the Ball

“You talk a whole lot about Jesus,” an interviewer said to me. I was glad to hear this remark, for talking “a whole lot about Jesus” is my intention. He continued, “But when are you going to talk about the...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    March 21, 2011

L.S. School District begins student testing

Measurement of Student Progress (MSP) Test Dates Lake Stevens Middle School and North Lake Middle School: May 9, 10, 11, 12 . Cavelero Mid High: On-line testing May 3 – 26 . HomeLink: May 3, 4, 5, 10, 11. Elementary Grades 3-5, May 3, 5, 10,...

 
 Columns    March 21, 2011

Keeping the Faith: Get out of the house

Last week we had a fire in our home. Our aged heat pump flashed out, blowing smoke throughout the house, tripping alarms and setting off smoke detectors. Thankfully, it turned out to be more of a minor inconvenience than a major disaster. But at...

 
 By Colquitt Nash    Columns    March 21, 2011

General Robert E. Lee’s forgiveness

After the battle of Gettysburg a wounded Union soldier looked up to see General Robert E. Lee riding by. The soldier raised his hand in defiance and shouted, “Hurrah for the Union!” Lee looked at him and dismounted. The soldier later...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 21, 2011

Scherf pleads not guilty in the slaying of Officer Jayme Biendl

It’s been almost two months since Granite Falls resident and Washington State corrections officer Jayme Biendl was found strangled to death inside the Monroe Corrections Facility Chapel where...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 21, 2011

Opening Day for new park, field

Baseball season is underway in Lake Stevens and a huge opening day celebration took place last Saturday,March 19 at the new Lake Stevens Community Park and Bond Field. Just over 800 kids signed up in Lake Stevens to play baseball or softball which...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 21, 2011

Lake Stevens High School artists receive county awards

L-R: Madeline Summers, Elvira Linares, Victoria Danielson, Sonya Prengruber. Not pictured: Kira Brittan, Katherine Swezey, Sofea Vaughan-Anderson, Shannon Mahoney, In the Snohomish County Regional...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 21, 2011

L.S. School District begins student testing

Measurement of Student Progress (MSP) Test Dates Lake Stevens Middle School and North Lake Middle School: May 9, 10, 11, 12 . Cavelero Mid High: On-line testing May 3 – 26 . HomeLink: May 3, 4, 5, 10, 11. Elementary Grades 3-5, May 3, 5, 10,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 21, 2011

It is time again for the Miss Aquafest Pageant

Miss Aquafest Pageant was recently pictured in a National Magazine and is seeking delegates for the 2011 Miss Aquafest pageant to be held on May 20, 21 and 22. The optionals pageant on May 21 will...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 21, 2011

Guilty plea from woman in Granite Falls animal cruelty case

On Wednesday, March 16, former Granite Falls resident Diane Cowling, 55, pleaded guilty to six counts of animal cruelty just one day after her son, Michael Cowling, 36, also made the same plea....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 21, 2011

Fundraising being held to benefit resident fighting Leukemia

Lake Stevens resident Randy Shirley, has been diagnosed with Leukemia for the second time and his family is asking for your help. “He is a wonderful father, husband, grandfather and former Marine,” said Melissa Tetreault, Shirley’s...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 21, 2011

Eat all you can, help Relay for Life

The Lake Stevens Kiwanis Club’s Relay for Life Lake Stevens teams are hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 26 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111...

 
 By Arlene Hulten    News    March 21, 2011

Cop on campus at Cavelero Mid High

It’s 10:15 a.m. on March 14, and the first of three lunch periods at the Cavelero Mid High cafeteria is about to begin. There is no one in sight except for the food service folks and an administ...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 21, 2011

City of Lake Stevens to hold public meetings

It’s been said time and again that Lake Stevens is a great place to raise a family, even analysts have found this to be true. As reported in an Economic Assessment presented by Leland...

 
 Lights & Sirens    March 21, 2011

Lights and Sirens-March 24-2011 issue

The police department responded to 755 incidents in the week of March 6, 2011 through March 12, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Possession Drug Paraphernalia, 3/06/11, 12700 blk 16th Street Ne A...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    March 21, 2011

The Apology

It’s rare, but every now and then, I find that I have to apologize to a member of my family for writing something obnoxious or saying something in anger that I didn’t really mean. It’s hard to admit when I’m wrong because...

 
 By Monika Kristofferson    Columns    March 21, 2011

Three Tips for Home Organization for Busy Families

As a mom, I know just how important home organization is for families. If our house wasn’t organized, I know life would be so much more stressful and chaotic. We are a busy society, busy with school, work, sports, hobbies, volunteering-you...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    March 21, 2011

There’s no money

The confrontation between Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and state employees has focused the nation’s attention on government unions. With the Badger State facing a $137 million budget deficit and a projected $3.6 billion shortfall over the next...

 
 By Jackie Bayne, Office Of Equal Opportunity    News    March 21, 2011

WSDOT seeks comments on DBE contracting goals

WSDOT seeks comments on DBE contracting goals OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is seeking comments on its proposed Federal Transit Administration Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal. The DBE program h...

 
 News    March 21, 2011

WSDOT honors fallen workers at March 22 memorial

OLYMPIA – The 2011 Worker Memorial is scheduled for Tuesday, March 22, to honor Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) workers who have lost their lives in work zone-related activities. This year’s event includes a special...