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Articles from the April 2, 2013 edition

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 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    April 2, 2013

KEEPING THE FAITH: where nothing is sacred

The words “holy” and “sacred” are sometimes used interchangeably. I don’t think this should be the case, as there is a huge difference between the two. Sacred comes from the Latin, “sacrum.” You might...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 2, 2013

State of Transportation panel to be held

The 44th Legislative District Democrats are sponsoring a panel discussion on the state of transportation in Snohomish County on Thursday, April 11, 7-9 p.m., at the Snohomish School District Resource Center, 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish. Panelist are:...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 2, 2013

School board adopts strategic plan, invites community to join advisory committees

The Lake Stevens School District Board of Directors adopted the new mission, vision, goals and foundational principals for the new strategic plan on March 27. Mission Statement: Our students will be contributing members of society and lifelong learne...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 2, 2013

Partnerships strengthen school safety

December’s tragedy in Connecticut heightened school safety concerns nationwide. Lake Stevens School District (LSSD) staff members are vigilant and proactive when it comes to student safety, and have clear plans and procedures to deal with...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 2, 2013

Mitchell honored at conference room dedication

Lifetime resident Jim Mitchell spent over five decades ensuring the health and safety of the lake here in Lake Stevens and was an integral part of creating a local sewer district where he served as...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 2, 2013

LSHS Senior Citizen dinner rescheduled

Lake Stevens High School has had to reschedule the upcoming Senior Citizen Dinner that was previously calendared on April 11. The dinner will now be held on Wednesday, April 24 at 5 p.m. in the LSHS Cafeteria. Please RSVP for the newly scheduled...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 2, 2013

LSHS junior Gaspar wins photography award

“ Holding a Memory” photo wins Silver Key Award and an American Visions medal Lake Stevens High School Junior Marcela Gaspar was awarded a Silver Key Award in January of this year for her...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 2, 2013

LSHS Drama booster Club hosts Calamity Jane Dinner-Theater

Enjoy a hearty farmhouse-style breakfast-for-dinner and tickets to the LSHS spring musical “Calamity Jane”. Dinner theater tickets are $25 for adults and $12.50 for children 12 and under and include dinner, silent auction and admission...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 2, 2013

Lake Stevens’ Miller earns medals for skiing

At the young age of 16, Kyla Miller has earned a name for herself on the slopes after placing second in the Super-G and third place in the Downhill at the U18 Alpine National Championships at Mammoth,...

 
 News    April 2, 2013

Introducing start safe

Lake Stevens Fire has visited many preschools this year in an effort to teach children about fire safety. This year has been exciting with the introduction of a new program, Start Safe: Fire Safety....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 2, 2013

Help paint L.S. purple Raise funds for Relay for Life

Get that purple out and start decorating your homes and businesses to celebrate the up and coming Relay for Life of Lake Stevens. The city will be Painting the Town Purple on Saturday, April 13 as a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 2, 2013

Elle Marie announces Elle-gant Gowns prom dress drive

Are old prom, homecoming and tolo dresses taking up space in your closet? Elle Marie Hair Studio can help! Now through April 14, Elle Marie is collecting dresses for distribution to various schools throughout Snohomish County. To show their appreciat...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 2, 2013

Ebenezer Preschool students take time to tour the LSF fire truck after their Start Safe class.

CAUTION signs have been posted along public access points along the lake to advise the public of the possible presence of toxic algae in Lake Stevens. This year Lake Stevens has seen a few spot...

 
 Opinions    April 2, 2013

YOUR LETTERS April 3, 2013

Spring for Education breakfast a community success Dear Editor, On behalf of the Lake Stevens Education Foundation, I would like to thank our community for their generous support of our annual Spring for Education Breakfast to raise money for...

 
 By Jason Mercier    Opinions    April 2, 2013

Returning to ‘priorities of government’ budgeting

The fiscal cards have all been dealt and it is time for budget writers in Olympia to unveil their plans for the state’s 2013–15 budget. The last card was the state’s March 20th Revenue Forecast. We now know budget writers will have...