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Articles from the March 29, 2011 edition

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 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    March 29, 2011

School bus drivers have a tough job

Watching the video of the Snohomish School bus driver grabbing a six-year-old student by the backpack and dropping her to the ground has made the rounds on local television newscasts of late. The...

 
 By Alan Soler    Sports    March 29, 2011

The Colts take second in District wrestling

The Cavelero Mid High eighth grade Wrestling team completed its season with a second place Team finish in the South County Middle School District Wrestling Championships held at Snohomish High School...

 
 By Alan Soler    News    March 29, 2011

The Colts take second in District wrestling

The Cavelero Mid High eighth grade Wrestling team completed its season with a second place Team finish in the South County Middle School District Wrestling Championships held at Snohomish High School...

 
 By Arlene Hulten    News    March 29, 2011

Success at Cavelero Mid High: Relationships and high expectations

SRO Jim Barnes with ninth grade student Elijah Kingston. This story is the last in a three-part series. School Resource Officers (SRO) are a priority for Lake Stevens School District. A symbiotic...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 29, 2011

Seventh annual youth forum to be held at Lake Stevens Family Center

The Youth Advisory Council, YAC, supported by the Lake Stevens Family Center that is made up of youth ranging from middle school through high school is holding their seventh annual youth forum. Each year the kids come together to collectively decide...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 29, 2011

Risk Watch continues at local schools

Lake Stevens Fire continues Risk Watch in Lake Stevens’ elementary schools. In February, children were visited by students from the Everett Community College (EvCC) Nursing Program and were taught how to prevent poisoning. Nursing students...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 29, 2011

Mid-year budget changes hit Lake Stevens School District

After already cutting their annual budget by more than $3.6 million for the 2009-2010 school year, Lake Stevens School District was told that they would be receiving an additional 6.3 percent...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 29, 2011

Lake’s initial milfoil treatment anticipated in early summer

The City of Lake Stevens and Snohomish County are expecting to implement a treatment this June or July to begin the eradication of the problematic non-native and invasive Eurasian watermilfoil (aquatic weed) from Lake Stevens. Based on a summer 2010...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 29, 2011

L.S. Safeway helps kids at Highland

Highland Elementary PTA and Safeway Manager show off their new check. Highland Elementary School’s PTA has been highly successful with raising money for the school through Safeway’s 10...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    March 29, 2011

City of L.S. recognized as healthy, effective workplace

Demonstrating the strong business case for corporate support of worksite wellness programs, Partnership for Prevention today released, “Leading by Example: The Value of Worksite Health Promotion to Small and Medium Sized Employers”,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    March 29, 2011

Cahan named as new LSHS principal

New Lake Stevens High School Principal Eric Cahan. Granite Falls High School Principal Eric Cahan has accepted the Lake Stevens High School Principal position effective July 1, 2011. After speaking...

 
 Lights & Sirens    March 29, 2011

Lights and Sirens-March 30-2011

The police department responded to 784 incidents in the week of March 13, 2011 through March 19, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Domestic Violence Assault 2/Eluding, 03/13/11, 500 blk 91st Avenue Se A 25-y...

 
 By Paul Guppy    Opinions    March 29, 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...

 
 Granite Falls    March 29, 2011

State Rep. Mike Hope launches initiative to find 100 best ideas for Washington’s future

Mike Hope Mike Hope is starting to become known as a leader that has found a niche that includes drawing in other leaders and something that many have failed at before, getting the both Democrats and...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    March 29, 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 Press Staff    Granite Falls    March 29, 2011

Pearson, Hurst sponsor legislation to enact prison safety recommendations

On Jan. 29, Corrections Officer Jayme Biendl was brutally murdered by an inmate with a violent past while working alone in the chapel at the Monroe Correctional Complex. What came afterward were a police investigation and a mandate from the governor...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    March 29, 2011

Host a foreign exchange student, learn a new culture

Companies are looking for families to host a high school student for the 2011-12 school year. Your family will foster relationships between countries and make lifelong friends with people worldwide. There are scholarship students from Africa, the...

 
 Granite Falls    March 29, 2011

Home fire in Granite Falls leaves one dead

In the early morning hours of Thursday, March 17, Granite Falls Fire crews were dispatched to reports of a mobile home fire located in the area of the 11000 block of Jordan Road. Crews arrived to...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    March 29, 2011

Hansen wins Pinewood Derby

Luke Hansen with his first place trophy and Pinewood derby car. Granite Falls Cub Scout Pack 28 held it’s annual Pinewood Derby on January 25, 2011. The Pack sent its top three racers to the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    March 29, 2011

Guilty plea from woman in G.F. 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 Press Staff    Granite Falls    March 29, 2011

Granite Falls Library holds special celebration

Two-year-old Sienna and 11-year-old David Pugh show off their hats. In celebration of Dr. Suess’s birthday, the Granite Falls Library held a Cat In The Hat party on Saturday, Feb. 26 where over...

 
 By Kelcey Hatch    Granite Falls    March 29, 2011

City of Granite Falls holds second Economic Summit

Attendees at the first Granite Falls Economic Summit talk about ideas to boost the city's economy, those ideas were formed into task forces at the second conference held Saturday, March 19. The City...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    March 29, 2011

Cahan named as new principal at LSHS

Principal Eric Cahan Granite Falls High School Principal Eric Cahan has accepted the Lake Stevens High School Principal position effective July 1, 2011. “I’ve known Ken Collins for a long...

 

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