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Articles from the March 28, 2011 edition

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 By Meagan Mcfadden, Wsdot Communications    News    March 28, 2011

Construction resumes on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass

HYAK –Major highway improvements on Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie pass are kicking off again now that winter weather has calmed down. Starting Tuesday, March 29, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and contractor Max...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    March 28, 2011

Storm Aquatics’ second annual spring intra-squad meet

On Friday, March 4 Storm Aquatics, Lake Stevens’ only USA swimming club team hosted their second annual spring intra-squad meet at the Lake Stevens High School Pool. Forty-two Storm swimmers competed in this meet and achieved 68 percent best...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    March 28, 2011

Local youth hockey players reached championship game

Lake Stevens was very well represented during the 2010/2011 Everett Youth Hockey (EYH) season. Nine boys from Lake Stevens played on the EYH Squirt Teams (Ages 9-11) who both reached the Championship...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    March 28, 2011

Lake Stevens dancers win top Highland dance awards

Lake Stevens Scottish Highland Dancers Rory Flinn, age 9, and Emma Clark, age 8, competed at the British Columbia Open Highland Dancing Championship on March 5 in Delta, B.C. Flinn placed in each of...

 
 Entertainment    March 28, 2011

A Midsummer Night's Dream Opens April 8

"In a forest near Snoqualmie, there is ballet and magic!" (Dance Magazine) A garden of delight for the eyes and ears, Pacific Northwest Ballet presents A Midsummer Night's Dream, George...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    March 28, 2011

Theatrical performance at Sanctuary Ministries

Fishnet Theater will perform it’s theatrical presentation of “Happenstance Hotel” at Sanctuary Ministries on April 3, 2011, during their 10 a.m. service. The entire community is invited to this comedy about marriage and what can...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    March 28, 2011

Keeping the Faith:

While I am no dyed in the wool traditionalist, not by a long shot, I sometimes have a bit of a problem with the words we now use to describe the places we gather together as the church. They are called “worship centers” or...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    March 28, 2011

Bullock installed as new Pastor of local church

On Sunday, February 27, after a six month search Lake Stevens Family Church introduced Jeff Bullock as their new Lead Pastor. Bullock comes to Family Church after spending the previous 11 years as the Lead Pastor of Timber Ridge Community Church in...

 
 Opinions    March 28, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS-MARCH 30TH 2011-ISSUE

Nighttime garbage burning in Lake Stevens needs to stop Dear Editor, Please, please, please, make it stop. Someone who lives on the ravine off of 88th Dr. SE in Lake Stevens is burning garbage in the middle of the night. We have been trying to...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    March 28, 2011

Hawaiian Days

Day 1: Landed in Hawaii after a grueling 6000-hour flight, two of which were spent on the ground at the terminal waiting for what the captain called “an anomaly” to right itself. I’m not sure what the problem was, but whenever...

 
 By Paul Guppy    Opinions    March 28, 2011

Union’s “last hired, first fired” rule means younger teachers are laid off first

A bill in Olympia, HB 1609, would end the practice of automatically firing the newest and youngest teachers first when Washington school districts implement layoffs. Under the bill, school administrators would be required to consider teacher...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    March 28, 2011

UW Lecturers Vote to Unionize

While labor unions - and union-busting efforts - are making headlines elsewhere in the nation, a new union local is being formed on the University of Washington campus without a controversy. The group of about 60 UW lecturers says the move isn't beca...

 
 News    March 28, 2011

Draft 2011 Action Plan *Open Comment Period*

Snohomish County announces an opportunity to review and comment on the Draft 2011 Action Plan for housing and community development programs for the Snohomish County Urban County Consortium. This plan is required for receipt of approximately $5.5...