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Articles from the April 10, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    April 10, 2012

Lake Stevens’ Special Olympics basketball team wins medals

Christopher Londo plays for Lake Stevens’ Special Olympics basketball team. Lake Stevens’ very own Special Olympics basketball team competed at state competitions in Wenatchee and walked a...

 
 News    April 10, 2012

Miss Aquafest looking for participants

Miss Aquafest Pageant 2012 is seeking delegates to join our Royalty and participate in many community events, including three charity events and five parades throughout Snohomish County. The dates of the 2012 Miss Aquafest Pageant are June 1, 2 and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 10, 2012

Skyline kids looking for donations

Skyline Elementary will be having a benefit yard sale on Saturday, May 19 to fund many wonderful programs including Little Hungry Hearts. To donate items please call Susan at 425-335-1418, Danielle at 425-622-8235 or Trisha at 425-293-2996. Thank...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 10, 2012

LSHS graduate organizing suicide prevention walk

Lake Stevens resident and 2011 LSHS graduate Juliana Borges is organizing an “Out of The Dark” suicide prevention walk at the University of Washington. Last spring Borges lost her friend and LSHS classmate Ben Clark to suicide and she is...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 10, 2012

LSHS Drama Club Presents Chicago

Lake Stevens High School Drama Club is pleased to present the dazzling musical Chicago, music by Jon Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb; book by Ebb and Bob Fosse. Directed by LSHS’ own Carrie Gerrard,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 10, 2012

L.S. School District recognizes Volunteers of the Year

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

 
 By Len Stevens    Sports    April 10, 2012

Viking’s sweep season series with Monroe

Monday, April 2 Lake Stevens baseball hosted Eastmont of Wenatchee in a non league contest. Lake pulled out a tightly contested 4-3 victory. Lake scored first in the bottom of the second inning on a sacrifice fly from Ty Partington. Eastmont responde...

 
 By Gregory J. Rummo    Columns    April 10, 2012

Reaping the harvest of bad seed

As a then 56-year old, I was given pause for thought when 56-year old Apple CEO Steve Jobs died from pancreatic cancer. And more recently, on my 57th birthday, when 57-year old Hall of Famer and former New York Mets catcher Gary Carter died from...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 10, 2012

Time to remove your studded tires

Drivers in Washington state can keep studded tires on their vehicles until April 16 this year, the state Department of Transportation has decided. Under law, studded tires are legal from Nov. 1 to March 31, but WSDOT sometimes extends the deadline...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 10, 2012

Paint the Town Purple kicks off Relay for Life

Lake Stevens will soon be decked out in purple to promote Relay for Life of Lake Stevens and to create awareness for cancer research and The American Cancer Society. Lake Stevens will soon be decked o...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 10, 2012

LSF recognizes Paramedic Peterson and Captain Kosiba

Lake Stevens Fire recognized both Paramedic/Firefighter Norm Peterson and Captain Ray Kosiba at a recent recognition ceremony. Fire Chief Lingenfelter administered the Firefighter Oath for Paramedic/F...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 10, 2012

Local band looking forward to release of CD

If you like bands such as Metallica, Three Doors Down or Def Leppard then you will love Lake Stevens’ own Whiskey Labido whose new CD “8 Shots” debuts on May 12. Singer Chris Allis,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 10, 2012

City of Lake Stevens closer to completing plans on 20th Street SE

In the last six years the population of Lake Stevens has grown from 6,900 people to just over 28,000 people. This has been achieved through annexations and growth. Over 77 percent of the households...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    April 10, 2012

Goodwill offers training courses

Free classes at Marysville Goodwill Job Training and Education Center will be held on May 21 through July 12, twice a week. Students must complete interview and placement test. Classes include open lab time for students and the general public to...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    April 10, 2012

Get your garden ready

In 2004 the Lake Stevens Arts Commission created a garden contest for Aquafest. The garden contest has contributed to the Arts Commission’s goal of developing a strong community identity. The event is organized and judged by community...

 
 Opinions    April 10, 2012

YOUR|LETTERS April 11, 2012

Is ‘Obamacare’ unconstitutional? Dear Editor, “Obamacare” has reached the U.S. Supreme Court and the arguments have been interesting. Is it constitutional to require Americans to buy a product/service just because we are...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    April 10, 2012

Social networking passwords should not be required to get a job

Several news reports have come out stating that prospective employers are asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews surprising job seekers and putting them on the spot at a critical time in...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 10, 2012

What Do Tires and Free Beef Have in Common?

Les Schwab Tire Centers announced the awards for its Free Beef promotion, an exciting promotion that has a 49 year tradition throughout the west. In Lake Stevens the Les Schwab Tire Center located at 923 Vernon Rd. provided awards to Jennifer...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 10, 2012

Snohomish County Housing Consortium hires new Executive Director

The Housing Consortium of Everett and Snohomish County is pleased to introduce Mark Smith as the organization’s new Executive Director. A resident of Snohomish County for over 30 years, Mark brings a wealth of local knowledge and experience to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 10, 2012

Local businesswomen working together for Boys & Girls Club

Interior Designer Kelly DuByne and Professional Organizer Monika Kristofferson are sponsoring ‘Declutter, Decorate, Desserts & Donations For a Cause’ to benefit the Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club. On Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 10, 2012

Cote of L.S. joins United Way of Snohomish County

United Way of Snohomish County is proud to announce the hiring of several new staff members including Chris Cote of Lake Stevens. Cote is our new Senior Manager of Government Relations. Before joining United Way, Cote spent twenty years in the Navy,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 10, 2012

Auchu, former Dairy Queen manager passes away

Timothy Joseph Auchu, the former manager of the Lake Stevens Dairy Queen for over 20 years, passed away suddenly on March 8, 2012 in Everett. Auchu was born in New York in 1958 and moved to the Seattle area 25 years ago. Auchu positively impacted...