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Articles from the April 3, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    April 3, 2012

LSSD recognizes Volunteers of the Year

Join the Lake Stevens School District for an evening of celebration as we honor the talents of Student Artists and the work of school volunteers. Tuesday, April 17 at 6 p.m. at the Lake Stevens High School Performing Arts Center. They will be...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 3, 2012

DECA students head to National competition

L-R Hailey Doty – senior, Leigha Staffenhagen – senior, Khianna Calica – junior, Hailey Warren – senior, and Aaron Piega – junior. Two DECA teams from Lake Stevens High...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    April 3, 2012

Washington’s Health Insurance Exchange: Paying more for less

When you talk about state health insurance exchanges, people’s eyes glaze over. (See, it’s happening right now.) The subject seems far too complicated and confusing. But we need to talk about them because, as you read this, state...

 
 By Len Stevens    Sports    April 3, 2012

Viking baseball beats Monroe

Last Wednesday at Lake Stevens High School the Vikings opened Wesco North league play with a 9-0 win over Monroe in the first game of a three game series. Anthony Blackie pitched six innings, giving up only one hit while striking out eight batters...

 
 By Debbie Speirs    Sports    April 3, 2012

Storm Aquatics celebrates ten years

Storm Aquatics celebrates their 10th year as a team. They started with only 10 members and now have over 70. Storm Aquatics, Lake Stevens’ one and only swim team is celebrating their 10th year...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    April 3, 2012

Easter & Incomplete Answers

On Easter morning a Sunday School teacher began to quiz her class of young children about the real meaning of the day. She asked them, “What is Easter?”. A little boy jumped up and said, “Oh, I know! Easter is that holiday when we...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 3, 2012

Special ceremony at Relay for Life, Cancer patient renewing vows with bride of 16 years

Adam and Julie Bogart. Adam Bogart, 37, of Mukilteo, was diagnosed with colon cancer on October 26, 2010, a diagnoses that was missed for three years because of his age. His bride of 14 years was...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 3, 2012

Sherwood Community Services holds annual Bowl-a-Thon

Sherwood Services, a non-profit that provides services for people with disabilities, is holding their annual Bowl-A-Thon on Sunday, April 15, 2012. First Session: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Second Session: 11 a.m. to 1...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 3, 2012

Relay for Life Team meeting next week

The next Relay for Life Team member meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. at Lake Stevens High School (follow the signs). The team who has the most members in attendance will receive $100 towards their team fundraising goal. The person...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 3, 2012

LSHS Drama Booster Club Hosts “Chicago”  Dinner Theater, silent auction

Rehearsals for the Lake Stevens High School’s dazzling spring musical “Chicago” have been underway since January. LSHS Drama Booster Club hosts “Chicago” Dinner Theater...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 3, 2012

Lake Stevens High School Student develops dress exchange

Taylor DuPape shows off one of the prom dresses in Cinderella’s Closet. Taylor DuPape, a senior at Lake Stevens High School, has given up track this season just so she can spend time planning...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 3, 2012

Lake Stevens Eurasian Milfoil treatment – Year 2

In March the Lake Stevens’ City Council approved a contract amendment with AquaTechnex to develop the follow up treatment plan for addressing the lake’s Eurasian Milfoil. The work will include a survey of the entire shoreline area,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 3, 2012

Family loses their home, car to fire

The home of Shawna Baugher and her 13-year-old son was lost in a fire. The week of March 19 was a busy one for Lake Stevens Fire. Four house fires were reported that week including two dryer fires, a...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 3, 2012

Cushman named 2012 Aquafest Grand Marshal

Yep! It’s that time of year again, even through the rain and cold, Aquafest 2012 is well underway and one of the most important jobs they do is to choose the Grand Marshal for the annual...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 3, 2012

Connecting with Lake Stevens Youth

Lake Stevens Fire Chief Lingenfelter and Lake Stevens Police Officer Jim Barnes attended the Annual Youth Forum hosted by the Youth Advisory Council. Their main topics were cyber bullying, sexting and abuse of social media. These topics were...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    April 3, 2012

LSHS Drama Booster Club Hosts “Chicago”  Dinner Theater, silent auction

Rehearsals for the Lake Stevens High School’s dazzling spring musical “Chicago” have been underway since January. LSHS Drama Booster Club hosts “Chicago” Dinner Theater...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    April 3, 2012

Getchell Firefighters’ pancake breakfast

The Getchell Firefighters Association will be holding their annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, April 7 starting at 7 a.m. until 12 noon. The breakfast will be held at Fire Station 68 located at 8424 99th Ave. NE in Arlington. Donations...

 
 Opinions    April 3, 2012

YOUR|LETTERS April 4th, 2012

Dear Editor, Good editorial on the legislature Pam! I couldn’t agree with you more and have encouraged our legislators to do what you have suggested—clean up the bills we already have and getting rid of outdated ones before creating new o...